Public Meeting Minutes: December 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Crete City Council Regular Meeting

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December 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Crete City Council Regular Meeting Minutes

December 4, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Crete City Council Regular Meeting
1. Open Meeting
Rationale: 

The City Council has posted a copy of the Open Meetings Act, Laws of the State of Nebraska, in the back of the council chambers.  Additional copies are available to read, if anyone wishes one during this meeting, please advise. As each agenda item is considered, if there are any questions concerning the agenda item please advise.  The City Council may consider items listed on the agenda in random order. The City Council has assisted listening devices available, if needed please advise. Please stand and Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.

Discussion:  Mayor Roger Foster called the meeting to order at 6:00pm.
2. Roll Call
Rationale: 

Attendance of Council members will be recorded to determine the presence of a quorum for official actions.

3. Petitions - Communications - Citizen Concern
Rationale: 

No action can be taken by the council on matters presented under this title except to answer any question posed and/or to refer the matter for further action.  Testimony may be limited to 3 minutes per person.  Please do not repeat testimony that has already be heard.

4. Unfinished Business
Rationale:  Items requiring action of the 2016 City Council
5. Recognition of Out-Going Council Members
Discussion:  Mayor Foster presented a plaque to Travis Sears and Judy Henning in recognition of their service to Crete.
6. Officers' Reports
Rationale: 

Reports may be given by Department Heads, Committees and Council members concerning current operations of the City. Questions may be asked and answered. No action can be taken by the Council on matters presented under this title except to answer any question posed and to refer the matter for further action.

Discussion:  Council President recognized the attendance of the Crete High School Grass Roots Governance and Leadership Group.
Attachments:
6.A. Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of November 19, 2018
Attachments:
7. Consent Agenda
Rationale: 

Council will consider approval of the following items. Explanation may occur for each item and the council may approve and or amend and approve the items listed.

Action(s):
Approve the Consent Agenda items. Carried with a motion by Brian Carnes and a second by Dale Strehle.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.A. City Council Meeting Minutes
7.A.1. City Council Meeting Minutes of November 20, 2018
Attachments:
7.B. City Council Committee Meeting Minutes
7.B.1. Public Safety Committee Meeting Minutes of November 20, 2018
Attachments:
7.C. City Treasurer's Report
Attachments:
7.D. Claims Against the City
Attachments:
8. Adjourn Sine Die
Rationale:  The 2016 City Council adjourns indefinitely and the meeting will reconvene as the 2018 City Council
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn Sine Die. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Brian Carnes.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9. Open Meeting
Rationale:  The 2018 City Council will now be in open session
Discussion:  The meeting was reconvened at 6:10pm.
9.A. Petitions - Communications - Citizen Concern
Rationale: 

No action can be taken by the council on matters presented under this title except to answer any question posed and/or to refer the matter for further action.  Testimony may be limited to 3 minutes per person.  Please do not repeat testimony that has already be heard.

Discussion:  David Solheim of 929 Hawthorne Ave. requested the council consider appointing a local attorney as City Attorney.
9.B. Ratification of Election Results
Action(s):
Ratify the election results as provided by Saline County. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by David Bauer.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Ryan Hinz: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.C. Oath of Office
Rationale:  The recently elected officials will take the oath of office
Discussion:  The City Clerk administered the Oath of Office to re-elected Mayor Roger Foster and incoming council members Brian Carnes and Ryan Hinz.
Attachments:
9.D. Resolution 2019-01 Confirm Mayor and 2018 City Council
Action(s):
Approve Resolution 2019-01 confirming the Mayor and 2018 City Council. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by David Bauer.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
9.E. Election of 2018 City Council President
Action(s):
Elect Dave Bauer as 2018 Council President. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Council Member Dale Strehle nominated Dave Bauer for Council President.  No other nominations were made.
10. Mayor's Appointments
10.A. Appointed Officials
Action(s):
Confirm the Mayor's appointments of city officials. Carried with a motion by Ward 3 Three and a second by Dale Strehle.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10.B. City Council Standing Committees
Action(s):
Confirm Mayor's appointments of City Council Standing Committee Chairs and members. Carried with a motion by David Bauer and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
11. Special Order of Business
Rationale: 

The council may take action to hear testimony in favor of  or in opposition to, discuss/limit  discussion and take action to approve or disapprove any matter presented under this title.

