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CITY OF CAMANCHE

CITY COUNCIL

APRIL 17, 2018



The City Council of the City of Camanche, Iowa met in regular session April 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Camanche City Hall. Present on roll call: Mayor Willis, presiding, and the following named council members: Metzger, Varner, Campie, Weller and Brightman. Also present were City Attorneys John Frey and Randy Current, City Administrator Andrew Kida, department heads Hilgendorf, Schutte, Reid and Schneider.



A moment of silent prayer was observed. Cub Scout Pack 621 Wolf Den led the Pledge of Allegiance.



Moved by Varner, second by Brightman to approve the Agenda. On roll call – all ayes.



Visitor Marie Goldbeck-Strunk with Group Benefit Solutions presented information to the Council about a concierge program including advocacy program and a telemedicine option that could be added to the City employee’s health insurance for $10 per employee per month. This item will be added to the agenda for the May 1, 2018 City Council meeting.



Visitors Karlee Low and Kelly Everhart from the Party in the Park Committee gave a presentation about the Founders Day celebration that will be held in June.



Mayor Willis read a Proclamation declaring April 2018 as Keep Iowa Beautiful month in Camanche.



Moved by Varner, second by Brightman to approve the Consent Agenda which covered the following items: Approve minutes from council meeting held April 3, 2018; approve Abstract No. 702 which includes the following:



