Paullina City Council Notice and Call

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.

The City Council of the City of Sibley

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
ABDO PUBLISHING BOOKS                       442.80
ADVANCED SYSTEMS MAINT AGRMT                       192.60
ALLIANT GAS                     1,083.63
ALLPRESS & MOORE RR RAIL INSPECTION                       200.00
ALTEC INDUSTRIES TRUCK REPAIR                       892.11
AMAZON BOOKS                       581.92
AWE DIGITAL LEARNING LICENSE RELEASE                       350.00
BAKER & TAYLOR BOOKS                     2,532.97
BARCO CROSS BUCKS                       553.69
BEN’S PLUMBING REPAIR TOILETS                       550.70
BEST WESTERN HOTEL ROOM                       132.30
BOOKPAGE SUBSCRIPTION                       300.00
BORDER STATES TRANSFORMER                   13,316.25
BOSMA WATER SPLASH                         48.00
BOSS SAFETY PROD EAR PLUGS                         41.98
C & B OPERATIONS CHAIN SAW                       309.95
CONTINENTAL RESEARCH SPRAYER                       177.09
COOP ENERGY UNLEADED                     3,095.43
COUNTRY FIX-IT SHOP SEW TARP                         37.45
DAVE’S SAND & GRAVEL SAND                       530.18
DAVIS TYPEWRITER BATTERY BACKUP                         99.50
DEMCO FOLDERS/TAPE                       153.71
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
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX                   17,776.58
ENVENTIS PHONE SERVICE                         63.67
FERGUSON ENT FLUSH VALVE                       103.60
FERGUSON WATERWORKS METERS/GASKETS                     5,137.74
FIRST NATIONAL BANK LIQUOR                       461.97
HENRY FISHER JANITOR                       200.00
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WREATH                         22.00
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
HILLYARD TISSUE/TOWELS                       255.65
HTC CABLE TV                         63.74
IAMU ENERGIZERS                       358.96
ICAP LOADER INS                         63.27
IDEALS PUBLICATIONS IDEALS                           4.99
IMWCA WORK COMP                     4,050.00
IA DNR WATER USE FEE                       198.00
IOWA PRISON IND RAILROAD SIGNS                       240.87
IPERS IPERS W/H                   11,674.02
JAYCOX IMPLEMENT PARTS                       775.24
JEDDELOH INC REAR SHOCKS                       252.53
LEWIS & CLARK LOBBYING CHARGES                     4,785.00
LOUTSCH RACHEL HALLOWEEN TREATS                         93.93
MANGOLD SAMPLING                       159.00
MARCO JODI JANITOR                         51.00
MATALONI CONNIE LUNCH                         13.50
MATHESON TRI-GAS TANK LEASE                       116.56
MIDWEST COCA-COLA POP                       127.56
NAPA WIPER BLADE/CLEANER                         49.44
NORTH CENTRAL INTER TRUCK CHASSIS                   76,266.00
NOTEBOOM IMPLEMENT MOWER                       105.08
NW IA LANDFLL GATE FEES                     4,997.48
O’LEARY AVIATION PHONE                         35.00
OBBINK GARY DEPOSITION                       331.20
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
PETTY CASH POSTAGE/DEED                       168.19
PITNEY BOWES POSTAGE                     3,000.00
POPULAR SUB SUBSCRIPTION                       105.07
PORCH ON MAIN COUPONS                         45.00
PRESTO X PEST CONTROL                         35.98
QUILL CORP PAPER/CARDSTOCK                       159.99
RACOM CORP BELT CLIP/ANTENNA                         38.85
REGIONAL TRANSIT VEHICLE LEASE                       313.88
RON’S REPAIR REPAIR                       383.93
ROURKE PUBLISHING BOOKS                       284.85
SCHNEPF LUMBER WINDOW SUPPLIES                       292.73
SCHOLASTIC LIBRARY BOOKS                       994.61
SCHUMACHER ELEVATOR SCHEDULED MAINT                       190.16
SHAUGHNESSY’S DONUTS                       109.98
SHEEHAN MACK LOADER CONTRACT                     3,740.00
SIBLEY CHAMBER FY15 FUNDING                       833.33
SIBLEY HARDWARE NUTS/BLADE                       649.48
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
SPENCER TROPHY BADGE                         14.10
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
UPS SHIP SAMPLE                         32.91
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
WRIGHT EXPRESS DIESEL                     4,362.45
YAMAHA GOLF CART LEASE                     1,280.00
TOTAL ACCNTS PAYABLE                 415,592.56
PAYROLL CHECKS NET PAY                   27,709.89
PAID TOTAL                 443,302.45
REPORT TOTAL                 443,302.45


Lora Bendt Health Ins Reimb                   428.77
State Treasurer Sales Tax              10,072.00
Osceola Co Extension Registration                     70.00
Enventis Phone Service                1,000.90
IPERS IPERS              11,674.02
State Treasurer State W/H                3,124.00
Petty Cash Postage                   109.19
IWD Unemployment                   460.04
State Treasurer Use Tax                2,162.00
Doll Dist Beer                     29.50
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.

Jerry Johnson



Kristen L. Vipond

City Clerk

Central Lyon Board Minutes

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.

George City Council Meeting

Box 686, 120 S Main St George, IA 51237 Phone 712-475-3612
Fax 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

F. Reports
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

K. Adjournment

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