COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING November 14, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 14, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Diers. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, October minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

OCTOBER REVENUES                                                                    
Utility Payments                                                                                    27,889.82
Ambulance                                                                                                  127.77
LOST                                                                                                         2,874.04
Community Center Rental                                                                       140.00
Building Permits                                                                                          80.00
Property Tax                                                                                         62,401.36
Garbage Tags                                                                                               80.00
Kuehl Construction – Sewer                                                                      89.44
Savings Account Interest                                                                         522.39
RUT – State                                                                                              3,322.69
OCTOBER PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – Lib                                                                                222.62
Amazon – Lib                                                                                             151.06
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                    148.73
Comelec – Lib                                                                                              10.00
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                              123.78
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                       25.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – State WH                                            945.64
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                               408.05
IPERS – October                                                                                     1,267.26
LED Lighting Solution – KIB                                                                     671.57
Windstream                                                                                              539.19
OCTOBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                         3,705.08
Bi-County Disposal – October Pick Up                                               2,305.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                     510.43
Carol Walthart – Mileage                                                                          112.32
Duane Staner – FD Reimburse                                                               146.44
Dubuque Fire Equipment                                                                       484.60
Edgewood Reminder                                                                               223.92
Grainger – Streets                                                                                     149.55
Guttenberg Hospital – Tier Up                                                               200.00
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB                                                              704.24
Iowa Rural Water – Dues                                                                         225.00
J&R Supply – Water & Sewer                                                                  356.00
NAPA – Loader                                                                                          545.76
Quill – Office                                                                                                46.36
State Hygienic Lab – Water                                                                     130.00
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                               436.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                 32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                      27.37
Total October Payroll                                                                          6,055.34

                                                                                   Revenues                                                                                     Expenditures

General Fund 59,872.45 10,656.78
Road Use 3,322.69 27,952.24
Employee Benefits 7,686.94 1,294.10
Local Option 2,874.04 ———–
Sewer 6,581.02 3,892.59
Sewer Debt 12,010.22 ———–
Water 4,627.26 2,710.76
Water Enterprise 1,989.24 ———–

Fire Department – Department is going to purchase a thermal imager.
Ambulance – 6 calls this month. Date is set for Soup & Sandwich Supper, January 8, 2023. Proceeds will go towards a new Cardiac Monitor. Clerk will send out flyers with the December water bill.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Turkey & Ham Give Away/Santa Visit is set for December 10, 2022. Vendors 9-11:30 am. Santa 9:30-11:30 am.
KIB – Still working on prepping for new sign. Looking for help to finish the cement work.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Signs are here. Cory will get the Stop signs ready for the 4-way intersection. Suggestion of a possibility of another 4-way stop at the intersection of Delaware/Main Street – if the sign doesn’t slow the speeding down.
Recreation & Pool: Final close up will be finished up this week.
Building Permits: Bard Materials, 711 Main Street – New signage. Larry & Denise Hansel, 320 Hubbard Street – Steel Roof on Garage. Mark Walthart, 516 3rd Street – Residing & New Roof.  Waterman motioned to approve. Brown second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Don VonHandorf was present to discuss anything new with the sewer issue. Since there was nothing new at this time the Council moved on.
Neuhaus motioned to approve and dispense with readings Two & Three of Ordinance 160, Amending the Code of Ordinances Pertaining to the Library Services Chapter. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Ordinance takes effect after publication.
Adjourned at 6:28 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING October 10, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Loras Matt was absent. Motion made by Diers. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, September minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

SEPTEMBER REVENUES                                                                 
Utility Payments                                                                                  29,392.30
Ambulance                                                                                             1,114.05
LOST                                                                                                        9,750.43
Pool                                                                                                             168.10
Iowa Department of Revenue – Refund                                                869.42
Property Tax                                                                                           6,597.81
Liquor Permits                                                                                          780.00
Kuehl Construction – Sewer                                                                    196.96
Savings Account Interest                                                                         454.29
RUT – State                                                                                              4,524.07
SEPTEMBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                            289.29
Biblionix – Lib                                                                                           800.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                             10.00
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                               92.60
EFTPS – September                                                                              1,742.48
FSB – Lock Box                                                                                           40.50
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                      25.00
High School Yearbook – Lib                                                                     30.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                              417.69
Iowa Rural Water Assoc. – Fall Conference                                         170.00
Iowa Library Association – Lib                                                               180.00
IPERS – September                                                                               1,070.18
Library – Petty Cash Replenish                                                                91.75
USPS – Stamps                                                                                         300.00
SEPTEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                         4,057.15
Bi-County Disposal – September Pick Up                                         2,305.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                    278.88
City of Dubuque WRRC                                                                              30.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – City                                                               18.48
Hawkins – Water                                                                                      249.08
Hill Country CS – City, FD                                                                        157.03
IDNR – Water Use Permit                                                                        115.00
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                   177.00
John Deere Financial – Various                                                              190.11
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                          52.16
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                             85.00
Kluesner Construction – Sealing/Repairs                                       26,201.30
NAPA – Loader                                                                                          155.85
Quill – Office                                                                                                81.56
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                               356.50
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                 32.50
US Cellular – Amb                                                                                      27.63
Total September Payroll                                                                      6,559.37

                                                                                Revenues                                                                        Expenditures

General Fund 10,994.95 14,445.61
Road Use 4,524.07 1,897.76
Employee Benefits 812.63 1,676.26
Local Option 9,750.43 ———–
Sewer 6,973.45 4,772.56
Sewer Debt 12,808.54 ———–
Water 4,826.73 10,548.74
Water Enterprise 2,088.39 ———–

Don VonHandorf was present to discuss his sewer issue citing minutes from November 11, 2019 minutes. Council did not act.
City contends the Council voted he must retain his sewer citing the October 11, 2021 minutes.
Fire Department – 397 were served at the Pork Chop Dinner.
Ambulance – 3 calls this month. They plan for a soup supper in January to raise funds for updates. Will set a firm date soon.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report. Council member Neuhaus wants to address Stop sign violations and speeding thru town. Matt Elliot has a trail cam observing the main intersections and few people stop. Suggestion of using a Stop sign placed in the middle of the intersection. Vehicles coming from the south have a hard time seeing the posted sign. Need to make it more visible. Suggestion of a permanent sign in the middle, rumble strips or changing parking or how it’s angled. Don VonHandorf suggests speed cameras. Diers suggested not. Brown motioned to start with the roll out Stop sign in the middle of the intersection and purchasing steel flags to make signs on poles more visible. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Community Club – Amanda Diers was present letting the Council know the new Christmas decorations are in. There are plans to have a lighting ceremony. They are also looking to have a ‘light up Colesburg’ by asking all homeowners to do some type of decorating in their yard for the Christmas holiday.
Josie Diers was present representing the Girl Scouts. They built bat houses and are donating 2 of them to the City. If Cory needs help installing them the Girl Scouts would help. Thank you Josie and your Troop!
KIB – No Report
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Resolution 2022-10-10 City Street Finance Report. Neuhaus motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Council questioned if the County could be here more often in the mornings. VonHandorf suggested to borrow the roll out Stop sign from St. Pat’s until we see if this makes a difference. Forkenbrock will talk to Thein about the use. Council also decided to order arrow signs to go with the truck route and tonnage signs. Snow plow is pretty much ready for winter, may need a clutch replaced. Snow push may need snow pads. Diers suggested that they hard face the new ones.
Recreation & Pool: Final close up will be finished up this week.
Building Permits: Bob & Mary Link, 420 2nd Street – New steel roof. Waterman motioned to approve. Diers second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Center pump went out. Attended recertification classes.
Brown motioned that Trick or Treating will be October 31st from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Carl Scherbring asked why we are not listing old business on the agenda anymore. Mayor Forkenbrock stated we are addressing them as the needed.
 Adjourned at 6:50 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING September 12, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 12, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Jim Diers was absent. Motion made by Brown. Second by Matt to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, August minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:
AUGUST REVENUES                                                                     
Utility Payments                                                                                  27,449.61
Ambulance                                                                                             1,892.77
Library                                                                                                    2,536.30
LOST                                                                                                       4,231.26
ARPA Funds                                                                                         28,185.07
Pool                                                                                                           883.60
Shawver – Water                                                                                        27.14
Del-Co EMS – Reimburse for EMT Class                                              379.40
Community Center – Rent                                                                       45.00
From KIB Savings                                                                                 1,336.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                       415.92
RUT – State                                                                                            2,943.16
AUGUST PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                           215.65
Comelec – Lib                                                                                            10.00
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                              50.42
EFTPS – August                                                                                     2,514.69
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                      25.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX                                               96.46
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                              373.05
Josie Goebel – Reimburse Lifeguard                                                    250.00
Iowa Library Association – Lib                                                               180.00
IPERS – August                                                                                      1,502.26
Lange Sign Group – KIB                                                                        1,336.00
Overdrive – Lib                                                                                          381.06
USPS – Stamps                                                                                          120.00
Windstream                                                                                               291.70
AUGUST FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          4,654.32
Banyon – ACH Support                                                                            195.00
Bi-County Disposal – August Pick Up/Tags                                        2,405.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                     437.44
Carol Walthart – Mileage                                                                            20.52
City of Dubuque WRRC                                                                            132.00
Computer Doctors – Office                                                                      781.10
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                       11.05
Edgewood Farm & Home – City                                                                73.94
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                  92.97
Every’s Auto & Tire – City/FD                                                                   139.00
Hawkins – Water                                                                                       134.54
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB                                                              350.40
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                           440.00
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                   905.00
Martin Flag Co.                                                                                            40.11
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                     708.66
Midwest Patch – FD                                                                                  635.00
NAPA – Pool                                                                                                219.99
Pat’s Repair – FD                                                                                        175.00
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                529.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                  32.50
Tschiggfrie – Water Break                                                                    5,422.25
USA BlueBook – Water                                                                            627.06
US Cellular – Amb                                                                                      27.63
Total August Payroll                                                                              7,096.41

                                                                            Revenues                                                                          Expenditures

General Fund 38,396.74 18,184.13
Road Use 2,943.16 1,592.01
Employee Benefits ———– 1,220.80
Local Option 4,231.26 ———–
Sewer 6,691.36 3,691.28
Sewer Debt 11,327.58 ———–
Water 4,561.60 2,354.35
Water Enterprise 2,061.91 ———–

Fire Department – Fire Association is starting to sell Pork Chop Dinner & Raffle Tickets starting today. Dinner will take place Saturday, October 8 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Julie Brown was present to let the Council know of upcoming events and happenings. Friday September 16th there will be a Free Movie Night at the ballpark. Thank you Matt Elliot of Hawkeye Electric for sponsoring the event. There will be free hotdogs & popcorn. Sixteen new Christmas Lights have been purchased for Main Street. They plan to do a lighting ceremony for the community. Back 40 bike ride was a success. Looking for a bigger turnout next year. Also a reminder if people see the can corral becoming an eyesore, please let someone on the Community Club know.
KIB – No Report
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Kluesner completed some blacktop patching and will be back to do some cracksealing.
Recreation & Pool: Neuhaus made a motion to reimburse Kylie Amling for her Lifeguarding class. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Discussed Pump Maintenance Contract. Council requested another bid. Will address again.
Waterman motioned to approve Liquor License for Hill Country CS. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Discussed getting a City credit card. Will get more information on oversight policies.
Neuhaus brought up the issue of speeding through town and failure to stop at the Stop signs on Main Street. Interested in possibly adding traffic cameras, using a rent a cop or having Delaware County place some cameras. Something needs to be done.
Adjourned at 6:32 pm. Brown motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Brown, Matt; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING August 8, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 8, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, July minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JULY REVENUES                                                                          
Utility Payments                                                                                       29,729.35
Ambulance                                                                                                     350.00
Colony Township – FY21/22                                                                   18,757.00
Library                                                                                                         2,462.43
Property Tax                                                                                               1,515.71
Liquor/Cigarette Permit                                                                              390.00
RUT – County                                                                                             3,006.80
LOST                                                                                                           4,486.37
Building Permits                                                                                            20.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                                 85.00
Kuehl Construction – Sewer                                                                         85.27
Pool                                                                                                             1,198.12
KIB Grant                                                                                                    3,000.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Overpay Sales Tax                                  32.10
Boy Scouts – Chlorine                                                                                    26.90
Community Center – Rent                                                                            45.00
Community Club – Fireworks                                                                 7,800.00
From LOST Savings                                                                                18,227.82
Savings Account Interest                                                                            205.19
RUT – State                                                                                                 3,237.20
JULY PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – LIB                                                                                  115.17
Amazon – Lib                                                                                               292.87
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                10.00
EFTPS – July                                                                                               1,742.98
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                          25.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX                                                 825.28
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                               3,092.40
Iowa Department of Revenue – ST WH                                                1,738.84
IPERS – July                                                                                                1,130.14
Platte River Displays                                                                                4,680.00
Platte River Pyros                                                                                     3,120.00
Windstream                                                                                                 291.34
JULY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            4,334.20
Bi-County Disposal – July Pick Up                                                          2,305.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                       519.97
DelCo Economic Development – 2022/2023                                         965.00
City of Dubuque WRRC                                                                               20.00
ECIA – KIB Match                                                                                        500.00
Edgewood Building Center – Park                                                             51.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – Misc                                                                39.47
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                   92.28
Hill Country CS – City, FD, Pool                                                                745.30
IDNR – Wastewater Permit                                                                      210.00
IDNR – Water Fee 2022/2023                                                                     42.52
Iowa One Call                                                                                                11.70
John Deere Financial – Misc                                                                      108.96
NAPA – FD                                                                                                       15.23
Rex Meyer – Mileage                                                                                     23.33
Sandry – FD                                                                                               1,487.00
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  356.50
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                    32.50
Total July Payroll                                                                                    11,237.02

