MINUTES 2018

June 11, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, Council Scott Ennis and Council Jessica Prazak City Clerk, Tracy Ward.

Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the May 14, 2018 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Dodd, seconded by Council Prazak to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution 6112018A.
June 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.66
Waste Management $728.63
Alliant (Street Lights) $387.51
Alliant (City Park) $43.34
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $414.40
IPERS $89.28
Cerro Gordo Snow Removal $2,636.38
Iowa Pump Works $9,340.00
S& A Lawn Mowing $315.00
Nora Springs Library $360.00
$16,996.20

Motion by Council Dodd, Council Ennis to send past due utility bills to the tax roll. All Ayes.

Motion by Council Brosz, Second by Council Wyborny to approve the annual cigarette license for the Rock Falls Lounge. All ayes. Motion carried.

Motion by Council Dodd, Second by Council Prazak to approve the Nora Springs Library contract at a cost of $360. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council Dodd showed some pictures of shelters that could be purchased to surround the mailbox CBUs. He has also talked to Rye about purchasing a handicap accessible porta potty.

Motion by Council Dodd, Second by Council Prazak to approve the donation of $200 to the Plymouth Fire Dept. for the bridge cleaning that was done in May. All ayes. Motion carried.

Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz called the meeting adjourned at 7:32 p.m.

Set Date for Next Meeting July 9, 2018 City Clerk Tracy Ward

May 14, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, City Clerk, Tracy Ward and Wade Flattum of PeopleService. Absent Council Scott Ennis and Council Jessica Prazak.

Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the April 9, 2018 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Dodd, seconded by Council Wyborny to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution 514922018A.
May 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.66
Waste Management $755.37
Alliant (Street Lights) $392.98
Alliant (City Park) $47.61
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $414.40
IPERS $89.28
Mark Brosz Snow Removal $306.00
Iowa Pump Works $458.03
North Iowa Builders $100.00
IAMU $353.00
$5,598.33

Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz read the resignation letter Randy Dodd, stating they he was resigning from the position of Mayor. Council will locate a replacement or call for a Special Election.

PeopleService report – Wade presented quotes for E1 pumps. He has 1 repaired E1 and 1 new E1 in stock.
He is on track to get the individual pump maintenance started for the year. Motion by Council Dodd, Council Wyborny to approve the quote to purchase 5 pumps from Iowa Pump Works. All Ayes. The repair work at the Lagoon is scheduled for July.

Motion by Council Dodd, Council Wyborny to hire Keeling Tree Service at a cost of $2390 to remove two trees from 6 E Madison Street, various limbs hanging over the road and trim mulberry tree on riverside drive. All Ayes.

The council has approve the use of the streets for the 5K run to be held in August during the Rock Falls Fun Days event.

Motion by Council Dodd, Second by Council Brosz to hire Moquito Control for the 2018 season at a cost of $1850. All ayes. Motion carried.

Mayor ProTem Mark Brosz called the meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m.

Set Date for Next Meeting June 11, 2018 City Clerk Tracy Ward

 

April 9, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Dodd. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, Council Scott Ennis, Council Jessica Prazak, City Clerk, Tracy Ward and Lance Jost. Absent Council Brosz.

Mayor Randy Dodd then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the March 12, 2018 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Dodd, seconded by Council Ennis to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution 40922018A.
April 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.76
Waste Management $732.27
Alliant (Street Lights) $393.31
Alliant (City Park) $43.65
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $459.40
IPERS $89.28
Haines Insurance $5,849.00
Brandau Backhoe $726.25
US Post Office Stamps $100.00
North Iowa Builders $100.00
$11,174.92

Motion by Council Dodd, Council Prazak to approve the liquor license for Rock Falls Grain. All Ayes

Lance Jost complained about the vehicle that is north of the garage at 8 West Jackson, asking that it be moved from the right of way. He also asked the clerk to correct the check numbers on his utility bills as they were reversed.

Mayor Randy Dodd called the meeting adjourned at 7:28 p.m.

Set Date for Next Meeting May 14, 2018

City Clerk
Tracy Ward

 

March 12, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Dodd. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, Council Scott Ennis, Council Mark Brosz, Absent was Council Jessica Prazak and City Clerk, Tracy Ward.

