1-9-17 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                                January 9, 2017

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

Roll Call: Hoskins, Huber, Kane, and Plogman present. Bergmeier was absent.

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

Kane moved approval of the December 12, 2016 minutes as posted and published, seconded by Plogman. Roll: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the December 31, 2016 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Huber.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins moved approval of the January Expenditures, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Guest, Dan Swick and Aaron Votroubek of South Slope were present to update information on fiber optic technology in place, services offered, years of service and the recipient of the Rural Broadband Association Smart Rural Community Award.

Ordinance No. 203 amending the Walford Code of Ordinances Chapter 165.14 9(2) Titled Rear Yard – Exceptions, was tabled for revisions.

Huber introduced Resolution No. 1-17-1 Setting Hearing and Letting date of February 13, 2017 for the 2017 HMA Street Improvement Project, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Project streets are Uthoff Drive and A Avenue W.

Brief discussion regarding budget workshop session. Scheduled for Monday January 30, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Park and Recreation January 3, 2017 Minutes were received and placed on file.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: Council member Jeff Kane attendance to the Walford Community Night at the Roughriders, possible another community

night in 2017.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:31 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

December Building Permits approved: None

Months Receipts; (General Fund) 22,597.67; (Road Use Tax) 13,527.90; (Sewer Fund) 9,456.52; (Local Option Tax) 3,895.87; (Garbage Fund) 9,336.69. Total: 58,814.65.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Maint/Copy Count) 71.20

Alliant (Electric) 3,340.70

Banyon Data (Vault Software) 129.00

Ellis, Gary 4,864.62

Evans Computer (Tec Support/ICloud) 49.59

Federal Tax Payment (Withholdings) 2,412.58

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Gazette (Publications) 83.15

Holland Law Office (Attorney) 57.50

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.54

IPERS 1,076.33

Linn Co-Op (Diesel) 46.80

Lin’s Heating & Cooling (Repairs Furnaces) 7,580.00

Midland Life Insurance 500.60

Office Express (Office Supplies) 15.80

O’Reilly Auto Parts (Bulbs) 122.58

Postmaster 84.15

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

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South Slope (Internet/ Telephone) 200.62

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 207.00

Treasurer of State (Withholdings) 910.49

Visa Business: (BP) 479.40; (Postmaster) 60.30;

(Staples) 82.44; (Wal-Mart) 148.71;

(Tractor Supply) 123.84

Wellmark Blue Cross (Health Insurance) 1,330.19

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 3,028.66

Central State Bank (Auto) 85.00

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 3,147.42

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Linn Co-Op (Diesel) 1,039.81

Postmaster 151.30

South Slope (Telephone) 34.74

Treasurer of State (Sales Tax) 166.53

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal 403.50

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,498.40

(Tags) 625.00

Expenditure Totals: 42,044.71


Randy Bauer




Janet L. Gann, MMC, IaCMC

City Clerk