                                                                   Revenues                                                                            Expenditures

General Fund 39,416.22 25,096.55
Road Use 6,244.00 2,221.22
Employee Benefits 178.14 1,708.88
Local Option 4,486.37 ———–
Sewer 6,763.02 4,131.04
Sewer Debt 12,711.89 ———–
Water 4,668.22 3,179.01
Water Enterprise 2,099.38 ———–

 

Fire Department – Sheldon Phillips, Ryan Juran, Spencer Kuempel and Jayden Bakey will attend CITA in Cedar Rapids.
Diers motioned to approve Sheldon Phillips to the Fire Department. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Association is doing a Gun Raffle and the drawing will be at their annual supper on October 8.
Ambulance – Megan Brown was present and reported there were 4 calls last month. Will be starting a new fundraiser soon.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club
KIB – Sign for south end is ordered – expected time 10 weeks out.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Council looked over bids from Kluesner Construction for street work. Motion made by Diers to approve up to $26,000.00 worth of work. Neuhaus second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Much discussion about slowing traffic down coming in and out of town and traffic stopping at the Main intersection. Delaware County is considering placing cameras to monitor the situation. Clerk will contact Delaware and Clayton County about changing speed signs on the north side of town. Decided to replace all truck route signs.
Recreation & Pool: Pool will be closing for the season on August 14.
Building Permits: Paul Kraus, 504 Franklin Street – New roof and gutters. Waterman motioned to approve. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Don VonHandorf was present to request a variance on his use of the sewer in his building. Council will put it under consideration.
Presented a Pump Maintenance Contract. Council will visit again next month when Cory can get an itemized list.
Clerk made Council aware that computer will need to be upgraded. Will keep them posted.
Waterman motioned to approve The Hub liquor license. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Adjourned at 6:37 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Matt second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                               Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk

 


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING July 11, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Mayor Forkenbrock added 2 bills to be approved, Edgewood Reminder $91.60 and Mr. Lock ‘n Key $34.00. Motion made by Brown. Second by Neuhaus to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Brown, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, June minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JUNE REVENUES                                                                         
Utility Payments                                                                                              27,889.02
Ambulance                                                                                                         3,058.16
Elk Township (Delaware) & Mallory Township – FY21/22                           7,910.15
Library (Grant)                                                                                                   3,057.24
Property Tax                                                                                                      1,442.57
Liquor Permit                                                                                                       390.00
LOST                                                                                                                   4,486.37
Pool                                                                                                                    2,709.85
Community Insurance – Refund                                                                       363.00
Tri-State Raceway – Chlorine                                                                              10.76
Del-Co Auditor – Donation                                                                                  50.00
Boy Scouts – Chlorine                                                                                          26.90
Community Center – Rent                                                                                 135.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                                   126.65
RUT – State                                                                                                        5,364.64
JUNE PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                      262.26
Carol Walthart – Reimburse, Lib                                                                      298.92
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                        10.00
Demco – Lib                                                                                                         120.47
EFTPS – June                                                                                                    1,548.08
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                                25.00
Iowa Finance Authority – Sewer Payment                                             115,740.00
IPERS – June                                                                                                    1,075.59
Strutz Entertainment – Lib                                                                               395.00
USPS – Box Rent                                                                                                  54.00
JUNE FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                                 4,210.84
Bi-County Disposal – June Pick Up                                                             2,305.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                            950.37
ECIA – FY22/23                                                                                                 277.92
Edgewood Building Center – Pool                                                                126.38
Edgewood Farm & Home – Pool                                                                     26.26
Hawkins – Chemicals                                                                                      259.18
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB, Pool                                                        1,293.98
Iowa League of Cities – FY22/23                                                                   442.00
Kiefer – Pool                                                                                                     106.12
Linn County Public Health – Pool Inspection                                             270.00
NAPA – FD                                                                                                           90.23
Pat’s Repair – FD                                                                                              672.13
Quill – Office                                                                                                      54.99
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                      496.50
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                        77.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                             25.16
Windstream                                                                                                    222.72
Total June Payroll                                                                                        5,681.11

                                                                                                    Revenues                                                                        Expenditures

General Fund 36,636.65 28,657.33
Road Use 5,364.64 3,784.09
Employee Benefits 169.74 1,276.97
Local Option 4,486.37 18,227.82
Sewer 6,549.51 3,866.31
Sewer Debt 11,717.24 115,740.00
Water 4,480.52 2,200.61
Water Enterprise 2,001.15 ———–

Michelle Carithers and a group representing the Colesburg Back 40 were present to discuss the upcoming bike race that will be held on Labor Day Weekend. Race includes the Iowa Hardest Hundred. Group was looking for donors, volunteers and to raise awareness. Contact can be made with Michelle.
Fire Department – Will do Clayton Co. Fair Watch, Meyer attended Clayton Co. 911 Board meeting where they approved the new 911 system. Cory is fixing Bertha, Unimog was down. 302 is waiting for Simons to install monitor.
Ambulance – Megan Brown was present and reported there were 5 calls last month & the Get Flagged fundraiser worked out well and raised $1,000.00.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – July 4th Celebration was a success. Kids games went well. Thanks to all that helped.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Council needs to look over bids for possible upcoming work. Will discuss them at the next meeting.
Recreation & Pool: Pool Manger resigned. Council asked Kylie Amling to complete the season as Manager. It has been an unusual season and ask that everyone be understanding. The workers we have are trying their best. Waterman motioned to approve Bella Sahm as a lifeguard. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permits: Bard Materials, 711 North Main Street – New concrete driveway, Ron & Cathy Kirby, 144 Main Street – New driveway, Jason & Bree Ingles, 129 Main Street – New concrete patio. Brown motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer – Loras Matt returned water bill notice with bill to pay for past snow removal. Mayor made it clear the City pays all approved bills.
Don VonHandorf was listed and has requested to be changed to the August agenda.
Waterman motioned to approve a Liquor license for JR Willie’s. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Brown, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Brown motioned to approve Resolution 2022-07-11 Approving dual Signatures of Checks over $4,000.00. Second by Neuhaus. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. The resolution was replacing a prior action that named the Mayor. This resolution uses only current clerk and current mayor.
Adjourned at 6:41 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                  Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING June 13, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022.   On roll were Jim Diers, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Neuhaus to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, May minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

MAY REVENUES                                                                          
Utility Payments                                                                                     27,528.59
Ambulance                                                                                                   789.00
Osterdock – FY20/21, FY21/22                                                                  651.04
Building Permits                                                                                           65.00
Hero Hustle                                                                                                 900.00
Property Tax                                                                                             5,547.21
Liquor Permit                                                                                              390.00
LOST                                                                                                          4,486.37
Garbage Tags                                                                                              126.00
Community Center – Rent                                                                          90.00
Savings Account Interest/CD Interest                                                    387.64
RUT – State                                                                                               1,756.89
MAY PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                              393.32
Carol Walthart – Reimburse, Lib                                                               37.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                               10.00
Community Insurance                                                                        27,284.00
EFTPS – May                                                                                            1,819.14
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                        25.00
Iowa Workforce Development – SUTA                                                      35.00
IPERS – May                                                                                             1,256.71
USPS – Box Rent, Lib                                                                                   72.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                           116.00
Windstream                                                                                               222.62
MAY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          3,323.32
Banyon Data – Software Support                                                        2,520.00
Bi-County Disposal – May Pick Up                                                       2,305.60
Bi-County Disposal – City Wide Pickup                                                  359.15
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                     448.11
Carrico – Pool                                                                                         2,397.69
Carol Walthart – Reimburse, Lib                                                              23.76
Chuck Niehaus – mileage                                                                        164.16
City of Earlville – Tier Up                                                                         200.00
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                 30.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                     282.95
Eastern Iowa Asphalt – Striping                                                           1,520.00
Edgewood Building Center – Park/FD/Pool                                          620.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – Various                                                         98.40
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                125.37
Guttenberg Hospital – Tier Up                                                                100.00
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB                                                               532.27
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                            64.80
John Deere Financial – Various                                                                   93.96
MARC – Sewer/Pool/Park                                                                          769.00
Midwest Patch – City                                                                                  501.00
Petersburg Electric – Pool                                                                     1,409.74
Quill – Office                                                                                               184.26
Regional Medical Center – Tier-Up                                                         150.00
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                 389.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                   32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                        24.28
USPS – City Box Rent                                                                                  54.00
Total May Payroll                                                                                   5,673.28

                                                                      Revenues                                                                              Expenditures

General Fund 10,836.24 28,257.76
Road Use 1,756.89 4,821.88
Employee Benefits 648.41 1,208.10
Local Option 4,486.37 ———-
Sewer 6,598.96 8,245.05
Sewer Debt 11,984.00 ———-
Water 12,695.58 6,061.98
Water Enterprise 2,067.50 8,228.55

Fire Department – 2 SUBA purchased by the Association. Bertha is fixed, grille for the brush truck installed.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report. Too much speeding through town. Tom will speak to Sheriff’s office.
KIB – Rex gave an update on the new sign to be purchased. Received $3,000 grant from Foundation for the Future of Delaware County. Masonic Lodge is purchasing the flag and flagpole. City will have a match portion.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Classic Revival will be fixing water leak as soon as someone can come to fix. Need new sign on intersection of Delaware and Main stating weight limit. Will need to purchase/install Jake brake signs on both ends of town.
Recreation & Pool: Kylie Amling, Emily Vorwald – Lifeguard applications. Diers made a motion to approve the applicants. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Diers made a motion to approve the request to raise the rate of private lessons. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permit: Dave & Diane Domeyer, 401 Harrison – Replace driveway, Brandon & Sam Bailey, Main Street – New Sidewalk & Siding, Austin Kuehl, 228 Main Street – New Roof. Waterman motioned to approve. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
The Lead Paint & Happy Homes project was discussed and the Council decided to pass on it at this time.
Tom will get the bids for the drainage issue at Joell Wilken’s to her.
Neuhaus motioned to accept Resolution 2022-06-13 to Set Wages for City Employees. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Diers motioned to approve the Beer Permit for Hill Country CS. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Council discussed following up with Nuisance properties and citizens in town that are not mowing.
Adjourned at 6:37 pm. Neuhaus motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING May 9, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt and Roger Waterman. Mayor Forkenbrock added a building permit to the agenda. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, April minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

APRIL REVENUES                                                                         
Utility Payments                                                                                       27,071.80
Ambulance                                                                                                     549.10
Elk township – Clayton FY21/22                                                              2,889.98
Building Permits                                                                                             50.00
RUT – County                                                                                              2,295.33
Property Tax                                                                                            61,086.00
LOST                                                                                                            3,813.57
Community Center – Rent                                                                            45.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                            118.24
RUT – State                                                                                                 4,575.81
APRIL PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – Lib                                                                                  109.24
Carol Walthart – Reimburse, Lib                                                               155.44
EFTPS – April                                                                                             1,486.86
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                          25.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – St WH                                                    810.81
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX                                                368.65
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                              1,162.11
IPERS – April                                                                                             1,022.20
USPS – Box Rent, Lib                                                                                    72.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                            116.00
Windstream                                                                                                447.29
APRIL FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                           3,329.57
Bard – Water                                                                                            1,003.31
Bi-County Disposal – April Pick Up                                                       2,305.60
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                      911.05
Carol Walthart – Reimburse, Lib                                                             111.78
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                  80.00
Delta Industries – Sewer                                                                           644.76
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                            22.75
Edgewood Building Center – Park                                                          183.20
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                254.01
Every’s Tire & Auto – FD                                                                            291.23
Hawkins – Water                                                                                       322.40
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB                                                               548.32
Iowa Finance Authority – Sewer Pymt                                           115,740.00
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                      18.95
John Deere Financials – Misc                                                                      88.65
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                      197.20
NAPA – City, FD                                                                                          617.89
Petersburg Electric – FD                                                                             55.00
Quill – Office                                                                                                 49.81
Rex Meyer – Mileage                                                                                    25.06
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                 324.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                   32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                        26.16
Welterlen Motors – FD                                                                               50.00
Total April Payroll                                                                                  6,515.92

                                                         Revenues                                                                     Expenditures

General Fund 60,257.55 27,867.28
Road Use 6,871.17 3,006.17
Employee Benefits 7,186.46 1,404.86
Local Option 3,813.57 ———-
Sewer 6,557.87 3,819.80
Sewer Debt 11,441.78 ———-
Water 4,416.71 10,347.57
Water Enterprise 2,044.53 ———-

