November 20, 2017
The Wellman City Council met in regular session in the Council Chambers of the Wellman Municipal Building at 5:30 pm. Mayor Ryan Miller presided with City Administrator, City Clerk and the following Council Members: Robert Goodrich, Fern Bontrager, Robert Freeman, & Tracy Owens; Shannon McCain absent. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, the Consent Agenda was approved upon motion by Freeman, Seconded by Owens and all aye votes. The consent agenda includes the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, Approval of Cilino’s Liquor License, Approval of June Financials, and the following claims:
|Megan E Harris||$343.25|
|Ashten E VanWinkle||$80.19|
|Carol A Wilkins||$915.87|
|Troy M Wilkins||$353.07|
|Teresa K Lampe||$878.45|
|Ryan J Miller||$276.80|
|Beth A VanWinkle||$1,100.30|
|Betty J Johnston||$132.30|
|Timothy J Garrett||$1,469.38|
|Travis D Hartley||$1,023.41|
|Jesse J Meade||$1,111.31|
|Josh S VanWinkle||$1,410.76|
|Christine D Huston||$995.85|
|Kelly L Litwiller||$1,601.08|
|Cynthia S Thrapp||$810.59|
|John Duwa||Credit Balance Refund||$200.00|
|Hollie Myers||Deposit Refund||$23.11|
|Jasen O’Brien||Deposit Refund||$27.86|
|Baker & Taylor Books||Library Books||$602.34|
|Card Center||Gas Supplies/WATV Adobe/Utility Statements/Background Ck||$3,961.25|
|Carol A Wilkins||Library Reimbursements||$216.29|
|Central Iowa Distributing||WTP/WWTP Sanitary Supplies||$613.80|
|City of Wellman||City Utilities||$932.61|
|Clayton Energy||October Gas Purchase||$22,121.25|
|Custom Impressions||Thrapp/VanWinkle Notary Stamps||$54.40|
|Eastern Iowa Light & Power||October Lift Station||$111.54|
|FIS Merchant Services||October Merchant Fees||$415.21|
|Hach Company||WTP/WWTP Equipment||$3,717.51|
|Iowa Assoc Municipal Utility||Biennial Energy Efficiency Report||$220.00|
|Iowa One Call||Sept-Oct One Calls||$27.90|
|Iowa Rural Water Assn||Jan-Dec 2018 Membership||$275.00|
|J & S Plumbing, Heating, & A/C||Heater for Gas Main||$270.00|
|John Deere Financial||WTP Chemical Line Hose||$23.00|
|Kalona News||AFR Publication||$175.89|
|Mahaska Bottling Co||Skate Pop for Resale||$71.00|
|Megan E Harris||Library Reimbursements||$43.22|
|Menards||WTP Tools/Supplies-Skate Supplies||$578.66|
|Phil Wenger||Sewer Back-Up Invoice Reimbursement||$130.00|
|Technology Services of Iowa||Library ProBook/WTP Corded Mouse||$1,487.97|
|Thrapp Electric||Library Lights||$144.00|
|Troy M Wilkins||Library Reimbursements||$16.96|
|Unitypoint Clinic||Drug Test||$37.00|
|USABluebook||WTP/WWTP Equipment & Supplies||$2,985.54|
|USDA||November PAC Payment||$2,532.00|
|Utility Safety & Design||Battery Pack-Gas||$138.61|
|Washington County Auditor||Election Costs||$1,485.95|
|Yotty’s, Inc.||Padlocks/Bulbs/Doorknob/Shop Supplies/Step Ladder||$422.91|
|003||Aid to Public Library||$99.36||$3,634.97|
|007||Tax Credit Reimbursement||$2.23||$185.30|
|050||Comm Dev Grant/Housing||$0.00||$0.00|
|054||Comm Dev Grant/Sewer||$189,411.00||$189,411.00|
|110||Road Use Tax||$14,592.88||$5,258.14|
|121||Local Option Sales Tax||$23,967.22||$15,000.00|
|125||Tax Increment Financing||$340.03||$2,532.00|
|127||Housing & Urban||$1.70||$0.00|
|134||Library Stitler Trust||$0.00||$0.00|
|135||Library Fines & Fees||$0.00||$0.00|
|154||Parks Playground Project||$0.01||$0.00|
|156||Riverboat Municipal Grant||$23,488.16||$0.00|
|181||Sr Dining HAA||$0.00||$0.00|
|182||SR Dining Waiver||$0.00||$0.00|
|183||Sr Dining Donation||$10,415.07||$17,900.05|
|184||Sr Dining Project CD||$0.00||$0.00|
|200||Debt Svc 2012 A||$0.96||$0.00|
|205||Debt Svc 2012 B||$654.31||$0.00|
|210||Debt Svc 2011 Infra||$0.00||$0.00|
|220||Debt Svc Parkside||$0.00||$0.00|
|301||Cap Equip Reserve||$0.00||$0.00|
|304||Cap Proj Parkside||$0.00||$0.00|
|305||Cap Proj Parks & Trls||$0.00||$0.00|
|601||Water Capital Projects||$3.15||$70,000.00|
|603||Water CD/RO Filters||$10,000.00||$0.00|
|604||Water RO Project||$0.95||$0.00|
|611||Sewer Capital Projects||$364,719.13||$187,734.94|
No one spoke in public forum.
Randy Tinnes indicated that we had only 15 calls last month with nothing out of the ordinary.
Resolution No. 17-40 A Resolution approving 2017 County TIF Certification was introduced and caused to be read. Bontrager moved to approve, seconded by Goodrich and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-41 A Resolution approving 2017 Urban Renewal Report was introduced and caused to be read. Owens moved to approve, seconded by Freeman and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-42 A Resolution appointing Travis Hartley as Building Maintenance Superintendent was introduced and caused to be read. Bontrager moved to approve, seconded by Goodrich and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-43 A Resolution appointing Josh VanWinkle as Streets Superintendent was introduced and caused to be read. Owens moved to approve, seconded by Freeman and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-44 A Resolution appointing Josh VanWinkle as Parks Superintendent was introduced and caused to be read. Bontrager moved to approve, seconded by Owens and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-45 A Resolution accepting work covering 11th Street Sanitary Sewer Project was introduced and caused to be read. Goodrich moved to approve, seconded by Owens and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Resolution No. 17-46 A Resolution adopting final assessment schedule for the 11th Street Sanitary Sewer Project and confirming and levying the assessments was introduced and caused to be read. Owens moved to approve, seconded by Bontrager and upon roll call the vote was 4 ayes, McCain absent.
Freeman made a motion to have Klingner & Associates complete the structure evaluation of Starbeck-Miller Building, Owens seconded and all voted aye.
Discussion and action on Parkside Banquet Hall use was had. Discussion was brought back to council in regards to the decisions made last week about the Y using the Banquet Hall. Miller explained to council that Boyse and himself had a discussion about the decisions made and Boyse gave him a “counteroffer”. After much discussion Bontrager made a motion that the Y must pay the contracted rate when renting the Banquet Hall for events, Goodrich seconded and the vote was 3 ayes, Freeman opposed. Goodrich made a motion to leave the lease as is, with a memorandum of understanding that will state the wear and tear exercising will be limited, and waive the $2,500 rec program donation and request to withdraw the $150/monthly maintenance fee; Bontrager seconded and the vote was 3 ayes, Freeman opposed.
With no further business to be discussed Owens moved for adjournment at 6:40pm, Freeman seconded and all voted aye. The next regular City Council Meeting will be Monday, December 4, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Council Chambers of the Wellman Municipal Building.
Minutes transcribed by the City Clerk subject to Council Approval.