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COUNCIL MEETING
SEPTEMBER 26 2022
5:30 P.M.

PRESENT: Ahrenholtz, Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
ABSENT: None

Mayor Gordon presided.

Bruce Banister addressed the City Council during the open forum. He was following up on his previous discussion with the City Council at the September 13, 2022 meeting. He commended the City and particularly code enforcer Chad Stevens on the progress that had been done in cleaning up a residential property at 705 W Sunset Rd and looked forward to additional progress to come. The Council thanked Bruce for coming back to follow up.

Brian Markins addressed the City Council during the open forum. He discussed his interest in ATVs and ATV safety, and how important it was in the community. He commended Police Chief Mark Clouse for the efforts toward ATV safety.

On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Zmolek, the Council approved the following consent September 13, 2022 Council Minutes, Sewer adjustments were approved of $82.21 at property 727 S Chestnut Street, $147.00 at property located at 604 W State Street, and $572.15 at property located at 701 N Cedar Street.

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

ORDINANCE NO. 613
On motion by Sloan, second by Wetrich, the Council approved the third reading and final adoption of an ordinance amending The Code of Ordinances of the City of Jefferson, Iowa, 2017, by amending provision pertaining to water rates.
AYE: Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek, Ahrenholtz
NAY: None

ORDINANCE NO. 614
On motion by Zmolek, and second by Ahrenholtz, the Council approved the third reading and final adoption of an ordinance amending The Code of Ordinances of the City of Jefferson, Iowa, 2017, by amending provision pertaining to Sewer User Charges.

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

On motion by Sloan, and second by Wetrich, the Council approved the second reading of an ordinance to increase residential landfill fees and sanitation rates.

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

Item D was removed from the agenda.

The Council held a Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Budget Priority Workshop. No action was taken.

There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn at 6:22 p.m.