Legals - Week of 1.31.18

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

IN THE IOWA JUVENILE COURT FOR DICKINSON COUNTY

ARIANNA SUMMERFIELD,NO. JVJV003334
Petitioner,ORIGINAL NOTICE
IN THE INTEREST OFCODY THOMAS WELTLIN,
A Minor Child.

You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the clerk of the above Court, a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights in the above entitled action, a copy of which Petition is attached hereto, along with an order. The Petitioner’s attorney is John L. Sandy of Sandy Law Firm, P.C. whose address is 304 18th Street, P.O. BOX 445, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 51360.

You are further notified that a hearing regarding the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been set for 9:00 a.m. on March 20, 2018, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, and at that time and place you will be given an opportunity to be heard before the Court.

You are further notified that unless, within 20 days after service of this Original Notice upon you, you serve, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file a written Special Appearance, Motion or Answer, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, judgement by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition.

Clerk of the Above Court

Dickinson County Courthouse

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, call the disability coordinator at 712-279-6616. Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-735-2942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice.

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IN THE IOWA JUVENILE COURT FOR DICKINSON COUNTY

ARIANNA SUMMERFIELD,NO. JVJV003335
Petitioner,ORIGINAL NOTICE

IN THE INTEREST OF

CALEB WILLIAM SUMMERFIELD,

A Minor Child.

You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the clerk of the above Court, a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights in the above entitled action, a copy of which Petition is attached hereto, along with an order. The Petitioner’s attorney is John L. Sandy of Sandy Law Firm, P.C. whose address is 304 18th Street, P.O. BOX 445, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 51360.

You are further notified that a hearing regarding the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been set for 11:30 a.m. on February 20, 2018, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, and at that time and place you will be given an opportunity to be heard before the Court.

You are further notified that unless, within 20 days after service of this Original Notice upon you, you serve, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file a written Special Appearance, Motion or Answer, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, judgement by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition.

Clerk of the Above Court

Dickinson County Courthouse

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, call the disability coordinator at 712-279-6616. Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-735-2942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice.

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IN THE IOWA JUVENILE COURT FOR DICKINSON COUNTY

ARIANNA SUMMERFIELD,NO. JVJV003336
Petitioner,ORIGINAL NOTICE

IN THE INTEREST OF

GEORGE LOUIS WELTLIN V,

A Minor Child.

You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the clerk of the above Court, a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights in the above entitled action, a copy of which Petition is attached hereto, along with an order. The Petitioner’s attorney is John L. Sandy of Sandy Law Firm, P.C. whose address is 304 18th Street, P.O. BOX 445, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 51360.

You are further notified that a hearing regarding the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights has been set for 9:00 a.m. on March 20, 2018, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, and at that time and place you will be given an opportunity to be heard before the Court.

You are further notified that unless, within 20 days after service of this Original Notice upon you, you serve, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file a written Special Appearance, Motion or Answer, in the Iowa Juvenile Court for Dickinson County, at the Courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa, judgement by default will be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition.

Clerk of the Above Court

Dickinson County Courthouse

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

If you need assistance to participate in court due to a disability, call the disability coordinator at 712-279-6616. Persons who are hearing or speech impaired may call Relay Iowa TTY (1-800-735-2942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice.

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S LEVY AND SALE

STATE OF IOWA

Dickinson County

Iowa District Court

COURT CASE #EQCV028300

Dickinson County

NATIONWIDE ADVANTAGE MORTGAGE COMPANY

Special Execution

PLAINTIFF

VS

ANTHONY GUY FAVIO, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF LAWRENCE G FAVIO, DECEASED, ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANTHONY GUY FAVIO, DISCOVER BANK, CAPITAL ONE BANK USA NA, AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION OF THE REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 309 SOUTH 2ND STREET, LAKE PARK, IOWA.

DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor)

As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) to satisfy the judgment. The Property to be sold is:

LOCAL ADDRESS:

309 SOUTH 2ND STREET, LAKE PARK, IOWA 51347

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

THE SOUTH HALF OF LOTS 13 AND 14, BLOCK 7, CORY’S ET AL PLAT OF CITY OF LAKE PARK, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA

The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows:

Date of Sale is 02/13/2018 at 9:00 AM at the Dickinson County Sheriff Office, 1802 Hill Ave. #1200, Spirit Lake, IA 51360.

This sale not subject to redemption.

Judgment amount: $65,911.00

Costs: $2,375.00

Accruing Plus Costs:

Interest: $636.54

Dated: 1/15/2018 Sheriff Gregory L. Baloun, Dickinson County, Iowa.

DAVID R. ELKIN

TEL: 515-244-3188

FAX: 515-244-3189

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S

LEVY AND SALE

STATE OF IOWA

Dickinson County

Iowa District Court

COURT CASE # EQCV028256

Dickinson County

Special Execution

CENTRAL BANK

VS

ANTHONY N BANNOR, AMBER J BANNOR, SPOUSE OF ANTHONY N BANNOR, SPOUSE OF AMBER J BANNOR, AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION.

DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor)

As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) to satisfy the judgment. The Property to be sold is:

LOCAL ADDRESS:

16 AVENUE C WEST, LAKE PARK, IA, 51347

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

LOT 3, PLAT OF MYRICK’S SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK 4 OF THE FIRST ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAKE PARK, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA

The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows:

Date of Sale is 02/27/2018 at 9:00 AM at the Dickinson County Sheriff Office- 1802 Hill Ave. #1200, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

This sale not subject to redemption.

Judgment amount: $76,425.08

Costs: $2,478.62

Accruing Plus Costs:

Interest: $1,280.54

Dated: 01/17/2018

Sheriff’s Fees: Pending

Sheriff Greg L. Baloun, Dickinson County, Iowa.

