Council Meeting Minutes 8-8-2022

                                                                                                Regular Meeting

                                                                                                August 8, 2022

 

                The Council for the City of Wilton, Iowa met in regular session in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday August, 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: Wayne Budding, Bill Voss, Steve Owens, Ted Marolf and Sheryl Lenker       

 

                 The agenda was presented for approval.  It was moved by Member Budding seconded by Member Lenker 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 7/25/2022 meeting and Liquor License for Fred Grunder (Axe and Oak Whiskey).  It was moved by Member Owens seconded by Member Voss that the consent agenda be approved as presented. The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried

 

REPORTS

 

                Wilton Development Director Becky Allgood wanted to invite everyone to a “Maker/Space Business After Hours” sponsored by the Wilton Development Corporation.  It is on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Wilton Public Library from 5 – 7 pm.  She has also been busy with the Welcome Back Teachers Day which is on the 18th, Founders Day and the Play.

 

                 Jeff Horne reported the sidewalk project continues and most of 2nd Street is complete as well as Walnut and Locust. The Ash Tree contractor is continuing. We are still having a trickle of people being added to the list. Work on the new well and Cherrydale Park restroom continues. We are waiting on some of the work for the well house. Public works did curb pick up some branches from the storm Wednesday morning. The City did receive some damage to the Sewer Plant building and electronics from a lightening strike after the recent storm.

               

FORMAL MEETING                                                              

AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

CONCEPT PLAN AND COST ESTIMATE FOR TRAILS FROM

CITY OF WILTON TO HIGHWAY 61

CITY OF WILTON, IOWA and BOLTON & MENK, INC.

 

                This Agreement, made this 8th day of August 2022, by and between the City of Wilton, (“CLIENT”), and BOLTON & MENK, INC., 401 1st Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, (“CONSULTANT”).

 

                WITNESS, whereas the CLIENT requires professional services in conjunction with a Concept Plan and Cost Estimate for Trail from the City of Wilton to Highway 61 (“Project”) in support of the City’s Destination Iowa Grant application, and whereas the CONSULTANT agrees to furnish the various professional services required by the CLIENT.

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises between the parties hereto, it is agreed:

 

                The CLIENT will compensate the CONSULTANT in accordance with the attached Exhibit B Schedule of Fees (“Schedule of Fees”) for the time spent in performance of Agreement services. Total cost of services shall not exceed $2,500 without the prior consent of CLIENT.

 

                THIS INSTRUMENT embodies the whole agreement of the parties, there being no promises, terms, conditions, or obligation referring to the subject matter other than contained herein. This Agreement may only be amended, supplemented, modified, or canceled by a duly executed written instrument signed by both parties.

 

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed in their behalf.

 

It was moved by Member Budding seconded by Member Lenker that the agreement be approved and passed as presented.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

Final Pay Application for Triple B for Water Quality Project

 

 Jeff Horne presented the Council with the final payment to Triple B which will close out the project for them. We had a walk through about a month ago.  The final pay application #6 was presented as $66,690.15 The City will be reimbursed for this amount from the WQI project. It was moved by Member Marolf seconded by Member Owens that the payment be approved as presented.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

Pay Application for Impact 7G for Water Quality Project

 

Jeff Horne presented the Council with pay application #5 for $6090.91 This is for the seeding and native plants. This is going to take a few years to take hold. The City will be working with them until 2024. We did receive a reimbursement for the project of $77,000 from the State as part of the WQI project. It was moved by Member Lenker seconded by Member Budding that the payment be approved as presented.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

MAYOR REPORT

 

Mayor Keith Stanley recommended appointing Kyle Marks to the Board of Adjustment. He will be replacing Steve Brown who resigned after serving several years on the board.   It was moved by Member Lenker seconded by Member Owens that the appointment be approved as presented.  The vote recorded as follows: Ayes: All   Nays: None   Motion Carried 

 

COUNCIL REPORT

 

                Member Marolf reported making progress on the Annual Freedom Rock Smorgasbord. He would like to talk to the Wilton Fire Department about a possible water barrel competition   This event takes place September 25th, 2022.

 

               

BILLS

 

The Financial Statements were accepted and placed on file.  It was moved by Member Marolf seconded by Member Owens that the total disbursements of $347,963.53 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:                                                                                                                                                      Mayor Keith Stanley

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