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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

OPEN BURNING OCT 17-NOV18

NEW ELECTRIC SIGN UP AND RUNNING

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

City Minutes

THE LAKESIDE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE FIREWORKS RESOLUTION #081418 WAS HELD OCTOBER 9, 2018 IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL WITH MAYOR POMRENKE PRESIDING AND THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: RUST, IEHL, BRASHEARS AND LARSON. THE CITY ATTORNEY JENNETT WAS PRESENT ALONG WITH: DEPUTY CLERK ROY AND CITY SUPT LAURSEN. CITY RESIDENT PRESENT WAS: LUEDKE AND OTHER GUESTS WERE: DEPUMA, D & K NEUROTH AND E DECIOUS FROM THE STORM LAKE PILOT TRIBUNE. MAYOR POMRENKE LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLIGIENCE.

THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE FIREWORKS RESOLUTION #08142018 WAS OPENED AT 7:00 PM. WITH THERE BEING NO OBJECTIONS EITHER WRITTEN OR ORAL A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C. THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS CLOSED AT 7:03 PM.

MAYOR POMRENKE OPENED THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING AT 7:04 PM.

NO PUBLIC COMMENTS WERE VOICED AT THIS TIME.

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM THE LAST COUNCIL MEETING WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE WARRANTS THAT WERE INCLUDED WITH THE PACKET WERE REVIEWED AND DISCUSSED, WHICH INCLUDED AN INTAKE TO BE PLACED FOR STORM WATER DRAINAGE BY THE PROPERTY AT 405 LAKESHORE DRIVE. A MOTION TO APPROVE THE WARRANTS WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE FIREWORKS RESOLUTION # 081418 WAS MOTIONED FOR APPROVAL BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C.

CITY CLERK TO PUT TOGETHER A JOB DESCRIPTION FOR POSITION AND EMAIL TO COUNCIL FOR REVIEW.

RUST GIVES UPDATE TO COUNCIL ON THE BELAIR BEACH BATHROOM. THE FACILITY WILL NEED TO BE HOOKED UP TO THE SEWER SYSTEM IN THE SANITARY SEWER DISTRICT. THE PLANS FOR THE FACILITY THAT WERE TENTATIVELY THOUGHT TO HAPPEN IN 18-19 ARE NOT GOING TO HAPPEN THAT SOON. EXPENSES ARE GREATER THAN EXPECTED AND THERE ARE MORE LOOPHOLES THAN PLANNED. WITH THE CHANGES THE NEW FACILITY WILL HAVE FLUSHING TOILETS AND RUNNING WATER.

DEPUMA PRESENT AND TALKS OF PLAYING SOFTBALL 20 YEARS AGO IN LAKESIDE. NOW HES INTERESTED IN HAVING A LEAGUE AT THE BALLFIELD 3 TO 4 NIGHTS A WEEK, POSSIBLY SOME TOURNAMENTS. HE’S WONDERING ABOUT LEASING THE BALLFIELD. THERE WOULD BE NO FRIDAY NIGHTS. COULD POSSIBLY HAVE SOME KIDS LEAGUES ALSO. LEGAL STATES THERE MAY HAVE TO BE SOME ORDINANCE CHANGES IF COUNCIL DECIDES TO MOVE FORWARD. DEPUMA TO MAKE PLANS WITH REQUESTED DUGOUTS AND COUNCIL WILL REVIEW. MENS TOURNAMENTS MAY ALSO BE CONSIDERED. COUNCIL WOULD LIKE THE FIELD TO HAVE AVAILABLE TIME FOR THOSE THAT JUST COME TO ENJOY PLAYING FOR FUN, ALSO.

TREE MEMORIAL SIGN WAS CLEANED AND LOOKS BETTER. COUNCIL MEMBERS WILL LOOK AT SIGN TO SEE IF THEY THINK CLEANING WAS ENOUGH OR IF SIGN COULD USE SOME UPDATING OR REPLACEMENT.

BIRCH STREET CONCERN ON THE TRANSFORMER BOX THAT STARTED ON FIRE AND MIDAMERICAN ENERGY TRUCKS HAD DIFFICULTY GETTING TO THE TRANSFORMER WAS DISCUSSED. MIDAMERICAN ENERGY HAD TO GET SMALLER EQUIPMENT TO BE ABLE TO WORK ON THE TRANSFORMER. ONE OF THE HOMEOWNERS WAS CONCERNED AS THEY HAVE TO GO THRU THEIR PROPERTY TO GET TO THE REAR OF THE PROPERTIES ALONG THE BACK. THE OTHER PROPERTIES HAVE FENCES, SHEDS AND OR TREES AND PLANTS IN THE WAY. REAR PROPERTY ROW’S ARE WITH UTILITY COMPANY’S BUT NOT THE CITY, CITY ROW’S ARE IN THE FRONT. LEGAL STATES ABSTRACTS WOULD NEED TO BE LOOKED AT FOR TRUE EVALUATION, BUT EASEMENTS AND ROW’S HAVE DIFFERENT RULES. AT THIS TIME ISSUE WOULD NEED TO GO THRU THE UTILITY COMPANY MID AMERICAN ENERGY AS THEY HAD THE TRANSFORMER THAT STARTED ON FIRE.

ALLIANT ENERGY DID AN ENERGY AUDIT ON THE SUPERINTENDANTS OFFICE. LAURSEN REVIEWED THE FINDINGS WITH COUNCIL. INSULATION HAS 6 INCHES AND RECCOMMENDATIONS ARE FOR R49. THE AREA CHECKED WAS THE ATTIC ABOVE LAURSENS OFFICE, BUT THE WHOLE BUILDING SHOULD PROBABLY BE DONE. THIS IS THE LAST YEAR FOR REBATES. A MOTION BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST TO AUTHORIZE LAURSEN TO DO ALL OF THE BUILDING IF THE REBATE APPLIES AND THE COST WILL NOT EXCEDE $5000.00. AYES: ALL. M/C.

THE ANNUAL AFR REPORT WAS REVIEWED AND WAS APPROVED BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSON. AYES: ALL. M/C.

LUEDKE WAS PRESENT WITH CONCERNS ON A NEIGHBORS PROPERTY THAT IS IN A BAD STATE OF REPAIR OUTSIDE AND POSSIBLY INSIDE. HE WONDERS IF THE CITY HAS AN ORDINANCE THAT CAN BE USED TO HAVE HOME LOOK BETTER, FEELS HIS PROPERTY VALUES ARE AFFECTED. HOME NEEDS PAINT, TREES NEED TRIMMED AND STEPS ARE AWAY FROM FOUNDATION. THE NEIGHBOR HAS ALREADY APPLIED FOR ASSIST TO DO HOME REPAIRS AND HAS BEEN ACCEPTED BUT GRANT MONEY RAN OUT, HE IS ON A WAITING LIST. CLERK TO CHECK TO SEE IF HE HAS TO REAPPLY OR IF HIS APPROVAL IS GOOD.

TORNADO SIREN FOR BELAIR WAS DISCUSSED AND THE COUNCIL WOULD LIKE TO REAPPLY TO THE BV GRANT FOUNDATION IN THE SPRING FOR FINANCIAL ASSIST.

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:53 P.M.

 

 

__________________________________MAYOR           Jackie Stief_______________CLERK