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9 Sioux Coui lnde-,Reporter k,'\\;/:;,qii,::::x  :: 7 ivi;:  :; i 0 ! i HULL CITY COUNCIL Proceedings of March 12, 2012 Mayor Roger Vis called the meet- ing to order at 5:00 p.m. in the Hull City Library with the following council members present: Mike Broek, Roger Buys and Joel Leusink. Also pres- ent were Les Van Roekel, Dwayne Bonestroo, Brent Kleinwolterink, Lanai Westphal and Eric Vicarro. Councilmen Eric Rankin and Ethan Vaas joined the meeting after it had begun. A motion was made by Broek and supported by Buys to approve the agenda. Motion carried 3-0. A motion was made by Leusink and supported by Broek to approve the consent agenda which consisted of the minutes of the February 27, 2012 meeting, monthly financial report, March computer checks and February manual checks. Motion carried 3-0. Councilman Vaas joined the meet- ing at this time. Mayor Vis opened the floor to any public comments and none were received. An update of the demolition of the city office was provided. Prior to demo- lition, an asbestos check is required. Traces of asbestos were found in the floor tiles in the office area and shop restroom. The city has received one Department of Management Form S-A Publication estimate in the amount of $9,000 to remove the asbestos. Other companies will be contacted for estimates of the asbestos removal. It was noted that the city office received several calls regarding the condition of the alleys and gravel roads within the city. The street department has been working on the poor areas and additional work will continue as the roads continue to dry. Councilman Rankin joined the meeting at this time. Discussion was held regarding the junk and junk vehicles located on properties within the city limits. Per the Code of Ordinances, the City will send out letters to the property own- ers requesting the nuisance be abated. Lonni Westphal and Les Van Roekel met with Julie Sievers from the DNR on March 6. Julia is the DNR's water specialist for the City of Hull. Julie expressed the DNR's concern regard- ing the City's water capacity for this summer. Ms. Sievers was informed of the City's intention of a financing a new well to be drilled by the City of Sioux Center and the other potential sources of additional water the City has researched. The bid letting for the water tower project is set for 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOYDEN-HULL SCHOOL DISTRICT AMENDMENT OF CURRENT BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 201If2012 A motion was made by Leusink and supported by Buys to approve the Class C beer permit for Dan's Food Center. Motion carried 5-0. A motion was made by Leusink and supported by Rankin to approve the building permit for Todd Kooi. Motion carried S-0. A motion was made by Broek and supported by Vaas to approve the building permit for the Protestant Elementary School. Motion carried 5-0. Mayor Vis distributed and briefly discussed a copy of a letter he sent to Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Torn Harkin and Congressmen Steve King requesting additional funding for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System. Mayor Vis encouraged the Council to send letters as well. The next Council meeting is sched- uled for Monday, March 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Being no further business, a motion was made by Leusink and supported by Vaas to adjourn the meeting at 5:28 p.m. Roger Vis Mayor Les Van Roekel City Administrator SO328-3 S0328-1 Data of Public Hearing: April 9, 2012 Time of Public Hearing: 6:20 p.m. Location of Public Hearing: Board Room, Boyden-Hull Jr/Sr High School, 801 Ist Street, Hull, IA 51239 The Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing at the above-noted time and place for the purpose of amending the current school budget by changing estimates of expenditures in the following areas by the following amounts: Area Instruction From To Reasons Total Support Services 2,061,341 2,459,722 