City Council Passes Wayne Municipal Ordinances, Wayne County LEOP Approved

WAYNE – Councilmembers met Tuesday evening during a short agenda entering into a budget work session from the City Hall.

The regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting began with the street closure for Grace Lutheran Church being passed for a Sunday School Rally Day Festival on September 9. Street Department members will take care of the barricades to block off 10th Street from Main Street to Logan Street along the Willow Bowl.

Chief of Police, Marlin Chinn and Wayne County Emergency Manager, Nic Kemnitz provided an update for a section of the Wayne County Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP). The Wayne Fire Hall was added as a location for the Emergency Operations Center as the LEOP needs to be updated every five years.

Two amended Wayne Municipal Code ordinances were passed on their final reading. The first was for prohibited parking in the northeast quadrant and the second for restricted parking from midnight to 5 a.m. in the northeast quadrant. Another two ordinances saw their second action carried with annexing real estate by extending the corporate limits in the southwest quadrant of the City of Wayne to include the Southview III Addition along with approving a transmission substation service agreement between the Nebraska Public Power District and the City of Wayne.

Action was then taken for the second to last pay estimate to Karian Peterson Powerline Contracting, LLC for the “West Inner and East Inner Conversion Electric Distribution Project”. The amount was $82,274.13. The fourth pay application was also approved in the amount of $71,095 to OCC Builders, LLC. This payment is for the Wayne Golf & Country Club Clubhouse Improvement Project.

Council then broke into their budget work session to close out the meeting.

More information will be provided during the “View from Wayne America” segment Wednesday morning just after 9 a.m. on Big Red County 104.9.

The next regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting will be on Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 p.m.