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A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Alan Mueller, Council Members Roger Behrns, Clete Petrzilka, Bob Derby and Randy Jensen. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson, City Supervisor Dan Henry and several guests. 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, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Mayor Mueller opened the public hearing regarding the One & Six Year Road Plan at 7:01 p.m. Mayor Mueller recapped the proposed projects. No public moment was made. Mayor Mueller closed the hearing at 7:02 p.m.Petrzilka moves, Behrns moves to approve Resolution 10-05; One & Six Year Road Plan. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Louisville Care Center. She explained some of the amounts of purchases on the payables for this month and next month. There are plans to start a newsletter in the near future. Ruth Ann Hlavac presented the annual library report. A written report was in the council packets from the library board and a copy of the state statistical report. Ruth Ann explained the state report and asked the council if they had any questions. She stated that the computers are in constant use. She invited the council to check out the revamped library. Jensen moves, Derby seconds to approve the Louisville Care Center Passbook Savings Account Policy. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Behrns moves, Derby seconds to approve the Louisville Care Center Bond & Interest Sinking fund Policy. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to approve the rescue price increases as recommended by EMS Billing Services and Jason McClun. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Mark Booker was in attendance with a request to film a movie in town. He specifically requested the use of city hall and Main Street for a rally scene. He’ll have a more detailed schedule before the start date. He’d like the office and Main Street on Sunday, April 25, 2010. The city council believes that anything that promotes Louisville is a great opportunity. Mayor Mueller suggested that Mark approach the B.U.I.L.D. committee with the plan. Mark will formally approach the city council in March or April with more details for the street closing.Mayor Mueller moved the rural fire board contract update to executive session later in the meeting. Bob Derby updated the council on the Ash Grove ball field expansion progress. The ball association plans to apply for 501C3 status. John Plucknett suggests going under the umbrella of the Louisville School Foundation for that status. That will be investigated as a possibility. Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to proceed with refinancing of the fire station bond with a 15 year term. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. John Trecek from Ameritas will prepare the paperwork for the next meeting. Home State Bank has agreed to buy the bond and save the city $5,000 in costs. Jensen moves, Derby seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #832; wage and benefits of employees and elected officials. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to adopt Ordinance #832 by title only. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory reading of Ordinance #833; snow emergency and removal. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to adopt Ordinance #833 by title only. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Mayor Mueller excused himself from the meeting because of conflict of interest. Council President Behrns presided over the meeting at this time. Jensen moves, Derby seconds to approve Resolution 10-04; backhoe loan with Home State Bank with a two year term in the amount of $54,732 with an interest rate of 4.25%. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.Randy moves, Derby seconds to enter into executive session at 7:55 p.m. for the protection of the public interest for the purpose of discussing contract negotiations with the Rural Fire Board. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Mayor Mueller reiterated the reason for the executive session. Petrzilka moves, Derby seconds to exit executive session at 8:09 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. No council action was taken on the subject. A written sheriff’s report was circulated. There were no reports for fire and rescue. Dan reported for streets, water and sewer. Some street patching is being done. Budget numbers will be looked at to determine what street projects can feasibly be done this summer. The water plant laser shields are going to be replaced and chemically cleaned. The cold weather is hard on the sewer plant, but things are running smoothly. Dan demonstrated the capabilities of the laptop to run the water plant remotely. Dan reported that the Department of Roads plans to overlay the intersections of 5th & Main and 5th & Cherry this summer. Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 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