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CITY COUNCIL

 

May 11, 2016                                                                                                              Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Randy Jensen and Rod Petersen. Paula Simonson 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. McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the LCC claim for Midwest DCM. 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 D 117284 liquor license request for S Bar N LLC dba Louisville Liquor. No public comment was made. Mayor Behrns closed the public hearing at 7:03 p.m.

Mayor Behrns reported for the Care Center stating that construction is progressing slowly.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to recommend approval of S Bar N LLC dba Louisville Liquor Class D liquor license to the NE Liquor Control Commission. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. 

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve pay application #11 to Midwest DCM, Inc. for the LCC dining room expansion/renovation project in the amount of $27,539.62. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, McClun seconds to approve reserved parking request for pokre run at Good Times on Saturday, May 21, 2016 as follows: west side of Main Street from Good Times south to 3rd and east side of Main from Pinnacle Bank to 3rd Street from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve reserved parking request for pokre run at Good Times on Saturday, June 18, 2016 s follows: 3rd Street from Main to Cherry from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve the request for proposal for trash haul contract as amended. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve Omaha Volkswagen Car Club street closing request for June 17, 2017 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.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve Omaha Volkswagen Car Club street closing request for June 16, 2018 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.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the contract with ENOA for a one year period subject to the clerk checking on ENOA’s willingness for a pay increase for the manager on October 1, 2016. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the scope of services contract with JEO for LOMR submittal to FEMA in the amount of $39,810.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Employee discussion/action was moved to closed session at the end of the meeting.

Petersen moves, McClun seconds to enter into an agreement with Jack Faubion to serve as backup water/sewer operator. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, McClun seconds to approve the street closing request from B.U.I.L.D.  for the Last Hot Sunday in July car show on July 31, 2016 as follows: Main Street from 1st to 3rd and 2nd Street from alley to alley east and west of Main Street and the use of the parking lot north of city hall from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve the request from B.U.I.L.D. for the use of the basketball and tennis courts of the city park for vendor/swap meet for Last Hot Sunday in July Car Show July 31, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, McClun seconds to excuse City Attorney Roger Johnson from the June city council meeting. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to accept parcel #130393150; Lot 285, Original Town, Louisville, from Cass County. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

No council action taken on the permanent utility easement with Tom Snodgrass; Lots 522 and 523, Original Town, Louisville, NE.

No council action taken on the permanent utility easement with Dick Berner: Lots 524 and 525, Original Town, Louisville, NE.

Mayor Behrns and Dan Henry gave an update on the agreement with Game & Parks for sewer service.

Dan Henry reported for street, water and sewer.

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. There were no reports for fire and rescue.

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

Petersen moves, McClun seconds to enter into closed session at 8:20 p.m. to prevent needless injury to the reputation of an individual regarding personnel. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending. Mayor Behrns reiterated the reason for the closed session. Jensen moves, McClun seconds to reconvene in open session at 8:42 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of those attending.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:44 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