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Minutes—November 6, 2019

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The meeting was held at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center with Mayor Andy Webb presiding. Council members present at roll call: Jerry Balmer, Aaron Burres, and Doug Sargent. Absent: Riley Larson and Kailah Schmitz. Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Utility Billing Clerk Jeri Neely, Public Works Director Nathan Hovick, Assistant Public Works Director Dalton Johnston, and 3 from the public.

It was moved by Balmer and seconded by Burres to approve the consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the October 16, 2019 Council Meeting, and Claims for November 6, 2019 in the amount of $216,008.71. All were in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: There was no input.

Department Head’s Reports were as follows

Public Works Director: An extension request has been filed for the NPDES permit renewal. The new lagoons are in operation and the test results are much lower than before, so it is working like it should. There is going to be another change order coming for sludge removal from the old west cell. Options are being looked at for the most cost-effective way to achieve the needed results. The Velcomen til Roland sign on the west side of town is back up.

City Clerk: Nothing to report.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Sargent to approve Resolution 19:29: Resolution To Approve The City Annual Financial Report FYE June 30, 2019. Aye: Balmer, Burres, Sargent. Nay: none. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Balmer and seconded by Sargent to approve the Tax Increment Financing Indebtedness Certification report to be submitted to the County Auditor. All were in favor, motion carried.

A motion was made by Balmer and seconded by Burres to renew the employee health insurance with continuing the EnhancedBlue 2000 plan. All were in favor, motion carried. Dental and vision insurance for employees will also be looked into.

Mayor/Council Comments: Mayor Webb shared that the 150th celebration committee will be meeting next Thursday. Eric Hanson has agreed to be a part of the event, there will be a parade, kids’ parade, inflatable, and a history contest.

Public Input: There was no input.

With no further business at this time, Sargent moved for adjournment of the meeting at 6:08 pm seconded by Burres. All were in favor, motion carried. The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center.

 

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jodi Meredith, City Clerk