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August 3, 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 July 20, 2015, City Council meeting.
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4.B. Change date of first meeting in September 2015 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2015, due to Labor Day holiday.
4.C. Resolution No. R15-91 approving renewal of scoreboard sponsorship agreement with Columbus Community Hospital for the scoreboard at Memorial Stadium.
4.D. Resolution No. R15-92 approving the use of construction management at risk option for the proposed library/cultural arts center.
4.E. Resolution No. R15-93 approving submittal of contract extension request to Nebraska Department of Economic Development to extend completion date to October 10, 2016, and approving the budget amendment increasing the total cost of the project, for Centennial Park Subdivision, Grant No. 12-TFHP-5051.
4.F. Resolution No. R15-94 authorizing the deposit of funds with Platte County Court for the acquisition of temporary easements for construction purposes on tracts of land owned by Woerth Properties, LLC in the amount of $1,500 and Shawn A. and Debra K. Carlson in the amount of $750 for condemnation proceedings for 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaduct.
4.G. Resolution No. R15-95 authorizing payment of $900 for the Board of Appraisers in Case No. CI 15-685, City of Columbus vs. Woerth Properties, et al., for the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaduct.
4.H. Resolution No. R15-96 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.I. Payroll and bills on file.
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5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS - None
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application to the Nebraska Department of Economic Development for Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $135,000 for Comprehensive Revitalization Phase III for improvements to Howard Boulevard from 33 Avenue to 41 Avenue and 14 Street from 33 Avenue to Howard Boulevard ($121,500 for Street Asphalt Overlay and $13,500 for General Administration).
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-97 approving application to the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES
9.A. Financing options for proposed library/cultural arts center and Public Safety facility.
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Request of Blanca Leon to appeal revocation of permits by Exotic Animal Permit Review Committee for two parrots at 3483 Linden Drive.
13.B. 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. R15-98 calling $315,000 of Various Purpose Bonds, Series 2008, for payment and redemption prior to maturity.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING - None
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
19.A. Distribution system lease and franchise agreement with Loup River Public Power District.
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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