June 4 2020 - Special Meeting





A meeting of the Mayor and Council of the City of Plainview, Nebraska, was held via Zoom in said City on the 4th day of June at 6:30 o’clock P.M. 


Present were: Mayor Schlote; Council Members: Smith, Yosten and Sanne. Absent: Brookhouser


Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by Posting in three places for designated method for giving notice.  Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice and in the notice to the Mayor and Council of this meeting.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.


Courtney Retzlaff was present as City Clerk.


Town hall interviews were held for the 2 finalists for the City Administrator position.


Daniel Knoell of Holdrege was in the first candidate interviewed. Knoell spoke of his prior experience working with the City of Holdrege as the Water/Waste Water Foreman, Facilities Director at the YMCA and Executive Director of the Sherman County Economic Development. Knoell. Committee members from the community and city boards asked Knoell questions regarding the position and what he would bring to the City of Plainview.


The second candidate was Traci Bossert of North Platte. Bossert has worked in retail and currently is a Legal Assistant. Bossert spoke of her desire to work in city government and what attracted her to Plainview. The committee asked her questions relating to her prior experience and what she would bring to the community.


A decision on a selection for the City Administrator position will be made in the coming weeks.


Meeting adjourned.


TIME: 8:17 P.M.






Brian Schlote, Mayor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                







Courtney Retzlaff, City Clerk/Treasurer



I, the undersigned, City Clerk for the City of Plainview, Nebraska, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of proceedings had and done by the Mayor and Council on 6/4/2020; that all of the subjects included in the foregoing proceedings were contained in the agenda for the meeting, kept continually current and readily available for public inspection at the office of the City Clerk; that such subjects were contained in said agenda for at least twenty-four hours prior to said meeting; that at least one copy of all reproducible material discussed at the meeting was available at the meeting for examination and copying by members of the public; that the said minutes from which the foregoing proceedings have been extracted were in written form and available for public inspection within ten working days and prior to the next convened meeting of said body; that all news media requesting notification concerning meetings of said body were provided advance notification of the time and place of said meeting and the subjects to be discussed at said meeting.






Courtney Retzlaff, City Clerk/Treasurer                                                              (SEAL)


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