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
SEPTEMBER FOR APPROVAL
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.

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


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING September 14, 2020

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, September 14, 2020.   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. Corrections were made on July Bills for Approval. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, August minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

AUGUST REVENUES                                                                     
Utility Payments                                                                                    28,279.29
Pool                                                                                                           1,163.25
Building Permits                                                                                           20.00
Community Center                                                                                    135.00
Local Option                                                                                             3,971.21
Savings Account Interest                                                                          191.12
Garbage Tags                                                                                                40.00
Ambulance                                                                                               1,021.79
RUT – County                                                                                            2,245.97
RUT – State                                                                                                3,388.14
AUGUST PAID PRIORS
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                          48.45
EFTPS – August Payment                                                                        3,102.78
IPERS – August Payment                                                                         1,391.57
Library – Replenish Petty Cash                                                                 100.47
Test America Laboratories – Analysis                                                      162.00
AUGUST FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            3,862.90
Banyon – ACH Support                                                                               195.00
Bard Materials – Water Repair                                                                   902.88
Bi-County Disposal – August Pick Up                                                     2,282.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                         310.22
Delaware County Sheriff – FY 20/21                                                      15,461.00
Delaware County Treasurer – Office Taxes                                              680.00
ECIA – Codification Work                                                                              356.00
Edgewood Building Center – Various                                                             70.90
Edgewood Reminder – Publish                                                                     199.48
Ehrhardt, Gnagy McCorkindale & Vorwald – Attorney                              121.50
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                   134.15
Iowa One Call                                                                                                       4.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                     31.96
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                          28.00
Kluesner Construction – Crack Seal                                                          9,537.28
PCC – AMB                                                                                                           53.07
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                                 362.50
Tibbott Construction – Water Repair                                                           900.00
US Cellular – AMB                                                                                              26.98
Windstream – Phones                                                                                     231.28
Total August Payroll                                                                                     7,644.95

                                                                                                        Revenues                                                               Expenditures

General Fund 5,822.68 15,276.24
Road Use 5,634.11 1,611.20
Employee Benefits ———– 1,165.47
Local Option 3,971.21      ————
Sewer 9,613.56 3,753.24
Sewer Debt 11,237.38 ————
Water 2,183.12 2,686.54
Water Enterprise 2,044.54 ————

 

Fire Department – Mule is in. Work continues on the basement. Reminder that the Association Supper is October 10.
Ambulance – No Report. EMT class will be starting on October 24th in Manchester with registration through NICC. Council discussed the need to add to our EMS staff. Numbers are low and we need to work hard to find volunteers.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – No Report. Council decided there would be Trick or Treat. Saturday October 31st from 5-7pm. If you want to participate turn your porch light on.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Wayne Mormann was present requesting to put curb on the Harrison Street side of his property. Motion by Waterman. Second by Diers to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Brittany White, Gina Clute and Troy and Julie Brown were present requesting more time for the sidewalk project. Discussion was had about the trees on each side of Jackson that need to be addressed before the sidewalk. When sidewalks are done driveway work will be an extra charge. Brown’s requested to do their sidewalk the entire length, the City will reimburse for the 12’ alley portion. Waterman motioned to put off sidewalks on Jackson til June. Second by Forkenbrock. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Discussion on new street signs. Signage had been approved prior. Forkenbrock motioned to approve purchase of corresponding post. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Recreation & Pool – Citizen request to look into another internet provider because Comelec isn’t available to everyone with trees creating a problem in many areas. Clerk will contact MV Link again about their fiber option.
Building Permits – Gene & Dawn Hansel, 404 2nd Street – Rolled roofing over tin on small roof & small deck addition; Ed & Connie Bolsinger, 300 1st Street – Porch remodel; Lois Simons, 505 3rd Street, Driveway & steps (renew). Motion by Forkenbrock. Second by Roling to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Water & Sewer – Hole on CMS Property that needs to be addressed. Will check on, needs to be taken care of.
Motion by Diers to approve The Hill Country CS Liquor License. Second by Brown. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Abstain: Forkenbrock. Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk talked about the upcoming update for Delaware County Hazard Mitigation. Also there could be an opportunity for the City to purchase land for expansion in the future. Consider for discussion at October meeting.
Old Business was reviewed. Looking at doing jetting soon.
Adjourned at 7:12 p.m. Diers 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 August 10, 2020

