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COUNCIL MEETING
JUNE 11, 2024
5:30 P.M.


PRESENT:   Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
ABSENT:     Jackson


Mayor Berry presided.


No citizens spoke during Open Forum.


On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Zmolek, the Council approved the following consent  items:
May 28, 2024 Council Minutes,  Hy-Vee Market Cafe, Class C Retail Alcohol License, Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh Express, Class E Retail Alcohol License, Cigarette / Tobacco / Nicotine / Vapor Permits for July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025, Appoint Alexis Stevens and Clancy Clawson to the Library Boad of Trustees for terms to expire June 30, 2030, an payment of monthly bills from City funds.


AYE:    Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
NAY:   None


This was the time and place for the Public Hearing for the sale of property at 600 West Lincoln Way. Mayor Berry called for oral or written comments. William Allen said he has interest in the property. Matt Daniels from Origin Homes was available on zoom. On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Wetrich, the Council closed the Public Hearing.


AYE:   Zmolek, Wetrich, Sloan, Ahrenholtz      
NAY:   None


Sloan made a motion to table the sale of property at 600 W Lincoln Way with another party interested, no second made. 


RESOLUTION NO. 58-24
On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 58-24, a resolution approving Agreement for Sale of Property located at 600 West Lincoln Way.


AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Wetrich, Zmolek   
NAY:   Sloan


This was the time and place for the Public Hearing for the sale of property at 504 North Vine Street. Mayor Berry called for oral or written comments and there were none. On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council closed the Public Hearing.


AYE:   Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek, Ahrenholtz   
NAY:   None


RESOLUTION NO. 59-24
On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 59-24, a resolution approving Agreement for Sale of Property at 504 North Vine Street.


AYE:   Wetrich, Ahrenholtz, Zmolek  
NAY:   Sloan 


This was the time and place for the Public Hearing for the sale of property at 506 North Vine Street. Mayor Berry called for oral or written comments and there were none. On motion by Zmolek, second by Ahrenholtz, the Council closed the Public Hearing.


AYE:   Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek, Ahrenholtz 
NAY:   None












RESOLUTION NO. 60-24
On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 60-24, a resolution approving Agreement for Sale of Property at 506 North Vine Street.


AYE:   Zmolek, Ahrenholtz, Wetrich   
NAY:   Sloan


RESOLUTION NO. 61-24
On motion by Wetrich, and second  by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 61-24, a resolution awarding Contract and Approving Contract and Bond for the Jefferson Russell Park Pickleball Court Project to Caliber Concrete, LLC from Adair, IA with a Bid of $217,301.20.


AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek     
NAY:   None 


On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Sloan, the Council approved pay estimate #16 to Shank Constructors, Inc of $652,161.94 for Wastewater Treatment Plant Project.


AYE:   Sloan, Ahrenholtz, Wetrich, Zmolek   
NAY:   None


On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved $52,527.00 Forgivable Loan Application from Robert Smith (Home Town Variety) at 104 & 106 N Wilson Street for roof replacement.


AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Zmolek, Sloan, Wetrich   
NAY:   None


On motion by Zmolek, second by Ahrenholtz, the Council approved to hire Kyle DeMoss as the Water Superintendent with a salary of $73,900 as of June 12, 2024.


AYE:   Zmolek, Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich   
NAY:   None


On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan, the Council approved to purchase 427 (95 gallon) green Recycling Carts from Elliott Equipment Co. in the amount of $28,457.00.


AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek   
NAY:   None


This was the time for the hearing regarding a dog deemed an illegal animal owned by Robert Gilmore and Nicole Townsley at 611 W Adams Street. Both sides spoke, including the dog owners and the victim at 702 W Adams Street, with others who spoke on behalf of both sides. A motion by Sloan, second by Wetrich,  to change the dog deemed an illegal animal to a vicious animal. (no change made due to not passing with 2 to 2 vote)


AYE:   Sloan, Wetrich
NAY:   Ahrenholtz, Zmolek


On motion by Sloan, second by Wetrich to table the decision on the dog deemed illegal to the next regular meeting when all Council are present.


AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
NAY:   None








The following bills were approved for payment from the City funds:


ABC PEST CONTROL PEST CONTR 416.81
ACCESS SYSTEMS LEASING CPIER LEASE 1392.69
ACCO UNLIMITED CORP CHEM 62,701.35
ACUSHNET COMPANY GCRSE MERCH 182.98
ADVANCED WASTE SOLUTIONS GCRSE PORT TOILET 240.00
AFLAC AFLAC INS W/H 17.68
AG SOURCE COOP SERV LAB TSTG 1,781.20
ALLIANT ENERGY UTILITIES 23,718.93
AMAZON CAPITAL SERV LB SUPP 3,594.05
ANATOMY IT, LLC SERV AGREE 694.34
BAILEY MOUNT LB SUPP 187.10
BAKER & TAYLOR  INC. LB BOOKS 2,228.71
BAM PROPERTIES OF IOWA LLC TIF 12 PMT #8 302.38
BARCO MUNICIPAL PRODUCTS RUT 6' EMBOSSED 582.29
BELL TOWER FESTIVAL HOT/MOT GOTCHA GAMES 15,776.00
BOLTON & MENK INC ENG 55,473.00
BOMGAARS SUPP 1,044.09
CAPITAL CITY EQUIPMENT CO. RUT PARTS 430.93
CARD SERVICE CENTER CREDIT CARD 1,562.78
CARROLL CONSTRUCTION SUPP RUT PUSH MOWER;PWR UNITS 10,267.72
CARROLL COUNTY SOLID WASTE RC MRKTG FEES 417.00
CINTAS CORPORATION 1ST AID SUPP 328.41
CITY OF JEFFERSON -REC BELL TOWER RUN 275.00
CLARION DISTRIBUTING LLC SN ROLL TOWELS 115.00
CLARK EQUIPMENT CO d/b/a BOBCAT 24' FASTCUT PLANER 22,320.72
CLEANING SOLUTIONS INC. RN CLEAN 4,224.00
COBRAHELP PA FEES 34.00
COLLECTION SERV CENTR CASE ID 1034974 300.00
COMMUNITY INS AGENCY AP LIABILITY INS 2,711.00
COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA WA SALT 8,659.58
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TEST WWTF TESTING 2,886.25
CORE & MAIN WA HYDRANT/VALVES 13,814.15
COUNTYWIDE ELECTRIC SERV LB FIXTURES;BULBS 1,226.06
CUNNINGHAM LAWN PATROL, LLC PD MOWING 300.00
DANIELLE BUTLER WA DEP REF 61.60
DENNIS KINSEY BLDG ZONE REF PERMIT FEE 4,627.00
DENTONS DAVIS BROWN PC GEN OBLIG BOND SERV 5,000.00
DIAMOND VOGEL PAINT RUT PAINT 932.90
DOLL DISTRIBUTING GCRSE BEER 1,391.65
DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP PA LEGAL 1,961.50
DUANE ONKEN C SH H INS SINK 193.03
DYLAN HAMILTON WA DEP REF 86.91
DYNAMIC MEDIA HOT/MOT SXM SERV 335.88
EFTPS FEDERAL W/H 17,732.59
EMMA NOWAK WA DEP REF 92.56
EMC NATIONAL LIFE CO. LIFE INS 180.98
EMPLOYEE & FAMILY RESOURCE HARASSMENT CLASS 675.00
FAIRVIEW VET CLINIC ANIMAL CONTR VET EXP 63.00
FAREWAY CONCESSIONS;SUPP 281.56
FASTLANE MOTOR PARTS LLC PARTS 83.12
FORCE AMERICA RUT PARTS 345.36
FRANK DUNN CO. RUT PATCH 949.00
FREEDOM FIRE & SAFETY LLC AP FIRE EXSTING 988.50
GALLS LLC PD CLOTH 978.33
GE0 VILLA SERVICES LLC LOST SW PROG 10,350.00
GREENE CO. BOOSTER CLUB RN RUN PROGR 705.60
GREENE CO SEC ROADS FUEL 5,750.80
GREENE CO. DEVELOP CORP GCDC FUNDING 12,500.00
GREENE CO. CROSS COUNTR RN RUN PROGR 705.60
GREENE CO. MEDICAL CENTR DOT LABS 74.00
GREENE GOODS MARKET DWNTN PLANTRS 2,982.71
GROW REPAIR LLC ELECRICAL 789.04
HACH COMPANY WA LAB SUPP 893.05
HEATH AARON ENNS PD CAGE REMOVAL 150.00
HIGHWAY 30 COALITION PA DUES 150.00
HOME STATE BANK COBBLESTONE TIF9 PMT #14 50,686.64
HOYT, MORAIN & HOMMER, P.C LEGAL 7,376.50
HY- VEE WINE & SPIRITS GCRSE LIQUOR 1,697.02
HY-VEE, INC. SUPP 128.05
