REGULAR MEETING:  January 11, 2011.  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, Balichek, Ewing and Chase.  Martin was absent.  Staff present was Hansen.  Visitors were Marlene Flory-JFO & Midland Times and Denny Coon-Fire Chief. 

     MARTIN IS ABSENT ON ALL MOTIONS

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

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

   

AFLAC

AFLAC INS

$301.84

ALLIANT

STREET LIGHTS

$853.67

 

RUT

$260.08

 

SEWER

$261.70

 

WATER

$467.19

 

LIBRARY

$75.80

 

CITY HALL

$70.50

 

FIRE DEPT

$335.01

ANSTOETTER CONSTRUCTION

WATER MAIN PAY APP 3

$19,573.03

BAKER & TAYLOR

LIBRARY MATERIALS

$209.34

MEGA LIFE AND HEALTH INS CO

HANSEN INS

$2,191.11

CAMPBELL SUPPLY

TOOLS

$434.77

CHEM RIGHT LABS

LAB TESTING

$15.00

CITIZENS STATE BANK

SAFE DEPOSIT BOX RENTAL

$25.00

CITY OF OXFORD JUNCTION

DEPOSIT REFUNDS

$278.32

COLLECTION SERVICE CENTER

CHILD SUPPORT

$350.76

CONSUMER REPORTS

LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION

$26.00

COON'S CORNER

SUPPLIES

$96.95

DAVID DEWINE

DEPOSIT REFUND

$21.68

DEMCO

LIBRARY SUPPLIES

$84.40

DOBLING INSURANCE

CITY INSURANCE

$226.00

ECICOG

WATER MAIN ADMIN FEE

$750.00

FRANCINE BAHNSEN

OPERATING EXPENSE

$36.25

GREEN VALLEY AG & TURF

JD TRACTOR PARTS

$490.90

HIPIOWA

WINK INS

$1,624.77

IIW ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS, PC

ENG FEES CURB & GUTTER

$714.75

 

ENG FEES WATER MAIN

$5,605.00

IMFOA

ANNUAL DUES

$30.00

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

FED/FICA TAXES

$2,336.94

IOWA ONE CALL

LOCATES

$5.40

IPERS

IPERS

$895.22

JONES CO. SOLID WASTE MNGMNT

LANDFILL ASSESSMENT

$644.63

LASACK BROS & CO.REPAIR

PARTS

$27.95

LINK HYDRAULIC INC

PARTS/LABOR FOR SNOW PLOW

$712.78

LOST NATION TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE

$233.35

MERLE TANK

MILEAGE LANDFILL MTG

$22.54

MIDLAND TIMES

PRINTING/PUBLISHING

$136.95

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION

$31.90

OJ SUNDRIES

SUPPLIES

$11.49

OJ VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT

REIMBURSE FUEL

$30.03

POSTMASTER

POSTAGE

$103.40

RIVER VALLEY

CITY FUEL

$1,531.09

 

FIRE DEPT FUEL

$147.98

 

AMBULANCE FUEL

$181.78

SOPER PLUMBING & HEATING

REPAIRS

$42.50

STACIA HANSEN

MILEAGE

$22.54

TLZ STOP

FUEL

$222.50

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA

4TH QRT SALES TAX

$1,102.00

 

4TH QRT WITHHOLDING TAX

$706.00

TRI STATE TRUCK EQUIPMENT

BOX ON NEW TRUCK

$4,938.44

US CELLULAR

CELL PHONE BILL

$92.16

WALMART

LIBRARY MATERIALS

$131.77

WAPSI WASTE SERVICES, INC

GARBAGE CONTRACT

$2,361.10

WYOMING AUTO PARTS & SERVICE

PARTS-CITY

$46.31

 

PARTS-FIRE DEPT

$9.90

WYOMING WELDING

REPAIRS FOR SNOW PLOW

$540.00

 

TOTAL

$52,678.47

 

RECEIPTS:  General $11,310.91; Library $5,046.37; RUT $4,191.61; Employee Benefits $542.23; Emergency $65.00; LOST $3,246.62; Debt Service $196.08; Street Project $115,695.26; Water $6,465.66; Sewer $3,389.91; WWTF $6,660.36

 

     Fire Chief Denny Coon reported that the Fire Dept is going to host a pancake breakfast to benefit the fireworks in late Feb or March.  They are in the process of remodeling the bathrooms at the Fire Station.  HazMat training is coming up and they have purchased two new trucks for the department with memorial and fund raising money.  They will be selling two other trucks off also.  Denny also presented the fire dept budget to the Council.  It will remain the same as last year.

     Kathy Chase reported that the library will be fixing the A/C and replacing the water heater next fiscal year.  Other than that, they do not have anything major going on and will be asking for the same contribution from the City on the budget for the next fiscal year.

     Marlene Flory from the JFO informed the Council that they are working on welcome to town packets and would like the City to include a letter.  They will be sponsoring a bake sale at the fireworks pancake breakfast.  They are going to be hosting a clothing give away and free tax prep.  Holiday in OJ went well and it will be a soup lunch next year.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Ewing to approve Change Order #1 in the amount of $21,828.19 to Anstoetter Construction for the water main project.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve Pay Application #3 from Anstoetter Construction in the amount of $19,573.03.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the extension of water main from 7th Ave to Fairview to make a loop.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     The Council will fill out the survey that Senator Tom Hancock sent out individually if they so choose.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to renew the two $20,000 CDís for a 15 month time period and the $50,000 CD for a 25 month period with Citizens State Bank.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to appoint the Midland Times as the official paper for City publications for the year 2011.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve the wage report for 2010 to be published.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Bahnsen, Kevin

 

Water/Sewer

$1,550.00

Balichek, Nicholas

 

Council

$600.00

Bonny, Betsy

 

Council

$640.00

Chase, Kathryn

 

Council

$640.00

Ewing, Larry

 

Council

$640.00

Hansen, Stacia

 

City Hall

$19,076.76

Ihrig, Tom

 

Public Works

$14,587.06

Martin, Matthew

 

Council

$520.00

Shirley, Angela

 

Library

$11,586.88

Tank, Merle

 

Mayor

$1,500.00

Wink, Celeste

 

City Hall

$237.87

Wink, Terry

 

Public Works

$35,971.66

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

$87,550.23

 

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve Resolution 2011-1 Employee Appointments.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Mayor Tank made the following recommendations for Committee Appointments:

     Mayor Pro-Tem:  Nick Balichek

     City Attorney:  Kris Lyons

     Library Board:  Kathy Chase

     Museum:  Marlene Flory

     Emergency Management Commission:  Denny Coon and Merle Tank

     911 Board:  Denny Coon

     Landfill Commission:  Merle Tank

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

     Streets/Sidewalks:  Larry Ewing, Matt Martin

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

     Maintenance:  Nick Balichek, Matt Martin, Larry Ewing, Terry Wink, Tom Ihrig

     Parks:  Kathy Chase, Betsy Bonny

     Building Committee:  Matt Martin, Jim Schewe, Larry Otte

We will be looking for someone to be on the Tourism Committee because Marlene Flory no longer wants to be on.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve Resolution 2011-2 Committee Appointments.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve Resolution 2011-3 Jones County Landfill Representative.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve giving a $150 donation to the Booster.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the per capita donation of $172 to the Jones County Tourism Association.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Bonny to approve a $300 donation to the Jones County Senior Center.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

The OJ Senior Center will be paying the additional $500 that they are asking for.

     During public response Marlene Flory thanked the Council for their donation to the Tourism Assoc. and for appointing the Midland Times as the official paper.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 pm.

Jones County Deputy Greg Graver stopped after the meeting and reported 72 hrs for the month of December.

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.