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Minutes—June 19, 2019

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday,
June 19, 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 were Jerry
Balmer, Aaron Burres, Riley Larson, Doug Sargent, and Kailah Schmitz.  Absent: none. 
Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Assistant Public Works
Director Dalton Johnston, and 1 from the public.

It was moved by Burres and seconded by Sargent to approve
the consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the June 5, 2019 Council
Meeting, Claims for June 19, 2019 in the amount of $41,716.06.  All were in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: Peggy
Cole thanked Dalton.

Department Head’s Reports were as follows:

Public Works
Director:
Midland has finished collecting GIS data other than some clean
up.  TSI is installing fiber from east of
town to the water tower. Installation of the first lagoon cover will begin
soon.  Kevin is taking his CPO class and
Nathan is out of paternity leave.

City Clerk: Jodi
is back in the office and things are getting caught up.  She thanked everyone for the figurine.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Balmer to approve Resolution 19-15:
Resolution To Increase The Wage Of The Public Works
Employee $.50 Per Hour, Effective June 20, 2019.  Roll Call Aye: Larson, Schmitz, Balmer, Sargent,
Burres.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Balmer and seconded by Schmitz to approve the 5%
version of Resolution 19-16: Resolution Setting The
Wages For The Employees Of The City Of Roland, Iowa For The Fiscal Year
2019/2020.  Roll Call Aye: Schmitz,
Balmer.  Nay: Sargent, Burres, Larson.  Motion failed.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Sargent to approve the 3%
version of Resolution 19-16: Resolution Setting The
Wages For The Employees Of The City Of Roland, Iowa For The Fiscal Year
2019/2020.  Roll Call Aye: Larson,
Sargent, Burres, Schmitz, Balmer.  Nay:
none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Balmer to approve partial
payment #8 in the amount of $493,050.00 to Woodruff Construction for the Lagoon
Project.  All were in favor, motion
carried.

There was a discussion about the right-of-way on the east side of 514 E.
Poplar after the public input at last meeting. 
The council looked at the area and determined that it is in satisfactory
condition and might need some touch up after the street is redone.

Mayor/Council
Comments:
Mayor Webb talked with the
county about lowering the speed limit on the west side of town.

CM Burres would like
to have individual reviews for raises.

CM Schmitz asked
about updating the Capital Improvements Plan.

CM Sargent asked
about the new speed signs, they will be the next budget.

CM Larson asked
about trying to find a pull behind speed sign to place around.

CM Burres thinks
that the alley between Main and Cottonwood need rock for ruts.  There is a trailer parked on Arthur Dr. for
over two weeks.

Public Input: Peggy
Cole appreciates all that the council does and hopes that Saturday doesn’t get
rained out for the pool fundraiser.

With no further business at this time, Sargent moved for adjournment
of the meeting at 6:34 pm seconded by Burres. 
All were in favor, motion carried. 
The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:00
pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jodi Meredith, City Clerk