Special Meeting Minutes Hay Springs City Council July 27, 2017

HEARING

Mayor Richard McKay called the Hearing to order at 8:18 a.m.  Council persons Jim Varvel, Luke Marcy and Marcella Hale were present.  Keith Kearns was absent.  City Attorney James McCave was absent.  It was noted that the Open Meetings Act is posted.  

Application for Community Development Block Grant Program: Varvel read the second paragraph of the Notice published: “The City of Hay Springs, Nebraska is requesting $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant Public Works funds for the replacement of 780 LF of sanitary sewer main in the alley between Baker and Miller from 2nd and 3rd Streets, the installation of a 1,260 LF storm drain in alleys between Baker and Miller Streets from 1st to 3rd Street; and the paving of 760 SY in the alley between Baker and Miller Streets from 2nd to 3rd Streets. The total project cost is expected to be $354,900.00. Of that amount, a total of $104,900.00 will come from the City of Hay Springs and $250,000 from CDBG funds. The $250,000 in CDBG funds also includes $15,000 for general grant administration and $8,000 for construction management. It is estimated that 59.1% or $209,745.90 will benefit Low and Moderate-Income individuals. No displacement of individuals is expected to occur as result of this project.”

There were no comments from the public.

The Hearing was adjourned at 8:22 a.m.  

SPECIAL MEETING

Mayor Richard McKay called the Special Meeting to order at 8:22 a.m. Council persons Jim Varvel, Luke Marcy and Marcella Hale were present.  Keith Kearns was absent.  City Attorney James McCave was absent.  It was noted that the Open Meetings Act is posted. 

Approval of Community Development Block Grant application: Varvel made motion to approve the application for Community Development Block Grant. Marcy seconded. All voted aye. Motion carried. 

Employee Pay Raise: Mayor recommended the pay raise effective date be the beginning of the new fiscal year. October 1st 2017. Marcy made motion the employee pay raise effective date be October 1st 2017, the beginning of the new fiscal year. Hale seconded. All voted aye. Motion carried.

No Executive Session.

Varvel made motion, Hale seconded to adjourn at 8:24 a.m. All voted aye. Motion carried.  

Richard E. McKay

Mayor 

Kayley Taylor

City Clerk

Published: August 2, 2017