Village of Inglewood

                                                                                           MINUTES OF ANNUAL BUDGET  MEETING
                                                                                                    INGLEWOOD BOARD OF TRUSTEES
November 1, 2021                                                                                                                                                       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. Kathy Rosenbach was absent. The Chairman announced the posting of the Open Meetings Act. It was then moved by J. Nielsen, seconded by Abrahamson and carried, to approve the minutes of the last meeting and to dispense with the reading. 

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

One hall rental (Acosta) and one building permit (Mauer).

​One Keno check received: $3,063.83 

Account balances thru 09.30.2021 as follows:
First National Banko checks - $2,607.45
General Fund Checking Balance: $1,381.53

Keno Checking Balance: $825.17
Street Fund Checking Balance: $5,769.72

First State Bank

General Fund Checking Balance: $39,240.85

Keno Checking Balance: $11,569.75
Street Fund Checking Balance: $8,040.88

Bond Fund Checking Balance: $37,349.16

REPAIR REPORTS (street/sign repairs, etc.)
Two street lights were out on Broad and Prospect and have been repaired. A street light is out on the east side of Main Street between Prospect and Boulevard. Holes and ruts will need to be filled in on Ridgeland and Broad and various other location around Inglewood. A road sign on Cloverly by Sawyer’s is bent and needs to be repaired or replaced.​

- The Chairman attended a meeting with First State Bank’s attorney to proceed with the bond loan.

- The Chairman attended a meeting with Larry Andreason to discuss options for the sewer system upgrades needed.​

The planning commission met before the trustees meeting and discussed the request from a resident to erect a pole building on their property. The issue was tabled because the resident did not show up for the meeting.​


1. The complaint about wood chips on a property on Main Street was dismissed because a formal written complaint was not made.

2. FEMA/NEMA paid Inglewood $49,147.94, the difference from 75% initial payment to 90% adjusted payment that was approved.

3. The trailer at a property on Broad Street has been moved out and the owner says the tenant has moved out of the house.

4. WWAC pre-application has been filed for Inglewood by JEO Consulting. If Inglewood receives any funds it will be for the sewer system upgrades.

5. The Dodge County Sheriff’s office will bring out a flashing speed radar sign to put on Ridgeland to try and deter speeding.

6. A quote was presented by J. Nielsen from HTM Sales for a new control box for the lift station. Inglewood will get the same upgrades Fremont are installing. The cost is $7,655.00 and it was approved by a motion from Abrahamson and second from Goree.

7. The Chairman was asked to join the Rawhide Creek WFPO. He currently sits on the Dodge County Joint Water Management Advisory Board (JWMAB) who is partnering with the WFPO to address flooding concerns in the area. Inglewood is in the Rawhide Creek Watershed.


​​1. The request from a resident for a conditional use permit for a pole building was tabled until more information can be presented and the resident comes before the Planning Commission.

2. Michelle Everitt, the village grant writer presented a possibility of Inglewood receiving a flashing speed radar sign through a grant. She will file the paperwork. Michelle will also look into other grant or funding opportunities for the village. She asked the clerk to register Inglewood at a website used for grant applications.


​1. The trustees approved a raise for park clean up from $25.00 per month to $50.00 a month and noted that Kim Wallin is doing an excellent job keeping it clean. The trustees also approved the purchase of a battery powered leaf blower for use in the village. A motion was made by Abrahamson and a second from J Nielsen to approve the increase and purchase a leaf blower up to $200.00.

2. A home on Ridgeland is advertising garage spaces for rent. The clerk was asked to check into this and report next meeting.

3. Tobacco licenses were approved for Tom’s Shell and Wooden Windmill for 2022 with a motion from Abrahamson and second from J Nielsen.

4. The annual LARM safety award for $500.00 is available again this year. The clerk was directed to apply to purchase new chairs for the hall.

5. The trustees looked over options for new chairs for the hall and decided on the larger chair with the best warranty. The clerk was directed to purchase the new chairs.

6. The 5th Season shut down and winterized the sprinkler system for the winter and reset the timer so the sprinklers would come on in the morning hours.

7. A resident asked about several ongoing issues throughout the village and the Chairman went over the procedure for complaints to be made. Complaints will only be heard by direct neighbors of the property or issue in question. A written complaint form must be filled in and delivered to the clerk at least ten day before the scheduled trustees meeting to be put on the agenda. Forms can be hand delivered or sent by email to Forms are available at the village hall or on the website at Call the clerk with any questions. No complaints will be heard at the regular meeting unless it has been put on the agenda by the clerk after a written complaint has been received. No names or addresses will be published from the complaint forms.

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

Total Board Member Payment - $450.00

Barbara Shelton - clerk - salary - $450.00
Meeting attendance - $50.00
Total Clerk Payment - $500.00

Dept of Utilities (auto pay) - hall utilities at 140 Boulevard  - $132.23

Spectrum - monthly  internet and phone - $117.97

Emanuel Printing - Small Talk - $45.00

Fremont Tribune - legal publications - $24.50

David Hartmann - legal services - $92.50 

Albert Nielsen - two meetings and two hours- $65.00

Barbara Shelton - new hall clock  - $57.30

Kim Wallin - lawn service and park clean up - $165.00

USPS - three rolls stamps - $174.00

Menards - pothole filler - $53.88
Office Net - envelopes and copy paper - $135.67

Linda Betkie - one hall inspection and 2.25 hours cleaning - $65.00

Erickson & Brooks - acounting services - $2,275.00


Dept of Utilities - highway lights - 1157 S Broad - $136.76

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


GENERAL FUND - $4,353.05

STREET FUND - $727.80

Bills and reimbursements for a total of $4,737.81 were read and approved with a motion from Goree and second by J. Nielsen. 

The regular meeting was adjourned by a motion from J. Nielsen and second by Goree.

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