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VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
April 14, 2020

 

The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building, in addition to a virtual platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Present: Trustees: Stan Flak, Jeff Anderson, Don Strong; Village Clerk: Shelli Hayes. Present via Zoom virtual platform: Trustees Theresa Sallach, George Blessing; and guests.

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in (3) three public places as shown by the certificate attached to these minutes. Notice of the meeting was simultaneously given to the Chairman and all members of the Board of Trustees. Their acknowledgement of receipt of notice and agenda is attached to these minutes. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public via Zoom virtual platform.

Chairman Flak called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and informed the audience of the location of the open meetings act poster and the web address of the Zoom virtual meeting. Flakalso advised attendees of best practices for virtual meetings.

Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the March 10, 2020 regular meeting; Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to approve the minutes of the March meeting; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Treasurer's Report. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Claims approval. Motion by Sallach, seconded by Blessing to approve the claims as revised; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Planning Commission Report. Planning Commission Chairman Ericka Olson advised the committee met on April 8, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Olson stated three building permits were on the agenda; a home addition for Keith Felthousen, 106 N How, which was approved; a fence for Alexandra and Andrew Watson, 206 N Latta, which was approved; and a garage for Curtis and Connie Atwell at 501 W Read Street, which was denied due to location in proximity to village right-of-way as a corner lot. Chairman Olson stated the Planning Commission recommends that Mr. Atwell request that the board vacate that portion of the dead-end street which is currently an empty lot. Olson stated the next meeting of the Planning Commission will be in the month of May one week prior to the Board of Trustees meeting, but the exact date has not been chosen.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Strong to approve the building permit for a house addition at 106 N How for Keith Felthousen; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Sallach, seconded by Blessing to approve the building permit for a fence at 206 N Latta for Alexandra and Andrew Watson; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson to deny the building permit for a garage at 501 W Read Street for Curtis and Connie Atwell. Motion was subsequently withdrawn by Anderson for lack of a second. Motion by Flak, seconded by Anderson to table the matter until next month’s meeting for further consideration; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried. Maintenance Report.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Flak to approve the use of Young Park for the Plattsmouth Amateur Radio Club for their annual Field Day on June 27 & 28, 2020; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Sallach to proceed with the nuisance process regarding a commercial pole sign located at 101 E Main that is in disrepair and in violation of Ordinance 130.03, 92.20 (A) & (F) after the 90-day removal request letter date of May 10, 2020; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to approve the purchase of a sander unit for the village pickup; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Strong for a wage increase of $0.63 per hour for the Clerk/Treasurer position; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Public Comments.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 pm: ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

I, the undersigned Village Clerk of the Village of Murray, Nebraska, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of proceedings had and done by the Chairperson and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Murray to the best of my knowledge; that the agenda was kept continually current and available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk; that the minutes were in written form and available for public inspection within (10) working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; the minutes are published in summary form, upon request a complete copy is available at the Village Office.

Stanley D. Flak, Chairman
Shelli S. Hayes, Village Clerk

 

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