COUNCIL: Newhall meets May 23, 2022

City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting
May 23, 2022 – 7:00 PM
Mayor Boddicker opened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM.
Roll Call: Council Present: Campbell, Cross, Wendel, Seeck (via telephone)
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Cross approving the agenda, all aye, motion carried.
Department Reports:
Public Works: Concession stand is done, concrete work is getting done this week at the concession stand and gazebo area at main park; mowing; dug out repair almost done, need some trim work.
Mayor: Base of stop sign at the top of Main Street will be painted.
Council: Cross calling Walker again to set up visit; Campbell mentioned gator needs a flag.
Zoning: Permits received from 100 N Main (porch), and 309 3rd Avenue (patio).
Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Cross to approve the minutes from May 9, 2022, and bills totaling $216,876.61, all present aye, motion carried.
Alliant Energy City – Electric and Gas $4,186.30
Atlantic Bottling Co Parks – Beverages $1,216.72
Baker and Taylor Library – Books $319.59
Benton Co Auditor City – 2nd Qtr Law Enforcement $4,875.00
Benton Co Solid Waste City – Per Capita 4th Qtr $5,681.00
Benton Co Solid Waste City – Gate Fee 4/21/22 – 5/19/222 $1,184.04
Campbell, Mart Parks – Cleaning Supplies, Keys, Condiments, Gas $158.01
Carquest Auto Parts Fire – Oil $47.96
Childers, Skyler Parks – Hotdog Buns $12.00
Childers, Skyler Parks – Baseballs $118.89
Cold Blooded Redhead Library – Educational Program $176.50
Danker, Bill Fire – Water Heater $487.67
Fully Loaded Aerial Displays Fireworks – 2022 Newhall Fireworks $7,000.00
GameTime Storm – Playground Equipment $18,030.00
Global Industrial Parks/Pavilion – Garbage Liners $279.11
Hawkins, Inc. Water – Chlorine $814.30
Iowa Finance Authority Sewer – Principal Payment $151,000.00
Iowa Finance Authority Sewer – Interest Payment $8,538.90
Iowa Finance Authority Sewer – Fee Payment $2,692.50
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – E.Coli, WW Analysis $496.25
Menards Storm – Shelves $44.99
Menards Storm – Supplies, Appliances for Conc Stand $1,568.55
Menards Storm – Flapper Kit, Sink, Supplies $253.91
Menards Pavilion – Supplies $62.47
New Century FS City – Fuel $159.55
Newhall Locker Parks – Hot Dogs $215.00
Outer Edge Parks – Jerseys $3,059.00
Titan Machinery Streets – Forks for Tractor $1,300.00
Touro, Keri Storm – Lg Clear Containers for Conc Stand (4) $52.00
Touro, Tim Storm – Long Shelf and Brackets $161.94
Town and Country
Wholesale Parks – Concession Stand Food $1,504.42
US Cellular City – Cell Service $212.58
Visa Library – LeMars Public Library $30.00
Visa City – Adobe $15.89
Wendling Quarries Streets – Stone $921.57
TOTAL $216,876.61
Council Action:
a) Regarding alley between 1st and 2nd Streets and 5th and 6th Avenue – Joe Brokaw asked why the alley was not closed as agreed on at a previous meeting. Mayor Boddicker shared that the resolution to vacate was voted down by the council, the embargo was contingent on the vacate being done. Tabled item so our attorney can be contacted.
b) Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Campbell approving Prairie Road Builders quote for $73,787.00 for the annual maintenance, all aye, motion carried.
c) Investment policy will be simplified with adopting state code. Boddicker will ask attorney a couple questions prior to proceeding with wording and publication.
d) Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel to allow Jessie Cooksley to coordinate volunteers to work on the bump outs on Main Street, all aye, motion carried.
e) Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Campbell approving Ollinger Garage Doors quote for $1,725.00 for 2 interior roll up doors, with bottom locks, installed, all aye, motion carried.
f) Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel approving the purchase of a water testing unit (old one failed) from Hach Company for $4,361.28, all aye, motion carried.
Adjournment: At 8:03 PM, Cross moved to adjourn, Wendel 2nd, all present aye motion carried.

Doug Boddicker – Mayor

Keri Touro – City Clerk

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