Walford City Council Proceedings
Regular Meeting April 7th, 2014
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m., by Mayor Mark Carter.
Roll Call: Goodwin, Hoskins, Huber, Kane and Plogman. None absent.
Hoskins, moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.
Huber moved approval of the March 31,2014 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the minutes from March 10th, 2014 as posted and published, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the April Expenditures, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Resident Bob Tandy was present to inquire about progress of chicken ordinance. Brief discussion was held regarding process and proposed ordinance language.
Resident Keith Brown was present to discuss requested horse allowance.
Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 4-14-1 approving the allowance of horses in M-1 Restricted Industrial District subject to adjoining property owner’s approval and property owner agreement, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the FY 14/15 Fairfax Library Contract, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the Preliminary FY 13/14 Budget Amendment for publication and set Public Hearing Date of May 12th, 2014 seconded by, Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Kane moved approval of the reappointment of Tom Peiffer to the Board of Adjustment, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.
Amy Ellis of the Park and Recreation Board was present to report on the following programs:
Prairie Point project for April 25th, Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 12th, baseball/softball equipment purchase. Minutes received and placed on file.
Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: Garbage collection proposal, Guppy’s/DOT turning lane update, Landfill Commission update, 1st Street cost update, burnt home repair, street sweeping, and parking lot gravel in ditches.
Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:13 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.
Months Receipts: (General Fund) 9,669.95; (Sewer Fund) 10,204.03; (Road Use Tax) 13,726.96; (Local Option Tax) 3,224.87; (Garbage Fund) 10,542.39. Total: 47,368.20
General Fund and Road Use Tax Expenditures
Alliant (Electric) 3,172.83
Auditor of State (Audit Pool) 1,200.00
Bodensteiner Implement (Hood) 250.88
Butz Insurance (Insurance) 28,300.00
Carter, Mark (Mileage) 141.25
Central State Bank (Easter Program) 300.00
Elli, Gary (Salary) 2,967.84 (Fuel) 39.00
Federal Taxes 1,707.13
Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.57
Gazette (Publications) 62.13
Hart Frederick (Engineer) 374.50
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Hoskins, Tyce (Website) 20.00
Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.35
Linn County Treasurer (Bridge Inspections) 214.93
Menards (Supplies) 291.64
Midway Outdoor (Supplies) 74.79
Office Express (Office/Trash Bags) 222.62
Orkin (spray) 56.62
Perfect Game (Baseballs) 119.85
Postmaster (News Letter) 85.80
Port”O”Jonny (Restrooms) 200.00
Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80
South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 181.93
Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 180.00
Treasurer of State (Withholdings) 860.00
Visa: (Postage) 116.30; (BP) 370.00;
(Staples) 32.25; (Wal-Mart) 40.10
Sewer Fund Expenditures:
Alliant (Electric) 2,982.69
Benton County Auditor (Collection Fee) 5.00
Central State Bank (Auto) 54.00
Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 2,494.80
Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.57
Postmaster (Billing) 149.60
Treasurer of State (Sales Tax) 153.51
Visa: (Postage) 84.37 (Keys) 6.00
Waste Management (Dumpster) 113.52
Garbage Fund Expenditures:
Waste Management (Hauling) 5,832.21
Janet L. Gann, MMC