Ogallala Board of Health
December 16, 2008
A meeting of the Ogallala Board of Health was called to order at 7:03 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 Dr. Paul Foy. Absent: Dr. Kurt Johnson and Dave Kling. Also Present Ogallala Code Enforcement Officer Eric Troxel and Sgt. Billy Davis, to take minutes.
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 Bassett to approve the minutes of the September 16, 2008 Board of Health meeting, as there was no quorum in October, seconded by Heelan Voting Yes: Bassett, Foy and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Johnson and Kling. Motion carried.
Code Enforcement Officer Eric Troxel presented the Code Enforcement Activity for October to December 2008.
Discussion was held in regards to the Chandler Property, 200 Block South Spruce Street. Some work has been done at the property after the board sent final notice to the owner, Tim Chandler. It was decided that at the next meeting the board would make a plan of action for 2009 to deal with this property as it has been an on going problem for many years.
Discussion was held in regards to the property located at 215 East 7th Street. Heelan made a motion to have Chief Kling call the owner of the property, Charlotte Serres/Johnson, in front of the board at the next meeting to discuss her plan for the dilapidated home. Seconded by Foy. Chief Kling will have a letter hand delivered requiring Serres to attend the next meeting.
Discussion was held in regards to 310 East 6th Street and trailers parked in the 300 Block of East F Street.
Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 20, 2009.
No further business to come before the Board, Bassett made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Foy. Voting Yes: Bassett, Dr. Foy, and Heelan. Voting No: None. Absent: Johnson and Kling. Motion Carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:40 P.M.
Sgt. Billy Davis