City of Ralston
"The Heart of the Metro"
August 1, 2017 Condensed
The Ralston City Council met in a regular session on Tuesday, August 1, 2017at 5:30 PM at Ralston City Hall. Roll was called with the following present: Konwinski, Fideline, Alberhasky, Krause and Preis. Sanchez and Mayor Groesser absent. The agenda for this meeting was available at City Hall for public inspection and posted prior to the meeting. The legal notice for the meeting was published in the Ralston Recorder. Claims listed are approved and part of these minutes.
Pastor Greg Berger, Messiah Lutheran Church, gave the Invocation.
Council President Krause said the meeting is subject to the Nebraska Open meeting Act and a copy of the Act is posted at the rear of Chamber. Krause welcomed guests and press.
Motion to approve Consent Agenda by Konwinski, second by Fideline, all vote yes, motion carried.
Arena Manager Stan Benis spoke to upcoming events, DWTS and barbeque contest. Konwinski heard good feedback on The Wallflowers.
1. First Reading and Public Hearing for Consideration of Ordinance No. 1212: AN ORDINANCE CHANGING SEWER USE CHARGES BY AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 439 AS AMENDED; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEALING ALL PRIOR ORDINANCES OR PARTS THEREOF IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.
Konwinski introduced Ordinance No. 1212 and the Ordinance was read. Klinker spoke to the increase reflecting an increase in Omaha’s fees and the method used to determine the amount. Krause opened Public Hearing. Alberhasky asked Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Vojetch who pays for the water the RVFD uses for July 4th water fights. Vojetch will find out. Alberhasky asked who pays for the water at the baseball fields. George Sevick, 8001 Main St., said the City pays per the agreement. Krause closed Public Hearing. Motion to approve Ordinance No. 1212 on first reading by Konwinski, second by Fideline, all vote yes, motion carried.
Chamber of Commerce President Amy Roeder said the Downtown Business Owners Association is hosting Tunes in Times Square on August 8th and September 14th and food trucks will be on site.
There being nothing further of a general nature to come before the Council, the Meeting was adjourned at 5:45 P.M.
Next regular Meeting Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5:30 PM.
Donald A Groesser
Acting City Clerk/Treasurer
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