REGULAR MEETING, April 8, 2013

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held April 8, 2013 at the City Hall. Council members present were Agnitsch, Taylor, Dodge, Gravel and Watters.  Visitors:  Holly Lane, Kathy Rockwell-Holly's TSM and Shirley Jones-Midland Times.   Staff: Watters and Tjaden.  Mayor Somerville called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve the consent agenda.  Roll call vote. All aye. Motion carried.

AFLAC                                                           INSURANCE                                            $247.08

AGVANTAGE FS, INC                                WA/STREETS SUP                       $12.39

ALLIANT UTILITIES                                     SERV                                         $3,178.91

ALLIANT UTILITIES                                     LENLC/STP LIGHT SERV                     $156.15

ALLIED WASTE                                           CONTRACT                              $2,547.75

BAKER & TAYLOR                                     LIBR. SUP                                       $37.49

BLADE PEST CONTROL, INC.                 CALKINS SERV                            $57.00

BROWN SUPPLY CO., INC.                    WATER SUP                                $779.13

CALKINS SQUARE                                                WHMC LP-CONTRACT             $145.68

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES, INC.       CITY/CALKINS FUEL                $245.94

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES               WA LABS                                       $15.00

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES               SW/WA LABS                            $101.00

CITY OF WYOMING                                    SW/WA TRANSFER               $4,844.83

CITY OF WYOMING                                    UTIL/DEP TRANSFERS                        $329.37

CITY OF WYOMING                                    CITY POSTAGE                                $4.52

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL                        CITY SUP                                           $7.58

FRANZEN FAMILY USED TRACTORS WA LAB SHIPPING                     $10.00

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET         CITY SUP                                        $11.29

IOWA ASSOC OF MUNICIPAL UTIL       IAMU DUES                                  $408.28

INGRAM BOOK COMPANY                      LIBRARY SUP                               $16.91

IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES                    WA SIGNS                                      $18.20

IOWA WORKFORCE DEVEL                   UNEMPLOYMENT                      $448.02

IPERS                                                            RETIREMENT                          $1,866.99

IRS                                                     FED/FICA TAXES                    $2,581.06

ISU EXTENSION                                         P&Z TRAINING                           $110.00

JAKE GRAVEL                               CLOTHING ALLOW                     $160.39

JAKE GRAVEL                               CLOTHING ALLOW                       $46.84

JONES COUNTY SOLID WASTE            ASSESSMENT                            $579.37

JONES COUNTY TOURISM                     WHMC                                            $30.00

JONES CO AUDITOR                                 WHMC MEMORIAL HALL           $50.00

LITTLE EAGLES NEST                              LENLC TRANSFERS             $1,267.42

MIDLAND TIMES                                         LEGALS                                        $233.01

MIDWEST BUSINESS PRODUCTS        COPIER/TONER                    $2,884.00

OFFICE DEPOT                                           LENLC/CALKINS                         $87.25

PIONEER TELEPHONE                            CITY/LIBRARY SERV                  $14.63

PODHASKI INSURANCE                          LIABILITY INS                       $49,958.40

REMLEY WILLEMS MCQUILLEN VOSS    CALKINS SERV                          $112.50

ROHWEDDER TRUST                               PHONE                                           $24.48

RONALD KROGER                                     DEPOSIT REFUND                     $31.33

SCHERRMAN'S IMPLEMENT                  STREETS SUP                            $351.81

SECURITY PROD OF DUBUQUE           CITY/WA/CALKINS SERV           $79.00

SOPER PLBG. & HTG.                               LIBRARY SERV                          $276.38

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              WITHHOLDING                        $1,270.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              SALES TAX                               $2,392.00

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             HEALTH INSURANCE           $4,152.18

UPSTART                                                     LIBRARY SUP                               $36.90

VISA                                                  LENLC/LIBRARY SUP                 $35.89

VISA CARD                                                  CALKINS SUP                             $537.42

WAL MART                                                   LENLC/LIBR/CALKIN/CITY SUP   $686.67

WYOMING AUTO PARTS              CITY SERV                                     $50.00

WYOMING DRUG                                       CITY/WA SUP                                $29.49

WYOMING MUTUAL PHONE CO.           LENLC/CITY/CALKINS SERV   $215.24

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY                  LIBRARY POSTAGE                   $24.03

WYOMING WELDING, INC.           EQUIP REPAIR                           $292.50

CHECKING ACCOUNT                                                                                $84,089.70

                       

                       

ECICOG                                                        MARCH SERV                           $500.00

DORSEY & WHITNEY                                BONDING ATTORNEY        $11,500.00

GRANT ACCOUNT-CHILDCARE                                                                         $12,000.00

                       

