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Minutes—July 24, 2019

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday,
July 24, 2019.  The meeting was held at 6:00
pm at the Roland Community Center with Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Balmer presiding.  Council members present at roll call were Jerry
Balmer, Aaron Burres, Riley Larson, Doug Sargent, and Kailah Schmitz.  Absent: none. 
Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Public Works Director Nathan
Hovick, Public Works Assistant Director Dalton Johnston and 7 from the public.

It was moved by Schmitz and seconded by Burres to approve
the consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the July 10, 2019 Council
Meeting, Claims for July 24, 2019 in the amount of $48,096.60.  All were in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: Deputy
Schroeder reported that himself and Deputy Scott are Roland’s community
policing officer for the year.  There is
one new deputy in the academy.

Department Head’s Reports were as follows

Public Works
Director:
Manatt’s gave a quote for the street work for Martha St. and a
repair on Ryan Cr.  Consensus of the
council is to pave the driveway approaches that are currently granular as they
did last year and to remove and not replace the one section of curb on Martha
St.  The tree removal at Jacobson Bear
Creek Park is continuing.  The dry
weather is helping work progress at the lagoons, the north cover is on but not
yet tethered.  CM Schmitz asked about
mosquito spraying, it is planned for Thursdays but the weather hasn’t
cooperated lately.

City Clerk: Reports
are being worked on.  CM Balmer noticed
that the ads had been removed from the website.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Sargent to
approve pay estimate #9 in the amount of $219,571.22 to Woodruff Construction
for the Lagoon Project.  All were in
favor, motion carried.

A motion was made by Sargent and seconded by Burres to require the fence
along the east side of 728 E. Maple St. to be moved back off of the City’s
right-of-way onto their own property by August 1, 2020.  All were in favor, motion carried.

A motion was made by
Sargent and seconded by Schmitz to table the discussion of the Brekken, Wynia,
& Hyland Bill to the next meeting when a representative can be present.  All were in favor, motion carried.

A motion was made
Balmer and seconded by Sargent to approve Resolution 19-17: Resolution
Directing The City Clerk To File Lien For Collection Of Bill For Nuisance
Abatement.  Roll Call Aye: Schmitz,
Burres, Balmer, Sargent, Larson.  Nay:
none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made
Balmer and seconded by Burres to approve Resolution 19-18: Resolution Temporarily
Closing A Portion Of Parking On Main Street On The Westside (203-207-209) Of
The Road In Roland, Iowa, No Parking Traffic On September 6, 2019.  Roll Call Aye: Burres, Larson, Schmitz, Balmer,
Sargent.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made
Balmer and seconded by Burres to approve Resolution 19-19: Resolution Adopting
The Story County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Roll Call Aye: Sargent, Balmer, Burres,
Schmitz, Larson.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by
Balmer and seconded by Schmitz to have Water’s Edge move forward with designing
the new pool with the revised concept as presented.  All were in favor, motion carried.

Mayor/Council
Comments:
CM Burres asked if there
is a procedure for making a street have no parking.  There is, the council has to vote to change
the Ordinance.

Public Input: There
was no input at this time.

With no further business at this time, Sargent moved for adjournment
of the meeting at 6:44 pm seconded by Burres. 
All were in favor, motion carried. 
The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at
6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Jerry Balmer, Mayor Pro-Tem                                    Jodi
Meredith, City Clerk