Ogallala Board of Health
August 19, 2008
A meeting of the Ogallala Board of Health was called to order at 7:00 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, Dr. Paul Foy, and Dave Kling. Absent: Dr. Kurt Johnson.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication in the Keith County News, the designated method of giving notice, and posting notice at City Hall. Notice of the meeting was delivered to members of the Board of Health by hand delivery of an Ogallala Police Officer.
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.
A motion was made by Heelan to approve the minutes of the July 15, 2008 Board of Health meeting, seconded by Foy. Voting Yes: Bassett, Kling, Foy and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Johnson. Motion carried.
Code Enforcement Officer Eric Troxel presented the Code Enforcement Activity for July to August 2008.
Final discussion was held in regards to the Gerardo Ortiz property at 1314 East 4th Street. Kling informed the board that the building had been torn down and most of the lot cleaned up.
Discussion was held in regards to the 200 block of South Spruce Street. Heelan made a motion to declare the properties located at N1/2 LOTS 13-14 & W1/2 S1/2 VAC E-W ALLEY BLK 42 ORIGINAL TOWN 1----16 and LOTS 15 & 16 & E1/2 S1/2 VAC E-W ALLEY BLK 42 O.T. 1----16 a public nuisance and give property owner Tim Chandler and Joe Roberts, who owns some of the abandoned vehicles, until September 19, 2008 to bring the property into compliance, or the City of Ogallala would begin abatement procedures. The motion was seconded by Foy. Voting Yes: Bassett, Kling, Dr. Foy, and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Johnson. Motion Carried. Kling advised that he would send the letters by certified mail on August, 20, 2008.
Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, 2008.
No further business to come before the Board, Foy made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Heelan. Voting Yes: Bassett, Kling, Dr. Foy, and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Johnson. Motion Carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:20 P.M.