OAKLAND ACRES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

7:00 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2016

Oakland Acres Maintenance Building

 

Call Meeting to Order:Mayor Lennie Smith called the council meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call:Terry Morrison, Ted Schultz. and Carol Cerqua. Absent: Don Smith and Doug Weaver
Also present: Lori Smith, city clerk.

Inquiries from the Community: Pontoon found by overflow on golf course pond.Mayor Smith will contact the golf course, as that is not a city pond.Also had a suggestion to change ordinances to limit home types allowed in the city limits.Council will review the ordinances.Clerk will send link to current code.

Approval of Minutes:Schultz moved to approve the minutes of the February 8, 2016, meeting. Cerqua seconded.Ayes:All.

Treasurerís Report:Morrison moved to approve the February report as submitted. Schultz seconded. Ayes:All.

Payment of Bills: Schultz moved to approve payment of the bills as submitted.Cerqua seconded.Ayes:All.

Payable to:

Amount:

For:

Lori Smith

$††† 302.40

Salary

Alliant Energy

$†††††† 42.30

Utilities

Caldwell, Brierly, Chalupa & Nuzum PLLC

$††† 366.00

Legal fees - property dispute

Andy's Snow Removal Service

$ 2,050.00

Snow Removal - February

Auditor of State

$††† 475.00

Auditing fee

Total

$ 3,344.06

Mayorís Opening Address and Report:None

Old Business††††††††††††††††††††

CLOSE COUNCIL MEETING - OPEN BUDGET HEARING

Schultz made a motion to close our regular meeting and start Budget Hearing.Morrison seconded.Ayes:All

FY17 Budget: No community members were present.The council reviewed the budget estimate and had no questions. Cerqua moved to accept the budget as presented.Morrison seconded.Ayes:All.

CLOSE BUDGET HEARING - OPEN COUNCIL MEETING

Ordinances and issues:Ongoing legal process.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Council Member responsibilities: Mayor reviewed the different options for council tasks, giving members a synopsis of duties.

Easter Egg Hunt: Will be held on Saturday, March 19, in the park at 2 p.m.See newsletter for details.

Spring Clean-p and Garage Sale Days:Dates will be announced in newsletter, which will be mailed this week.Will have dumpsters from May 6-20, with the City-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 14.

Cessford - Road Repair:Our contact at Cessford is no longer employed with the company.Will follow up with the company to see who our new contact will be.

Trees:Need to cut trees along Oakridge Drive and by golf course.Mayor will follow up.

New Business

Tornado Siren Testing: Siren will be tested on March 16, at 10 a.m.If you hear it go off, please notify the clerk.

Council Report:None.

Clerk Report: None.

Maintenance Report:Will be servicing tractor, cleaning up park, etc., to get ready for mowing season. Would love to have any volunteers to help clean up sticks, leaves, etc. in the park.

Adjournment: Schultz moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.Cerqua 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