Proceedings Of O’Brien County Supervisors

Proceedings Of O’Brien County Supervisors

September 16, 2014

The Board of Supervisors met as per adjournment in regular session at 9:00 a.m. with all members present.

Moved by Friedrichsen, seconded by Farnsworth to approve the proceedings of September 9, 2014. Motion carried by all ayes.

Moved by Farnsworth, seconded by Steensma to approve the payment to O’Brien County Extension Service for 3 registrations for a commercial pesticide applicators class at $105.00. Motion carried by all ayes.

Moved by Friedrichsen, seconded by McDowell to authorize the Chairman to sign the purchase agreement with Wesley Giebelman and Julie Giebelman for a property adjacent to the Paullina Secondary Road Maintenance Building. Total purchase price at $18,000. Motion carried by all ayes.

Moved by Friedrichsen, seconded by Steensma to adjourn to September 23, 2014. Motion carried by all ayes.

Attest: Barbara Rohwer James DeBoom
County Auditor Chairman

 


Sioux Center City Council

NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY
Sioux Center City Council

DATE OF MEETING
Monday, August 25, 2014

TIME OF MEETING
4:00 P.M.

PLACE OF MEETING
City Council Room, City Offices
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 said meeting is as follows:
1. Public Input/Communication
2. Consent Agenda
– Minutes of August 25, 2014
– Bills
– Finance Report
3. Correspondence
4. Heritage Board Report
5. Marketing Position
6. Iowa Tobacco Compliance – 28E Agreement
7. Employee Review
8. Proceedings for Urban Renewal Area- (SC-O-4-14)
9. Property Transfer – Hospital (SC-R-28-14)
10. Strategic Plan review
11. Wal-Mart – Liquor License Renewal
12. Executive Session – Property Acquisition
13. Other Business
14. Adjourn

 

This notice is given at the direction of the Mayor pursuant to Chapter 21, Code of Iowa and the local rules of said governmental body.
___________________________________
Paul Clousing, City Clerk


O’Brien County Board of Supervisors Agenda

O’Brien County Board of Supervisors Agenda

Meeting September 16, 2014

Agenda 9:00 a.m. Approval of Previous Minutes
9:02 a.m.
9:30 a.m. County Engineer
10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

Meeting September 23, 2014

Agenda 9:00 a.m. Hearing on proposed ordinance regulating land use near
Sheldon Airport
9:15 a.m. Approval of Previous Minutes
9:30 a.m. County Engineer
10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. Adjourn –

Meeting September 30, 2014

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 2nd Reading of Proposed Ordinance regulating land use near
Sheldon Airport
9:15 a.m. Approval of Previous Minutes
9:30 a.m. County Engineer
10:00 a.m. Hearing on Amendment #1 to Ordinance # 22 Wind Ordinance
10:30 a.m. Adjourn Health Committee Mtg.


George City Council

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
The George City Council met in regular session September 10, 2014 in the City Council Room, 120 S. Main Street, with Mayor Gary Siebring presiding.
Mayor Gary Siebring called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Calling the roll were Gerald Grave, Russ Hopp, Angie McConnell and Norm Riemersma. Kary Conaway was absent.
Grave made a motion to approve the agenda. McConnell seconded the motion. All cast aye votes. Motion carried. The Mayor allowed two items on the agenda to be moved up first.
Hopp made a motion to approve the minutes of the last meeting, financial reports and invoices. McConnell seconded the motion. All cast aye votes – motion carried.
Bob Gruis reported on the seal coating of the downtown area. This project is completed and looks great! Bob will be checking into costs of equipment to do this ourselves in the future. Gruis has done several streets with chip sealing, but the colder weather prohibits more from being done.
The 2014 pool season and revenue were discussed.
Mayor Siebring and Laurie Koerselman reported on the flood meeting with FEMA. Data is being gathered and reports will be submitted to FEMA.
Grave made a motion to approve Resolution No. 2014-09-149 to install a new street light at the south end of Maple Street in Sunset Addition. Hopp seconded the motion. Roll call vote – all cast aye votes – Grave, Hopp, McConnell, Riemersma. Motion carried.
Hopp made a motion to approve Resolution No. 2014-09-150 to approve the 2013-2014 Street Financial Report that the City Clerk has prepared for the City of George. Grave seconded the motion. Roll call vote – all cast aye votes – Grave, Hopp, McConnell, Riemersma. Motion carried.
McConnell made a motion to approve a special liquor license for Last Call Saloon for a GBC Bean Bag Tournament to be held Oct. 4th. Riemersma seconded the motion. All cast aye votes – motion carried.
Hopp made a motion to approve a partial street closing for the Bean Bag Tournament on Oct. 4th and for Heartland Hardware to have their grand opening on Oct. 4th. Grave seconded the motion. All cast aye votes, motion carried.
The Council discussed updating the water meters with radio readers. This item will be placed on the October agenda.
Grave made a motion to approve the regular liquor license for The Flower Box. Hopp seconded the motion. All cast aye votes – motion carried.
All decisions made by the Council become effective upon publication.
Grave made a motion to adjourn at 7:40 p.m. McConnell seconded the motion. All cast aye votes. Motion carried.