BOSS INC

COPY PAPER POLICE DEPT
79.98

CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT

LARGE PRINT BOOKS
121.18

CLINTON CO SHERIFF'S DEPT

COVERAGE MARCH 2,10,17,27
2,432.88

CLINTON PRINTING COMPANY

FOR DEPOSIT ONLY STAMP C HALL 20.00

CITY OF CLINTON

28E SEWER CONTRACT
24,000.00

CLINTON NATIONAL BANK

FED/FICA TAX 10,454.40

COLLECTION SERVICES CTR

GARNISHMENT 646.16

CORE-VENS & COMPANY

4/1/18-4/1/19 PROP,LIAB,WC INS 117,240.00

CULLIGAN

DISPENSER RENTAL 10.00

THE OBSERVER

1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION 48.00

DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP

LEGAL 2017 URBAN RENEWAL PROJ 7,554.50

EASTERN IOWA TIRE INC

TIRE,MOUNT SEWER JET
265.10

FOLEY TREE CARE

REMOVE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
250.00

GALE

BOOKS/DVDS 98.36

HOME DEPOT CREDIT SERVICE

BALLAST FOR LIBRARY LIGHTING 24.97

J & C ENTERPRISES

APRIL COLLECTION 198.00

KWIK TRIP/KWIK STAR STORE

226.9 G POLICE,28.275 G FIRE DEPT 1,485.72

28.275G AMBULANCE, 19.936

PW 42.856G SNOW REM 29.93 CEM

LECTRONICS INC

ALARM C HALL RADIO MAINT PD, FD 252.50

MEDIACOM

INTERNET 450.00

MIDAMERICA BOOKS

BOOKS/DVDS 207.57

MIDWEST BUSINESS PRODUCT

COPIES - CITY HALL, POLICE DEPT 78.96

NATALIE MORSE

WELLNESS 69.66

MUNICIPAL FIRE & POLICE

MUNICIPAL PENSN 8,969.87

PAULS DISCOUNT

DOORKNOB,CAMPIE CLOTHING ALW 363.53

SHOVELS,SHARPIES-P WORKS

PRIMER,GLOVES,SEED-CEMETERY

QUILL CORPORATION

CHAIR,TTISSUE,TAPE,PTOWELS-LIB 294.13

REEVES CO INC

NAME BARS-LODGE,SCHMITZ
32.33

TREASURER STATE OF IOWA

MARCH 2018 SALES TAX
3,101.73

UNIFORM DEN

UNIFORMS - PLOZEL 415.06

UTILITY EQUIPMENT COMP

REPAIR LIDS FOR CURB BOXES 238.08

VERIZON WIRELESS

CELL PHONES 363.15

1ST GATEWAY CREDIT UNION

1ST GATEWAY 254.00

LIBRARIAN'S CHOICE

BOOKS/DVDS 198.30

PREMIER PARTS INC

BATTERY,CORE,ALTERNATOR PW TR 320.34

HENDERSON TRUCK EQUIP

CYLINDER FOR SNOW PLOW
349.17

CAMANCHE KIWANIS CLUB

ANDREW KIDA DUES 40.00

CASEY'S GENERAL STORES

125.27 G SNOW, 124.66 G PWORKS 841.87

17.07 G SEWER JET, 49.08 G POLICE

KEVIN KING

COPAYMENT REIMBURSEMENT 25.00

UNITED RENTALS

EQUIP RENTAL-REPAIR WASH.BLVD. 93.85

HSA ACCOUNTS

HSA- EMPLOYEE 955.00

ANDREW KIDA

CLOTHING ALLOWANCE 87.09

ARAMARK

RUGS,MATS,MOPS COMM CTR, PW 93.56

TONI SCHNEIDER

WELLNESS REIMB-COBRA DENTAL 250.00

NATHAN CAMPIE

SAFETY BOOTS 192.60

LOGAN SHERMAN

MILEAGE-ILEA EXPD BREAKDOWN 444.18

DEPOSIT REFUNDS

REFUND DATE 04/11/2018
495.21



PAYROLL CHECKS

PAYROLL CHECKS ON 04/06/2018

35,712.11



ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

CLAIMS TOTAL: 183,910.78



GENERAL FUND

154,158.79



LIBRARY FUND

8,714.45



PARKS FUND

4,397.13



CEMETERY FUND

3,538.50



ROAD USE FUND

4,292.94



WATER UTILITY FUND

10,581.50



SEWER UTILITY FUND

34,302.29



LANDFILL/GARBAGE FUND

132.50



Accept the City Clerk/Treasurer’s report for March 2018 which includes the following receipts: General-$186,616.51 Library $12,458.40 Parks-$4,871.08 Cemetery-$3,949.41 Road Use-$39,612.83 Employee Benefit-$6,133.36 Police & Fire Pension-$11,905.93 Edens TIF-$222.96 Low/Moderate Housing-$148.64 P.C. & R. Howson Trust-$500.12 Debt Service-$26,593.61 Water Utility Fund-$40,435.67 Sewer Utility Fund-$61,502.05 Landfill/Garbage-$37,861.53 Receive, accept and place on file the minutes from the Park and Rec Board meeting held on April 2, 2018; Receive, accept and place on file the minutes from the Cemetery Board meeting held on April 9, 2018; Receive, accept and place on file the minutes from the Planning & Zoning Commission meeting held on April 10, 2018; approve application for Tax Abatement for 1321 23rd Avenue as submitted by Kathleen Spenny; approve reappointment of Jon Lee to the Civil Service Commission term ending January 2022. On roll call – all ayes.



A Resolution Approving the Final Plat of the Crossroads Plat 2 subdividing a section of the Crossroads subdivision for the Alliant pipeline was discussed.



Moved by Varner, second by Weller to approve a Resolution Approving the Final Plat of Crossroads Plat 2, as amended to correct a Scrivener’s error in Exhibit A. On roll call – all ayes.



Kida led a discussion regarding the City of Camanche Fund Raising Policy. The Policy states the Camanche City Council shall maintain full authority to grant or deny approval to any attempts of committees, boards and departments under the City’s jurisdiction to raise funds on behalf of the City for any projects. Metzger asked if the policy was discussed with Park and Rec. Kida stated that it will not affect any upcoming events. In the future, committees, boards and departments would need to contact City Hall for their proposed fundraising efforts to be put on the agenda for consideration by the Council.



Moved by Varner, second by Campie to approve the City of Camanche Fund Raising Policy. On roll call – all ayes.



Moved by Weller, second by Campie to approve a Resolution adopting the City of Camanche Fund Raising Policy. On roll call – all ayes.



Moved by Weller, second by Varner to approve a Resolution in support of the continued funding of statewide reimbursement of commercial/industrial property tax revenue reductions. On roll call – all ayes.



Moved by Brightman, second by Weller to approve a Resolution setting the time and place for a Public Hearing on a proposal to Amend the FYE 2018 budget for the City of Camanche. On roll call – all ayes.



Chief Schutte read the Camanche Fire Department March report.



A proposal from Determann Asphalt for milling and overlay 7th Avenue from 21st Street to the railroad tracks was discussed. Mayor Willis asked if they could also repair the road south of that area. Hilgendorf said he could get a bid for the rest of the road. That proposal will be on the agenda for the next meeting. The work will be done and paid before July 1st.



Moved by Varner, second by Weller to approve a proposal from Determann Asphalt for milling and overlay 7th Ave from 21st Street to the railroad tracks $54,408.70. On roll call – all ayes.



Kida pointed out that the negative fund balance for the Sewer fund has improved significantly. He stated that money for the proposed road repairs is available in the Road Use Fund.



Varner and Willis mentioned they attended the Suicide Prevention Gala. It was a wonderful event that raised $46,000.



Chief Reid stated that Officer Sherman and Officer Plozel will graduate from the Academy on April 18, 2018 and will now begin field training.



Hilgendorf said the power gate at the Public Works building has been installed.



Chief Schutte said the grant applications he submitted for air packs were not approved. The CCDA grant application can be resubmitted in August with the new format they require.



Public Comments: Eddi Stearns reminded everyone about the Bingo event to raise funds for the Dog Park. It is at 2:00 p.m. on April 29th at the Community Center. There will be a 50/50 raffle and silent auction.



At 7:05 p.m. the Mayor adjourned the meeting.


Trevor Willis
Mayor

Toni Schneider

City Clerk/Treasurer
Published: May 1, 2018



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