REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
AUGUST 23, 2005
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 23rd day of August 2005 at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Present were: President of the Council: Paul Foy; Council Members: Tanya Gieschen, Donna Sharman, James Rezac and Mark Knudsen. Absent: None. City Manager: Steve Krajewski; Deputy City Clerk: Betty L. Ham; City Attorney: Michael McQuillan.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publishing one time in the Keith County News and posting at the City Hall Administration Building 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 19, 2005 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 19, 2005. 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. Minutes of special meeting held August 5, 2005.
B. Minutes of regular meeting held August 9, 2005.
D. Application for Corporate Manager filed by Paula Hughes in connection with Pamida #3113 license Class D-65707.
E. OVFD – Resignation of Chance Kelly.
F. OVFD – James Delahunty as probationary member.
CLAIMS PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AND PAYMENT:
Air BP Aviation Services-Fuel $9,841.42, Pinnacle Bank-Dir Dep $25.00, State of Neb Dept of Rev-SIT $3,159.25, 125 Plan-Pretx $733.17, American Family Insurance-Aflac $741.88, EFTPS-FIT $12,924.55, Hospital & Medical-Ins $10,905.00, ICMA Retirement Trust 401-Pension $226.56, Kansas City Life Ins-Ins $417.86, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,460.09, Manulife Financial-Pension $803.40, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,248.00, NE Child Support Center-Sup $422.32, Pinnacle Bank-PP #16 $47,289.33, Les Giddens-Lab $500.00, 125 Plan-Pretx $687.17, EFTPS-FIT $12,641.91, Hospital & Medical-Ins $10,905.00, ICMA Retirement-Pension $226.56, Manulife Financial-Pension $2,452.07, Manulife Financial-Pension $570.02, Manulife Financial-Pension $1,251.98, NE Child Support Center-Sup $338.78, Pinnacle Bank-PP #17 $46,055.86, 21st Century Equipment-Su $89.18, Air BP Aviation Services-Fuel $9,841.42, Alco Discount Store #166-Su $97.49, Alltel Accts Receivable-Se $37.84, Alltel-Se $554.00, John Alves-Lab & Su $115.00, American Red Cross-Se $158.00, A One Supply-Su $345.31, Axis Capital-Post Mach Pymt $99.00, Baker & Taylor-Bks $213.50, Baltzell Vet Clinic-Se $60.00, B & D Office Supply-Su $315.17, Big Springs Equipment-Mower $2,641.39, Summers Zoellner Ford-Handle $12.32, Mike Bruckner-Pay #16 & #17 $842.32, Cash Wa Distributing-Su $491.89, Caterpillar Financial Ser-Paymt #52 $1630.37, Centurion Technologies-Maint Fee $28.64, Central Community College-Reg Fee $30.00, Charter Communications-Se $164.85, City of Ogalalla-CDBG Repay $8,171.10, True Value Homecenter-Su $118.93, CL Coffman-RE $66.00, Comm Internet Systems-Se $12.00, Cornhusker Glass Inc-Re $51.27, Cox Chevrolet & Buick-Re $818.44, Culligan-Se $54.75, DP Electronics, LLC-Su $748.99, EDM Equipment Co-Su $133.67, Eichner Sales & Service-Su $443.28, EMS Billing Services-Contract $907.67, Erthum’s Sheet Metal-Re $830.18, Falcon Laboratories, Inc-Su $96.24, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $4,814.94, Farm Plan Dept-Su $494.75, Front Street Inc-Meals $78.52, Fyr Tek-Su $88.31, Grand Island Independent-Ad $817.00, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $47.49, Huskers Illustrated-Sub $48.95, ICMA Retirement Corp-Plan Fee $125.00, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $238.48, Ingram-Bks $250.98, IMPA Hr-Police Exams $1,127.50, Waste Connections Inc-Se $521.69, Johnson Publications, Inc-Ad $522.00, Kansas City Life-Ins $409.89, Keith Co Area Development-Keno Funds & Contract $20,184.12, Keith County Clerk-Se $16.50, K