OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE SEYMOUR CITY COUNCIL
SEYMOUR, IOWA -- October 3, 2018
Seymour City Council met on the 3rd day of October, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Cambers at City Hall with Mayor Housh presiding. Present: Carter, Housh, Merritt, Rembe, Trower. Absent: None.
AGENDA: Moved By Rembe, seconded by Merritt to approve the agenda. A.V.A.M.C.
MINUTES: Moved by Rembe, seconded by Carter to approve the minutes of the September 17, 2018 regular meeting. A.V.A.M.C.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: Moved by Merritt, seconded by Trower to approve the financial statement for September 2018 as presented. A.V.A.M.C.
CLAIMS: Moved by Merritt, seconded by Rembe to approve the claims from September 18, 2018 through October 3, 2018 as presented. A.V.A.M.C.
VISITOR RECOGNITION: Michelle Dooey, newly appointed Auditor of Wayne County, was present to address the council of personnel changes and to answer any questions or concerns regarding the Auditor's office.
POLICE DEPARTMENT: Officer Carter reported three arrests and two juvenile referrals. Discussion also included options for a part time law enforcement officer.
CITY CREW REPORT: Moved by Merritt, seconded by Housh to approve the purchase of a snow blade from Van Wall Powersports for the Polaris Ranger. A.V.A.M.C. There was some discussion regarding the city pickup and plow.
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE: Moved by Rembe, seconded by Merritt to approve three payment extension requests as presented. A.V.A.M.C. Moved by Rembe, seconded by Carter to approve the shut-off list. A.V.A.M.C.
Moved by Merritt, seconded by Rembe to adopt the following:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS
Roll Call Vote as Follows: Ayes: Carter, Housh, Merritt, Rembe, Trower. Nay -- none. Passed and approved this 3rd day of October, 2018.
Moved by Housh, seconded by Trower to adopt the following:
RESOLUTION FOR THE PLACEMENT OF TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES
Roll Call Vote as Follows: Ayes -- Carter, Housh, Merritt, Trower. Nays -- Rembe. Passed and approved this 3rd day of October, 2018.
CITY ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY: Mayor Housh informed council of an offer to deed a property to the city. Housh advised monies may be available through Chariton Valley Regional Housing Trust for the removal of a house standing on the property. Moved by House, seconded by Carter to accept the property contingent upon securing funding for the removal of the house. A.V.A.M.C. A resolution setting a public hearing will be placed on the November agenda once it is determined that funding to remove the structure is available.
CITY HALL LIGHTING: After reviewing two quotes for the replacement to lights in City Hall, it was moved by Merritt, seconded by Housh to accept the $990.00 fixtures and labor bid from L.W. Electric Service. A.V.A.M.C.
Other discussion included the replacement of existing yield signs with stop signs at 4th and Young's Avenue and a proposal for banking services with People's Bank.
ADJOURNMENT: Moved by Merritt, seconded by Carter to adjourn at 6:35. A.V.A.M.C.