Agenda: Lengthy Agenda Includes Water/Sewer Rates, Street Closures, And More For Broken Bow City Council

CITY OF BROKEN BOW
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
August 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Broken Bow Library
626 South D Street, Broken Bow, NE

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Meeting Procedure
The Public may address specific agenda items at the pleasure of the Mayor. Please come to the podium, state your name and address, and limit your remarks to five minutes or less. Out of respect to City employees, we request that any complaints or criticisms of employees not be aired in a public meeting. Concerns about employees should be brought to the attention of the City Administrator or Mayor. An individual in violation will be declared out of order.

A. Call to Order

B. Open Meetings Law: This is an open meeting of the Broken Bow City Council. The City of Broken Bow abides by the Open Meetings Act in conducting business. A copy of the Open Meetings Act is displayed in this room as required by law.

C. Roll Call

D. Pledge of Allegiance

E. Submittal of Requests for Future Items: Individuals who have appropriate items for City Council consideration should complete the Request for Future Agenda Items form located on the table by the door. If the issue can be handled administratively without Council action, notification will be provided. If the item is scheduled for a meeting or study session, notification of the date will be given.

F. Consent Agenda: Consideration of approving the consent agenda items for August 27, 2019, which will include the following:
a. Approval of Minutes of August 12, 2019 Workshop Meeting
b. Approval of Minutes of August 13, 2019 Council Meeting
c. Approval of Bills as Posted
d. Approval of July Treasurer’s Report

G. Unfinished Business:
a. Public Hearing to Condemn and Demolish the Property at 631 South 9th Avenue
Consideration of opening a public hearing regarding condemnation and demolition of the property at 631 South 9th Avenue.
b. Condemn and Demolish the Property at 631 South 9th Avenue – Consideration of
condemning and demolishing the property at 631 South 9th Avenue.

c. Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance 1206, Water Rates – Consideration of opening a public hearing regarding Ordinance 1206, Water Rates.
d. Waive Two Readings of Ordinance 1206 – Consideration of waiving the two readings of Ordinance 1206.
e. Ordinance 1206, Water Rates – Consideration of approving Ordinance 1206, Water Rates.

f. Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance 1207, Sewer Rates – Consideration of opening a
public hearing regarding Ordinance 1207, Sewer Rates.
g. Waive Two Readings of Ordinance 1207 – Consideration of waiving the two readings of
Ordinance 1207.
h. Ordinance 1207, Sewer Rates – Consideration of approving Ordinance 1207, Sewer Rates.

i. Public Hearing Regarding Ordinance 1208, Amending Section 33.09: Public
Participation – Consideration of opening a public hearing regarding Ordinance 1208,
Amending Section 33.09: Public Participation.
j. Waive Three Reading of Ordinance 1208 – Consideration of waiving the three readings of Ordinance 1208.
k. Ordinance 1208, Amending Section 33.09: Public Participation – Consideration of approving Ordinance 1208 Amending Section 33.09: Public Participation

H. New Business:
a. Use of Melham Park for Bonfire – Consideration of approving the use of Melham Park for a bonfire on October 1, 2019.
b. Street Closure & Use of Square – Consideration of approving the closure of 9th Avenue from the Middle School to South D Street between South 8th Avenue and South 9th Avenue and use of the Square for the Community Pep Rally on October 4, 2019.

c. Use of Square & Block Off Parking Spots – Consideration of approving the use of the Square and blocking off the parking on the east side of the square on October 31, 2019 for the Trunk or Treat Around the Square.
d. Street Closure & Use of Square for Parade of Lights – Consideration of closing South D Street from South 10th Avenue to South 7th Avenue and using the square for the Parade of Lights on December 2, 2019.

e. Picnic Shelter – Consideration of approving of the purchase of materials for a picnic shelter in the approximate amount of $17,380.00 plus the approximate cost of concrete in the amount of $4,800.
f. Public Hearing Regarding Resolution 2019-18, Amended 2018-2019 Budget – Consideration of opening a public hearing regarding Resolution 2019-2018, Amended 2018-2019 Budget.
g. Resolution 2019-18, Amended 2018-2019 Budget – Consideration of approving Resolution 2019-18, Amended 2018-2019 Budget.

I. Comments by Mayor and Council Members Concerning City Departments.

J. Closed Session – Consideration of entering closed session for the purpose of a strategy
session regarding collective bargaining.

K. Adjournment

Upcoming Events
 September 4 – Planning Commission Meeting at 12:00 pm @ Municipal Building
 September 9 – Board of Public Works Meeting at 12:30 pm @ Municipal Building
 September 9 – Park Board Meeting at 5:10 pm @ Municipal Building

The next City Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm  at the Broken Bow Public Library.

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