January 6, 2022
On December 2, 2021, Mayor Erin Janss swore in Mark W. Andresen for the position of Mayor, Mary Kay Hennings for the position of council member and David Monson for the position of council member to take effect 1/1/2022.
The regular meeting of the Keystone City Council was held Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 6:00 pm. Roll Call members present: Hennings, Janss, Kaiser, Monson and Upah. Absent: none. Also Present: Jamey Clemann, City Superintendent, Ben and Kristi Elmore and Steve Vargason, Keystone Residents and Laura Hopper, Schroeder Public Library Director. Mayor Mark Andresen called the meeting to order.
Motion made by Janss, second by Behrens to approve the December 2021 minutes. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Motion made by Kruse, second by Kaiser to approve the December 2021 treasurer report. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Laura Hopper, Library Director, presented the Annual Report for 2021. She also updated the Mayor and Council with the activity (good and bad) that occurred in the library in 2021 and updated the Library Board.
Steve Vargason, Keystone Resident, presented a building permit for approval. Motion made by Janss, second by Upah to approve a 30’x40’ out building and a 42’x80’ and 40’x42’ combination shed and home. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Ben and Kristie Elmore, Keystone Resident, asked the council about a building permit on their property on 1st Avenue. The council asked for a drawing with specifics for the proposed building and will review at that time. No action was taken.
Motion made by Kaiser, second by Monson to approve a Liquor License from An***** LLC, doing business as Keystone Mini Mart. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Motion made by Kaiser, second by Hennings to approve a cigarette permit from An**** LLC doing business as Keystone Min Mart. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Committee assignments: BDG: Kathy Janss, Landfill: Dave Monson, Mayor Meeting: Mark Andresen, 911 Board: Jamey Clemann
Mayor Pro-Tem will continue to be Council Member Kathy Janss.
A budget workshop meeting will be held on 1/18/22 at 6pm.
Motion made by Janss, second by Monson to approve a $200 donation to the Benton County ISU Extension for the Summer Science Program. Motion carried. All voted aye.
Motion made by Kaiser, second by Hennings to approve the bills as read. Motion carried. All voted aye.
|Benton County Auditor-election wages||695.43|
|Benton County Extension-summer camp||200.00|
|Benton County Solid Waste-tipping fee||557.58|
|Bound Tree Medical-supplies||427.56|
|Clemann, Jamey-reimb supplies||11.16|
|Electrical Engineering & Equip-maintenance||1920.00|
|Federal Tax w/h||2352.90|
|Furler Utility Services-license||1116.86|
|Hydrants Unlimited – lab work||410.00|
|Iowa Department of Revenue-taxes||1774.68|
|Iowa Prison Industries-signs||187.40|
|J&R Enterprises-garbage pickup||5729.50|
|Keystone Communications – phones||390.56|
|Koch Office Group-copier||2585.00|
|New Century FS-lp||439.26|
|Northway Corporation – service||31090.03|
|Nutrien Ag Solutions-diesel||1291.56|
|Schroeder Public Library-budget alloc||8592.50|
Motion made by Upah, second by Monson, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried. All voted aye.
The next regular meeting will be Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6pm.
Mark W Andresen, Mayor
Angie Hagen, City Clerk