City Minutes

THE LAKESIDE REGLAR COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD JUNE 11, 2019 AT 6:05 PM IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE FY 18-19 BUDGET AMENDMENT AND MID AMERICAN CONTRACT RENEWAL IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL WHICH WAS AT 6:00 PM

 

MAYOR POMRENKE OPENED THE MEETING WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: LARSEN, BRASHEARS, IEHL, RUST. ABSENT: BRUNGARDT.  ALSO, PRESENT WAS D. JENNETT P.C. CITY ATTORNEY, K. ROY DEPUTY CLERK, L. LARSEN CITY SUPERINTENDENT, ROGER IEHL, MARK REINDERS – MID AMERICAN REP, KEVIN NEUROTH & DEANNE NEUROTH.

 

THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR 18-19 WAS OPENED AT 6:00 PM. THERE WERE NO OBJECTIONS EITHER WRITTEN OR ORAL.

 

THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE MID AMERICAN FRANCISE RENEWAL WAS OPENED AT 6:03 PM. THERE WERE NO OBJECTIONS EITHER WRITTEN OR ORAL.

 

PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED AT 6:04 PM

 

THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WAS OPENED AT 6:05 PM. THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM MAY 14, 2019 WAS MADE BY LARSEN, SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

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

 

APPROVAL OF AMENDED 18-19 BUDGET. AYES: ALL M/C

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RUST SECONDED BY LARSEN TO APPROVE CONCRETING THE PUBLIC ACCESS BETWEEN BRASHEARS AND MAGNUSSEN WITH THE CITY OF LAKESIDE PAYING A THIRD OF THE COST, BRASHEARS PAYING A THIRD OF THE COST, AND MAGNUSSEN PAYING A THIRD OF THE COST. AYES: RUST, LARSEN, IEHL.  BRASHEARS ABSTAINED.

M/C.

 

A MOTION MADE BY BRASHEARS AND IEHL TO DONATE $250.00 TO THE 2019 STAR SPANGLED SPACTACULAR. AYES: ALL M/C.

 

DISCUSSION WAS HAD REGARDING PAYING THE CITY BILLS ONCE A MONTH AFTER THE BOARD MEETING. CITY ATTORNEY, JENETT WILL DRAFT A RESOLUTION TO ALLOW THE MAYOR TO APPROVE INVOICES NEEDING PAID PRIOR TO THE BOARD MEETING AND BRING IT TO THE JULY MEETING TO APPROVE.

 

DISCUSSION WAS HELD TO TRY AND SELL THE TIME CLOCK AS TIME CARDS ARE BEING DONE ELECTRONICALLY ON THE COMPUTER NOW.

 

DISCUSSION WAS HELD REGARDING SENDING THE NEW CITY CLERK, PATTY HEUTON, TO CERTIFICATION TRAINING FOR A WEEK IN JULY. IT WAS AGREED SHE SHOULD GO AND DEPUTY KAREN ROY WILL COVER HER HOURS WHILE SHE IS GONE TO TRAINING.

 

MOTION MADE BY RUST, SECONDED BY BRASHEARS TO APPROVE THE 28E AGREEMENT WITH BUENA VISTA COUNTY FOR CONTRACTING LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES FROM THE BUENA VISTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, PROVIDED THAT PARAGRAPH 8 BE MODIFIED TO STATE:

 

  1. PAYMENT

THE MUNICIPALITY AGREES TO PAY THE COUNTY THE SUM OF $19,343.00 FOR FISCAL         YEAR 2020.  IN THE EVENT OF ANY SALARY INCREASE FOR THE DEPUTIES AFTER FISCAL                YEAR 2019-2020, THE CITY AGREES TO AN ADDITIONAL ANNUAL PAYMENT IN AN   AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE PRECENTAGE OF SALARY INCREASE MULTIPLIED BY $19,343.00     OVER THE REMAINING TERM OF THIS CONTRACT.  SUCH PAYMENT FOR SALARY   INCREASE SHALL BE IN ADDITION TO THE ANNUAL CONSIDERATION SPECIFIED ABOVE.

AYES: ALL.  M/C.

 

  1. LARSEN DISCUSSED THE NEW BLACKTOP THAT WAS LAYED THIS WEEK. HE SAID THE BLACKTOP COMPANY WILL COME BACK IN 1-2 WEEKS TO PUT FINAL LAYER ON BLACKTOP. HE STATED THAT THE ELM STREET BLACKTOP WILL BEGIN AFTER THE 4TH OF JULY.

 

IT WAS ALSO DISCUSSED TO PAINT THE MANHOLE COVERS SO THEY ARE EASILY SEEN BY WALKERS, BIKERS, ETC.

 

IT WAS DISCUSSED TO TALK TO THE SHERIFF ABOUT MAKING MORE OF AN APPEARANCE IN LAKESIDE TO SLOW THE TRAFFIC THROUGH LAKESIDE.

 

  1. LARSEN AND MAYOR POMRENKE REMOVED THE CITY SIGN ON THE NORTH END OF LAKESIDE AS IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED. IT WILL BE FIXED, AND REINSTALLED WITH 4X4’s COVERED IN PLASTIC FOR A NICER APPEARANCE.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE STATED THAT ANYONE WANTING TO RUN FOR CITY COUNCIL SHOULD PICK UP A NEW COUNCIL MEMBER GUIDE ON THE COUNTER IN THE FRONT OFFICE.

 

DISCUSSION WAS HELD REGARDING THE MID AMERICAN CONTRACT DISCUSSED IN THE PUBLIC HEARING ABOVE. IT WAS AGREED TO PLACE THIS SUBJECT ON THE AGENDA IN JULY, WITH A RESOLUTION DRAFTED BY CITY ATTORNEY D. JENNETT.  MOTION MADE BY BRASHEARS, SECONDED BY RUST.  ALL: AYES M/C

 

MAYOR POMRENKE ASKED CITY ATTORNEY D. JENNETT TO PLEASE SEND ANY LETTERS MAILED TO CITIZENS IN LAKESIDE FROM HIS OFFICE, TO ALSO BE MAILED TO THE CITY CLERK. D. JENNETT AGREED.

 

COUNCILMAN RUST SUGGESTED WE LOOK FOR GRANT MONEY TO PURCHASE OUR OWN FLASHING SPEED LIMIT SIGNS.

 

  1. LARSEN STATED THAT HE WILL PUT ZIP TIES ON THE DRAIN COVERS AT THE BALL FIELD AND OTHER DRAIN COVERS SO FOREIGN OBJECTS DO NOT END UP PLUGGING THE DRAIN.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE STATED THAT THE COMPUTERS IN THE OFFICE WILL NEED TO BE UPGRADED BEFORE 2020, AS THEY ARE STILL ON WINDOWS 7 AND THAT SOFTWARE IS OBSOLETE. THE ESTIMATE TO UPGRADE THE 2 COMPUTERS IS $3,000.00.  CHAIRS IN THE OFFICE WERE ALSO REPLACED.

 

THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS JULY 9, 2018 AT 6:00 P.M.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY RUST AND           SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:34 P.M.

 

 

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