Council Meeting Minutes 10-17-16


October 17, 2016

     The City Council of the City of Fayette, Iowa, met Monday, October 17, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Fayette City Hall pursuant to law and rules of said council, Mayor Pro-tem Patty Nefzger presiding.

     Roll call: Present - Council members Larson, Nefzger, Sandhagen, Wulfekuhle. Absent – Kragnes.

     Moved Wulfekuhle, seconded Larson, to approve the consent agenda consisting of the regular meeting minutes of 10/03/16, claims list of 10/04/16 – 10/17/16, the September 2016 Treasurer’s/Clerk’s Report & Budget Report, and the renewal of a liquor license for Gavin’s Foods. Roll call, all ayes, carried.

     Treasurer's Balance for Fund Accounts as of September 30, 2016: General $165,890.18; Streets $211,605.62; Debt Service $14,432.23; Water Utility $262,435.96; Water T&A $26,404.17; Sewer Utility $226,897.97; Landfill/Recycling $593.91; Yard Waste $8,365.87; Bolger Fund $184,095.71; TIF $41,903.82; Local Option Tax $21,332.37; Storm Water $5,779.76; Downtown Project ($24,926.26); Franchise Fees $38,184.61. September Receipts by Fund: General $38,351.83; Streets $40,176.90; Debt Service $792.24; Water Utility $951.19; Water T&A $2,450; Sewer Utility $1,969.33; LF/Recycling $328.41; Yard Waste $64; Bolger $3,200.57; TIF $516.76; Local Option $7,939.40; Storm Water $45. Total Receipts $96,785.63. September Disbursements by Fund: General $41,592.52; Streets $6,622.12; Water Utility $24,130.29; Water T&A $230.18; Sewer Utility $13,852.59; CDBG Sewer Project $2,130.12; Bolger $2,700. Total Disbursements: $91,257.82. Investments: $1,285,113. Bank Balance $2,468,108.92. Balance with Library Funds $2,557,916.49.

     Moved Wulfekuhle, seconded Larson, to approve the agenda as presented. All ayes to approve, carried.

     Administrator/Clerk McGrane advised the Council there will be a Retirement Open House for Christie Dennis on Monday, October 24, 2016, from 4pm - 6:30pm in the ICN Room at the Fayette Community Library. Light refreshments will be furnished by the Friends of the Library. Administrator/Clerk McGrane will also be there to introduce himself to the public. Winter notices were sent out and posted to remind citizens of city ordinances that apply to winter months.

     Police Chief Pisanti reported that the number of incidents reported had went down from the previous week. Chief Pisanti served Gary Goodell with a letter stating he has until November 6, 2016, to remove all of the debris and nuisance items from his property at 101 King Street. Chief Pisanti also walked around the property with Goodell and discussed what all needed to be removed to meet the requirements of our City Code Chapter 50.

   There being no further business, moved Wulfekuhle, unanimous, to adjourn at 7:40pm. 

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