Cozad City Council Discuss Mulch & Maintenance Proposals For Parks
The Cozad City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017.
Pastor Terry Tomlinson, American Lutheran Church/ Sonrise Parish delivered the invocation following the Pledge of Allegiance.
Jeremy Koch from Natural Escapes appeared to discuss the mulch agreement for Veterans Memorial Park and the Russell Jensen Memorial at the Cozad Swimming Pool. Council members decided to wait until proposals for mulch and maintenance were received from other providers, including Linda Mann, Linda’s Yard Care Service.
Dawson Area Development Director Jen McKeone led the public hearing updating the current Community Development Block Grant, which is providing owner, occupied housing rehabilitation that was postponed from the January 23rd meeting.
Cozad received a grant in the amount of $297,000 with homeowners needing to apply for the funds. According to Cozad City Clerk Susan Kloepping, three rehab projects are currently in progress, four are in the process of receiving bids for projects and three need additional financial information prior to applying for the grant funds.
Mayor Nancy Meyer’s appointments of Kris Riley and Jeanie Haskell to the Business Improvement District No. 1 Board were approved.
A Special Designated Liquor License was approved for Cork & Cap Liquor for the annual Hunting Heritage Banquet sponsored by the 100th Meridian Boss Gobblers Chapter at Chipper Hall on Friday, February 24th.
Approval was also granted for a Special Designated Liquor License for Big E’s for March 17th at Chipper Hall. The Cozad Jaycees will be hosting ‘Dueling Pianos’ at the hall.
An ordinance was passed updating the municipal code as per legislative updates.
Discussion began concerning the Cozad Library Foundation’s request to use the area south of the library for a memorial statue park.
The next regular meeting for the council is scheduled for Monday, February 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the City Office building.