3-5-12 City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting March 5th, 2012

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

Roll Call: Goodwin, Kane, Leymaster, and Plogman. Huber was absent.

Kane moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Leymaster. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the February 29th, 2012 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the minutes from February 13th, 2012 as posted and published, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call :Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the March Expenditures, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 4.

Motion Carried.

City Engineer Mike Hart was present to discuss Preliminary 2012 Sanitary Interceptor Project.

Business owner Dave Long was present to voice concerns with easement of Interceptor Project.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:18 p.m. regarding FY 12/13 Budget Estimates.

No written or oral objections were received.

Leymaster moved to close the Budget Public Hearing at 7:19 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call:

Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 3-12-1 approving FY 12/13 Budget Estimates as published and posted, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Motion Carried.

Garbage Amnesty has been scheduled for Thursday May 17th, 2012 and Annual Appliance Pick-up Day will be Saturday July 14th, 2012.

Chairperson, Amy Ellis was present to report on, Park and Recreation Special Meeting. Baseball League change to Prairie was passed. Minutes received and placed on file.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 p.m., seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 4.

Motion Carried.

February Building Permits Approved: None

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 2,668.32; (Sewer Fund) 10,984.86; (Tax Increment Fund) 2,010.03; (Garbage Fund) 9,292.46; (Local Option Tax) 4,036.45; (Road Use Tax) 12,929.08. Totals:$ 41,921.20.

General and Road Use Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 2,838.41

BSN Sports (Drag) 60.89

Ellis Gary (Salary) 2,756.73

Farmers Savings Bank (Easter) 300.00

Fauser Energy (Gas Tank Fill) 1,064.00

Federal Tax Payment 1,496.14

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1.643.54

(Mileage) 15.30

Gazette (Publications) 174.62

Iowa Municipal Utilities 250.00

Iowa Office Supply (Copy Count/Lease) 70.92

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 118.92

IPERS 818.37

Menards (Paint Supplies) 99.50

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Postmaster 79.17

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

South Slope (Telephone) 181.33

Star Leasing (Copy Machine) 55.27

Tiedeman, Dawn (janitorial) 192.00

Van Meter (Meter/Fuse) 77.86

Visa Business: (Postage) 11.50; (BP)

150.00; (Praxair) 42.36

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 4,469.01

Farmers Savings (Auto) 42.50

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,520.00

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,643.54

Postmaster 139.84

Waste Management (Dumpster) 26.00

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal (Landfill) 8,778.00

Waste Management (Hauling) 5,510.29

Total Expenditures: $35,652.81

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Mark Carter

Mayor

ATTEST:

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Janet L. Gann, MMC

City Clerk