Minutes of Meeting- November 1, 2017

Caldwell City Commission 
 Minutes of Meeting – November 1st, 2017
 
The Caldwell City Commission met in regular session at the Caldwell Public Works Building on November 1st, 2017 at 12:09 p.m.  Mayor P. Mark Arnold presided.  Commissioners present were Michelle Schiltz and Jill Kuehny. Casie Risley, City Administrator was present. Gene Garcia, Marshall and Marc Marcrum, Public Works Supervisor was also present. Guest present was Velta Glenn. 
 
The minutes of the October 18th, 2017 Regular Meeting were read and approved with a motion from Commissioner Kuehny, and seconded by Commissioner Schiltz. Motion Carried. 
 
Marc Marcrum, Public Works Foreman was present to discuss with the Commission the new options on the equipment leases for the Bobcat and Mini-Ex. The current leases are for a one year period. The program has changed to a 5 year lease. After a discussion regarding terms, a motion was made by Commissioner Schiltz to approve a 5 year lease purchase for the Bobcat. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Kuehny. It was noted that Mr. Marcrum will have more information on the Mini-Ex soon. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes. 
 
It was noted that the Library Roof Project has been completed. The City is awaiting the receipt of the USDA Funds. Casie Risley, City Administrator was given the authority to issue the funds to the Library as soon as they were received. 
 
After reviewing the penalty calculations from the Kansas Health Policy Authority on the early termination of the employee group health plan, Commissioner Kuehny made a motion to terminate the current Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plan and join United Healthcare. Her motion was seconded by Commissioner Schiltz. Arnold – yes, Schiltz – yes. 
 
It was noted that 11 S St. Mary’s will be listed with Cathy Sheets, Realtor. 
 
An engagement letter for a three year contract with Kenneth L Cooper CPA was presented and approved with a motion from Commissioner Kuehny, seconded by Commissioner Schiltz. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes. 
 
Appropriation Ordinance 2134 was approved with a motion from Commissioner Schiltz and seconded by Commissioner Kuehny. Arnold – yes, Kuehny – yes, Schiltz – yes.  
 
 
There being no other business, the meeting was adjourned at 12:43 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Kristin Hutsler, City Clerk Mark Arnold, Mayor