Minute of Meeting- September 5, 2018

Caldwell City Commission

 Minutes of Meeting – September 5th, 2018


The Caldwell City Commission met in regular session at the Caldwell Public Works Building on September 5th, 2018 at 12:06 p.m.  Mayor P.  Mark Arnold was present.  Commissioners Michelle Schiltz and Jill Kuehny were present. Gene Garcia, Marshall was present. Bruce Boettcher with BG Consultants was present. Velta Glenn, guest, was also present.


The minutes of the August 15th, 2018 Regular Meeting were read and approved on a motion from Commissioner Schiltz, and seconded by Commissioner Kuehny. Motion Carried.


Bruce Boettcher, BG Consultants, was present to discuss the swimming pool proposal. The options were a very costly repair or replacement. Avenues for funding the options were discussed. Due to the leaks which required excessive water use, a motion was made by Commissioner Kuehny and seconded by Commissioner Schiltz to write off the pool water utility costs. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz –yes.


Marc Marcrum, Public Works Administrator was present to inform the Commission that the first round of code violation letters had been sent out and had received a good response; most property owners have begun to remedy their violations.


The August Court Report was presented and reviewed.


The August Sales and Use Tax Report was presented and reviewed.


It was noted that the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce had remitted Arch Maintenance Funds to the City of Caldwell in the amount of $1479.57.


The Commission was informed of the LKM Youth Civic Education Program; “If I were Mayor” contest. The Instagram challenge is designed to promote civic engagement with our youth.


It was noted that Casie Risley, City Administrator, has submitted an application for Vision Caldwell to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Culture of Health prize.


An application to the In-Kind Program, which will utilize volunteer work from non-profit organizations and groups, was submitted by the Caldwell HS Football Team for the use of Park Place. The application was approved.


Appropriation Ordinance 2154 was approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Commissioner Kuehny. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes.  


At 12:56 p.m. Commissioner Schiltz made a motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss non-elected personnel for 20 minutes. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Kuehny. Executive Session concluded at 1:16 p.m. No motions were made. 


There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 1:17 p.m.





Kristin Hutsler, City  Clerk                                                                                              Mark Arnold, Mayor