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LOWDEN CITY COUNCIL
OF LOWDEN CITY COUNCIL, REGULAR MEETING, MONDAY, JANUARY 8,
2007, 7:00 PM
meeting of the Lowden City Council was called to order by Mayor Reuben
Wenndt. Council members present on roll call: Conrad, Olsen, Decker,
Madden. Absent: Ryan. Visitors: Gene Hamdorf, Clark Gordon, Landon
Gordon, Mark Fox, Kevin Lange, Rob Hunter.
M/S Conrad, Decker to approve the minutes of the 12/4/06 meeting. Ayes: All.
M/S Decker, Madden to approve payment of the bills as presented. Ayes: All. Council
noted the expense to Tyler Technologies for annual software maintenance, $2195,
seems excessive. Clerk w/check with City of Bennett on software they are using
for utility billing and financial which may be more reasonable over a period
Visitor Kevin Lange complained to the Council the City was driving on his property
with the garbage truck to pick up the dumpster owned by Good Times LLC. Gene
Hamdorf said there is no other place for the dumpster to be placed that the garbage
truck would have access to. Council said that is not right for the truck to drive
on Lange’s property and directed maintenance men to remove the dumpster
from the property and place it at the Town Shed until a different location for
placement of the dumpster can be found.
Mark Fox presented a report to the Council on the Lowden Memorial Park mowing
from last summer. He told the Council how many hours it took for mowing and trimming
per week and also made recommendations on different mowers and weed trimmers.
Council thanked Fox for his input regarding mowing at the Park.
Council decided to not change the truck parking ordinance whereby the weight
limit for trucks in town is 13500 pounds.
review a sample fence permit ordinance and discuss it at the next regular
Council discussed the bill from JJJ Enterprises for laying the 6”water
line to the new day care center west of the elementary school –cost was
$9884.49. After discussion, M/S Madden, Decker to have the Town and the day care
center each pay for one-half of the cost. Ayes: All. Mayor Wenndt will speak
to Bill Norton about splitting the cost of the new water line.
M/S Decker, Madden to approve a building permit for Clark Gordon-garage addition.
Council received a complaint from the resident at 108 Main St. that trucks hitting
a bump or dip in the road by his house has caused windows to break in his home.
Council said this will be repaired when street work is done in the summer. An
area that was patched on Main St. by Zion UCC will also be repaired. Council
told Gene Hamdorf to make sure the streets are sealcoated in early June so as
not to interfere with the Sesquicentennial celebration in August.
Mayor asked Gene Hamdorf to prepare of list by Jan. 22, of jobs to be done to
see if there is enough work throughout the winter for two maintenance men.
M/S Madden, Decker to change the City Council meeting time during December through
March to 5:30 PM. Ayes: All.
Council received a letter from Josh Chappell stating he received his Eagle Scout
Award and thanked the City for assisting him with his project of painting crosswalk
lines at intersections of streets.
M/S Decker, Olsen to approve the monthly financial report. Ayes: All.
Council set January 22, 2007, 5:30 PM, for a FY08 budget meeting.
M/S Olsen, Conrad to adjourn @ 8:05 PM. Ayes: All.
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