CITY OF LOUISVILLE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

September 13

LOUISVILLE, NE

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2000 at 7:00 p.m., at the City Offices. Present were: Chairman McManis; Trustees: Jim McClun, Frank Evans, Wayne Chriswisser, Kevin Bender; Attorney Morten; several guests.

The convened meeting was open to the public.

Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to approve the Consent Agenda which includes: City minutes of August 9, 2000; City and Care Center warrants; treasurer's report; investments and transactions; City administrative report; acknowledgment of Planning Commission minutes; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by McClun to open the budget hearing at 7:00 pm; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. No discussion. Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by McClun to close the budget hearing; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by Evans to introduce and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #694 Appropriations fye 10/1/00 - 9/30/01; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by McClun to adopt, post, and publish Ordinance #694; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to open the levy hearing; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. No discussion. Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to close the levy hearing; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to approve the allowable 2.5% restricted funds base increase as allowed by state law; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to approve the allowable growth increase of 9.19%; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis; nay: Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to approve the additional 1% allowable restricted funds base increase as allowed by state law; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis; nay: Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to approve Resolution 00-42 Setting the Levy; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis; nay: Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to temporarily adjourn as the Louisville Board of Trustees; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to convene as the CRA; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to open the CRA budget hearing; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. No discussion. Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to close the budget hearing; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to introduce and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #695 Appropriations for CRA fye 10/1/00 - 9/30/01. Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to adopt, post and publish Ordinance #695; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to adjourn as the CRA; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by McClun, seconded by Bender to continue the Board of Adjustment hearing October 11, 2000 because Eldon Hansen was unable to represent himself at this meeting; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to reconvene as the Louisville Board of Trustees; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Bender, seconded by McClun to approve Resolution 2000-38 99 PW 008 [Main Street District 98-1] DED drawdown #7 and warrants [includes M E Collins $72,544.77]; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried. Motion by Evans, seconded by McClun to approve change order #2 $23,744.50 for additional water services; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Evans, seconded by Bender to approve Resolution 2000-40 99 HO 604 Rehab drawdown #5; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Bender, seconded by Chriswisser to approve Resolution 2000-41 Sale of lot 804 & triangle parcel to Alan Mueller for $500; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Bender, seconded by Evans to table until October 11, 2000 Ordinance 696; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun, McManis, Bender; motion carried.

Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by McClun to appove the 18" graphite colored sidewalk strip with cobblestone imprint, noting the City Engineer advised there will be some concrete integrity lost, another color should be considered, change order forth coming; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, McClun; nay: Bender, McManis; motion carried. McManis noted concrete integrity may be lost when adding the graphite color to the air mixed concrete. Chriswisser stated the 18" strip will be along the curb; this is assessed to the property owners. Brick red verses graphite was discussed. Colors will be looked at again by the business owners.

Motion by Bender, seconded by Evans to approve reimbursement to Bob Copple the $75 for his plumber cost to determine why the rental property by the fire barn was without water, this being deducted from the Peoples' Service payment; ayes: Evans, McClun, McManis, Bender; abstain: Chriswisser; motion carried.

Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by Bender to lift the water restriction 100% effective 9/13/00 for one month, review effects on the well, reinstate restriction if there is an adverse effect; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, Bender, McClun, McManis; motion carried.

Discussion: Aksarben Community Leadership; Prairie Hills; Sheriff contract; Haynie property; rescue donations; Lindquist property; DEQ meeting Friday about the BN monitoring wells.

Motion by Bender, seconded by Evans to purchase the meter reading system "Solution in a Box" as presented by Municipal Supply at the August 9 meeting $5,000; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, Bender; nay: McClun; abstain: McManis; motion carried.

Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by Bender to approve Rehab applicant 99-LOU-010 as presented by Ben Volz in the amount of $28,865; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, Bender, McClun, McManis; motion carried.

Motion by Bender, seconded by McClun to accept the Waste Management solid waste disposal bid of $10.82 per residential unit; ayes: Evans, Bender, McClun, McManis; nay: Chriswisser; motion carried. Current rate is $10.25, therefore a $.57 increase. City rate to be set at the October meeting.

Motion by Chriswisser, seconded by Evans to enter executive session at 8:40 pm for communications; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, Bender, McClun, McManis; motion carried. Motion by McClun, seconded by Evans to exit executive session at 8:53 pm and adjourn; ayes: Evans, Chriswisser, Bender, McClun, McManis; motion carried.

The minutes are published in summary form; upon request a complete copy is available at the City Hall.

Beverly M Dennis
Clerk/Treasurer


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