REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
MAY 27, 2008
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 May 2008 at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Present were: President of the Council: Darrell Bassett; Council Members: Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen and Harold Peterson. Absent: James Rezac. City Manager: Harold Stewart; City Clerk: Jane Skinner; 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 May 23, 2008 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. The President of the Council stated this meeting is being convened in accordance with the Open Meetings Act and acknowledged a copy of the Open Meetings Act being duly posted in the southeast Corner of Council Chambers.
Mayor Bassett proclaimed May 31st to June 7th 2008 as Habitat for Humanity Awareness Week in Ogallala.
Councilman Block moved to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held May 13, 2008. Councilman Knudsen seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, and Mark Knudsen. No: None. Abstain: Harold Peterson. Absent: James Rezac. Motion declared carried.
Councilman Knudsen moved to approve the claims. Councilman Peterson seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and Harold Peterson. No: None. Absent: James Rezac. Motion declared carried, and the claims were approved as follows:
NE DEPT REVENUE-700.52-SALES TAX; AIR BP AVIATION SERVICES-16,639.01-SU; PINNACLE BANK-25.00-SE; 125 PLAN-532.69-PRETAX; DELTA DENTAL-232.04-INS; EFTPS-12,703.28-FIT; HOSPITAL & MEDICAL-8,932.58-INS; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-3,060.85-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-345.23-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-1,686.42-PEN; NE CHILD SUPPORT CENTER-210.93-P/R; PINNACLE BANK-43,615.92-PP9; VALLEY BANK-HEALTH SAVING-753.50-HSA; APWA-MID AMERICA CON-150.00-CON FEE; STATE OF NEB DEPT OF REV-3,119.06-SIT; 125 PLAN-532.69-PRETAX; AMERICAN FAMILY INS-552.53-INS; DELTA DENTAL-232.16-INS; EFTPS-13,440.11-FIT; HOSPITAL & MEDICAL-9,373.61-INS; KANSAS CITY LIFE INS-381.62-INS; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-2,292.30-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-115.08-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-846.79-PEN; NE CHILD SUPPORT CENTER-210.93-P/R; PINNACLE BANK-45,777.28-PP10; VALLEY BANK-HEALTH SAVING-753.50-HSA; 125 PLAN-532.69-PRETAX; DELTA DENTAL-295.00-INS; EFTPS-13,269.24-FIT;HOSPITAL & MEDICAL-10,255.67-INS; ICMA-RC-150.00-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-2,358.77-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-150.94-PEN; MANULIFE FINANCIAL-850.10-PEN; NE CHILD SUPPORT CENTER-210.93-P/R; PINNACLE BANK-46,417.95-PP11; VALLEY BANK-HEALTH SAVING-753.50-HSA; ABLE 2 PRODUCTS CO-56.26-SU; ACS FIREHOUSE SOFTWARE-110.00-SE; ALCO DISCOUNT STORE-161.07- SU; WINDSTREAM ACCTS REC-71.98-SE; ALLTEL-489.80-SE; ALIVE OUTSIDE/MI BIKE SHP-34.95-SU; AMERICAN RED CROSS-112.00-SU; NAPA OGALLALA-482.05-SU; APOLIUS, RITA-33.60-MI; ARNOLD POOL CO.-1,113.40-SU; AXIS CAPITAL, INC-99.00-LEASE; BALTZELL VET. CLINIC-77.50-SE; BAUER, BERNICE-31.08-MI;BAUER, JOE-63.84-MI;BDU.COM-170.94-SU;BIXENMANN, NORMA-67.20-ILEAGE;BIXENMANN, MIKE-67.20-MI;BOUND TREE MEDICAL-3,718.51-SU;BOWMAN, THOMAS-16.52-MI;BRADLEY, REGINA-31.36-MI;BROTT, NORMA-11.20-ILEAGE;BRUCKNER, MIKE-842.32-P/R;BRUNICK, HAZEL-77.84-MI;U-SAVE PHARMACY-9.00-SU; CANDY AEROTECH SERVICE-1,000.00-CONTRACT;CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING-241.45-SU;CASKEY, KENDRA-121.84-REIMB;CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS-174.89-SE;CLAITORS LAW BOOKS & PUB-64.92-SU;TRUE VALUE HOMECENTER-105.43-SU;COFFMAN, C.L.