REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
July 27, 2004
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 27th day of July 2004, at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Present were: President of the Council: Paul Foy; Council Members: Donna Sharman, , Tanya Gieschen and Jerry Speck. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. City Manager: Steve Krajewski; City Clerk: Jane M. Skinner; City Attorney: Michael McQuillan.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publishing one time in the Keith County News posting at the City Hall Administration Building places as shown by the Certificate of Publication and Posting Notice attached to these Minutes. Notice of this meeting was simultaneously given to the President and to all members of the Council on July 23, 2004 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 July 23, 2004. President Foy noted the Consent Agenda consisted of fifteen 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 Councilman Speck. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried and the Consent Agenda was approved as follows:
A. Minutes of regular meeting held June 22, 2004.
B. Minutes of special meeting held June 29, 2004.
C. Master Plumber bond for Darold Priesner.
D. Gas Fitter bond for Kinder Morgan, Inc.
E. O.V.F.D. – Resignation of Bonnie Bauer.
F. O.V.F.D. – Karl Elmshaeuser as full member.
H. Special Designated liquor license – Ogallala / Keith County Chamber of Commerce, event to be held September 16, 17 & 18, 2004 during Indian Summer Rendezvous.
I. Approval of Appliance Installers License renewals for the following:
Steve McCroden Dwayne Orth Paul Ruhlman
J. Approval of License renewals for the following Gas Fitters:
Douglas Correll Troy Knoedler David Richter
Marc Fagullar Rollie V. Mundy, Jr. Gary Schrack
Delbert Hansen David Norman Del Simmerman
Mike Hansen Kenneth Priesner Douglas Tryon
K. Approval of Master Plumber License renewals for the following:
Ray Bang William McMillan Kenneth Priesner
Marc Fagullar Rollie V. Mundy, Jr. Ronald Randall
Jeffrey J. Guerreor Robert Nelson Douglas Tryon
Mike Hansen Burton Pace Joe Vas Jr.
Troy D. Knoedler Darold Priesner Gary Weideman
L. Approval of Journeyman Plumber License renewals for the following:
Harold Beckius Tod Kimberling
Gary L. Burr Joe Malone
M. Approval of R.O.W. Contractor License renewals for the following:
David J. Auwerda Morgan McClure Russ Peterson
Paul Baumgartner Steve McCroden Rocky Renz
Rick Dawson William McMillan Gary Schrack
Marc Fagullar Paul A. Otto John Stulich
Harold Hampton Lonnie Peters Charlie Votapka
N. Approval of Sewer Contractor License renewals for the following:
Paul Baumgartner Earl Castle Harold Hampton
O. Approval of Mobile Home Park license renewals for the following:
Dawn Crum / Crum Court Richard Piper / Stewart Trailer Court
Del Humphrey / Hillcrest Homes Rod Scofield / Erlewine Trailer Court
Earl Castle / Lakeside Court Mark Cumpton / Green Acres Estates Joe Malone / Mobile Villa Tim Miller / L & L Trailer Court
Earl Castle / Riverview Trailer Court Bob Batt / Ogallala Court
CLAIMS PRESENT FOR APPROVAL AND PAYMENT:
