REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
August 24, 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 24th day of August 2004, 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; 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 August 20, 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 August 20, 2004. President Foy noted the Consent Agenda consisted of six 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 Gieschen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried and the Consent Agenda was approved as follows:
A. Approval of Journeyman Plumber license for Chad A. Wittstruck dba Snell Services.
B. Approval of minutes of regular meeting held August 10, 2004.
D. O.V.F.D. – Resignation of Kevin Block.
E. O.V.F.D. – Jacob Wyatt probationary member.
F. O.V.F.D. – Eric Muth and Steve Seitler as full members.
CLAIMS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL AND PAYMENT:
Air BP Aviation Services-Avgas $8,885.06, Pinnacle Bank-Dir Dep $25.00, State of Neb Dept of Rev-SIT $3,492.70, 125 Plan-Pretx $558.17, American Family Insurance-Aflac $778.86, EFTPS-FIT $13,937.76, Hospital & Medical-Ins $12,225.00, ICMA-Pension $221.28, Kansas City Life Insurance-Ins $440.58, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,916.04, Manulife Financial-Pension $556.77, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,466.40, NE Child Support Center-Support $83.54, Pinnacle Bank-PP #16 $48,951.46, 125 Plan-Pretx $558.17, EFTPS-FIT $13,064.16, Hospital & Medical-Ins $12,255.00, ICMA Retirement-Pension $221.28, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,764.91, Manulife Financial-Pension $556.77, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,470.66, NE Child Support Center-Support $83.54, Pinnacle Bank-PP#17 $47,055.06, 21st Century Equipment-Su $192.48, Action Training Systems-Trn $2,489.00, Airvac Corporation-Se $29,981.00, Alco-Su $16.43, Alltel-Se $651.94, Albris-Bks $288.82, A One Supply-Su $725.26, Arnold Pool-Su $99.95, Baltzell Vet Clinic-Se $70.00, B & D Office Supply-Su $57.19, Bill Summers Ford-Se $2.46, Bound Tree Medical-Su $1,027.96, Mike Bruckner-Sal $842.32, Buenz Drug Company-Su $19.72, Cash Wa Distributing-Su $401.20, Caterpillar Financial-Pay #40 $1,630.37, Charter Communications-Se $219.80, True Value Homecenter-Su $235.32, Collegiate Pacific-Su $164.45, Comm Internet Systems Inc-Se $12.00, Congressional Quarterly-Sub $36.45, Cornhusker Glass-Shp Chgs & Re $388.16, Correll Refrigeration-Se $60.00, Cox Chevrolet & Buick-Re $420.49, Culligan-Su $116.34, Dell Marketing-Equip $5,374.85, Dickinson Land Surveyors-Se $367.75, DP Electronics-Se $49.99, EDM Equipment-Su $217.74, Eichner Sales & Service-Su $199.08, EMS Billing Service-Contract $1,676.67, Erthum’s Sheet Metal-Se $2,022.00, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $3,594.67, Farm Plan-Su $531.19, Federal Signal Corp-Sirens $28,000.00, Follett Software Company-Su $85.24, Fyr Tek-Su $242.79, Gaylord Bros-Su $1,370.30, High Plains Printing-Su $575.40, Holiday Inn Midtown-Mtg Exp $165.00, Horton Emergency Vehicles-Frt $5.82, Vitula Hudson-Refund $624.00, Humpheys Auto Supply-Su $120.32, Huskers Illustrated-Sub $48.95, ICMA Retirement-Se $125.00, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $161.03, Ingram-Bks $1,636.90, Jameson Sandblasting-Se $9,504.00, Waste Connections Inc-Se $511.88, Kansas City Life Ins-Ins $452.40, Keith Co Area Development-Contract $1,750.00, K C Hospital Authority-Tx Rev $31,664.90, Keith County News-Pub $422.68, Keith Co Senior Center-Se $56.00, Keith County Treasurer-Eoc Chg $10,352.00, Kenfield Electric Inc-Se $374.23, Kildare Lumber-Su $25,516.29, Kitterman’s Graphics-Se $338.75, K & L Tractor & Imp-S $472.36, KN Energy-Se $3,539.66, Steve Krajewski-Meals $21.00, Anthony Krajewski-Su $24.27, League of NE Municipalities-Du $5,929.00, Dr. Leo L. Lemonds-Bk $25.00, Linweld-Su $224.73, L & W Trophies-Su $7.95, Vivian Martyszenko-Se $50.00, McQuillan & McQuillan-Se $1,122.13, MC Schaff & Assoc-Se $18,788.42, Med Tech Resource-Su $80.33, Mercantile Corporation-Se $17.48, Midwest Turf-Su $101.66, Cindy Mielke-Su $334.21, Moore Wallace No America-Se $51.21, Naden Industries Inc-Su $705.68, National Geographic Soc-Pub $16.90, Nebraska Association-Mtg Exp $95.00, NE Library Com/The Atrium-Se $30.75, NE Dept of Aeronautics-Loan $880.00, NPPD-Se $13,001.65, NE Dept of Rev-Tx Remit $371.21, Kelly New-Su $3.00, NLA/NEMA Convention-Mtg Exp $410.00, Office Service-Su $669.65, Ogallala Community Hospital-Su $110.00, Ogallala Feed Seed Inc-Su $275.62, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $5,567.35, Oga Volun Fire Dept-Du $266.66, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $1,080.00, Oshkosh Cleaners-Se $204.30, Packard Power & Repair-Se $18.50, Pamida Inc-Su $167.10, Picture Window Books-Bks $1,373.75, Pioneer Aviation LLC-Contract $2,040.00, Pitney Bowes Credit Corp-Mtr Ren $50.00, Prairie States Com Inc-Re $153.58, Pro Mart-Se $12.00, Quill Corporation-Su $55.07, Qwest-Se $1,492.13, Rankin Sales & Service-Se $86.00, RBP Construction-Intersection Imp $69,036.50, R & D Welding-Su $154.60, Redkatz-Se $220.50, Ron Schmidt-Refund $249.60, Servicemaster Cleaning-Se $837.86, Sunmart #270-Su $15.96, Springer’s Appliance-Su $205.50, Virginia Steinke-Mtg Exp $22.69, Swanson Corporation-Mtg Exp $375.70, The Tool Pouch-Lab $1,240.00, Toshiba America Info Sys-Se $344.67, Town & Country Srv-Re $980.64, US Postal Service-Post $78.42, Van Diest Supply Company-Su $518.86, Cynthia Vance-Se $50.00, Visa-Su $1,757.20, Visa-Su $869.96, Waite, McWha & Harvat-Se $137.40, Western Path Consultants-Se $35.00, Windcall Enterprises-Su $10.00, Zoll Medical Corporation-Se $165.33.
Regional Care Inc-Claims $900.00, Regional Care Inc-Claims $105.00, Regional Care Inc-Claims $131.59.
Adams Bank-Auto Fee $25.00, Alltel-Se $93.21, A One Supply-Su $119.69, Baker & Associates-Se $2,383.00, B & L Homes/Robert Batt-Se $519.45, Brown Transfer Company-Frt $408.98, True Value Homecenter-Su $7.85, Eichner Sales & Service-Se $10.27, Ogallala Plumbing-Re $488.45, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $380.67, General Fund-Se $5,500.00, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $20.45, Jacobson Helgoth-Se $1,829.57, Kingscote Chemicals Inc-Su $48.78, KN Energy-Se $17.70, Mercantile Corporation-Su $71.92, Midwest Electric-Se $344.67, Municipal Supply-Su $1,158.67, NPPD-Se $3,718.97, NE Department of Revenue-Tx $7,103.89, Office Service Inc-Su $86.11, Qwest-Se $109.44, Redkatz-Se $84.00, Sensus Technologies Inc-Se $61.90, Snap On Tools-Su $12.00, St of Neb Dept Health-Se $603.00, T O Haas-Re $49.51, Utilities Section-Du $382.50, Univar USA-Su $927.00, Visa-Su $72.70, Ryan Ahrens-Refund $50.00, Chancey Cornelius-Refund $50.00, Cassie Davis-Refund $25.55, Future Market Telecenter-Refund $24.96, Sandra McNeel-Refund $1.96, Eric Muth-Refund $16.56, Brad Perry-Refund $22.20, Dale Squier-Refund $44.45, Chirle Tjaden-Refund $10.94.