                       

Revenue and Expenses for March 2013

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

5591.75

 

6643.47

Library Regular

 

294.51

 

1397.92

Library Special

 

290.88

 

18.00

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

216.54

 

285.91

Calkins

 

.58

 

1898.63

Calkins Barn

 

2800.37

 

 

Road Use Tax

 

5406.69

 

2786.93

Trust & Agency

 

314.84

 

1795.66

Local Option Sales Tax

 

3007.29

 

 

Rohwedder Trust

 

9.94

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

1009.00

 

1009.25

Debt Service

 

886.26

 

 

Water

 

12560.69

 

7878.82

Customer Deposits

 

100.00

 

100.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2343.25

 

 

Sewer

 

10557.23

 

6934.23

Storm Sewer

 

319.14

 

 

Sewer Sinking

 

2501.58

 

 

Childcare Enterprise

 

9232.42

 

8254.50

Childcare Sinking

 

1124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

58710.38

 

39003.32

 

Correspondence was received. 

Public Works is getting prices on cleaning of water tower.  Current agreement is up. Water tower needs coated, last estimate was $25,000.  Gravel had reported that tower needs painted on the outside again.  Last painted in 2003 for $11,000.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve 2012 Water Quality Report.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1447.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Taylor to have Gravel call and see if alarm can get fixed. If they can fix Mayor will call Council and can make decision to pay contract with Mission Communications on the sewer monitoring contract.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Difference between over two million gallons of water pumped at the tower and gallons billed was discussed.  Moved by Dodge seconded by Agnitsch to send specs for quotes on radio read meters.  Roll call vote.  Ayes-Agnitsch, Dodge, Watters, Gravel.  Nays-Taylor.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve both Public Works attending water leak detection workshop in Ankeny.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Water leak detection equipment may be purchased after Public Works attends the training and decides what is needed.

Moved by Watters seconded by Agnitsch to approve Gravel attending Annual Water Conference and Annual Wastewater Conference at Kirkwood.  Roll call vote. All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Watters to approve agreement for cities public works helping each other during repairs at Mayor’s meeting.  Employee’s city to pay employee. City to pay the city helping for time worked on repair.  Employee needs to keep track of time.  Meals will not be paid for.  Agreement will be between Lost Nation, Oxford Junction, Olin and Wyoming if they want to participate.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1448.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Dodge to ask cities if they are willing to help pay for LP for storing the Jetter.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Discussion was held on sand on the down town sidewalks and parking area.  Clerk will contact Jenny Eckhardt regarding Earth Day.  Jetter and/or street sweeper may be used also.  Possibly ask 4-H.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO ALLOW DISCONNECTION OF SERVICE FOR FAILURE TO ALLOW ACCESS TO WATER METER. Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried. 

 Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to pay membership/dues to Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities for liability insurance.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Water resource restoration application for creek bank stabilization was discussed.  Project timing needs to be in line with sewer project.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Taylor to grind sidewalk where heaved at Holly’s Town Super Market.  Motion carried.  Agnitsch will design something using left over railing from the project and show it to the owner and it will be discussed at next meeting.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Solid wall was there and over $1,000 was spent to cut the wall out at owner’s request.  Owner still wants a step so there would still be the possibility of liability.

Moved by Watters seconded by Agnitsch that letter is sent to attorney regarding the barking dogs and the deadline of July 1st for City to handle it not the Sheriff’s office.  Roll call vote.  All aye. 

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve childcare storage building quote that child care committee recommends to the Council the lowest bid.  Mayor has approval to sign necessary paperwork to award, contract and notice to proceed.   Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Quotes were Norm Zimmerman $9,658 and Larry Otte $8,186.65.

Clerk will check on cost of brochures for Discover Wyoming and use the Welcome wagon funds if turned over to the City.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Dodge to approve EMC Insurance Policy.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.   Clerk assigned Resolution #1449.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve Resolution setting Public Hearing for FY 2013.   Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1450.

Clerk reported on LP use.

FY 2013 Annual Exam will be required.  Auditor’s website does not have requirements or sample RFP’s out yet.

Wyoming was not funded for the Sewer or Housing CDBG grants.  There may be additional funding released for sewer.  The committee was concerned that the project could not proceed in a timely manner.

Discussion was held on Green Street Bridge.  Bridges are paid with Local Option Tax and/or Road Use Tax money and that will be needed for streets this year.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to adjourn at 8:34 p.m.   Roll call vote. All aye. Motion carried.

 

Keith Somerville, Mayor                             Attest: Sheri Tjaden, City Clerk

 

 

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