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CITY COUNCIL

August 8, 2018                                                                                                    Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 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 Supervisor Dan Henry, 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. Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the claim to Jerry McClun for EMS conference reimbursement. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve the claim to Jerry McClun. Roll call vote: ayes – Petersen, Jensen, Simonson; abstain – McClun. Motion carried.

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Care Center stating that the gazebo project is completely finished and they are putting the finishing touches on the a “hard” budget.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to approve the street closing request from Dan Kudlacek and Justin Schram for a car show on September 28, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Main Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

McClun moves, Petersen seconds to approve the request from Tracy Berggren from Zito Media Business for use of street right-of-way for equipment cabinet south of curb half way between Cherry and Main on 3rd Street and contingent upon a signed right-of-way agreement. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

No council action taken regarding the discussion of a turn-around at the end of South Ridge Dr. Council Member Petersen will talk to the property owners.

No council action taken on cooperative advertising with Sudbeck Homes, inc. to promote Louisville.

Budget discussion included: equipment purchases, building maintenance, wages, duties, repairs, cd and saving account transfers, cutbacks, bond payments and property taxes.

Mayor Behrns gave an update on the LOMR for Mill Creek floodplain/floodway project. Notifications will be sent to affected property owners.

Dan Henry reported for street, water and sewer. Striping Walnut Street will be done soon.

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

An internal audit control of invoices was conducted.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve Resolution 18-08; LARM renewal. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Jensen moves McClun seconds to approve Resolution 18-09; stop signs northbound and southbound on Prairie Hill Dr. as it intersects Hawthorne Lane. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 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