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April 6, 2015 – 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Minutes

 

 

Members Present – Rick Martin, David Higbee, Becky Anderson, Kelley Menke, Corey Peterson, Emile Gallant, Blaine Heble, Betty Nelson & Mayor Bill Taylor

Absent  

Others Present – Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Tim Dunn, Tim Berggren, Holly Lofton, Amy Habiger, Mike Dreier, Bill Gusenius, Larry Lindgren, Dan Carr, Kate Elliott, Gary Shogren & Galen Bunning,

 

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

 

 

Public Input – None

 

Amendments to the Agenda – None

 

Minutes Rick Martin moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2015 regular council meeting.  Motion seconded by Kelley Menke and passed.

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Taylor expressed congratulations to all who participated in making the Messiah Festival a success.  He reminded everyone to VOTE on Tuesday.  

Mayor Taylor submitted Ryan DuMars for appointment to the EMS service.  Corey Peterson moved to approve the appointment.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.

Mayor Taylor read a Proclamation for Fair Housing Month.  A motion to approve the proclamation by Becky Anderson seconded by Betty Nelson and passed.

 

Planning & Zoning – No report

 

Administration & Finance – J O SUNDSTROM MANAGEMENT CONTRACT – Becky Anderson moved to approve the management contract with Amy Habiger, dba Yours Truly Gifts & Events for April 2015 through March 2016 subject to adequate Liability Insurance to include the City.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

WAGE & SALARY STUDY – Becky Anderson moved to approve $3,000 to have LMAG develop a new compensation program.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.                                           

 

RESOLUTION 02-15 – HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Resolution 02-15, the Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

2015 INSURANCE – Becky Anderson moved to approve $75,886.00 for insurance coverage through Fuqua Insurance (Mike Dreier).  Motion seconded by Corey Peterson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Utilities – 2015 WATERLINE PROJECT – David Higbee moved to approve $5616.23 to purchase materials for the final phase of the waterline replacement project.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

KMEA DIRECTOR #1 POSITION – David Higbee moved to appoint Greg DuMars, City Administrator, to the Director #1 Position for KMEA.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.

 

VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVE (VFD) MOTOR – WELL #9 – David Higbee moved to approve A-1 Well Service to provide and install the VFD in the amount of $9,030.00.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

WATER METER QUOTES – David Higbee moved to approve $74,240.00 to purchase a total of 247 meters and ERTS for the first year of replacing outdated water meters.  ($48,510.00 to HD Supply for the meters and $25,730.00 to Salina Supply for the ERTS)  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Streets & Parks - no items

 

Public Safety – EMS PAY FROM QUARTERLY TO MONTHLY – Betty Nelson moved to change the EMS Payroll Policy from quarterly to monthly.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.

 

EMS TRAINING OFFICER PAY – Betty Nelson moved to approve increasing the EMS Training Officer salary to $200.00 monthly.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

POLICE CAR CAMERA WARRANTY – Betty Nelson moved to approve the purchase of the 4-year warranty on the police cameras at a cost of $2,000.00.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

RESOLUTION 03-15 NUISANCE ABATEMENT – Betty Nelson moved to adopt Resolution 03-15.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

BEER GARDEN APPLICATION – Item tabled for further information

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION – REAL ESTATE PURCHASE – Rick Martin moved to enter executive session to include the City Administrator and City Attorney for a period of 15 minutes to discuss a real estate purchase.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and   

 

 

passed.  Executive session began at 7:42 p.m. and returned at 7:57 p.m.  No Action taken as a result of the executive session.

 

Purchase Order – Betty Nelson moved to approve payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4913.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Payroll – Rick Martin moved to approve payment of Payroll Ordinances 4911 & 4912.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Other – Remember to Vote on Tuesday

 

Adjournment – Rick Martin moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC
City Clerk


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