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A regular meeting of the Mayor and the City Council of O'Neill was held at the City Hall in said City on the 6th day of November, 2023 at 6:30 P.M.
Present: Mayor Scott Menish, City Clerk/Treasurer Sarah Sidak, Council President Tim Schneider and Council members; Kayla Burdick, Michelle Liewer, Susie Kramer, Paul Asche, Quana Wheeler, Tim Gleason and Beth Walsh. Absent: City Attorney Boyd Strope.
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 Scott Menish. Mayor Menish informed the public of the location of the Open Meetings Act poster.
Mayor Menish called for all construction bids for the Police Department project.
Moved by Gleason, second by Asche to close the construction bids. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
City Clerk Sidak read the following bids aloud:
• Joe Jeffrey $70,052.00
• Schindler Electric $13,200.00
• Guardian Security $7,783.93
• Sobotka Carpentry .$60,000.00
Chief Otte, Officer Forker and Officer Jensen took the bids to look over before making a recommendation to the Council.
Moved by Kramer, second by Schneider to waive the readings of the minutes of the October 2nd meeting and approve them as if read. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Council member Schneider introduced Resolution No. 23-10, which is on file with the City Clerk.
RESOLUTION NO. 23-10
CITY OF O'NEILL
Whereas: State of Nebraska Statutes, sections 39-2302, and 39-2511 through 39-2515 details the requirements that must be met in order for a municipality to qualify for an annual Incentive Payment; and
Whereas: The State of Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) requires that each incorporated municipality must annually certify (by December 31st of each year) the appointment of the City Street Superintendent to the NDOT using the Year-End Certification of City Street Superintendent; and
Whereas: The NDOT requires that such certification shall also include a copy of the documentation of the city street superintendents appointment, i.e., meeting minutes; showing the appointment of the City Street Superintendent by their name as it appears on their License (if applicable), their License Number and Class of License (if applicable), and type of appointment, i.e., employed, contract (consultant, or interlocal agreement with another incorporated municipality and/or county), and the beginning date of the appointment; and
Whereas: The NDOT also requires that such Year-End Certification of City Street Superintendent shall be signed by the Mayor or Village Board Chairperson and shall include a copy a resolution of the governing body authorizing the signing of the Year-End Certification of City Street Superintendent by the Mayor or Village Board Chairperson.
Be it resolved that the Mayor of O'Neill is hereby authorized to sign the attached Year-End Certification of City Street Superintendent.
Adopted this 6th day of November, 2023 at O'Neill, Nebraska.
-ss- SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR
-ss- SARAH SIDAK,
Second by Wheeler to adopt Resolution 23-10. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
The Council tabled until the next meeting the possibility of selling the old wellhouse property at Kipples Trailer Court and the old water tower property located at 4th and John Street. They will get appraisals and decide how much to ask for each property.
Moved by Wheeler, second by Asche to approve application PIP-LB840-164 for $10,000.00 for demolition and PIP-LB840-165 for $10,000.00 for grade and pave new parking lot. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
The board discussed the Boyd/Holt E911 bill. No action was taken
Moved by Schneider, second by Gleason to approve the Treasurer's Report. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Liewer, second by Gleason to approve the bill submitted at this meeting by O'Neill Lumber. Roll call vote as follows: Aye; Asche, Wheeler, Kramer, Burdick, Liewer, Gleason and Walsh. Nay: None. Abstain: Schneider. Motion carried.
