Newhall Council – Jan. 9, 2023

City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting
January 9, 2023 – 6:00 PM

Mayor Boddicker brought the regular meeting to order.

Roll Call: Council Present: Campbell, Cross, Wendel, Rinderknecht, Seeck (via telephone)

Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Rinderknecht, 2nd by Campbell, all yes, motion carried.

Department Reports

Public Works: Trent reported that 2014 pickup was serviced; Standing water on street was reported on weekend, Kinzenbaw was contacted, and it was determined that repair could wait until Monday, work was completed today.

Mayor: Rabe Hardware reported to the mayor, council and clerk that after the lease payments the city profit from the solar panels in 2022 (which is applied toward the monthly Alliant invoices) was $15,685.08.

City Council: Rinderknecht started conversation regarding the attorney and homes in Newhall that are not complying with city code. Benton County Sheriff visited City Hall and it was discussed that early spring, the Sheriff, City Clerk, and the city attorney would meet to discuss the outstanding issues, what everyone’s role will be, and how to proceed. Wendel asked if residents reacted and removed vehicles from the streets for the snow emergency. Trent shared that most residents did comply but the regulars did not. Next snow emergency sheriff will be contacted to ticket vehicles.

Fire: Gene Petersen’s father passed away and a “Fire Service” funeral will be on Thursday. Claeys and other fire
fighters will be attending and taking one of the city fire trucks.

Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Wendel to approve the minutes from December 29, 2022, and bills totaling $10,753.29 all present aye, motion carried.

Atkins Lumber Pavilion – Brushes, wood stain, finish $50.93
Bound Tree First Responders – Rechargeable Battery $691.99
Carquest Streets – Filters and Fluid $127.52
Huff, Olivia Water/Sewer – Meter Deposit Refund $153.09
Hydrants Unlimited Water/Sewer – Operations and Supplies $1,140.00
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – Supplies and Analysis $213.75
Linn Co-op Fire – Fuel $199.40
Linn Co-op City – Fuel $605.15
New Century FS Streets – Fuel $69.57
South Slope City – Internet, phone and cable $638.24
Staples City/Library – Supplies, Shredder, Hooks $442.68
Utility Services Water – Storage and Pedosphere $4,976.87
Visa. – City/Library/Shop/Fire – Cards, Magnets, Office Renewal, Flags, TV, Mount, Tools, Tape, Pet Tags, Tax Forms, Fee, Interest, Boots, Adobe $1,444.10

Council Action:
a) Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Campbell to table the generator quote from Rabe Hardware and obtain
another quote and add to the next agenda 1/23/23, all present yes, motion carried.

Adjournment: At 6:30 PM, Seeck moved to adjourn, Wendel 2nd, all present aye motion carried.

Doug Boddicker – Mayor

Keri Touro – City Clerk


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