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2010 BUDGET HEARING

August 10, 2009 - 6:15 p.m.

Minutes

 

Members Present - Lloyd Rohr, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner, Ken Branch, Rick Martin, Brad Howe and Judy Neuschafer

Absent - Becky Anderson and one vacancy

Others - Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Gary Shogren, Larry Lindgren, Tim Dunn, Dan Carr, Austin Murphy, Tim Berggren, Susan Achenbach, Jack & Marliss Detmers and Pastor Bill Buschbom

 

Mayor Neuschafer declared the public hearing open at 6:15 p.m.  There were no questions from those in the audience.  Mayor Neuschafer then declared the public hearing closed at 6:16 p.m.

 

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Minutes - 6:30 p.m.

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.  The invocation was given by Pastor Bill Buschbom.

 

Public Input - None

 

Amendments to the Agenda - Christmas Events Brochure added to Administration & Finance

 

Minutes - Betty Nelson moved to approve the minutes of the July 6, 2009 regular council meeting and the July 30, 2009 special council meeting.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer thanked Carla Wilson for filling in for her at a couple of "welcomes".  She rode in the Marquette Parade, welcomed the bikers for Thor's Roar and read a proclamation honoring Dr. Fredrickson.  Dates of note:  the town hall meeting with Rep. Jerry Moran, the city hall open house in conjunction with USD 400, the September council meeting will be on September 8 because of the Labor Day holiday and the upcoming council retreat on September 11 & 12.

            Council President Election - Lloyd Rohr nominated Betty Nelson.  The motion was seconded by Russ Hefner.  There being no other nominations, Betty Nelson is the Council President.

            Appointment - Mayor Neuschafer presented Jill Heggen to fill the vacancy of Aubrey Streit on the Convention & Visitors Bureau Board.  Russ Hefner moved to approve the appointment.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.

 

Planning & Zoning - no report

 

 

City Council Minutes - Aug 10, 2009 - page 2

 

Administration & Finance - 2010 BUDGET - Brad Howe moved to adopt the 2010 budget for the City of Lindsborg.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

BILLBOARD RENEWAL - Brad Howe moved to approve a 36 month renewal with Luminous Neon for $3,600.00.  It is the cross-read billboard just south of Waterwell Rd. along I-135.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

HOLIDAY PROMOTION BROCHURE - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve $1,145.25 for 10,000 "Light Up The Holidays" rack cards from Printmaster.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Utilities - EXECUTIVE SESSION - Lloyd Rohr moved to go to Executive Session with the City Administrator and City Attorney to discuss real estate purchase for 15 minutes.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.  Executive session began at 6:47 p.m. and ended at 7:02 p.m.

 

Lloyd Rohr moved to approve $6,318.00 for land purchase and $3,339.85 for a temporary construction easement for the wastewater plant improvements.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Brad Howe moved to implement the eminent domain process to acquire an easement for the effluent line to the golf course and a temporary construction easement on property known as the north 20 feet of the south 65 feet of the west half of the northwest ½ of Section 22, Township 17, Range 3 west of the 6th principal meridian, McPherson county KS.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.

 

Streets & Parks - GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT BIDS ? Rick Martin moved to approve up to $144,660.00 to purchase assorted equipment from Kansas Golf & Turf.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

STREET SWEEPER REPLACEMENT BIDS - Rick Martin moved to approve the bid from Sellers in the amount of $110,006.00 for the purchase of a new street sweeper.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

SIGN REQUEST - Fred Peterson, the Marquette City Clerk, has asked permission from the City of Lindsborg to place a directional sign for the Marquette Motorcycle Museum somewhere near the corner of Cole and K-4.  Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the sign as recommended by the CVB.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and failed.  The City Administrator suggested speaking with KDOT to see if the intersection could be more clearly marked as K-4.

 

 

 

City Council - August 10, 2009 - page 3

 

 

Public Safety - ORDINANCE 4610 - STANDARD TRAFFIC CODE - Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4610, updating the Standard Traffic Code.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4611 - PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE - Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4611, updating the Uniform Public Offense Code.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Purchase Order Ordinance - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4609.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Payroll Ordinance - Russ Hefner moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinance 4606, 4607 & 4608.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed by roll call vote with only Rick Martin abstaining.

 

Other - It was noted that citizens should be reminded that only CLEAN waste can go to the boneyard.

 

Adjournment - Rick Martin moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling

City Clerk


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