Minutes

Board Minutes - November 14, 2017

VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
November 14, 2017

The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building. Present: Trustees: Mike Gillott, Brian Coffman, Stan Flak, Alan Miller; Absent: George Blessing; 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 Gillott 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 October 10, 2017 regular meeting. Motion by Coffman, seconded by Flak to approve the minutes of the October 10, regular meeting; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Miller, Gillott; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.

Motion by Flak seconded by Miller to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Miller, Gillott; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.

Claims approval. Motion by Coffman, seconded by Flak to approve the claims as revised; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Miller, Gillott; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.

Trustee Blessing entered the meeting at 7:02 PM

Maintenance Report.

Chairman Gillott introduced and read by title Ordinance #586 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING BLACK HILLS/NEBRASKA GAS UTILITY COMPANY, LLC D/B/A BLACK HILLS ENERGY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, ITS LESSEES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE AND THE AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, AND EXTEND A NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION PLANT AND SYSTEM, AND GRANTING THE RIGHT TO USE THE STREETS, ALLEYS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN THE PRESENT OR FUTURE COPORATE LIMITS OF THE VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA. Motion by Flak, seconded by Coffman to suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #586; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Motion by Miller, seconded by Blessing to adopt, post and publish in pamphlet form Ordinance #586; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried. 

Adopt Resolution17-06 Declaration of Public Nuisance, 109 North Loughridge Ave. Motion by Coffman, seconded by Flak to adopt Resolution 17-06 Declaration of Public Nuisance for 109 North Loughridge Ave., ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Hearing on the Replatting of Van Winkle Acres, (Whitney Van Winkle, Tom and Christina Tritsch) an Administrative Subdivision of Lots 3 and 4, Tritsch’s 1st Addition and Outlot “A” Fairview Acres, all located in the SW ¼ of Section 14, T11N, R12E, 6th P.M., in the Village of Murray, Cass County, Nebraska. Motion by Miller, seconded by Coffman to open the hearing at 7:11 P.M.; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Motion by Miller, seconded by Coffman to close the hearing at 7:13 PM; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Motion by Miller, seconded by Coffman to approve the Replat of Van Winkle Acres as stated on the print; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Hearing on the Administrative Subdivision the Replat of Lots 5, 6 & 7, How’s 2nd Addition, an administrative subdivision, which includes all of Lot 5, all of Lot 6 and all of Lot 7, How’s 2nd Addition, located in the SE ¼ of the SE 1/4 of Section 15-T11N-R13E of the 6th P.M., in the Village of Murray, Cass County, Nebraska. Motion by Coffman, seconded by Miller to open the hearing on the Administrative Subdivision for John Strange and William and Joyce Johnson at 7:14 P.M.; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott, motion carried.

Motion by Miller seconded by Coffman to close the hearing at 7:18 PM; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried. Motion by Miller, seconded by Flak to approve the replat between John Strange and William and Joyce Johnson; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried. The document was brought up to the board and signed.

Hearing on the re-platting of Replat of Tax Lot 29 and Tax Lot 30 (Pam and Brian Caba and Kelly and Andrew Jashinske), and Administrative Subdivision being all of Tax Lott 22 and all of Sublot 1 of Tax Lot 23 located in the East ½ of the West ½ of the Northeast ¼ of Section 24, Township 11 North Range 13 East of the 6th Principal Meridian as surveyed and recorded in Cass County, Nebraska. Motion by Flak, seconded by Coffman to open the hearing at 7:20 PM; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Motion by Miller, seconded by Flak to close the hearing at 7:22 P.M.; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott, motion carried.

Motion by Blessing, seconded by Coffman to approve Replat of Tax Lot 29 and Tax Lot 30; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Craig Ramsbottom, 109 N. Loughridge discuss penalty/nuisance declaration.


Update, if any on trailer court nuisance, Berner, 811 Main Street. Motion by Coffman seconded by Flak to send a letter to the last registered owner and post it on the trailer; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott, motion carried.

Approve increased liability limits with LARM. Motion by Miller, seconded by Coffman to approve the increased liability limits previously discussed; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.

Discuss possible placement of Tobacco free zones signs at Tyson Park. Motion by Blessing seconded by Coffman to adjourn the meeting at 7:51 PM; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; 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.

Michael J. Gillott, Chairman
Eileen A. Murdoch, Village Clerk