Newhall Council Minutes – March 13, 2023

City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting
March 13, 2023 – 6:00 PM

Motion by Cross, 2nd by Campbell opening the Public Hearing to discuss the FY24 City of Newhall Annual Budget.

Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel closing the Public Hearing.

Roll Call: Council Present: Campbell, Cross, Wendel

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

Department Reports

Public Works: replaced a few water meters; cleaning continues in the shop; G&H has wired the gazebo; applications have been received, interviews will be conducted soon; Trent will look for quotes for street sweeper.

Mayor: Mapping software training moved out, will be rescheduled to likely the week of March 27th.

Parks: Player registrations can still occur by stopping in City Hall, pony league boys need players and a coach;
looking for a possible person to start up a men’s or coed league.

City Clerk: Chairs continue to break at main park pavilion, ordering new chairs will be added to the next agenda.

Fire: 720 trucks pump housing has been replaced.

Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Wendel to approve the minutes from February 27, 2023, and March 1, 2023, and bills totaling $12,909.56 all yes, motion carried ($3.14 tax deducted from Staples).

Brokaw, Joe Fire – reissue lost fire check (Ck#35273 voided) $105.00
Coast to Coast City Hall – toner $259.98
Feld Fire Fire – jafrib yellow hose couplings $91.16
Frontline Warning Systems City – siren annual maintenance $710.00
G&H Electric Streets – replaced pole light on Main St. $1,328.69
Gworks City – balancing, savings balancing, updates $1,146.75
Hawkins Water – Chlorine and freight $565.65
HRGreen Water/Sewer – mapping thru 2/24 $4,087.50
Hydrants Unlimited Water/Sewer – professional fees and supplies $1,140.00
John Deere Financial Parks/Water/Sewer – filters, spark plug $438.13
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – analysis and supplies $264.50
Linn Coop City – fuel $231.07
Menards Parks – epoxy and supplies $397.18
New Century FS Streets – fuel $43.71
Pool Tech Water – Hose, tube, injector $576.72
Refstie, Wendy Parks – catchers gear $243.26
South Slope City – internet, phone, cable $638.79
Staples City Hall – Supplies $44.87
Visa Library-valentine supplies, City – adobe, Pavilion sink liners, Shop-2 Chairs, Streets-Rooftop strobe, Parks-rule books $596.60
TOTAL $12,909.56

Council Action:

a) Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Cross approving Resolution 03132023 FY24 Annual City of Newhall Budget, all present yes, motion carried.

b) Salary discussions for new public works position were discussed and salary will be determined by the applicant’s experience.

c) Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Cross approving the generator quote from Rabe Hardware for $38,933.00, generator and pad on west side of shop, all yes, motion carried.

d) Motion by Cross, 2nd by Campbell approving the purchase of 4 trash cans for Main Street for $608.85, all yes, motion carried.

e) G&H quote for starters for Wells and high service pumps was tabled until additional quotes are received. Trent was asked to speak to Shellsburg public works.

f) Motion by Cross, 2nd by Campbell approving Rachelle Messner for the Zoning Board of Adjustments, all yes, motion carried.

Adjournment: At 7:06 PM, Wendel moved to adjourn, Cross 2nd, all present aye motion carried.

Doug Boddicker – Mayor

Keri Touro – City Clerk


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