MAY 27, 2014
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in regular session at 5:00 o’clock PM on
May 27, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem Nobles. Council Members present were Groote, Nobles per phone and Buchholtz. Absent Pedley, Henningsen and Mayor Johnson. Also present at the meeting City Administrator Glenn Anderson, City Clerk Kris Vipond. Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Groote to approve the consent agenda as follows: approve minutes from previous meeting; approve bills and bills paid in vacation. All voted Aye. Nay none.
ALLIANT SHARED MAINT 29,163.83
ATCO INT LIBERATOR 241.75
BSN SPORTS STRIPING 131.99
CENTER SPORTS SHIRTS 645.00
CITY OF SIBLEY CAF MED/UTILITY PYMTS 5,169.35
COLLECTION SERV CNTR MISC DED 67.19
COVENTRY HEALTH CAF HEALTH/INS 20,910.14
D & K PRODUCTS FERTILIZER 555.00
DEPT OF ENERGY PURCHASE POWER 39,184.27
DGR ENGINEERING RICE NESHAP 2,094.56
HENRY EEKHOFF HERSHEY TRACK MEET 20.00
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX 8,593.60
FERGUSON WATERWORKS METERS/GASKET 1,325.25
FLINN SCIENTIFIC STEM SUPPLIES 107.26
HANCOCK CONCRETE ALLEY MAIN 528.00
SARA HIBMA COACH/FIELD PREP 200.00
HILLYARD HAND SOAP 110.34
I WIRELESS CELL PHONE SERV 85.57
IA ONE CALL LOCATE CALLS 34.20
JACKIE KANNEGIETER JANITOR 240.00
LEWIS DRUG CLOROX/SUNSCREEN 26.73
LOCAL UNION UNION DUES 502.63
MATT LOWE SPORTS/FITNESS 256.16
MARCO JODI SOFTBALL REFUND 25.00
MERCEDES BENZ GARBAGE TRUCK 30,350.72
MIDWEST COKE POP 302.40
NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY SAFETY PROGRAM 194.50
NOTEBOOM IMP PARTS 8.30
NW IA PLANNING DUES 1,259.10
OFFICE ELEMENTS PRINTER LEASE 61.48
PEARSON BILL OVERPAY GOLF DUES 40.00
PITNEY BOWES MAIL MACHINE RENT 420.00
PLIC SBD GRAND ISLAND LIFE FAMILY 166.04
PRESTO X PEST CONTROL 36.13
REGIONAL TRANSIT VEHICLE LEASE 373.48
SEH INC FELDKAMP ESTATES 153.69
SEIVERT BRIAN VENT 74.19
SMIDT VERLYN YOUTH GLOVES 83.98
THE LIFEGUARD STORE SWIM SUITS 521.48
THINER LYNELLE FOOD 246.64
TITLE COMPANY LIEN SEARCH 150.00
UPS SHIP SAMPLE 10.84
VILLANUEVA RAMONA JANITOR 350.00
WASHINGTON NATIONAL CANCER INS 86.26
TAYLER WASMUND REFEREE 24.00
WIT FIRE SCHOOL 225.00
ZIMCO FERTILIZER 2,071.60
TOTAL ACCNTS PAYABLE 147,427.65
PAYROLL CHECKS NET PAY 26,461.30
PAID TOTAL 173,888.95
REPORT TOTAL 173,888.95
Doll Dist Beer 531.75
Community Bank Credit Card Fees 111.23
RPGI Purchase Power 86,096.30
Osceola Co Rural Water Water 13,968.24
US Postmaster Postage 314.98
Verlyn Smidt Health Ins Reimb 247.45
Gary Obbink Health Ins Reimb 1,777.22
Bob O’Leary Health Ins Reimb 166.14
Connie Mataloni Health Ins Reimb 1,008.91
Doll Dist Beer 153.15
Jeddeloh Inc City Car 16,735.54
Kris Vipond Health Ins Reimb 195.20
Johnson Brothers Beer 143.00
State Treasurer Sales Tax 8,040.00
FUND TOTAL – Electric $159,791.92, Water $19,360.13, Sewer $2,150.31, Garbage $1,308.48, Capital Reserve $19,757.56, Golf $4,640.36, Health Insurance $3,394.92, General $4,971.92, Road Use Tax $1,130.31, Employee Benefits $487.43, Feldkamp Estates $153.69, Electric Improvement $1,799.56, Transit $386.32.