11.A. Saline County Area Transit (SCAT) Request for $23,588 Funding for FY 2019
Action(s):
Approve the Saline County Area Transit request for FY funding of $23,588 and request that within six months the organization would seek additional funding to decrease the City's obligation. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by David Bauer.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  SCAT Director Scott Bartels reported on the year's activities and how the federal and state funding are allocated.
Attachments:
11.B. Advanced Life Saving Tiered Response Agreement
Forwarded From Information:  Unit: City Council Public Safety Committee
Action(s):
Table the Advanced Life Saving Tiered Response Agreement for further review. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.C. General Fire and Safety 3-Year Inspection Agreement
Action(s):
Approve the General Fire and Safety 3-Year Inspection Agreement. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by David Bauer.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11.D. Doane University Event Contract
Rationale:  Fire Department dinner/dance on January 5, 2019
Action(s):
Approve the Doane University Event Contract for the Fire Department annual dinner/dance. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
11.E. Request for Administrative Subdivision
Rationale:  Cardinal Lane Commercial 2nd Addition Administrative Subdivision of Lots 1 and 2
Action(s):
Approve the request for Administrative Subdivision of Lots 1 and 2 at Cardinal Lane Commercial 2nd Addition. Carried with a motion by David Bauer and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12. Resolutions & Ordinances
Rationale: 

The Council may take action to hear testimony in favor of or opposition to, discuss/limit discussion and take action to approve or disapprove any matter presented under this title. The Council may take action to waive the statutory rule requiring reading on three separate dates on any ordinance being considered. The Council may take action to pass and approve any matter presented under this title.

12.A. Resolution 2018-30 Surplus Property
Action(s):
Approve Resolution 2018-30 declaring Surplus Property. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.B. Resolution 2018-31 Establish Crete Fire and Rescue ALS Service for One Year
Action(s):
Table Resolution 2018-31 establishing Crete Fire and Rescue ALS Service for further review. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.C. Resolution 2019-02 Bank Depositories
Action(s):
Approve Resolution 2019-02 naming city officials with bank depository authority. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.D. Resolution 2019-03 Signatories
Action(s):
Approve Resolution 2018-03 naming city officials with signatory authority. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.E. Ordinance 2062 Amending 3-1101 Through 3-1104 Municipal Ambulance Service
Action(s):
Table Ordinance 2062 amending 3-1101 through 3-1104 Municipal Ambulance Service for further review. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
13. Adjournment
Rationale: 

The city council will review the above matters and take such actions as they deem appropriate. The city council may enter into closed session to discuss any matter on this agenda when it is determined by the council that it is clearly necessary for protection of the public interest or the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual and if such and individual has not requested a public meeting, or as otherwise allowed by law. Any closed session shall be limited to the subject matter for which the closed session was called. If the motion to close passes, then the presiding officer immediately prior to the closed session shall restate on the record the limitation of the subject matter of the closed session. The City of Crete assures that no person shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, disability, handicap or sex, be excluded  from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity of the City receiving Federal financial assistance.  To report discrimination, contact the City Clerk's office.  The complete agenda with attachments is available at www.crete.ne.gov.

Action(s):
Enter into Executive Session for discussion of legal matters. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by David Bauer.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
Exit Executive Session. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
Motion to adjourn. Carried with a motion by Dale Strehle and a second by Ward 3 Three.
  • Jack Oelschlager: Absent
  • David Bauer: Aye
  • Brian Carnes: Aye
  • Ryan Hinz: Aye
  • Dale Strehle: Aye
  • Ward 3 Three: Aye
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  City Administrator Tom Ourada reported that all four of the recently created street paving districts around the new library petitioned out.  The Mayor requested the Council enter Executive Session for discussion of legal matters at 6:44pm.  The Council exited Executive Session at 7:05pm with no action taken.  The meeting adjourned at 7:06pm.
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