The Cedar Creek Board of Trustees met in regular session  at 7:00 p.m., on March 4, 2003, at the Village Hall.  All board members were present.  Advanced notice of the meeting was given by posting in the village and by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal.

Motion by Swenson, second by Muntz, to approve the minutes of the 2/04/03 meeting.  All ayes.  Motion by Rydl, second by Muntz, to approve the minutes of the 2/18/03 Public Hearing.  All ayes.


Account Balances: Checking $28,988.53, Money Market $32,294.81

Claims: Rural Water #3..23.50  Plattsmouth Journal..31.21  Alltel..65.34  OPPD park..10.00 OPPD building..116.00 OPPD street lights..100.64  Jefferson Pilot Financial..94.35   Ferrellgas..317.91  Stander Ace Hardware..33.15  Springfield Insurance Agency..50.00  P Koehler..1570.00  Cass County Sheriff..1214.88  B Reinsch..425.00  Randy Moses..737.50  G Bode..20.00  P Welte..148.42  Payroll..2077.72  JEO..9294.00

Motion by Rydl, second by Stauffer, to approve the treasure's report and pay all claims with the exception of the statement from JEO.  All ayes.  The board requests a representative of JEO explain and justify the charges before consideration of payment.


Written report by the Cass County Sheriffs Department, logged 67.12 hours of patrol for Cedar Creek during the month of February.  There were ten calls for service: Accident/Car-Deer, Two Medical Emergencies/Injury, Alarm/Business, Telephone Harassment, Two Fire/Structure, Traffic/Crowd Control,  Burglary/Residence, Warrant Served.


Teri Metzger requested a permit from the village for a Paintball Course to be located on their property.  The property is presently zoned Transitional Agriculture, TA.  Bill Reinsch will review regulations and prepare a letter for the planning commission.  Item to be on the March 25, 2003 Planning Commission Agenda.


An invitation was received from the Cass County Commissioners to a planning workshop on March 6th at the new Extension Office.

Great American Cleanup 2003 Registration Form and information on participation will be completed and returned.


Board approval given for the Park Committee to spend $200 of Park Funds, toward prizes for the Easter Egg Hunt to be held on April 19, 2003, 11:00 a.m., at the Village Park.

Gene Stauffer presented the board with a map of the lake area, locating existing signs and areas where signs are needed.  Purchase of the signs had been approved by the board in 2002.  Cost of signs and posts will be given at the April meeting.


It was reported, all trees have been removed along the Platte River Dike in the areas  recommended by the Corps of Engineers.  D. Muntz agreed that Cedar Creek Volunteer Fire Department will burn the tree pile.  The Corps will be contacted and requested to allow additional linear feet of rip rap to previously approved areas along the dike.


New pages to the Municipal Code Books were given to all board members.


The annual village clean-up was discussed at legth by the board.  It is the unanimous decision of the board, the 2003 Annual Clean-up will not be held, due to the high cost of $3000 for last years clean-up and abuse of the servicewhich has occured in the past years.  It will be the responsibility of the property owners to dispose of their unwanted items in a legal manner.

Information on street sweeping and street patching was given to the board for consideration.  Items tabled to April.


Lot #206   Requested to elevate existing house one foot above base flood elevation and to add square footage to the existing house.  The board was informed, side set back of the house does not conform with zoning regulations.  After discussion of the permit, plans, and regulations, motion by Stauffer to approve the permit after written approval is received from the property owner of Lot #205 for a variance in the setback, and an approved Floodplain Development Permit is received, and all other regulations are in compliance.  Second by Muntz.  All ayes

In other Business:

The board discussed repairing the village Christmas decorations.  Item tabled

Mosquito spraying was discussed.  Question arose as to if an applicators license was required.  Item tabled.

Paul Koehler, CPA will attend the July meeting to assist with budget preparation.

There being no further business to come before the board, motion by  Rydl to adjourn, second by Muntz.   All ayes.


Mary C. Terry

Municipal Clerk/Treasurer


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