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CITY COUNCIL

 

January 11, 2017                                                                                                        Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall.  Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Randy Jensen, Paula Simonson and Rod Petersen. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson 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. Jensen moves, McClun seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Mayor Behrns opened the public hearing at 7:02 p.m. to consider a revised final plat for Prairie Ridge Commercial; property legally described as:  part of the NE ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 27, T12N, R11E of the 6th p.m. and also part of the E ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 22, T12N, R11E of the 6th p.m., Louisville, Cass County, Nebraska. Dave Wedekind explained that the end of the road was moved 15’ to the west. No other public comment was made. Mayor Behrns closed the hearing at 7:03 p.m.

Mayor Behrns reported for the Care Center. A couple of small details left in the construction along with the floor issues that will be resolved next week.

There was a brief review of the one and six year road plan. A public hearing will be held at the February meeting.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve an advance on the loan from Pinnacle Bank for the ball field in the amount of $275,000.00. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Simonson moves, Petersen seconds to merge the library savings account into the library checking account. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve paying for registration, mileage and meals for the City Attorney to attend the League of Municipalities Midwinter Conference on February 27-28, 2017 in Lincoln. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

No action taken on the JEO agreement for sewer engineering.

The nuisance property at 601 E 4th Street was briefly discussed. McClun moves, Jensen seconds to give authorization to proceed to suit for condemnation. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

No update for the ball field project.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Village of Manley for sewer jetting. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

No report for street, water and sewer.

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

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

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #954; fee schedule ordinance. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Jensen moves, McClun seconds to adopt by title only Ordinance # 954. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Petersen seconds to approve Resolution 17-01; mileage reimbursement. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve Resolution 17-02; revised final plat for Prairie Ridge Commercial. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 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