CITY COUNCIL
Meeting Minutes

March 9, 2005

LOUISVILLE, NE


A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor Dave Pankonin, Council Members Clete Petrzilka, Alan Mueller, Roger Behrns and Steve Sherman. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson, City Supervisor Dan Henry and several guests. 

The convened meeting was open to the public. 

Mayor Pankonin called the meeting to order and asked the council to review the consent agenda. Petrzilka moves, Mueller seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Mark Spracklin and Bob Hrbek were present from jagWireless. 

Mueller moves, Sherman seconds to award Maguire Iron, Inc. the bid for construction of a water tower to be completed by June 15, 2006 in the amount of $712,318.00 contingent upon the approval of a loan from the State Revolving Fund and concurrence in the award by the Department of Environmental Quality. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Mueller moves, Behrns seconds to approve the bid from LFW Sandblasting & Painting, Inc. for $12,700 for the demolition and removal of the old water tower by August 15, 2006. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Sherman moves, Petrizilka seconds to approve a special designated liquor license for the JayCees on May 28, 2005 from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Main Street for Louisville Daz. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Kendra Drake reported for the JayCees. 

Petrzilka moves, Sherman seconds to approve the appointment of Candy McClun to the Care Center Advisory Board. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Kari Wackenfuss reported for the Care Center. 

Petrzilka moves, Mueller seconds to approve the appointment of Lori Zahn to the Library Board. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

No one was present with a kennel license request. 

The next item agenda was the bid opening for pressure reducing valves (PRV), resetters and governors. Bids were opened and read aloud from Utility Equipment Company, Stander Ace Hardware, National Waterworks and Municipal Supply. Mueller moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the lowest bid from Stander Ace Hardware for the ¾” resetter at $102.98, the 1” resetter at $154.98 and the governor at $25.99. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Mueller moves, Sherman seconds to approve Resolution 05-04; to enter into loan agreement with NDEQ project #D311188 SRF loan for water tower construction. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Sherman moves, Behrns seconds to suspend the three required statutory readings and introduce for passage and approval on first reading, by title only, Ordinance #770; to enter into loan agreement with NDEQ project #D311188 SRF loan for water tower construction. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Petrzilka moves, Mueller seconds to adopt on third and final reading, by title only, Ordinance #770. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

A written sheriff’s report was presented. There were no reports for Fire/Rescue, Library/Senior Center or B.U.I.L.D. 

Dan reported for water/wastewater/maintenance. 

Mueller moves, Sherman seconds to enter executive session for legal reasons at 8:09 p.m. Ayes – 4, nays – none. Motion carried. Petrzilka moves, Mueller seconds to exit executive session and reenter regular session at 8.42 p.m. Ayes – 4, nays – none. Motion carried. 

Sherman moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the nomination of Mueller and Berhns to a Water Subcommittee. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. 

Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:44 p.m. Ayes – 4, nays – none. Motion carried. 

The minutes are published in summary form. 
Dee Arias
City Clerk 


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