LeasePurehaseAgmt-l:l Initiative(Apple) Noninstructional Programs Total Other Expanditures 789,318 896,682 Lease Purchase Agmt- Principal & Interest This change in estimates of expenditures will be financed from increased receipts and balances not budgeted or considered in the current budget. There will be no increase in taxes to be paid in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012. At the hearing, any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed amendment. A detailed statement of additional receipts other than taxes, balances on hand at the close of the preceding fiscal year, and proposed expenditures, both past and anticipated, will be available at the hearing. Legals Department of Management - Form S-PB-6 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED BOYDEN-HULL SCHOOL BUDGET SUMMARY FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 S0328-2 Location of Public Hearing: Board Room, Boyden-Hull Jr/Sr High School 801 First Street, Hull, IA 51239 Date of Hearing: 04/09/12 Time of Hearing: 6:25 p.m. The Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing on the proposed 2012/13 school budget at the above-noted location and time. At the hearing, any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. This notice represents a summary of the supporting detail of revenues and expenditures on file with the district secretary. A copy of the details will be furnished upon request. Budget 2013 Re-estimated 2012 Actual 2011 Avg% 11-13 Taxes Levied on Property 1 Utility Replacement Excise Tax 2,465,412 2 59,860 Income Surtaxes 3 291,604 Tuition\\;Traasportation Received 4 251,788 Earnings on Investments 5 Nutrition Program Sales 6 Student Activities and Sales 7 20,230 162,000 Other Revenues from Local Sources Revenue from Intermediary Sources 160,000 8 542,426 9 118,500 State Foundation Aid I 0 Instructional Support State Aid I 1 Other State Sources 12 ARRA Fiscal Stabilization (in formula) 13 Title 1 Grants 14 Other Federal SoRrces 15 Total Revenues 16 3,342,435 60,938 69,195 149,000 7,693,388 7,641,151 7,379,620 General Long-Term Debt Proceeds 17 0 0 0 Transfers In 18 614,040 470,804 500,105 Proceeds of Fixed Asset Dispositions 19 5,000 11,500 3,378 Total Revenues & Other Sources 20 8,312,428 8,123,455 7,883,103 Beginning Fund Balance 21 1,540,481 1,728,742 1,371,959 Total Resources 22 9,852,909 9,852,197 9,255,062 *Instruction 23 5,589,384 4,728,286 4,188,944 Student Support Services 24 127,023 113,208 74,265 Instructional Staff Support Services 25 152,676 136,524 71,308 General Administration 26 303,542 281,402 299,876 27 2,348,750 2,203,294 5.8% 60,888 59,188 0.6% 290,339 290,510 0.2% 315,618 319,982 .:.:-." .:.:. .....-...-=. 20,230 22,504 .:.:.:..'.:.:. 160,900 182,420 :::::::::::_': 181,300 132,519 "X'.".":':" -.,,,.,.*,*., 618,973 651,393 ::::::::::::: o o :.:.:.:-:.:.: ,,,,,,,-°,,,, 2,603,561 3,001,820 ::::::::::::: 0 10,815 .X,:.'-.:-: • • .. • ,°,,-,, 712,262 69,320 ".'.'.'.'.'." • • ..,°,,-., 0 59,808 ::::::::::::: 69,195 70,253 ::::':::::::: 259,135 305,794 .:::::::::.:: .:.:.:.:.:.:. °,%,,..,,°,, -.,,,,..,.,., .,,,-,..,.°., !:!:i:!:!:!:! .:.:.:.:.:.:. • .... • .,,,, • ., .,, • ,,, • .* .,- ...,, Building Administration Business Administration 427,532 402.202 270,711 28 I 10,108 567,862 311,886 Plant Operation and Maintenance 29 293,972 274.293 393,917 Student Transportation 30 405,000 290,408 384,301 This row is intentionally left blank 31 0 0 0 *Total Support Services (lines 24-31) 31A 1,819,853 2,065,899 1,806,264 *Noninstructional Programs 32 175,061 333,000 343,221 Facilities Acquisition and Construction 33 285,000 103,817 13,556 Debt Service 34 499,640 507,126 404,987 AEA Support - Direct to AEA 35 283,019 0 282,067 *Total Other Expenditures (lines 33-35) 35A 1,067,659 610,943 700,610 Total Expenditures 36 8,651,957 7,738,128  7,039,039 Other Financing Uses: Transfers Out 37 499,154 573,588 487,281 Total Expenditures & Other Uses 38 9,151,111 8,311.716 7,526,320 Ending Fund Balance 39 701,798 1,540,481 1,728,742 Total Requirements 40 9,852,909 9,852,197 9,255,062 15.5°A .:.:.:.:.:.:. ,,,,,°-.,°,,, :::::':::::': i:i:i:i:i:i:i .:.:.:.:.:.:. °.,.