MINUTES OF THE JULY 14, 2022 OSHKOSH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
The City of Oshkosh Council met for regular session July 14, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.
In compliance with the Open Meetings Act of Nebraska, a current copy of the act is posted in the Council Chambers. Notice of this meeting was advertised in the Garden County News and posted at the Oshkosh Post Office, City Hall and Courthouse. The agenda for this meeting was kept current and available for inspection at City Hall.
Mayor Davis called the meeting to order and read the Open Meetings Act, LV 898.
Present: Mayor, Terry Davis and Council Members: Gary DeCock, Mike Piva, George Zoucha, Jaden Porter. Also attending: Administrator, Bill Campbell, Attorney, Mary Kay Robinson-Boone and City Clerk, LeAnn Brown.
Motion by DeCock, seconded by Zoucha, to approve the consent agenda: agenda, minutes, claims, Treasurer’s Report. Motion carried unanimously.
Salaries-30009.12, IRS-7065.13-Taxes, NE Dept. of Revenue-1834.89-Taxes, Alter Recycling-242.00-Wire, Ameriprise Financial-1517.30-Retirement, Bank of America-632.90-Postage, & Zoom, Black Hills-168.13-Heat, Blue Cross Blue Shield-10843.20-Ins., James Bondegard-272.24-Reimbursements, LeAnn Brown-215.28-Mileage, Bytes-75.00-Backup & Support, Century Link-203.30-Phone, C-Weed-413.36-Chemicals, Domain Directory-289.00-Website, Victoria Dunker-400.00-Dues, Eagle Auto-13.88-Repairs, Enviro Service-25.00-Water Testing, Fairfield Inn-219.90-Hotel, Garden Co. News-97.54-Publishing, Nathan Loyd-892.45-Coach & Mileage, Moffat Land-480.00-Machine Hire, Municipal Supply-18.64-Waterworks, NE Public Health-216.00-Water Testing, NPPD-3081.62-Electricity, Northwest Pipe-1399.83-Waterworks, One Call Concept-31.34-Diggers Hotline, Oshkosh ACE-692.42-Supplies & Repairs, NE Public Health-216.00-Water Testing, Oshkosh Library-1500.00-Books, Oshkosh Superette-407.50-Concessions, Pepsi-Cola-417.23-Concessions, Plummer Ins.-100.00-Bond, R & D Quality Carpeting & Painting-6774.42-Paint & Labor, Reliance Standard-407.85-Life/AD&D, Ritcheys Redi-Mix-633.25-Cement, Mary Kay Robinson-Boone-900.00-Attorney Fees, Jeff Seibel-892.45-Coach & Mileage, Seth Shilousky-63.40-Return Deposit, Shilow Smith-700.00-Animal Control, Larry Schwartzkopf-1920.94-Reimbursement, Spic & Span-560.00-Chemicals & Paint, Courtney Stegman-733.33-Coach & Mileage, US Foods-654.66-Concessions, Valley Tire-1255.81-Fuel, Waste Connections-11650.00-Trash Contract, Mike Wesch-695.89-Coach & Mileage, WCNDD-2507.00-Nuisance Agreement, Westco-135.44-Chemicals, Wheat Belt-2141.34-Electricity
Motion by Piva, seconded by Zoucha, to approve Ordinance No. 370 on its first reading. Motion carried unanimously. TO PROVIDE FOR VACANT PROPERTY REGISTRATION WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, ESTABLISH FEES, AND PROVIDE FOR APPEAL PURSUANT TO THE VACANT PROPERTY REGISTRATION ACT.
Sheriff Deputy Dean presented the Sheriff’s Report.
The Animal Control Report was reviewed.
Motion by Piva, seconded by DeCock, to approve Resolution No. 18-22, appointing WCNDD as the Nuisance Officer. Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION NO. 18-22
APPOINTMENT OF NUISANCE OFFICER
The Mayor and City Council of the City of Oshkosh (hereinafter the City), in regular session assembled at the City Office Building in Oshkosh, Nebraska on this 14th day of July, 2022, hereby resolve as follows:
WHEREAS, The City desires to appoint a Nuisance Officer pursuant to the City Code of Ordinances (Ordinance No. 14-06-01, §93.10).
