Kingsley City Council Minutes/Bills — February 4, 2018

Kingsley City Council
February 4, 2019

The Kingsley City Council met in regular session on February 4, 2019 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, Jasperson and Mathers. Bohle and Peters were absent.

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

Minutes of the January 7, 2019 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 Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Rick Bohle, Jan. expenses, mileage, reimb. pay    309.31
Steve Jantz, reimb. cell phone    40.00
Vicki Sitzmann, ins. reimb.    158.00
Deb Jantz, ins. reimb.    164.70
EFTPS, Fed & Fica    7,830.28
Ipers, Ipers    3,356.45
Kingsley Amb. Personnel, Jan. runs    1,085.00
Kingsley Vol. Amb., meal stipend    150.00
KMEG, advertising    1,240.00
KPTH, advertising    850.00
GIS Benefits, life/disab ins    23.04
Kingsley Post Office, water bill postage    159.74
Auditor of State, Examination filing fee    175.00
Ply. Co. Extension, Turfgrass registration    70.00
Verizon, Amb hotspot    20.44
IEMSA, Amb membership and conference regis    290.00
Winzip, subscription    16.02
UPS, shipping chgs    53.80
Wellmark, refund Amb. payment    939.00
Ply. Co. Museum donation    200.00
Frontier, phone bills    214.61
United Healthcare, health ins. premiums    5,349.14
True Engineering, Amb. bldg. engineering    6,950.00
Sanitary Services, dumpster rent    69.50
NW Iowa Comm College, Firefighter 1 books    166.92
H.G. Klug Sons, air filter, Omega blower lubricant    918.91
Quill, office supplies    386.48
Hunzelman, Putzier, examination services    2,653.06
Clark’s Hardware, maint. supplies    319.09
The Record, publications    122.85
BCK, rental assistance    4,500.00
Frank Dunn, high performance patch    799.00
Barco, flags    115.92
Bound Tree, Amb. supplies    1,062.46
Aetna, EAP services    8.40
Marc, lagoon chemicals    1,860.22
Amazon, Lib. books & supplies    747.77
The Police & Sheriffs Press, ID card    17.50
Alison Hoogeveen, reimb. Amb. conference    110.00
Presto-X, pest control    101.00
Bohle Construction, house removal & clay dirt    7,130.00
Lumber Pros, supplies    47.63
Eakes, Comm. Bldg. cleaning supplies    122.40
Dirt Road Design, website updates    375.00
Dirt Road Design, NW IA Outdoors ads    304.00
Wiatel, phone/internet    526.55
Certified Amb. Group, Jan. billing    280.51
Truck Equipment, sweeper filter    126.37
Ply. Co. Solid Waste, Jan. tonnage    5,057.82
Matheson, Jan. rental    436.89
Baker & Taylor, Lib. books    645.77
Wiatel, phone/internet    92.25
Rolling Oil, gas    217.90
Graham Tire, 4 tires    508.36
IMFOA, dues    20.00
Casey’s, Jan. charges    230.39
The Record, publications    167.36
AT&T, police phone/tablet    191.03
First Cooperative, gas    267.58
Beelner Service, gr open    450.00
Bound Tree, Amb supplies    274.37
Thompson Innovations, Scada agreement    50.00
MidAmerican, utilities    3,751.06
Grand Total    64,876.85   
Library Special: Cengage, Lib books    141.34

Total Expenses by Fund: General, 39,746.22; Road Use, 12,813.47; Employee Benefits, 7,835.68; Local Option, 25,000.00; TIF, 650.00; Library Spec Inv, 0.00; Fire Dept Spec, 0.00; Ambulance Spec, 0.00; Fire Truck Spec, 0.00; Debt Service, 0.00; Perpetual Care, 0.00; Water, 7,456.91; Sewer, 6,158.76; Lagoon Sinking, 0.00; Solid Waste24,908.57. Total: 98,269.61.

Total Revenues by Function: Charges for Services, 35,454.88; Operating Grants, 36,082.16; General Revenues, 18,088.03. Total: 89,625.07.

Treasurer’s reports for December and January were approved on motion by Mathers, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.

Maintenance Report: Jantz reported that there was a residential water leak and changed out some of the light bulbs in the Community Building with LED bulbs. He suggested that we replace all the bulbs with LED’s over the next two years.

Police report was distributed.

Fire Chief Paul Huth reported they had three calls and a bill will be coming from Danko for checking the compressors.

Barb Clark and Danita Wenzel talked with the Council about having a “Fight Cancer” Walk scheduled for May 11, 2019. They provided a map of the proposed route. Police Department will assist on that day.

Discussion about St. Michael’s land purchase. There will be a hearing scheduled and a bank bidding process will be used. If approved, down payment will be put into a trust account. Purchase and down payment will be contingent on city securing financing.

Resolution 19-5
approving a down payment of $25,000.00
by Rolling, seconded by Mathers. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.
Proposed changes to AT&T contract were discussed. City attorney will negotiate the monthly rent to be no less than $500.00 per month.

Resolution 19-1
(City of Kingsley Depository Resolution)
Kingsley State Bank with a maximum of $2,500.000.00. Motion by Rolling to approve, seconded by Jasperson. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.

Resolution 19-2
(City of Kingsley Depository Resolution)
United Bank of Iowa with a maximum of $1,500.000.00. Motion by Rolling to approve, seconded by Jasperson. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.

Resolution 19-3
(Certify delinquent water bill).
Motion by Rolling to approve, seconded by Mathers. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.

Resolution 19-4
(Certify delinquent water bill).
Motion by Rolling to approve, seconded by Mathers. Roll call vote: Rolling, aye; Jasperson, aye; Mathers, aye. Motion carried.

Ordinance 242
(International Property Code)
will be introduced at the March meeting. It will include Chapters 1-3.

Building permits: None

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

Next meeting will be March 4, 2019.

Rick Bohle, Mayor
ATTEST:
Vicki Sitzmann, Clerk

Published in The Record
Thursday, February 14, 2019

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