Correctionville City Council Minutes — June 8, 2020

Correctionville City Council
Regular City Council Meeting 
June 8, 2020

CALL TO ORDER:  The Correctionville City Council met in Regular session on June 8, 2020, 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, Sonya Kostan, Adam Petty, Ron Sanderson, and Dan Volkert. Absent: None.  City Attorney was represented by Chad Thompson.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Volkert to approve the agenda.  Passed 5/0.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Petty to approve the minutes of the May 11, 2020 regular meeting. Bills as listed. Reports as filed. Approval of cigarette permits for Brew LLC, Casey’s General and Dollar General. Passed 5/0.

PUBLIC FORUM – CITIZEN INPUT:  None

NEW BUSINESS:
Sheriff’s monthly report reviewed by council. No deputy at meeting.

Maintenance report: Pat Langschwager, reported he spoke with a representative from Knife River, we are on the schedule for street surfacing in June, 2020. Large tree fell near shelter house at Copeland Park, council approved Roggatz Tree Service to take tree down. Langschwager inquired about purchase of skid loader, after some discussion no action was taken at this time. Discussed sewer force main repairs, council would like to visit with SCE about repairs. Clerk will check on grants available for sewer repairs.

Fire and rescue report: Kara Pernick, EMS director, reviewed ambulance report, two members have passed EMT class and will be testing, another member is working on certification. Jeff Wortman, Fire Chief, reviewed report and updated council on repairs to trucks. Council discussed funding for ambulance.

Dave Christensen not at meeting. Council will review court ordered nuisances.

Council reviewed insurance quotes for city liability and work comp insurance. Quotes were obtained from EMC Insurance (FNB) and ICAP/IMWCA (The Hoffman Agency). After discussion Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert to accept quote from The Hoffman Agency increasing the liability to $4 million. Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Sanderson setting time, date and place for public hearing for the sale of property (713 4th Street) to be held July 13 at 7:00 p.m. Motion failed. Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Beazley to approve
Resolution 2020-23 setting time, date and place for public hearing for the sale of property (713 4th Street) to be held July 13 at 7:00 p.m.
The sale will be on contract and warranty deed delivered to the buyer upon fulfillment of the contract. A condition of the contract will be that Buyer, within 90 days from July 13, 2020, must demolish and remove the existing structures from the property. Roll Call. Ayes – Sanderson, Beazley, Kostan. Nay – Volkert. Abstain – Petty. Passed 3/1.

Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Petty to approve
Resolution 2020-24 setting time, date and place for public hearing for CDBG Federal Assurances, Administration Plan and Environmental Review Approval to be held July 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Petty introduce the third reading of
Ordinance 719-2020 an ordinance amending Chapter 92.02 Water Rates, setting the basic service charge to $7.87 per month and setting the rate per usage charge to $3.66 per 1,000 gallons of water usage.
Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert to approve the third reading. Roll Call. Passed 5/0. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Kostan to adopt Ordinance 719-2020. Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Petty introduced the third reading of
Ordinance 720-2020 an ordinance amending Chapter 99.07 Sewer User Charge, setting the Sewer Usage Charge to $19.51 per month base charge plus $4.43 for each 1,000 gallons of water usage.
Motion by Petty, 2nd by Beazley to approve the third reading.
Roll Call. Passed 5/0.   Motion by Petty, 2nd by Beazley to adopt Ordinance 720-2020. Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Petty introduced the first reading of
Ordinance 721-2020 an ordinance amending section 35.15 amending fees pertaining to emergency ambulance service, Basic Life Support – $607, Advanced Life Support – $720, Mileage (loaded miles), per mile – $13.
Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson to approve the first reading. Roll Call. Passed 5/0. Motion by Kostan, 2nd by Petty to waive 2nd and 3rd readings. Roll call. Ayes – Petty, Beazley, Kostan and Volkert. Nay – Sanderson. Passed 4/1. Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert to adopt Ordinance 721-2020. Roll Call. Ayes – Petty, Beazley, Kostan and Volkert. Nay – Sanderson. Passed 4/1.

