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April 6, 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 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. Minutes of March 16, 2015, City Council meeting.
4.B. Purchase of used 2007 Dodge Dakota pickup from Mike's Auto Sales and Service in the amount of $14,500 for Police Department.
4.C. Quote from Mueller Sprinklers, Inc. in the amount of $12,000 for 72" zero turn riding mower for Park Department.
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4.D. Resolution No. R15-54 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with John P. and Barbara A. Woerth in the amount of $250 in conjunction with the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
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4.E. 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. Presentation from Black Hills Energy regarding compressed natural gas vehicle conversion.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Public hearing for the purpose of amending the hours of service and reviewing policies and procedures for Columbus Area Transit for which financial assistance is being sought from the Federal Transit Administration.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-56 authorizing application for funds for operation of Columbus Area Transit System Program for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.A.2. Resolution No. R15-57 approving policies and procedures for Columbus Area Transit.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.B. Application of Casey's General Store #2881, for Retail Class "B" Liquor License at 2903 23 Street.
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City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and application be approved.
7.B.1. Application of Tina Krings as manager of Casey's General Store #2881, in conjunction with Class "B" Liquor License.
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City Administrator recommends manager application be approved.
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. Award of quote to Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $133,010.19 for implementation of server virtualization and backup.
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City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.B. Implementation of downtown traffic signal removal sequence as recommended by Iteris and staff.
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City Administrator recommends removal sequence be implemented.
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. R15-58 approving agreement with Advanced Consulting Engineering Services in the amount of $23,250 for surveying services at Columbus Municipal Airport, Wilderness Park, and an industrial area east of East 14 Avenue and north of 8 Street.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-59 approving agreement with Gilmore & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $45,900 for design and construction phase engineering services in conjunction with development of model for sanitary sewer lift station renovations.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.C. Resolution No. R15-60 approving utility services agreement with Loup River Public Power District in the estimated amount of $345,877 to relocate power lines in the corridor of the proposed 3 Avenue viaduct.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.D. Resolution No. R15-61 approving lease agreement with Union Pacific Railroad Company to provide for use of roadway extension of 48 Avenue to access Socks Pond.
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City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.E. Resolution No. R15-55 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with Platte County Agricultural Society in the amount of $295,500 and partial acquisition contract in the amount of $58,600 in conjunction with the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
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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