Council Meeting Minutes 12-12-2022

Regular Meeting

                                                                                                December 12th, 2022

 

                The Council for the City of Wilton, Iowa met in regular session in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday December 12th, 2022   Mayor Keith Stanley called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM and then led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Council Members present: Bill Voss, Steve Owens, Sheryl Lenker & Ted Marolf     

 

                 The agenda was presented for approval.  It was moved by Member Lenker seconded by Member Owens that the agenda be approved as presented. The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried

 

                The consent agenda was presented for approval. Items included were: Minutes from 11/28/2022 meeting, sidewalk reimbursement for Dan Oien, and Tinted Vintage Liquor License. It was moved by Member Owens seconded by Member Lenker that the consent agenda be approved as presented. The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried

               

REPORTS

 

                Wilton Chamber and Development Alliance Director Becky Allgood gave a report on what she is currently working on.

 

                Jeff Horne reported that the City is wrapping up work on the Well with the electronics. Triple B has a large bill in the claims that is for most of their work, which is completed, but they still have some pressure testing to complete.

 

                We will have our budget work session at the first February meeting on the 13th at 5 PM.

 

                The City has purchased new salt sand spreaders that will fit on the smaller trucks, and these will defiantly help with our snow removal efforts. We have not had many large snow events in the last 2 seasons, but he would like to remind people of the text service we have for snow emergencies.

 

INFORMAL MEETING

 

                Council Member Marolf presented the Council with a list of improvements he would like to see put into the budget next year for the Community Center.  These improvements include new curtains, a larger Television and a new projector system.  The total cost of these improvements could total between $42,000 to $45,000.  After some discussion it was agreed upon to add the total needed to the Community Center budget for year 2023-2024.

                 

 MAYOR REPORT

                 

                Mayor Stanley reported that he heard a lot of positive comments about the Wilton Window walk. The tree that the Wilton Light Plant helped with the lighting was especially appreciated.  He also mentioned that he would like to appoint Carol Duffe to the Wilton Library Board.  That appointment will be added to the next agenda.  He wanted to remind everyone that the next Council meeting will be a call-in meeting to approve the bills because of the Christmas holiday.

               

COUNCIL REPORT

 

                Member Marolf wanted to commend the Wilton Light plant for the great job they did on the Wilton Christmas Tree.  He mentioned besides the actual hanging of the lights, it also took a lot of time to finish the assembly of the lights.  He agreed that it was the high light of the Window Walk.

               

BILLS

                The Financial Statements were accepted and placed on file.  It was moved by Member Budding seconded by Member Lenker that the total disbursements of $306,573.62 approved by the Finance Committee, be allowed and instruct the City Clerk to pay the same.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

No further business, this meeting was adjourned.        

 

                               

Attest:                                                                                                                                    

 

 

 

____________________                                                                                                                   ______________________

City Clerk Kathryn Koele                                                                                                                    Mayor Keith Stanley

Regular Meeting

                                                                                                December 12th, 2022

 

                The Council for the City of Wilton, Iowa met in regular session in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday December 12th, 2022   Mayor Keith Stanley called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM and then led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Council Members present: Bill Voss, Steve Owens, Sheryl Lenker & Ted Marolf     

 

                 The agenda was presented for approval.  It was moved by Member Lenker seconded by Member Owens that the agenda be approved as presented. The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried

 

                The consent agenda was presented for approval. Items included were: Minutes from 11/28/2022 meeting, sidewalk reimbursement for Dan Oien, and Tinted Vintage Liquor License. It was moved by Member Owens seconded by Member Lenker that the consent agenda be approved as presented. The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried

               

REPORTS

 

                Wilton Chamber and Development Alliance Director Becky Allgood gave a report on what she is currently working on.

 

                Jeff Horne reported that the City is wrapping up work on the Well with the electronics. Triple B has a large bill in the claims that is for most of their work, which is completed, but they still have some pressure testing to complete.

 

                We will have our budget work session at the first February meeting on the 13th at 5 PM.

 

                The City has purchased new salt sand spreaders that will fit on the smaller trucks, and these will defiantly help with our snow removal efforts. We have not had many large snow events in the last 2 seasons, but he would like to remind people of the text service we have for snow emergencies.

 

INFORMAL MEETING

 

                Council Member Marolf presented the Council with a list of improvements he would like to see put into the budget next year for the Community Center.  These improvements include new curtains, a larger Television and a new projector system.  The total cost of these improvements could total between $42,000 to $45,000.  After some discussion it was agreed upon to add the total needed to the Community Center budget for year 2023-2024.

                 

 MAYOR REPORT

                 

                Mayor Stanley reported that he heard a lot of positive comments about the Wilton Window walk. The tree that the Wilton Light Plant helped with the lighting was especially appreciated.  He also mentioned that he would like to appoint Carol Duffe to the Wilton Library Board.  That appointment will be added to the next agenda.  He wanted to remind everyone that the next Council meeting will be a call-in meeting to approve the bills because of the Christmas holiday.

               

COUNCIL REPORT

 

                Member Marolf wanted to commend the Wilton Light plant for the great job they did on the Wilton Christmas Tree.  He mentioned besides the actual hanging of the lights, it also took a lot of time to finish the assembly of the lights.  He agreed that it was the high light of the Window Walk.

               

BILLS

                The Financial Statements were accepted and placed on file.  It was moved by Member Budding seconded by Member Lenker that the total disbursements of $306,573.62 approved by the Finance Committee, be allowed and instruct the City Clerk to pay the same.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

No further business, this meeting was adjourned.        

 

                               

Attest:                                                                                                                                    

 

 

 ____________                                                                                                         ______________________

City Clerk Kathryn Koele                                                                                                         Mayor Keith Stanley