Minutes 04/11/2016

Rolfe Regular Council Meeting

Monday April 11, 2016

Rolfe Community Center, 5:30pm

Mayor Pro Tem Tom Andersen called the meeting to order at 5:30pm and took roll call.   Mayor Julie Lancaster absent. Council present Jon Wellik, Pat Sheda, Carl Struve and Tom Andersen. Absent Dan Allen.

Struve/Wellik moved to approve consent agenda including bills, 3/14/16 & 3/28/16 minutes and building permits for Tiernen and Gray.  All ayes.  Carried.

Wellik/Sheda moved to approve the treasurer’s report.  All ayes. Carried.

Struve commented on building and equipment on city property, clerk will have Mayor to check into it.  City Clerk will be gone to conference April 20st-22nd.  Will be selecting homes to rehab for CDBG housing project next week and new city truck has arrived.

No other comments or complaint forms.

Mayor Pro Tem Andersen read the Proclamation for Keep Iowa and Rolfe Beautiful month.

Struve/Sheda moved to approve Resolution #613 Approving and Adopting a Revenue Purpose Statement for the use or expenditure of Revenues from an Electric Franchise Fee.  Ayes: Wellik, Struve, Sheda and Andersen. Carried.

Wellik/Sheda moved to set Public Hearing on the Electric Franchise Agreement with Alliant Energy and set a franchise fee of 1% for May 9, 2016 at 6:00pm at the Rolfe Community Center.  All ayes. Carried.

Sheda/Wellik moved to approve the renewal of the Agreement for maintenance and repair of Primary Roads in Municipalities with Iowa DOT.  Ayes: Struve, Wellik, Sheda and Andersen.  Carried.

Struve/Sheda moved to approved contract with MIDAS to provide Technical Services for a CDBG Program.  Ayes: Wellik, Sheda, Struve and Andersen. Carried.

Sandvig explained to council of the troubles with the garbage truck.  Council advised to take to Zeigler in Fort Dodge to find the problem.

Struve/Sheda moved to approve the Park and Recreation Board hiring of Karen Johnson for seasonal mowing and Shannon Peters as the CPO/Pool Manager for the 2016 summer season.  All ayes. Carried.

Struve/Wellik moved to adjourn at 6:05pm.  All ayes.  Carried.

Mayor, Julie Lancaster


City Clerk, Angela Montag