LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL
October 12, 2009 - 6:30 p.m.
Members Present - Brad Howe, Becky Anderson, Rick Martin, David Higbee, Ken Branch, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner, Lloyd Rohr & Judy Neuschafer
Absent - None
Others - Greg DuMars, Gary Shogren, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Larry Lindgren, Tim Dunn, Bill Gusenius, Susan Achenbach, Dan Carr, Robert Burns, Beverly Burns, Monique Haiden, Addison Haiden, Jimmy Mauch, Larson Byers, Michael Byers, Sandra Mauch & Jerrine Oleen
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. The invocation was given by Mayor Neuschafer.
Public Input - Jerrine Oleen gave the council a report of the recent activities of her third grade class and presented three of her students who wished to address the council. Addison Haiden, Larson Byers and Jimmy Mauch spoke to council regarding some of the equipment being used by the youth baseball and softball programs. The presented examples of the types of equipment they would like to have available and asked council to consider their request. Mayor Neuschafer thanked them for their presentation and stated that the request would be sent to the proper committee for further study and a recommendation.
Amendments to the Agenda - An addition to the Administration & Finance committee will be a change order for the City Hall project.
Minutes - Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the September 8, 2009 regular council meeting and the September 29, 2009 special meeting. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.
Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer reported that she, along with Becky Anderson, Lloyd Rohr, Greg DuMars and Jerry Lovett-Sperling, attended the League of Kansas Municipalities conference in Topeka. She thanked all city employees who helped with another successful Hyllningsfest. She noted that anyone interested in attending the upcoming Regional Supper in Salina should contact the City Clerk prior to October 21st.
Planning & Zoning - No report
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Administration & Finance - LONG TERM OBLIGATION (DEBT) POLICY - Brad Howe moved to approve the policy as presented. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed
CVB WEBSITE PROPOSAL - Brad Howe moved to approve $12,500.00 for the CVB website and upgrade to the city website from CivicPlus. Motion seconded by Russ Heffner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
COMMUNITY GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN - Brad Howe moved to approve the plan as presented. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.
EASEMENT REQUEST - Brad Howe moved to approve the easement request of MKC. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner. Discussion, then those who made the motion and second amended the motion to approve only if approved by the city attorney. The motion to amend failed. The original motion failed. Brad Howe moved to have the City Attorney review the easement for action at the next council meeting. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.
OTHER - CHANGE ORDER FOR CITY HALL - Brad Howe moved to approve the change order in the amount of $2,716.00. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Utilities - ELECTRIC ENGINEERING REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the bid of Mid States Armature in the amount of $12,500.00. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Streets & Parks - GOLF COURSE ROOF REPLACEMENT BIDS - Becky Anderson moved to approve $6,437 for the metal roof replacement at the golf course by Mikes Remodeling. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote. Then after more discussion by the members, Brad Howe moved to re-bid the metal roof as a standing seam roof and update the asphalt bid to determine warranty on roof and labor. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.
Public Safety - Other
Purchase Order - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order 4622. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
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Payroll - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4618, 4619 & 4621. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Other - none
Adjournment - Ken Branch moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by and passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC