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September 6, 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
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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 August 15, 2016, City Council meeting.
4.B. Minutes of August 27, 2016, Civil Service Commission meeting certifying list of police officer candidates as follows: Rachel Pensick, Shawn Gray, and Justin Grant.
4.C. Reappointment of Kathryn R. Ballobin to Library Board for four-year term.
4.D. Appointment of J. Prent Roth, Jr. to Community Development Agency.
4.E. Resolution No. R16-94 approving the use of Pawnee Park to camp overnight on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, 2017, for annual Antique Tractor and Gas Engines Show.
4.F. Resolution No. R16-95 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.G. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Proclamation for Sammy's Superheroes declaring September 2016 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application to Nebraska Department of Economic Development for Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $26,400 for Comprehensive Development Phase I for planning study to determine future project(s). ($23,400 for Planning Study and $3,000 for General Administration.)
7.A.1. Resolution No. R16-96 authorizing the Mayor to sign the application to the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.
Attachments:
7.B. 2016 - 2017 Budget.
7.B.1. Resolution No. R16-97 adopting Schedule of Fees effective October 1, 2016.
7.B.2. Ordinance No. 16-20 adopting 2016-2017 Pay Plan.
7.B.3. Ordinance No. 16-21 adopting 2016-2017 Budget.
7.C. Property Tax Request for 2016-2017.
7.C.1. Resolution No. R16-98 setting the property tax request at $4,608,843.
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES - None
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION - None
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Quote from Ernst Auto Center in the amount of $29,500 for mid-sized pickup for Engineering Department.
13.B. Quote from Mid-Nebraska Repair and Construction in the amount of $22,285 to construct storage building at Gerrard Park.
13.C. Quote from Mike's Auto Sales & Service in the amount of $44,995 for a 2015 Suburban for Fire Department to replace the Suburban that was declared a total loss following a motor vehicle accident. (Reimbursement from insurance company for a majority of the claim is anticipated.)
13.D. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $1,337,000 for Lift Station Replacements 2016 and authorizing staff to advertise for bids. (Plans and specifications are on file in the Engineering Department.)
13.E. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
Rationale: 
City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held on item 13.E. in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
14. RESOLUTIONS
14.A. Resolution No. R16-99 approving acquisition contract with Michael J. and Barbara J. Siedlik in the amount of $96,330.50 and relocation costs in the amount of $848.15 in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
14.B. Resolution No. R16-100 approving acquisition contract and leasehold interest with Melody Boyd in the amount of $100 in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
14.C. Resolution No. R16-101 declaring that a portion of land located in the West 1/2 of Section 21, Township 17 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska, shall be used for construction, operation, and maintenance in conjunction with 3 Avenue viaduct project.
14.D. Resolution No. R16-102 approving contract with Gehring Construction & Ready Mix, Inc. in the amount of $825,123.75 for Street Improvement District No. 182 (33 Avenue from 39 Street to Lost Creek Parkway).
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING
15.A. Ordinance No. 16-22 amending Section 32.019 of Chapter 32 of Title III of Ordinance No. 05-47 (Columbus City Code) changing the name of Hospital Lake Park to Sunset Park and naming the parcel of land acquired for future park purposes located at 1818 Armory Drive as Frontier Park.
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
Prent Roth, 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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