January 12, 2021 City Council Minutes

STATEMENT OF COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

January 12, 2021

The Ogden City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 7:02 p.m. electronically via conference call at the following phone number: 978-990-5000, access code 413743 and was available to the public to attend in person. This meeting was conducted electronically due to federal and state government recommendations in response to COVID-19 pandemic conditions, pursuant to Governor Reynolds’ Proclamation of Disaster Emergency dated March 19, 2020. Mayor Denny Good presided. Members present were Councilman Jason Weber, Councilman David Ohlson, Councilman Brian Reimers (via telephone), Councilwoman Lori Anderson and Councilwoman Margaret Liston. Absent: None. City staff present were City Administrator Emily Clausen, City Clerk Melanie Olesen, Library Director Lori Reutter, and City Attorney Lee Johnson. Additional attendees present were 3 guests.

 

Anderson made a motion, Liston seconded to approve the agenda as presented.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Department reports were presented.

 

Mayor Good asked if there were any questions or items to be removed from the Consent Agenda. Ohlson made a motion, Weber seconded to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: 1) Minutes of Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 regular meeting. 2) Treasurer’s Report for December 2020. 3) Claims List from December 5th, 2020 through January 8th, 2021. 4) Resolution No. 202101-502 – “A Resolution to approve Ogden Police Department Manual”, Resolution No. 202101-503 – “A Resolution to Establish Official Depositories and maximum balance” and 5) Mayoral Appointments.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT:

BEGINNING BALANCE: 2,563,950.69

FUNDRECEIVEDEXPENDEDTRANSFER INTRANSFER OUTINVEST-
MENTS
001-GENERAL FUND186,958.91106,278.6850,000.00
110-ROAD USE TAX25,067.40423.71
112-TRUST & AGENCY8,717.40
121-L.O.S.T.16,985.99125,000.00
160-RURAL FIRE15,910.40
177-ASSET FORFEITURE
200-DEBT SERVICE4,423.67250.00
301-PARK IMPROVEMENTS
302-POLICE CAR
303-TRUCK FUND23,500.00
305-KOUHNS FUND PROJECT
306-FIRE EQUIPMENT3,256.25
307-SEWER PROJECTS
309-WARNING SIREN FUND
310-DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENTS
312-EMS EQUIPMENT FUND
313-STREET EQUIPMENT FUND
500-PERPETUAL CARE FUND600.0050.0050.0071,489.79
610-SANITARY SEWER52,946.1732,734.03542,157.81
612-SEWER SINKING FUND64,863.9628,914.08
740-STORM SEWER2,973.707,015.15513,243.73
GRAND TOTAL:338,083.64211,565.53542,207.81542,207.81249,746.04

ENDING BALANCE:   2,690,468.80

CLAIMS LIST:

         PAID CLAIMS:                                                              

ACCESS SYSTEMSMONTHLY COPIER CHARGES DECEMBER ’20 $         187.23
AFLACAFLAC CONTRIBUTION $         335.22
BLACK HILLS ENERGYMONTHLY GAS SERVICE CHARGE $      1,168.65
DELTA DENTALDENTAL INS. COVERAGE 1/1/21-1/31/21 $         611.68
EFTPS12.11.2020 FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $      3,201.96
EFTPS12.25.2020 FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $      3,626.68
EFTPS1.8.2021 FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $      4,025.36
HSA BANKHEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT JAN ’21 $      1,499.98
IA DEPT OF REVENUESTATE PAYROLL TAXES-DECEMBER 2020 $      1,217.00
IMAGETEKRADIX SUBSCRIPTION- JANUARY 2020 $         235.00
IOWA INSURANCE DIVISION2020 ANNUAL PC CEMETRY REPORT FILING $           41.00
IOWA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATIONVISION INSURANCE-JAN 2020 $           65.60
IPERSRETIREMENT-DECEMBER 2020 $      4,936.05
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESSTREET LIGHTING 10/27-11/24/2020 $      2,397.21
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESUTILITIES 10/27-11/24/2020 $      5,318.72
STATE HYGIENIC LABORATORYWASTEWATER TESTING $         120.00
UMBFEES FOR BOND PAYMENT $         250.00
VERIZONCELL PHONE SERVICE 11/16-12/15/2020 $         236.59
WELLMARKHEALTH INSURANCE JANUARY 2020 $   10,214.04
 TOTAL: $   39,687.97

