Village of Inglewood


                                                                                             MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

January 9, 2022                                                                                                                                                                                              6:30 PM

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was called to order by Chairman Albert Nielsen with Jerry Abrahamson, John Nielsen and Greg Goree present. The Chairman announced the posting of the Open Meetings Act. It was then moved by J. Nielsen, seconded by Goree and carried, to approve the minutes of the last meeting and to dispense with the reading.

The clerk reported five hall rental and no building permits for December.
Two Keno checks were received for $3,916.18 and $3,577.40.
Account balances thru 12.31.2022 as follows:

General - $46,012.30

Keno - $56,084.80

Street - $580483.43

​Bond - $3,39739

The clerk/treasurer’s report was read and approved by a motion from J. Nielsen and second from Abrahamson.

REPAIR REPORTS (street/sign repairs, etc.)
It was reported that the Park Street project is complete and the street has reopened. There are a few items still to be completed by the contractor once the weather allows. The Chairman spent a considerable amount of time at the project making sure it was completed as specified in the contract with Pat Thomas Construction.

The Chairman attended a meeting with a new study group that will be evaluating the flooding issues in southwest Inglewood. He also attended a meeting with the State of Nebraska representatives concerning the relinquishment of HWY 77 to Inglewood.
1. The clerk submitted the completed audit waiver request to the state as provided by the village accountant.​

1. The appointment of a new trustees to replace Kathy Rosenbach who did not run for re-election was discussed. A motion was made by Goree to appoint Mark Clausen as the new trustee to complete the term and a second was made by J. Nielsen. All approved and Clausen took the oath of office as administered by the clerk.

2. The Park Street project is mostly complete so a motion was made by J. Nielsen and a second from Clausen to approve apay of the 2nd pay application for Pat Thomas Construction of $185,726.19. The motion was approved and the clerk was directed to pay the application.
1. A complaint was heard from a resident concerning a camper parked on Ridgeland Road. The trustees discussed the issue and ruled they had no authority to have the camper removed. No action will be taken on this issue.

2. Several other issues that have been ongoing in the Village for some time will be looked at in the spring and if legal action is needed the trustees will vote to contact the village attorney to alleviate the violations of ordinances.

3. The Chairman reported he had looked into a company to do the armor coating over the roads in Inglewood. Sta-Built Asphalt bid $3.00 a sq ft to do the overlay. The total cost to the village would be around $50,000.00 but it will extend the life of the road considerably. He will contact them in the spring.

4. Andy Comstock will be contacted by J. Nielsen letting him know the security camera installation was approved at last month’s meeting.

5. The clerk was asked to continue to look into replacing the blinds in the hall.

6. The clerk reported she had found a company to do quarterly cleaning of the village hall. The trustees asked her to contact the company and get pricing and repot at the next meeting.

PAYMENTS, BILL & REIMBURSMENTS                                                     

Albert Nielsen - Chairman - meeting attendance - $150.00

Jerry Abrahamson - Vice Chairman - meeting attendance - $100.00

Greg Goree - trustee - meeting attendance - $100.00
John Nielsen - trustee - meeting attendance - $100.00

Barbara Shelton - clerk - salary - $450.00 meeting attendance - $50.00 - Total $500.00

Dept of Utilities (auto pay) - hall utilities at 140 Boulevard  - $410.99

Spectrum - monthly  internet and phone - $132.97

Emanuel Printing - Small Talk - $49.00

Fremont Tribune - legal publications - $48.67

Teresa Wallin - park clean up, snow removal - $100.00

Linda Betkie - five hall inspection - $100.00

Albert Nielsen - 2 meetings, twelve hours Park St and two building inspections- $300.00


Dept of Utilities - highway lights - 1157 S Broad - $194.97

Dept of Utilities - street lights - 132 Boulevard - $248.00

JEO Consulting - Park street invoice - $7,326.00

Thiele Geotech - Park Street project, concrete testing - $1,958.00

Pat Thomas Construction - Park Street project second installment - $185,726.19


GENERAL FUND - $2,191.63
STREET FUND - $195,453.66


Bills and reimbursements for a total of $197,645.29 were read and approved with a motion from Clausen and second by J. Nielsen.

An additional payment to Goree Excavating was made for salt application, snow removal and new signs for $2,1100.00. The bill was approved by a motion from J. Nelsen and second from Abrahamson with Goree abstaining.

Grand Total bills and reimbursements of $199,755.29 were approved.

Meeting was adjourned by motion from J. Nielsen and second by Clausen.

ATTEST:                                                                                                                                                                  APPROVED:                                              
Barbara Shelton, Clerk                                                                                                                                     Albert Nielsen, Chairman