CITY OF WEEPING WATER
CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
Mayor Howard Stubbendieck called the monthly meeting of the Weeping Water City Council to order at 6:00 p.m., on November 10, 2014 at City Hall with the following members of the Council answering roll: Lawrence Mozena, Ray Frew, Kelly Nutter and Mitch Miller. Absent: None. Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the November 6, 2014 edition of the Plattsmouth Journal. The posted location of the Open Meeting Act was noted by the Mayor, and the minutes of the October 13, 2014 meeting were approved as presented.
Monthly Reports: Rescue Squad- 12 calls during the month resulting in a total of 79 man hours. Motion by Miller, seconded by Nutter to require all fire and rescue drivers to complete the EVOC training within the next six months. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye. It was agreed to approve the request to allow Andrew Dehne to serve as a driver for the Rescue Squad on weekends. Motion by Mozena, seconded by Miller to approve the purchase of the necessary equipment to allow for wi-fi services at the Rescue Barn, which is required for the submission of eNarsis forms. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye. The Maintenance Report and Water/Wastewater Report were presented by Kurt Powles and Bruce Sorensen respectively. No Fire Department Report was available, and there were no updates to the Health Board.
Notification was received that URS out of Omaha has been chosen as the consultant for the Safe Routes to School Program.
Other items addressed included: updates on the test well drilling and water well project; acknowledgement of donated funds from Modern Woodmen for the purchase of picnic tables and a tree that were placed near the playground area at the Ball Field; the annual accounting of the Library Donation Fund, and concerns with creek bank stabilization near the City Lakes.
Motion by Frew, seconded by Miller to go into executive session at 6:49 p.m., for the purpose of annual salary reviews. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye.
Motion by Frew, seconded by Miller to come out of executive session and resume the regular meeting at 7:10 p.m. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye. The Mayor read the proposed salary changes, after which a motion was made by Frew and seconded by Nutter to approve said changes. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye.
Following discussion regarding parking and traffic concerns near South Elm Street, a motion was made by Frew, seconded by Mozena to make the intersection of West P and South Elm Street a 4-way stop, to enforce the restriction of parking on the west side of South Elm Street between West P and West O Streets between the hours of 7 a.m.-4 p.m., and to install appropriate signage reflecting the same. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye.
Motion by Frew, seconded by Miller to accept the following claims: Salaries-10,581.91; Ameritas, emp ret-1,415.66; Utilities: Black Hills Energy-182.06, OPPD-4,532.40, Verizon-116.31, Windstream-670.43; EFTPS, whlg-2,928.13; Farmers & Merchants Bk, loan pmts-13,701.57; Svoboda & Chebatoris, prof-300.00; Nebr. Dept. Rev., sales tx, whlg, lodging tx-1,527.56; United Healthcare, ins-4,756.96; Cass County Refuse, reimb-8,363.78; PeopleService, prof-13,273.00; Post Office, pstg-245.00; LARM, ins prem-32,277.58; JP Cooke Co., sup-121.50; Reliable, off sup-471.77; General Fire & Safety, maint-106.25; Chamber of Commerce, mtg-18.00; Columbus Telegram, publ-61.78; Wirebuilt, prof-150.00; Meeske Hardware, rep/maint-539.22; Stop N Shop, fuel-518.75; Wex Bank, fuel-3l3.52; L. Sorensen, trkg-356.47; Keckler Oil Co., rep-19.25; Bobcat of Omaha, rep-145.00; Bauers Trucking, sup/trkg-697,68; Hotsy Equipment, sup-321.98; Terminix, maint-234.00; Nebr. Salt & Grain, sup-1,543.88; Olsson Associates, prof-2,888.20; Kerns Excavating, maint-254.00; Moore Medical, sup-130.39; CD,LLC, trng-80.00; Aqua Chem, sup-2,935.00; J. McKinstry, maint-1,300.00; A. Morlan, mlg-326.26; Baker & Taylor Co., bks-481.49; One Call Concepts, serv-9.65; Matheson Tri Gas, sup-44.64; Smart Apple Media, bks-172.25; Jr. Library Guild, bks-42.75; Mickey Cave, sup reimb-22.91; EMS Billing, reimb-254.28; James March, cap imp-35,280.00. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye.
Motion by Nutter, seconded by Miller to adjourn. Motion carried with all members of the council voting aye.
/s/ Howard Stubbendieck, Mayor
/s/ Kay Gerdes, City Clerk