Neuhaus arrived at 6:10pm.
Fire Department – Trucks taken to Greeley for funeral, working on HazMat records to EMA, coolant leak on 202.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: One set of speed bumps are in place. Gene Hansel Jr. requested rock on Jefferson Street. Mayor will go and meet with him
Recreation & Pool: Council discussed staff shortage, pool opening and admissions. Kaylyn LeGrand – Manager, Josie Goebel, Candice Keller – Lifeguards, Mylie Elliot, Anna Sperfslage, Jordyn Fensterman, Carson Ingles – Basket house. Brown made a motion to approve all the applicants. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Manager will look at how the hours open will look. Will need to be flexible. Punch cards will be used instead of season passes to accommodate less hours open.
Building Permit: Mike & Karen Zittergruen, 321 Hubbard Street – New Roof, St. Patrick’s Church, 708 Delaware Street – Sidewalk/Curb, Sean & Brittany Steffen, 405 Harrison Street – Driveway and Shed. Diers motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Request to transfer dollars from Water Enterprise to Water account to cover the Tschiggfrie invoice of $8,228.55. Want to see if what we are currently charging for water is correct. Motion by Waterman to approve the transfer. Neuhaus second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Kim Glaser, ECIA was present to talk about the Lead Paint & Happy Homes project. City needs to provide a $1,600 match for each property. Council looking into why the County isn’t providing the match. Tabled til next month.
Mayor Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing on the Budget Amendment at 6:34pm. Since there was no public response he closed the Public Hearing at 6:35pm. Brown motioned to approve Resolution 2022-05-09 Budget Amendment. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Diers motioned to approve the purchase of mulch for designated areas of the City. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Joell Wilken was present to ask for guidance on how to fix the waterway between the Elledge property and hers. Amy Neuhaus requested the City look at her waterway also. Council will take a look.
Adjourned at 6:48 pm. Diers motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                               Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING April 11, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Mayor Forkenbrock added the following bill for approval: Tschiggfrie for $8,228.55. Motion made by Diers. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, March minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

MARCH REVENUES                                                                       
Utility Payments                                                                                      27,962.71
Ambulance                                                                                                    411.03
EMC – Insurance Settlement                                                                   6,038.12
Building Permits                                                                                             30.00
Library – Rural Services                                                                            2,462.43
Garbage Tags                                                                                                  65.00
Property Tax                                                                                              2,906.51
LOST                                                                                                            7,627.14
Community Center – Rent                                                                          185.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                            124.49
RUT – State                                                                                                 1,910.59

MARCH PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                               579.41
Ed-Co – Yearbook, Lib                                                                                  30.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                30.00
EFTPS – March                                                                                          1,449.05
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                         25.00
Guttenberg Press – Lib                                                                                 41.00
IMFOA – Clerk Dues                                                                                     50.00
IPERS – March                                                                                          1,025.54
Library – Petty Cash                                                                                     91.64
Manchester Press – Lib                                                                               49.00
State Auditor – Yearly Fee                                                                     1,200.00
State Library – Conference                                                                      150.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                           116.00
Windstream                                                                                               225.03
MARCH FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          3,580.25
Bi-County Disposal – March Pick Up & Tags                                      2,382.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                  1,206.86
City of Dubuque W&R – Wastewater                                                       30.00
Delaware Co. Sheriff – Contract                                                        15,861.00
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                           91.00
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                227.26
Every’s Tire & Auto – City                                                                      1,085.86
Hill Country CS – City                                                                               660.84
IAMU – Dues 22/23                                                                                  633.00
Iowa Depart Public Health – Pool                                                            35.00
Midwest Patch – Patch                                                                            549.50
Nick Brown – Reimburse FD                                                                  153.00
Quill – City/Office                                                                                     336.96
Sara Phelps – EMT Reimbursement                                                      595.21
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                464.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                  32.50
Unity Point Clinic – DOT                                                                             42.00
US Cellular – Amb                                                                                       28.92
Total March Payroll                                                                              5,401.79

                                                                         Revenues                                                                                  Expenditures

General Fund 14,500.11 19,402.63
Road Use 1,910.59 2,596.31
Employee Benefits 341.97 1,150.14
Local Option 7,627.14 ———-
Sewer 6,839.68 3,200.97
Sewer Debt 13,596.87 ———-
Water 4,434.13 2,860.87
Water Enterprise 2,048.42 ———-

Fire Department – Nick Brown updated Council on calls.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club –Requested the Council approve the purchase new Christmas Lights. Neuhaus made the motion to approve the purchase. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. The group also secured a location to move the can center to.
KIB – Donna Boss was present in place of Marla. Updated Council on replacing sign and adding a flagpole and light. Discussed the possibility of a grant.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Decided speed bumps would be placed 3 across with 3 feet between on the upper end of Country Club Blvd. Council decided that before St. Pat’s does their sidewalk the City will need to look at putting in curb and gutter. Will be contacting an engineer to look at the project.
Recreation & Pool: Jared Diers was present representing the Community Club. They have decided that they would like to increase the guard pay by $2/hour as a bonus from the Community Club. That would raise the wage to $11.25/hr.
Building Permit: Brandon & Sam Baily, Main Street – New Roof, Linda Clemen, 416 Jackson – New Roof. Brown motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Mitch Every, 505 Main Street – Detached Garage. Brown motioned to approve. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Diers motioned to approve Liquor Permit for the Lone Pine Country Club. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Date was set for Public Hearing on Budget Amendment as May 9, 2022.
Discussed use for the City ARPA dollars. Report to be filed by April 30. Will look for guidance as to naming a project.
There was Council discussion on how the County’s 3.3 million ARPA dollars should be spent. Consider sending Supervisors letter requesting funds. Possibly the Mayors around the county could meet with the Supervisors and express their feelings on how to disperse.
Community Service Day is May 16th. Request a group to come and stain the fencing by our little park. City Wide Cleanup will be May 21st.
Adjourned at 6:47 pm. Diers motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING March 14, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Mayor Forkenbrock added the following bill for approval: Rex Meyer 49.26 for mileage. Motion made by Diers. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, February minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

FEBRUARY REVENUES                                                                   
Utility Payments                                                                                      30,716.17
Ambulance                                                                                                    143.01
Sale of Street Signs                                                                                        35.00
RCTP Grant – Streets                                                                              20,000.00
Steve McCorkindale – Overpayment                                                           15.75
Clayton Co. Recycling – Metal                                                                     272.35
Mallory Township – 1st Half                                                                     5,759.65
Property Tax                                                                                                  550.13
RUT – County                                                                                              2,396.58
Community Center – Rent                                                                           140.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                             110.55
RUT – State                                                                                                  3,366.01
FEBRUARY PAID PRIORS
Access – Lib                                                                                                    109.32
Alliant Energy – Storm Damage                                                                  679.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                  10.00
EFTPS – February                                                                                       1,779.96
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                           25.00
Hawkeye Electric – Storm Damage                                                        5,761.10
IPERS – February                                                                                       1,207.15
USPS – Stamps                                                                                              116.00
Windstream                                                                                                  220.57
FEBRUARY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,335.85
Bi-County Disposal – February Pick Up                                                 2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                     1,541.29
Delaware Co. Auditor – Election Fee                                                        592.64
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                            910.00
Edgewood Bldg. Center – FD                                                                   1,484.78
Edgewood Farm & Home – City & FD                                                       263.39
Every’s Tire & Auto – City                                                                            244.64
Hill Country CS – City                                                                                  191.12
IAMU – Dues 22/23                                                                                     633.00
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                     751.00
John Deere Financial – Misc                                                                        24.06
Mary Fischer – Lib                                                                                          32.99
Medical Associates Clinic – DOT Test                                                         25.00
Midland Overhead Doors – Repair                                                           219.81
NAPA – shop                                                                                                108.18
Petersburg Electric – FD                                                                               80.98
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                   389.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                     32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                          29.80
USA Blue Book – Sewer                                                                              201.95
Total February Payroll                                                                             5,199.92

                                                                       Revenues                                                                    Expenditures

General Fund 9,763.65 19,402.63
Road Use 25,916.39 3,801.12
Employee Benefits 64.73 1,108.68
Local Option ———— ———-
Sewer 6,839.68 3,154.98
Sewer Debt 13,596.87 ———-
Water 4,778.81 3,381.70
Water Enterprise 2,147.10 ———-

Fire Department – Nick Brown will attended the mid-year meeting in Ames. Purchasing equipment for brush truck. They have formed a building committee to look at building options and a truck committee to replace Bertha. They also hosted the Girl Scouts to show them the equipment.
Ambulance – Maggie Fensterman was present and shared that Sara Phelps is now certified adding to our EMT’s. They are looking to purchase some new equipment. Megan is looking at some grants and they are pairing with Guttenberg Hospital which will help with reporting.
Library – No Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report. Tom will contact Sheriff about the speeding on the north entrance to town.
Community Club – No Report
KIB – KIB meeting on March 31st. Looking to replace signs on both entrances to town. Possibly digital.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Will have Kluesner come in and let Council know what parking will work best and if we change the angle of parking how much parking we will lose.
Recreation & Pool: Continue recruiting workers for the pool.
Building Permit: Every’s Auto & Tire Center, 236 Main Street – Reside north side of building. Brown motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
New Committee assignments as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks – Waterman & Diers, Recreation & Pool – Neuhaus & Brown, Building Permits – Neuhaus & Waterman, Water & Sewer – Diers & Matt
Mayor Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing at 6:25 pm. With no visitors present hearing was closed at 6:27 pm.
Neuhaus motioned to accept Resolution 2022-03-14 To Adopt City Budget & Certify City Taxes for FY2023. Matt second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Council discussed which camera they were going to purchase. It was decided to go with the Cobra cameras.
Adjourned at 6:29 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING February 14, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, February 14, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Mayor Forkenbrock added James Rochford to the agenda and the following bills for approval: Edgewood Reminder $122.90, Midwest Breathing Air 222.20, Del Co Fire Association 25.00, Rex Meyer 14.06, and Clayton Co Firemen’s Association 50.00. Motion made by Diers. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, January minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JANUARY REVENUES                                                                    
Utility Payments                                                                                       26,414.48
Local Option Payment                                                                               4,489.09
Property Tax                                                                                                     80.10
Savings Account Interest                                                                             122.35
RUT – State                                                                                                  3,467.52
JANUARY PAID PRIORS
EFTPS – January                                                                                         3,100.58
EFTPS – FUTA                                                                                             2,388.40
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                           25.00
Iowa Dept of Revenue – Sales TX (139.30, remaining credit 32.70)
Iowa Dept of Revenue – WET Tx                                                              1,124.65
Iowa Dept of Revenue – St WH                                                                1,061.26
IPERS – January                                                                                           1,755.50
Municipal Emergency Services – FD                                                        1,215.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                               116.00
JANUARY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                              3,411.68
Bi-County Disposal – January Pick Up                                                     2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                      1,577.87
Bodensteiner – Misc                                                                                       58.01
Boriskey CCI – Office                                                                                      18.50
Colesburg Community Club                                                                          40.00
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                                  113.67
Delaware County Solid Waste – 2022                                                        944.40
Every’s Tire & Auto – City                                                                          1,317.66
Hawkins – Chlorine                                                                                       153.82
Hill Country CS – City, FD                                                                            479.50
Iowa One Call                                                                                                    6.40
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                      751.00
John Deere Financial – City & FD                                                             2,246.86
Martin Flags                                                                                                   198.83
Mr. Lock & Key – Office                                                                                  25.98
NAPA – shop                                                                                                    76.43
NICC – Amb                                                                                                        8.00
PCC – Amb                                                                                                       91.90
Quill – Office                                                                                                  119.97
Silveredge – City                                                                                             58.50
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                    324.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                     32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                         28.00
USA Blue Book – Water/Sewer                                                                 390.29
Total January Payroll                                                                               6,246.84

                                                             Revenues                                                                 Expenditures

General Fund 2,811.76 12,982.06
Road Use 3,467.52 4,140.33
Employee Benefits 9.42 1,351.07
Local Option 4,489.09 ———-
Sewer 6,524.82 3,916.17
Sewer Debt 11,196.36 ———-
Water 4,418.18 2,712.30
Water Enterprise 2,042.38 ———-

Fire Department – Chief Meyer and Nick Brown attended 911 meeting. Requested a new fireman be accepted. Waterman motioned to approve Ryan Juran as a new member. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Requested City consider relining the waterway.
Ambulance – No Report
Library – No Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report
KIB – Consider using our grant writing for a USDA grant for a new fire truck.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Council needs to figure out how the striping for Main Street will be laid out.
Recreation & Pool: Need to start recruiting workers for the pool. Newspaper, social media and signs.
James Rochford was present to discuss Cyber Liability Insurance. Cost would be $1,200/yr. Clerk will get info to each Council person. He also clarified that anyone doing volunteer work for the City has liability coverage.
Mayor Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing at 6:22 pm. With no visitors present hearing was closed at 6:24 pm.
Brown motioned to accept Resolution 2022-02-14 To Approve Maximum Tax Dollars for Year 2023. Neuhaus second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Public Hearing on the Budget will be held March 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
Adjourned at 6:30 pm. Diers motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                  Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING January 10, 2022

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 10, 2022.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Loras Matt, Amy Neuhaus and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Brown. Second by Matt to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, December minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