Moved by Kramer, second by Schneider to approve the remaining bills. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Payroll, salary 155,652.86 FED & FICA, tax 35,365.06
American Family, ins 1,531.32 Appeara, su 863.14
Black Hills Energy, util 437.29 BlueCrossBlueShield, ins 53,644.54
Bomgaars, su 2,973.19 Colonial Life, ins 1,037.13
Guardian, ins 1,656.26 John Hancock, pension 8,234.62
NE Dept. of Revenue, tax 5,717.47 NPPD, util 20,302.22
NT&T, phone 826.14 Quadient Leasing, pmt 1,044.15
Reiser Insurance, ins 286,259.00 Unum, ins 225.90
Verizon, phone 846.66 Wex Bank, fuel 7,145.87
Anson Ins, ins 875.00 Barco, su 1,991.35
C&S Repair, ser 2,807.45 Carhart Lumber, su 211.37
Century Link, phone 61.61 Contingent Fund, su 303.75
Dearborn Life, ins 86.00 EcoLab, ser 75.00
Emergency Medical, su 335.81 Emme Sand & Gravel, su 465.01
Fire Protection, fees 250.00 Floor Maintenance, su 635.38
GreatAmerica Finance, ser 218.25 Harte's Lawn, ser 723.78
HCED, fees 25,413.00 Holt Co Independent, ad 545.22
Island Supply, su 9.60 KBRX, ad 45.00
Ryan Kelly, ser 259.00 LB840 Fund, pmt 35,577.19
Mathison Heating, ser 5,113.90 Midwest Connect, su 305.00
Josh Miller, ser 679.00 Netcom, su 791.00
Ogden's, su 323.60 One Office, su 736.99
O'Neill Electric, su 237.00 O'Neill Lumber, su 38.15
O'Neill Pest Control, ser 100.00 O'Neill Shopper, ad 48.00
Pinnacle Bank, su 48.12 Precision IT, fees 12.00
Quadient Finance, fee 250.00 Ranchland Auto, su 112.05
Dori Rich, clean 885.00 Rural Fire District, pmt 26,243.91
Siteone Landscape, su 158.83 SteppCo, ser 146.00
Strope Law, fees 1,713.00 Tax Commissioner, tax 133.15
Torpin's, su 59.57 Mike Walker, ser 100.00
A&J Tire, ser 1,355.11 Black Hills Energy, util 191.10
Century Link, phone 68.41 Jackolyn Collier, clean, su 200.00
Contingent Fund, su 159.97 GreatAmerica Finance, ser 129.00
Heartland Counseling, ser 258.00 Holt Co Independent, ad 141.73
Jack's Uniforms, su 1,331.85 NE Law Enforcement, fee 30.10
NPPD, util 558.00 Ogden's, su 23.95
O'Neill Shopper, ad 49.00 Pinnacle Bank, su 759.06
Platte Valley Comm, su 149.00 Quill, su 549.49
Ranchland Auto, su 17.98 Street Cop Training, fees 450.00
Strope Law, fees 2,617.50 Torpin's, su 149.00
Town & Country, ser 393.63 STREET FUND
Carhart Lumber, su 108.95 Cole Redi-Mix, su 2,004.00
Fair Manufacturing, 3,694.79 Great Plains Engine,pmt 508.28
Netcom, su 580.00 NSG Logistics, su 2,235.94
Olsson, fees 7,268.43 O'Neill Auto, su 74.97
Productivity Plus, su 211.56 Ranchland Auto, su 308.69
RSR Electrical, ser * SEWER FUND
Atlas Automation, ser 1,060.00 Carhart Lumber, su 103.99
Cole Redi-Mix, su 1,152.00 Connot Tire, ser 23.00
Contingent Fund, su 173.55 Cubby's, fuel 515.57
Grainger, su 83.87 HACH, su 305.86
Midwest Lab, ser 294.07 Mitchell Equipment, su 1,597.48
Municipal Supply, su 216.38 Ogden's, su 79.51
Olsson, fees 1,610.34 One Call, ser 30.88
One Office, su 8.38 O'Neill Auto, su 22.99
Quadient Finance, fee 250.00 Ranchland Auto, su 14.33
Tax Commissioner, tax 4,249.23 Torpin's, su 12.93
Town & Country, ser 337.98 WATER FUND
A&R Construction, fees 5,009.75 American Water Works, dues 358.00
Badger Meter, su 78.95 Blain Pumbing, ser 2,137.27
City Utility Deposit, re 880.00 Cole Redi-Mix, su 609.25
Connot Tire, ser 68.00 Contingent Fund, su 510.56
Core & Main, su 2,239.88 DHHS, fees 1,823.00
Farmers Pride, fuel 497.51 Fedex, ser 129.88
Graduate Lincoln, room 577.90 Grainger, su 83.86
Ionware, su 8,018.71 Mitchell Equipment, su 1,597.47
NDEE, fees 805.00 NE Public Health, tests 327.00
NE Support, pmt 363.68 Niobrara Valley, util 196.54
Ogden's, su 39.54 Olsson, fees 13,845.77
One Call, ser 30.88 One Office, su 25.95
Pinnacle Bank, su 39.44 Quadient Finance, fee 250.00
Tax Commissioner, tax 3,372.43 Town & Country, ser 337.98
SOLID WASTE FUND
Butler Co. Landfill, fee 42,145.68 Central States Wire, su 662.10
Cubby's, fuel 993.68 Linweld, su 38.99
Niobrara Valley, util 764.54 Ogden's, su 11.99
Quadient Finance, fee 250.00 Ranchland Auto, su 116.20
Dori Rich, clean 300.00 Siouxland Scale, su 355.81
Smoke It Up Welding, ser 78.25 LB840
KBRX, ad 22.50 Strope Law, fees 4,120.50
SUSIE KRAMER, WARD II
TIM SCHNEIDER, WARD II
Moved by Kramer, second by Asche to accept the bids that were submitted by Sobotka Carpentry in the amount of $60,000.00 and Guardian Security in the amount of $7,783.93 for the construction project for the Police Department. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
Moved by Schneider, second by Kramer to adjourn. Roll call vote as follows: All Ayes. Motion carried.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:02 P.M.
-ss- SCOTT MENISH, MAYOR
-ss- SARAH SIDAK,
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