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August Minutes 2019

VILLAGE OF DOUGLAS

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR MEETING

AUGUST 12, 2019

 

A regular meeting of the Chair and Board of Trustees of the Village of Douglas, Nebraska, was held at the Emergency Services Building in said Village on the 12th day of August 2019, at 7 o’clock p.m. Present: Board of Trustees: Masek, Holdsworth, Moller, Vollman and Clark. Absent: None. Visitors: Chris Bohlen, Luke Pray, Robin and Dale Dowling.

Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting a copy of the Agenda of this meeting in three public places; the designated method for giving notice as shown by Certificate of Posting Notice attached to these minutes. The Agenda items listed thereon were sufficiently descriptive to give the public reasonable notice of the matters to be considered at the meeting. A notice of this meeting was given to the Chair and all members of the Board of Trustees and a copy of their acknowledgment of receipt of notice and the agenda is attached to the minutes. The availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the Chair and Board of Trustees of this meeting. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public. A current copy of the Open Meetings Act of the State of Nebraska has, prior to the opening of the meeting, been posted in the meeting room at a location accessible to members of the public. The Chair, at the beginning of the meeting, informed the public about the location of the posted current copy of the Open Meetings Act.

Chair Masek called to order at 7:03 p.m.

Clark moved to approve the minutes from the July 8, 2019 regul­ar meeting as written. Moller seconded. Roll Call: Ayes: Clark, Masek, Holdsworth, Moller and Vollman. Nays: None.

Moller moved to approve the monthly summary for July 2019 as presented. Vollman seconded. Roll Call: Ayes: Masek, Holdsworth, Moller, Vollman and Clark. Nays: None.

Holdsworth moved to approve the claims for audit as of August 12, 2019 as presented. Clark seconded. Roll Call: Ayes: Holdsworth, Moller, Vollman, Clark and Masek. Nays: None.

Moller moved to purchase a new computer for the Village Office. Holdsworth seconded. Roll Call: Ayes: Clark, Masek, Holdsworth, Moller and Vollman. Nays: None.

Holdsworth moved to approve Douglas Rescue claims as presented. ­­­Vollman seconded. Roll Call: Ayes: Moller, Vollman, Clark, Masek and Holdsworth. Nays: None.

The board was presented the proposed budget for FY 2019-2020. It will be adopted at the next board meeting.

The owner of 130 W 4th street was presented a corrected survey showing that his building is in the alley. He has been asked to have this building moved by the September 9, 2019 board meeting.

The owner of 225 W. 4th street will start cleaning up the brush on his property. He will check into getting the trailer moved.

The Dowling’s discussed having some rules in place for shooting off fireworks in town. We will see if the Otoe County Sheriff will attend a meeting to discuss enforcing this.

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m..

The next Regular Meeting will be September 9, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at the Emergency Services Building. Please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 799-2029 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting if any accommodations are necessary for special communication need­s.