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Minutes—September 2, 2020

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Regular Session

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

 

The Roland City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.  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, Malissa Grimsley, Riley Larson, Russ Neely, and Kailah Schmitz.  Absent:  Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Public Works Assistant Director Dalton Johnston, and 2 visitors from the public via Zoom. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the public is able to access through Zoom.

It was moved by Balmer and seconded by Grimsley to approve the consent agenda which included Agenda, Minutes from the August 19, 2020 Council Meeting, Claims for September 2, 2020 in the amount of $126,228.53 and liquor license for GI Jill’s.  All in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: NA

Department Head’s Reports were as follows

Public Works Director: Nothing at this time, will report during line 7.

City Clerk: Community Center roof was damaged. The insurance adjuster is scheduled to check all city property.  Working on many reports.

A motion was made by Grimsley and seconded by Balmer to approve Resolution 20-30: Resolution To Approve the Road Use Report.  Aye: Grimsley, Balmer, Schmitz, Larson.  Nay: none.  Motion carried.

A motion was made by Schmitz and seconded by Larson to approve Resolution 20-31 Requesting Reimbursement From The Iowa COVID-19 Government Relief Fund. Aye: Balmer, Schmitz, Grimsley, Larson. Nay: none Motion carried

Locust Street Water Project the contractor has started. Residents that will be affected have had a letter explaining the project hung on their doors. No problem with school transportation.

Tree and Stumps in City right of way, discussion of purchasing a stump grinder, all trees will be check by an arborist. CM Grimsley would like them saved and plant more. There is an application that needs to be filled out by residents to be able to plant trees in the right of way. Application will be sent by mass email and on website. Look into Trees Forever group. Grimsley moved to spend no more than $5000 to hire an arborist to evaluate all the trees, seconded Schmitz. All Aye motion carried. Discussed budget amendment will have to be done for all of the disasters cost.

Derecho Update J Pettiecord is getting the first round of tree debris trucked out. Discussion on the city dump site. 

Jacobson Bear Creek Park on hold. Discussion of trees being dumped into the creek by residents. Debriefing meeting during next council meeting.

Question about trees in the right of way that landed on the homeowners’ homes has been turned over to the lawyer.

Spring Bridge Project:

Pedestrian Bridge at Bear creek park to a resident is on hold, busing the children.   

Discussion on over time for employees due to the pandemic.

Balmer moved to pay Fire and First Responders what FEMA will allow an hour seconded by Larson. All Aye motion carried.

Mayor/Council Comments: Mayor discussed individual help with FEMA, Interest in the lots between the Fire Station and Community Center for town homes.

Public Input: None.

With no further business at this time, Schmitz moved for adjournment of the meeting at 7:37 pm seconded by Grimsley.  All in favor, motion carried.  The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jodi Meredith, City Clerk

 

 

 

 CLAIMS

 
 

GENERAL FUND

 
 

05-Aug-20

 

Street

   

Iowa Prison Industries

Signs

 $               648.30

Vetter

Supplies

 $                 42.53

 

Total Street

 $               690.83

Library

   

Alliant Energy

Electric

 $               456.43

Baker & Taylor

Adult & Juvenile Reading

 $               884.19

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               695.22

IPERS

Retirement

 $               621.47

Overdrive

E-Books

 $               469.12

State Library

E-Books

 $                 62.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $               171.00

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $            2,233.43

Windstream

Telephone

 $                 64.00

 

Total Library

 $            5,656.86

Park

   

Bo’s Outdoor Solution

Edging Erickson Park

 $               600.00

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $                 40.40

IPERS

Retirement

 $                 48.34

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $                 99.99

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $                   9.30

Vetter

Cub Cadet – Mower

 $            9,499.00

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $               123.02

 

Total Park

 $          10,420.05

Pool

   

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $                   9.30

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $                 40.40

IPERS

Retirement

 $                 48.34

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $                 61.89

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $               123.02

Windstream

Telephone

 $                   5.99

 

Total Pool

 $               288.94

Derecho

   

Hall Backhoe

Tree Debris Removal

 $          57,725.00

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $                 83.47

Johnston Construction

Tree Debris Removal

 $            1,170.00

Larson, Jeff

Reimb. Fire Station Supplies

 $                 98.25

Menards

Rake Broom  & Supplies

 $               510.90

Meredith Spray Foam

Tree Debris Removal

 $            7,880.00

Vetter

Chain Saws

 $            1,358.29

Total Home Solution

Tree Debris Removal

 $            4,799.26

 

Total Derecho

 $          73,625.17

Policy & Administration

   

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               426.53

IPERS

Retirement

 $               427.58

Petty Cash

Food, Ice

 $               179.61

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $               113.00

Veenstra & Kimm

Building Inspection

 $               627.20

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $            1,061.45

Windstream

Telephone

 $               190.39

 

Total Policy & Admin.

 $            3,025.76

ROAD USE

   

Door & Fence

Remote Controls

 $                 80.00

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               619.65

Hawkeye Truck

Repair

 $            2,000.00

IPERS

Retirement

 $               552.90

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $                 72.23

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $               165.85

US Cellular

Cell Phone

 $                 49.03

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $            1,752.91

Windstream

Telephone

 $                 52.10

 

Total Road Use

 $            5,344.67

Capital Project

   

Sande Construction

Pool Project

 

Veenstra & Kimm

Bridge Project

 $               813.00

 

Total Capital Project

 $               813.00

Economic Development

   

Sign Pro

Trash Can 150th

 $               135.00

 

Total EcDev

 $               135.00

Meter Deposit

   

Benzing, Nolan

Meter deposit refund

 $               100.00

Brzezinski, Arla

Meter deposit refund

 $               100.00

Lathen, Tom

Meter deposit refund

 $                 15.67

Shorkey, Ron

Meter deposit refund

 $               100.00

Slagel, Mathew

Meter deposit refund

 $                 29.84

Watson, Ron

Meter deposit refund

 $               100.00

William, Vega

Meter deposit refund

 $                   9.32

 

Total Meter Deposit

 $               454.83

WATER

   

ACCO

Chemicals

 $               563.10

AG Source

Testing

 $                 13.50

Central Pump & Motor LLC

Fan Baldor Motor

 $                 84.09

Door & Fence

Remote Control

 $                 80.00

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               908.06

Hach

Chemicals

 $               431.33

IPERS

Retirement

 $               853.36

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $                   7.25

Treasurer, State of Iowa

WET Tax

 $            1,229.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $               239.24

US Cellular

Cell Phone

 $                 49.02

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $            2,464.93

Windstream

Telephone

 $                 37.51

 

TOTAL WATER

 $            6,960.39

SEWER

   

AG Source

Testing

 $               210.00

Central Iowa Televising

Clean Sewer Lines

 $          13,028.40

EFTPS

Fed, Med, SS

 $               908.97

Hach

Chemicals

 $               589.00

IPERS

Retirement

 $               853.35

John Deere Financial

Supplies

 $               132.22

Lowe’s

Supplies

 $                   4.26

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Sales Tax

 $               330.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa

Iowa Withholding

 $               239.31

US Cellular

Cell Phone

 $                 49.02

Wages

Payroll 8/13-8/26/2020

 $            2,468.50

 

TOTAL SEWER

 $          18,813.03

     
     
     
 

GRAND TOTAL

 $   126,228.53

     

 

 

 

Revenue

   

Water, Sewer, Garbage

 

 $          29,965.77

Library

   

Local Option Sales Tax

 

 $          15,890.77

Road Use Tax

 

 $          13,586.78

Gen Income

 

 $                 75.00

Total Income

 

$            59,518.32