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Lakeside residents please help monitor park areas for vandalism. There has been problems with Port-a-Pot damage and flower destruction. Please call the Sheriff (Sheriff’s Non- Emergent Phone Number 712-749-2530) or City Hall (City Hall’s phone number 712-732-6601) if you see anything suspicious. Or call 911 if immediate or urgent attention is needed.

Dog licenses are available and are mandatory per city ordinance.

CITY MONTHLY FINANCES ARE AVAILAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACH for bill paying is now available.

All recyclable bins must be the large bin.

Consumer Confidence Report available upon request for review.

NO FALL CLEANUP  FOR THIS YEAR 2018 WILL REASSESS IN THE SPRING

PLEASE FOLLOW RECYCLABLE GUIDELINES

TVS ARE NOT RECYCLABLE THERE WILL BE EXTRA CHARGES TO RESIDENTS ABUSING

TAKING SEALED BIDS FOR 1992 CHEVY PICK UP TILL DEC  11 TILL 4 PM

DEC 11, 18 COUNCIL MEETING AT 6 PM

THANK YOU TO THE BV COUNTY FOUNDATION FOR THE GRANT MONEY WHICH MADE THIS PROJECT POSSIBLE

City Minutes

THE REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD NOVEMBER 13, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL

MAYOR POMRENKE CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: RUST, IEHL, BRASHEARS, LARSON AND BRUNGARDT. ALSO, PRESENT WAS D JENNETT P.C., CITY LEGAL, L LAURSEN, CITY SUPT AND D LARSEN FROM THE PILOT TRIBUNE. MAYOR POMRENKE STARTED THE MEETING WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGEINCE. THE MEETING AGENDA HAD BEEN POSTED AND NOTICE GIVEN.

THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING WERE APPROVED BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE WARRANTS THAT WERE SENT WITH THE AGENDA WERE APPROVED BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE BALLFIELD PLAN DISCUSSION WAS PUT ON HOLD AS DEPUMA NOT PRESENT. RUST INFORMS COUNCIL THAT HE IS STILL INTERESTED IN THE FIELD. WE SHOULD REVISIT IN THE SPRING AND THAT DEPUMA WILL CONTACT US WHEN READY TO MOVE FORWARD.

THE TREE MEMORIAL SIGN WAS CLEANED BY LARSEN AND LOOKS BETTER BUT PAINT IS CHIPPING AWAY. SIGN SHOULD BE REEVALUATED IN THE SPRING.

PROPERTY AT 220 CEDAR ST IS STILL ON THE WAIT LIST WITH ONE OTHER PROPERTY AHEAD OF IT. THE PAPERWORK DOES NOT NEED TO BE DONE AGAIN BUT WILL NEED TO BE UPDATED WHEN ITS HIS TURN. THE HOUSING AUTHORITY WILL LET HOMEOWNER KNOW WHAT THEY NEED AT THAT TIME. CLERK TO CHECK WITH HOMEOWNER TO MAKE SURE HE KNOWS HIS TURN IS GETTING CLOSER. LEGALLY THE CITY CANNOT MAKE HOMOWNER FOLLOW THRU WITH HOUSING IMPROVEMENTS AS LONG AS THERE IS NO SAFETY ISSUES OBSERVED.

THE TREE IN THE ACCESS AREA AT ELM HAS BEEN REMOVED AND STUMP REMOVED.

THE ANNUAL MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WAS RECEIVED FROM THE B.V. CO ENGINEER. THE AGREEMENT WAS REVIEWED AND A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE ANNUAL AGREEMENT WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE OLD CITY PICKUP WAS DISCUSSED AND COUNCIL WOULD LIKE TO TAKE SEALED BIDS TILL DEC 11, 18 TILL 4 PM. THE BIDS WILL BE OPENED AT THE COUNCIL MEETING THAT NIGHT. FOR ADVERTISING THE PICKUP SHALL BE PARKED OUTSIDE CITY HALL WITH FOR SALE SIGNS, PUT NOTICE ON THE ELECTRONIC SIGN AND ON THE WEBSITE.

NO STAFF OR COMMITTEE REPORTS.

