RC City Council Proceedings

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE ROGERS CITY CITY COUNCIL

HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON JULY 6, 2016

Mayor Sobeck presided and called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

PRESENT – Adair, Bielas, McLennan, Nowak, and Sobeck.

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-70

Nowak/Adair, to remove the assessor contract from the agenda and schedule a workshop on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 to discuss said contract.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Nowak/Bielas, that the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of June 21, 2016 be approved as written.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT:

CHECK AND INVOICE APPROVAL:

McLennan/Adair, that the following total fund expenditures be recognized as payments made and payments to be made, in the amount of $340,994.77 and the Mayor is authorized to sign the check register.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES RETITEMENT SYSTEM (MERS) UALS

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-71

Bielas/McLennan, to have MERS prepare an estimate in regard to making the change from DB to DC for all new hires which would close all current divisions.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING BOAT LIFT AND STORAGE

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-72   

Mayor Sobeck opened the public hearing to receive comments regarding any possible alternatives to provide boat storage at 7:11 p.m. Clerk/Treasurer Koss stated that no written comments were received.  DPW Supt. Roger Wenzel stated that the lift would be a benefit to the City and would eliminate some safety concerns.  Richard Lappin stated that he is very much in favor of the lift.  The public hearing was closed at 7:13 p.m.

2016 STREET WORK

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-73

McLennan/Nowak, to accept the bid from Goodrich Trucking & Asphalt in the amount $177,000 for the 2016 street project.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

WARRANTY DEED RCAFDA

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-74    

Nowak/Bielas, to authorize Mayor Sobeck and Clerk/Treasurer Koss to sign the Warranty Deed transferring the property to the Rogers City Area Fire Department Authority so a new fire hall can be built.  If the fire hall is not built within five years, said property will revert back to the City of Rogers City.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

TRANSFER STATION REPAIRS

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-75    

Bielas/Nowak, to approve phase 1 of the transfer station compactor rebuild by Speed-Tech Equipment in the amount of $14,386.78.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

REVOLVING LOAN FUND (RLF) DOLLARS

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-76    

Nowak/Adair, to authorize City Mgr. Hefele to sign the Notice of Intent to extend the deadline regarding unspent RLF money to September 30, 2016.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

BOARD OF REVIEW  RESOLUTION NO. 2016-77    

Nowak/Bielas, to change the July Board of Review from Tuesday, July 19, 2016 to Wednesday July 20, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

KIWANIS  RESOLUTION NO. 2016-78    

Adair/McLennan, to approve the Kiwanis Club request to sell the Tall Tale Tattler from August 4-6, 2016 at the Third/Erie St. intersection.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT:

Mayor Sobeck declared the meeting adjourned at 7:51 p.m.

Terri L. Koss City Clerk/Treasurer

Condensed version, complete minutes are available at City Hall.