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CITY COUNCIL

 

July 24, 2013                                                                                                               Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Council Members Roger Behrns, Randy Jensen, Jerry McClun and Clete Petrzilka. Mayor Mueller was absent. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson and several guests. Council President Behrns 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. 

Council President Behrns called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. 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.

Roxanne Deloske was present to thank the council for allowing the sprinkler party in the park on Monday. She hopes the city continues with this activity for the younger kids in town. Roxanne also suggested looking into other types of sprinklers if the parties are to continue. The coundil reviewed pictures taken by the clerk and told Roxanne they appreciated her feedback on the activity. It was agreed to continue on Mondays until school starts at least.

Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to approve of, and authorize Council President Behrns to execute, a memorandum of understanding with Melvin Sudbeck Homes, Inc. regarding the limited development of East Ridge pending a request for and processing of possible tax increment financing pursuant to a redevelopment plan and contract to be negotiated with the redeveloper. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Petrzilka seconds to approve reserved parking spots for Terri Scholting as follows: four parking stalls on north side of 2nd Street east of Main Street all day on August 1, 2103 for an open house. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Roy and Shelly Hudson and Mike Bevins, Prairie Hill residents were present with concerns about the installation of the storm sewer behind their homes. They request the area be re-surveyed and re-pinned before work continues. They were upset that there was no notification or communication when the work began. There was a brief discussion regarding the temporary road to be built for access during construction.

Jensen moves, Petrzilka seconds to adopt on third and final reading by title only Ordinance #895; annexation of East Ridge property. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petrzilka moves, Jensen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 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