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Minutes—June 5, 2019

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday,
June 5, 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 Utility Billing Clerk Jeri Neely, Public Works
Director Nathan Hovick, Assistant Public Works Director Dalton Johnston, and 7
from the public.

It was moved by Burres and seconded by Larson to approve the
consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the May 15, 2019 Council
Meeting, Claims for June 5, 2019 in the amount of $36,683.83.  All were in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: Linda
Wenger of 514 E. Poplar informed the council that she was not happy with the
restoration after the Martha St. water main replacement.  The council will look at the right-of-way and
see if the dirt needs added, smoothed, or if it is satisfactory.  The sidewalk will be repaired after the
street is resurfaced.

Peggy Cole suggested following up with contractors after
projects are complete.

Department Head’s Reports were as follows:

Public Works
The GIS locating of curbstops and signs should be completed
tomorrow.  The owner at 313 E. Maple St.
has requested to have a reduction of their utility bill due to a large
leak.  Consensus of the council is to
reduce the sewer portion to the previous maximum.  CM Burres asked if the City locates lot pins

City Clerk: Mayor
Webb shared that Jodi is out because of a medical emergency.  Sonia from the City of Gilbert will be
helping with payroll.  Jeri shared that
the museum has reorganized and is available for private tours and open Sundays.  Mayor Webb thanked Jeri and Nathan for
stepping up with Jodi’s absence.

A motion was made by Sargent and seconded by Burres to approve Resolution
19-14: Resolution Approving Change Order #6 For The
Lagoon Project.  Roll Call Aye: Sargent,
Burres, Schmitz, Balmer, Larson.  Nay:
none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Burres and seconded by Schmitz to approve the Mayor
signing the Animal Control Contract.  All were in favor, motion carried.

A motion was made by Schmitz and seconded by Larson to approve the Pool Employee
Wages as presented.  All were in favor, motion carried.

There was a discussion with owners of 602 E. Maple
about the backyard drainage issue.  The
council would like the property owners to figure out what they would like to
have happen and then work with a couple of council members to see how the City
can help.

There was a complaint filed about trailers, boats,
and campers parked on Alyssa Pkwy and Lauren Ln.  A letter was sent to all residents in the
area explaining the code and covenants and all of the vehicles have since been

Mayor Webb submitted for
an Urban Renewal Grant through the County for the pool.

CM Burres asked if
the sidewalk and fence items approved at the last meeting made it so sidewalks
have to be installed or fixed when selling a home.  It does not, it just clarifies that a
certificate of occupancy will not be issued on new homes until a sidewalk is

CM Schmitz asked if
the council or pool board decides on how to do donor recognition.  There is a tenderloin fundraiser at G.I.
Jill’s on June 21 and a “Fun in the Sun” day at the pool on June 22.  There will be a concession stand at the
Scandinavian Days craft fair that goes towards the pool and will be a float in
the parade.

CM Larson asked
about mosquito spraying, hopefully it will be good weather for tomorrow night.

Public Input: There
was no public input at this time.

With no further business at this time, Sargent moved for adjournment
of the meeting at 6:32 pm seconded byBurres. 
All were in favor, motion carried. 
The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 6:00
pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jeri Neely, Utility Billing