        UNPAID CLAIMS

ACCESS SYSTEMSTOTAL IT CARE – DECEMBER 2020 $         855.01
ACCESS SYSTEMS-LIBRARYMONTHLY COPIER CHARGES-DECEMBER ’20 $         124.61
AGSOURCE COOPERATIVEWASTEWATER TESTING $      1,393.75
ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLYSUPPLIES $           94.99
BIRDS & BLOOMSMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION-LIBRARY $           19.98
BOMGAARSUNIFORM ALLOWANCE/TOOLS-STREETS $         371.97
BOONE COUNTY CHAMBER2021 MEMBERSHIP DUES $         500.00
BOONE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE28E AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE-JAN ’21 $      4,954.17
BOONE AREA HUMANE SOCIETYANIMAL CONTROL $         154.00
CULLIGANWATER $           13.90
DEARBORN GROUPLIFE INSURANCE 1/1-3/31/2021 $         757.80
DOLLAR GENERALSUPPLIES $           31.00
DR. FUEL GOODFUEL TANK CLEANING $      1,090.00
EMPOWERMENT SOLUTIONSQUARTERLY WEB HOSTING $         225.00
FOX ENGINEERING701819A STORM WATER PROJECTS $      2,670.00
FOX ENGINEERING701818A BEAVER CREEK WATER IMPROV PRO $         558.30
FOX ENGINEERING242213B WWTP IMPROVEMENTS $         504.50
GALLSPD UNIFORM $         122.99
HAMILTON REDI-MIXCONCRETE-CEMETERY FLAGPOLE $         366.00
IOWA FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATIONMEMBERSHIP DUES FY21 $         208.00
INGRAMBOOKS-LIBRARY $         918.60
IOWA CODIFICATION INC.ORDINANCE CODIFICATION $      1,002.00
JEFF GORMANEQUIPMENT/VEHICLE MAINTENANCE $         733.11
MANATTSROAD PATCHING/REPAIR $         870.75
MCGRAW SENIOR CENTERQ4 2020 DONATION $         600.00
MDS RECORDS MANAGEMENTRECORDS STORAGE $           20.22
MICHAEL FRAIZERSNOW REMOVAL $         110.00
MID-AMERICAN PUBLISHING CORPLEGAL PUBLICATIONS $           83.85
MIDWEST LIVINGMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION-LIBRARY $           18.00
MOFFITT’S FORDAMBULANCE MAINTENANCE $         114.97
OGDEN FARM & FEEDSUPPLIES $         515.18
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESUTILITIES 11/24/20-12/22/20 $      5,848.86
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESSTREET LIGHTS 11/24/20-12/22/20 $      2,529.85
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESSANITATION Q4 2020 $         750.69
OGDEN TELEPHONE COMPANYMONTHLY PHONE SERVICE JANUARY 2021 $         714.22
OVERDRIVE INCBOOKS-LIBRARY $         101.23
QUICK OILFUEL-DECEMBER 2020 $      2,090.92
QUILLOFFICE SUPPLIES-LIBRARY $           97.22
REAL SIMPLEMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION-LIBRARY $           24.00
R&W POWERSNOW THROWER $      1,299.00
SQUEEGEE CLEAN LLCWINDOW CLEANING-LGCC $         350.00
THE SMOKE-EATER PUBLICATIONSSUBSCRIPTION-FIRE $         128.00
TOM WALTERSGARBAGE SERVICE-DECEMBER 2020 $           90.00
TYLER TECHNOLOGIESANNUAL SOFTWARE SUBSCRIPTION FEE $      4,687.00
USA BLUEBOOKEQUIPMENT PURCHASE/SEWER $         312.78
VERMEERWOODCHIPPER $   47,315.00
VISASUPPLIES $         236.92
VISION BANKCASH MGMT FEE-JANUARY 2021 $           20.00
WASHED WHITEWINDOW CLEANING-LIBRARY $              6.00
 TOTAL: $   86,604.34

 

Motion by Ohlson, second by Anderson to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 264 amending provisions pertaining to trees with a change in the setback from 5 feet to 25 feet from a fire hydrant.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Liston to set a public hearing for the proposed maximum property tax dollars to certify for levys for February 9th, 2021 at 7:15 p.m.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Weber to set a special budget work session for February 3rd, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Lori Reutter presented the council with the library annual report. The report reflects data through March 17th, 2020 when the library closed due to Covid.

 

Mayor’s Comments – Mayor Good commented budget meetings are in process.

 

Council Member’s Comments – City Administrator Emily Clausen updated council on the fire trucks. They will be ready on February 5th and that she is getting quotes on interest rates for the loan. The old pumper truck is being sold through Company Two in the Fire Trader Buying Guide. Reimers spoke to council and asked about adding a sign to the current Ogden sign for the 2020 2A State Softball Champions.

 

Motion by Ohlson, second by Liston to adjourn at 7:33 p.m.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Denny Good, Mayor

Attest: Melanie Olesen, City Clerk