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CITY OF NORFOLK, NEBRASKA The Mayor City Council City Norfolk met regular session Council Chambers, 309 West Madison Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska 20th day February, beginning 7:30 .. ollowing moment silence Pledge Allegiance United States America, Mayor Gordon Adams called meeting order. Roll call Councilpersons present: Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss, Saunders. Absent: Wilson. taff members present : City Administrator Mike Nolan, Director Public Works Dennis Smith, City Attorney Clint Schukei, City Clerk Beth Deck, Finance Officer Randy Gates Accountant Melissa Drevecky. Mayor presided City Clerk recorded proceedings. The Mayor informed public location current copy Open Meetings Act posted City Council Chambers accessible members public. Notice meeting advance thereof publication Norfolk Daily News, Norfolk, Nebraska, designated method giving notice, shown affidavit publication. Notice Mayor members Council copy acknowledgement receipt notice agenda attached minutes. Availability agenda communicated advance notice notice Mayor Council meeting. All proceedings shown convened meeting open public. ouncilperson Fauss moved, seconded Councilperson Reeder approve consent agenda printed. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. ouncilperson Brenneman moved, seconded Councilperson Lange adopt regular agenda printed. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. SPECIAL PRESENTATION The Mayor presented Certificate Achievement Excellence Financial Reporting fiscal year ended September 30, 2005 Accountant Melissa Drevecky. This eighteenth consecutive year City Norfolk received award Government Finance Officers Association CONSENT AGENDA The City Council approved minutes February 15, 2007, Special City Council meeting printed. The City Council adopted Resolution No. 2007-8 approving installation stop sign intersections Prospect Avenue Magnet Street northwest corner, 13th Place Page 1 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48 southeast corner, Harris Drive southeast corner, Westridge Drive southeast corner, Bridge Road southeast corner, William Street northwest corner, removal yield sign southeast corner Ridgeway Drive replaced stop sign, Ridgeway Drive northwest corner, Prospect Circle northwest corner, North 28th Street northwest corner. The City Council adopted Resolution No. 2007-9 approving installation stop sign intersection Galeta Avenue Square Turn Boulevard southwest corner. The City Council adopted Resolution No. 2007-10 approving final plat Walters East Knolls Seventh Addition authorized Mayor sign accompanying subdivision agreement. Wayne Bernice Walters requested twenty- lot subdivision continuation development approaches Highway 35 heading east. The City Council approved Mayors reappointment Rod Kanter Terry Wolfe (alternate member) Building Code Appeals/Property Maintenance Code Board Appeals -year terms expiring 2012. The City Council approved Corporate Manager Application Dwaine S. Halligan connection Class I liquor license Porter Apple Company, dba Applebees Neighborhood Grill Bar, 700 South 13th Street. The City Council approved Special Designated Liquor License Hy-Vee, Inc., dba HyVee Gas & HyVee Wine & Spirits, 310 East Norfolk Avenue, wine tasting event Norfolk Arts Center, 305 North 5th Street, Norfolk, Nebraska Friday, March 16, 2007. The City Clerk authorized advertise bids purchase municipal solid waste transfer trailer transfer station estimated cost $60,000. The City Council approved plans, specifications, engineers estimate file City offices Sewer Replacement 2007-1 (South 1st Street; Adams Monroe) project authorization City Clerk advertise bids. The City Council approved authorized Mayor sign Deed Partial Reconveyance Roman Packing Company part Lot 5, Romans Third Addition, related Memorandum Intention consent lien holders lot boundary change. The City Council approved bills file amount $688,794.35. REGULAR AGENDA A public hearing held discuss 2007-2012 One Six-Year Street Improvement Plan. Public Works Director Dennis Smith information Mayor City Council. Proposed projects 2007-2008 : miscellaneous street maintenance work contract, $1,000,000; miscellaneous residential paving districts, $30,000; Highway 35 Omaha Avenue Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk Southeast, $333,000; 25th Street, reconstruction Benjamin Avenue US 275, $277,500 $92,500; 16th Street, Monroe Avenue Affiliated Foods, $271,600; Victory Road north Benjamin Eisenhower Avenue; $600,000; contribution Ethanol Plant access road (future tie Victory Road relocated Nucor Road), $60,000. (This project shared Ethanol Plant (50%), Madison County (25%) City Norfolk (25%).) Page 2 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48 Smith stated reconstruction Benjamin Avenue planned -lane section. The project funded highway funds allocated class cities Nebraska. Smith stated portion project completed 2007-2008 engineering possibly -- acquisition. Smith stated federal highway regulations require plans completed prior obtaining --. The total project cost estimated $3.7 million $2.8 million federal funds. Smith explained 16th Street, Monroe Avenue Affiliated Foods project, total project cost estimated $543,200 partial funding (- project) $271,600 community development block grant. This provide access road Affiliated Foods provide expansion operation. The Victory Road project 1/2 north Benjamin Avenue Eisenhower Avenue joint project Madison County upgrade Victory Road anticipation expansions occurring area. Smith stated Ethanol Plant completed operational late summer early fall 2007 Norfolk Iron Metal Nucor growing. Smith project interlocal agreement county lead agency. Smith stated City federal aid money widen Benjamin Avenue 4-lane 5-lane 13th Street 1st Street. However, Smith optimistic project depending allocation funds. The engineering scheduled 2010-2011. Councilperson Coy questioned Vulcraft possibly 16th Street project complete. Smith stated difficult Vulcraft 16th Street layout businesses desires maintain security facility. The street middle Affiliated Foods property. Councilperson Van Dyke