REGULAR MEETING, July 8, 2013

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held July 8, 2013 at the City Hall. Council members present were Taylor, Agnitsch, Dodge, Gravel and Watters. Visitors: Shirley Jones-Midland Times, Brad Robbins- Utility Service, Wayne Potter, Pat and Ted Emmert.   Staff:  Tjaden.  Mayor Somerville called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

AFLAC                                                           EMPLOYEE INS                          $247.08

AGVANTAGE FS                                         CITY FUEL/CALKINS              $1,066.04

ALLEN WILLMAN                                        CALKINS                                         $30.00

BOSS OFFICE SUPPLIES                        CITY SUP                                       $21.98

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES, INC.       CITY/SW/CALKINS                    $419.05

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES               WA/SW SERV                             $183.00

CITY OF WYOMING                                    POSTAGE                                      $11.96

CITY OF WYOMING                                    WA/SW TRANSFER               $6,333.75

CITY OF WYOMING                                    WA/SW CITY PAYS                   $600.08

COLE LINEBURG                                       CALKINS SERV                         $316.00

DATA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.                   WA/SW SOFTWARE                 $750.00

EASTERN IOWA TOURISM ASSOC       CALKINS                                      $135.00

ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LLC              LIBRARY                                      $250.00

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL                        ST SUPPLIES                                $21.99

HAWKINS, INC.                                           WA SUP                                        $115.96

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET         CALKINS/LIBRARY SUP            $54.59

IOWA DNR                                                    ANNUAL WA SUPPLY FEE         $60.14

INGRAM BOOK COMPANY                      LIBRARY BOOKS                         $79.36

IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES                        LEAGUE CONF                           $370.00

IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES                        FY 14 DUES                                 $393.00

IOWA ONE CALL                                         CITY SERV                                     $21.60

IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT              UNEMPLOYMENT                     $560.64

IPERS                                                            RETIREMENT                          $2,068.08

IRS                                                     FED/FICA TAX                          $2,792.07

JIM EICHHORN                              WHMC WINDOW                      $2,583.63

JONES COUNTY SHERIFF                      1/2 FY14 CONTRACT            $11,892.00

JONES COUNTY SOLID WASTE            1ST QTR ASSESSMENT          $579.38

L.L.PELLING CO.                             ST SUP                                       $481.60

LITTLE EAGLES NEST LEARNING CE  TRANSFERS                           $1,267.42

LOU SOMERVILLE TRUCKING, INC.     DEPOSIT REFUND                                    $8.02

MAC WIRELESS, LLC                                PHONE SERV                               $60.75

MIDLAND AMBULANCE                           FY14                                           $1,100.00

MIDLAND TIMES                                         PUBLICATIONS                           $183.01

NICOLE RUSHFORD                                 LIBRARY SUP                              $22.45

OFFICE DEPOT                              LENLC SUP                                  $78.48

OFFICE DEPOT                              CITY SUP                                       $58.23

OVERDRIVE                                                LIBRARY EBOOK SERV                       $346.35

PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES          LIBRARY/WHMC SERV           $179.94

PIONEER TELEPHONE                            CITY/WA/LIBRARY                      $11.90

PODHASKI INSURANCE, INC                 LENLC GARAGE                           $25.00

RICK WATTERS                                          CLOTHING ALLOWANCE        $250.00

ROHWEDDER TRUST                               PHONE SERV                             $24.98

SECURITY PRODUCTS OF DUBUQUE CITY/WA/CALKINS                                $79.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              STATE TAX                                $1,672.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              SALES TAX                               $2,316.00

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             INSURANCE                                         $3,713.92

UPSTART                                                     LIBRARY SUP                              $40.65

VISA                                                  LEAGUE CONF ROOMS          $446.12

VISA CARD                                                  CALKINS SUP                             $198.18

WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC                LENLC/LIBRARY/CITY             $986.83

WELTER STORAGE EQUIPMENT          CALKINS SERV                           $75.00

WENDLING QUARRIES, INC.                  CALKINS SUP                               $22.68

WYOMING AUTO PARTS              CALKINS/ST SUP                         $48.55

WYOMING DRUG                                       SW/LIBRARY                                   $5.85

WYOMING FIRE DEPARTMENT             FY14 AGREEMENT                 $3,850.00

WYOMING MUTUAL TELEPHONE         CITY/CALKINS/LENLC              $244.11

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY                  FY14 CONTRIBUTION           $7,210.00

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY                  LIBRARY POSTAGE                   $24.11

TOTAL                                                                                                              $56,987.51

 

CHILDCARE GRANT                    

ROGERS CONCRETE                               CEMENT PAD                          $1,045.00

ECICOG                                                        JUNE SERV                                $226.00

                                                                                                                             $1,271.00

                                   

 Revenue and Expenses for June 2013

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

4,640.37

 

