CITY OF SIBLEY
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in regular session at 5:00 o’clock PM on September 23, 2013. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Nobles, Pedley, Groote, Buchholtz and Henningsen. Absent none. Also present at the meeting City Administrator Dan Janssen, City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Groote to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Henningsen seconded by Buchholtz to approve the consent agenda as follows: approve minutes from previous meeting, approve bills and bills paid in vacation, approve Dyno Oil Co. #53 Class E Liquor License, Class B Wine Permit, Class C Beer Permit with Sunday Sales and reappoint Dennis Hoffman, Lila Hatting and Curt Van Kley to the Planning and Zoning Commission for another five year term. All voted Aye. Nay none.
ADVANCED SYSTEMS COPIER LEASE 93.85
AEROMIX AERATOR REPAIR 338.00
ALLIANT ELECTRIC/GAS 1,228.87
ALPHA WIRELESS NEW RADIOS 1,630.00
BOMGAARS PUMP/MOTOR 289.98
BOSMA WATER SPLASH 31.80
BROWN SUPPLY HYDRANT REPAIR 1,087.77
BSN SPORTS FOOTBALL FLAGS 38.64
CITY OF SIBLEY CAF MED 643.66
CITY OF SIBLEY UTILITY PYMT 4,736.29
COLLECTION SERV CENTER MISC DED 67.19
CONTINENTAL RESEARCH PINS/COTTERS 80.57
COVENTRY HEALTH CAF HEALTH 15,353.50
DEKOTER THOLE HANDBOOK UPDATE 434.78
DEPART OF ENERGY PURCHASE POWER 46,338.84
DGR ENGINEERING WTR TOWER/ENGINEERING 11,172.09
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX 8,914.46
HALLETT MATERIALS PEA GRAVEL 220.27
HD SUPPLY PIPE/GASKET 251.54
SARA HIBMA 5TH QTR CLEAN/FIX 60.00
HICKORY TECH PHONE SERV 985.42
HIGH VOLTAGE EQUIP TESTING 4,172.60
HILLYARD ROLL TOWELS 152.30
I WIRELESS CELL PHONE SERV 88.13
IN CONTROL INC ENGINEERING SCADA 4,457.00
IOWA ONE CALL LOCATE CALLS 43.20
JCL SOLUTIONS LINERS 106.44
KANNEGIETER, JACKIE JANITOR 240.00
LOCAL UNION UNION DUES 436.05
MATT LOWE REPAIR/PAINT 151.26
M & J LLC BAR/ROLL TOWELS 28.09
MANGOLD TESTING 215.00
MATHESON TRI GAS TANK LEASE 105.90
NW EQUIPMENT DISK 172.67
NOVELTY MACHINE BAR SCREEN 43.12
NW IA PLANNING & DEVLP DAVIS BACON COMPLIANCE 4,600.18
OFFICE ELEMENTS LEASE CONTRACT 76.40
OSCEOLA CO AUDITOR SEWER/WATER 165,950.94
OSCEOLA ELECT COOP ELECTRIC 29.10
PHOENIX FABRICATORS WATER STORAGE 38,480.70
PLIC SBD GRAND ISLAND LIFE INS 166.04
ROAD GUY CONST SEAL COAT 115,296.33
RON’S REPAIR EXHAUST REPAIR 126.90
ROSS CHEMICAL CHEMICALS 71.40
SEH FELDKAMP EST 4,404.04
SERVICES UNLIMITED SCADA CONTROL 25,939.78
SHAUGHNESSY’S MYFL DONUTS 30.99
SHEEHAN MACK LOADER CONTRACT 1,870.00
SIBLEY PIZZA RANCH 5TH QTR PIZZA 162.00
SIOUX CITY IRON PIPE/CAP 226.02
TEAM LAB DEGREASER 1,636.25
TEERINK CONCRETE CUT SLABS 344.00
UPS SHIP SAMPLE 32.68
VAN WERT METERS 5,724.00
VANDER PLAATS, DOUG JANITOR 350.00
WASHINGTON NATIONAL INS CANCER INS 86.26
YAMAHA GOLF CART LEASE 1,280.00
TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE 471,293.29
PAYROLL CHECKS NET PAY 28,743.24
***** REPORT TOTAL ***** 500,036.53
Johnson Brothers Beer 90.00
MYFL Jersey Fee 30.00
Doll Dist Beer 381.00
MYFL Cookie Dough 27,534.00
Petty Cash Postage 77.78
Star Leasing Copier Lease 198.00
Doll Dist Beer 439.75
Schottsy’s Liquor Liquor 251.32
Petty Cash Concessions 300.00
State Treasurer Sales Tax 91.00
Community Bank Credit Card Fees 233.57
Gary Obbink Health Ins Reimb 371.64
Steve Onken Health Ins Reimb 2,943.98
Osceola Co Rural Water Water 14,870.57
US Postmaster Postage 302.08
Schottsy’s Liquor Liquor 130.27
RPGI Purchase Power 101,026.79
Laurie Jenness Official Pay 80.00
Doll Dist Beer 306.45
Heath DeJong MYFL Meat 400.00
FUND TOTAL – Road Use Tax $122,328.64, Feldkamp Estates $4,404.04, Lagoon Repair $338.00, Water Storage $52,042.57, Sewer $79,829.11, Electric Improvement $1,280.00, Transit $970.49, General $20,729.52, Electric $177,087.56, Water $121,229.23, Garbage $6,344.19, Golf $8,873.44, Health Insurance $3,315.62, Capital Reserve $51,322.32.
The City Council heard comments from property owners that would be in close proximity to the FFA’s requested chicken coop. There were no comments in favor of allowing this project. Concerns included upkeep, feathers, odor, flies, natural predators and public health. FFA Advisor Gottlob and four FFA members gave a presentation to address the concerns and requested that the project be allowed for at least one semester and reviewed again at the end. City Council commended the students on having done their homework. Motion by Pedley seconded by Groote to approve the project for the 2013-2014 school years. Aye Pedley. Nay Groote, Henningsen, Nobles, Buchholtz.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Groote to approve pay request #4 in the amount of $7,434.49 to Services Unlimited Inc., Ireton, IA for the water and wastewater SCADA Phase 1. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to approve pay request #1 in the amount of $18,505.29 to Services Unlimited Inc., Ireton, IA for the water and wastewater SCADA Phase 2. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Groote seconded by Nobles to approve pay request #8 in the amount of $38,480.70 to Phoenix Fabricators & Erectors Inc., Cincinnati, OH for the Water Storage Tank Project. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Buchholtz to approve the payment of $165,950.94 to the Osceola County Auditor to pay DeLoss Construction for the water and sewer portion of the Kirk Grau Addition. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Henningsen seconded by Nobles to table the Union Pacific Rail Purchase Agreement until a full review has been made of the contract. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Discussion was held regarding moving forward with the Via Rail Logistics, LLC contract for rail engineering before the rail purchase agreement has been signed. Administrator Janssen explained that some of the design and survey work will be done while the purchase is being negotiated. The balance of the work will wait until a purchase has been approved. Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Nobles to approve the contract with Via Rail Logistics, LLC for rail engineering with estimated total project fees of $31,500.00. The vote was Aye: Buchholtz, Nobles, Groote, Henningsen. Nay: Pedley.
Councilmember Henningsen introduced Resolution No 1248-13, Adopting Policies of the City of Sibley under Chapter 22, The Iowa Code, “Examination of Public Records” and moved that the same be adopted. Councilmember Groote seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye: 5. Nay 0.
Council concerns were given.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Henningsen to adjourn at 6:04 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Kristen L. Vipond