Attorney

329 PIERCE ST- SUITE 200

SIOUX CITY, IA 51102

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S

LEVY AND SALE

STATE OF IOWA

Dickinson County

Iowa District Court

COURT CASE # EQCV027817

Dickinson County

Special Execution

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE INC

VS

GLENN T AEIKENS, PATRICIA J AEIKENS

DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor)

As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) to satisfy the judgment. The Property to be sold is:

LOCAL ADDRESS:

2105 CHICAGO AVENUE- SPIRIT LAKE, IA 51360

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

LOT TWO (2), PLAT OF MAPLEVIEW ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SPIRIT LAKE, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA

The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows:

Date of Sale is 02/27/2018 at 9:30 AM at the Dickinson County Sheriff Office- 1802 Hill Ave. #1200, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

This sale not subject to redemption.

Judgment amount: $69,085.86

Costs: $4,615.17

Accruing Plus Costs:

Interest: $3,515.62

Dated: 01/15/2018

Sheriff’s Fees: PENDING

Sheriff Greg L. Baloun, Dickinson County, Iowa.

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NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S

LEVY AND SALE

STATE OF IOWA

Dickinson County

Iowa District Court

COURT CASE # EQCV028268

Dickinson County

Special Execution

DEUTCH BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R5

VS

ANNA WEATHERMAN; JERRY WEATHERMAN; ACCOUNTS MANAGEMENT, INC CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA), NA; CITIFINANCIAL, INC; MIDLAND FUNDING LLC; RAZOR CAPITAL; LLC; SNOOK’S CARPET & FURNITURE, LLC; STATE OF IOWA; THE STATE BANK; UKNOWN SPOUSE (IF ANY) OF ANNA WEATHERMAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE (IF ANY) OF JERRY J WEATHERMAN AND PARTIES IN POSSESSION

DEFENDANT (Judgment Debtor)

As a result of the judgment rendered in the above referenced court case, an execution was issued by the court to the Sheriff of this county. The execution ordered the sale of defendant(s) to satisfy the judgment. The Property to be sold is:

LOCAL ADDRESS:

1001 H AVENUE- MILFORD, IA 51351

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

THE EAST 100 FEET OF THE SOUTH 173.9 FEET OF BLOCK 11, AUDITOR’S PLAT NO 118, IN THE CITY OF MILFORD, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA PIN: 10-12-202-024

The described property will be offered for sale at public auction for cash only as follows:

Date of Sale is 02/13/2018 at 9:30 AM at the Dickinson County Sheriff Office- 1802 HILL AVE #1200, SPIRIT LAKE, IOWA, 51360

This sale not subject to redemption.

Judgment amount: $125,172.91

Costs: $3,058.12

Interest: $3,566.57

Sheriff’s Fees: PENDING

Dated: 1/12/2018 Sheriff Greg L. Baloun, Dickinson County, Iowa.

ATTORNEY

33 W Monroe St. Suite 1140

Chicago, IL 60603

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DICKINSON COUNTY

Probate No. ESPR014437

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE ESTATE OF VIRGINIA T. DEUTSCH, Deceased

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Virginia T. Deutsch, Deceased, who died on or about October 10, 2017:

You are hereby notified that on January 16,2018, the last will and testament of Virginia T. Deutsch, deceased, bearing date of February 15, 1984, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Beverly Kruger was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publications of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated this 16th day of January, 2018.

Executor of Estate

Beverly Kruger

1523 Joy Loy Lane

Milford, IA 51351

Attorney for executor

William K. Klinker

Smith, Grigg, Shea, & Klinker, P.C.

120 S. Hayes Avenue

P.O. Box 98

Primghar, Iowa 51245

Date of second publication:

31st day of January, 2018.

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT

DICKINSON COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF

THE ESTATE OF

ERNEST W. WILCKE, Deceased.

CASE NO. ESPR014434

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF

APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTORS,

AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Ernest W. Wilcke, Deceased, who died on or about December 21, 2017:

You are hereby notified that on January 11, 2018, the last will and testament of Ernest W. Wilcke, deceased, bearing date of November 7, 1998, *First Codicil dated October 12, 2007 and Second Codicil dated October 12, 2015, were admitted to probate in the above named court and that Nancy R. Sundall and Elaine M. Wilcke were appointed executors of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated January 19, 2018.

Nancy R. Sundall

and Elaine M. Wilcke

Executors of estate

1510 Hill Ave., P.O. Box 455,

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

* Designate Codicil(s) if any, with date(s).

James V. McKinney, ICIS PIN No: AT0005198

Attorney for executor

Firm Name: McKinney Law Offices, P.C.

Address: 480 Sixth St., Waukee, IA 50263

Date of second publication

7th day of February, 2018.

Probate Code Section 304

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT

DICKINSON COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF

THE ESTATE OF

NANCY E. MCALPINE, Deceased.

CASE NO. ESPR014442

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF

APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR,

AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Nancy E. McAlpine, Deceased, who died on or about January 30, 2017:

You are hereby notified that on January 19, 2018, the last will and testament of Nancy E. McAlpine, deceased, bearing date of January 2, 2002, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Robert V. McAlpine was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated January 23, 2018.

Robert V. McAlpine

Executor of estate

830 26th Street NE, Rochester, MN 55906

John M. Bjornstad, ICIS PIN No: AT0000921

Attorney for executor

Firm Name: Bjornstad Law Office

Address: 832 Lake Street, P.O. Box 305, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Date of second publication

7th day of February, 2018.

Probate Code Section 304

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Milford City Council will hold a public hearing on the 12th day of February 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Milford Community Center Boardroom for the purpose of consideration of an amendment to the Zoning Ordinances of the City of Milford, Iowa 2011. The request is to amend Section 8.3 Titled “Special Exception Uses” in the AC-Arterial Commercial District to add Fireworks Display and Sale to Commercial Uses. Oral and written comments will be heard at this time. After the public hearing the Milford Planning and Zoning will act on this amendment.