IOWA INFORMATION MEDIA GROUP PA LEGALS/ADV 1,099.08
IOWA ONE CALL WA ONE CALL 46.90
IOWA PUMP WORKS SW MAINT 4,673.97
IPERS-FOAB IPERS W/H 12,383.10
J & M GOLF GCRSE MERCH 203.61
JACOB KELLER ECON DEV FORG LN 21,972.87
JEFFERSON ACE HARDWARE SUPP 414.35
JEFFERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY LB PETTY CASH 50.00
JEFFERSON TELECOM PHONE 2,825.35
JENSEN BUILDERS LTD AP HANGAR PAY EST#6 3,800.00
JET'S OUTDOOR POWER & SERV GCRSE CART RENTAL 650.00
JOE FOOTE GCRSE SUPP 221.02
JUNIOR GUTIERRES WA DEP REF 22.75
KELTEK INC. PD INSTALL I-PRO 60,150.33
LOUK PLUMBING, HEATING AP WATER HEATER 630.00
MARK BAUER DEVELOPMENT COM TIF 5 PHASE 1 24,808.89
METRO PARK WEST COMMISSION SN CAPITA DUES (FY23/24) 5,227.50
METRO WASTE AUTHORITY LF FEES 9,373.57
MICHAEL ALLEN WA DEP REF 53.38
MICHAEL J. WAHL TIF 7 REBATE PMT#9 15,479.36
MICHAEL WALLACE C SH H INS SINK 702.71
MIDLAND POWER COOP LIGHTS 703.52
MIDWEST TAPE LLC LB AUDIOBOOKS 119.74
MIDWEST VAC PROFESSIONALS SW CLEAN OUT SLUDGE TANK 36,840.00
MONICA FITZGIBBON WA REF 68.68
MOTOR PARTS PARTS 73.94
MUIR EMBROIDERY & FOOTWEAR SAFETY CLOTH 755.95
MUNICIPAL SUPPLY WA METERS 18,357.30
NATHAN KRAL C SH H INS SINK 5,550.00
NEESE, INC. SW FACILITY TRUCKING 1,793.86
NEW CENTURY FS FUEL 939.6
NEW WAY SN CYL;CARTR 4,587.57
OLSEM PLUMBING LLC RN REPL HEAT EXCHANGER 8,447.65
OPN ARCHITECTS RN GYM ADDITION ARCHITECH 5,978.66
PEAK SOFTWARE SYSTEMS INC RN MEMBERSHIP CARDS 127.07
PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES RN FIRE ALARM 90.00
PIPER SANDLER & CO GEN OBL BOND SERV 23,800.00
PVS DX, INC WA CHEM 2,093.36
RACCOON VALLEY RADIO ADV 1,086.48
REBECCA TUXHORN WA DEP REF 96.22
REGION XII COUNCIL - GOVT 100 E STATE ST - ADMIN 1,127.00
RITE-WAY TOWING & RECOVERY PD TOWING 235.00
ROWLAND REAL ESTATE LOST SW PROG 10,925.00
ROXANNE GORSUCH CAF REIMB 189.05
SALTECH SYSTEMS HOT/MOT WEBSITE 49.95
SCHILTZ PEST SOLUTIONS PK PEST CONTR 150.00
SEBOURN VIDEO SERVICES PA VIDEO SERV 500.00
SHADRAN SUPP 849.03
SHANK CONSTRUCTORS, INC. WWTF PAY EST#15 1,717,137.31
SHINEON DESIGNS RN BELL TOWER TEES 1,202.00
SPRING-GREEN LB LAWN APPLICATION 95.00
SRIXON/CLEVELAND GOLF/XX10 GCRSE MERCH 133.03
STAR EQUIPMENT, LTD SW TRASH PUMP 5,431.81
STONE FLYERS;COPY PAPER 949.99
TEEPLES HEATING & COOLING, FURNACE 8,415.64
THE PAVEMENT DOCTOR RUT PATCH 6,279.00
TODD GORDON WA DEP REF 36.93
TREASURER STATE OF IOWA STATE W/H 2,923.00
TRI-COUNTY CASH LUMBER MAR TIF 10 BRIARWOOD;SUPP 27,576.52
TYLER TECHNOLOGIES ANNUAL FEE 24,497.64
U.S. CELLULAR WA PHONE 343.11
U.S. POST OFFICE BILL POSTAGE;RC STAMPS 2,392.94
UNITYPOINT CLINIC-OCCUPATI DOT LABS 84.00
UPS SW UPS LABS 218.60
VAN-WALL EQUIPMENT  INC. PARTS 206.82
VERIZON WIRELESS PD PHONE 282.87
VERNON L. FOJE PLANTINGS 334.33
VINCE & TRINA NGUYEN WA DEP REF 91.91
WAHL MCATEE TIRE SERVICE VEH MAINT 1,185.54
WELLMARK BC/BS HEALTH INS. W/H 22,317.76
WHY NOT US, LLC 100 E STATE ST- 2ND STR PROJ 15,659.00
WILD ROSE JEFFERSON, LLC JFD FIRE WORKS 6,250.00
ZOUHAIR EL ACHAB WA DEP REF 91.91
 
