Harvey Job Development Authority
October 18, 2016
Veterans Room – 5:30 pm
Note: All motions unanimously passed unless otherwise stated.
Key: M-Motion, MS-Motion Second, VV-Voice Vote, RCV- Roll Call Vote, MC-Motion Carried
Present: Chairperson Linda Knudtson, Terry Hinrichs, Ann Adams and Milo Baltrusch. Absent were Rick Eckart, Chad Friese and Kevin Tuenge.
Other: Karen Nordby and Karissa Dockter
Chairman Knudtson called the meeting to order.
MINUTES: M by Adams, MS by Baltrusch to approve the minutes from the September meeting. Upon VV, MC.
FINANCIALS: M by Baltrusch, MS by Hinrichs to approve the financials. Upon VV, MC.
OLD BUSINESS: – The childcare project was discussed. The consensus of the committee is to purchase Buffy Edinger’s preschool classroom material, rugs, book cases and toys for the childcare project and move it into storage until the project is ready. The committee discussed other possible locations that would be willing to partner with the childcare project.
The Industrial Park Frontage Road has been completed by Susag Sand and Gravel. Patzer Trucking has requested the JDA complete Dakota Drive. M by Hinrichs, MS by Adams to have Susag Sand and Gravel construct the road for his bid of $7000 and they will pay the city up to $5000 for the materials.
Nordby announced that the Rail Spur agreement is finished. It has all been signed and recorded with Wells County.
JDA reviewed the request from the Harvey Kiwanis for the Centennial Park Project. M by Hinrichs, MS by Baltrusch to grant $10,000 towards their project. Upon VV, MC. Ann Adams informed the committee that they will be having a ribbon cutting at the playground on Tuesday, October 25th at 5:00p.m.
The KX News 2017 TV Campaign was reviewed. The consensus of the committee is to table the proposal until next meeting.
Chairman Knudtson addressed the committee regarding compensation for Nordby for completing the duties of the JDA Director since the position has been vacated. M by Adams, MS by Hinrichs to compensate Nordby $500.00 per month since the JDA Director left and until they hire a new JDA Director.