Pierson City Council
April 13, 2023
The City Council met in regular session on Wednesday April 13, 2023. Mayor Struve called the meeting to order at 7PM. Council in attendance: Krier, McQueen, Saxen, Sistrunk, Absent: Bubke
Motion by Sistrunk, seconded by McQueen to approve the consent agenda, all voted aye; carried. Items on the consent agenda: Minutes from the 2 March meetings, claims through April 12, March financial statements and a building permit for 420 Front St.
Deputy Brooks presented the sheriff report.
Motion by Sistrunk, seconded by McQueen to approve entering into an agreement with V&K regarding a facility plan for lagoon upgrades. All voted aye, carried.
Motion by Saxen seconded by McQueen to approve the first reading of Ordinance 181 Increasing the Sewer SIS Fee, all voted aye; carried. Motion by McQueen, seconded by Krier to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings of Ordinance 181, all voted aye; carried.
Motion by Krier, seconded by Sistrunk to adopt ORDINANCE 181 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 100 SECTION 100.02 INCREASING THE SEWER SIS FEE, all voted aye, carried.
Motion by Sistrunk seconded by Krier to approve the first reading of Ordinance 182 WATER RATES, all voted aye; carried. Motion by Saxen, seconded by McQueen to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings of Ordinance 182, all voted aye; carried.
Motion by Krier, seconded by Saxen to adopt ORDINANCE 182 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 92 SECTION 92.02 WATER RATES, all voted aye, carried.
Motion by McQueen seconded by Sistrunk to approve RESOLUTION 2023-07 A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE ASSESSMENT OF UNPAID UTILITY CHARGES, all voted aye; carried.
Motion by McQueen seconded by Sistrunk to have the clerk publish notice of abandoned cemetery lots in Section 2 Block 11 Lots 5&6, all voted aye; carried.
Motion by McQueen, seconded by Saxen to approve RESOLUTION 2023-08 A RESOLUTION SETTING A DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND THE FY23 BUDGET. All voted aye, carried. Hearing will be held May 10th at 7PM
Clerk read statistics on 3 cell lagoons from other communities; council directed the attorney to have the property at 712 South St deeded back to the city.
Motion by adjourn made by Sistrunk seconded by Krier, carried.
Jeanette Beekman, City Clerk
Batting Cages drag $1,026.86
IMFOA conference $126.50
Gillman Services housing contract $19,979.96
Postmaster postage $8.95
WIX web hosting $89.05
GEMT fees $11.14
Staples files/toner $70.17
Brandon peters deposit return $175.00
Woodbury EMS assists $1,200.00
Verizon phone/internet $70.64
MidAmercian electric $35.41
Frontier phone/internet $120.03
Wellmark insurance $3,220.86
Metering and Tech meter.. $1,204.81
Western Iowa Tech training..$510.00
MidAmercian electric $1,521.14
KP After Prom donation $100.00
Jessie Beeson deposit return $125.00
Amazon batteries $8.99
United States Treasury
IPERS pension $1,172.29
Iowa Department of Revenue withholding $517.00
Iowa Department of Revenue WET tax $294.17
Thompson Automation labor $172.50
Amazon hand dryer supplies, shelf $344.25
Wiatel phone/internet $151.76
Clarks Hardware plumbing supplies $101.54
Beelner repair work $3,117.00
New Coop fuel $483.18
Richardson Trucking concrete $1,892.13
REC electric $56.89
Airgas oxygen $50.05
LG Everist gravel $931.01
Published in The Record
Thursday, April 20, 2023