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Board Minutes - September 13, 2011

VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA

      September 13, 2011 

      The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building.  Present:  Trustees: Bill Johnson, Debbie Newhouse, Mike Gillott, George Blessing, Shelley Lesac; Village Clerk Eileen Murdoch; attending: 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 Chairperson 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.

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

      Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to approve the minutes of the August 9, 2011 regular meeting; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Motion by Johnson seconded by Newhouse to approve claims as revised; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Maintenance Report.  Park.  Water – There was some discussion on the water still being discolored.  Street.  Sewer.

      Motion by Blessing, seconded by Johnson to open the budget hearing at 7:06 PM; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.  Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Johnson to close the budget hearing; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Chairperson Lesac introduced and read by title Ordinance #519 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY THE VILLAGE OF MURRAY, CASS COUNTY, NEBRASKA TO ADOPT THE BUDGET STATEMENT TO BE TERMED THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION BILL; TO APPROPRIATE SUMS FOR NECESSARY EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Trustee Johnson motioned, seconded by Trustee Newhouse to suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #519; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.  Motion by Blessing, seconded by Johnson to adopt, post and publish in pamphlet form Ordinance #519; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to open the levy hearing at 7:17 PM, ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.  Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to close the levy hearing at 7:18 PM; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.  Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Johnson, to approve the 1% restricted fund increase allowed by state law; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.  Motion by Johnson seconded by Newhouse to adopt Resolution 11-03 Setting the Levy, ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Approve lease agreement with SENDD for siren project and payment of $4,387.25 (25% match for grant).  Assign project manager.  Motion by Newhouse seconded by Blessing to approve the lease agreement with SENDD, the payment of $4,387.25 and assign Rudy Lesac as the project manager; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Discuss commitment options, approve 2011-2012 LARM contribution option, and adopt Resolution 11-04 LARM 2011-2012 Renewal.  Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to accept the 3 year commitment for the 5% discount and to adopt Resolution 11-04 LARM 2011-2012 Renewal; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Approve Kerns bid to move pump to the new east meter pit.  Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Johnson to have Kerns move the pump to the new east meter pit as soon as possible; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion  carried.

      Review costs for security camera for burn pile, discuss and/or approve. Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Gillott to purchase a security camera for our burn pile and put up a couple signs that say we will prosecute anyone violating it; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      Approve request for bids for annual audit.  Motion by Blessing, seconded by Newhouse to  approve request for bids for the annual audit; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.

      The Board decided to table the executive session until October for employee reviews/salary review.

      Motion by Blessing, seconded by Newhouse to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 PM; ayes:  Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; 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. 

Shelley Lesac, Chairperson

Eileen A. Murdoch, Village Clerk 

       
SUPPLIER DESC Month AMOUNT
Beaver Lake Assn swr   3,942.48
Black Hills Energy ut   10.76
CCRW #1 cnt   6,998.36
Great Plains 1 Call rp   6.06
Impact Mfging Inc. rp   31.65
Internal Revenue Service tx   2.54
Kerns Excavating rp   300.00
Kerns Excavating rp   6,863.65
Kienast Lawncare mw   400.00
League of Ne Municipalities du   710.00
League of Ne Municipalities du   305.00
Lee Enterprises pu   42.08
EFTPS wh   1,413.52
Meeske Ace Hardware su   508.45
Melinda D. Clarke bu   945.00
Nebraska Pub Health Environ Lab tst   23.00
Ne Dept Rev stx   847.60
Nppd ut   1,445.49
PO ptg   102.00
R & S Heating and Air Condi rp   201.43
Rhylander Welding & Mfg. Inc. su   1,207.50
Verizon Wireless ph   58.22
Waste Mgmt cnt   2,625.03
Windstream ph   261.07
Windstream ph   260.54
75 Mart fl   289.54
Payroll pr   6,173.87
Claims Total     35,974.84

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