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City Council Minutes
Condensed Minutes, November 19, 2013
The Ralston City Council met in a regular session on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. at Ralston City Hall. Roll was called with the following present: Konwinski, Fideline, Alberhasky, Krause, Onken, Preis, & Groesser. The agenda for this meeting was available at City Hall for public inspection and posted prior to the meeting. The legal notice for the meeting was published in the Ralston Recorder. Claims listed are approved and a part of these minutes.
Groesser gave the Acknowledgement of Open Meeting Law Posting.
The following building permits were approved: #9078 to Ralston Area Chamber, 5500 Miller Ave, Replace Sign, N/A; #9113 to Kwik Shop, 5208 S 72nd, Wire Car Wash Equipment, $9,500.00; #9115 to Ralston Rentals, 7614 Main, Ste 1, Move Kitchen Hood, $4,000.00; #9116 to Ralston Keno, 5130 S 72nd, Electrical for Patio Cover, $10,000.00; #9117 to TFL, 7210 Harrison, Relocate Transformer, $11,534.75; #9118 to Justin Fader, 6605 S 75th Cir, Install A/C, $1,300.00; #9119 to Jerry Allen, 7212 Washington, Add Sunroom, $17,778.00; #9120 to Jacquelyn Forbes, 16 Country Club, Sewer & Water Disconnect, $1,800.00; #9121 to Jim Blum, 7532 Hayes Cir, Install Fence, $1,423.00; #9122 to Edwina Butkus, 5115 S 79th Ave, Electrical for Kitchen Remodel, $3,500.00; #9123 to Ron Siske, 4926 S 78th Ave, Replace Furnace, $3,971.00; #9124 to Irene Kawa, 4905 S 78th Ave, Replace Furnace, $2,934.00; #9125 to Joshua Thompson, 7735 Main, Replace Furnace & A/C, $7,500.00; #9126 to Edwina Butkus, 5115 S 79th Ave, Install Sink, $500.00; #9128 to Phyllis Tooker, 7745 Park Lane, Replace Furnace, $3,400.00; #9129 to Kwik Shop, 5208 S 72nd, Display Banner, N/A; #9130 to Akron Properties, 7777 Main, Re-Roof House, $3,410.00; #9131 to Joshua Thompson, 7735 Main, Electrical for Furnace & A/C, $100.00.
It was moved to approve the Consent Agenda by Krause, seconded by Alberhasky. Konwinski abstains; all others vote yes, motion carries.
Costanzo said she is preparing for the City audit, which will start Monday. Murtaugh reported on the personal injury accident that happened at 77th & Lakeview on Tuesday. Murtaugh said he would like to bring to Council possibly changing Ralston’s pet ordinance of a 3 animal limit to say “any combination of 3”. Eischeid reported that the Fire Department had elections last Tuesday, and introduced his officers. Eischeid reported on the RVFD’s annual report. Hendrickson reported there were more than 19,000 in attendance during the craft show, and reported on the events that have taken place, and upcoming events. Hendrickson reported that ticket sales have been steady for the 3 upcoming shows. Hendrickson said interviews have been completed for the Technical Services Director position, and an offer will be made Wednesday, and interviews for the Food & Beverage Supervisor will begin tomorrow.
Consideration of Joe Eischeid as Fire Chief and Kevin Eischeid as Assistant Fire Chief for Ralston Volunteer Fire Department was moved for approval by Konwinski, seconded by Fideline. All vote yes, motion carries.
Public Comments: William Henderson, 6749 S 81st St asked if storage had been found for the carpet that was used for the craft show. Hendrickson said space has been made in the Arena.
Council Comments: Council thanked the Fire Department for their service. Fideline commented to Hendrickson about the positive comments received for the Methodist Church program and the craft fair. Groesser talked about possibly changing the City Council meeting times to 5:30. Groesser suggested that the Council should take a tour at the Arena after the next meeting to give them a better idea of what is going on there, and see what changes, if any, could be made. Groesser said Santa Claus comes to Ralston on Sunday, Dec. 1st and said the Chamber Banquet is Dec. 4th.
There being nothing further of a general nature to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:27 PM.
