April 19, 2017 – SPECIAL MEETING
The Village Board of T 2017rustees met in special session in the Clerk’s office at 1:30pm. Notice of this meeting was given in advance by posting in three designated places, and advance notification of the trustees by delivery. Roll call was answered by Trustees Olson, Dittmar, Barth, Swanson, and Ehlers. Craig Reinsch and Denny Graham of Olsson Associates and Rebecca Sandman were also present.
The Open Meetings Act was noted as being posted in the hallway.
The agenda was approved on a motion by Barth and seconded by Swanson. RCV: all ayes.
Craig informed the trustees that he estimates approximately $30,000 remains in the project fund. He proposed to extend the 8″ water line from the alley between 3rd-4th Streets from the east city limits south to 3rd Street, then west to A Street and stop at the 2nd Street intersection. He estimated this project cost to be $60,000. This would use up the last of the NDEQ loan and the remainder from Village funds. Dittmar moved and Ehlers seconded a motion to proceed with this extended project to use the remainder of the NDEQ funds. RCV: all ayes.
Denny Graham spoke to the trustees about replacing the sidewalk and portion of 1st Street, which would include handicap accessible ramps. Swanson moved and Barth seconded a motion to authorize Olsson Associates to proceed with the sidewalk/street replacement project according to OA’s estimate pending approval from the state. RCV: all ayes.
Discussion was held on the recently appointed Utica Betterment Committee. There was no action taken at this time.
A document signed by Corrinne Thomas was presented to the trustees allowing the Village to dismantle and remove the dilapidated garage at 1085 G Street. Swanson moved and Barth seconded a motion to proceed with removal of the garage at 1085 G Street. RCV: all ayes.
Potential public nuisance properties were discussed. Seward County Sheriff’s department will contact a resident regarding a public nuisance property. Barth moved and Dittmar seconded a motion to designate property described as 701 B Street a public nuisance and authorize Chairman Olson to begin abatement procedures. RCV: all ayes.
Discussion was held on communication from Sargent Drilling regarding inspection and maintenance of the municipal wells. No action was taken at this time.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:12 pm.