DECEMBER REVENUES                                                                   
Utility Payments                                                                                     28,060.56
Local Option Payment                                                                             4,489.09
Property Tax                                                                                              8,697.64
Property Tax – Prior Year                                                                        1,706.54
D. Holthaus – Sewer Potter Street                                                            272.03
Liquor Permit                                                                                              780.00
Building Permits                                                                                           20.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                          134.48
Street Sign Sales                                                                                           50.00
Library                                                                                                      4,158.97
Garbage Tags                                                                                               50.00
Community Center Rent                                                                          225.00
RUT – State                                                                                              3,046.34
DECEMBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                             132.59
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                     327.86
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                10.00
EFTPS – December                                                                                 1,642.62
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                        25.00
Iowa Finance Authority                                                                       13,740.00
Iowa Library Assoc.                                                                                     30.00
IPERS – December                                                                                  1,163.11
Windstream – Phones                                                                              222.60
DECEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Ace – Misc                                                                                                   125.00
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          3,865.21
Amazon – Lib                                                                                              265.29
Bi-County Disposal – December Pick Up                                            2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                  1,100.64
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                   88.00
DCED – Yearly Membership                                                                     965.00
Drive Line of Dubuque – Radiator                                                       1,625.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – Misc                                                                83.93
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                   78.29
Hill Country CS – City, FD, AMB                                                                801.65
Iowa Firefighters Assoc. – Dues                                                               344.00
Iowa One Call                                                                                                18.90
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                    456.00
Pat’s Repair – FD                                                                                     2,051.50
Quill – Office                                                                                                314.24
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  464.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                    32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                         25.32
Total December Payroll                                                                       12,586.46

                                                         Revenues                                                                            Expenditures

General Fund 15,923.63 16,493.13
Road Use 3,046.34 2,658.03
Employee Benefits 1,023.28 1,884.52
Local Option 4,489.09 ———-
Sewer 7,816.96 4,563.09
Sewer Debt 12,478.29 13,740.00
Water 23,039.48 22,293.53
Water Enterprise 2,339.41 17,852.52

Fire Department – Chief Meyer presented budget request. Reported that the upgrades were made to the mule.
Ambulance – No Report
Library – No Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report
KIB – Requests to have a member of the Council present at meetings. Amy Neuhaus will attend next meeting.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets & Sidewalks: Snow blower parts were not included with the purchase of the new mower. Oversight, are coming soon.
Recreation & Pool: Need to get the speed bumps in early and we need to get the other set ordered.
Water & Sewer: Council received request from Sondra Kulper to have her water bill reduced because she had no inside problems. The back read for that meter was presented to the Council showing that there was that amount of usage. Customer must pay the entire bill.
Donna Boss, DCED was present to discuss what they accomplished in 2021 and to again offer assistance to the City. She also stated the FFDC grant applications are now due on May 9, 2022.
Waterman motioned to adopt Resolution 2022-01-10 Adoption of 2022 Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Date was set for budget workshop, Monday January 24, 2022 at 6:00pm in the City Office.
Brown motioned to accept the yearly appointments. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Appointments are as follows. Jim Diers – Mayor Pro-Tem, Cory Schenke – City Maintenance, Julie Wessel – City Clerk, Steve McCorkindale – City Attorney, Rex Meyer – Fire Chief, Edgewood Reminder – City Paper, Library Board – Janelle Schilling, Shelley Wiskus, Janet Nadermann, Trudy Daily, Talia Kruse, Brittany Steffen, Lisa Thein.
Adjourned at 6:26 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Matt, Neuhaus, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor                                                                   Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING December 13, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 13, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, November minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

NOVEMBER REVENUES                                                                  
Utility Payments                                                                                        27,699.46
Local Option Payment                                                                              14,520.33
From RUT Savings to RUT Checking                                                       66,090.55
RUT – County                                                                                                 7,558.49
Kermit Construction – Sewer Potter Street                                                760.28
Property Tax                                                                                               16,147.90
Excess ARA Dollars                                                                                            94.11
Savings Account Interest/CD Interest                                                          401.73
Community Center Rent                                                                                  45.00
RUT – State                                                                                                    2,685.15
NOVEMBER PAID PRIORS
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                                   132.01
Dyersville Commercial – Lib                                                                            49.00
EFTPS – November                                                                                     1,953.09
FSB – Monthly ACH Charge                                                                            25.00
Iowa League of Cities – Conference                                                              50.00
IPERS – November                                                                                      1,327.15
USPS – Stamps                                                                                                290.00
NOVEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                               3,723.89
Bi-County Disposal – November Pick Up/Tags                                      2,382.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                          706.46
Brehme Drug – Amb                                                                                        71.04
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                     182.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – Misc                                                                    36.14
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                     257.22
Ehrhardt, Gnagy, McCorkindale & Vorwald – Attorney                        1,244.50
Hawkins – Chlorine                                                                                        134.56
Hill Country CS – City, FD                                                                              262.92
Iowa Rural Water Assoc. – Dues                                                                  225.00
J&R Supply – Hydrant                                                                                 4,005.00
J&R Supply – Franklin & 2nd                                                                         760.00
John Deere Financial – Misc                                                                         208.48
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                                  60.00
Kuehl Construction – Hydrant                                                                     850.00
Mr. Lock & Key – Keys                                                                                     10.00
NAPA – Misc                                                                                                     87.98
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                    464.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                      32.50
The Northway Corp – Water                                                                   4,862.00
Tschiggfrie – Water                                                                                   8,225.52
USA BlueBook – Water                                                                                279.82
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                           24.44
Windstream – Phones                                                                                 223.44
Total November Payroll                                                                           5,855.35

                                                                           Revenues                                                                            Expenditures

General Fund 17,336.60 10,602.20
Road Use 76,334.19 69,873.75
Employee Benefits 1,895.59 1,258.12
Local Option 14,520.33 ———-
Sewer 7,556.81 7,661.94
Sewer Debt 12,180.36 ———–
Water 4,501.22 2,385.38
Water Enterprise 2,078.45 ———–

 

Fire Department – Jared Diers and Dennis Payne moved to inactive. Still looking at replacement options for Bertha.
Ambulance – No Report
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report
Committee reports are as follows:
Water & Sewer: Motion by Waterman to use Water Enterprise Funds to cover Tschiggfrie, J&R Supply and Northway invoices. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Matt Elliot, representative of the Ed-Co School Board spoke about the need to get a bond issue passed. Boiler system at the Elementary is of major concern. The next vote will come in September of 2022. He requested the Council have a representative be part of the planning committee.
Clerk informed Council of payout of excess sick time to Cory, copy of the filed Annual Financial Report was presented and a reminder that Budget season is upon us and that our Census number dropped leaving less dollars available to us.
Tom Forkenbrock and Loras Matt took their Oath of Office.
KIB meetings need to have a Council member as a representative. Looking for a volunteer.
Diers thanked the out going Mayor Meyer & Councilman Roling for their years of service to the Community.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties, need to have ECIA send out another letter. Old Street signs are still available. Unsure what will happen with those remaining. Discussed the sanding of the School parking lot. Forkenbrock motioned that Cory sand as needed. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Council decided City purchase a trail cam for the lagoon.
Adjourned at 7:02 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                        Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING November 8, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:02 p.m. Monday, November 8, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, October minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

OCTOBER REVENUES                                                                    
Utility Payments                                                                                       28,324.17
Local Option Payment                                                                               4,233.36
TriState Raceway – Chlorine                                                                           17.75
Building Permits                                                                                               10.00
Ambulance                                                                                                      919.00
Property Tax                                                                                              40,639.82
Savings Account Interest                                                                              138.78
Library – County                                                                                         1,208.49
RUT – State                                                                                                   3,398.36
OCTOBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                               3,211.37
Access Systems – Lib                                                                                      116.17
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                     10.00
Demco – Lib                                                                                                     132.01
EFTPS – October                                                                                           1,913.53
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX                                                    446.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – ST WH                                                       937.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                                  1,546.00
IPERS – October                                                                                           1,082.99
Petty Cash – Lib                                                                                                91.49
Windstream – Phones                                                                                   306.27
OCTOBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                               3,123.72
Apparatus Testing – FD                                                                                 328.25
Bard Materials – Street                                                                              1,265.35
Bi-County Disposal – October Pick Up                                                    2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                          328.99
Brehme Drug – Amb                                                                                     559.80
Carol Walthart – Lib mileage                                                                       159.84
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                   10.00
Duane Staner – FD                                                                                        223.03
Dubuque Fire Equipment – All                                                                    527.55
Edgewood Farm & Home – FD                                                                       26.36
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                  222.98
Joe’s Plumbing & Heating – Sewer                                                               675.00
John Deere Financial – Shop                                                                          21.16
Kuehl Construction – Sewer                                                                      1,422.07
Municipal Supply – Water                                                                          2,484.00
NAPA – Misc                                                                                                   616.96
PCC – Amb                                                                                                      128.97
Petersburg Electric – FD                                                                           1,077.56
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                    324.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                      32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                          25.26
Windstream – Phones                                                                                 232.85
Total October Payroll                                                                               6,813.40

                                                             Revenues                                                                             Expenditures

General Fund 41,631.30 14,204.27
Road Use 3,398.36 1,951.57
Employee Benefits 4,896.45 1,481.40
Local Option 4,233.36 ———-
Sewer 6,444.77 3,660.82
Sewer Debt 11,258.03 ———–
Water 5,067.58 2,619.16
Water Enterprise 2,024.82 ———–

Fire Department – Doing Battery-Up Program again this year. Will put info in next water bill. 202 needs an engine overhaul or new engine. May need truck replacement.
Ambulance – No Report
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Gave Bonuses to pool workers, $1 for each hour worked. Discussed can situation/location. New location would have an enclosed building. Diers motioned to locate it behind the fire station. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks: Needed to decide on release of payment for Blacktop Services. Forkenbrock motioned to release payment. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussion on the purchase of Traffic Cameras. For the present clerk will contact DelCo Sheriff and request an officer be present daytime during the week to see if that would slow people down. Discussion on City purchasing tools/toolboxes and air compressor for the shop. Cory will make list at budget time. School asked about City putting sand down on new parking lot. Council wants an opinion from our insurance agent before responding.
Building Permits: David Horstman, 413 Church Street – small yard fence. Waterman motioned to approve. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Quote for cameras for lagoon/office was viewed. Tabled as Council is waiting on more quotes. There is a problem with a fire hydrant leaking in the Bard lot. New Hydrant may be needed at an approximate cost of $4,000. Motion by Waterman to use a portion of remaining water CD to pay for new hydrant. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Also discussed the aging of several hydrants in town.
Carl Scherbring was present and requested bringing the sewer up to code on his property. Council stated it would be upgraded should there be a problem in the future.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed. Clerk needs to speak with Marla Quinn at ECIA about the property on the corner of Main Street. Meyer updated the Council on the KIB meeting.
Adjourned at 7:00 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                         Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING October 11, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, September minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

SEPTEMBER REVENUES                                                                 
Utility Payments                                                                                         29,616.05
Local Option Payment                                                                                 4,233.37
Liquor Permits                                                                                                  980.00
TriState Raceway – Chlorine                                                                             11.75
Building Permits                                                                                               110.00
EMC – Insurance Claim Lagoon                                                                 10,675.00
Community Insurance – Audit Refund                                                            15.00
Ambulance                                                                                                     1,110.15
Property Tax                                                                                                12,144.33
FD CD’s Cashed for UTV purchase                                                             7,400.00
Savings Account Interest                                                                                142.81
Library – County                                                                                           2,462.43
RUT – State                                                                                                    5,090.13
SEPTEMBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                  203.02
Biblionix – Lib                                                                                                  700.00
Del-Clay – FD                                                                                                7,400.00
EFTPS – September                                                                                    1,913.53
Farmers Savings Bank – Lock Boxes                                                            40.50
Iowa Library Association – Lib                                                                     180.00
IPERS – September                                                                                    1,100.92
Overdrive – Lib                                                                                               372.72
Simon Fire Equipment – FD                                                                     5,683.25
Swank Movie Licensing – Lib                                                                      492.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                              232.00
SEPTEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,498.29
Bi-County Disposal – September Pick Up                                             2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                        262.48
Bob Hackbarth – Reimburse                                                                      101.99
City of Dubuque WR – Sewer                                                                       30.00
Edgewood Bldg. Center – FD                                                                     922.80
Edgewood Farm & Home – Misc                                                                 48.89
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                  123.03
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                               349.00
IDNR – Water Use Fee                                                                                  95.00
John Deere Financial – Shop/Pool                                                           129.97
John Deere Financial – FD                                                                         204.13
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                                50.00
Kuehl Construction – Water                                                                      250.00
Midwest Breathing LLC – FD                                                                     195.40
NAPA – Misc                                                                                                262.17
Quill – Office                                                                                               107.78
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                 389.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                   65.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                        26.96
Total September Payroll                                                                       5,685.45

                                                                  Revenues                                                                            Expenditures

General Fund 40,326.21 34,147.32
Road Use 5,090.13 68,470.81
Employee Benefits 1,428.50 1,216.15
Local Option 4,233.37 ———-
Sewer 5,740.61 15,688.32
Sewer Debt 11,613.57 ———–
Water 4,253.64 2,467.09
Water Enterprise 1,9000.61 ———–

