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May 11, 2022

May 11, 2022

CITY COUNCIL

May 11, 2022                                                                                                              Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.  Present were Mayor Rod Petersen, Council Members Jerry McClun, Jamion Biesterfeld, Martyn Myers and Larry Gulizia. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson and guests. 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 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, McClun seconds to approve the consent agenda. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Kari Wockenfuss reported for the care center. Some items discussed: rescheduled open house May 26th, ARPA fund info after July 1st.

 

Louisville Care Center visitation policies were discussed at length. Rev. Jon Sollberger was present with concerns regarding privacy when visiting parishioners. He also believes it’s a violation of HIPPA laws to answer questions upon entering. Cheryl Taylor from LCC stated that they are following state regulations and don’t want to jeopardize their license. Mayor Petersen and City Attorney Roger Johnson asked to see those particular regulations and will do some more investigating.

 

McClun moves, Myers seconds to approve the street closing request from Louisville Area Foundation and BUILD for Dynamite Pete Days as follows: July 23, 2022 Main Street from 2nd to 3rd from 2:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.; July 23, 2022 Main Street from 1st to 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; July 24, 2022 Main Street from 1st to 3rd and 2nd Street alley to alley east and west of Main Street from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Randy Jensen from Prairie Ridge HOA was present to discuss their detention ponds. He reminded the city that they agreed to a one time clean out of the north pond that didn’t get done yet. Mayor Petersen said it is on the list of things to do. Randy also asked if they city would give the HOA a bid to clean out the south pond. Dave Wedekind mentioned that he thought the idea was for that south pond to be temporary and it should now just be able to be filled in. JEO and Joel will be consulted.

 

Myers moves, McClun seconds to excuse City Attorney Roger Johnson from the June 8, 2022 city council meeting. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried. It was noted that Mayor Petersen and Jamion Biesterfeld will also be gone from that meeting.

The use of the ball fields by LPS for high school baseball was discussed. Costs will be gathered for maintenance to determine the school’s payment to the city. The school is looking into heating and air for the concession/bathroom building. It was questioned what would be necessary to make the field NSA compliant and agreed that those costs would also be discussed with the school.

 

It was agreed to wait for the county before updating to 2018 Building Codes.

 

McClun moves, Biesterfeld seconds to approve the purchase of two replacement pumps for South Ridge lift station. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to authorize payment to Hampton Inn for four fire school attendees up to $2500.00. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld move, Myers seconds to approve the revised contract with AMG Technology Investment Group dba Nextlink for use of space on the water tower. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Mayor Petersen reported for street, water and sewer. Items discussed: water main break caused by OPPD boring, tree pile.

 

A written sheriff’s report was circulated. No reports for fire/rescue.

 

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

 

McClun moves, Biesterfeld seconds to introduce Ordinance #1026; annexation of A TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 12 NORTH, RANGE 11 EAST OF THE 6TH P.M., AND OUTLOT “B” OF EAST RIDGE, AND ADJOINING LOTS 21 THROUGH 27, AND LOT 9 OF EAST RIDGE, A SUBDIVISION LOCATED IN CASS COUNTY, NEBRASKA by title only and move to approve on second reading. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

McClun moves, Myers seconds to approve Resolution 22-04; employee appreciation dinner policy. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, Myers seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #1028; wages and benefits for city employees and elected officials. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried. McClun moves, Myers seconds to adopt Ordinance #1028 on third and final reading by title only. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. Motion carried.

 

Biesterfeld moves, McClun seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #1029; wages and benefits for Louisville Care Center employees. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Myers, Biesterfeld; nays – Gulizia. Motion carried. McClun moves, Myers seconds to adopt Ordinance #1029 on third and final reading by title only. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Myers, Biesterfeld; nays – Gulizia. Motion carried.

 

Myers moves, Biesterfeld seconds to adjourn the meeting at 8:57 p.m. Roll call vote: ayes – McClun, Gulizia, Myers, Biesterfeld. 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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