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A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, October 8, 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. Behrns moves, Derby seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to open the public hearing at 7:01 p.m. for the consideration of a preliminary plat of a subdivision per the Louisville Subdivision Ordinance 735 legally described as follows: A part of Tax Lot 64 located in the NW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 22-T12N-R11E of the 6th P.M., (Timber Ridge), Cass County, Nebraska. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Dave Wedekind was present to answer any questions. The presented plat represents changes as discussed at the last meeting. The radius on the cul-de-sac was increased and the lot lines changed slightly to accommodate the existing gas line. The City Attorney confirmed that there was no dedication of the roadways to the public; that the roads would be private. The City Attorney also stated that at the final plat hearing a subdivision and developer’s agreement would be necessary. The clerk informed the council that the property will have to be rezoned and that will take place at the next meeting. Adjacent property owners will be notified and the property will be posted. No other public comment was made. Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to close the public hearing at 7:08 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to approve the preliminary plat as presented for the Wedekind Subdivision. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Darlene Petrzilka reported briefly for the Louisville Care Center. She reported that a quilt show will be held at the assisted living facility in conjunction with B.U.I.L.D.’s Ringing in the Season event. Mayor Mueller asked about advertising for the facility.

 

The Care Center Advisory Board took bids for roof repairs on the long term care facility. There was not a notice posted or published for this job. The City Attorney consulted the ordinance book for the length of time required for posting or publishing and confirmed three weeks is the minimum time. Declaring the repairs an emergency was discussed. The City Attorney stated that he’d have a hard time agreeing that it’s an emergency since they’ve know about the situation for a few months. There was a discussion about the additional price for sheeting, as needed, in the bids. Darlene stated that the lowest bidder was involved in a situation during construction of the assisted living facility as a sub-contractor and the board would like to refuse their bid. Rejecting the lowest bid is not a simple thing according to the City Attorney, but is possible if based on specific experience with the city. However, the sub-contractor did finish the past job, with different workers to the satisfaction of the main contractor and subsequently the city council. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to reject all bids for the Care Center roof repairs. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Dan reported on a new lease program from Bobcat regarding a tractor with a mower and snow blade. Dan stated that the Dixon mowers no longer offer snow blades and that is what was used on the sidewalks on Main Street. This new tractor from Bobcat would take the place of those mowers for snow removal. Mayor Mueller suggested getting Bobcat to bring down the tractor for a test run. No council action was taken.

 

Dan discussed the Case Loader and the pickup that are surplus property. Mayor Mueller suggested calling Proxibid, an on-line auction house based in Omaha, to see how that works and get more information.

 

Dan reported for water, wastewater and streets. The reworking of the well on Depot Street is done. The water plant is running well with a few minor issues that are being worked through. Dan is meeting with Roger Kuhn and Jim Swenson from Nebraska Game & Parks Commission on Friday to give them a tour of the water plant. The new pumps at the sewer plant are in and ready to be installed. Streets are being patched.

 

Behrns moves, Sherman seconds to approve Resolution 08-10; Sale of Surplus Property. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Derby moves, Behrns seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory reading of Ordinance #812; to vacate the north/south alley between Vine & Oak Streets and between 4th and Koop Ave. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Derby moves, Behrns seconds to adopt by title only, on third and final reading, Ordinance #812. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Sherman seconds to approve Resolution 08-11; a stop sign placement on east and west bound 7th Street at the Oak Street intersection. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Sherman moves, Derby seconds to approve Resolution 08-12; to designate the legal newspaper and posting places for legal notices. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to approve Resolution 08-13; Identity Theft Prevention Program for compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Derby moves, Behrns seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 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