COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING July 8, 2019

July 8, Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by McCabe. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Consent agenda included approval of agenda, June minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JUNE REVENUES                                                                        

Utility Payments                                                                                  26,556.30
Local Option                                                                                          3,461.43
Savings Account Interest                                                                         329.40
RUT – State                                                                                              3,351.24
Property Tax                                                                                             977.79
Building Permits                                                                                         20.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                              24.00
Pool                                                                                                         2,629.25
Community Center                                                                                    90.00
Cigarette Permits                                                                                      150.00
Township – Elk (Delaware) & Mallory                                                 6,840.64
Ambulance                                                                                               1,240.35
JUNE PAID PRIORS
Amazon – LIB                                                                                              574.75
Blank Park Zoo – LIB                                                                                  164.82
Carol Walthart – LIB                                                                                1,559.96
Comelec – LIB                                                                                                60.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                          73.05
Demco – LIB                                                                                                  112.05
EFTPS – June Payment                                                                             1,751.72
Hill Country CS – LIB                                                                                      25.00
IPERS – June Payment                                                                              1,198.85
Kaylyn LeGrand – Reimburse                                                                      68.60
Midwest Business Products                                                                         88.75
Returned checks                                                                                           165.35
SWANK Movie Licensing – LIB                                                                    164.00
USPS – City Box Rent – LIB                                                                            46.00
JUNE FOR APPROVAL
Ace Homeworks                                                                                             143.60
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                               4,134.97
Banyon Data Systems                                                                                2,385.00
Bi-County Disposal – June Pick Up/Bins                                                  2,276.22
Black Hills Energy                                                                                          468.68
Chuck Niehaus – Mileage                                                                            123.12
Carico                                                                                                              169.05
Delaware County Economic Development                                            1,010.00
Dubuque Fire Equipment                                                                            132.40
ECIA                                                                                                                137.36
Edgewood Farm & Home                                                                             29.73
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                 233.38
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                     224.98
Hawkins                                                                                                        163.10
Heritage Printing                                                                                          31.57
Hill Country CS – Pool                                                                                302.95
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                          144.00
Iowa League of Cities                                                                               433.00
Iowa One Call                                                                                              28.90
Iowa Prison Industries                                                                               87.78
John Deere Financial                                                                                  77.66
Keystone                                                                                                      42.00
MARC                                                                                                          136.00
Meyer Mechanical                                                                                      16.32
Meuser Lumber Co.                                                                                    40.00
Midland Doors                                                                                          438.74
PCC                                                                                                             107.16
TestAmerica                                                                                               356.50
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.69
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                    249.03
Total June Payroll                                                                                     7,594.98

                                                                       Revenues                                Expenditures

General Fund 29,277.78 130,941.84
Road Use 28,222.99 28,256.98
Employee Benefits      126.97    1,232.82
Local Option   3,461.43      11,513.73
Sewer 124,048.11 118,924.47
Sewer Debt 9,136.48 —————-
Water 2,506.84    2,846.98
Water Enterprise    3,080.68 —————-

 

Fire Department – New Brush Truck is now in use. We will be putting the 1996 Dodge Pickup up for sale. Sealed bids will be due August 7th with opening on August 12th. Proceeds will be put into a Truck Fund CD. Motion to approve how bids will come in, opened and where proceeds are deposited by Waterman. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Cory will get that info to Clerk.
Ambulance – Clerk will continue to check on the electrodes.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Kuddos to the successful celebration and beautiful fireworks.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – discussion of the heavy equipment on Jackson Street. Will continue watching that. Travis Kruse, representing Lone Pine Country Club, was present to suggest possibly closing the through street going through the parking lot. Discussion followed. Forkenbrock motioned that a speed bump be placed right past the Stop sign at New Street and one before the dip at the cart shed entrance. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Will see if that takes care of the problem. Bill was presented for Loras Matt for snow removal he did at Stop & Dash. Council didn’t feel necessary to address payment.
Recreation & Pool – Good job to Kaylyn and the Pool Board
Building Permits – Linus & Louise Amling, 261 New Street – Replacing back patio, Jared & Amanda Diers, 108 Main Street – Concrete Slab
Forkenbrock motioned. Roling second to approve both building permits. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussion on what will be done to address those that do not get a building permit. Doubling the fee was suggested. A Resolution will be put together for next meeting. Discussion of those mowing into the street. A colored sheet with the Ordinance and request to stop for those mowing into the street will be included in the next water bill.
Water & Sewer – Luke Lott was present requesting something be done about the large holes in his yard. Jim and Cory will go to the residence and take a look. Well pipe will be put up for sale. Sealed bids will be due August 7th with opening August 12th. Motion by Forkenbrock to approve the sale by sealed bid. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussed water and sewer rates. Forkenbrock suggested we reduce the water enterprise rate to $10 and increase the sewer debt rate to $35 to try to bring our sewer debt fund in line with where we should be. Council felt this would be a good option. Clerk will have an amendment to the current Ordinance ready for next Council meeting. Clerk questioned if community would be interested in using an ACH option to pay their water bill. Council decided to have that question included in next water bill to see what interest there is.
Old Business was reviewed. Photo was presented of a nuisance property. Clerk requested a motion to proceed with getting this cleaned up. McCabe made a motion to move forward. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Adjourned at 7:20pm. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
_________________________                                           ___________________________
Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                  Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING May 13, 2019

