City of Ensign - Ensign Kansas
Ensign Council Minutes
January 13, 2016
 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on January 13, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Charles Blattner, Rueben Knutson and Jesus Mendoza. Also present were City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update on the Veteran’s Memorial Park, he explained how the poles will be replaced and how there will be new holes drilled for the new poles since they are a bigger size. He also mentioned that a sidewalk would be poured as well as soon as weather permits. Reinert presented the bid from Brak-Hard Concrete for the total cost of the project. Mendoza made a motion to accept the bid and Blattner made a second. Reinert then went into detail about the update that will be done at the Library building. There will be new windows installed at the Library and Candy Hemel met with Reinert to discuss the updates. Blattner made a motion to approve the windows and Henry made a second. Highway construction update, Reinert met with KDOT to identify some lines found, construction will resume as soon as weather is favorable. Reinert also asked for the council opinion regarding the city vehicles, LD Henry will service the vehicles and equipment. Mendoza made a motion to approve LD Henry servicing them and Blattner made a second.
 
Superintendent Report: Fisher has been working less hours because of weather but is still keeping the wells updated and water samples done.
 
Treasurer Report: Kleweno informed council that she sat down with Ballesteros to reconcile bank accounts and check balances.
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Mendoza made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Write Offs, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Online Utility payments, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Utility Payments, Mendoza made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Purchase Order approved Henry made a motion and Mendoza made a second. Ballesteros updated the council on Christmas Open House, there was a total of 27 kids that stopped in for their bag of candy and a piece of cake.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for December 14, 2015 were approved, Henry made a motion to approve and publish the minutes with Blattner making a second.
 
Approve Bills: December bills were discussed and approved, Blattner made a motion to approve them and Henry made a second.
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Citizen/Guest Concerns:  N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 
Adjourn: Henry made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Blattner made a second.


 Ensign Council Minutes
February 8, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on February 8, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Charles Blattner, Rueben Knutson and Jesus Mendoza. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update on the Veteran’s Memorial Park, he explained that Brak-Hard had already drilled the new holes to put up the new flag poles, explaining that as soon as that is done and weather permits, the new flags that were custom ordered in a different size will be put up. Also Reinert accepted the new contract that Candi Hemmel presented for the Ensign City Library and council voted with Blattner making a motion and Herrman made a second.
 
Superintendent Report: N/A
 
Treasurer Report: N/A
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Knutson made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Write Offs, Mendoza made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Online Utility payments, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Utility Payments, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Purchase Order approved Blattner made a motion and Mendoza made a second.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for January 13, 2016 were approved, Henry made a motion to approve and publish the minutes with Herrman making a second.
 
Approve Bills: February bills were discussed and approved, Blattner made a motion to approve them and Knutson made a second.
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 
Adjourn: Blattner made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Herrman made a second.



Ensign Council Minutes
March 14, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on March 14, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Charles Blattner, Rueben Knutson. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Guest: Tim McClure presented the new quote for renewal with EMC Insurance. Henry made a motion to accept the new quote, Blattner made a second.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update about the construction on Highway 56. All streets will be closed except Main Street. Construction will continue as weather is favorable. Windows have been replaced at the library and Reinert wants to repaint the library as well down the road.
 
Superintendent Report: N/A
 
Treasurer Report: Kleweno came in to check statements and petty cash
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Blattner made a motion to approve them, Herrman made a second. Write Offs, Henry made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Online Utility payments, Henry made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Utility Payments, Henry made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Purchase Orders approved Blattner made a motion and Herrman made a second. Kansa Department of Labor manual was passed to be in place at the office, Blattner made a motion to approve it, Herrman made a second.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for February 08, 2015 were approved, Blattner made a motion to approve and publish the minutes with Henry making a second.
 
Approve Bills: March bills were discussed and approved, Blattner made a motion to approve them and Henry made a second.
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 

Adjourn: Blattner made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Herrman made a second.


Ensign Council Minutes
April 13, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on April 13, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman and Charles Blattner. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update about the following reports. Construction on Highway 56 is continuing trying to finish up as weather is favorable, Black Hills Energy is putting in new underground lines to replace the old existing ones. Also Reinert got in touch with Purple
Wave Auction to have the back hoe and the car listed for auction. In other reports Reinert has been talking to Candi about the library position being open, there has been several interviews but no hiring has been done.
 
Superintendent Report: Mowing and spraying have kept him busy.
 
Treasurer Report: Kleweno came in to check statements and petty cash
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Blattner made a motion to approve them, Henry made a second. Write Offs, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Herrman made a second. Online Utility payments, Herrman made a motion to approve them, Blattner made a second. Utility Payments, Blattner made a motion to approve them, Herrman made a second.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for March 14, 2016 were approved, Henry made a motion to approve and publish the minutes with Herrman making a second.
 
Approve Bills: March bills were discussed and approved, Blattner made a motion to approve them and Henry made a second.
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 

Adjourn: Blattner made a motion to adjourn the meeting, Henry made a second.


Ensign Council Minutes
May 10, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on May 10, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 8:30 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman and Charles Blattner. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update about the following reports. Construction on Highway 56 is continuing trying to finish up as weather is favorable and hoping to have it done by the end of May. Reinert informed council about Purple Wave Auction and said that the equipment has been sold which is the car and the backhoe.
 