Air Bp Aviation Service-Fuel $9,290.32,Pinnacle Bank-Dir Dep $25.00, DP Electronics LLC-Void, DP Electronics LLC-Se $5.58, R & C Sprinklers-Se $6,113.07, Axis Capital Inc-Lease $99.00, 125 Plan-Pretx $608.17, EFTPS-FIT $13,750.30, Hospital & Medical-Ins $12,762.00, ICMA Retirement-Pension $221.28, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,829.14, Manulife Financial-Pension $556.77, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,594.72, NE Child Support Center-Support $366.93, Pinnacle Bank-PP#13 $50,204.87, McQuillan & McQuillan-Se $207.25, KTG Labor Consultants-Mtg Exp $265.00, State of Neb Dept of Rev-SIT $3,270.63, Adams Bank & Trust-Se $10,500.00, 125 Plan-Pretx $1,208.17, American Family Insurance-Aflac $778.86, EFTPS-FIT $13,823.05, Hospital & Medical-Ins $12,402.00, ICMA Retirement-Pension $221.28, Kansas City Life Insurance-Se $448.67, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,836.15, Manulife Financial-Pension $556.77, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,750.68, NE Child Support Center-Support $366.93, Pinnacle Bank-PP#14 $49,295.32, Accelerated Rec Solutions-Garnish $103.32, EFTPS-FIT $114.92, Manulife Financial-Pension $90.12, McQuillan & McQuillan-Se $8,183.50, 21st Century Equipment-Su $107.75, Alco-Su $206.64, Alltel-Se $709.66, American Red Cross-Trng $165.00, Sarah Anderson-Mi $7.00, Lucille Andrews-Mi $31.64, A One Supply-Su $346.46, Rita Apolius-Mi $36.96, Arnolds Upholstery-Re $30.00, Arnold Pool Co-Su $81.50, Baltzell Vet Clinic-Se $60.00, Bernice Bauer-Mi $22.68, Joe Bauer-Mi $33.60, Jean Bauman-Mi $50.40, B & D Office Supply-Su $24.69, Bound Tree Medical-Su $1,479.61, Thomas Bowman-Mi $24.64, Regina Bradley-Mi $11.20, Mike Bruckner-Sal $842.32, Brunswigs Trading Post-Se $65.00, Buenz Drug-Su $43.07, Cash Wa Distributing-Su $762.10, Caterpillar Financial-Pay #39 $1,630.37, Central Auto & Diesel-Se $98.08, Charter Communications-Se $164.85, True Value Homecenter-Se $819.39, Dorothy Cogburn-Mi $16.80, Comm Internet Systems-Se $12.00, Cornhusker Glass-Re $110.60, Culligan-Su $44.17, Billy Davis-Meals $62.58, Dickinson Land Surveyors-Se $1,419.63, Division Weights & Measur-Mtg Exp $25.62, DP Electronics LLC-Su $1.59, Eichner Sales & Service-Se $128.79, Electric Fixture & Supply-Su $25.92, EMS Billing Services-Se $925.19, Erthum’s Sheet Metal-Se $19,367.00, Donald Ervin-Mi $7.00, Dorothy Ervin-Mi $22.96, Joanne Ervin-Mi $50.40, Carol Eshleman-Mi $26.25, Falcon Laboratories-Se $111.46, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $3,983.51, Farm Plan-Su $282.75, Federal Signal Corp-Su $81,167.25, Ilo Fegler-Mi $5.60, Ardith Frerichs-Mi $8.40, Fern Fricke-Mi $34.16, Gaylord Bros-Su $200.41, Hansens Heating & Cooling-Su $188.37, Betsy Hasty-Mi $11.76, High Plains Printing-Su $577.30, Velda Hill-Mi $14.00, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $194.60, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $514.60, Ingram-Bks $1,363.09, Investment Prop Exchange-Se $1,400.00, Waste Connections-Se $579.00, J Bar J Landfill-Se $20.34, Leonard Johnson-Refund $25.00, Kansas City Life Ins-Ins $352.40, Dale Kayser-Mi $16.80, Keith Co Area Development-Contract $1,750.00, Keith County Clerk-Se $22.00, KC Hospital Authority-Sa Tx $27,244.05, Keith Co Historical Soc-Bks $36.00, Keith County News-Se $394.25, Keith Co Senior Center-Se $20.00, Keith County Treasurer-EOC Chgs $10,140.00, Kenfield Electric-Su $7,107.96, Kenfield Gallery-Du $3,000.00, Harvey Kenfield-Mi $25.20, Howard Kenfield-Mi $32.20, Kildare Lumber-Su $2,118.90, KN Energy-Se $6,402.51, Steve Krajewski-Mi $41.25, Vera Kracke-Mi $6.16, Lab Safety Supply-Su $198.92, Beth Lawler-Mi $30.80, Law Enforcement Accessory-Uni $155.00, League of NE Municipal-Mtg Exp $366.00, Le Renner Sports Surfaces-Se $27,725.00, Margaret Lezotte-Mi $18.20, Linweld-Su $109.75, Lou Kraus Music-Se $25.00, Mass Air & Mechanical Inc-Lab $110.00, Carol Maxon-Mi $240.00, McQuillan & McQuillan-Se $1,563.75, M C Schaff & Assoc-Se $330.00, Gertruce McVay-Mi $5.32, Mike Mell- Mi $40.50, Meteorlogix-Se $247.27, Michael Todd & Co-Su $941.16, Midwest Turf & Irr-Su $461.09, Midwest Radar & Equipment-Su $244.75, Midwest Right of Way Serv-Se $2,595.41, Cindy Mielke-Su & Mi $403.55, Kathy Most-Mi $34.16, Muellers Greenhouse-Su $27.00, NE Assoc of Tran Provide-Du $35.00, NE Library Com/The Atrium-Se $10.58, NE State Historical Soc-Du $60.00, NE Dept of Aeronautics-Se $3,930.00, Marjorie Neill-Mi $47.04, Ray Nelson-Mi $33.60, NPPD-Se $11,869.59, NE Department of Revenue-Sa Tx Remit $668.52, Newman Signs-Su $383.53, Nibs’ Carpet & Upholstery-Se $200.00, Alma Nowak-Mi $8.68, Office Service-Su $811.18, Ogallala Community Hosp-Se $12.21, Ogallala Feed & Seed-Su $153.44, Ogallala Medical Group-Se $175.00, Ogallala Ready Mix-Su $13,525.39, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $5,102.83, Oga Volun Fire Dept-Mtg Exp $1,792.55, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $840.00, Oshkosh Cleaners-Se $267.00, Packard Power & Repair-Se $44.75, Janet Pace-Mi $33.60, Fay Pahl-Mi $27.72, Pamida Inc-Su $79.99, Pathmark Traffic Products-Su $5,549.00, Paulsen Inc-Su $69.92, Adam Peters-Su $288.00, Pioneer Aviation LLC-Contract $2,040.00, Pioneer Randustrial-Su $273.00, Prairie States Com Inc-Su $272.75, Pro Mart-Su $12.00, Quick Electric-Re $74.42, Quill Corporation-Su $70.87, Jerry Quick-Mi $50.40, Norma Quick-Mi $50.40, Qwest-Se $1,503.03, Holiday Inn-Mtg Exp $1,383.64, R & C Sprinklers-Su $1,012.98, R & D Welding & Supply-Se $21.21, Redkatz-Se $204.75, Betty Jo Riggs-Mi $38.08, Richard Roeser-Mi $50.40, Lois Rose-Mi $37.80, Kenneth Ruser-Mi $16.80, Shirley Ruser-Mi $16.80, Safeway Inc-Su $7.99, Safety Kleen Corporation-Su $247.80, Sargent Drilling-Se $10,110.10, Emil Schuessler-Mi $20.44, Sharon Scheele-Mi $33.60, Servicemaster Cleaning-Se $837.86, Sidney Roofing-Su $721.13, Sunmart-Su $33.80, Snell Services-Su $681.08, Southwest Auto Tech-Se $301.33, Sport’s Pilot Shop-Su $376.70, Springer’s Appliances-Su $52.50, Joan Spurgin-Mi $42.00, St of NE Dept Lbr Sfty-Se $30.00, Staples Credit Plan-Su $269.95, Virginia Steinke-Mi & Su $78.87 Ferne Sutton-Mi $26.60, Tina Thompson-Mi $6.16, Titan industries Inc-Su $17.00, Tomark Sports-Fence $2,676.80, The Tool Pouch-Lab $1,375.00, Toshiba American Info Sys-Paymnt $344.67, Town & Country-Re $19.00, JJ Treankler-Mi $33.60, Truck & Auto Align-Se $92.24, Twomey Tree Service-Se $800.00, Ultramax-Uni $184.00, U S Postal Service-Post $78.42, Van Diest Supply Company-Su $2,944.66, Video Kingdom-Su $74.95, Visa-Gas & Su $440.93, Visa-Gas & Meals $261.04, Waite, McWha & Harvat-Se $709.25, Clara Wamsley-Mi $8.12, Western Path Consultants-Se $26.00, Margaret Westerbuhr-Mi $50.40, Helen Willey-Mi $12.32, Helen Williams-Mi $30.24, Delma Wilson-Mi $38.92, Alice Worley-Mi $10.08, Xerox Corporation-Se $15.14, Yant Testing Supply Equip-Su $17.05, Zoll Medical Corp-Su $476.00, 125 Plan-Pretx $558.17, EFTPS-FIT $13,620.23, Hospital & Medical-Ins $12.240.30, ICMA-Pension $221.28, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,808.43, Manulife Financial-Pension $556.77, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,466.40, NE Child Support Center-Su $83.54, Pinnacle Bank-PP #15 49,040.82.
Regional Care Inc-Claims $46.92, Regional Care Inc-Claims $237.98, Regional Care Inc-Claims $552.76, Regional Care Inc-Claims $220.91.
