2018 Health Insurance Options – Employee Meetings

To: City of Windom Employees

From: Chelsie Carlson

Windom was given a 29% premium increase for 2018 Health Insurance This jump is based on claim history, medical inflation, and features of the plan we offer.  This premium increase will have a significant impact to the 2018 Budget for the City as well as a significant impact to employee cost of health insurance for 2018.

To give employees more affordable options and lesson this impact, we have asked BCBS to provide quotes for other plans and cost reducing variations to plans.  We will share that information as it is received.  

To explain the additional health plan options we have scheduled employee informational meetings on September 11th at the Community Center from 1:30 PM -2:30 PM and 3:00 PM-4:00 PM.  A representative from BCBS will be present  be explain the options and answer any questions.   Please plan to attend one of these sessions.

 

The IBEW Union will also have a meeting September 11th after 5:00 PM at the Community Center.

 

WELCOA Health Bulletin – To Screen or Not & Painful Joints

WELCOA Health Bulletin – To Screen or Not

WELCOA Health Bulletin – Painful Joints

Hy-Vee Simple Fix Employee Workshop #2

2017 Wellness Employee Simple Fix Workshop #2
Sign-up now to prepare 4 easy meals to take home. (Employees and/or spouses are invited).

The workshop is scheduled for November 6th at 6:30 in the Hy-Vee kitchen and will last approximately 1 hour. 

The City of Windom Wellness Program will sponsor the workshop and reduce the full participant fee of  $60 to only $20 per participant (just $5 per meal)!!!.

Hy-Vee shops for the groceries, cleans and chops all the ingredients, and provides the space, bowls and utensils.

At the workshop each participant puts together 4 recipes in a separate freezer bag that they can take home, put in the freezer and then thaw out and cook when they desire. Each meal includes a recipe, and cooking instructions.  The meals make anywhere from 4-8 servings. The purpose is to encourage cooking at home and becoming aware that it is cheaper to prepare meals than to eat out.

Simple Fix Recipes – November 6th Workshop

French Dip Beef

Beef Taco Soup

Chicken Cacciatore

Crockpot Pulled Pork Tacos

A participant count is needed to plan supplies.  Call City Hall or email Chelsie (chelsie.carlson@windommn.com) to sign-up for the workshop.  Participant fee of $20.00 will be paid to Hy-Vee at the workshop.

Substitutions can be made for food allergies.  Please notify Chelsie if any accommodations are needed.

Space is limited.  Deadline for Signup is Wednesday November 1st.  Sign-up Today!!

Ordinance No 166, 2nd Series

ORDINANCE NO. 166, 2ND SERIES

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, AMENDING CITY CODE TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 96: ABANDONED, UNCLAIMED, EXCESS PROPERTY

 THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WINDOM, MINNESOTA, DOES ORDAIN: TO REVISE CHAPTER 96: ABANDONED, UNCLAIMED, EXCESS PROPERTY, SECTIONS 96.70 – 96.73, BY REMOVING THE EXISTING SECTIONS AND REPLACING THEM WITH THE FOLLOWING:

 EXCESS PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT

  • 96.70 DEFINITIONS.

             For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

DONATION.  To contribute, donate or give Surplus Property/Equipment at no cost to a Governmental Agency or Nonprofit Organization that serves a public purpose and benefits its community as a whole.

ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATION.  A Governmental Agency or Nonprofit Organization serving one or more of the following functions: cultural, historical, educational, safety, social services, environmental or economic.

EXCESS/SURPLUS PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT. Property/equipment used by the City’s departments, and cellular phones and emergency medical and firefighting property/equipment that is no longer needed by the City because it does not meet industry standards for emergency medical services, police, fire or other departments or has minimal or no resale value.

 FAIR MARKET VALUE.  The price at which property/equipment would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or to sell, and both having reasonable knowledge of all relevant facts.

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.  An organization formed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • 96.71 DECLARATION OF SURPLUS; AUTHORIZING SALE OR DONATION OF PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT.

            The City Administrator may, from time to time, recommend to the Council that certain personal property/equipment (chattels) owned by the city is no longer needed for a municipal purpose and should be sold or donated to an eligible organization.  By action of the Council, the property/equipment shall be declared surplus, the fair market value estimated, and the City Administrator authorized to dispose of the property/equipment by donation to an eligible organization, as set forth in the City Policy adopted by the City Council, or by sale in the manner stated herein.

  • 96.72 SURPLUS PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT WITH A TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE OF LESS THAN $1,000.

            The City Administrator may sell surplus property/equipment with a total value of less than $1,000 through negotiated sale.

  • 96.73 SURPLUS PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT WITH A TOTAL ESTIMATED VALUE OVER $1,000.

            The City Administrator shall offer for public sale, to the highest bidder, surplus property/equipment with a total estimated value over $1,000. Notice of the public sale shall be given stating time and place of sale and generally describing property/equipment to be sold at least ten days prior to the date of sale by publication once in the official newspaper. The sale shall be to the person submitting the highest bid.

  • 96.74 RECEIPTS FROM SALES OF SURPLUS PROPERTY/EQUIPMENT.

            All receipts from sales of surplus property/equipment under this chapter shall be placed in the General Fund.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE.  This ordinance becomes effective from and after its passage and publication.

Adopted and passed by the City Council of the City of Windom, Minnesota, this 5th day of September, 2017.

Dominic Jones, Mayor

ATTEST:  Steve Nasby, City Administrator

1st Reading:    August 15, 2017

2nd Reading:   September 5, 2017

Adoption:       September 5, 2017

Published:      September 13, 2017

 

2017 JULY Financial Reports

 

2017 JULY Council Summary

2017 JULY Balance Sheet

2017 JULY Cash_Investments

2017 JULY Fund Income Statement

2017 JULY Fund Summary

2017 JULY General Capital

2017 JULY Income Statement DETAIL

2017 JULY Special Fund Tracking

2017 JULY Investment Positions