Meeting Minutes

November 16, 2006


A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Thursday, November 16, 2006, at 4:30 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor John Alan Mueller, Council Members Clete Petrzilka, Roger Behrns and Steve Sherman. Also present were City Supervisor Dan Henry and several guests. Mayor Mueller stated that the Open Meetings Act is posted at the rear of the room.

Notice of the regular meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in three (3) public places as shown by the certificate attached to these minutes. Notice was simultaneously given to all council members. Their acknowledgement of receipt of notice and the agenda is attached to these minutes. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the public.

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

Sherman moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve Resolution 06-13; Solid Waste Collection Rates. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Mayor Mueller stated that there were three applicants for the vacancy on the city council and gave a brief summary of their qualifications, those being Paul McManis, Steve Rose and Bob Derby. Council Member Petrzilka stated that each are well qualified for the position. Council Member Sherman stated that Paul was the only one to run for the position and thought that should count for something. Council Member Behrns thought that diversity on the council would be a good thing so showed support for Bob Derby. Mayor Mueller nominated Bob Derby to fill the vacancy for the remaining term which is December 2006. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to approve the nomination of Bob Derby to fill the vacancy. Roll call vote: ayes – Petrzilka, Behrns; nays – Sherman. Motion carried.

Gary Stander was present to ask permission to put a 4-H sign on Highway 50 on city property. The sign says “4-H Clubs Welcome You to Cass County” and is approximately 30” X 40”. Gary stated the state needs a written lease from the property owner. Sherman moves, Petrilka seconds to approve the placement of the sign on city property on Highway 50 and authorize the execution of a lease upon approval of the city attorney. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Behrns moves, Sherman seconds to adjourn the meeting at 4:45 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.


I, the undersigned clerk, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the proceedings had and done by the Mayor and City Council of Louisville. To the best of my knowledge, the agenda was kept continually current and available for public inspection; and the minutes were in written form and available for public inspection within 10 working days. The minutes are published in summary form. Upon request a complete copy is available at City Hall.

Dee Arias
City Clerk 

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