COUNCIL: Newhall council has two meetings

Minutes – City of Newhall
Regular Meeting and Public Hearing
Monday, March 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM at City Hall

Mayor Mattson called the Public Hearing approving the FY21 Budget to order at 7:00 PM. No discussion. Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell to close the Public Hearing at 7:05 PM, all present aye, motion carried.
Mayor Mattson called the regular meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Council members present: Gessner, Boddicker, Gardemann, and Campbell were onsite,
Rinderknecht called in.
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Gardemann, all aye, motion carried.

Department Reports
Maintenance: Water main break and power outage over the weekend; north lift station needs to be manually restarted because of electrical outage, looking at a new surge protector for possible fix. New mower was delivered, hydraulic kit on Wednesday.
Mayor: Pipe looks brand new but brittle; getting quote to put in new line – A Avenue to C Avenue (approximately 600 ft).
Fire/First Responders: They are now limiting the number of fire fighters and first responders that go on calls; firemen will be purchasing their old helmets for $25.00.
Library – April will be getting with her board to discuss hours she will be working and
compensation.
Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Gessner, 2nd by Gardemann to approve Minutes from March 9, 2020 and bills totaling $36,742.28, all present aye, motion carried.
VENDOR DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
AMAZON LIBRARY – DVDS $211.99
BAKER AND TAYLOR LIBRARY – BOOKS $76.66
BENTON CO SOLID WASTE TIPPING FEE – 11/21 THRU 12/19 $1,778.50
CHARLEY STARK CONST LIBRARY/STREETS – DOORS $980.00
EZ TRASH CITY – GARBAGE AND RECYCLING $4,599.71
HAWKINS, INC. WATER/SEWER – AZONE AND FREIGHT $337.77
JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD LIBRARY – BOOKS $1,415.82
KEYSTONE LABS WATER/SEWER – ANALYSIS AND SUPPLIES $400.50
LB ANDERSON CITY – CYBER LIABILITY INSURANCE $1,000.00
MENARDS LIBRARY – SHELVES $164.97
MUNICIPAL SUPPLY, INC. WATER – ANNUAL SOFTWARE UPDATE $1,950.00
P&K MIDWEST CITY – JDZ97OR MOWER AND HYD KIT $10,927.90
SANDRY FIRE SUPPLY FIRE – HELMETS $12,046.27
SEEMAN, LONNIE WATER – METER REFUND $5.00
STAPLES FIRE – METAL CLIP BOARDS $137.45
STAPLES CITY HALL – NEW PRINTER AND WARRANTY $509.98
US CELLULAR CITY – PHONES AND TRANSFER FEES $199.76
$36,742.28

Council Action
a) Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell to approve the FY21 Budget, roll call vote all aye,
motion carried.
b) Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Gardemann to approve the second reading and waive the 3rd reading of Ordinance 288 for approval, roll call vote all ayes, motion carried.
c) Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Gardemann to combine approval of C and E (if approved by attorney) to amend Chapter 21, Section 21.02 to read: The Board of Trustees of the Library, hereinafter referred to as the Board, consists of five members, the City Clerk/Treasurer, and one member from the rural community. All members except the City Clerk are to be appointed by the Mayor with final approval by the Council and with an unlimited term. Also, within Chapter 21, all approvals, appointments or references to the Board of Supervisors shall be removed, noting the Mayor and Council will be responsible for appointing and approving members of the Library Board, Roll Call Vote, Rinderknecht, Gessner, Boddicker, Gardemann aye, Campbell no, motion carried.
d) Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Gessner to leave Chapter 22, Section 22.02 as it is, all present
aye, motion carried.
e) Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell to follow the state guidelines in regards to gatherings of 10 or more not occurring. All rentals for the month of April will be contacted, canceled and payments refunded. May rentals will be reviewed in April, all present aye, motion carried.
Adjournment: At 7:55 p.m. Gessner moved to adjourn, Gardemann seconded, all present ayes.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM at City Hall

Mayor Mattson called the regular meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.
Council members present: Gessner, Boddicker, Gardemann, Campbell and Rinderknecht
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Gardemann, 2nd by Rinderknecht, all aye, motion carried.

Council Action
a) Discussion occurred with Rabe Hardware regarding Solar Panels for the lagoon, west and
north lift stations and then some of the City buildings. Discussion will be continue at a
future meeting regarding Lease vs Purchase; City Attorney will be contacted regarding the
lease agreement and biding process; City of Keystone will be contacted regarding their
rebate/credits they received; Anderson Insurance will be contacted regarding costs for
insuring.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM at City Hall

Mayor Mattson called the regular meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.
Council members present: Gessner, Boddicker, Gardemann, Campbell and Rinderknecht
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Gardemann, 2nd by Rinderknecht, all aye, motion carried.

Council Action
a) Discussion occurred with Rabe Hardware regarding Solar Panels for the lagoon, west and
north lift stations and then some of the City buildings. Discussion will be continued at a
future meeting regarding Lease vs Purchase; City Attorney will be contacted regarding the
lease agreement and biding process; City of Keystone will be contacted regarding their
rebate/credits they received; Anderson Insurance will be contacted regarding costs for
insuring.

Adjournment: At 2:55 p.m. Boddicker moved to adjourn, Rinderknecht seconded, all present
ayes, motion carried.

TENTATIVE AGENDA SPECIAL MEETING
NEWHALL CITY COUNCIL
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2020 AT 1:00 PM
NEWHALL CITY HALL
Call to Order Regular Meeting

  1. Roll Call – Rinderknecht, Gessner, Campbell, Gardemann, and Boddicker
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Council Action
    a. Solar Panels from Rabe Hardware
  4. Adjournment
    *Pursuant to 21.4(2) of the Code of Iowa (2001), the City has the right to amend this agenda up until 24 hours before the posted meeting time.

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