CITY COUNCIL

November 28, 2001

LOUISVILLE, NE


A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at City Hall. Present were Mayor Dan Henry and Council members: Petersen, Pankonin, Harris and Manley. City Attorney Roger Johnson was also present.

The convened meeting was open to the public.

Motion by Manley, second by Pankonin to approve the consent Agenda. Roll call vote: Harris, aye; Pankonin, aye; Manley, aye; Petersen, aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Pankonin, second by Petersen to temporarily adjourn and open the public hearing on proposed amendments to the RS Zone in the comprehensive Development Plan at 7:03 p.m. Ayes: 4. Motion carried. No public comments were made. Motion by Manley, second by Harris to close the public hearing at 7:05 p.m. Ayes: 4. Motion carried. Motion by Petersen, second by Pankonin to reconvene as City Council at 7:05 p.m. Ayes: 4. Motion carried.

Discussion on Louisville Senior Citizen's participation in payment of utility bills at Senior Center and current rent charged. Motion by Pankonin, second by Manley to reduce the Senior Citizen's participation in the utilities to 30%. Ayes: 4. Motion carried. Motion by Petersen, second by Manley to increase the rental rates at the Senior Citizen Center by $25 effective January 1, 2002. Ayes: 4. Motion carried. 

Motion by Harris, second by Manley to enter executive session at 7:25 p.m. on advice from legal council to discuss complaints from Brenda Murabito Williams. Council exited executive session at 7:32 p.m. 

Motion by Manley, second by Harris to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #718, Amendment to the Comprehensive Development Plan. Ayes: 4. Motion carried. Motion by Manley, second by Pankonin to adopt Ordinance #718. Ayes: 4. Motion carried.

Motion by Harris, second by Manley to approve Resolution 01-32 Declaration of surplus Property named as 1979 Ambulance. Ayes: 4. Motion carried.

Snow blower price bids were reviewed. Motion by Petersen, second by Manley to purchase Cub Cadet Snow Blower from Pankonin's, Inc. for $1,295.50. Ayes: 3. Pankonin did not vote. Motion carried.

Streetlights in Prairie Hills and Nebraska Department of Roads Maintenance Agreement #55 tabled to next meeting. 

Motion by Pankonin, second by Petersen to approve payment of Main Street warrants 98-1-55 through 98-1-88 called on December 13, 2001 in the amount of $198,700.93. Roll call vote: Manley, aye; Petersen, aye; Harris, aye; Pankonin, aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Manley, second by Petersen to approve payment of Water Utility Bond called on December 13, 2001 in the amount of $177,799.90. Roll call vote: Harris, aye; Pankonin, aye; Manley, aye; Petersen, aye. Motion carried.

Discussions on repairs needed on 2nd and 6th Street bridges, sewer plant, heater for well house for well #2, testing of portable generator for pump operation and city health insurance. 

Motion by Pankonin, second by Manley to enter executive session at 8:15 p.m. to discuss care center and personnel issues. Motion by Pankonin, second by Manley to exit executive session and adjourn City Council meeting at 9:15 p.m.

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

Candace J. McClun
City Clerk 


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