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December 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH OPEN MEETINGS ACT
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. OATH OF OFFICE
2.A. Mayor-elect James B. Bulkley, Council Members-elect Charlie Bahr (Ward 1), Troy G. Hiemer (Ward 2), Ron Schilling (Ward 3), and John F. Lohr (Ward 4).
3. ROLL CALL
4. PRAYER
5. NATIONAL ANTHEM AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
6. APPOINTMENT OF CITY OFFICERS
6.A. Merlin Lindahl as Interim City Administrator.
6.B. Law Firm of Sipple, Hansen, Emerson, Schumacher, & Klutman as City Attorney.
6.C. Janelle Kline as City Clerk.
6.D. Rick Bogus as City Engineer.
6.E. Anne Kinnison as Finance Director.
6.F. Kipton L. Anderson, M.D. as City Physician.
7. ELECTION OF COUNCIL PRESIDENT
8. APPOINTMENT OF COUNCIL MEMBERS TO PUBLIC FINANCE, JUDICIARY, AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AND PUBLIC PROPERTY, SAFETY, AND WORKS COMMITTEE
8.A. Council Members John F. Lohr, Rich Jablonski, Beth Augustine-Schulte, and Troy Hiemer to the Public Finance, Judiciary, and Personnel Committee and Council Members Charlie Bahr, Dennis Kresha, J. Prent Roth, and Ron Schilling to the Public Property, Safety, and Works Committee.
9. CONSENT AGENDA
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9.A. Minutes of November 21, 2016, City Council meeting.
9.B. Resolution No. R16-152 approving relocation assistance payment in the amount of $82,475.68 for Adam Swanson in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
9.C. Resolution No. R16-153 reaffirming city's intent to provide or expand municipal solid waste collection service.
9.D. Change date of first meeting in January 2017 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2017, due to New Year's Day holiday.
9.E. Payroll and bills on file.
Attachments:
10. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
11. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
12. PUBLIC HEARINGS - None
13. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
14. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES
14.A. Follow-up from November 21, 2016, City Council meeting with regard to possible relocation of cell tower in Glur Park.
Attachments:
15. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
16. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
17. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION - None
18. NEW BUSINESS
18.A. Quote from Stanley Petroleum Maintenance, Inc. in the amount of $40,391 for fuel system improvements at Central Maintenance Facility.
18.B. Authorization to advertise for bids for land lease of city's north well field property.
18.C. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
Rationale: 
Interim City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held on Item 18.C. in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
19. RESOLUTIONS
19.A. Resolution No. R16-154 approving Interlocal Agreement with Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality for Storm Water Management Plan Program accepting grant funds in the amount of $18,534.62 with the city matching at least $3,706.93.
20. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
21. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
22. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING
22.A. Ordinance No. 16-25 amending Economic Development Plan.
23. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
24. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
25. ADJOURNMENT
Rationale: 
James B. Bulkley, Mayor
(402) 562-4244 - Office
Merlin Lindahl, Interim City Administrator
(402) 562-4233 - Office
Beth Augustine-Schulte, Council Member - Ward 1 Charlie Bahr, Council Member - Ward 1
Dennis Kresha, Council Member - Ward 2 Troy Hiemer, 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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