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CITY WIDE CLEANUP MAY 10, 19 STARTING AT 8 AM. TICKETS FOR TV’S $20.00, APPLIANCES $5.00 AND CAR TIRES $5.OO PURCHASE TICKETS AT CITY HALL MON THRU FRI 10 TO 4

 

 

City Minutes

THE REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD APRIL 9, 2019 IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL AT 6 P.M.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: BRUNGARDT, LARSON, IEHL, AND BRASHEARS. ALSO, PRESENT WAS D JENNETT PC (CITY LEGAL), K NEUROTH, L LAURSEN (CITY SUPT), T GRAFFT (ISG), MARK REINDERS (MIDAMERICAN ENERGY) AND T CARLSON. MAYOR POMRENKE LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLIEGIENCE.

 

A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.5(1)(I) WAS REQUESTED BY T CARLSON. CLOSED SESSION OPENED AT 6:05 P.M. A MOTION TO CLOSE THE CLOSED SESSION WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C. CLOSED SESSION CLOSED AT 6:15 P.M.

 

THE LAKESIDE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OPENED AT 6:16 P.M. THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE LAST MONTHS MINUTES WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE WARRANTS AS WERE SENT WITH THE AGENDA WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

A CONTRACT WAS OFFERED TO CARLSON BUT AT THIS TIME SHE PREFERS TO READ OVER THE CONTRACT AND WILL GET BACK TO THE CITY.

 

ELM ST ICING DISCUSSION WAS RESUMED FROM THE LAST MEETING AND T GRAFFT WAS PRESENT FROM ISG TO ADDRESS THE DRAINAGE PROBLEM ON ELM ST. TILING 2 TO 3 FEET DEEP WOULD HELP GET WATER OFF THE STREET AND HELP WITH THE ICING IN THE WINTER. ELM ST RUNS UPHILL AND TILING WOULD NOT NEED TO GO ALL THE WAY TO 120TH AVE. COUNCIL WOULD LIKE ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES BY THE NEXT MEETING. BOTH SIDES OF THE STREET WOULD BE DONE AND GRAFFT RECOMMENDS USING 6 INCH OVER 4 INCHES. PIPING IS PERFORATED AND HOMEOWNERS WOULD TAP INTO THE TOP. PIPING IS BORED IN.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE HAD TALKED TO MANDERNACH AND HE HAS AGREED TO STAY ON THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT. BOARD NOW HAS 5 COMMITTED MEMBERS. CLERK TO PUT RESOLUTION # 21219-1 TO APPOINT ON THE NEXT AGENDA.

 

THE CODE BOOK CONTRACT HAD BEEN RETURNED FROM NWIPDC AND IS NOW CORRECT. A MOTION TO SIGN THE CONTRACT AND MOVE FORWARD WITH UDATING AND GETTING NEW ORDINANCE BOOKS WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

DEPUTY CLERK ROY PAY RAISE WAS DISCUSSED. SHE WILL HAVE SENORITY AND WILL BE EXPECTED TO HELP TRAIN ALONG WITH HAVING TO WORK MORE HOURS. A MOTION BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY IEHL TO INCREASE PAY TO $18.00 PER HOUR STARTING MAY 1, 2019.

 

MARK REINDERS MID AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE WAS PRESENT TO REVIEW THE FRANCHISE RENEWAL BETWEEN THE CITY AND MIDAMERICAN. THE LAST TIME THE FRANCHISE WAS SIGNED WAS 25 YEARS AGO.  CURRENTLY WE RECEIVE NO FRANCHISE FEES BUT CAN RECEIVE 1 TO 5 % IF THE CITY WANTS BUT TAKING A FRANCHISE FEE AFFECTS THE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX. A MOTION MADE BY LARSON TO NOT DO A FRANCHISE FEE AT THIS TIME BUT TO HAVE THE LANGUAGE PUT IN THAT ALLOWS THE CITY TO CHANGE THAT IN THE FUTURE IF NEEDED, SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. REINDERS REQUEST THE CITY TO HAVE THE PUBLIC HEARING AT THE JUNE 11, 19 COUNCIL MEETING.

 

CITY WIDE SPRING CLEANUP WAS DISCUSSED AND IF CARROLL REFUSE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE AND TWO ADDITIONAL PEOPLE CAN BE HERE TO HELP THE CITY SUPTERINTENDENT FOR $100.00 FOR THE DAY EACH AND CLERK VARIFIES WITH THE INSURANCE CO TO MAKE SURE THERE IS COVERAGE FOR THE HELPERS,   THE CITY WOULD LIKE TO HAVE CLEANUP FRIDAY MAY 10,19. ALSO THE LANDFILL HAS TO BE CHECKED WITH TO SEE WHAT ITEMS ARE CHARGED FOR AND HOW MUCH.  COUNCIL WOULD LIKE THE CITY CLEANUP TO PROCEDE IF EVERYTHING IS IN ORDER.

 

SPRING BURNING WILL BE PUT ON THE CITY SIGN WHEN WEATHER ALLOWS. THE MAYOR WILL DESIGNATE THE 4 WEEKS.

 

BELAIR SEWER WAS DISCUSSED AS TO WHO WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE IF THERE WOULD BE A BACKUP ISSUE. LEGAL EXPLAINS IT WOULD NEED TO BE A PERFECT STORM AND IS HIGHLY UNLIKELY. THE CITY NEEDS THE CONTACT INFORMATION ON HAND FOR EMERGENCIES AS SOME OF THE BELAIR RESIDENTS DIDN’T SEEM TO KNOW WHO TO CALL WHEN THEIR ALARMS WERE GOING OFF.

 

THERE WAS A BROKEN BOARD IN ABC PARK THIS WEEK. THE SUPT REMOVED THE BROKEN BOARD AND THE AREA AFFECTED. POMRENKE FOUND A PLACE THAT SELLS REPLACEMENT BOARDS BUT THE COST IS $1900.00 AND TO DO NEW WOULD BE $2600.00. AT THIS TIME IT LOOKS LIKE ITS OK THE WAY IT IS AND WILL BE OBSERVED TO SEE HOW MUCH IT IS USED.

 

THE SUPT HAS AN ESTIMATE FROM THE PAVEMENT DR FOR $2100.00 FOR PATCHING THE CITY STREETS. ALSO DISCUSSED WAS THE GENERAL STREET CONDITIONS AND THE LAST TIME THEY WERE WORKED ON, FOR SEAL COATING. THE SUPT HAS ESTIMATES COMING FROM BLACKTOP SERVICE OUT OF HUMBOLDT. THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL ALONG WITH THE SUPT WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE STREETS REDONE STARTING IN 2020 WITH 1 TO 2 STREETS A YEAR. AT THE NEXT MEETING, THE ESTIMATES WILL BE REVIEWED AND COUNCIL WILL DECIDE WHICH WAY TO GO.

 

AT THE NEXT MEETING THE LAKESIDE ENTRANCE SIGN AND THE TREE MEMORIAL SIGN WILL BE DISCUSSED ON FIXING OR REPLACING.

 

NO STAFF OR COMMITTEE REPORTS.

 

COUNCIL WOULD LIKE AN AUDIT DONE BEFORE THE NEW CLERK AND EXISTING CLERK. LEGAL SUGGESTS THE STATE BE CALLED FOR THE AUDIT.

 

THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS MAY 14,19.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSON. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:23 P.M.

 

 

 

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