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

Agenda
1. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH OPEN MEETINGS ACT AND ROLL CALL
Rationale: 
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
Rationale: 
The following items are considered to be routine by the city council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a city council member or citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed from consent status and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.
4.A. Minutes of February 16, 2016, City Council meeting.
4.B. Minutes of February 26, 2016, Civil Service Commission meeting certifying the following Firefighter/EMT candidates: Brandon Wiedel, Eric Morgan, and Tim Moser.
4.C. Reappointment of David Bell to Columbus Housing Authority for five-year term.
4.D. Bids for vehicles and equipment as follows: 1) Parks - 5 CY dump truck, $76,748 from Nebraska Truck Center; and 2) Van Berg Golf Course - 11 ft. mower, $50,660 from VanWall Golf.
4.E. Bid from Dale R. Johnson for one-year supply of gravel in the amount of $11.20 per cubic yard delivered or $10.00 per cubic yard if picked up.
Attachments:
4.F. Resolution No. R16-22 approving agreement with American Legion Hartman Post 84 for use of Pawnee Park baseball facilities.
4.G. Resolution No. R16-23 approving agreement with Columbus Area Youth Football Organization for use of Bradshaw Park football fields.
Attachments:
4.H. Resolution No. R16-24 approving agreement with Columbus Mariners Baseball League for use of the Berne (Armory) Park baseball field.
4.I. Resolution No. R16-25 approving agreement with Columbus Softball Association for use of Gerrard Park softball fields.
Attachments:
4.J. Resolution No. R16-26 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Baseball League for use of Centennial Park baseball fields.
Attachments:
4.K. Resolution No. R16-27 approving agreement with Wilderness Park Operations Committee for use of Wilderness Park soccer fields.
Attachments:
4.L. Resolution No. R16-28 amending Resolution No. R15-109 (Schedule of Fees) by adding a fee for work commencing before obtaining the necessary permits.
4.M. Resolution No. R16-29 approving a one year extension to the interlocal cooperation agreement with Platte County for prosecution services at a revised annual cost of $34,471.
4.N. Resolution No. R16-30 approving Subrecipient Agreement and Service/Consultant Agreement for housing management services with NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska for Project No. 15-CR-006.
4.O. Payroll and bills on file.
Attachments:
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS - None
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES
9.A. Snow Removal from February 2, 2016, Blizzard.
Attachments:
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
12.A. Flying lanterns - Legislative Bill 136.
12.B. Request that City Council express opposition to Legislative Bill 958 that would change provisions relating to budgets, the valuation of agricultural land, and levy limitations.
Attachments:
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Appointment of Eric Morgan as Firefighter/EMT for the Columbus Fire Department.
13.B. Appointment of Jill Zaruba to Americans with Disabilities Compliance Committee for three-year term.
13.C. Quote from Grubaugh Auction Service in the amount of 5% of gross auction sales for the 2016 city auction.
13.D. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
Rationale: 
City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held on Item 13.D. 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
Rationale: 
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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