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Correctionville City Council Minutes — June 10, 2019

Regular Correctionville City Council Meeting –
June 10, 2019

CALL TO ORDER:  The Correctionville City Council met in Regular session on June 10, 2019, at the Correctionville City Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Mayor Nathan Heilman.

ROLL CALL:  Council members answering roll:  Bob Beazley, Adam Petty, Ron Sanderson and Dan Volkert. Absent: Tara Hill.  City Attorney was represented by Chad Thompson.


APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to approve the agenda.  Passed 4/0.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Beazley, 2nd by Petty to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2019 regular meeting, bills as listed. Reports as filed. Approval of Cigarette permits for Brew LLC, Casey’s General and Dollar General. Passed 4/0.


1. Deputy Hertz reviewed the Sheriff’s report.  Hertz was asked to clarify the enforcement of fireworks ordinance. If a complaint is made the sheriff’s department will address as long as the complainant is willing to sign a complaint form. Councilman Beazley asked if business doors could be checked when deputies are in the area.

2. Maintenance report: None.

3. No fire and rescue report. Mayor Heilman appointed Dan Volkert as the council representative for the fire department.

4. Dave Christensen: updated the council on nuisance abatement cleanup and sidewalk. Christensen asked the council if they would consider an ordinance prohibiting parking in front yards. Contractor costs for sidewalk repairs will be obtained for the completion of Phase 1 of the sidewalk projects. Those sidewalks in Phase 1, with a June 1, 2019 deadline, that are not repaired will be completed by the city and costs will be assessed to the property taxes for collection.

5. Sharon Peters asked the council to extend the deadline for repairs to her sidewalk. She has applied for a grant for financial assistance. Council agreed to postpone her deadline until she gets notification about grant application.

6. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson to move forward with court procedure to obtain title to abandoned property at 203 Driftwood Street. Passed 4/0.  713 4th Street will have until July 15, 2019 to respond to city regarding abandon home.

7. Kacie Mammen, representing the Correctionville Chamber, asked the council permission to use City property north and south of the fire station for Freedom Day Celebration on Saturday, July 6, 2019, for parking and inflatables. She also asked the council to temporarily close Driftwood Street from 4th to 5th Streets on Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2019, for street dance. Motion by Volkert approving the chamber to use city property. 2nd by Sanderson. Passed 4/0.

8. Ron Peterson, representing the Hoffman Agency, updated the Council on the liability and workers compensation insurance policy.

9. Motion by Sanderson to pay ½ of The Hoffman Agency’s costs incurred for sewer connection. Motion died for lack of a 2nd.  After discussion motion by Sanderson to pay ½ of the costs incurred for sewer connection, 2nd by Volkert. Passed 4/0.

10. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Petty to approve renewal of contract with Connections Area Agency on Aging for the senior meals. Passed 4/0.

11. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson to approve
Resolution 2019-22
setting public hearing for 7:00 p.m. on August 12, 2019 in council chambers
for the sale of city-owned properties, 816 4th Street and 817 4th Street.

Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

12. Council received two bids for Copeland Park clean-up, Gary Schumacher – $25,000 and Mathers Construction – $26,500. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Beazley to accept low bid, $25,000 from Gary Schumacher. Passed 4/0.

13. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert to approve
Resolution 2019-23
approving Return to Work Policy.
Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

14. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson to approve
Resolution 2019-24
approving Segregation of Duties policy.
Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

15. Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Petty to approve
Resolution 2019-25
approving Conflict of Interest policy.
Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

16. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Beazley to approve
Resolution 2019-26
approving Fraud Reporting policy.
Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

17. Council discussed the use of LMI funds, it was determined they would be used for future projects.

18. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert to approve
Resolution 2019-27
authorizing mayor and clerk to execute quit claim deeds for the following described property: East/West Alley in Block 9, The Railroad Addition to the City of Correctionville; West One-half (W ½) of the East/West Alley in Block 10, The Railroad Addition to the City of Correctionville; and the West One-half (W ½) and the East One-half (E ½) of the East/West Alley in Block 11, The Railroad Addition to the City of Correctionville.
Roll Call. Passed 4/0.

19. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson to approve
Resolution 2019-28
allowing the clerk to pay necessary bills for this FY, provided the funds are available; and to transfer monies from the Employee Benefits Fund, Emergency Fund, Local Option Sales Tax Fund and TIF Funds to the appropriate Funds before FYE 6/30/2019.  
Roll call.  Passed 4/0.

20. Discussed solar lights for city signs. No action taken.

21. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Beazley to approve
Resolution 2019-29
raising the current wages for the four full-time employees,
one part-time maintenance assistant and library personnel
by 3%
effective July 1, 2019.  
Roll call. Passed 4/0.

OTHER BUSINESS: With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:45 PM.



       MAY                               MAY
General Fund
$23,587.97                  $51,196.14
Road Use Tax
$4,639.00                    $9,897.75
Employee Benefits
$31,488.98                 $737.73
Copeland Fund
Cemetery Maintenance
Debt Service
$164,406.30        $11,494.80
Water Fund
$7,331.37               $8,938.31
Sewer Fund
$5,276.09           $13,835.48
$236,729.71      $114,386.59

Vendor/Description    Amount
IPERS  IPERS    $1,914.48
DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY  Federal    $2,621.65
NEW COOPERATIVE, INC.  Fuel    $102.50
MIDAMERICAN  Electricity    $2,764.61
USPS  Postage    $134.75
IOWA STATE BANK  Sidewalk Bond    $23,437.00
WOODBURY COUNTY RECORD-ER  Recording fees    $74.00
SAM’S CLUB  Concessions    $309.27
UNITED HEALTHCARE  Health Ins.    $4,939.68
SAM’S CLUB  Concessions    $178.16
ACCO  Supplies    $535.24
APRIL PUTZIER Mileage    $76.56
BRIGGS, INC. OF OMAHA  Repairs    $72.83
COLONIAL RESEARCH  Cleaner    $165.60
COMBINED POOL & SPA  Thermometer    $8.79
CORNER HARDWARE  Repairs    $58.86
CORRECTIONVILLE BUILDING CENTER  Paint and rollers    $111.42
FASTENAL COMPANY  Bolts    $11.17
FELD FIRE  Supplies    $132.30
FOUNDATION ANALYTICAL  Water testing    $28.75
GILL HAULING INC.  Appliance clean-up    $178.00
IMWCA  Insurance    $4,692.00
IOWA DOT  Reflectors    $13.80
IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES  League dues    $1,042.00
IOWA ONE CALL locates    $27.20
JOY AUTO SUPPLY INC.  Maintenance    $73.18
LONGLINES  Phone    $232.36
LORETTA FRAHM  Reimbursement    $50.00
MARK’S SEPTIC INSPECTION, LLC Repair televising    $240.00
MCKESSON MEDICAL  Supplies    $190.66
MENARDS  Repairs    $11.36
NEW COOPERATIVE, INC.  Fuel    $1,041.17
OFFICE ELEMENTS  Supplies    $47.62
OVERHEAD DOOR COMPANY  Garage door repair    $352.95
QUALITY PUMP & CONTROL  Pump repair    $1,321.00
ROBERTSON IMPLEMENT CO.  Weed trimmer    $507.99
SIMPCO  Environmental review    $2,500.00
STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT  Sidewalk mat    $1,214.00
MOVILLE RECORD  Publishing    $315.30
TIM MCCORMICK  Sidewalk    $1,232.00
TRESSA PETTY  Reimbursement    $225.17
UTILITY SERVICE CO. INC.  Maintenance    $2,942.78
VERIZON WIRELESS  Phone    $30.97
VICKI KNAACK  Mileage    $49.30
VISA  Books    $892.12
WIGMAN COMPANY  Repairs    $252.09
WOODBURY COUNTY EMS  Ambulance Assist    $400.00

Published in The Record
Thursday, June 20, 2019

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