Council Minutes 1-6-2015

Special Council Meeting
Melcher-Dallas City Hall
January 6th, 2015
6:00 P.M.

Mayor Karpan called the city council meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

Council members present: Fisher, Alexander, Brown, Herold, Russell

Approval of Agenda
A motion was made by Fisher to approve the agenda. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

1. Set Date and Time of Regular Council Meetings (Currently 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM)
A motion was made by Herold to approve the council meetings to be held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at City Hall. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

2. Designate Official Depositories (Currently Iowa State Savings Bank)
A motion was made by Herold to approve Iowa State Savings Bank as the City’s official depository. Seconded by Fisher. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

3. Designate Place for Official Publication (Currently The Journal)
A motion was made by Fisher to approve The Journal as the City’s official place for publication. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

4. Appointment of City Clerk (Currently Martha Becker)
A motion was made by Fisher to appoint Martha Becker as the City Clerk. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

5. Appointment of City Attorney (Currently Stuyvesant and Benton)
A motion was made by Brown to appoint Stuyvesant and Benton as the city attorney. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

6. Appointment of Planning and Zoning Commission
Tabled

7. Appointment of Zoning and Adjustment
Tabled

MAYOR ACTIONS

8. Appoint Mayor Pro-Tem (Currently Terry Fisher)
Mayor Karpan appointed Terry Fisher as Mayor Pro Tem.

9. Appoint Police Chief
Mayor Karpan appointed Robert Wittowski as police chief.

10. Discuss Property Clean Up with Possible Action
A motion was made by Fisher that the property at 111 SW 1st must maintain Ordinance 51 (Junk and Junk vehicles). The case was dismissed without prejudice but tenant will pay for court cost. If front of property violates Ordinance 51 the city will abate. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

Adjournment
A motion was made by Herold to adjourn at 6:30 pm. Seconded by Alexander. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
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Mayor Louis Karpan                           City Clerk Martha Becker