COUNCILMAN RUST REVIEWS FINDINGS FROM THE OUTDOOR SIREN. AFTER TALKING TO A. BARRITT SIRENS ARE MADE FOR OUTDOOR WARNINGS AND IF YOU HEAR THEM INDOORS THAT’S A PLUS. THE COMPANY THAT WAS HERE AND DEMONSTRATED WAS BLUE VALLEY PUBLIC SAFETY. THE ESTIMATE OF COST HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED. RUSTS SAYS IT MAY BE MORE BENEFICIAL TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS ON SIGNING UP FOR WENS WHICH GIVES THE BV COUNTY ALERTS. MESSAGES TO SIGN UP FOR WENS CAN BE ON THE MESSAGE BOARD. ON THE WATER BILLS AND IS ON THE WEB SITE.

COUNCIL MEMBERS WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A SEPARATE MEETING WITH CITY CLERK AND DEPUTY CLERK ON JOB DUTIES AND POSSIBLY OUTSOURCING SOME OF THE DUTIES WHEN THE CITY CLERK RETIRES. THE MAYOR AND TWO COUNCIL WILL MEET WITH THEM. BRASHEARS AND LARSON VOLUNTEERED TO DO THE MEETINGS.

THE NEXT FOUR MEETINGS WILL BE AT 6 PM IN THE CITY HALL TO SEE IF THE TIME WORKS BETTER FOR EVERYONE. IF NEW TIME IS LIKED A PERMANENT TIME CHANGE MAY BE MADE.

A LETTER WAS RECEIVED IN CITY HALL FROM RESIDENT HUDSPETH ON SNOW FENCING, IN PARTICULAR THE ELM STREET ACCESS AREA. THERE ARE ALSO PICTURES HE TOOK LAST WINTER AND HE FEELS FENCING WASN’T BENEFICIAL. AFTER DISCUSSION AND CHECKING WITH THE CITY SUPERINTENDANT IT WAS DECIDED TO LEAVE THE FENCING IN THE ACCESS. IT’S CITY SNOWFENCE AND SUPT FEELS IT DOES HELP KEEP SNOW FROM PILING UP ON LAKESHORE DRIVE.

COUNCILWOMAN IEHL HAD PICTURES OF ELM ST. BOTH THE NORTH AND SOUTH SIDES HAVE WATER DRAINAGE FROM SUMP PUMPS THAT HAS FROZEN. COUNCIL DISCUSSED WHAT OPTIONS COULD BE USED TO HELP WITH THE LARGE AMOUNT OF WATER DRAINAGE AND FEEL THE WET FALL IS PART OF THE PROBLEM AND POSSIBLY SUMP WATER COULD BE DRAINED INTO THE BACK YARDS. ELM ST TO BE WATCHED AND MONITERED THIS WINTER AND READDRESSED IF NECESSARY. IEHL QUESTIONS MORE INTAKES BUT CITY SUPT DOESN’T FEEL THAT WOULD BE HELPFUL. ITEM TO BE PUT ON NEXT MONTHS AGENDA FOR REVIEW.

CITY SUPT TELLS COUNCIL NEW PICKUP IS HERE, THE SIGN IS DONE, THE PUMP CHECK HAS BEEN DONE AND EVERYTHING IS GOOD. HE PUT NEW RUNNING BOARDS ON THE PICKUP AND PUT IN FLOOR MATS AND A SEAT COVER.

THE ISG SENT A LETTER TO HULSTEIN EXCAVATING ON THE MANHOLE COVERS THEY REPLACED THAT WERE TO HIGH. THEY ARE NOW FLAT FOR SAFER AND EASIER SNOWPLOWING BUT HAVE TO BE CHECKED FOR APPROVAL FROM THE DOT TO SEE IF IOWA APPROVED. THE COVERS ARE FROM SOUTH DAKOTA. IF NOT APPROVED THEY WILL HAVE TO BE REPLACED WHICH WILL MAKE FOR OTHER CORRECTIONS AS THE CASINGS ARE WRONG.

MAYOR POMRENKE ALSO TALKED AND ENCOURAGED COUNCIL MEMBERS TO LOOK AT THE CITY SCAPE ARTICLE ON ONE GUEST BEING INVITED PER MONTH BY EACH COUNCIL MEMBER WHICH ENCOURAGES INTEREST IN THE CITY AND POSSIBLE INTERST IN BEING ON THE COUNCIL IN THE FUTURE.

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

 

_________________________________MAYOR ________________________________CLERK