REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
June 24, 2003
A Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, was held at City Hall Council Chambers in said City on the 24th day of June 2003, at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Present were: President of the Council: Paul Foy; Council Members: Donna Sharman, Ronald Hollmann, Tanya Gieschen and Jerry Speck. Absent: None. City Manager: Steve Krajewski; City Clerk: Jane M. Skinner.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in at least three public places as shown by the Certificate of Posting Notice attached to these Minutes. Notice of this meeting was simultaneously given to the President and to all members of the Council on June 20, 2003 and a copy of their Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice and the Agenda is attached to these minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the Notice to the President and Council of this meeting. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
President Foy called the attention of the Council to the Consent Agenda for the meeting which was prepared and distributed to members of the Council on June 20, 2003. President Foy noted the Consent Agenda consisted of five items and asked if any member of the Council would prefer that any item on the Consent Agenda be removed and placed on the Regular Agenda for discussion. No Council Member asked for any item to be removed. Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Seconded by Councilwoman Geischen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried and the Consent Agenda was approved as follows:
B. Minutes of regular meeting held June 10, 2003.
C. OVFD – Resignation of Arnie Bates and Michael Canann.
D. OVFD – Application of Stephanie Schrack (probationary member).
E. Application for license to perform work within the public right-of-way (Moul’s Modern Builder’s, LLC.
CLAIMS PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AND PAYMENT:
Pinnacle Bank-Dir Dep $25.00, Mary Eileen Lovenburg-Void, 125 Plan-Pretx $623.48, EFTPS-FIT $14,009.08, ICMA-Pension $221.28, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,914.73, Manulife Financial-Pension $322.14, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,437.56, NE Child Support Center-Garnish $137.77, Pinnacle Bank-Dir Pay $47,122.58, Rankin Sales & Service-Mower $12,500.00, State of NE Dept of Rev-SIT $4,783.18, 125 Plan-Pretx $623.48, American Family Insurance-Aflac $500.30, EFTPS-FIT $13,366.77, Hospital & Medical-Ins $11,974.25, ICMA-Pension $221.28, Kansas City Life Ins-Ins $449.50, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,828.83, Manulife Financial-Pension $322.14, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,444.32, NE Child Support Center-Garnish $137.77, Pinnacle Bank-PP#12 $45,479.55, 21st Century Equipment-Su $1.66, Alco-Su $47.37, Alltel-Se $957.27, American Red Cross-Su $172.45, Anderson Sign Service-Su $2,550.00, A One Supply-Su $187.44, A One Supply-Su $8.99, Arnold Pool Co-Su $13,063.88, Baltzell Vet Clinic-Se $70.00, B & D Office Supply-Su $97.46, Big Mac Diesel, Inc-Su $50.00, Bound Tree Medical LLC-Su $360.06, Heidi Brown-Su $42.83, Mike Bruckner-Sal $842.12, Cash Wa Distributing-Su $372.90, Caterpillar Financial Ser-Pay #26 $1,630.37, Central Auto & Diesel-Se $98.20, True Value Homecenter-Su $189.50, C.L. Coffman-Se $27.00, Comm Internet Systems Inc-Se $72.00, Correll Refrigeration Inc-Su $74.00, Cranmore Fire Protection-Se $1,275.00, Culligan-Se $5.00, Dell Marketing L.P.-Su $9,476.50, Direct Safety Company-Su $23.95, Eichner Sales & Service-Se $245.38, EMS Billing Service-Contract $1,279.99, Farmers Coop Association-Se $2,958.06, Farm Plan Dept-Se $237.08, Fedex-Se $39.86, Penney Feltz-Su $403.04, Ionix Telecommunications-Se $557.34, Follett Software Company-Su $480.00, Gaylord Bros-Su $71.96, Jason Griego-Refund $50.00, Harold Hampton-Se $7,126.00, Hart’s Auto Supply-Su $84.42, High Plains Printing-Su $610.50, Eugene Holderness-Refund $57.08, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $406.03, Ideal Linen Supply Inc-Su $234.41, Ingram-Bks $1,162.45, Waste Connections Inc-Se $550.25, Kansas City Life Ins Co-Ins $435.27, Keith County Clerk-Se $52.50, KC Hospital Authority-Sa Tx Rev $27,240.79, Keith County News-Pub $689.07, Keith County Treasurer-EOC Chgs $10,000.00, Kenfield Electric-Se $915.13, Kildare Lumber-Su $122.97, Kitterman’s Graphics-Se $135.00, KN Energy-Se $2,165.68, Kohl Motors Inc-Se $67.99, Steve Krajewski-Mi $200.00, Anthony Krajewski-Mi $183.90, Charlotte Kumor-Su $111.39, Lab Safety Supply Inc-Su $339.45, Lacal Equipment-Su $1,456.90, Lamar Companies-Su $300.00, Linweld-Su $14.50, Logan Contractors Supply-Su $10,386.80, Carol Maxson-Mi & Mtg Exp $370.59, McQuillan & Steenburg-Se $1,425.00, Midwest Turf & Irr-Su $130.16, National Geographic Soc-Bk $16.90, NE Assoc Transport Prov-Mtg Exp $75.00, NE Dept of Aeronautics-Se $2,780.00, NE Public Power District-Se 10,346.07, NE Department of Revenue-Sa Tx Remit $151.18, NESSCA-Du $50.00, Newman Signs-Su $348.55, Office Service Inc-Su $694.34, Ogallala Feed & Seed Inc-Turf & Tree $326.75, Ogallala Medical Group-Se $399.00, Ogallala Ready Mix-Su $630.00, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $633.11, Oga Water Plant Fund-Su $107.23, Oga Volun Fire Dept-Mtg Exp $930.00, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $840.00, Ogallala Skate Park-Don $100.00, Ord Township Library-Software $722.21, Oshkosh Cleaners-Se $201.90, Pamida Inc-Su $40.97, Paulsen Inc-Su $725.10, Pioneer Aviation LLC-Cont $2,000.00, Platte Valley Agency Inc-Ins $45.00, Prairie States Comm-Su $51.00, Pro Mart-Se $21.00, Quick Electric-Se $44.95, Qwest-Se $133.57, Rankin Sales & Service-Se $339.45, RBP Construction-Re $272.50, R & C Sprinklers-Re $44.50, R & D Welding & Supply-Se $6.10, Recorded Books-Bks $245.60, Regional Books Inc-Bks $14.34, Safeway Inc-Su $30.59, Sandhills Dist Health Dep-Su $282.00, Ogallala School District #1-Reimburse $51.60, Cheryl Schow-Mi & Mtg Exp $76.40, Servicemaster Cleaning-Se $837.86, Shonsey, Almquist, Kucera-Se $620.00, Sidney Roofing Inc-Re $17,720.00, Sunmart #270-Su $21.43, Southwest Auto Tech, LLC-Se $60.00, Steve’s Body & Paint Inc-Re $569.57, Virginia Steinke-Post/Meals/Mi $71.76, Telegraph-Pub $162.53, Texaco Inc-Gas $40.62, Tims Two Way-Re $45.00, Town & Country Srv-Re $179.92, U S Postal Service-Post $83.92, Van Diest Supply company-Su $1,337.65, Veterans Service Office-Flags $50.00, Visa-Sub/Fuel/Mtg Exp $1,607.05, Visa-Fuel $75.97, Overhead Door Co of N P-Se $106.00, West Central NE Dev Dist-Membership Asses $4,000.00, Western Pat Consultants-Se $521.00, Windy Acre Electric-Se $3,303.40, Xerox Corporation-Se $14.70, Zoll Medical Corporation-Su $250.00.
Regional Care Inc-Claims $61.24, Regional Care-Claims $62.50, Regional Care-Claims $386.36.
Adams Bank & Trust-Auto Pay $25.00, General Fund-PP#9, 10, 11 $21,020.30, Alltel-Se $52.04, A One Supply-Re $45.24, A One Supply/Radio Shack-Su $10.14, True value Homecenter-Su $16.51, Comm Internet Systems Inc-Se $12.00, Eichner Sales & Service-Re $27.16, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $305.43, General Fund-Se $6,250.00, Great Plains One Call Ser-Se $57.66, Humphrey Auto Supply-Su $118.07, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $19.70, Jacobson Helgoth Inc-Se $350.00, Kildare Lumber-Su $11.98, KN Energy Inc-Se $36.67, Anthony Krajewski-Mi $47.45, Midwest Electric-Se $1,107.07, Municipal Supply Inc-Mtrs $3,557.41, Nebraska Machinery Co-Su $29.41, NPPD-Se $1,454.67, NE Dept of Rev-Tx Remit $4,812.68, Office Service-Su $172.22, Pitney Bowes Credit Corp-Mtr Rent $50.00, Sunmart #270-Su $6.46, St of NE Dept Health Lab-Se $520.00, Video Kingdom-Se $79.90, Hugh Doyle-Refund $5.60, Jessica Root Graves-Refund $14.45, Greg Schmidt-Refund $175.64, William Shively-Refund $33.54.