feels amount funding, $1,000,000, miscellaneous street maintenance work higher usual. Smith stated $1,000,000 plan years; , actual expenditures $350,000 $650,000. Mark Hall, 1642 Hackberry Drive, questioned Benjamin Avenue renovation/expansion project dictated traffic count study. Hall concerned truck traffic Benjamin Avenue. Hall questioned mitigate truck traffic Benjamin Avenue. Smith stated force driving project improvement 1st Street 13th Street Benjamin addition lane provide safety motorists left turn vehicles traffic flow. Smith stated high accident history Queen City Boulevard Benjamin Avenue related left turns. Smith stated isnt good solution keeping truck traffic Benjamin Avenue. The truck traffic Benjamin increase truck route miles moving Omaha Avenue. Smith stated Eisenhower Road county roads north west Nucor designed carry truck traffic. Page 3 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48 No appeared favor opposition 2007-2012 One Six-Year Street Improvement Plan Mayor declared hearing closed. On February 6, 2007, Norfolk Planning Commission held public hearing review City Norfolks 2007-2012 One & Six Year Street Improvements Plan. The City Clerk read Planning Commissions recommendation approval record. The Mayor requested consideration Resolution No. 2007-11 approving 2007-2012 One Six-Year Plan Street Improvements. Councilperson Van Dyke moved adopt Resolution No. 2007-11 approving 2007-2012 One Six-Year Plan Street Improvements, seconded Councilperson Fauss. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. Resolution No. 2007-11 adopted. A public hearing held application Nebraska Department Economic Development Nebraska Affordable Housing Program (NAHP) grant housing activities. Tina Englebart, Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, information Mayor City Council. The City Norfolk requesting $250,000, $207,000 Housing Rehabilitation owner-occupied properties, $17,000 housing administration, $11,000 Paint Testing, Risk Assessment, / Clearance Testing $15,000 general administration. All $207,000 rehabilitation funds benefit --moderate income persons. There persons displaced result NAHP activities. No appeared favor opposition application Nebraska Department Economic Development Nebraska Affordable Housing Program Grant funds local affordable housing activities Mayor declared hearing closed. Mayor requested consideration Resolution No. 2007-7 approving application Nebraska Department Economic Development Nebraska Affordable Housing Program Grant funds local affordable housing activities. ouncilperson Fauss moved adoption Resolution No. 2007-7 approving application Nebraska Department Economic Development Nebraska Affordable Housing Program Grant funds local affordable housing activities, seconded Councilperson Lange. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. Resolution No. 2007-7 adopted. A public hearing held zoning change O-D (Office District) C-3 (Service Commercial District) 109 North 29th Street request MEDOC Associates. City Attorney Clint Schukei information Mayor City Council. The current zoning limited sign opportunities. The C-3 zoning bigger signs property consistent area. February 6, 2007, Norfolk Planning Commission held public hearing request MEDOC Associates. The City Clerk read Planning Commissions recommendation approval record. No appeared favor opposition zoning change Mayor declared hearing closed. Page 4 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48 The Mayor requested consideration Ordinance No. 4928 zoning change O-D (Office District) C-3 (Service Commercial District) 109 North 29th Street request MEDOC Associates. Councilperson Lange introduced Ordinance No. 4928 entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORFOLK, MADISON COUNTY, NEBRASKA; AMENDING THE ZONING DISTRICT MAP OF THE CITY OF NORFOLK, NEBRASKA; PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ORDINANCE IN PAMPHLET FORM moved ordinance passed reading. Councilperson Coy seconded motion. Said ordinance read record title City Clerk. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. Ordinance No. 4928 passed reading. ouncilperson Van Dyke moved statutory rule requiring reading days suspended. Councilperson Fauss seconded motion suspend rules. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. The motion suspend rules adopted -fourths Council statutory rule requiring reading days suspended consideration ordinance. Councilperson Van Dyke moved statutory rules requiring reading days suspended final passage ordinance motion seconded Councilperson Fauss. The Mayor stated question "Shall Ordinance No. 4928 passed adopted?" Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. The passage adoption ordinance concurred majority members Council, Mayor signed approved ordinance City Clerk attested passage adoption affixed signature thereto. The Mayor instructed City Clerk publish Ordinance No. 4928 required law. No comments received monthly commercial industrial building permit report January 2007 Works-In-Progress report period January 31 February 13, 2007. Both reports included agenda packets. Councilperson Fauss moved, seconded Councilperson Lange adjourn meeting 8:02 .. Roll call: Ayes: Councilpersons Coy, Lange, Van Dyke, Reeder, Brenneman, Fauss Saunders. Nays: None. Absent: Wilson. Motion carried. _____________________________ Gordon D. Adams Mayor ATTEST: __________________________ Elizabeth A. Deck City Clerk ( S E A L ) Page 5 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48 I, undersigned Clerk, certify foregoing full, true correct original document proceedings Tuesday, February 20, 2007, Mayor Council; subjects included proceedings contained agenda meeting, continually current public inspection office Clerk; subjects contained agenda twenty- hours prior meeting; copy reproducible material discussed meeting meeting examination copying members public; minutes written form public inspection ten working days prior convened meeting body; news media requesting notification meetings body advance notification time place meeting subjects discussed meeting. ____________________________ Elizabeth A. Deck City Clerk S E A L ) Page 6 6COUNCIL 2007 FEB20.2007 BK NO 48