Adams Bank-Se $25.00, U S Postal Service-Se $459.97, Alltel-SE $40.92, A One Supply-Su $33.84, Axis Capital Inc-Post $99.00, Bowe’s Portable Welding-Se $30.00, True Value Homecenter-Su $37.62, Comm Internet Systems-Se $19.95, Cornhusker Glass-Se $4.00, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $83.70, General Fund-Se $4,375.00, Humphreys Auto Supply-Se $78.42, Ideal Linen Supply-Se $36.28, Waste Connections-Se $54.75, Kildare Lumber-Su $9.98, K & L Tractor & Imp-Su $23.77, KN Energy-Se $1,618.63, McQuillan & McQuillan-Se $393.75, Midwest Laboratories-Se $531.35, NPPD-Se $3,736.55, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $114.11, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $7,480.60, Qwest-Se $68.42, Holiday Inn-Mtg Exp $291.05, R & D Welding & Supply-Re $24.05, Town & Country Srv-Re $27.06, USA Blue Book-Su $65.16, Utilities Section-Du $382.50.
YOUTH COMMITTEE FUND:
Cash-Activity Chg $30.00.
HOSPITAL & MEDICAL:
Regional Care Inc-Claims $3,026.80, Regional Care Inc-Claims $136.61, Regional Care Inc-Claims $5,173.46, Bank of Keystone-CD $16,400.00, Bank of Keystone-CD $30,000.00.
President Foy opened a Public Hearing for a request for special exception to construct an addition onto a residence located at 104 East H Street, more particularly described as Lot 6, South 30 feet of Lot 7, East 65 feet of the North 20 feet of Lot 7, East 65 of Lot 8 & East 65 feet of the South 10.6 feet of Lot 9, Block 2, Krueger’s Second Subdivision at 7:35 P.M.
Ken Knoepfel, Planning and Zoning Administrator, presented information regarding the request for a special exception. The Planning Commission recommends approval.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held August 17, 2004. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. The following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman and Tanya Gieschen. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Abstaining: Ronald Hollmann and Jerry Speck. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
President Foy closed the Public Hearing at 7:38 P.M.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the request for special exception to construct an addition onto a residence located at 104 East H Street, more particularly described as Lot 6, South 30 feet of Lot 7, East 65 feet of the North 20 feet of Lot 7, East 65 of Lot 8 & East 65 feet of the South 10.6 feet of Lot 9, Block 2, Krueger’s Second Subdivision. Seconded by Councilman Speck. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Gieschen introduced Resolution No. 1137 to establish the classifications, rates and method used to calculate rates for the City Wastewater System. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilman Hollmann moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman, Tanya Gieschen, Ronald Hollmann and Jerry Speck. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: None. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1137 adopted, a copy of said Resolution being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
Councilwoman Sharman introduced Resolution No. 1138 determining final levy allocation for the Ogallala Community Redevelopment Authority. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilwoman Gieschen moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilman Hollmann. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Donna Sharman, Tanya Gieschen, Ronald Hollmann and Jerry Speck. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: None. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1138 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 Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Member voted “Yes”: Absent: None. Motion declared carried and the meeting adjourned at 7:53 P.M.
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 August 24, 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
(S E A L)