Public Meeting Agenda: November 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - City of Blair Regular Council Meeting

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November 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - City of Blair Regular Council Meeting Agenda

November 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - City of Blair Regular Council Meeting
1. Meeting called to order and introductions at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Realph.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Consent Agenda.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to to approve the Consent Agenda.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Kevin Willis to to approve the Consent Agenda.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
3.a. Approval of Minutes of the October 23, 2018 meeting.
Attachments:
3.b. Clerk report of Mayoral Action of October 23, 2018 meeting.
3.c. City Department reports for October, 2018.
Attachments:
3.d. October claims as recommended by Finance Committee.
3.e. Consider a Liquor License for Casey's Retail Co., Inc. DBA Casey's General Store, 1059 Washington St., for a Retail Class D Liquor License (Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits, Off Sale Only).
Attachments:
3.f. Consider a Liquor License for Ken Enterprises, LLC DBA South Creek Wedding & Events, 715 Grant St., Blair for a catering application for Class I - 122640 Liquor License (Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits, On Sale Only).
Attachments:
4. Mayor opens a public hearing to consider a Conditional Use Permit submitted by Kathleen Johnson, 556 N 21st St, Blair, NE, to operate a daycare center, on Lots 4 and 5, Larsen's 4th Addition, (556 N 21st St), Blair City, Washington County, Nebraska for twenty (20) years.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve the Conditional Use Permit application as presented for (20) years.
Action(s):
Motion by Brad Andersen, second by Ben Hansen to approve the Conditional Use Permit application as presented for (10) years with stipulation CUP be tied to license of daycare
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
5. Mayor opens a public hearing to consider a Conditional Use Permit submitted by John R Henton, 13045 US Hwy 30, Blair, NE, for dirt, soil, sand, gravel, and rock borrow pits and processing sites on Tax Lot 17, Section 27, Township 18 North, Range 11, East of the 6th P.M., Washington County, Nebraska, (13206 Co Rd P26) for twenty (20) years.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve the Conditional Use Permit as presented for 20 years.
Action(s):
Motion by Brad Andersen, second by Kevin Hall to approve the Conditional Use Permit as presented for 10 years with the Planning Commission recommendations.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6. Mayor Realph opens a public hearing to consider a Preliminary Plat application submitted by Thane Adamson, Neva Adamson Trust, 830 Pheasant Cir, Blair, NE and Brandon and Cordes Zurek, 1250 Macc Ln, Omaha, NE, 68142, for Valley Ridge Addition, Lots 1-5, being a platting of a tract of land in Tax Lots 230 and 232 located in the Northeast ¼ of the Northwest ¼ of Section 14, Township 18 North, Range 11 East of the 6th P.M., Blair City, Washington County, Nebraska.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to receive and place on file the correspondence received from Randall Thompson.
Recommended Motion(s) #2:  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve the Preliminary Plat application as presented for Valley Ridge Addition.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Chris Jensen to receive and place on file the correspondence received from Randall Thompson.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
Motion by Brad Andersen, second by Chris Jensen to approve the Preliminary Plat application as presented for Valley Ridge Addition.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
7. Consider approval of an agreement to delay the storm water management plan for Lots 1 & 2 of Valley Ridge Addition until time of New Development.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve an agreement to delay the storm water management plan for Lots 1 & 2 of Valley Ridge Addition until time of New Development.
Action(s):
Motion by Ben Hansen, second by Chris Jensen to approve an agreement to delay the storm water management plan for Lots 1 & 2 of Valley Ridge Addition until time of New Development.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
8. Mayor Realph requests a motion to recess as a Council and meet as a Board of Equalization for a public hearing to levy special assessments for mowing of lots in Hayden Place Subdivision, Blair, Nebraska.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to recess as a Council and meet as a Board of Equalization at p.m.
Recommended Motion(s) #2:  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to adopt Resolution No. 2018-30 as presented.
Recommended Motion(s) #3:  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to reconvene as a Council and meet as a Board of Equalization at p.m.
Action(s):
Motion by Brad Andersen, second by Kevin Willis to recess as a Council and meet as a Board of Equalization at 7:52 p.m.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
Motion by Frank Wolff, second by Brad Andersen to adopt Resolution No. 2018-30 as presented.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
Motion by Frank Wolff, second by Chris Jensen to reconvene as a Council and meet as a Board of Equalization at 7:54 p.m.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
9. Consider proposal for the purchase of new radios for fire, rescue, police and city staff and other police equipment necessary for field based reporting and E-Citations.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to proceed with the purchase of new radios for fire, rescue, police and city staff and other police equipment necessary for field based reporting and E-Citations in the amount of $648,846.50.
