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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

Minutes

April 7, 2008 – 6:30 p.m.

 

Members Present – Brad Howe, Ken Branch, Rick martin, Russ Hefner, Wes Fisk, Betty Nelson, Becky Anderson, Lloyd Rohr & Judy Neuschafer

Others Present – Gary Shogren, Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Dan Carr, Tim Dunn, Tim Berggren, Chris Bauman, Thad Morrical, Larry Lindgren, Charlie Stout, Joshua Hughes, Mary Bridges and Jack & Marliss Detmers

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.  Invocation was given by Mary Bridges.

 

Public Input – Joshua Hughes, a Bethany college Student, ask council to participate in a survey as part of a project for one of his classes.

 

Amendments to the Agenda – A storm siren will be added to Public Safety.

 

Minutes – Betty Nelson moved to approve the minutes of the March 3, 2008 regular council meeting.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.

 

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Neuschafer noted that the Inauguration activities for Dr. Leonard at Bethany College begins today.  She also thanked those who are out doing their spring cleaning.  She read a Proclamation for Fair Housing Month and noted the meetings for April.

 

 

Planning & Zoning – No action; they continue with the annexation study.

 

 

Administration & Finance – INSURANCE QUOTE – Brad Howe moved to approve the quote for $82,983.00 from Smoky Valley Insurance for the policy to cover the city’s insurance needs.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 02-08 – CONDEMNATION HEARING RESOLUTION – Brad Howe moved to adopt Resolution 02-08 which sets a hearing date of May 12, 2008 at 7:00 a.m. for condemnation proceedings at 525 S. First, Lots 2, 11, 12, 13 and 17.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION – LAND PURCHASE – Russ Hefner moved for Council, Mayor and City Administrator to go to executive session for 10 minutes to discuss a land purchase.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.  Session began at 6:44 p.m. and ended at 6:54 p.m.  No action taken.

 

City council – April 7, 2008 – page 2

 

 

Utilities – WATERLINE UPGRADE – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the bid from HD Supply in the amount of $10,321.93 for materials.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.  Lloyd Rohr moved to approve $9,678.07 for Butterfield Boring for services.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

WASTEWATER LINE CLEANING – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve $4,775.00 for Mayer Specialty Services to service 3 wet wells and 5,000 feet of line cleaning.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

UTILITIES GLOBAL POSITIONING LOCATOR SYSTEM – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve$7,415.00 to purchase the WAG Vision Locator System from Water Products.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve funds not to exceed $10,000.00 for rehabilitation of 7 to 10 manholes.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN – WAPA – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the updated WAPA Integrated Resource Plan.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.

 

KMEA DELEGATE – Lloyd Rohr moved to select Brad Howe as the KMEA delegate.  Motion seconded by Wes Fisk and passed.

 

 

Streets & Parks – RECYCLING CENTER BIDS – Becky Anderson moved to approve the bid from Coy Construction for paving for the recycling center at a cost not to exceed $70,000.00.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

GREENS MOWER – GOLF COURSE – Becky Anderson moved to approve the purchase of a greens mower from Kansas gold & Turf at a cost of $19,783.00.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 03-08 – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Resolution 03-08 in support of the improvements to the football field at Bethany College.  Motion seconded by Wes Fisk and passed.

 

 

 

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Public Safety – FIRE CUT OFF SAW – Rick Martin moved to approve the purchase of a Fire Cut Saw from Mid-Kansas Tool & Electric at a cost of $1070.95.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RETROFIT KIT FOR JAWS OF LIFE – Rick Martin moved to approve $947.50 to purchase the retrofit kit from Weis Fire.  The total cost is $1,895.00 with the Rural Fire District paying half.  Motion seconded by Wes Fisk and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 04-08 – Rick Martin moved to adopt Resolution 04-08 as it begins the process for funding the “Kidsafe” Safe Routes to School project.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed.

 

SIREN REPLACEMENT – Betty Nelson moved to approve $10,152.81 to purchase a replacement siren from K-Comm (the cost will be reimbursed by FEMA).  Motion seconded by Ken Branch and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Purchase Order – Russ Hefner moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4541.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Payroll – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4539 & 4540.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Adjourn – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk

 


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