CITY OF DELMAR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
January 4, 2006

    The Delmar City Council met in regular session at the City Council Chambers located at 613 1/2 Main Street at 7:00 p.m.  on January 4, 2006.  Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order with the following members present at roll call:  Jebsen, Kennicker, Simmons, Goodall, Eberhart.
    M/S Goodall, Kennicker to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  Sheriffs report was given with 53.88 hours being spent in Delmar during the month of December.  No landfill report at this time.  Water report was given by Scheckel with bacteria tests coming back negative and discussion with council regarding chlorine issues.  Crime Stoppers report given by Goodall with thanks to everyone in providing great support from the public.
    Water Project updates-Mat Saur an engineer from MSA attended the meeting to update council on the progress of the project.  Water main work is being done on Delmar Avenue and that further work will depend on the weather.  M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve the payment of $22,800.00 to Caldwell Tanks.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  M/S Goodall, Eberhart to approve payment of $55,358.40 to Northway Well & Pump.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  M/S Kennicker, Simmons to approve signing of Drawdown #12 pay request to CDBG & USDA.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  M/S Simmons, Goodall to approve signing of Drawdown #13 pay request to CDBG & USDA.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve signing of Drawdown #14 pay request to CDBG & USDA .  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  Goodall noted that there are some potholes that need to be filled in three (3) places within the city.  Goodall also stated the issue of a missing grate at the Dean DeHaven residence.  Ruchotzke noted that there were extra grates that were removed several years ago from that area that he could put back in the next work day.  Recycling complaints have been noted and the clerk is to request Allied Waste to attend the next council meeting in February.
    Employee Scheckel asked about payment of 7 1/2 hours for vacation time.  Council noted to Scheckel that any vacation time must be approved by council at a council meeting unless emergency issue.  M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve payment of vacation time per request, to be paid on next paycheck.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  Scheckel as for approval of vacation time of 8 hours for January 12, 2006.  M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve use of 8 hours of vacation time, but time off request form must be filled in.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.  McCallister, turned in two time off requests of 1 hour each for January 6 and January 10.  M/S Goodall, Eberhart to approve the time off request.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.
    Setting of budget workshop-budget workshop will be January 11, 2006 at 6:30 at Delmar City Hall.  Mayor Johnson called a closed session at 8:15.  Mayor Johnson called the closed session to end at 8:40 p.m.  M/S Goodall, Jebsen to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.  Roll call vote:  All ayes.

LeAnn McCallister, City Clerk
Judy  Johnson, Mayor

Receipts:

General:  $4116.00     Road Use:  $3271.70     Water:  $9263.99     Sewer:  $3118.41     Garbage:  $2634.18

Bills:

Maquoketa Sentinel Press-publications                  $46.37
Alliant-utilities                                                      $2322.65
Casey's-fuel                                                         $252.08
Post Office-postage                                              $110.03
Metrobank-loan payment                                       $250.00
Metrobank-fica/med/federal taxes                           $1457.15
IPERS-retirement                                                  $531.31
Sewer Dept-bond payment                                     $1500.00
Clinton County Sheriff-contract                               $679.80
State of Iowa-withholding                                       $180.00
Rick's Tree Service-tree removal                             $1400.00
F&B Telephone-phone                                           $152.54
Tandem Tire-tire for F350                                       $109.95
Walmart-timers & printer                                       $130.68
Hartz Lock-lock work                                            $275.25
Gassers-supplies                                                 $242.07
Steve Kahler-legal work                                         $147.50
Jim's Locksmith-lock work                                     $20.00
Hawkins-chlorine                                                   $96.90
Iowa Prison Industries                                           $450.75
Allied Waste-garbage contract                               $2156.00
Dague Equipment-skid steer parts                          $38.43
Kellams & Bertsch-furnace work                             $50.00
Johnson Trucking-F350 repairs                               $310.13
Iowa One Call-locates                                            $12.60
Utilty Equipment-pump parts                                  $52.80
Water Solutions Unlimited, Inc.-chemicals & parts   $731.22
Wages-council & employees                                  $4019.93


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