CITY OF WEEPING WATER
DECEMBER 2, 2009
CITY OF WEEPING WATER
DECEMBER 2, 2009
The Weeping Water City Council met in special session at 9:00 a.m., on December 2, 2009 at City Hall for the purpose of acting on the issuance of sewer bonds, pursuing interim financing for the “Gospel Run Bank Stabilization Project”, and discussion of various other matters.
Mayor Howard Stubbendieck called the special meeting to order and announced the location of a posting of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act. Council members answering roll were: Bob McCaulley, Melody Falcone, Mitch Miller and Ray Frew. Absent: None.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting in three public places in the City of Weeping Water on November 20, 2009.
The following Ordinance was introduced:
ORDINANCE NO. 587
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SEWER BONDS, OF THE CITY OF WEEPING WATER, NEBRASKA, IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($195,000) TO CONSTRUCT ADDITIONS TO THE EXISTING SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITY OF THE CITY; PRESCRIBING THE FORM OF SAID BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES TO PAY THE SAME; PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE DELIVERY OF THE BONDS TO THE PURCHASER; PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITION OF THE BOND PROCEEDS AND ORDERING THE ORDINANCE PUBLISHED IN PAMPHLET FORM.
Motion by Falcone, seconded by McCaulley that the statutory rules requiring reading on three different days be suspended. Upon roll call vote on the motion the following Council Members voted yea: McCaulley, Falcone, Miller and Frew. 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 Council Member Miller moved for final passage of the Ordinance, which motion was seconded by Council Member Frew. The Mayor then stated the question was “Shall Ordinance No. 587 be passed and adopted?” Upon roll call vote, the following Council Members voted yea: McCaulley, Falcone, Miller 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.
In regard to the “Gospel Run Bank Stabilization Project,” a motion was made by McCaulley, seconded by Miller to approve the Contract and the Notice to Proceed for said project and authorize the appropriate signatures for the same. Motion carried with McCaulley, Falcone, Miller and Frew voting aye. Nays: None. In anticipation of seeking interim financing for said project, a motion was made by Frew, seconded by Falcone to adopt Resolution No. 09-17, which authorizes the City’s declaration of intent under Internal Revenue Code Regulation Section 1.150-2 to provide for the incurring of indebtedness which may include reimbursements of expenditures made by the City in connection with costs incurred in connection with the construction of flood control improvements within the City. Motion carried with McCaulley, Falcone, Miller and Frew voting aye. Nays: None
A proposal for the operation and maintenance of the water/wastewater systems provided by USW Utility Group was provided with no action being taken.
There being no further business, a motion was made by McCaulley, seconded by Falcone to adjourn at 10:55 a.m. Motion carried unanimously.
/s/ Howard Stubbendieck, Mayor
/s/ Kay Gerdes, City Clerk