CITY OF DELMAR REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Oct. 4, 2006

The Delmar City Council met in regular session on October 4, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Delmar Council Chambers. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order with the following members present: Jebsen, Trenkamp, Goodall, Eberhart, Simmons.

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

Sheriffs report with 43.77 hours being spent in Delmar during the month of September. Clerk reported to deputy of cars tearing around town, vandalism and theft for the deputy to check on with the persons involved in these acts.

No landfill and no water report at this time. Crime stoppers with nothing new to report.

M/S Jebsen, Simmons to approve the 2005/2006 Annual Finance Report as presented. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Simmons to approve payment of $190.75 to Kenneth Lowery for grass seed and dirt for his property leveling along Market Street due to the Water Main project. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Water Project reports/updates from MSA Professional Services. Mat Saur presented pay requests from contractors on the water project. M/S Goodall, Jebsen to approve the change order in the decreased amount of <$3,366.62> from Anstoetter Construction for contract A. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the Pay Request #10 for Contract A in the amount of $29,366.27. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Simmons, Trenkamp to approve the change order in the decreased amount of <$8,672.23> from Anstoetter Construction for contract D. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Jebsen to approve the Pay Request for contract D in the decreased amount of <$3,868.47> to Anstoetter Construction. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Trenkamp to approve the change order in the amount of $1,855.05 to Anstoetter Construction for contract E. Roll call vote: All ayes

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the payment of $6,360.91 to Anstoetter Construction for Contract E. Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Jebsen, Simmons to approve payment of $11,400.00 to Caldwell Tanks for contract B (water tower). Roll call vote: All ayes.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to approve the Drawdown request #18 to CDBG in the amount of $2,000.00 and USDA in the amount of $220,085.80. Roll call vote: All ayes.

Steve Thompson also attended the meeting to discuss a summary of our contracts with MSA Professional Services. Thompson will be preparing a contract amendment for the councils approval at their next meeting. Council noted to the engineers that there are a few yards that still are not done properly and they were advised to contact the contractor be notified of these areas in question.

Laura Anderson attended the meeting in regard to their parking area and the condition of it since the project blacktopping was done. There are large ruts in the area where they park from the rain washing the rock away from the area due to the re-routing of water now. Paul was advised to work on this area to fill in the deep ruts and when streets are done next year we will ad this area to the list of streets/areas to be addressed.

Discussion and approval of the signing of an agreement with Gerry Farrell on the water and sewer mains along Richland Street. M/S Goodall, Trenkamp to approve the agreement and deliver it to Farrell for review and approval.

Mayor Johnson updated the council on the Casey’s Settlement and we are waiting for their approval and signature on the agreement. Casey’s advised the legal counsel that upon their approval it would be at least 30 days before the settlement check would be sent.

Complaints have been lodged by residents living on the north end of the city in regards to 4-wheelers and dust issues. If the 4-wheelers are on private property they are within their legal rights, however they cannot be driven on city streets or alleys at any time. If 4-wheelers are being driven on city streets the best thing to do is to call the sheriffs department and report it. The dust area on the north end of town will be addressed next spring when the ground has completely settled and then we can either seal coat the area or have slurry applied to the area.

M/S Goodall, Simmons to adjourn at 9:15 p.m. Roll call vote: All ayes.

LeAnn McCallister, City Clerk
Judy Johnson, Mayor

Receipts:
General: $8661.82
Road Use: $3742.94
Local Option Tax: $4309.79
Water: $10718.15
Sewer: $3265.62
Garbage: $2723.63
Sewer Dept: $1500.00

Bills:
General Fund:
Post Office-PO Box dues $12.67
Maquoketa Sentinel Press-publications $95.24
Farm Plan-tractor repairs $331.52
Office Machine Consultants-copier lease $33.57
Walmart-office supplies $67.47
Steve Jebsen-park equipment repairs $70.00
Gasser True Value-padlocks, grass seed, keys, chain $62.75
Clinton County Sheriff-contract $722.40
F&B Communications-telephone $134.01
Office Depot-office supplies $46.04
Alliant-electric & gas $1218.81
Casey’s-garbage bags $11.33
Visa-postage, park light bulbs $198.75
Kenneth Lowery-grass seed, dirt $190.75
Wages $2187.46
Total General Fund $5382.77

Road Use Fund
Preston Ready Mix-road rock $123.08
Bob Johnson Trucking-truck repairs $238.96
F&B Communications-phone $23.98
Dague Equipment-skid steer repairs $80.00
Alliant-electric & gas $56.87
Casey’s-fuel $105.05
Wages $396.57
Total Road Use Fund $1024.51

Water Fund
Post Office-PO Box dues $12.67
Iowa One Call-locates $13.50
Keystone Lab-water sample testing $27.00
F&B Communications-phone $24.54
JJJ Construction-curb box replacement $785.00
National Water Works-meter couplings $718.23
Sensus Metering System-support fees $1200.00
Hawkins-chemicals $112.02
Piggy Wiggly-water sample UPS fees $5.58
Alliant-electric & gas $453.47
Visa-postage $54.70
Wages $1079.58
Total Water Fund $4486.29

Sewer Fund
Post Office-PO Box fees $12.66
Iowa One Call-locates $13.50
F&B Communications-phone $25.79
Alliant-electric & gas $148.54
Visa-postage $54.70
Wages $677.81
Total Sewer Fund $933.00

Garbage Fund
Allied Waste-garbage contract $2168.00
Wages $72.40
Total Garbage Fund $2240.40


BACK