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February 2, 2015 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, LEGISLATIVE BILL 898, SECOND SESSION NINETY-NINTH LEGISLATURE OF NEBRASKA, 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 a 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. Approval of minutes of the January 19, 2015, City Council meeting.
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4.B. Approval of application of Hy-Vee, Inc., dba. Hy-Vee Food Store, for Special Designated License to serve wine at Premier Physical Therapy, 3100 23 Street, Suite 15, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., February 23, 2015, for sampling/tasting. (Police Department recommends approval.
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4.C. Approval of award of bids for equipment as follows:
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 QTY UNIT DEPT BID PRICE FIRM
 1  5 CY Dump
Truck w/trade-in
 Street Division  $81,843  Truck Center Company
 1  Truck-Tractor  Transfer Station  $103.445  Nebraska Truck Center
4.D. Approval of Resolution No. R15-17 approving Subrecipient Agreement and Service/Consultant Agreement for housing management services with NeighborWorks Northeast Nebraska Project No. 14-CR-006.
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4.E. Approval of Resolution No. R15-18 approving agreement with Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District on behalf of Columbus Housing Authority in an amount not to exceed $1,500 to conduct an environmental review.
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4.F. Approval of Resolution No. R15-19 approving contract amendment request to Nebraska Department of Economic Development Project No. 11-DTR-106 allowing $6,000 to be moved from commercial rehabilitation activity to general administrative activity.
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4.G. Approval of Resolution No. R15-20 approving amended lease agreement with Mid-State Aviation II, Inc. for expansion of loading pad at Columbus Municipal Airport. (Board of Airport Commissioners recommends approval.)
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4.H. Approval of Resolution No. R15-21 accepting and approving permanent easement from Brian L. and Debra K. Blair and Blair, Inc. for a tract of land in Lot 35, Blair’s 5th Addition for maintenance, regrading, removal of debris and sediment, and other action regarding free flow of water out of storm water culvert.
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4.I. Approval of Resolution No. R15-22 approving appointment of the following:
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Dean Hefti.......................... Fire Chief

Pat Miller............................ Assistant Fire Chief

Marc Witte..........................Safety/Training Officer

4.J. Approval of payroll and bills on file.
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City Administrator recommends the items on the consent agenda, being routine in nature, be approved as presented.

5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. One and Six Year Street Improvement Plan for City of Columbus.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.

7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-23 adopting One and Six Year Street Improvement Plan.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

7.B. Consider a Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Economic Development, Inc. to utilize Community Development Block Grant Economic Development Revolving Loan Funds.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.

7.B.1. Resolution No. R15-24 approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Northeast Economic Development, Inc. and adopting the Business Revolving Loan Fund guidelines.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

7.C. Application of Distar Industries, LLC for Community Development Block Grant Revolving Loan Funds in the amount of $200,000 for equipment purchase.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and application be approved.

8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Request of Angela Janssen for lottery sales outlet location at Avenue Bar, 1061 26 Avenue.
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City Administrator recommends lottery sales outlet location be approved.

13.B. Award of quotes to NoSwett Fencing in the amount of $38,500 for fencing; Johnson Floor Coverings in the amount of $10,400 for turf; and Mid- Nebraska Repair and Construction in the amount of $9,517 for concrete work, all for construction of batting cages at Centennial Park and Armory Field.
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City Administrator recommends quotes be awarded.

13.C. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
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City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.

14. RESOLUTIONS
14.A. Resolution No. R15-25 approving loan agreement with Blazer Holdings, LLC and Blazer, LLC in the amount of $300,000 for startup assistance in acquiring the former Blazer Manufacturing Company, Inc. using Economic Development “840” funds.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

15. ORDINANCES ON THEIR FIRST READING
16. ORDINANCES ON THEIR SECOND READING
17. ORDINANCES ON THEIR THIRD READING
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
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, CouncilMember - 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
Terry Reardon, 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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