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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

JANUARY 2, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.

Minutes

 

Members Present - Ken Branch, Betty Nelson, Russ Hefner, W.R. Chestnut, Brad Howe, Becky Anderson, Rick Martin, David Higbee & Judy Neuschafer 

Absent - None

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

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.  The invocation was given by Mayor Neuschafer.                          .

 

Public Input - None

 

Amendments to the Agenda - None

 

 

Minutes - Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the December 5, 2011 regular council meeting and the December 29, 2011 year end meeting.  Motion seconded by WR Chestnut and passed.

 

Mayor's Report - Mayor Neuschafer thanked council, staff and citizens for a successful 2011 as we prepare for 2012.  There were no appointments.  Mayor Neuschafer reminded council of the January 9th Community Forum and February 1st as City Hall Day in Topeka.  Council chose January 17, 2012 as a work session at 5:30 p.m.

 

Planning & Zoning - ORDINANCE 4734 - REZONE - Brad Howe moved to adopt Ordinance 4734 to rezone 2 parcels to "I-1" Light Industrial.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

Administration & Finance - SALES TAX TRANSFER - HOSPITAL BUILDING BOND - Brad Howe moved to approve sales tax transfers of $60,000.00 to cover the bond and interest for the hospital building.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed by roll call vote; Betty Nelson abstained and all others voted yes.

 

SALES TAX TRANSFER - SUNDSTROM BUILDING - Brad Howe moved to designate the carryover of funds, in the amount of $95,461.71, plus sufficient unallocated share of the 2012 1% local sales tax funds to pay the $195,000.00 (plus incidental expenses) contractual agreement with WDM Architects.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

GLOBAL CONNECT RENEWAL - Brad Howe moved to approve $1,395 to Global Connect for renewal of community notification phone service.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

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eCivis GRANTS PROPOSAL - Brad Howe moved to approve $6,500 to eCivis for grant search services.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Utilities - 2012 TREE TRIMMING PROPOSALS - Betty Nelson moved to approve of $8,000 to Weis Tree Cutting for 2012 Tree Trimming services pending proof of insurance and naming the City of Lindsborg as additional insured. Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

MOBILE AUTOMATED METER READING HARDWARE - Betty Nelson moved to approve of $15,923 to Water Products, Inc. for mobile automated meter reading hardware.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Streets & Parks - no items

 

Public Safety - EMS ELECTRIC COT - Rick Martin moved to approve funds of $9,708.60 to Stryker EMS Equipment for the purchase of an electric cot.  Motion seconded by Ken Branch and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

POLICE CAR - Rick Martin moved to approve $16,913 to Davis Moore for the purchase of a 2012 Dodge Charger.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson.  After discussion, Betty Nelson called the question, seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.  The original motion passed by roll call vote with Brad Howe voting no and all others voting yes.

 

Purchase Order - ORDINANCE 4733 - Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4733.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Payroll - ORDINANCE 4732 - Rick Martin moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinance 4732.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Other - none

 

Adjournment - Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk


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