Minutes – December 3,
Members Present – Brad Howe, Mark Van Camp, Becky Anderson, Russ Hefner, Berry Nelson, Ken Branch, Lloyd Rohr, Rick Martin & Judy
Others – Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Tim
Dunn, Tim Berggren, Thad Morrical, Chris Bauman, Dan Carr, Dennis Chrenek,
Kendra Lemman, Gary Martin, Priscilla Johnson, Jesse Hernandez, Jerrica
Stonehouse & Bill Gusenius
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge
of Allegiance was said. Invocation was given by Pastor Gary Martin.
Public Input – none
Amendments to Agenda – none
Minutes – Betty Nelson moved to approve the minutes
of the November 5, 2007 regular council meeting. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr
Mayor’s Report – Mayor Neuschafer remarked on many of
the holiday activities that are happening in the city. She noted that she had
received the letter of resignation from Mark Van Camp, Council Member
representing Ward 1, and thanked him for his service. Mayor Neuschafer
presented Darren Ebling for appointment to the Lindsborg Fire Department. Betty Nelson moved to approve the appointment. Motion seconded by Mark Van Camp and passed.
The date set for the year-end council meeting is Friday, December 28th
at 7:00 a.m.
Planning & Zoning – ORDINANCE 4521 – Lloyd Rohr
moved to adopt Ordinance 4521 which clarifies the boundaries of the property
annexed for the northern most section of the trail. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.
Administration & Finance – ARTWORK REQUEST – Brad
Howe moved to authorize the City Administrator to negotiate a lease agreement
for an oil painting that is owned by the City. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr
COUNCIL LAPTOPS – Brad Howe moved to approve the purchase of
9 laptop computers for the use by the governing body from CDW-g at a cost of
$8,019.11. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call
ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES PROPOSAL – Brad Howe moved to approve
the proposal from C F Abercrombie for Architectural Services for the renovation
of City Hall. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr. After discussion and a question
regarding an appendix to the proposal it was moved by Betty Nelson and seconded
by Rick Martin to table the item until the year-end meeting on December 28.
Motion passed with 7 yes and 1 no vote.
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EMPLOYEE H9OLIDAY BONUS – Brad Howe moved to approve $2800
for a holiday bonus of $100 for each regular employee of the city. Motion
seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
SUNDSTROM BUILDING PROJECT PROPOSAL – Brad Howe moved to
approve the proposal for the Sundstrom building as described in the proposal.
Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.
Utilities – none
Streets & Parks – ENGINEERING PROPOSAL FOR THE
HARRISON/COLE PROJECT – Becky Anderson moved to approve $91,122.69 for the
repair of the northbound lane of Harrison/Cole. This is funded 80% by a grant
from KDOT. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call
Public Safety – EMS RAINCOATS & GLOVES – Rick
martin moved to approve funds not to exceed $1,200 for the purchase of 15
raincoats from Chief Supply ($824.85) and gloves from Aramark (149.85) plus
shipping costs. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll
EMS STOKES BASKET/TACKLE KIT – Rick Martin moved to approve
funds not to exceed $1,500 for the purchase of a Stokes basket and rope tackle
from Emergency Medical Supplies. Motion seconded by Ken Branch and passed
unanimously by roll call vote.
EMS LOCKERS – Rick Martin moved to approve $1,212 for the
purchase of storage lockers for EMS from Locker Solutions. Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
RESOLUTION 21-07 – Rick Martin moved to adopt Resolution
21-07 which sets the hearing date on a housing code violation. Motion seconded
by Lloyd Rohr and passed.
Purchase Order – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve payment
of P.O. Ordinance 4522. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by
roll call vote.
Payroll – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of
Payroll Ordinances 4519 & 4520.
Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll
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Other – Greg DuMars thanked Jerry Sperling for her
work on the Christmas dinner. Jerry Sperling thanked council, on behalf of the
employees, for the holiday bonus. Becky Anderson asked those members of the
Personnel Policy Committee to remain after the meeting to schedule a date for a
Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the
meeting. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:20
Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC