Morrill City Council 8.5.19

Submitted by Linda Hill, City Clerk

The Morrill City Council met in regular session on Monday, Aug. 5, with members Brad Stolzenberger, Dan Halstead, Todd Gruber and Kevin Wikle present. Mayor Roger Price presided.

David Frey stated he has not been issuing citations due to the change in city attorney.

Julie Bauman explained the 2018 audit with an increased filing fee with the State. After discussion, council members approved the  audit findings.

Council stated the street on the west side of the park can be barricaded during Morrill Days.

Council stated the Cemetery Board can use the city’s backhoe to do some dirt work at the cemetery.

Superintendent Lee Wymer had found part of the sewer main had already been replaced with plastic — saving city money toward next year’s repairs.

It was decided to allow the water to be hooked up to the new house to be constructed on 246 Highway for the amount of $1,000.

An individual would like the city to cut a tree that is over the road. It was decided it should be the homeowner’s responsibility. Mentioned are trees on North Green Street and the East side of Fanning Street that hang over the road need trimmed before the county comes in to chip and seal the streets.

Removing trees and a fence on a personal property was discussed.

No action will be taken concerning a loose dog that had been injured by a tied dog.

Budget Hearing

Council held a budget hearing on Monday, Aug. 5, with members Stolzenberger, Halstead, Gruber and Wikle present, and Mayor Price presiding.

Bauman presented the 2020 budget. After discussion, council accepted the budget.

Also at the meeting:

Minutes and vouchers were approved.

Council accepted the GAAP Waiver Resolution 2019B.

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