7:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019

Oakland Acres Maintenance Building


Call Meeting to Order:  Mayor Pro Tem Ted Schultz called the council meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call:  Ted Schultz, Lisa Griffith and Don Smith. Absent: Heath Collett, Lennie Smith, and Terry Morrison.
Also present: Lori Smith, city clerk.

Inquiries from the Community:  None.

Approval of Minutes: Smith moved to approve the minutes of the January 14, 2019, meeting. Schultz seconded.  Ayes: All.

Treasurer’s Report:  Griffith moved to approve the January report as submitted. Smith seconded. Ayes:  All.

Payment of Bills:  Smith moved to approve payment of the following bills as submitted. Griffith seconded.  Ayes:  All.

Payable to:



Lori Smith

 $  301.21





Employee retirement


Alliant Energy




Lennie Smith


Diesel fuel


Iowa State Auditor


Periodic exam fee


Andy Heishman


Move snow, Salt/sand roads



$ 11,630.87



Mayor’s Opening Address and Report:  None.

Old Business

2019-20 Budget items:  After reviewing the proposed budget presented by the city clerk, Schultz made a motion to present this budget at a public hearing before our regularly scheduled council meeting on Monday, March 11. Seconded by Smith. Ayes: All.

ECIC meeting: March 7: No interest in attending.

City laptop replacement: City clerk purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 laptop, including Office 365, with yearly software renewals for $516.96.

New Business

Easter Egg Hunt: The annual Easter egg hunt will be held in the city park at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.

Spring Garage Sale and Dumpster Days: The annual city-wide garage sales will be set for Saturday, May 4. Dumpsters will be set up from May 3 – May 13.  Watch for more details in the upcoming spring newsletter.

Council Report:  None.

Clerk Report:  We were approved for the $1,000 ICAP safety grant to order more speed bumps. The city clerk will bring the final tally for ordering two more portable speed bumps to the next meeting.

Maintenance report: None.

Adjournment: Schultz moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:14 p.m. Griffith seconded. Ayes:  All.

These minutes are as recorded by the City Clerk and are subject to council approval at the next City Council meeting.


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Lennie Smith, Mayor                                                                                     Lori Smith, City Clerk