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City of Ramona
Council Minutes
November 10, 2014
Ramona City Hall

Presiding: Mayor Byron Noeth
Council Present: Billy Alcorn, Art Stroda, Pat Wick
Staff present: Jessica Gilbert
Others in attendance: Rohani Alcorn

The Minutes were read by the city clerk.
Motion: Councilor Alcorn moved to accept the October 2014 meeting minutes as read by Jessica Gilbert. Seconded by Councilor Wick. Motion passed unanimously.

The Treasurer’s Report was given by Jessica Gilbert.
Motion: Councilor Wick moved to accept the bills presented for payment. Further she instructed the City Clerk to correct the report to show the $20,000 CD with Tampa Bank as coming from the HighwayFund, not the the General Fund. Seconded by Councilor Stroda. Motion passed unanimously.

Clerk’s Report
The Budget Contract with Swindoll Janzen Hawk and Loyd arrived, covering the next three years. Council wanted to delay signing the agreement until a comparison bid could be obtained and until the Clerk had spoken with Swindoll et al. They agreed to discuss the options for budget preparation at the December meeting.

Christmas Party
Jeannie Goza volunteered to create a children’s Christmas event for Ramona kids if Council would contribute to the event.

Motion: Councilor Stroda moved to approve $150 to Jeannie Goza for the expenses associated with the Ramona children’s Christmas party. Seconded by Councilor Alcorn. Motion passed unanimously.

Council approved writing the check to Jeannie and then she will provide the receipts by the event.

Councilor Alcorn reported that Marsha Fleming of KDHE recommended that the City lagoons should be maintained around 4 1/2 feet of water before rotating, since it’s water movement that makes them function properly.

Councilor Stroda reported that the park bathrooms have been winterized.

Motion: Councilor Alcorn moved to adjourn at 7:20pm; seconded by Councilor Stroda. Passed unanimously.


Jessica Gilbert, city clerk

City of Ramona
Treasurer’s Report: November 10, 2014

Beginning Balance 26,775.40

State of Ks.-Retail tax 914.44
Westar Franchise 265.99
Marion County Ad Valorem 384.42
Donation: Behlen 40.00
Atmos Energy Franchise 43.68
Total Income 1,648.53

Balance prior to Expense 28,423.93

Ck 4419 IRS (3rd Quater) 280.30
Ck 4420 Westar (Park, city hall) 64.74
Ck 4423 Atmos Energy (city hall) 46.05
Ck 4424 Rural Water #1 46.78
Ck 4425 Westar (street lights) 290.76
Ck 4426 Karstetter & Bina) 52.00
Cases: Dones, Brown, Fleckinger
Ck 4427 North Agri Mart (fuel) 61.94
Ck 4428 Jessica Gilbert (26.5 hrs clerk) 195.79
Ck 4429 VOID
Ck 4431 Jeannie Goza (3 hrs mowing) 22.16
Total Expenses 1,060.52
Balance as of November 2014 27,363.41
Investment Funds 5,000.00


Funds on Reserve
Reserve Fund: 4th of July 1,084.29
Reserve Fund: Park Improvement 398.58
Reserve Fund: Memorial Bench repair 500.00
Reserve Fund: Youth Council 463.32

November 2014

Beginning Balance ` 5,701.61

Marion Co. Ad Valorem 201.69

Sewer Fees 340.00 Bailey, Nate $20
Bailey, Nate $20
California Sisters $40
Gilbert $30
Tatge Mfg $90
Thompson $10
Thornhill $10
Williams $120

Total income 541.69

Balance Prior to Expense 6,243.30

Ck 4421 Westar 57.20
Ck 4430 Don Beisel 75.00
Total Expense 132.20

Balance as of November 2014 6,111.10


Beginning Balance 20,573.40

State of Kansas Hwy Fund 1,170.70
Total Income 1,170.70
Balance Prior to Journal Entry 21,744.10

Journal entry
Ck 4422 Investment: Tampa State Bank, 1 year CD (20,000.00)
Balance Prior to Expense 1,744.10

Total Expense -0-
Balance as of November 2014 1,744.10
Investment Funds: 25,000.00


Financial Statement for November 2014


Balance carried forward from October ` $400.00


Total Income -0-

Balance Prior to Expense 400.00

Total Expense -0-

Balance as of November 2014 400.00