 


City Council of the City of Sibley

REGULAR SESSION
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
The City Council of the City of Sibley met in regular session at 5:00 o’clock PM on
September 8, 2014. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Johnson. Council Members present were Groote, Pedley, Buchholtz and Henningsen. Absent Nobles. Also present at the meeting City Administrator Glenn Anderson, City Clerk Kris Vipond.
Motion by Henningsen seconded by Groote to approve the agenda. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Motion by Pedley seconded by Groote to approve the consent agenda as follows: approve minutes from previous meeting, approve bills and bills paid in vacation, approve Sibley Super Foods Class C Beer Permit w/Sunday Sales, approve 1015 Steak Company Class C Liquor License w/Sunday Sales and approve Merry Lanes Class C Liquor License w/Outdoor Service & Sunday Sales.
BILLS SUBMITTED
A & M LAUNDRY MOPS/TOWELS 31.04
ADVANCED SYSTEMS MAINT AGREEMENT 192.60
ALLIANT GAS 654.75
AMAZON BOOKS 346.51
ATCO INTERNATIONAL LIBERATOR 483.50
BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS 1,033.10
BARCO STOP AHEAD SIGNS 134.95
BORDER STATES TRANSFORMER 19,394.44
BROWN SUPPLY BLADE 289.18
C & B OPERATIONS CHAIN SAW 373.90
CENTER SPORTS LEG GUARD 30.00
CHAPMAN METERING PHOLYPHASE TEST 28.89
COOP ELEVATOR LIME 52.50
DAKOTA SUPPLY MARKING PAINT 601.21
DOLL DISTRIBUTING BEER/TAVERN HEAD 562.25
DYNO OIL TERRACAIR 86.65
ECOLAB PEST CONTROL 263.41
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX 9,256.19
ENERGIS HIGH VOLTAGE DESICCANT 85.24
ENVENTIS PHONE SERVICE 63.67
FARNER BOCKEN FOOD/PIZZA/BEEF 524.17
FERGUSON ENT COUPLING/CURB BOX 1,344.84
FISHER CONST REPLACE WINDOWS 800.00
HENRY FISHER JANITOR 200.00
GEOTEK ENGINEERING RAILROAD SPUR 1,756.00
LOREN GRUIS PARK SIGN 870.00
HACH CHEMICAL DILUTION 39.95
HTC CABLE TV 60.29
IAMU TRAVEL TIME/TESTING 1,466.92
IMFOA REGISTRATION 105.00
IMWCA WORK COMP PREMIUM 3,792.00
IOWA INFORMATION AD 137.50
IA LIBRARY SERV DATABASE FEE 179.90
JCL SOLUTIONS LINERS 402.49
KEITH MERRICK CO SHIRTS/SWEATSHIRTS 3,268.85
KENDELL OMMEN DUMPSTER BOTTOM 225.00
LOUTSCH RACHEL FUEL 65.61
MANGOLD TESTING 365.00
MARCO JODI JANITOR 42.50
MYFL COOKIE DOUGH/HELMETS 25,007.11
NAPA JUMP START 599.56
NO STREAKING WINDOW CLEANING 75.00
NW IA REVIEW SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL 39.95
NOTEBOOM IMP V-BELT 59.00
NOVELTY MACHINE FITTINGS/INSTALLATION 267.05
NW IA LANDFLL GATE FEES 4,533.88
O’LEARY AVIATION PHONE 35.00
OFFICE ELEMENTS LEASE CONTRACT 75.56
ONKEN STEVE SHORT COURSE/LODGING 364.96
OSCEOLA CO GAZETTE MINUTES/BILLS/ORD 582.96
OSCEOLA CO TREASURER POLICE PROTECTION 18,102.58
P&K PEST CONTROL WASP CONTROL 350.00
PETTY CASH POSTAGE/RECORD DEED 118.02
PRESTO X PEST CONTROL 36.19
QUILL CORP SHARPNER/RULER 13.41
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY VEHICLE LEASE 569.20
RON’S REPAIR SENSOR/PRESSURE 248.29
SCHNEIDER ROXANNE REGISTRATION 60.00
SCHUMACHER ELEVATOR SCHEDULED MAINT 190.16
SHAUGHNESSY’S BUNS 63.00
SIBLEY AUTO BODY REPAIR DOOR 86.50
SIBLEY CHAMBER FY15 FUNDING 833.33
SIBLEY HARDWARE SUMP PUMP 813.23
SIBLEY KIWANIS CLUB KIWANIS DUES 57.80
SIBLEY SHEET METAL FRIDGE 186.74
SIBLEY SUPER FOODS BUNS/PIZZA 275.10
SPINE & SPORT CHIROPRACTIC WORK PHYSICAL 25.00
STOREY KENWORTHY DRUM 210.27
STUART C IRBY CO CLAMP METER 246.78
DARRELL TEERINK SLAB SAW RR 2,743.00
THE PRESS SUBSCRIPTION 24.50
THINER LYNELLE BULBS 101.23
TRACKWORKS RAILROAD CONST 329,850.33
UPS SHIP SAMPLE 11.97
UNITY POINT CLINIC DRUG TEST RESULTS 37.00
USA BLUE BOOK LAB SUPPLIES 531.46
VAN-HOF TRUCKING UNLOAD RR CARS 1,472.50
VANWESTEN KAREN CUPS 33.86
VECTOR DUES 15,323.60
VIPOND KRIS MILEAGE 40.32
WESTRUM LEAD DETECTION LEAK DETECTION 2,200.00
WILLEMSSEN BRAD MEETING LUNCH 9.95
WRIGHT EXPRESS DIESEL 4,660.73
YAMAHA GOLF CART RENTAL 1,280.00
TOTAL ACCNTS PAYABLE 462,056.08
