Pierson City Council Minutes — May 12, 2021

Pierson City Council
May 12, 2021

The Pierson City Council met in regular session on Wednesday May 12th at 7PM. All council were in attendance. The meeting and public hearing were called to order by Mayor Struve. No one was present and no written comments were received. Motion by Sistrunk seconded by Bubke to close the public hearing, all vote aye motion carried. Motion by Sistrunk seconded by Bubke to open a public hearing on selling the event sign all voted aye, motion carried. Chris Weinreich and Jack Burright questioned the city disposing of the sign because it was put in with MRHD money.

Motion by Bubke seconded by Sistrunk to close the hearing all aye; motion carried.

The consent agenda was approved upon a motion by Bubke with the exception of the animal permit seconded by Sistrunk, all voted aye; motion carried. The consent agenda included minutes from April, April financial statements and claims and disbursements from April/May.
Disbursements by fund: General $18272.17, Road Use $2064.23, Special Revenue $25571.01, Proprietary $20339.20 Receipts by Fund: $51391.87, Road Use $7838.24, Special Revenue $20260.23, Debt Service 14447.06, Proprietary $11773.69

The sheriff report was given: they responded to 3 calls for service, provided 24 hours of directed patrol and spend over 11 hours in the middle school.

Public Forum: Justus Moodie was in to discuss his house improvements. Council asked to get the front yard picked up and they will extend the court date.

Motion by Sistrunk to approve
RESOLUTION 2021-6
A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED BUDGET.
Motion was seconded by Bubke all vote aye; motion carried.

First reading of Ordinance 172 was approved upon a motion by Sistrunk, seconded by Bubke. An ordinance amending Chapter 155, by adding Section 115-15 Storage Container.

Motion to approve RESOLUTION 2021-7 to waive the second and third reading of Ordinance 172 made by Sistrunk seconded by Bubke; all voted aye; motion carried.

Motion by Bubke seconded by McQueen to adopt Ordinance 172; all voted aye, motion carried.

Discussion on Urban Revitalization attorney has not heard back on weather it can be applied retroactively. Tabled.

Flag Pole discussion: Clerk checked with REC on installing a light. Council person Saxen discussed putting the light back that used to be there and light it for 6 months during the summer months. Motion by Saxen to get electrical installed for 6 months. No second was received. Tabled until the next meeting. Krier will check on a light.

Motion by Sistrunk seconded by Bubke to approve the Housing Rehabilitation Contract with the change order for 314 Elm St all voted aye; motion carried.

Motion by Bubke seconded by Sistrunk to approve the Housing Rehabilitation Contract for 319 Summit St. all voted aye; motion carried.

Motion to approve
RESOLUTION 2021-8
RESOLUTION TO APPOINT A REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBER.
Motion by Sistrunk to appoint Jeanette Beekman seconded by McQueen, all voted aye; motion carried.

Motion to adjourn made by Krier, seconded by Sistrunk all voted aye; motion carried.

Jeanette Beekman,
City Clerk

PCC billing fee $765.86
ACCO chlorine $334.80
Amazon supplies $84.41
Badger Meter read fee $171.77
Beelner light repair $259.00
City of Pierson Utility water/sewer $146.32
EMP supplies $56.98
Feld Fire repairs $383.21
Foundation water testing $60.25
Frontier phone $236.24
Iowa DNR certification renewal $180.00
IPERS pension $1,063.94
Jeanette Beekman conference reimbursement $447.88
Mahoney Auto oil change $102.11
New Coop fuel $666.89
REC electric $30.71
Richardson Trucking gravel $1,072.96
Thompson Phipps and Thompson legal services $1,365.00
United States Treasury withholding $1,506.88
USA Blue Book pump $672.50
Veenstra and Kimm fees $1,176.12
Verizon internet $86.88
Webroot virus software $84.79
Western Insurance insurance $258.00
Woodbury EMS assists $600.00

Published in The Record
Thursday, May 27, 2021

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