Mayor Randy Dodd then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the February12, 2018 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Brosz, seconded by Council Dodd to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution 32122018A.
March 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.76
Waste Management $732.27
Alliant (Street Lights) $391.22
Alliant (City Park) $44.68
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $459.40
IPERS $89.28
Election 2017 $1,206.88
Brosz Snow Removal $382.00
Walmart Envelopes $36.01
$6,023.50


Motion by Council Dodd, Second by Council Ennis to approve the 2019 Budget Estimate and submit to the State of Iowa. Aly Ayes

Betterment Meeting – It was their annual meeting. Council Brosz attended. They started with $19,000 and ended their fiscal year at 14,000.

Mayor Randy Dodd called the meeting adjourned at 8:48 p.m.

Set Date for Next Meeting April 9, 2018

Minutes recorded by Council Jodi Wyborny in the Clerk’s absence

February 12, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Dodd. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, Council Scott Ennis, Council Jessica Prazak, Council Mark Brosz, Wade Flattum of PeopleService, and City Clerk, Tracy Ward.

Mayor Randy Dodd then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the January 8 2018 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Wyborny, seconded by Council Dodd to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution #2122018A.
February 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.76
Waste Management $732.27
Alliant (Street Lights) $387.64
Alliant (City Park) $47.68
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $459.40
IPERS $89.28
IMFOA $50.00
Landfill of North Iowa $209.25
Iowa One Call $13.50
State Auditor $475.00
North IA Builders Snow Removal $50.00
North IA Clerks Association $15.00
State of Iowa Sales Tax Use $185.64
$5,396.42

Wade Flattum of PeopleService gave the quarterly report for the Sewer system. He updated the pump inventory by household and the clerk will get it typed up and give them the updated version. He also brought Godfathers as a thank you for your continued business from PeopleService.

Motion by Council Prazak, Council Brosz to set the Public Hearing on the 2019 Budget Estimate for the March 12th meeting. Aly Ayes

Motion by Council Wyborny, Second by Council Ennis to have the clerk send letters to the residents with past due utilities. They will need to be paid by April 25th or they will be turned over to the tax roll. All Ayes.

Resolution #2122018B. Motion by Council Dodd, second by Council Brosz to approve the CPI increase to PeopleService for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Resolution #2122018C. Motion by Council Wyborny, second by Council Ennis to approve the resolution adopting the Cerro Gordo County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Betterment Meeting – no one attended.

Landfill Meeting – meeting was cancelled due to weather, rescheduled for February

Clerk is asked to resend the letter about vehicles that have not been moved for more than 72 hours to the affected residents, as this could affect snow removal.

Mayor Randy Dodd called the meeting adjourned at 7:24 p.m.

Set Date for Next Meeting March 12, 2018

City Clerk Tracy Ward

 

January 8, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Rock Falls City Council met at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock Falls City Hall. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Dodd. In attendance were, Council Jodi Wyborny, Council Tim Dodd, Council Scott Ennis, Council Mark Brosz, Rich Welter of Mosquito Control, and City Clerk, Tracy Ward. Absent was Council Jessica Prazak

Mayor Randy Dodd then asked for a motion to approve the consent agenda. After reviewing the agenda, minutes of the December 11, 2017 and the following bills, a motion was made by Council Brosz, seconded by Council Wyborny to approve the consent agenda. All Ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Resolution #1112018A.
January 2018 Bills
People Service $2,532.00
Omnitel Communications $49.76
Waste Management $732.27
Alliant (Street Lights) $383.56
Alliant (City Park) $43.67
Rock Falls Betterment $100.00
Tracy Ward $459.40
IPERS $89.28
US Treasury $944.44
$5,334.38

Rich Welter of Mosquito Control explained the process of spraying for mosquitos. He covered the chemical that they use and how they are sprayed. The barrier that is created last about 4 weeks.

Clerk will send an email to Sandy Landy at Waste Management about the condition of the toters after the recycle have been picked up. Driver is causing a lot of broken containers and loose recycling around town,

Clerk is asked to send a letter about vehicles that have not been moved for more than 72 hours, as this could affect snow removal.

Mayor Randy Dodd called the meeting adjourned at 7:36 p.m.

City Clerk Tracy Ward