The City of Fairfax Board of Aldermen held a regular meeting via Zoom Thursday, May 21, 2020. The meeting was called to order by Ryan Kingery, Mayor, at 6:36 p.m. Also in attendance were: Kristi Duering, Michael Oswald, Tabitha Wintz, and Beth Graves, Aldermen; Lori Helfers, City Clerk; John Brown, Water Superintendent; and Danny Kemerling, Treasurer. 

The tentative agenda was unanimously approved.

The aldermen approved the regular minutes of April 16, 2020, and the accounts payable.

Staff Reports:

Danny Kemerling presented his treasurer’s report showing that all accounts are in balance.

Lori Helfers gave a report on the number of nuisance letters that have been sent out. Clean-up weekend will be June 5 and 6 with dumpsters located at the bottom of park. The council agreed to send out second letters to residents with a reminder of clean-up weekend before taking any legal action.

Lori informed the council that the auditor will be here on June 1 to start the 2019 audit.

John Brown discussed the progress on patching the streets. He would like to order more milling to continue working on the city streets and potholes. The council agreed. John and Steve continue to work with conservation agents to get rid of the buzzards in the park. John gave a report on the lagoons, and is looking into a couple different ideas on how to correct the water flow.

There was discussion about hiring seasonal help for weed eating, mowing, and other jobs as needed. The aldermen voted to hire one position starting at minimum wage for seasonal help.

The next meeting is Wednesday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.