3-11-13 City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting March, 11th, 2013

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

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

Huber moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the February 28th, 2013 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the minutes from February 11th, 2013 as posted and published, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Hoskins moved approval of the March Expenditures, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

No citizen comments.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:10 regarding the FY 13/14 Budget estimates.

No written or oral objections received.

Huber moved to close the hearing at 7:12 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 3-13-1 approving FY 13/14 Budget Estimates as published, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 3-13-2 delinquent Sewer/Garbage account, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Plogman moved approval of the appointment of Lonny  Goodwin to the Benton County Development Group, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Abstain: Goodwin. Motion Carried.

Garbage Amnesty Day scheduled for Thursday May 16th, 2013.

Ron Gann of the Park and Recreation Board was present to report on the following programs: Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 23rd, 2013, and Baseball/Softball Equipment purchases. Minutes received and placed on file.

Other areas of discussion included, but not limited to the following: Diamond light repairs, seal coat work, city hall sign, trash pump, snow thaw water runoff, stop sign running and excessive speeding.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

February Building Permits Approved: None.

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 1,364.79; (Road Use Tax) 12,199.63; (Local Option Tax) 3,650.82; (Sewer Fund) 11,572.25; (Garbage Fund) 9,137.30. Total Receipts: 37,924.79.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 3,171.01

Auto Interiors (Seat Repair) 349.28

Benton County Auditor (Sheriff Fees) 2,860.00

Butz Insurance (Insurance Renewal) 25,976.00

Carter, Mark (Meeting Mileage) 176.00

Central State Bank (Easter Program) 300.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 2,881.38

Fauser Energy (Oil) 60.47

Federal Tax Payment 1,659.46

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,692.83

(Mileage) 41.25

Gazette (Publications) 176.36

GSTC (Street Light) 120.00

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Iowa Association Utilities (Dues) 265.00

Iowa Office Supply (Lease/Copy) 79.36

Iowa Prison Industries (Signs) 35.30

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 117.33

IPERS 905.54

Lefebure, Mike (Plowing) 220.00

Neuzil, Sanderson & Sigafoose (Attorney) 135.00

Office Express (Supplies) 114.94

Postmaster 81.35

Safelite (Window) 314.73

Sevig Utility (Water) 40.80

South Slope (Phone/Internet) 185.45

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 180.00

Visa Business:(Postmaster) 19.65

(BP) 536.00; (Wal-Mart) 41.47;

(Red Wing) 304.00

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 2,727.07

Central State Bank (Auto) 44.50

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,794.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,692.83

Oehl Plumbing & Heating (Repairs) 480.00

Postmaster 144.21

Waste Management (Dumpster) 26.00

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Landfill 9,143.75

Waste Management (Hauling) 5,647.77

Total Expenditures: 65,740.89

 

 

 

________________________________

Mark Cater

Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

________________________________

Janet L. Gann, MMC

 

City Clerk

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                            March, 11th, 2013

 

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

 

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

 

Huber moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Kane moved approval of the February 28th, 2013 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Kane moved approval of the minutes from February 11th, 2013 as posted and published, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Hoskins moved approval of the March Expenditures, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

 

Motion Carried.

 

No citizen comments.

 

A Public Hearing was held at 7:10 regarding the FY 13/14 Budget estimates.

 

No written or oral objections received.

 

Huber moved to close the hearing at 7:12 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 3-13-1 approving FY 13/14 Budget Estimates as published, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Kane introduced Resolution No. 3-13-2 delinquent Sewer/Garbage account, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

 

Plogman moved approval of the appointment of Lonny  Goodwin to the Benton County Development Group, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Abstain: Goodwin. Motion Carried.

 

Garbage Amnesty Day scheduled for Thursday May 16th, 2013.

 

Ron Gann of the Park and Recreation Board was present to report on the following programs: Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 23rd, 2013, and Baseball/Softball Equipment purchases. Minutes received and placed on file.

 

Other areas of discussion included, but not limited to the following: Diamond light repairs, seal coat work, city hall sign, trash pump, snow thaw water runoff, stop sign running and excessive speeding.

 

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

 

Motion Carried.

 

February Building Permits Approved: None.

 

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 1,364.79; (Road Use Tax) 12,199.63; (Local Option Tax) 3,650.82; (Sewer Fund) 11,572.25; (Garbage Fund) 9,137.30. Total Receipts: 37,924.79.

 

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

 

Alliant (Electric) 3,171.01

 

Auto Interiors (Seat Repair) 349.28

 

Benton County Auditor (Sheriff Fees) 2,860.00

 

Butz Insurance (Insurance Renewal) 25,976.00

 

Carter, Mark (Meeting Mileage) 176.00

 

Central State Bank (Easter Program) 300.00

 

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 2,881.38

 

Fauser Energy (Oil) 60.47

 

Federal Tax Payment 1,659.46

 

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,692.83

 

(Mileage) 41.25

 

Gazette (Publications) 176.36

 

GSTC (Street Light) 120.00

 

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Iowa Association Utilities (Dues) 265.00

 

Iowa Office Supply (Lease/Copy) 79.36

 

Iowa Prison Industries (Signs) 35.30

 

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 117.33

 

IPERS 905.54

 

Lefebure, Mike (Plowing) 220.00

 

Neuzil, Sanderson & Sigafoose (Attorney) 135.00

 

Office Express (Supplies) 114.94

 

Postmaster 81.35

 

Safelite (Window) 314.73

 

Sevig Utility (Water) 40.80

 

South Slope (Phone/Internet) 185.45

 

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 180.00

 

Visa Business:(Postmaster) 19.65

 

(BP) 536.00; (Wal-Mart) 41.47;

 

(Red Wing) 304.00

 

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

 

Alliant (Electric) 2,727.07

 

Central State Bank (Auto) 44.50

 

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,794.80

 

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,692.83

 

Oehl Plumbing & Heating (Repairs) 480.00

 

Postmaster 144.21

 

Waste Management (Dumpster) 26.00

 

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

 

Benton County Landfill 9,143.75

 

Waste Management (Hauling) 5,647.77

 

Total Expenditures: 65,740.89

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________

 

Mark Cater

 

Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________

 

Janet L. Gann, MMC

 

City Clerk