OCTOBER 6, 2015

RANDOLPH CITY COUNCIL

PUBLIC HEARING & REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

OCTOBER 6, 2015

MINUTES

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Mayor Farwell opened the public hearing at 7:00 PM to discuss:

1) RESOLUTION 183.15 – AMENDMENT TO THE 2015/2016 CITY BUDGET

In attendance were council members Claude Perkins, Mike Berger, Al Marshall and Clerk Faye French. Dustin Moreland and Brian Hardy were absent. While there were several visitors there for the regular meeting, there were none present to discuss amended budget. French covered the suggested amendments. The Mayor asked if there were any questions in regard to the budget. There were none.

Perkins made a motion to accept the resolution and budget amendments and Marshall seconded. All in favor.

The public meeting was closed at 7:05.

REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER: 7:06PM by Mayor

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT/ABSENT: Present – Claude Perkins, Mike Berger, Al Marshall. Dustin Moreland & Brian Hardy were absent. Faye French was also present.

INTRO OF VISITORS/BUSINESS: Dave Heywood, Pat & Rose Hute, Teresa Hardy and Mike Lesher

1) Mike Lesher presented PeopleService report for October. It was noted that the east pump at the waterhouse was shot. Mike presented an estimate from Iowa PumpWorks for the new pump and installation. Mike also mentioned there were three (3) meters broke during the street project. The project’s general contractor advised Mike to go ahead and fix the meters and send the repair bill to Western Engineering.

2) Teresa Hardy, representing the Park Committee, advised that the committee will start meeting the 4th Saturday of the month at 9:30am. Fundraising efforts are underway for the new park equipment and Hardy report about $10K has been raised. $30K needs to be raised in order to submit for matching grants. The goal is to have the equipment in place by July 1, 2016.

3) Pat Hute reported problems with his driveway and area where water is collected. Pat also mentioned that the new street light did not provide as much lighted coverage as previous light. Farwell said he would make calls to see if anything could be done.

4) Dave Heywood reported the Spinomi was ready to be installed. A location had been determined and plans were in place to have a hole dug and concrete available to set the pole.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA: No changes made

REVIEW OF PREVIOUS MONTHS COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES: Berger made the motion to accept the minutes, Perkins seconded, All Ayes.

REVIEW OF BILLS: Perkins made motion to accept the bills as presented, Marshall seconded & motion carried.

REVIEW OF TREASURER’S REPORT

OLD BUISNESS:

1) “Resolution No.  183.15

Resolution Approving Amendments to the 2015/16 City Budget. Perkins made motion to accept the resolution, seconded by Marshall. All Ayes. Mayor Farwell signed the resolution and French attested.

2) Abatement Status: French presented a spreadsheet showing progress of abatements.

3) Tree Grant: Park Committee was given the go ahead to order trees for the park.

NEW BUSINESS:

1) French presented the Street Finance Report for the approval by the Council. Perkins made a motion to approve the report and Berger seconded. Motion carried.

No additional items were discussed.

ADJOURN: At 8:00PM, Berger made the motion to adjourn, seconded by Perkins. Meeting adjourned.

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