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Governing Body Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE HICKMAN CITY COUNCIL MEETING HELD MAY 23, 2017

 

Mayor Doug Hanson called the meeting to order at 7:00 pon May 23, 2017 and referenced the meeting recording process, optional sign in sheet, and open meeting laposting All those present stood and recited The Pledge of Allegiance. Council Members Dave Dykmann, Justina Ziemann,Phil Goering, Steve Noren and Richard Harms were all present foRoll Call.  Council Member Doug Wagner was absent and excused. Prior notice of the meeting anagenda were provided to the Mayor and all members of the Governing Body. Notice of the meeting wadistributed and posted at Hickman City Hall, U.S. Post Office, U-Stop Convenience Store and the City of Hickman Website.

 

Mayor Communications - None

Consent Agenda

City Administrator presented and discussed the April 25, 2017 Meeting Minutes, line item contentof the Accounts Payable Claims Report, Statement of Accounts and Budget Cash Report as of April 30, 2017 and the City Sales Tax Report as of March 2017 with the Governing Body. Motion by Council Member Noren and a seconby Goering tapprove the consent agenda and allinfrastructure cost items reimbursable back to the City. The following Council Members votedYEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted“NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

Proclamations, Presentations, Appointments, Affirmations & Introductions

Mayor Hanson read and presented proclamations to proclaim May 15-21, 2017 National Police Week & Peace Officers' Memorial Day, May 17, 2017 Alexa Check Day and May 20, 2017 National Kids to Parks Day in the City of Hickman.  No action taken.

 

Reports

Ms. Doreen Droge, Volunteer Director, presented and discussed the May 2017 Reading, Tech & Historical Centre report with the Governing Body.  Motion by Council Member Ziemann and a second by Dykmann to approve the Reading Historical and Tech Centre report as presented. The following Council Members voted “YEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted “NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

City Administrator and Mr. Bobby Lovorn, Public Works Director, presented and discussed the May 2017 Public Works & Parks and Recreation Department report with the Governing Body.  Motion byCouncil Member Harms and a seconby Noren to approve the Public Works & Parks and RecreationDepartment report apresented.  The following Council Members voted “YEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted “NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

Public Hearings – None

 

Unfinished Business

Ms. Heidi Hoglund, Codes, Zoning & Floodplain Director, reported and discussed updates on City Code Violations, Abatements, Nuisances and Permits with the Governing Body.  City Administrator reported and discussed Hickman West and East Trail Connection Grant Project and New Community Center/City Hall Project with the Governing Body. City Administrator presented and discussed policies, proposed fees and public inquiries for the public use of the new Community Center and meeting room facilities with the Governing Body.  The policies and fees will be considered for adoption at a future meeting.  No action taken.

 

New Business

City Administrator presented and discussed a three-year contract with Integrated Controls for New Community Center/City Hall Building Geothermal Software System for support and maintenance with the Governing Body.  Motion by Council Member Goering and a second by Dykmann toapprove the three-year base contract with Integrated Controls in the amount of $3,787.00.  The following Council Members voted “YEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted “NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

City Administrator's Report

City Administrator reported on the completion of the 24” Sewer Trunk Line project to the Wastewater Treatment Plant; City’s Capital Improvement Plan update and Economic Development plan for downtown Hickman is in progress with City Administrator and UNO intern; commercial property downtown has been cleaned up and painted; new employees have been hired for the Deputy Clerk and Activities/Community Center positions; agricultural property appraisals for city park expansion are in process; a contractor to operate the City’s Concession Stand for the 2017 baseball/softball season has been completed; cameras have been installed at the concession stand to aid in game viewing; City Administrator reviewed security and heating/cooling settings of the new City Hall/Community Center building; Skate Park plans are under review by the fundraising committee.  Motion by Council Member Goering and a second by Ziemann to approve the City Administrators report as presentedThe following Council Members voted “YEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted “NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

Governing Body Comments and Council Correspondence
Mayor Hanson encouraged the City Council members to review the City’s Strategic Plan and begin planning and preparing for new projects.  No action taken.

 

Executive Session - None

 

Adjournment

Motion by Council Member Harms and a second by Goering to adjourn the meetinat 8:59 pm.The following Council Members voted “YEA”: Dykmann, Ziemann, Goering, Noren and Harms. The following Council Members voted “NAY”: None. Motion passed 5-0.

 

 

Mayor Doug Hanson

 

 

Heidi Hoglund, Recording Clerk

 

APPROVED  06.13.2017                 

 

PUBLISHED  The Voice  06.22.2017

Last Update: Meeting Minutes, 2007-04-24 09:29:12