REGULAR MEETING, January 13, 2014

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held January 13, 2014 at the City Hall. Council members present were Gravel, Taylor, Washburn-Koranda and Hollingshead. Visitors:  Shirley Jones-Midland Times, Wayne Potter, Sheriff Graver and Kyle McKray-Anamosa Journal/Eureka.   Staff:  Tjaden.  Mayor Somerville called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

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

 

AFLAC                        

INSURANCE

$253.50

ALLEN MASONRY                

CALKINS SERV                  

$10,000.00

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

UTILITES

$3,154.19

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

CALKINS SERV                  

$1,442.70

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

CALKINS SHED

$60.41

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES        

NOV CONTRACT

$2,656.80

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES        

DEC CONTRACT

$2,656.80

BAKER & TAYLOR               

LIBRARY SUP

$15.68

BLADE PEST CONTROL, INC.     

CALKINS SERV                  

$57.00

BRETT MOORMAN

DEPOSIT REFUND

$100.00

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES, INC. 

STREETS SUP

$165.50

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES      

WA SERV

$15.00

CITIZENS STATE BANK          

CITY/CALKINS/LIB SERV

$39.50

CITY OF WYOMING              

CALKINS SUP

$25.11

CITY OF WYOMING              

TRANSFERS

$6,333.75

CITY OF WYOMING              

UTILITIES

$419.37

DATA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.      

CITY SUP

$85.70

EASTERN IOWA TOURISM

CALKINS SERV                  

$395.00

JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL         

STREETS/WA/SW SUP

$465.51

HAWKINS, INC.                

WA SUP

$668.17

HEINS TIRE & AUTO            

TRACTOR TIRES                 

$553.56

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET    

WHMC SUP                      

$16.86

IMFOA

CITY DUES

$40.00

IOWA MUSEUM ASSOCIATION      

WHMC DUES

$40.00

IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES       

CALKINS/STREETS SUP

$627.55

IOWA ONE CALL

WATER SERV

$14.60

IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT   

UNEMPOYMENT                   

$517.59

IPERS                        

IPERS                         

$3,388.52

IRS                          

FED/FICA TAXES                

$4,644.86

J & R SUPPLY                 

WA SUP

$47.70

JONES COUNTY SOLID WASTE     

ASSESSMENT

$579.38

DICK FISHWILD                

WHMC SUP                      

$18.01

L J ROTH RECONSTRUCTION      

WHMC SERV                     

$40,959.71

L.L.PELLING CO.              

DEPOSIT REFUND

$41.33

LITTLE EAGLES NEST LEARNING CE

TRANSFERS

$1,267.42

MAC WIRELESS, LLC            

CITY SERV                     

$60.57

MIDLAND TIMES                

LEGAL PUB/LIB SERV

$261.61

MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES       

JAN LENLC SERV                   

$64.38

MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES       

FEB LENLC SERV                    

$64.38

OBERBRECKLING CONSTRUCTION   

CALKINS SERV                  

$1,000.00

OFFICE DEPOT                 

LENLC/CITY/LIB SUP

$178.79

PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES    

LIBRARY/WHMC SERV

$185.34

PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES    

WHMC SERV                     

$89.28

PIONEER TELEPHONE            

CITY SERV                     

$9.72

REMLEY WILLEMS MCQUILLEN VOSS

LEGAL SERV

$792.25

ROHWEDDER TRUST              

PHONE      

$25.00

SCHERRMAN'S IMPLEMENT        

STREETS SUP

$487.19

SECURITY PRODUCTS OF DUBUQUE 

CITY/TOWER/CALKINS SERV

$79.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA     

STATE TAXES                   

$1,563.00

TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA     

SALES TAX                     

$2,427.00

UNITED HEALTHCARE            

INSURANCE

$3,713.92

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH      

SIDEWALK GRANT                

$172.27

UNITY POINT CLINIC

DATE MEMBERSHIP

$30.00

VISA                         

LIBRARY SUP

$80.98

VISA CARD                    

CALKINS SUP

$120.08

VISA CARD                    

CALKINS JAN BILL

$124.83

WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC       

LENLC/LIB SUP

$885.86

WYOMING MUTUAL TELEPHONE CO. 

CITY/CALKINS/LENLC SERV

$383.40

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY       

IMPEST

$28.19

WYOMING WELDING, INC.        

STREETS SERV

$20.00

 

 

$94,613.82

SEWER GRANT ACCT

   

EICIOG

DEC SERV

 $    148.00

 

 

Revenue and Expenses for December 2013

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

5,717.92

 

14,216.87

Library Regular

 

2,819.13

 

2,674.49

Library Special

 

.02

 

84.76

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

2,062.93

 

118,754.11

Calkins

 

23.12

 

11,881.14

Calkins Barn

 

501.19

 

 

Road Use Tax

 

4,058.29

 

3,757.10

Trust & Agency

 

1,079.77

 

2,566.84

Local Option Sales Tax

 

3,318.41

 

 

Rohwedder Trust

 

12.87

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

 

 

 

Debt Service

 

5,489.45

 

 

Water

 

13,200.79

 

9,697.02

Customer Deposits

 

 

 

145.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2,089.58

 

 

Water Reserve

 

1,067.75

 

 

Sewer

 

10,571.14

 

9,126.68

Sewer Sinking

 

2,306.67

 

 

Sewer Reserve

 

869.75

 

 

Sewer Grant

 

16,400.00

 

16,951.00

Storm Sewer

 

323.46

 

 

Childcare Enterprise

 

14,829.39

 

12,033.18

Childcare Sinking

 

1124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

88,009.39

 

201,888.19

 

Correspondence regarding budget requests was provided.