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2019. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. An addition was made to bills for approval adding Edgewood Reminder for $351.37. Diers commented on repair of the Stop sign at the intersection of Delaware and Main. Motion made by Roling. Second by McCabe to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, 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                                                                                   26,198.17
Local Option                                                                                           2,930.39
Savings Account Interest                                                                           398.02
RUT – State                                                                                             1,742.62
RUT – County                                                                                         2,533.01
Property Tax                                                                                         46,799.12
Building Permits                                                                                           80.00
Library – County                                                                                      1,194.43
Garbage Tags                                                                                            324.00
Tri-State Raceway                                                                                       11.75
Community Center                                                                                     185.00
Township – Elk (Clayton)                                                                        2,531.00
Ambulance                                                                                                 690.45
APRIL PAID PRIORS
Baker & Taylor                                                                                             23.36
Comelec                                                                                                       20.00
Demco                                                                                                        101.46
Edgewood Sign & Design                                                                           270.00
EFTPS – April Payment                                                                           2,112.15
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly Sales Tax                                 295.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly Withholding                           1,115.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly WET Tax                                  503.00
Iowa Workforce Development                                                                       16.59
IPERS – April Payment                                                                            1,250.87
Library – Replenish Petty Cash                                                                    99.04
NICC – EMS                                                                                               200.00
USPS – Box Rent Library                                                                             64.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                          220.00
APRIL FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             4,163.17
Baker & Taylor                                                                                            227.11
Bi-County Disposal – April Pick Up                                                         2,238.72
Black Hills Energy                                                                                      355.45
Bodensteiner                                                                                              122.31
Carol Walthart – Reimbursement                                                                464.06
Carico                                                                                                         121.00
ty of Dubuque – W&R                                                                                  66.00
Delaware County Fire Association                                                               25.00
Demco                                                                                                          93.06
Eastern Iowa Excavating & Concrete                                                    86,833.20
Edgewood Farm & Home                                                                             23.97
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                  351.37
Ehrhart, Gnagy, McCorkindale & Vorwald                                                  129.00
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                     144.36
Feld Fire                                                                                                     334.00
Guttenberg Press                                                                                         35.15
Hawkins                                                                                                     140.84
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                           144.00
Iowa Finance Authority                                                                       113,690.00
John Deere Financial                                                                                  61.84
NAPA                                                                                                           76.21
Nick Brown – Reimburse                                                                           307.48
PCC                                                                                                           124.35
Rex Meyer – Reimburse                                                                            321.51
Simons Fire Equipment                                                                               30.00
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  300.00
Troy Brown – Reimburse                                                                             61.86
Tschiggfrie Excavating                                                                            2,358.34
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.66
Welterlen Motors                                                                                   17,451.21
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                     100.80
Total April Payroll                                                                                    6,345.1

                               Revenues                 Expenditures

General Fund 48,676.89 24,707.23
Road Use   4,275.63 3,807.07
Employee Benefits    6,090.51 1,229.66
Local Option 2,930.39 ————-
Sewer 9,606.81 6,346.50
Sewer Debt 8,357.44 ————-
Water 2,224.40 4,654.50
Water Enterprise 3,086.29 ————-

 

Mayor Meyer opened the Public Hearing for the Budget Amendment at 6:10pm. No comments. Meyer closed the Public Hearing at 6:13pm. Forkenbrock motioned to approve the Budget Amendment. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Fire Department – New Brush Truck is in. Control burns are now complete. Three attended IFA mid-year meeting.
Library – Monthly Reports and new sign is in place.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Discussed Curb Stops for the front of the Community Center. Tabled and Cory will get prices. Tabled Crack Sealing until Council has a chance to look at the streets. Forkenbrock motioned. Roling second to approve restriping with the spot in front of Don Phelps becoming a parallel parking slot and not changing the angle of parking at this time. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Speed Bump needs to be put in place before the opening of the pool. Yield sign need to be replaced on the corner of Abby Mormann’s lot. Jim Jones was present wondering where we were with the sale of the alley. Nothing back from Auditor yet. Discussion followed.
Recreation & Pool – Pool Applications were reviewed – Keegan Hansel, Mackenzie Barnhart, Lifeguards. Kiernan Hansel, Kayla Houle, Sadie Moser, Molly Kann, Cooper Shampine, Baskethouse. Motion by Forkenbrock to approve hiring all applications with Lifeguards at a starting wage of $7.50/hr and $5.00/hr for Baskethouse. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Pool will open on June 1, 2019.
Building Permits – Jason & Breanna Ingles, 129 Main – Concrete Patio (front) & Concrete Slab (rear). Forkenbrock motioned to approve as long as City Code Specs are met. Second Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Kevin & Susie Cornwell, 800 Delaware – New House & Garage. Waterman motioned to approve as long as City Code Specs are met. Second Forkenbrock. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Jim & Kay Jones, 124 Main – New Garage. Forkenbrock motioned to approve as long as building on the same location. Second Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
St. Pat’s Church, 708 Delaware – New Parish Center. Forkenbrock motioned to approve as long as City Code Specs are met. Second Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Amy Neuhaus, 517 Main – New Roof. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. Second Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Pat Thein, 502 3rd Street – Relocate Garage. Had requested a variance. Council stated that as long as it’s Commercial the 20 feet does not apply. Waterman motioned to approve. Second Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Cory & Casey Schenke, 425 Main – Siding, Front Porch. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. Second Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer – Diers motioned to purchase new gates for the North and South Lagoons at a cost of $105/each. Second Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussed how to meet the loan amount required for IFA loan. Tabled to next month and the clerk will put together numbers. Cory will get cost of a manhole to the rear of Kevin Cornwell property.
Chickens in town was discussed. Council needs to get something in place. At this time the request by Brian Boardman is approved pending he moves it to the other side of his lot. This would satisfy the neighbors at this point. No roosters and limit to 5.
Carl Scherbring was present and his waterway was discussed. Cory is going to get some sod and finish the project up.
Motion was made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the increase in the stipend paid to Cory from $465.00 to $516.75. This was due to insurance rate increase. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Diers motioned to approve the renewal of Hill Country CS Liquor License. Second Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Abstain: Forkenbrock. Motion carried.
Motion by Roling to approve Resolution 2019-05-13 Transfer of Funds. Second by McCabe. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Meyer is checking on FEMA class requirements.
Adjourned at 7:35pm. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING April 8, 2019

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:02 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2019. On roll were Jim Diers, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Absent: Forkenbrock. An addition was made to the agenda – presenting Ordinance 153 Relating to Wireless Technologies. Diers commented that the dog problem in town needs to be addressed. Motion made by Waterman. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Consent agenda included approval of agenda, March minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

MARCH REVENUES                                                                       
Utility Payments                                                                                    25,012.61
Local Option                                                                                            2,930.37
Savings Account Interest                                                                           352.39
RUT – State                                                                                             2,819.86
Property Tax                                                                                               839.71
Building Permits                                                                                           10.00
Library – County                                                                                      2,207.72
Garbage Tags                                                                                               47.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                        170.00
Community Center                                                                                      180.00
Ambulance                                                                                                  892.62

