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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

March 7, 2011 - 6:30 p.m.

Minutes

 

Members Present - Betty Nelson, Lloyd Rohr, David Higbee, Becky Anderson, Ken Branch, Brad Howe & Judy Neuschafer

Absent - Russ Hefner & Rick Martin

Others - Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Gary Shogren, Thad Morrical, Carla Wilson, Tim Berggren, Tim Dunn, Larry Lindgren, Dan Carr, Bill Gusenius & Kelley Menke

 

 

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

 

Public Input - none

 

Amendments to Agenda - There are two minor clerical corrections to ordinance 4690 and to the fee schedule attachment to Ordinance 4691.

 

 

Minutes - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve the minutes of the February 7, 2011 regular council meeting.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.

 

 

Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer welcomed the channel 13 viewing audience.  She noted that she attended the annual Fire Department meeting where she helped recognize the retirements of Willard Keding for 41 years of service and Leland Nelson for 24 years of service.  Additionally she attended the open house for the Clock Tower Loft.  Spring clean up is scheduled for April 9th in preparation for the Easter season festivities.  Of important note is the reminder of council retreat scheduled for March 12th beginning at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

Planning & Zoning - ORDINANCE 4690 - Brad Howe moved to adopt Ordinance 4690 adding an annual license fee for Mobile Home Parks.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Administration & Finance - COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM - Brad Howe moved to approve $1,046.25 to purchase a community notification system from Global Connect.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

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SMOKY VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HERITAGE FUND - Brad Howe moved to give the Smoky Valley Community Foundation $10,000.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN - Brad Howe moved to approve funds not to exceed $5,000.00 for the Envisioning Economic Prosperity program from Kansas State University.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed by roll call vote with Ken Branch voting no and all others voting yes.

 

 

Utilities - GIS MAPPING - Lloyd Rohr moved to approve $19,992.00 for Midland GIS to map the electric distribution system and system electronic data base.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

KMEA DELEGATE #1 - Lloyd Rohr moved to select the City Administrator to continue the position of Delegate #1.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.

 

 

Streets & Parks - PARKS MEMORIAL POLICY - David Higbee moved to approve the Parks Memorial Trees and Plaques Policy as presented.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed.

 

SIDEWALK WAIVER REQUEST - Becky Anderson moved to allow the waiver for 401 S. First Street on McPherson Street, but that sidewalk must be put in on First Street.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.

 

 

Public Safety - FIRE DEPARTMENT PAGERS - Becky Anderson moved to approve the purchase of 8 Minitor V pagers from TBS in the amount of $3,035.00.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4691 - AMENDED FEE SCHEDULE - AMBULANCE RUN FEES - moved to approve an increase in ambulance run fees from $340 to $415 for emergent runs and a loaded mileage rate fee from $11 per mile to $13 per mile causing the adoption of Ordinance 4691 to reflect the changes in the fee schedule.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Purchase Order - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4692.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.


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Payroll - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4688 & 4689.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Adjournment - Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:18 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk

 

 


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