Council To Hear LB840 Activity Update, Address 2020 Pine Heights Road Improvement Project

WAYNE – Councilmembers will take action on a handful of items before closing out their regularly scheduled meeting with updates.

Inside the council chambers from the City Hall, council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3.

With a change in managers, the Wayne Country & Golf Club is seeking approval for their Nebraska Liquor Control Commission Manager application. Rusty Parker and Kyle Schellpeper will be present at the meeting.

Anthony Cantrell, industrial tech instructor with Wayne Community Schools will approach the board on behalf of Wayne High School and  in conjunction with EVERON (Electric Vehicle Energy Research of Nebraska). Cantrell will be making a request to close off east 10th street (200-feet east of Angel Avenue) to Hillside Drive. The 2020 Power Drive State Championship is scheduled for Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Executive director with Wayne Area Economic Development, Luke Virgil will provide a semi-annual report to the council on LB840 activity. Grant funds committed as of December 31, 2019 will also be included.

A pair of ordinances are seeking amendment. Council will discuss the stop sign locations at the intersection of 6th and Windom as well as deleting the ‘yield sign’ section at the same location.

Councilmembers will also look to appoint JEO Consulting Group, Inc. and approve their agreement for professional services for the “2020 Pine Heights Road Improvement”. The design and construction will take place from 9th to 10th Streets. An approval agreement between the City of Wayne and Certified Testing Services, Inc. will also be on the agenda for geotechnical exploration services for the project.

Council will hear an update on Lift Station No. 2 at the Wastewater Treatment Plant and provide an update on the Ransomware Virus. Action items that will conclude the meeting will be setting a date for a town hall meeting on annexation and appointing the Architectural Review Committee.