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A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Alan Mueller, Council Members Roger Behrns, Clete Petrzilka, Steve Sherman and Bob Derby. Mayor Mueller 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 Mueller called the meeting to order and asked the Council to review the consent agenda. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Behrns moves, Derby seconds to approve the street closing request for the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on October 10, 2008 from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. at 3rd & Cherry to Main Street to the Fire Station. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Behrns moves, Petrzika seconds to direct the attorney to prepare the proper documents to vacate the alley between 4th and 5th Streets between Vine & Oak Streets and reserve a utility easement. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

The agreement for sale of water to Otoe County Rural water was moved to executive session.

 

Lindsey Puopolo was present to ask if there was something that could be done to allow horses on her property on Kiser Road. The clerk had a discussion with Keith Marvin, the planner from JEO, and was told if it’s not permitted, it’s prohibited. The only way to make it work is to change the zoning ordinance, which takes public hearings before the planning commission and city council. Keith suggested being very cautious about making changes, because it affects the entire community for several years. There was a lengthy discussion regarding different options. Lindsey will be put on the planning commission agenda next Monday and more information will be gathered.

 

Dave Wedekind requested a zoning change for one of the lots in Timber Ridge and Keith Marvin was consulted. The clerk was told that the rezoning would be possible so Dave will be informed his next step will be an application process. No council action was taken.

Derby moves, Sherman seconds to introduce, by title only, and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #811; Wages and benefits for city employees and elected officials. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Derby moves, Sherman seconds to adopt by title only Ordinance #811. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to enter executive session at 8:10 p.m. to discuss legal issues pertaining to negotiations on the Otoe County Rural Water contract for the protection of the public interest. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Mayor Mueller reiterated the reason for the executive session. Sherman moves, Petrzilka seconds to exit executive session at 8:31 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Sherman seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 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