Kingsley City Council Minutes & Bills — September 4, 2018

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
Win-Zip    29.95
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    111,574.88

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.

Resolution #18-9
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.

Resolution #18-10
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

ATTEST:
Vicki Sitzmann, Clerk

Published in The Record
Thursday, September 13, 2018

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