CITY OF LINDSBORG
April 4, 2005
Members Present – Rick Martin, David Spellman, Lloyd
Rohr, Gary Shogren, Becky Anderson, Betty Nelson, Bill Taylor, Ken Sjogren
& Ron Rolander
Members Absent – None
Others Present – Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling,
Tim Berggren, Larry Lindgren, Thad Morrical, Tim Dunn, John Marshall, John
Magnuson, Brad Howe, Krishan & Rosalee Bhatnager, Ken Branch, Jack &
Marliss Detmers, Jim Richardson, Craig Boyers & Jeff Kurtz
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Public Input – None
Minutes – It was noted that a name was miss-typed in
the special council meeting minutes and was corrected. Betty Nelson moved to
approve the minutes of the March 7, 2005 regular council meeting and the
amended March 30, 2005 special council meeting. Motion seconded by David
Spellman and passed.
Mayor’s Report – Mayor Rolander noted the April
Planning & Zoning – They are about to wrap up the
work on the comprehensive plan.
Streets & Parks – ARTWORK FOR THE TRAIL – Becky
Anderson moved to award the $500 for the Trail Artwork Design to Craig Boyers.
Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Council also thanked the Lindsborg Arts Council for taking on this project.
There were 36 entries.
HARRISON/COLE ENGINEERING – Becky Anderson moved to approve
the proposal from Wilson & Company for preliminary engineering on the Harrison/Cole Street project in the amount of $42,572.80. Motion seconded by David Spellman
and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
BETHANY COLLEGE TRAIL AGREEMENT – Becky Anderson moved to
approve the lease agreement with Bethany College for the development of a trail
head for the Välkommen Trail. Motion seconded by Bill Taylor and passed 8-0 by
roll call. This agreement has been reviewed by attorneys for both entities.
SPORTS COMPLEX REQUEST – Becky Anderson moved to approve
$1,300 for ½ of the rock and grading at the sports complex. Motion seconded by
Betty Nelson and passed 8-0 by roll call. The other half of the rock is to be
purchased by Bethany College.
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FLOWERS FOR DOWNTOWN – The city requested bids from three
businesses, received two and the third declined to submit a bid. The bid from
Nelson was for $2,211.24 and the bid from Lindsborg Greenhouse was $1,265.00.
Becky Anderson moved to approve the bid from Lindsborg Greenhouse. Motion
seconded by Ken Sjogren and passed 7-0 with Gary Shogren abstaining.
Administration & Finance – PROPERTY, LIABILITY,
INLAND MARINE, AUTOMOBILE, WORKERS COMPENSATION & LINEBACKER INSURANCE –
Gary Shogren moved to approve $79,611.00 for insurance from Smoky Valley
Insurance. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed 8-0 by roll call.
DOWNTOWN FLAG DISCUSSION – Two council members have been
approached by Paul Dahlberg concerning the need to purchase Swedish &
American flags to replace some that have worn out or been stolen. There is a
need for 6 Swedish, 2 American and 5 flag poles for a combined estimated cost
of $190.25 plus shipping. After discussion by those present, Gary Shogren
moved to approve $190.25 + shipping for the purchase of the needed flags &
poles. Motion seconded by Ken Sjogren and passed 8-0 by roll call.
Utilities – MATERIALS FOR WATERLINE UPGRADE – Gary
Shogren moved to approve $8,887.97 to purchase needed materials for the Third Street waterline upgrade from Water Products. Motion seconded by Lloyd Rohr and
passed 8-0 by roll call.
KDHE WATER SUPPLY CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT – No action taken.
KMEA BOARD OF DIRECTORS – Gary Shogren moved to select Greg
DuMars as position #1 and Lloyd Rohr as position #2. Motion seconded by Ken
Sjogren and passed.
Public Safety – POLICE PROGRAM/COMUTER SOFTWARE – Bill
Taylor moved to approve $2,342.50 to purchase the software program from
Computer Solutions. Motion seconded by Rick Martin & passed 8-0 by roll
Purchase Order – Betty Nelson moved to approve
payment of Purchase Order Ordinance 4377. Motion seconded by David Spellman
and passed 8-0 by roll call.
Payroll – Lloyd Rohr moved to approve payment of
Payroll Ordinances 4374, 4375 & 4376. Motion seconded by David Spellman
and passed 8-0 by roll call.
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Other – Mayor Rolander presented Councilman Ken
Sjogren with a certificate of appreciation for his work on the council.
Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn. Motion
seconded by David Spellman and passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.