Kingsley City Council
November 7, 2022
The Kingsley City Council met in regular session on November 7, 2022. Those present were Mayor Bohle, Councilmen Kremer, Rolling, Beelner Jasperson and Bohle
The agenda was approved on motion by Jasperson, seconded by Bohle, all voted aye, motion carried.
Minutes of the October 3rd meeting were approved on motion by Beelner, seconded by Kremer, all voted aye, motion carried.
Public Forum: Rebecca Socknat, Plymouth County Emergency Management Director, introduced herself to the Council. Alexis Henry gave the Council the dollar amounts she has spent on the former Ed’s Café. She is asking the Council for $5,000.00 to complete the front of the building with work to be done next spring. There will be a second meeting on November 21st during which a public hearing date will be set.
Maintenance Report: Getting snow equipment ready, shelter house and pool are winterized. They are starting the Lead Service Mitigation Survey that is due Dec. 2024. All generators have been serviced and main flushing will be November 8th.
List of bills was approved on motion by Rolling, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
A-Ox, amb oxygen 131.76
Aetna, EAP 8.76
AgState, mecamine 622.63
Ahlers Cooney, SE View professional services 1,584.50
Alpha Wireless, Amb radio 696.00
Amazon, Lib books/supplies 893.61
Austin Campbell, lift station work 50.00
Badger Meter, Beacon hosting 48.72
Baker & Taylor, Lib books/videos 1,343.15
Barco, stop signs 476.07
Beelner Service, grave opens/pull grinder pump 1,505.00
Brian Book, phone reimb/mileage/meals water distrib 1 178.75
Brian Book, mileage/meals water treatment 1 208.54
Bound Tree, Amb supplies 558.25
Carrot Top Industries, flag pole brackets 151.71
Cash, reimb petty cash 96.35
Clarks Hardware, Sept chgs.. 429.04
FirstNet, police phone bills/Apple phone & watch 1,981.70
Frank Dunn, pallet cold mix 899.00
Frontier, phone 77.80
Foundation Analytical Lab, testing 1,160.00
GIS, life/disab ins 154.98
Gov2go, certification fee Water Dist-B Book 42.54
Gworks, annual software license fee 6,466.00
Hawkins, water chemicals 2,667.42
Hometown Pantry, chgs August 72.00
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, Beller/Hannan training 7,125.00
Iowa League, budget workshop 50.00
Iowa One Call, locates 43.30
Ipers, Ipers October 7,739.82
IRS, Fed/Fica October 12,048.78
ISG, preliminary engineering report 2,820.00
Jack’s Uniforms, police supplies 803.49
Jim Harvey Agency, Amb insurance 807.00
JJSS, jetting 1,243.75
Keith Bohle, mileage Ply Co grant 62.50
Kingsley Post Office, water bill postage/mailing fee 529.45
Kingsley Vol Amb, October runs 1,510.00
Kingsley Vol Amb, meal stipend 150.00
Klocke’s Emergency, remote siren 490.01
KPTH, October advertising 2,460.00
Lammers, compressor oil/gasket/parts 72.01
Lumber Pros, 4×4 25.58
MidAmerican, utilities + October utilities 7,341.16
O.C. Sanitation, porta pot rent 264.00
Ply Co Landfill, October tonnage 5,770.85
Presto-X, pest control 59.89
ProCare Services, annual Lucas contract 1,357.00
Quill, supplies 75.96
Rehab Systems, Emergency jet vac (South Main) 2,460.00
Rick Bohle, expenses 100.00
Rolling Oil, repairs/supplies 322.05
Sanitary Services, dumpster rental/3rd qtr garb 23,006.00
Scholastic, Lib books 350.75
ServiceMaster, remediate sewer backup 7,212.77
Sioux City Ford, radiator work police Explorer 338.24
Siouxland Carpet Cleaning, clean library/city hall 1,645.00
Steve Jantz, reimb cell phone/insurance cost 230.60
The Record, publications Sept-Oct 1,019.66
Thompson Law, July-Sept 4,240.30
Truck Equipment sweeper pilot check valve/adapter elbow 510.20
United Healthcare, health ins October 6,611.17
USA Bluebook, colorimeter/dipper/hose valve, grabber 1,253.65
Vicki Sitzmann, ins reimb 204.90
WIT, CPR ambulance crew 96.00
Wex, gas 1,742.57
Wiatel, phone/internet 601.49
Jack’s Uniforms, pants 139.90
Bound Tree, amb supplies 11.32
Baker & Taylor, lib books 263.85
Clark’s Hdwe, supplies 481.80
Kingsley Drug, amb supplies 270.11
Travis Hutzell, firearm training-Hannan 100.00
PCC, July amb billing 361.07
Fire Dept. Special Expenses:
Jacob Hagan, reimb Amazon bill (goggles) 544.20
Feld Fire, truck repairs 1,559.45
Expenses by Fund: General, 50,035.40; Road Use, 14,138.33; Employee Benefits, 7,457.76; Local Option, 126.56; TIF, 0.00; Lib Special, 0.00; Fire Dept. Special, 2,103.65; Amb. Special, 22,000.00; Fire Truck Special, 0.00; Debt Service, 0.00; Water, 24,703.56; Sewer, 13,800.72; Solid Waste, 33,697.70. Total: 168,063.68. Revenues by Function: Charges for Services, 63,828.71; Operating Grants, 33,673.87; General, 294,842.05; Transfer In, 0.00. Total: 392344.63.
Police Report: Five arrests, Reserve Office Hannan has completed two of six training modules and he will be taking a driving class. Officer Dunn will be attending the academy is May 2023 and the new 2022 Tahoe has arrived.
Fire Report: Ten calls, Fire 1 class will be starting soon, discussed radios and radio tower.
Jason Bird will be receiving a letter to move his carport at 421 Rutland St. Storage shed at 226 Rutland still needs to be moved. Mayor Bohle will talk with them.
A public hearing was set for 7:15 p.m. on November 21st for marketing of the remaining lots at SE View Addition. Motion by Beelner to approve, seconded by Kremer. All voted aye, motion carried.
Second reading of Ordinance #270 (dogs) was read. Motion by Rolling, seconded by Beelner to approve the second reading. Roll call: Rolling, aye; Beelner, aye; Kremer, aye; Jasperson, aye; Bohle, aye. Motion carried.
Code will be updated with Ordinances 256 through 270 by Simmering Cory. Motion to approve spending $1,500.00 by Bohle, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Leo Woods, representing KCAU, talked with the Council concerning their advertising program for the city.
Motion to adjourn by Beelner, seconded by Jasperson, all voted aye, motion carried.
Rick Bohle, Mayor
ATTEST: Vicki Sitzmann
Published in The Record
Thursday, November 17, 2022