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Pierson City Council Minutes — January 8, 2020

Pierson City Council
January 8, 2020

The Pierson City council met in regular session on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Mayor Struve called the meeting to order at 7PM Council in attendance: Sistrunk, Krier, Bubke, Saxen and McQueen.  The consent agenda included Dec minutes and financials along with bills and disbursements through Jan. 8th.  Motion to approve the consent agenda was made by Saxen seconded by Bubke. All voted aye, motion carried.

The sheriff report was given by Lt Hertz: they did over 32 hours of directed patrol and responded to one call for service.

Sanitary Services  refuse contract    $7,029.00
Beelner  water line    $2,538.65
Wellmark  insurance    $2,305.56
LP Gill  landfill    $1,776.93
United States Treasury  withholding    $1,430.70
MidAmerican  electric    $1,363.29
IPERS  pension    $1,089.45
New Coop  fuel    $518.28
Office of the Commissioner of Elections  election    $500.76
USA Blue Book reagents    $468.19
Deluxe Checks  checks    $341.34
Mangold  water testing    $210.00
Amazon  filters/key box    $209.65
Frontier  phone    $199.45
Iowa Firefighters Assoc.  dues    $182.00
Badger Meter  read fee    $168.21
City of Pierson  utility    $143.78
Payroll Mate  software    $127.33
EMP  Amb supplies    $105.68
Verizon  internet    $57.30
Bomgaars  antifreeze/supplies    $56.53
Vista Print  stamps    $47.95
Clarks Hardware supplies    $42.18
Menards  supplies    $34.91
REC  electric    $61.09

Expenses by fund: $General 31442.78, Road Use $1538.94, Special Rev. $2590.49, Debt Service $1995.00, Proprietary $7434.84, Revenue by fund: General $18475.78, Road Use $2311.48, Special Revenue $2095.80, Debt Service $1648.98, Proprietary $11384.00

The Mayor made the following appointments: Mayor ProTem:  McQueen; Parks: Saxen, Bubke; Streets: Krier, Sistrunk; Cemetery: McQueen, Saxen; Employee Evaluations: McQueen, Bubke; Water/Sewer: Sistrunk, McQueen; Nuisance Abatements: Bubke, McQueen, Struve

McQueen motioned to retain City Clerk Beekman, and Attorney Chad Thompson, seconded by Sistrunk, all voted aye; motion carried.

Motion by Krier to allow the Legion to place a sign on the outside of the building to include their office presence inside, seconded by McQueen; all vote aye motion carried.

Discussion was held on mosquito spraying, Motion by Saxen to hire Triple C Pest control to do weekly spraying at a cost of $1900.00, motion seconded by Sistrunk voting aye: Krier, Saxen, Sistrunk, Bubke; with McQueen voting nay.

Motion by Bubke to pass
seconded by McQueen all voted aye.

Clerk presented a quote for painting the water tower, council asked the clerk to get more quotes.

Budget was talked about Motion by Sistrunk to set a public hearing on the Max Levy for the February 5th meeting at 7PM.

The regular meeting of the council will be held on the first Wednesday of the month Feb 5th due to the mayor being out of town.

Motion from Bubke to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Krier, all voted aye motion carried

Jeanette Beekman
City Clerk

Published in The Record
Thursday, January 16, 2020

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