7,135.89

Library Regular

 

120.31

 

1,482.19

Library Special

 

20.03

 

 

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

1,503.91

 

149.30

Calkins

 

51.93

 

3,255.12

Calkins Barn

 

550.66

 

75.00

Road Use Tax

 

3,960.86

 

1,982.28

Trust & Agency

 

185.60

 

1,637.65

Local Option Sales Tax

 

3,241.08

 

 

Rohwedder Trust

 

22,888.88

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

7,696.00

 

7,697.00

Debt Service

 

522.47

 

 

Water

 

11,566.10

 

12,692.33

Customer Deposits

 

200.00

 

145.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2,343.25

 

 

Sewer

 

9,696.01

 

7,491.27

Sewer Sinking

 

2,501.62

 

 

Storm Sewer

 

306.26

 

 

Childcare Enterprise

 

13,165.42

 

18,171.95

Childcare Sinking

 

1,124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

86,428.18

 

61,914.98

Discussion of sewer at 406 E. Webster Street was held regarding sewer backups and a back flow valve.  Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Taylor to have the section of sewer televised to see what the problem is.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Wayne Potter requested permission to run tile from his backyard South across the street to the drainage ditch.  Will check with Watters to see if that is a problem.  Trench will need to be dug across street.  Street will need to be patched.

Utility Service presented a maintenance program schedule of work and fees.  Council will talk to Public Works first and discuss next month.

Sheriff’s report was given.

Correspondence- Mediacom will be adding more channels.

IIW has prepared a letter for the IDNR questions on the facility plan.  Plan will utilize an ADS aerated rock filter; they do not expect to need additional ammonia level removal.  A geotechnical report was prepared on July 10, 2009.  Wastewater will be direct to the East lagoon cell during construction.  Improvements are restricted to the existing lagoon footprint.

Clarification is needed to see why they are recommending judging the sludge at the lagoons again when it was just done a couple of years ago.  

Special meeting will be held on July 17th at 6:30 p.m. for the Water Resource Restoration Project.  There is a deadline of July 19th for application.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to have valves on hand for Midwest Testing to replace customer shut off valves that are not working inside home when they install the radio read meters to keep the project going or if the homeowner wants to get their own plumber give them the option.  Roll call vote.  Ayes- Watters, Dodge, Agnitsch and Gravel.  Nay- Taylor.  Motion carried.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Taylor to approve contract for sewer grant services with ECICOG.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1459.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve funding agreement with IEDA for the sewer CDBG grant.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1460.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve authorization for Mayor to approve documentation mandated by Community Development Block Grant Program funding award for Wastewater Improvements.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1461.  These include policies on

Excessive force, RARA policy, procurement policy, code of conduct, affirmative fair housing policy and alternative signature authorization for the grant. 

Tjaden will meet with FEMA Thursday regarding tower hit by lightning, street damages and waste water pumping during the recent event.  A Hazard Mitigation Grant has opened up and Tjaden will see if the surge protection for the water tower at a cost of $1,985 is eligible under protection to critical facilities. 

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve purchasing a trash pump from Star Equipment at a cost of $1,181.  Roll call. Motion carried.

Moved by Watters seconded by Taylor to approve detour during the Christmas City Celebration.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried. 

Railing for sidewalk at Holly’s is ready for installation.

Three applications for sidewalk grants were received for FY 2014. 

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to have attorney look at dangerous dogs Ordinance.  Roll call vote. All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve Chicken permit at 208 W. Jones Street.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to approve landscaping and additional equipment to be purchased with USDA funds.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Closing date for USDA is September 30, 2013.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve closing date of June 30, 2013 for the CBDG Childcare facilities grant.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve ECICOG agreement for Housing Community Development Block Grant for administrative services.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1462.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve Iowa Prison Industries printing new Discover Wyoming brochures.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Watters to approve Ridihalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Co., P.C. at a cost of $2,250 for the FY 2013 Annual Exam.  State Auditor’s proposal was $4,500.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1463.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve Resolution to reduce interest rate for sewer revenue bond.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.   Clerk assigned Resolution #1464.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Watters to approve Resolution amend property tax lien for unpaid utility bill.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1465.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to set Public Hearing to amend FY 2014 budget.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1466.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Agnitsch to approve server computer from Infrastructure Technology Solutions, LLC. With Microsoft office 2013 for $1,164.00.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1467.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Dodge to approve Software and service agreement with Data Technologies for radio read meter.  Roll call vote.   Ayes- Watters, Dodge, Gravel and Agnitsch. Nay- Taylor.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1468.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve FYE 2013 water, sewer and storm sewer reports.

Park donations are being received.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to adjourn at 8:26 p.m.   Roll call vote. All aye. Motion carried.

 

Keith Somerville, Mayor                             Attest: Sheri Tjaden, City Clerk

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