March 10, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

STATEMENT OF COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

March 10, 2020

The Ogden City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor Denny Good presided. Members present were Councilman Jason Weber, Councilman Brian Reimers, Councilwoman Lori Anderson and Councilwoman Margaret Liston. City staff present were City Clerk Melanie Olesen, City Administrator Emily Clausen, Street Superintendent Dan Buzzell, Library Director Lori Reutter, Police Chief Mick Bailey, Fire Chief Rick Sturtz and City Attorney Lee Johnson. Additional attendees present were 9 guests. Absent: Dave Ohlson.

 

Anderson made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the regular meeting minutes of Tuesday, February 11th, 2020.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Weber made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the February 2020 Treasurer’s report.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

BEGINNING BALANCE: 2,395,172.12

FUNDRECEIVEDEXPENDEDTRANSFER INTRANSFER OUTINVEST-
MENTS
001-GENERAL FUND15,900.8468,219.5450,000.00
110-ROAD USE TAX25,217.064,687.78
112-TRUST & AGENCY1,225.04
121-L.O.S.T.13,288.37125,000.00
160-RURAL FIRE
177-ASSET FORFEITURE
200-DEBT SERVICE709.98
301-PARK IMPROVEMENTS
302-POLICE CAR
303-TRUCK FUND
305-KOUHNS FUND PROJECT
306-FIRE EQUIPMENT10,230.003,256.25
307-SEWER PROJECTS
309-WARNING SIREN FUND
312-EMS EQUIPMENT FUND
313-STREET EQUIPMENT FUND
500-PERPETUAL CARE FUND71,039.79
610-SANITARY SEWER57,481.6348,989.15296,144.0228,650.00
612-SEWER SINKING FUND28,650.00
740-STORM SEWER2,996.69
GRAND TOTAL:116,819.61132,126.47324,794.0228,650.00249,296.04

ENDING BALANCE:   2,676,009.28

 

Reimers made a motion, Liston seconded, to approve the following claims:

 

         PAID CLAIMS:                                                              

ACCESS SYSTEMSMONTHLY COPIER CHARGES FEB 2020 $         187.23
BLACK HILLS ENERGYMONTHLY GAS SERVICE CHARGE $      2,620.70
DELTA DENTALDENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE 3/1-3/31/20 $         652.86
EFTPS2.21.2020 FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $      2,750.95
EFTPS3.6.2020 FEDERAL PAYROLL TAXES $      3,074.12
FELD FIRESCBA GEAR $   10,230.00
GALLSPD UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $         155.97
HSA BANKHEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT MARCH 2020 $      1,499.98
IA DEPT OF REVENUESTATE PAYROLL TAXES-FEBRUARY 2020 $      1,073.00
IMAGETEKRADIX SUBSCRIPTION-MARCH 2020 $         130.00
IOWA ASSOC. OF MUNICIPAL UTILITIES2020 IAMU AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP DUES $         400.00
IOWA RURAL WATER ASSOCIATIONVISION INSURANCE-MARCH 2020 $           59.10
IPERSRETIREMENT-FEBRUARY 2020 $      4,511.11
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESSTREET LIGHTS 12/19/19-1/23/2020 $      3,121.51
OGDEN MUNICIPAL UTILITIESUTILITIES 12/19/19-1/23/2020 $      8,449.66
PREFERRED PEST MANAGEMENT, INCQUARTERLY PEST CONTROL SERVICE $           50.00
VERIZONCELL PHONE SERVICE 2/16-3/15/2020 $         238.32
WELLMARKHEALTH INSURANCE MARCH 2020 $      8,154.78
 TOTAL: $   47,359.29

