CITY OF DELMAR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Feb. 7, 2007

The Delmar City Council met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. at the Delmar Council Chambers located at 613 Main Street. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order with the following members present at roll call: Jebsen, Trenkamp, Goodall, Eberhart, Simmons.

M/S Trenkamp, Goodall to approve the consent agenda. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Sheriff’s Dept. report was given with 62.30 hours being spent within the city during the month of December 2006. No Crime Stoppers nothing new at this time. No Landfill report.

Mayor requested update on water project from Mat Saur of MSA Professional Services. Saur provided final bills for Northway Well & Pump along with a change order for Northway. Change order of a deduction of $2676.27. M/SGoodall, Simmons to approve the change order submitted by Northway Well & Pump. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve final payment of $22946.82 submitted by Northway Well & Pump. Roll call vote: All ayes. Final payment of MSA bills/invoices will be approved at next meeting after review by City Clerk for outstanding invoices.

M/S Goodall, Trenkamp to approve the Budget for Fiscal year 2007/2008 submitted by City Clerk. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Tower maintenance bid was tabled until next meeting.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the contract for maintenance on the Generator at the new Pump house with Cummin Central Power of Rock Island, IL. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Eberhart, Goodall to approve the repair to a window at the Depot at a price of $319.02 from Bob’s Workshop of Charlotte. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Trenkamp to approve the tuckpointing of city hall at a price of $9500.00 by Fred Jackson Tuckpointing of Dubuque. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the replacement of Lincoln Avenue from Market Street to Center Street at a cost of $17325.00 from Klusener Construction of Farley. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Simmons, Goodall to approve the replacement of water main on Hurst Street from the city park to the maintenance building area at a approximate cost of $38000.00 from JJJ Construction of Lowden, Iowa. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Council went into discussion on snow removal regulations and instructed the city clerk to work on an amendment to the existing ordinance on snow removal and submit to the council at next meeting.

Complaints on snowmobiles in town were discussed with sheriff’s deputies and with the council. Deputies will watch for issues during their patrols in the city. Clerk advised the council that she advised 10-12 snowmobilers in the park that they were on city property and are in violation of city ordinances prior to the council meeting. A report was filed with the Clinton County Sheriffs department prior to the meeting by the city clerk with Clinton Sheriffs Department.

Council went into discussion on the water bill issue. M/S Goodall, Simmons to order the part needed to fix a water meter issue. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Council instructed the city clerk to get bids on new windows for the upstairs of city hall and submit to the council after bids are received. M/S Simmons, Goodall to adjourn at 8:55 p.m. Roll call vote: All ayes.

LeAnn McCallister, City Clerk
Judy Johnson, Mayor

Receipts:
General: $1221.87
Road Use: $3670.88
Water Fund: $10838.07
Sewer Fund: $3329.78
Garbage Fund: $2753.95
Sewer Dept: $1500.00

Bills:
Northway Well & Pump-repair parts $121.45
Gasser True Value-oil/grease $10.27
Office Machine Consultants-copier lease $124.00
Clinton County Library Assoc.-library contract $3598.00
USA Bluebook-water testing supplies $84.02
Joanne Guise-HUD Mileage $36.38
Iowa Workforce Development-unemployment $1066.00
Engel Agency-insurance additions (water project) $587.00
Piggly Wiggly-UPS fees $6.06
Christy’s Sharpening-chainsaw repairs $43.00
Allied Waste-garbage contract $2239.50
F&B Communications-phone bills, fax, alarms $259.74
Cardmember Service-postage $160.05
Mitch Paintin-snow removal $375.00
Casey’s General Store-fuel $202.13
Clinton County Sheriff-contract payment $722.40
Alliant Utilities-electric & gas $3231.41
Wages-employees, taxes $5299.83

General Fund Total: $9237.19
Road Use Fund Total: $2003.31
Water Fund: $3127.22
Sewer Fund: $1559.02
Garbage Fund: $2239.50


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