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CITY COUNCIL

December 13, 2017                                                                                                    Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Paula Simonson, Randy Jensen 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. McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda including approval of appointments with the exception of the claims to Kerns Excavating Co., Inc. Motion carried by unanimous roll call.

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Care Center stating that the gazebo project is underway.

Trent Shrader from the Nebraska Labor and Agriculture Coalition was present to ask the City Council for support of the MoPac trail in Cass County. Jensen moves, Simonson seconds to endorse the concept of the completion of the MoPac trail between Wabash and South Bend using right-of-way along 310th Street and proposed route as presented. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Jensen moves, Simonson seconds to approve the floor covering bid from DFC Flooring using ProSource Carpet as wholesaler in the amount of $40,481.18 for the Assisted Living Facility. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Simonson Petersen to approve pay application #4 to Kerns Excavating Co., Inc. for 2017 Platte River State Park Sanitary Sewer Force Main in the amount of $68,367.96. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve pay application #3 to Kerns Excavating Co., Inc. for 2017 Sanitary Lift Station in the amount of $56,586.96. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Simonson moves, McClun seconds to approve maintenance agreement No. 55 with NDOT from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve the Certificate of Compliance for maintenance agreement No. 55 with NDOT for the current year. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve CCNEDC annual support in the amount of $5,000 paid from the Economic Development fund. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Jensen moves, Simonson seconds to retain Jerry McClun as the City Council President. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

The clerk and Kevin Albert gave a ball field update. Mayor Behrns also stated that the plant manager from Ash Grove said that the deadline to be off the old field could be extended.

McClun moves, Petersen seconds to approve by title only on third and final reading and to publish Ordinance #970; annexation of property legally described as beginning at the Southeast Corner of Lot 10, Block 5, Southridge Subdivision in the Southwest One-Quarter of Section 23, Township 12 North, Range 11 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, Cass County, Nebraska; thence N40°09'28"E and along the East line of said Lot 10 a distance of 197.94 feet to the Northeast Corner of said Lot 10; thence S46°19'52"E a distance of 130.83 feet; thence S00°24'56"E a distance of 231.44 feet to the Northeast Corner of Tax Lot 16 located in the Southwest One-Quarter of said Section 23; thence Northwesterly and along the North line of said Tax Lot 16 the following three courses: 1. N89°56'09"W a distance of 14.65 feet; 2. Along the arc of a curve to the right having a radius of 20.00 feet and a central angle of 40°05'37" for an arc length of 14.00 feet; 3. N49°50'32"W and along the North Right-of-Way of South Ridge drive a distance of 257.02 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.93 acres. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

There were no reports for street, water and sewer.

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

Jensen moves, Simonson seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 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