Weeping Water Nebraska
MINUTE RECORD

CITY OF WEEPING WATER
PUBLIC HEARING/SPECIAL MEETING
APRIL 2, 2008


Mayor Howard Stubbendieck opened the public hearing regarding the filing of objections to the creation of Street Improvement District No. 2008-1 at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at City Hall with the following members of the Council answering roll:  Bob McCaulley, Mitch Miller and Ray Frew.  Absent:  Melody Falcone.  Notice of the public hearing was given in advance thereof by publication for three consecutive weeks in the Plattsmouth Journal commencing with the March 13, 2008 edition and ending with the March 27, 2008 edition. Notice of the public hearing and special meeting was also posted in three public places in the city on March 28, 2008.   The location of the posting of the Nebraska open Meetings Act was announced by the Mayor.

The Clerk reported that no written objections to the creation of Street Improvement District No. 2008-1 were received.  There being no public objection to the proposed Street Improvement District, the public hearing was closed and the special meeting was opened with McCaulley, Miller and Frew answering roll.  Absent:  Falcone.

Motion by Miller, seconded by McCaulley to adopt Resolution No. 08-05, which resolves that objections to the creation of Street Improvement District No. 2008-1 are insufficient, all required facts and conditions exist for the creation of the District, and that the necessary plans specifications and estimates of cost of engineers in connection with the construction of street improvements have been filed with the Clerk, accepted and approved and all actions taken by the Council with respect to the advertisement for bids and award  of contracts are ratified and confirmed.  Motion carried with McCaulley, Miller and Frew voting aye.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Falcone.

In regard to the Gospel Hill Intersection Improvements, a motion was made by Miller seconded by McCaulley that Notice of Award be given to the low bidder, Tab Construction Company, for the contract amount of $124,187.40.  Motion carried with McCaulley, Miller and Frew voting aye.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Falcone.

Motion by Frew, seconded by Miller to approve the CDBG Administrative Contract with Southeast Nebraska Development District and the Procurement Procedures and Code of Conduct in regard to the recently awarded Community Development Block Grant No. 07-PW-020.  Motion carried with McCaulley, Miller and Frew voting aye.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Falcone.

Motion by McCaulley, seconded by Frew to approve the Letter Agreement for Professional Services with Olsson Associates for completion of the Gospel Hill Intersection Improvements Project.  Motion carried with McCaulley, Miller and Frew voting aye.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Falcone

Motion by Miller, seconded by McCaulley to approve the Letter Agreement for Professional Services with Olsson Associates for the Weeping Water Treatment Plant UV Disinfection Structure Design Project.  Motion carried with McCaulley, Miller and Frew voting aye.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Falcone.

Melody Falcone entered the meeting at 5:20 p.m.

Motion by Frew, seconded by Falcone to pursue the purchase of an available diesel powered generator on skids at a cost of $2500.  Motion carried unanimously.

Based on the Park Board’s recommendations, a motion was made by Frew, seconded by Miller to allow extended stay campers to remain on the same camping site, with the council also agreeing to review said policy in May.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by McCaulley, seconded by Falcone to pursue the OPPD Tree Promotional Program for the area along the newly constructed hiking/biking trail.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Miller, seconded by McCaulley to adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously.



/s/ Howard Stubbendieck
/s/ Kay Gerdes