Mayor Karen Breyfogle called the special meeting to order at 7:35 P.M. and led those present in the Pledge to the Flag. Roll call was taken. Council members in attendance: Maggie Rains, Brian Rife, Dan Rife and Cheryl Tamisea. Absent: Chad Wilson. City Clerk, Cherie Wallace was also present. No visitors are in attendance. Motion to approve Agenda by Brian Rife; seconded by Cheryl Tamisea. Motion carried.
On Tuesday, September 10th, Mayor Breyfogle, Council member Maggie Rains and City Clerk Cherie Wallace traveled to Hornick, IA for a demonstration of ClerkBooks Utility Billing Software by Stacy, Hornick’s City Clerk. Mayor Breyfogle reports that the software is set up to coincide with the Iowa budget reports as well as the Annual Reports. The software should make the utility billing quicker and provide better reporting. Discussion continues to include the Data Link Cable, meter usage downloading equipment and the benefits of this device. The cost of both items are discussed and when the software could be installed. Tenatve software installation scheduled for October 21 -24, 2013. Brian motions to approve the purchase of the ClerkBooks Utility Billing Software, at the quoted cost, and the IPERL Data Link Cable also at the quoted cost. Maggie seconds the motion. Motion carried unamiously.