Adams Bank-Auto Pay $25.00, General Fund-PP #12 & 13 $15,465.22, U S Postal Service-Post $462.22, Alco-Su $17.94, Alltel-Se $96.86, A One Supply-Su $44.43, AWWA-Du $265.00, Axis Capital Inc-Paymt $99.00, Bowe’s Portable Welding-Se $112.50, Brown Transfer Company-Frt $267.79, Charter Communications-Se $54.95, True Value Homecenter-Su $57.22, Cornhusker Glass-Shp Chg $13.51, Farmers Coop Assocation-Fuel $526.07, Farm Plan-Su $56.75, General Fund-Admin Exp $5,500.00, Great Plains One Call-Se $40.00, Hach Company-Su $65.30, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $20.46, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $30.15, Jacobson Helgoth-Se $11,343.27, Kildare Lumber –Su $19.40, KN Energy-Se $20.99, Mercantile Corporate-Su $40.05, Midwest Electric-Se $3,339.29, Municipal Supply-Inv $1,637.61, NPPD-Se $3,097.93, NE Department of Revenue-Tx Remit $6,780.55, Office Service Inc-Su $24.70, Ogallala Water Department-Su $6.89, Pitney Bowes Credit Corp-Mtr Rent $50.00, Qwest-Se $110.93, R & D Welding-Se $74.61, Sunmart-Su $40.38, St of Neb Dept Health-Se $324.00, USA Blue Book-Re $132.64, Video Kingdom-Se $21.35, Michael Canann-Refund $4.69, Tom Hampton-Refund $22.20, Tom Hampton-Refund $9.11, Jesse Johnson-Refund $22.25, John O’Connor-Refund $22.25, Glenn Silvius-Refund $19.11, Shannon Simpson-Refund $26.67, Kara Van Velson-Refund $27.80, Rick VerHagen-Refund $21.85, General Fund-Payroll $15,737.23.
Adams Bank-Auto Pay $25.00, General Fund-PP #12 & 13 $9,685.94, Alltel-Se $108.25, Capp Inc-Se $662.15, Comm Internet Systems-Se $19.95, Cornhusker Glass-Se $7.58, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $116.00, Farm Plan-Su $56.35, General Fund-Admin Exp $4,375.00, High Plains Printing-Su $497.17, Ideal Linen Supply Inc-Se $36.28, Waste Connections-Se $54.75, KN Energy-Se $2,814.63, Steve Krajewski-Mtg Exp $43.36, McQuillan & McQuillan PC-Se $639.75, Midwest Laboratories-Su $9.55, NPPD-Se $3,713,83, NSI Solutions-Se $194.50, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $70.35, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $2,499.40, Qwest-Se $68.48, Town House Motel-Mtg Exp $44.00, General Fund-Payroll $9,773.03.
YOUTH COMMITTEE FUND:
Ben Franklin Crafts-Su $58.49, Mea Haberman-Su $161.96, Cash-Fun Day $100.00, Aloc Discount-Su $54.57, Mea Haberman-Su $124.01, Prairie Theatre-Movie $100.00.
Redi Acct-Trans $3,869.00.
HOSPITAL & MEDICAL:
Regional Care-Claims $3,922.14, Regional Care-Claims $4.80, Regional Care-Claims $2,442.12, Regional Care-Claims $4,582.03, Regional Care-Claims $2,743.46, Regional Care-Reinsur $9,776.05, David Davison-Refund $144.00.
Council President Foy opened a Public Hearing regarding CDBG Contract 97-ED-026 amendment at 7:34. City Manager Krajewski presented information regarding the amendment.
City Clerk Skinner presented the Treasurer’s report for June 2004.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to approve the Fiscal Agent Services Agreement with Ameritas. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
City Manager Krajewski reviewed the two bids received for auditor services.
Councilman Speck moved to approve the agreement for auditor service with Shonsey and Associates. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. The following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman and Jerry Speck. The following Council Member voted “No”: Tanya Gieschen. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
Public Works Director Krajewski presented information regarding the 2004 Intersection Improvement Project.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the contract with RBP Construction of Ogallala, for the 2004 Intersection Improvement Project. Seconded by Councilman Speck. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
Ken Knoepfel, City Zoning Administrator, presented information regarding the revised plat of Ogallala North Business Park
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to approve the revised plat of Ogallala North Business Park located in the SW ¼ of Section 30, Township 14, North, Range 38 West of the 6th P.M. in Ogallala. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
City Manager Krajewski presented information regarding the burial of the power lines south of the Cemetery.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to authorize the burial of the power lines south of the Cemetery, along West 5th Street. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
Council President Foy closed the Public Hearing at 7:59 P.M.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to request the Nebraska Department of Economic Development amend CDBG contract 97-ED-026 to allow the City to retain all of the payments made to the City by ASC and allocate these funds to the REDI program. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried.
Kathy Zeller, Director of Ogallala Main Street Program, appeared before the Council regarding the Historical Lighting Project.
Councilman Speck introduced Resolution No. 1136 to sponsor an application to the Nebraska Department of Roads Transportation Enhancement Program for funding of eight decorative lights. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilwoman Gieschen moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilman Speck. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman, Tanya Gieschen and Jerry Speck. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1136 adopted, a copy of said Resolution being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
City Manager Krajewski presented an update on the emergency alert sirens.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, Councilwoman Sharman moved to adjourn. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Member voted “Yes”: Absent: Ronald Hollmann. Motion declared carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:12 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 July 27, 2004 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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