AUGUST 4, 2015

MINUTES OF THE RANDOLPH CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR SESSION

AUGUST 4, 2015 – 7:00 PM

Mayor Farwell called the meeting to order with Councilmen Claude Perkins, Brian Hardy, Mike Berger, Dustin Moreland and Al Marshall present. Visitors Cindy Steenbock, Dave Heywood and Teresa Hardy. The agenda was accepted with no additions.

Motion was made by Hardy, seconded by Farwell to accept the July meeting minutes. Motion carried on a vote: Ayes: 5, Nays: 0.

Motion was made by Berger, seconded by Moreland to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried on a vote: Ayes: 5, Nays: 0

Payee Memo Amount

Department of Revenue Sales Tax - 2Q15 (EFT Payment) $506.00

U S POSTOFFICE Certified Letter $3.94

RANDOLPH STATE BANK Payment 128; Water Improvement $652.44

RANDOLPH STATE BANK Water Fund $250.00

RANDOLPH STATE BANK Sewer Fund $250.00

SOUTHWEST IOWA PLANNING COUNCIL Dues $109.00

MALVERN LEADER $215.43

MID AMERICAN ENERGY 21781-02003 $669.87

Jessica Jamison July Mowing $620.00

WINDSTREAM 091333487 $118.97

Iowa DNR/Water Supply Op Annual Water Supply Fee $25.00

DON'S JOHN & SEPTIC Inv 26178 $70.00

FREMONT COUNTY SHERIFF $231.42

U S POSTOFFICE Abatement ($3.94) & Asbestos Bid $4.64

People Service Inc. Invoice 0025125 $965.26

WINDSTREAM Acct 091333512 City Hall $141.67

FREMONT COUNTY LANDFILL COMMISSION $289.83

FREMONT COUNTY VETERINARY CLINIC $225.00

MALCOM ELECTRIC Light in Firehouse $126.98

IOWA ONE CALL $4.50

KRIEGLER OFFICE EQUIPMENT $159.98

Faye M French Office Supplies $50.82

French, Faye M Payroll Check 6/15 to 6/26 $418.00

French, Faye M Payroll Check 6/29 to 7/11 $515.72

Iowa Depot of Inspections & Appeals $15.00

The park and equipment were discussed. Dave Heywood advised that Home Town Pride has ordered the Spinomi equipment for the park. Further discussions regarding the placement of the equipment and the ground cover will be handled by the Park Committee.

Teresa Hardy updated the Council on Randolph Fun Day. Bob Benton will be frying chicken for dinner and we will also be serving baked beans and coleslaw. Other expenses the City will need to cover are port-a-pots, dumpsters, pedal pull. Rick Malcom is ensuring there is electrical service for the band set up and out at the park.

Three bids for demolition of the old hardware store were received. Dunsdon Construction in Tabor was low bid. Marshall made a motion to accept their bid and have them do the demolition, Hardy seconded and all were in favor. The asbestos removal is scheduled for completion prior to the end of August.

Ian Kimmer with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society requested that the city allow them to use the City Park on Saturday, September 26 from 9am – 3pm to provide a rest stop, shelter and water for bike riders participating in the 2015 Nebraska Ride. The Council members had no objection to this request.

Hardy mentioned that he plans to start expanding his business in October. He requested that the City consider vacating the alley between his two properties.

Dave Heywood mentioned that he would like to purchase the old steel plates that will no longer be used after the highway project. Dave also asked whether the City could do something about the water that is backing up into his garage & basement.

A couple of locations in town were mentioned that were developing into weed patches. One area is the War Memorial and the other is between City Hall and Rich Rasmussen’s property. French will need to contact Jessica Jamison and Rich Rasmussen to correct problem.

Council discussed ordinances that need to be updated/corrected. New water rates were discussed as well as a delinquent payment policy for water bills. French will try to have ordinances revised for next meeting.

Motion was made by Berger to adjourn, Hardy seconded. All in favor. Meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m. The next meeting of the Council is scheduled for September 1 at 7:00 pm.

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