April 8, 2019


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:00 p.m.
Order of Agenda at the Mayor’s discretion

Note: Persons addressing the council with concerns, requests or proposals are asked to limit their time to five (5) minutes.
If you do not state, at the time you ask to be put on the agenda, what you will be addressing with the council, a decision
cannot be made and voted on by the council at this meeting.
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approve Agenda
4. CONSENT AGENDA: All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one
motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member
requests separate consideration prior to the time Council votes on the motion:
(Additions/corrections/approval/place on file)
a. Minutes – March 13, 2019 Special Mtg; March 13, 2019 Regular Mtg
b. Bills approval
c. Department Reports
- Clerk Bank Reconciliation/Cash Report/Treasurer Report – March 2019
- Clerk Budget Reports – March 2019
- Deputy Clerk Utility Billing Reconciliation – March 2019
- Fire Report – March 2019
- Ambulance Report – March 2019
- ADC Director’s Report – April 4, 2019
- Treasurer Investment Report – 1 st Quarter 2019
- Deputy Clerk Ambulance Write Offs Report – 1 st Quarter 2019
- Prairie Bridges Financial Reports – 1 st Quarter 2019
5. 7:00 PM Public Hearing: Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, and Estimate of Costs
for 2019 Water Main Extension, 2019 Storm Sewer Extension, City Hall Sidewalk
Replacement, and City Hall Storm Sewer Replacement
6. Discussion/Action – Bids for 2019 Water Main Extension, 2019 Storm Sewer Extension,
City Hall Sidewalk Replacement, and City Hall Storm Sewer Replacement
7. Discussion/Action – Resolution No. 19-08 Authorizing Entering into Lease Agreement
8. Discussion/Action – Resolution No. 19-09 Hiring Amber Gronewold as Manager of the
Swimming Pool and Setting Wages for Employees of the Swimming Pool for the 2019

9. Discussion/Action – Resolution No. 19-10 Amending the Employee Handbook Regarding
Overtime and Compensatory Time
10. Discussion/Action – Resolution No. 19-11 Setting Stipends for Police Officers
11. Discussion/Action – Resolution No. 19-12 Setting Wages for Reserve Police Officers
12. Discussion/Action – Approve Payment to Williams Excavation & Directional Boring for
water main break repair
13. Discussion/Action – Approve Payment to Dale Howard Auto Center for ambulance repair
14. Discussion/Action – Approve Payment to Iowa DOT for improvements to Highway 57 per
Agreement 2015-6-112
15. Discussion/Action – Approve Purchase of pool chemicals
16. Discussion/Action – Approve Purchase for new furniture at the Library
17. Discussion/Action – Approve Appointment of Earl Akers to fill the vacancy of Walter Block
on the Library Board of Trustees with term effective April 10, 2019 and expiring June 30,
18. Discussion/Action – Approve the Agreement and Contract for Fire Protection with Etna
19. Discussion/Action – Approve the GovPayNet Payment Processing Agreements
20. Discussion/Action – Approve the Service Line Warranty Program Marketing Agreement
21. Discussion/Action – Approve the Century Link Fiber+ Internet and Integrated Access
Package Offer
22. Discussion/Possible Action – Health Insurance
23. Discussion/Possible Action – Compensation Board
24. Discussion/Possible Action – Siren Repair/Ambulance Roof Repair
25. Discussion/Possible Action – 4 County Seed Innovations Development Agreement
26. Discussion – FY18 Examination
27. Discussion/Possible Action – Nuisance Properties
a. 420 State. St.
b. 702 1 st Ave.

28. Discussion/Possible Action – Lee Gallentine, City Engineer
a. Sanitary Sewer Continuing Improvement Plan
i. Approve Change Order No. 3
ii. Approve Change Order No. 4
b. Industrial Park Plat
c. Building Permits
29. Discussion/Possible Action – City Clerk/Deputy Clerk Old Business Updates & Comments
a. Agreements with Surrounding Counties Regarding Parking Tickets (Deputy Clerk)
b. 2005 Ambulance Lease (Clerk)
30. Discussion/Possible Action – Mayor/Council Old Business Updates
a. City Hall Heating/Cooling & Lighting (Crawford/Wessels)
b. Siren Conversation & Funding (Mayor)
c. Assessment of Main Street Building Expenses (Harms/Wessels)
31. Mayoral & Council Comments
32. Public Comments (State Name & Address, Limited to 5 minutes, Council cannot take
33. Adjournment

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