CITY OF RALSTON PUBLIC NOTICES 9/15/21

CITY OF RALSTON

NOTICE OF MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a special meeting of the Planning Commission of the City of Ralston, Nebraska, will be held at 5:30 PM on Monday, September 20, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, NE for the purpose of considering a redevelopment plan. An agenda, which is kept continuously current is available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

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CITY OF RALSTON

NOTICE OF MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Mayor and City Council of the City of Ralston, Nebraska, will be held at 5:30 P.M. on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Ralston City Hall. An agenda, which is kept continuously current, is available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

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CITY OF RALSTON

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Ralston City Council will hold a public hearing at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the 1st reading of Ordinance No. 1295, an ordinance to adopt an amended budget statement.  Public comments will be accepted.  An agenda will be kept current and available for public inspection at the Office of the City Clerk, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, Nebraska 68127. Written comments should be addressed to the City Clerk at the above address.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

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CITY OF RALSTON

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Ralston City Council will hold a public hearing at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the 3rd reading of Ordinance No. 1292, an ordinance to amend Article 4 of Chapter 6 of the Ralston Municipal Code, Rabies Control.  Public comments will be accepted.  An agenda will be kept current and available for public inspection at the Office of the City Clerk, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, Nebraska 68127. Written comments should be addressed to the City Clerk at the above address.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

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Ralston City Council

Regular Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The complete minutes are on file in the office of the City Clerk and are available for public inspection during regular business hours or on the City’s website at www.cityofralston.com.

The Ralston City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 5:30 PM at Ralston City Hall.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Roll was called with the following present: Mayor Groesser and Council members Brousek, Fideline, Krause, and Preis.  Council members Kavanaugh and Sanchez were absent. The agenda was available at City Hall for public inspection and posted prior to the meeting.  The legal notice for the meeting was published in the Omaha Daily Record.  Claims listed are approved and part of these minutes.

Pastor Jim Haack, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, gave the invocation.  Mayor Groesser welcomed the press and guests.  Groesser said the meeting is subject to the Nebraska Open Meetings Act.  A copy of the Act is posted at the rear of the Council Chambers and is available to view on the City’s website at www.cityofralston.com.

Reviewed the following items under the consent agenda: (1) Minutes from the August 3, 2021 regular city council meeting and August 3, 2021 budget work session; (2) Claims; (3) Arena Financial Statements for the period ending June 30, 2021; (4) Monthly Financial Statements from July 2021; and (5) Department Head and/or Commission Reports.  Moved and seconded to approve the Consent Agenda. Aye:  Brousek, Fideline, Krause, and Preis.  Nay:  None.  Absent:  Kavanaugh and Sanchez.  Motion carried.

Bohling reported on the budget numbers.  Krajewski reported on arena events.  Hoppe reported that negotiations have concluded with the Police Union.  Hoppe reported he attended a meeting in Omaha Law Department on the turnback sales tax. 

Krause introduced Ordinance No. 1291.  Administrative Assistant Hansen-Hoeschen read Ordinance No. 1291 by title only:  AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 8 OF CHAPTER 1 OF THE RALSTON MUNICIPAL CODE, ORDINANCES; TO REPEAL ALL PROVISIONS OF THE RALSTON MUNICIPAL CODE WHICH ARE IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THAT SAID ORDINANCE BE PUBLISHED IN PAMPHLET FORM.  Moved and seconded to approve Ordinance No. 1291 on first reading and waive second and third readings.  Aye:  Brousek, Fideline, Krause, and Preis.  Nay:  None.  Absent:  Kavanaugh and Sanchez.  Motion carried.

Krause introduced Ordinance No. 1292.  Administrative Assistant Hansen-Hoeschen read Ordinance No. 1292 by title only: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 4 OF CHAPTER 6 OF THE RALSTON MUNICIPAL CODE, RABIES CONTROL; TO REPEAL ALL PROVISIONS OF THE RALSTON MUNICIPAL CODE WHICH ARE IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; TO PROVIDE FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THAT SAID ORDINANCE BE PUBLISHED IN PAMPHLET FORM.

Public comment:  There was no public comment.

Council comment:  Krause commented on the situation in Afghanistan.

The meeting adjourned at 5:44 PM.

