MERRILL IOWA REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Mayor Husman opened the meeting with the following Council members present: Norgaard, Pierson, Hemmelman, Seiler. Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Seiler to approve minutes of 10/17. All voted aye.
Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve treasurer’s report. All voted aye.
Department reports were given.
Report was given on progress of Main Street building removal.
Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to approve sponsorship of Nick Hoss at Police Academy at no cost to City. All voted aye.
Hemmelman updated Council on 5th Street.
Mayor suggested Council appoint Jacob Conley to fill vacant seat. Attorney will publish necessary notice in paper.
Maria Blackmore explained need for a daycare emergency location. Council agreed to allow use of Kissinger Center for this if necessary.
Council approved Resolution 2016-8 which will reduce interest rate on SRF loan for well from 3% to 1.75%. Motion made by Norgaard, 2nd by Hemmelman. All voted aye.
Bothersome animals is covered in new code book, but Council will address number of pets allowed in December.
Certificate for payment to Knife River was not ready.
Motion by Pierson, 2nd by Hemmelman to approve Financial Service Agreement with Speer Financial for lagoon project. All voted aye.
Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to approve Resolution 2016-9 to set public hearing for Sewer Revenue Loan and Disbursement Agreement and to borrow money in a principal amount not to exceed $49,600. All voted aye.
Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Seiler to authorize publication to accept comments re Antidegradation Alternatives Analysis of Wastewater Improvements for City of Merrill, IA. All voted aye.
Motion by Norgaard, 2nd by Hemmelman to allow bills. All voted aye.
Meeting adjourned at 8:45
Margaret Marienau, City Clerk Richard Husman, Mayor