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January 4, 2016 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.

Acting City Administrator recommends the items on the consent agenda be approved as presented.
4.A. Minutes of December 21, 2015, City Council meeting.
4.B. Annual report from Columbus Housing Authority including Computation of Payment in Lieu of Taxes.
4.C. Resolution No. R16-01 approving amendment to Program Down Payment Assistance Guidelines for Centennial Park 6th Addition.
4.D. Resolution No. R16-02 approving amendment to Program Income Reuse Plan for Centennial Park 6th Addition.
4.E. Resolution No. R16-03 approving amendment to Program Guidelines for Bradshaw Place Addition.
4.F. Payroll and bills on file.
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - Included in Consent Agenda
6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
6.A. Proclamation declaring January 2016 as National Mentoring Month.
7. PUBLIC HEARINGS - None
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. Sales tax renewal options and potential capital improvement projects including Fire/Police facilities and Library/Cultural Arts Center.
Rationale: 
Acting City Administrator requests approval to proceed with the development of the ballot question as recommended by the bond underwriter and bond counsel.
13.B. Comments from Mayor and City Council Members.
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Acting City Administrator reminds elected officials that no discussion can be held on Item 13B in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
14. RESOLUTIONS - None
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 - 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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