A meeting of the Board of Trustees of
the Village of Trenton, NE, was convened in open and public session, Thursday, August
3, 2017 at 6:00p.m. at the Village Office. Present: Chairman McArthur,
Trustees Lewis, McDonald and Wimer, Clerk McKain, Deputy Clerk Rife, Michael
Hoback, Tom Hovey, and Berry Pedersen. Board member Neely was 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 6:00pm and
quorum was verified.
Chairman made “Open Meeting Act”
Forum: Mr. Pedersen
stated the weeds on the railroad property to the north of his residence are
very tall and need to be mowed. Mr. Pedersen suggested mowing the weeds and
then billing the railroad. Mr. Pedersen stated the armor coating on West D
street is very thick. Mr. Pedersen suggest trimming the edges to allow for
dirt and gravel to be picked up with street sweeper. McArthur stated he would
check to see about possible milling on the edges of the street. Mr. Pedersen
suggested spending some money to get the curbs fixed around town, as they look
terrible. McArthur stated Main Street is a state highway and requires state
approval. McArthur stated funding is low and curbs will have to be repaired
slowly. Mr. Pedersen suggested filling holes in the streets before armor
made by Lewis and second by McDonald to approve agenda. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, McDonald
and Wimer. Nays: None. Absent: Neely. Motion carried.
made by Wimer and second by Lewis to approve the July 11, 2017 meeting minutes.
Ayes: Lewis, McArthur, McDonald, and Wimer. Nays: None. Absent: Neely.
reports from the treasurer or officers were given.
unfinished business was discussed.
Business: Mr. Hoback
of Almquist Maltzahn Galloway & Luth provided budget analysis and
overview. Discussion took place on the budget and modifications were made.
Mr. Hoback suggested some projects have to wait due to lack of funds. Mr.
Hoback will revised the budget and send back for review and adoption by the
With no further business, motion made
by McDonald and second by Lewis to adjourn meeting at 8:11pm. Ayes: Lewis, McArthur,
McDonald, and Wimer. Nays: None. Absent: Neely. Motion carried.
Next regular meeting will be August 8,
2017 at 6:30pm in the Village Office.
ATTEST: Trenton Board of Trustees
Wendy L. McKain, MBA, MMC