5-9-16 City Council Meeting Minutes

Walford City Council Proceedings

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                         May 9, 2016

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

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

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

Hoskins moved approval of the April 18, 2016 minutes as posted and published, seconded

by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane moved approval of the April 30, 2016 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Plogman.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Hoskins moved approval of the May Expenditures, seconded by Huber. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Candidate Ron Tippett was present to seek support for sheriff.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:17 p.m., regarding the FY 15/16 Budget Amendment Estimates.

No written or oral objections received.

Plogman moved to close the Budget Amendment Hearing at 7:19 p.m., seconded by Kane.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:20 p.m., regarding the Economic Development Grant Agreement between the City and Kingery Manufacturing Service LLC. No written or oral objections received.

Kane moved to close the Economic Development Grant Agreement hearing at 7:21 p.m., seconded

by Hoskins. Roll Call: Unanimous.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:22 p.m., regarding 25 year Electric Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company. No written or oral objections received.

Kane moved to close the 25 year Electric Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company hearing at 7:23 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

A Public Hearing was held at 7:24 p.m., regarding 25 year Natural Gas Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company. No written or oral objections received.

Kane moved to close the 25 year Natural Gas Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company hearing at 7:25 p.m., seconded by Bergmeier. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

Huber introduced Resolution No. 5-16-1 approving the FY 15/16 Budget Amendment, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Unanimous.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 5-16-2 approving the Economic Development Grant Agreement with Kingery Manufacturing Service LLC, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: Unanimous.

Hoskins introduced Ordinance No. 200 granting 25 year Electric Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company on its First Reading, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

Kane moved to waive the Second and Third Readings of Ordinance No. 200, seconded by Plogman.

Roll Call: Ayes: Unanimous.

Plogman moved approval of the Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 200 granting 25 year Electric Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

Bergmeier introduced Ordinance No. 201 granting 25 year Natural Gas Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company on its First Reading, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

Huber moved to waive the Second and Third Readings of Ordinance No. 201, seconded by Kane.

Roll Call: Ayes: Unanimous.

Plogman moved approval of the Final Adoption of Ordinance No. 201 granting 25 year Natural Gas Franchise with Interstate Power and Light Company, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: Bergmeier, Hoskins, Kane, Plogman. Abstain: Huber.

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Plogman moved approval of the FY16/17 Fairfax Library Contract, seconded by Hoskins.

Roll Call: Unanimous.

Discussion was held regarding Codification of New Code Books.

Discussion was held regarding preliminary summer street and culvert projects.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: Waggener property cleanup, repairs to city signs, draft solar panel ordinance, and City fireworks scheduled for August 13th at the baseball diamond to coincide with “End of Summer Picnic”

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:41 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Unanimous.

April Building Permits Approved: Brown (Porch); Driven Management (Signs); Leymaster (Shed);

Bauer (Addition).

Months Receipts: (General Fund) 231,144.61; (Sewer Fund) 10,237.62; (Option Tax) 3,359.52; (Road Use Tax) 10,759.12; (Garbage Fund) 9,992.91. Total: 265,493.78.

General Fund and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Advanced Systems (Copy/Maint) 55.88

A-Line Striping & Sweeping (Painting/Sweeping) 2,131.25

Alliant (Electric) 2,663.99

Central State Bank (Easter Program) 250.00

D&D Tree Service, Inc. (Tree Removal) 2,875.00

ECICOG (Workshop) 15.00

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 3,148.62

Evergreen Landscaping (Mulch) 1,320.00

Federal Tax Payment (withholdings) 1,839.28

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,849.71

Hart Frederick (Engineer) 850.00

Gazette (Publications) 226.03

Holland Law Offices (Attorney) 207.00

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 49.69

IPERS (Withholdings) 1,035.07

Menards (Supplies) 185.22

Monticello Sports (Jerseys/Hats) 1,791.00

Orkin (Hall Spray) 57.46

Pace Supply (Baseball Supplies) 629.85

Port”O”Jonny (Restrooms) 187.00

Postmaster 87.45

Rick, Howard (Labor) 732.00

Sevig Utility (Water) 26.80

South Slope (Telephone/Internet) 208.07

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 261.00

Visa Charge: (BP) 97.45; (Wal-Mart) 19.98

(Postmaster) 112.63

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 2,704.36

Central State Bank (Auto) 84.00

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 3,002.80

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,849.71

Jetco, Inc. (Meter Repair) 883.90

Postmaster (Billing) 155.75

South Slope (Telephone) 34.88

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Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Benton County Disposal (Tipping Fees) 559.75

Johnson County Refuse (Hauling) 5,498.40

Total: 37,685.98

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Randy Bauer

Mayor

ATTEST:

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Janet L. Gann, MMC

City Clerk