Moville City Council
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Mayor Jim Fisher called the meeting to order at around 5:30 pm. Roll Call: Tom Conolly, Nate Bauer, John Parks, and Joel Robinson are present. Paul Malm is absent. Parks motioned to approve the agenda, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Parks motioned to approve minutes from the last meeting, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Bauer motioned to approve the Utility Billing trial balance for May, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed the General Ledger Entries and Robinson motions to approve, seconded by Bauer. Ayes, motion carries. No permits to approve and no speakers during Open Forum. Guests include Chad Thompson, Blake Stubbs, Ryan Clark, Jerry Sailer and Joe Barnes.
Chief Jerry Sailer gave a Fire Department update. He asked council about nearly $12,000 in brush truck improvements. Council will review budget and add this to next agenda for discussion. Officer Barnes gave a Police Department update. Council reviewed the proposals for Garbage pickup contract for 2021-2026. Ryan Clark from CHN presented their proposal; Bauer motioned to award, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. No other proposals were received. Clerk Peterson gave a Haskell Pool update. There are 5 applications for lifeguards. Clerk Peterson met with Kingsley Pool manager Shelly Schaeuble and she has offered her staff and management to get the pool opened on limited basis for this year. Council reviewed the list of lifeguards and pay rates. The list includes: Hailie Lenz, Paige Glackin, Marissa Van Donslear, Izabella Moodie, Branigan Cline, Carly Huth, Alison Orzechowski, Bradi Harvey, Alex Thompson, Madison Goodwin, Abbi Bailey, McKenzie Goodwin, Jessi Inman, Shaley Haggin, Emerson Benson, Derek Reinking, Beau Goodwin, Avery Schroeder, Emma Sitzmann, Hannah Koch, Lilli Kauffman, and Jake Utesch. Rates of pay per hour will be $9.50 for first year guards, and $11.00 second year guards and older or those with WSI certification. Robinson motions to approve hiring of the lifeguards at those rates, seconded by Bauer. Ayes, motion carries.
Council considers Shelly Schaeuble for pool manager at $14/hour plus IPERS and Emily Reinking AT $13/hour for Assistant Manager. Bauer motions to approve this hiring and rates with the option to let the Mayor and Pool Committee negotiate final rates for Schaeuble if these terms were not agreeable to her, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Schaeuble proposes she can arrange for management and staff at the Haskell Pool for three days weekly– Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Council also considers changes to the annual passes for 2021 which include Family Pass for $75.00, Single Pass for $25.00 and Senior Pass for ages 60+ to $20.00. Conolly motions to accept these new hours and Pass rates, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Council considers full reimbursement for Lifeguarding Certification class for 2021 new hires as an update to recently paying half. Conolly motions to reimburse Lifeguarding certification class for any new employees still employed with us at the end of the season, seconded by Parks. Ayes, motion carries.
Council discussed paying for table rental for Moville Days for $1000. Bauer motions to approve the payment, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Robinson motions to table action on sidewalk enforcement committee, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. No action on Zoning amendment for the Ridge Housing Development or Vacant/Abandoned Building Registrations. Bauer motions to approve 5 day liquor license application from Crankshaft Bar & Grill for Moville Days beer garden, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed Change Order # 1 from SuBSurfco for Ridge II for an increase of $1806 to amend from 2” conduit to 6”. Bauer motions to approve this change, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed the current Ordinances for Golf Carts, UTVs and ATVs on city streets. Council gave suggestions for changes to Attorney Thompson so possible changes can be drafted and the Ordinance added to the next agenda for review.
Mayor and Council comments and concerns were discussed. With no further business Bauer motioned to adjourn at around 6:50 pm and Conolly seconded. All ayes, motion carries-meeting closed.
Jodi Peterson, City Clerk
Jim Fisher, Mayor
Published in The Record
Thursday, June 17, 2021