VILLAGE OF ALLEN

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

December 11, 2023

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session December 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in the Allen Village Office.   Chairman Jay Jones called the meeting to order with Trustees Judy Nice, Brett Koeppe, and Derick Nice answering roll. Absent Dean Chase.  Also present were Roger Protzman, Gunner Tracy, and Clerk Jean Rahn.  Chairman Jones informed the audience where to find the posted copy of the Open Meetings Act.  Motion made by Brett Koeppe seconded by Derick Nice to approve the minutes of the last meeting.  All voted aye, motion carried.  Motion made by Judy Nice, seconded by Derick Nice to accept the treasurers’ report as read.  All voted aye, motion carried. The following bills were presented for approval US Treasury – 2065.84, taxes, NNPPD –1971.23, elec., NNTC – 206.36, tele/internet, Aramark – 170.19, rugs, L.P Gill – 760.41, landfill, Nebraska Journal Leader – 69.95, pub, Nebraska Public Health Lab – 168.00, tests, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue – 384.65, tax, Payroll Salaries – 10324.04, wages, Countryside Gas & Grocery – 522.92, fuel/def, Chestermans –7.00, water, Cardmember Services – 102.32, postage/sup, Cardmember Services – 53.25, sup, NDEE – 17866.77, loan, Share Corp – 1554.28, chem, Ericksen Landscaping – 2877.27, rep, NDEE – 115.00 lic, NDEE – 115.00, lic, Butch’s Propane – 675.75, propane, JEO – 600.00 serv. Motion made by Brett Koeppe, seconded by Derick Nice to pay the bills as listed.   All voted aye, motion carried.  Motion by Judy Nice, seconded by Derick Nice to allow Jean to transfer $5,000.00 from the General Savings account to the checking account to cover the expenses.  All voted aye, motion carried.

Roger Protzman of JEO discussed the water project with the board.

Dean Chase entered the meeting at 7:39 p.m.

Other items discussed were snow removal, tractor repair, car port, and lock at old well.

Motion made by Jay Jones to appoint JEO as Village Engineer, Terry Mead of JEO as Street Superintendent, Matt Munderloh as Village Attorney, Gunner Tracy as Utilities Superintendent, Jean Rahn as Village Clerk/Treasurer, and designate Security Bank as Village bank seconded by Brett Koeppe.  All voted aye, motion carried.

Being no further business, Judy Nice made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Derick Nice.  All voted aye, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:57 p.m.  The Board of Trustees of the Village of Allen, Nebraska will meet in regular session at 7:30 on January 8, 2024 in the Village Office.

Jay L. Jones, Chairman

Jean I. Rahn,

Village Clerk/Treasurer

ATTEST:

I, the undersigned Village Clerk for the Village of Allen, Nebraska hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy had and done by the Chairman and Board of Trustees, December 11, 2023; that the subjects included in the foregoing proceeding were continually current and available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk; that the subjects were contained in said agenda for at least 24 hours of said meeting; that the said minutes of the Chairman and Board of Trustees of the Village of Allen, Nebraska from which the foregoing proceeding have been extracted were in written form within ten working days and prior to the next convened meeting.

IN WITNESS HERETO, I, have here unto set my hand the 12th day of December, 2023.

Jean I. Rahn, Village Clerk/Treasurer