Minutes of Meeting - May 1st, 2019

Caldwell City Commission

Minutes of Meeting – May 1st, 2019

 

The Caldwell City Commission met in regular session at the Caldwell Public Works Building on May 1st, 2019 at 12:07 p.m.  Mayor P Mark Arnold was present.  Michelle Schiltz, Commissioner was present.  Jill Kuehny. Commissioner was absent.  Gene Garcia, Marshall, Leah Sommerhoff, Deputy City Clerk and Marc Marcrum, Public Works Administrator was present.  Paul and Beth Falkenberg, Caldwell Housing Authority was also present. 

The minutes of the April 17th, 2019 Regular Meeting and Neighborhood Facility Public Hearing were read and approved on a motion from Commissioner Schiltz, and seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Motion Carried.

Paul and Beth Falkenberg, Manager/ President of the Caldwell Housing Authority were presented to give the annual Housing Authority Report.  They reported that Casie Risley has filled the vacancy on their board.  A discussion was held regarding the Housing Authority USDA Loan Payoff.  It was noted that the City is in agreement to assist in paying the note off to avoid the outrageous interest costs.  Terms of the load repayment will be discussed.

The March Budget Report was presented and reviewed.

The CBK Utility Debt Collections Report was presented and reviewed.

The April Police Department Activity Report was presented and reviewed. 

A Thank You Note was received from Marion and Ginny Metzinger thanking the City for the repairs done to the curve on Ave. G.

The 2019-2021 Strategic Plan was presented, reviewed and approved.

The Agreement for the Use of the Caldwell Municipal Airport Facilities with Republican Valley Aerial Services was presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Arnold- yes, Kuehny- absent, Schiltz-yes. 

Ordinance No. 1466 Amending the Sewer Service Rate was presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold. Arnold-yes, Kuehny-absent, Schiltz-yes.

A special Event CMB for the Czech Chapter No. 1 for May 3-5th was presented and approved with a  motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold-yes, Kuehny- absent, Schiltz-yes.

The CDBG Grant Writing Services Proposal from Rosemary Saunders in the amount of $3500.00 and the Standard Form of Agreement from Professions Administrative Services for the pool project was reviewed and approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Arnold-yes, Kuehny-absent, Schiltz-yes.

The 2019-2020 Board Appointments were presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Arnold-yes, Kuehny-absent, Schiltz-yes.

Chris and Kathy Blubaugh submitted a Downtown Roof Grant Application for 112 S Main.  After reviewing the application, the full grant was awarded with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold Arnold-yes, Kuehny-absent, Schiltz-yes.  It was noted that the Downtown Roof Grant Program is closed for the remainder of 2019 as only 2 grants will be awarded per year.

At 12:54 p.m Commissioner Schiltz made a motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss Real Estate for 15 minutes.  Her motion as seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Executive Session concluded at 1:09 p.m.  No motions were made. 

At 1:09 p.m. Commissioner Schiltz made a motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss Non- Elected Personnel for 10 minutes.  Her motion was seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Executive Session concluded at 1:29 p.m. No motions were made.

Appropriation Ordinance 2170 was approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Mayor Arnold.  Arnold – yes, Kuehny- absent, Schiltz- yes.

There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 1:30 p.m.

 

Kristin Hutsler, City Clerk                                                                                                    Mark Arnold, Mayor