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Trenton Board of Trustees

June 28, 2017

Trenton, NE

BUDGET MEETING

 

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Trenton, NE, was convened in open and public session, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6:00p.m. at the Village Office.  Present:  Chairman McArthur, Trustees Lewis and McDonald, Clerk McKain, Deputy Clerk Rife, Superintendent Vrbas, and Carrie Galloway.  Board members Neely and Wimer were absent.  Availability of the agenda was communicated in advance notice and in the notice sent to the Chairman and Trustees of the meeting. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the meeting was open to the public.

 

Roll Call was taken at 6:04pm and quorum was verified.

 

Chairman made “Open Meeting Act” announcement.

 

Citizen Forum:  No comments.

 

Motion made by McDonald and second by Lewis to approve agenda. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried. 

 

Motion made by McDonald and second by Lewis to approve the June 13, 2017 meeting minutes. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried.

 

No reports from the treasurer or officers were given.

 

Unfinished Business: No unfinished business was discussed.

 

Ordinance or Resolution: None.

 

New Business:  Ms. Galloway provided and overview of the current healthcare plan, as well as, an explanation of possible savings with a healthcare savings account.  Additional information will be reviewed in December 2017 for the renewal of the policy in February 2018.  Information was provided on “Community Day Bonus” from Nebraska Lottery.  Motion made by Lewis and second by McDonald to approve August 5, 2017 as “Community Bonus Day” for Keno at Franks. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried.  McKain provided information on a workshop in Kearney on July 13, 2017 hosted by Almquist Maltzahn Galloway & Luth on budget analysis and overview.  The board approved McKain to attend and other board members will let McKain know if they would like to attend no later than Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  Discussion on the land leases for hangers was made.  McDonald would like the fee to increase.  The fee increase will be discussed in October, 2017.  Motion made by Lewis and second by McDonald to approve land lease for hanger D to Kyle Drain. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried.  Motion made by Lewis and second by McDonald to approve land lease for hanger E to John Richardson. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried.  A first review of the 2017-18 budget was discussed.  Keno funds will begin to be limited, as funds are not coming in as expected.  Some possible grant funds may be available for the Park, Pool, and main street building.  Some additional water supply/security grants may be available next year.

 

Correspondence: None

 

Claims: None

 

With no further business, motion made by Lewis and second by McDonald to adjourn meeting at 9:10pm.  Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, and McDonald.  Nays: None.  Absent: Neely and Wimer.  Motion carried.

 

Next regular meeting will be July 11, 2017 at 6:30pm in the Village Office.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                           

Jessy McArthur, Chairman

ATTEST:                                                                                                  Trenton Board of Trustees

 

                                                           

Wendy L. McKain, MBA, MMC

Village Clerk/Treasurer



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