Fire Department – Association Supper served 375. Farm Safety Class was held at the DelCo Fairgrounds. Celebrated Fire Prevention Week with Ed-Co students. Had 1 attend Fire School. Adam Bolsinger and Andy Salow turned in resignations. 202 has head gasket out. Carl Scherbring read a Thank you and concern letter to the Fire Department.
Ambulance – 3 are taking EMT class now. Run reports are falling behind.
Library – Monthly Report. Carol Walthart was present to talk about the many things going on at the Library. She attended Annual conference, Toddler Time is starting and the Early Out Program is starting October 13.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Keep Iowa Beautiful group met for the first time on September 29. First projects will be on Main Street.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks: Discussed selling old street signs. List will be put in the November water bill. The Main Street issue was discussed. Cory said they will be back here this week or the first part of next to make repairs. Left over rock will be used on the alley along the golf course. Brown presented information on getting speeding ticket cameras. Have information from Strawberry Point. They have raised a large amount of revenue for the City. Council requested more information for the next meeting. Forkenbrock motioned to approve the Annual Street Report, Resolution 2021-10-11. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Forkenbrock motioned the hours for Trick or Treat this year be 4-6pm. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permits: Matt & Rachel Elliot, 404 Main Street – Fence. Brown motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Cameras for lagoon was tabled as Council is still waiting for more information. Addressed the Don VonHandorf sewer issue. Discussion was held. Brown motioned that the Council follow the City Code and he must retain his sewer connection. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Diers; Nays: Waterman. Abstain: Forkenbrock Motion carried.
Waterman left at 7:05pm. Revisited the Potter Street issue. Diers motioned that we go ahead and get the repairs done by running pipe down the street to the manhole by the Fire Station. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Clerk presented an overcharge to Lone Pine Golf Course. Have made the changes but presented cost for overcharge. Roling motioned we credit the account for the last 2 years of overcharge in the amount of $1,402.15. Forkenbrock second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed, 1 Municipal Infraction issued.  Move forward with nuisance abatement of property on 1st Street. Kevin VonTalge called Meyer to request moving some items to his front yard. Forkenbrock motioned moving items from the back yard to the front yard is unacceptable. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Adjourned at 7:14 pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                         Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR SPECIAL MEETING September 21, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the special meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 11:57 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2021.   On roll were Jim Diers, Nick Brown (by phone), Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, and Roger Waterman.

The purpose of the meeting was to address an Objection to the Nomination Papers for Tom Forkenbrock filed by Carl Scherbring. The Clerk was made aware of this by the Delaware County Auditor. The Council is addressing this following instructions for this situation.

Council was given all paperwork forwarded from the Delaware County Auditor. Papers for the Objection were reviewed and discussed. As part of this process the Council needed to elect 1 member of the Council to join with the Mayor and Clerk to decide if the Objection was valid. The Clerk offered a secret ballot to each Council person, Forkenbrock abstained. Results: Jim Diers 1. Nick Brown 3. Brown’s vote was given to a third party to cast his vote.
Also discussed an ongoing sewer issue and the property owner wanting to remove the sewer from his property. Council wants opinion from City Attorney.
Brown motioned that the City address issue on Potter Street by using the shortest distance to a manhole on CMS Properties and using a variance of City Code 6-2-4 6c to use 4 inch diameter pipe instead of the 6 inch, should it be necessary. Forkenbrock second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Adjourned at 12:24 pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk

The Group of 3, Mayor Rex Meyer, Clerk Julie Wessel, and Council person Nick Brown met immediately following the meeting. The Objections were acknowledged and a vote was taken to approve Tom Forkenbrock’s nomination papers to stand and run for Mayor. Rex Meyer, yes. Julie Wessel, yes. Nick Brown, yes.


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING September 13, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, September 13, 2021.   On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock and Leo Roling. Brown and Waterman were absent. Mayor Meyer presented 3 late bills. Post Office box rent of $72.00, Edgewood Reminder of $70.26 and Hill Country for $80.70 to add to bills for approval. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, August minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

AUGUST REVENUES                                                                     
Utility Payments                                                                                   27,350.36
Local Option Payment                                                                           4,390.85
Garbage Tags                                                                                               65.00
CARES Funds                                                                                        28,090.96
Building Permits                                                                                          10.00
Community Center Rental                                                                         45.00
Pool                                                                                                          1,491.49
Savings Account Interest                                                                         176.42
RUT – State                                                                                              2,974.74
AUGUST PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                             290.46
Barbour Books – LIB                                                                                    12.74
Bella Sahm – Reimburse                                                                           250.00
Candice Keller – Reimburse                                                                     250.00
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                       24.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                               10.00
EFTPS – August                                                                                        3,200.37
Feld Fire – Bunker Gear                                                                         3,794.00
Harland Checks                                                                                          131.52
Iowa Rural Water – Cory Class                                                                 170.00
IPERS – August                                                                                         1,568.55
Mackenzie Barnhart – Reimburse                                                            170.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                            110.00
Whitley Harber – Reimburse                                                                     170.00
AUGUST FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            4,362.08
Banyon Data – ACH Support                                                                     195.00
Bard Materials – Main Street                                                                     253.13
Bi-County Disposal – August Pick Up                                                    2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                       608.59
Blacktop Services – Main Street                                                          66,090.55
Comelec – LIB                                                                                                10.00
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                         21.32
Carrico – Pool                                                                                               103.90
Edgewood Bldg. Center – FD                                                                       89.85
Environmental Fabrics – Sewer                                                           11,675.00
Hawkins – Chlorine                                                                                     202.12
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                               121.56
John Deere Financial – Shop                                                                       83.93
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                              110.00
Kuehl Construction – Streets                                                                     565.00
NAPA – AMB                                                                                                 237.14
Pat’s Repair – FD                                                                                          679.79
Quill – Office                                                                                                130.72
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  553.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                    32.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                        27.84
Windstream                                                                                                295.35
Total August Payroll                                                                               7,889.85

                                                            Revenues                                                                          Expenditures

General Fund 33,018.36 19,067.79
Road Use 2,974.74 5,427.53
Employee Benefits ———– 1,263.74
Local Option 4,390.85 ———-
Sewer 6,201.49 4,367.32
Sewer Debt 11,334.81 ———–
Water 4,390.85 3,115.50
Water Enterprise 4,327.94 ———–

Fire Department – Meyer elected to the 911 Board. Association Supper is October 9. Farm Safety Class October 5 at the DelCo Fairgrounds. Bids were opened for the 1994 Ford Ambulance. Winning bid was for $4,250.00. Forkenbrock made a motion for proceeds be placed in Ambulance Savings and used for training. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Ambulance – Maggie Fensterman was present and talked about having an EMT class in town. There are 5 interested from here and more from surrounding communities.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks: Discussed selling old street signs. Council decided to do a silent auction at the Association Supper. Discussed removal of the speed bump on Country Club Blvd. Will do when traffic slows at the golf course.  It was decided to clean the main part of the center of Main Street and all intersections. The Council was not pleased with the job that Blacktop Services did and are withholding payment until they come back and fix the problems.
Building Permits: Tyler & Heidi Seeley, 409 Jefferson Street – New Garage. Steve & Jill Schwietert, 112 Main Street – New Siding. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Diers, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer: Council clarified what they are looking for camera options at the south lagoon. Cory will bring some options to next Council meeting. Gate is being repaired and the Council will look at how we go forward with opening the lagoon for yard waste. Shutoffs were fixed at Jason Diers & Chuck Niehaus but will have to dig at Holthaus. Repairs at the Bard location on Potter Street were brought up again. They have been contacted. Discussed using 6 inch vs. 4 inch tubing in this repair. Council tabled.
Brown arrived at 7:15pm.
Diers motioned to approve the Liquor License of Hill Country CS. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Abstain: Forkenbrock. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed. Discussed New Street repair and cost. Letter to address lawn at 401 1st Street. Also an health issue in yard.
Adjourned at 7:25 pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                         Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING August 9, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, August 9, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, and Roger Waterman. Mayor Meyer presented a Feld Fire invoice for bunker gear. Council previously approved purchasing 2 sets at a cost of $3,79400. An invoice from Feld Fire for $163.95 was mistakenly included and removed. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Absent: None. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, July minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JULY REVENUES                                                                          
Utility Payments                                                                                    28,443.65
Property Tax                                                                                            2,196.13
Local Option Payment                                                                           3,989.47
Township – Colony                                                                               17,368.00
Library – County                                                                                     2,374.68
Ambulance                                                                                               1,288.31
Savings Account Interest                                                                          160.85
LOST Funds – New Mower                                                                    5,000.00
Cigarette Permit                                                                                           75.00
Community Club – Fireworks                                                               6,500.00
Building Permits                                                                                          20.00
RUT – State                                                                                              5,008.70
Community Center Rental                                                                        45.00
Pool                                                                                                         4,449.55
JULY PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                            314.20
Access – Lib                                                                                               230.68
Bodensteiner – Mower                                                                        5,000.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                             10.00
EFTPS – July                                                                                            1,859.64
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales Tax                                           226.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – ST WH                                                844.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET Tax                                            774.00
IPERS – July                                                                                            1,077.70
Melissa Meyer – Lib                                                                                  30.00
Platte River Displays – Fireworks                                                      3,900.00
Platte River Pyros – Fireworks                                                           2,600.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                        165.00
Windstream – June                                                                                 293.10
Windstream – July                                                                                   314.01
JULY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                        4,434.25
Bi-County Disposal – July Pick Up                                                      2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                   911.19
Bodensteiner – Mower Repair                                                              162.21
ECIA – KIB Match                                                                                     250.00
Edgewood Bldg. Center – City                                                           1,425.95
Edgewood Farm & Home – FD                                                               42.68
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                      171.26
Edgewood Sign & Design – Office                                                         76.00
Feld Fire – FD                                                                                          163.95
GPM – Pump Motor                                                                              309.40
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                          686.70
IDNR – NPDES Permit Fee                                                                    210.00
Iowa One Call                                                                                              4.00
John Deere Financial – Pool/CC                                                              18.98
Kluesner Construction – Franklin Repair                                         3,687.90
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                   676.47
PCC – AMB                                                                                               450.77
Quill – Office                                                                                             391.21
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                              300.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                55.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                     27.20
Total July Payroll                                                                                16,226.16

                                                                       Revenues                                                                             Expenditures

General Fund 37,865.15 31,164.63
Road Use 20,008.70 17,917.10
Employee Benefits 268.96 1,834.00
Local Option 3,989.47      5,000.00
Sewer 6,614.06 2,605.22
Sewer Debt 12,064.87 ———–
Water 4,570.04 5,054.15
Water Enterprise 2,117.36 ———–

Fire Department – Fire Association decided to purchase a UTV at a cost of $14,800 with the Association paying ½ and using Truck fund CD’s for the balance. Forkenbrock motioned to approve using truck fund CD. Diers second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Had truck inspection on Unimog. Did Clayton County Fair Watch. Found that chimney needs repair.
Ambulance – April Hoisington joined the crew.
Library – No Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Some changes were made to bids on Main Street Project. Forkenbrock motioned to remain with Blacktop Service. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Recreation & Pool – Clerk wanted Council to know that Windstream is charging the pool for local calls only – $90.00. Looking for other options.
Building Permits: Steve Helle, 305 Church Street – Driveway Extension. Waterman motioned to approve. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried. A.J. Bond, 412 Hubbard Street – New Roof. Brown motioned to approve. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Discussion on Don VonHandorf sewer issue. Will check with neighboring towns on how they handle and work from there. Discussed Bard having a plugged sewer line and a hole forming along Potter Street. They need to repair.
Forkenbrock motioned to approve JR Willie and The Hub Liquor Permit. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk presented an opportunity from ECIA to do a strategic plan. No motion to move on it.
Discussed Martin property. A letter will be sent that it must be cleaned up by September 1 or the City will have it done and cost will be assessed to property taxes. Need more Nuisance letters to go out. Letter to Ben Elliot to trim tree.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed. FEMA class not required. Jetting has started. Sale of old ambulance will be on Marketplace. Discussed New Street repair. Speed bump will be installed next spring.
Clerk ordered 4 new computers; City, FD, AMB & Maintenance. Dollars were from the States American Rescue allotment.
Clerk will be on Vacation August 19 through August 27.
Adjourned at 7:18 pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING June 14, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 5:59 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2021.   On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, and Roger Waterman. Absent Brown. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, May minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

MAY REVENUES                                                                          
Utility Payments                                                                                     26,452.10
Property Tax                                                                                              6,709.46
Local Option Payment                                                                             3,989.45
Savings Account Interest                                                                            150.03
Ambulance                                                                                                   552.07
Township – Mallory Township                                                               4,800.00
Library                                                                                                       2,374.68
Garbage Tags                                                                                              262.00
Interest CD                                                                                                  254.64
RUT – State                                                                                               3,262.62
RUT – County                                                                                           2,044.12
MAY PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                             227.06
Cash – Pool                                                                                                   29.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                               10.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                        16.75
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                                97.33
EFTPS – May                                                                                            1,724.33
IPERS – April                                                                                            1,178.39
Martin Flag Company – City                                                                     193.30
Windstream – May                                                                                    224.62
MAY FOR APPROVAL
Ace Hardware                                                                                              14.99
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          3,379.48
Banyon Data – Support                                                                          2,385.00
Bi-County Disposal – City Wide Cleanup                                               525.50
Bi-County Disposal – May Pick Up                                                       2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                      487.32
Carrico – Pool                                                                                                 55.41
City of Dubuque W&RRC – Water                                                              30.00
Colesburg Community Club – Dues                                                          40.00
Edgewood Building Center – Sewer/FD                                                  891.09
Edgewood Farm & Home – City/FD                                                           34.93
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                             97.86
Every’s Auto & Tire – FD                                                                              338.11
Hawkins – Chemical                                                                                    164.72
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                512.30
John Deere Financial – Misc                                                                        373.76
Kiefer – Pool                                                                                                   135.60
Kuehl Construction – Water                                                                        720.19
Midwest Patch – Flashing Stop Signs                                                      3,400.00
Oasis Pump Service – Sewer                                                                     1,050.00
Quill – Office                                                                                                   224.98
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                     389.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                            24.80

