June 2, 2014

Minutes of the Randolph City Council

June 2, 2014

A regular meeting of the Randolph City Council was held at the Randolph City Hall at 7:00 pm on June 2, 2014 and was called to order by Mayor, Gary Farwell.

The following council persons were present: Brian Hardy, Claude Perkins, AL Marshal, Dustin Moreland, and Mike Berger

Absent: none

Visitors: Cindy and Dave Heywood

Tony Moreland

Al Kelley

Cindy Steenbock

May 5th meeting minutes were read

The following bills were presented:

Windstream……………………………………………………....................................$126.44

Mid American Energy………………………………………………………………………….$690.38

Mr. Ed’s Flagpole…………………………………………………………………………………$49.45

Jessica Jamison (lawn services)……………………………………………………………$620.00

Fremont County Landfill………………………………………………………………………$289.83

Heartland Co-Op (propane)…………………………………………………………………$1,521.06

ACCO (chlorine water)…………………………………………………………………………$145.00

Windstream…………………………………………………………………………………………$111.11

Jensen Well Company………………………………………………………………………….$5,207.50

Gary Farwell (Memorial lights)……………………………………………………………..$25.08

Don Kimsey (depot and pump house window)…………………………………….$445.00

People Services…………………………………………………………………………………….$886.23

Library quarterly payment……………………………………………………………………$1500.00

Randolph Bank (water note)…………………………………………………………………$652.44

Chasidy Wederquist……………………………………………………………………………..$452.00

Emergency Apparatus…………………..………………………………………………………$3,746.49

Mid American Energy…………………………………………………………………………..$11.68

Al Marshal Motioned to pay the bills as is, Dustin Moreland 2nd the motion. All in favor, motion to pay bills as is, passed.

Treasurers report was read by Chasidy Wederquist

Old Business:

The council discussed all the materials that were given to the city by SWIPCO associate John McCurdy about the TIF and Tax abatement. The council discussed what would be best for the city. There was a motion from Brian Hardy to do the Tax Abatement Option. Dustin Moreland 2nd the motion. All were in favor, the motion to do the Tax Abatement passed. The council then discussed what needed to be sent to the members of the community. A letter about the implementation of the Tax Abatement was sent to each member of the community on June 7th. John McCurdy and Barb Barrick have been working with the council and have been asked to attend the July 7th council meeting to discuss what all of the means for the city.

The next item up for discussion was the start of a separate savings account for the Depot and the Veterans Memorial. The city would still be responsible for upkeep but the funds for each of these things will be placed in separate accounts. There was a motion to put Claude and Sherry Perkins name on the saving account for the Depot and Vance Trively and Brian Hardy of the saving account for the Veterans Memorial. Dustin Moreland made the 1st motion, Al Marshal 2nd the motion. All in favor motion passed.

Third item up for discussion was the start of a new savings account for the city tractor. Chasidy Wederquist would be in charge of taking care of this savings account and the city made a motion to start to put $300.00 in this savings account each month. Dustin Moreland made the 1st motion, Mike Berger 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed.

New Business:

Al Kelley came to talk to the city about entertainment for the City Fun Day. He stated that his band would be willing to come and play and either have an outdoor concert or something indoors. The council made a motion to set the date for the Fun Days for August 9th and booked Al Kelley’s band to come and play. Brian Hardy made the 1st motion, Mike Berger 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed.

The council also discussed some things that would be included in the Fun Days such as:

City wide garage sales

Free will donation breakfast, lunch and dinner

Bake sale

Raffles

Trash and Treasure sale at the church

All of these activities were discussed. The council will continue to talk and plan the City Fun Day.

Next item discussed was about the city building and the damage in any due to the storms. Al Marshal stated that there had been and inspection and that some of the building had some damage. Such as the Depot there was damage to the roof, City Park, Fire Station, City garage and City Hall. There has been an inspection but no estimates were given at this time.

There were no other items discussed, Brian Hardy made the 1st motion to adjourn, Dustin Moreland 2nd the motion, all in favor, motion passed and the meeting was adjourned at 8:05 pm.

Chasidy Wederquist, Gary Farwell,

City Clerk Mayor

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