OAKLAND ACRES CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
7:00 p.m. Monday, March
Call Meeting to Order:
Joyce Halblom called the council meeting to order at
Roll Call: Don Smith, Curt
Strawser, Clint Follette, Dawnette Baker, Lisa
Also present: Ashley Stock, city clerk; Matt Hansen, from Alliant
Inquiries from the Community:
Few texts from people regarding bad spots on the road
Representative from Alliant Energy Matt Hansen – talking about community
grant information, the application process and some other general information. Alliant has been pushing to get natural gas
to Oakland Acres, wants to know if there is any interest within the
community. Cable testing program going
on this year, they will go around and test the underground cables, they are
focused on things that were put in prior to 1983.
Approval of Minutes: Follette moved to approve the minutes of the February
10, 2019 meeting. Smith seconded. Ayes:
moved to approve the January report as submitted. Baker seconded. Ayes: All.
Payment of Bills: Griffith moved to approve payment
of the following bills as submitted. Strawser seconded. Ayes:
Mayor’s Opening Address and Report:
and left a message haven’t heard back.
Will give them a call back.
Street Signs: Don will contact
the Prison Industries to get a new quote for the 5 signs that are needed.
by bus stop:
They can do a security light by the stop light, $17.35 per month charge to get
it all installed and set up. Follette
moves to approve the security light to go up at the intersection of Fore
Seasons and Oakridge Drive. Strawser
seconded, Ayes: All
PVC Pipes: Have 13 pipes
that are 6” x 10’ and 24 caps. Bill
suggested contacting Central Iowa Water and H&H Plumb Supply, and a plumber
out of Tama.
Follette made motion to sell for $400, Baker seconds. Ayes: All
Dam: Lisa contacted
Jasper Construction, they have not heard of the low
tension wires. However, they have other
materials they can use/install if we would be interested. Lisa will go back to Jasper Construction and
see what the cost would be. Gryp Construction quote was going to run around $12,000
to increase the Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks expenses due to putting up the safety
on the dam, along with the patches that need to be fixed per community
members. Follette moves to approve the
20-21 budget. Smith seconds, Ayes: all
Need to get it tested to see if works.
Don will call S&S Electric to come out and test it.
Burning of the
Lisa will check with them again, along with burning a few other places and
unplugging the drain by Fenner and Morrison.
Muskrats: He got a lot last
fall and will see what it looks like during the spring/summer and re-evalute.
Spring Clean Up: Will schedule to happen
the first weekend in May of every year. Will
look to have the dumpsters in place on May 1st and will pick them up
on May 11th. Dawnette to call them
Lake Treatment: Curt will order
the 5 bags and will pick it up and put it in the lake when the weather warms
up. Smith motions to order 5 bags of
copper sulfate. Baker seconds. Ayes: All.
Will call and see if Bill wants to come back and if so will have him come back
April 1st. Mowing
position, will discuss during the April meeting.
Newsletter: Dumpster Days,
speed bumps going back in, golf cart driving, mowing
Clerk Report: ICAP
will meet 9:30 on Thursday to meet at Ramsey Weeks.
Maintenance report: None
moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m. Baker seconded. Ayes: All.
These minutes are
as recorded by the City Clerk and are subject to council approval at the next
City Council meeting.
Joyce Halblom, Mayor Ashley
Stock, City Clerk