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A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Alan Mueller, Council Members Roger Behrns, Clete Petrzilka and Randy Jensen. Bob Derby was absent. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson and City Supervisor Dan Henry. 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 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. Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Steve Parr, the Street Superintendent from JEO, was present to review the one and six year road plan. He distributed last year’s plan for comparison. One of the projects was a potential road from the school to 5th Street. This project did not get done, but the council requested it remain on the plan. The other projects were: 6th Street Bridge, Walnut Street extension south to the corporate city limits, and Eastwood Drive extension south to Highway 66. The council decided to leave these projects on the six year plan and to add two projects on the one year plan, those being:  replacement of 2nd Street between Walnut and Oak Streets; and replacement of Sandhill Road between Cherry and Hazel Streets. Mayor Mueller updated the council on the 6th Street Bridge project. That is a county project with city having strictly financial participation. Steve explained the rest of the procedure for the one and six year road plan. Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to elect Roger Behrns as Council President. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the following appointments: City Attorney – Roger Johnson; City Clerk – Dee Arias; Cass County Sheriff for law enforcement; Jason McClun – Fire Chief; JEO – City Engineer/Street Superintendent; Dan Henry – Building Inspector; Dan Henry – Code Enforcement Officer; Jack Faubion – Humane Officer. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Mayor Mueller reported for the Care Center. New blinds have been installed. New beds have been purchased and are being used. The preliminary fiscal audit has been completed. Mayor Mueller explained the necessity for the Louisville Care Center CD policy. The bank required a policy that gives certain individuals the authority to purchase, renew or cash CD’s. City Attorney Johnson suggested the language be amended to limit what can be done when a CD is cashed. Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to approve the Louisville Care Center Certificate of Deposit Policy as amended. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Mayor Mueller updated the council on a meeting with the rural fire board concerning an interlocal agreement. The debt on the fire station was discussed. Bond Counsel, John Trecek will be called for advice. There is nothing new to report on the Ash Grove ball field. Jim and Linda Flynn requested parking be restricted on Main Street from 5th Street to 7th Street. A resolution will be prepared for the next meeting for no parking on the west side of Main Street from 5th Street south to the end of the street. The City Attorney reviewed the original sales tax resolution and believes there is no sunset date for the sales tax. Further investigation will be done to verify.Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to approve Maintenance Agreement No. 55 with the Nebraska Department of Roads. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Jensen moves, Behrns seconds to approve the Certificate of Compliance with the Nebraska Department of Roads. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the job descriptions of city personnel as presented. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to adopt on second reading by title only Ordinance #829; prohibition of smoking in city owned vehicles and on any real property owned or operated by the City of Louisville. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #830; wages and benefits of Louisville Care Center employees. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to adopt, by title only, Ordinance #830. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #831; Louisville Care Center Advisory Board duties. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to adopt, by title only, Ordinance #831. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.A written sheriff’s report was circulated. Dan reported for streets, water and wastewater. Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 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 are 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