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February 17, 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.

City Administrator recommends the items on the consent agenda, being routine in nature, be approved as presented.
4.A. Approval of minutes of the February 2, 2015, City Council meeting.
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4.B. Reappointment of Jack Young to Columbus Tree Board for three-year term.
4.C. Approval of Resolution No. R15-26 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
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4.D. Approval of Finance Department reports.
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4.E. Approval of payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Presentation by Columbus Chamber of Commerce regarding Sports and Activities Council.
6.B. Presentation by Library Board on State of the Library report.
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7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Citizen's Advisory Review Committee report of activities presented in accord with the Columbus Economic Development Plan.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and report be placed on file.

7.B. Application of C. Ronald Lambert for the final plat and subdivision agreement of Shadows East Subdivision, located in the Northwest 1/4, Northwest 1/4 of Section 1, Township 17 North, Range 1 West of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (Country Links Place and Shadow Ridge Place). Planning Commission recommends approval.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.B.1. Resolution No. R15-27 approving final plat.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted
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7.C. Application of Nebraska CVS Pharmacy, LLC dba CVS/Pharmacy #10441, for Retail Class ā€œCā€ Beer, Wine and Distilled Spirits On and Off Sale Liquor License at 2307 23 Street.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed, application be approved, and letter be sent to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission notifying them of Council’s action.
7.C.1. Application of Dale ZurKammer as manager of CVS/Pharmacy #10441, in conjunction with Class ā€œCā€ Liquor License.
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City Administrator recommends manager application be approved and letter be sent to the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission notifying them of Council’s action.
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES - Included in Consent Agenda
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES
10.A. PUBLIC PROPERTY, SAFETY, AND WORKS COMMITTEE - February 9, 2015
10.A.1. Request of Pat Adamy for vacation of alley (Block 80, Original City) 2119 13 Street.
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City Administrator recommends committee report be adopted.
10.B. PUBLIC FINANCE, JUDICIARY, AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE - February 10, 2015
10.B.1. Financial and Compliance Audit for year ended September 30, 2014.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends committee report be adopted.
10.B.2. Potential franchise agreement with Eagle Communications for broadband services.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends committee report be adopted.
10.B.3. Discussion and possible action on proposed resolution to amend Resolution No. R93-128 for compliance with State Statute 13-2203 regarding city expenses.
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City Administrator recommends committee report be adopted.
10.C. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE - February 17, 2015
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10.C.1. Presentation by Clark Enersen Partners with results of feasibility study for golf cart storage shed at Quail Run Golf Course.
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11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Appointment of Sandra Jochens to Board of Parks Commissioners for three-year term.
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City Administrator recommends appointment be ratified.

13.B. Appointment of Dan Hellbusch to Columbus Tree Board for three-year term.
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City Administrator recommends appointment be ratified.
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. R15-28 amending Resolution No. 93-128 to specify that the cost of a meal per person for a recognition dinner not exceed the amount allowed by state statute.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-29 awarding contract to Constructors, Inc. in the amount of $304,722.25 for 2015 Asphalt Project.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

14.C. Resolution No. R15-30 awarding contract to Gehring Construction & Ready Mix Co., Inc. in the amount of $559,731.08 for Discoverer Site Improvements, paving and signals at 33 Avenue & 38 Street and 33 Avenue & Lost Creek Parkway.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

14.D. Resolution No. R15-31 approving contract with Felsburg Holt & Ullevig in the amount of $4,313.34 for Nebraska H2O Construction/Post-Construction Stormwater Management Program Development for MS4 Phase 2-Standards Development.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.E. Resolution No. R15-32 awarding contract to Eriksen Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $6,596,000 for construction of Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase 2 Improvements.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.

14.F. Resolution No. R15-33 approving Amendment No. 1 to agreement with HDR Engineering in the amount of $869,681 for engineering and construction management services for Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase 2 Improvements.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
15. ORDINANCES ON THEIR FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON THEIR SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THEIR THIRD READING - None
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Payroll and all other bills included in Consent Agenda
18.A. ARL Credit Services and Reardon Lawn & Garden, Inc.
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City Administrator recommends bills be approved.
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
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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