City of Carson
Regular City Council Meeting
July 12, 2010
Mayor Taylor called the Regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:35 PM.
Present: Weuve, Strong, Damgaard, White, Jones
Weuve made a motion to approve agenda, seconded by White – 5 ayes.
Public was present no comments were made.
Weuve made a motion to approve Steve Hart Painting & Employees Pay Requests for Community Center Wall Repairs & Painting, seconded by White – 5 ayes.
Joe Riddle of the Carson Legion was present to update Council on Phase II of Eagle Monument Project.
Naomi Burke of Mills Trash Service was present to discuss garbage disposal at landfill and 28E Agreement with Iowa Waste Systems. Iowa Waste Systems proposed a 25 year contract for landfill services for the City of Carson. Mayor Taylor will discuss the issue with the City Attorney for clarification on the topic.
Maintenance Reports were given regarding: City’s yard waste pickup policy, warning light for city truck, barricading streets, water improvement project and paving on S. Mildred St, and addressing the sink hole on Washington Street. Weuve made a motion to approve the expense of a spray on bed liner for the new maintenance truck not to exceed $500.00 at Woodhouse Ford, seconded by Damgaard – 5 ayes.
Strong made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-24 (Approve grant application to revitalize Iowa’s Sound Economy “RISE” grant program for funding construction of street in Tibbles Subdivision), seconded by Jones – 5 ayes.
Weuve made a motion to table further discussion on Ann Cody’s vacant lot at southeast corner of Washington and S Dye Street Intersection until the August Council Meeting, seconded by Jones – 4 ayes: Weuve, Jones, Strong, Damgaard. 1 nay: White. Motion carried.
Damgaard made a motion to approve Ordinance 198 (City Code Chapter 92 Water Rates – 1st Read), seconded by Jones – 4 ayes: Damgaard, White, Weuve, Jones. 1 nay: Strong. Motion carried.
Strong made a motion to approve Ordinance 199 (City Code Chapter 99 Sewer Rates-1st Read), seconded by Damgaard – 5 ayes: Strong, Jones, Weuve, White, Damgaard. Motion carried.
Damgaard made a motion to approve stop payment on Check #14347 & re-issue new check less the stop payment fee, seconded by Weuve – 5 ayes.
Damgaard made a motion to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Jones – 5 ayes. The Consent agenda consisted of June 14 & July 6, 2010 minutes, July bills, May & June 2010 Clerk & Treasurer reports, Overtime Report, Community Center Reports, Utility Report, Municipal Infraction Report, Approved Building Permit Report, 2010 Rodeo Beer Permit.
Mayor held discussion on the following topics: Pet License Number Restriction Ordinance, Street Excavation Ordinance, and a potential NE Corner of Town (High & N Dye Streets), underground electrical conversion and street improvement project.
Strong made a motion to adjourn at 9:35 PM, seconded by Weuve – 5 ayes.
ATTEST: Brianne Duede, City Clerk Lyndon Taylor, Mayor
City of Carson June 2010 Revenues: General Fund $11,686.82; Road Use $3,748.92; TIF Fund $8,935.79; Debt Service $2,775.01; Community Center Cap Proj $300.00; Water $10,319.84; Sewer $9,259.13; Garbage $5,049.86. Total Revenues $52,075.37.
City of Carson June 2010 Expenses: General Fund $13,051.24; Road Use $3,420.09; Debt Service $2,646.97; Capital Proj-Tibbles $254.50; Water $61,373.13; Sewer $9,278.87; Garbage $8,394.48. Total Expenses $98,419.28.