USPS – Box Rent                                                                                              48.00
Total May Payroll                                                                                       5,724.72

                                                                                                                                         Revenues                                                                    Expenditures

General Fund 16,408.22 12,336.25
Road Use 5,306.74 1,668.13
Employee Benefits 818.40 1,224.68
Local Option 3,989.45      ————
Sewer 6,167.91 5,325.12
Sewer Debt 11,199.69 ————
Water 4,251.31 1,902.28
Water Enterprise 1,952.47 ———–

Fire Department – Getting info to sell the old Ambulance, will take sealed bids. Possible burn ban for Del Co. next week.
Ambulance – Governor signed bill creating EMS as an essential service.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report. Copy of resolution passed by Supervisors for road closure for July 4.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – New Street repair, waiting for additional bids for sewer/water under street. Forkenbrock motioned to accept the Kluesner Construction bid for repairs on Franklin Street. Second Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Council would like to see another speed bump by the swimming pool. Discussed getting rest of street signs in, will there be one at Jackson & 2nd and Jackson & 3rd.
Recreation & Pool – Pool staff: Lifeguards: Emma Saddoris. Baskethouse: Kayla Drewelow. Forkenbrock motioned to approve the applicants. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer –Date for Public Hearing on Amendment to Water Sewer Ordinance will be July 12, 2021.
Carl Scherbring was present to discuss various issues.
Waterman motioned to approve Cigarette Permits for The Hub & Hill Country CS. Second by Roling.  Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Roling; Nays: 0. Abstain: Forkenbrock. Motion carried.
Resolution 2021-06-14 to Set Wages. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk presented Council with information on the opportunity to be part of the Keep Iowa Beautiful Hometown Pride Partnership with ECIA. Diers motioned to approve Resolution 2021-06-14-2 accepting the 5 year partnership. Forkenbrock second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Don VonHandorf proposed placing the flags of the branches of the service in Pride Park instead of on the poles on Main Street. He and Cory have discussed a plan. Wood chips need to be placed in the park also. Diers motioned to go ahead with placing the flags and purchasing wood chips. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed again. Letters will be sent to those properties that are not taking care of mowing and tall weeds. Jetting will be performed as soon as someone is available to come. Waiting for someone to camera the line on the Schrunk property. Mower had to be taken in to be serviced, checking on trade in value.
Roger Schrunk spoke on the Zoning issue before the County Supervisors and urged them to be sure to look into the zoning issue.
Adjourned at 7:08 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                      Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING May 10, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, April minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

APRIL REVENUES                                                                         
Utility Payments                                                                                     29,131.20
Property Tax                                                                                            57,763.69
Local Option Payment                                                                              3,399.89
Savings Account Interest                                                                             156.46
Building Permit                                                                                                30.00
Ambulance                                                                                                  2,846.82
Township – Elk Clayton                                                                             2,710.95
Tri State Raceway – Chlorine                                                                        11.75
Community Center Rental                                                                             90.00
RUT – State                                                                                                  8,604.79
Access System – Overpayment Lib                                                              88.95
APRIL PAID PRIORS
Coast to Coast – Lib                                                                                     363.71
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                 10.00
EFTPS – April                                                                                              1,541.41
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX                                                562.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – St WH                                                 1,053.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX                                               1,095.00
IPERS – April                                                                                               1,060.50
Library – Petty Cash                                                                                       80.94
USPS – Stamps                                                                                              220.00
Windstream – April                                                                                      223.86
APRIL FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,653.59
Bi-County Disposal – FD Dumpster                                                           352.00
Bi-County Disposal – April Pick Up & Tags                                            2,382.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                         489.37
Bodensteiner – Mower                                                                                  82.72
Carrico – Pool                                                                                             1,225.52
Edgewood Farm & Home – City/FD                                                             59.59
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                             158.56
Every’s Auto & Tire – FD                                                                            1,261.07
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                 250.82
Joe’s Plumbing – Sewer                                                                                350.00
Keystone – Analytical                                                                                      45.00
MC2 – UV Bulbs                                                                                         1,287.14
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                        195.40
Midwest Patch – Speed Bump Signs                                                         102.00
Petersburg Electric – Office                                                                         384.36
Rex Meyer – Reimburse                                                                               196.24
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                     324.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                       65.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                            25.54
Total April Payroll                                                                                       6,122.78

                                                              Revenues                                                                        Expenditures

General Fund 59,813.49 26,564.44
Road Use 8,604.79 3,860.82
Employee Benefits 7,081.89 1,319.79
Local Option 3,399.89      ————
Sewer 6,883.93 7,442.31
Sewer Debt 11,667.66 ————
Water 4,662.91 5,191.06
Water Enterprise 2,154.50 ———–

Fire Department – New Fire Gear coming – City to purchase 2 and Association to purchase 5. Still doing some controlled burns. Going to sell the old Ambulance, will take sealed bids.
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report. Mayor met with group and no decision on purchasing lawn mower.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – New Street repair, still waiting for additional bids. Bump in front of Willie’s needs to be cut out and repaired. Suggested that a Stop sign be placed at the corner of Church & East Street, clerk will check if Ordinance needs amended. Repair will be done behind the Schrunk residence on Potter Street. School is blacktopping the parking lot, check prices, may have some spot repairs done. Issue needs resolved at the mailboxes by the Lott property.
Recreation & Pool – Pool staff (co-managers – Kenzie Barnhart and Whitley Harber). Megan Brown & Janelle Schilling were present representing the Pool Board. Suggested that since we increased lifeguard pay that Manager pay should be increased also. Community Club will add an additional $.75/hour for all hours worked by guards if the season is completed.  Motion by Forkenbrock. Second by Waterman to increase the pay by $1/hr.  Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Lifeguards: Candice Keller, Bella Sahm. Baskethouse: Brooke Vorwald, Gregory Hansel, Josie Goebel, Jake Schilling. Brown motioned to approve the applicants. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permits – 1) Adam Anderson, 316 New Street – Driveway Extension 2) Adam Anderson, 316 New Street – Backyard Fence 3) Wayne Mormann, 500 Harrison Street – Replace Deck. Motion by Forkenbrock to approve. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer – Discussed fire at sewer lagoon. There will no longer be burning allowed. Gate will remain closed until a camera can be put up. Forkenbrock motioned the purchase of a camera with a cost of between $500 – $600. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Mayor Meyer talked about the Save Your Town Embedded Experience. Thanks to all that attended. Will get a report in a few weeks.
Clerk requested change in hours for the softball season. Will now be Wednesday mornings 8-1 unless posted for afternoon hours.
May need a Public Hearing for Budget Amendment. Will publish if necessary.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties are being addressed again. Checking to see if Alliant has completed the street light project. Jetting will happen as soon as they can be here.  Flashing stop signs are here and ready to be put up. Purchase of mower is on hold. Clerk will prepare an amendment to water/sewer ordinance stating base rates should increase by 2% each year for 3 years.
Adjourned at 7:08 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                        Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING April 12, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:02 p.m. Monday, April 12, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, Roger Waterman, and Jim Diers. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, March minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

MARCH REVENUES                                                                       
Utility Payments                                                                                       29,304.20
Property Tax                                                                                               1,807.61
Local Option Payment                                                                              6,799.74
Savings Account Interest                                                                             180.85
Building Permit                                                                                               20.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                                  60.00
Community Center Rental                                                                            45.00
RUT – State                                                                                                  1,385.99

MARCH PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                  43.42
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                 10.00
DEMCO – Lib                                                                                                   99.64
EFTPS – Mar.                                                                                              1,935.30
Guttenberg Press – Lib                                                                                  39.00
IPERS – Mar.                                                                                               1,276.57
Windstream – Mar.                                                                                      224.28
MARCH FOR APPROVAL
Ace Hardware – Misc                                                                                     22.52
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,328.39
Bi-County Disposal – March Pick Up                                                      2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                        542.03
Boriskey CCI – Mats                                                                                       17.00
Community insurance of Iowa                                                             24,779.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – FD                                                                     27.70
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                            380.48
Guttenberg Hospital – Tier Up                                                                   100.00
Harter Septic Line Jetting                                                                            350.00
Hawkins – Chemicals                                                                                   187.62
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                 443.59
Iowa Department of Public Health – Pool                                                   35.00
John Deere Financial – Misc.                                                                       314.37
Mr. Lock & Key – Community Center                                                        211.98
Quill – Office                                                                                                    77.06
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                   458.00
TestAmerica – Water Analysis                                                                     32.50
USA BlueBook                                                                                              373.74
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                          27.16
Total March Payroll                                                                                  5,582.87

                                                                    Revenues                                                                              Expenditures

General Fund 4,780.84 9,353.27
Road Use 1,385.99 4,331.63
Employee Benefits 220.55 1,191.70
Local Option 6,799.74      ————
Sewer 10,085.32 5,202.33
Sewer Debt 12,372.97 ————
Water 2,451.65 5,861.46
Water Enterprise 2,181.94 ———–

Fire Department – Budden Plumbing working in basement. Doing controlled burns. Chief going to mid-year meeting in West Des Moines.
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report. Discussed the damage to the sign on the south end of town. Cory will repair. Will look for community interest in maybe purchasing new signs.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Need repairs on New Street and discussed options on what to do. Need to check on water/sewer infrastructure under the street and get options of what would make best use of our dollars. Also an issue on the corner of Franklin and 2nd Streets that needs attention. Table issue til next month.
Recreation & Pool – Pool staff (Kaylyn LeGrand, manager – Kenzie Barnhart, Whitley Harber, Jaylyn Moore, Lifeguards – Jenna Moser, Mika McCool, Baskethouse) were approved. Motion by Forkenbrock. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permits – 1) Brandon & Sam Bailey, 308 1st Street – Reroof 2) David & Cassie Phelps, 408 New Street – Reroof 3) Rae Dean & Angie Thein, 409 Church Street – Reroof 4) Donald Phelps, 301 Main Street – Reroof 5) Chad & Carissa Clinton, 417 Church Street – add sidewalk & extend driveway 6) Cody & Ashley Schmelzer, 301 Church Street – New Driveway. Motion by Forkenbrock to approve. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer – Council decided clerk will prepare an amendment to water/sewer ordinance stating base rates should increase by 2% each year for 3 years. Kuehl is interested in dumping waste in the lagoons sometimes in summer months. Will be charged base rate plus gallons over 1,000 gallons. This has been approved by the IDNR.
Motion by Brown to approve Resolution Establishing Project Priorities for RCTP Application. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Motion by Forkenbrock to approve Resolution Authorizing the Filing of a Delaware County RCTP Grant Application to Assist with the Main Street Project. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Forkenbrock motioned to approve Lone Pine Golf & Country Club Liquor License. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk presented information on Save Your Town Embedded Community Experience. Will be in Colesburg on May 3rd. It’s made possible through Rivers & Bluff RC&D and a grant through USDA. Members of the community are invited to attend.
New signage is now on the front of the City Office. Will be getting lighting so that the American Flag can fly at the office.
Clerk will check with County Supervisors about funding for Delaware County cities and the Lead Paint & Happy Homes Project. Also presented where we are at with the American Rescue Plan dollars.
Old Business was reviewed. The hole in the rear of the Schrunk property needs to be covered until home owners are back. Now have bids for mower and will present to Community Club.
Adjourned at 7:26 pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Forkenbrock second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                                            ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                                                Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING March 8, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 5:59 p.m. Monday, March 8, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, Roger Waterman, and Jim Diers.  Mayor Meyer added a claim to bills for approval, Every’s Tire & Auto for $201.12. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, February minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

