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November 2, 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 be approved as presented.
4.A. Amended minutes of September 8, 2015, City Council meeting accurately reflecting the motion made to go into closed session and that Mayor Moser restated on the record limitation of the subject matter of the closed session immediately prior to the closed session.
4.B. Minutes of October 19, 2015, City Council meeting.
4.C. Finance Department reports.
4.C.1. Financial report for September 30, 2015.
Attachments:
4.C.2. Annual report for partially self-funded health plan.
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4.D. Resolution No. R15-127 approving agreement with Unite Private Networks, LLC to install, operate, and maintain fiber optic cables within the city.
4.E. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Presentation from East Central District Health Department and report of park survey on tobacco use.
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7. PUBLIC HEARINGS
7.A. Consider authorization of acquisition of various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for construction of the 3 Avenue viaduct, 18 Avenue pedestrian overpass, and 12 Avenue viaduct.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends public hearing be closed.
7.A.1. Resolution No. R15-128 authorizing acquisition of interests in various tracts of real property by purchase or eminent domain for construction of the 3 Avenue viaduct, 18 Avenue pedestrian overpass, and 12 Avenue viaduct.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS - None
9. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICES - Included in Consent Agenda
10. REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES - None
11. REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEES - None
12. REPORTS ON LEGISLATION
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A. Quote from NoSwett Fencing & Decks in the amount of $26,250 for six dugout covers at Centennial Park baseball fields.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.B. Quote from NoSwett Fencing & Decks in the amount of $35,000 for eight dugout covers at Bradshaw Park baseball fields.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.C. Quote from Beard-Warren Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. in the amount of $16,535 for boiler replacement at Aquatic Center.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
13.D. Quote from Electric Pump in the amount of $14,274 for repairs to Lost Creek lift station.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends quote be awarded.
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. R15-129 approving distribution system lease and franchise agreement with Loup River Public Power District.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B. Resolution No. R15-130 for optional call of Tax Allocation Refunding Bonds, Series 2012 (Hy-Vee Shopping Center Redevelopment Project).
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Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
14.B.1. Resolution No. R15-131 approving an escrow agreement with BOKF, National Association, Lincoln, Nebraska to defease outstanding balance of Tax Allocation Refunding Bonds, Series 2012 (Hy-Vee Shopping Center Redevelopment Project).
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends resolution be adopted.
15. ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING - None
16. ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING - None
17. ORDINANCES ON THIRD READING
17.A. Ordinance No. 15-23 amending Section 130.112 of Chapter 130 of Title XIII of Ordinance No. 05-47 (Columbus City Code) to change the penalty provisions for possession of marijuana.
Rationale: 
City Administrator recommends ordinance be passed.
18. CONSIDERATION OF PAYROLL AND BILLS ON FILE - Included in Consent Agenda
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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