Minutes 11/14/2016

Rolfe Regular Council Meeting
Monday November 14, 2016
Rolfe Community Center, 5:30pm

Mayor Lancaster called the meeting to order at 5:30pm and took roll call. Council present Dan Allen, Pat Sheda and Tom Andersen. Absent Jon Wellik and Carl Struve.
Sheda/ Allen moved to approve consent agenda including agenda, bills and 10/10/16 minutes with correction of $325.00 for energy rebate. All ayes. Carried.
De Sindergard gave treasurer’s report. Allen/Andersen moved to approve treasurer’s report. All ayes. Carried.
Council comments – Allen stated we should have restriction on tree pile. Clerk commented attended court for nuisance abatement. No Mayor or citizen comments.
Mayor stated we had three complaints on a vicious dog. Vicious dog letter will be sent and turned over to city attorney.
Received information from Iowa Municipal Benefits Plan about possibly joining a small city insurance group to help decrease health care cost. Council advised to see what the benefits would be to city.
Council discussed placing snow and obstructing view of streets. Council advised clerk to write ordinance on this matter to be passed at December meeting.
Sheda/Allen moved to allow employees to take the day after Thanksgiving off, but use their own time for compensation. All ayes. Carried.
Council discussed some sort of pay to Alex Lieu acting as our Code Enforcement officer. Sheda/Allen moved to pay Code Enforcement officer $25.00 an hour plus reimburse mileage at the IRS rate. All ayes. Carried.
Mayor called to open the Public Hearing at 6:00pm on Adoption the Code of Ordinances of the City of Rolfe, Iowa. With no citizen comments and no written comments, Mayor closed the public hearing at 6:01pm.
Mayor read Ordinance No. 212 An Ordinance Adopting the “Code of Ordinances of the City of Rolfe, Iowa. Allen/Sheda moved to approve Ordinance No. 212. Ayes: Pat Sheda, Tom Andersen and Dan Allen. Carried. Andersen/Sheda moved to waive the second and third reading of Ordinance No. 212. Ayes: Dan Allen, Tom Andersen and Pat Sheda. Carried.
Allen/Andersen moved to set Christmas Open House and Customer Appreciation for December 12th from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. All ayes. Carried.
Andersen/Sheda moved to adjourn at 6:10pm.

Julie Lancaster, Mayor

Angela Montag, City Clerk