Council Proceedings, March 3, 2014

Council Proceedings March 3, 2014

The Hospers City Council met in regular session on March 3, 2014, at 5:15 p.m. with Mayor Rouse presiding.  Council members present: Whitmore, Hamblin and Hulst.

Public hearing regarding the 2014-2015 Budget was opened at 5:15 p.m.

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Hulst to approve the Minutes of the February 17, 2014, meeting.  Motion carried all ayes.

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

Payroll 2096.26
Tom’s Repair (CB dep ref) 100.00
Hospers Sanitation 3193.25
ASB 95.32
Glenn’s Copier 36.00
AT&T Mobility 61.81
PeopleService 10950.00
Culligan 17.50
Mid American Energy 4330.01
Municipal Supply, Inc. 1014.28
Boundtree Medical 120.87
Emergency Medical Products 114.25
IA Dept of Public Health 70.00
IA Parks & Rec Assoc. 25.00
Siouxland Press 206.50
HTC 417.45
Arnold Motor Supply 65.95
Pauline McDonald (reimb) 35.00
Linweld 21.88
Neal Chase 10.99
Kurt Zevenbergen 1000.00
Kevin Kooistra 1000.00
Linda Hofmeyer 1000.00
IPERS 1246.23
Treasurer, State of IA (sales tax) 665.00
USPO 19.47
Rural Water 13786.20
Payroll 1372.60
Tyler Evenhuis (reimb) 99.02
Library Expenses 2596.91
USPO 6.79
Hospers Fire Dept. 151.55

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Hulst to approve the first reading on the Ordinance amending the water rates.  Motion carried all ayes.

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Hulst to approve the first reading on the Ordinance amending the sewer rates.  Motion carried all ayes.

Motion made by Whitmore, seconded by Hulst to approve the building permit of OK One Stop.  Motion carried all ayes.

Review of the Plunkett’s Pest Control bid for the city hall, community building and library.  Another bid will be obtained from P & K Pest Control and then a decision will be made based upon the two bids.

The Motion made during the February 17, 2014, meeting to have BFS take care of the Hospers baseball diamond and Memorial Park once again this year has been rescinded.  The City will be obtaining another bid from Greenworld and then a decision will be made based upon the two bids.

Motion made by Hulst, seconded by Hamblin to close the public hearing at 6:00 p.m.  Motion carried all ayes.

Discussion regarding the City’s health insurance.

Motion made by Hamblin, seconded by Whitmore to adjourn at 6:15 p.m.  Motion carried all ayes.