REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
AT CARSON COMMUNITY CENTER
Present: Weuve, Damgaard, White, Jones, Strong
Mayor Taylor called the regular meeting to order at 7:32 PM.
Jones made a motion to approve the agenda, seconded by Weuve – 5 ayes.
No comments from the public.
Anthony Caranovo, Pottawattamie County Foundation gave a presentation on their foundation.
Damgaard made a motion to approve a 1 time average credit/24 month period for Jim Drake property at 750 Highway due to water leak, seconded by Weuve – 5 ayes.
Weuve made a motion to approve a 1 time average credit/24 month period for Callie Kallsen property at 438 N Commercial due to water leak, seconded by Strong – 5 ayes.
Discussion held regarding the status of the $155,000 IJOBS Grant for the WWTP Ecoli disinfection project, City Clerk will consult with the City Attorney. White made a motion to approve CL Carroll Pay Request No. 3 – WWTP Ecoli Disinfection project $66,500.00, seconded by Strong – Roll Call 5 ayes: White, Strong, Jones, Damgaard, Weuve. Motion carried.
Discussion held regarding the work yet to be done by the contractor on the South Mildred Street Project and November 21, 2011 contract completion date. Damgaard made a motion to approve payment of $14,000.00 towards Carley Construction Pay Request No. 2-South Mildred Street Project and an explanation of overages on item No. 20 & 21 is to be provided by Snyder’s & Carley Construction, seconded by Strong – Roll Call 4 ayes: Damgaard, Weuve, Jones, Strong. 1 nay: White. Motion carried.
The city received a bid proposal from Sarah & Larry Plagman for City owned vacant lot at 309 N Mildred St. The City Council did not take any action on the proposal as it did not meet the City’s published requirements. No action taken on Resolution 2011-49 (Award of Bid(s) for said City owned vacant lot(s) & Authorize Mayor & City Clerk to Execute Closing).
Damgaard made a motion to approve Resolution 2011-50 (Appointing City Attorney, Rick Kimble), seconded by Weuve – Roll Call 5 ayes: Damgaard, Weuve, Jones, White, Strong. Motion carried.
Maintenance Reports given on city equipment and wells.
City Clerk presented two requests for Council consideration. 1-Golden Hills RC&D Water Trail Assistance Grant Application. Council stated no one other than City Staff is to use our city equipment due to liability concerns. 2-Workforce Development Virtual Access Point Request. Weuve made a motion to deny the Workforce Development request with the recommendation that the library in Oakland could be utilized, seconded by White – 5 ayes.
Strong made a motion to approve January 28, 2012 City of Carson Pet Clinic, seconded by Jones – 5 ayes.
Weuve made a motion to approve Ordinance 206 (Amend Chapter 92.09 Customer Deposits) 3rd & FINAL Reading, seconded by Weuve – Roll call 5 ayes: Damgaard, Weuve, White, Jones, Strong. Motion carried.
Damgaard made a motion to approve Ordinance 207 (Amend City Code Commercial Zoning to Allow Brewery) 1st Reading & Waive 2nd & 3rd Reads, seconded by Jones – Roll Call 5 ayes: Damgaard, Jones, White, Weuve, Strong. Motion carried.
Damgaard made a motion to approve the consent agenda, seconded by White – 5 ayes. The consent agenda consisted of November 2011 minutes, December Bills, Utility Report, Overtime Report, Community Center Report, Clerk & Treasurer Reports, Fire Dept Report, Sheriff’s Report.
Commissioner Report: White discussed the condition of the alleyway behind the Fire Station and stated it needs attention from Maintenance Department. Damgaard stated some cold patching on the alleyway should be done. Maintenance will patch holes.
Weuve made a motion to adjourn at 8:32 PM, seconded by Damgaard – 5 ayes.
ATTEST: Brianne Duede, City Clerk Lyndon Taylor, Mayor