Moville City Council —
September 19, 2018
Mayor Jim Fisher called the meeting to order at around 6:00 pm. Roll Call: Bruce Schmidt, Tom Conolly, Nate Bauer, and Mike Ofert are present. Paul Malm is absent. Bauer motioned to approve the agenda, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Ofert motioned to approve minutes from the last meeting, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries.
Council reviewed the Claims report, Bauer motioned to approve payment, seconded by Schmidt. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed the Treasurer’s report for August and found that items from the Community Center wages line needed moved to correct budget line. Bauer motioned to approve the report pending this change, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries.
Council reviewed the fence permit from Bruce Wayne of 400 Ash. At this time it is not determined if he will fence on the lot line or not so sending to Inspector Christensen for review. Council reviewed building permit for a deck for Jerry White of 525 Terrtam. Conolly motioned to approve this permit, seconded by Schmidt. Ayes, motion carries. Guests include Chad Thompson, Jim Nixon, Kent Baker, Dave Christensen, Seth Lloyd, Mike Weaver, Steve Heeren, and Chief Jereme Muller.
Chief Jereme Muller presented a Moville Police Department update for the month. Mike Weaver gave a Public Works update for the month. Council discussed the purchase of a UTV for use by Public Works department. Bauer suggested Weaver research options and prices before a decision is made.
Clerk Peterson presented information on the Community Catalyst Grant administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority. She is interested in applying for this grant and working with the owners of 6 South 2nd Street to revitalize this previously underutilized building near Main Street. As one of the new owners, Seth Lloyd was present and expressed his interest in working with the City to improve this property. Council agreed to move forward with the grant application process.
Mayor Fisher updated the council on the progress at Meredith Lane development. Dirt work has begun on the new street and contractors plan to install utilities soon.
Clerk Peterson reviewed the progress of the nuisance abatement at 212 S. Pearl Street. The Bush Estate had a September 14th, 2018 deadline to abate the nuisance or a Municipal Infraction could be issued. Bush is working on getting a binding purchase agreement signed this week and requested that he not be issued a MI. Inspector Christensen and Attorney Thompson discussed the Code section that prevents the property in this situation from being sold due to the nuisance abatement proceedings. Thompson will draft a selling agreement so that Bush can sell the house and the City can resume Abatement with the purchaser. Conolly motioned to issue the Municipal Infraction, seconded by Ofert. Ayes, motion carries.
Regarding the installation of a sidewalk at Motorville, 18 S. 1st Street, the City has received the IaDOT permit for the intersection portion. IaDot confirms that the remaining sidewalk permit from the Nixons has been approved as well. Council instructed Mike Weaver to get bids for the intersection portion and schedule to get the work completed by October 20th.
Ordinance 2018-35 to ban open burning,
seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Bauer motioned to waive second and third readings, seconded by Ofert. Ayes, motion carries. Conolly motioned to adopt this Ordinance, seconded by Ofert. Ayes, motion carries.
Schmidt motioned to approve
Resolution 2018-38 to allow open burning from September 29th through October 14, 2018
seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries.
Clerk Peterson presented and council reviewed the Annual Street Finance Report. Bauer motioned to approve, Ofert seconded. Ayes, motion carries.
Attorney Thompson introduced
Resolution 2018-39 to set time and place of hearing to consider the application for voluntary annexation
filed by RLW Properties, LLC (Dollar General property).
Conolly motioned to approve this Resolution and set the hearing for October 17th at 6pm, seconded by Schmidt. Ayes, motion carries.
Council discussed proposed Chapter 58 of City Code addressing Abandoned/Vacant Buildings. Ofert motioned to approve this second reading, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries.
Mayor Fisher briefly discussed the progress of the Community Visioning Grant. Council will discuss further at next meeting when more information is available.
Council reviewed proposed new Code chapters 50 through 57 and noted requested amendments.
With no further business Bauer motioned to adjourn at around 7:40 pm and Conolly seconded. All ayes, motion carries – meeting closed.
Next meeting scheduled for October 3rd may be at the Community Center if street construction has begun at City Hall.
