Kingsley City Council Minutes & Bills — November 5, 2018

Kingsley City Council
November 5, 2018

The Kingsley City Council met in regular session on November 5, 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, Peters, Jasperson  and Mathers. Bohle was absent.

The agenda was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, all voted aye, motion carried.

Minutes of the November 2nd, 2018 meeting were approved on motion by Mathers, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.

Public Forum: None.

The following list of bills was approved on motion by Jasperson, seconded by Peters, all voted aye, motion carried.
Rick Bohle, October expenses/mileage    118.80
Steve Jantz, reimb. cell phone    40.00
Kingsley Vol Amb., meal stipend    150.00
Deb Jantz, ins reimb.    151.80
Vicki Sitzmann, ins reimb    154.50
First Cooperative, gas    449.60
Lammers Automotive, parts & repairs    61.64
Iowa One Call, locates    37.00
Keith Bohle, mileage    47.00
Amazon.com, Lib. supplies/books    771.97
O.C. Sanitation, porta-pot rent    100.00
Sanitary Services, dumpster rent    69.50
Presto-X, pest control    48.00
KPTH, advertising    850.00
KMEG, advertising    1,240.00
Verizon, Amb hotspot    22.84
GIS, life/disab. ins    23.04
Casey’s, Sept.  Amb. gas & food    179.33
Clark’s Hardware, Sept. chgs    230.45
Doug Koch, Sept cleaning    156.25
Vac2Go, sweeper parts    29.68
Bound Tree, AED/accessories    1,205.90
Plendl Feed, grass seed    66.00
Chet’s, supplies    32.91
Rolling Oil, gas    366.15
Ziegler, parts    290.51
Mid-American Research Chem, sewer chemicals    4,518.88
Sioux Sales, police uniforms    149.98
Mangold, water & wastewater tests    787.00
Steffen Truck Equip, install tool box (dumptruck)    608.51
Jim Harvey Ins Agency, addn’l premium    1,369.00
Aetna, employee assistance program    8.40
Hawkins, water chemicals    2,195.52
Lumber Pros, lumber (Cem./Truck)    89.12
Knife River, street improvements/grinding & patching    29,407.20
Wiatel Solution Center, upgrade ofc computer server    218.97
Electronic Engineering, police radio repair    510.00
Quill, ofc supplies    50.45
The Record, publications    597.75
Titan Machinery,  grease    45.60
MidAmerican, utilities    2,484.08
Bound Tree, amb. utilities    272.94
United Healthcare, Nov. health ins.    5,349.14
Ahlers Cooney, Urban Renewal thru 10/19/18    88.00
Eakes, Comm. Bldg. supplies    43.26
Bottjen Implement, loader parts    154.39
Beelner Service, drain water systems    260.00
Thompson Phipps & Thompson, legal serv 1/1/18-10/2/18    6,004.00
MidAmerican, utilities    1,937.60
Wiatel, phone/internet    618.37
Certified Amb Group, Amb. billing    304.08
Matheson, Amb oxygen    439.89
Chet’s, supplies    32.91
AT&T, police phone/internet    188.24
Plymouth Co. Solid Waste, Oct. tonnage    4,998.96
UPS, shipping chgs    49.80
IRS, Fed/Fica    4,879.51
Ipers, Ipers    3,265.20
Steve Jantz mileage to I&S    80.84
Kingsley Amb. personnel, Oct. amb. runs    1,670.00
Bohle Const., Myles Ln. storm sewer    6,805.82
Bohle Const., grind stump at park    990.00
Bohle Const., crushed asphalt off S. Main    275.00
Bohle Const., White property cleanup    1,100.00
Demco, Lib. supplies    241.57
Schieuer Woodworks, labor to hang cabinet, rolling shelf    125.00
Baker & Taylor, Lib. books & DVDs    1,118.48
Our Neighbors the Amish, program    280.00
First Cooperative, gas    1,207.42
Rolling Oil, gas & repairs    641.51
F.S. Repair, labor on snowplow (loader)    950.00
Lammers, parts    13.77
Clark’s Hardware supplies    267.85
Casey’s, Oct. Oct. Amb. gas & food    238.77
Grand Total    101,936.41

Library Special:
Cengage, Lib. books    291.08

Total Expenses by Fund: General, 35,677.92; Road Use, 8,196.43; Employee Benefits, 2,.989.91; Local Option, 0.00; TIF, 9,000.00; Library Spec Inv, 1,440.21; Fire Dept Spec, 0.00; Ambulance Spec, 0.00; Fire Truck Spec, 0.00; Debt Service, 0.00; Perpetual Care, 0.00; Water, 7,868.57; Sewer, 9,066.52; Lagoon Sinking, 0.00; Solid Waste, 157,169.40. Total: 231,408.96.

Total Revenues by Function: Charges for Services, 42,815.56; Operating Grants, 32,809.75; General Revenues, 243,142.39. Total: 318,767.70.

Maintenance Report: Jantz reported that city property is winterized. They are doing extra lagoon testing for Nexom with them paying for it.

Treasurer’s report was approved on motion by Mathers, seconded by Peters, all voted aye, motion carried.

Police report was distributed. Abandoned vehicles were discussed.

Second reading of
Ordinance #240 (setting speed limit at 35 mph for 330th St. from L-14 to Quest Ave.)
Approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Second reading of Ordinance #241
(setting
speed limit at 35 mph for Quest Ave. from 330th St. to Hwy. 140).  
Approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.

Dave Christiansen was on the agenda concerning nuisance buildings but did not attend.

No Parking signs that were approved at the previous Council meeting will be put on the East side of Rutland St. in the fourth and fifth blocks and on the South side of Kurtz Drive.

Mark Kuchel Construction had requested a variance from city zoning to put a septic system on their property on East 1st St. They applied for a building permit to construct a 66’ x 84’ L-shaped shop. To acquire the variance they met with the Board of Adjustment on November 1st. The Board of Adjustment made the recommendation that the variance be approved because the sewer on the property is extremely deep. On motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, the variance was approved. All voted aye, motion carried.

Motion by Rolling, seconded by Mathers, to approve a controlled burn of a structure on the Kuchel commercial property on East 1st St. All voted aye, motion carried.

Scootch’s Liquor License and Sunday Sales was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.

Bids for two dump trucks were opened by Mayor Bohle. The 1987 Ford bids were: Brian Volkert, 3,005.00; Lee Campbell, 2,500.00 and Dallin Mahrt, 2,500.00. The 1997 Ford bids were: Alan Mockler, 2,500.00; City of Lawton, 3,001.43. Motion by Mathers, seconded by Jasperson, to accept the bids from Brian Volkert and the City of Lawton. All voted aye, motion carried.

Resolution #2018-13 (Kingsley State Bank Authorization Resolution) concerning which employees and/or city officials can sign checks, borrow money for the city or open accounts.
Motion by Mathers, seconded by Peters, all voted aye, motion carried.

Building permits: Ace Sign Displays, Titan signage; Mike Hansen, 24’ x 24’ garage; Jason Letsche, fence; Mark Kuchel Const., 66’ x 84’ L-shaped shop.

Adjourn on motion by Peters, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.

Next meeting will be December 3, 2018.

Rick Bohle, Mayor

ATTEST:
Vicki Sitzmann, Clerk

Published in The Record
Thursday, November 15, 2018

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