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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

September 3, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.

Minutes

 

 

Members Present –Betty Nelson, W. R. Chestnut, David Higbee, Becky Anderson, Rick Martin, Emile Gallant, Russ Hefner, Kelley Menke & Bill Taylor

Absent

Others – Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Gary Shogren, Tim Berggren, Tim Dunn, Larry

Lindgren, Holly Lofton, Andrew Tabor, Bill Gusenius, Josh Nelson, Dan Carr, Michael Wessel & Stan Fields

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.  

                                     

Public Input – Public Safety Director, Tim Berggren thanked Daryl Johnson for his years of service to the Emergency Medical Service and Mike Woodhull for his years of service as a Lindsborg Police Officer.  He then introduced the new EMS Director, Stan Fields and Police Officer Michael Wessel.

 

Amendments to Agenda – There will be an Executive Session added to the Administration & Finance Agenda.

 

Minutes – Rick Martin moved to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2013 regular council meeting.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Taylor thanked staff and council or their efforts for the Grand Opening Gala and Open House for the Sundstrom Conference Center.

 

September Meetings

 

Appointments - Rick Martin moved to approve the appointment of Angie Jensen to the Tree Board.  Motion seconded by W. R. Chestnut and passed.

 

Planning & Zoning – No action

 

Administration & Finance – 2013 AUDIT PROPOSAL – Becky Anderson moved to approve the 2013 Audit Proposal from David O’Dell, CPA at an amount up to $18,500.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

LKM VOTING DELEGATES – Becky Anderson moved to select Rick Martin and David Higbee as voting delegates and Bill Taylor and Jerry Sperling as alternate voting delegates to the League of Kansas Municipalities conference in October.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION – Rick Martin moved to go to executive session to discuss non-elected personnel for 15 minutes to include the city administrator.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.  Executive session started at 6:41 p.m. and returned at 6:41 p.m.  No action.

 

  

Utilities – SEWER LINE CLEANING QUOTE – David Higbee moved to approve the bid from Mayer Specialty Services in the amount of $6,723.30 for 7950 LF of sewer lines.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4824 – REFUSE/CURBSIDE RECYCLING FEE – David Higbee moved to adopt Ordinance 4824 which amends the fee schedule to reflect the fee for refuse/curbside recycling which takes effect with the utility bills due by October 10th.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant                       and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

ORDINANCE 4825 – WATER RATE FEES – David Higbee moved to adopt Ordinance 4825 which amends the fee schedule to reflect the water rates that will be effective with the bills due by January 10th, 2014.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.  It was noted that the last water rate increase was in 1996.

 

POWER SUPPLY – INDICATION OF INTEREST – W. R. Chestnut moved to submit the Indication of Interest to KMEA.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.

 

 

Streets & Parks – No items

 

 

Public Safety – CEREAL MALT BEVERAGE LICENSE - Betty Nelson moved to approve the CMB application from P H North, LLC dba Pizza Hut.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.

 

 

Purchase Order – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4826.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

Payroll – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinance 4823.  Motion seconded by Russ Hefner and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:17 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk


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