Adams Bank & Trust-Se $25.00, General Fund-PP#9,10,11 $13,553.08, U S Postal Service-Post $455.76, Air Filter Sales & Serv-Su $353.14, Alltel-Se $42.51, Arnold Pool Co-Se $17.95, True Value Homecenter-Su $8.08, Comm Internet Systems Inc-Se $12.00, Cornhusker Glass-Se $17.73, Eichner Sales & Service-Se $7.99, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $68.68, Farm Plan-Re $30.42, Ionix Telecommunications-Se $181.01, General Fund-Se $6,250.00, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $51.04, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $35.36, Waste connections Inc-Se $54.75, Kelly Supply company-Su $13.23, Kildare Lumber Su $132.14, KN Energy-Se $2,623.03, Anthony Krajewski-Mi $41.53, Lawson Products-Su $114.27, Lumber 1 Inc-Su $7.60, NPPD-Se $2,418.26, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $53.55, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $1,359.45, Paul’s Repair-Su $2,039.50, R & D Welding & Supply-Su $49.63, Safeway-Su $28.52, Titan Industries Inc-Su $270.00, Town & Country-Re $14.64.
Redi Acct-Tran $3,869.00.
HOSPITAL & MEDICAL:
Regional Care Inc-Reimburs $12,355.61, Regional Care Inc-Claims $332.00, Regional Care-Claims $3,838.83, Regional Care-Claims $3,957.18.
Councilwoman Geischen moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held June 13, 2003. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. The following Council Members voted “Yes”. Paul Foy, Tanya Geischen and Donna Sharman. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Abstaining: Ronald Hollmann and Jerry Speck. Motion declared carried.
Ken Schilz, President of Keith County Area Development and Caleb Johnson, Board Member appeared before the Council to request funding for Keith County Area Development.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to take the Keith County Area Development 2003 funding request of $11,620.00 under advisement to be determined during the budget workshops and public hearing. Seconded by Councilman Hollmann. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Motion declared carried.
Karl Elmshaeuser, Airport Manager, and Shane Winn, Winn Air, Inc. came before the Council regarding an application for an airframe and/or power plant repair franchise.
Councilman Speck moved to approve Winn Air, Inc.’s application for an airframe and/or power plant repair franchise. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Geischen moved approve the hangar lease agreement with Winn Air, Inc. Seconded by Councilman Speck. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Speck introduced Resolution No. 1096 to amend the City of Ogallala Position Descriptions Salary Range. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilwoman Sharman moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilman Speck. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman, Ronald Hollmann, Jerry Speck and Tanya Gieschen. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: None. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1096 adopted, a copy of said Resolution being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
Councilwoman Gieschen introduced Resolution No. 1097 setting the City of Ogallala employee merit increase guide. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilwoman Sharman moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman, Ronald Hollmann, Jerry Speck and Tanya Gieschen. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: None. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1097 adopted, a copy of said Resolution being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, Councilwoman Sharman moved to adjourn. Seconded by Councilman Speck. All present Council Member voted
“Yes”: Absent: None. Motion declared carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:14 P.M.
Jane M. Skinner
STATE OF NEBRASKA )
COUNTY OF KEITH ) SS.
CITY OF OGALLALA )
I, the undersigned, City Clerk for the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, hereby certify that all of the subjects included in the attached proceedings were contained in the Agenda for the meeting of June 24, 2003 kept continuously current and available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk; that such subjects were contained in said Agenda for at least twenty-four hours prior to said meeting; that at least one copy of all reproducible material discussed at the meeting was available at the meeting for examination and copying by members of the public; that the Minutes of the President and Council of the City of Ogallala, Nebraska, were in written form and available for public inspection within ten working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; that all news media requesting notification concerning meeting of said body were provided advance notification of the time and place of said meeting and the subjects to be discussed at said meeting.
Jane M. Skinner
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