LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL
October 4, 2010 - 6:30 p.m.
Members Present - Ken Branch, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner, Lloyd Rohr, Becky Anderson, Brad Howe & Judy Neuschafer
Members Absent - David Higbee & Rick Martin
Others - Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Tim Berggren, Tim Dunn, Gary Shogren, Carla Wilson, Thad Morrical, Larry Lindgren, Bill Gusenius, Pastor Apel, Dan Carr, Susan Achenbach
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. The Invocation was given by Pastor Apel.
Public Input - None
Amendments to Agenda - None
Minutes - Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the September 7, 2010 regular council meeting. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.
Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer noted that the 3rd grade classes visited City Hall. She also reminded council of the League of Kansas Municipalities Annual conference is October 10 - 12 in Overland Park. The October Meetings list was reviewed.
Mayor Neuschafer presented Todd Deterding and Curtis Eppenbach for appointment to the Fire Dept. Becky Anderson moved to approve the appointments. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.
Planning & Zoning - no action required
Administration & Finance - ASCAP LICENSE - Brad Howe moved to approve payment of $305 to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers for a license to broadcast music for city programs. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
NLC VOTING DELEGATES - Becky Anderson moved to select Rick Martin as the voting delegate and Lloyd Rohr as the alternate voting delegate for the National League of Cities Conference in Denver. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.
ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES CONTRACT - Gary Shogren gave an overview of the contract received from WDM Architects. Betty Nelson moved to send this to all committees for discussion at their October meetings. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.
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Utilities - WESTAR DISTRIBUTION FACILITY BID - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve Option 2, which takes the line up Cole Street to Union, then west to the substation. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.
Streets & Parks - EAST SWENSSON STREET PARKING - Becky moved to approve no parking signs on both sides of East Swensson Street from Kansas Street to Harrison Cole effective November 1, 2010. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed with one no vote and all others voting yes.
SPORTS COMPLEX AGREEMENT - Becky Anderson moved to approve the agreement with Bethany College and USD 400 for the use of the Sports Complex. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Becky Anderson moved to hold an executive session with the City Administrator, Community Development Director and City Attorney for 15 minutes to discuss a real estate purchase. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed. Executive session began at 7:22 p.m. and ended at 7:37 p.m. Becky Anderson moved to return to executive session with same participants for 10 minutes. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed. Executive session began at 7:39 p.m. and ended at 7:49 p.m. Upon return Mayor Neuschafer stated that no action is required.
Public Safety - FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - Becky Anderson moved to approve the purchase of 6 Personal Protective Suits at a cost of $7,938.00 from Municipal Emergency Services. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
FIRE DEPARTMENT HELMETS - Becky Anderson moved to approve $3,156.72 to purchase 24 helmets from Fire & Rescue Service. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Purchase Order - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4670. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Payroll - Russ Hefner moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4668 & 4669. Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Other - none
Adjournment - Ken Branch moved to adjourn. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed. Meeting adjourned at 8:08 p.m.
Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC