A regular meeting of the Mayor and the City Council of O'Neill was held at the City Hall in said City on the 12th day of July, 2021 at 6:30 P.M.
Present: Mayor Scott Menish, City Attorney Boyd Strope, City Clerk/Treasurer Sarah Sidak, Council President Don Baker and Council members; Susie Kramer, Kayla Burdick, Terri Krysl, Quana Kelly and Beth Walsh. Absent: Tim Schneider and Tim Gleason.
Notice of this meeting was given in advance thereof according to Section 84-1408 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska. Notice of the meeting was given to the Mayor and all members of the Council and a copy of the acknowledgement of receipt of notice and the agenda is attached to the minutes. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Menish. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Mayor Menish informed the public of the location of the Open Meetings Act poster.
Moved by Kelly, second by Baker to waive the readings of the minutes of the June 3rd & June 7th meetings and approve them as if read. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Council member Kramer introduced Ordinance No. 1399, which is on file with the City Clerk.
City Attorney Strope read Ordinance No. 1399 by title and number.
ORDINANCE NO. 1399
CITY OF O’NEILL,
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, AMENDING SECTION 1-313 OF THE O’NEILL MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING THE TIME OF REGULAR MEETINGS; REPEALING PRIOR ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, that:
Sec. 1. That Section 1-313 of the O’Neill Municipal Code shall be amended as follows:
SECTION 1-313: MEETINGS; REGULAR; QUORUM
A. Regular meetings of the mayor and City Council shall be held on the first Monday of each month, except when the first Monday is the first day of the month, or the meeting day is a City observed holiday, then it will fall on the next Monday. All regular meetings will commence at the hour of 6:30 P.M. (Neb. Rev. Stat. §17-105, 17-106) (Am. by Ord. Nos. 548, 10/7/80; 621, 12/14/82; 673, 4/2/85; 1076, 11/17/97)
B. A majority of the members elected to the City Council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business but a fewer number may adjourn from time to time and compel the attendance of absent members. Unless a greater vote is required by law, an affirmative vote of at least one-half of the elected members shall be required for the transaction of any business. (Neb. Rev. Stat. §17-105) (Ord. No. 1009, 2/6/96)
Sec. 2. That all prior ordinances in conflict herewith are repealed.
Sec. 3. That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication as required by law.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 12th day of July, 2021.
-s- SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR
-s- SARAH SIDAK,
Moved by Kramer, second by Kelly to introduce Ordinance No. 1399 and waive the three readings.Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Kramer, second by Kelly to adopt Ordinance No. 1399. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Kelly, second by Krysl to approve a street closure on Saturday, July 17, 2021 on Clay Street from Madison Street to Jefferson Street for the youth tractor pull for Summerfest. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Walsh, second by Kelly to approve OOR Grant drawdown request #15 in the amount of $3,849.73. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Walsh, second by Baker to approve Andrew Huber to be appointed to the Planning Commission. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Kelly, second by Baker to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Walsh, second by Baker to approve the bills. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Payroll, salary140,829.54FED & FICA, tax48,306.39
American Family, ins1,338.62Appeara, su1,035.50
Black Hills Energy, util41.96Blue Cross Blue Shield46,290.61