C Hospital Authority-Tx Rev $32,691.49, Keith Co Historical Soc-Funding $5,000.00, Keith County News-Pub $765.13, Keith County Treasurer-EOC Chgs $10,631.00, Kearney Hub-Ad $250.86, Keith County Dist Court-Unpaid fines $56.00, Kenfield Electric-Su $380.48, Keyart Comm-Se $71.55, Kildare Lumber-Su $819.09, K N Energy Inc-Se $1,820.95, Steve Krajewski-Mtg Exp $37.31, Lab Safety Supply Inc-Su $103.35, Law Enforcement Training-Su $80.25, League of NE Municipal-Membership $5,921.00, Light & Siren-Su $320.80, Linweld-Su $142.00, Michael Todd & Co-Su $1,284.66, Mick Moul’s Modern Bldrs-Re $5,306.00, Midwest Turf & Irr-Su $113.24, Midwest Tape-DVD $85.96, Nebraska Print Works-Su $26.90, NE Dept of Aeronautics-Loan Pmt #1819 $880.00, NPPD-Se $12,999.98, NE Department of Revenue-Tx Remit $350.53, Newman Signs-Signs $169.45, Nilex Corporation-Su $1,211.00, North Platte Valley Musem-Maps $30.60, Office Service-Su $461.11, Ogallala Feed & Seed-Su $556.80, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $7,045.96, Oga Volun Fire Dept-Su $115.00, Ogallala Backhoe Service-Se $840.00, Olsson Associates-Se $4,187.40, Omaha World Herald-Ad $424.44, Marty O’Neail-Se $200.00, Oshkosh Cleaners-Se $169.50, Packard Power & Repair-Re $13.02, Pamida Inc-Su $25.50, Paulsen Inc-Su $117.22, Pioneer Aviation-Contract $2,080.80, Pitney Bowes Inc-Post $177.20, Platte Valley Agency-Ins $1,238.00, Prairie States Comm-Se $40.00, Precision Machining-Su $28.50, Pro Mart-Se $3.00, Quill Corporation-Su $154.88, Qwest-Se $1,606.54, R & C Sprinklers-Phase III & Su $8,046.27, R & D Welding & Supply-Su $128.17, Reams Sprinkler Supply-Su $94.51, Rock N Rescue-Su $51.91, Safeway Inc-Su $35.82, Servicemaster-Se $1,000.74, Sidney Roofing-Re $125.00, Simon Contractors-Su $922.04, Sunmart-Meals $93.22, Stephenson School Supply-Su $61.10, Stulichs Asphalt Sealing-Re $4,710.86, Swanson Corporation-Meals $894.96, Toshiba America Info Sys-Lease $344.67, Town & Country Srv-Re $415.58, Truck & Auto Align-Su $12.00, Twin Valley Comm-Se $113.00, U S Postal Service-Post $83.38, Van Diest Supply company-Su $789.00, Vance Bros-Su $167.90, Video Kingdom-Re $31.75, Visa-Gas & Su $192.42, Visa-Meals $76.46, Waite, McWha & Harvat-Se $691.54, Western Path Consultants-Se $35.00, Win Designs-Su $30.00, Wright Water Engineers-Se $1,640.92, Xerox Corporations-Se $105.62, Zee Medical Services Co-Su $114.80.
Regional Care Inc-Claims $695.33, Regional Care Inc-Claims $120.66, Regional Care Inc-Claims $718.50, Regional Care Inc-Claims $190.17.
Adams Bank & Trust-Se $25.00, General Fund-PP #14, 15 $12,533.71, 21st Century Equipment-Su $8.14, Alco Discount Store-Su $3.50, Alltel Accounts Rec-Se $8.32, Alltel-Se $112.33, A One Supply-Su $68.36, Charter Communications-Se $54.95, True Value Homecenter-Su $4.27, Design Solutions & Integ-Se & Re $5,977.50, Elk Creek Backhoe/Trench-Well House #8 & #9 $31,275.44, Farmers Coop Association-Fuel $473.01, General Fund-Admin Exp $5,625.00, Great Plains One Call Srv-Se $74.00, Harcros Chemicals-Su $1,128.45, Humphreys Auto Supply-Su $25.52, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $41.67, Jacobson Helgoth Inc-Se $1,807.24, Kearney Crete & Block-Su $365.56, Kildare Lumber-Su $58.93, K N Energy-Se $6.44, Midwest Electric-Se $5,640.79, Municipal Supply Inc-Su $991.02, NPPD-Se $3,465.49, NE Depart of Rev-Sa Tx & Use Tx $7,076.58, Office Service-Su $54.55, Platte Valley Agency-Ins $108.00, Quick Electric-Se $35.00, Qwest-Se $109.89, RBP Construction-W 32nd St $44.04, Sunmart-Su $18.14, St of Neb Dept Health Lab-Se $134.00, Truck & Auto Align-Re $12.66, USA Blue Book-Su $80.90, Utilities Section-Du $409.00, Mary Collins-Refund $23.38, Rich Curtis-Refund $37.50, Clint Kasper-Refund $6.71.
