Council Proceedings December 16, 2013

Council Proceedings December 16, 2013

The Hospers City Council met in regular session on December 16, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. with Mayor Rouse presiding.  Council members present: Dykstra, Hamblin, Solsma, Schulz and Hulst.

Motion made by Schulz, seconded by Hamblin to approve the Minutes of the December 2, 2013, meeting.  Motion carried all ayes.

Motion made by Solsma, seconded by Hulst to approve the November Clerk’s Report.  Motion carried all ayes.

Scott Johnson of Premium Iowa Pork present to discuss PeopleService invoices sent to Premium Iowa Pork for reimbursement.  Discussion was held regarding the increase of sewer rates.

City Maintenance, Tyler Evenhuis, present.  Tyler was told of a few items to take care of.

Motion made by Dykstra, seconded by Hamblin to approve the payment of unpaid bills.  Motion carried all ayes.

Payroll 2276.91
Heidi Kramer 100.00
Demco, Inc. 319.99
Palmer Candy Co. 484.10
Hiemstra Lawn & Snow 90.00
Fred’s Plumbing 198.85
Brown Supply Co. 5725.00
OK One Stop 447.20
Fareway 102.00
Noteboom Electric 28.23
PCC 184.85
Teledyne Instruments 1175.00
Keystone 82.65
Holiday Lites & Trim 48.75
Sioux Co. Sheriff 3847.00
Mid American Energy 3588.70
Hospers Sanitation 28.05
Sioux Co. Engineer 410.87
PeopleService, Inc. 10950.00
Glenn’s Copier 150.00
Council Payroll 884.04
AT&T Mobility 61.67
Hospers Area Fire Dept 171.09
Frank De Jong (CB dep ref) 20.00
Payroll 1499.10
Library Expenses 1325.25
Payroll 1413.79
IA Parks & Rec Assoc. 110.00
Pam Falkena (CB dep ref) 20.00
Marlene Jungers (CB dep ref) 20.00
ASB (postage) 92.31
Hospers Sanitation 3193.25
TrueNorth 2783.97
IPERS 1660.45
State of IA (sales tax) 737.00
State of IA (withholding tax) 1082.00
IA Workforce Development (SUTA) 24.95

The Mayor made his appointments for the 2014 year.  Appointed City Clerk: Heidi Kramer; City Attorney: Michael Jacobsma; City Treasurer: Fran Te Grootenhuis; Mayor Pro Tem: John Solsma; Official Newspaper: Siouxland Press; Bank of Deposit: American State Bank.

Committees – Public Safety:  Ben Hamblin, Chm., Darren Hulst and Kelly Schulz; Public Works: Kelly Schulz, Chm., John Solsma and Darren Hulst; Culture & Rec: Darren Hulst, Chm., Ben Hamblin and John Solsma; Community & Economic Devlp: Darren Hulst, Chm., Ben Hamblin and Ben Whitmore; Utilities: John Solsma, Chm., Ben Whitmore and Kelly Schulz; Library-Council Liaison: Darren Hulst with Kelly Schulz as alternate.

Motion made by Dykstra, seconded by Hulst to adjourn at 6:35 p.m.  Motion carried all ayes.