The City Council of the City of Paullina, State of Iowa will meet February 17th at 7:30 pm at the Council Chambers, City Hall, 127 South Main, Paullina, Iowa.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above mentioned governmental body will meet at the date, time, and place above set out. The tentative agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Not to exceed $400,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes.
- Resolution fixing date for a meeting on the proposition to authorize a Loan Agreement and the issuance of Notes to evidence the obligations of the City thereunder.
Such additional matters as are set forth on the Additional 6 pages attached hereto.
This notice is given at the direction of the Mayor pursuant to Chapter 21, Code of Iowa, and the local rules of the governmental body.
October 13, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Groote, Pedley, Buchholtz and Nobles. Absent Henningsen. Also present at the meeting City Administrator Glenn Anderson, City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Pedley seconded by Groote 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 and appoint Jeremy Leusink to the Recreation Board for a term through March 2018 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Laurie Jenness.
|A & D TEE TIME||PRO-SHOP SALES||398.53|
|A & M LAUNDRY||ROLL TOWELS||62.50|
|ADVANCED SYSTEMS||MAINT AGRMT||192.60|
|ALLPRESS & MOORE RR||RAIL INSPECTION||200.00|
|ALTEC INDUSTRIES||TRUCK REPAIR||892.11|
|AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOC||T-SHIRTS/BOOKMARKS||95.00|
|AWE DIGITAL LEARNING||LICENSE RELEASE||350.00|
|BAKER & TAYLOR||BOOKS||2,532.97|
|BEN’S PLUMBING||REPAIR TOILETS||550.70|
|BEST WESTERN||HOTEL ROOM||132.30|
|BOSS SAFETY PROD||EAR PLUGS||41.98|
|C & B OPERATIONS||CHAIN SAW||309.95|
|COUNTRY FIX-IT SHOP||SEW TARP||37.45|
|DAVE’S SAND & GRAVEL||SAND||530.18|
|DAVIS TYPEWRITER||BATTERY BACKUP||99.50|
|DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY||PURCHASE POWER||36,683.95|
|DGR ENGINEERING||RAIL ELCT DIST||2,127.56|
|DYNO OIL||HYDRAULIC FLUID||692.17|
|EAST-WEST HOLMAN||FY15 FUNDING||7,000.00|
|FERGUSON ENT||FLUSH VALVE||103.60|
|FIRST NATIONAL BANK||LIQUOR||461.97|
|FORTRES GRAND CORP||SOFTWARE LICENSE||42.60|
|GARETH STEVENS PUBLISHING||BOOK||508.50|
|GEOTEK ENGINEERING||RAIL SPUR||469.00|
|GREGG CONST||MAIN TAP||1,278.00|
|LOREN GRUIS||PARK SIGNS||835.00|
|HD SUPPLY||WATER LINE REPAIR||222.96|
|HEIMAN||USED FIRE EXTG||280.00|
|IA DNR||WATER USE FEE||198.00|
|IOWA PRISON IND||RAILROAD SIGNS||240.87|
|JEDDELOH INC||REAR SHOCKS||252.53|
|LEWIS & CLARK||LOBBYING CHARGES||4,785.00|
|LOUTSCH RACHEL||HALLOWEEN TREATS||93.93|
|MATHESON TRI-GAS||TANK LEASE||116.56|
|NORTH CENTRAL INTER||TRUCK CHASSIS||76,266.00|
|NW IA LANDFLL||GATE FEES||4,997.48|
|OSCEOLA CO ECON DVLP||ASSESSMENT||14,204.67|
|OSCEOLA CO EXTENSION||REGISTRATION||70.00|
|OSCEOLA CO GAZETTE||MINUTES/BILLS||588.60|
|OSCEOLA CO TREASURER||SPECIAL LEVY||63,943.08|
|OSCEOLA ELECTRIC COOP||SIGN ELECTRIC||29.20|
|PETE CLAUSON TRUCKING||STRIPPING/GRAVEL RR||106,235.00|
|PORCH ON MAIN||COUPONS||45.00|
|PRESTO X||PEST CONTROL||35.98|
|RACOM CORP||BELT CLIP/ANTENNA||38.85|
|REGIONAL TRANSIT||VEHICLE LEASE||313.88|
|SCHNEPF LUMBER||WINDOW SUPPLIES||292.73|
|SCHUMACHER ELEVATOR||SCHEDULED MAINT||190.16|
|SHEEHAN MACK||LOADER CONTRACT||3,740.00|
|SIBLEY CHAMBER||FY15 FUNDING||833.33|
|SIBLEY PIZZA RANCH||PIZZA||383.34|
|SIBLEY PRIDE & INVOLVEMENT||BUCK-A-MONTH||457.00|
|SIBLEY SHEET METAL||POOL HEATER||5,344.85|
|SIBLEY SUPER FOODS||CANDY/BUNS||510.13|
|SKARSHAUG TESTING LAB||CLEAN/TEST||725.86|
|STATE OF IOWA||PERMIT FEES||175.00|
|STUART C IRBY||SUPPLIES||395.90|
|SUPERIOR EQUIPMENT||BLADE WIPER ASSY||114.87|
|TREASURER STATE OF IA||STATE W/H||3,124.00|
|USA BLUE BOOK||PVC PIPE/COUPLING||395.49|
|STEPHEN VAN KLEY||BLDG INSPECTOR||600.00|
|VAN WERT INC||CENTRON||689.00|
|VAN-HOF TRUCKING||UNLOAD RAIL CARS||4,132.50|
|WEDGE MIKE||STEM SUPPLIES||92.31|
|WILLEMSSEN BRAD||HOTEL EXPENSE||82.95|
