VILLAGE OF MURDOCK
SEPTEMBER 1, 2020
The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Village Hall. Roll call as follows; Kristy McHugh, John Stroy, Jake Wilson, Travis Olson, Matt Fritz, and Clerk were all present.
The minutes from the previous meeting were read and then on a motion made by Olson and second by Fritz were approved by a roll call vote all voting “aye”.
The following bills were approved for payment; St of NE Dept. of Revenue-317.05; J. Barnes-1187.42; Windstream-332.99; Black Hills-48.13; OPPD-989.60; Ashland Disposal-2387.00; Aksarben Pipe & Sewer Cleaning-540.00; Lee Enterprises-53.58; St of NE PHE Lab-66.00; League of NE Municipalities Utilities Section-397.00; Stock Seed Farm-8.70; J. Faubion-150.00; C. Wilson-300.00; K. McHugh-70.00; NE Dept of Revenue-25.00; Constellation Energy-32.75; Cass Co. RWD#2-2587.50; J. Story-75.00.
Bids for street repair at intersections of 5th and Kansas,3rd and Kansas, and also a spot on Iowa Street were submitted by D&H Construction. Olson motioned to approve the bids and have the work completed by the fiscal year end September 30, 2020 for budget purposes. Wilson second the motion and it passed unanimously by RCV.
Westover Trucking will be contacted for rock delivery to the alley ways that were discussed at the prior meeting. The alley between Nebraska and Iowa streets has been graded to allow for better drainage and will be monitored when measurable rainfall occurs.
Chlorine testing equipment and inline sampling stations were also discussed. Stroy will contact more Tim Thayers for more information on these items before decision is made for purchases are made.
Updates were given concerning the individuals who received inoperable vehicles letters and who are now in compliance with the requests. Fines will start to occur after the deadlines have been set if no action has been taken for removal and no communication with the board has been made.
Building project completion dates were also discussed. Property owners that have received notification for project completion dates will be contacted if no significant progress has been made. Fines may start accruing if work has not been accomplished by dates set by the Board.
Olson will contact Harris Decals for a quote for an informational sign to be placed at the future park site at Liberty Circle. Actual Park Fund donations total $17,600.95 with hopes of continual growth and also additional grant funding.
The Board began the public hearing of the One & Six street plan. After review, Olson motioned to pass a resolution adopting the plan. Wilson second the motion and it passed unanimously. Olson also made a motion for signing of the Municipal Annual Certification of Program Compliance Form 2020 and Resolution that is to be submitted to the NBCS by Oct. 31, 2020. Wilson also second this motion and it passed unanimously by RCV all voting “aye”.
There, being no further business, motion was made by McHugh and second by Fritz that the meeting close and the next regular meeting will reconvene on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Murdock Village Hall and it carried unanimously by RCV.
Jacqueline A. Barnes John Stroy