REGULAR MEETING, October 14, 2013

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held October 14, 2013 at the City Hall. Council members present were Agnitsch, Dodge, Gravel, Taylor and Watters. Visitors: Shirley Jones-Midland Times, Rose Mere, Mitzi Washburn-Koranda and Kyle McKray-Anamosa Journal/Eureka.   Staff:  Tjaden.  Mayor Somerville called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.

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

AFLAC                                                           EMPLOYEE INS                         $308.85

AGVANTAGE FS, INC                                WHMC/ST SUP                            $199.07

ALLIANT UTILITIES                                     ELECTRIC                                $3,512.92

ALLIANT UTILITIES                                     OCT ELECTRIC                       $3,082.00

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES                     SEPT GARBAGE                      $2,645.73

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES                     OCT GARBAGE                        $2,656.80

BAKER & TAYLOR                                     LIBRARY BOOKS                      $118.05

BARB SAUNDERS                                     WHMC SUP                                    $56.17

BLADE PEST CONTROL, INC.                 CALKINS SERV                            $57.00

BOSS OFFICE SUPPLIES                        LIBRARY SUP                               $22.86

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES, INC.       FUEL STREETS/WATER          $219.64

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES               WA LABS                                        $15.00

CITY OF WYOMING                                    POSTAGE                                      $17.30

CITY OF WYOMING                                    CITY UTILITIES                            $284.40

CITY OF WYOMING                                    CALKINS BOOKKEEPING                   $700.00

CITY OF WYOMING                                    SW / WA TRANS                      $6,333.75

COLE LINEBURG                                       CALKINS SERV                          $158.00

DICK FISHWILD                             WHMC SUPP                               $216.45

DONI LINEBURG                                        WHMC SUPP                                 $20.32

DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP                      SW PROJECT-SRF                   $650.00

GEHL LAWN SERVICE                             CALKINS SERV                          $175.00

HAWKINS, INC.                                           WA CHEMICALS                         $690.69

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET         LIBRARY/LENLC/CALKINS         $26.65

IMFOA                                                            FALL CONF                                 $100.00

INGRAM BOOK COMPANY                      LIBRARY BOOKS                            $3.59

IOWA DNR                                                    ANNUAL WA FEE                         $66.00

IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES                        BUDGET WORKSHOP               $35.00

IOWA ONE CALL                                         WA SERV                                      $25.20

IOWA WORKFORCE                                  UNEMPLOYMENT                      $596.75

IPERS                                                            RETIREMENT                         $2,681.13

IRS                                                     FED/FICA TAXES                    $3,544.74

INFASTRUCURE TECH SOLUTIONS    CITY COMPUTER WORK           $21.25

JAKE GRAVEL                               CLOTHING ALLOWANCE          $27.26

JEANNE DEPPE                                         SIDEWALK GRANT                   $586.33

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL                        WA/SW SUPP                               $10.99

JONES COUNTY SOLID WASTE            2ND QTR FY2014                      $579.37

KEYSTONE LABORATORIES, INC.        WA LABS                                     $110.00

KIRKWOOD COLLEGE                              TRAINING LENLC                          $8.00

L J ROTH RECONSTRUCTION                WHMC                                  $102,596.80

L J ROTH RECONSTRUCTION                WHMC                                  $175,000.00

L.L.PELLING CO.                             STREET SUP                              $362.40

LITTLE EAGLES NEST                              LENLC TRANSFER                 $1,267.42

MAC WIRELESS, LLC                                CITY SERV                                     $60.57

MATT PARROTT AND SONS                   UTILITY BILLS                              $458.97

MIDLAND TIMES                                         LEGALS                                        $299.12

MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES                 LENLC                                             $62.50

MONTICELLO EXPRESS                          CITY SUPP                                    $98.25

NICOLE RUSHFORD                                 CONF.  MILEAGE                         $51.92

NORTHERN IOWA CONST PRO             STREETS SUPP                         $346.50

OBERBRECKLING CONSTRUCTION   CALKINS SERV                          $750.00

OBERBRECKLING CONSTRUCTION    CALKINS 1/2 CONTRACT   $16,450.00

OFFICE DEPOT                              LENLC/CITY SUPP                     $268.57

PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES          WHMC SERV                                 $86.00

PIONEER TELEPHONE                            CITY / LIBRARYSERV                    $9.81

PODHASKI INSURANCE, INC                 WATER METER READER           $29.00 REMLEY WILLEMS MCQUILLEN VOSS SW LEGAL SERV                            $483.75

RITA BALICHEK                             CALKINS SERV                            $75.00

ROGERS CONCRETE CONST                CALKINS SERV                     $19,980.00

ROHWEDDER TRUST                               PHONE SERV                               $25.00

SCHERRMAN'S IMPLEMENT                  TRACTOR SERV                         $45.44

SECURITY PRODUCTS OF DUBUQUE            CITY/WATER/CALKINS              $79.00

SHERRIE BENHART                                 CALKINS SERV                            $75.00

THE LIBRARY STORE                               LIBRARY SUP/SERV                $452.86

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              STATE TAX                                $1,654.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA              SALES TAX                               $2,706.00

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             INSURANCE                                        $3,713.92

