The Cedar Creek Board of Trustees met in regular session, at 7:00 p.m., on June 4, 2002,   at the Village Hall. Board members present: Reynolds, Stauffer, and Swenson. Absent: Bode and Rydl. Advanced notice of the meeting was given by posting in the village and by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal.

Motion by Swenson, second by Stauffer, to approve the minutes of the 5-07-02 meeting. All ayes. Note of a type error in paragraph two, to be corrected.


Account Balances: Checking $30,653.18, Money Market $31,979.64

Claims: Rural Water #3..23.50  Alltel..55.36 OPPD park..10.00 OPPD building..119.00 OPPD street lights..100.64 Jefferson Pilot..62.90  Allied Refuse..2922.62   Viking Office Products..44.77 G Bode..48.82   B Reinsch ..254.60  Cass County Sheriff..1214.88    Payroll..1603.75  Holiday Inn..524.65  R Duff..265.21  B Vice 209.69  Asphalt & Concrete Mat..1392.13

Motion by Stauffer, second by Swenson, to approve the treasure's report and pay all claims.  All ayes.  Motion by Stauffer, second by Swenson, to share in the cost of purchasing new tables with the Fire Department, with the condition new tables will not be loaned or rented and will be stored under a locking system.  All ayes.


Captain Dave Lamprecht, of the Cass County Sheriff's Department, reported there were eight calls for service in Cedar Creek during the month of May: Traffic/Reckless, Fraud, Disturbance/Load Activity, Medical Emergency/Injury, Alcohol/Minor Possess, Disturbance/Load Party, Security Check, Theft.  G. Staffer inquired as to the cost for security services of an off duty deputy.   Captain Lamprecht informed the board, the cost would be between$20 and $25 per hour.  The deputies would have the necessary equipment and arrest ability.  A portion of the fee would be paid to the county.  Motion by Staffer, second by Swenson, to utilize the service of an off duty deputy for the purpose of providing security at the Cedar Creek Day Beer Garden, June 22, 2002, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.  All ayes.


Information from the League of Municipalities on copyright law and licensing agreements in connection with music performances on government owned property and government hosted events and functions.  Attorney Bill Reinsch will review the material and report back to the board in July.

A publication of the Joslyn Castle Institute on regional growth.  Copies given to board members for their review.


G. Staffer reported on the progress of preparations for Cedar Creek Day.


Jack Ault requested to address the board on the issue of the gas pumps and storage tanks located at Ault's Store.  He informed the board, only one tank and pump is operable and is being used.  The storage tank which is being used is completely encased in concrete, and he guaranteed if the the tank were to develop a leak it would be closed down.  Mr. Ault was informed, the board has not received any correspondence from the state in regard to the referred to tanks and pumps.

The agenda item of Street Improvements, will be tabled to July.  At the request of the board, rock will be ordered for Walnut Street.

Cost of rip-rap for the Platte River Dike, and cost of hauling the rock were discussed.  Additional information will be obtained and discussed further at the July meeting.

Monty McAllister presented the board with an estimate of $1150 for installation of an 8" drain line at Walnut Street and A Street, haul off dirt, and backfill with recycled cement.  Motion by Staffer to accept the estimate with the request the work be done the week after Cedar Creek Day.  Second by Swenson.  All ayes.

Violations of housing codes at Lot #100 were discussed.  The owner has been notified to complete the required improvements or to sell the property as she had stated were her intentions.  Item tabled to July.

Dennis Herskind, representing Allied Recycling and Refuse Service, presented to the board a proposed written agreement for an exclusive contract with Cedar Creek for trash collection.  Herskind informed the board of benefits to the community which would be available with an exclusive contract.  After a lengthy discussion, Gene Staffer recommended a Public Meeting be held to hear comments from the community in regards to an exclusive contract with Allied Recycling and Refuse Service.  At the request of the board, a Special Meeting will be scheduled at 7:00 p.m. July 2, 2002, at the Village hall, immediately prior to the regular board meeting, to hear the views from the public on this matter.

In response to the 4-15-02 letter from FEMA, Attorney Bill Reinsch addressed the items relating to a berm on Turkey Creek in a 5-23-02 letter from FEMA.  Item 5B: Motion by Srauffer, second by Swenson, to allow continued use of the structure on Lot #27 Fuxa Addition as commercial storage, and to monitor to assure no utility facilities are added.  All ayes.  Item 5E; All required information will be forwarded to FEMA, showing required louvers have been installed in the lower level of the structure as required.


At the request of the board, the Fire Department will burn the brush at the burn site, extinguish, and close to the public all further use of the site.

Motion by Swenson, second by Stauffer, to close B Street to traffic during the parade and water fight on June 22, 2002, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m.  All ayes.


As requested by the property owner at 204 Railroad, motion by Swenson, second by Stauffer, to change the address from 204 Railroad to 100 Parson Drive to allow for location of the access to the property.  All ayes.


Lot #259 Garage, approved by the Planning Commission and Floodplain Manager.  Motion by Swenson, second by Stauffer, to approve the permit.  All ayes.

Lot #36 Storage Shed, Motion by Swenson, second by Stauffer, to approve the permit with the stipulation the permit is also approved by the Floodplain Manager.  All ayes.

There being no further business to come before the board, motion to adjourn made by Stauffer.  Second by Swenson.  All ayes.

Mary C. Terry, Municipal Clerk/Treasurer

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