February 9, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING
The Village Board of Trustees met in special session at 9:30am in the Auditorium. Notice of this meeting was given in advance by posting in three designated places, and advance notification of the trustees by delivery. Roll call was answered by Trustees Olson, Dittmar, Barth, Swanson, and Ehlers. Also present were Dale Kaliff and Rebecca Sandman.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
The location of the Open Meetings Act was acknowledged.
The agenda was approved on a motion by Swanson and seconded by Barth. RCV: all ayes.
Swanson moved to introduce Resolution 2018-02, which offers village property described as a 1.86 acre tract in the NE Quarter of Section 29, Township 11, Range 1, East of the 6th P.M. in Utica, Seward County, Nebraska. Dittmar seconded the motion. RCV: all ayes.
Chairman Olson read Ordinance 761, an ordinance that confirms the sale of village property located in the NE Quarter of Section 29, Township 11 North, Range 1 East of the 6th P.M., Seward County, Nebraska, legally described as “Referring to the NW corner of the NE quarter of said Section 29; Thence in a southerly direction along the West line of the NE quarter of said Section 29, on an assumed bearing of South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 2000.74 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continuing on said bearing of South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 319.40 feet; thence South 89 degrees 46 minutes 46 seconds East for a distance of 251.99 feet; thence North 00 degrees 46 minutes 59 seconds East for a distance of 319.79 feet; thence North 89 degrees 51 minutes 47 seconds West for a distance of 256.36 feet to the Point of the Beginning.” Dittmar moved and Swanson seconded a motion to introduce Ordinance 761. RCV: all ayes. Dittmar moved and Swanson seconded a motion to suspend the rules of reading on three separate occasions. RCV: all ayes. Dittmar then moved and Swanson seconded a motion to adopt and pass Ord. 761 as read. RCV: all ayes.
Discussion was held on the proposed pay scale for village employees. The Village Board will determine which licenses the employee should pursue immediately. The Village Board retains the right to require an employee to pursue and obtain a license within a certain time frame. If an employee fails a test twice, the Village Board will discuss and decide whether the village will pay for the next testing fee. The Village Board retained the practice of granting a $.50 increase in hourly pay for each certification obtained.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:25am.