The next regular meeting is Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

Donald A. Groesser

Mayor

Claims 08-17-2021

AFLAC, 645.48, Insurance; Agrivision Equipment Group, 2,835.14, Parts; Aramark/Ameripride, 122.67, Building Rugs; Black Hills Energy, 50.41, Utilities; BMI Janitorial Group, 725.00, City Hall Janitorial; Caselle, Inc., 876.00, Contract Support; Cavanaugh Macdonald Consulting, 360.00, Consulting; Cengage Learning Inc, 56.98, Books; Center Point Large Print, 89.23, Books; Central Illinois Equipment, 16,900.00, Street Roller; Century Certified Services 79.00, Pest Control; C&H Construction 10,484.10, Arena Storage Building; City of LaVista, 1,662.90, Special Services; City of Omaha, 129,550.88 Sewer Billing; Controlled Comfort LLC, 724.00, Maintenance; Cox Business Services, 2,058.41, Telephone; Cues, Inc., 1,800.00, GIS Software; Cummins Central Power LLC, 258.73, PM Renewal-Fire Dept; Diamond Laundry Services, 49.90, Laundry Services; Docusign, 2,320.00, eSignature Business Pro; Donald Ficenec, 4,308.50, Legal Services; Dude Solutions, Inc., 9,535.30, Smart.Gov Software; Eakes Office Solutions, 101.32, Office Supplies; Experian, 33.79, Testing; Brianna Fleek, 120.00, Cleaning Services; Heather Gamon, 391.53, Reimbursement Office Supplies; Honeyman Rent-All #1, 490.50, Equipment Rental; Integrated MSP, 5,197.00, Computer System Maintenance; International Code Council, 141.00 Code Books; JEO Consulting Group, Inc. 21,725.37, Engineering; Johnathon McKenzie, 50.00, Mowing and Misc Maintenance; League Association of Risk Mgmt, 604.17, Insurance; League of NE Municipalities, 1,422.00, Membership Dues; Menards-Ralston, 140.06, Supplies; Mid-American Benefits, Inc., 2,247.64, Participant and Admin Fees; NAPA Auto Parts, 47.90, Parts; Nebraska Iowa Supply Co., Inc., 2,237.30, Fuel; Nebraska Municipal Clerks’ Assoc., 65.00, Dues; Neenah Foundry, Inc., 293.00, Cover-Vent; Nomos Public Affairs, LLC, 5,500.00, Public Relations; OCLC, Inc., 7.30, Subscription; Omaha World Herald, 498.99, Subscription Renewal; Margaret O’Malley, 220.00, Janitorial; OMNI Engineering, 2,332.26, Materials; One Call Concepts, 102.63; Locate Fee; Oriental Trading Co. Inc, 154.02, Activities Supplies; Overdrive, 19.95, Books; Papillion Sanitation, 405.39, Waste Disposal and Haul; Port-a-Johns Inc., 150.00, Portable Restroom Rental; Ralston Automotive, 383.53, Vehicle Repairs; Ralston Fire Dept, 30,000.00, Pay Per Call; Recorded Books, Inc., 38.87, Acorn TV; Robertson Properties, LLC, 620.00, Fire Parking; Rosemarie Russell, 101.92, Mileage Reimbursement; Suburban Newspapers, Inc., 317.17, Legal Notice; The Daily Record, 391.10, Legals; Trans Union Risk & Alternative, 75.00, Person Search; Unique, 17.90, Placemats; Westlake Ace Hardware, 3.23, Supplies.

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CITY OF RALSTON in

DOUGLAS County, Nebraska

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, in compliance with the provisions of State Statute Section 13-511, that the governing body will meet on the 21st day of September, at 5:30 o’clock at Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, for the purpose of hearing support, opposition, criticism, suggestions or observations of taxpayers relating to amending the budget which was originally adopted on the15th day of September 2020. Due to unforeseen circumstances, actual expenditures for the current fiscal year will exceed budgeted expenditures unless the current fiscal year budget of expenditures is revised. The budget is being amended to account for additional revenues from the Cares Act funding, additional funds spend in the Street Department and additional principle payment on short-term debt. The budget detail is available at the office of the Clerk during regular business hours.

Rosemarie D. Russell

City Clerk

 

Summary of Proposed Revised Budget

2019-2020 Actual Disbursements & Transfers                                      $        21,187,557.00

2020-2021 Actual Disbursements & Transfers                                      $        21,250,789.00

2021-2022 Proposed Budget of Disbursements & Transfers                 $        30,911,495.00

2021-2022 Necessary Cash Reserve                                                     $          7,069,179.00

2021-2022 Total Resources Available                                                   $        37,980,674.00

Total 2021-2022 Personal & Real Property Tax Requirement                $          3,105,070.00

Unused Budget Authority Created For Next Year                                  $            293,111.66

Breakdown of Property Tax:                                                          

Personal and Real Property Tax Required for Non-Bond Purposes        $          1,890,961.00

Personal and Real Property Tax Required for Bonds                             $          1,214,109.00

Summary of Originally Adopted Budget

2019-2020 Actual Disbursements & Transfers                                      $        21,187,557.00

2020-2021 Actual Disbursements & Transfers                                      $        21,250,789.00

2021-2022 Proposed Budget of Disbursements & Transfers                 $        29,311,495.00

2021-2022 Necessary Cash Reserve                                                     $          7,069,179.00

2021-2022 Total Resources Available                                                   $        36,380,674.00

Total 2021-2022 Personal & Real Property Tax Requirement                $          3,105,070.00

Unused Budget Authority Created For Next Year                                  $            293,111.66

Breakdown of Property Tax:                                                          

Personal and Real Property Tax Required for Non-Bond Purposes        $          1,890,961.00

Personal and Real Property Tax Required for Bonds                             $          1,214,109.00

Additional Monetary Requirements

Fund                                                         Purpose                                                    Amount

GENERAL                      MISC REVENUE - SALE OF SOCCER FIELDS                   800,000.00

GENERAL                           TRANSFER TO ARENA DEBT SERVICE                     (800,000.00)

ARENA                                  TRANSFER FROM GENERAL FUND                          800,000.00

ARENA                                          ARENA DEBT SERVICE                                (800,000.00)

                                          NET                                                                                         –

                                          REVENUES AND TRANSFERS                            1,600,000.00

                                          EXPENDITURES AND TRANSFERS                (1,600,000.00)

2020-2021 Proposed Budget of Disbursements & Transfers                 $          1,600,000.00

2020-2021 Necessary Cash Reserve                                                     $                            –

2020-2021 Total Resources Available                                                   $          1,600,000.00

Total 2020-2021 Personal & Real Property Tax Requirement                $                            –

Unused Budget Authority Created For Next Year                                  $                           –

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