LeAnn Reinsbach,

City Administrator/Clerk

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION- JOINT DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 61 C, D, & E

RESIDING IN CLAY, DICKINSON AND EMMET COUNTY, IOWA

TO ALL LANDOWNERS AND PERSONS INTERESED IN JOINT DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 61, 2016 OPEN DITCH CLEANOUT: LOCATED IN CLAY, DICKINSON AND EMMET COUNTY, IOWA

YOU ARE HEREBY NOITIFIED that Richard A. Hopper, P.E., of the firm of Jacobson-Westergard & Associates, Inc., Estherville, Iowa, a professional engineer in charge of the project for the 2016 Open Ditch Cleanout in Joint Drainage District NO. 61, Clay, Dickinson and Emmet County, Iowa, has filed his report that the contract with Cory Juergens Construction of 219 W 2nd St South, Estherville, IA., 51334, for the 2016 Open Ditch Cleanout (Project E-12211) has been satisfactorily completed. Said report is on file in the Auditor’s Office in Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet County, Iowa.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOITIFIED that the Board of Supervisors of Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet County, Iowa, acting as trustees for said Joint Drainage District No. 61 Open Ditch Cleanout have set Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dickinson County Courthouse Community Room; Suite 1510, Spirit Lake, IA., as the date, time and place for a public hearing on said completion report.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that persons interested in the district may file objections to said report and submit any evidence tending to show that said report should not be accepted up to the time of the hearing and that said objections shall be in writing and may be filed in the office of the Clay, Dickinson, or Emmet County Auditor prior to the date of hearing and further that objections not filed prior to the date of hearing may be filed with the Board at the time and place of such hearing.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that any party having a claim for damages arising out of the Open Ditch Cleanout shall file said claims with the Auditor of Clay, Dickinson, or Emmet County, Iowa, before or at the time set for the hearing on the completion of the contract, claims shall not include any claim for land taken for right-of-way or for severance of land.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that if the Joint Board of Supervisors of Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet County, finds that the work under the contract has been completed and is accepted, that the Board shall compute the balance due the contractor and if there are no liens of record against such balance, it shall enter on the record an order directing the Auditor to draw warrants in favor of said contractor upon the drainage district funds.

This notice is published and mailed as provided by law at the direction of the Board of Supervisors of Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet County, Iowa, acting as trustees on behalf of Joint Drainage District No. 61 C, D & E Open Ditch, in Clay, Dickinson, and Emmet County, Iowa.

Marjorie PittsClay County Auditor

Lori Pedersen

Dickinson County Auditor

Amy Sathoff

Emmet County Auditor

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Dickinson County Board of Supervisors

January 16, 2018

9:30 A.M. Present are Supervisors Paul Johnson, Mardi Allen, Tim Fairchild, and Chairperson William Leupold. Vice-Chairperson Pam Jordan present telephonically.

Those present recited The Pledge of Allegiance.

Meeting called to order by Chairperson, William Leupold.

Okoboji Tourism Rebecca Peters present with an agency update and Fiscal year’19 Funding Request.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the January 9, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes as presented to the board. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson -aye, Jordan-aye and Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the appointment of Beth Will as a Representative to the Board of Health effective immediately. . Roll Call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.

Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson, to approve the appointment of Kitty Webster as a Representative to the Board of Health effective immediately. Roll Call vote: Fairchlld-aye, Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Johnson, to approve the Wellness Program Agreement between the Iowa Association of Counties and Dickinson County for 2018. The program offers consulting services and Online Lifestyle Management Programs as well as county and employee incentives. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.

Emergency Management Director Mike Ehret present. Ehret informed the Board he needed to postpone approval of Resolution 2018-2 Amendment in order that additional information could be researched as to how or if any, this resolution would affect the other departments using federal grant money. It will be place on next week’s agenda.

County Engineer Dan Eckert present. Moved by Jordan, seconded by Allen to approve both a single phase and a 3 phase conductor with a pad mount transformer, a junction box, a power pole, and a new guy wire all within the right of way. The location will be at the intersection of 28th Street and 255th Avenue, in Section 10 of Center Grove Township. Jordan-aye, Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

The Board gave their board and committee reports.

There being no further items presented to the board, moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson to adjourn. All voted aye. Meeting adjourned to the call of the Chairperson at 10:45 a.m.

_William Leupold, Chairperson

Lori Pedersen, Auditor

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(To be published on or before: February 8, 2018)

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE IOWA GREAT LAKES SANITARY DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTY OF DICKINSON, STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED AUTHORIZATION OF A LOAN AGREEMENT AND THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $4,500,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES OF THE SANITARY DISTRICT (FOR ESSENTIAL PURPOSES), AND THE HEARING ON THE ISSUANCE THEREOF

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District, in the County of Dickinson, State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on the 13th day of February, 2018, at 3:00 P.M., in the District Office, 303 - 28th Street, Milford, Iowa, at which meeting the Board proposes to take additional action for the authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of not to exceed $4,500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, for essential purposes, to provide funds to pay the costs of acquisition, renovation to, reconstruction of, and construction of improvements and extensions to the District Sewage Treatment Plant, Collection System and Facilities. Principal and interest on the proposed Loan Agreement will be payable from the Debt Service Fund.

At the above meeting the Board shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of the Sanitary District to the above action. After all objections have been received and considered, the Board will at the meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action for the authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of the Notes to evidence the obligation of the Sanitary District thereunder or will abandon the proposal to issue said Notes.

This notice is given by order of the Board of Trustees of the Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District, in the County of Dickinson, State of Iowa, as provided by Sections 358.21 and 384.25 of the Code of Iowa.

Dated this 23 day of January, 2018.

Clerk, Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District, in the County of Dickinson, State of Iowa

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City of Spirit Lake

Regular City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

City Council Chambers

Present: Mayor Vos, Councilmembers Bice, Fisher, Harbst, James and Farmer

Meeting called to order by Mayor Vos.

The pledge of allegiance to the flag was recited by those present

MINUTES

Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve the minutes of the January 9th regular council meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

BILLS

Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve the bill list for the month of January, 2018. Motion carried unanimously.

A&B BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

COPIER

$223.00

ALLIANT ENERGY/IPL

UTILITIES

$6,360.58

AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN

COOKBOOK

$29.90

AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE

AFLAC ACCIDENT

$1,076.07

BAKER & TAYLOR, INC.

