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CITY COUNCIL

 

June 10, 2015                                                                                                              Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Rod Petersen and Paula Simonson. Randy Jensen was absent. Also present were City Supervisor Dan Henry and guests. Mayor 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.

Mayor Behrns called the meeting to order and asked the Council to review the consent agenda.              

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the claim to Jerry McClun. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. Simonson moves, Petersen seconds to approve the claim to Jerry McClun for fire school reimbursement in the amount of $227.50. Roll call vote: ayes – Petersen, Simonson; abstain – McClun; absent – Jensen. Motion carries.

Mayor Behrns reported for the Care Center stating that the footings have been poured and construction is moving along.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to approve pay application #1 to Midwest DCM, Inc. in the amount of #31,633.28 for the LCC dining room renovation and addition. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve the Mayor or City Council President as designated representative to authorize field changes up the $25,000 for the LCC dining room renovation and addition project and the Mayor AND the City Council President to authorize field changes up to $50,000. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. The said changes are to be reported back to the city council at the next meeting.

Dave Wedekind was present to discuss development in Prairie Ridge beside Highway 50. The cost to get access from the state is not feasible so there was discussion of a frontage road from Sandhill Road. The council agrees this is the best solution. Secondary access roads for public safety were also discussed.  

Tire amnesty event discussion was tabled until the July meeting for further research.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to approve the housing stimulus payout to Andrew Farber for home built at 808 Westridge Cr. in the amount of $1,793.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

There were no updates on the nuisance properties at 401 Cherry Street or 117 Cherry Street other than to mention they are both still active.

There was a brief discussion on highway construction traffic.

Dan reported for streets, water and wastewater.

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. Jason McClun reported for fire and rescue stating that the new medical director will be Dr. Fullenkamp.

Petersen moves, McClun seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 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