CITY OF WILSON
at Wilson City Hall
September 4, 2018 7:00 p.m.
MAYOR: LARRY PTACEK
COUNCIL PERSONS present:
Others present for the meeting were: Mike Peschka- Wilson Economic Development Corporation; Charles Crawford Lang Memorial Library Treasurer; Alan Rusch Ellsworth County Independent/Reporter; Ted Soukup City Superintendent; and Susan Kriley City Clerk.
CALL TO ORDER-
Mayor Larry Ptacek called the Regular Meeting of the Wilson City Council to order on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Lorie Taylor made a motion to approve the September 4, 2018 agenda. Darcy Hubka-Vopat seconded the motion and it carried.
Gary Everett made a motion to approve the August 20, 2018 Regular Meeting amended. Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.
2019 BUDGET BALLOT QUESTIONS -
Chuck Crawford, Lang Memorial Library Treasurer, inquired about the Library 2019 contractual amount proposed being $353 short of what was requested by the Lang Memorial Library. Gary Everett indicated that the Council is proposing an increase from 2018 of $1200 (from $15,600 to $16,800) if it is passed through the mail ballot election. If the 2019 budget is not passed through the mail ballot election, then the City will have to readopt a decreased budget which will result in reduced expenditures in the General Fund and Library Fund.
WILSON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION -
Mike Peschka, Wilson Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Treasurer, reported that the First Impressions Public Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Wilson City Hall.
BILLS AND PAYROLL
Gary Everett made a motion to approve the September 4, 2018 bills in the amount of $68,798.37 and the September 4, 2018 payroll in the amount of $9,958.45. Steve Claussen seconded the motion and it carried.
CITY SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE WITH TED SOUKUP-
· Gary Everett sprayed for mosquitoes
· Contacted company constructing the Cemetery fence and it should be done this week
CITY CLERK UPDATE WITH SUSAN KRILEY-
· No new information
Steve Claussen reported that he still plans to help Vern Krisher trim the trees back at 29th & Ave G.
SMOKY HILL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CITY REPRESENTATIVE-
Gary Everett made a motion to accept the resignation of the Smoky Hill Development Corporation city representative Brad Schiermeyer. Darcy Hubka-Vopat seconded the motion and it carried. A new city representative will be approved at a future Council meeting.
MON SEPT 17, 2018 COUNCIL MEETING TIME CHANGE-
Darcy Hubka-Vopat made a motion to change the Monday September 17, 2018 Council meeting time to 6:00 p.m. (due to First Impressions meeting at 7:00 p.m.). Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried.
REFUSE WAIVER 606 28th CHARLES & DIANE CRAWFORD-
Lorie Taylor made a motion to waive the refuse at 606 28th. Steve Claussen seconded the motion and it carried.
PART TIME OFFICE HELP AND ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT-
Gary Everett made a motion to approve Cathy Smith as the part time office help. Lorie Taylor seconded the motion and it carried. Gary Everett made a motion to approve Marty Prester as the Assistant Superintendent. Darcy Hubka-Vopat seconded the motion and it carried. Both are subject to the 60 day probation period.
NEXT MEETING -
Next Council meeting- Monday, September 17, 2018 6:00 pm
Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.