PAYROLL CHECKS NET PAY 28,515.91
PAID TOTAL 490,571.99
REPORT TOTAL 490,571.99
VACATION BILLS
Doll Dist Beer 29.55
US Postmaster Roll Stamps 49.00
Johnson Brothers Beer 64.10
Petty Cash Postage 59.02
Doll Dist Beer 517.25
MYFL Cookie Dough 23,426.00
MYFL Football/Dummy 1,540.63
Tom Lemke Health Ins Reimb 3,113.46
Verlyn Smidt Health Ins Reimb 75.87
Brad Willemssen Health Ins Reimb 2,253.65
Sandra Hernandez Refund Deposit 200.00
Joan Braun Refund Deposit 99.93
City of Sibley Refund Deposit 865.07
FUND TOTAL – Road Use Tax $3,489.11, Employee Benefits $1,493.37, Water $6,933.61, Sewer $3,299.17, Electric $28,950.77, Electric Revenue $43.01, Garbage $11,286.87, Golf $4,930.58, Transit $814.93, Rail Spur $335,064.65, General $26,714.17, Capital Reserve $29,311.40, Golf $5,541.48, Trust & Agency $1,165.00, Health Insurance $5,442.98.
RECEIPTS SUMMARY – General $62,855.37, Road Use Tax $31,740.23, Employee Benefits $3,372.19, Emergency Fund $179.84, TIF $1,952.96, RLF $4,668.44, Debt Service $677,549.79, Capital Project $9,373.30, Water $51,944.56, Water Improvement $833.33, 2013 Water Sinking $4,225.00, Sewer $22,855.57, Sewer Relocation $1,698.00, Electric $257,797.36, Trust & Agency $1,655.00, Garbage $28,611.36, Golf $21,444.23, Transit $1,738.20, Rail Spur $-674,947.85.
The Mayor of the City of Sibley announced that this was the time and place for a Public Hearing and meeting on the matter of the 2014 Underground Electric Distribution Line Extension. The Mayor then asked the Clerk whether any written or oral objections had been filed. There being no oral or written objections the Mayor declared the Public Hearing closed. Two bids for the Primary Power Cable, 15kV Industrial Feeder were received as follows: Wesco Distribution, Sioux City, IA in the amount of $29,025.00 and Resco, Ankeny, IA in the amount of $30,937.50. Motion by Groote seconded by Pedley to accept low bid from Wesco Distribution, Sioux City, IA in the amount of $29,025.00. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Councilmember Buchholtz arrived at the meeting at 5:10 P.M.
Councilperson Henningsen introduced Resolution No 1307-14, Resolution for Sale of City Owned Real Estate 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. Public Hearing will be held at 5:00 P.M. on the 22nd day of September, 2014. Immediately after the hearing, the City will hold a public auction of the described real estate.
Discussion was held regarding creating a Sibley Logo. The Council discussed some possible design ideas such as fair, family, lamp post or theater marquee. They did not recommend a specific logo at this time, but were interested in the concept.
Councilmember Henningsen introduced the second reading of Ordinance No 649-14, Amending Title 6, Chapter 3, Section 4 (A) Special Stops Required and moved that the third reading be waived. Councilmember Buchholtz seconded the motion to waive the third reading. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 4. Nay 0. The Mayor declared that the motion to waive the third reading has passed. Councilmember Buchholtz then moved that the proposed Ordinance be adopted. Councilmember Henningsen seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was Aye 4. Nay 0.
The on street disability accessible parking space request was not discussed because the Council did not receive any information.
Motion by Groote seconded by Pedley to accept by Resolution No 1308-14, FY14 City Street Financial Report Resolution. On roll call the vote was Aye: Groote, Pedley, Henningsen and Buchholtz. Nay: none.
Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to approve pay request #3 in the amount of $329,850.33 to Trackworks, Sleepy Eye, MN for the Rail Project. All voted Aye. Nay none.
Council concerns and administrators report was given.
Motion by Groote seconded by Buchholtz to adjourn at 5:43 P.M. All voted Aye. Nay none.