MARCH PAID PRIORS
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                            4.39
Comelec                                                                                                       20.00
EFTPS – March Payment                                                                       1,867.20
Guttenberg Press                                                                                         35.00
Hill Country CS                                                                                             54.30
IPERS – March Payment                                                                         1,250.87
ISLA Spring Meeting                                                                                    10.00
Manchester Press                                                                                        45.00
Midwest Business Products                                                                       143.29
Windstream – late bill                                                                                 114.40
MARCH FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             4,153.73
Bi-County Disposal – March Pick Up                                                       2,194.72
Black Hills Energy                                                                                       561.84
Carol Walthart – Reimbursement                                                                  67.18
Community Insurance of IA                                                                   20,366.00
Edgewood Farm & Home
9.36
Edgewood Saw & Supply                                                                               7.99
Electrical Engineering & Equipment                                                        2,382.94
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                     244.75
Hawkins                                                                                                      455.00
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                            144.00
Iowa Department of Public Health – Pool                                                     35.00
John Bonert Backhoe & Tiling                                                                    190.00
Julie Wessel – Reimbursement                                                                    18.00
Keystone                                                                                                       12.50
MARC                                                                                                         334.17
NAPA                                                                                                          132.70
PCC                                                                                                            322.61
Physio-Control, Inc.                                                                                   162.00
Quill                                                                                                             58.25
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  397.50
USA Blue Book                                                                                          330.32
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.73
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                     203.93
Total March Payroll                                                                                 7,347.52

                                  Revenues                 Expenditures

General Fund 7,694.37 13,192.04
Road Use 2,819.86 5,638.45
Employee Benefits    109.29 1,614.01
Local Option 2,930.37 ————-
Sewer 9,757.10 6,599.04
Sewer Debt 9,039.00 ————-
Water 2,242.29 3,423.83
Water Enterprise 3,131.61 ————-

 

Fire Department – Nick & Rex will attend IFA mid-year meeting. New truck will be built this month. Lights on UTV and members will add accessories. Rex attended DelCo Meeting – Marshalltown Fire Chief spoke on preparedness.
Ambulance – Meyer commented that Ambulance reports need to be completed by those on the call.
Library – Monthly Reports
Sheriff’s Department – Jeff Madlom, County Supervisor and Casey Snyder, Sheriff’s Dept. were present to show plans and answer questions on the proposed new jail plan. There will be an Open House April 27 & 28 at the jail.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Bids were opened for the Parkview Project. Eastern Iowa Excavating & Concrete, LLC – $60,695.50, Horsfield Companies – $76,089.24, Progressive Structures – $123,700.00. Motion made by Diers to accept the bid from Eastern Iowa Excavating & Concrete for the Parkview Project. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Letters will be sent to give notice to people in Parkview Court. Bid was presented from Eastern Iowa Asphalt Maintenance Inc. to complete an infrared patch at East & Hubbard. Motion by McCabe. Second by Roling to accept the bid. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Bid presented by Eastern Iowa Asphalt Maintenance Inc. for Grinding off and Re-Stripping Main Street. Council tabled till current angle and width can be determined. Jim Jones requested purchasing the Alley on the rear of his lot. Clerk will check into.

Recreation & Pool – Pool Applications were reviewed – Kaylyn LeGrand, Manager. Sierra Hartke, Whitley Harber, Emma Phelps, Evan Watson, Landon LeGrand, Lifeguards. Ike Jones, Mariah Cherne, Lauren Cherne, Jenna Moser, Baskethouse. Motion by McCabe to approve hiring all applications pending the lifeguards pass the lifeguard class. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Shelley Wiskus was present representing the Pool Board. Suggestions were to raise rates that haven’t changed in over 10 years. $60/single, $110/family, $3/daily pass, $75/pool party. Board suggested use of Guard in charge instead of hiring an Asst. Manager. Board will meet with all new employees. Motion by McCabe to accept the recommendations to increase the pool rates. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Building Permits – Judith Olson, 305 Hubbard – New Driveway. Dennis & Cathy Dugan, 255 East Street – Steel on Roof/Panels. Andy & Maggie Fensterman, 121 Main Street – Front Deck. Roger & Maggie Handke, 501 Church Street – Reroof Garage/Shed. Waterman motioned to approve all. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Water & Sewer – There was water main break on Potter.
Jeff Geistkemper, Maquoketa Valley Co-op was present to inform the Council of requests to bring fiber optics to Colesburg. They are in the beginning stages and wanted to know if the City had interest.
Clerk presented the need to increase the amount paid to Cory Schenke for the increase in his insurance cost per his contract.
Diers motioned to approve Liquor License for Lone Pine Country Club. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Motion by McCabe. Second by Roling to offer the City lot at 217 Main Street as a location for the Post Office. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Will send offer.
Ordinance 153 – Relating to Wireless Technology. Motion by Diers to approve. Second by McCabe. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Carl Scherbring was present questioning if the Council will consider a Property Tax Relief Program.
Adjourned at 8:04pm. Diers motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING March 11, 2019

