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Minutes—February 17, 2021

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.  The meeting was held at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center with Mayor Andy Webb. Council members present at roll call: Jerry Balmer, Malissa Grimsley, Russ Neely, Riley Larson and Kailah Schmitz.  Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Public Works Director Nathan Hovick via Zoom, Public Works Assistant Director Dalton Johnston, and 2 visitors from the public via Zoom.

It was moved by Grimsley and seconded by Neely to approve the consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the February 3, 2021 Council Meeting, Claims for February 17, 2021 in the amount of $39,273.22.  All in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: none.

Department Head’s Reports were as follows:

Public Works Director: Reported that the bridge work is under way but this week they have had a delay due to weather. Due to the cold weather maintenance projects are being done.

City Clerk: The program FrontDesk with gWorks has been started. This will allow residents to go online and see their accounts at this time there is not a date yet of when it will go live.

Larry Spellerberg from Veenstra & Kimm explained what all the fees in the feasibility contract would include. Discussion of what are the needs for the building and wants. RFP needs to go out for a feasibility contract.  Council member Larson will find out what other towns have done.

Dennis Atkinson owner of the building at 201 N Main discussed what he would like to see for the building. As grants have not been found to help with renovating it.  

Budget discussion on where and why there is a shortfall. After much discussion it was the consensus of the council to have a budget workshop on February 25, 2021 at 6pm at the Community Center.

Mayor/Council Comments:

CM Schmitz reported on the new website progress, she is working with groups on updating their information. There will be training coming up in April and then the website should go live after that.

CM Balmer asked about an access road off of Natalie Drive to the Lagoon, this is between the landowner and a private individual.

Mayor Webb reported the 150th committee has meet and is working on details for the celebration on July 3. CM Grimsley discussed doing a fund raiser at the same time or earlier for the opening of the pool.

Mayor Webb discussed about opening the Community Center. The Community Center is scheduled to open back up to the public beginning April 1 with more guidelines and rules for the use of the center due to COVID.

Public Input: NA

With no further business at this time, Balmer moved for adjournment of the meeting at 8:39 pm seconded by Neely.  All in favor, motion carried.  A budget workshop meeting will be Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jodi Meredith, City Clerk

 

 

 CLAIMS

 
 

GENERAL FUND

 
 

17-Feb-21

 

Fire

   

Alex Air Apparatus

Gloves, Calibration

 $               279.00

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $               219.12

Key Cooperative

Diesel Treatment

 $                 25.98

Wex Bank

Fuel

 $               114.06

 

Total Fire

 $               638.16

Street Lighting

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $            2,086.90

 

Total Street Lighting

 $            2,086.90

Library

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $               406.03

Baker & Taylor

Adult & Juvenile Reading

 $               363.11

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               449.46

Madison Life

Life Insurance

 $                 30.97

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $            1,670.52

 

Total Library

 $            2,920.09

Museum

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $                 24.03

 

Total Museum

 $                 24.03

Park

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $                 85.31

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $                 36.91

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $               114.47

Wex Bank

Fuel

 $                 27.25

 

Total Park

 $               263.94

Cemetery

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $                 19.07

 

Total Cemetery

 $                 19.07

Pool

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $                 13.81

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $                 36.91

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $               114.47

 

Total Pool

 $               165.19

Policy & Administration

   

Availa Bank

Annual Permit

 $                 81.66

Availa Bank

Certified Letter

 $                   6.40

Availa Bank

ACH Fee

 $                 13.25

Availa Bank

Lock Box

 $                 40.00

Availa Bank

Lock Box

 $                 44.00

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               500.29

Gannet

Publishing

 $               401.52

Madison Life Insurance

Life Insurance

 $                 44.24

Marco

Copier Lease

 $               308.14

Menards

Christmas Lights

 $                 92.87

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $            1,082.20

Wellmark

Health Insurance

 $            1,176.24

 

Total Policy & Admin.

 $            3,790.81

ROAD USE

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $               297.00

Availa Bank

Fuel

 $                 13.99

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               521.00

Hawkeye Truck equipment

Plow Parts

 $                 51.50

IAMU

Training

 $               233.00

Madison Life

Life Insurance

 $               133.11

Vetter

Hose Dump Truck

 $                 98.81

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $            1,556.36

Wellmark

Health Insurance

 $            2,083.91

Wex Bank

Fuel

 $               636.92

 

Total Road Use

 $            5,625.60

Capital Project

   

Availa Bank

Bridge Meeting

 $                   7.99

Hall Backhoe

Locates under Bridge

 $               250.00

Hokel

Socket

 $                 22.26

Nevada Lumber

Windows Shelter House

 $          11,161.28

 

Total Capital Project

 $          11,441.53

Economic Development

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $               472.41

Key Coop

Cylinder Repair

 $               293.14

 

Total EcDev

 $               765.55

WATER

   

IAMU

Training

 $               233.00

AG Source

Testing

 $                 13.50

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $            1,699.01

Avail Bank

Postage Billing

 $                 81.24

Avail Bank

Annual Permit

 $                 81.67

Avail Bank

ACH Fee

 $                   6.62

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               841.96

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $            2,318.78

 

TOTAL WATER

 $            5,275.78

SEWER

   

IAMU

Training

 $               233.00

AG Source

Testing

 $               210.00

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $            2,483.24

Availa Bank

Postage Billing

 $                 81.25

Availa Bank

Annual Permit

 $                 81.67

Availa Bank

ACH Fee

 $                   6.63

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               841.97

Wages

Payroll 1/28-2/10/21

 $            2,318.81

 

TOTAL SEWER

 $            6,256.57

     
     
     
 

GRAND TOTAL

 $    39,273.22

     

Revenue

   

Water, Sewer, Garbage

 

 $          24,519.47

Gen Income

 

 $            4,218.56

Total Income

 

 $           28,738.03