MINUTES
KENESAW BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
May 10, 2016 AT 7:30 P.M.

The Village of Kenesaw Board of Trustees held a regular board meeting on May 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Kenesaw Village Office, as was advertised.  Board Members present: Sarah Kroos, Ronda Ehly, JR Pulver, Ashley Augustin and Dale Long.  Yea: None. Also present:  Brent Schleeman, Brandon Bockstadter and Henry Wilson.  Clerk: Rebekah Long.  Maintenance: Jeff Edmondson and Glen Kuehn.

1. Call to Order: Chairman Kroos called the meeting to order at 7:38 p.m.
2. Location of the OMAL: Chairman Kroos gave notice of the location of the Open Meetings Act Literature to be on the south wall of the meeting room.
3. Review/Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting April 12, 2016: Moved by Trustee Pulver, second by Trustee Long to approve the minutes of the April 12, 2016 with a correction on Item #14 to show second by Trustee Long not Trustee Ehly. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
4. Review/Approve Expenditures of April 2016: Moved by Trustee Ehly, second by Trustee Pulver to approve the April 2016 Expenditures as presented.  Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
5. Review/Approve Treasurer’s Report for April 2016: Moved by Trustee Pulver, second by Trustee Augustin to approve the April 2016 Treasurer’s Report as presented. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
6. Comments from the Public: Henry Wilson asked when the meter installation would begin. Jeff Edmondson stated that he had a conversation with Jeff Palik and was told the installation process should begin next month.
7. Discuss New Line in Easement for Windstream: Clerk Rebekah Long informed the Board she had been contacted by Windstream regarding a request to put in a new line at 17930 W Kenesaw Boulevard requiring access to the Village right-of-way. The Board asked the clerk to find out if this was to be a new service line or fiber optic as the required minimum trench would be 6’ if it is fiber. After reviewing the request it was moved by Trustee Ehly, second by Trustee Augustin to approve allowing Windstream access to place a new line in the right-of-way at 17930 W Kenesaw Boulevard provided they comply with the 6’ depth requirement if the line is fiber optic. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
8. (was #10) Discuss Volunteer Kenesaw Volunteer Fire Department Concerns: Brandon Bockstadter, representative from the Kenesaw Volunteer Fire Department, informed the Board of a need to replace the 1974 Ford F600 Pumper Truck and provided some options for used vehicles that will be coming up for bid within the year and a list of  equipment to be considered. The Board asked Mr. Bockstadter to keep them informed as more information is available.
9. (was #8) Discuss Accepting HUD Vouchers for Rentals:  Clerk Long informed the Board of a request from the Housing Authority of the City of Hastings, Nebraska to establish an agreement with the Village of Kenesaw to allow them the ability to offer federal housing subsidy in Kenesaw. After discussion, motion by Trustee Augustin, second by Trustee Long to agree to the Memorandum of Agreement to Cooperate with the Housing Authority of the City of Hastings, Nebraska. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
10. (Was #9) Discuss Ordinances Allowing Chickens:  The Board reviewed example ordinances from several communities to gather ideas for what needs to be included in any ordinances allowing chickens within the Village of Kenesaw. The Board asked the Clerk to combine portions of several ordinances, submit it to the Village Attorney for review and bring a draft to the June 12, 2016 board meeting.
11. Review/Approve Sale of Loader: The Clerk submitted two offers from individuals wishing to purchase the front-end loader that has been up for sale for nearly 3 months and advertised for sale by closed bidding twice.  After reviewing the two offers, motion by Trustee Augustin, second by Trustee Long to accept an offer for $8,000.00 from Jerron Suck to purchase the loader As Is.  Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
12. Unfinished Business:
a) Purchase of Pick-up: Jeff Edmondson submitted estimates from Kenesaw Motors for the purchase of a pickup. After discussion, motion from Trustee Ehly, second by Trustee Pulver to purchase a 2016 Ford F-150 from Kenesaw Motors for $25,921.20. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
b) Banners at Baseball Field: Jeff Edmondson updated the Board on the banners being purchased by area businesses to be put up at the baseball field and showed the Board renderings of the banners being donated by the Village and placed for the organizations who have donated goods and services to improve the baseball field.
13. Adjourn to Executive Session to Discuss HR Policy Changes: Motion by Trustee Ehly, second by Trustee Pulver to adjourn to Executive Session at 9:17 p.m. Roll call: Trustee Pulver-yea, Trustee Ehly-yea, Trustee Kroos-yea, Trustee Long-yea, Trustee Augustin-yea. No opposed. Motion carried.
14. Adjourn from Executive Session: Adjourned from Executive Session to Regular Session at 9:48 p.m. No action from Executive Session.
15. Adjournment: Motion by Trustee Pulver, second by Trustee Augustin at 9:49 p.m. No opposed. Motion carried.  Next meeting is scheduled for June 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.