3-6-2017 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                                    March 6, 2017

Meeting called to order at 7:00 by Mayor Randy Bauer.

Roll Call: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane and Plogman were present. Huber was absent.

Kane moved to approve the agenda as posted, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the February 13, 2017 minutes as posted and published, seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins moved approval of the February 28, 2017 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Plogman.                Roll Call: Unanimous.

Bergmeier moved approval of the March Expenditures, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:04 p.m., regarding the FY 17/18 Budget Estimates. There were no written or oral objections to said budget.

Kane moved to close the hearing at 7:08 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 3-17-1 approving the FY 17/18 Budget Estimates, seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Plogman introduced Resolution No. 3-17-2 approving the Contract proposal with Greg’s Lawn Care, seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 3-17-3 approving the rescheduling of the April Regular meeting from Monday April 10th to Tuesday April 11th, 2017, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the 2017 Seal Coat Street Repair Proposal from LL Pelling Co. in the amount of $31,591.30, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Discussion was held once again regarding rear yard exception ordinance. Compromise reached, will be voted on in April.

Clerk updated Council regarding progress of city tickets for overnight parking violations.

Clerk updated Council regarding new lien attachments for delinquent sewer and garbage accounts.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: FY16/17 budget amendment, and garbage contract.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:51 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

February Building Permits Approved: Brokel (Fence); Cowboy Church (Addition).

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 1,477.10; (Sewer Fund) 10,817.17; (Road Use Tax) 17,079.64; (Local Option Tax) 3,895.89; (Garbage Fund) 10,006.68. Receipt Totals: 43,276.48

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Absolute Security (Maint/Monitoring) 444.00

Advanced Systems (Maint/Copy) 72.96

Alliant (Electric) 3,072.55

Benton County Auditor (Sheriff Fees) 3,055.00

Ellis, Gary (salary) 3,243.08

Evans Computer (Cloud/Monitoring) 49.66

Federal Tax Payment 1,917.60

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Gazette (Publications) 193.93

Holland Law Offices (Attorney) 504.00

IMFOA (Conference) 125.00

IPERS (Withholdings) 1,083.03

Menards (Antifreeze) 79.76

Midway Outdoor Equip (Oil) 210.24

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Miracle Equipment (Swing Parts) 728.82

Office Express (Shredder) 167.99

Postmaster 85.25

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 222.86

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 198.00

Visa Business: (BP) 132.41; (Wal-Mart)

94.57; (Staples) 230.56; P & K (Parts) 50.25;

(Tractor Supply) 84.95

Wellmark Blue Cross (Insurance) 1,330.19

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Aero-Mod (Part) 124.46

Alliant (Electric) 2,870.20

Central State Bank (Auto) 91.50

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,583.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Postmaster 151.30

Radio Communications (Dialer Repair) 220.00

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 37.24

USA Bluebook (Parts) 84.56

Visa Business: (Postmaster) 73.07

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal (Tipping Fees) 500.75

(Landfill) 12,069.75

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,510.25

Totals: 45,530.76

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Randy Bauer

Mayor

ATTEST:

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Janet L. Gann, MMC, IaCMC

City Clerk