Gordon City Council Special Meeting Minutes January 30, 2018

Notice of the special meeting was given in advance by publishing in the Sheridan County Journal Star, the designated method for giving notice as shown by the affidavit of publication on file in the City Clerk’s office. Agendas of the meeting were simultaneously given to the Mayor and all members of the Council. All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Gordon was called by City Manager Jacob Sheridan for the purposes of final interviews for the position of City Manager. The meeting was called to order at 11:40 a.m., January 30, 2018 in the Council chambers of the City Auditorium. The Mayor noted the location of the Open Meetings poster in the back of the room. The only agenda item for this meeting was final interviews for the position of City Manager. 

Present: Russell, Grant, Bounous, Evans, and Paul.

Absent: No one.

Motion by Bounous, seconded by Paul to go into executive session at 11:41 a.m. for the purposes of personnel negotiations. Ayes: Grant, Bounous, Evans, Paul, and Russell. The only item in executive session is the final interviews for the position of City Manager.

Council reconvened in regular session at 2:37 pm. Motion by Bounous, seconded by Paul to offer Chad Edwards a contract for the position of City Manager, with a salary of $50,000 per year and a raise to $55,000 the second year. Ayes: Bounous, Evans, Paul, Russell, and Grant. 

With no further business, motion by Bounous, seconded by Grant to adjourn at 2:40 pm. Ayes: Evans, Paul, Russell, Grant, and Bounous.

/s/ Kim Buchan

City Clerk

/s/ Nancy I Russell 


I, the undersigned, City clerk for the City of Gordon, Nebraska hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the proceedings had and done by the Mayor and Council on January 30, 2018; that all of the subjects included in the foregoing proceedings were contained in the agenda for the meeting, kept continuously current and available for inspection at the office of the City Clerk; that such subjects were contained in said minutes of the Mayor and Council of the City of Gordon from which the foregoing proceedings have been extracted were in written form and available for public inspection within ten working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; that all news media requesting notification of the time and place of said meeting and the subjects to be discussed at said meeting.

/s/ Kim Buchan

City Clerk

Published: February 7, 2018