March 13, 2023

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session March 13, 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, Doug Ellis, and Dean Chase answering roll.  Also present were 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 Koeppe seconded by Ellis to approve the minutes of the last meeting.  All voted aye, motion carried.  Motion made by Ellis, seconded by Chase to accept the treasurers’ report as read.  All voted aye, motion carried. The following bills were presented for approval US Treasury – 2649.82 taxes, NNPPD –1702.24 elec., NNTC – 215.73, tele/internet, Aramark – 93.08 rugs, L.P Gill – 722.16 landfill, Nebraska Journal Leader – 88.30 pub, Nebraska Public Health Lab – 274.00 tests, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue – 377.98 tax, Payroll Salaries – 10965.92 wages, Countryside Gas & Groc – 484.65 fuel, Chestermans –7.00 water, GWorks – 170.48 sup, Eakes Office Solutions – 62.99 sup, Spahr Electric – 3903.51, rep/heater, Intuit – 579.20 sub, ClerkBooks – 163.00 sup, Cardmember Services – 29.90 postage, Cardmember Services – 20.00 meals, Laurel Ace Hardware – 176.93 sup, ClerkBooks – 5386.00 sub, NDEE – 115.00 license, Post Office 144.00 postage, Alpine Lawn – 1400.00 serv. Board Member payments 750.00 wages.  Motion made by Chase, seconded by Koeppe to pay the bills as listed.   All voted aye, motion carried.

Discussion was held on property damage, updating the tennis court by the school, streets, nitrates and the Town Hall meeting were discussed.  There will be a Town Hall meeting on March 28, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Allen Fire Hall.

Dean Chase and Gunner Tracy attending a workshop in Wayne on February 28th on water system asset management and high nitrates in the state of Nebraska.

Being no further business, Ellis made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Nice.  All present voted aye, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:39 p.m.  The Board of Trustees of the Village of Allen, Nebraska will meet in regular session at 7:30 on April 10, 2023 in the Village Office.

Jay L. Jones, Chairman

Jean I. Rahn,

Village Clerk/Treasurer


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, March 13, 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 14th day of March, 2023.

Jean I. Rahn, Village Clerk/Treasurer