Jerry Johnson
Mayor
ATTEST:
Kristen L. Vipond
City Clerk


Central Lyon Board

CENTRAL LYON BOARD MINUTES
September 8, 2014
The Central Lyon Board of Directors met in a work session in the Board Room of the Central Lyon Community School at 5:30 P.M. with the following members present: President Steve Sieperda, Vice-President Judy Gacke and Directors David Jans and Scott Postma, Superintendent/HS Principal Dave Ackerman and Board Secretary Jackie Wells. Other individuals present were Elementary/Middle School Principal Dan Kruse and Assistant Principal Steve Harman.

The Central Lyon Board of Directors met in 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 Chet DeJong, David Jans, Scott Postma Superintendent/HS Principal Dave Ackerman and Board Secretary Jackie Wells. Other individuals present were Elementary/Middle School Principal Dan Kruse, Assistant Principal Steve Harman, Jason Engleman, Stephanie Baker, Geoff Kruse, Hannah Sieperda and Emily DeJong.

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 P.M.

DeJong moved to approve the agenda with the additional bills presented, Jans seconded, carried 5-0.

DeJong moved to approve the minutes from the August 11, 2014 regular meeting; Gacke seconded, carried 5-0.

Jans moved to approve the financial report through 8/31/14; Postma seconded, carried 5-0.

Jans moved to approve the summary list of bills; Postma seconded, carried 5-0.