Wayne Potter addressed the Council regarding the traffic on his street including snow mobiles.  Mayor will talk to property owner to come up with a possible solution. 

IIW will attend February Council meeting.  Final cost estimate not ready, some items are not on the plans yet.  Still waiting on approval from the IDNR on the rock filter design yet.   

Moved by Taylor seconded by Washburn-Koranda to approve LL Pelling proposal for material quotes.  Roll call vote.  All aye. Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1494.

Discussion on sewer at 217 E. Green Street was held regarding improper repair when new water main was installed causing plugging.  Will see if public works can do the repair or if it needs to be hired.  Should not be residents cost.

Budget FY 2015 meetings set for January 20th and 27th if needed at 6 p.m..   

Moved by Gravel seconded by Hollingshead to approve Resolution updating non-sufficient fund policy.    Roll call vote.  All ayes.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1495.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Hollingshead to approve 2013 wage report.

Roll call vote. All aye.  Motion carried.

 

Agnitsch, Steve

 

Council

 

 $         560.00

Barnes, Cody

 

Library

 

 $     1,196.63

Beeson, Doris

 

Childcare

 

 $     2,882.11

Beeson, Stephanie

 

Childcare

 

 $     2,106.29

Boots, Maria

 

Calkins

 

 $         310.00

D'Apice, Angela

 

Childcare

 

 $     5,708.20

Dodge, Kelly

 

Council

 

 $         520.00

Dusanek, Cleo

 

Calkins

 

 $           42.50

George, Melissa

 

Childcare

 

 $     2,013.59

Gravel, Jake

 

Public Works

 

 $   24,404.30

Gravel, Rod

 

Council

 

 $         560.00

Gudenkauf, Quarrie

 

Childcare

 

 $     2,436.45

Gudenkauf, Susan

 

Childcare

 

 $     9,772.84

Huston, Demi

 

Library

 

 $           45.00

Kasner, Elizabeth

 

Childcare

 

 $   22,880.00

Leonard, Shelby

 

Childcare

 

 $         155.88

Mclaughlin, Nancy

 

Childcare

 

 $   14,843.64

Pestka, Kelsey

 

Childcare

 

 $     2,805.74

Rushford, Nicole

 

Library/City Hall

 

 $   20,155.98

Somerville, Keith

 

Mayor

 

 $     2,000.00

Taylor, Craig

 

Council

 

 $         400.00

Tjaden, Sheri

 

City Hall

 

 $   28,626.53

Vacek, Joy

 

Childcare

 

 $     5,486.66

Ward, Ashley

 

Childcare

 

 $     4,957.44

Watters, Chris

 

Council

 

 $         600.00

Watters, Richard

 

Public Works

 

 $   31,898.35

Wright, Shirley

 

Library, Calkins

 

 $     1,590.20

Total Wages

 

 

 

 $ 188,958.33

 

Website budgeted for was discussed.  Clerk will contact places for more information and prices.

Sheriff Graver gave the report.  Dog bite and breed was discussed.  Dog has been removed.  Meth lab cleanup was discussed.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Hollingshead to appoint the following: City Clerk-Sheri Tjaden, Deputy Clerk-Nikki Rushford, Street Superintendent and Zoning Administrator-Rick Watters, Water and Wastewater Superintendent-Jake Gravel.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1496.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Washburn-Koranda to appoint the Midland Times as the official newspaper.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1497.

Moved by Washburn-Koranda seconded by Taylor to have Mayor talk to Knuth to see if he would be interested in Wyoming City Attorney.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve the following for Mayor pro tem and standing committees:

 

MAYOR PRO TEM                                       Agnitsch

PERSONNEL                                                Mayor

WATER/SEWER COMMMITTEE               Agnitsch, Taylor

PURCHASING, EQUIPMENT                    Taylor, Gravel

STREETS/SIDEWALKS/ALLEYS              Mayor, Hollingshead

LANDFILL COMMISSION:                       Gravel

E-911:                                                             Willman

FINANCE                                                      Council

LIBRARY                                                      Agnitsch

WHMC                                                           Agnitsch

CALKINS                                                      Hollingshead & Clerk

WYOMING AREA BETTERMENT              Mayor

PLANNING & ZONING                              Clerk-Staff for board

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT                        Clerk-Staff for board

JONES CO. EMERGENCY MANAG.        Willman, Somerville

CHILDCARE                                                Washburn-Koranda

 

Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Discussion regarding changing the Ordinance on Council attendance for meetings was discussed.  Missing three of the regular meetings is considered cause for removal.

Clerk reported on CDL physicals, league webinars, items listed in league magazine for first 90 days, and that the property exchange did not go through.  New owners wanted to buy property as is so they could move forward.  Property deeds need to be redone.  Clerk needs information from new owners.

Moved by Washburn-Koranda seconded by Gravel to adjourn at 7:59 p.m.    All aye. Motion carried.

 

 

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