-80.00-SU;COLORADO TRUCK EQUIPMENT-528.30-SU;CONTRACTORS MATERIALS-4,448.30-SU;CORNHUSKER GLASS INC.-50.00-SE;COX CHEVROLET & BUICK-7.56-SU;CULLIGAN-135.75-SE/SU;CURRY, ROBERT-100.00-REF;CYBER PATROL LLC-384.00-SE; DICKINSON LAND SURVEYORS-179.00-SE;EICHNER SALES & SERVICE-35.07-SE;EICHNER, DON-11.76-MI;ELECTRIC FIXTURE & SUPPLY-187.41-SU;ELITE PRINTING & GIFT -652.55-SU;ELMSHAEUSER, KARL-100.00-REF;EMS BILLING SERVICES-1,365.27-CONTRACT; ENGLER, ARDIS-84.00-MI;ENGLER, LOREN-67.20-MI;ERVIN, DONALD-5.88-MI;ERVIN, DOROTHY-10.92-MI;ERVIN, JOANNE-84.00-MI;FARMERS COOP ASSOC-9,054.98-SU;FARM PLAN 107.74-SU;FEGLER, ILO-8.96-MI;FEHRINGER, BERNARD-100.00-REF;FISHER, RON-100.00-REF;FRICKE, FERN-31.36-MI;FSH COMMUNICATIONS-120.00-SE;FYR-TEK-2,576.56-SU;GAYLORD BROS-342.53-SU;HART'S AUTO SUPPLY-86.81-SU;HASTY, BETSY-16.24-MI;HOLIDAY INN -150.52-CON FEE;HUMPHREYS AUTO SUPPLY-333.04-SU;ICC-INTERNATIONAL CODE CO-129.00-SU;ICMA RETIREMENT CORP-125.00-FEE;IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY INC-309.14-SE;INGRAM-1,190.80-SU;INT CITY/CO MNGMT ASSOC-390.00-SE;J&A TRAFFIC PRODUCTS-337.80-SU;WASTE CONNECTIONS INC.-531.69-SE; JIRKA, JEAN-292.50-CON FEE;KANSAS CITY LIFE INS CO-376.26-INS;KEITH COUNTY ATTORNEY-3,500.00-FUNDING;KEITH CO AREA DEVELOPMENT-4,050.00-CONTRACT;KEITH COUNTY CLERK-22.00-SE;K.C. HOSPITAL AUTHORITY-23,736.88-SALES TAX;KEITH COUNTY NEWS-734.56-SE;KEITH CO SENIOR CENTER-10.50-SE;KEITH COUNTY TREASURER-9,992.00-SE;KENFIELD ELECTRIC-178.58-SU;KENFIELD, HARVEY-53.20-MI;KENFIELD, HOWARD-48.72-MI;KILDARE LUMBER-118.39-SU;KIMBERLING, TOD-65.00-SE;K LAWN -25.00-SE;SOURCEGAS-49,094.99-SU;KOSMICKI, MARLENE-15.68-MI;LAB SAFETY SUPPLY INC-824.38-SU;LEAGUE OF NE MUNICIPAL-813.00-CON FEE;LEAGUE OF NE MUN/NCMA-95.00-CON FEE; LEZOTTE, MARGARET-61.60-MI;LIFEGUARD STORE, INC-128.50-SU;LINWELD-141.40-SU;LORMAN EDUCATION SERVICES-319.00-CON FEE;MCCOOK COMM COLLEGE-898.00-CON FEE;MCQUILLAN & MCQUILLAN PC-2,456.00-SE;MEARS, WENDELL-450.00-REF; MENARDS-35.96-SU;MICHAEL TODD & CO-3,128.70-SU;MIDWEST TURF & IRR-30.34-SU;MILANO IMAGING PRODUCTS-109.03-SU;MOST, KATHY-76.16-MI;MUNICIPAL SUPPLY, INC.-526.88-SU; NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOC-16.90-SU;NEBRASKA PRINT WORKS-99.24-SU;NE DEPT OF AERONAUTICS-880.00-LOAN;NEBRASKA DEPT OF LABOR-100.00-SE;NE PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT-11,236.94-SE; NSGS-17.00-SE;OFFICE SERVICE-1,387.20-SE/SU;OGALLALA COMMUNITY HOSP-108.00-SE;OGALLALA FEED & SEED INC-1,015.46-SU;OGALLALA READY MIX-160.00-SE;OGALLALA WATER DEPT-1,266.62-SU;SCOTT ENGLAND -2,936.95-SE;OGALLALA YOUTH COMMITTEE-3,915.00-FUNDING;
OLSSON ASSOCIATES-6,248.40-SE; OLVEY, VIVIAN A-40.00-SE;OMB POLICE SUPPLY-80.96-SU; OSHKOSH CLEANERS-182.00-SE;PAULSEN INC-2,412.88-SU; PSYCHOLOGICAL RESOURCES-550.00-SE; PUBLIC SAFETY CENTER, INC-76.21-SU;QUICK ELECTRIC-91.43-SU;QT TECHNOLOGIES-10.57-SU; QWEST-1,466.43-SE; RANDOM HOUSE, INC.-394.84-SU; RBP CONSTRUCTION L.L.C.-84.00-SE; R & C SPRINKLERS-150.60-SU; R & D WELDING & SUPPLY- 40.25-SU; REAMS SPRINKLER SUPPLY-937.96-SU; REDINGER, TIFFANEY-40.00-REIMB; REIMANN, LELAND-16.80-MI; RIGGS, BETTY JO-38.64-MI; RON'S EQUIPMENT CO., INC-419.73-SU; ROSE, LOIS-67.20-MI; SCHUESSLER, EMIL-100.80-MI; SCHWASINGER, MILLY-8.96-MI; SCHILZ, KEN-100.00-REF; SERVICEMASTER CLEANING-929.45-SE; SIFFRING, RON-175.50-SU;SIRCHIE FINGER PRINT LABS-48.78-SU; SUNMART #270-15.26-SU; STANARD & ASSOCIATES INC-72.50-SU; STARSTRUCK AWARDS-54.00-SU; STAYWELL COMPANY-215.33-SU; STEWART II, HAROLD L.