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MERRILL IOWA

OCTOBER 2018 CASH RECEIPTS

GENERAL: $83,341.88, ROAD USE: $6,767.41, WATER: $1,066.89, SEWER: $2,037.96, LIBRARY $11,377.04, AMBULANCE: $87.69, POLICE: $720.93, LO-OP TAX: $5,998.45, SRF LOAN: $41,272.22, FIRE: $13,229.89, TOTAL: $165,900.35


MERRILL IOWA

OCTOBER 2018 CASH DISBURSEMENTS

GENERAL: ChaseCard, postage 1.42, Midamerican 940.88, Premier, 107.32, OC Sanitation 2,594.30, Ply Co Solid Waste, 1,839.13, Sentinel 56.70, IMWCA, wkm comp 1,230.00, Murphy, legal 686.60, Staber Meats, Kissinger supp 42.74, Indoff, supp 86.37, Postmaster, newsletter 90.40, TOTAL GENERAL: $7,675.86, payroll x-fer 7,608.10

ROAD USE: Midamerican 1,082.59, OC Sanitation 11.00, Bernie’s, repairs 84.00, Bomgaars, supp 169.38, Casey’s, fuel 177.45, Ply Feeds, supp 235.29, Stan Houston, engine 1,599.00, Verion 25.27, Wagner Auto, supp 167.80, Knife River, street repair 60,000.00, TOTAL ROAD USE: $63,551.78, payroll x-fer 2,318.63

WATER: Midamerican 616.22, Premier 35.05, Bomgaars, supp 341.60, Casey’s, fuel 49.22, IDNR, fee 134.00, Trosper Tools, supp 60.55, Verizon, 25.27, Ia Dept of Rev, wet tax 985.00, TOTAL WATER: $2,246.91, payroll x-fer 1,321.20

SEWER: Midamerican 63.08, CenturyLink 47.17, Casey’s, fuel 49.23, Verizon 25.27, Ia Dept of Rev, sales tax 145.00, TOTAL SEWER: $329.75, payroll x-fer 1,291.93

LIBRARY: Premier 35.05, Jr. Library Guild, subs 189.00, J E Terrall, book 11.99, TOTAL LIBRARY: $236.04

AMBULANCE: Midamerican 21.58, Premier 32.04, CAG, billing 28.55, EMP, supp 106.43, Verizon 35.08, TOTAL AMBULANCE $223.68, payroll x-fer 849.02

POLICE: Midamerican100.00, D Lich, phone 50.00, C Scherle, phone 50.00, ChaseCard, supp 277.86, Premier, 82.87, A Bottgen, repairs 90.00, Casey’s, fuel 577.78, DA Trans, wash 30.00, Elect. Eng., install 285.00, Graham Tire, tires 725.44, IA Dept Public Safety, services 300.00, Jack’s, supp & clothing 433.70, Jensen Motors, maint 48.41, Radar Shop, recert 119.00, Verizon 40.07, TOTAL POLICE: $3,210.13, payroll x-fer 7,828.82

LO-OP TAX: Knife River, street repair 45,172.51, TOTAL LO-OP TAX: $45,172.51

SRF LOAN: lagoon exp $41,272.22, TOTAL SRF LOAN $41,272.22

FIRE: Midamerican64.75, OC Sanitation 9.00, Frankman Motor, truck 23,399.00, Casey’s, fuel 37.10, Midwest Wheel, supp 70.22, Overhead Door, repairs 560.00, loan 1,363.46, extra loan payment 5,670.00, TOTAL FIRE: $31,173.53

PAYROLL: Wages, FICA, IPERS, ins, unemp $21,75.17

TOTAL EXPENSES: $185,161.25


MERRILL IOWA REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 15, 2018

Mayor pro tem Norgaard called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Council present: Pierson, Hemmelman, Hoyt, Conley.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve minutes of 9/17. All voted aye.

Motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Hoyt to approve treasurer’s report. All voted aye.

Barb Johnson gave report on Farmer’s Market and asked that Council consider not requiring individual insurance next year. Will be on February agenda.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Conley to offer $250 per quarter, no insurance, for reading water meters. Alll voted aye.

Council discussed and decided to rent space in lower campground for camper & RV storage for winter at $25 per month. Attorney will draw up agreement for this.

Motion by Conley, 2nd by Hemmelman to ratify motion approving no rent for Rock 4 Vets. All voted aye.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hoyt to direct attorney to proceed with public hearing notice to vacate alley and transfer to adjacent property owners. All voted aye.

Motion by Hoyt, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve Legion liquor license renewal. All voted aye.

Motion by Hoyt, 2nd by Hemmelman to allow bills. All voted aye.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm on motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Hoyt.

Margaret Marienau, City Clerk Bruce Norgaard, mayor pro tem


 

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