In public participation, Hannah Sieperda and Emily DeJong presented information on last year’s backpack program. Approximately 60 students were served for $9,906.77 with $1,142.73 collected in donations to offset the costs. Board members agreed to once again fund this program through casino funds.

In recognition, Larry Goebel was thanked for his donations to the band program. Recognition and thanks went out to the staff and students of Central Lyon for their contributions to the recent fundraiser for Lainee Jensen and family, with more than $4,400 raised to assist them with travel expenses and medical bills. Thank you to US Bank for the $100 donation for classroom supplies. Thanks to Veterans of Foreign Wars for the $200 donation to football projects and the FFA program. Marliee Schleusner and Ann Westphal were thanked for their $100 donation to the backpack program.

In correspondence, The Iowa High School Athletic Association recognized Central Lyon for being one of 178 schools, which calculates to 47.7% of the IHSAA membership, who had no athletes or coaches ejected during the 13/14 school year.

In reports, Superintendent/HS Principal Ackerman reported ACT scores were once again above the state average with a composite score of 22.5. Certified count day will be Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Central Lyon staff continue to attend Iowa Core Curriculum meetings as required.

Assistant Principal/Activities Director Steve Harman presented information on overlaying the track to protect it from the elements and use for another 6-8 years at a cost of approximately $55,000. This 4-day process will take place either yet this fall, depending on weather or next spring.

Superintendent David Ackerman updated the board on the Catholic Church property situation. Mr. Ackerman informed the board that he spoke with legal about volunteer background checks and while advisable, it isn’t practical. He also updated the board that technology systems do not require a bid process and the district bases technology related purchases on price, history, service and proximity. Board members asked that more detail be given before invoices are presented for payment related to technology and specifically the 1:1 initiative.

Technology Integrationist Geoff Kruse presented a variety of technology information and updates to the board including district social media pages of Facebook and Twitter, activities on-line through the CUBE, Google calendars and an on-line store for hot lunch and clothing items.

Gacke moved to conclude the activities of the retiring school board and adjourn at 8:35 P.M.; Jans seconded, carried 5-0.
The meeting of the new board was called to order at 8:35 P.M.

Sieperda asked for nominations for President and Vice-President. DeJong nominated Sieperda for President and Gacke for Vice-President; Postma seconded. Motions carried 5-0. The oath of office was administered to Steve Sieperda as President and Judy Gacke as Vice-President. Nominations ceased with the aforementioned officer positions.

DeJong moved to approve the Written Rules and Procedures that are to be followed in conducting board meetings and Postma seconded, carried 5-0.

DeJong moved to approve the following appointments and committees; Postma seconded, carried 5-0. In Personnel, DeJong and Gacke; Buildings & Grounds/Transportation, Postma and Jans; Policy, Postma and Jans; Budget, Sieperda and Gacke; Sharing, Sieperda and Gacke. Chet DeJong will serve as the Delegate to represent Central Lyon for the November 21, 2014 Delegate Assembly.

Jans moved to approve the regular scheduled board meeting will take place the second Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the Central Lyon Board Room unless otherwise noted; DeJong seconded, carried 5-0.

In new business, Gacke moved to approve the horizontal lane advancements for teachers who have fulfilled the necessary requirements; DeJong seconded, carried 5-0.
Gacke moved to approve to authorize printing of construction documents, drawings and specifications, for the addition to Central Lyon School and release the documents for bids to be received by David Ackerman on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the Central Lyon Board Room. Postma seconded, carried 5-0.
Jans moved to approve the engagement letter for financial services from Piper Jaffray; DeJong seconded, carried 5-.0 The board reviewed and agreed to the building project and finance timeline and the G17 document for financial services.

In personnel, Gacke moved to approve the resignation of Ranita Nail, Special Education Paraprofessional. DeJong seconded, carried 5-0.
Jans moved to approve the hiring of Mel DeJong, Volunteer Quiz Bowl Sponsor, Greg Towne, Middle School Girls Basketball Coach and Kricket Arends, Special Education Paraprofessional. Postma seconded, carried 5-0.

The next regular board meeting will be at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, October 13, 2014 in the Central Lyon board room.
DeJong moved to adjourn at 8:59 P.M. and Gacke seconded, carried 5-0.