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Council Minutes – July 1, 2013

Belle Plaine, Iowa
July 1, 2013

The regular meeting of the Belle Plaine City Council met on July 1, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the city council chambers with Mayor Dave Fish presiding.  Present:  Marv DeRycke, April McIntire, James Kurovski, Garrison Reekers.  Present on phone: Mary Pech  Also present:  Assistant City Attorney Jim Ries and City Administrator Bill Daily.

The Pledge of Alliance was recited.

Motion by DeRycke to approve the consent agenda consisting of the June 17 council minutes, bills @$45,492.62 & the receiving/filing of minutes from the May 28th Library Board, second by Reekers. On roll call all voted aye. Motion carried.

Residents Comments: None

Motion by McIntire to approve a new Iowa Wine Permit for the Cornerstone Apothecary, second by Reekers. On roll call all voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Reekers to approve an Outdoor Service Permit for the Oasis, second by DeRycke. On roll call all voted aye. Motion carried.

Motion by DeRycke to approve (per Airport Commission recommendation) an Iowa Department of Transportation Agreement for Immediate Safety Enhancement Program Funding Repair of PAPi Lights, second by McIntire.  On roll call all voted aye. Motion carried.

City Administrator’s Reports

1)      City of Belle Plaine representatives and Hertiage representatives attended the Iowa County Board of Supervisors meeting last Friday to ask Iowa County for financial help with the Community Center’s maintenance & upkeep. Meals on Wheels are cooked and delivered from Belle Plaine’s Community Center.  45% of meals are transported to Iowa County.  The Supervisors stated they would take this under consideration.

2)      The Hearing for the Iowa Hotel has been set for July 16th at 9:30 a.m. The hearing is open for anyone.

3)      The Downtown Stormwater Improvements continues and should be completed in a couple of weeks.

Residents Comments:  None

Correspondence: None

Old Business:  Mayor Fish stated he had attended the Landfill Meeting in Newhall last week.  The Benton County Board of Supervisors have not made any decisions concerning the landfill at this time.

Motion by McIntire to adjourn the meeting, second by DeRycke. On roll call all voted aye. Meeting adjourned at 6:23 p.m.



                                                                                                                Dave Fish, Mayor



            Kaye Buch, MMc


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