LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL
November 2, 2009 - 6:30 p.m.
Members Present - Brad Howe, Becky Anderson, Rick Martin, David Higbee, Ken Branch, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner and Lloyd Rohr
Absent - None
Others - Greg DuMars, Gary Shogren, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Larry Lindgren, Tim Dunn, Carla Wilson, Tim Berggren, Bill Gusenius, Susan Achenbach, Dan Carr, Larry Van Der Wege, Pat Crawford, Larraine Gengler, Chuck Oleen, Steve Johnson, Sharon Vajgrt, Steve Sundberg, Clayton Goggins, Dariane Kimball, Vincent Ferguson, Derek Watson, Anna Alexis, Diane Eddy, Thomas DeWitt, Carol Toler, Jaycee Gfeller, Nicolette Unruh, and Isaac Chambers
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Council President Betty Nelson and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. The invocation was given by Steve Johnson
Public Input - Larry Van Der Wege was present to encourage the council to consider renewing the ½ cent sales tax for the hospital.
Amendments to the Agenda - None
Minutes - Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the October 12, 2009 regular council meeting. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.
Mayor's Report - Ms. Nelson reminded council of the November 10, 2009 work session on the strategic plan at 6:30 p.m. City offices will be closed on November 11 for Veteran's Day. The holiday season officially kicks off on Saturday, November 14th. Brad Howe moved to hold a Special Council meeting on Friday, November 20 to address the loan for the WWTP upgrade. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed. Ms. Nelson then read a Veteran's Day Proclamation.
Planning & Zoning - No report
Administration & Finance - 2009 AUDIT CONTRACT - Brad Howe moved to approve the contract with David A. O?Dell of up to $15,000 for the 2009 Audit. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
SUNDSTROM BUILDING FEASIBILITY STUDY - Brad Howe moved to approve $6,500.00 for Jim Heinicke to complete the study. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
City Council - October 12, 2009 - page 2
Utilities - RESOLUTION 20-09 - AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN DOCUMENTS PRETAINING TO THE WWTP UPGRADE LOAN and awarding the bid for construction to BRB. Lloyd Rohr moved to adopt Resolution 20-09. Motion seconded by Ken Branch and passed.
Streets & Parks - RESOLUTION 19-09 - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL - 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.
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