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Campground at City Park

Full Service Campground at City Park $20 per night $100 per week

For Kissinger Community Center Rental Rates call 712-938-2088

City of Merrill Building Permit Rates

Call 712-938-2514, or go to, City Hall 608 Main Street for up to date rates availability.


CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF MERRILL, IOWA

REGULAR MEETING

KISSINGER CIVIC CENTER

608 MAIN ST

MERRILL IOWA

MAY 20, 2019

7:00 PM

I CALL TO ORDER

III APPROVAL OF MINUTES for 4/15

III TREASURER’S REPORT

7:15 Public Hearing for Amendment to 2018-19 Budget

IV INFORMATION

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, ECON DEVELOPMENT

XI UNFINISHED BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS

  1. Annexation

  2. 2nd meter water rates

  3. Kissinger doors – Legion

  4. Calhoun St drainage pipe

  5. Lagoon updates

  6. Police audit

VIII NEW BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS

  1. Justin Ream – apartment proposal

  2. Iowa Room rental

  3. Little League

  4. Resolution for transfers

  5. IMWCA audit response

  6. Hazardous Mitigation Plan info

  7. Cigarette and Vape permits

  8. Building permits

VIII OTHER BUSINESS

Claims and Accounts review

IX ADJOURNMENT


MERRILL IOWA APRIL 15, 2019 REGULAR MEETING

MINUTES

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Husman. Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Council present: Norgaard, Pierson, Hemmelman, Hoyt, Conley.

Motion by Conley, 2nd by Hoyt to approve minutes of 3/18. All voted aye.

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

Bev Fagan asked and received approval for Zach Dempster’s Eagle Scout project to place flag and bench at ball park.

Ambulance will have Bingo fund raiser May 4.

Second water meter billing was discussed. Clerk will try to include both meters on one bill.

Legion will pursue handicap doors for Kissinger Center. Grants will be applied for.

Motion by Hoyt, 2nd b Conley to waive fee for ballroom for May 11 fundraiser sponsored by Legion, funds to be distributed to the fine arts departments of LCHS and Gehlen. All voted aye.

Dittbenner requested permission to build fence at property at 5th & Main. Will bring more information next meeting.

Motion by Conley, 2nd by Norgaard to approve contract for downtown beautification as presented by Hemmelman. All voted aye.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hoyt to approve changes in Economic Development Committee. Aye vote: Norgaard, Pierson, Hemmelman, Hoyt. Nay: Conley. Committee now includes Bob Hoffman, Rick Wright, Dan Smith, Jacob Conley, Lori Conley, Sara Jane Hauff, Eliese Hoffman, Dylan Hoffman, Vicky Hemmelman.

After explanation by Engineer, motion by Hemmelman, 2nd by Pierson to approve Change Order #7 for $1,564.38 and Payment #7 for $1,468.16 to RP Constructors. All voted aye.

Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hoyt to waive camping fees for summer for Woodard family. All voted aye.

Motion by Hoyt, 2nd by Norgaard to approve Beer & Wine permit, pending dram shop, for Emma Rae’s Café LLC. All voted aye.

Motion by Hoyt, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve building permits for Gatts; shed and deck/pool and Gray; fence. All voted aye.

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

Meeting adjourned at 9:10 pm on motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Hoyt