BOOKS

$244.16

BOB’S AUTO SALES

DOCKS & BENCHES

$3,663.00

BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC

CLOTHING

$547.16

BUSINESS TODAY

MODEM

$379.95

CAMPUS CLEANERS & LAUNDERERS

MATS

$95.12

CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT

LARGE PRINT BOOKS

$224.70

CITIBUSINESS CARD

BOOKS/DVDS

$604.39

COFFMAN’S LOCKSMITH SHOP

DOOR CLOSER

$202.18

COLIBRI SYSTEMS

BOOK COVERS

$353.40

CONVERGED TECHNOLOGIES,LLC

PHONE REPAIR

$133.75

DEMCO

SUMMER READING MATERIALS

$264.16

DICKINSON CO AUDITOR

DRAINING STUDY-FRANCIS SITES

$317.50

DICKINSON CO CLERK OF COURT

COURT COSTS

$60.00

DICKINSON CO NEWS

MINUTES

$310.99

EFTPS

FED/FICA TAX

$20,741.57

FARONICS

DEEP FREEZE ANTIVIRUS

$146.10

FERGUSON WATERWORKS #2516

BATTERY

$72.98

GALE GROUP

ONLINE DATABASE

$737.62

IA LAKES ELECTRIC CO-OP

UTILITIES

$2,060.75

IA ONE CALL

LOCATES

$29.80

CLYDE IHRKE

HBA MEETING

$8.99

INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

$279.52

IPERS

IPERS- PROTECTN

$25,224.74

JACK’S UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT

GLOCKS

$2,216.00

JENNINGS AUTO PARTS

BATTERY

$133.72

KAPP’S FIRE EXTINGUISHER SALES

SERVICE/ANNUAL INSPECTION

$501.25

L & C TIRE SERVICE

GRADER REPAIR

$172.50

LAKES MARKETING AND PRINT

REGISTRATION CARDS

$355.94

LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE

RANDOM TESTING

$35.00

LARSON CONTRACTING

PAY APP #1

$5,082.50

MEDIACOM LLC

PHONE/INTERNET 2 MONTHS

$698.41

MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT

MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT

$5,385.05

JESSE MILLER

REIMB SHIP GUNS

$72.28

MUESKE ELECTRIC INC.

BULBS

$595.00

NATL ASSOC OF CHIEFS OF POLICE

36 MO MEMBERSHIP

$155.00

NORTH CENTRAL INTERNATIONAL

MOTOR PART

$501.79

NW IA PLANNING & DEVELOP COMM

FY18 SHIELD DRAW #3

$3,000.00

OFFICE SYSTEMS CO

QTLY PRINTER FEE

$207.33

OVERHEAD DOOR SALES & SERVICE

SERVICE CALL, MOTOR BELT

$271.12

GREGG OWENS

MILEAGE SEP-JAN

$300.66

PARTS CITY

BATTERY

$456.08

PETTY CASH - LIBRARY

POSTAGE

$43.96

PLUMB SUPPLY CO.

SEAL

$27.18

PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCOUNT

ASSEMBLY ARM

$123.29

RECORDED BOOKS, LLC

ZINIO PLATFORM FEE

$1,000.00

RUNNINGS FARM & FLEET

CHAINS

$48.00

SECURE BENEFITS SYSTEMS

UNREIMB. MED

$1,407.94

SHAMROCK RECYCLING, INC

60.51 TONS RECYCLE

$10,200.00

SHARE CORP.

4WAY ACTION

$114.44

SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON INC

ENG-POLICE STATION IMPROVE

$137.50

SPIRIT LAKE CHAMBER COMMERCE

FY18 SUPPORT JAN-MAR

$10,250.00

SPIRIT LAKE KIWANIS DUES

DUES OCT 2017-JUNE 2018

$225.00

SPIRIT LAKE TOWN & COUNTRY VET

ANIMAL CONTROL

$1,359.00

STATE BANK

SAFE DEPOSIT BOX 39 RENT

$40.00

STATE HYGIENIC LAB

TESTING NOV/DEC

$1,661.50

STATE OF IOWA - PR TAXES

STATE TAX

$8,194.00

TEI LANDMARK AUDIO

PLAYAWAYS

$458.58

U.S. POSTMASTER

PREPAY POSTAGE PERMIT #18

$1,200.00

UNITY POINT CLINIC

MUCCA DUES

$92.00

VALLEY CONTRACTING, INC.

WATER MAIN REPAIR

$540.00

AARON VAN WYHE

REIMB CDL

$32.00

VERIZON WIRELESS

CELL PHONES

$1,009.95

KRIS VIPOND

MILEAGE IMFOA BOARD MEETING

$221.27

VOYA INSTITUTIONAL TRUST CO

VOYA DEF COMP

$200.00

WADDELL & REED

W&R DEF COMP

$900.00

WAGE ASSIGNMENT - IA

WAGE ASSIGN IA

$503.07

WAGE ASSIGNMENT - MN

WAGE ASSIGN MN

$185.50

WALMART COMMUNITY/GEMB

KIT

$113.46

WASTE MANAGEMENT OF WI-MN

LANDFILL FEES 1/1-1/15

$9,682.59

WELLMARK

BCBS-FAMILY/+

$35,345.01

WINDSTREAM

PHONE

$608.70

XEROX CORPORATION

OLD COPIER

$113.50

TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

$170,569.15

PAYROLL CHECKS

$57,284.74

TOTAL

$227,853.89

LIQUOR LICENSE

Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve a Class C liquor license for Rabab’s. Motion carried unanimously.

APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR PRO-TEM

Motion by Farmer, seconded by Bice to approve the mayoral appointment of Donna Fisher as mayor pro-tem. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-02

RESOLUTION APPROVING TAX ABATEMENT PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 9 OF THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR IOWA LAKES CORRIDOR FUTURE FUND

Fisher introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2018-02 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Farmer. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Harbst, Farmer, James. Resolution duly adopted.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-03

RESOLUTION RE: UTILITY CONSTRUCTION REIMBURSEMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

GRANT FOR BLUEFEATHER, LLC

Fisher introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2018-03 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Farmer. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Harbst, Farmer, James. Resolution duly adopted.

