West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Dec 19th, 2018

Council Chambers, City Hall, December 17, 2018, 5:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met December 17, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. at Council Chambers with Mayor Adam Keller presiding, and began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Attendance Roll call: Present –Smith, Stansbery, Bentley, and Gumm. Absent: Granger

Approval of the Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve the agenda Agenda as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approval of the Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to approve minutes of the

Minutes December 3, 2018 regular meeting as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Updates for Budget Local groups were asked to give an update and advise of budget requests:

Support Norm Einck spoke on behalf of the West Union Rec Center, requesting the same

$10,000 towards maintenance as previous year. They will be putting a new capital

Plan together in the next 1-2 years.

Bob Sadler spoke for West Union Main Street/Chamber, Thanking Council for their

Support each year and for attendance at the events. McIntyre added that we had put

in FY18-19 budget to bring the Director under the City payroll, and since that has

not happened, he would suggest the $10,000 support payment be on next agenda.

Sam – FCED advised the fee will stay at the $715.88/quarter for his consultation

services.

Approve Elections Motion was made by Smith, seconded by Bentley, to approve the 28 member

And Fire Membership list of firefighters presented by Chief Rory Starks. 25 are FF I certified, and 20 are

List FF II. Gumm Abstained, Rest All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2019-31 Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve Resolution 2019-Approving Sale of 31 to approve selling the 1.272 acres by the creek at the WWTP to Clint and Abby

1.272 Acres at Ambroson for $2,500. All Aye. Carried.

WWTP to Ambroson

Approve Resol. Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve Resolution 2019-

2019-32 Payment on 32 for payment #4 for $54,376.29 to Unified Contracting Services, Inc. for the

Fuel Farm Fuel Farm Project at the Airport. Few things to finish in the spring, but pumps are

working and fuel has been delivered. All Aye. Carried.

Resolution 2019-33 Adam Keller presented the 5-year Capital Improvement Program for the Airport

Approving 5-year which is required by FAA to qualify for the $150,000 grant they offer. Changes

Capital for Airport can be made as needed, and the grant can roll up to $600,000 with a 10% match.

Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Bentley, to approve as presented. All

Aye. Carried.

Budget Review of With the projects we have recently done, and with the WWTP coming up, McIntyre

Capital requested to keep capital projects at a minimum for this year. Among the list

requested was: computer upgrades at City Hall and possible window replacement,

new road and resurfacing road in the Cemetery, new pool vac and Rotary Park

parking lot upgrade, replace 2 hydrants and clean both water towers. After the

review of each department, total capital coming from General Fund would be

approximately $36,000.

Approve November Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve the November

Financials financials as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve December Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Bentley, to approve December, 2018

Expenditures expenditures totaling $432,101.25 as presented. All Aye. Carried.

CLAIMS LIST:

Advanced Systems – Copiers $ 102.37

Advanced Systems – Texas 95.91

Aflac – Insurance 126.12

AgVantage – LP Gas 228.00

All Stop – Fuel 1,337.84

Allamakee-Clayton – Loan 3,000.00

Allamakee-Clayton Elec – Electric 3,069.51

Alliant – Electric service 7,529.96

Amazon – Books 375.38

Amie Johansen – Mileage 59.95

Appliance Plus – TIF Payment 6,352.56

Bankers Trust – GO, Water Revenue 42,126.25

Barco – LED Bar 244.04

Baumler – Parts, TIF Payment 20,692.78

Black Hills – Gas 2,116.35

Blue Cross – Insurance 18,556.54

BP Express – Fuel 211.81

Brown Supply – Flags, Supplies 544.93

Buildings & Grounds – Retainage 1,503.81

Casey’s – TIF 6,018.26

CenturyLink – Phone 897.43

ChemSearch – Aerosol 135.00

City Laundry – Uniforms, Towels 406.27

College Subscription – Subscription 69.46

Compass Minerals – Salt & Sand 4,047.35

Dale Bilden – Janitorial 150.00

Data Tech – License 6,222.94

Don’s Truck Sales – Parts 15,567.25

E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes 12,198.20

Easton’s – Service 106.64

Environmental Mgmt – Asbestos Inspect 1,461.25

Fay. Co Auditor – Geo Elec 292.20

FCED – Fees 1,431.76

Fay. Co Recorder – Fees 150.00

Fay. Co Union – Publications 512.23

Fehr Graham – Engineering 33,786.75

First Bank Merchant Service – Fuel Farm Credit Cards 694.43

Fredericksburg Plumbing – Pump Work 4,199.19

Galls – Uniforms 482.21

Garvin & Moser – TIF 6,452.53

Granger – Sidewalk Replace 663.66

Hach – Chemicals 365.38

Hankes Garage Doors – Repairs 396.48

Hawkeye InterConnect – Internet 111.67

Hawkeye Metal Supply – Supplies 587.71

Hawkins – Cylinders 779.00

Industrial Chem Labs – Supplies 328.72

Ingram – Books 332.22

Iowa Codification – Updates 2,600.00

IFA – WWTP Interest 1,894.14

Iowa Firefighters Assoc – Membership 364.00

Iowa One Call – Locates 39.80

Iowa Outdoors – Subscription 10.00

Iowa Pump Works – Repairs 2,190.00

Iowa Rural Water Assoc – Membership 275.00

IPERS - 9,071.43

Jill Clark – Mileage 121.26

John Deere Credit Union – Supplies 587.90

Kathleen Guyer – Supplies 74.38

Lee Pape – Sidewalk Replace 1,053.88

Leslie Lauer – Dig Hydrant 293.75

Love of Quilting – Subscription 32.97

Marco – Copier 169.75

Marco – MN – HP Printer 1,053.95

Martin Brothers – Distilled Water 218.21

Midwest Cleaning – Diesel 32.34

Moss Service Center – Repairs 280.85

Mracek – Wellhouse Supplies 21,258.29

Municipal Supply – Meter Reader 6,100.00

NAPA – Parts 170.59

NEIA Mechanical – LED Bulbs 285.36

Ness Pumping – Restroom Rental 680.00

NF Fitness – TIF 103.18

NEIA RC&D – Grant Writing SRF 6,500.00

Paul Niemann – Rock 310.10

Pesticide Bureau – Fees 15.00

Philips Healthcare – Smart Pads 100.00

PSN – Credit Card Processing 14.95

Rite Price – Office Supplies 200.31

Service Tech – Hydrant 594.25

Signs by Designs – Signs 9.00

Sims – UPS, Repairs 293.43

Solutions – VPN Access 28.75

Spahn & Rose – Supplies 672.77

State Hygenic Lab – Testing 58.50

Superior Welding – Oxygen 39.94

Tech Soup – Quickbooks 159.00

TestAmerica – Testing 394.06

Tom Luhman –Firemen Compensation 312.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa –State WH, Sales Tax 3,972.61

Truck Country – Repairs 74.37

Unified Contracting – Fuel Farm 112,528.83

United Dairy Systems – TIF 1,451.85

UERPC – Fees 500.00

US Cellular – Cell Phones 327.85

US Postmaster – Postage 583.75

USA BlueBook – Supplies 801.24

Utility Equip. – Supplies 737.94

Verizon – Phones 254.36

ViewPost Systems – ACH Test .50

VISA – Supplies 304.10

Voltmer – Replace Motor 1,101.44

Walvatne – Repairs 798.18

Washington National – Insurance 331.02

WU District Energy – GEO 267.00

WU Hardware – Supplies 45.72

West Union Motor Supply – Parts 890.27

West Union Vet – Fees 75.00

Wex Bank – Fuel 2,368.65

Wilbur Ford – Service 42.86

Total Payroll 38,784.14

TOTAL CLAIMS $ 432,101.25

RECAP OF NOVEMBER RECEIPTS

General $ 476,997.00

Util Billing 85,912.86

TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 562,909.86

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6:00 pm

Meeting in Council Chambers.

Adjourn With no further business to bring before the Council, a motion was made

by Smith, seconded by Stansbery, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 5:42 p.m.



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