City of Newhall
City Council Regular
Monday, March 22, 2021 – 7:00 PM
At 7:00 Mayor Mattson called the regular meeting to order
Council members present: Gessner, Boddicker, Rinderknecht, Gardemann, Campbell
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Boddicker to approve an add Council Action H, Approving Beer
and Wine license for the Dollar General, 2nd by Gardemann, all present aye, motion carried
Public Works: Trent is scheduled to take test on April 1st; jetted sewer line on 2nd Avenue and storm drain on Main Street and checked man holes, they checked out ok.
Mayor: Kinzenbaw has Rotor Rooter lined up to camera line behind Sutton’s.
City Clerk: Six residents were sent letters informing them of the water main repair occurring in April, approval was also given to the city to relocate the mail boxes; We received a check from LTD Broadband for $969.86; FEMA reimbursement is getting closer, they say the last bit of paperwork was completed today; Wednesday, March 24th fire extinguishers will receive their annual maintenance; Golf cart tags are in – residents need to make sure they come to City Hall with the vehicle and bring proof of insurance. Several questions regarding the ordinance have been received, mostly about headlights required, but can’t drive after dusk, and that golf carts don’t come with brake lights.
Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Rinderknecht to approve the minutes from March 8, 2021 and bills totaling $62,000.90, all present aye, motion carried.
VENDOR DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
Amazon Library – Videos $70.92
Baker and Taylor Library – Books $179.43
BCEMSA First Resp – EMS Assoc Annual Dues $75.00
Brokow, Joe Fire – Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid Battery $34.99
EZ Trash City – Garbage and Recycling $4,587.82
Ez Trash – Nov 2020 City – Garbage and Recycling $4,647.00
Frontline Plus Fire and Rescue Fire – Annual Preventative Maintenance $250.00
I Read Library – Supplies for programs $135.18
Iowa DOT Streets – Salt $2,725.20
Keystone Labs Water – Tap after Reservoir Test $45.00
Keystone Labs Sewer – Wastewater Analysis $400.80
Kurts Storm – Dumpster for Conc Stand Demo $2,156.00
Linn Coop City – Seed Sun and Shade $150.00
Menards Fire – Straps, Citro, Windshield Wash $37.50
Municipal Supply, Inc. Water/Sewer – Annual M2 Flexnet Support $1,950.00
New Century FS City – Fuel $80.44
P.J.’s Vac/Kirby Service Ctr Pavilion – Vacuum Maintenance & Repair $112.92
Quill Library – CK# 33306 lost, sending new $56.35
Rinderknecht Construction Storm – Maint Shed, Materials, Labor $40,550.00
Staples City – Bankers Boxes $95.99
Steve Meyer Consulting Fire – Grant Writing $1,350.00
US Cellular City – Cell Service $164.88
Wendling Quarries Streets – Sand $2,145.48
A. Motion by Gessner, 2nd by Gardemann, to approve the insurance reimbursement change
from $300.00 to $294.20 for Dan Lynch, all present aye, motion carried.
B. Iowa Codification was present and explained what they can do for the city and answered
questions. Motion by Gardemann, 2nd by Boddicker to proceed with Option 1 which retains the 1977 zoning code. We will retain the zoning code as a separate chapter(s) within the new code and incorporate any ordinances adopted by the City into the code, all present aye, motion carried.
C. Motion by Rinderknecht, 2nd by Gessner to leave the meeting schedule with daylight
savings as is, all present aye, motion carried.
D. Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Rinderknecht, to approve the reimbursement of $215 to Ron
Schanbacher after confirmation is made that the bill has been paid and check cleared, all present aye, motion carried.
E. Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Gardemann, to approve quotes 123,124,122 for the west park pavilion from Rinderknecht Construction for $28,205.00, all present aye, motion carried. In addition to the storm damage repair, the quotes included replacing garage door with a double door, white steel ceiling, insulation, and glass board covered walls.
F. Motion by Gardemann, 2nd by Boddicker, to approve quotes 118 and 119 for the ball field concession stand and restrooms from Rinderknecht Construction for $54,640, all present aye, motion carried. Additional items for inside will be done by the City.
G. Motion by Boddicker, 2nd by Campbell to approve the $30 data plan with US Cellular for the IPAD purchased for the Water/Sewer/Streets/Parks Superintendents, all present aye, motion carried.
H. Motion by Gessner, 2nd by Gardemann, all present aye, motion carried to approve the beer and wine license for the Dollar General from February 11, 2021 through February 10, 2022.
Adjournment: At 8:20 p.m. Boddicker moved to adjourn, Gardemann seconded, all present aye, motion carried.
Jan Mattson – Mayor
Keri Touro – City Clerk