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April 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM - City of Columbus Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE WITH OPEN MEETINGS ACT AND ROLL CALL
Rationale: 
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
Rationale: 
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 April 6, 2015, City Council meeting.
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4.B. Minutes of April 10, 2015, Civil Service Commission meeting certifying list of Firefighter/Paramedic candidates as follows: Eric Morgan, Ryan Sabata, and Ethan Studabaker.
4.C. Resolution No. R15-62 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.D. Resolution No. R15-66 approving easement with Nebraska Public Power District granting the right to erect and maintain an urban electrical transmission line on land acquired from Platte County Agricultural Park in conjunction with 3 Avenue viaduct project.
4.E. Resolution No. R15-67 approving easement with Nebraska Public Power District granting the right to erect and maintain an urban electrical transmission line on land acquired from Loup River Public Power District in conjunction with 3 Avenue viaduct project.
4.F. Finance Department reports.
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4.G. 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 Friday, April 24, 2015, as Arbor Day in the city of Columbus.
6.B. Proclamation declaring the week of May 3 through May 9, 2015, as Municipal Clerks Week.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application of SERC, LLC for the final plat of DiStar Subdivision located in Block 3, Canal Industrial Park, Section 23, Township 17 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (East 32 Avenue south of Hwy 30). (Planning Commission recommends approval).
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed. 

7.A.1. 1. Resolution No. R15-63 approving final plat.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.B. Application of Flat River Construction, on behalf of City of Columbus, for permit to move building from 2257 East 29 Avenue to 3420 Pawnee Park Drive. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and application be approved.
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 - April 20, 2015
10.A.1. Minutes of the April 6, 2015, Traffic Control Device Committee meeting.
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Application of Brian Blair for the preliminary plat of Whispering Springs Addition, located in the East 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 18, Township 17 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (29 Avenue and 36 Street). (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends preliminary plat be approved.
13.B. Application of Ferguson Properties, Inc. for preliminary plat of Park Place 7th Addition, located in the Southwest 1/4 Northwest 1/4 of Section 13, Township 17 North, Range 1 West of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (32 Street and 45 Avenue). (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends preliminary plat be approved.
13.C. Application of Meadow Ridge Properties, LLC, for preliminary plat of Meadow Ridge Fourth Addition, located in the South 1/2 of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 11, Township 17 North, Range 1 West of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (54 Avenue between 38 Street and 41 Street). (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends preliminary plat be approved.
13.D. Renewal of solid waste hauling licenses for the following: Ace Sanitation Service, Inc.; Big Red Sanitation, Inc.; Callaway Rolloffs, LLC; U & I Sanitation, LLC; and Waste Connections, Inc.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends licenses be approved contingent upon bond requirements being
met.
13.E. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
Rationale: 
City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
14. RESOLUTIONS
14.A. Resolution No. R15-64 renaming "41 Street" located in Discoverer Third Subdivision as "Discoverer Drive".
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-65 awarding contract to B-D Construction, Inc. in the amount of $417,582.30 for Concrete Paving Improvements 2015.
Rationale: 
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.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends bills be approved.
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS - None
20. ADJOURNMENT
Rationale: 
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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