Luana Council

By: KCTN News
Sep 8th, 2018

Luana City Council Minutes of September 6, 2018

Meeting at the Luana City Hall

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm. with Council Members Lonnie Baade, Brenda Boddicker, Paul Miller and Jackie Radloff-Schneider present. Absent: Todd Olson.

Mayor Jerry Schroeder called meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Minutes of August meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Boddicker, second by Miller carried unanimously.

Radloff-Schneider motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $56,092.15, Baade second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $16,834.85. Miller motioned to pass Res. 9-18 T.O.F, Boddicker second, carried unanimously. Council reviewed reconciled reports.

Citizen approached council requesting permission to replace and lengthen sidewalk, widen grassed area and add barriers to corners of driveway to aide in deflecting water at 319 Old Hwy 18&52. Citizen also requested the city to add additional cold mix along Old Hwy 18&52. Consensus of council to approve stated project.

Boddicker motioned to approve 2nd reading of Ord. 2018-2 Amending Article 3.4.3 Fireworks, Baade second, carried unanimously. Radloff-Schneider motioned to wave 3rd reading, Miller second, carried unanimously. Vote was taken to adopt Ord. 2018-2, in favor, all. Nays, none. Ord. 2018-2 Article 3.4.3 Fireworks.It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail or use or explode any fireworks. However, this prohibition on the private, non-commercial use of fireworks, on privately owned property, with the property owners consent, shall be suspended from 12:01 A.M. till 11:59 P.M. on the calendar day of July 4th of each year”.

Radloff-Schneider motioned to proceed with the selling of old firehouse and having property surveyed , Baade second, carried unanimously. Council discussed concerns of new purchaser maintaining building and grounds considering the main location within the city. Also discussed was the use of funds from sale of said property. Suggestion of replacing roof on city hall and updates inside of building was made.

Council discussed raised areas on road located on Old Hwy 18&52 needing repaired. PWS acquired bid for needed repairs in the approximate amount of $4917. Boddicker motioned to proceed with road repairs needed, Miller second, carried unanimously.

Miller motioned to approve building permit for a 40X48 building at 303 Burgess Street, Baade second building permit, carried unanimously.

Radloff-Schneider motioned to approve FY 2018 Annual Urban Renewal Report, Res. 2018-9, Boddicker second, carried unanimously.

Administrator Humble informed council of $143,733 debt certified to County Auditor for cities cost of second road within Countryside Estates.

Council discussed FEMA’s proposed flood insurance rates.

Council discussed bill to be sent to West Union Trenching for cost reimbursements.

Next regular Council meeting will be held October 4, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 8:08 pm.

Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $56,092.15: Alliant Energy $2,254.15; Blackhills Energy $135.00; Deposit Return $16.15; Electric Motor Shop $3,369.14(Well repair); Federal Taxes $1,296.74; Gary's Tractor $45.78(Mower repair); Grinnell Mutual $1,439.00(Fire truck insurance); IPERS $1,328.03; Iowa One Call $19.80; Jeff Kleinow $30.00(Reimbursement for training); John Deere Financial $384.53(City and Fire Dept. supplies); Justin Grove $31.59(Firemans lunch reimbursement) ; Keystone Lab $332.00(Water testing) ; Lonnie Brekks $309.25(Fire dept.); Matt Baade $144.00

(Reimbursement); Mid-America Publishing $57.77; Midwest Fire $457.59(Fire truck maintenance); Murphy-Helwig Library $950.00(Contract); NAPA $45.53(Vehicle repair); NEIT $190.66; Northway Well and Pump $32,621.43(Well repair); Postage $23.20; River City Paving $125.66(Cold Mix); Sautters Auto $104.28(Truck repairs); Tammy Humble $35.30(Office supplies) ; Wages $6,970.97; Waste Management $3,374.60.

Fire Department Expenditures $2,635.71; General Fund Expenditures $16,612.91; Propriety Expenditures $36,522.28; Road Use Tax Expenditures $321.25; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $16,834.85: EMC Insurance $2,869.14; Franchise Tax(Black Hills)$29.33; Interest $78.89;

Iowa Fuel Tax $262.81; Local Option $2,133.46; RUT $1,809.74; State of Iowa $70.18; Utilities $9,581.30.

New Firehouse Expenses $39,994.14: Bodly Equipment$1,847.44; Brenen's Painting $1,450.00; C.J. Moyna & Sons $980.20; Croell $7,012.50; Eilers Electric $19,754.00; Tilson Concrete $8,950.00;

New Firehouse Income $44,615: Bank Loan $44,025.00; Donations $590.00.