Newhall City Council minutes – April 10, 2023

City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting
April 10, 2023 – 6:00 PM

Mayor Boddicker brought the regular meeting to order.

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

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

Department Reports:

Public Works: Scott Myers started employment, was on call this past weekend; concession stand and west park are ready to go for summer; guys will continue working on the north ball field lime; snow plow blades have been taken
off the trucks.

Mayor: Rescheduling mapping training since Trent is gone next week.

Zoning: Permits are slowing starting to come in for spring/summer.

Parks: Residents of Newhall can stop out to Van Horn and test drive a new chevy which gives the city rec program $25 per test drive. Contact Rick Miller at 319-223-5141.

City Clerk: Main Street bump outs were cleaned out and quote for this next year will be on next agenda; quote from Carpet Pro’s (who does the main park pavilion) on Tuesday.

Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Campbell to approve the minutes from March 27, 2023, and bills totaling $13,201.27.

Bluegrass Parks – hardware for dome $360.00
Bound Tree First Responders – stretcher cover $65.99
Gazette City – publication $296.78
Hawkeye Fire & Safety City – fire extinguisher annual service $204.16
Hawkeye Fire & Safety Fire – fire extinguisher annual service $78.80
Hydrants Unlimited Water – operator and supply fees $1,140.00
Jester Insurance Serv City – cyber and privacy insurance $2,113.44
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – waste and water analysis $318.25
Linn Co-op Streets – fuel $248.99
Municipal Supply Water/Sewer – annual software support $2,150.00
New Century FS Streets – Fuel $85.22
South Slope City – internet, cable and phone $634.92
Utility Service Co. Water – ground storage/pedosphere $4,976.87
Van Horn Streets – 2 taillights for white truck $171.80
Van Horn Streets – gas cap for white truck $38.75
Vinton Livewire City – Ad for maintenance worker $91.75
Vinton Newspapers City – Ad for maintenance worker $114.40
Visa Streets – storage bin $111.15

Council Action:

a) Street sweeper from Elgin was present. A test unit will be here in the spring to look at.

b) Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Seeck approving resolution 03272023 council meetings starting at 6:00 pm, roll call vote Cross yes, Campbell yes, Rinderknecht no, Wendel yes, Seeck yes, motion carried.

c) Staggered elections were tabled until the next meeting.

d) City pickup truck was tabled until firm quotes are received.

e) Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Cross approving the purchase of 2 travel cams for $100 each (burn pile and old shop) and outdoor cameras for pavilions and city Hall for $150 each, all yes, motion carried.

f) Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Cross approving Andy Jones for pony league baseball coach, all yes, motion carried.

g) Campbell reported that new equipment (bats, catchers gear) is needed. He also wanted clarification on sales tax being reimbursed to coaches if they purchase. No sale tax can be paid. Coaches should be encouraged to work through Keri to use the City Amazon account or credit card.

h) Adjournment: At 7:29 PM, Seeck moved to adjourn, Wendel 2nd, all yes, motion carried.

Doug Boddicker – Mayor

Keri Touro – City Cler


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