WHEREAS, West Central Nebraska Development District (hereinafter WCNDD) is fully willing, able and qualified to act as Nuisance Officer for the City.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City approves the appointment of WCNDD to act as Nuisance Officer for the City for a period of twelve (12) months; from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is authorized to sign agreements to effect this agreement, and that any ordinance or resolution in conflict with this resolution is hereby revoked to any part in conflict herewith.
INTRODUCED AND PASSED THIS 14TH DAY OF JULY, 2022.
Motion by Porter, seconded by DeCock, to rescind Resolution No. 19-22 208 W. Ave F. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Zoucha, seconded by Piva, to approve Resolutions 20-22 through 24-22 to declare a nuisance. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Piva, seconded by Zoucha, to abate 2022 OSH 007 – 106 E. Ave I and 2022 OSH 44 – 208 W. Ave G. Motion carried unanimously.
Roger Bacon addressed the city council about selling alcohol on Sundays from Noon to 8:00 p.m. A motion by Piva, seconded by Zoucha, to put on September’s agenda an ordinance for the sale of alcohol on Sundays for the first reading. Voting Aye: Piva, Zoucha, Davis. Abstained: Porter. Voting Nay: DeCock. Motion carried.
Motion by Piva, seconded by Zoucha, to allow Roger Bacon dba Chubby Rhino keno at his tavern at 315 Main Street. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Zoucha, seconded by DeCock, to approve Resolution No. 25-22. Motion carried unanimously.
League Association of Risk Management
2021-22 Renewal Resolution
RESOLUTION NO. 25-22
WHEREAS, The City of Oshkosh is a member of the League Association of Risk Management (LARM);
WHEREAS, section 8.10 of the lnterlocal Agreement for the Establishment and Operation of the League Association of Risk Management provides that a member may voluntarily terminate its participation in LARM by written notice of termination given to LARM and the Nebraska Director of Insurance at least 90 days prior to the desired termination given to and that members may agree to extend the required termination notice beyond 90 days in order to realize reduced excess coverage costs, stability of contribution rates and efficiency in operation of LARM; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of LARM has adopted a plan to provide contribution credits in consideration of certain agreements by members of LARM as provided in the attached letter.
BE IT RESOLVED that the governing body of The City of Oshkosh, Nebraska, in consideration of the contribution credits provided under the LARM Board’s plan, agrees to:
Provide written notice of termination at least 180 days prior to the desired termination date, which date shall be no sooner than September 30, 2024. (180 day and 2 year commitment; 4% discount)
Adopted this 14th day of July, 2022.
Motion by DeCock, seconded by Zoucha, to approve the Economic Development Advisory Committee’s recommendation to convert interest payments on the $32,000 note to principal payments for Sally Corfield and forgive the remainder Tyle Ardissono’s loan. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by DeCock, seconded by Piva, to approve the recommendations from the Planning Commission: approve Jessen Replat Lot 4 of Cawthra’s Subdivision, change zoning of Lot 3 &
4 Jessen’s Replat from agriculture to residential, and allow a variance on agricultural building lot size on Lot 2 of Jessen’s Replat. Motion carried unanimously.
The 2022-2023 budget was discussed.
Motion by Porter, seconded by DeCock, to approve building permits for Gene Hohl and Roger Bacon. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Zoucha, seconded by Porter, to approve Mike Piva, President to receive all bank statements each month by email. Voting Aye: Zoucha, Porter, DeCock. Abstained: Piva. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Piva, seconded by Porter, to set a policy on insufficient checks: if the city receives a check that has insufficient funds, the patron will no longer be able to pay with a personal check for one calendar year. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by DeCock, seconded by Piva, to approve the Social Medial Policy. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Piva, seconded by Zoucha, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Terry G. Davis, Mayor
LeAnn Brown, City Clerk