City Of Sibley Council Proceedings

Date posted - January 29, 2014

City Of Sibley Council Proceedings

SPECIAL SESSION
JANUARY 20, 2014
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in special session at 6:00 P.M. on January 20, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Pedley, Groote, Nobles, Henningsen and Buchholtz. Absent none. Also present at the meeting City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Henningsen seconded by Buchholtz to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
The City Council had one interview for the City Administrator position.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Henningsen to adjourn at 7:40 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.

Jerry Johnson
Mayor
ATTEST:
Kristen L. Vipond
City Clerk

SPECIAL SESSION
JANUARY 21, 2014
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in special session at 5:00 P.M. on January 21, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Pedley, Groote, Henningsen, Buchholtz and Nobles. Absent none. Also present at the meeting City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Groote seconded by Pedley to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
The City Council had an interview for the City Administrator position.
Councilmembers Henningsen and Groote arrived at the meeting at 6:00 P.M.
Motion by Pedley seconded by Buchholtz to go into closed session at 6:00 P.M. per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i). On roll call the vote was Aye5. Nay 0. Closed session was taped. Motion by Henningsen seconded by Nobles to come out of closed session at 6:55 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.
The City Council had another interview for the City Administrator position.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Henningsen to offer the City Administrator position to Glenn Anderson. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Pedley seconded by Groote to adjourn at 8:15 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.

