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Colesburg Council

Mayor Tom Forkenbrock called the regular meeting of the Colesburg City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2024. On roll were Nick Brown, Jared Diers, Jim Diers, Steve Schilling and Roger Waterman. Motion made by Jim Diers. Second by Brown to approve the consent agenda. Roll Call: Ayes: Waterman, Jim Diers, Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling; Nays: 0. Motion carried. Consent agenda included approval of agenda, March minutes/claims and the Treasurer’s Report, as follows:


MARCH REVENUES

Utility Payments 28,514.22

LOST 4,114.32

Property Tax 4,312.52

Ambulance 4,184.17

Reimburse Stamps 8.16

Building Permits 70.00

Community Center 320.00

IAMU Dividend 1,618.00

Overpayment to Vendor 800.00

Savings Account Interest 1,487.42

RUT - State 2,352.12


MARCH PAID PRIORS


Baker & Taylor – Lib 162.57

Comelec – Lib 10.00

EFTPS – March 1,634.45

FSB – Monthly ACH Charge 25.00

FSB – Returned Check 180.00

Iowa Department of Revenue – Sales TX 109.59

Iowa Department of Revenue – WET TX 406.25

IPERS – March 1,132.43

State Library of Iowa – Carol 175.00

USPS – Stamps 204.00

Windstream 233.47

Zoll – Amb Pymt 12,172.85


MARCH FOR APPROVAL

Alliant Energy- Utilities 2,989.68

Bi-County Disposal – March Pick Up 2,515.20

Black Hills Energy - Utilities 570.49

Carol Walthart - Reimburse 21.06

City of Dubuque WRRC 20.00

Community Insurance FY24/25 32,076.00

Delaware County Auditor - Election 495.72

Department of Inspections, Appeals & Licensing - Pool 35.00

Edgewood Farm & Home – City, CC 36.46

Edgewood Reminder 135.47

Every’s Auto & Tire – City, FD 905.63

Feld Fire – FD 524.75

Hill Country CS – City, FD, Amb 765.50

IAMU – Water Dues FY24/25 691.00

IMFOA – Clerknet 50.00

John Deere Financial – City, Water 109.69

PCC - Amb 297.26

Sara Phelps - Reimburse 150.00

State Hygienic Lab - Water 999.50


TestAmerica – Sewer Analysis 724.00

TestAmerica – Water Analysis 61.00

USA Bluebook – Sewer 326.77

Total March Payroll 6,699.73

Revenues Expenditures

General Fund

71,538.00

99,997.48

Road Use

2,352.12

2,486.99

Employee Benefits

573.54

1,413.68

Local Option

4,114.32

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Sewer

6,703.33

5,451.55

Sewer Debt

11,248.52

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Water

4,634.55

3,000.50

Water Enterprise

2,022.68

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Fire Department – Looking into cost of Bunker Gear. Asked if City would purchase 2 & Association 2.

Ambulance – Looking into Ambulance be dispatched to some Fire calls.

Library – Monthly Report.

Sheriff’s Department – Monthly Report.

Community Club

KIB – Adult Prom on went really well.

Committee reports are as follows:

Streets & Sidewalks: Potholes need filled. Quote was presented from Kluesner for cracksealing. No action taken at this time.

Pool & Recreation: Had 2 pool applications. Jared Diers motioned to accept the application for Baskethouse, Cooper Brown and Lifeguard, Ashley Schilling. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jim Diers, Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Building Permits: Eric & Jennifer Cherne, 308 New Street, Re-Roof and New Siding. Jared Diers motioned to approve. Brown second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling, Waterman, Jim Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Water & Sewer: Mayor Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing of the Jackson Street Water Looping Project at 6:13pm.

Jason Wenger, Burrington Group was present. Ethan Koehn Construction had the low bid of $144,176.65 with a midsummer start timeframe. Hearing was closed at 6:17pm. Brown motioned to accept the bid and move forward with the project. Second by Waterman. Roll Call: Ayes: Jared Diers, Schilling, Waterman, Jim Diers, Brown; Nays: 0. Motion carried.


Mayor Forkenbrock opened the Public Hearing for the 2024/2025 Budget at 6:18pm. With no visitors or comments from the public the hearing was closed at 6:19pm. Jared Diers motioned to approve the 2024/2025 Budget. Schilling second. Roll Call: Ayes: Schilling, Waterman, Jim Diers, Brown, Jared Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.

Presented bids for the Community Center flooring. Jared Diers motioned to approve the bid from Miller Flooring for $8,630.49 which included removal. Jim Diers second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jim Diers, Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling; Nays: Waterman. Motion carried.

Jared Diers motioned to approve the Liquor License for the Lone Pine Country Club. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Jim Diers, Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling, Waterman; Nays: 0. Motion carried.


Adjourned at 6:24 pm. Jim Diers motioned to adjourn. Waterman second. Roll Call: Ayes: Brown, Jared Diers, Schilling, Waterman, Jim Diers; Nays: 0. Motion carried.



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