Motion by Kostan, 2nd by Petty Approving
Resolution 2020-25 approving and authorizing Amendment to Loan Agreement by and between the City of Correctionville and FNB Bank and authorizing and providing for the reissuance of the General Obligation Capital Loan Note, Series 2016.
Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Motion by Volkert, 2nd by Petty Approving
Resolution 2020-26 allowing 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 (water/sewer portion will all go to sewer fund) and TIF Funds to the appropriate Funds before FYE 6/30/2020.
Roll Call. Passed 5/0.

Motion by Beazley to raise the current wages for the four full-time employees, one part-time maintenance assistant by 3% effective the first payroll in July, 2020. Motion failed for lack of 2nd. Motion by Beazley, 2nd by Kostan approving
Resolution 2020-27 raising the current wages for the four full-time employees, library personnel and one part-time maintenance assistant by 2½% effective the first payroll in July 2020.
Roll call. Passed 5/0.

Motion by Petty, 2nd by Sanderson opening the Community Center to meetings at half capacity and those using center are required to sign waiver form provided.

Motion by Sanderson, 2nd by Kostan to allow the Correctionville Swimming Pool to open when allowable, following state recommendations. Roll Call. Ayes – Petty, Sanderson, Kostan. Nays – Beazley, Volkert. Passed 3/2.

Motion by Petty, 2nd by Volkert approving
Resolution 2020-28
reappointing library board members Bonnie Forbes, Gail Stanton and Patty Miller for six (6) year terms.
Roll call. Passed 5/0.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

NATHAN HEILMAN, Mayor
CARLA MATHERS, CMC, City Clerk

May Expenditures     Revenues
General Fund
$29,771.41                     $27,600.90
Road Use Tax
$6,145.53                         $7,749.85
Employee Benefits
$4,042.22
Emergency
$365.30
LOST
$9,195.04
TIF
$90.03
TIF Nelle Belle
$0.00
Welsch
$707.09
Copeland Fund
$12.12
Fire Dept Fund
$4,790.00
Cemetery Maint.
$287.12
Debt Service
$141,300.40                $5,596.80
Flood 2019
$21.60                         $18,750.00
Water Fund
$4,608.43                     $8,894.15
Sewer Fund
$7,500.95                    $12,542.27
Totals
$189,348.32             $100,622.89

June 2020 Claims
IPERS  IPERS    $1,921.62
DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY  Federal    $2,658.79
JOY AUTO SUPPLY INC.  Maintenance    $39.73
USPS  Postage    $134.40
UNITED HEALTHCARE  Health Ins.    $5,573.98
MIDAMERICAN  Electricity    $2,538.67
DOUGLAS INDUSTRIES  Basketball court    $894.00
ALEX AIR APPARATUS, INC.  Pump/throttle kit    $11,942.50
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC.  Water tank    $431.71
COLONIAL RESEARCH  Sanitizer    $107.35
CORNER HARDWARE  Supplies    $45.15
CORRECTIONVILLE BUILDING CENTER  Supplies    $280.32
DAWN MCCREA  Certification    $296.00
FOUNDATION ANALYTICAL  Testing    $271.75
GILL HAULING INC.  Appliance clean up    $441.00
IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES  GrantFinder    $450.00
IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES  Stencils    $40.00
JOY AUTO SUPPLY INC.  Maintenance    $47.62
LONGLINES  Phones    $153.52
MCKESSON MEDICAL  Supplies    $464.35
MICHAEL FRAHM  Mowing    $2,875.00
NEW COOPERATIVE, INC.  Fuel/seeding    $2,969.42
PCC  Billing    $404.18
JAYWIL SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT  Support    $250.00
SCE, LLC  Repairs    $9,133.50
SIOUX VALLEY AUTOMOTIVE  Repairs    $4,622.98
STAN HOUSTON EQUIPMENT  Pump rental    $325.00
MOVILLE RECORD  Publishing    $162.66
UTILITY SERVICE CO INC.  Maintenance    $3,266.48
VISA  Supplies    $1,976.64
WESTERN IOWA EQUIPMENT  Repairs    $49.56
        $54,767.88

Published in The Record
Thursday, June 18, 2020

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