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March 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, 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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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 17, 2015, City Council meeting.
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4.B. Approval of award of bid to Dale Johnson Trucking for one-year supply of road gravel in the amount of $10.95 per cubic yard delivered or $9.32 per cubic yard if picked up.
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4.C. Approval of Resolution No. R15-34 approving agreement with American Legion Hartman Post 84 for use of Pawnee Park baseball facilities.
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4.D. Approval of Resolution No. R15-35 approving agreement with Columbus Area Youth Football Organization for use of Bradshaw Park football facilities.
4.E. Approval of Resolution No. R15-36 approving agreement with Columbus Mariners Baseball League for use of Berne (Armory) Park baseball facilities.
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4.F. Approval of Resolution No. R15-37 approving agreement with Columbus Softball Association for use of Gerrard Park softball facilities.
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4.G. Approval of Resolution No. R15-38 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Baseball League for use of Centennial Park baseball facilities.
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4.H. Approval of Resolution No. R15-39 approving agreement with Columbus Youth Softball Association for use of Bradshaw Park softball facilities.
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4.I. Approval of Resolution No. R15-40 approving agreement with Wilderness Park Operations Committee for use of Wilderness Park soccer facilities.
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4.J. Approval of Resolution No. R15-41 approving agreement with Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce establishing a Sports and Activities Council.
4.K. Approval of Resolution No. R15-42 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with Craig Potthast and Elizabeth Rall in the amount of $100 in conjunction with the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
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4.L. Approval of Resolution No. R15-43 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with Marvin F. and Enola J. Luchsinger in the amount of $12,765 and partial acquisition contract in the amount of $15,575 in conjunction with the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
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4.M. Approval of payroll and bills on file.
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5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Proclamation declaring March 2015 as “Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.”
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6.B. Presentation from Elizabeth Blaser regarding possible ice skating at the new high school or at Hospital Park Lake.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Consider authorization of acquisition of interests in various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for public improvements included in Concrete Paving Project 2015.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-44 authorizing acquisition of interests in various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for Concrete Paving Project 2015.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
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
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. 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. R15-45 approving Recreational Trails Program Project Agreement with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission providing for completion of the Hospital Lake Trail.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-46 approving non-exclusive franchise agreement with Eagle Communications for construction and operation of a broadband system.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.C. Resolution No. R15-47 approving Supplemental Agreement No. 1 with HDR, Inc. in the amount of $28,100 for construction engineering services in conjunction with traffic signal improvements at the intersections of 33 Avenue & 38 Street and 33 Avenue & Lost Creek Parkway.
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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 - Included in Consent Agenda
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, 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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