Public Meeting Agenda: September 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting

September 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting Agenda

September 5, 2017 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 - 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 21, 2017, City Council meeting.
4.B. Resolution No. R17-112 approving total acquisition in the amount of $85,000 for Steve Lloyd's Rentals, LLC in conjunction with 12 Avenue viaduct project.
4.C. Resolution No. R17-113 approving agreement with State of Nebraska Department of Transportation in the total amount of $58,381, with the city share being 10 percent, for purchase of a small lift-equipped bus for Columbus Area Transit.
4.D. Payroll and bills on file.
Attachments:
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Public hearing - 2017-2018 Budget.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R17-114 adopting Schedule of Fees effective October 1, 2017.
Attachments:
7.A.2. Ordinance No. 17-20 adopting 2017-2018 Pay Plan.
7.A.3. Ordinance No. 17-21 adopting 2017-2018 Budget.
7.B. Public hearing - Property Tax request for 2017-2018.
7.B.1. Resolution No. R17-115 setting the property tax request at $4,713,367.
7.C. Public hearing - Application to Nebraska Department of Economic Development for Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $350,000 for Comprehensive Development Phase II ($35,000 for general administration, $8,000 for construction management, $18,000 for housing management, $9,000 for lead based paint risk assessment/testing, $180,000 for purchase/rehab/resale, and $100,000 for street reconstruction).
7.C.1. Resolution No. R17-116 approving application to the Northeast Nebraska Department of Economic Development and adopting the Citizens Participation Plan for Community Development Block Grant.
7.D. Public hearing - Second hearing on application to Nebraska Department of Economic Development for Community Development Block Grant No. 16-CD-001 for community development.
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. Appointment of Chuck Sherer as police chief.
13.B. Appointment of Lauren Polak as police officer.
13.C. Appointment of Nick Larson to Board of Parks Commissioners for three-year term.
13.D. Appointment of Russ Strehle to Board of Appeals for three-year term.
13.E. Appointment of Jill Owens to Senior Center Advisory Board for three-year term.
13.F. Appointment of Bill Rongisch to Senior Center Advisory Board for three-year term.
13.G. Comments from mayor and city council members.
14. RESOLUTIONS
14.A. Resolution No. R17-117 approving a permanent easement from the city for driveway purposes, partial acquisition in the amount of $6,000, temporary easement in the amount of $180, and negotiated settlement in the amount of $2,320 for Kathryn A. Podraza, Trustee of Myron J. Johnson Trust and Kathryn A. Podraza, Trustee of Marie W. Johnson Trust, in conjunction with Lift Station Replacements 2016.
14.B. Resolution No. R17-118 approving agreement with KSO CPA's + Advisors for Financial and Compliance Audit for fiscal years ending September 30, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING
17.A. Ordinance No. 17-19 amending Sections 150.024, 150.028, 150.029, 150.046, and 150.048 of Chapter 150 of Title XV of Ordinance No. 05-47 (Columbus City Code) regarding electrical and plumbing codes to require certificates of insurance.
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
20. ADJOURNMENT
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