REGULAR MEETING, August 12, 2013

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held August 12, 2013 at the City Hall. Council members present were Taylor, Agnitsch, Dodge, Gravel and Watters. Visitors: Shirley Jones-Midland Times, Brad Robbins- Utility Service and Jim Eichhorn-WHMC.   Staff:  Rushford, Gravel and 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                                                           EMPLOY INS                               $275.64

AGVANTAGE FS                                         CALKINS/WHMC/ST                    $85.95

ALDEN OSTERKAMP                                LENLC BID                               $1,384.00

ALLIANT UTILITIES                         AUGUST BILL                          $3,608.81

ALLIANT UTILITIES                         UTILITIES                                  $3,162.05

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES                     JULY CONTRACT                   $2,547.75

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES                     AUGUST CONTRACT            $2,645.43

ANGIES WIEBERS                                     DEPOSIT REFUND                   $100.00

BENSON MASONRY INC                         CALKINS SERV                         $200.00

BIBLIONIX                                                     LIBRARY SERV                       $1,100.00

BLADE PEST CONTROL, INC.                 CALKINS SERV                           $57.00

BORST FURNITURE & UPHOLST          CALKINS SERV                         $210.00

BRODART CO.                                            LIBRARY SUP                              $84.24

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES                 CITY SUP                                     $256.98

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES               WATER SERV                              $75.00

CITY OF WYOMING                                    TRANS WA/SW-WA BILL      $6,741.85

CLARK'S SAW CENTER                           STREET SUP                                $36.90

DAKOTA SUPPLY GROUP                       METERS/WA AND SW         $53,858.07

DENNIS HOOVER                                      CALKINS SQUARE SUP          $180.00

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL                                    STREET SUP                                $34.99

HAWKEYE FIRE & SAFETY CO.             LENLC  SERV                               $12.20

HAWKINS, INC.                                           WA  SUP                                      $231.68

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET         LIBRARY SUP                              $30.19

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET         CALKINS SUP                              $21.15

HYGENIC LABORATORY                         SW SERV                                      $19.00

IAEYC                                                            LENLC  SERV                             $115.00

IDNR                                                              SEWER                                        $210.00

INGRAM BOOK COMPANY                      LIBRARY SUP                               $43.16

IOWA ONE CALL                                         WA SERV                                      $40.70

IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES                    WYOMING BROCHURES           $90.00

IPERS                                                            RETIREMENT                          $2,564.08

IRS                                                                 WITHHOLDING                        $3,329.17

J & R SUPPLY                                             WA/SW SUP                                $192.65

JAKE GRAVEL                                            MILEAGE                                       $44.88

JENNIFER ECKHARDT                             LENLC  SERV                               $27.00

KELTNER, INC                                            DUMP TRUCK REPAIRS      $1,284.03

L.L.PELLING CO.                                         STREET CONTACT/SUP     $29,598.30

L.L.PELLING CO.                                         CALKINS SERV/SUP             $5,882.53

L.W. ALLEN, INC                                         SW SUP                                       $164.36

LITTLE EAGLES NEST                              TRANSF FOR LOAN              $1,267.42

MAC WIRELESS, LLC                                PHONE SERV                              $60.75

MARIA BOOTS                                             CALKINS SUP                              $10.21

MIDLAND TIMES                                         LEGAL PUBLICATIONS             $260.41

MIDLAND TIMES                                         LEGAL PUBLICATIONS              $23.13

MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES                 LENLC SERV                                $62.50

MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES                 LENCL SERV-AUGUST              $62.50

OFFICE DEPOT                                           CITY/LIBR/CALKINS SUP          $60.44

PFEILER ELECTRIC                                  WA TOWER REPAIRS           $5,212.13

PIONEER TELEPHONE                            CITY PHONE SERV                    $12.81

PODHASKI INSURANCE, INC                 NEW AMBULANCE                               $367.00

POSTMASTER                                             POSTAGE                                    $138.00

REGISTER MEDIA                                      CALKINS                                      $285.00

ROHWEDDER TRUST                               CITY PHONE SERV                    $24.98

SECURITY PRODUCTS OF DUB            CITY/WA/CALKINS SERV          $79.00

SOPER PLBG. & HTG.                               LIBRARY REPAIRS                               $293.97

SOPER PLBG. & HTG.                               WA/SW SUP                                   $11.46

STAR EQUIPMENT                                     SW PUMP                                 $1,181.00

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             HEALTH INSUR                      $3,713.92

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             HEALTH INSUR-SEPT           $3,713.92

VISA                                                               LENLC/LIBRARY SUP              $246.50

VISA CARD                                                  CALKINS SQ SUP                     $208.40

VISA CARD                                                  CALKINS SQ SUP                     $131.83

WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC                LENLC/ LIBR/CALKINS SUP  $1,098.75

WENDLING QUARRIES, INC.                  SW SUP                                       $696.57

WYOMING AUTO PARTS                          WA SUP                                         $22.60

WYOMING DRUG                                       LIBRARY/CITY SUP                       $8.85

WYOMING DRUG                                       CITY/WA                                          $28.98

WYOMING MUTUAL TELEPHONE         PHONE SERV                            $221.24

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY                  POSTAGE                                      $27.75

WYOMING WELDING, INC.                       LOADER REPAIR                      $310.00

                                                                                                                         $140,386.76

                                               

LENLC GRANT ACCOUNT          

 

ALDEN OSTERKAMP                    BALANCE INVOICE                              $224.00

LENLC                                               CK 38266 FROM ENTERPRISE                   $1,384.00

LENLC                                               CDBG SHARE CK FROM ENTERPRISE     $5,229.55

LENLC                                               PLAY HOUSE/TRIKES                           $367.67

VISA                                                   SECURITY GATES                                $834.00

VISA                                                   COMMUNITY PLAYTHINGS TABLE               $202.39

                                                                                                                             $9,625.61

                                               