-1,726.62-REIMB; STULICHS ASPHALT SEALING-7,889.40-SE; SUMMERS-ZOELLNER FORD-11.73-SU; SUTTON, FERNE-71.68-MI; THALKEN TITLE CO., LLC.-100.00-SE; THOMSON GALE-430.60-SU; THORSON, SUSIE-31.64-MI; TOSHIBA AMERICA INFO SYS-102.53-LEASE; TOWN & COUNTRY SRV INC.-345.85-SU; TRUCK & AUTO ALIGN INC-75.64-SE; UNITED VAN LINES-6,820.43-SE; UNO SCHOOL OF PUBLIC ADM-720.75-TUITION; USA BLUE BOOK-1,287.93-SU; U S POSTAL SERVICE-77.66-SE; VISA-948.52-SU; VISA- 168.56-SU; VYHNALEK, LEONARD, ATTORN-10.00-REIMB; WAITE, McWHA & HARVAT-805.91-SE; OVERHEAD DOOR CO OF N P-500.00-SU; WESTERN ENGINEERING, INC-585.90-SU; WESTERN PATH CONSULTANTS-78.00-SE; WESTERBUHR, MARGARET-100.80-MI; WESTERN CONVENIENCE STORE-24.00-SE; WHEELER, CATHY-75.00-SU; WILSON, DELMA-67.20-MI; WRIGHT WATER ENGINEERS- 1,007.25-SE; XEROX CORPORATION -17.87-LEASE; YANT EQUIPMENT INC- 36.55-SU.
REGIONAL CARE INC.-1,426.02-CLAIMS;
NE DEPT OF REVENUE-6,819.55-SALES TAX;A/C THE DEPOSITORY TRUST-12,633.75-BONDS;A/C THE DEPOSITORY TRUST-15.00-SE;ADAMS BANK & TRUST-25.00-SE;GENERAL FUND-10,936.48-SE;U S POSTAL SERVICE-495.23-SE;ADAMSON INDUSTRIES CORP-67.95-SU;ALCO DISCOUNT STORE-14.94-SU;WINDSTREAM-7.76-SE;ALLTEL-113.56-SE;NAPA OGALLALA-44.30-SU;CALIFORNIA CONTRACT SUPP-129.00-SU;CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS-54.95-SE;TRUE VALUE HOMECENTER-75.11-SU;CORNHUSKER GLASS INC.-100.02-SE;COX CHEVROLET & BUICK-549.00-SU;CREDIT MANAGEMENT-96.42-CONTRACT;DP ELECTRONICS, LLC-8.11-SU;FARMERS COOP ASSOC-1,323.62-SU;GENERAL FUND-5,980.83-SE;GREAT PLAINS ONE-CALL SER-44.44-SE;HARCROS CHEMICALS, INC-2,232.23-SU;HUMPHREYS AUTO SUPPLY-36.75-SU;IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY INC.-151.82-SU;WASTE CONNECTIONS-82.09-SE;KEITH COUNTY NEWS-68.80-SE;KILDARE LUMBER-17.11-SU;SOURCEGAS-6,534.71-SE;LIGHT & SIREN-248.40-SU;LINWELD-166.07-SU;MAXWELLS OFF ROAD CENTER-83.07-SU;MCMILLAN PLUMBING-373.22-SE;MCQUILLAN & MCQUILLAN PC-67.00-SE;MERCANTILE-68.29-SU;MIDWEST ELECTRIC-4,225.19-SE;MUNICIPAL SUPPLY-1,183.20-SU;NEBRASKA PRINT WORKS-44.08-SU;NE PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT-2,216.50-SE;OFFICE SERVICE-48.19-SU;OGALLALA WATER DEPT-44.80-SU;OLSEN'S AGRICULTURAL LAB-78.00-SE;OMAHA WORLD HERALD-206.75-SE;QWEST-146.63-SE;R & D WELDING & SUPPLY-118.49-SU;SUNMART-56.56-SU;ST OF NEB-DEPT HEALTH LAB-14.00-SE;SUMMERS-ZOELLNER FORD-79.36-SU;TRUCK & AUTO ALIGN INC-282.07-SE;TWIN RIVERS BODY SHOP-428.00-SU;VISA-64.48-SU;YANT EQUIPMENT INC-30.00-SU;ANDERSON, ALAN A.-19.09-REF;FARMER, FRANK-49.21-REF;HOPWOOD, CINDY-18.50-REF;KENSCHAFT, WILLIAM-3.57-REF;RICHENDIFER, CRISTINA-17.20-REF;SMITH, MARY-2.71-REF;SMITH, JEREMY-9.60-REF;STOKEY, DIANA-43.17-REF;
ADAMS BANK & TRUST-25.00-SE;GENERAL FUND-9,341.06-SE;ALLTEL-34.52-SE;CULLIGAN-30.00-SU;FARMERS COOP ASSOC-197.99-SU;GENERAL FUND-5,416.67-SE;HUMPHREYS AUTO SUPPLY-10.93-SU;IDEAL LINEN SUPPLY INC-42.03-SU;JACOBSON SATCHELL CONSULT-1,112.00-SE;WASTE CONNECTIONS INC-93.42-SE; SOURCEGAS-18,726.69-SE;NE PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT-2,889.18-SE;NSI SOLUTIONS, INC-203.50-SU;OFFICE SERVICE, INC-233.18-SU; OGALLALA COMMUNITY HOSP-237.00-E;OGALLALA WATER DEPT-26.25-SE;SCOTT ENGLAND-628.00-SE;QWEST-197.46-SE;SAFEWAY INC-42.97-SU; SIMMERMAN ELECTRIC-4,008.35-SU/SE; SUMMERS-ZOELLNER FORD-260.00-SU;TERRY, WILLIAM-26.72-SU;
