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 2018-30

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 2018-31

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.