REGULAR MEETING, May 12, 2014

The regular meeting of the Wyoming City Council was held May 12, 2014 at the City Hall. Council members present were Agnitsch, Gravel, Taylor and Hollingshead. Absent:  Washburn-Koranda.  Visitors: Karmen Jamison, Jim Eichhorn, Allen Willman, Nathan Lehrman, Frank Banigan-Allied Waste, Shirley Jones-Midland Times, and Kyle McKray-Anamosa Journal/Eureka.   Staff:  Gravel and Tjaden.  Mayor Somerville called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

AFLAC                        

INSURANCE

 $          202.80

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

ELECTRICITY-APRIL BILL

 $      3,170.52

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

CALKINS-MAY BILL          

 $            25.17

ALLIANT UTILITIES            

ELECTRICITY-MAY BILLS

 $      2,739.23

ALLIED WASTE SERVICES        

GARBAGE CONTRACT   -MAY           

 $      2,671.80

ANAMOSA PUBLICATIONS         

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          150.00

BARNHART CONSTRUCTION CO. INC.

CALKINS CONTRACTS

 $      8,828.22

BARNHART CONSTRUCTION CO. INC.

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          172.76

BARNHART CONSTRUCTION CO. INC.

CALKINS BALANCE CONTRACT

 $      8,588.21

BLADE PEST CONTROL, INC.     

CALKINS SERV                  

 $            57.00

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES, INC. 

CITY FUEL

 $          242.93

CHEM RIGHT LABORATORIES      

WA/SW LABS

 $          105.00

CITIZENS STATE BANK

DEMO,SIDEWALKS, BRIDGE LOANS

 $    65,649.32

CITY OF WYOMING              

TRANSFERS                     

 $      6,333.75

CITY OF WYOMING              

CITY/CALKINS/LENLC WA BILLS

 $          260.70

CITY OF WYOMING              

POSTAGE                       

 $               7.40

DENNIS HOOVER                

CALKINS SUP

 $          540.00

DICK FISHWILD                

WHMC SUP                      

 $            48.81

DONI LINEBURG                

WHMC SUP                      

 $            39.60

HAWKINS, INC.                

WA CHEMICALS                  

 $          548.55

HOLIDAY INN AIRPORT          

IMFOA -CLERK

 $          185.92

HOLLY'S TOWN SUPER MARKET    

WHMC SUP                      

 $            11.96

IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES       

STREETS SUP                   

 $            99.40

IOWA ONE CALL

SERVICES

 $            56.00

IPERS                        

IPERS                         

 $      2,032.28

IRS                          

FED/FICA TAX                  

 $      2,714.59

JOE ANDERS                   

DEPOSIT REFUND                

 $          100.00

JOHN MEYER                   

DEPOSIT REFUND                

 $          100.00

JONES COUNTY TOURISM ASSOC   

CALKINS DUES                  

 $            35.00

KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE   

GRAVEL CONT ED                

 $          270.00

KROMMINGA MOTORS INC         

STREETS SUP                   

 $          119.27

KURT GUDENKAUF               

ROTO-ROOTER                   

 $          321.00

LEE RUTENBECK CONSTRUCTION   

CALKINS CONTRACTS

 $      8,801.22

LITTLE EAGLES NEST LEARNING CENTER

TRANSFERS                     

 $      1,267.42

MAC WIRELESS, LLC            

CITY SERV                     

 $            61.22

MIDLAND TIMES                

LEGALS                        

 $          342.03

MIDWEST ALARM SERV.

LENLC

 $            64.38

NOONAN INSULATION            

CALKINS SERV                  

 $    13,780.00

OFFICE DEPOT                 

CALKINS/CITY SUP              

 $          107.48

PIONEER TELEPHONE            

CITY/LIBRARY SERV             

 $               9.79

RCS COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE 

WEBSITE                       

 $          750.00

REMLEY WILLEMS MCQUILLEN VOSS

LEGAL SERV   FOR SEWER                 

 $          551.25

RITA BALICHEK                

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          275.00

ROHWEDDER TRUST               

PHONE SERV                    

 $            25.00

SECURITY PRODUCTS OF DUBUQUE 

CITY/CALKINS SERV             

 $            79.00

SHERRIE BENHART              

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          275.00

SOPER ELECTRIC               

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          937.76

SOPER PLBG. & HTG.           

CALKINS SERV                  

 $          568.83

STATE HYGIENIC LABORATO      

SW LABS                       

 $            38.00

VISA                         

LIBRARY/LENLC SUPPLIES        

 $          197.04

WAL MART COMMUNITY BRC       

LIBRARY/LENLC SUP             

 $          891.20

WENDLING QUARRIES

WA/STREET SUP

 $          405.60

WYOMING AUTO PARTS           

CALKINS/STREETS SUP           

 $            25.46

WYOMING DRUG                 

CITY/LIBRARY SUP              

 $            28.26

WYOMING MUTUAL TELEPHONE CO. 