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. One additional Paid Prior was added to the January minutes. Payment to Community Club for a grant they received. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, 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                                                                                    26,038.63
Local Option                                                                                           2,930.37
Savings Account Interest                                                                           331.92
RUT – State                                                                                             3,462.06
Property Tax                                                                                              708.86
Township – Colony                                                                                 8,434.00
Community Center                                                                                      45.00
Ambulance                                                                                             3,226.10

FEBRUARY PAID PRIORS
Amazon                                                                                                        36.39
Burke Bockenstedt – Refund                                                                     128.94
Diane Domeyer                                                                                          134.65
EFTPS – February Payment                                                                   1,821.85
Helping Services                                                                                        100.00
IPERS – February Payment                                                                    1,220.90
Miller Flooring                                                                                          1,984.20
Vernon Bockenstedt Estate – Refund                                                        702.26
FEBRUARY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,961.28
Bi-County Disposal – February Pick Up                                                  2,194.72
Black Hills Energy                                                                                       798.61
City of Dubuque WRC                                                                                   30.00
Clayton County Fire Association                                                                   50.00
Danko                                                                                                           47.75
Delaware County Solid Waste – 17/18 & 18/19                                      1,719.60
Edgewood Farm & Home                                                                             85.94
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                  163.99
Edgewood Saw & Supply                                                                               5.56
Electrical Engineering & Equipment                                                        2,382.94
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                 1,844.15
F.E. Welterlen Motors                                                                                145.60
Hawkins                                                                                                     220.34
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                           144.00
Housby Heavy Equipment                                                                       1,493.82
Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities                                                        561.00
Keystone                                                                                                       12.50
Maggie Fensterman – Reimburse                                                              126.00
Office of the Auditor – Annual Fee                                                              900.00
Petersburg Electric                                                                                     294.05
Quill                                                                                                            250.60
Simon Fire Equipment                                                                               460.40
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  332.50
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.78
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                      204.86
Total February Payroll                                                                             6,335.78

                                     Revenues                 Expenditures

General Fund 15,828.67 12,460.74
Road Use 3,462.06 3,276.53
Employee Benefits      92.27 1,394.61
Local Option 2,930.37 ————-
Sewer 9,334.70 4,413.58
Sewer Debt 9,029.41 ————-
Water 2,139.41 2,334.94
Water Enterprise 2,983.28 ————-

 

Fire Department – 2 FF took Weather Spotters Class,
Library – Monthly Reports
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Discussed fixing potholes on Main Street. Repair post for Stop sign at Delaware & Main. Red car on New Street needs to be moved. Bid for crack sealing was reviewed.
Recreation & Pool – Mayor Meyer suggested to the Council they form a Pool Board, similar to the Library Board. Waterman motioned that a board be formed. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried, McCabe will represent the Council and Meyer will talk to Megan Brown about getting a committee together.
Building Permits – None
Water & Sewer –
Mayor Meyer opened the Public Hearing for the 2019/2020 Budget at 6:33 pm. With no discussion from attendees Public Hearing was closed at 6:35 pm.
James Rochford, dba Community Insurance of Edgewood was present to answer any questions about this years’ policy. He suggested that the City do an inventory. Discussed dividends being based on a 3 year average.
Resolution 2019-03-11 Adoption of Budget and Certification of City Taxes was presented. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Resolution 2019-03-11-2 Resolution to Certify to Taxes. Forkenbrock motioned. Roling second to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Resolution 2019-03-11-3 Resolution Establishing Priorities for RCTP Grant Program. Forkenbrock motioned to approve. McCabe second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Diers motioned to approve the State Auditor’s Office to conduct our examination. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Lone Pine Country Club will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary June 2nd – June 9th. They requested that they be able to close the street off at times during the celebration. Forkenbrock motioned to allow them to close the street as long as they maintain access to the pool. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed. Carl Scherbring was present questioning if the Council will consider a Property Tax Relief Program. Request for bids were sent out for the Park View Project. They will be due on April 1.
Adjourned at 6:58pm. Diers motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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


 

COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING December 10, 2018

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:04 p.m. Monday, December 10, 2018. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Mayor Meyer added Resolution 2018-12-10, Building Permit for Randy Funk and Rex Meyer reimbursement to the agenda. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Waterman to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, 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                                                                                   30,733.07
Local Option                                                                                          3,985.02
Savings Account Interest                                                                          467.44
RUT – State                                                                                            3,589.87
Building Permit                                                                                            10.00
FD Cashed CD                                                                                     13,000.00
CD Interest to Savings                                                                              645.55
Community Center                                                                                      90.00
Property Tax                                                                                           8,159.14
Miscellaneous                                                                                            269.02
Ambulance                                                                                              1,131.07
TOTAL REVENUES                                                                             62,080.18

 NOVEMBER PAID PRIORS
Baker Taylor                                                                                              168.80
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                       100.77
DEMCO                                                                                                       30.23
EFTPS – November Payment                                                                 1,508.53
FSB – Stamps                                                                                            200.00
IPERS – November Payment                                                                  1,119.09
Scholastic Books                                                                                          34.25
Welterlen Motors – FD                                                                             2,235.94
 NOVEEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Ace Homeworks                                                                                          171.95
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,356.83
Bi-County Disposal – November Pick Up                                                 2,194.72
Black Hills Energy                                                                                        520.65
Chuck Niehaus – Reimburse                                                                        123.12
Comelec Services – AMB                                                                               54.00
Duane Staner – Reimburse                                                                          173.54
ECIA – 2nd Half Dues                                                                                   133.32
Edgewood Ambulance Service                                                                    150.00
Edgewood Farm & Home                                                                              37.42
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                   249.83
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                      233.95
Hawkins                                                                                                       182.92
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                             144.00
Joe’s Plumbing & Heating                                                                           400.00
J & R Supply                                                                                                 40.00
John Deere Financial                                                                                  125.64
Keystone                                                                                                       12.50
NAPA Auto Parts                                                                                        164.88
Quill Corporation                                                                                        148.47
Rex Meyer – Reimburse                                                                             387.89
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  355.00
USA Blue Book                                                                                            97.92
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.46
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                     385.01
Total November Payroll                                                                          6,448.88
TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                     19,178.77
 
Fire Department – Chief Meyer attended a Contemporary Issues class in Ames. They took possession of the 2nd Unimog. The department recently completed CPR recertification.
Ambulance – Stairchair that was recently purchased has been put to use. Great addition.
Library – Siding on the building is complete. Wall was tore out inside to open the Library up. Wondering what to do with the Colesburg Memorabilia.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report. 2.5% increase in the yearly contract with the County.
Commercial Club – Heir Fencing was in to fix the net on the tennis court. Group is selling benches in honor/memory of individuals or groups. 90 kids visited Santa and all were given a toy and a treat. February, March and April will again have Friday night music get-togethers. As of November 29, 2018 the Commercial Club is now a 501 (c)(3).
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – County Engineer confirmed that it was up to the City to change the parking in front of Don Phelps. Won’t change until the City restripes. There are parked cars that haven’t moved along some streets, time to send reminder letters.
Recreation & Pool –
Building Permits – Randy Funk, 149 Main Street – New Roof on house and garage. Motion by Waterman. Second by Diers to approve the building permit. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Mayor Meyer will contact Cody Hoisington about moving a garage.
Resolution 2018-12-10 Resolution to Appoint a Representative and Alternate Representative to the Clayton County E-911 Service Board. Motion to approve the resolution by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Council discussed sale of old well pipe. Decided Cory could handle that.
Colesburg Appreciation List was discussed. Colesburg Bucks will again be given. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by McCabe to approve the list. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried,

Old Business was considered once again. All items still remain. Clerk spoke to Dupaco on one of the nuisance properties. Will return a call with updated information. Next water bill needs a reminder to shovel the snow on your sidewalk.

Adjourned at 6:44 pm. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Diers to adjourn. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried,

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


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING November 12, 2018

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:02 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2018. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by McCabe. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, 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                                                                                   28,212.14
Local Option                                                                                          3,030.41
Savings Account Interest                                                                         408.51
RUT – County                                                                                        3,249.44
RUT – State                                                                                            2,870.03
Township – Colony & Mallory                                                              13,184.00
Alcohol/Cigarette Permits                                                                         404.06
Property Tax                                                                                        47,017.35
Pool                                                                                                           159.70
Ambulance                                                                                             2,629.87
TOTAL REVENUES                                                                          101,165.51

