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Notice of Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Regular Meeting of the Village of Dalton, Nebraska Monday, November 12, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M. at the Dalton Village Office The meeting will be open to the public. An agenda for such meeting, kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk at 306 Main Street. Except for items of an emergency nature, the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting. Current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted for the public during regular business hours, at the Village Office, 306 Main Street, Dalton, NE.

Minutes / Proceedings


Village of Dalton

October 8, 2018

The Board of Trustees convened in open and public session for a regular meeting, October 8th, 2018, @ 7:00 p.m. at the Village Office.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. ROLL CALLED:Present-Board members: E. Reilly, J. Rushman, R. Twarling, W. McConnell; Absent-B. Abbott: Guests present- Jeff Juelfs, Chuck Albus

The Nebraska Open Meeting Act was read and acknowledged as posted. All following motions carried unanimously unless otherwise stated.

Motion McConnell, Second Rushman, to approve the September 2018 regular meeting minutes. Motion Rushman, SecondMcConnell, to approve September 2018 disbursementsreoccurring bills and financial statementDisbursements: Wages-5,889.87Dalton Telephone-178.63-phone & internet;Frenchman Valley-400.34-equipment fuel/Village & Cemetery, propane/Museum; Wheat Belt PPD-3670.24-Electricity; Black Hills Energy-247.29-Natural Gas; Don’s Services-3641.78-TrashServices; Points West Community Bank-573.15-Water LoanBridgeport News-Blade-73.34-Legals publishing; Enviro Service, Inc-20.00-Lab; One Call Concepts, Inc.-7.59-Diggers’s Hot Line-Locates; Cardmember Services-126.41-Overnight postage for water samples to Lincoln; Bomgaars-11.99-String for trimmer/Cemetery; Utility Service Co.-800.53-Water tower maintenanceCity of Sidney-1343.88-Sewer Jetting; Joe Schoolcraft-120.00-grinding out tree stumps/Village/Cemetery; NE Public Health Environ Lab-471.00-Lab/Well Water; NE Rural Water Association-125.00-Dues; Gurley Diesel & Auto Repair-669.45-Parts & labor on CAT 120 Motor graderGeneral Disbursements-$11,811.17: Wages-$5889.87: Roads-669.45.

Reports-Board: No meeting with MC Schaff regarding depth of water lines under new highway; Simon to finish with highway and streets; The Homestead Market ribbon cutting cancelled until further notice. Maintenance: Water tests passed for September;R & T Excavating will be here, weather permitting, to install culvert east of bus garage and to begin work on the concrete valley gutter on Wabasha Street; Proposal was submitted for Topkote, Inc. for Armor coating of certain streets. Proposal included labor and material (Village would supply gravel) at the cost of $2.80 per square yard with a 10,000 square yard minimum. Proposal was discussed. Clerk: LB1036, addressing recognition expenses has allowed the amount to be raised to $50.00 (opposed to $25.00) per elected official, employee, and volunteer of the village government per year; Village received October Highway Allocation monies which amounted to $5,043.00. $4,500.00 of those monies was transferred to Road savings; All equipment and budget information to date has been submitted to the county and Rauner’s for year-end reports.

Discussion regarding purchasing a newer pay loader was held.  Board agreed to set a starting price and begin to visit with the heavy equipment dealers in the area.  Motion Rushman, Second Twarling, to set a price of $45,000.00 as a starting price in the search for a newer pay loader. Roll called. Motion passed.

Scheduling a time and place for the Employees Appreciation Dinner was tabled to the November meeting.

Insurance renewals were discussed.  Motion Reilly, Second McConnell, to have Points West Insurance send the policies to the Village for renewal. Policies were reviewed extensively last fall.

Chuck Albus attended the meeting to discuss the removal of the small area of retaining wall in front of his home at 422 Francis. He has previously purchased a building permit for a fence and garage he is going to build on the west side of his property.  He stated health reasons for not having the work completed.

Public Forum/Public Opinion – Board signed a building permit for Quentin Cranmore allowing him to install a fence around the boundaries of his property at 5680 Road 113.

No Executive Session.

Next regular meeting scheduled for November 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Chair called for meeting to be adjourned at 7:45 pm.


Sherry Craig                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


Posted 10/10/2018