VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
December 10, 2013
The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building. Present: Trustees: Debbie Newhouse, Bill Johnson, Mike Gillott, Shelley Lesac; Absent: George Blessing; 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 November 12, 2013, regular meeting; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Gillott, Lesac; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.
Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Johnson to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Gillott, Lesac; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.
Motion by Johnson, seconded by Newhouse to approve claims as revised; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Gillott, Lesac; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.
Trustee Blessing entered the meeting at 7:04 PM.
Maintenance Report. Water. Sewer. Streets. Parks.
Review trash removal contract, comments. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Newhouse to accept the contract with Premier Waste Solutions as reviewed by attorney Morten; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; motion carried.
Update on Berner trailer court.
Pro- Tem Johnson called the reorganization of the board to order at 7:11 PM. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Gillott to nominate Bill Johnson for Chairperson; Motion by Newhouse to nominate Shelley Lesac as Chairperson, the nomination for Lesac died for lack of a second; Pro Tem Johnson asked for any more nominations, there were none so he closed nominations. Ayes for Bill Johnson as Chairman: Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; Abstain: Johnson, motion carried. Johnson opened nominations for Pro Tem, Blessing nominated Debbie Newhouse, Johnson seconded the nomination, there were no more nominations. Ayes for Debbie Newhouse as Pro Tem: Johnson, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac; Abstain: Newhouse, motion carried.
Motion by Blessing, seconded by Gillott for the following appointments for 2013, Larry Morton, attorney; Eileen Murdoch, clerk/treasurer; JEO Village Engineer; JEO, Street Superintendent – Steven Parr; Debbie Newhouse, animal control officer; Debbie Newhouse, Water Commissioner; Mike Gillott, Street Commissioner; George Blessing, Sewer Commissioner, Shelley Lesac, Park Commissioner; Shelley Lesac and Rudy Lesac, Emergency Management Coordinator/Contact; Board of Health: Cass Co. Sheriff, Bill Johnson, Physician position open; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Lesac, motion carried.
Chairman Johnson asked if there was any other business to be brought before the Board, there was none.
Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Lesac to adjourn the meeting at7:19 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