VALENTINO'S-118.65-SE; OGALLALA SUPPLY DRIVE-165.00-DONATION; ALCO DISCOUNT STORE-30.46-SU; NEW HOPE CHURCH-25.00-ASSIST;
REGIONAL CARE INC-10,534.50-CLAIMS; REGIONAL CARE INC-10,415.84-REINS; REGIONAL CARE INC-698.34-CLAIMS;REGIONAL CARE INC-4,633.27-CLAIMS;
Councilman Peterson introduced Ordinance 1251, entitled: An ordinance rezoning
the following described real estate South ½ of Blocks 15 and 16, Original
Town in Ogallala from R-2 (Residential District-Medium Density) to C-2 (Business District-Highway) and moved that the Statutory Rule requiring the reading on three different days be suspended. Councilman Block seconded the motion. Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and Harold Peterson. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: James Rezac. Motion declared carried and the Statutory Rule was declared suspended for the consideration of this Ordinance.
Ordinance No. 1251 was read by title and, thereafter, Councilman Knudsen moved for the final passage of the Ordinance. Councilman Peterson seconded the motion. The President then stated the question: “Shall Ordinance No. 1251 be passed and adopted?” Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted “Yes”: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and Harold Peterson. The following Council Members voted “No”: None. Absent: James Rezac. The passage and adoption of said Ordinance having been concurred in by a majority of all members of the Council, the President declared the Ordinance adopted and the President, in the presence of the Council, signed and approved the Ordinance and the Clerk attested to the passage and approval of the same and affixed her signature thereto, a copy of said Ordinance No. 1251 being attached hereto and, by this express reference, incorporated herein and made a part hereof.
Marion Kroeker addressed the council regarding the Community Redevelopment Authority US Recycling TIF Project. This community development project is located at 5 East E Street.
Councilman Knudsen moved to approve the CRA Resolution 08-02 approving US Recycling TIF Project application and incorporating the Project in the Redevelopment Plan. Councilman Block seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and Harold Peterson. No: None. Absent: James Rezac. Motion declared carried
Councilman Knudsen moved to approve 2008 Milling and Asphalt Overlay Project Change Order number 1, increasing the contract amount from $876,871.15 to $878,685.55, a difference of $1,814.40. Councilman Peterson seconded the motion. The following council members voted Yes: Darrell Bassett, Kevin Block, Mark Knudsen, and Harold Peterson. No: None. Absent: James Rezac. Motion declared carried
Fire Chief Bill Fortune presented the Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department 2007 Annual Report.
City Manager Harold Stewart recognized four members of the Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department: Jeff Paul, Wes Schmer, David Seitler, and Jeremy Rechsteiner for their service to an accident victim while traveling home from fire school.
There being no further business to come before the council, Councilman Peterson moved to adjourn. Councilman Knudsen seconded the motion. All present Council Member voted “Yes”. Motion declared carried and the meeting adjourned at 7:56 P.M.
Jane M. Skinner
Darrell G. Bassett
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 May 27, 2008 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)