Council Proceedings September 6, 2022
The Hospers City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 7:00 PM at the Hospers City Hall with Mayor Dykstra presiding. Council members present: Thompson, Zevenbergen, Otto, Kramer and Vander Wilt. The City Clerk was also present.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Zevenbergen to approve the September 6, 2022 Agenda. Carried.
Motion by Thompson, seconded Kramer to approve the payment of unpaid bills. Carried.
A & B BUSINESS INC $ 188.28
ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS INC. $ 644.00
AMERICAN STATE BANK $ 126.88
AT&T MOBILITY $ 178.55
BLUE VALLEY PUBLIC SAFETY $ 1,350.53
BOMGAARS $ 208.76
BRIA DEN HARTOG $ 25.00
BRINDLEE MOUNTAIN FIRE $ 100,000.00
CULLIGAN $ 38.20
DIAMOND VOGEL $ 197.92
DONNA SCHOONHOVEN $ 93.96
EFTPS $ 7,031.12
ELECTRIC PUMP $ 152.74
EMERGENCY SERVICES CORP $ 305.00
FRED’S P & H, INC. $ 3,270.57
IMWCA $ 1,290.00
IPERS $ 3,399.04
ISB REALTY $ 41,000.00
JAMIE ENGELSMAN $ 300.00
JEANNE KROGMAN $ 50.00
JOAN HAACK $ 50.00
KURT ZEVENBERGEN $ 50.00
MATHESON TRI-GAS INC $ 38.06
MIDAMERICAN ENERGY $ 7,564.75
MOSQUITO CONTROL OF IOWA $ 3,860.00
MUTUAL OF OMAHA $ 259.34
NEAL CHASE LUMBER $ 157.45
OC SANITATION INC $ 4,575.75
OCAHS $ 11.45
PREMIER COMMUNICATIONS $ 558.26
RACHEL JUNGERS $ 144.82
RURAL WATER SYSTEM NO 1 $ 17,691.40
SHEILA VOLLINK $ 50.00
SIOUXLAND PRESS $ 30.65
SOLSMA EXCAVATING/TILING $ 1,850.00
TRACY WIUFF $ 50.00
UNITED STATES POST OFFICE $ 120.00
USA BLUE BOOK $ 382.39
UTILITY EQUIPMENT COMPANY $ 4,265.47
VISA $ 1,077.87
WALMART COMMUNITY/SYNCB $ 129.04
WELLMARK BCBS OF IOWA $ 7,821.66
WOODS FULLER SHULTZ & SMITH PC $ 126.00
Accounts Payable Total $ 210,714.91
Payroll Checks $ 10,611.36
***** REPORT TOTAL ***** $ 221,326.27
GENERAL $ 28,646.76
FIRE $ 100,076.33
ROAD USE TAX $ 1,642.39
CP – FIRE/RESCUE FACILITY $ 41,000.00
WATER $ 32,714.52
SEWER $ 17,246.27
TOTAL FUNDS $ 221,326.27
AUGUST INCOME BREAKDOWN:
GENERAL $ 10,198.43
FIRE $ 384.59
ROAD USE TAX $ 7,366.22
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX $ 10,085.06
CP – FIRE/RESCUE FACILITY $ 4,025.06
ARPA FUND $ 52,033.98
WATER $ 33,257.82
SEWER $ 19,963.38
TOTAL $ 137,314.54
Motion by Thompson, seconded Otto to approve the August Month-End Report. Carried.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Vander Wilt to approve the Cigarette Permit for Hospers Mini Mart. Carried.
Reviewed ICAP Statement of Action Plan for city facilities and IT.
Open forum at 7:16 PM. No oral or written comments submitted.
Discussed the Ag State property at 108 Hwy 60 Blvd. Motion by Kramer, seconded Thompson to approve the purchase of 108 Hwy 60 Blvd for the future location of a new Hospers Fire & EMS facility. Carried.
Reviewed quotes received for street overlay. Tabled topic until September 19, 2022 meeting for further discussion with City Maintenance Supervisor, Tyler Evenhuis.
Motion by Thompson, seconded Otto to approve JRB Rentals’ building permit for 206 Locust Street. Carried.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Kramer to approve a $10,000 donation from the City to Habitat for Humanity for the Hospers house. Carried.
Discussed the MOC-FV Elementary school building in Hospers.
Discussed reimbursements for lifeguards. Motion by Thompson, seconded Kramer to approve a reimbursement for lifeguard swimsuits of up to $50.00 per guard per season effective for the 2022 season. Carried.
Discussed the South Side Park Fun House, the City has decided it will no longer be collecting bids for the purchase of the structure and will instead accept donations for repairs of the structure. Any donations received that exceed repair costs will be used for the upkeep of the structure.
Reviewed email from Premier Communications related to the possibility of having Wi-Fi installed at the South Side Park for campers and other City facilities.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Zevenbergen to approve the September 6, 2022 meeting Minutes. Carried.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Kramer to adjourn at 8:08PM. Carried