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CITY COUNCIL

 

April 13, 2016                                                                                                             Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Paula Simonson and Rod Petersen. Randy Jensen was absent. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson, City Supervisor Dan Henry and several 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, McClun seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Mayor Behrns opened the public hearing at 7:01 p.m. for the consideration of a Class CK 116947 Liquor License request for KNABJS Management LLC dba Main Street Café. The applicants introduced themselves. Mandi Chubb, as the seller, was in attendance to answer any questions. No other public comment was made. Mayor Behrns closed the public hearing at 7:03 p.m.

Mayor Behrns reported for the Care Center.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to recommend approval to the NE Liquor Commission of a Class CK liquor license for KNABJS Management LLC dba Main Street Cafe. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve Jill Matchus as manager of Taylor Quik Pik as per liquor commission application. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to approve Omaha Volkswagen Car Club street closing request for June 18, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as follows: Main Street from 1st to 3rd and 2nd Street from alley to alley east and west of Main Street. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve housing stimulus payout to Christopher Peterson for house built at 914 South Ridge Dr. in the amount of $2,490.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Mayor Behrns and Council President McClun met with Papillion Sanitation in preparation of the upcoming trash hauling contract expiration. Some new concepts were discussed to encourage recycling and save money for the residents. Request for proposals will be utilized instead of the bid process for the next contract. The City Attorney will prepare an RFP to be presented at the next meeting.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to accept the bid from Pinnacle Bank at 2.5% interest for ball field financing. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve the bids as presented for the sale of surplus dining/activity room chairs at Louisville Care Center. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Simonson moves, McClun seconds to dispose of excess LCC chairs not sold. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Mayor Behrns updated the council on the Game & Parks agreement for utilization of the City’s water sanitation system.

McClun moves, Petersen seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #942; direct borrowing from Pinnacle Bank in the amount of $500,000 at 2.5% interest rate. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. McClun moves, Simonson seconds to adopt Ordinance #942 on third and final reading, by title only. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Dan reported for water, wastewater and streets.

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. There was no report for fire/rescue.

An internal audit was conducted verifying checks to invoices by the council members.

Simonson moves, Petersen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:01 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