°°, .:.:.:.:.:.:. °..°,.-°.°°°, ,°,,..-.°..°. ,.,,..-.°.,.. i:i:i:i:i:i:i .:.:.:.:.;.:. 0.4°A -28,6oA :i:!:i:!:!:!' :.:.:.:.:.:. •, .-.|.|°|, .:.:.:.:.:.:. 23.5°A .°.,,, °..,°,°,.,-. °°,,°.-°,,°. i:i:i:i:i:i: :::::';':::', .:.:.:.:.:.:. ::::;:::::::' Proposed Property Tax Rate (per $1,000 taxable valuation) [ 14.641661 Te Slaa Trucking Ltd. 0111 DRIVI]I erated Operation *Must have recent OTR experience with an acceptable MVR. For information call 800-831-0018 20252 Help Wanted NOW HIRING ASPHALT PLANT OPERATOR Te Slaa Trucking Ltd., is currently looking for an energetic individual with a good work record for the wash rack. Primary duties will be washing trucks and trailers but may also involve some shop work. Individual must have dependable Iransportation and be willing to work Monday through Saturday mornings.Comparable wages with benefits. Wanted City of Hull Recreation Department • Golf Coach • Jr. High Boys Baseball Coach • Umpires for Little league baseball and softball games. (mostly evenings) some day time games. • Lifeguards for the new Hull Family Aquatic Center. Applications may be picked up at the Hull City Office or downloaded off the City website at Any questions please contact Todd Woelber at the City of Hull. 712-439-1521 Work 712-441-6628 Cell 20m0 HELP WANTED HELP WANTED Full-Time Yard Man Need a CDL Benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sickdays Need to apply in person. Sanborn Building Center 501 E. 1st Street Sanborn, Iowa 51248 712-729-5135 ln 0MG Midwest Inc is searching to fill positions through its local company: (Td,$tate Paving is king a Asphalt Plant Operator) Responsible for daily operation of hot mix asphalt facility • Communication with truck drivers • Scheduling • Handling aspects related to pers0nnel/cust0mers • Plant maintenance 0MG Midwest provides competitive wages and a full benefits package including year round health and retirement options. Apply at: http://j0bs.01dcastle.c0m Wanted CNA lids, IA 51246 ] DORDT COLLEGE Adjunct Faculty Positions Fall Semester 2012 Dordt College is seeking adjunct instructors for the following courses: English Composition (Master's degree preferred) Forage Crop Management (Master's degree preferred) Application reviews will begin immediately. Qualified persons committed to a Biblical, Christian perspective are encouraged to send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae/resume to: Dr. Erik Hoekstra, Provost • Dordt College 498 4 th Avenue NE • Sioux Center, IA 51250-1697 Fax: (712) 722-6035 * E-mail: provostsssssss.dordLedq Web site: ct.j-v.e .e.]j...y.e--e-s.(acyjty  Dordt College is on equal opportunity instituffon that strongly encourages the opplicaffons of women, minories, and disabled persons. 202366 Floral Plant Growers, a 12 acre wholesale greenhouse located near Boyden, IA has an opening for a Full Time Maintenance Position. Please apply in person. 368Q 320th Skeet, Boyden, IA Nora/Plant Growers We are located 4 miles Ea: of Hull, IA or 3 miles West  Boyden on Highway 18. Help Want;eCk FIorol Plant Growers located near 8oyden, IA has seasonal positions available in Production, Maintenance, and Shipping. These are light industrial positions involving much walking, bending, and light lifting in a greenhouse/productlon environment. Positions require working everyday except Sunday. 3680 320th Street, aoyden, IA lll We are located 4 miles East of Hull, IA or 3  ® miles West of Boyden on Highway 18, Floral Plant Growers g- Join one of the nation's best production teamsl The HANOR Family of Companies has a position available for a Service Technician at our Crown Prairie Division, Western Iowa. The successful candidate will spend 80%-90% of the time making regular farm visits and working daily with contract growers to ensure the proper care of our animals and adherence to contractual agreements. 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