|YAMAHA GOLF||CART LEASE||1,280.00|
|TOTAL ACCNTS PAYABLE||415,592.56|
|PAYROLL CHECKS||NET PAY||27,709.89|
|Lora Bendt||Health Ins Reimb||428.77|
|State Treasurer||Sales Tax||10,072.00|
|Osceola Co Extension||Registration||70.00|
|State Treasurer||State W/H||3,124.00|
|State Treasurer||Use Tax||2,162.00|
|State Treasurer||Sales Tax||97.00|
FUND TOTAL – Capital Project $80,365.90, Electric Improvement $503.00, General $96,559.34, Electric $80,480.27, Water $21,743.45, Sewer $5,565.91, Garbage $11,104.70, Road Use Tax $5,679.13, Golf $7,016.62, Transit $1,405.42, Employee Benefits $1,856.75, Rail Spur $114,914.94, Health Insurance $428.77.
RECEIPTS SUMMARY – General $141,120.18, Road Use Tax $22,313.44, Employee Benefits $39,185.75, Emergency Fund $2,279.69, TIF $28,789.78, Revolving Loan Fund $5,268.51, Debt Service $32,742.59, Capital Project $30,141.68, Water $52,878.82, Water Improvement $833.33, 2013 Water Sinking $4,225.00, Sewer $24,628.13, Sewer Relocation $1,698.00, Electric $268,063.03, Trust & Agency $1,290.00, Garbage $27,925.86, Golf $12,237.02, Transit $2,024.55, Rail Spur $150,000.00.
Councilperson Nobles arrived at 5:03 P.M.
Motion by Groote seconded by Nobles to authorize the Mayor to sign the Application for Approval of Underground Construction on Osceola County, Iowa Right-of-Way. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Councilperson Groote introduced Resolution No 1313-14, Confirming Status of City Zoning Ordinances and moved that the same be adopted. Councilperson Buchholtz seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 4. Nay 0.
Discussion was held regarding the odor at Iowa Drying and Processing. The Council thinks it has improved some. City Administrator Glenn Anderson will contact them about doing a story to let the community know what they have done to make improvements and how they have positively impacted the area.
Glenn updated the Council on the pool. There will be another fundraising meeting on October 20, 2014. Need to set up the 501c3 with Mike Groote, Kris Vipond and Sharri Stanton on the Board. Contractors may donate their profits (some have agreed). Fifteen to seventeen at first meeting.
Council concerns and administrators report was given.
Motion by Nobles seconded by Buchholtz to adjourn at 5:42 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Kristen L. Vipond
Central Lyon Board Minutes
October 13, 2014
The Central Lyon Board of Directors met for a regular session in the Board Room of the Central Lyon Community School at 7:00 P.M. with the following members present: President Steve Sieperda, Vice President Judy Gacke, and Directors David Jans, Chet DeJong and Scott Postma, Superintendent Dave Ackerman and Board Secretary Jackie Wells. Other individuals present were EL/MS Principal Dan Kruse, Assistant Principal Steve Harman, Jason Engleman, Stephanie Baker, Kristi Wright, Dana Korthals, Ivy Sieperda, and Alison Wright.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M.
Gacke moved to approve the agenda with additional bills presented and Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
DeJong moved to approve the minutes from the September 8, 2014 regular meeting and Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
DeJong moved to approve the financial report through 9/30/14; Postma seconded, carried 5-0.
Jans moved to approve the summary list of bills; Gacke seconded, carried 5-0.
In recognition, Margie Reitsma was thanked for her interactive story-telling at the Fall Title I Parent Night. Farmers Elevator Cooperative donated 8 books about farming/agriculture to the library. Retired Lt. Col. of US Army Chuck Borman, class of 1964, was thanked for the flag donation for the activities center. Larry Goebel was thanked for his donation of apples to the MS Marching Band fall competitions. A thank you to the district, administration, board, staff and students was read from Brian and Jessica Jensen for the support of their family during their daughter Lainee’s recent illness.