Bomgaars, su1,613.58Contingent Fund, su2,402.49
Guardian, ins1,763.55John Hancock, pension9,845.08
NE Dept. of Revenue, tax4,460.82NPPD, util14,018.29
NT&T, phone892.83Pinnacle Bank, su552.12
Quadient Finance, postage1,000.00UNUM Life, ins 219.87
Verizon, phone753.39Wex Bank, fuel7,427.22
ABI Attachments, su886.64Alder Plumbing, ser1,965.41
Amazon, su176.80Bartak Glass, ser130.00
Carhart Lumber, su346.48Cubby’s, fuel28.43
Century Link, phone58.23
Danko Emergency Equip, su1,473.63
Dearborn Life, ins96.32Emme Sand & Gravel, su68.37
Floor Maintenance, su731.72Gokie Oil, su42.02
Great Western Bank, fee35.00Harte’s Lawn, ser445.20
Kris Harvey, re889.00Heartland Fire, ser362.90
Holt Co Independent, ad400.63In The Swim, su2,098.80
Island Pool & Spa, su176.00Island Supply Welding, su34.05
K&K Welding, ser208.50
Kelley Spraying, ser265.00Krotter Home & Auto, su43.99
LB840 Fund, pmt30,044.65Mathison Heating&Air, ser1,000.00
McCormick Tree Trimming, ser598.50
McIntosh Jewelry, ser6.00
McNally Law Office, ser575.00Scott Menish, ser1,268.00
NE State Fire Marshall, fee81.00North Central RC&D, dues100.00
Ogden Hardware, su370.10One Office, su353.39
O’Neill Electric, ser203.35O’Neill Lumber, su305.59
O’Neill Pest Control, ser190.00O’Neill Shopper, ad50.00
O’Neill Tire & Supply, su5.00Ranchland Auto, su9.00
Reiman’s Body Shop, ser170.00Reiser Ins, ins1,012.50
Dori Rich, clean885.00Rocket Sign, su650.00
Rural Fire Board, pmt50,000.00Sarah Sidak, re1,754.04
State Fire Marshal, ser50.00Strope & Gotschall, fees1,615.00
Sunset Pool Supplies, su3,921.80Tax Commissioner, tax73.36
Taylor Made Printing, su980.50Torpin’s, su19.80
Wettlaufer Landscapes, ser595.75POLICE FUND
A&J Tire, ser2,366.42Brite Computers, su60.00
Century Link, phone65.60Jackolyn Collier, clean, su200.00
Consolidated Management, su450.59
Holt Co Independent, ad133.98NLETC, Fee250.00
No 1 Storage, rent4,800.00One Office, su260.53
O’Neill Car Wash, ser46.34O’Neill Shopper, ad48.93
Prairie Hills Ford, ser549.23Quill, su117.40
Silver State Consulting, ser350.00Strope & Gotschall, fees665.00
AKRS Equipment, su7.08Carhart, su169.95
Cole Redi-Mix, su888.00Connot Tire Service, ser104.00
Diamond Vogel Paint, su581.40Hendricks Small Motor, ser84.00
Holt Co Treasurer, su797.95K&K Welding, su21.41
Midwest Service & Sales, su521.10
O’Neill Auto, su1121.82Ranchland Auto, su84.45
Strope & Gotschall, fees157.50SEWER FUND
Colonial Research, su5,164.70Connot Tire Service, ser84.00
Grainger, su29.86K&K Welding, su60.83
Kelley Spraying, ser660.00Midwest Laboratories, ser516.00
One Call Concepts, ser84.19PIP Marketing Signs, su447.61
Tax Commissioner, tax3,531.59Torpin’s, su30.41
USA Blue Book, su1,839.19WATER FUND
Badger Meter, ser152.05Carhart Lumber, su2.59
City Utility Deposit, re2,550.00Connot Tire Service, ser84.00
Fedex, ser337.13K&K Welding, su26.06
NE Public Health, tests1,021.00NE Support, pmt545.52
Niobrara Valley, util2,260.14Ogden Hardware, su63.94
Olsson, fees16,659.75One Call Concepts, ser84.18
PIP Marketing Signs, su447.60Tax Commissioner, tax3,342.88
SOLID WASTE FUND
AKRS Equipment, su108.92Butler Co. Landfill, fee40,012.49
Connot Tire Service, ser614.90Floor Maintenance, su49.28
Holt Co Independent, ad55.00Kelley Spraying, ser2,060.62
Klute Truck Equip, su2,175.80Matheson Tri-Gas, ser36.40
Mitchell Equipment, su193.26Niobrara Valley, util717.23
O’Neill Auto, su180.06PIP Marketing Signs, su447.60
Ranchland Auto, su263.35Dori Rich, clean300.00
Strope & Gotschall, fees175.00COMMUNITY
Bartos Concrete, ser3,500.00CDS Insp & Beyond, ser190.88
Mike Hammerlun, re158.85LB840 FUND
Strope & Gotschall, fees1,627.50
DON BAKER, WARD I
BETH WALSH, WARD IV
Moved by Kelly, second by Walsh to adjourn. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 6:40 P.M.
SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR
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