04-20-15 City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                                     April 20, 2015

 

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m., by Mayor Randy Bauer.

Roll Call: Goodwin, Hoskins, Huber, Kane and Plogman present. None absent.

Huber moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins moved approval of the minutes from March 9, 2015 as posted and published, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call:  Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the March 31, 2015 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Hoskins.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the April Expenditures, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Benton County Engineer Myron Parizek was present to report on the status of the joint county

1st street repair project.

Tim Yoder was present to report on Benton County Landfill Commission recent actions.

Resident was present to voice concerns with stop sign at post office, unlicensed semi, and settlement.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 4-15-1 setting a Public Hearing date of Tuesday May 19, 2015 for the Walford Urban Renewal Plan Amendment, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Huber introduced Resolution No. 4-15-2 setting a Public Hearing Date of Tuesday May 19, 2015 for Development Agreement with Kevin Gilbertson including annual appropriation tax increment payments in an amount not to exceed $52,000.00, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Plogman introduced Resolution No. 4-15-3 approving new Pickup Truck purchase for the Maintenance Department from Grovert Chevrolet, Newhall, Iowa, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 4-15-4 amending previous stop sign resolutions to include the addition of 6th Avenue W. and 2nd Street W. facing North and South and Commercial Drive N. and Commercial Drive E., seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 4-15-5 rescheduling the Regular Monday, May 11, 2015 meeting to Tuesday, May 19, 2015, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 4-15-6 approving the attachment of liens for delinquent Sewer/Garbage Accounts, seconded by Huber. Roll: Unanimous.

Mayor and Council reviewed FY 14/15 Budget Amendment estimates.

Hoskins moved to set Public Hearing date of Tuesday May 19, 2015 for the FY 14/15 Budget Amendment, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Amy Ellis of the Park and Recreation Board was present to report on recent parks programs.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: yard waste disposal cost, summer labor start date, 2nd Street S. engineer report, LL Pelling seal coat proposal, Gee Asphalt crack seal proposal, unsigned citizen note, and benefit for Neil Schulte.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:39 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

 

March Building Permits Approved: Filtration Systems (Business).

Months Receipts: (General Fund) 10,084.86; (Sewer Fund) 10,643.69; (Road Use Tax) 13,331.68; (Garbage Fund) 10,801.50; (Local Option Tax) 3,220.50. Total: 48,082.23.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Maint/Copy) 42.76

A-Line Striping & Sweeping (Sweeping) 1,518.75

Alliant (Electric) 2,880.97

Bauer, Randy (Mileage) 96.32

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Butz Insurance (Insurance) 29,978.00

City of Fairfax (Vehicle Painting) 8,851.52

CJC Cooper (Drug Testing) 35.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 3.056.92

Federal Tax Payment 1,824.32

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,795.83

Gazette (Publications) 60.05

Hart-Frederick (Engineers) 280.65

IMFOA (Conference) 105.00

Iowa Prison Industries (Signs/Post) 1,906.10

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.39

IPERS 1,093.77

Lefebure, Mike (Plowing) 80.00

Linn Co-op Oil (Diesel) 40.37

Midway Outdoor Equipment (Supplies) 125.92

Orkin (Hall Spray) 56.62

Pace Supply (Supplies) 2,178.35

Port”O”Jonny (Restrooms) 233.98

Postmaster 85.80

Professional Plumbing (Faucet) 120.00

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

South Slope (Internet/Telephone) 164.78

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 180.00

Tomark (Baseball Equipment) 871.95

Treasurer State (Withholdings) 903.64

Visa Business: (BP) 305.17;

(Wal-Mart) 18.96; (Postmaster) 26.48;

(P&K Midwest) 53.33; (Tractor Supply) 17.98

(Five Season Tire) 10.70; (Midwest Wheel) 144.61