LOWDEN CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
PROCEEDINGS OF LOWDEN CITY COUNCIL, REGULAR MEETING, MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2003, 7:00 PM
regular meeting of the Lowden City Council was called to order by Mayor
present on roll call: Kroemer,
Hintz, Hamdorf, and newly sworn in councilmember, Roger Gottschalk.
Hintz, Kroemer to approve the minutes of the 11/3/03 council meeting.
Ayes: Kroemer, Hintz,
Kroemer, Hamdorf to seat Conrad at 7:05 PM.
Ayes: Kroemer, Hintz,
Kroemer, Hintz to approve payment of the bills as presented.
Hamdorf said there has been no other information forthcoming from the
County concerning police protection or the availability of a used police
car for sale. Mayor Wenndt may
speak to the Cedar County Supervisors this month.
and Bonnie Hunwardsen were present as a followup from the Nov. meeting,
to ask about a price for a new sewer line to their property.
To hook onto Sam Tika’s sewer line would cost $15,000 according
to Tika’s lawyer. Council said a
new line could be run off the manhole near the Farm Service building but
then would have to bore under Highway 30.
No prices have been received from JJJ Enterprises yet.
Council told Hunwardsen’s they would try to get a price from
JJJ Enterprises within the next month and call a special meeting if
Hintz, Hamdorf to approve the placement of a repeater to bounce signals
from Clarence to Lowden for internet wiring at the elementary school in
All. There would be no cost
to the town and the North Cedar School would accept all liability.
Hintz, Hamdorf to adopt the City’s Substance Abuse Policy and note the
City would pay no drug rehabilitation expenses for employees.
Hamdorf reported he would like a new Ph meter for wastewater testing,
the cost being $600. Council said
they would consider this at budget time
Kroemer, Hintz to approve the monthly treasurer’s report.
directed Gene Hamdorf to speak to some residents who have had cars
parked too long on the street.
also discussed people who walk their dogs at Lowden Memorial Park and do
not clean up after them. No action
taken on the issue.
will get bids for a City Hall furnace and prices for a new mower to be
considered at the budget meeting. Council
also asked City Clerk to contact Preston Insurance Co. for a bid for
self-funded insurance for the City.
Wenndt thanked David Hintz for his service to the town as councilmember.
reported she had sent a letter to the County Recorder’s office asking
for clarification of the City’s corporation line limits and is
awaiting a response.
Hamdorf will get a price for new overhead door at the City Shed.
Hamdorf, Kroemer to adjourn at 7:56 PM.