Orient, Iowa

 

CITY OF ORIENT, IOWA
PUBLIC HEARING
JANUARY 8, 2018


The Orient City Council Special Session was called to order at Orient City Hall by Mayor, Loretta Umbenhower, at 6:00 PM on Monday January 8, 2018.
Mayor Umbenhower swore in Council Member Jim Sitzman.
Council Members in attendance were Justin Boswell, Gary Metzger, Jim Sitzman, Shawn Subbert, and Matt Swanson. Sitzman made a motion to approve a resolution approving the FY2018 Budget Amendment for the Orient Fire Department of $10,000.00, due to a grant received from Adair County for the Jaws of Life. Boswell seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Boswell, Metzger, Sitzman, Subbert, and Swanson, all voting aye. Mayor Umbenhower declared the resolution approved, adopted, and numbered as 2018-1.
Swanson motioned to adjourn the meeting. Metzger seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. Adjournment at 6:02PM.


CITY OF ORIENT, IOWA
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2018


The regular meeting of the Orient City Council was held January 8, 2018 at the Orient City Hall. Mayor Umbenhower called the meeting to order at 6:02 PM. Council members present: Justin Boswell, Gary Metzger, Jim Sitzman, Matt Swanson, and Shawn Subbert.
Motion made by Metzger and seconded by Subbert to approve the agenda, bills and minutes of the December 11, 2017 Council meeting. All voting aye, motion carried.
Attorney Report: City attorney and Mayor will look into funding for law enforcement
Mayor Report: Sitzman made the motion to approve a resolution designating authority for banking transactions involving city funds. Subbert seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Boswell, Metzger, Sitzman, Subbert, and Swanson, all voting aye. Mayor Umbenhower declared the resolution approved, adopted, and numbered as 2018-2.
Metzger made a motion to approve a resolution approving Iowa Offset Program Appeal Process. Subbert seconded the motion. Roll call vote: Boswell, Metzger, Sitzman, Subbert, and Swanson, all voting aye. Mayor Umbenhower declared the resolution approved, adopted, and numbered as 2018-3.
Sitzman made the motion to approve the Council Committees & Appointments for 2018 – 2019. Swanson seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried.
Clerk Report: There were 32 delinquent bills sent out. No postings due to the cold weather.
Old Business: Swanson is looking into getting a hands free device for cell phone and technology to have cell phone work in shop area.
Committee Report: Splash pad will go forward with the plans. Boswell made the motion to request a turnkey contract from Vortex for the city attorney to look over to break ground for the splash pad in Spring of 2018. Sitzman seconded the motion. All voting aye, motion carried. Sitzman will contact Agriland and City Maintenance to make plans to have disposed water from splash pad for Agriland to use.
Motion made by Boswell, seconded by Metzger to adjourn the meeting. Meeting adjourned at 6:30 PM.