Monday, February 27, 2017


Monday February 27. 2017



The Kiester City council held a regular meeting on Monday February 27, 2017.

Mayor Trytten called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were Mayor Doug Trytten, council members Rich Jensen, Jason Kluender, Rick Stoneman, Larry Dahleen, Doris Troll Clerk, Gary Skartland Members of the public were Marcia Dahleen, Chris Harber, from Ullands, and Chris Olson from Banyon Data.  

Agenda: Motion to accept the  agenda with additions of Web site by Kluender, seconded by Dahleen, vote 5-0 motion carried.  

Council minutes: Motion to accept January 27, 2017 Council minutes with corrections by Jensen  seconded by Kluender vote 5-0 motion carried.  

Claims: A motion by Jensen seconded Stoneman to approve the claims of $ 31,2523.14 Vote of 5-0 motion carried.     

Road Bids: Chris Harber presented Ulland Bros bid for 8th street patches. 

Banyon Data: Chris Olson was here to present the council with a bid and to explain the Banyon fund accounting and payroll systems that they have, with a comparison with CTAS.  

There was a motion by Jensen seconded by Dahleen to purchase the payroll and fund accounting modules vote 5-0 motion carried. 

Pubic Input:  Marcia reported that the Kiester had made the Jan San Jose, CA paper. There was an article she was interviewed for back in November with the Des Moines Register.  

Building Permits: Motion by Dahleen seconded by Kluender to approve building permit for J. Fure. Vote 5-0 motion carried.  

City Web Site:  there was a request form a citizen to place the tapes of the meetings on the web site as well as the printed version.  The council feels the printed approved minutes is all that is needed on the web site.  

Maintenance Report: Gary shared the ideas and quotes for the labeling of the city pick up. With the council. One of the chart meters at the water plant is not working properly. And the mosquito spraying is set up for the year    

Here was motion by Kluender seconded by Jensen to adjourn the meeting. Vote carried 5-0.   

Respectfully submitted by

Doris M Troll

City Clerk/ Treasurer    





These minutes were approved on 3-13-2017 motion by Jensen  seconded by Kluender  vote 5-0, motion carried.


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