In reports, Principal Dan Kruse reported that the district CSIP/CPlan was approved and the After School Program will be starting soon.
Assistant Principal Steve Harman presented a quote from Fisher Tracks for track repairs including cleaning, priming and application of a black structural spray in the amount of $48,150 that will last approximately 7-10 years. If approved, application will begin in late spring. Mr. Harman also reported that baseline concussion testing takes place every 3 years then per incidence. Mr. Harman confirmed there is no bus for student athletes after ‘home’ meets/games, even for shared sports/activities.
Superintendent Ackerman reported that count day was October 1st with certification on the 15th; the district appears to be up 39 students, as well as open enrollment out decreasing and open enrollment in increasing. Mr. Ackerman reviewed the Teacher Leadership Compensation grant the district will apply for again this fall. The district received two grants earlier this fall; $10,000 from Monsanto and $35,000 from the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation. Central Lyon was one of many schools named to the No Child Left Behind “watch list” because all schools were required to be 100% proficient by 2014. Mr. Ackerman reviewed the Patron Satisfaction Survey with a mostly favorable response. The Department of Education Site Visit will take place November 18-20, 2014. Several committees consisting of board members, staff, students and community will be needed for this review.
In New Business, Gacke moved to approve the Ahler’s & Cooney PC engagement letter as bond counsel for the sales tax bond issue. Postma seconded, carried 5-0.
DeJong moved to approve three early graduation requests upon successful graduation requirements. Postma seconded, carried 5-0.
Jans moved to approve the 500 Policy Series revisions, waiving 2nd reading. Postma seconded, carried 5-0. Postma moved to approve policy 704.2R1, Post Issuance Compliance, waiving 2nd reading and Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
DeJong moved to approve Allowable Growth and Supplemental Aid for Special Education in the amount of $162,135.38 with the final amount determined by the Department of Education after all special education balances have been finalized. Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
Discussion took place on a proposed calendar change for Monday, November 10, 2014. The change was proposed because of state volleyball competition. Board members asked that decisions regarding calling off or no school for state events be reviewed for the future. DeJong moved to approve Monday, November 10, 2014 as a day of school with a 1:00 P.M. dismissal, followed by site visit preparation the remainder of the day. Postma seconded, carried 5-0.
In personnel, Jans moved to approve the resignation of Rochelle Ebel, 7th grade volleyball, pending suitable replacement and Gacke seconded, carried 5-0.
Jans moved to approve the hiring of Linnie Ditsworth, Cheryl Mans and Amanda DeBoer for the After School Program. DeJong seconded, carried 5-0.
Building Project Bid Letting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in the Central Lyon board room at 2 P.M. A special meeting to approve the winning bid will be held at 5 P.M. in the Central Lyon board room on October 15, 2014. The next regular board meeting will be at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 10, 2014 in the Central Lyon board room.
DeJong moved to adjourn at 8:21 P.M. and Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
CITY OF GEORGE
Box 686, 120 S Main St George, IA 51237 Phone 712-475-3612
Governmental Body: City Council
Date of Meeting: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time of Meeting: 7:00 P.M.
Place of Meeting: City Council Room, City Hall
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above mentioned governmental body will meet at the date, time and place set out above. The tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows:
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call & Declaration of Quorum
C. Adoption of Agenda
D. Welcome and Delegations
a. Citizens who have a place on the agenda may address the Council during the discussion of that issue.
i. Open Forum: The Council may allow up to five (5) minutes for citizens to make a statement about city matters with the Council. Personnel matters will not be discussed by or considered by the Council until adequately reviewed and considered by the Mayor and the City Attorney.
b. The Open Meetings Law requires the posting of the Council agenda at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Topics not included on the agenda may be added only if good cause exist requiring expeditious discussion and/or emergency action on such matters.
E. Consider Consent Items
a. Review minutes of previous meetings
b. Review financial statements and consider payment of invoices
c. Review payment for ½ year police contract
d. Review payment for past bridge work to county
e. Review payment for Residential Demolition Program
a. City projects – updates
b. Lyon County League of Cities meeting
G. Unfinished Business
a. Consider radio read water meters
b. Approve RFP for Annual Exam
H. New Business
a. Consider bids for heating in Quonset building
b. Approve TIF Agreement for Lyon County
c. Set date/time for Trick or Treating
d. Consider purchase of Christmas lights for downtown
e. Health insurance review
I. Reading of Minutes taken to be published
J. Council Comments
A more detailed copy of the agenda is available for all to see in the clerk’s office. This notice is given at the direction of the City Council and Mayor pursuant to Chapter 28A, Code of Iowa and the local rules of said governmental body.
Laurie Koerselman, City Clerk