Council Proceedings November 7, 2022
The Hospers City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 7, 2022, 7:00 PM at the Hospers City Hall with Mayor Dykstra presiding. Council members present: Zevenbergen, Otto, Kramer and Vander Wilt. The City Clerk was also present.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Zevenbergen to approve the November 7, 2022 Agenda. Carried.
Motion by Kramer, seconded Vander Wilt to approve the payment of unpaid bills. Carried.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Otto to approve October Month-End Report. Carried.
A & B BUSINESS INC $ 188.28
AMY SCHELLING $ 65.00
ASHLEY VANDER WILT $ 50.00
BAKER & TAYLOR $ 435.33
BOMGAARS $ 622.45
CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT $ 27.71
CITY OF SHELDON $ 275.00
CULLIGAN $ 65.20
DGR ENGINEERING $ 300.00
EFTPS $ 3,827.79
FRED’S P & H, INC. $ 202.98
GWORKS $ 2,664.00
HELEN ZEUTENHORST $ 72.12
IMWCA $ 1,290.00
IOWA ONE CALL $ 30.60
IOWA RURAL WATER ASSOC $ 225.00
IPERS $ 2,827.15
J&A EXCAVATING LLC $ 2,217.00
KENCO FIRE EQUIPMENT INC $ 139.50
MICROBAC LABORATORIES, INC $ 1,673.00
LELOUX DIVERSIFIED $ 406.60
LIST CONSTRUCTION $ 50.00
MARIA RAMIEREZ $ 50.00
MATHESON TRI-GAS INC $ 38.06
MUNICIPAL SUPPLY OF OMAHA $ 106.00
MUTUAL OF OMAHA $ 129.67
NATHAN DE HOOGH $ 180.00
NEAL CHASE LUMBER $ 77.44
NW IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE $ 50.00
OC SANITATION INC $ 4,528.00
OCAHS $ 117.86
PHYSICIAN’S CLAIMS CO. $ 594.98
PREMIER COMMUNICATIONS $ 64.69
PREMIER COMMUNICATIONS $ 515.10
RACHEL GRANSTRA $ 50.00
ROAD MACHINERY & SUPPLIES CO $ 137.83
ROSA RODRIGUEZ $ 50.00
RURAL WATER SYSTEM NO 1 $ 16,806.88
SIOUXLAND PRESS $ 511.00
THE N’WEST IOWA REVIEW $ 50.00
THE SIOUX CITY JOURNAL $ 342.00
TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA $ 658.58
UNITED STATES POST OFFICE $ 120.00
VISA $ 898.52
VISA $ 517.70
WELLMARK BCBS OF IOWA $ 7,821.66
WEX BANK $ 252.32
Accounts Payable Total $ 52,323.00
Payroll Checks $ 7,860.28
***** REPORT TOTAL ***** $ 60,183.28
GENERAL $ 18,962.87
FIRE $ 208.70
ROAD USE TAX $ 1,979.74
2ND AVE PAVING & UTILITY $ 300.00
WATER $ 25,088.62
SEWER $ 13,643.35
TOTAL FUNDS $ 60,183.28
OCTOBER INCOME BREAKDOWN:
GENERAL $ 147,084.50
FIRE $ 101,161.47
ROAD USE TAX $ 8,316.14
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS $ 46,385.93
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX $ 6,528.66
DEBT SERVICE $ 17,666.15
CP – FIRE/RESCUE FACILITY $ 2,582.98
WATER $ 35,562.33
SEWER $ 36,116.66
SEWER SINKING $ 15,000.00
TOTAL $ 416,404.82
Motion by Otto, seconded Kramer to approve the 2021-2022 City Street Financial Report. Carried.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Otto to approve Fiscal Year end June 30, 2022 Annual Financial Report. Carried.
Motion by Kramer, seconded Vander Wilt for the approval of Resolution No. 2022-11-01 approving the following Community Development Block Grant policies: Procurement, Code of Conduct, Equal Opportunity, Excessive Force, Residential Anti-Displacement & Relocation Assistance Plan (RARA), and Affirmative Fair Housing. Roll call vote taken: Zevenbergen aye, Otto aye, Kramer aye, and Vander Wilt aye. Resolution passed.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Otto for the approval of Resolution No. 2022-11-07 approving the transfer of the following funds: $52,421.50 from 2nd Ave South Project checking, $10,476.36 from Streets Lost Reserve checking, $44,775.95, from Debt Service checking, $20,000.00 from Sewer checking, $19,477.03 from Road Use checking, $14,499.49 from Local Option money market, and $20,500.00 from General CD transferred to Capital Project 2nd Ave Paving & Utility checking, as well as, $58,240.99 from Debt Service checking to Water checking and $58,420.98 from Debt Service checking to Sewer checking. Also transfer of $21.15 from General CD interest earned to General checking account. Roll call vote taken: Zevenbergen aye, Otto aye, Kramer aye, and Vander Wilt aye. Resolution passed.
Open forum at 7:28 PM. No oral or written comments submitted.
Tabled Mark & Lyn Reekers’ building permit for further review of utility easements.
Reviewed information received from Premier Communications regarding the possibility to install Wi-fi at the South Side Park for campers, the shelter houses, and the Swimming Pool guard shack. Item tabled for further review and discussion.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Zevenbergen to approve waiving the fee for the use of the Hospers Community Building by Habitat for Humanity for their omelet breakfast fundraiser in February 2023 with agreement that they clean facility after the event or pay for the cleaning fee. Carried.
Motion by Zevenbergen, seconded Vander Wilt to approve the November 7, 2022 meeting Minutes. Carried.
Motion by Vander Wilt, seconded Kramer to adjourn at 8:02 PM. Carried.