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February 9, 2011                                                                                                         Louisville, NE

 

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor Alan Mueller, Council Members Roger Behrns, Clete Petrzilka, Jerry McClun and Randy Jensen. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson and 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. Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the AOI claim which will be discussed later in the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Mayor Mueller opened the public hearing at 7:01 p.m. to discuss the one and six year road plan. No public comment was made. Mayor Mueller closed the public hearing at 7:02 p.m.

 

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Louisville Care Center.

 

Ruth Ann Hlavac presented the annual library report. She invited the council and staff to an open house on February 26, 2011 to celebrate the library’s 110th anniversary. Ruth Ann also updated the council on other library activities and improvements.

 

Mayor Mueller updated the council on the potential UP property purchase.

 

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

 

The CCNEDC Visionary Investment in the amount of $5,000 was tabled until the next meeting.

 

Mayor Mueller has contacted the new representative at Charter Communications regarding the cable television franchise. There will be further discussion at the next meeting.

 

The clerk never heard anything back from Manley regarding an interlocal agreement for water sampling.

 

Jensen moved, Petrzilka seconds to approve the revised maintenance agreement #55 with the Nebraska Department of Roads. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to approve pay application #2 to AOI Corporation for LCC water improvement project in the amount of $26,059.73. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

There was a lengthy discussion regarding the bids and project for the outdoor air system at the care center. Awarding bids for LCC dedicated outside air system installation was tabled.

 

Behrns moves, McClun seconds to approve the specification and authorize the publication of bids on the repair of the 2005 addition at the care center. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Robert Deloske withdrew his request for no parking at his house at 316 Oak Street.

 

The playground improvement proposals have been tabled. Some adjustments will be made to the design as per discussion.

 

Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the hiring of David Mikell for the assistant city supervisor position. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to approve Resolution 11-02; the one and six year road plan. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

Behrns moves, McClun seconds to introduce by title only, and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #852; wage and benefits of employees and public officials. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Petrzilka moves, McClun seconds to adopt Ordinance #852 by title only. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

 

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. Dan reported for water, wastewater and streets. Jason McClun reported for fire and rescue. There was a brief discussion regarding NFPA fire code adoption.

 

McClun moves, Petrzilka seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 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