REGULAR MEETING:  December 14, 2010.  The regular meeting of the Oxford Junction City Council was held at the Wregie Memorial Library at 6:00 pm.  Mayor Tank called roll call.  Council present were Bonny, Martin and Ewing.  Balichek entered at 6:04 pm and Chase entered at 6:11 pm.  Staff present was Hansen and Wink.  Visitors were Dee Ewing, Marlene Flory-JFO, and Greg Graver-Jones County Sheriff’s Dept.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Martin to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.  Balichek and Chase Absent.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Martin to approve the consent agenda.  All Ayes.  Chase Absent.  Motion Carried.

 

ABC FIRE PROTECTION, INC

ANNUAL FIRE EXT.INSPECTION

$356.75

AFLAC

AFLAC INS

$301.84

ALLIANT

STREET LIGHTS

$854.05

 

RUT

$115.79

 

SEWER

$123.65

 

WATER

$423.40

 

LIBRARY

$61.45

 

CITY HALL

$45.81

 

FIRE DEPT

$189.93

ANSTOETTER CONSTUCTION

WA MAIN CONSTRUCTION

$135,173.11

BAKER & TAYLOR

LIB MATERIALS

$473.94

CHEM RIGHT LABS

LAB TESTING

$72.00

CITIZENS STATE BANK

FIRE TRUCK INTEREST

$965.68

CITY OF WYOMING

MILEAGE BUDGET WORKSHOP

$19.80

COLLECTION SERVICE CENTER

CHILD SUPPORT

$526.14

DATA TECHNOLOGIES INC

ANNUAL LIC/SUPPORT FEE

$1,762.44

DOBLING INSURANCE

CITY INSURANCE

$230.00

ECICOG

CDBG ADMIN FEE

$1,900.00

FARM PLAN

SUPPLIES

$255.36

FRANCINE BAHNSEN

OPERATING EXPENSE-LIB

$21.75

FUTURE LINE TRUCK EQUIPMENT

SNOW PLOW FOR NEW TRUCK

$5,314.95

GREEN VALLEY AG & TURF

PARTS

$597.48

IIW ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS,

ENG FEES WATER MAINS

$10,313.50

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

FED/FICA TAXES

$1,490.63

IOWA ONE CALL

LOCATES

$19.80

IPERS

IPERS

$766.43

J & R SUPPLY

SUPPLIES

$1,315.65

JONES CO SECONDARY ROADS DE

SALT FOR STREETS

$470.13

LARRY G OTTE

BLDG MATERIALS-FIRE DEPT

$42.78

LASACK BROS & CO.REPAIR

PARTS

$565.57

LOST NATION TELEPHONE CO.

CITY HALL

$124.19

 

LIBRARY

$41.49

 

FIRE DEPT

$46.94

 

SEWER

$27.71

MERLE TANK

MILEAGE LANDFILL MTG

$22.54

MIDLAND TIMES

PRINTING FEES

$460.58

NORTHWAY WELL & PUMP COMPANY

REPAIR WELL FLOW METER

$1,415.00

OJ SUNDRIES

FUSES FOR X-MAS LGHTS

$6.37

OJ VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

SUPPLIES & INTERNET SECURITY

$434.35

POSTMASTER

POSTAGE

$56.00

RELIABLE OFFICE SUPPLIES

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$59.61

STACIA HANSEN

MILEAGE TO WYO BUDGET WRKSHP

$6.44

STEVE FEUSS AUTO

PARTS & REPAIRS-FIRE DEPT

$117.50

 

BATTERY-BROWN TRUCK

$138.95

TLZ STOP

FUEL-CITY

$313.65

US CELLULAR

CELL PHONE BILL/PHONES/CASES

$125.84

UTILITY SERVICE CO., INC

TOWER CONTRACT

$3,764.73

WALMART

OPERATING EXP-LIB

$101.89

 

SUPPLIES/X-MAS LGHTS-CITY HALL

$68.93

WAPSI WASTE SERVICES, INC

GARBAGE CONTRACT

$2,361.10

 

 

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TOTAL

$174,463.62

 

RECEIPTS:  General $14,869.11;  Library $563.25; RUT $4,791.23; Employee Benefits $1,602.61; Emergency $192.13; LOST $5,366.75; Debt Service $579.53; Water $6,762.55; Sewer $3,556.56; WWTF $7,009.06

 

     Greg Graver with the Jones County Sheriff’s Dept reported 83 hours spent in OJ for the month of November.

     Maintenance Superintendent Wink reported that the snow plow was broken on the orange truck but they are still able to use it carefully.  Insurance will pay to fix it. 

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the maintenance dept to buy a cordless drill, battery operated grease gun and impact wrench.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Mayor Tank reported that the new scale is in use at the landfill.

     Mayor Tank did the annual review for Ihrig and the Council approved his recommendations.

     Moved by Martin seconded by Bonny to give Ihrig a 50 cent raise and 2 weeks vacation at 25 hours per week.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     There are some sidewalks that need to be cleaned off yet.  The City will start doing this and charging the residents for it.

     Kathy Chase reported that the library director Angie Shirley has reached a level 2 certification after 7 years as librarian.  This is as high as she can go at this size library. 

     Marlene Flory with JFO reported that the Christmas celebration has been postponed to Dec. 18th due to weather.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Martin to approve Pay Application #2 from Anstoetter Construction in the amount of $135,173.11.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Sealed bids were opened for the brown Ford F-350.  There were 4 bids turned in:  DJ Thomsen $2050; Kinion Auto Sales $2652; Barry Bodkin $3000; Scott Tenley $3755.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to accept the bid from Scott Tenley for $3755.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve renewing the liquor license for the Legionnaire Ballroom.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Martin to approve the proposed name of Bryan Creek for the creek between OJ and the Mills from the US Board on Geographic Names.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve Resolution 2010-23 Property Lien Utilities.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve Resolution 2010-25 Property Lien Nuisances.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve Resolution 2010-24 28E Agreement for Vacuum Truck with Olin and Lowden.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Buckner’s had inquired about purchasing a piece of land to the south of their residence between them and the walk trail.  The Council does not want to sell this land at the current time.

     There was no public response.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to adjourn the meeting at 6:42 pm.

There was a budget workshop held following the meeting.

 

 

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Merle Tank, Mayor                                                                  Attest:  Stacia Hansen, City Clerk

 

These minutes are not official minutes until approved by the City Council.