COUNCIL: Atkins January minutes

City of Atkins Iowa
City Council Meeting
Monday, January 03, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.
Council Room, City Hall, 480 Third Avenue, Atkins Iowa, 52206
Mayor Bruce Visser called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present were Bell, DeMeulenaere, Koehn, Petersen, and Stoltzfus. Also present were, Ryan Tang – City Attorney, and Groskurth.
Koehn moved to approve agenda. Stoltzfus seconded. Ayes: Bell, DeMeulenaere, Koehn,
Petersen, and Stoltzfus. Motion carried.
Stoltzfus moved to approve the consent agenda. Koehn seconded. Ayes: DeMeulenaere,
Koehn, Petersen, Stoltzfus. Nays: Bell. Motion carried. The Consent agenda was as follows:
Approval of the December 19, 2021, Minutes, the December 21, 2021, Minutes, December 30,
2021 Minutes, the Project Update – Debris Removal by MSA, and the following list of bills:
Access Systems Copier/IT 832.16
Alliant Energy Utilities 5,439.79
Atkins Auto Repair Vehicle repair 30.64
Atkins Lumber Supplies 1.88
Atkins Telephone Company Telephone 566.26
CJ Cooper Background checks 40.00
DP Properties Cleaning 494.00
The Gazette Publications 24.04
Iowa One Call Locates 60.30
Lakeview books Books 265.60
Linn coop Fuel 1,715.34
MidAmerican Energy Utilities 734.66
Midwest Wheel Truck parts 206.77
Quill Office/Cleaning supplies 217.09
Star Equipment Excavator 3,510.00
USA Blue Book Testing Supplies 61.27
TOTAL 14,199.80
Bell moved to approve Resolution 92 approving City Meting Calendar for Calendar Year 2022.
Petersen seconded. Ayes: Koehn, Petersen, Stoltzfus, Bell, and DeMeulenaere. Motion
Carried.
Mayoral Proclamation Appointing Samantha Petersen as the Mayor Pro-Tem.
Mayor’s updated: Mayor updated council regarding the tree removal project for disaster
recovery. City will be placing project out to bid soon.
Public Works Update: Mayor and Groskurth complimented Street Crew for snow removal
efforts. Crews want to thank citizens for keeping vehicles off streets during the snow removal
efforts and ask citizens to keep up the good work.
Koehn moved to set council workshops for council orientation and budget to be January 12,
2022, at 6:30 p.m. and January 26, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. respectively. DeMeulenaere seconded.
Ayes: Petersen, Stoltzfus, Bell, DeMeulenaere, and Koehn. Motion carried.
Public Input: No public input from those attending online. Citizen commented would like to see
city consider a snow emergency ordinance.
The next Regular Council Meeting to be held Monday, January 17, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., at city
hall Council room, 480 3rd Avenue, Atkins, Iowa.
Koehn moved to adjourn. Petersen seconded. Ayes: Stoltzfus, Bell, DeMeulenaere, Koehn, and
Petersen. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:37 p.m.
Kelly Groskurth, MMC, IaCMFO
Bruce Visser, Mayor

City of Atkins Iowa
City Council Meeting
Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.
Council Room, City Hall, 480 Third Avenue, Atkins Iowa, 52206
Mayor Bruce Visser called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Present were Bell,
DeMeulenaere, Koehn, Petersen, and Stoltzfus. Also present was Groskurth and
Maggie Burger with Speer Financial.
Groskurth gave a overview of City Policies and Ordinances.
Maggie Burger with Speer Financial gave presentation regarding the bond issue.
Discussion occurred.
Bell moved to adjourn. Stoltzfus seconded. Ayes: Bell, DeMeulenaere, Koehn,
Petersen, and Stoltzfus.
Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.
Kelly Groskurth, City Administrator/Clerk
Bruce Visser, Mayor

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