OCTOBER PAID PRIORS
Baker Taylor                                                                                              155.13
Carol Walthart – Reimburse                                                                        255.65
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                            7.50
EFTPS – October Payment                                                                      1,545.77
FSB – Stamps                                                                                              100.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly Withholding                                971.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly WET Tax                                    761.00
Iowa Department of Revenue – Quarterly Sales Tax                                   399.00
Iowa League of Cities – Workshop                                                                 45.00
Iowa Parks & Rec – Pool Cert                                                                      295.00
Iowa Workforce Development – Quarterly SUTA                                           17.47
IPERS – October Payment                                                                       1,139.76
Linda Betsinger McCann – LIB                                                                       80.00
 OCTOBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             3,226.14
Bard Materials                                                                                             534.00
Bi-County Disposal – October Pick Up                                                    2,194.72
Bi-County Disposal – FD                                                                            404.30
Brehme Drug                                                                                               586.54
Dubuque Fire Equipment                                                                            485.50
Eastern Iowa Building Inc.                                                                       13000.00
Edgewood Farm & Home                                                                              81.77
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                      921.14
Friedlein Excavating LLC                                                                             350.00
Gosling & Company                                                                                     125.00
Graybill Communications                                                                          5,776.18
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                               61.94
Iowa Finance Authority                                                                           16,690.00
Iowa Rural Water                                                                                        225.00
J & R Supply                                                                                               272.00
John Deere Financial                                                                                    23.32
Keith Lee                                                                                                       26.95
Keystone                                                                                                       12.50
Kuehl Construction                                                                                      380.00
Lisa Barnhart – Reimburse                                                                            60.00
Mc2                                                                                                             790.63
Mr. Lock & Key                                                                                             19.34
Marc                                                                                                           515.18
Moore Medical                                                                                           711.28
Pat’s Repair                                                                                            2,850.00
NAPA Auto Parts                                                                                       260.99
PCC                                                                                                             55.35
Petersburg Electric                                                                                 2,381.44
Quill Corporation                                                                                       372.98
Sandry Fire Supply                                                                                   982.83
Schroeder Cash Supply                                                                           171.33
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                300.00
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                           24.42
Welter Storage                                                                                         943.00
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                    371.34
Total October Payroll                                                                             5,427.14
TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                    66,727.12

 Fire Department – Fire Department Truck Committee has decided to purchase a Ford F350 Crew Cab from Welterlen Motors in Edgewood for a cost of $36,906.00. They also considered a Dodge and a Chevy. They requested the Council allow them to cash a CD to pay for part of it. The balance will be paid through the Association. Diers made a motion to approve the Fire Department cashing one of their CD’s. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Abstain: Forkenbrock. Motion carried,
Ambulance – Maggie was present and gave a run down on the previous month. They ordered a stair chair and will discuss how they will pay for that at their next meeting.
Library – Monthly Report. Carol Walthart was present and spoke about the Library considering how they can make more space in the Library. Mike Tucker did a walk through and gave ideas. Library thinks they need to remove part of a wall. The historical information that is still in the Library needs to find a new home.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report
Commercial Club – A Halloween Costume Party was held on October 28. Turkey & Christmas Drawing will be held on December 8. Vendors will be there and so will Santa. Ann Glime was present to thank the Council for their work and gave them some homemade treats.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Mayor Meyer mentioned that Edgewood was going to have a Snow Bucket for sale. Waiting to get a firm price. Cory will get some prices for forks also. Discussed changing parking in front of Don Phelps from diagonal to one parallel spot. Will check with the County Engineer.
Recreation & Pool – Carl Scherbring let the Council know that there have been lights on at the Pool.
Building Permits – Nick & Megan Brown, 412 Jackson – New Roof on garage.
Carl & Mary Scherbring, 325 New Street – New steel roof on house.
Motion by Waterman. Second by Diers to approve the building permits. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Mayor Meyer clarified to the Council that Ed Bolsinger moved his portable shed as the Council wished and no permit was necessary.
Council decided to order new shirts for Cory. Forkenbrock made the motion to purchase 5 t-shirts and 5 sweatshirts. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Abstain: Forkenbrock. Motion carried,
Carl & Mary Scherbring were present to discuss waterway behind apartments at 550 Country Club Blvd., question on tax relief, Building permits, and where we are at with the audit.
Clerk requested all departments have budget requests in by 12/31.
Old Business was considered once again. All items still remain. Comelec does need to have their own breaker box installed in the E911 building. They are giving free access to City Hall and the Library.
Adjourned at 7:30 pm. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by McCabe to adjourn. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried,

