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March 6, 2017 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 February 21, 2017, City Council meeting.
4.B. Resolution No. R17-32 approving total acquisition in the amount of $95,000 and relocation assistance in the amount of $80,078.70 for Timothy Beller in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
4.C. Resolution No. R17-33 approving relocation assistance payment in the amount of $31,025 for Robert Blum in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
4.D. Resolution No. R17-34 approving agreement with American Legion Hartman Post 84 for use of Pawnee Park baseball facilities.
4.E. Resolution No. R17-35 approving agreement with Columbus Area Youth Football Organization for use of Bradshaw Park football facilities.
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4.F. Resolution No. R17-36 approving agreement with Columbus Mariners Baseball League for use of Berne (Armory) Park baseball facilities.
4.G. Resolution No. R17-37 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Baseball League for use of Centennial Park baseball facilities.
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4.H. Resolution No. R17-38 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Softball Association for use of Bradshaw Park softball facilities.
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4.I. Resolution No. R17-39 approving agreement with Columbus Softball Association for use of Gerrard Park softball facilities.
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4.J. Resolution No. R17-40 approving agreement with Wilderness Park Operations Committee for use of Wilderness Park soccer facilities.
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4.K. Payroll and bills on file.
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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 - None
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
12.A. Resolution No. R17-41 expressing opposition to Legislative Bill 389 that would create an accelerated process for permitting the installation of small wireless technology.
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Appointment of Chad Kucera to Planning Commission to fill unexpired term of Robert Gangel.
13.B. Quote from Wilke Landscape Center in the amount of $36,678.80 for 200 trees to be distributed in city parks, cemeteries, and golf courses.
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13.C. Quote from Matt Friend Truck Equipment, Inc. in the amount of $17,480 for brine de-icing system for Street Division.
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13.D. Bid from M & L, Inc. in the amount of $11 per ton for yard waste removal from the Transfer Station for a period of three years beginning April 1, 2017.
13.E. Comments from Mayor and City Council members.
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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. R17-42 authorizing city to resume responsibility for senior services at Community Center effective July 1, 2017.
14.B. Resolution No. R17-43 awarding bid to B-D Construction, Inc. in the amount of $544,785 for Pawnee Park Memorial Stadium Restroom Improvements and City Hall Restroom Renovations as part of the Restroom Facility Improvements 2017.
14.C. Resolution No. R17-44 approving Change Order No. 1 with Rutjens Construction, Inc. in the amount of $43,458.75 to construct an 8 inch water service line and an additional 31 calendar days for construction of the Wilderness Park water service line as part of the Water Improvements Project 2016.
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING
17.A. Ordinance No. 17-04 amending Section 130.053 of Chapter 130 of Title XIII of Ordinance No. 05-47 (Columbus City Code) to allow for conex style boxes to be used as temporary structures for the sale of fireworks and to amend subparagraph "(G)(1)(b)" removing from the list of violations security personnel who are observed to be sleeping on site.
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
20. ADJOURNMENT
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James B. Bulkley, Mayor
(402) 562-4244 - Office
Tara Vasicek, 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 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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