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VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
May 13, 2020

 

The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Wednesday, May 13, 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, Maintenance Operator Jerome Speck. 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. Flak also advised attendees of best practices for virtual meetings.

Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the April 14, 2020 regular meeting. Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to approve the minutes of the April meeting; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

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

Chairman Flak stated there is no report for Emergency Management from Alan Miller.

Planning Commission Report.

Motion by Chairman Flak, seconded by Blessing to approve the building permit for a fence for Harold Earith, 619 E Campbell; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Maintenance Report.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Anderson to rent a building from Loren Haveman located on Railroad Avenue north of the burn pile to be used as a storage building for $100.00 per month and with an agreement to keep the area around the building mowed; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Anderson to approve three bids from Omaha Paving; one for $19,500.00, one for $14,260.00, and one for $27,800.00, totaling $61,560.00; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Chairman Flak that the village vacate a 50’ x 150’ extension of West Read Street and split the property 50/50 between the property owners. Motion died for lack of a second.

Motion by Chairman Flak that the village vacate the property, a 50’ x 150’ extension of West Read Street, as a street but retain it as property. Motion died for lack of a second.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Blessing to leave the property, a 50’ x 150’ extension
of West Read Street, as it is; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong; nays: Flak; motion
carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to deny the building permit for a garage at its
present proposed location for Curtis and Connie Atwell; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach,
Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Chairman Flak, seconded by Anderson to proceed with obtaining alarm
notification technology for the booster pump from HOA Solutions for $2,450.00; ayes: Anderson,
Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Anderson to purchase a 2020 Chevrolet 2500 4x4 pickup
from Greg Young Chevrolet as bid for $30,713.00; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong,
Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to approve Resolution 20-01 to allow the village
to sell any excess personal property or equipment from the property at 106 N Park Avenue; ayes:
Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Strong to table the matter of the revision of Ordinance
#53.02 COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL (Ordinance 624); ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach,

Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Public Comments.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Anderson to enter executive session at 8:15 pm; ayes:
Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Sallach to exit executive session at 8:56 pm; ayes:
Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Blessing to adjourn the meeting at 8:57 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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