The City Council of Nebraska City met at 6 p.m on Nov. 21 to discuss business impacting the City government and local residents. Among the items on the agenda were:

Pat Wehling was appointed to the NCRA Board based upon Commisioner Jeff Crunk’s reccomendation.   The Council unanimously approved Resolution 2722-16 authorizing the use LB840 funds to make a low interest loan to Prairie City LLC. It was announced that the new Steinhart Trail has been recognized with an award for recreational design from the Nebraska Concrete Paving Association. The award will be presented in January 2017. The Council unanimously approved two CDBG Housing Rehabiliation Projects and the reminder that submissions were still being accepted for grant funds. Regarding the reduction if the width of 4th Rue between 4th and 5th Terrace, surveying should be complete before the end of the year, providing payment is made by the landowners affected by the reduction. After consideration discussion of the capitive group option, Council members voted to renew the Health, Life, Vision, Dental and AD&D employee insurance plans for City Employees under the current carriers. Unanimous approval was given to begin to advertise the Inviation to Bid on the Kearney Hill Road Improvements Project CDBG #14-CIS-003 with the intent that construction begin in the Spring of 2017 and be complete d in July. Unanimious approval was also given to the hiring of a new Library Director for the Morton James Public Library. The candidate to whom the offer is being made was approved by the Library Board.

In other business, Resolution 2721-16 regarding the use of LB840 funds by SAI Properties III inc. of Gretna to develop a hotel/motel/lodging project at Lot 3 of Grundman Parcel 2890500 was voluntarily withdrawn due to a change it partners.  
A similar resolution wil be resubmitted at a later date with the new partners and the project is expected to continue as planned at that time.
The next Nebraska City City Council meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Bill Davis Room of City Hall, 1409 Central Ave.

A hotel/motel/lodging project at Lot 3 of Grundman Parcel 2890500 was voluntarily withdrawn due to a change it partners.  A similar resolution wil be resubmitted at a later date with the new partners and the project is expected to continue as planned at that time.