VILLAGE OF NEPONSET

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

December 16, 2020 @ 7:00 PM

Held on Zoom

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

Pledge of Allegiance

ROLL CALL

 

  Consent Agenda will approve all three with one motion.

  • Board Minutes for November 2020

  • Treasurer’s Report for November 2020

  • Invoices Payable for December 2020

  • Motion _______ 2nd _______ Roll Call

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  • Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Ken Snyder

  • Water and Sewer – Sid Dev

  • Community Events & Building Permits - Barb Safiran

  • Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred

  • Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Mueller

  • Public Works – Eugene Costin

 

OLD BUSINESS

  • NCICG Housing Grant

  • Shelter in the Park/Veteran’s Memorial

  • Community Building

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

  • 2020 Tax Levy – Ordinance 764

  • Ordinance 765 – Vacate Portion of 5th Street

  • Ordinance 766 – Authorizing Signature Authority for CDBG Program

  • Personal Snow Removal

  • Backup training

  • 5/1/19 – 4/30/20 Audit

 

ADJOURNMENT MOTION ___________ 2ND ___________

 

VILLAGE OF NEPONSET

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Zoom Meeting @ 7 PM

December 17, 2020

 

 

Attending board members: Barb Safiran, Sue Aldred, Sid Dev, Mandy Donovan, Ken Snyder, Gene Costin, and Mayor Dave Mueller.

 

Meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call.

 

November Board Minutes, November Treasurers’ Report, and December Invoices payable

Motion to approve Gene Costin, 2nd Barb Safiran, roll call vote all ayes.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Finance, Insurance, License & Fees – Ken Snyder – Nothing to report.

Water and Sewer – Sid Dev/Markus Chapman – Rural Water will be helping to find the manholes.

Community Events & Building Permits – Barb Safiran – No permits. Voting on Christmas Decorations tonight.

Ordinances and Garbage Collection – Sue Aldred – The latch on the tailgate has been repaired. The front suspension on the passenger side is waiting for an estimate from Brian Logsdon.

Police, Emergency Plan – Mandy Donovan – Police qualifications are up to date. Jan Noble, Police Training Board, said for a small village we are doing good keeping requirements up to date. He will be checking for grants. We are checking on body camera prices.

Public Works – Eugene Costin –Nothing to report.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT

Snow Removal – When moving snow out of driveway and sidewalks do not push it into the street if the street has already been plowed. It makes the streets look like they weren’t cleaned. Trent does a good job plowing snow.

Office Back-up – Gene Costing made a motion to get a back-up for Karen in case of sickness and to do extra projects in the office. 2nd Sue Aldred, roll call vote, all ayes.

Housing Grant – We have received 6 applications. Applications are accepted until the end of February.

Shelter in the Park/Veteran’s Memorial – Balance is $23,606.45. The next meeting is on 12/17/20. Discussed putting benches around the memorial. Quilt winners: Gail Pickering and Jessica Hall.

Community Building – Germaine has retired from taking care of the Community Building. We thank Germaine for her many years of service. The contacts for the community building will be Karen Tomsic and Barb Safiran.

2020 Tax Levy Ordinance 764 – Barb Safiran made a motion to approve the tax levy, 2nd Mandy Donovan, roll call vote all ayes.

Vacate Portion of 5th Street Ordinance 765 – Ken Snyder made a motion to approve, 2nd Mandy Donovan, roll call vote 5 ayes, 1 abstained.

Authorizing Signature Authority for CDBG Program Ordinance 766 – Sid Dev made a motion to approve, 2nd Ken Snyder, All ayes, no nays.

5/1/19-4/30/20 Audit – We are going a good job, and we are heading in the right direction.

Outside Christmas Decorating Contest – 1st Place 105 S. 4th Street. 2nd Place PO Box 52. 3rd Place 101 E Center Street.

 

A Motion to Adjourn made by Gene Costin, 2nd Sid Dev, motion carried.