Public Meeting Agenda: March 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting

March 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting Agenda

March 21, 2016 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting
1. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH OPEN MEETINGS ACT AND ROLL CALL
2. PRAYER
3. NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. CONSENT AGENDA
4.A. Minutes of March 7, 2016, City Council meeting.
4.B. Reappointment of Kim Garretson and Chris Dixon to Columbus Tree Board for three-year terms.
4.C. Bids for vehicles and equipment as follows: 1) Sanitary Sewer Division - 5 CY dump truck, $82,837 from Truck Center Companies of Columbus; 2) Water Utilities Division - 3/4 ton pickup with utility box, $33,199 from Gene Steffy Ford of Columbus; 3) Water Production Division - 1/2 ton pickup, $26,389 from Gene Steffy Ford of Columbus; 4) Wastewater Treatment Division - spreader truck, $138,578 from RDO Truck Center; 5) Transfer Station - skid steer loader, $16,342.47 from Nebraska Harvestore and 4x4 utility vehicle, $14,668.92 from ATV Motor Sports.
4.D. Specifications and estimate of cost in the total amount of $56,000 for two greens mowers and authorization to advertise for bids.
4.E. Resolution No. R16-31 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Softball Association for use of Bradshaw Park softball fields.
Attachments:
4.F. Resolution No. R16-32 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.G. Resolution No. R16-33 approving agreement with Midwest Right of Way Services, Inc. in the amount of $15,540 for property acquisition for lift station projects.
4.H. Finance Department reports.
Attachments:
4.I. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application of Ferguson Properties, Inc. for final plat and subdivision agreement of Centennial Park 7th Addition located at 3 Avenue and 3 Street. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
7.A.1. Determine whether Centennial Park 7th Addition should be included within corporate city limits. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
7.A.2. Resolution No. R16-34 approving final plat, subdivision agreement, and bringing said addition into corporate city limits.
7.B. Application of John Obrist and Craig Foreman for final plat and subdivision agreement of OFF Properties Subdivision located at 33 Avenue and 42 Street. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
7.B.1. Determine whether OFF Properties Subdivision should be included within corporate city limits. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
7.B.2. Resolution No. R16-35 approving final plat, subdivision agreement, and bringing said addition into corporate city limits.
7.C. Consider authorization of acquisition of interests in a tract of real estate by purchase or eminent domain for an easement for Water Improvements 2016.
7.C.1. Resolution No. R16-36 authorizing acquisition of interests in a tract of real estate by purchase or eminent domain for an easement for Water Improvements 2016.
7.C.2. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $825,000 for Water Improvements 2016 and authorization to advertise for bids. (Plans and specifications are on file in the City Clerk's office.)
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES - Included in Consent Agenda
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES
10.A. PUBLIC FINANCE, JUDICIARY, AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE - March 8, 2016
10.A.1. Financial and compliance audit for year end September 30, 2015.
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES
11.A. Library Board annual report.
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Quote from U.S. FireCom in the total amount of $29,857 for 73 pagers for Fire Department.
Attachments:
13.B. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $13,000,000 for Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase 3 Improvements and authorization to advertise for bids contingent upon receipt of Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality approval. (Plans and specifications are on file in the City Clerk's office.)
13.C. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $400,000 for Union Pacific Railroad Water Main Crossings 2016 and authorization to advertise for bids. (Plans and specifications are on file in City Clerk's office.)
13.D. Discussion on employment of full-time Fire Chief.
13.E. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
14. RESOLUTIONS
14.A. Resolution No. R16-37 approving Commercial Operator Agreement with Best Air, LLC dba Best Air for Hangar No. 1412-E at Columbus Municipal Airport. (Board of Airport Commissioners recommends approval.)
14.B. Resolution No. R16-38 approving amendment to Lease Agreement with Best Air, LLC dba Best Air to include provisions for insurance requirements for conduct of an Aviation Operator business at the leased premises (Hangar No. 1442) and to record that the City of Columbus, Nebraska, is the successor to the Columbus Airport Authority. (Board of Airport Commissioners recommends approval.)
14.C. Resolution No. R16-39 rejecting all bids received for construction of the Columbus Area Transit vehicle storage facility.
14.D. Resolution No. R16-40 approving amendment to agreement with Hewgley & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $18,700 for professional services necessary to redesign the proposed Columbus Area Transit vehicle storage facility and authorization to re-advertise for bids upon completion of the revised plans and specifications.
14.E. Resolution No. R16-41 awarding contract to B-D Construction, Inc. in the amount of $2,663,409.90 for Loup River Levee Recertification Project.
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 - Payroll and all other bills included in Consent Agenda
18.A. ARL Credit Services and Reardon Lawn & Garden, Inc.
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
20. ADJOURNMENT
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