Pierson City Council Minutes — January 13, 2021

Pierson City Council
January 13, 2021

The Pierson City Council met in regular session on Wednesday January 13th, 2021.  All council were in attendance. The consent agenda included minutes and financial statements from Dec., Claims and disbursements thru the 13th of Jan. and a building permit. Motion by Bubke to approve the consent agenda with the exception of the building permit to be moved to the regular agenda for further discussion. Motion was seconded by Sistrunk, all voted aye; motion carried.  The sheriff report was given by deputy Johnson, over 34 hours of directed patrol were provided and they responded to 4 calls for service.

Council appointments: Motion by McQueen, seconded by Krier to retain clerk Beekman- all voted aye; motion carried.  Motion by Saxen to retain attorney Chad Thompson seconded by Krier – all voted aye; motion carried.  Motion by McQueen to keep The Record as the official paper, seconded by Krier – all voted aye; motion carried.  Appointments made by Mayor Struve: ProTemp: McQueen; Parks: Saxen Bubke; Streets: Krier, Sistrunk; Cemetery: McQueen, Saxen; Employee Evaluation: McQueen, Bubke; Water/Sewer: Sistrunk, McQueen; Nuisance Abatements: Bubke, McQueen and Struve.

RESOLUTION 2021-01
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND APPROVING A LOAN AND DISBURSEMENT AGREEMENT AND
PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SECURING THE PAYMENT OF SEWER REVENUE BONDS SERIES 2021

The City Council took up for consideration a resolution authorizing and approving a Loan and Disbursement Agreement and providing for the issuance and securing the payment of Sewer Revenue Bonds.  After due consideration and discussion, Council Member Bubke introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption, seconded by Council Member Saxen.  The Mayor put the question upon the adoption of said resolution, and the roll being called, the following Council Members voted:  Ayes:  Saxen, Bubke, McQueen, Sistrunk and Krier.  Whereupon, the Mayor declared the resolution duly adopted as hereinafter set out.

RESOLUTION 2021-02
A RESOLUTION SETTING A TIME FOR A PUBLIC HEARING
FOR THE MAX LEVY ON THE 21-22 BUDGET FOR FEB. 11 AT 7PM.

Councilman Sistrunk moved for its adoption, seconded by Krier, all voted aye; carried.

RESOLUTION 20201-03
A RESOLUTION NAMING THE OFFICIAL DEPOSITORY.  
Councilman McQueen moved to adopt the resolution with UBI listed at the depository, seconded by Saxen; all vote aye; motion carried.

Council discussed entering a 28E with the city of Moville for inspection services.  All agreed it would be beneficial.  Council directed clerk to get bids on shelter house repairs.  Motion by Sistrunk, seconded by McQueen to not add any alley lights to the city bill, all voted aye; motion carried. Motion by Sistrunk, seconded by Bubke to approve hiring Triple C for mosquito spraying again this year, all voted aye; motion carried. Motion by McQueen to have the clerk send a letter regarding an animal permit violation, seconded by Sistrunk, all voted aye; motion carried.  Motion by McQueen to proceed with property condemnation in regards to the water tower, seconded by Sistrunk; all voted aye; motion carried.
Council discussed the building permit for 201 Summit St.  Mayor Struve will approach owner regarding parking situation. Motion by Saxen to approve the building permit, seconded by Sistrunk, all voted aye; motion carried.
Motion by Sistrunk to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Bubke; meeting adjourned.

Jeanette Beekman, City Clerk

Claims and Disbursements:
Amazon  lights    $49.23
Badger Meter  cell fee    $175.33
Beelner  hydrants/curb stop    $3,037.54
City of Pierson  utility    $148.06
Clarks Hardware  supplies    $132.40
Correctionville Building Center  supplies    $58.30
Deluxe Checks  checks    $299.61
DHS  gemt fee    $124.64
Electronic Engineering  antenna repair    $68.95
EMP  supplies    $165.38
Feld Fire  supplies    $125.56
Foundation Analytical  testing     $104.75
Frontier  phone    $84.43
Hach  testing supplies    $602.95
Iowa Department of Rev.  sales tax    $69.00
Iowa Department of Rev.  WET tax    $879.00
Iowa Department of Rev.  withholding    $689.00
Iowa One Call  locates    $22.60
IPERS  pension    $1,335.15
JayLan  boulevard treatment    $370.18
Jeanette Beekman  mileage/phone    $133.60
LP Gill  landfill fees    $1,830.00
MidAMerican  electric    $1,393.25
NEW Coop  fuel    $194.83
Nick Hodgins  deposit    $64.35
Osco Truck    $890.05
Payroll Mate W2 software    $25.00
PCC  billing    $269.58
Quad Med amb supplies    $543.00
REC  electric    $31.55
Sanitary Services  garbage fee    $6,930.00
The Record  publishing    $71.85
Town and Country  donation    $100.00
United States Treasury  withholding    $1,933.92
US Postal Service  postage    $1,737.40
USA Blue Book injectors    $225.11
Utility Equipment  hydrants    $720.01
Veenstra and Kimm  prof. fees    $2,561.60
Verizon  internet    $57.09
Visu-Sewer  lining    $35,692.25
Wellmark  insurance    $2,368.50
Winn911  annual fee    $495.00
Woodbury EMS  assist    $200.00
Zoom  fees    $16.04

Published in The Record
Thursday, January 21, 2021

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