SEWER FUND:Adams Bank & Trust-Auto Pay $25.00, Harold Hampton Cons-Lab $10,828.79, U S Postal Service-Se $466.97, General Fund-PP #14, #15 $8,282.36, Aesseal Esp-Su $989.35, Alco-Oil $29.98, Alltel-SE $34.11, True Value Homecenter-Su $38.78, Comm Internet Systems-Se $19.95, Critch’s Sewer Inspection-Se $508.25, Farmer Coop Assoc-Fuel $118.05, Farm Plan-Su 4343.63, General Fund-Admin Exp $4,375.00, Harold Hampton Const-Lab $14,159.63, Ideal Linen Supply-Su $36.28, Jacobson Helgoth-Se $1,807.24, Waste Connections-Se $70.04, Kelly Supply Company-Se $25.23, KN Energy-Se $617.18, NPPD-Se $3,781.60, Ogallala Water Dept-Se $82.60, Peterson Machine Shop-Re $60.00, Qwest-Se $68.34, R & D Welding & Supply-Su $16.95, Safeway-Su $55.95, Simmerman Electric-Su $243.13, Stulichs Asphalt Sealing-Re $267.10, Utilities Section-Du $409.00, Western Path Consultant-Se $35.00.
HOSPITAL & MEDICAL:
Regional Care-Claims $1,010.45, Regional Care-Claims $3,011.43, Regional Care-Claims $7,476.74, Regional Care-Claims $1,216.37, Regional Care-Claims $8,045.80, Regional Care-Claims $4,890.86.
Council President Foy opened Public Hearings on the Class C liquor license application of Larry D. Guenin and Jodi R. Guenin dba Lazy J Liquor located at 402 West 1st and a Class C liquor license and a Catering License application of Adventure Inns LLC dba Grey Goose Lodge, Country Kitchen and La Paloma Sola located at 201 Chuckwagon Road at 7:31 P.M. Larry Guenin, owner of Lazy J Liquor, came before the Council regarding his application.
Council President Foy closed the Public Hearings on the Class C liquor license applications at 7:35 P.M.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to recommend to the Nebraska Liquor Commission the approval of the Class C Liquor License application of Larry D. Guenin and Jodi R. Guenin dba Lazy J Liquor located at 402 West 1st Street. Seconded by Councilwoman Sharman. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Gieshen moved to recommend to the Nebraska Liquor Commission the approval of the Class C liquor license and catering license applications of Adventure Inns LLC dba Grey Goose Lodge, Country Kitchen and La Paloma Sola located at 201 Chuckwagon Road. Seconded by Councilman Knudsen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to recommend to the Nebraska Liquor Commission the approval of the Manager Application for Lenard Coleby filed in connection with the application for Class C Liquor License of Adventure Inns LLC dba Grey Goose Lodge, Country Kitchen and La Paloma. Seconded by Councilman Rezac. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held August 17, 2005. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. The following Council Members voted “Yes”. Paul Foy, Tanya Gieschen, Donna Sharman and Mark Knudsen. Abstaining: James Rezac. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Rezac introduced a Resolution determining final levy allocation for the Ogallala Community Redevelopment Authority. President Foy read the Resolution and Councilman Rezac moved that this Resolution be adopted. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Tanya Gieschen, Donna Sharman, Mark Knudsen and James Rezac. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: None. Motion declared unanimously carried and Resolution No. 1178 adopted, a copy of said Resolution being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to approve the appointment of Dave Twomey to the Tree Board to fulfill the term of Dick Zeller. Seconded by Councilman Knudsen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the appointment of Donald Buell to the ADA Committee to fill the vacancy created with the resignation of Kyle Klemme. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilwoman Sharman moved to approve the Nebraska Department of Roads Maintenance Agreement No. 43. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Ken Knoepfel, Zoning Administrator, and C J Poltack, Keith County Housing Development Corporation, came before the Council regarding a group housing project.
Councilwoman Gieschen moved to approve Keith County Housing Development Corporations request to develop a group housing project on any part of blocks 8, 9, 14 and 15 of Jacketts Reserve, Ogallala, Keith County, Nebraska, subject to submission and approval of a replat of the area so the development is on a single lot. Seconded by Councilman Rezac. The following Council Members voted “Yes”: Paul Foy, Tanya Gieschen, Donna Sharman and James Rezac. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Abstaining: Mark Knudsen. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Rezac moved to approve the consultant’s agreement with Kirkham Michael of Omaha, Nebraska on the Airport Improvement Project No. 3-31-0061-04. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Rezac moved to authorize the Mayor/Council President and City Manager, so that either may individually execute the agreement with FAA for project No.3-31-0061-04. Seconded by Councilwoman Gieschen. All present Council Members voted “Yes”. Absent: None. Motion declared carried.
There being no further business to come before the meeting, Councilwoman Sharman moved to adjourn. Seconded by Councilman Rezac. All present Council Member voted “Yes”: Absent: None. Motion declared carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:15 P.M.
Jane M. Skinner City Clerk
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 23, 2005 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)