JULY 7, 2015

MINUTES OF THE RANDOLPH CITY COUNCIL

PUBLIC AUCTION & REGULAR SESSION

JULY 7, 2015 – 6:30 PM

A public auction was called to order at 6:40. Mayor Farwell opened the meeting and entertained questions in regard to RESOLUTION 15-1: A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A PROPOSAL FOR THE SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY OF RANDOLPH, IOWA, FOR A PUBLIC HEARING THEREON AND THE PUBLICATION OF NOTICE THEREOF.

After review of the property being sold, Berger made a motion to proceed with the sale and Marshall seconded. All Council Members signed RESOLUTION 15-1 approving the sale of the property after notice and public hearing. Vote by signature: 4 ayes and 1 abstain (Hardy).

Mayor Farwell then requested that Sheriff Kevin Aistrope conduct the public auction for lots 11, 12 and 13 in Block 17. Starting bid was $1000.00. Brian Hardy, representing Hardy Sales, Inc., bid $1,100.00. No other bids were made and the land was sold to Hardy Sales, Inc. for $1,100.00.

Berger made a motion to approve the buyer and price, Perkins seconded. Motion carried by vote: 4 Ayes, 0 Nays.

Mayor Farwell signed the resolution and closed the public auction.

Mayor Farwell then called to order the general session at 6:50pm on July 7, 2015, with Councilmen Claude Perkins, Brian Hardy, Mike Berger, Dustin Moreland and Al Marshall present. Visitors included Sheriff Aistrope, City Attorney Vicki Danley, People Service’s Mike Lescher, Cindy Steenbock, Dave Heywood and Teresa Hardy.

Motion made by Marshall, seconded by Hardy, to approve June minutes as presented. Motion carried on a vote: Ayes: 5, Nays: 0.

Motion made by Perkins, seconded by Berger to approve accounts payable as presented. Motion carried on a vote, Ayes: 5, Nays: 0.

Iowa Department of Revenue

 

$5.54

RANDOLPH STATE BANK

Water FundAcct 12674

$250.00

RANDOLPH STATE BANK

Sewer Fund -64949

$250.00

RANDOLPH STATE BANK

Payment 127; Water Improvement

$652.44

Jessica Jamison

June Mowing

$620.00

MIDAMERICAN ENERGY

June Invoice

$545.88

WINDSTREAM

091333487-FD

$128.96

MALVERN LEADER

 

$100.62

DON'S JOHN & SEPTIC

Invoice 26015

$70.00

Berger, Michael R.

Payroll Check

$110.82

MARSHALL, ALAN D

Payroll Check

$110.82

PERKINS, CLAUDE

Payroll Check

$118.26

FARWELL, GARY

Payroll Check

$369.40

Hardy, Brian H

Payroll Check

$206.16

Moreland, Dustin

Payroll Check

$110.82

U S POSTOFFICE

Stamps, Request for Bid, 105 E Street

$6.39

MARSHALL, ALAN D

Payroll Check

$333.99

French, Faye M

Payroll Check Weeks of 5/18 & 5/25

$515.71

U S POSTOFFICE

Certified Mail - Abatement Letters

$16.20

DELAVAN AUTO PARTS

Inv. 92583

$8.36

WINDSTREAM

 

$139.01

FREMONT COUNTY SHERIFF

June contract

$220.50

MR. ED'S FLAG POLE CO.

Inv 076089

$243.48

FREMONT COUNTY LANDFILL COMMISSION

inv #06/20/15-3

$579.66

French, Faye M

Payroll Check Weeks June 1 & June 8

$515.73

GARY FARWELL

Dehumifier for City Hall

$158.00

People Service Inc.

Inv. 0024962

$898.07

IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES

Member Dues Inv 68071 7.1.15-6.30.16

$283.00

Bids were received and discussed for the asbestos abatement for the old hardware store (105 E Street). A motion was made by Hardy, seconded by Berger to accept the lowest bid received by Friday, July 10th. Motion carried on a vote, Ayes: 5, Nays: 0. A motion was made by Berger, seconded by Marshall, to have clerk post a notice to bidders regarding the demolition of the same building in the Malvern Leader. Motion carried by vote, Ayes: 5, Nays: 0.

Discussions were held on park survey, park equipment and Randolph Fun Days. Also discussed was the lack of attention paid to recent nuisance abatements and further action to be taken, as well as new complaints to be acted upon.

Several ordinances were discussed that need to be updated. No other new business was discussed and the meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.

The next meeting of the Council is scheduled for August 4 at 7:00 pm.

Gary Farwell Faye French

Mayor Clerk

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