VILLAGE OF SOUTH BEND
Trustees Meeting
September 1, 2004

The Village Board of Trustees met in regular session September 1, 2004 at 7:00 PM at the Village Hall. Board Members present were: James Cerveny, Dave Mahrt, and Chairman Patrick Cunningham, absent was Connie Boldan-Cerveny and John Adsit. 

The meeting notice was posted at Village Hall, Post Office, & Fuel Depot.

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

Treasurerís report was read. Bills presented for the Road Fund $165.57 OPPD (Street Lights).  Bills presented for the General Fund $10.81, OPPD (Town Hall Lights), $400.00 Rishel & Pfeifer, P.C. (Preparation of Budget), $40.00 Deb Cunningham (Administrative Fees), motion to pay the bills by D. Mahrt, 2nd by J. Cerveny, Vote all Aye. 

Motion by D. Mahrt to move into Budget Hearing at 7:07 pm 2nd by J. Cerveny, Vote all Aye.  Discussion/Questions Motion by D. Mahrt to move out of Budget Hearing at 7:12 pm.

Resolution No. 01-04

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 2004-2005 property tax request be set at $7,730.00

2.      The budget limit for 2004-2005 is set using the base limitation percent increase of 2.5% and also using the additional 1% increase approved by this resolution.

3.      A copy of this resolution is to be forwarded to the County Clerk prior to October 13, 2004, as part of the Villageís budget.

 

Building Permits:

Planning Committee Report: Questions were presented on rezoning of property South of Town.  Recommendation to forward this concern onto the zoning committee to research first, then to bring back to the Village Board.

Town Hall Repairs:  Several Bids have been received on Siding and/or painting the Town Hall.  Motion by D. Mahrt to table until next month 2nd by J. Cerveny, Vote all Aye.

Inspections Conducted: No Report  

Correspondences: Pipeline Group sent letter requiring jurisdictional pipline operators to share safety information with planned developments in our area.

            New Business: 

            Next Regular Board Meeting Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Motion to adjourn by D. Mahrt, 2nd by J. Cerveny, Vote all Aye.

 

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