CITY/LENLC/CALKINS SERV       

 $          221.40

WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY       

POSTAGE                       

 $               3.02

TOTAL

 

 $  136,132.55

ECICOG                       

APRIL INVOICE

 $          259.00

CITY OF WYOMING              

ECICOG PAID BY ENTERPRISE ACCT   

 $          370.00

TOTAL GRANT ACCOUNT

 

 $          629.00

 

Revenue and Expenses for April 2014

Funds

 

Revenue

 

Expenses

General

 

36,669.24

 

42,063.16

Library Regular

 

2,322.95

 

3,805.18

Library Special

 

291.36

 

25.00

Wyoming Hist. Museum

 

2,146.70

 

3,544.41

Calkins

 

149,569.14

 

25,808.50

Calkins Barn

 

451.64

 

 

Road Use Tax

 

3,276.63

 

10,899.30

Trust & Agency

 

7,013.42

 

2,360.28

Local Option Sales Tax

 

2,913.42

 

 

Rohwedder Trust

 

12.46

 

 

Childcare Grant

 

 

 

 

Debt Service

 

14,292.61

 

 

Water

 

11,473.41

 

15,213.16

Customer Deposits

 

200.00

 

100.00

Water Sinking Fund

 

2,089.58

 

 

Water Reserve

 

1,067.75

 

 

Sewer

 

9,357.67

 

10,565.58

Sewer Sinking

 

2,306.67

 

 

Sewer Reserve

 

869.75

 

 

Sewer Grant

 

 

 

 

Storm Sewer

 

301.15

 

11.00

Childcare Enterprise

 

12,347.38

 

13,064.06

Childcare Sinking

 

1,124.42

 

 

Childcare Reserve

 

143.00

 

 

Totals

 

260,240.35

 

127,459.63

 

Mayor Somerville opened the FY 2014 Budget amendment Public Hearing at 7:00.  No speakers for or against.  No papers filed.  Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to close the Public Hearing.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Mayor Somerville closed the Public Hearing at 7:01.

Moved by Hollingshead seconded by Gravel to approve the FY 2014 budget amendment.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1516.

No Correspondence.

Waiting to hear back from Jon Tack-IDNR attorney regarding setting up a meeting to discuss the timeline requested by the DNR with the consent order.  Special meeting may be required.  Engineers will have to start over due to Emy Liu from the IDNR rejecting the plans.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve a Resolution for policy on garage floor drains. Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution # 1517.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Hollingshead to approve a flushing hydrant near Little Bear Apartments.  The ¾’- 1.5” lines are undersized and water pressure had been an issue for at least two years.  A 6” main would be the ideal solution but is not feasible at this time.   All aye. Motion carried. 

Watters will clean the storm drain at 405 W. Main Street.

Discussion was held on vacating a portion W. Summit Street.  Utilities are there.  Mayor will talk to Wilslef.

Watters and Somerville will work on preparing list of streets for repairs.

Discussion was held on retaining wall at Gudenkauf’s.  A ditch would be needed.

Webster Street Bridge was discussed, NE piling is tipping, may be one that wasn’t replaced.  Will get most recent inspection reports.

Discussion was held on RACKS steps that are 21” into the City property.  Liability is a concern if someone runs into them.  AC units hang over Museum property on the side and not on the roof as discussed.  Water running down East side of roof, may cause problems with museum basement wall.  Discussion was held on City permit applications, should be reviewed and updated, pretty vague as they are now.  Mayor will talk to RACKS to see if we can come up with a solution.

Sheriff’s report was given.  Discussed barking dog procedure.  Graver presented information on the alcohol compliance training.   

There are two vacant positions on the Planning & Zoning board.

Allied Waste presented Wyoming with a recycling recognition of 68 tons in 2013.

Wyoming has been awarded a Housing Community Development Block Grant.  Will need at least two more people on the housing board.

Moved by Hollingshead seconded by Taylor to approve Resolution amended the City of Wyoming’s EOE policy.  Roll call vote. All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1518.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to appoint Mel Hasse to the Wyoming Historical Museum Commission.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Taylor seconded by Gravel to approve Wyoming Fair Parade permit for July 11 at 6:30 p.m.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve an additional $500 towards the gazebo.  Donation was given by Casey’s General Store for that amount.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

City attorney emailed a sample section of an Ordinance on viscous dogs that she will review and have ready for the next Council meeting.  Council will review also.

Onslow’s attorney and our attorney are working together on the dangerous buildings.

Discussion on liquor licenses requirements were discussed. Will be left as is.   

Clerk informed Council June 1st payments to the bank for the loans looks like it is $4.08 over budgeted amount.  Discussion held on another budget amendment.  Clerk will double check at the bank.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Taylor to approve LP bid specs to be let and awarded at the June meeting.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.

Moved by Gravel seconded by Hollingshead to approve Resolution to transfer remaining balance of childcare grant fund to the childcare enterprise fund in the amount of $150.28.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1519.

Portzen Construction will get back to the City regarding childcare furnace incorrectly installed and causing problems. 

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve Resolution for transfer from Local Option Sales tax to Debt Service fund for the Webster Street bridge loan.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Clerk assigned Resolution #1520.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to approve a $780 credit for insurance for buildings due to an error when EMC calculated premium.  Credit to be divided by departments with same formula used for original billing.  Roll call vote.  All aye.  Motion carried.  Final worker’s compensation bill for new insurance has not been received yet.

Clerk reported that the worker’s compensation audit for the previous year was held.  Midland FFA donated Christmas tree books to the City.  Clerk reported on website.  Will get new pictures from Museum and Calkins.

Small City Workshop being held by the league in June.  Council members will notify clerk by June 1if they are interested.

Willman addressed the Council regarding Midland Ambulance funding.  Stated other towns have contributed. 

Eichhorn let the Council know there is additional insurance on the museum.

Moved by Agnitsch seconded by Gravel to adjourn at 8:32 p.m.    All aye. Motion carried.

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