COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
April 25, 2016
The City Council of La Porte City, Iowa met in regular session on April 25, 2016. Mayor David Neil called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Council Members Kristi Harrill, Mike Johnson, Brent Sadler and David Williams present. Absent was Council member Eric Allsup. Also present was Jolene Kronshnabel.
Unless otherwise noted, all actions were passed by affirmative and unanimous vote of the council members present.
Moved by Williams, seconded by Harrill to approve the agenda.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Johnson to approve the CONSENT AGENDA including the following: Minutes of April 11, 2016 and disbursements totaling $168,694.91.
Library Director Jolene Kronschnabel presented LIBRARY QUARTERLY REPORT FOR JANUARY – MARCH, 2016. For the first quarter of 2016, there were 6,326 items circulated and patrons saved a total of $57,880.0 by borrowing items from the Library.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-57 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR PnB BREW PUB EVENT. The resolution approves closure of the 200 block of Main Street for a street dance on May 7, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-58 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR PnB BREW PUB EVENT. The resolution approves closure of the 200 block of Main Street for a street dance on June 4, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-59 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR PnB BREW PUB EVENT. The resolution approves closure of the 200 block of Main Street for a street dance on July 2, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-60 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR PnB BREW PUB EVENT. The resolution approves closure of the 200 block of Main Street for a street dance on August 6, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-61 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR TRACTOR RIDE. The resolution approves closure of the 400 block of Main Street for a Museum event on June 11, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Williams to approve RESOLUTION 16-62 APPROVING STREET CLOSURES FOR FALL FESTIVAL. The resolution approves closure of streets for the Museum’s Fall Festival on September 18, 2016.
Moved by Sadler, Williams, seconded by Harrill to designate Mike Johnson as ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE TO THE MIDDLE CEDAR RIVER WATERSHED COMMISSION.
Moved by Johnson, seconded by Harrill to approve RESOLUTION 16-63 APPROVING FEE SCHEDULE CHANGES. The resolution approves an increase the fee for water aerobics from $30.00 to $35.00 per session, sets the fee for private swimming lessons at $50.00, requires a full payment for Community Center and Park Shelter rentals in advance and revises the fees for Museum tours.
Moved by Johnson, seconded by Harrill to approve the FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE 509 AMENDING SOLID WASTE COLLECTION FEES.The ordinance increases all commercial dumpster fees 10% effective July 1, 2016.
Moved by Johnson, seconded by Sadler to suspend the rules requiring three readings and move to passage. Roll call vote passed 4-0 and Mayor Neil declared Ordinance 509 adopted and effective upon publication.
The Council reviewed progress on the NUISANCE ABATEMENT – 109 W MAIN STREET. Mayor Neil noted that the property owner has made progress in cleaning up the property. No action was taken.
Moved by Williams, seconded by Harrill to APPROVE PLACEMENT OF HISTORICAL STORYBOARD AT 201 MAIN STREET.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Johnson to adjourn at 8:09 PM.
Jane Whittlesey, City Clerk
David Neil, Mayor
City of La Porte City
Claims for 4/25/2016
General Fund
Adv Syst, Copier Cont 94.21
Adv Syst, Copier Cont 19.50
B&B Lock, Code Change 297.72
BHC Auditor, Election Exp 1,070.44
Camenzind Masonry, Bricks 108.00
CECHFP, Fuel 55.89
Davison K, Mileage 27.20
Dutton Braun, Legal 224.00
EBS, Health Ins. Admin 134.16
ISU, Treasurer’S Office 100.00
IA Dept PS, Qtrly Billing 339.00
IPERS, Pension 3,374.13
IA Treas, PR Taxes 914.01
Kronschnabel, J Meal & Mileage 45.40
LPC Ins Agency, Ins Renewal 42,214.78
LPC Printing, Subscription 38.00
LPC Motor Supply, Supplies 87.09
Menards, Flag Kit & Misc 22.95
Midwest Breathing, Qtrly Air Test 118.80
Miller Window Service, Cleaning 57.00
Our Iowa Magazine, Advertising 198.00
Popular Subs Svc, Renewals 205.56
Postmaster, Stamps 282.00
RACOM Corp, EDACS Access 25.48
Regal Plastic, LL Display 349.90
Sandry Fire Supply, Name Patch 65.48
US Cellular, Cell Phone Service 179.05
Varsity Cleaners, Cleaning 123.20
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins. 12,136.07
Total General 62,907.02
Road Use Tax Fund
Allen Occ Health, Testing 26.00
Aspro Inc, Cold Mix 828.90
CECHFP, Fuel 894.14
LPC Motor Supply, Hex Nuts 5.00
Menards, Flag Kit & Misc 99.97
Unity Point Clinic, Testing 37.00
Total Road Use Tax 1,891.01
Employee Benefits Fund
LPC Ins Agency, Ins Renewal 56,433.85
Total Employee Benefits 56,433.85
DTR CDBG Grant Fund
Arbogast, Mortar Samples 2,100.00
Martin Gardner, Facade 2,703.75
Total DTR CDBG Grant 4,803.75
Sewer Fund
CECHFP, Fuel 167.65
EBS, Health Ins. Admin 24.38
IPERS, Pension 293.04
IA Treas, PR Taxes 82.59
LPC Ins, Ins Renewal 16,448.43
US Cellular, Phone 47.57
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins. 2,128.16
Total Sewer 19,191.82
Ambulance Fund
CLIA Lab, Certificate Fee 150.00
EMC Insurance, WC Claim 859.10
IPERS, Pension 67.85
IA Treas, PR Taxes 16.40
LPC Ins, Ins Renewal 5,795.94
Postmaster, Stamps 94.00
RACOM Corp, EDACS Access 25.48
Superior Welding, Oxygen 61.27
US Cellular, Cell Phone Service 58.53
Varsity Cleaners, Cleaning 21.00
Total Ambulance 7,149.57
Total Accounts Payable 152,377.02
Total Payroll 16,317.89
Report Total 168,694.91
Fund Recap
General 62,907.02
Road Use Tax 1,891.01
Employee Benefits 56,433.85
DTR CDBG Grant 4,803.75
Sewer 19,191.82
Ambulance 7,149.57
Grand Total 152,377.02