LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL
Oct. 3, 2011 - 6:30 p.m.
Members Present - Ken Branch, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner, W. R. Chestnut, Rick Martin, Becky Anderson, Brad Howe & Judy Neuschafer
Absent - David Higbee
Others - Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Gary Shogren, Larry Lindgren, Tim Dunn, Tim Berggren, Carla Wilson, Bill Gusenius, Dan Carr & Pastor Gary Martin
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. The invocation was given by Pastor Martin.
Public Input - None
Amendments to the Agenda - None
Minutes - Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the September 6, 2011 regular council meeting. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.
Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer remarked on Hyllningsfest week, the reception for the mayor of Munkfors and noted that the activities would be televised on channel 13. She also congratulated Betty Nelson on the success of the "Battle of the Buses" fundraiser for breast cancer treatment. The annual League of Kansas Municipalities conference is October 9 & 10. There were no appointments this month.
Planning & Zoning - No report.
Administration & Finance - WAYFINDING SIGNAGE - Betty Nelson moved to approve $5,200.00 for wayfinding signage dispersed as: $4,000 to Kansas Correctional Industries, $700 to Wellborn Sales of Salina and $500 to Dauer Welding. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
2011 AUDIT PROPOSAL - Betty Nelson moved to approve $21,900 for David A. O'Dell, CPA for the 2011 Audit. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Russ Hefner moved to go into executive session for 15 minutes to discuss acquisition of real estate and to include the city attorney and city administrator. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed. Executive session entered at 6:43 p.m. and returned at 6:58 p.m. No action taken.
Utilities - No items
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Streets & Parks - SIDEWALK WAIVER REQUEST - Becky Anderson moved to approve the waiver as requested for 219 Normal Drive. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.
PLAYGROUND SURFACE MATERIALS - Becky Anderson moved to approve $2,495.00 to purchase mulch for the playgrounds at Swensson and Riverside Parks. Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
AGREEMENT WITH MCPHERSON YMCA/RECREATION COMMISSION - Becky Anderson moved to approve the agreement with the McPherson YMCA/Recreation Commission to provide youth sports for the 2012 year. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.
Public Safety - ORDINANCE 4718 - CARELESS DRIVING - Rick martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4718 which makes careless driving an infraction and sets the fine. Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Purchase Order - ORDINANCE 4721 - Russ Hefner moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 472. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Payroll - ORDINANCES 4719 & 4720 - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4719 & 4720. Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Adjournment - Russ Hefner moved to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m.
Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC