VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
December 12, 2017
The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, December 12, 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 November 14, 2017 regular meeting. Motion by Flak, seconded by Coffman to approve the minutes of the November 14, regular meeting; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Miller, Gillott; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.
Motion by Coffman seconded by Flak to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Miller, Gillott; Absent: Blessing, motion carried.
Trustee Blessing entered the meeting at 7:02 PM
Claims approval. Motion by Miller, seconded by Coffman to approve the claims as revised; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.
John Trecek, Ameritas, discuss financing options for water main replacement project.
Becky Smart, T.E.A.M. Coordinator, discuss possible placement of “tobacco Free Zone” signs in Murray.
Eric and Ericka Olson, discuss re-vacate of East Railroad Avenue Street, and portion of Village property along East Campbell Street.
All American Recycling, Special Use Permit Renewal, 103 East McKelvie Road for salvage yard/recycle center. Motion by Miller, seconded by Blessing to approve the Special Use Permit to All American Recycling; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott, motion carried.
Discuss secured access and/or cameras for Town Hall.
Pro- Tem Coffman called the reorganization of the board to order at 8:10 PM. Pro-tem Coffman moved to the first order of business, he asked for nominations for the Chairperson. Trustee Blessing nominated Mike Gillott for Chairman, Trustee Flak seconded the nomination, there were no other nominations, Aye votes for Gillott: Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; Nay vote: Coffman; Gillott is new Board Chairman. Pro-tem Coffman opened up for nominations for Pro-Tem, Coffman nominated George Blessing, Gillott seconded the nomination, there were no other nominations Aye votes for Blessing: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; George Blessing is the new board Pro-tem.
Motion by Flak, seconded by Blessing for the following appointments for 2018, Larry Morton, attorney; Eileen Murdoch, clerk/treasurer; JEO, Village Engineer; Street Superintendent – Steven Parr of JEO; Open - animal control officer; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried. Trustee Coffman said he would like to give up being the Water Commissioner and moved to nominate Mike Gillott as Water Commissioner and stated that it is authorized in Robert’s Rules for the Chairman to have multiple positions and that is his nomination. Trustee Coffman withdrew his nomination of Mike Gillott as water commissioner and nominated George Blessing, the nomination was seconded by Gillott. Motion by Coffman, seconded by Flak for the following commissioner appointments: Brian Coffman, Street Commissioner; Alan Miller, Sewer Commissioner; George Blessing, Water Commissioner, Stan Flak, Park Commissioner; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried. Coffman then moved to nominate Alan Miller as the Murray Emergency Management Coordinator and the Board of Health to remain the same, the nomination was seconded by Trustee Blessing; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.
Motion by Coffman seconded by Blessing to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 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