COMMENTS BY MAYOR, COUNCIL AND STAFF

Mayor Vos commended the Street Department for a fine job cleaning the city streets following Monday’s snow event.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Farmer seconded by Bice to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Ed Vos, Mayor

Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator

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LAKE PARK CITY COUNCIL

JANUARY 23, 2018

The following are the minutes as recorded by the City Clerk and are subject to council approval at the next regular meeting on 02-12-18

Lake Park City Council met in Special Session on 01-23-2018 at City Hall at 6:30PM. Purpose of Meeting: Budget Workshop – All Departments. Mayor Engel called meeting to order at 6:30pm with Pledge of Allegiance. Members present: Schumacher, Ehlers, Taber, Baumgarn, Reekers and Clerk Matthiesen. Also present: Chad Niemeier, Marcy Wittrock and Nick Tanner.

Moved by Taber/Schumacher to approve the 2017 Auditor’s Report; all ayes.

Chad Niemeier, Marcy Wittrock and Nick Tanner were in attendance representing the Silver Lake Country Club. The council was presented with 2017 highlights, current issues that the club is faced with, financial statements, the age of the equipment and various other information related to the state of the Country Club. They expressed SLCC’s desire to voluntarily annex into the city limits which would increase the tax base for the City. In return they asked the City to consider funding the SLCC with $20,000, which would allow SLCC protection from closing as they work to rectify their current issues. Moved by Baumgarn/Ehlers to fund SLCC $20,000 pending annexation into the City limits of Lake Park; all ayes.

The council reviewed the projected revenues & expenses. Matthiesen explained reasons for increases and decreases that were presented in the budget figures along with some options to consider. Approval of the City budget was set for the 02-12-18 meeting with the combined City/Utility budget approval set for 03-12-18. Any possible changes made by Matthiesen will be presented at the 02-12-18 meeting for approval

Moved by Schumacher/Baumgarn to adjourn at 8:32pm; all ayes.

John Engel, MayorMarie Matthiesen, City Clerk

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CITY OF SPIRIT LAKE WAGES 2017

DENNIS S ALLEN

$3,746.86

BLAIN R ANDERA

$5,400

BRANDON R BERNING

$33,689.41

KEVIN BICE

$2,850

SHANE R BREVIK

$74,195.78

JOANN BROWN

$5,247.61

SOPHIA M BUTLER

$859.14

DONNA M CHAPPAS

$15,944.88

JOHN R CHAPPAS

$2,940

HUNTER CLAYTON

$63,759.6

SCOTT R COLT

$76,976.64

CYNTHIA J DAVIS

$53,416

DAREN S DIERS

$74,480.9

WILLIAM D DOORNINK

$43,855.68

KRISTA R ELMQUIST

$35,523.14

BRYAN ENGEL

$39,143.53

SONIA K ERICKSON

$44,098.52

WESLEY R FARMER

$2,430

SHAWN M FECHTER

$2,164.62

DEBRA FEHLMAN

$7,602.75

NICHOLAS FIEBIG

$35,234

DONNA M FISHER

$2,190

BILL HANSON

$46,655.55

JEFFREY J HANSON

$89,633.83

JERRY HARBST

$2,640

ANDREW J HILL

$44,900.62

CLYDE K IHRKE

$53,260.8

RODNEY JAMES

$2,282.47

JILL J JENNINGS

$6,601.08

MACY J JENNINGS

$371.57

DWIGHT B JERGE

$38,721.56

LARRY D JERGE

$7,312.97

JOSHUA B KILPATRICK

$68,609.05

DALLAS L LOWRY

$37,995.71

JESSE L MILLER

$66,053.31

KYLE E MOHNI

$38,672.12

JOHN W NELSON

$7,632.88

BRENT NEWCOMB

$77,456.12

MARLYS NICHOLS

$51,119.47

THOMAS W ORTHEL

$48,419.34

GREGG L OWENS

$115,163.2

SHERYL J PAUL

$50,696.67

DARIN J PETERSON

$80,654.34

DIANA L PRITTS

$14,775.38

NATHAN M ROTH

$66,468.33

REBECCA M SCHULTZ

$6,473.05

CLINTON L STAPLETON

$42,745.88

JAMES A STAVER

$2,321.95

TERRY E STRUBBE

$60,671.49

BRETT TIGGES

$33,242.04

LINDA VAN WYHE

$12,359.5

AARON J VAN WYHE

$43,267

JOSH A VANDERWEIDE

$46,710.4

KRISTEN L VIPOND

$60,708.8

DONALD J VOS

$44,882.3

RYAN J VOS

$58,810.93

DARWIN E WACKERBARTH

$49,107.36

CHRISTY A WILLIAMS

$2,129.24

RICHARD D WORRICK

$44,446.74

TOTAL EMPLOYEE WAGES

$2,149,722.11

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ARNOLDS PARK, IA

SPECIAL SESSION

JANUARY 17, 20185:30 P.M.

COUNCIL PRESENT: Adams, Christensen, Richter, Watters. Mayor Hussong presided.

Jensen joined via telephone.

ABSENT: None.

OTHERS PRESENT: Dave Nelson, Julie Bergquist, Kevin Sander, Chris Yungbluth, Ron Walker, and Bob Faulkner.

The pledge of allegiance was spoken.

The Council met to discuss a possible remand of a variance that was approved by the Board of Adjustment on January 8, 2018 for property owned by Alex Schwarck DBA: Okoboji Lakeview Properties, LLC, located at 228 S. Highway 71.

Concerns from the Council and Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department include: the Board did not make a complete consideration with findings on required criteria, the allowance of a 20 foot height variance in the C-2 District, providing adequate fire protection based on the location and height of the building, and the absence of any conditions placed on the variance by the Board of Adjustment.

Motion to remand the decision back to the Board of Adjustment for further consideration and review: Watters/Jensen. Ayes: Watters, Jensen, Christensen. Nays: Adams, Richter. Absent: None.

Motion to adjourn: Christensen/Richter. Ayes: Five. Nays: None. Absent: None. Mayor Hussong declared the meeting adjourned at 6:17 p.m._James Hussong, Mayor

Linda Nase, City Clerk

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ARNOLDS PARK BOARD

OF ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ON THE

CONSIDERATION OF A VARIANCE REQUEST

Pursuant to the Requirements of Section 165.24.6 of the Arnolds Park Zoning Ordinance the Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Arnolds Park City Hall. The hearing is for a variance request for the Maritime Museum property owned by the Historic Arnolds Park, Inc. The property for which the variance is sought is located at 37 Lake Street (Maritime Museum) or legally described as a TRT 200’ x 235’ AKA Parcel “J” in Pt Lots 8-10 of RR AVD PL 3 in Sec 30-99-36 Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa. The purpose of the hearing is to hear a request for a variance from the requirements of Section 165.10.5 (Site Development Regulations) in the C-2 General Commercial District. Specifically, the applicant is proposing to construct an addition onto the existing Maritime Museum that will exceed the maximum height of 35 feet allowed in the district. The extra height is needed to accommodate the relocation of the historic slide tower. Written comments are accepted and should be addressed to Linda Nase, City Clerk. For additional information, or to make arrangements for disabled or non-English speaking individuals, please contact City Hall at 332-2341.

Ron Knutson, Chair

Zoning Board of Adjustment

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ARNOLDS PARK BOARD

OF ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ON THE

CONSIDERATION OF A VARIANCE REQUEST

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 165.24.6 of the Arnolds Park Zoning Ordinance the

Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Arnolds Park City Hall. The hearing is for property owned by Alex Schwarck/Okoboji Lakeview Properties LLC, 228 South Highway 71, Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331. The property is

legally described, E 115.22’ W OF RR OF LOT 17 AND W ½ ADJ RR HELM’S SUB DIV, ARNOLDS PARK, DICKINSON COUNTY. The purpose of the hearing is to hear a request for a variance from the requirements of Section 165.10.5 Site Development Regulations in a C-2 General Commercial District. Alex Schwarck/Okoboji Lakeview Properties LLC is requesting a variance to allow for the construction of a mixed-use building with a proposed height of 55 feet. The maximum height in a C-2 District is 35 feet. Written comments are accepted and should be addressed to Linda Nase, City Clerk. For additional information, or to make arrangements for disabled or non-English speaking individuals, please contact City Hall at 332-2341.

Ron Knutson, Chair

Zoning Board of Adjustment

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Okoboji, Iowa (“City”) proposes to amend Chapter 92 – its Water Rate Ordinance to:

1. Amend/replace/increase the current quarterly prepayment from its current amount of $94.00 by substituting the prepayment in an amount of not less than $104.00 or higher under all terms and conditions specified by the City of Okoboji, Iowa and the Okoboji City Council; and

2. Amend/replace/increase the current excess water billing rate from its current amount of $6.16 per 1,000 gallons of water to a rate of not less than $7.16 per 1,000 gallons of water or higher.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the 13th day of February, 2018, at the hour of 6 p.m. in the City Hall, in Okoboji, Iowa. The terms and conditions of these additions/rate increases will be discussed/revised/changed and determined by the City and its Council at said meeting, and may be modified at the public hearing. Following said hearing, the City Council will take action.

Dated this 25th day of January, 2018.

Amanda Harskamp, City Deputy Clerk

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Okoboji, Iowa (“City”) proposes to amend Chapter 91 – its Water Meter Ordinance to:

Amend/replace/add new language in Section 91.02 by changing the current language that the City provide the meter to now require the customer to rent the water meter from the City and pay the water meter rental fee.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the 13th day of February, 2018, at the hour of 6:15 p.m. in the City Hall, in Okoboji, Iowa. The terms and conditions of this amended/replaced language will be discussed/revised/changed and determined by the City and its Council at said meeting, and may be modified at the public hearing. Following said hearing, the City Council will take action.

Dated this 25th day of January, 2018.Amanda Harskamp, City Deputy Clerk

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OFFICIAL NOTICE

City of Wahpeton, Iowa

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY OF WAHPETON ZONING CODE, CHAPTER 165, CONCERNING “BUILDING HEIGHT”, “CERTIFIED SURVEY”, “IMPERVIOUS SURFACE”, AND “APPLICATION FOR ZONING PERMIT”.

TO THE RESIDENTS AND CITIZENS OF WAHPETON, IOWA:

You are hereby notified that the Wahpeton City Council is considering text amendments to the City of Wahpeton’s Zoning Code to amend certain provisions of Section 165 of the Wahpeton Zoning Code concerning Building Height, Certified Survey, Impervious Surface, and Application for Zoning Permit. A complete copy of the proposed changes may be obtained and reviewed at the Office of the Wahpeton City Clerk, City Hall, 1201 Dakota Drive, Milford, IA 51351.

The Wahpeton City Council has scheduled and will hold a public hearing on the proposed ordinance text amendments to the Zoning Code at its meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Wahpeton City Hall, 1201 Dakota Drive, Milford, Iowa.

All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing and to offer comments in support of, or in opposition to either of these proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance.

This notice is published at the direction of the Wahpeton City Council.

Bonnie Tielbur, City Administrator/Clerk

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CITY OF OKOBOJI

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018

PRESIDING: Mayor VanderWoude

COUNCILMEMBERS PRESENT: Julie Andres, Jim Hentges, Walter Mendenhall, Jerry Robinson.

COUNCILMEMBER ABSENT: Jim Delperdang

OTHERS PRESENT: Dan Toman, Jeff Thee, Rebecca Peter, Jamie Hunter, Matt Schmelling, Kae Hoppe, Tony Gray, Neal Houge and Amanda Harskamp.

After the Pledge of Allegiance the Mayor called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Andres/Hentges moved to adopt the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried. Mendenhall/Robinson moved to approve the consent agenda, which included minutes of the previous meetings 12/12/17 and 12/19/17, Claims for January 2018, and Bank Cash Report for December 2017. All ayes. Motion carried.

CITIZENS APPEARANCES

Attorney Jamie Hunter who is representing concerned property owners in regards to the planned development known as East Loch Estates. Attorney Hunter was inquiring on if the City of Okoboji was going to review the proposed sub-division. Mayor VanderWoude stated that in the past they have not reviewed other cities developments. Mayor VanderWoude stated that the developers have not submitted any information/plans to the City of Okoboji. Councilmember Andres we stated don’t have a history of getting involved in matters outside our city limits and Attorney Stein has advised us that we need to be consistent. Attorney Hunter stated that we are not stepping on another city but on an unincorporated area. Attorney Hunter stated that she looked at the City of Spirit Lake and did not see that they had the same ordinance as the City of Okoboji. Mayor VanderWoude stated that we would run the information by Attorney Stein but at the point we are not going to get involved in another town or counties plans.

