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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. STYRAFOAM IS NOT RECYCLABLE ITS GARBAGE

PLEASE FOLLOW RECYCLABLE GUIDELINES TO KEEP COSTS DOWN

Consumer Confidence Report available upon request for review.

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR CITY CLERK POSITION TILL MARCH 12, 19 AT 5:00 P.M.

 

City Minutes

THE REGULAR LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD FEBRUARY 12, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL

MAYOR PROTEM RUST CALLED THE COUNCIL MEETING TO ORDER WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: BRUNGARDT, IEHL, BRASHEARS AND LARSON. D JENNETT P.C. WAS PRESENT AS CITY ATTORNEY ALONG WITH LAURSEN CITY SUPERINTENTANT. GUESTS PRESENT WERE MIKE AND KATHY BRUNGARDT AND NATE ULLOM. MAYOR PROTEM LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE.

THE MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING WERE MOTIONED FOR APPROVAL BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE WARRANTS AFTER COUNCIL CLARIFIED AND ASKED QUESTIONS WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.

MIKE AND KATHY BRUNGARDT ALONG WITH THE CONTRACTER NATE ULLOM ARE PRESENT TO DISCUSS THE PROPERTY AT 108 ASH ST. THEY BELIEVE THE PROPERTY IN QUESTION IS SLATED TO BE CONDEMNED. THEY ARE DOING A LARGE REMODEL ON THE PROPERTY WITH LICENSED ELECTRICIANS, PLUMBERS AND CONTRACTER, ULLOM CONSTRUCTION. THEY ASKED IF COUNCIL HAD EVER DONE A WALK THRU AFTER WORK COMPLETED, WHICH NO ONE HAD. THEY WERE UPDATED ON THE NEED TO GET BUILDING PERMITS FOR ANY ROOFING, SIDING, WINDOWS, DOORS AND DECK WORK. ALSO, THE HOME NEEDS TO HAVE A CURB STOP AVAILABLE FOR SHUT OFF AS THE HOME HAD A LARGE WATER LEAK. CURB STOPS ARE THE HOMEOWNERS RESPONSIBILITY.  AT THIS TIME THERE IS NO CONDEMNING PLANS IN PLACE BUT THERE ARE CONCERNS IF HOME WILL BE ABLE TO BE SAFE AND HABITIBLE.

THE ELM ST ICING IS IMPROVED AT THIS TIME AND CITY SUPPERINTENDANT BELIEVES WATER IS BEING PUMPED AWAY FROM THE STREET. THE ESTIMATE HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED. ELM ST. ICING TABLED AT THIS TIME AND IS TO BE PUT ON THE AGENDA AFTER ESTIMATES ARE RECEIVED.

FY 19-20 BUDGET WAS REVIEWED AND THE PUBLIC HEARING IS SET FOR MARCH 12, 2019 AT 6 P.M. TAX ASKING REMAINS UNCHANGED AT 8.09923 PER $1000.00 PROPERTY VALUATION.

A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.9 WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT AT 7:02 P.M. AYES: ALL. M/C.

A MOTION TO CLOSE THE CLOSED SESSION WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C. 7:25 P.M.

CLERK TO MAKE CORRECTIONS TO POSITION DESCRIPTION AND PLACE AD IN BOTH NEWSPAPERS, PUT ON THE MESSAGE BOARD, ON THE WEBSITE AND SEE ABOUT PUTTING ON CLERKNET AND IN THE CITYSCAPE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED TILL MARCH 12,19 AT 5 P.M.

THE TREES FOREVER PROGRAM WAS TABLED TILL NEXT MONTH AS THE COUNCIL WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM AND APPLICATION.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MEMBERS REVIEWED AND TERMS ARE NEEDING TO BE UPDATED AND ONE MEMBER REPLACED. COUNCIL WILL CHECK WITH PRIOR MEMBERS TO SEE IF WILLING TO DO ANOTHER TERM AND RESOLUTION # 21219-1 WILL BE PUT ON NEXT MONTHS AGENDA.

BV COUNTY SHERIFF RESERVES HAVE MADE A REQUEST FOR A DONATION IN THE NEXT FY BUDGET OF $600.00. A MOTION TO MAKE A DONATION OF $500.00 TO THE SHERIFFS RESERVE WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

DISCUSSION ON THE WATER LEAK THAT OCCURRED IN JANUARY AT 108 ASH. LAURSEN HAS THE DAILY WATER READINGS WHICH SHOW WHEN LEAKING BEGAN AND ENDED BUT DOESN’T SHOW WHERE LEAKING OCCURS. WATER WAS 8 TO 10 INCHES DEEP IN THE CRAWL SPACE BUT LEAK WAS BEFORE THE METER. STORM LAKE WATER BILL WAS UP MORE THEN $1000.00. COUNCILTO DECIDE HOW TO APPROACH THE ADDED INCREASE IN THE WATER BILL. RUST THOUGHT AROUND $500.00 AND IEHL IN AGREEANCE. AFTER FURTHER DISCUSSION FROM THE COUNCIL AND MIKE BRUNGARDT A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSON TO HAVE BRUNGARDT PAT $300.00. TOWARDS LOST WATER. AYES: ALL. M/C. G BRUNGARDT ADDED NO IMPUT TO DISCUSSION DUE TO CONFLICT OF INTEREST.

A MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.59 (C) TO DISCUSS STATEGY FOR IMMINENT LITIGATION WAS MADE BY LARSEN AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C. 7:30 P.M.

A MOTION TO GO OUT OF CLOSED SESSION WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY LARSON. 7: 43 P.M.

A MOTION TO FOLLOW LEGALS ADVICE ON FENCING ISSUE WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY LARSON. AYES: ALL. M/C. “

RESOLUTION # 19-02-12 AUTHORIZING LYNN LAURSON THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AS THE OFFICIAL/BUILDING INSPECTOR WAS APPROVED BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSON. AYES: ALL. M/C.

CODE BOOK ESTIMATE WAS RECEIVED FROM THE NWIPDC FOR $4500.00 AND INCLUDES12 THREE RING BINDERS ALONG WITH 5 MEETINGS TO REVIEW CHANGES WITH THE CITY AND REVIEW DRAFTS. BRASHEARS HAD ANOTHER ESTIMATE LOCALLY THAT WAS HIGHER. A MOTION TO GO WITH THE NWIPDC WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

CHANGING METERS TO REMOTE READS WAS BROUGHT UP FOR DISCUSSION BUT IS ON HOLD FOR NOW TO SEE WHAT WAS BROUGHT ABOUT SOME REMOTE METERS NOT BEING ALLOWED. SUBJECT IS IN LEGISLATURE.

ALSO, COUNCIL TO DECIDE IF THEY HAVE ANY PROJECTS FOR SPRING FOR BV COUNTY FOUNDATION GRANT MONEY THEY WANT TO APPLY FOR.

NO STAFF OR COMMITTEE REPORTS.

THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 12, 19.

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:55 P.M.

 

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