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:02 p.m. Monday, August 10, 2020.   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, July minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JULY REVENUES                                                                         
Utility Payments                                                                                   31,888.85
Pool                                                                                                           2,455.75
Building Permits                                                                                           10.00
Community Center                                                                                      45.00
Liq/Cig Permits                                                                                           200.00
Library – Rural Services                                                                          2,289.81
Local Option                                                                                            3,487.78
Savings Account Interest                                                                          196.77
Ambulance                                                                                                 530.70
RUT – State                                                                                               5,383.33
Property Tax                                                                                            2,706.88

JULY PAID PRIORS
Access Systems – Lib                                                                               1,935.56
Baker & Taylor – Lib                                                                                    317.49
Comelec – LIB                                                                                                10.00
Demco – Lib                                                                                                   89.19
EFTPS – July Payment                                                                               1,577.26
Iowa Dept of Revenue – Sales Tax                                                            293.00
Iowa Dept of Revenue – State WH                                                            789.00
Iowa Dept of Revenue – WET Tax                                                             510.00
IPERS – July Payment                                                                                1,036.33
Sandry Fire Supply – FD                                                                            1,613.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                              220.00
JULY FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                             4,027.74
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                   50.76
Bi-County Disposal – July Pick Up & Tags                                               2,382.72
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                         336.56
Carrico – Pool                                                                                                410.09
Comelec – FD                                                                                                   50.55
Community Insurance – Work Comp Due                                                194.00
ECIA – Codification Work                                                                           2,088.00
Edgewood Farm & Home – Various                                                              67.54
Edgewood Saw & Supply – Supplies                                                             12.96
Edgewood Sign & Design – Pool                                                                  172.00
Hawkins – Chemicals                                                                                     139.49
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                                  515.44
IDNR, Water – Annual Fee                                                                              46.14
IDNR – NPDES Fee                                                                                          210.00
Iowa One Call                                                                                                    16.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                   206.54
Keystone – Analysis                                                                                       250.20
Maggie Fensterman – Amb                                                                             70.82
Midwest Breathing Air – Testing FD                                                            736.75
Midwest Patch – Signage                                                                                 87.00
NAPA – City & FD                                                                                            197.17
Petersburg Electric – Pool                                                                               94.68
Petersburg Electric – Office                                                                            49.32
Quill – Supplies                                                                                               104.42
Rex Meyer – Mileage                                                                                       24.41
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                               578.50
US Cellular – Amb                                                                                            26.36
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                       270.25
Total July Payroll                                                                                       17,150.03

                                                                                     Revenues                                                                     Expenditures

General Fund 14,705.01 29,399.30
Road Use 15,383.33 13,258.16
Employee Benefits 348.36 1,680.23
Local Option 3,487.78      ————
Sewer 9,398.00 4,081.59
Sewer Debt 10,808.79 ————
Water 2,307.73 7,891.99
Water Enterprise 2,001.81 ————

 

Fire Department – Hoping to complete basement project this year. Meyer attended 911 Meeting in Clayton County.
Ambulance –
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club –
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Diers questions on the horseweeds on North edge of town, several potholes and the cement replacement by Methodist church. All will be taken care of by next week. Received 2 bids for sidewalk project, Tschiggfrie Excavating $22,215.40 and Eastern Iowa Excavating $26,910.00. Forkenbrock motioned. Diers second to approve the Tschiggfrie bid.  Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock; Nays: Waterman. Motion carried,
Recreation & Pool – Discussed the pool in general and how things went and what we will be looking for next year.
Building Permits – Mike Pritchard, 509 Franklin Street – Reroof, St. Pat’s Church, 708 Delaware Street – Roof Addition. Motion by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve Pritchard permit. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried, Permit Committee will meet to consider the St. Pat’s permit.
Motion by Diers to approve The Hub Liquor License. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Clerk presented information on the Delaware County Foundation for the Future of Delaware County.
Old Business was reviewed.
Adjourned at 6:50 p.m. Forkenbrock motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Forkenbrock, Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                        Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk


COLESBURG CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FOR REGULAR MEETING July 13, 2020

Mayor Rex Meyer called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:01 p.m. Monday, July 13, 2020.   On roll were Nick Brown, Jim Diers, Leo Roling and Roger Waterman. Tom Forkenbrock was absent. Motion made by Brown. Second by Roling to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown, Roling; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, June minutes/claims, and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:

