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CITY COUNCIL

 

June 12, 2013                                                                                                              Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Alan Mueller, Council Members Roger Behrns, Randy Jensen, Jerry McClun and Clete Petrzilka. Also present were City Supervisor Dan Henry, City Attorney Roger Johnson 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 LCC claim to Precision Enterprises, Inc. and the claim to Jerry McClun. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve the claim to Jerry McClun for fire school reimbursement. Roll call vote: ayes – Petrzilka, Behrns, Jensen; abstain – McClun. Motion carried.

Mayor Mueller declared a conflict with the public hearing and exited the meeting at 7:02 p.m. Council President Behrns opened the public hearing at 7:02 p.m. for the consideration to approve the final plat for East Ridge Subdivision; property legally described as:  Lot 35 Eastwood First Addition except the north 290 feet thereof together with that part of Tax Lot 6 in the NE¼ of the NW¼ of Sec 23, T12N, R11E, Louisville, Cass County, Nebraska. Dan stated that no changes have been made since the preliminary plat. No public comment was made. Council President Behrns closed the public hearing at 7:03 p.m. Mayor Mueller returned to the meeting at 7:03 p.m.

Council President Behrns reported for the Care Center with a construction update. He reported that the project is progressing well and that carpet will be laid soon. The entire project may be completed by the end of July.

Mayor Mueller declared a conflict with the next item and exited the building at 7:13 p.m. Council President Behrns presided over the meeting. Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve Resolution 13-08; East Ridge final plat. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Mayor Mueller returned to the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

Nuisance properties at various locations were discussed. Dick Berner was present and agreed to have the house at 2nd & Maple demolished and removed by July 10, 2013. Dick also agreed to mow said property within the week. Dick also agreed to have the garage at 2nd and Walnut demolished and removed by July 10, 2013. Dan gave updates on progress of other nuisance properties.

Petrzilka moves, McClun seconds to approve pay application #8 to Precision Industries in the amount of $24,589.00 for the Care Center hallway/resident room remodel project. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petrzilka moves, McClun seconds to approve the contract with Cal Hinz for LCC master planning and programming in the amount of $45,928.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

No action taken on the SENDD membership dues request in the amount of $1,575.00.

No action taken on the SENDD housing dues request in the amount of $332.00.

Behrns moves, Jensen seconds to approve the special designated liquor license request from Nebraska Brewing Company for July 28, 2013 in Home State Bank parking lot with the restriction that the area must be fenced. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Behrns moves, McClun seconds to approve the Good Times Saloon requests for reserved parking, street closing and special designated liquor license as follows: June 29, 2013 – reserved parking from noon to 5:00 p.m. west side of Main from Main Street Café south to 3rd, east side of Main from HSB south to 3rd and city office parking lot; July 13, 2013 - reserved parking from noon to 5:00 p.m. west side of Main from Main Street Café south to 3rd, east side of Main from HSB south to 3rd and city office parking lot; July 14, 2013 – reserved parking from noon to 5:00 p.m. west side of Main from Main Street Café south to 3rd, east side of Main from HSB south to 3rd and city office parking lot; July 14, 2013 – street closing request of 3rd Street from Main west to the alley from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.; July 14, 2013 – special designated liquor license from noon to 10:00 p.m.; July 20, 2013 – reserved parking from noon to 5:00 p.m. west side of Main from Main Street Café south to 3rd, east side of Main from HSB south to 3rd and city office parking lot; August 10, 2013 – reserved parking from noon to 5:00 p.m. west side of Main from Main Street Café south to 3rd, east side of Main from HSB south to 3rd and city office parking lot. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to approve the street closing for LVFD BBQ and Street Dance on June 22, 2013 all day on Main Street between 1st and 2nd with intersections to remain open. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to approve the transfer of $51,455.60 from the economic development fund to the general fund to reimburse for the drainage tubes for East Ridge and Prairie Ridge. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Behrns moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve and adopt the ADA and Section 504 Plan for the City of Louisville as amended. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

There was a brief preliminary budget discussion, specifically equipment purchases and/or trades. More details will be presented at the July meeting. All departments are required to have budget requests submitted by the July meeting.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to authorize the city clerk, upon receipt of bond funds, to pay off the Home State Bank loan and make an interfund transfer from the water fund to Louisville Care Center in the amount of $500,000.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to approve Resolution 13-07; Agreement STP-BH-50-2(134) with NE Department of Roads. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Dan reported for streets, water and wastewater. A written sheriff’s report was circulated. There were no reports for fire and rescue.

Petrzilka moves, Behrns seconds to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 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 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