9-12-13 City Council Meeting Minutes

Regular Meeting August 12th, 2013

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Mark Carter.

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

Kane moved approval of the agenda as posted, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Hoskins, moved approval of the July 31st, 2013 Treasurer’s Report, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Huber moved approval of the July 8th, 2013 minutes as posted and published, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the August Expenditures, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

No citizen comments

Hoskins introduced Resolution No. 8-13-1 approving the  FY 12/13 Street Financial Report, seconded by Kane. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Plogman introduced Resolution No. 8-13-2 approving the FY 12/13 State Financial Report, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Kane introduced Resolution No. 8-13-3 calling for a Public Referendum to Authorize the imposition of a local sales and service tax in the City of Walford, Linn County, seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 4. Nay: Huber. Motion Carried.

Kane moved approval of the renewal of the General and Sewer Fund 6 Month Certificates, seconded by Hoskins. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Huber moved not to pay Terry Water Association bill for park water, due to being shut off, per well owner Farmers Savings Bank request in December, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried. Park water to remain off, until water source becomes available.

Kane moved to authorize Mayor to proceed with Sanitary Sewer Plant Generator purchase and or repair from storm damage, seconded by Goodwin. Roll Call: Ayes: 5. Motion Carried.

Mayor and Council reviewed Second Quarter Sheriff Report. Report placed on File.

Parks discussion included: Men’s Tournament, lift delivery for light repair, score board electric and walking trail project. August minutes placed on file.

Other areas of discussion included but not limited to the following: Blocks for salt pad, street sweeping, animal control, sidewalk repairs, and website.

Kane moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:07 p.m., seconded by Plogman. Roll Call: Ayes: 5.

Motion Carried.

July Building Permits Approved: Teahen Funeral Home (Canopy); Sennett (Porch); Feiereisen (Shed) ; Jensen (Shed); Pagliai (Shed/Culvert): Collett (Fence) .

Month’s Receipts: (General Fund) 4,161.58; (Sewer Fund) 11,887.56; (Road Use Tax) 11,980.98;  (Local Option Tax) 3,454.43; (Tax Increment) 6,213.58; (Garbage Fund) 9,756.21. Totals:$47,454.34.

General and Road Use Tax Expenditures:

Allegra Print (Printing) 131.65

Alliant (Electric) 2,438.71

Ellis, Gary (Salary) 2,967.84

(Gas) 168.50

Federal Tax Payment  2,057.00

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.60

(Mileage) 16.95

Gann, Ronnie (Diamond Clay) 59.28

Gazette (Publications) 60.20

Graybill (Radios) 2,922.50

Hoskins, Tyce (Mowing) 1,524.00

Iowa Office Supply (Lease/Copy) 86.53

Iowa Wireless (Cell Phone) 48.88

IPERS 960.51

Menards (Materials) 267.85

Neuzil, Sanderson (Attorney) 75.00

Office Express (supplies) 215.97

Orkin (Hall Spray) 55.62

Port”O”Jonny (Restrooms) 262.50

Postmaster (Postage) 81.95

Prairie Youth League (Trophies/Umpire) 709.11

Sevig Utility (Water) 47.80

Sherwin Williams (Paint) 200.35

Star Press Union (Subscription) 30.00

South Slope (Internet/Telephone) 185.53

Tiedeman, Dawn (Janitorial) 225.00

Van Meter Inc. (Ballast/Bulbs) 1,085.35

Visa Business: (Postmaster) 91.39;

(Guppy’s) 387.20; (Wal-Mart) 57.52;

(Staples) 24.60; (Five Season Tire) 10.00;

(P&K Midwest) 118.99

Weber Stone (Chemstop) 70.00

Wellmark Blue Cross (Insurance) 9,448.20

Sewer Fund Expenditures:

Alliant (Electric) 3,357.30

Asco Services (Repairs) 975.00

Central State Bank (Auto) 44.50

Fauser Energy (Diesel) 700.09

Furler Utilities (Maint/Testing) 3,247.60

Gann, Janet (Salary) 1,743.57

IDNR (Permit) 210.00

Iowa One Call (Locations) 25.30

Postmaster (Billing) 144.54

Waste Management (dumpster) 26.00

Garbage Fund Expenditures:

Waste Management (Hauling) 5,808.59

Totals: $45,118.57.

 

 

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Mark Carter, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

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Janet L. Gann, MMC

City Clerk