Minutes of Village of Orchard Board Meeting

July 8, 2019

The Village of Orchard held its regularly scheduled meeting on July 8, 2019 at 7pm. Board members present were Dennis Clifton, Dwight Van Ostrand, John Ferguson, Curt Mitteis and Glen Cheatum. Others present: Sgt. John Shaver, Becca McCafferty, Leslie Carpenter, Bruce Horstmann and Brenda Harrison.

Called to order at 7pm.

Minutes for the June 10, 2019 meeting were approved as presented.

Sheriff’s Report:

There was no report generated at meeting time. Sgt. Shaver discussed nuisance properties and citations that will be written.

Building Permit:

A building permit was presented on behalf of Terry & Jenelle Erb for an addition to their home. Glen Cheatum made a motion, seconded by Curt Mitteis to approve the building permit as presented. Aye: Glen Cheatum, Curt Mitteis, John Ferguson, Dwight Van Ostrand and Dennis Clifton. Nay: None. Motion carried.

Becca McCafferty and Leslie Carpenter were present to discuss with the Village board the mission of Nebraska Strong Recovery Project. They are available to help anyone in Nebraska deal with the flooding after effects and to provide resources of various natures.

Diving board:

The Orchard swimming pool had to replace the old diving board due to a crack. John Ferguson made a motion, seconded by Dwight Van Ostrand to give the diving board to Jay Blomenkamp. Aye: John Ferguson, Dwight Van Ostrand, Curt Mitteis, Glen Cheatum and Dennis Clifton. Nay: None. Motion carried.

Special Designated Liquor License:

A special designated liquor license application was presented on behalf of J B Lounge for July 26 through July 28, 2018. Curt Mitteis made a motion, seconded by Glen Cheatum to approve the application as presented. Aye: Curt Mitteis, Glen Cheatum, Dennis Clifton, John Ferguson and Dwight Van Ostrand. Nay: None. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report:

Curt Mitteis made a motion, seconded by Dwight Van Ostrand to approve the treasurer’s report as presented. Aye: Curt Mitteis, Dwight Van Ostrand, Glen Cheatum, John Ferguson and Dennis Clifton. Nay: None. Motion carried.

Reviewed bills:

Dwight Van Ostrand made a motion, seconded by Curt Mitteis to pay all bills except the Orchard Lumber invoice. Aye: Dwight Van Ostrand, Curt Mitteis, Glen Cheatum, John Ferguson and Dennis Clifton. Nay: None. Motion carried.

Curt Mitteis made a motion, seconded by Glen Cheatum to pay the Orchard Lumber invoice. Aye: Curt Mitteis, Glen Cheatum, Dwight Van Ostrand and Dennis Clifton. Nay: None. Abstained: John Ferguson. Motion carried.

Adjourned at 7:45 pm

Brenda L. Harrison

Village Clerk

 

Published July 24, 2019

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