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May 18, 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 May 4, 2015, City Council meeting.
Attachments:
4.B. Resolution No. R15-69 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.C. Resolution No. R15-70 approving Amendment No. 1 to the agreement with Gilmore & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $24,900 for additional design and construction phase services in conjunction with sanitary sewer lift station renovations.
4.D. Payroll and bills on file.
Attachments:
5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application of Brian Blair for final plat and subdivision agreement 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 public hearing be closed and final plat be approved.
7.A.1. Determine whether Whispering Springs Addition should be included within corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and to bring said addition into corporate city limits.
7.A.2. Resolution No. R15-71 approving final plat, subdivision agreement, and bringing said addition into corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.B. Application of Ferguson Properties, Inc. for final plat and subdivision agreement 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 public hearing be closed and final plat be approved.
7.B.1. Determine whether Park Place 7th Addition should be included within corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and to bring said addition into corporate city limits.
7.B.2. Resolution No. R15-72 approving final plat, subdivision agreement, and bringing said addition into corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.C. Application of Meadow Ridge Properties, LLC, for final plat and subdivision agreement 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 public hearing be closed and final plat be approved.
7.C.1. Determine whether Meadow Ridge Fourth Addition should be included within corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed and to bring said addition into corporate city limits.
7.C.2. Resolution No. R15-73 approving final plat, subdivision agreement, and bringing said addition into corporate city limits.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.D. Application of Meadow Ridge Properties, LLC, to rezone a tract of land in the South 1/2, Southwest 1/4, 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) from "RR" (Rural Residential District) to "R-1" (Single-Family Residential District) and to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan to reflect the same change in zoning. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.D.1. Ordinance No. 15-05 approving rezoning.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
7.E. Application of C. Ronald and Charlotte Lambert to rezone Lots 17R and 18R, and Lots 30R through 35R, except that portion currently zoned R-1 from "RR" (Rural Residential District) to "R-1" (Single-Family Residential District) and to rezone Lot 1R, except that portion currently zoned B-2 from "RR" (Rural Residential District) to "B-2" (General Commercial District) all in 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 (vicinity of 68 Street and east side of Shadow Ridge Place & Country Links Place) and to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Comprehensive Plan to reflect the same change in zoning. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.E.1. Ordinance No. 15-06 approving rezoning.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
7.F. To consider the construction of Columbus Area Transit van storage facility for which financial assistance is being sought from the Federal Transit Administration.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.F.1. Request for proposals for architect for Columbus Area Transit van storage facility.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends city staff be authorized to seek proposals.
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. Application of Jim Hellbusch for preliminary plat of Hellbusch 6th Addition located in the Northwest 1/4, Southwest 1/4 of Section 7, Township 17 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (Lost Creek Parkway and 33 Avenue). (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends preliminary plat be approved.
13.B. Award of quote to Sackett Electric, Inc. in the amount of $16,500 for new light fixtures at the Aquatic Center.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.C. Award of quote to Commercial Aquatic Services, Inc. in the amount of $11,000 for a pool vacuum for Pawnee Plunge Water Park.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.D. Award of quote to WTG Midwest, Inc. in the amount of $47,003 for a wash press and accessories for Waste Water Treatment Facility.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.E. Appointment of Ryan Sabata as Fire Fighter/Paramedic for Columbus Fire Department.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends appointment be ratified.
13.F. 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 - None
15. ORDINANCES ON THEIR FIRST READING
15.A. Ordinance No. 15-07 authorizing issuance of Combined Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2015A, in the principal amount not to exceed $4,050,000.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
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.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
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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