Minutes of Meeting- May 21st, 2018
Caldwell City Commission
Minutes of Meeting – May 21st, 2018
The Caldwell City Commission met in regular session at the Caldwell Public Works Building on May 21st, 2018 at 12:08 p.m. Mayor P. Mark Arnold presided. Commissioners Jill Kuehny and Michelle Schiltz were present. Casie Risley, City Administrator, Rebekah Rickstrew, Police Officer, Marc Marcrum, Public Works Foreman and Leah Sommerhoff, Deputy City Clerk was also present.
The minutes of the May 2nd, 2018 Regular Meeting and May 10th, 2018 Special Meeting were read and approved on a motion from Commissioner Kuehny, and seconded by Commissioner Schiltz. Motion Carried.
Rebekah Rickstrew, Police Officer and USD 360 SRO was present to report on the Police Departments activity over the last month and give an update on the happenings at the school as the School Resource Officer.
Marc Marcrum, Public Works Administrator was present to inform the Commission that the Splash pad is set to open on Saturday, June 2nd 2018. He is anticipating the sod around the pad to be laid this Friday and will also be completing the final pressure testing. He was also present to discuss Ordinance No. 1461: Discharge of Debris upon City Streets. He noted that he was in support of the ordinance due to the increased volumes of yard and lawn trimmings that are blown into the streets which in turn wind up in the drainage systems and cause blockages.
The April Cash Report and Treasurer’s Report were presented and reviewed.
A Thank You Note from Mr. Don Lambin was read; thanking City Hall for their help in gathering information on cemetery plots. It was noted that Mr. Don Lambin included a donation to the Opera House Back Wall Fund.
It was noted that the NSP Home at 304 S Main has a potential buyer. Their lending institution is currently gathering information for financing.
It was also noted that 11 S. St. Mary’s has received a prospective buyer. The interested party is currently working with Cathy Sheets, Realtor in regards to purchasing the home.
A discussion was held concerning the Waste Service Contract assignment to Waste Link. It was noted that Randy Shaffer has released his contract with the City regarding his waste services. Upon recommendation from the City Attorney, a motion was made by Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Commissioner Kuehny to assign the remainder of Randy Sanitation’s 2018 Waste Service Contract to Waste Link.
After discussing the benefits of a Site Certification, a decision was made to pursue the certification for the City-owned Airport site. Site Certification is vital for prospective industries when they are looking build a facility to their specifications. Being able to provide the necessary specifications of a property to prospective buyers will create a shovel ready site that can play a leading role in finding a new location for a relocation or expansion.
Resolution No. 5-2018: Pool Admission Fees was presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and a second from Commissioner Kuehny. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes.
Ordinance No. 1461: Discharge of Debris on City Streets was presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Kuehny and a second from Commissioner Schiltz. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes.
Appropriation Ordinance 2147 was approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Commission Kuehny. Arnold – yes, Kuehny –yes, Schiltz – yes.
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:52 p.m.
Kristin Hutsler, City Clerk
Mark Arnold, Mayor