Ogallala Board of Health
January 16, 2007
A meeting of the Ogallala Board of Health was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Chairman Buck Bassett in the City of Ogallala Administration Building, 411 East Second Street, Ogallala, Nebraska. The meeting was convened in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. Members present: Buck Bassett, Mary Lou Heelan, and Dave Kling. Dr. Paul Foy arrived at 7:32 P.M. Absent: Dr. Kurt Johnson Also present: Ogallala Police Department Code Enforcement Officer Eric Troxel.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication in the Keith County News, the designated method of giving notice. Notice of the meeting was delivered to members of the Board of Health by hand delivery of an Ogallala Police Officer.
A motion was made by Heelan to approve the minutes of the December 19, 2006 Board of Health meeting, seconded by Kling. Voting Yes: Bassett, Kling and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Dr. Johnson Abstain: Foy Motion carried.
Public Forum: Bassett opened the public forum and invited any individual wishing to speak to the board to come to the podium. Bassett advised that the Public Forum would remain open for the duration of the public meeting.
Officer Troxel presented the Code Enforcement Activity for December 2006 and January 2007. Officer Troxel advised that there had been 350 Ordinance Violations in 2006 and all had been cleared.
Discussion was held about some possible feral cats in the 200 block of West 7th Street. This is the same area that held concerns earlier in the year. Officer Troxel advised that he had spoken with the concerned citizen and they asked that they be allowed to contact the suspect before law enforcement becomes involved.
Dr. Foy brought up the old Midwest Motel. Officer Troxel was assigned to speak with the owner of the property and see what his intentions are.
Kling advised that the Chandler Building, 201 South Spruce Street, is being foreclosed on by KLH Retirement Planning. Kling will continue to monitor the progress.
No further business to come before the Board, Kling made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Dr. Foy. Voting Yes: Bassett, Kling, Foy and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Dr. Johnson. Motion Carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:50 P.M.
Secretary Dave Kling