CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019 Louisville, NE
A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Rod Petersen and Randy Jensen. Paula Simonson was absent. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson, Assistant City Supervisor Preston Derby and several guests. Mayor Behrns stated that the Open Meetings Act is posted at the rear of the room and a copy of all meeting materials is available with the clerk.
Notice of the regular meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal and 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 Behrns called the meeting to order and asked the Council to review the consent agenda. Jensen moves, McClun seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Mayor Behrns opened the public hearing at 7:01 p.m. to consider a conditional use permit request from Lilac Hill LLC, 22-12-11 E ½ SE ¼ excluding tax lot 57 (77.46 acres), Louisville, for an event center. Chris Maxon presented the plan for the facility. Mayor Behrns closed the public hearing at 7:12 p.m.
Council Member Petersen reported for the care center; mainly health insurance renewal.
McClun moves, Petersen seconds to approve the conditional use permit for Lilac Hill event center with the following conditions: to review after five years of operation, no parking on 156th Street, fire hydrant required, design review by city engineer, indoor music only after 10:00 p.m., 4oo maximum capacity and require dust control from the end of pavement on Walnut Street south to past current driveway. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Dave Wedekind was present with a revised design concept for development on the Maxon property showing 44 lots. After a lengthy discussion, Dave will reevaluate moving forward with the development.
Jensen moves, McClun seconds to approve the street closure request from Louisville Area Foundation; Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets on November 9, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Jensen moves, McClun seconds to approve the use of Mill Creek for rubber duck races from the Louisville Area Foundation on November 9, 2019. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve the hold harmless agreement with the City of Springfield to dump sludge in their lagoon. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Mayor Behrns gave an update of the bank stabilization project.
McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the loan documents with Lindy Schmidt from The Market for LB840 funds without any substantive changes including a deed of trust and a personal guarantee assuming a business entity is established. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Preston reported for water, wastewater and streets.
A written sheriff’s report was circulated. No reports from fire and rescue.
An internal audit control of invoices was conducted.
McClun moves, Petersen seconds to approve Resolution 19-14; municipal annual certification of program compliance form with NE Department of Transportation. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve Resolution 19-15; surplus 1997 International 8100 dump truck. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.
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