Volga Council

By: KCTN News
Oct 12th, 2017

The Volga City Council met for the regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 9, 2017 in the Volga City Hall. Mayor Pete Duff called the meeting to order at 7:00pm. Council members Carrie Taylor, Mike Howard, Dennis Christeleit, and Jerome Godson answered Roll Call.

The Consent Agenda was presented with the following items: 1) Minutes, 2) Claims, 3) Treasurer’s Report, 4) Bank Reconciliation Reports – September 2017, 5) Monthly Budget Report, 6) Floodplain Development Permit: City of Volga- N Main/Reserve St Canoe Access, and 7) Building & Floodplain Development Permit: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 700 Washington Street. Taylor motioned to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Godson seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Taylor motioned to move the agenda item (Request for update of animal ordinances), to the bottom of the agenda. Christeleit seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

After discussion it was determined to verify with the attorney the next step to remedy the Sherriff’s Department Request for Action.

Taylor motioned set Trick or Treating hours for Tuesday October 31 from 5-7pm. Christeleit seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Vic Haynes has requested the purchase of two loads of road rock for temporary repairs on Cass Street prior to winter. Howard motioned to approve the purchase. Godson seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Council discussed the need to recruit volunteers to go through the Christmas lights to replace bulbs as needed. Taylor will make contacts to see if there are any interested parties at this time.

Council reviewed the annual enterprise fund reports. The Clerk was asked to communicate with the water/sewer superintendent to determine any needed rate changes.

Mayor Duff presented Resolution 2017-15: A Resolution approving Fund Balance Reporting by Governmental Fund Type Definitions for the ending General Fund balance of FY 16-17. Godson motioned to approve the Resolution as presented. Christeleit seconded. A Roll Call vote was taken. Ayes: Taylor, Godson, Howard, Christeleit. Nays: none. Resolution passed.

Taylor motioned to approve publishing the FY 16-17 Annual Financial Report. Howard seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Mayor Duff presented Resolution 2017-16: A Resolution to adopt the City of Volga Procurement Standards. Godson motioned to approve the resolution as presented. Howard seconded. A Roll Call vote was taken. Ayes- Taylor, Godson, Howard, Christeleit. Nays- none. Resolution passed.

Christeleit motion to table the agenda item (Request for update of animal ordinances). Howard seconded. All voted in favor. Motion carried.

Council discussed Delinquent Utilities and approved shut-offs.

Taylor motioned to Adjourn. Godson seconded. All voted in favor. Meeting was adjourned at 8:24pm.



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