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The Shelbina City Council met on Tuesday, August 8, at city hall.
City Superintendent Dennis Klusmeyer presented the bids for the Lots the City put up for Sale. Lot 1, 413 Rawlings St received a bid of $102. A motion to reject the bid was made by Alan Denham, seconded by Chad Wharton. Mayor Al Dimmitt requested if all in favor, all responded affirmative. Motion carried.
Lot 2, 307 E. Birch received one bid of $2,756. A motion to accept the bid was made by James Simpson, seconded by Denham. Mayor Dimmitt requested if all in favor, all responded affirmative. Motion carried.
Lot 3, 403 N. Livingston received two bids. A motion to accept the bid of $1,000 was made by Simpson, seconded by Denham. Mayor Dimmitt requested if all in favor, all responded affirmative. Motion carried.
The utility staff disconnected 19 accounts of which nine were still disconnected at the time of meeting. Majority of the 53 account list paid at least one-third prior to being disconnected.
Klusmeyer stated the City would deal with any issues that arise from the installation of the TAP grant sidewalk project. Individuals will not have to deal with easements or other problems.
Klusmeyer presented the contract for Engineering services for Great River Engineering to complete the sidewalk TAP grant project. A motion was made and approved the contract for Great River Engineering.
A slate of potential workers for the clubhouse at the golf course was presented to replace the current staff as they return to school. It was agreed that Todd Harris would manage the clubhouse for the remainder of this season. A motion to approve the slate and have Todd manage the clubhouse was made and approved.
Ordinances and Resolutions
A motion was made and approved by the council to adopt Resolution 23-06, which was read and approved by the council. The Resolution was to award Great River Engineering the work for the TAP Grant sidewalk project.
Assistant City Superintendent Brian Fifer provided a report that crews have been working on the sewer tap for the new MoDOT building, picking up limbs, doing job orders, patching streets, and mowing. The pump at the river pump failed and has been sent out to be repaired.
City Clerk Tim Lacy reported the Economic Development will meet on Thursday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Lacy said Governor Mike Parson is trying to schedule a time to present the county with the work ready certificate.
City Attorney Jim McConnell reported that court and tax court for July went well. Majority of past due taxes have been collected. The new software purchased has made the posting of redacted documents easier than anticipated and with the staff catching on, it will continue to be easier. He will begin work on the transfers for lots sold tonight.
Todd Harris reported all is going well at the golf course, equipment is running fine. He will make sure staff is in place at the clubhouse.
City Clerk Lacy reported the pool closing Saturday, August 12, but they have two pool parties the following week. He requested to have someone designated as the Mirma Health rep, with Klusmeyer saying he would do it. Tablets for meter reader are still missing via FEDEX, still tracking and waiting on replacements to be sent.
Clerk Lacy thanked everyone for the last nine years and will be available should anything come up before a replacement is named.
City Superintendent Klusmeyer reported that the pool pump again has failed and is hoping it makes it through the season. They will need to order a replacement over the offseason. The last one was approximately $5,000. Klusmeyer has a lead on a replacement transformer for PP3. He would let council know before moving forward.
• The tentative agenda, consent agenda, bills to be paid, and payroll were approved.