VILLAGE OF ALLEN
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
May 8, 2023
The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session May 8, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. in the Allen Village Office. Chairman Jay Jones called the meeting to order with Trustees Brett Koeppe and Dean Chase answering roll. Absent – Judy Nice and Doug Ellis. Also present were Anthony Guenther from USDA, Roger Protzman from JEO, Baylor, Bestgen from JEO, Rick Chase, 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 Chase to approve the minutes of the last meeting. All present voted aye, motion carried. Motion made by Chase, seconded by Koeppe to accept the treasurers’ report as read. All present voted aye, motion carried. The following bills were presented for approval US Treasury – 3005.92 taxes, NNPPD –1628.75 elec., NNTC – 206.56, tele/internet, Aramark – 93.08 rugs, L.P Gill – 807.33 landfill, Nebraska Journal Leader – 45.35 pub, Nebraska Public Health Lab – 65.00 tests, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue – 384.22 tax, Payroll Salaries – 13156.61 wages, Countryside Gas & Groc – 456.15 fuel, Chesterman –7.00 water, Bader Highway & Streets – 7768.00 rep, One Call Concepts – 1.60 locates, Cornhusker Press – 76.70 tags, NENEDD – 665.00 dues, L.G. Everest – 826.41 rock, NENE Clerks Assn – 20.00dues, Butch’s Propane – 449.85 propane, Allen Comm. Club – 35.00 dues, Laurel Ace Hardware – 56.91 sup, LARM – 82.19 audit, Miller Lumber 0 135.72, sup, Cardmember Services – 276.20 postage and prof. Motion made by Koeppe, seconded by Chase to pay the bills as listed. All present voted aye, motion carried.
Anthony Guenther of USDA explained the funding options for the Village water issue. Roger Protzman of JEO also gave information on the project.
Baylor Bestgen of JEO explained the street program for this next year.
Discussion was held on fluoride in the Village water, was tabled until next month.
Rick Chase gave his resignation effective May 31, 2023. Motion by Chase, seconded by Koeppe to accept his resignation. All present voted aye, motion carried.
Being no further business, Koeppe made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Chase. All present voted aye, motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:43 p.m. The Board of Trustees of the Village of Allen, Nebraska will meet in regular session at 7:30 on June 12, 2023 in the Village Office.
Jay L. Jones. Chairman
Jean I. Rahn
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, May 8, 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 9th day of May, 2023.
Jean I. Rahn, Village Clerk/Treasurer