MINUTES

CEDAR CREEK BOARD OF TRUSTEES

REGULAR SESSION

8-06-02

The regular session of the Cedar Creek Board of Trustees was called to order at 7:44 p.m., on August 6, 2002.  All board members were present.  Advanced notice of the meeting was given by posting in three public places in the village and by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal.  The notice stated, the meeting would be held immediately following the 7:00 p.m. Special Meeting and the agenda shall not be enlarged later than twenty-four hours before the scheduled commencement of the meeting.

Motion by Stauffer, second by Bode, to approve the minutes of the 7-02-02 meeting. All ayes. 

TREASURER'S REPORT:

Account Balances: Checking $27,560.91, Money Market $32,057.25

Claims: Rural Water #3..23.50  Alltel..59.17  OPPD street lights..100.64  OPPD building..119.00  OPPD park..10.00 Jefferson Pilot Financial..44.00  JEO..150.00  Snow Dog Printing..14.00  Viking Office Products..318.82  Greenwood Farmers Coop..35.58  NAPA..142.93  Countryside Heating & A/C..116.45  League of NE Municipalities..1090.00  D Rydl..247.18  Cass County Sheriff..1214.88  B Reinsch..278.00  Eagle Services..140.00  Payroll 2035.53

Motion by Stauffer, second by Rydl, to approve the treasurer's report and pay all claims.  All ayes.  Motion by Rydl, second by Stauffer, to purchase new phone/fax for the office.  All ayes.  The board was informed, the cost of the permanent repairs to the air conditioner would be approximately $700.  Age of the unit is 15 yrs.  The board will consider budgeting for a new unit instead of repairing the old.

POLICE REPORT:

As reported by the Cass County Sheriff's Department, 79.44 hours of patrol were logged for Cedar Creek during the month of July.  There were eleven calls for service: Traffic/Registration, Traffic/ Reckless, 2 Civil Matters, Vandalism/Building, Auto Theft/Keys in Car, 2 Telephone Harassment, Security Check, Family Dispute.  

CORRESPONDENCE:

State Treasurer, information on unclaimed property.

Center for Rural Affairs, information on Nebraska Budget cuts affecting rural communities.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS, BOARDS, AND COMMITTEES:

Gene Stauffer reported, all activities at Cedar Creek Day were well attended and combined activities showed a profit of $1,244.63.  All proceeds will go to the Village Park Fund and be used for further development of the 20 acre village park.  The committee intends to use the funds for landscaping.  Future projects include, a pavilion, basketball/tennis court, parking areas, ball park improvements, and other projects which are included on the Park Master Plan.  The Master Plan for the Village Park was approved by the Board in November 1999 and utilizes the entire twenty acres.  The public may view the plan at the Village Hall.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Galazy Cablevision was notified on July 5, 2002, of existing problems with the cable services and of the violations of the cable franchise agreement.  To date there has been no response from the company.  If no response has been received within two weeks, the Village Attorney will take action.

Chairman Reynolds and Gene Stauffer attended the July 11, 2002 meeting of the Rural Water District #3 Board of Directors to request Cedar Creek streets be repaired in accordance with conditions of the franchise agreement after water connections are made.  The directors were in agreement with the request and stated an additional charge may be added to the hook up fee to cover the cost of street repairs.  If Cedar Creek streets are resurfaced, Rural Water will be requested to bore all connections.

After Board discussion of violations at the Village Burn Pile, motion by Rydl to burn one time, monitor, extinguish completely, and close to any further use.  Second by Bode.  All ayes.  A date for the burn has not been established at this time.  Residents were informed, a burn permit for open burning on their private property, may be obtained from the Cedar Creek Volunteer Fire Department.  Board decision to close the site was made after banned items were found in the pit, and an individual claimed to have been burned at the site.  The incident is under investigation by the Village insurance company after the individual submitted a claim in the amount of $10,750.  The investigation is ongoing, no payments have been made.

Gene Stauffer will inspect the river dike to determine the amount of rip rap needed and flag areas where the rip rap is needed in accordance with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers approved permit for the project.

The board was informed, code violations at Lot #100 and Lot #215 have been resolved.

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS:

A workshop to establish the village budget for 2002-2003 will be held by the board on August 20, 2002 at 7:00 p.m., at the Village Hall.

NEW BUSINESS:

The board was informed, the rescue agreement with Louisville was due for renewal.  Motion by Stauffer, second by Rydl, to renew the agreement at the same amount of $2000.  All ayes.

PERMITS:

5016 East Platteview Drive,  Dwelling.  Approved by the Planning Commission.   Motion by Bode, second by Swenson, to approve the permit subject to approval by the Floodplain Manager.  All ayes.

1028 Platteview Drive,  Garage Addition.  Approved by the Planning Commission.   Motion by Bode, second by Swenson, to approve the permit subject to approval by the Floodplain Manager.  All ayes.

1003 Platteview Drive, Garage Addition.  Approved by the Planning Commission.   Motion by Stauffer, second by Bode, to approve the permit subject to approval by the Floodplain Manager.  All ayes.

4010 Lakeview Drive, Addition to Dwelling.  Approved by the Planning Commission.   Motion by Bode, second by Stauffer, to approve the permit subject to approval by the Floodplain Manager.  All ayes.

There being no further business to come before the board, motion made by Bode, to adjourn.  Second by Stauffer.  All ayes.

 

Mary C. Terry, Municipal Clerk/Treasurer

 

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