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February 1, 2016 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH OPEN MEETINGS ACT AND ROLL CALL
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This meeting is being filmed and recorded.  If you wish to address any items on the agenda - come to the podium - state your name and address and speak directly into the microphone the entire time you are addressing this body.  In accordance with State Statute, one copy of all material to be discussed is available to the public for examination.

IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT, NEBRASKA REVISED STATUTE 84-1407, A CURRENT COPY OF THE ACT IS POSTED IN THIS MEETING ROOM.
2. PRAYER
3. NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. CONSENT AGENDA
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4.A. Minutes of January 18, 2016, City Council meeting.
4.B. Reappointment of Bob Lauterbach and Diane Oppliger to Municipal Golf Board for three-year terms.
4.C. Appointments of the following officers for Columbus Fire Department: Dean Hefti - Fire Chief, Pat Miller - Assistant Fire Chief, Marc Witte - Safety/Training Officer.
4.D. Resolution No. R16-09 approving amendments to the 2015 One and Six Year Plan.
4.E. Resolution No. R16-10 awarding contract to Constructors, Inc. in the amount of $495,755.70 for Asphalt Paving Improvements 2016.
4.F. Resolution No. R16-11 approving contract with Gehring Construction & Ready Mix Co., Inc. in the amount of $363,048.60 for Concrete Paving Improvements 2016.
4.G. Resolution No. R16-12 approving request of Antique Tractor and Gas Engines Show, Inc. to camp overnight in Pawnee Park for annual Antique Tractor and Gas Engines Show on Friday, June 10 and Saturday June 11, 2016.
4.H. Resolution No. R16-13 approving leases to hangar aircraft at Columbus Municipal Airport with Columbus Electronics, Inc. and Platte Valley Air, LLC.
4.I. Resolution No. R16-14 approving pipeline crossing agreement with Union Pacific Railroad Company in the amount of $3,705 regarding construction, maintenance, and operation of a 24 inch encased underground pipeline for transporting and conveying sanitary sewer only, in conjunction with 18 Avenue viaduct project.
4.J. Resolution No. R16-15 approving pipeline crossing agreement with Union Pacific Railroad Company in the amount of $3,505 regarding construction, maintenance, and operation of a 10 inch encased underground pipeline for transporting and conveying sanitary sewer only, in conjunction with 18 Avenue viaduct project.
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4.K. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. "State of the City" address by Mayor Moser.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application of 4-N Corporation for final plat and subdivision agreement of Whitetail Lake 7th Subdivision located at Whitetail Drive and Red Cedar Lane. (Planning Commission recommends approval.) (Continued from January 18, 2016, meeting.)
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7.A.1. Resolution No. R16-16 approving final plat and subdivision agreement.
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8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES - None
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES
10.A. PUBLIC PROPERTY, SAFETY, AND WORKS COMMITTEE - January 25, 2016
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10.A.1. Request of East Central District Health Department for tobacco free policy at the playground equipment areas in city parks. (Park Board recommends approval.)
10.A.2. Proposed changes to Aquatic Center hours. (Park Board recommends approval.)
10.A.3. Prohibit sale and use of sky lanterns.
10.A.4. One and Six Year Street Plan.
10.A.5. Minutes of the November and December 2015 Traffic Control Device Committee meetings.
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Discussion and architectural development process to determine the "right" size/"right" cost of the proposed library/cultural arts center and public safety facilities.
13.B. Discussion and City Council recommendation on drafting of ballot language for sales and use tax for May 10, 2016, Primary Election.
13.C. Appointment of Erik Hash to Board of Parks Commissioners for three-year term.
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13.D. Appointment of John Shadle to Board of Parks Commissioners for three-year term.
13.E. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $3,652,176.68 for Loup River Levee Recertification Project and authorizing staff to advertise for bids. (Plans and specifications are on file in Clerk's Office.)
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13.F. Purchase of three mid-sized utility vehicles for Police Department from current Nebraska State Bid contract in the amount of $32,159 per vehicle and additional equipment in the approximate amount of $16,217 per vehicle.
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13.G. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
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City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
14. RESOLUTIONS - None
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING - None
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
20. ADJOURNMENT
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Mayor Michael L. Moser
(402) 562-4244 - Office
Joseph A. Mangiamelli, City Administrator
(402) 562-4233 - Office
Beth Augustine-Schulte, Council Member - Ward 1 Charlie Bahr, Council President - Ward 1
Dennis Kresha, Council Member - Ward 2 Jim Bulkley, Council Member - Ward 2
Rich Jablonski, Council Member - Ward 3 Ron Schilling, Council Member - Ward 3
Terry Reardon, Council Member - Ward 4 John F. Lohr, Council Member - Ward 4

A current agenda is on file at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 2424 14 Street, Columbus, Nebraska. For more information, call (402) 562-4224 or visit our website at www.columbusne.us.
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