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September 8, 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
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 17, 2015, City Council meeting.
4.B. Application of Timothy J. Wallick as manager of Husker House, 1754 33 Avenue, in conjunction with Class "C" liquor license.
4.C. Prototype for downtown sidewalk intersection plan.
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4.D. Resolution No. R15-103 approving scoreboard sponsorship agreements with Bank of the Valley and Slumberland for scoreboard advertising at Memorial Stadium.
4.E. Resolution No. R15-104 approving agreement with State of Nebraska Department of Roads for federal and state funding of Columbus Area Transit program.
4.F. Resolution No. R15-105 amending the rules and regulations for the Columbus Municipal Airport to provide for ramp and handling charges for Fixed Base Operations. (Board of Airport Commissioners recommends approval.)
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4.G. Resolution No. R15-106 amending the rules and regulations for Columbus and Roselawn Cemeteries to change winter hours, regulate type of material used for markers, and update procedures for setting markers. (Cemetery Board recommends approval.)
4.H. Resolution No. R15-107 designating First National Bank of Omaha, First Nebraska Bank, Columbus Bank and Trust Company, BankFirst, Bank of the West, U.S. Bank, Cornerstone Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Great Western Bank, and Bank of the Valley as depositories for municipal funds.
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4.I. Resolution No. R15-108 approving encroachment agreement with CVS 10441 NE, LLC, on Lot 1, CVS 1st Addition, City of Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska (2307 23 Street).
4.J. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Proclamation for Sammy's Superheroes declaring September 2015 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
6.B. Introduction of Gregory McCaffery as Public Works Director.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. 2015-2016 Budget.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-109 approving Schedule of Fees effective October 1, 2015.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.A.2. Ordinance No. 15-18 adopting 2015-2016 Pay Plan.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
7.A.3. Ordinance No. 15-19 adopting 2015-2016 Budget.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
7.B. Property Tax Request for 2015-2016.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.B.1. Resolution No. R15-110 approving property tax request in the amount of $4,447,120.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.C. Consider authorization of acquisition of interests in various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for paving South 14 Avenue.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.C.1. Resolution No. R15-111 authorizing acquisition of interests in various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for paving South 14 Avenue.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.C.2. Resolution No. R15-112 accepting and approving acquisition contract and temporary easement with Kallweit Family Trust in the amount of $6,420 in conjunction with paving South 14 Avenue.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
7.C.3. Plans, specifications, and estimate of cost in the amount of $750,000 for Concrete Paving Improvements 2015 - Phase 2 (South 14 Avenue) and authorization to advertise for bids. (Plans and specifications are on file in the City Clerk's office.)
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends plans, specifications, and estimate of cost be approved and staff be authorized to advertise for bids.
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. Quote from Waterpark Specialties Inc. in the amount of $96,915 for painting slides at Pawnee Plunge Water Park.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.B. Quote from Electronic Engineering in the amount of $37,968.75 for five portable radios for Fire Department.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.C. 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. R15-113 approving Amendment No. 5 to contract with JEO Consulting Group, Inc. in the amount of $37,078 for additional services to meet U.S. Army Corps of Engineers required revisions to plans and specifications for Loup River Levee improvements.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-114 approving agreement with State of Nebraska Department of Roads for federal funding not to exceed $182,000 for construction of Columbus Area Transit storage facility.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.C. Resolution No. R15-115 approving agreement with Joseph R. Hewgley & Associates Inc. in the amount of $39,240 for design phase services for Columbus Area Transit storage facility.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.D. Resolution No. R15-116 approving purchase agreement with Trowbridge Motor Company in the amount of $370,000 for property acquisition for proposed library/cultural arts center.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.D.1. Relocation of Columbus Area Transit and Animal Control departments.
14.E. Resolution No. R15-117 approving renewal of the second year of a three year agreement for property and casualty insurance with the League Association of Risk Management.
Attachments:
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.F. Resolution No. R15-118 awarding contract to B-D Construction, Inc. in the amount of $339,700 for the Quail Run golf car storage facility.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.F.1. Resolution No. R15-119 approving Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $34,735 providing for a reduction in the contract price to $304,965 for Quail Run golf car storage facility.
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 - Included in Consent Agenda
19. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
19.A. Distribution system lease and franchise agreement with Loup River Public Power District.
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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