BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Cedar Creek Board of Trustees met for a Public Hearing of the One and Six Year Street Program, at 7:00 p.m., on February 4, 2002, at the Village Hall. Advance notice of the Public Hearing was given by posting in the Village and by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal.
The Hearing was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Reynolds. Board members present: Reynolds, Bode, and Stauffer. Absent: Rydl and Swenson. Several comments from citizens were received on the condition of the streets where water lines are connected by Rural Water #3. The water district will be requested to repair the locations or furnish material for the necessary repairs. These items are covered under the maintenance program of the 1 & 6 street program. Motion by Bode to adopt the One and Six Year Street Improvement Program for the Village of Cedar Creek as prepared and presented by the Village Street Superintendent, directing maintenance only. Second by Stauffer. Ayes: Reynolds, Bode, Stauffer. Absent Rydl, Swenson. Motion by Bode to close the Public Hearing and enter into regular session. Second by Stauffer. All ayes.
Chairman Reynolds called the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees to order at 7:15 p.m. Present: Reynolds, Bode, Stauffer. Absent: Rydl and Swenson. Advance notice of the meeting was posted in the Village and published in the Plattsmouth Journal.
Motion by Bode, second by Stauffer, to approve the minute4s of the 1-08-02 meeting. All ayes.
Account Balances: Checking $26,545.52, Money Market $31,819.81
Claims: Rural Water #3..23.50 Plattsmouth Journal..126.66 Alltel..50.21 OPPD park..10.00 OPPD building..119.00 OPPD street lights..100.64 OPPD Christmas lights..59.71 Jefferson Pilot Financial..64.75 Ferrellgas..359.55 SE Clerks Association..10.00 R Moses..525.00 JEO..150.00 Cass County Sheriff..1214.88 B Reinsch..215.00 P Welte..13.96 Payroll..1556.85
Motion by Bode, second by Stauffer, to approve the treasurer's report and pay all claims. All ayes.
Captain Dave Lamprecht of the Cass County Sheriff's Department, reported 68.25 hours of patrol were logged for Cedar Creek during the month of January. There were six calls for service: Assist Citizen/KLIV, Burglar Non R Richies Sand & Snow, Burglar Non R Storage Units, Suspicious Vehicle, Disturbance/Civil Standby. Capt. Lamprecht informed the board, a meth lab had been discovered in Louisville and could possibly exist in the Cedar Creek area. Residents are advised to report all suspicious activity to the Cass County Sheriff's Department.
League of Municipalities 2002 Midwinter Conference, February 25-26, at Lincoln.
Sta-Bilt Construction Company, information on Slurry Seal. Information will be on file for future reference.
Constructors, Inc., information on various street repair services. Information will be on file for future reference.
REPORTS OF OFFICERS, BOARDS, & COMMITTEES:
Gene Stauffer reported, the Park Board has set the date for the Easter Egg Hunt, which will be held on March 30, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Village Park, and has started planning for Cedar Creek Day which will be held on June 22, 2002.
An inspection report from Cass County Zoning on Lot #100 was discussed by the board and attorney. The inspector was unable to inspect the interior of the structures and reported on only the exterior condition of the house and garage. The board requests the interior of the house on Lot #100 be inspected for determining if conditions are suitable for habitation or are in violation of the housing codes. Attorney Bill Reinsch will contact the County Inspectors for the requested inspections. It was reported, the owner of Lot #284 is continuing to improve the property and bring it into compliance.
Approval of adding rip rap to the Platte River Dike, has been received from the Corps of Engineers. G. Stauffer informed the board, R. Heimes will haul the rock and K. Fuxa will use his backhoe to move the rip rap. Prices and additional permit information will be presented at the March meeting.
The League Association of Risk Management notified the village of an increase in cost of the umbrella coverage previously quoted. Motion by Stauffer, second by Bode, to purchase $2,000,000 umbrella quote at $597.00. All ayes. This additional premium will give a total $3,000,000 liability coverage.
The maintenance employee reported that repairs are needed for the village tractor. The board agrees, repairs are needed. After costs of repairs are compared, repairs will be made.
Property owners voiced their concern of potential fire hazards and contamination from two fuel storage tanks at Ault's Store. The board was informed, two tanks exist at the location, one under the street and one in the basement of the building. Citizens are also concerned, if state regulations require the removal of the tanks who will be responsible for the cost of the clean-up. After discussion, the board at the recommendation of the village attorney, will request inspections of the property by the State Fire Marshal and the Department of Environmental Quality. Table to March.
Chairman Reynolds and the board commended Randy Moses for the well done job of removing snow from the village streets after our last snow storm.
Representatives of Waste Management of Nebraska and Allied Refuse Service of Nebraska City were present to discuss services. The agreement between Waste Management and Cedar Creek has expired. Proposals from Allied Refuse Services and Waste Management will be heard at the March meeting.
Lot #17 Fuxa Addition Dwelling
Approved by the Planning Commission on 1-29-02. Motion by Bode, second by Stauffer, approve the permit under the stipulation, approval received from the Floodplain Manager. All ayes.
108 Olive Street, Demolish existing garage and construct new garage. Approved by the Planning Commission on 1-29-02. Motion by Stauffer, second by Bode, to approve the permit. All ayes.
(1) No response has been received from FEMA regarding the report forwarded to FEMA on November 27, 2001.
(2) Voter Registration Cards are available at the village office. Also, Candidate Filing Forms are available for those intending to file for a position on the Board of Trustees. Three positions will appear on the November Ballot. The filing deadline is August 1, 2002.
There being no further business to come before the board, motion by Bode to adjourn the meeting. Second by Stauffer. All ayes.
Mary C. Terry, Municipal Clerk/Treasurer
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