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CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF MERRILL, IOWA
REGULAR MEETING
KISSINGER CIVIC CENTER
608 MAIN ST
MERRILL IOWA
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
7:00 PM


I​. CALL TO ORDER

II​. APPROVAL OF MINUTES for 8/21

III​. TREASURER’S REPORT

IV. ​INFORMATION
​a. A 15 minute module of time is available for unscheduled
​ audience participation as directed by Mayor
​b. City Clerk correspondence and information
​c. City Attorney information and report
​d. Other

V. DEPARTMENT REPORTS – FIRE DEPT, AMBULANCE, MAINTENANCE, POLICE, LIBRARY

VI. UNFINISHED BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS
a. Terry Line – alley culvert
b. Water/sewer ordinance to amend rates
c. Kissinger brochure
d. Kissinger gym floor
e. Main St building

VII. ​NEW BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS
a. 2nd Police Officer
b. Declare police vehicle surplus
c. Farm land rental
d. D Rieken alley ditch
e. Application for cigarette/tobacco permit
f. Legion liquor license renewal
g. Building permits

VIII. ​OTHER BUSINESS
​ Claims and Accounts review

IX​. ADJOURNMENT


MERRILL IOWA​​​ REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 21, 2017


*Meeting began at 7:00 pm with Mayor Husman leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Council present: Norgaard, Hemmelman, Seiler. Absent: Pierson, Conley.
*Motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Norgaard to approve minutes of 7/17. All voted aye.
*Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve treasurer’s report. All voted aye.
*Terry Line asked permission to put culvert in alley behind his house. Council will discuss at next meeting.
*Audience member asked about follow-up on weed ordinance and nuisance building.
*Ambulance reported it is still working and will have meeting August 31.
*Water & sewer rates were discussed at length. Motion by *Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to raise water rates by 10% and sewer rates by 200% effective November 1, 2017. Attorney instructed to prepare ordinance. All voted aye.
*Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to approve Resolution #2017-7 approving SFR report. All voted aye.
*Motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Seiler to charge $75 per hour, minimum 1 hour, for work done by City when nuisance property is not taken care of. All voted aye.
*Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to raise rates for Samuel Merrill Ballroom from $250 to $300. All voted aye.
*Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Hemelman to approve building permit for Randy Hoyt, garage. All voted aye.
*Motion by Seiler, 2nd by Norgaard to enter executive session. All voted aye.
*Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to leave executive session. All voted aye.
*Motion Seiler, 2nd by Hemmelman to allow bills. All voted aye.
*Meeting adjourned.

Margaret Marienau, City Clerk​​​Richard Husman, Mayor



Merrill Farmer's Market Photos

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Campground at City Park

$15 per night $80 per week

Call City Hall @ 608 Main Street 712-938-2514 for availability


Econ announcement

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Drake study of Merrill article in Le Mars Daily Sentinel


Current status of Merrill's ambulance service.


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Click here to view the 2016 Water Quality Results

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AVENUE OF FLAGS ROSTER can be reviewed by clicking here. (bottom part of page)


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for a cup of coffee Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.



At a site called Transparent Language Online, Merrill Public Library paytrons will be able to create a Transparent Language Online user account and begin their language learning.Stop in the Library and check it out!


Library Hours:
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 1:30PM ‘TIL 5:00PM

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 6:00PM ‘TIL 8:00PM

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 9:00AM ‘TIL NOON


CITY DUMP Open Wednesdays and Saturdays
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Notice

RECYCLING

2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS 

GARBAGE IS PICKED UP FIRST 

RECYCLING IS PICKED UP ON A

SECOND TRIP

BE SURE GARBAGE CANS ARE NOT FULL OF WATER.  THEY CANNOT BE PICKED UP IF THEY HAVE WATER IN THEM.


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