FUND TOTALS
001   GENERAL FUND277,791.98
110   ROAD USE TAX55,929.31
112   CAFETERIA PLAN189.05
121   LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX48,213.90
125   TIF120,284.90
128   HEALTH INS. SINKING6,445.74
134   LIBRARY AGENCY846.96
139   ENRICH IOWA1,947.67
148   NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATIN682.00
149   DOWNTOWN BUILDINGS38,758.87
156   AUTENREITH COMM CENTER5,978.66
391   AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS3,800.00
410   CIP34,564.00
600   WATER55,625.33
610   WASTEWATER90,751.32
611   WASTEWATER REPLACEMENT1,720,023.56
660   AIRPORT5,154.67
670   SANITATION30,390.62
671   RECYCLING9,187.17
GRAND TOTAL EXPENDITURES2,506,565.71












001-GENERAL FUND 213,608.06
110-ROAD USE TAX 47,624.95
112-CAFETERIA PLAN 280.00
114-SPECIAL REVENUE 32,394.69
121-LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX 49,204.75
125-TIF 74,283.51
128-HEALTH INS. SINKING 1,904.68
132-COMMUNITY CENTER 0.22
134-LIBRARY AGENCY 1,377.60
138-ANIMAL SHELTER 20.00
140-WATER DEPOSITS 2,700.00
149-DOWNTOWN BUILDINGS 16,786.00
156-AUTENREITH COMM CENTER 2,617.13
159-LIBRARY EXPANSION 5,000.00
200-DEBT SERVICE 19,477.41
410-CIP 1,700,000.00
600-WATER 95,968.23
610-WASTEWATER 116,138.64
611-WASTEWATER REPLACEMENT 2,347.16
660-AIRPORT 5,166.82
670-SANITATION 53,826.08
671-RECYCLING 14,577.29
GRAND TOTAL REVENUES (MAY) 2,451,493.42










There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn at  6:34 p.m.

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