Mayor pro tem Traci Fallow called the regular Council Meeting of December 10, 2018 to order at 7:30 P.M. Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Council Members Julie Zehe, Anthony Smith, Allen Werth and John Ruymann answered roll call. Full Quorum.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion was made by Councilperson Smith with a second by Councilperson Zehe to accept the regular minutes of November 5, 2018. Motion carried.
2019 Budget 2nd hearing: Opened 7:32 no comments Closed 7:34
CITIZENS COMMENTS: None
MAYOR’S REPORT: None
Buzzard Intro.- Submitted letter of interest for new attorney position. He is currently city attorney for a few surrounding cities with 16 years of experience with being a city attorney.
Bates Intro.- Submitted letter of interest for new attorney position. Currently city attorney for a few surrounding cities, works with drug taskforce. Practicing since 2006.
Attorney Dan Glenn submitted a written report to the city council with his legal opinions on the current issues of the city and tonight’s agenda.
Public Works Director, Richard Armstrong submitted a written report on the projects and work being done around the city in the Water, Streets, Cemetery and Parks departments. Richard Armstrong stated that he now has his water operator license.
STAFF REPORT: None
OLD BUSINESS: None
Mayor Letter or Resignation- Mayor Francis has moved out of town and has resigned.
Letter of Interest for Mayor Position- Councilperson Smith has submitted a letter of interest.
Hoffman Letter- Larry Hoffman has withdrawn his letter of interest in City Attorney.
Janitor Contract- A motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second by Councilperson Smith to except the contract as written. Motion Carried.
ORDINANCES & RESOLUTIONS:
RES #419- A Motion was made by Councilperson Werth with a second from Councilperson Ruymann to accept the resolution thanking Mayor Francis for his service. Motion Carried.
ORD #623- A Motion was made by Councilperson Ruymann with a second from Councilperson Werth to accept the 2019 budget as written. Councilperson Smith voted no, all others voted yes. Motion Carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSIONS: None
Clerk-Treasurer, Amy Durga, submitted: Checks #19492-19514 dated 11/26/2018, in the amount of $54,445.98. Checks #19515-19530 dated 12/06/2018, in the amount of $13,121.90.
Payroll Checks #12784-12790 and EFT claims dated November 2018 in the amount of $17,281.14.
Motion was made by Councilperson Zehe and seconded by Councilperson Werth to accept the Clerk’s Report as presented for payment of the bills. Motion carried.
John Ruymann- Thanked Dan Glenn for his years of service to the city.
Traci Fallow – Thanked Dan Glenn for his time with the City and also thanked Mr. Bates and Mr. Buzzard for taking the time to attend our meeting to introduce themselves.
A Motion was made by Councilperson Smith with a second by Councilperson Zehe to Adjourn the meeting at 8:10 PM. Motion Carried.