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


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING October 8, 2018

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2018. On roll were Jim Diers, Tom Forkenbrock, Jodi McCabe, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. One additional invoice was added to Approval List. Motion made by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, McCabe, Roling, 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                                                                                    25,692.33
Local Option                                                                                           3,030.39
Savings Account Interest                                                                          255.07
Library                                                                                                    3,107.72
Road Use Tax (State)                                                                             4,645.38
Garbage Tags                                                                                            85.00
Building Permits                                                                                         55.00
Property Tax                                                                                          5,782.37
Pool                                                                                                            90.00
TOTAL REVENUES                                                                           42,743.26

 SEPTEMBER PAID PRIORS
Amazon                                                                                                   136.28
Biblionix                                                                                                  800.00
Demco                                                                                                    192.93
EFTPS – September Payment                                                             2,300.54
FSB – Replenish Library Petty Cash                                                        88.03
FSB – Stamps                                                                                         100.00
Iowa Library Association                                                                         120.00
IPERS – September Payment                                                              1,405.76
Julie Wessel – Reimburse                                                                         12.00
Midwest Business Products                                                                     142.39
 SEPTEMBER FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                          3,916.51
Bi-County Disposal – September Pick Up                                            2,194.72
Black Hills – Utilities                                                                                  194.46
Bob’s Lawn Care – Repair                                                                       392.95
City of Earlville – Tier Up                                                                         100.00
Edgewood Reminder                                                                                 78.75
Every’s Auto & Tire                                                                                   255.76
Feld Fire                                                                                                1,608.00
Hawkins                                                                                                   147.20
Hill Country CS – Utilities                                                                           66.03
Iowa DNR – Water Fee                                                                            134.00
J & R Supply                                                                                            272.00
John Deere Financial                                                                                36.52
Keystone                                                                                                   12.50
Kirkwood – FD                                                                                         280.00
Megan Brown – Reimburse                                                                        60.00
Moore Medical                                                                                         126.82
NAPA Auto Parts                                                                                      260.99
PCC                                                                                                          232.00
Petersburg Electric                                                                                   588.54
Quill Corporation                                                                                       76.99
Rex Meyer – Reimburse                                                                            129.35
TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis                                                                  397.50
Troy Brown – Reimburse                                                                             79.92
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                             24.49
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                     314.23
Woodward Media – AMB                                                                             52.00
Total September Payroll                                                                          5,518.27
TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                                      21,640.47

Fire Department – 2nd Unimog here for parts. Served 411 at the Chop Supper. Steel project is complete on station interior. Kindergarten will tour Fire Station this week. The elderly can contact any fireman if interested in having your smoke detectors checked and batteries replaced. Also a good time to invest in a carbon monoxide detector. Applied for a DNR grant for 15 new pagers. Del-Clay/Kawasaki have given use of a mule to the Fire Department, the City will insure and keep it serviced. The department yearly stipend will now have to have payroll taxes taken out. Clerk will get them the necessary paper work.
Ambulance – Maggie was present to request that PCC be able to increase the cost of runs that require a tier-up making that an ALS instead of a BLS. Forkenbrock made a motion to allow the increase. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Library – Monthly Report. Suggested that Carol talk to her Board and Friends about the lettering on the front of the building.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report
Commercial Club – No Report
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Resolution 2018-10-8 City Street Financial Report. Motion by Waterman to approve. Second by Forkenbrock. Roll Call: Ayes: McCabe, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Discussed Parkview Bids, will send out new request in December.
Recreation & Pool –
Building Permits – Ed & Connie Bolsinger – Portable Building. Since there are 2 frontage Streets there they will need to follow the building code. Ed doesn’t think that will work. The Council requested he stake it out and they would look at it.
Old Business was looked at. Cory has been working with Beacon on locations of sewer lines. ECIA has developed a program that would give Cities access to a Nuisance Enforcement Officer. Should be up and running by January. Mayor Meyer handed out papers outlining the online courses required for the Clerk, Council and Maintenance. Sidewalks will be looked at and areas in need of repair will be addressed in the spring.
Carl & Mary Scherbring were present, dba as CMS Properties. Questioned request for prorated taxes, grass repair behind Country Club Blvd. apartments, questions about meters. The Council is reviewing. Carl then personally presented the Council with a petition signed by 62 citizens to request an Audit of the City finances.
Adjourned at 7:08 pm. Motion made by Diers. Second by Roling to adjourn. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, McCabe; Nays: 0. Motion carried,

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