Steve Hallgren was present to give Council an update on changes that had been approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission to the proposed zoning ordinance, including the addition of a “Neighborhood Commercial” zoning area.
Councilmember Nobles introduced the following Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE REPLACING ORDINANCE 600-05 SIBLEY ZONING ORDINANCE ADOPTED OCTOBER 24, 2005 AND AMENDMENTS THERETO” and moved that it be passed to a second reading. Councilmember Buchholtz seconded the motion to move to a second reading. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 3. Nay 0.
The Mayor Pro-Tem announced that this was the time and place for the Public Hearing and meeting on the matter of a sale of all or part of real estate owned by the City of Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa by public auction. John and Lillian Berry were present to give Council a review of their plans for the building, including fixing up the outside and roof within the first year and then working on the inside of the building with multiple uses being considered. The Mayor Pro-Tem then asked the Clerk whether any oral or written objections had been filed. There being no oral or written comments Mayor Pro-Tem Nobles declared the Public Hearing closed.
Councilperson Nobles introduced Resolution No 1278-14, Directing the Sale of All or Part of the City’s Interest in Real Property and moved that the same be adopted. Councilperson Buchholtz seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 3. Nay 0.
Wayne Poss, Street Superintendent was present at the meeting to get Council approval to order a new street plow truck. Two bids were received as follows: Sanitation Products Inc., Sioux Falls, SD in the amount of $125,106.00 and Northern Truck Equipment Corp., Sioux Falls, SD in the amount of $124,647.00. Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to accept low bid from Northern Truck Equipment Corp., Sioux Falls, SD in the amount of $124,647.00. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Councilperson Nobles introduced Resolution No 1279-14, Amending the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2014 and moved that the same be adopted. Councilperson Buchholtz seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 3. Nay 0.
Councilmember Nobles arrived at the meeting.
Councilmember Groote introduced the following Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE I ADMINISTRATION; CHAPTER 4 STANDARD PENALTY” and moved that it be passed to a second reading. Councilmember Buchholtz seconded the motion to move to a second reading. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 3. Nay 0.
Cory Dykstra Water Operator was present at the meeting to inform the Council that the swimming pool is losing a significant amount of water, approximately 73000 gallons a day which is about $105.00 per day. In the fall Cory will ask Rehab Systems to camera the pool. Sibley Sheet Metal said one of the two boilers is on its last leg. Rick Stanton said there is a one week turn around. Cory said that the boiler could be considered for next spring. Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Groote to buy a boiler if needed before then for up $13,000.00. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Groote to approve moving a water main and well line so that it is not in line with the railroad addition at an estimated cost of $50,000. All voted Aye. Nay none. Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Groote to approve the Engineering agreement with ViaRail Logistics, LLC of Maribel, WI in the amount of $7,500.00. All voted Aye. Nay none.
The Council reviewed the FY15 agreement for transportation services with Regional Transit Authority/RIDES, Inc. Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to authorize the mayor to sign the agreement. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Councilperson Nobles introduced Resolution No 1280-14, Regarding the Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Plan for the City of Sibley, Iowa and moved that the same be adopted. Councilperson Buchholtz seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 3. Nay 0.
Reviewed Golf Commission requests for windows and shrub removal, City Clerk will contact them to go ahead with windows and to let them know there may not be help available for shrub removal if they want it done soon.
Council concerns and the Administrators report were given.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Groote to adjourn at 6:37 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Kristen L. Vipond