Kingsley City Council
September 4, 2018
The Kingsley City Council met in regular session on September 4, 2018 at Kingsley City Hall. Mayor Rick Bohle called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were Councilmen Rolling, Bohle, Jasperson and Mathers. Peters was absent.
The agenda was approved on motion by Bohle, seconded by Mathers, all voted aye, motion carried.
Minutes of the August 6th and August 24th, 2018 meetings were approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Public Forum: None
The following list of bills was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, all voted aye, motion carried.
Rick Bohle, August expenses 100.00
Steve Jantz, reimb. cell phone 40.00
Kingsley Vol. Amb., meal stipend 150.00
Deb Jantz, Plan F & D reimb. 151.80
Vicki Sitzmann, Plan F & D reimb. 154.50
Sanitary Services, dumpster rent 69.50
Phil Herbold, 171 feet curbing (park) 1,368.00
Lammers Automotive, parts & repairs (July) 138.32
Kingsley Ambulance, reimb pagers/Who’s Res/waders 2,690.00
Ply. Co. Treasurer, property taxes 724.00
Woodbury Co EMS, paramedic intercept 200.00
Sioux Sales, police badges/uniforms 229.80
Indoff, copypaper, toner 247.99
Lewis Drug, test strips/glutose/gloves 90.97
Amazon, Lib. books & supplies 695.24
FCA Kingsley C Store, pool concessions 42.84
Mangold wastewater tests 830.00
Iowa One Call, July locates 40.50
Presto-X, pest control (Comm. Bldg.) 48.00
Hawkins, water – AC-3C-MD pump 209.22
Ziegler, black gloss paint, couplings 395.22
Glen Sadler, reimb. work shoes 100.00
AgriVision Equip Group, mower weather enclosure 499.99
O.C. Sanitation, porta-pot rent 150.00
Bohle Constr., leveling parking/concrete & new grate (C-Store) 3,055.00
Quill, letter trays, creamer 43.95
Danko, annual pump tests 600.00
Ziegler, 926M Wheel Loader 64,980.00
Jim Harvey Agency, add wheel loader 768.00
Chet’s Foods, August chgs. 38.46
The Record, publish hearing & letting notice (Amb. Bldg.) 139.29
Image Trend, site license – annual fee 400.00
MidAmerican, utilities 4,672.43
Microsoft, Office 365 99.99
Keim, mineral coating Freedom Rock 184.49
Iowa Lakes Comm College, EMT class/Ahrens & Hiemstra 190.00
USPS, stamped window envelopes 308.50
KPTH, advertising 850.00
KMEG, advertising 1,240.00
UPS, shipping chgs. 49.80
IRS, Fed/Fica 6,904.45
Ipers, Ipers 3,592.73
USA Blue Book, water supplies 471.37
T & S Recycling, roll-off dumpster (White) 200.00
WIT, BLS Provider Course 48.00
Certified Amb Group, August billing 375.66
Hewlett-Packard, printer – City Hall 562.49
Kingsley Vol. Amb., August runs 980.00
Matheson, Amb. oxygen 436.89
Ply. Co. Solid Waste, Aug. tonnage 4,472.11
Rolling Oil, gas & repairs 960.03
MidAmerican, utilities 1,928.20
Thompson Innovation, labor at Comm. Bldg. 85.00
Wiatel, phone/internet 618.97
Bottjen Implement, loader parts 20.24
Quill, office supplies 82.48
AT&T, police phone 142.10
Mangold, water tests 170.00
Ziegler, loader parts & paint 395.22
UPS, shipping chg. 12.45
Winzip, software 29.95
Keim, Freedom Rock sealant 184.49
USPS, stamped envelopes 308.50
Consumer Reports, Lib. subscript. 24.00
Gale/Cengage, Lib. books 195.92
Baker & Taylor, Lib. books 1,351.89
Julie Culler, reimb. Facebook ad 5.99
Wiatel Solution Center, hard drive (Barb’s computer) 148.99
Paid with Library Special Funds:
Cengage Learning, Lib. books 160.93
Julie Culler, reimb. (Great Courses) 222.07
Total Expenses by Fund: General, 61,028.14; Road Use, 9,795.85; Employee Benefits, 3,965.18; Local Option, 10,120.00; TIF, 0.00; Library Spec Inv, 383.00; Fire Dept Spec, 60,000.00; Ambulance Spec, 0.00; Fire Truck Spec, 0.00; Debt Service, 0.00; Perpetual Care, 0.00; Water, 8,771.05; Sewer, 4,412.89; Lagoon Sinking, 0.00; Solid Waste, 6,666.32. Total: 165,142.43.
Total Revenues by Function: Charges for Services, 45,831.75; Operating Grants, 33,131.71; General Revenues, 23,368.90. Transfers In/Out, 0.00. Total, 102,332.36.
Maintenance Report: Jantz told the Council they have been mowing, pool will be winterized by Acco, sprayed the playground for weeds.
Proposal from Knife River was discussed. They will mill and remove fifty six bumps in the city streets and replace with three inch hot mix asphalt at a cost of $29,407.20. Motion by Bohle, seconded by Jasperson to approve proposal, all voted aye, motion carried.
Storm sewer on the south side of Myles Lane has shifted and concrete is breaking up. Motion by Mathers, seconded by Bohle to repair at an approximate cost of $6,000.00. All voted aye, motion carried.
Repair of water shut-offs at 116 West Second St. and 417 Burlington will be scheduled with Beelner’s on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried. City will pay for repairs then assess to the property owners.
Public hearing concerning sale of property was tabled until October meeting.
Treasurer’s report was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, all voted aye, motion carried.
Police Report: The August report was distributed and discussed.
Adopting plans, specifications, form of
contract and estimate of cost for
proposed ambulance building
was introduced and accepted on motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Bohle, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.
St. Michael’s is having their survey done for the property they have for sale.
Unsafe buildings in the city limits were discussed by the Council. Attorney Thompson will find a structural engineer to hire for inspection of list of properties that the Council will compile.
Approving the annual street report
was introduced and accepted on motion by Bohle, seconded by Rolling. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Bohle, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.
The city will be purchasing fifty garbage totes and fifty recycle totes from B & G Sales at a cost of $6,599.00. Motion by Mathers, seconded by Jasperson to approve the purchase, all voted aye, motion carried.
Council decided that the city code of ordinances could be scanned and put on the city website. Clerk will contact Dirt Road Design.
A new cell tower by T-Mobile is being discussed. Location has yet to be decided.
Chimney damper at shelter house will be replaced at a cost of $520.00 on motion by Bohle, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Council was informed that Ranelle Irwin has been hired as the new Library Assistant.
Annual Tax Increment Financing Report was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, all voted aye, motion carried.
Plymouth County Supervisors will be approached before the October meeting about lowering the speed limit on 330th Street from L14 to Quest Ave., and Quest Ave. from 330th Street to Hwy. 140.
Building Permits: Zac Krause, deck; Tanner Murphy, deck; Eric Frahm, garage.
Adjourn on motion by Bohle, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Next meeting will be October 1, 2018.
Rick Bohle, Mayor
Vicki Sitzmann, Clerk
Published in The Record
Thursday, September 13, 2018