Action(s):
Motion by Frank Wolff, second by Kevin Willis to proceed with the purchase of new radios for fire, rescue, police and city staff and other police equipment necessary for field based reporting and E-Citations in the amount of $648,846.50.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10. Consider approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Blair and the Washington County Public Safety Communications Agency for a joint purchase of communications equipment.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Blair and the Washington County Public Safety Communications Agency for a joint purchase of communications equipment as presented.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Willis, second by Ben Hansen to approve Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Blair and the Washington County Public Safety Communications Agency for a joint purchase of communications equipment as presented.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
11. Consider a Resolution approving the revised constitution and bylaws for the Blair Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to Resolution No. 2018-31 approving revised constitution and bylaws for the Blair Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.
Action(s):
Motion by Frank Wolff, second by Brad Andersen to Resolution No. 2018-31 approving revised constitution and bylaws for the Blair Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
12. Consider a bid received for the purchase of a Mini Excavator for the Utilities and Streets Department in Public Works.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to award the bid for the purchase of Mini Excavator for the Utilities and Streets Department in Public Works to Bobcat in the amount of $39,719.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Willis, second by Jon Stewart to award the bid for the purchase of Mini Excavator for the Utilities and Streets Department in Public Works to Bobcat in the amount of $39,719.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
13. Consider a Resolution approving the annual maintenance agreement with the Nebraska Department of Transportation for 2019.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to adopt Resolution No. 2018-32 as presented.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Chris Jensen to adopt Resolution No. 2018-32 as presented.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
14. Consider an engineering agreement amendment for Northern View Addition with Gonzalez Companies, LLC.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve the amendment to the Engineering Agreement with Gonzalez Companies, LLC for Northern View Addition.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Kevin Willis to approve the amendment to the Engineering Agreement with Gonzalez Companies, LLC for Northern View Addition.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
15. Consider plans and specifications for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer Improvements and authorization to go out for bid.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve plans and specifications for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer Improvements and authorization to go out for bid.
Action(s):
Motion by Jon Stewart, second by Frank Wolff to approve plans and specifications for the 2018 Sanitary Sewer Improvements and authorization to go out for bid.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
16. Consider approval of donation request of old salvaged street lights from former Dana College property to Blair Youth Shooting Sports.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve of donation request of old salvaged street lights from former Dana College property to Blair Youth Shooting Sports.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Brad Andersen to approve of donation request of old salvaged street lights from former Dana College property to Blair Youth Shooting Sports.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
17. Consider renewal proposal received from BCBS for employee health insurance 2019.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to approve renewal proposal received from BCBS for employee health insurance for 2019.
Action(s):
Motion by Ben Hansen, second by Kevin Hall to approve renewal proposal received from BCBS for employee health insurance for 2019.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
18. Executive Session for the protection of the public interest due to possible litigation involving the City of Blair.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to go into Executive Session at ___ p.m. for the limited purpose to discuss the following subjects: to discuss possible litigation involving the City of Blair and to preserve the attorney-client privilege.
Recommended Motion(s) #2:  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to to come out of Executive Session at ____ p.m. for the limited purpose of discussing possible litigation involving the City of Blair and to preserve the attorney-client privilege has been carried/failed.
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Jon Stewart to go into Executive Session at 8:45 p.m. for the limited purpose to discuss the following subjects: to discuss possible litigation involving the City of Blair and to preserve the attorney-client privilege.
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Ben Hansen: Absent
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
Motion by Kevin Hall, second by Kevin Willis to to come out of Executive Session at 8:55 p.m. for the limited purpose of discussing possible litigation involving the City of Blair and to preserve the attorney-client privilege has been carried/failed.
  • Ben Hansen: Absent
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
19. City Administrator Report
20. Motion and second by Council members to adjourn the meeting.
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion by Board Member #1, second by Board Member #2 to adjourn the meeting
Action(s):
Motion by Kevin Willis, second by Kevin Hall to adjourn the meeting 8:55 p.m.
  • Ben Hansen: Absent
  • Marty Shepard: Absent
  • Chris Jensen: Yea
  • Kevin Hall: Yea
  • Brad Andersen: Yea
  • Frank Wolff: Yea
  • Kevin Willis: Yea
  • Jon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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