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LINDSBORG CITY COUNCIL

January 4, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Minutes

 

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

Absent

Others Present – Greg DuMars, Tim Berggren, Dan Carr, Gary Shogren, Tim Dunn, Holly Lofton, Kate Elliott, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Bill Gusenius, Amy Habiger, Cassie Johnson & Mike Rose

 

 

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

 

Public Input – none

 

Amendment to the Agenda – none

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Taylor reminded council of the Moving Forward Together event will be on January 21st at 5:30 in the Sundstrom Conference Center and Local Government Day at the Capitol is January 27th.  Please let staff know if you plan to attend.

 

Consent Agenda – Betty Nelson moved to approve the consent agenda that includes the minutes of the December 21, 2015 regular meeting, Purchase Order Ordinance 4959 and Payroll Ordinance 4958.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed unanimously by roll call vote. 

 

Planning & Zoning – no items

 

Old Business – no items

 

New Business – A. TREE TRIMMING BIDS – Two bids were solicited for the annual trimming, but Salina Tree declined to bid.  The quote received is from Weis Tree Trimming for the 2016 tree trimming.  This year is Section 3, the length of the town from

Main Street to Chestnut Street. Council discussion emphasized that offending tree limbs not be trimmed as far back as the trunk of the tree.  Betty Nelson moved to approve the bid from Weis Tree Trimming in the amount of $12.500.00.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

B. SALES TAX TRANSFER – This is information only in order to update City Council as to final totals of local sales tax received. The allocation and transfer requests were made and approved at the December 21, 2015 council meeting.

 

 C.  iPad REPLACEMENT BIDS - The city computer network is scheduled to be replaced and upgraded in 2016. One piece of this upgrade is the iPad tablets for the 9 Council members, the Executive Assistant, Public Safety Director, Public Works Director, Recreation Director, City Clerk, CVB Director and Finance Director.  Emile Gallant moved to approve the purchase of 16 iPad Air 2 tablets in the amount of $382.99 each from CDW-G and 15 covers @ $34.99 each from CDW-G for a total purchase price of $6652.69.  Motion seconded by Becky Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

 

D.        COMPUTER NETWORK UPGRADE - The 2016 CIP budget has scheduled a computer upgrade. To upgrade all the computers for all the departments at this time would be over budget and would also not be compatible with the Incode software used for utilities, accounting and payroll. The recommended solution at this time is to upgrade the Public Works Department, Public Safety Department and Community Development.

Ordered items for this upgrade would need to be:

 

1 Laptop for Community Development $949.44 (amazon)

1 Laptop for EMS $897.84 (amazon)

1 Laptop for Electric $789.00 (Amazon)

6 PC’s updated

Lenovo quote 16 GB per PC is $784.18 = $4705.08 (CDWG)

CD burner for 2 PC’s = $100.00 (Amazon)

4 ViewSonic 20” monitors at $93.85 = $375.40 (CDWG)

Server upgrade from 2008 to 2012 plus labor = $1764.46 (CDWG)

Server RAM upgrade to 24 GB $206.99  (CDWG)

30 Microsofet GSA Win Server UCAL 2012 ($28.92/station) $867.60 (CDWG)

BitDefender – virus protection – 30 computers 2 years $1650.00 (BitDefender.com)

MS Office 2016 for 8 computers at this time ($261.09 each) $2088.72 (CDWG)

1 MS Office 2016 PRO (PWD- includes Access) $356.50 (CDWG)

1 Adobe Acrobat license for CVB Assistant $371.43 (CDWG)

TValue 5 software for Finance $149.00 (timevalue.com)

Dragon Naturally Speaking software for Patrol $150.00 (Nuance.com)

 

Total Purchase price is $15,421.46 from assorted vendors.  Rick Martin moved to approve the purchase of upgraded computers, server, equipment, software and licensing as provided from various vendors for a total price of $15,421.46.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

E.        SCC GOOGLE ADWORDS – Betty Nelson moved to approve the expenditure of $3,000.00 to continue a Google AdWords Campaign for a six month period in 2016.  Motion seconded by Blaine Heble and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

F.         PATROL VEHICLE – Emile Gallant moved to purchase the Ford Explorer from Shawnee Mission Ford at a cost of $24,668 with a trade in value of $2,400.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

G. RESOLUTION 01-16 – CODE ENFORCEMENT – 416 S. KANSAS, LOT #5 – Emile Gallant moved to adopt Resolution 01-16.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

H. RESOLUTION 02-16 – CODE ENFORCEMENT – 416 S. KANSAS, LOT #2 – Emile Gallant moved to adopt Resolution 02-16.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

I.RESOLUTION 03-16 – CODE ENFORCEMENT – 416 S. KANSAS – Emile Gallant moved to adopt Resolution 03-16.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

J. RESOLUTION 04-16 – CODE ENFORCEMENT – 301 S. 2nd – Emile Gallant moved to adopt Resolution 04-16.  Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

K. CITY ADMINISTRATOR EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT – Rick Martin moved to approve the employment agreement with City Administrator, Greg DuMars.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Executive Session –

 

Other – CMB LICENSE RENEWAL FOR THE BRICKHOUSE GRILL – Betty Nelson               moved to approve the CMB renewal of the Brick House Grill.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed.

 

Adjournment – Mayor Taylor declared the meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk

 

 



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