2-10-14 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                        February 10, 2014

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm, by Mayor Mark Carter.

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

Hoskins moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the January 31st, 2014 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call:

Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Huber moved approval of the minutes from January 10th and January 27th, 2014 as posted and published, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the February Expenditures, seconded by Goodwin.  Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:04 p.m., regarding the 2014 Pedestrian Trail Project.

Kristin Ludvicek of Professional Ag was present to inquire about various concerns. Mayor and Council addressed questions. No written or oral objections received.

Huber moved to close the hearing at 7:18 p.m., seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Goodwin introduced Resolution No. 2-14-1 approving Plans, Specifications and Form of Contract for the 2014 Pedestrian Trail Project, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 2-14-2 approving Award of Contract to Hansen Asphalt of Iowa City, Iowa in the amount of $94,737.50 upon review and recommendation by project engineer, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: Goodwin, Hoskins, Huber, Kane. Nay: Plogman. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 2-14-3 approving Amendment to the Intergovernmental 28E Agreement creating The Benton County Solid Waste Disposal Commission, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 2-14-4 approving Public Records Request Form and Fees, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Hoskins moved approval of preliminary FY 14/15 Budget for Publication and set Public Hearing Date of March 10th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Hoskins moved approval of the renewal of General Fund and Sewer Fund 6 month CD’s, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the appointment of Hart-Frederick Consultant’s as City Engineer, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Huber moved approval of the merger of websites, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

Amy Ellis of the Park and Recreation Board was present to report on Annual Softball/Baseball Coaches meeting. Registration Forms are now available at City Hall, Post Office, Website and Central State Bank.

Other Areas of Discussion included but not limited to the following: TEAP Study, condition of 1st Street working with Counties, Guppy’s street light, sewer locations and entry to Hwy, complaints of snowmobiles running through City Park and on private property.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:13 p.m., seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Building Permits Approved in January: Schrader (Shed).

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 3,212.65; (Sewer Fund) 11,082.27 (Garbage Fund) 9,702.18; (Local Option Tax) 3,650.81(Road Use Tax) 11,422.24. Totals: 39,070.15.

 

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Copy) 60.10

Alliant (Electric) 3,610.07

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 2,967.84

Federal Tax Payment 2,064.43

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.57

Gazette (Publications) 69.83

Grainger (Fixture) 397.70

GSTC (Street Light) 120.00

Hart Frederick (Engineer) 5,414.97

Hoskins Tyce (Domain) 96.00;

(Design) 1,120.00

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.35

IPERS 1,181.31

Linn County Treasurer (Election) 1,141.80

Menards (Supplies) 38.44

Oehl Plumbing (Furnace Repair) 427.50

Office Express (Supplies) 258.25

Overhead Door (Spring Repair) 893.00

Postmaster 85.80

Sevig Utility 26.80

Sherwin Williams (Paint) 173.96

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 181.38

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 189.00

Visa: (BP) 889.01; (Wal-Mart) 134.69;

(Staples) 63.91 (Microsoft) 219.99

Wallmark Blue Cross (Health Care) 4,667.40

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Aeromod (Switch) 96.74

Alliant (Electric) 2,627.74

Central State Bank (Auto) 45.50

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,494.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.57

Postmaster 149.60

Waste Management (Dumpster) 26.00

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Waste Management (Hauling) 5,802.32

Total: 41,272.37

ATTEST:

 

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Mark Carter                                                                                   Janet L. Gann, MMC

Mayor                                                                                             City Clerk