Trustees Meeting
September 7, 2005

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session September 7, 2005 at 7:00 PM at the Village Hall. Board Members present: Connie Boldan-Cerveny, James Cerveny, Dave Mahrt, Brad Graham, and Chairman Patrick Cunningham.
The meeting notice was posted at Village Hall, Post Office, & Fuel Depot.

The minutes of the August meeting were read and approved, motion by J. Graham, 2nd C. Cerveny, Vote all Aye.

Treasurer’s report was read. Bills presented for the Road Fund $165.57 OPPD (Street Lights). Bills presented for the General Fund $12.98 OPPD (Town Hall Lights), $93.77 Plattsmouth Journal, $65.00 Deb Cunningham (Administrative Fees), $400.00 Rishel & Pfeifer, P.C., $3,747.85 Dave Mahrt (town hall construction), motion to pay the bills C. Cerveny, 2nd J. Cerveny, Vote all Aye.
Motion by D. Mahrt to go into Public Budget Hearing, 2nd C. Cerveny at 7:08 p.m.

Discussion on Budget
Motion by D. Mahrt to go out of Public Budget Hearing, 2nd J. Cerveny at 7:20p.m.

Resolution #02-05 reads as:

WHEREAS, Nebraska Revised Statute 77-1601.02 provides that the property tax request for the prior year shall be the property tax request for the current year for purposes of the levy set by the County Board of Equalization unless the Village Board of the Village of South Bend passes by a majority vote a resolution or ordinance setting the tax request at a different amount; and
WHEREAS, a special public hearing was held as required by law to hear and consider comments concerning the property tax request; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Village of South Bend that the property tax request for the current year be a different amount than the property tax request for the prior year.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Village Board of the Village of South Bend, by a majority vote, resolves that:
1. The 2005-2006 property tax request be set at $7,730.00.
2. The budget limit for 2005-2006 is set using the base limitation percent increase of 2.5%.
3. A copy of this resolution is to be forwarded to the County Clerk prior to October 13, 2005, as part of the Village’s budget.
Motion by D. Mahrt not to pass resolution, 2nd by B. Graham, vote 3 for 2 against.

LPSNRD: Todd Skoog, Project Coordinator was present to discuss the status of Water & Waste Water Project and to find out where the village stood on the process.

Building Permits: None

Inspections Conducted: Report Read

Planning Committee: Meeting set for Sept. 19th, 2005.

Cemetery Board: No report

Town Hall Update: Report given

Motion by D. Mahrt to move $15,149.75 from General Fund account to a CD, 2nd by B. Graham, vote all ayes.

New Business:

Correspondences: Cass County Planning public hearing Sept. 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Sarpy County Planning meeting Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m.

There will be fireworks at lakes Sept 10th at 9:00 p.m..

Next Regular Board Meeting Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Motion to adjourn D. Mahrt, 2nd B. Graham, Vote all Aye.


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