12-16-14 City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                          December 16, 2014

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

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

Hoskins moved approval of the agenda as posted and published, seconded by Goodwin.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the minutes from November 10, 2014 as posted and published seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Huber moved approval of the November 30, 2014 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Goodwin.

Roll Call:  Unanimous.

Plogman moved approval of the December Expenditures, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Benton County Engineer, Myron Parizek was present to discuss 1st Street Repair Project. Estimates included asphalt versus concrete. Slated for fiscal year 15/16, joint project with Linn and Benton County.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 12-14-1 approving the Reappointment and Compensation Schedule of City Attorney Erek Sittig, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Goodwin introduced Resolution No. 12-14-2 approving Lien Attachments for Delinquent Sewer/Garbage Accounts, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Ayes: Unanimous.

Goodwin moved approval of the reappointment of Amy Ellis to the Park and Recreation Board, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the reappointment of City Engineer Hart Frederick Consultants, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the reappointment of Keith Brown to the Planning and Zoning Commission, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Huber moved approval of the appointment of John Saikaly to the Planning and Zoning Commission, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Plogman moved approval of the L.L. Pelling 2015 Seal Coat Cost Proposal, seconded by Huber.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Brief discussion was held regarding issuance of parking tickets.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: Scheduled budget workshop for Monday December 26, replacement of shop building lights, garage doors, new pickup truck purchase, no court ruling yet, Comp Plan Update needed, board vacancies, audit and clothing drop box.

Huber moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:58 p.m., seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Unanimous.

November Building Permits Approved: Voss (Concrete); Cleary Building (Addition); McCall (Fence).

Months Receipts: (General Fund) 22,229.81; (Sewer Fund) 10,384.80; (Road Use Taxes) 12,542.36

(Local Option Tax) 5,244.55; (Garbage Fund) 10,787.60. Total: 61,189.12.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Copy/Maint) 75.18

Alliant (Electric) 2,647.49

Allied Insurance (Bonds) 340.00

Baker Paper (Paper Supplies) 236.25

Bauer, Randy (Salary) 855.36

Benton County Auditor (Sheriff Fees) 2,925.00

Benton County Landfill (Demolition) 210.00

Burns, Marcus (Santa) 50.00

Business Forms (W’2) 57.00

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Central State Bank (Loan Interest) 5,033.77

Carter, Mark (Salary) 641.52

City of Fairfax (Fire Services) 31,972.50

(Library Services) 2,680.00

City of Norway (Fire Services) 500.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 3,056.92

Federal Tax Payment (1,764.04)

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,795.83

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Publications) 62.60

Goodwin, Lonny (Council Meetings) 320.00

Hawkeye Fire & Safety (Fire Extinguishers) 182.65

Hoskins, Randy (council Meetings) 320.00

Huber, Mike (Council Meetings) 240.00

Iowa League of Cities (Clerk Handbook) 40.00

Iowa Prison Industries (Street Signs) 760.80

Iowa Rural Water (Membership) 250.00

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.23

IPERS 989.30

Kane, Jeff (Meetings) 280.00

Lefebure, Mike (Plowing) 180.00

Menards (Materials) 162.87

Plogman, Brian (Meetings) 320.00

Postmaster 85.80

Schrader Excavating (Rebate) 2,995.84

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

Summit Supply (Park Benches) 1,430.00

Sweet, Mary (Refund) 250.00

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 159.89

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 162.00

Visa Business: (Solberg’s) 88.86;

(BP) 161.50; (Anchor & Frame) 2,318.17;

(Wal-Mart) 155.44; (Crescent Electric)

347.28; (Postmaster) 98.57

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 2,399.38

Central State Bank (Auto) 63.00

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,554.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,795.83

Hupp Electric (Repair) 3,215.29

Iowa One Call (Locations) 55.80

Postmaster 149.60

South Slope (Telephone) 33.21

 

 

 

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Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal (Landfill/Tipping) 12,804.75

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,510.25

Totals: 95,860.37

 

 

 

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Randy Bauer

Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Janet L. Gann, MMC

City Clerk