Weeping Water Nebraska
The Weeping Water City Council met in special session at 4:30 P.M. on March 29, 2004 at City
Hall to consider action on the following: Bond Anticipation Note for Downtown Revitalization
Project, applications for summer employment, act on approval of CDBG drawdown #4, and
finalize details for City Clean-up Day, as well as addressing other matters brought to the
attention of the Council.

Mayor Howard Stubbendieck called the special meeting to order with Councilmembers Bob
McCaulley, Melody Falcone, Larry Bauers and Ray Frew answering roll. Absent: None.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal, as
well as being posted within the city. Members of the Council received advance notice of the
Agenda and a copy of their acknowledgment of receipt of notice and the agenda are attached to
the minutes. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open
to the public.


Councilmember Ray Frew introduced Ordinance No, 537 entitled:
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF STREET IMPROVEMENT BOND
ANTICIPATION NOTES, 2004 SERIES, IN THE AMOUNT OF THREE HUNDRED
THOUSAND DOLLARS ($300,000) FOR THE PAYMENT OF COSTS IN CONNECTION
WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF STREET IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CITY OF WEEPING
WATER, NEBRASKA; PROVIDING FOR A PAYING AGENT AND REGISTRAR OF THE
NOTES; AGREEING TO ISSUE BONDS TO PAY THE NOTES AND ACCRUED
INTEREST AT MATURITY AND ORDERING THE PUBLICATION OF THE ORDINANCE
IN PAMPHLET FORM and moved that the statutory rule requiring reading on three different
days be suspended. Councilmember Larry Bauers seconded the motion to suspend the rules.
Motion carried with McCaulley, Falcone, Bauers and Frew voting aye. Nays: None. The
motion to suspend the rules was adopted by three-fourths of the Council and the statutory rule
was declared suspended for consideration of said ordinance.


Said ordinance was then read by title and thereafter Councilmember Melody Falcone moved for
final passage of the ordinance, which motion was seconded by Councilmember Bob McCaulley.
The Mayor then stated the question, “Shall Ordinance No. 537 be passed and adopted?” Upon
roll call vote, the following Councilmembers voted Aye: McCaulley, Falcone, Bauers and Frew.
Nays: None. The passage and adoption of said ordinance having been concurred in by a
majority of all members of the Council, the Mayor declared the ordinance adopted and the
Mayor in the presence of the Council signed and approved the ordinance and the Clerk attested
the passage and approval of the same and affixed her signature thereto and ordered the
Ordinance to be published in pamphlet form as provided therein and to be posted in three public
places within the City. A true, correct and complete copy of said ordinance is on file in the City
Clerk’s Office.


Members of the Council outlined several projects which could be utilized by the Boy Scouts in
attendance who are working toward their Eagle Scout Badge.
Details for City Clean-up Day, to be held on April 24, 2004, were finalized. Motion by
McCaulley, seconded by Bauers to set gate fees as follows to cover city costs involved: $10-
Carload; $15-Pickup load; Minimum of $20 (based on size of load) for larger trucks and trailers;
appliances-$15, noting that Freon must be drained from all refrigerated appliances. Motion
carried with all members of the Council voting aye.


Following review of applications received for summer maintenance employment positions, a
motion was made by Bauers, seconded by McCaulley to approve the hiring of Myron Richardson
at $8.00 per hour, Jeff Sorensen at $7.25 per hour and Brian Lawrence at $7.00 per hour. Motion
carried with all members of the Council voting aye.


As improvements at the swimming pool are nearing completion and grading and seeding of grass
will soon be completed, it was noted that specific areas would be hazardous to maintain by
mowing. Therefore, a motion was made by Falcone, seconded by Frew to approve the purchase
of the necessary amount of ground cover plants for said areas. Motion carried with all members
of the council voting aye.


Motion by McCaulley, seconded by Bauers to approve CDBG Drawdown #4, which includes
claims for SENDD administrative expenses in the amount of $936.44, Nebr. Health & Human
Services for spec review in the amount of $475, and Olsson Associates for Engineering in the
amount of $11,574.75. Motion carried with all members of the Council voting aye.
The Council agreed to establish a separate fund for donations/memorials toward the purchase of
uniform benches and trash receptacles to be placed on the sidewalks of the business district once


the downtown improvements have been completed.
Motion by Bauers, seconded by McCaulley to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.
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Kay Gerdes, City Clerk                             Howard Stubbendieck, Mayor