Jerry Johnson
Mayor
ATTEST:
Kristen L. Vipond
City Clerk

REGULAR SESSION
JANUARY 27, 2014
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in regular session at 5:00 o’clock PM on
January 27, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Pedley, Groote, Nobles, Henningsen and Buchholtz. Absent none. Also present at the meeting City Administrator Dan Janssen, City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Henningsen seconded by Groote to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to approve the consent agenda as follows: approve minutes from previous meeting, approve bills and bills paid in vacation and approve El Tio Nachos Class B Beer License with Sunday Sales pending dram insurance. All voted Aye. Nay none.
BILLS SUBMITTED
ADVANCED SYSTEMS COPIER LEASE 93.85
AHLERS COONEY RAIL SPUR 10,491.00
ALLIANT ELECTRIC 861.91
CHEMCO INC CHEMICALS 201.66
CITY OF SIBLEY CAF MED/UTILITIES 8,426.04
COLLECTION SERV CNTR MISC DED 67.19
CONTINENTAL RESEARCH BACTO DOSE 487.47
COVENTRY HEALTH CAF HEALTH 20,237.72
SLC POOL CONSULT REGISTRATION 180.00
D & T CONST WW PLANT ADDITION 7,995.84
DAGEL MERLE REFUND METER DEP 70.84
DGR ENGINEERING LOAD/RICE NESHAP 5,675.50
EAST VANDER WOUDE GRANT AUDIT 550.00
ED’S ELECTRIC ICE STORM REPAIRS 508.70
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX 8,231.66
ENERGIS HIGH VOLTAGE SUPPORT/OIL 342.37
ENVENTIS PHONE SERVICE 818.30
FAIRBANKS MORSE ENGINE SEAL 231.35
HD SUPPLY REPAIR CLAMP 141.58
DENNIS HOUT STEM REFUND 20.00
I WIRELESS CELL PHONE 86.13
IAMU REPORT 150.00
ICAP TOWER INS 140.00
IMFOA REGISTRATION 55.00
IA DNR APPLICATION 60.00
IA ONE CALL LOCATE CALLS 5.40
JACKIE KANNEGIETER JANITOR 240.00
LOCAL UNION UNION DUES 526.26
LOWE MATT BB COACH 25.00
MATT PARROTT LASER CHECKS 423.32
NW EQUIPMENT FILTER/BLADE 161.48
OBBINK GARY LED BEACON 249.77
OFFICE ELEMENTS PRINTER LEASE 58.97
OSCEOLA CO TREASURER POLICE PROT 18,992.64
PITNEY BOWES POSTAGE 3,000.00
PLIC SBD GRAND ISLAND LIFE FAMILY 174.40
REGIONAL TRANSIT VEHICLE LEASE 352.24
SIBLEY PIZZA RANCH PIZZA 72.00
SKARSHAUG TESTING CLEAN/TEST 36.41
UPS SHIP SAMPLE 10.79
UNITY POINT CLINIC DUES 50.00
USA BLUE BOOK TESTING 642.71
VAN-HOF TRUCKING UNLOAD RAILCAR 4,465.00
VILLANUEVA RAMONA JANITOR 350.00
WASHINGTON NATIONAL CANCER INS 86.26
WEDGE MIKE STEM SUPPLIES 191.31
WM W NUGENT CO ELEMENT/GASKET 284.46
TOTAL ACCNTS PAYABLE 96,522.53
PAYROLL CHECKS 25,115.42
REPORT TOTAL 121,637.95
VACATION BILLS
Osceola Co Rural Water Water 10,550.54
RPGI Purchase Power 107,623.36
US Postmaster Bill Postage 30.36
State Treasurer Sales Tax 11,342.00
State Treasurer State W/H 2,964.00
IPERS IPERS 11,125.61
Bob O’Leary Health Ins Reimb 89.89
Tom Lemke Health Ins Reimb 25.25
FUND TOTAL – Capital Project $72.00, Water Improvement $7,995.84, Trust & Agency $70.84, Electric Improvement $5,262.00, Rail Spur $14,956.00, General $42,632.39, Electric Utility $143,733.01, Water $21,086.93, Sewer $10,153.77, Garbage $8,553.02, Road Use Tax $7,146.94, Golf $2,373.94, Transit $1,237.14, Health Insurance $115.14.
Glen and Lisa Schuster were present at the meeting to find out where the City is with the rail project. City Attorney Dawson updated Council and Schusters on the purchase of the rail spur from Union Pacific. He has received the closing documents and pending his review, a tentative closing has been set for January 30, 2014. Motion by Nobles seconded by Buchholtz to approve the mayor and clerk to sign documents and disburse funds for the purchase of the rail spur. All voted Aye. Nay none. Dawson advised the Council that due to timing and financing not being in place yet, they cannot go ahead with the current bid and will have to rebid the rail improvement project. Motion by Pedley seconded by Groote to reject the bid from December 9, 2013 and release the bid bond to Trackworks. All voted Aye. Nay none. A discussion was held regarding the need to meet with Timewell to get various agreements in place before funding can be set and the Urban Renewal Area can be amended. Glenn and Lisa Schuster asked about payment for materials they have already had delivered for the rail improvement project. Dawson advised that the City cannot pay for material without going through the public bid process.
Council reviewed two bids for interior and exterior water tower cleaning as follows: Maquire Iron, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD in the amount of $21,930.00, for cleaning contracts through the year 2023 and Central Tank Coatings, Inc., Elgin, IA in the amount of $10,500.00, for cleaning contracts through the year 2018. Motion by Groote seconded by Pedley to accept the contracts from Maquire Iron, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD in the amount of $21,930.00 for interior and exterior water tower cleaning. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Buchholtz to approve raising the clubhouse room rent from $150.00 to $200.00 plus a $50.00 deposit and approve paying Cory and Amy Dykstra $125.00 for range cleaning in the 2014 golf season. All voted Aye. Nay none. Motion by Buchholtz seconded by Henningsen to approve making the Clubhouse Management contract changes per notes. All voted Aye. Nay none.
A discussion was held regarding LDM’s Revolving Loan Fund loan. An amended payment plan combining both loans and extending the length of the agreement will be drawn up. Council would like to receive monthly reports on the revolving loan fund loans and fund balances.
Council Member Nobles introduced Resolution No 1258-14, Fixing Date for a Meeting on the Authorization of a Loan Agreement and the Issuance of Not to exceed $1,000,000 Electric Revenue Capital Loan Notes of the City of Sibley, State of Iowa and Providing for Publication of Notice Thereof and moved that the same be adopted. Council Member Groote 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, City Hall, 808 3rd Avenue, Sibley, Iowa at 5:00 o’clock P.M. on February 10, 2014 for the purpose of taking action on the matter of the authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of not to exceed $1,000,000 Electric Revenue Capital Loan Notes.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Buchholtz to approve pay request #1 to Services
Unlimited for SCADA Phase #3 in the amount of $16,046.24. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Council concerns and administrators report was given.
Motion by Groote seconded by Nobles to adjourn at 6:50 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.

Jerry Johnson
Mayor
ATTEST:
Kristen L. Vipond
City Clerk

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