Next Regular Meeting December 3, 2013 at 7:00 PM
|Dolores L. Costanzo||Gerald Krause|
|City Clerk/ Treasurer||Acting Mayor|
Claims: ING-Pension-$1,850.00; Ameripride-Janitorial-$65.93; Ameritas-Insurance-$1,164.24; Alegent-EAP-$1,667.50; Better Business-Copier-$481.98; Boone Brothers-Repair-$430.00; CJ's-Supplies-$85.85; D Costanzo-Reimburse-$383.94; Cox-Utilities-$2,900.09; Caselle-Support-$551.67; Coded Systems-Codification-$1,665.00; Center Point-Books-$44.34; Century-Pest Control-$68.00; Fireguard-Alarm Monitoring-$396.00; Gale-Books-$39.00; D Huff-Reimburse-$50.85; Ingram-Books-$4,281.94; Integrated-Support-$95.12; LONM-Conference-$960.00; MUD-Utilities-$1,916.75; Mary's Blinds-Janitorial-$198.00; Micro Marketing-Books-$59.94; Menards-Supplies-$70.82; Newman Signs-Supplies-$241.22; NE Plumbing-Parts/Labor-$445.53; Napa-Parts-$1,777.21; NE/IA Fasteners-Supplies-$21.93; World Herald-Legals-$495.61; Omaha Building Commission-Parking-$14.50; M O'Malley-Janitorial-$418.00; Black Hills-Utilities-$630.75; POAN-Dues-$50.00; Ralston Automotive-Parts/Labor-$129.19; Recorded Books-Books-$535.81; M. Todd-Equipment-$574.20; Trede-Parts/Labor-$1,552.00; Upstart-Printing-$52.35; Voss-Lighting-$67.76; NE/IA Supply-Fuel-$1,482.52; Dept. Correctional Services-Equipment-$100.00; F Canfield-Reimburse-$219.79; Omaha Compound-Supplies-$1,185.16; Quill-Supplies-$274.86; Service Master-Janitorial-$340.00; Magical Journey-Holiday Magic-$960.00; Microfilm Imaging-Rental-$540.00; Elliott-Equipment-$113.27; Port a Johns-Portables-$168.00; Amazing Arthur-Holiday Magic-$525.00; Staples-Supplies-$100.56; Verizon-Phones-$1,199.31; JEO-Consult-$12,730.00; Experian-Testing-$101.08; Control Masters-Repair-$696.00; F Costanzo-Labor-$45.00; OCLC-Subscription-$277.78; Business Leasing-Copier-$269.70; Unique-Placements-$44.75; Solution One-Copier-$192.20; Infinet-Support-$230.00; Halo-Supplies-$595.45; Mid American-Benefits-$75.00; RASS-Security-$313.50; D Moynihan-Reimburse-$56.50; K Koerber-Labor-$142.50; TLO-Investigate-$27.75; J Kramer-Reimburse-$11.50; P Miller-Labor-$68.75; ACP-Supplies-$550.61; A Valla-Labor-$62.50; B Carver-Labor-$155.00; ABM-Janitorial-$10,424.93; Ameritas-Insurance-$320.60; Aramark-Uniforms-$229.18; Armored Knights-Armored Car-$226.20; Carbonhouse-Website-$500.00; Carpenter Paper-Supplies-$1,633.63; Chick Fil A-Settlement-$1,692.20; CJ's-Supplies-$18.57; Command Center-Temps-$293.80; Cox-Cable-$548.40; Cutchall-Settlement-$6,967.01; D&D-Equipment-$420.00; Nonpareil-Legals-$159.50; Donut Express-Settlement-$2,143.52; Ferguson-HVAC-$59.10; Fireguard-Monitoring-$396.00; Grainger-Supplies-$200.02; Helget-F&B-$230.40; HyVee-F&B-$53.94; Infinet-Support-$300.00; Jitter Joes-Settlement-$1,818.64; Job Source-Temps-$452.63; Lawlors-Samples-$113.00; Maria's-Settlement-$10,335.66; Menards-Supplies-$286.79; MUD-Utilities-$78.53; Mid American-Benefits-$20.00; New Era-Tickets-$200.00; NMC-Rental-$716.18; World Herald-Legals-$2,314.26; Pepsi-F&B-$3,332.89; Phoenix Futbol-Settlement-$675.96; PJ Morgan-Consult-$5,850.00; RASS-Security-$1,211.75; Rose Brand-Supplies-$346.90; Roto Rooter-Labor-$129.00; Sarpy Chamber-Dues-$225.00; Shell-Fuel-$53.76; SignIt-Signage-$439.00; Sno Floss-Settlement-$991.10; Staples-Supplies-$314.46; United Distributers-F&B-$134.85; US Foods-F&B-$246.18; Verizon-Phones-$701.02; Viking Sprinkler-Inspect-$445.00; WA Enterprises-Lease-$5,813.34; Waitt Outdoor-Advertising-$500.00; Water Engineering-Contract-$175.00.