CITY OF DELMAR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
April 5, 2006

The Delmar City Council met in regular session on April 5, 2006 at the Delmar City Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the following members present at roll call: Jebsen, Goodall, Eberhart, Simmons.

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

Sheriffs report was given with 48.38 hours being spent during the month of March 2006. No landfill report at this time. No crime stoppers report at this time. Water report with bacteria results coming back negative for March.

M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve signing the additional $200,000 USDA grant paperwork by the Mayor. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/SGoodall, Jebsen to approve pay request #4 for Northway Well & Pump in the amount of $17,777.33. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve the pay request #6, Contract A for Anstoetter Construction in the amount of $82,700.03. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Eberhart, Simmons to approve pay request #1, Contract E for Anstoetter Construction in the amount of $26,857.97. Roll call vote: All ayes.

A change order was brought to the councils attention that a bore underneath Hwy 136 at Ridge Avenue is needed to prevent having dead ends and that the old connection is under the highway at this time. M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the change order at a cost of $6,381.90 for the work needed. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Eberhart, Goodall to approve the corrections to the 2006/2007 Fiscal year budget as presented. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Darwin Polk from ECIA attended the meeting to review the Pre-Disaster Plan that a committee has been working on for the 1st of 2 public hearings.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the building permit for a deck for Mike & Jenni Isbell. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Jebsen to approve the hiring of Top Notch Plumbing from DeWitt to install the remaining water meters upon completion of the water project. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to accept the resignation of Council person Lorene Kennicker effective June 7, 2006 due to health reasons. Roll call vote: All ayes. The open council seat will be published and posted with the deadline for letters of interest of June 15, 2006.

M/S Jebsen, Goodall to approve the yearly donation of $100 to Crime Stoppers for the 2005/2006 fiscal year. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Jebsen to approve sending letters to representatives/senators to vote down the cut in CDBG funding that President Bush is asking for. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Discussion on purchase of a digital camera for the city. Clerk is to get prices and report back to council at the next council meeting.

Complaints were noted on speeding on the south edge of Delmar. Complaint was given to the Deputy from the Sheriffs department that attended the meeting.

Maintenance employee Ruchotzke noted to the council that the brush/compost pile has been abused already and the council noted that if the abuse continues the gates will be locked.

LeAnn McCallister, City Clerk
Judy Johnson, Mayor

Receipts:

General: $5594.44
Road Use: $4528.74
Water: $10906.96
Sewer: $4015.75
Garbage: $2998.97
Water Project: $64403.45

Bills:

Maquoketa Sentinel Press-publications $126.23
Alliant-gas & electric $2927.85
Casey’s-fuel $85.85
Post Office-postage $132.80
Metrobank-loan payment $250.00
Metrobank-fica/med/federal $975.03
IPERS-retirement $355.52
Sewer Dept-bond payment $1500.00
Clinton County Sheriff-contract payment $679.80
State of Iowa-withholding $119.00
Steve Sellnau-bathroom remodeling $2114.00
Winegar Plumbing-bathroom remodeling $1050.00
Johnson Trucking-truck repair $40.00
RCS Computers-computer $608.37
F&B Telephone-phone, fax, internet $155.62
Sagers Custom Woodworking-refinish table $225.00
Walmart-office supplies $31.36
Maquoketa Lumber-stain $8.36
Metrobank Visa-supplies $65.24
Gassers True Value-varnish, parts, misc. $113.54
IA Assoc. of Municipal Utilities-dues $359.50
Office Machine Consultants-copy machine $117.19
Steve Jebsen-electrical work $287.34
Hawkins-chemicals $98.40
Office Depot-office supplies $71.55
JJJ Enterprise-water leak repairs $905.00
Allied Waste-garbage pickup $2168.00
Dick’s Supermarket-UPS fees $5.42
ECIA-Pre-Disaster Mitigation $729.40
Holtz Welding-plow repairs $25.00
Keystone Lab-water testing $27.00
Utility Equipment-repair parts $283.78
City of Grand Mound-mileage $19.28
Wages-city employees $3007.86


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