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Board Minutes - December 8, 2015

VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA

December 8, 2015

The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building. Present: Trustees: Bill Johnson, Debbie Newhouse, George Blessing, Stan Flak, Mike Gillott; 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 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 Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM and informed the audience of the location of the open meetings act poster.

Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Flak to approve the minutes of the November 10 regular meeting and the November 19 special meeting; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak; motion carried.

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

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

Maintenance Report.

JEO, Jake Vasa, approve change order, payment request and final inspection of Latta St. drainage project. Proposal on Campbell St. drainage project. Motion by Newhouse, seconded by Flak to approve the change order, the payment request and the Certificate of Substantial Completion for the Latta St. drainage project, ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak, motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Newhouse to request a proposal from JEO for the participation of the NRD in the Campbell Street drainage project; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak, motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Newhouse to enter executive session at 7:27 PM to discuss personnel issues; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak, motion carried. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Flak to exit Executive session at 8:07 PM, ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak, motion carried,

Pro- Tem Newhouse called the reorganization of the board to order at 8:08 PM. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Gillott to nominate Bill Johnson for Chairperson; there were no other nominations, Pro Tem Newhouse closed nominations. Ayes for Bill Johnson as Chairman, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak; Abstain: Johnson, motion carried. Johnson opened nominations for Pro Tem, Johnson nominated Stan Flak, Newhouse seconded the nomination, there were no further nominations. Ayes for Stan Flak as Pro Tem; Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott; Abstain: Flak, motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Flak for the following appointments for 2015, Larry Morton, attorney; Eileen Murdoch, clerk/treasurer; JEO Village Engineer; JEO, Street Superintendent – Steven Parr; Debbie Newhouse, animal control officer; Mike Gillott, Water Commissioner; Debbie Newhouse, Street Commissioner; George Blessing, Sewer Commissioner, Stan Flak, Park Commissioner; Eileen Murdoch, Emergency Management Coordinator/Contact; Board of Health: Cass Co. Sheriff, William A. Johnson, Physician position open; ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, Flak, motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Gillott to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 PM: ayes: Johnson, Newhouse, Blessing, Gillott, 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.

William A. Johnson, Chairman
Eileen A. Murdoch, Village Clerk

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