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A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 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. 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 cle

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 asked the Council to review the consent agenda. Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Care Center. She said the board approved the purchase of twelve new beds that will fill the facility with all new beds. There was a report from the cost accountant that compared LCC with other facilities. The report stated that the Care Center is very efficient and operating within their means. Kari encouraged the council to contact her or Doris with any questions regarding the report. Kari also explained a new survey method that the state is implementing.

Mayor Mueller updated the council on the rural fire board contract.

Paul Wiles was in attendance with a request to change the designation of East 1st Street from a street to an alley. Paul and Dan explained the reasons for the change in designation, those being meeting setbacks for a proposed garage. The street is currently graveled and leads to one house. If changed, it would still be a public right-of-way. The procedure to make the change in classification will be studied. Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to proceed with the necessary documentation to make the change in designation. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

There was a lengthy discussion regarding the fee schedule ordinance #838. Some changes will be made and other towns consulted to compare fees. The ordinance will be resubmitted at the next meeting.

Berhns moves, Jensen seconds to approve the Southeast Nebraska Development District (SENDD) housing dues in the amount of $314.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Behrns seconds to approve the dues request from SENDD in the amount of $1,575.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to renew the annual Cedar Creek Rescue Agreement for the same amount as last year. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Mayor Mueller proclaims August 7, 2010 Disabled American Veteran Forget-Me-Not day.

Dan and the clerk have started working on the budget. A preliminary discussion was held, including sewer rates, equipment purchases, wages, shop building expansion and repairs. There was an extensive discussion on equipment trades and purchases, specifically, tractor, bucket and snow blowers.

Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve Resolution 10-09; establishing surplus equipment of a John Deere 3520 tractor with attachments. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Behrns seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:23 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