3-7-16 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                     March 7, 2016

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

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

Kane moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Bergmeier moved approval of the February 8, 2016 minutes as posted and published, seconded by Kane.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins moved approval of the February 29, 2016 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Plogman.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the March expenditures, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Joe Blanck of Kingery Manufacturing Services was present to inquire about possible tax incentives for new business. Mayor addressed possibilities, city will move forward with Bond Council.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:08 p.m., regarding the FY 16/17 Budget Estimates. No written or oral objections were received.

Plogman moved to close the Budget Public Hearing at 7:10 p.m., seconded by Kane.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 3-16-1 approving the FY 16/17 Budget Estimates as published, seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Plogman introduced Resolution No. 3-16-2 rescheduling the April Regular meeting from Monday April 11th to Monday April 18th, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 3-16-3 adopting the Benton County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 2-16-1 awarding the 2003 F250 Truck bid to Kevin Costigan in the amount of $5,505.00, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous. Four Bids were received.

Other areas of discussion included, but not limited to the following: Summer street projects, Waggener property cleanup, need of additional street lights, church use of community center for meetings, and

reports of door-to-door scam.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m., seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

February Building Permits Approved: CR Signs (Business Signs); KEG Properties (Business).

Months Receipts: (General Fund) 6,165.18; (Sewer Fund) 11,562.57; (Road Use Taxes) 15,121.62; (Garbage Fund) 10,675.53; (Local Option Tax) 3,979.55. Receipt Totals: 47,504.45.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Absolute Security (Monitoring) 444.00

Advanced Systems (Maint/Copy) 77.46

Alliant (Electric) 3,247.12

Auditor of State (Audit Fees) 1,200.00

Benton County Auditor (Sheriff Fees) 2,925.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 3,148.62

Federal Tax Payment 1,893.60

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,849.71

Gazette (Publishing) 364.21

Hart-Frederick (Engineering) 2,572.52

Holland Law Office (Attorney) 57.50

Hoskins, Tyce (Website) 539.00

Iowa Municipal Officers (Dues) 50.00

(Conference) 125.00

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.53

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Iowa Work Force (4th Quarter) 35.00

IPERS 1,041.76

Menards (Supplies) 49.40

Office Express (Office/Cleaning Supplies) 91.76

Postmaster 87.45

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 200.91

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 135.00

Van Meter (Bulbs/Ballast) 216.45

Visa: (BP) 246.32 (Staples) 162.72;

(Wal-Mart) 37.83; (Tractor Supply) 361.97;

(Postmaster) 21.64; (Theisen’s) 69.80

Yoder, Tim (Mileage) 27.60

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 2,856.10

Central State Bank (Auto Fee) 82.00

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,493.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,849.71

Postmaster 155.75

South Slope (Telephone) 34.92

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal (Tipping) 622.75

(Landfill) 12,069.25

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,498.40

Expenditure Totals: 47,018.36

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Randy Bauer

Mayor

ATTEST:

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Janet L. Gann, MMC

City Clerk