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Colesburg City Council

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2024. On roll were Jared Diers, Jim Diers and Roger Waterman. Nick Brown and Steve Schilling were absent. Motion made by Jim Diers. Second by Jared Diers to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Jared Diers, Waterman, Jim Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, April minutes/claims and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:


APRIL REVENUES

Utility Payments 28,060.91

LOST 4,277.06

Property Tax 60, 404.93

Ambulance 6,818.64

From AMB Savings 12,172.85

Library 2,681.91

KIB Prom Proceeds 1,215.00

RUT – County 2,515.76

Township – ELK Delaware 2,990.00

Savings Account Interest 1,664.64

RUT - State 3,300.00


APRIL PAID PRIORS

Access Systems – LIB 252.68

Baker & Taylor – Lib 170.86

Carol Walthart – Reimburse 167.67

Comelec – Lib 10.00

EFTPS – April 1,808.61

FSB – Monthly ACH Charge 25.00

Guttenberg Press - LIB 48.00

Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX 117.80

Iowa Department of Revenue – St WH 832.39

Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX 373.65

IPERS – April 1,256.87

Iowa Workforce – SUTA 25.91

USPS – Box Rent - LIB 84.00

Windstream 146.87


APRIL FOR APPROVAL

Alliant Energy- Utilities 3,397.25

Bi-County Disposal – April Pick Up 2,515.20

Black Hills Energy - Utilities 529.06

Carol Walthart - Reimburse 106.38

Carrico - Pool 2,134.04

Cory Schenke - Reimburse 7.50

Edgewood Reminder 357.44

Ehrhardt, Gnagy, McCorkindale & Vorwald 75.00

Feld Fire – FD 6,249.00

Hawkins – Chlorine 146.69

Hill Country CS – City, Amb 209.20

Midwest Breathing Air - FD 691.00

Nick Brown – Reimburse FD 195.68

Quill 492.93

TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis 627.00

TestAmerica – Water Analysis 61.00

Total April Payroll 6,263.76



Revenues Expenditures

General Fund

67,885.44

33,094.43

Road Use

5,815.76

4,678.91

Employee Benefits

8,033.47

1,304.34

Local Option

4,277.06

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Sewer

6,911.47

8,139.18

Sewer Debt

11,702.19

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Water

4,941.55

7,654.16

Water Enterprise

2,105.63

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Fire Department – Checking Bunker Gear to see where they are in replacing sets and setting up a plan to purchase some every year. They are also looking to get 4 sets of Crossover Gear every year.

Ambulance – They had 5 calls.

Library – Monthly Report.

Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.

Community Club – Annual Golf Outing will be June 1st at the Lone Pine. Fourth of July celebration will be held on July 5th & 6th. Friday evening is the 5k and night golf with the rest of the celebration on Saturday.

KIB – Received grant dollars from FFDC in the amount of $2,781.26 for the North welcome sign project.

Committee reports are as follows:

Streets & Sidewalks: Need gravel in some areas and potholes still need filled.

Pool & Recreation: Pool applications. Jared Diers motioned to accept the application for Baskethouse, Ella Davidshofer, Addison Schmelzer, Brady Brown and Avery Brown. Lifeguards, Katy Brunsman and Shawn Brunsman. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Jim Diers, Jared Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Plan on opening on Saturday June 1. The new heater should be installed this week. We are looking for an adult to do some oversight.

Building Permits: Kenzie Barnhart & Zander Carter, 128 Main Street, Yard Fence. Jared Diers motioned to approve. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jim Diers, Jared Diers, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Water & Sewer: Jackson Street Water Looping Project scheduled to start after July 4th.


Waterman motioned to approve the Township Contracts. Jim Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jared Diers, Waterman, Jim Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Discussed the rental of the buying station. Jim Diers motioned to approve the rental when the property becomes the City’s. Jared Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Jim Diers, Jared Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Request to transfer dollars from LOST to pay for the new flooring in the community center. Jared Diers motioned to approve the transfer. Jim Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jim Diers, Jared Diers and Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.


Adjourned at 6:20 pm. Jim Diers motioned to adjourn. Jared Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jared Diers, Waterman, Jim Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.


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