Jodi Peterson, City Clerk
Jim Fisher, Mayor
NAME MTD BALANCE
GENERAL TOTAL 47,688.70
ROAD USE TAX TOTAL 24,464.50
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX TOTAL 17,590.13
WATER TOTAL 23,039.45
SEWER TOTAL 19,119.25
STORM WATER TOTAL 1,363.19
TOTAL REVENUE BY FUND 133,265.22
8/27/2018 THRU 9/25/2018 CLAIMS REPORT
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLAIMS
4-WAY STOP SHOP VEHICLE FUEL 30.85
AGRIVISION EQUIPMENT GROUP PARK SUPPLIES 114.97
AHLERS & COONEY, PC BONDING ATTORNEY 163.50
BOMGAARS SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS 285.99
BRET PETERSON PLUMBING & CONST. MOVE BUS LOT FOR MEREDITH 2,352.50
BROWN SUPPLY CO. STORM SEWER REPAIRS 153.41
CASEY’S GENERAL STORE VEHICLE FUEL 183.78
CENTRAL IOWA DISTRIBUTING SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS 1,304.40
CERTIFIED TESTING SERVICES INC. SOIL TESTING 353.00
CHESTERMAN COMPANY COMM CENTER SUPPLIES 50.00
COLLECTION SERVICES CENTER CHILD SUPPORT 276.00
CHN GARBAGE SERVICE INC. MONTHLY GARBAGE HAULING 5,639.80
CITY OF MOVILLE – CAFETERIA CAFETERIA 488.00
CITY OF MOVILLE – WATER WATER BILL 290.00
NUTRIEN AG SOLUTIONS SUPPLIES 233.52
DATA TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE 170.00
SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH WATER TESTING 84.00
EARL MAY NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER PARKS – TREES 1,244.50
EPS LAWNWORKS MOWING NUISANCES 293.75
ENGLESON ABSTRACT CO. RECORD/ABSTRACT MEREDITH LANE 650.00
FRANK DUNN CO. ROAD PATCH 799.00
GCC ALLIANCE CONCRETE CO., INC. CONCRETE PROJECT 305.00
GILL HAULING INC. GARBAGE TONAGE 2,631.21
GRAHAM TIRE SIOUX CITY TIRE REPAIR 1,440.40
GROVES REPAIR – DON GROVES PD EQUIPMENT 1,700.00
HABERL TILE AND STONE INC. SUPPLIES 180.00
HACH COMPANY CHEMICALS 220.05
HAWKINS INC. WATER CHEMICALS 1,391.63
HOTEL EXPENSE HOTEL EXPENSE 235.14
HSA – MIKE WEAVER HSA 600.00
I & S GROUP ENGINEERING NEW LIFT STATION 1,151.30
IA MUNICIPAL WORKERS COMP ASSC WORKERS COMP PREMIUM 1,598.00
IOWA ONE CALL CALL BEFORE YOU DIG 26.10
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY FIRE DEPT. TRAINING 300.00
AMAZON ONLINE CITY HALL SUPPLIES 97.94
ANNETTE ALFREDSON RETURN PAVILION DEPOSIT 100.00
IPERS POLICE IPERS 3,960.25
IRS FED/FICA TAX 5,819.35
MOVILLE J & J MOTOR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE 792.17
JACK’S UNIFORMS POLICE EQUIPMENT 2,117.70
WOODHOUSE VEHICLE MAINTENANCE PD 49.73
JAMES FISHER MILEAGE 35.43
JODI PETERSON mileage and per diem 440.06
JP COOKE CO. PET TAGS 78.80
LGS GROUP EQUIPMENT 373.99
LUMBER PROS PARKS AND STREETS REPAIR 266.30
MANGOLD ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES W/W TESTING 2,280.00
MENARDS SUPPLIES 169.21
MID-AMERICAN ENERGY ELECTRIC 7,610.75
MIDWEST ALARM COMPANY, INC. COMM. CENTER ALARM 81.75
MIDWEST RADAR & EQUIPMENT POLICE RADAR CERTIFICATION 80.00
NATIONWIDE INSURANCE SENIOR CENTER 2,290.00
NEW COOPERATIVE INC. EQUIPMENT MAINT. SUPPLIES 83.76
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS VEHICLE MAINTENANCE 264.57
POSTMASTER POSTAGE 196.28
POWERPLAN PARTS 850.36
WOODBURY COUNTY REC ELECTRIC 1,360.30
MOVILLE RECORD PUBLICATION 589.42
SECURITY NATIONAL BANK BOND INTEREST – FIRE TRUCK 1,446.19
STAPLES OFFICE SUPPLIES 65.28
TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA STATE TAX 678.69
STUBBS CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS 1,054.00
THOMPSON ELECTRIC COMPANY WELL AND TOWER UPGRADE REPAIRS 26,259.04
THE UPS STORE 4018 SHIPPING SAMPLES 83.68
U.S, POSTAL SERVICES PRE-STAMPED ENVELOPES 1,168.50
VERIZON WIRELESS WIRELESS PHONES 260.89
WATCH GUARD VIDEO PD CAMERA SYSTEM 102.00
WEBSITES TO IMPRESS, LLC WEBSITE 240.00
WELLMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD WELLMARK BCBS 511.50
WEX BANK FUEL 3,296.47
WIATEL PHONE & INTERNET 1,443.48
**** PAID TOTAL ***** 14,945.17
**** SCHED TOTAL ***** 78,592.47
***** REPORT TOTAL ***** 93,537.64
8/27/2018 THRU 9/25/2018 CLAIMS FUND SUMMARY
FUND/FUND NAME TOTAL
001 GENERAL 44,739.70
110 ROAD USE TAX 5,633.79
200 DEBT SERVICE 1,446.19
600 WATER 33,613.85
610 SEWER 8,104.11
Published in The Record
Thursday, October 4, 2018