 

Revenue and Expenses for July 2013

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

7,974.49

 

31,754.11

Library Regular

 

7,540.17

 

2,229.49

Library Special

 

.03

 

112.75

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

225.99

 

2,644.64

Calkins

 

11.82

 

1,681.93

Calkins Barn

 

1,050.71

 

 

Road Use Tax

 

4,217.50

 

3,320.64

Trust & Agency

 

340.53

 

2,141.82

Local Option Sales Tax

 

3,241.08

 

 

Rohwedder Trust

 

12.86

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

3,680.00

 

1,045.00

Debt Service

 

958.59

 

 

Water

 

14,156.40

 

11,231.42

Customer Deposits

 

 

 

300.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2,089.58

 

 

Water Reserve

 

1,067.75

 

 

Sewer

 

11,025.23

 

9,239.00

Sewer Sinking

 

2,306.67

 

 

Sewer Reserve

 

869.75

 

 

Storm Sewer

 

327.21

 

11.00

Childcare Enterprise

 

10,096.64

 

12,669.52

Childcare Sinking

 

1,124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

72,460.42

 

78,381.32

Mayor opened Public Hearing on FY 2014 Budget amendment at 7:01 p.m.

Amendment for extra street work, half of meter project to come out of sewer instead of all water, water tower repairs and completion of childcare grant.  No speakers for or against. None filed.  Mayor closed the Public Hearing at 7:03 p.m.

Correspondence was reviewed.  Thank you was received from citizen for water that the Maquoketa Wal-Mart had donated during the boil advisory.  Anamosa Wal-Mart also offered to donate.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve Mayor executing documentation required for approval and submission of the environments review for Wastewater project and publish notice for finding of no significant impact.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to send the administrative order from Iowa DNR to correct violation of NPDES permit to the attorney for review and contact IIW to prepare a response on timeline.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve proposal for sludge judging and analysis for lagoons.  Cost is $2,180 for sludge judging and $680 per lagoon for analysis.  Roll call vote.  Ayes- Watters, Dodge, Agnitsch and Gravel.  Nay- Taylor. Motion carried.

Discussion of findings regarding sewer at 406 E. Webster Street was held regarding sewer backups.  Found a connection under the house, maybe an old floor drain.  Water was running and nothing was on.  Home owner may need better back up valve installed.  No other houses on the line have complained.  Started this year.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Dodge to approve water tank maintenance contract with Utility Service Co. Inc. including repairs for the tower, inspections, emergency service, future DNR requirements, washout bi-annually, future exterior and interior renovations included.  Lifetime warranty on coatings and workmanship.  The first ten years to be payments of $28,344 per annual.  Year eleven $11,201.  Contract will be reviewed by City attorney.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1468.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to have Watters does the drainage work and Potter will be billed for street repair, backhoe and wages.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel for each city to take care of their own employees when helping out with emergency repairs.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Taylor to approve quote from Eastern Iowa Dozing & Excavating Inc. for tree removal at 312 E. Green Street for $350.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Taylor to approve repair of storm drain on Main Street in front of Buchholtz Trucking.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve not turning water on after hours due to it being a non emergency.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to talk to customer that has not had radio read meter installed and if we have not heard by Friday send certified letter with shut off date.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND WATER READINGS to reflect customer not needing to turn in a meter now that we have installed radio read meters.  Also remove after hourís fee.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to WAIVE SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND WATER READINGS to reflect customer not needing to turn in a meter now that we have installed radio read meters. Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve THIRD AND FINAL READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND WATER READINGS to reflect customer not needing to turn in a meter now that we have installed radio read meters.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Ordinance # 374.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve additional sidewalk grant for Methodist church.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Watters seconded by Taylor to approve Mayor to execute documentation required for fire insurance claim with LJ Roth and authorize payment of bills covered by insurance regarding the Wyoming Historical Museum.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Insurance money will flow through the City.  Budget will need to be amended.

 Moved by Watters seconded by Dodge to approve Wyoming Historical Museum Commission lease with Hair It Is.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1469.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to accept resignation from Albert Boots for Wyoming Historical Museum Commission.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Sheriff Graver gave the report. 

Moved by Watters seconded by Taylor to approve recommendation from WHMC for Jean Oberbreckling to fill vacancy.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Watters seconded by Dodge to approve list of additional equipment to be purchased with USDA funds.  Childcare board having final decision on items to choose from list.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Closing date for USDA is September 30, 2013.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to approve FY 2014 budget amendment.    Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1470.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve FY 2013 Street Finance Report. Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1471.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Agnitsch to approve Resolution approving certification to the county treasurer for mowing liens.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1472.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Agnitsch to approve Mayor signing engagement letter with Ridihalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Co., P.C. at a cost of $2,250 for the FY 2013 Annual Exam. 

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve LP contact for FY 2014 at a price of 1.299 with AgVantage FS.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.   Clerk assigned Resolution #1473.

Moved by Watters seconded by Dodge to approve Resolution setting FY 2012 wages retroactive to July 1, 2013.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1474.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Taylor to have Iowa Codification prepare Ordinance amending lien exemption for delinquent water service charges to commercial rental property as well as residential rental property and annual update of Ordinance to City Code.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried. 

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to approve renewal of notary for City Clerk and Deputy Clerk.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to approve Clerk attending Fall IMFOA conference for certification renewal credits.  Roll call vote.   All ayes.  Motion carried. 

Moved by Taylor 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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