        UNPAID CLAIMS

ACCESS SYSTEMSTOTAL IT CARE – MARCH 2020 $         757.33
ACCESS SYSTEMS-LIBRARYMONTHLY COPIER CHARGES-FEB ’20 $         121.19
AFLACAFLAC CONTRIBUTION-MARCH 2020 $         335.22
AGSOURCE COOPERATIVEWASTEWATER TESTING $         480.50
ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLYVEHICLE MAINT. SUPPLIES $         139.31
BETTER HOMES & GARDENSMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION/LIBRARY $           18.00
BOONE AREA HUMANE SOCIETYANIMAL CONTROL-NOVEMBER 2019 $           42.00
BOONE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE28E AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE-MARCH ’20 $      4,833.33
BRAD WILKENINGHOLOCAUST PRESENTATION/LIBRARY $         200.00
BRIAN LAWSONUMPIRE/YOUTH REC $         210.00
CHAD THEDEPARKING REIMBURSEMENT $           20.00
CUMMINS SALES AND SERVICEFIRE TRUCK MAINTENANCE $      2,290.38
DEMCOLIBRARY SUPPLIES $         103.10
DE SOLUTIONSEQUIPMENT REPAIR/LIBRARY $         360.00
DOLLAR GENERALSUPPLIES $           37.40
FELD FIREFAN-FIRE DEPARTMENT $      3,187.50
FOX ENGINEERING242213B WWTP IMPROVEMENTS $   10,444.75
FOX ENGINEERING701818A OGDEN BEAVER CREEK IMPROV. $      5,100.00
HGTVMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION/LIBRARY $           21.00
IMFOAIMFOA SPRING CONFERENCE REGISTRATION $         250.00
INGRAMBOOKS-LIBRARY $      1,455.38
L-TRON CORPORATIONSCANNER CABLE-PD $           28.50
MDS RECORDS MANAGEMENTRECORDS STORAGE $              2.55
MID-AMERICAN PUBLISHING CORPLEGAL PUBLICATIONS $         375.72
MID-AMERICAN PUBLISHING CORPADVERTISING/LIBRARY $           20.00
MIDWEST TAPEDVDS-LIBRARY $           93.41
MIKE FRAIZERSNOW REMOVAL-FEBRUARY 2020 $         170.00
OGDEN FARM & FEEDSUPPLIES $         374.62
OGDEN LEGACYFIX UP GRANT CONTRIBUTION $   16,588.39
OGDEN TELEPHONE COMPANYMONTHLY PHONE SERVICE MARCH 2020 $         695.98
OVERDRIVEADVANTAGE COLLECTION/LIBRARY $         250.00
QUICK OILFUEL-FEBRUARY 2020 $      1,650.84
RAY’S DOORS LLCFD BUILDING MAINTENANCE $           90.00
REMINISCEMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION/LIBRARY $           14.98
SHAPEMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION/LIBRARY $           11.98
STATE LIBRARY OF IOWALIBRARY CONTINUING EDUCATION $           75.00
SUSAN HECKPARK SHELTER RENTAL FEE RETURN $           12.50
THE MAGNOLIA JOURNALMAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION/LIBRARY $           30.00
TOM WALTERSGARBAGE SERVICE-FEB 2020 $           90.00
USA BLUE BOOKSUPPLIES/SEWER $      1,329.78
VISASUPPLIES $      1,034.39
VISION BANKCASH MGMT FEE-MARCH 2020 $           20.00
WASHED WHITEWINDOW CLEANING/LIBRARY $              6.00
WOODRUFF CONSTRUCTION LLCWWTF ACTIVATED SLUDGE UPGRADE PAY#23 $ 260,971.76
 TOTAL: $ 314,342.79

 

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

There were no permits in February for review.

 

Department Reports were presented. Library Director Lori Reutter reported the library board approved the food pantry request from Erich Kretzinger to be placed outside the library. She invited all present to the “Wear Your Sweater Day” to celebrate Mr. Roger’s birthday at the library on Fri., March 20th from 1-5 p.m.

 

Public Comment. Jason Weber commented that with spring coming people should be mindful of their properties and their neighbors and clean up their yards. City Clerk Melanie Olesen noted that complaint forms are available at city hall. The city clean-up day is scheduled for June 20th. Lori Anderson asked about some properties that need cleaned up and what the next steps are in getting things done. There was lots of discussion about nuisances and wood piles. City Administrator to look into ordinances regarding such.

 

Public Hearing. Mayor Good closed the regular meeting at 7:17 p.m. to open the public hearing on the Proposed City Budget for FY 2020/2021. No comments.

 

Mayor Good closed the public hearing and entered back into regular session at 7:18 p.m.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Liston to approve Resolution No. 202003-484 adopting the Proposed City Budget for Fiscal Year 2020/2021.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Weber to approve the Notice to Proceed for the Beaver Creek Watershed Improvements Project.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Weber, second by Liston to approve Resolution No. 202003-487 to fix a date for a public hearing on April 14th at 7:15 p.m. on proposal to enter into a Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Loan and Disbursement Agreement and to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $5,910,000.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Ogden Fun Days. Andrew Pierce gave an update on this year’s events scheduled for June 26th and 27th. There will be inflatables for the kids on Saturday, car show Friday and parade Saturday morning and a band on both Friday and Saturday. He thanked the City and their departments (fire, police, streets) for their continued support and help during Fun Days.

 

Boehm Insurance. Hans Boehm gave his annual report on the city insurance policies.

 

Cemetery Board Recommendation. A request from Dave Huntley for an individual mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery was discussed. Dave presented information and photos to the council. Motion by Weber, second by Anderson to approve the cemetery board recommendation to not allow individual mausoleums in Glenwood Cemetery.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

2020 Sludge Hauling. Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to accept bids and award the 2020 Sludge Hauling agreement to Behle Inc. DBA Roto-Rooter.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Liston, second by Weber to approve Resolution No. 202003-485 authorizing the City Clerk to make the appropriate interfund transfers of sums and record the same in the appropriate manner for FY 2020 for the City of Ogden, Iowa.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to approve Resolution No. 202003-486 approving wage adjustments for City employees for FY 2020/2021.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Fire Department. Fire Chief Rick Sturtz updated the council on the plans to purchase two new trucks, a rotation schedule and answered any questions. Motion by Reimers, second by Anderson to approve the purchase of two new fire trucks per specifications and costs provided by Midwest Fire.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Denny Good reappointed Dick Smith for a six-year term on the Utility Board from 1-1-2020 to 1-1-2026.

 

Motion by Weber, second by Liston to approve Resolution No. 202003-488. A Resolution of support for the Central Iowa Waste Management Association Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan Update.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Liston, second by Anderson to approve Task Order No. 1023-19B to continue with a scoping study for the First Street improvements from Veterans Drive to 210th Street.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Anderson, second by Weber to approve Task Order No. 2422-13B approving an amendment to include an additional fixed fee of $12,500 to Task 600 – Construction Phase. This provides additional construction administration services for a construction period extended beyond the contractual final completion date of July 1, 2019 to January 24, 2020.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Reimers, second by Liston to adjourn at 8:24 p.m.

Ayes: All Present, Motion Carried.

 

Denny Good, Mayor

Attest: Melanie Olesen, City Clerk