OLD BUSINESS

No Old Business

NEW BUSINESS

Council to consider the appointment of Dennis Colton to the Board of Adjustments with term to expire January 9, 2023. Council considered appointment of Dennis Colton. Robinson/Hentges moved to approve the appointment of Dennis Colton to the Board of Adjustments with a term to expire January 9, 2023. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider written funding request submitted by the Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. (UDMO). The Council will add this to the items to be considered when the 2018/2019 budget is being finalized. Information only, no action taken.

Council to review Quarterly Budget Report. We are half way done with this budget year. The council received a review of actual to budget amounts with explanations of variances. For the most part we are on track with our expenses with the only notable item being over is the Planning and Zoning due to the increased cost associated with the Seawall. Deputy City Clerk Amanda Harskamp stated that we are not using miscellaneous accounts as often so we can better track our revenue and expenses. No action, Information only.

Council to review proposed changes to water rate from Central Water System and consider response. Tony Gray with Central Water discussed the reason for the increase cost. Mayor VanderWoude asked why the rates are increasing February instead of July. Tony Gray with Central Water System stated that they are losing money and if we don’t raise the rates effective February then they are even further behind. Mayor VanderWoude asked if the increase is for capital improvement and Tony Gray stated no that the increase if for cost of running the plant. Tony Gray stated as the plant starts to age the maintenance cost are increasing and this is the most they have spent on maintenance. The cost of utilities are also increasing. Councilmember Robinson asked if the type of plant that was built is the reason the maintenance cost are increased. Tony Gray responded that we went from a 12 valve plant to 100 value plant with technology. A 12 million dollar water plant facility is going to cost more to maintain. Mayor VanderWoude asked Amanda Harskamp how the Central Water System increase will affect the City of Okoboji rates. Amanda Harskamp stated that our minimum charge would need to increase by $10.00 per quarter and our price per 1,000 gallons would need to increase by $1.00 to account for the Central Water System increase only. Tony Gray will be at Arnolds Park Council Meeting tomorrow. Information only, no action taken.

Council to consider setting a future public hearing on an ordinance amending the City Code of Ordinances regarding Water rates –Chapter 92. Hentges/Andres Motion to set Public Hearing on February 13th. Roll Call: All Ayes Motion carried.

Council to consider setting a future public hearing on amendments to the City Code of Ordinances regarding fees/expenses for water meters –Chapter 91. Water Superintendent Neal Houge stated that we are dealing with three technologies of meters in town. We need to replace meters faster than 20 years in order to have the same technology. He has been asked by citizens if they could receive monthly bills and with the current system it would not be possible to have a monthly billing. If we went to a radio read system he would be able to read all of the town in a few hours. Even if we didn’t bill monthly we could read monthly to make sure that there are no issues with high reads due to running toilets and leaks and be able to catch issues sooner than once per quarter. Neal stated that we have had issues with broken meters and not finding the broken meter until it is time to read and we lost all of the revenue from the meter for all quarter. Neal believes that they City needs to own the meter and only charge a rental fee and not have customers purchasing the meter. Deputy City Clerk Amanda stated that we need to have several types of water meter fees based on meter size. Neal stated we have about half dozen different sizes in the City of Okoboji. Neal and Amanda will get prices and put together a plan for the Council. Hentges/Andres Motion to set Public Hearing for Fees and Expenses for Water Meters on February 13th. Roll Call: All Ayes Motion carried.

Okoboji Tourism Committee to present annual report to the Council.

Rebecca Peters with Okoboji Tourism Director stated we had a great year in tourism. There focus has been drawing in families to the area. Peters stated tourism generated 274.55 million dollar impact on the area in 2016. Tourism provide 1900 jobs in Dickinson County. Tourism generated around 5 million in tax revenue for Dickinson County. Okoboji Tourism prints 100,000 copies of the Vacation Okoboji magazine and had 24,745 print request for the magazine that were sent out free of charge. They also had 8,428 digital views of the magazine. They also send boxes of magazine all over the Midwest to different visitor centers. They had visitor request from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Peters provide the Council with a breakdown of all the advertising that Okoboji Tourism did last year. Peters also provide the Council with a list of all the meetings that the City of Okoboji is represented at. The last two years the tourism has done market research to determine who is interested in Okoboji. They are using the information to make sure they are marketing to the right group. Okoboji Tourism started a new campaign called You, Me and Okoboji. They have a frame for facebook. The 2018 visitor guide will arrive on Monday.

Council to hear, consider, and possibly act on final collective bargaining proposal/tentative proposed agreement from Teamsters 554 representing Okoboji’s Police Officers. (Possible exempt session to discuss collective bargaining strategy/negotiations Iowa Code Section 20.17 (3)). Mayor VanderWoude tabled this discussion until next council meeting on February 13th due to Union representation being ill.

REPORT OF OFFICERS.

Police Reports: Chief Petersen stated that we are going to be short one officer as Officer Michehl will be leaving. Chief Petersen asked for a meeting with the Personnel Committee. We have received a few application and have a good pool of applicants from the Coop. Mayor VanderWoude would like Mitch to cover nights with Andy. Then use the shared service for the daytime.

Mayor Report: We have 4 candidates for the City Administrator and will be interviewing them on Friday. Councilmember Robinson would help with interviewing.

Council Reports: Councilmember Robinson asked for clarification on the date of meeting with the Union. Mayor VanderWoude stated the meeting with the Union is February 13th.

Administrator reports: Amanda stated that year end, W2, 1099’s are all done for 2017. She stated that she finished the budget reestimate. She is now going to start working on the budget.

Expenditures for the month of December 2017 are as follows: General Fund - $158,694.16; Trust & Agency - $0.00; Road Use Tax - $4809.77; TIF - $0.00; Debt Service/Property Tax - $0.00; Capital Projects - $165,277.36; Water - $19,234.64. Receipts for the same period were in the amount of $208,298.20 creating a balance in all funds in the amount of $2,369,521.77. $428,190.35 of the reported amount is invested in Certificates of Deposit with United Community Bank.