FEBRUARY REVENUES                                                                  
Utility Payments                                                                                      26,953.30
Property Tax                                                                                              1,156.29
Savings Account Interest                                                                            168.87
Building Permit                                                                                              50.00
IAMU Dividend                                                                                         1,050.47
Sewer Connection Fee                                                                               250.00
From Library Savings                                                                                 891.45
RUT – State                                                                                                2,798.58
FEBRUARY PAID PRIORS
Access – Lib                                                                                                    88.95
Amazon – Lib                                                                                            1,303.59
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                       122.12
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                 10.00
EFTPS – Feb.                                                                                              2,504.54
IPERS – Feb.                                                                                               1,635.60
USPS – Stamps                                                                                             220.00
Windstream – Feb.                                                                                      213.83
FEBRUARY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            3,517.89
Auditor State of Iowa – Periodic Audit Fee                                          1,200.00
Bi-County Disposal – February Pick Up                                                2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                       820.16
Boriskey CCI – Mats                                                                                       17.00
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                  130.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                             7.70
Edgewood Farm & Home – Ice Melt                                                           41.97
Every’s Auto & Tire – FD                                                                             201.12
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                543.90
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities – Dues 21/22                            595.00
J&R Supply – Water                                                                                       130.00
Joe’s Plumbing – Sewer                                                                                825.00
John Bonert Backhoe – Sewer                                                                     340.00
John Deere Financial – Misc.                                                                       105.48
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                                 4.80
Midland Overhead Doors – Shop                                                           1,107.29
NAPA – Plow                                                                                                    56.98
Pat’s Repair – Plow                                                                                        840.00
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                              263.50
Tschiggfrie – Water                                                                                   3,657.58
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                           28.04
Total February Payroll                                                                              6,496.23

                                                                    Revenues                                                                            Expenditures

General Fund 6,152.62 13,440.14
Road Use 2,798.58 2,654.79
Employee Benefits 141.42 1,426.49
Local Option ————      ————
Sewer 9,476.91 3,746.40
Sewer Debt 10,891.93 ————
Water 2,101.69 2,333.07
Water Enterprise 1,961.99 ———–

Donna Boss, Delaware County Economic Development, was present to talk about happenings in 2020 and looking forward to 2021. Discussed the need for housing in Delaware County. Made some suggestions to help with community planning for the future.
Fire Department – Have the skid unit for the UTV. Clayton County Meeting this week.
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report. Meyer attended meeting and committee is interested in purchasing ½ of a new mower. Get prices on new unit.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Discussed the RCTP Grant program, will apply when we get some numbers. Forkenbrock motioned to approve the purchase of 2 flashing stop signs for the main intersection not to exceed the cost of $3,400. Diers Second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. The Romper Room Ride will be coming through Colesburg June 19th and request was made to close a portion of Main Street from 4-7pm. That is dealt with on the County level.
Recreation & Pool – Discussed if someone would be hired to do some of the mowing this summer. Decided Cory should do it. Motion by Diers to have Cory do the mowing this summer. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussion on pool staff for the coming summer. The Council will have some oversight on what is required. Important that manager keeps pool open the entire season, lessons are structured and rules are followed.
Water & Sewer – Council needs to consider what the yearly rate increase will be. Will need to do an amended Ordinance. Council will revisit next meeting and decide what the increase will be.
Clerk suggested a Walk-A-Round with a group from IDED and a Strategic Planning session with ECIA. Forkenbrock motioned that we go forward with the Walk-A-Round to start. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Mayor Meyer opened the Public Hearing at 7:05pm. Since there were no members of the public present to speak the Public Hearing closed at 7:06pm. Forkenbrock motioned to approve Resolution 2021-03-08 to Approve the 2022 Budget. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Waterman motioned to approve Ordinance 158 and to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings. Forkenbrock second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Forkenbrock motioned to accept Bi-County Disposal contract. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Presented Council with bids from Mr. Lock & Key for keypads at the Community Center. Decided to just have the locks changed on both doors with limited keys.
Old Business was reviewed. Back and side of City Office will be completed soon.
Adjourned at 7:21pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING February 8, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, Roger Waterman, and Jim Diers.  Mayor Meyer added a claim to bills for approval, Midwest Breathing Air LLC for $195.40. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, January minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JANUARY REVENUES                                                                   
Utility Payments                                                                                        24,725.71
Property Tax                                                                                                      26.92
Local Option                                                                                                 4,040.98
Savings Account Interest                                                                               171.39
Community Center Rent                                                                                130.00
Rut – County                                                                                                 2,768.22
From Library Savings                                                                                  1,488.00
Ambulance                                                                                                        20.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                                    45.00
RUT – State                                                                                                    3,704.16
JANUARY PAID PRIORS
Access – Lib                                                                                                       88.95
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                   10.00
EFTPS – Dec.                                                                                                1,560.25
EFTPS – Jan.                                                                                                 2,130.99
EFTPS – FUTA                                                                                                 233.14
Helping Services – Yearly                                                                             100.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales Tx                                                   339.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – State WH                                                 738.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET Tx                                                    552.00
Iowa Library Assoc. – 2021                                                                            30.00
IPERS – Dec.                                                                                                1,096.48
IPERS – Jan.                                                                                                 1,049.73
PCC – Amb                                                                                                       91.64
Windstream – Dec.                                                                                       205.75
Windstream – Jan.                                                                                        208.00
JANUARY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                              3,345.07
Bi-County Disposal – January Pick Up                                                    2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                         624.79
Boriskey CCI – Mats                                                                                        17.00
City of Dubuque W&R – Water                                                                      80.00
City of Earlville – Tier Up                                                                              100.00
Clayton Co Fire Assoc. – Dues                                                                       50.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                              7.50
Del Co Fire Assoc. – Dues                                                                               25.00
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                              231.97
Every’s Auto & Tire – FD                                                                             1,005.79
Hawkins – Chemicals                                                                                     126.99
Hill Country CS – City/FD                                                                               712.07
Iowa Firefighters Assoc. – Dues                                                                   286.00
IMFOA – Clerk Dues 21/22                                                                              50.00
Iowa One Call – Locates                                                                                  10.00
John Deere Financial – Misc.                                                                           66.72
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                          12.80
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                          195.40
NAPA – FD                                                                                                        399.00
PCC – AMB                                                                                                          40.98
Quill – Office                                                                                                    210.28
Rex Meyer – Mileage                                                                                         47.52
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                                 369.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                              27.20
Welter Storage – LIB                                                                                       269.00
Total January Payroll                                                                                    8,563.18

                                                                    Revenues                                                                        Expenditures

General Fund 4,664.75 13,343.77
Road Use 6,472.38 2,629.29
Employee Benefits 3.31 1,736.05
Local Option 4,040.98      ————
Sewer 9,944.94 4,157.80
Sewer Debt 11,178.46 ————
Water 2,272.68 2,537.76
Water Enterprise 2,133.67 ———–

Fire Department – Looking at a skid unit for the UTV. Purchasing 7 sets of Bunker gear, Association will purchase 5, City 2. Asking Clayton County for cost of 2 more sets. Presented Township contracts for FD & Ambulance services 2021 thru June 30, 2024. Brown motioned to approve the contracts. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report. Meyer reported Jail will be done soon and expected to open on time.
Community Club – No Report. Meyer will attend next meeting and discuss mowing and if they would be interested in going ½ on the purchase of a new mower again.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Brown asked if there was anything done with new flashing Stop signs. Will get estimates by next meeting
Recreation & Pool – Presented the bid from Loras Matt to mow at the park and ballfield. Council felt this was Community Club responsibility. Meyer will take the bid to them at their next meeting. Talked about the pool, will start looking for staff in March.
Water & Sewer – Discussed adjusting Water bill rates. This would not include raising rates, just adjusting rates to reflect where the dollars need to be. Changes would reflect more dollars going to the negative balance in the Water Fund and more to the Sewer Debt Fund so there isn’t a shortfall. Unsure if we need to redo an Ordinance to satisfy that change.
Mayor Meyer opened the Public Hearing at 6:32pm. Since there were no members of the public present the Public Hearing closed at 6:33pm.
Forkenbrock motioned to approve Resolution 2021-02-08 to Approve Maximum Tax Dollars for Year 2022. Brown second.  Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Diers, Forkenbrock, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties progress was updated.  FEMA class requirements delayed. Jetting will start and crosswalks again considered in the spring. Street light at Jefferson & First Street needs adjusting. Still waiting on Alliant for street light adjustments. Schrunk property can wait till they return home in the spring. Front of City Office, contact Edgewood Sign & Design for signage.  Waiting for bids on new locks at Community Center.
Adjourned at 6:43 p.m. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                         Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING January 11, 2021

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2021.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, Roger Waterman, and Jim Diers.  Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, December minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

DECEMBER REVENUES                                                                  
Utility Payments                                                                                            25,901.18
Property Tax                                                                                                    8,969.94
Local Option                                                                                                    4,040.97
Savings Account Interest                                                                                  178.03
Community Center Rent                                                                                     50.00
Library                                                                                                              3,181.53
From Library Savings                                                                                        312.14
CARES Reimbursement                                                                                 8,959.99
Ambulance                                                                                                         409.80
Garbage Tags                                                                                                       20.00
RUT – State                                                                                                      3,926.80
DECEMBER PAID PRIORS
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                                30.30
Iowa Finance Authority – Sewer Pymt                                                      14,740.00
Library – Replenish Petty Cash                                                                          97.31
USPS – Stamps                                                                                                   110.00
DECEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                                   3,085.65
Bi-County Disposal – December Pick Up                                                    2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                              589.85
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                                    21.25
Edgewood Building Center – Cement                                                             128.70
Edgewood Farm & Home – Misc                                                                      149.93
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                      284.85
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                             12.50
NAPA – Supplies                                                                                                    71.98
PCC – AMB                                                                                                              65.12
Quill – Office/FD Supplies                                                                                  165.79
Silveredge – Diesel                                                                                               249.40
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                                     466.50
Troy Brown – Reimburse                                                                                    104.85
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                                  26.06
Welter Storage Equipment – LIB                                                                    1,488.00
Total December Payroll                                                                                 10,354.81

                                                                         Revenues                                                                      Expenditures

General Fund 23,858.36 16,401.34
Road Use 3,926.80 2,455.85
Employee Benefits 1,095.57 1,491.69
Local Option 4,040.97      ————
Sewer 9,474.88 3,106.04
Sewer Debt 11,309.99 ————
Water 2,462.95 2,291.12
Water Enterprise 1,983.74 14,740.04

Fire Department – Discussed budget for 2/22, 1st Fire Truck parked behind the Fire Station but not sure what will be done with it.
Ambulance – No Report. Discussed the Fire Department project and felt the Ambulance should pay 1/3.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Discussion on flashing Stop signs at the main intersection and solar stop signs near the school.
Recreation & Pool – Need for a service panel at the pool. Cost $300-$350.
Water & Sewer – Discussed Water Fund running negative. Considering changing water/sewer rates with a Resolution. There was a sewer backup on the Lone Pine Golf Course. Will need to do some repairs in the spring.
James Rochford, Community Insurance was present to talk about rate increases that he is looking for over the next 3 years. Asked the Council if they were interested in going for bids with other carriers. Forkenbrock motioned to stay with EMC. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Community Center doors need have locks changed. Too many keys out. Clerk to contact Mr. Lock & Key to check on options.
Looking at hookups for a generator at the Well House. Have a bid from Matt Elliot at Hawkeye Electric for $2,350.00. Diers mentioned we should talk to Bard about a generator.
Yearly appointments: Tom Forkenbrock – Mayor Pro-Tem, Cory Schenke – City Maintenance, Julie Wessel – City Clerk, Steve McCorkindale – City Attorney, Rex Meyer – Fire Chief, Edgewood Reminder – City Paper, Library Board – Janelle Schilling, Shelley Wiskus, Janet Nadermann, Trudy Daily, Talia Kruse, Crystal Salow, Lisa Thein. Motion by Waterman to approve. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Budget Workshop scheduled for January 18 at 6:00pm at the City Office.
Mayor Meyer brought up that employees were not able to get their vacation used due to work responsibilities. Council suggested that vacation run on a fiscal year instead of calendar year to eliminate that issue.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties progress was updated.  FEMA class requirements delayed. Jetting will start and crosswalks again considered in the spring. The issue on the Schrunk property can wait till they return home in the spring.
Adjourned at 7:20 p.m. Roling motioned to adjourn. Forkenbrock second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


 

City of Colesburg
City Council Meeting
Monday, January 11, 2021 @ 6:00 PM
Colesburg Community Center
Mayor:              Rex Meyer
City Council:    Nick Brown•••Jim Diers•••Tom Forkenbrock•••Leo Roling•••Roger Waterman
City Clerk:        Julie Wessel
Public Works:                                                                                                                  Cory Schenke
 NOTICE TO PUBLIC:  The Mayor and City Council welcome comments from the public during discussion.  You are required to state your name and address for the record and limit the time used to present your remarks, in order that others may be given the opportunity to speak.  The Order of Business is at the discretion of the Chair.
Call to Order / Roll Call

  • Mayor and Council’s Comments
  • Consent Agenda: All items listed under the Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion.
    1. Approval of tentative agenda
    2. Approval of December minutes,
    3. Approval of December claims, including paid priors
    4. Treasurer’s Report
  • Reports:
    1. Fire Department
    2. Ambulance
    3. Library
    4. Sheriff’s Department
    5. e) Community Club
  • Committee Reports:
    1. Streets and Sidewalks:
    2. Recreation & Pool:
    3. Building Permits:
    4. d) Water & Sewer:
  • James Rochford, Community Insurance
  • Community Center Doors/Locks
  • Generator at Well House
  • Yearly Appointments:

Tom Forkenbrock – Mayor Pro-Tem, Cory Schenke – City Maintenance, Julie Wessel – City Clerk, Steve McCorkindale – City Attorney, Rex Meyer – Fire Chief, Edgewood Reminder – City Paper, Library Board – Janelle Schilling, Shelley Wiskus, Janet Nadermann, Trudy Daily, Talia Kruse, Crystal Salow, Lisa Thein