UNITED HEALTHCARE                             NOV. INSURANCE                 $3,713.92

USA BLUEBOOK                                        WA SUPP                                     $215.57

VISA                                                  CITY/LIBRARY/LENCL          $1,154.89

VISA CARD                                                  CALKINS                                      $179.08

WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC                LENLC / LIBRARY SUP             $994.74

WAYNE POTTER                                        SIDEWALK GRANT                    $304.86

WENDLING QUARRIES, INC.                  ROAD STONE                              $112.47

WYOMING AUTO PARTS              STREETS /SW SUPP                 $182.64

WYOMING DRUG                                       WA/LIBRARY/CITY SUP              $17.85

WYOMING DRUG                                       WA BATTERIES                             $9.98

WYOMING MUTUAL PHONE CO.           CALKINS/CITY SERV               $221.40

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY                  LIBRARY POSTAGE                   $25.39

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH                     SIDEWALK GRANT                    $750.00

CHECKING                                                                                                  $365,932.85

ECICOG                                                        SEPT SERV                                $666.00

NUTRI JECT                                                 SLUDGE REPORT                 $2,860.00

SEWER GRANT                                                                                               $3,526.00

Revenue and Expenses for September 2013

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

15,144.68

 

9,067.26

Library Regular

 

113.54

 

1,694.20

Library Special

 

246.19

 

97.87

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

456,213.90

 

102,946.52

Calkins

 

36.39

 

22,115.43

Calkins Barn

 

1,351.21

 

 

Road Use Tax

 

4,636.17

 

3,665.65

Trust & Agency

 

2,621.33

 

1,805.08

Local Option Sales Tax

 

3,207.43

 

9,830.00

Rohwedder Trust

 

12.45

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

2,256.00

 

2,327.11

Debt Service

 

5,341.98

 

 

Water

 

13,194.71

 

25,126.09

Customer Deposits

 

100.00

 

145.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2,089.58

 

 

Water Reserve

 

1,067.75

 

 

Sewer

 

10,188.00

 

26,727.05

Sewer Sinking

 

2,306.67

 

 

Sewer Reserve

 

869.75

 

 

Storm Sewer

 

308.11

 

360.90

Childcare Enterprise

 

8,521.03

 

11,931.36

Childcare Sinking

 

1,124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

531,094.29

 

217,839.52

Moved by Dodge seconded by Watters to approve corrections to September minutes for housing grant descriptions.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Open Public Hearing at 7:01 for FY 2014 Budget amendment.  Not speakers for or against and no papers filed.  Mayor closed the Public Hearing at 7:02 p.m.

Department reports included the following: Permit application for new bar, geothermal well and plumbing for fire station needed.  Taylor will see who fire department wants to do the plumbing.

An update on the Sewer project and questions from DNR on the plans was given.

An update on the administrative order from IDNR regarding NPDES permit #5392001 for the waste water was given.  Attorney and engineers are working with the DNR.

Sludge report was reviewed.

Moved by Taylor to sell new non-radio read water meters to Oxford Junction for $90.  Motion died.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to sell new non-radio read water meters to Oxford Junction for $50.  Ayes- Dodge, Agnitsch, Watters and Gravel.  Nay-Taylor.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to sell old meters to Center Junction with Mayors to negotiate a price.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to get quotes on government prices for front tires for tractor and four tires for the truck.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Parking lot damages from the fire are not covered by insurance. Lot will be looked at next summer.

Dump truck frame is rusted and will be discussed at budget time.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Agnitsch to hold off until spring for maintenance on Washington Street from Main to Green.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to have member on streets committee talk to property owner regarding ditch work cost for city at 307 W. Main Street. All aye.  Motion carried. 

Parking at IDOT shop was discussed.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve estimate for sidewalk repairs in right of way cost is $3,100.00 with Rogers Concrete.  All aye. Motion carried. 

Olinís ordinance on dogs was reviewed and will be sent to attorney.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Dodge to have someone from the city attend the Jones County Hazard Mitigation Planning.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Public works, Rodenburg-Midland High School, Agnitsch-Council and fair board, and fire department should attend.  Hours of attendees count toward matching grant.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve the cost of $583,800.51 for restoration of the museum property and building from fire damages.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1478. All but the $500 deductible will be covered.

WHMC property for wall agreement will be needed.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND WYOMING CHILDCARE BOARD to amend section regarding school appointed may include an employee of the school district.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Clerk was instructed to go ahead with grants for park including branching out grant and a grant with the Midland FFA.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Agnitsch to approve Resolution to amend FY 2014 budget for fire damage to museum.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1479.

Moved by Dodge seconded by Gravel to approve Annual Finance Report for FY 2013.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Dodge to approve SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO LIEN EXEMPTION.   All aye.  Motion carried. 

Moved by Gravel seconded by Dodge to approve Resolution for lien on property for utilities.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1480.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve refund for liquor license and cigarette permit for Tedís Swinging Door.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Healthcare options will be looked in to.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Agnitsch to leave Calkins bookkeeping agreement as is. All aye.  Motion carried.

Magnets for recycling calendar is being researched for prices.

Moved by Watters seconded by Agnitsch to approve Clerk attending budget workshop in Iowa City.  All aye.  Motion carried. 

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to adjourn at 7:48 p.m.    All aye. Motion carried.

 

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