4-11-17 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                       April 11, 2017

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

Roll Call: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Huber, Kane, Plogman. None absent.

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

Kane moved approval of the minutes from March 6, 2017 as published and posted, seconded by

Bergmeier. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane and Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

Bergmeier moved approval of the March Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the April Expenditures, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Resident Bob Feiereisen was present to volunteer his time to power wash community center as a thank you for use of building for Veterans Youth Pellet Shooting Program.

Resident Jay Oehlerich was present to inquire about the possibly of adding twice a week yard waste pick up in October and November, weeds nuisance, and 2nd Street S. street improvement work.

Guppy’s on the Go opted out of Cigarette violation penalty hearing.

Bergmeier introduced Resolution No. 4-17-3 Finding Violation of Iowa Code Section 453a.2, Sale of Cigarettes to a Minor, and assessing mandatory $300.00 Penalty Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 453a.22 (2) Against John and Jane Frese D/B/A Guppy’s on the Go, seconded by Hoskins.  Roll Call: Unanimous.

Bergmeier introduced Ordinance No. 204 amending the Walford Code of Ordinances Chapter 165.14 (2) Titled: Rear Yard Exceptions, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Plogman.

No: Huber and Kane. Motion Carried.

Waivement of the second and third readings fails, lack of motion.

Second reading scheduled for May 8th, 2017

Kane introduced Resolution No. 4-17-1 setting a Public Hearing Date for May 8th, 2017 for the adoption of the proposed “Code of Ordinances of the City of Walford, Iowa,” seconded by Huber.                        Roll Call: Unanimous. Code now available for inspection at the City Clerk’s office.

Bergmeier introduced Resolution No. 4-17-2 approving Pay Estimate No. 3 of the 2016 HMA Street Project with L.L. Pelling Company in the amount of $6,175.00, seconded by Plogman.                              Roll Call: Unanimous.

Plogman moved approval of the Angle Inn Liquor License Refund in the amount of $195.00, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Mayor and Council reviewed FY 16/17 budget estimates.

Bergmeier moved to set the FY 16/17 Budget Amendment Public Hearing for Monday May 8th, 2017, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Other Areas of Discussion included but not limited to the following: Overnight parking tickets, Fairfax USA Days donation, street sweeping scheduled for Tuesday April 18th, garbage contract and new owner of the Angle Inn now called Bully’s Angle Inn.

Park and Recreation Board minutes from March 7 and April 4, 2017 were received and placed on file.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:24 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

March Building Permits Approved: Fees (Decks); Campbell (Fence); Nelson (Fence).

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 14,075.18; (Sewer Fund) 11,329.97; (Garbage Fund) 11,418.30;

(Road Use Tax) 14,419.05; (Local Option Tax) 3,250.42. Revenue Total: 54,492.92

General and Road Use Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Copy/Maint) 76.76

Allegra Print (Printing) 207.71

Alliant (Electric) 2,955.63

Angle Inn (Liquor Refund) 195.00

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BSN Sports (Baseball Equipment) 1,134.78

Butz Insurance (Policy Renewal) 31,025.00

Central State Bank (Donation) 300.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 3,243.08

Evans Computer (Tec/Backup) 75.00

Federal Tax Payment (Pay Roll) 1,913.48

Firehouse Pyrotechnics (Fireworks Display) 6,500.00

(Insurance) 1,000.00

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Gazette (Publications) 64.07

Gorsch, Linda (Janitorial) 126.00

Greg’s Lawn (Weed Spraying) 7,410.00

Holland Law Office (Attorney) 518.00

Iowa Prison Industries (Signs) 664.80

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.47

IPERS 1,079.01

L.L. Pelling Co. (Asphalt Project) 6,175.00

Menards (Tools) 24.97

Midway Outdoor Equipment (Battery) 49.95

Miracle Equipment (Swing Seats) 216.00

Orkin (Hall Spray) 58.32

Port” O” Jonny (Restrooms) 212.00

Postmaster 310.25

Rick, Howard (Labor) 384.00

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

Simmering-Cory Codification 900.00

South Slope Telephone (Telephone/Internet) 217.40

Tandy, Charisma (Refund) 30.00

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 90.00

Treasurer of State (Quarter Withholdings) 966.04

Truck Country (Snow Plow Repairs) 13,474.86

Visa Business: (BP) 263.71; (Wal-Mart) 40.52;

(Tractor Supply) 13.84; (Postage) 14.93

Yoder, Tim (Mileage) 51.84

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 3,043.17

Central State Bank (Auto) 92.50

Benton County Treasurer (Fee) 5.00

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 3,012.36

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,905.21

Postmaster 151.30

South Slope (Telephone) 37.32

Treasurer of State (Quarter Sales Tax) 171.57

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Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Solid Waste (Tipping) 502.50

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,510.25

Expenditure Total: 98,130.90


Randy Bauer




Janet L. Gann, MMC, IaCMC

City Clerk