Newhall Council – December 2020

City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting
Monday, December 14, 2020 – 6:00 PM
Mayor Mattson called the regular meeting that was conducted via zoom to order at 6:00 p.m.
Council members present: Gessner, Boddicker, Campbell, Rinderknecht, Gardemann
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell, all present aye, motion carried
Department Reports:
Public Works: New Trees are staked; water meters reading tomorrow; radio reads fixed.
Mayor: Campbell sent email about hanging limbs, Mayor shared that the home owners are
actually responsible, if council wants to do it, we will need make a list, Jan will take to Hupfeld for
quote and add to agenda.
Council: Quote was received from Rabe Hardware for generator for City Hall building, will add to
next agenda.
Parks: Budget worked up for FY22.
Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Gessner, 2nd by Campbell to approve the minutes
from November 23, 2020 and bills totaling $17,216.83, all present aye, motion carried.
Alliant Energy City – Electric and Gas $6,093.37
Baker and Taylor Library – Books $137.39
EZ Trash Solutions City – Garbage and Recycling $4,703.69
Federal Licensing Fire – Annual Licensing Fee $40.00
Hawkins, Inc. Sewer – Azone and Freight $631.34
Hydrants Unlimited Water/Sewer – Operator and Supplies $1,232.50
Iowa DOT Streets – Salt $1,283.87
Iowa Firefighters Assoc. Fire – Annual Dues $338.00
John Deere Financial Streets – Concrete Mix, Soap, Supplies $623.72
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – Analysis and Supplies $400.50
Keystone Labs Water – Drinking Water Analysis $17.00
Municipal Supply Water – Rubber Mtr Gaskets $39.70
PJ’s Vac and Kirby Service City – Vacuum Repair $74.98
Shred It City Hall – Shredding $503.32
South Slope City – Internet, Cable and Phone $536.49
Staples City – files, timecards, calendars $89.92
US Cellular City – Cell Service $144.62
VISA City – Signs, Zoom, Adobe $326.42
Council Action:
A. Motion by Rinderknecht, 2nd by Gardemann, approving Resolution, 1st Reading
12082020 City of Newhall Mitigation Strategy and waiving the 2nd and 3rd reading,
all present aye, motion carried.
B. Tabled Boland Recreation Quotes – gazebo dimension requirements will be
checked out and get a quote for replacing it by Boland and have a person build
with wood. Will look at additional quotes for tables long 8’ tables.
C. Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Rinderknecht, approving Resolution 112320201 2nd
Reading and waiving the 3rd reading to change Chapter 92 of the Code of
Ordinances, section 92.09 to read: Customer Deposits: All new customers who
purchase a home – $125.00 and rental property customers – $225.00. Deposit is
intended to guarantee the payment of bills of service.
D. County Engineer instructed Mayor not to sign Windstream contract until certain
items on the contract are revised, Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell to not
sign contract, all present aye, motion carried..
E. Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Gardemann, approving TruGreen Quotes for 2021, all
present aye, motion carried.
F. Construction Quotes – Quote from Rinderknecht will be added to the next agenda.
Adjournment: At 6:57 p.m. Gessner moved to adjourn, Gardemann seconded, all present aye,
motion carried.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2020 AT 6:00 PM
Call to Order Regular Meeting

  1. Roll Call – Rinderknecht, Gessner, Campbell, Gardemann, and Boddicker
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. Public Forum
  4. Department Reports
    a. Public Works
    b. Mayor
    c. Council
    d. City Clerk
    e. Fire/First Responders
    f. Parks
    g. Library
  5. Approval of the following consent agenda items: Note: All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion.
    a. Minutes From: December 14, 2020
    b. Bills List Totaling: $3,569.31
  6. Council Action
    a. Tires for Case Tractor
    b. Set City Workshop Date for FY22 Budget
  7. 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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