  • Old Business: 1) a) Nuisance Properties, b) FEMA Class Requirement, c) Street Lights/Pole wiring, d) Jetting, e) Schrunk property, f) Crosswalk
  • Adjournment

COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING December 14, 2020

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, December 14, 2020.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling, Roger Waterman, and Jim Diers.  Motion made by Waterman. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, November minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

NOVEMBER REVENUES                                                                 
Utility Payments                                                                                         29,184.25
Property Tax                                                                                               11,545.39
Local Option                                                                                               12,611.64
Savings Account Interest                                                                               173.43
Community Center Rent                                                                                  45.00
Township Payments – Mallory                                                                   6,800.00
CD Interest                                                                                                      876.14
Ambulance                                                                                                      716.38
RUT – State                                                                                                    3,987.32
NOVEMBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                    17.98
Carol Walthart – Reimbursement                                                                579.37
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                    10.00
EFTPS – November Payment                                                                     1,727.11
IPERS – November Payment                                                                      1,337.21
USPS – Stamps                                                                                               220.00
Windstream – Phones                                                                                   288.49
NOVEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Ace Hardware – Misc                                                                                      122.94
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                               2,936.14
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                  104.95
Bi-County Disposal – November Pick Up + Tags                                    2,382.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                          416.09
Boriskey CCI – Mats                                                                                         92.00
Carol Walthart – Mileage                                                                                46.44
City of Dubuque – Analytics                                                                           30.00
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                   10.00
Demco – Lib                                                                                                    113.97
Dubuque Fire Equipment – Extinguisher Check                                      359.20
Dyersville Commercial – Lib                                                                          46.00
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                          1,020.00
Edgewood Reminder – Publishing                                                              321.37
Every’s Tire & Auto – Amb                                                                              92.17
Freedom Hydraulics – Plow                                                                         739.63
GPM – Pump Tubing                                                                                     139.50
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                 234.58
Hawkins – Chlorine                                                                                       126.99
Iowa Rural Water – Dues 20/21                                                                  225.00
J&R Supply – Water Repair                                                                           160.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                   18.07
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                              32.00
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                       46.50
NAPA – Supplies                                                                                              86.65
PCC – AMB                                                                                                        65.12
Quill – Desk & Supplies                                                                               232.53
Sandry Fire – FD                                                                                        1,259.00
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                              332.50
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                           24.60
Total October Payroll                                                                                5,679.79

                                                                      Revenues                                                                 Expenditures

General Fund 18,700.21 12,093.55
Road Use 23,987.32 21.951.92
Employee Benefits 1,415.45 1,207.18
Local Option 12,611.64      ————
Sewer 9,821.88 3,010.96
Sewer Debt 12,131.84 ————
Water 11,349.90 2,03131
Water Enterprise 2,105.38 8,991.12

 

Fire Department – Gas monitors have been replaced, FD doing batteries for smoke alarms, just contact a member of the FD. The Association will focus on purchasing Bunker Gear for the next year.
Ambulance – No Report.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – City received requests to place a crosswalk on Main Street between Main and First. Clerk spoke with the County Engineer and we must have signage and markings on the street. We will have to wait til Spring to move forward. Have been having problems with some of the light pole wiring for Christmas lights. Wiring needs to be redone. Cory will contact Petersburg Electric for cost. Questions from citizens on what is going to happen with the ditch between Main & Franklin. Property owners always used to mow it, those people no longer live there so City may have to start mowing it. Also added this year to mowing is the Triangle on the south edge of town, hillside on Country Club Blvd. and Pride Park. With that in mind we may need to consider a new mower. Cory will check prices. Will contact the Community Club to see if willing to go half with the City.
Building Permits – Brian Boardman, 316 Hubbard Street – 10×10 shed. Motion by Forkenbrock to approve. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk reminded the Council that we need to complete the outside of the new City Office. Requested some kind of roof or canopy over the front door area. Council will consider and discuss at the budget workshop.
Waterman motioned. Roling second to approve Helping Services Request of $100. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Mayor Meyer discussed Cornerstone Communities, their interest in our community and what they could do to help.
Neighbors and friends of Fritz Clemen have purchased a flag and flagpole to be located by the sign on the west side of town. Nick Brown requested the City purchase a light to put on it. Will get a cost for that.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties progress was updated.  FEMA class requirements delayed. Jetting will start in the spring. The issue on the Schrunk property can wait till they return home in the Spring.
Adjourned at 6:40 p.m. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                     ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING November 9, 2020

Mayor Pro Tem Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 5:59 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2020.   On roll were Nick Brown, Tom Forkenbrock, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman.  Meyer and Diers were Absent. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, October minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

OCTOBER REVENUES                                                                    
Utility Payments                                                                                    28,935.52
Library                                                                                                       1,270.89
Property Tax                                                                                          50,652.26
Shawver – Water Purchase                                                                         78.87
Tri-State Raceway – Chlorine                                                                      23.50
Local Option                                                                                             3,971.22
Savings Account Interest                                                                           191.41
Community Center Rent                                                                              90.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                                 61.00
Property Tax – Sidewalk                                                                             230.00
Building Permits                                                                                            10.00
Ambulance                                                                                                   851.22
RUT – County                                                                                            6,023.33
RUT – State                                                                                                2,769.07
OCTOBER PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – Lib                                                                                  115.26
Baker & Taylor – Lib                                                                                      78.26
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                 10.00
Demco – Lib                                                                                                 135.38
EFTPS – October Payment                                                                      1,562.19
Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales Tax                                              604.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – State WH                                              799.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – WET Tax                                            1,069.00
IPERS – October Payment                                                                      1,056.54
USPS – Stamps/Postage                                                                            121.00

OCTOBER FOR APPROVAL
Ace Hardware                                                                                                 40.55
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             2,743.30
Bi-County Disposal – October Pick Up + Bins                                       2,305.22
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                         321.10
Community Insurance – Update Commercial Prop                                187.00
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                  242.65
IDNR – Water Use 2021                                                                                  95.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                    74.90
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                               38.49
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                        12.50
Megan Brown – Reimburse                                                                           25.00
Midwest Patch – Patch & Signs                                                                3,964.00
PCC – AMB                                                                                                       463.53
Quill – Desk & Supplies                                                                                 261.25
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                               300.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                            25.18
Total October Payroll                                                                                 6,173.14

                                                                              Revenues                                                                              Expenditures

General Fund 49,614.31 9,468.66
Road Use 8,792.40 2,337.65
Employee Benefits 6,207.50 1,323.67
Local Option 3,971.22      ————
Sewer 9,478.50 4,065.81
Sewer Debt 11,490.06 ————
Water 2,552.94 2,876.01
Water Enterprise 2,021.41 ————

Fire Department – No Report
Ambulance – No Report
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Still fixing potholes.
Recreation & Pool –
Building Permits –
Water & Sewer – Had lively discussion of the sewer connection at CMS Properties at 500 Country Club Blvd. Motion by Waterman to go ahead and dig and fix the problem. Waterman then retracted his motion.  Motion made by Waterman to go half & half on repair unless it is found to be property owner’s problem. Died for lack of second. Forkenbrock motioned that we follow the City Code and it is the property owner’s responsibility. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: Waterman. Motion carried. Discussed sinking hole behind Schrunk property and several sinking holes on Lott property. Cory will talk to property owners. Discussed the roof on Pump house on Franklin Street. Clerk will check if we budgeted for the repair.
Mayor Pro Tem Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing at 7:00 pm. No public comments. Brown motioned to close the public Hearing. Waterman second. Public Hearing closed at 7:01 pm.
Ordinance 157 – Adopting the City Code of Ordinances. Brown motioned to accept and dispense with the last 2 readings. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Resolution 2020-11-9 Certify to Taxes. Motion by Roling. Second by Waterman to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Resolution 2020-11-9-1 Transfer of Funds. Roling motioned to approve. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Clerk presented information to the Council from Cornerstone Communities. Suggested we discuss at the December meeting after they have had a chance to review.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties progress was updated. Community members have opened a new can corral located between Imperial Tool and the stockyard. Soon there will be an enclosure for glass bottles too. Profits will go to: ½ to Pete Horstman for sorting/pickup and ½ to the Community Club for Fireworks. Cans will be picked up weekly. Street lights will be taken care of as soon as Alliant can get here.  Waiting on more bids for jetting. Discussed fiber options. Comelec has fiber in several locations along highway 20, but no idea when it would get here. MV Link is also doing fiber in the area, but need 100 to sign up to come. Dawn & Luke Hansel are interested in seeing what interest they can get.
Adjourned at 7:10 p.m. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

_________________________                                                                                      ___________________________
Tom Forkenbrock, Mayor Pro Tem                                                           Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING October 12, 2020

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock and Roger Waterman.  Roling Absent. Motion made by Brown. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.  Consent agenda included approval of agenda, September minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

SEPTEMBER REVENUES                                                                 
Utility Payments                                                                                  28,793.42
Library                                                                                                    2,388.55
Property Tax                                                                                          6,927.68
Shawver – Water Purchase                                                                       49.25
Local Option                                                                                           3,971.21
Savings Account Interest                                                                         190.02
Property Tax – Sidewalk                                                                           180.00
Ambulance                                                                                             4,835.06
RUT – State                                                                                             4,547.27
SEPTEMBER PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – Lib                                                                                246.11
Amazon – Lib                                                                                               82.88
Baker & Taylor – Lib                                                                                  207.34
Biblionix – Lib                                                                                            800.00
Chase – Lib                                                                                                 479.91
Comelec – Lib                                                                                                20.00
EFTPS – September Payment                                                               1,787.65
Golden Horse – Lib                                                                                      14.00
Iowa League of Cities – Conference                                                          50.00
Iowa Library Association – Conference                                                     50.00
Iowa Rural Water – Conference                                                               220.00
IPERS – September Payment                                                                    989.04
Library – Replenish Petty Cash                                                                   99.04
State Library – Bridges, Content                                                              310.72
State Library – Bridges, Platform                                                               62.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                            220.00
USPS – Box Rent FD                                                                                      64.00
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Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            3,554.22
Bard Materials – Sidewalk                                                                          282.83
Bi-County Disposal – September Pick Up                                             2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                        233.64
City of Dubuque W&R – Analytical                                                                30.00
Curt Bockenstedt – Black Dirt                                                                     100.00
Delaware County Solid Waste – 20 & 21                                                1,840.80
Del-Clay – FD                                                                                                  190.95
ECIA – Codification Work                                                                              267.00
ECIA – Nuisance                                                                                              743.75
Edgewood Building Center – Misc                                                                  13.50
Every’s Auto & Tire – City                                                                              105.92
Hawkins – Chemical                                                                                         38.40
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                  231.73
IDNR – Water Use 2021                                                                                   95.00
J&R Supply – Water/Sewer                                                                            730.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                     97.96
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                        127.00
Midwest Breathing Air – FD                                                                           194.16
NAPA – Pool/Plow                                                                                           436.56
PCC – AMB                                                                                                        203.70
Quill – Toner                                                                                                     151.99
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                                 365.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                              26.37
Windstream – Phones                                                                                     256.84
Total September Payroll                                                                              5,576.68

                                                                            Revenues                                                                                        Expenditures

General Fund 31,010.00 27,299.35
Road Use 4,547.27 11,021.01
Employee Benefits 848.90 1,188.77
Local Option 3,971.21      ————
Sewer 9,812.93 3,478.52
Sewer Debt 12,177.92 ————
Water 2,715.37 4,188.18
Water Enterprise 2,092.42 ————

 

Fire Department – 45 kindergarteners and 35 preschoolers toured for Fire Prevention month. Association provided small gifts for them. Colesburg’s 1st fire truck is going to be disposed of, what could we do with it? Association received the Bard Grant for $4,000. Will be used to purchase 13 helmets. Work continues on the basement.
Ambulance – Maggie was present and spoke to the Council about the current EMS service. Ambulance inspection was done and everything went well. Numbers are low and we need to work on finding volunteers and options to improve numbers.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Street signs should be in soon. Discussed additions of Stop signs. Decided no additions.
Recreation & Pool – Pool is winterized.
Building Permits – St. Pat’s Church. Formally approved. Motion by Waterman. Second by Diers to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Water & Sewer – Had Water & Sewer Inspections. Sewer complete. Water, suggested dialer on the well and generator backup. Waiting on another bid for jetting.
Resolution 2020-10-12 Street Finance Report. Motion by Forkenbrock. Second by Brown to accept the report. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Resolution 2020-10-12-1 Set date for Public Hearing. Waterman motioned to set the Public Hearing for November 9, 2020.  Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Carl Scherbring was present to discuss his concern of the sewer line connection on his property at 550 Country Club Blvd. The Council agreed to have it looked at how it could be rectified and a cost. The Council will revisit at November meeting.
Delaware County Solid Waste Commission needs a representative from our community. Rex will fill that position.
Old Business was reviewed. Nuisance properties progress was updated. Motion was made by Brown to pursue steps to acquire the property of Stop & Dash as an abandoned property. Second by Forkenbrock to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Council looked at proposal to add/adjust some of our street lights. Motion by Forkenbrock. Second by Waterman to approve the proposal from Alliant. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried,

Adjourned at 7:25 p.m. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                       Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk