REGULAR MEETING, September 8, 2009.  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 members present were Schewe, Martin, Bonny, Dobling and Balichek.  Staff present was Hansen and Wink left at 7:20.  Visitors were Chip Schultz-Ruan Securities,  Chad Sands-ECICOG, Shirley Jones-Midland Times, Ted Birdsall and Kathleen Oberbreckling. 

     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.

AG VANTAGE FS

SUPPLIES

$497.52

ALLIANT

UTILITIES

$1,525.69

AFLAC

AFLAC INS

$301.84

ANGELA M SHIRLEY

MILEAGE

$36.00

BAKER & TAYLOR

LIB MATERIALS

$342.59

BARD MATERIALS

CEMENT

$1,479.04

CENEX CREDIT CARD

FUEL

$476.77

CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT

LIB MATERIALS

$88.28

CHEM RIGHT LABS

LAB TESTING

$15.00

CITY OF OXFORD JUNCTION

DEPOSIT REFUNDS

$400.00

COLLECTION SERVICE CENTER

CHILD SUPPORT

$350.76

COON'S CORNER

SUPPLIES

$114.01

ECICOG

CODIFICATION

$735.00

FARM PLAN

SUPPLIES

$214.99

IIW ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS

ENGINEERING FEES

$6,460.00

IOWA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION

WINK WATER CONFERENCE

$90.00

IPERS

IPERS

$740.47

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

FED/FICA TAXES

$1,386.80

J & R SUPPLY

SUPPLIES

$401.45

J&D CONSTRUCTION INC.

SUPPLIES

$170.00

JEREMY SHOAFF

SIDEWALK REPAIR

$506.00

LARRY G OTTE

CONTRACT LABOR

$1,776.00

LOST NATION TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE

$259.47

MERLE TANK

MILEAGE

$22.54

MIDLAND TIMES

PUBLISHING FEES

$128.86

POSTMASTER

POSTAGE

$104.95

RELIABLE OFFICE SUPPLIES

OFFICE SUPPLIES

$230.17

SECRETARY OF STATE

NOTARY PUBLIC CERT.

$30.00

SHIMANEK, SHIMANEK, & BOWMAN

LEGAL FEES

$253.00

TLZ STOP

MEALS/WATER LEAK

$45.60

US CELLULAR

CELL PHONE BILL

$134.07

UTILITY SERVICE CO., INC

TOWER CONTRACT

$3,764.73

WALMART

SUPPLIES

$4.12

WAPSI WASTE

GARBAGE CONTRACT

$2,295.40

 

 

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TOTAL

$25,381.12

 

RECEIPTS:  General $3,887.33; Library $947.00; RUT $4,280.64; Emergency $1.40; LOST $3,888.46; Debt Service $4.01; Water $5,943.57; Sewer $3,074.72; WWTF $7,134.38

 

     Mayor Tank opened the Public Hearing for the City Code of Ordinances at 7:03 pm.  There was no public response.  Tank closed the hearing at 7:04 pm.

     Chad Sands from ECICOG explained that the City Ordinances are re-codified every 5 years.  The attorney has reviewed the changes and given his approval.  Sands also explained the adoption process.

     Moved by Bonny seconded by Balichek to approve the first reading of the Oxford Junction Code of Ordinances.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Chip Schultz from Ruan Securities gave a short presentation to the Council on the services they could provide in regards to the curb & gutter loan.  If chosen over a bank, they would provide advise to the City as well as work in conjunction with the engineer and bond attorney. 

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Schewe to make a decision on whether to choose a bank or Ruan Securities for the interim loan for the curb & gutter project at the Oct 13th meeting.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     Mayor Tank reported that if the weather holds up Kluesnerís will be in town next week to apply the second seal coat on 1st Ave S.  Tank also stated that the maintenance dept will be taking the trees out at the south end of 1st Ave in hopes of getting the water to run to the ditch better.

     Dobling reported that the Wregie Memorial Library has itís State accreditation until the year 2012.  The new windows still need to be sealed.

     Tank reported that the Junction for Opportunities thought that Hospitality Day was a success.

     Permission was given to the City Clerk to get her Notary Public Certificate and order a stamp. 

     Moved by Schewe seconded by Martin to give the City Clerk permission to attend the IMFOA Conference and Data Tech user group meeting in DesMoines Oct 21-23 with a motel room and sharing mileage with Wyoming.  All Ayes Motion Carried.

     The City Clerk reported that the City did receive I-Jobs money in the amount of $2,502.69.  This money has to be used for streets.

     Discussion was held on holding a public meeting for the curb & gutter and water main projects.  There are still too many unknown factors, but a meeting will be held in the future.

     I-Jobs money will be available for the water project.  Applications canít be submitted yet, but if chosen, they could be used as a match for the CDBG grant.  The SRF application has been submitted to the DNR.

     A brief discussion was held on paying time and one half to the maintenance guys when coming in on a Sunday or Holiday to fix a water leak.  The Council decided to leave things as they are.

     Moved by Balichek seconded by Dobling to approve renewing the liquor license for Schakeyís Place.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried. 

     Moved by Schewe seconded by Bonny to approve Resolution 2009-14 Road Use Tax Report for the FY 2008-2009.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

     There was no public response.

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

 

 

 

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Merle Tank, Mayor                                                                              Attest:  Stacia Hansen, City Clerk

 

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