Weeping Water Nebraska
Mayor Howard Stubbendieck opened the public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on May 28, 2003 at City Hall with the following councilmen answering roll: Ray Frew, Earnest West, and Bob McCaulley. Absent: Larry Bauers. The purpose of said public hearing was to consider action on: a small tract subdivision application; the City Redevelopment Plan; and a Reuse Loan Application; as well as other matters brought to the attention of the Council.

Notice of the public hearing and special meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the May l5, 2003 edition of the Plattsmouth Journal.

Councilmen reviewed the information presented regarding the small tract subdivision in the Vogler Addition, the Redevelopment Plan for the central business district and the Reuse Loan application of Keckler Oil Co. There being no public objection, the public hearing was closed and the special meeting was opened with all councilmen answering roll, except Bauers.

Motion was made by Frew, seconded by McCaulley to adopt Resolution No. 03-6, based on recommendation by the Planning Board, which approves an administrative subdivision of Lot 6 and 7, Block l, Vogler Addition and a fraction of the unplatted land lying adjacent to Lot 7, located in the SW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 36-T11N-R11E of the 6th p.m., City of Weeping Water, Cass County, Nebraska. Motion carried with Frew, West and McCaulley voting aye.

Motion was made by West, seconded by McCaulley to adopt Resolution No. 03-7, which approves the Redevelopment Plan for the central business district redevelopment area within the city of Weeping Water, Nebraska. Motion carried with Frew, West and McCaulley voting aye.

Motion was made by McCaulley, seconded by West to adopt Resolution No. 03-8, based on recommendation of the Reuse Committee, which approves the application of Keckler Oil Co., Inc., for use of a maximum of $12,500 of program income from the City’s Community Development Reuse Funds to expand an existing business to include construction of a new office and showroom. Motion carried with Frew, West and McCaulley voting aye.

Other items addressed, which will continue to be pursued were the acquisition of available property in the central business district, bushes/trees in residential areas which need to be trimmed, health and safety issues of several houses in the city and complaints regarding motorcycles/ATVs being operated by several youths in the city limits.

A preliminary landscape plan was presented by the Whiz Kids 4-H Club to develop and maintain a butterfly garden in the city park near the lake area, which met with full council approval.

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

Kay Gerdes
City Clerk