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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

Minutes – August 13, 2012

6:30 p.m.

 

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

Absent  None

Others – Greg DuMars, Gary Shogren, Tim Berggren, Tim Dunn, Larry Lindgren, Carla Wilson, Dan Carr, Bill Gusenius, Joel Weide, Bill Taylor Jr., Kent Ebling, Dustin Jacobson, Jessica Patterson, Gretchen Peterson, Terry Nation, Darrell Cooper and Charles Boully   

 

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

 

Public Input – None

 

Amendments to the Agenda – None

 

Minutes – Russ Hefner moved to approve the minutes of the July 2, 2012 council meeting.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Neuschafer noted that the regular meeting in September will be held on Tuesday the 4th because of the Labor Day holiday. The Mayor also presented a gift received from Munkfors, Sweden on her recent visit. It was moved by Becky Anderson, seconded by David Higbee and approved for the appointment of Dustin Jacobson to the Fire Department.

 

Planning & Zoning – None

 

 

City Council – August 13, 2012 – page 2

 

Administration & Finance – 2011 AUDIT– Becky Anderson moved to approve the audit as prepared by David O’Dell.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.

 

ORDINANCE 4762 – BUDGET NOTIFICATION ORDINANCE – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Ordinance 4762, attesting to an increase in tax revenues for 2013.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

2013 BUDGET – Becky Anderson moved to adopt the budget for 2013 as presented.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

BID FOR TEMPORARY NOTES - Becky Anderson moved to accept the bid of Country Club Bank in the amount of $2,275,000 for temporary notes as presented by Charles Boully of George K. Baum & Company. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed 7-1 by roll call vote, with Russ Hefner voting no.

 

RESOLUTION 05-12 – ISSUING TEMPORARY NOTES – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Resolution 05-12.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed 7-1 by roll call vote, with Russ Hefner voting no.

 

RESOLUTION 06-12 – TAX EXEMPT FINANCING – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Resolution 06-12.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed by roll call vote.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - W. R. Chestnut moved to go into executive session for 10 minutes under attorney-client privilege and to include the city attorney and the city administrator in the executive session. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.  Executive session 7:31 p.m. and ended at 7:41 p.m.  No action taken.

 

 

Utilities – WATER METERING AND LOSS – Brad Howe moved to approve the Water Metering and Loss proposal at a cost of $6,160.00.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Streets & Parks – CURB ROLLER QUOTE – Betty Nelson moved to approve $3,750 plus freight for the purchase of a curb roller from Midway Wholesale.  Motion seconded by W. R. Chestnut and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Public Safety – ORDINANCE 4760DISTURBING THE PEACE – Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4760.   Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4761 – VICIOUS DOG IMPOUNDMENT – Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4761 that clarifies wording in the vicious dog code.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4763 – STANDARD TRAFFIC CODE – Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4763.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4764 – PUBLIC OFFENSE CODE – Rick Martin moved to adopt Ordinance 4764.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Purchase Order – ORDINANCE 4768 – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4768.  Motion seconded by Brad Howe and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Payroll – ORDINANCES 4765, 4766 & 4767– Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4765, 4766 & 4767.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed by roll call vote with Rick Martin abstaining.

 

Other – None

 

Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 



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