VILLAGE OF MURRAY, NEBRASKA
December 11, 2018
The Murray, Nebraska Board of Trustees met in regular session on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 7:00 pm in the Murray Municipal Building. Present: Trustees: Mike Gillott, Stan Flak, Alan Miller, Brian Coffman, George Blessing; Village Clerk Eileen Murdoch; attending: guests.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by posting in (3) three public places as shown by the certificate attached to these minutes. Notice of the meeting was simultaneously given to the Chairman and all members of the Board of Trustees. Their acknowledgement of receipt of notice and agenda is attached to these minutes. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
Chairman Gillott called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM and informed the audience of the location of the open meetings act poster.
Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the November 13, 2018 regular meeting. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Miller to approve the minutes of the November 13, 2018 regular meeting; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.
Treasurers Report. Motion by Coffman seconded by Blessing to acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer’s report; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.
Claims approval. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Coffman to approve the claims as revised; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott; motion carried.
Jennifer Serkis, Cass County Economic Development Council; update.
Aaron Beauclair, JEO, sewer infiltration discussion/proposal.
Approve lien for $266.00 for mowing and for 105 W. Campbell Street. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Coffman to approve the lien for $266.00 for 105 W. Campbell Street; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Gillott; Nays: Miller, motion carried.
Approve audit by Dana F. Cole Company LLP for 2017-18 fiscal year. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Flak to approve audit to be performed by Dana F. Cole Company, LLP; ayes: Coffman, Flak, Blessing, Miller, Gillott, motion carried.
The Oath of Office for Trustees Flak, Sallach and Anderson. Oath was read by Flak, Sallach and Anderson simultaneously. Pro- Tem Blessing then called the reorganization of the board to order at 7:25 PM. Blessing then moved to the first order of business and asked for nominations for Chairperson, Trustee Sallach nominated Stan Flak for Chairman; Brian Coffman nominated Brian Coffman;, Votes were taken by show of hands, Aye votes for Flak: Anderson, Blessing, Flak and Sallach; Aye votes for Coffman: Coffman; Flak is new Board Chairman. Pro-tem Blessing opened the nominations for Pro-Tem, Flak nominated Blessing; there were no other nominations. Aye votes for Blessing: Coffman, Anderson, Blessing, Sallach. Blessing is the new board Pro-tem.
Motion by Blessing, seconded by Sallach for the following appointments for 2019, Larry Morton, attorney; Eileen Murdoch, clerk/treasurer; JEO, Village Engineer; Street Superintendent – Steven Parr of JEO; Open - animal control officer; Brian Coffman, Street Commissioner; Jeff Anderson, Park Commissioner; George Blessing, Sewer Commissioner; Theresa Sallach, Water Commissioner; ayes: Coffman, Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Flak, motion carried. There was discussion on the Board of Health and the Emergency Management Coordinator. Motion by Blessing, seconded by Anderson to appoint Board of Health: Cass Co. Sheriff, Stan Flak, Physician position open and Alan Miller, Emergency Management Coordinator/Contact; ayes: Coffman, Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Flak, motion carried.
Motion by Blessing, seconded by Coffman to adjourn the meeting at 7:46PM; ayes: Coffman, Anderson, Blessing, Sallach, Flak, motion carried.
I, the undersigned Village Clerk of the Village of Murray, Nebraska, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of proceedings had and done by the Chairperson and the Board of Trustees of the Village of Murray to the best of my knowledge; that the agenda was kept continually current and available for public inspection at the office of the Village Clerk; that the minutes were in written form and available for public inspection within (10) working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; the minutes are published in summary form, upon request a complete copy is available at the Village Office.
Michael J. Gillott, Chairman
Eileen A. Murdoch, Village Clerk