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Minutes of the May 16_ 2011 Auburn City Council Meeting

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Auburn City Council 
City Hall    May 16, 2011 
 
Mayor Linda Beidler called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with Council members Cindy Finley, Justin 
Potthoff and Josh Zimmerman present.  Absent: Janelle King and Dustin Mead.  Employees: Gerry 
Blessington and Nancy Janssen.  Guests: Curtis Bloes, Myron Darringer, JEO Consulting, Renee Stauter, 
Mid‐Iowa Insurance, Randy Buse and Gayleen Schug. 
 
Motion by Finley, seconded by Zimmerman to approve the agenda. Ayes: Finley, Zimmerman and 
Potthoff.  Absent: King and Mead.  Motion by Zimmerman, seconded by Finley to approve the consent 
agenda which included the minutes of the April 11,2011 meeting, Treasurer’s, Financial and Sheriff’s 
reports, claims, payroll and Sparky’s One Stop Cigarette permit renewal.  Ayes: Finley, Zimmerman and 
Potthoff.  Absent: Mead and King. 
 
 Ahlers & Cooney        Legal                   $27.48   Office Depot            Supplies                 $78.42
 Als Corner Oil         Propane/fire Dept      $397.13   Postmaster              postage                   $3.00
 Auburn Feed            Planter                $310.50   Presto X Company        pest control             $34.00
 Auburn Rec Comm        Annual payment         $200.00   Raccoon Valley REC      power                 $8,100.77
 Baker & Taylor Books   library                $105.54   Reiling Electric        Repairs                $180.00
 Bomgaars               Shop                   $128.89   Sac Co Solid Waste      qtr assess            $1,628.00
 Bunz & Gaffney         Legal                  $208.75   Stewart, Donetta        Reimb library            $22.27
 Center Point Books     library                 $43.74   Tiefenthaler Building   Rec/comm bldg           $149.03
 CRS Hauling            garbage pick up      $1,000.00   Toyne Inc.              Fire Dept                $22.00
 EFTPS                  941 Tax              $1,661.49   Tri County Special      publishing               $75.32
 Feld Fire              Fire Dept              $454.65   US Cellular             phone                    $48.35
 Feld Fire              Fire Dept              $118.50   Utility Dep Refunds                             $304.98
 Fleet Fueling          fire/shop fuel        $341.77    Utility Service Co.     water tower            $596.08
 Hawkins                Chlorine               $211.20   Wal Mart                Library                  $65.80
 Holiday Inn            Clerk Training          $92.96   WAPA                    power                 $1,585.32
 IA Dept of Revenue     Sales Tax              $744.00   Wilkens Napa            shop                   $149.90
 IA DNR                 Operator Licenses      $120.00   Windstream              phone                  $144.07
 IA League of Citites   Clerk Training        $175.00    Total Claims                                 $26,080.52
 IA Savings Bank        Sewer Reserve         $104.00    Payroll                                         8552.65
 IA Utilities Board     Assessements            $81.00
 IMWCA                  Work Comp Ins        $3,922.00   Rec Comm Bills
 IPERS                  employ benefits       $979.27    Nobbies                 easter                  $47.80
 Janssen, Nancy         mileage                $242.25   Sams Club               Easter/concessions     $145.03
 Kriz-Davis Co          Electric repairs       $593.23   IA Savings Bank         Easter                   $8.00
 Krudico                Chemicals/shipping     $437.94   Farner Bocken           Concessions            $439.99
 Martins Welding        Shop                     $4.42   WalMart                 Concessions             $73.38
 Mid IA Insurance       Fire Life Ins          $187.50   Total Rec Comm                                 $714.20
 
Renee Stauter, Mid Iowa Insurance reviewed with Council the city property/liability insurance coverage 
and renewal costs.  Motion by Finley to approve the renewal in the amount of $10,172.46, seconded by 
Potthoff.  Ayes: Finley, Potthoff and Zimmerman.  Absent: Mead and King. 
 
Myron Darringer, JEO Consultants explained a proposal to conduct a development feasibility study of 
the West Pick property.  He answered council’s questions and council tabled the matter until the next 
meeting.  Approval of a utility rebate was tabled until the next meeting.  The council received an update 
on the EECBG grant and gave direction for the required community event currently planned for fall. 
 
Randy Buse and Justin Potthoff will attend the radio communications meeting sponsored by the Sheriff’s 
office on June 2.  Motion by Finley, seconded by Potthoff to approve the IA Department of 
Transportation 5‐year Maintenance agreement.  Ayes: Finley, Zimmerman and Potthoff.  Absent: Mead 
and King. 
 
Potthoff motioned that the City hire Mosquito Control of Iowa to do mosquito spraying for the summer 
of 2011 and that people wanting to be notified can come to city hall and sign a pre‐notification/no spray 
register prior to June 1, 2011.  Motion seconded by Zimmerman.  Aye: Potthoff, Zimmerman and Finley.  
Absent: King and Mead.   
 
No one addressed Council during the public forum.  Council heard department reports and discussion 
items noting agenda items for the June 13, 2011 meeting.  Motion to adjourn at 6:56 PM by 
Zimmerman. 
 
                                                                   Current       Change      Operating     Amounts Held
             FUND         Previous      Received     Disbursed       Fund       from Prev      Funds       In Long-Term
                          Balance                                  Balance       Month                     Investment(CD)
    GENERAL               $20,171.45    $18,882.23   $10,051.08    $29,002.60    $8,831.15    $13,902.18       $15,100.42
      LOST                $14,039.82     $1,195.22                 $15,235.04    $1,195.22    $15,235.04
      Emply Ben Levy       -$1,120.95    $2,369.58     $594.76       $653.87     $1,774.82      $653.87
      Emergency Levy         $607.57      $371.66                    $979.23      $371.66       $979.23
      Rec Committee       $20,733.57      $514.87     $2,278.39    $18,970.05   -$1,763.52     $2,157.23       $16,812.82
      Historical Comm.     $4,645.72                                $4,645.72        $0.00     $4,645.72            $0.00
     125th Celebration     $1,928.94       $25.00                   $1,953.94      $25.00      $1,953.94
     Library Trust         $6,888.64         $0.09                  $6,888.73        $0.09     $2,095.69        $4,793.04
    ROAD USE TAX          $18,813.69     $2,092.75    $1,759.31    $19,147.13     $333.44     $19,147.13            $0.00
    WATER UTILITY         -$20,608.62    $5,912.84    $2,754.61   -$17,450.39    $3,158.23   -$17,450.39            $0.00
    SEWER Operating        -$3,923.05    $2,379.26    $2,218.53    -$3,762.32     $160.73     -$3,762.32
      Sinking Fund         $9,900.00     $1,100.00                 $11,000.00    $1,100.00    $11,000.00
      Reserve              $6,234.85      $104.00                   $6,338.85     $104.00          $0.00        $6,338.85
    ELECTRIC UTILITY     $251,768.58    $20,516.65   $15,036.95   $257,248.28    $5,479.70    $66,905.67      $190,342.61
    GARBAGE/RECYCL.          $823.27     $1,279.61    $1,004.90     $1,097.98     $274.71      $1,097.98            $0.00
    TOTAL CASH           $330,903.48    $56,743.76   $35,698.53   $351,948.71   $21,045.23   $118,560.97      $233,387.74
 

				
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