Margaret Marienau, City Clerk Richard Husman, Mayor


CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF MERRILL, IOWA

REGULAR MEETING

KISSINGER CIVIC CENTER

608 MAIN ST

MERRILL IOWA

APRIL 15, 2019

7:00 PM

I CALL TO ORDER

III APPROVAL OF MINUTES For 3/18

III TREASURER’S REPORT

IV INFORMATION

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, ECON DEVELOPMENT

XI UNFINISHED BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS

  1. Second water meter rates

VIII NEW BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS

  1. American Legion – Kissinger doors

  2. Eric Dittbenner – fence

  3. Contract for downtown beautification

  4. Economic Development Committee changes

  5. Drainage pipe on Calhoun

  6. R P Construction Change Order #6 amendment

  7. Waive Woodard camping fees

  8. Emma Rae’s liquor permit

  9. Building permits

VIII OTHER BUSINESS

Claims and Accounts review

IX ADJOURNMENT


MERRILL IOWA

FEBRUARY 2019 CASH RECEIPTS

GENERAL: $23,746.15, ROAD USE: $8,163.43, WATER: $2,529.29, SEWER: $4,497.47, LIBRARY: $9.27, AMBULANCE: $578.76, LO-OP TAX: $5,800.47, FIRE: $2,662.78, TOTAL: $47,987.62

FEBRUARY 2019 CASH DISBURSEMENTS

GENERAL: Midamerican 962.38, OC Sanitation 2,604.30, Premier 106.78, Ply Co Solid Waste 2,224.66, ChaseCard, postage 100.00, Sentinel, 127.58, Eakes, Kissinger supp 5.47, Indoff, supp 16.38, IA One Call, 2.70, Murphy, legal 865.00, State Auditor, fee 1,200.00, Ply Co Comm Ctr, annual 2,831.25, Postmaster, permit 225.00, Staber, Kissinger supp 41.78, ICAP, 2019-20 ins 25,496.64, Postmaster, newsletter 90.97, Beyond, credit card 14.00, Deluxe Checks 270.99, Water deposit 125.00, DA Trans, wash 15.00, TOTAL GENERAL: $37,200.88, payroll x-fer 4,971.67

ROAD USE: Midamerican 1,295.34, OC Sanitation 10.00, Bomgaars, supp 200.73, Casey’s, fuel 140.77, Ply. Feeds, supp 85.34, Verizon 25.30, TOTAL ROAD USE: $1,75.48, payroll x-fer 3,383.53

WATER: Midamerican 486.43, Premier 35.04, Bomgaars, supp 278.26, Casey’s, fuel 48.95, K. Morehead, meters 250.00, Ply Feeds, supp 61.98, Trosper Tools, supp 198.45, Verizon 25.30, TOTAL WATER: $1,384.41 payroll x-fer 1,331.55

SEWER: Midamerican 63.87, Casey’s, fuel 48.95, Verizon 25.30, TOTAL SEWER: $138.12, payroll x-fer 1,268.51

LIBRARY: Premier 35.39, ChaseCard, supp 95.67, Baker & Taylor, books 247.12, Book Systems, subscr 1,095.00, Harderson, subscr 25.00, Willer, suscr 25.00, Botgen, repairs 60.00, TOTAL LIBRARY: $1,583.18, payroll x-fer 922.20

AMBULANCE: Midamerican 120.53, Premier 32.04, ChaseCard, supp 67.40, Casey’s, fuel 27.63, CAG, billing 97.87, Verizon 35.08, TOTAL AMBULANCE: $380.55

POLICE: Midamerican 100.00, Lich, phone 50.00, Scherle, phone 50.00, Premier 225.80, ChaseCard, supp 47.13, Casey’s, fuel 494.62, Great Plains, tactical gear 134.50, Jensen, maint 37.49, Murphy, legal 200.00, Verizon 40.01, TOTAL POLICE: $1,379.55, payroll x-fer 8,061.49

SRF LOAN: McClure Eng. 3,271.25, TOTAL SRF LOAN $3,271.25

FIRE: Midamerican 361.62, Elect. Eng, pagers 2,057.00, Fire Dept, wages 3,114.00, station loan 1,363.46, TOTAL FIRE: $6,896.08

PAYROLL: Wages, FICA, IPERS, ins $18,729.49

TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS: $72,720.99


CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF MERRILL, IOWA

Meets every third Monday of the month at
7:00 PM SHARP

On the upper level of the

KISSINGER COMMUNITY CENTER

608 MAIN ST

MERRILL, IOWA, 51038


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