City Council Hosts Quick Meeting

BROKEN BOW–The Broken Bow City Council met briefly on Tuesday night to approve the consent agenda and discuss unfinished business.

A public hearing was held on Ordinance 1194 North 17th Subdivision which states “an ordinance of the city of Broken Bow, Nebraska approving the plat of North 17th Subdivision being within the extraterritorial jurisdiction but not within the corporate limits of the city of Broken Bow.”

The council heard the third and final reading and then approved the ordinance.

City Clerk Stephanie Wright was officially appointed Zoning Administrator for the city and the wage ordinance will be discussed in October regarding Wright’s new duties and compensation.

The contract and payment to Justice Data Solutions, Inc. was approved for new software used at the police department. Chief Steve Scott said Justice will replace the Sleuth system that has been used for the last 15 years. Chief Scott said Sleuth was outdated and the Justice System is a one-time payment but will require yearly maintenance of about $1,800 per year.

City Attorney Jason White discussed LB 424 “Change the Nebraska Municipal Land Bank Act” that is currently under review at the Unicameral. White said the bill involves tax dollars, housing, and the handling of run-down properties and encourages the public to talk with District 36 Senator Matt Williams.

The meeting adjourned at 6:17 p.m.