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August 17, 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 August 3, 2015, City Council meeting.
4.B. Award of bid to Logan Contractors Supply in the amount of $50,485 for trailer-mounted generator for the Sewer Department.
4.C. Award of quote to AVI Systems, Inc. in the amount of $38,143 for audio and video upgrades to the City Council Chambers.
4.D. Award of quote to FireGuard, Inc. in the amount of $13,888.28 for self-contained breathing apparatus equipment for Fire Department.
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4.E. Award of quote to Heiman Fire Equipment in the amount of $49,650 for fire gear for Fire Department.
4.F. Reappointment of Chuck Whitney as delegate to the Nebraska Cooperative Government Commission for one-year term.
4.G. Reappointment of Ray Hajek and Larry Mares to the Board of Appeals for three-year terms.
4.H. Resolution No. R15-99 continuing Columbus/Platte County Enhanced 911 service surcharge of $1 per month on each local exchange access line physically terminating in the City of Columbus, Nebraska, 911 service area.
4.I. Resolution No. R15-100 authorizing payment of various improvement projects.
4.J. Resolution No. R15-101 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with Jerome and Janet Kneifel in the amount of $6,040 and acquisition contract and permanent easement in the amount of $1,980 in conjunction with 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
4.K. Resolution No. R15-102 accepting and approving acquisition contract and leasehold interest with Raymond Bloyd in the amount of $100 in conjunction with the 3 Avenue and 18 Avenue viaducts.
4.L. Finance Department reports.
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4.M. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Instructional videos on use of roundabouts and flashing yellow turning arrows.
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Click the links to see videos:  flashing yellow turn arrow video

                                           roundabouts video

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Application of Jim Hellbusch for final plat and subdivision agreement 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.)
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7.A.1. Determine whether Hellbusch 6th Addition should be included within corporate city limits. (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing on final plat and bringing addition into corporate city limits be removed from agenda.
7.B. Application of Wayne Henke for a special use permit to allow a hunting and sporting goods retail store in an "ML/C-1" (Light Industrial District) zone located on Lot 1, Settgast Subdivision of part of Lot 17, Westside Industrial Park Subdivision, part of the NE 1/4 and SE 1/4, Section 14, Township 17 North, Range 1 West of the 6th P.M., Platte County, Nebraska (2583 53 Avenue). (Planning Commission recommends approval.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.B.1. Ordinance No. 15-14 approving special use permit.
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES
9.A. Budget update.
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10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES
10.A. PUBLIC PROPERTY, SAFETY, AND WORKS COMMITTEE - August 10, 2015
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends the following reports be adopted.
10.A.1. Request from William H. Soulliere to vacate a 20 foot alley lying south of Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 4, Stengers Subdivision of Outlot 3 to the City of Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska (vicinity of 6 Street and 32 Avenue).
10.A.2. Request from Bob Soulliere to vacate 32 Avenue south of 6 Street located between Stengers Subdivision, Blocks 4 and 5, to the north property line of Pawnee Plaza Subdivision, Blocks 2 and 3.
10.A.3. Request from Granville Custom Homes, Inc. to vacate a 10 foot utility easement three feet to the west to abut the lot line on Lot 3, Henry's Subdivision (vicinity of 41 Street and 53 Avenue).
10.A.4. Amendment to City Code regarding intersection crossings for Utility Type Vehicles.
10.A.5. Options for sidewalk intersection improvements in the downtown area.
10.A.6. Minutes of the June 1, July 6, and August 3, 2015, Traffic Control Device Committee meetings.
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. 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 FIRST READING
15.A. Ordinance No. 15-15 providing for the vacation of a 20 foot alley lying south of Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 4, Stengers Subdivision of Outlot 3, to the City of Columbus, Nebraska.
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
15.B. Ordinance No. 15-16 providing for the vacation of 32 Avenue lying south of 6 Street between Block 4 and 5, Stengers Subdivision, to the north property line of Blocks 2 and 3, Pawnee Plaza Subdivision.
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
15.C. Ordinance No. 15-17 providing for vacation of a ten foot utility easement three feet to the west to abut the lot line on Lot 3, Henry's Subdivision.
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON 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
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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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