Council Proceedings, January 6, 2014

Council Proceedings January 6, 2014

The Hospers City Council met in regular session on January 6, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. with Mayor Rouse presiding.  Council members present: Whitmore, Hamblin, Solsma and Hulst.

Swearing in of new council member.

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Hulst to approve the Minutes of the December 16, 2013, meeting.  Motion carried all ayes.

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

Payroll 1407.27
Hospers Fire Dept. 1000.00
IA Municipal Finance 40.00
Bound Tree Medical 136.10
OC Hospital 97.49
Teledyne Instruments 82.25
Walmart 70.88
Creative Resource 2595.48
IA Prison Industries 23.10
Perkins 11.00
City of Boyden 306.48
HTC 431.44
Institute of Municipal Clerks 145.00
Siouxland Press 236.25
Ahlers & Cooney PC 390.00
Linweld 23.25
Hospers Sanitation 28.05
Jacobsma & Clabaugh 31.00
Culligan 33.75
Rural Water 16475.13
Kelly Schulz (reimb) 124.87
Farm Service Shop 356.72
USPO 92.00
Missy Van Leeuwen (CB dep ref) 20.00
Payroll 1493.52
Sioux County EMS Assoc. 90.00
USPO (cert. mailing) 6.11
Hospers Area Fire Dept. 171.09

Sewer and water rates were discussed.  Motion made by Hulst, seconded by Hamblin to proceed with revising the sewer and water rates ordinances implementing an increase to both.  Motion carried all ayes.

Discussion regarding purchasing a used payloader.  This item is being tabled until the next meeting.

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Hulst to adjourn at 8:32 p.m.  Motion carried all ayes.