Minutes of a City Council Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2016, 3:00 PM

Present: Mayor Robert G. Wynne, Maureen Wynne, Steve Boss, and Chris Johnson (by telephone as he was out of town making it impossible to attend in person)
Absent: Rogers Badgett, Bill Goldstein
Also present: Dr. Kent Boyum, Kathy Petersen

Mayor Wynne called the meeting to order.

  1. Minutes—Wynne moved to approve minutes from meetings held October 7, 2016 and October 14, 2016, Boss seconded, all ayes.
  2. Claims—Wynne moved to approve the report, Boss seconded, all ayes.
  3. Treasurer’s Report—September 2016 report was presented.
  4. ICAP Resolution—Wynne moved to adopt a resolution to appoint Kathy Petersen and Kent Boyum proxy and alternative to Iowa Communities Assurance Pool; Boss seconded; all ayes. Resolution number 20161104A was assigned.
  5. Annual Financial Report—After consideration Wynne moved to adopt a resolution approving the Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2016; Boss seconded, all ayes. Resolution number 20161104B was assigned.
  6. Sewer Ordinance—The council considered reducing the monthly fixed rate charged to the Invincible America campus. They reviewed income and expense and will consider an updating the ordinance in December.
  7. Water Ordinance—Postponed.
  8. Maharishi Tower of Invincibility—Maureen Wynne reported that a grant application was submitted on October 30 that included detailed cost estimates for the building.
  9. Roads Report—Postponed.
  10. Energy Summit-Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency—Dr. Kent Boyum reported on the conference that focused on energy conservation. Hediscussed future tree planting projects with Trees Forever at the conference.
  11. Peace Palace Maintenance—Postponed until closing date is determined.
  12. City Library—Kathy Petersen reported on books donated to the City. Discussion took place regarding establishing a City library in the Community Center building. Wynne moved that Kathy Petersen research establishing a library, Boss seconded, all ayes.
  13. Other Business—Discussion took place regarding a request for subdivision approval in Devi Nagar, a subdivision adjacent to the City. Approval will be considered at the next meeting.
  14. Mayor Wynne adjourned the meeting.

Robert G. Wynne, Mayor
Kathy Petersen, City Clerk

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