Council Minutes 2-9-2015

Regular Council Meeting
Melcher-Dallas City Hall
February 9th, 2015
7:00 P.M.

Mayor Karpan called the city council meeting to order at 7:00 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 Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion.

CONSENT AGENDA
Approval of January 12th, 2015 and January 19th, 2015 Minutes
Approval of Claims from January 6th, -February 6th, 2015 in the amended amount of $24,097.80
Approval of Treasurers Report

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

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK (LIMITED TO FIVE MINUTES)
No public was present

OPEN PUBLIC HEARING: 2014 Public Library Renovation with the USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Grant Program

A motion was made by Herold to open the public hearing at 7:00 pm. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING
A motion was made by Fisher to close the public hearing. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
There was no public comment.

NEW BUSINESS

1. Approval of Resolution 2015-36 (USDA Grant for Library Project)
A motion was made by Fisher to approve Resolution 2015-36. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

2. Approval of Ordinance 123 (Garage Sales)
A motion was made by Fisher to approve Ordinance 123. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

3. Approval to Waive 2nd and 3rd Reading of Ordinance 123
A motion was made by Fisher to waive the 2nd and 3rd reading of Ordinance 123. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

1. Adoption of Final Proposed FY2016 Budget
A motion was made by Fisher to approve the final proposed FY2016 budget. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

2. Order Public Hearing for FY2016 Budget
A motion was made by Fisher to set the FY2016 Budget public hearing for March 9th at 7:00 pm at City Hall. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

3. Approval of Liquor License Renewal for Sinners and Saints
A motion was made by Fisher to approve the license renewal for Sinners and Saints. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

4. Approval of Liquor License Renewal for The Other Side
A motion was made by Herold to approve the license renewal for The Other Side. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion Carried.

5. Discuss Getting a City Credit Card with Possible Action)
A motion was made by Fisher to approve a city credit card through Iowa State Savings Bank with a $500.00 limit. Seconded by Russell. Ayes-All. Motion Carried

6. Appointment of Zoning, Board of Adjustment and Library Board Members
A motion was made by Fisher to appoint Sue Willoughby to the Library Board. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Fisher to appoint Mike Hoch and Paul Tickle to the Board of Adjustments. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Fisher to appoint Adam Wadle to the zoning board. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

7. Discuss using DAS/Offset Program to Collect Debt with Possible Action
A motion was made by Fisher to approve using DAS for debt collection for the city. Seconded by Herold. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

8. Discuss Media Com Internet with Possible Action
No action.

9. Discuss Proposed Land Donation to School with Possible Action
A motion was made by Herold to deny the donation and work out a non-leasing oral agreement that the school can use the property to park on if the school agrees to mow it. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

10. Approval of Resolution 2015-38 (Add Deputy Clerk to Bank Signature Card)
A motion was made by Fisher to approve resolution 2015-38. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.

11. Discuss Semi Truck Parking and Rules with Possible Action
Clerk will continue to get a list and will call South Central coop to see if we can have an additional 60 feet to the south for more room. There are nine spots to park and possibly four of those spots are open. No action taken until more information is gathered.

12. Discuss Fire Dept.Response Time with Possible Action
The fire dept./EMS spoke with council about response time on calls. No action taken.

OLD BUSINESS

13. Discuss Police Department Clocking In and Out with Possible Action
Council discussed that the police dept. will continue to clock in and out at office unless they are called out. No action taken.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS
Water: Gary Comer will attend training towards his Grade 1 Waste Water
Sewer: NA
Parks: NA
Streets: NA
Public Safety Report: Written Report
Fire Chief Report: Needing people on the Department
Library Board Report: NA
Planning and Zoning Report: NA
Board of Adjustment Report: NA
Mayor’s Report: Casey’s could be starting new building soon.
Council’s Report:
Clerk’s Report
Adjournment
A motion was made by Herold to adjourn at 8:20 pm. Seconded by Brown. Ayes-All. Motion carried.
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Mayor Louis Karpan City                               Clerk Martha Becker