Minutes 10/12/2015

Rolfe Regular Council Meeting/Public Hearing

Monday October 12, 2015

Rolfe Community Center, 6:30pm

Mayor Julie Lancaster called the meeting to order at 6:30pm.   Council present Al Kuchenreuther, Dan Allen, Tom Andersen, absent Joe Ramaekers and Carl Struve. 

Andersen/Kuchenreuther moved to approve he consent agenda including agenda, bills, 9/14/15 minutes and building permit for Dawson. All ayes. Carried.

De Sindergard gave treasurer’s report, went through monthly transactions, everything appears fine.  Kuchenreuther/Allen moved to approve treasurer’s report.  All ayes. Carried.

Clerk stated she will be gone October 21st-23rd to IMFOA/Data Tech, meet the candidates is scheduled for October 26th at 6:30 in Community Center and informed council of Horizon’s closing down due to new legislative laws, Pocahontas Solid Waste is looking for alternative location.

Mayor commented that all dogs need to be leashed and licensed.

Citizen Comments – Dave Sandvig informed council of junk in neighborhood, Mayor will follow up.

Patrick Mooney new Pocahontas County EMS director introduced himself to council.  Mooney demonstrated the AED instructions and informed council and residents of various programs he is working on.

Allen/Andersen moved to accept the water survey.  All ayes. Carried.

Junk /junk vehicles were addressed.  Allen/Kuchenreuther moved to two/remove remaining junk at J. Benedicts. All ayes. Carried.  Allen/Andersen moved to tow travel trailer at A. Devlin’s.  All ayes. Carried.  Andersen/Allen moved to have green sedan towed if not moved by 10/18/15. Cunningham trailer Kuchenreuther/Allen moved to approve a final one month extension to license trailer.  All ayes. Carried.

Mayor opened the public hearing at 7:00pm on approving plans and specifications, form of contract and engineer’s estimate of cost for water plant project. There were no written or oral objections, with no questions or concerns from public the mayor closed the meeting at 7:01pm. Nick Freiderickson handed out an updated cost estimate.  Has been a lot of interest in project.  DNR has approved permit. Andersen/Kuchenreuther moved to approve plans and specifications, form of contract and engineer’s estimate of cost.  All ayes. Carried.

City received one RFP from MIDAS Council of Governments for technical administrative serves for the CDBG Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation housing project.  Council scored MIDAS highly according to tabulation sheet. 

Kuchenreuther/Andersen moved to award MIDAS Council of Governments contract to perform the technical administrative services for the CDBG Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation housing project.  All ayes. Carried.

Mayor opened the public hearing at 7:30pm on the matter of the authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of not to exceed $372,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, in order to provide funds to pay for costs of the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair, and equipping of waterworks, water mains, and extensions, and real and personal property, useful for providing potable water to residents of the city, including acquisition and installation of a new water tank aerator and construction of new roof of water plant, for essential corporate purposes, and that notice of the proposed action by the Council to institute proceedings for authorization of the Loan Agreement and the Issuance of the Notes had been published as provided by Sections 384.24A and 384.25 of the code of Iowa.  There were no written or oral objections, with no questions or concerns from public the mayor closed the meeting at 7:32pm. 

Andersen/Allen moved to approve Resolution #602, Resolution instituting proceeding to take additional Action for the issuance of Not to exceed $372,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes.  Ayes: Kuchenreuther, Allen and Andersen.  Carried.

Kuchenreuther/Allen moved to approve the form of Tax Exemption Certificate be placed on file.  Ayes.  Andersen, Allen and Kuchenreuther. Carried.

Kuchenreuther/Andersen moved to approve Resolution #603, Resolution approving and authorizing a form of Loan Agreement and Authorizing and providing for the issuance of $372,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2015, and Levying a tax to pay the notes.  Ayes: Allen, Andersen and Kuchenreuther. Carried.

Kuchenreuther/Andersen moved to adjourn at 7:34pm.  All ayes. Carried.

 

Mayor, Julie Lancaster

ATTEST:

City Clerk, Angela Montag