May Minutes

The Odebolt Betterment Committee met May 11, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Downtown Café. (Note time change because of Caroleen not being able to be open our regular night.) Present were Kris Ziegmann, Carol Raasch, Don Hout, Linda Godbersen, Kerry and Deb Reinhart, and Elaine Rex.

Elaine made the motion to accept the minutes as written. Kerry second. All ayes.

The bank balance is $11,125.31. Breakdown as followed:
Peterson Pioneer Relocation Project: $7677.29
Sign Landscaping: $61.00
Undesignated: $556.95
City Park: $2,818.52
Greenspace: $11.55

The Sac County Grant money is being held in the City’s account because they are our fiscal agent for this project. There is $300.91 in Iowa State for Triangle Park upkeep. Carol made a motion to accept the treasurer report, Don second. All ayes.

Carol gave update on the Rural Legacy Project. At this time the siding has been primed and is waiting to be installed. Thank you to Joel Ziegmann for the use of his building for this project.

Kris gave update on the Peterson House project. She will contact Dale Hoefling about a date to move the house after the concrete is poured.

The OABCIG Seniors celebrated Senior Earth Day by helping clean the City Park and the Odebolt Memorial Walk. They did a great job and were a good group of kids to work with and we greatly appreciate all that they have done. Linda has been taking care of the Park flower bed and at this time she will buy a clematis and trellis for this area and she hopes to have it in by Creek Days.

Jim Scott said to go ahead and order more rope and hooks for the US flag pole. We will check with Joan on where to order this from.

Deb has been working with the Odebolt Public Library on a REAP grant for digitizing the Chronicles. The grant has been completed and we should hear some time in June if we qualify.

Elaine will work with Iowa Living Roadways on grant applications for replacing trees around the swimming pool area.

Next meeting will be
June 12th at 6:00 p.m.
at the Downtown Café.

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