JUNE REVENUES                                                                        
Utility Payments                                                                                  23,681.63
Pool                                                                                                          3,370.25
Building Permits                                                                                          30.00
Garbage Tags                                                                                               42.50
Community Center                                                                                      95.00
Township                                                                                                22,103.82
Liq/Cig Permits                                                                                           390.00
Local Option                                                                                            3,487.77
Savings Account Interest                                                                          214.10
Ambulance                                                                                                  232.50
RUT – State                                                                                                1,916.27
Property Tax                                                                                                601.83
JUNE PAID PRIORS
Amazon – Lib                                                                                                103.06
Baker & Taylor – Lib                                                                                    229.16
Comelec – LIB                                                                                                10.00
Cory Schenke – Reimburse                                                                         68.75
EFTPS – June Payment                                                                            1,751.56
IPERS – June Payment                                                                            1,152.98
Petty Cash – LIB                                                                                            93.57
Petty Cash – LIB                                                                                          100.00
USPS – Box Rent                                                                                           46.00
USPS – Stamps                                                                                            110.00
JUNE FOR APPROVAL
Alliant Energy- Utilities                                                                            3,940.51
Bi-County Disposal – June Pick Up & Bins                                            2,329.22
Black Hills Energy – Utilities                                                                        328.59
Carrico – Pool Chemicals                                                                            892.87
Delaware County Economic Development – Dues                             1,010.00
Eastern Iowa Asphalt – Restripe                                                               935.00
ECIA – Dues                                                                                                  282.80
ECIA – Codification Work                                                                           522.00
Edgewood Building Center – Supplies                                                     104.49
Edgewood Farm & Home – Various                                                         620.47
Edgewood Reminder – Publish                                                                   98.56
Edgewood Saw & Supply – Lawn Sweep                                                 469.97
Edgewood Sign & Design – Pool                                                              172.00
Hill Country CS – Misc.                                                                               504.32
Iowa League of Cities – Dues                                                                    433.00
J & R Supply – Water Supplies                                                                     75.00
John Deere Financial – Supplies                                                                  90.97
K & W Coatings – Water Tower                                                              5,368.00
NAPA – Shop                                                                                                  22.14
Regional Medical Center – DOT Test                                                         30.00
Spahn & Rose – Office                                                                                 16.17
TestAmerica – Analytical                                                                            230.50
Truck Country – FD                                                                                     650.73
Unity Point Clinic – DOT Test                                                                      42.00
USA Bluebook – Supplies                                                                            94.35
US Cellular – Ambulance                                                                              25.13
Windstream – Phone Utilities                                                                    288.50
Total June Payroll                                                                                     6,596.88

                                                      Revenues                                                                         Expenditures

General Fund 65,108.25 39,012.64
Road Use 1,916.27 1,560.25
Employee Benefits 77.14 1,186.24
Local Option 3,487.77      13,376.64
Sewer 9,691.87 6,420.49
Sewer Debt 11,133.69 110,928.53
Water 2,738.20 2,354.54
Water Enterprise 2,030.11 ————

 

Fire Department – Auger Training complete. Sink purchased by Association on basement reno.
Ambulance – Discussion on recruiting Ambulance personnel.
Library – Monthly Report.
Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.
Community Club – Mayor Meyer updated that the group is still working on the can corral.
Committee reports are as follows:
Streets and Sidewalks – Will be sending out a request for bid for sidewalk project.
Building Permits – Sondra Kulper, 400 New Street – Shingle Garage, Dustin Girot, 509 Main Street – Storage Shed. Motion by Waterman. Second by Brown to approve. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried,
Water & Sewer – Discussed waterway behind Girot/Meyers.
Marla Quinn, ECIA was present to discuss the Nuisance Abatement contract the City signed with them and how we will be moving forward.
Clerk shared the 2020 Delaware County Community Readiness Assessment.
Resolution 2020-07-13 Resolution to Set Wages. Diers motioned to approve. Second by Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Roling, Waterman, Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Motion by Brown to approve the JR Willie Liquor License. Second by Diers. Roll Call: Ayes: Roling, Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.
Resolution 07-13-2020 Resolution Appointing Commissioners to the EIRHA from the City of Colesburg, Iowa. Brown motioned. Diers second to approve Leo Roling. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Abstain: Roling. Motion carried.
Old Business was reviewed.
Adjourned at 7:06 p.m. Waterman motioned to adjourn. Roling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Diers, Brown, Roling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

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Rex Meyer, Mayor                                                                               Attest: Julie Wessel, City Clerk