Weeping Water Nebraska




JANUARY 10, 2011


Mayor Howard Stubbendieck called the monthly meeting of the Weeping Water City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. on January 10, 2011 at City Hall with the following members of the Council answering roll:  Bob McCaulley, Ray Frew, Kelly Nutter, and Mitch Miller.  Absent:  None.  Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the January 6, 2011 edition of the Plattsmouth Journal.  The posted location of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act was noted by the Mayor.  Minutes of the December 13, 2010 meeting were approved as presented.

Monthly Reports available included the Water/Wastewater Report presented by Bruce Sorensen.  Although there was no Monthly Maintenance Report available, discussion was held regarding ongoing snow removal and planning for equipment needs.  Under Health Board concerns, the City Attorney will be advised to provide proper notice to the owners of property located on South Commercial Street of the need to clean up debris remaining from a residential fire, as weather permits.


Following discussion of the areas proposed to be included in the upcoming One and Six Year Street Improvement Plan, a motion was made by Miller, seconded by Frew to pursue preparation of said proposed plan for the ensuing year, and to schedule a public hearing at 5:45 p.m., on February 14, 2011 to consider action on the same.  Motion carried unanimously.

Updates were provided on the status of the pending flood damage repairs to the Gospel Run Channel and the Weeping Water Creek bank.

Upon review of bids received for city property which was declared as excess property, a motion was made by Frew, seconded by Miller to accept the bid of  Mr. & Mrs. Marion Sutton for the purchase of the 5’metal railed set of steps in the amount of $51.00.  Motion carried unanimously.  Motion by Miller, seconded by Nutter to accept the bid of Steve Hauschild for the purchase of the Snapper Mower in the amount of $500.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Following discussion on the status of the city web site, a motion was made by Frew, seconded by McCaulley to work with the Chamber of Commerce to pursue the development of a feasible web site.  Motion carried unanimously.

Correspondence received was presented for Council review, after which a motion was made by McCaulley, seconded by Miller to accept the following claims: Paving bond payments-13,041.25; Salaries-9,165.26; Aflac, emp ben-26.62; Ameritas, emp ben-1,273.10; Utilities:  Black Hills Energy-1,001.10, OPPD-3,168.03, Verizon-122.78, Windstream-860.05; Farmers & Merchants Bank, whlg,s/c-2,757.05;Kansas State Bank, equip pmt-770.62; Nebr. Dept. of Revenue, sales tax, whlg-1,533.26; Svoboda & Chebatoris, prof-1,133.00; United Healthcare, ins-6,468.59; PeopleService, prof-11,911.00; Cass County Refuse, reimb-10,765.32; Post Office, pstg-188.00; Hydronic Energy Inc, imp sup-710.64; Nebr. U.C. Fund, unemp-48.11; Security Equipment Inc., cap imp-9,711.75; WW Foods, sup-33.90; Business Forms & Accounting, off sup-84.35; Reliable, off sup-250.76; Columbus Telegram, publ-74.62; Chamber of Commerce, mtg/dues-58.00; Meeske Hardware, rep/maint-419.16; Fleet Services, fuel-364.89; Stop N Shop, fuel-218.08; J. McKinstry, maint-900.00; T. Anderson, maint-115.00; Mick’s Diesel Repair, rep-35.00; Dale P. Nielsen, rep-272.00; Meeske Auto Parts, rep/maint-366.69; Husker Chem Sales, sup-45.00; Copple Chevrolet, rep-1,374.19; NMC Exchange, rep-133.26; Omaha Truck Center, rep-1,245.67; EMS Billing, reimb-621.37; Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, reimb-63.16; Linweld, sup-133.88; Allmed, sup-272.56; Awards Unlimited, sup-6.92; Baker & Taylor Co., bks-595.06; Kerns Excavating, rep-294.70.  Motion carried unanimously.

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


/s/ Howard Stubbendieck, Mayor

/s/ Kay Gerdes, City Clerk