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June 9, 2021

June 9, 2021

CITY COUNCIL

June 9, 2021                                                                                                                Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. Present were Mayor Rod Petersen, Council Members Jerry McClun, Jamion Biesterfeld, Martyn Myers and Larry Gulizia. Mayor Petersen stated that the Open Meetings Act is posted at the rear of the room and a copy of all meeting materials is available with the clerk.

 

Notice of the regular meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal and by posting in three (3) public places as shown by the certificate attached to these minutes. Notice was simultaneously given to all council members. Their acknowledgement of receipt of notice and the agenda is attached to these minutes. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the public.

 

Mayor Petersen called the meeting to order and asked the Council to review the consent agenda. Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the claim to Jerry McClun for fire school reimbursement. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried. Myers moves, Biesterfeld seconds to approve the claim for Jerry McClun. Roll call vote: ayes – Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; abstain – McClun; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the Care Center stating there is a light at the end of the tunnel with pandemic. They are still testing staff monthly and 86% of staff vaccinated and 90% of residents. Visitation is up the individual facility according to the state department of health and depends on staffing. She stated that the safety policy is being rewritten and she has started the budget process.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #1011; zoning change from RS to B-1 on property legally described as: 27-12-11 SL2 of TL18, Cass County, Nebraska. Roll call vote: abstain – Gulizia; nay – McClun; ayes – Myers, Biesterfeld, Petersen. Motion carried. Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to adopt Ordinance #1011 by title only on third and final reading. Roll call vote: abstain – Gulizia; nay – McClun; ayes – Myers, Biesterfeld, Petersen. Motion carried.

 

Myers moves, McClun seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #1012; fee schedule ordinance. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried. McClun moves, Myers seconds to adopt by title only Ordinance #1012. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to approve the agreement between CrossMed Healthcare and the City of Louisville, dba Louisville Care Center for staffing service. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

McClun moves, Gulizia seconds to approve the transfer of $57,253 from LCC to City funds representing 5% of net cash of operating procedures. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to approve the conditional use permit request from Osmany Ramos – Ozzy Construction, 14378 Sandhill Road, legally described as: 27-12-11 SL2 of TL18, Louisville, Nebraska, Cass County, for living quarters used by owners. Roll call vote: abstain – Gulizia; nay – McClun; ayes – Myers, Biesterfeld, Petersen. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, McClun seconds to approve Louisville Area & School Foundations’ street closing request; Main Street between 2nd to 3rd from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. July 24-25, 2021. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

McClun moves, Myers seconds to approve Louisville Area & School Foundations’ request to reserve parking lot north of city hall from 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. for food trucks on July 24, 2021. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, McClun seconds to approve Louisville Area & School Foundations’ use of city streets for a run but will not involve street closures and will have intersections manned by volunteers on July 25, 2021. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Myers moves, McClun seconds to approve Louisville Area & School Foundations’ request for extension of noise ordinance for band on Main Street until 1:00 a.m. July 25, 2021. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

McClun moves, Biesterfeld seconds to approve special designated liquor license for Louisville Area & School Foundations’ event on July 24, 2021 on Main Street by Good Times. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

McClun moves, Biesterfeld seconds to approve the proposal from Viking Industrial Painting for tower painting and maintenance. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Mayor Petersen nominated Council Members Biesterfeld and Myers to a Care Center Committee and McClun and Gulizia to a Planning Commission Committee to act as liaisons at board meetings. Roll call vote to approve: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

The newly appointed Planning Commission Committee will attend the planning commission meeting with JEO representative.

 

The council received and acknowledged a letter and pictures from Marisa Cohn regarding a nuisance property. Necessary actions are being taken.

 

Joel presented a written report for street, water and sewer. Items updated: 6th Street Bridge project, East Ridge Subdivision issues, shop expansion, community walking trail concept, equipment and other items.

 

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. Council Member McClun reported for fire and rescue saying that the new ambulance has been delayed until October.

 

An internal audit was conducted verifying checks to invoices by the council members.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:45 p.m. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Biesterfeld, Myers, Gulizia. Nays – none. Motion carried.

 

I, the undersigned clerk, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the proceedings had and done by the Mayor and City Council of Louisville. To the best of my knowledge, the agenda was kept continually current and available for public inspection; and the minutes were in written form and available for public inspection within 10 working days. The minutes are published in summary form. Upon request a complete copy is available at City Hall.

 

Dee Arias, City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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