GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS PRESENT
Eric Hull, Mayor
John Norman, Council President
Ken Newell, Council
Mike Smith, Council
John Metzger, Council

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERS ABSENT
Larry Fowler, Council

OFFICIALS PRESENT
Patty Hamm, City Clerk
Paul Bolinger, Chief of Police

PUBLIC PRESENT
Rick Nichols: Oskaloosa Independent

BUDGET WORK SESSION 6:00PM

CALL TO ORDER
Eric Hull, Mayor, called the regular meeting of the Oskaloosa City Council to order at 7:00pm.

PUBLIC:  None

POLICE / CODE ENFORCEMENT / ANIMAL CONTROL
Paul Bolinger provided the police activity for the month. Paul advised that Officer Courter has taken a full time job with Jefferson County, therefore, he did not accept the offer of full time for the City. Paul stated he has hired another part time officer, Bradley Williams, to help fill some hours.

John Norman requested 608 Herkimer be checked for code violations in the front and the back of the property.

Paul Bolinger reported the Old Settler's Reunion event went well for the most part. Paul requested that vendors be asked to be more in the street to keep the lines off the sidewalks.

Eric Hull reported there has been some graffiti at the park and Paul will review the cameras for the activity.

UTILITIES
John Norman made a motion to approve the purchase of four tires from Lone Star Tire for the backhoe and dump truck not to exceed $2240. Mike Smith seconded the motion. Vote: Yes=4, No=0 Motion Carried

Eric Hull reported that the City has received notice that a permit is needed to add phosphate to the City water system. Eric noted that adding the phosphate is part of the Corrosion Control System and it is something the City has always done. Bill Heard will contact the City Engineer, Joe McAfee, to assist in completing the application for the permit.

PARK & POOL
Eric Hull advised he had been up to the swimming pool and addressed the issues regarding the condition of the bathrooms and staff members just sitting around. John Norman stated that he, too, addressed the issue with the pool manager.

CORRESPONDENCE:  None

LEGAL COUNSEL:  None

OLD BUSINESS:  None

MINUTES
Ken Newell made a motion to approve the minutes as written. John Norman seconded the motion. Vote: Yes=3, No=0, Abstain=1 (John Metzger) Motion Carried

FINANCE
John Norman made a motion to approve the June financial statement and vouchers as presented. John Metzger seconded the motion. Vote: Yes=4, No=0 Motion Carried

ZONING
Patty Hamm reported several building permits being issued for fences and decks.

NEW BUSINESS:  None

ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss, Ken Newell made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:45pm. John Metzger seconded the motion. Vote: Yes=4, No=0 Motion Carried.

Eric Hull, Mayor

ATTEST:
Patty A. Hamm, City Clerk

Minutes Approved:                    AUGUST 2, 2017                  
     

CITY OF OSKALOOSA, KS
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
212 W WASHINGTON STREET
JULY 5, 2018 * 7:00PM