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VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
October 13, 2020

 

The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building. Present: Trustees: Stan Flak, Jeff Anderson, Theresa Sallach, George Blessing, Don Strong; Village Clerk: Shelli Hayes, Maintenance Operator Jerome Speck; Village Attorney Larry Morten; 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.

Chairman Flak called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and informed the audience of the location of the open meetings act poster.

Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the September 8, 2020 regular meeting. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Sallach to approve the minutes of the September meeting; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

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

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

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to approve an additional appropriation above approved bid for KO Roofing in the amount of $150.00; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Sallach to approve an additional appropriation above approved bid for Blue Valley Public Safety Inc. in the amount of $95.00; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Sallach, seconded by Blessing to open amended budget hearing; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to approve the amended budget with a corrected tax request amount of $123,317.00; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Sallach to close the amended budget hearing; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Emergency Management Report.

Maintenance Report.

Motion by Flak, seconded by Blessing to increase the monthly base water rate $1.75, from $18.25 to $20.00; ayes: Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; nays: Anderson; motion carried.

Motion by Flak, seconded by Sallach to adopt Resolution 20-08, base water rate increase; ayes: Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; nays: Anderson; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Strong to transfer $15,390.87 from General Fund to Park Fund; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Planning Commission Report.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to approve Zoning Regulation Amendment Article 8.1 Accessory Building; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Strong, seconded by Blessing to open the variance hearing for an accessory building for Todd and Barb Lewien, 300 N Denise Ave; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Strong to close the variance hearing; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Flak to approve a variance for an accessory building for Todd and Barb Lewien, 300 N Denise Ave; ayes: Blessing, Strong, Flak; nays: Anderson; abstain: Sallach; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Sallach to approve building permit for Mike Litke, 208 Brannon Dr., for an accessory building; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion
carried.

Motion by Sallach, seconded by Strong to approve building permit for Scott Fredericksen, 301 Parkview Cir, for an accessory building; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Strong to approve building permit for Casey Harris, 409 N Davis for a fence; ayes: Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Linda Behrns, Keep Cass County Beautiful spoke regarding recycling services.

Public Comments.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to enter executive session at 8:10 pm; ayes:
Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to exit executive session at 9:05 pm; ayes:
Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Strong, Flak; motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Sallach to adjourn the meeting at 9:06 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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