Council Minutes 04/09
City of Rolfe Council Meeting/Public Hearing
Monday, April 9, 2012,
Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
Mayor Hayek called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. Council Present Joni Ham, Joe Ramaekers and David Thoren. Absent John Thoren and Lana Pratt. Ham/D. Thoren moved to approve the consent agenda including bills with corrections, 3/12/12 & 3/20/12 minutes, no building permits submitted. All ayes. Carried. Councilwoman Lana Pratt arrived at meeting at 6:38pm.
De Sindergaard gave treasurer’s report for January, February and March 2012. D. Thoren /Ramaekers moved to approve treasurer’s report. All ayes. Carried.
Chief Westering mentioned he is not always getting dispatched to calls. Pratt asked if police log could be posted.
Council Comment on mower blades. Blades have been sharpened.
Unfinished business: It will cost $3600.00 for new blower for John Deere, $ 4600.00 for Kaboda no action at this time. City attorney Greg Stoebe arrived at 6:50pm.
Chief explained company won’t take payments for new vest. Will address again when start new budget in July.
Al Ripperger on behalf of Rosemary White explained she will not sign the right of way maintenance agreement, they feel they should not have to pick up the garbage that is put in area. Mayor tabled discussion.
Mayor called to go into public hearing on Budget amendment. No comments or concerns on the budget amendment. Mayor closed the public hearing at 7:05.
Mayor called to go back to land maintenance agreement. Ham would like to leave the wording of agreement as is. The city council agreed to go in and clean up the property one time if White’s maintain. Ham/D.Thoren moved to do a onetime cleaning of the property before the signing of the agreement. All ayes. Carried.
Council advised any alterations done to city vehicles should be approved by Council. Council approved to sell 1986 GMC truck and accept sealed bids until June 8th by 4pm and open bids at June 11th Meeting.
Wes Brown from Bolton & Menk gave update on lift station project, since CDBG was not awarded how we wish to continue. D.Thoren/Ham moved to approve option #4 –New 8” Forcemain/New Lift Station and apply again next year for CDBG funding to finish project.
D. Thoren/ Pratt to approve Public hearing for SRF funding for May 14th at 7pm. All ayes. Carried.
Ham/D. Thoren moved to approve the CDBG housing expenses. MIDAS – General Administration (Feb-Mar 2012) –Total Cost - $903.00 – CDBG - $903.00. All ayes. Carried.
Mayor called for a short 5 minutes recess, then reconvene in executive session according to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i) due to possible litigation. Mayor called to enter open session at 8:20.
Ham/D. Thoren moved to pay medical expense of $173.76 of medical bill, after a medical release has been signed. All ayes. Carried.
Ham/D. Thoren moved to adjourn at 8:30pm. All ayes. Carried.
Michael Hayek, Mayor
Angela Schneider, City Clerk
Created on 06/19/2012 08:47 AM by AngieSchneider
Updated on 06/19/2012 09:01 AM by AngieSchneider