Council Minutes 10/8/2012

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS                                                                                                                              October 8, 2012

The City Council of La Porte City, Iowa met in regular session on October 8, 2012.  Mayor Rick Lubben called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Council Members Todd Butler, Mike Johnson, Kathy Norris and Kim Ortiz present. Absent was Council Member Sarah Craft. Also present were Larry Feaker and Jen Sparks.

Moved by Ortiz, seconded by Butler to approve the AGENDA. Motion carried 4-0.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve the CONSENT AGENDA including the September 24th Minutes, Disbursements totaling $80,957.20, September, 2012 Receipts and Approval of Liquor Permit Transfer for Veteran’s Memorial Hall. Motion carried 4-0.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve the POLICE REPORT. Motion carried 4-0.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Ortiz to approve the purchase of 48 tons of lime for the little league diamonds. Motion carried 4-0.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve the BUILDING & ZONING REPORT, including Parks & Recreation Board Minutes of October 3rd, 2012. Motion carried 4-0.

The Council requested that the City Clerk schedule a presentation to discuss a MAIN STREET REHABILITATION PROJECT.

Request for City funding of a CITY BUSINESS DIRECTORY was tabled due to lack information available.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve “A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ACCEPTING HIGHWAY 218 SANITARY SEWER RELOCATION PROJECT.” The resolution closes the project and approves the start of the 2-year maintenance bond and directs the City Clerk to issue final payment for the project in the amount of $3,243.15.  Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-67 adopted.

Moved by Ortiz, seconded by Norris to approve “A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ACCEPTING CEDAR STREET REHABILITATION PROJECT.” The resolution closes the project and approves the start of the 2-year maintenance bond and directs the City Clerk to issue final payment for the project in the amount of $6,984.69.  Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-68 adopted.

Moved by Ortiz, seconded by Butler to approve “A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CLOSING OF CEDAR VALLEY BANK MUSEUM ACCOUNT.” The account will be closed because the City has moved its banking services to Farmers State Bank. Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-69 adopted.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve “A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CLOSING OF CEDAR VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT #1 ACCOUNT.” The account will be closed because the City has moved its banking services to Farmers State Bank.  Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-70 adopted.

Moved by Butler, seconded by Ortiz to approve “A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CLOSING OF CEDAR VALLEY BANK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT #2 ACCOUNT.” The account will be closed because the City has moved its banking services to Farmers State Bank.  Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-71 adopted.

Moved by Norris, seconded by Ortiz to approve “A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CLOSING OF CEDAR VALLEY BANK 2008 FLOOD ACCOUNT.” The account will be closed because the City has moved its banking services to Farmers State Bank.  Roll call vote carried 4-0 and Mayor Lubben declared Resolution 12-72 adopted.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Butler to approve a maximum reimbursement of up to $25.00 out of pocket reimbursement for all City employees with the exception seasonal employees for their annual flu shot. Reimbursement will take place when the employee presents proof of payment to the City Clerk. Motion carried 4-0.

Moved by Butler, seconded by Ortiz to adjourn at 7:28 PM. Motion carried 4-0.

 

Jane Whittlesey, City Clerk

Rick Lubben, Mayor

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