Mayor VanderWoude entertained a motion to adjourn. Hentges/Andres moved to adjourn. All ayes. Mayor VanderWoude adjourned meeting at 6:50 P.M.

Mary VanderWoude, Mayor

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MILFORD CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING

JANUARY 23, 2018

5:30 PM

The Milford City Council met in regular session January 23, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Center Board Room

Mayor Steve Anderson presided.

Members present: Chris Hinshaw, Don Olsen, Andy Yungbluth, and Bill Huse

Absent: Doug Frederick

Others present: Deputy City Clerk Carrie Funk, Tim Oswald, Erin Reed, Mike Flannegan, and Angela Kofoot.

Steve Anderson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Huse second by Yungbluth to approve the agenda. Roll call vote. All voting aye. Motion carried.

Motion by Yungbluth second by Olsen to approve consent agenda. Roll call vote. All voting aye. Motion carried.

Items on the Consent Agenda were as follows:

• Minutes of January 8, 2018 Council meeting

ACTIONS & DISCUSSION ITEMS

Review of City finances, bonds and current debt

Tim Oswald with Piper Jaffray & Co was present to provide a brief overview of debt for the new city council. Oswald communicated the city’s current outstanding debt limit is approximately 4.4 million. Tim also addressed there are two years left on the TIF 2009 Street Lighting bond and it would be wise for the council to look at amending the current Urban Renewal Area in the near future.

Voluntary Action Center funding request

Voluntary Action Center (VAC) Executive Director Angela Kofoot was present. Angela explained the VAC is a volunteer based program and her focus is to strengthen the Meals on Wheels program which is a 501(c)3 non -profit organization and center on the VAC mission of finding needs within our communities and create corresponding programs that benefit our local friends, family, and neighbors in need. Angela requested $1500 in funding.

Dickinson County Trails annual report and budget update

Dickinson County Trails Board (DCTB) Executive Director Erin Reed was present and provided the council with the 2017 Annual Report. Erin reviewed DCTB progress and current funding.

Okoboji Tourism funding request

Rebecca Peters was not able to attend but emailed City Administrator Reinsbach to forward the request to the council to please consider continued funding for next year and asked to increase the funding amount from $5,000 to $10,000.

Discussion on recycling services

Mike Flannegan with Shamrock Recycling was present to answer any questions. Jay Niesen with Waste Management was not able to attend. Deputy City Clerk Carrie Funk provided a brief overview of the information supplied to the Mayor and council for review prior to the meeting. The current recycling contract with Shamrock Recycling expires May 2018. It was communicated with the recycling bids received the council needs to decide how the expense of recycling is going to be recovered. Currently the city is absorbing the cost, where prior to Waste Management providing curbside garbage collection the funds collected from the sale of the blue bags covered the expense of recycling. The council discussed the different options available and requested Deputy City Clerk Funk to reach out to a few local cities and recycle businesses. Another council member suggested the council should reach out to residents and listen to what the residents of Milford would prefer.

Discussion on employee recognition dinner

City Administrator Reinsbach shared that she was approached by a council member regarding an employee recognition dinner. In years past the city has hosted an employee recognition dinner, but due to the November 20, 2017 release of detailed findings from the State Auditor it was recommended the City Council to revise polices to show these recognitions serve as a public purpose. Motion by Hinshaw second by Yungbluth to hold an employee recognition dinner to show support, appreciation, and lift employee morale for City of Milford employees. All voting aye. Motion passed.

Review letter of recommendation from P&Z on a text amendment on Zoning of Section 8.3

Council reviewed a letter of recommendation from the Planning & Zoning Commission to approve the zoning amendment on Zoning Section 8.3 Special Exception Uses by adding Fireworks Display & Sale in AC District. Motion by Yungbluth second by Olsen to set public hearing for February 12th at 6:30 p.m. All voting aye. Motion passed.

Set public hearing on FY 2019 budget-tentative date of February 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

City Administrator Reinsbach reviewed budget needs. Motion by Olsen second by Hinshaw to set the tentative date for public hearing for FY 2019 budget for February 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. All voting aye. Motion passed.

Resolution terminating development agreement with Polaris Industries, Inc. and approving Executive settlement agreement

Motion by Olsen second by Huse to approve Resolution 18-5 Approving termination of development agreement and execution of IEDA settlement agreement. Roll call vote. Voting aye: Hinshaw, Olsen, Yungbluth and Huse. Nay: None. Motion carried

Resolution Amending the City of Milford personnel policy and job descriptions

City Administrator Reinsbach reviewed the current policy and why changes need to be made. Motion by Olsen second by Huse to approve Resolution 18-6 Amending City of Milford Personnel Policy and Job Descriptions. Roll call vote. Voting aye: Hinshaw, Olsen, Yungbluth and Huse. Nay: None. Motioned carried.

Resolution setting police chief compensation

Motion by Yungbluth second by Hinshaw to approve Resolution 18-7 Setting Police Chief Compensation. Roll call vote. Voting aye: Hinshaw, Olsen, Yungbluth and Huse. Nay: None. Motion carried.

COMMENTS BY MAYOR, COUNCIL AND STAFF

Mayor Anderson conveyed to the council that he, City Administrator Reinsbach, Public Works Supervisor Kent Eilers, MMU Manager Eric Stoll, Board of Supervisor Tim Fairchild, City Engineer Brad Beck and County Engineer Dan Eckert had a meeting to discuss the future A34 project.

Mayor Anderson shared that Milford Municipal Utilities has been in contact with Dickinson County regarding the “old” County Shed at 1212 Q Avenue. MMU would like to evaluate the building and review building improvement needs for future resources if possible.

Mayor Anderson visited with John Wills regarding the Watershed Management Authority. Wills offered to come back to review with the new council.

Mayor communicated that he and City Administrator had discussion with MMUs concerning LED lighting from 10th Street to H Avenue. MMU Manager Eric Stoll will be discussing at the next MMU Board Meeting.

With no other discussion, motion to adjourn by Yungbluth second by Huse at 7:43 p.m. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

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Steve R. Anderson, Mayor LeAnn Reinsbach,

City Administrator/Clerk

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