12-12-11 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting – December 12th, 2011
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m., by Mayor Mark Carter.
Roll Call: Huber, Kane, Mahoney, and Plogman were present. None absent.
Kane moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.
Huber moved approval of the November 30th, 2011 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.
Plogman moved approval of the November 14th, 2011 minutes as posted and published seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval the December Expenditures, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Ayes: 4.
Motion  Carried.
Mahoney introduced Resolution No. 12-11-1 approving the appointment of Mike Leymaster to fill  the Council Vacancy,  seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.
City Clerk administered oath to Mike Leymaster, and the meeting continued.
Huber introduced Resolution No. 12-11-2 approving the attachment of liens for Delinquent Sewer/Garbage Accounts, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Resident, Dennis Lee  was present to voice his concerns with late fees on business account.
Mahoney moved to waive late fees on business account, if account paid in full by the end of week, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: Mahoney and Plogman. Nays: Huber, Kane, Leymaster.
Motion failed.
Kane introduced resolution No. 12-11-3 calling for a Public Referendum to authorize the imposition of a Local Sales and Service Tax in the City of Walford, Linn County, seconded Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Huber moved approval of the one month extension of current Benton County Sheriff Contract, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Mayor and Council reviewed 2011 Third Quarter Sheriff Report. Report was placed on file.
Kane moved approval of the 2012 LL Pelling Seal Coat Proposal, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the renewal of Iowa Rural Water Association Membership, seconded by Mahoney. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Mahoney moved approval of the reappointment of Amy Ellis to the Park and Recreation Board, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Mayor Mark Carter acknowledged years of community service and presented plaques to
Patrick Mahoney and Cristopher Jaster.
Other areas of discussion included, but not limited to the following: Pit bull email letter.
Mahoney moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.
Motion Carried.
November Building Permits Approved: Raymond (Fence).
Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 17,282.40; (Road Use Tax) 12,005.80; (Tax Increment) 17,046.51; (Sewer Fund)10,066.84; (Garbage Fund) 8,558.39; (Local Option Tax) 3,901.47. Total: 68,861.41.
General and Road Expenditures:
Allegra (Printing) 268.57
Alliant (Electric) 2,434.27
Baker Paper (Paper Towels) 152.20
Benton County Auditor (Sheriff) 2,860.00
B & G Nursery (Signs) 13,716.00
Carter, Mark (Salary) 1,250.00
City of Fairfax (Fire Service) 24,386.00
(Library Services) 2,430.0
City of Norway (Fire Services) 500.00
Ellis, Gary (Salary) 2,756.73
Federal Tax Payment 1,504.14
Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,643.54
(Mileage) 15.30
Gazette (Publication) 89.05
Huber, Mike (Council Wages) 280.00
Iowa Office Supply (Lease/Copy) 54.86
Iowa Rural Water (Membership) 250.00
Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 48.93
IPERS 818.37
Jaster, Cristopher (Council Wages) 40.00
JMS Technology (Website) 143.94
Kane, Jeff (Council Wages) 240.00
Linn County Treasurer (Taxes) 2,745.70
Mahoney, Patrick (Council Wages) 280.00
Matt Parrott (Office Supply) 232.02
Menards (Parts) 204.73
Plogman, Brian (Council Wages) 280.00
Port”O”Jonny (Restroom) 91.50
Postmaster 153.49
Professional Plumbing (Parts) 29.75
Rabe Hardware (Electric) 2,900.00
Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80
Sittig, Erek (Attorney) 345.00
South Slope (Telephone) 185.44
Star Equipment (Coffee Pot) 140.95
Star Leasing (Lease) 55.27
Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 240.00
Visa Business: (Postmaster) 50.31
(Wal-Mart) 303.03; (UPS) 33.00;
(Tomark Sports) 3,232.00
Wal-View Developments (Rebate) 30,357.70
Waste Management (Dumpster) 110.37
Sewer Fund Expenditures:
Aero-mod (Repairs) 324.59
Alliant (Electric) 2,233.85
Benton County Treasurer (Fee) 5.00
Farmers Savings Bank (Auto) 42.50
Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 3,064.80
Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,643.54
Iowa Finance Authority (Interest) 24,630.00
Iowa One Call (Locations) 168.80
Postmaster 126.73
Roto Rooter (Jet Vac) 610.61
Garbage Fund Expenditures:
Benton County Disposal (Landfill) 8,778.00
Waste Management (Hauling) 5,418.57
Expenditure Total: 144,925.95

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Mark Carter
Mayor

ATTEST:

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Janet L. Gann, MMC
City Clerk