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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

December 7, 2009 - 6:30 p.m.

Minutes

 

Members Present - Brad Howe, Rick Martin, Becky Anderson, David Higbee, Lloyd Rohr, Russ Hefner, Ken Branch and Judy Neuschafer

Absent - Betty Nelson

Others - Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Gary Shogren, Larry Lindgren, Tim Dunn, Tim Berggren, Thad Morrical, Carla Wilson, Jack & Marliss Detmers, Loren Mai, Abby Koch, Samantha Beeson, Corey Roberts, Chelsey McHorter, Susan Achenbach, William Philips, Alex Overstreet & Dan Carr

 

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

 

Public Input - none

 

Amendments to Agenda - None

 

 

Minutes - The City Clerk noted a correction on the November 2, 2009 minutes.  Becky Anderson moved to approve the minutes of November 2, 2009 as corrected and the minutes of the November 20, 2009 special meeting.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.

 

 

Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer thanked Betty Nelson for filling in for the November meeting.  She also thanked the city for the plant for the funeral services for her mother.  The mayor then noted upcoming Christmas events and encouraged attendance.  Council President, Betty Nelson reminds council members to return the administrator evaluations.  December meetings of note include a work session on the 14th at 6:30 p.m.; committee meetings on Monday the 21st for Administration & Finance and Tuesday the 22nd for Streets & Parks and Public Safety; the year-end council meeting on the 30th at 7:00 a.m.

APPOINTMENTS: Alan Webb to Parks & Rec. Advisory Board and Karmon Almquist to the Tree Board.  Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the appointments.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

 

Planning & Zoning - The City Administrator explained that the committee had reviewed the preliminary sketch plan for Sunflower Meadows and that they recommend a portion of the area be re-zoned as Single Family Dwelling rather than the current Two-family Dwelling.  Becky Anderson moved to approve the recommendation.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and after further discussion by council the motion failed.

 

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Administration & Finance - BILLBOARD UPGRADE PROPOSAL - Brad Howe moved to approve $1,512.00 for sign enlargements and 2 wraps on signs along the interstate.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

2010 CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU BUDGET - Brad Howe moved to approve the 2101 budget for the CVB.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

STRATEGIC PLAN 2010 - 2012 - Brad Howe moved to approve the Strategic Plan for 2010 - 2012 for the City of Lindsborg.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - Lloyd Rohr moved to hold an executive session for 10 minutes to discuss non-elected personnel with council and the City Administrator.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.  Council entered executive session at 7:00 p.m. and returned at 7:10 p.m. and no action was taken.

 

 

Utilities - ECO@HOME PUBLICATION - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve funds not to exceed $3,500 to continue the publication.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Streets & Parks - No items

 

 

Public Safety - RESOLUTION 21-09 - ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES - Rick Martin moved to adopt Resolution 21-09.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 22-09 - WORK SITE UTILITY VEHICLES - Rick Martin moved to adopt Resolution 22-09.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 23-09 - VEHICLE ABATEMENT - Rick Martin moved to adopt Resolution 23-09.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Purchase Order - Brad Howe moved to approve Purchase Order Ordinance 4629.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.


City Council - December 7, 2009 - page 3

 

Payroll - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4626, 4627 & 4628.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Other - Russ Hefner asked about e-drop for electronic recycling and it was requested that last names be included in the tree board minutes.

 

 

Adjournment - Lloyd Rohr moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk


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