Superintendent Report: N/A
 
Treasurer Report: Kleweno came in to check statements and petty cash
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Blattner moved to approve them, Herrman seconded. Write Offs, Blattner moved to approve them, Henry seconded. Online Utility payments, Herrman moved to approve them, Blattner seconded Utility Payments, Blattner moved to approve them, Henry seconded.
 
Fire Department Report: Wilson updated council about the tornado siren being tested state wide, Also Wilson gave a list of the fires they have assisted.
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for April13, 2016 were approved, Henry moved to approve and publish the minutes, Blattner seconded
 
Approve Bills:   May bills were discussed and approved, Blattner moved to approve them and Herrman seconded
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: The Employee Handbook was reviewed and after some discussion it was decided to modify it to better fit the City of Ensign employees. Henry moved to approve the modification and Blattner seconded.
 
New Business: N/A
 

Adjourn: Blattner moved to adjourn the meeting, Herrman seconded.


Ensign Council Minutes
June 13, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on June 13, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Rueben Knutson and Charles Blattner. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Mayor Reinert gave an update on the completion of the Highway. Also Reinert informed the council that there are funds available for public restrooms in town for a grant.
 
Superintendent Report: N/A
 
Treasurer Report: Kleweno came in to check statements and petty cash
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Knutson moved to approve them, Herrman seconded. Write Offs, Blattner moved to approve them, Knutson seconded. Online Utility payments, Knutson moved to approve them, Henry seconded Utility Payments, Blattner moved to approve them, Knutson seconded.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for May 10, 2016 were approved, Blattner moved to approve and publish the minutes, Knutson seconded
 
Approve Bills:   May bills were discussed and approved, Blattner moved to approve them and Henry seconded
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 

Adjourn: Blattner moved to adjourn the meeting, Knutson seconded.


Ensign Council Minutes
July 25, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on July 25, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Rueben Knutson and Charles Blattner. Also present was City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Reinert updated about the completion of construction on Highway 56 and also stated that he had signed a letter where it states the project was done and completed.
 
Superintendent Report: N/A
 
Treasurer Report: N/A
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros presented the monthly reports. Account adjustments Blattner moved to approve them, Herrman seconded. Write Offs, Blattner moved to approve them, Henry seconded. Online Utility payments, Knutson moved to approve them, Blattner seconded Utility Payments, Knutson moved to approve them, Herrman seconded.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for June 13, 2016 were approved, Blattner moved to approve the minutes, Knutson seconded
 
Approve Bills:   May bills were discussed and approved, Blattner moved to approve them and Henry seconded
 
Correspondence: N/A
 
Old Business: N/A
 
New Business: N/A
 

Adjourn: Blattner moved to adjourn the meeting, Henry seconded.


Ensign Council Minutes
August 8, 2016

 
The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in regular session on August 8, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Rueben Knutson and Charles Blattner. Also present were City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros, Superintendent Brandon Fisher and Joyce Kleweno City Treasurer as well as other guests attending.
 
Mayor Report: Reinert’s update was that he contacted KDOT about the ditch by the Keenagers Building and when they would finish the remake of it. Also he stated that there was an inspection done by KDHE in which City of Ensign will need to update a few things at the loadout then as soon as that is done we will receive a letter stating that we are in compliance with all the rules and regulations. Last he informed that the Post Office roof has been fixed.
 
Superintendent Report: Fisher has been keeping extremely busy with all the mowing due to the rain he have had, as well as spraying all the high weeded areas. Also Fisher has been looking into signs that need to be replaced around town.
 
Treasurer Report: N/A
 
City Clerk Report: Ballesteros was not able to present the monthly reports due to computer issues but they will presented for approval at the September Meeting. Ballesteros asked the council if it was okay to enroll in Online Banking to view accounts ONLY for reconciliation purposes for Quickbooks, Blattner moved to approved that and Henry made a second. Last Ballesteros reminded council of the special meeting taking place on August 17 for the approval and passing of the budget.
 
Fire Department Report: N/A
 
Approve Minutes: Minutes for July 8, 2016 were approved, Blattner moved to approve the minutes, Knutson seconded
 
Approve Bills:   May bills were discussed and approved, Blattner moved to approve them and Knutson made a second
 
Correspondence: City of Ensign has used Purple Wave Auction to sell the dump truck and it has been sold.
 
Old Business: N/A
 
 
New Business: City of Ensign has received numerous complaints about dogs running loose, after some discussion council will start by sending a reminder on the water bills asking customers to please cooperate with the City Ordinances and maintain their dogs housed appropriately, in hopes that the matter does not need to be taken farther legal wise.
 

Adjourn: Blattner moved to adjourn the meeting, Knutson seconded.


Ensign Council Minutes
Augsut 17, 2016 Special Meeting
 

The Governing Body of the City of Ensign, Kansas met in a special session on August 17, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Mayor Jimmie Dean Reinert. Council members attending were Marlinda Henry, Ellen Herrman, Rueben Knutson and Charles Blattner. Also present were City Clerk Aracely Ballesteros.
 
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm and with no guests attending the meeting, the budget was reviewed and approved Blattner made a move to approve and publish the budget and Henry made a second. After no further business to discuss the meeting was terminated.
 

Adjourn: Blattner moved to adjourn the meeting, Knutson seconded.




                                                         
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint