7:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 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:  Clint Follette, Terry Morrison, Lisa Griffith, Don Smith and Ted Schultz. Absent: none
Also present: Ashley Stock, city clerk.  

Inquiries from the Community: 

Update of the website with the minutes and agendas, will get this done in the next month.

Road issues today with the snow and people getting up the hills, people are concerned with the conditions of the roads.

Approval of Minutes: Morrison moved to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2019 meeting. Griffith seconded.  Ayes: All.

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

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

Mayor’s Opening Address and Report:  Nothing

Old Business

Maintenance Shed Roof: Got a quote from Henning Roofing, get another quote to compare.  Clint will contact.

Tornado Sirens:   Testing next week, as we can’t do it when it is too cold out.

Street Signs: Contacted the Prison Industries, will get back to us with a quote. Table until next meeting

Christmas Party: plates, napkins, plastic silverware, power strips for crockpots, send out postcards. Up to $100, Follette makes motion to spend up to $100, Morrison seconds,

Hole #14: Clint will get the legal description and clerk will get the minutes approving the sale.  Will continue to move on it.

New Business

2019 Election Results: Supervisors will canvas the elections tomorrow (Tuesday Nov 12th). Final results will be available on Wednesday Nov 13th.  Clerk will send a notification to the winners to be present to the December meeting to be sworn in.

Council Report: 

PVC Pipes – 9/11/17, bought them for 449.07 from EMC.  Will see what Menards and Hickenbottoms has them marketed for.

Boulders placement and burning of the dam will wait until spring due to the weather

Muskrat trapping has been successful, he has gotten 9 right away.  He will continue to trap throughout the season

Facebook page – the Oakland Acres is a public page, do we want to change the status or at least change so we have to approve before things are posted outside of admins.  Will research.

Clerk Report:  

Nothing to report

Maintenance report:

Snow Removal: a lot of complaints of the road conditions on the last two snows.  No salt or sand has been put down on the roads for either snow, which is a concern with the hills and people need to get out. 

Called Brian Edelen during the meeting to honor the bid that he previously gave.  He is raising the prices due to having to hire someone to run his dump truck with the City of Grinnell contract.

Morrison motions to hire Brian Edelen to push snow and dismiss Devig Services, Follette seconds Ayes: All

Adjournment: Smith moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:16 p.m. Follette 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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Ted Schultz, Mayor Pro-Tem                                                                                     Ashley Stock, City Clerk