City Of Sibley Council Proceedings
REGULAR SESSION NOVEMBER 11, 2013
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in regular session at 5:00 o’clock PM on November 11, 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 with an addition to the consent agenda to amend the June 24, 2013 minutes and republish Ordinance No 643-13 for garbage fees with correct rates. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Henningsen to approve the consent agenda as follows: approve minutes from previous meeting, approve bills and bills paid in vacation, appoint Mayor Johnson as representative and City Administrator as alternate to the Northwest Iowa Area Solid Waste Agency and approve amended minutes and republish Ordinance No 643-13 for garbage fees with correct rates. All voted Aye. Nay none.
REPUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO 643-13, 42B-5 COLLECTION FEES
Previously Published 7/3/13 with Errors
|A & D TEE TIME||PRO SHOP SALES||20.28|
|ADVANCED SYSTEMS||MAINT CONTRACT||253.20|
|BAKER & TAYLOR||BOOKS||3,909.97|
|BERRY JOHN||CHRISTMAS TREE||20.00|
|CITY OF WORTHINGTON||WORKSHOP||20.00|
|CONSTRUCTION PROD||CONCRETE BIT||120.40|
|COOPERATIVE ENERGY||SERVICE VAN||2,149.66|
|CORBETT PLUMBING||SEWER REPAIR||87.65|
|DATA TECH||SUPPORT FEE||3,121.20|
|DEKOTER THOLE||SEWER REQUEST||1,858.00|
|DEL‘S GARDEN||FALL CLEAN-UP||320.00|
|DEPT OF ENERGY||PURCHASE POWER||45,683.84|
|STACY GRUNOW||5TH QTR||45.00|
|SARA HIBMA||5TH QTR||86.48|
|HICKORY TECH||PHONE SERV||43.38|
|IA DEPT OF REVENUE||MISC DED||445.65|
|IA DEPT OF AGRICULTURE||CERTIFICATION||30.00|
|IOWA ONE CALL||LOCATE CALL||47.70|
|JIM BLUM SURVEYING||RAILROAD SURVEY||6,130.00|
|JONES LIBRARY SALES||SHELVING||4,178.75|
|KEITH MERRICK CO||SHIRTS||264.29|
|LEWIS FAMILY DRUG||SPORTS TAPE||6.38|
|MATT LOWE||5TH QTR||80.00|
|M & J LLC||BAR/ROLL TOWELS||67.69|
|MATHESON TRI-GAS||TANK LEASE||72.90|
|MATT PARROTT||MINUTE BOOK||377.23|
|NIENKERK CONST||PORTA POT||110.00|
|NO STREAKING||WINDOW CLEAN||74.00|
|NW READY MIX||CEMENT||880.75|
|NW IA LANDFLL||GATE FEES||3,310.71|
|OFFICE ELEMENTS||NOTE PADS/TAPE||267.87|
|OSCEOLA COMM HOSPITAL||DRUG TEST||122.85|
|OSCEOLA CO GAZETTE||AD||1,519.39|
|OSCEOLA ELECTRIC COOP||REIMB IDP LEGAL FEES||4,485.50|
|PAPER DIRECT||CARD STOCK||63.97|
|PORCH ON MAIN||COUPONS||45.00|
|SCHUMACHER ELEVATOR||SCHEDULED MAINT||186.80|
|SIBLEY SHEET METAL||TEST SHEETS||225.00|
|SIBLEY SUPER FOODS||COFFEE/GATORADE||140.01|
|SPINE & SPORT CHIRO||PHYSICAL||25.00|
|UNITY POINT CLINIC||TEST RESULTS||111.00|
|USA BLUE BOOK||BACKFLOW PREVENTER||366.80|
|VAN BEEST JOHN||SEWER REPAIR||358.45|
|VANDER PLAATS DOUG||CLEAN SUPPLIES||32.00|
|TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE||144,567.76|
|PAYROLL CHECKS||NET PAY||28,015.31|
|MYFL||Thank You Certificates||150.00|
|Star Leasing||Copier Lease||198.99|
|State Treasurer||State W/H||4,660.00|
|IA DNR||Discharge Permit||85.00|
|Luis Santos||Ref Dep||45.64|
|City of Sibley||Ref Dep||2,549.19|
|Trudy Schneiderman||Ref Dep||463.23|
|Amber DeVries||Ref Dep||100.34|
|Tom Ackerman||Ref Dep||
|Nick Egdorf||Ref Dep||141.60|
|State Treasurer||Sales Tax||84.00|
FUND TOTAL – Employee Benefits $1,893.87, Rolling Hills $1,446.30, Feldkamp Estates $95.00, Electric Improvement $225.00, Rail Spur $9,303.39, General $40,636.14, Electric Utility $81,831.61, Water $15,832.49, Sewer $8,589.55, Garbage $15,543.29, Road Use Tax $6,236.43, Golf $6,085.55, Trust & Agency $3,575.00, Transit $2,038.43, Capital Reserve $5,531.43.
RECEIPTS SUMMARY – General $227,122.74, Road Use Tax $29,613.83, Employee Benefits $67,193.35, Emergency Fund $4,082.11, TIF $80,843.64, Revolving Loan $7,932.42, Debt Service $60,879.48, Capital Project $25,439.53, Feldkamp Estates $7,494.00, Water $67,315.13, Water Improvement $833.33, 2013 Water Sinking $4,676.00, Sewer $29,260.26, Sewer Relocation $1,737.00, Electric $310,002.39, Trust & Agency $2,125.00, Garbage $30,903.95, Golf $5,725.93, Transit $1,402.50, Health Insurance $64.22.
Public Hearing was held to hear comments regarding the proposed plans and specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the construction of 2013 Rail Spur Improvements. There being no comments the Mayor declared the Public Hearing closed. One proposal was received by the City Clerk for the construction work for the project from Track works LLC from Sleep Eye, MN. The engineer will need to review the proposal before action and bid acceptance. Bid acceptance will be contingent on closing on the property with Union Pacific scheduled for November 26, 2013 and City funding. Discussion was held regarding last minute changes made to bid request documents. These changes will be reviewed by the City Attorney and engineer for clarification of bid requirements. Motion by Pedley seconded by Nobles to table the bid acceptance until reviewed by City Attorney, Engineer and City Administrator. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Janet Dykstra and Carol Seivert gave a presentation to City Council about Bright Beginnings of Osceola County day care and requested that Council consider an annual contribution to assist the center. Council thanked them and asked that this be put on the November 25, 2013 agenda for discussion.
Councilperson Nobles introduced Resolution No 1251-13, Resolution Ordering Bids, Approving Plans, Specifications and Form of Contract and Notice to Bidders, Fixing Amount of Bid Security and Ordering Clerk to Publish Notice and Fixing a Date for Receiving Same and for a Public Hearing on Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Costs and moved that the same be adopted. Councilperson Buchholtz seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 5. Nay 0. Public Hearing will be held in the Council Chambers at 5:00 o’clock P.M. on December 9, 2013.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Henningsen to approve submitting the 2013 financial report to the State Auditor. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Henningsen to accept City Administrator Dan Janssen’s notice of retirement letter to be effective February 28, 2014. Aye Buchholtz, Henningsen and Groote. Nay Nobles and Pedley.
Council concerns were given.
Motion by Pedley seconded by Nobles to adjourn at 5:52 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Jerry Johnson Mayor
ATTEST: Kristen L. Vipond City Clerk