REGULAR MEETING, January 12, 2010.  The regular meeting of the Oxford Junction City Council was held at the Wregie Memorial Library at 7:00 pm.  Mayor Tank called roll call.  Council present were Bonny, Balichek, Martin, Ewing and Chase.  Staff present were Hansen and T Wink.  Visitors were Russ Krejci, Dee Ewing, Deputy Barnes and Marlene Flory-Midland Times and JFO.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the consent agenda.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

    

AG VANTAGE FS

SUPPLIES

$93.62

ALLIANT

STREET LIGHTS

$873.92

 

RUT

$235.43

 

WATER

$151.84

 

LIBRARY

$70.31

 

CITY HALL

$53.09

 

FIRE DEPT

$227.45

AFLAC

AFLAC INS

$301.84

BAKER & TAYLOR

LIB MATERIALS

$202.24

MEGA LIFE AND HEALTH INS CO

HANSEN 4TH QRT INS

$2,097.51

BRAD LASACK

B LASACK DEPOSIT REFUND

$100.00

CHEM RIGHT LABS

LAB TESTING

$15.00

CITIZENS STATE BANK

SAFE DEPOSIT BOX RENT

$25.00

COLLECTION SERVICE CENTER

CHILD SUPPORT

$350.76

FARM PLAN

SUPPLIES

$221.63

FUTURE LINE TRUCK EQUIPMENT

SNOW PLOW REPAIR

$135.30

HIPIOWA

WINK 4TH QRT INS

$1,523.43

IMFOA

DUES

$30.00

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

FED/FICA TAXES

$1,958.07

IPERS

IPERS

$833.60

JJJ ENTERPRISES, INC

WA MAIN REPAIR

$310.00

JONES COUNTY SHERIFF

SHERIFF CONTRACT

$11,564.00

LINWELD, INC

SUPPLIES

$29.72

LOST NATION TELEPHONE CO.

CITY HALL

$122.79

 

FIRE DEPT

$46.80

 

LIBRARY

$44.36

 

SEWER

$27.40

LOWDEN PLUMBING & HEATING CO

X-MAS LIGHT PARTS

$165.25

MERLE TANK

MILEAGE

$45.08

MICHAEL STEWART

SNOW SHOVELING

$410.00

MIDLAND TIMES

PRINTING & PUBLISHING

$79.77

OFFICE MACHINE CONSULTANTS INC

COPIER MAINT AGREEMENT

$498.00

OXFORD TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

CEMETERY EXPENSES

$1,500.00

POSTMASTER

POSTAGE

$100.00

RELIABLE OFFICE SUPPLIES

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$34.75

RIVER VALLEY

FUEL

$615.00

SOPER PLUMBING & HEATING

PARTS & REPAIRS

$90.19

STEVE FEUSS AUTO

VEHICLE MAINT & REPAIR

$420.63

TLZ STOP

FUEL

$772.46

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA

4TH QRT WITHHOLDING TAX

$633.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA

4TH QRT SALES TAX

$763.00

UPSTART

SUPPLIES

$31.10

US CELLULAR

CELL PHONE BILL

$95.81

WALMART

CITY   

$100.16

 

LIBRARY

$74.15

WAPSI WASTE SERVICES, INC

GARBAGE CONTRACT

$2,295.40

WENDLING QUARRIES

ROCK-WA MAIN BREAK

$134.88

WYOMING AUTO PARTS & SERVICE

CITY

$111.19

 

FIRE DEPT

$65.35

 

 

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TOTAL

$30,680.28

 

RECEIPTS:  General $10,214.06; Library $770.00; RUT $3,701.49; Emergency $80.43; LOST $209.59; Debt Service $230.50; Water $4,865.69; Sewer $3,304.77; WWTF $7,139.04

 

     Maintenance Superintendent Wink reported that they have been busy moving snow the last few weeks.  He is also working on a ďto doĒ list for spring.

     Moved by Martin seconded by Balichek to approve offering all employees the option of getting Hepatitis and Tetanus or Adacel shots.  The employee would use their insurance to pay for this and the City will pay the remaining balance.  If the employee does not have insurance the City will pay the entire bill.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Deputy Barnes reported 69.5 hours in town for the month of December.  He also brought the new contract amounts for the 2011 budget.  Deputy Barnes will try to be down on Friday to take care of a dog at large problem.

     Mayor Tank reported that the landfill commission is thinking about putting in a new scale. They are also working on getting their budget together.

     Mayor Tank reported that the guys are doing a good job on getting the streets plowed.  The City has also hired someone to clear sidewalks for those residents who havenít done so.  They will be billed and eventually the bill will be assessed to their property taxes if not paid.

     Marlene Flory reported that the JFO is working on getting grants.  The meeting was postponed so there was nothing additional to report.

     The DNR approved the environmental impact for the water project and also issued the construction permit.  We are now just waiting to see if we receive the grant money to proceed.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve Resolution 2010-1 Committee Appointments.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Mayor Pro-tem:  Nick Balichek

     City Attorney:  Kris Lyons

     Library Board:  Kathy Chase

     Tourism and Museum:  Marlene Flory

     Emergency Management & E911:  Denny Coon

     Landfill Commission:  Merle Tank

     Capital Improvements:  Nick Balichek, Larry Ewing, Betsy Bonny, Stacia Hansen

     Streets/sidewalks:  Kathy Chase, Larry Ewing, Matt Martin, Nick Balichek, Terry Wink

     Sewer/Water:  Kathy Chase, Matt Martin, Betsy Bonny, Terry Wink

     Maintenance:  Merle Tank, Matt Martin, Larry Ewing, Terry Wink, Tom Ihrig

     Parks:  Kathy Chase, Betsy Bonny

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Martin to appoint the Midland Times as the official paper for Oxford Junction the year 2010.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Martin to approve the City donating $400 and the Senior Citizens Center donating $500 to the senior dining program for the FY 2011.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Martin to give the Snow Chasers permission to ride on a designated route through town from 6 am to midnight.  Wink will make a map to send to them.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Discussion was held on holding a special meeting on Feb 16, 2010 to meet with Janon from Data Tech regarding the budget.  A time will be determined later.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve funding of $163 for the Jones County Tourism Association for the FY 2011.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve renewing 3 CDís through Citizens State Bank for a 12 month period.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded Balichek to allow one block at 509 Fairview St to be blocked off for an auction on Jan 16, 2010.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     During public response it was mentioned that the Sheriff may have an address of someone who moved away if we are looking for it and he also might know a new attorney for the City.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Martin to adjourn the meeting at 8:13 pm.

     The Council stayed to have a budget workshop after the meeting.  There will be another budget workshop on Jan 26th from 6:30 to 9:00.

 

 

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Merle Tank, Mayor                                                      Attest:  Stacia Hansen, City Clerk

 

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