West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Aug 23rd, 2019

Council Chambers, City Hall, August 19, 2019, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met August 19, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at Council Chambers 

with Mayor Adam Keller presiding, and began with the Pledge of Allegiance.


Attendance Roll call: Present –Smith, Gumm, Stansbery, Bentley, and Granger.  Absent: None

Approval of the Motion was made by Bentley, seconded by Gumm, to approve the agenda as 

Agenda presented.  All Aye. Carried.


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

Minutes August 5, 2019 regular meeting as presented.  All Aye. Carried.


Approve Funding Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation has again requested funding from 

NEICAC the City for FY19-20.  Last year we gave $1,000.  Stansbery made a motion to 

continue funding at the $1,000, Gumm seconded.  All Aye. Carried.


Move Council Due to Monday, September 2nd being Labor Day, McIntyre requested to move the 

Meeting Due to meeting to Tuesday, September 3rd.  Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by 

Labor Day Granger to approve the change.  Stansbery and Bentley abstained as they cannot attend; Smith, Gumm, Granger All Aye.  Carried.


Resolution 2020-07 It was discovered that both contractors had bid a bit differently, so to clarify, we need

Rescind Resolution to rescind Resolution 2020-07.  Bid documents were revised, and both parties have 

For Maintenance rebid.  Motion to rescind Resolution 2020-07 was made by Granger, seconded by 

Shop Stansbery.  All Aye. Carried.


Resolution 2020-08 Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Gumm, to approve Resolution 2020-08

Executing New accepting lowest new bid from Robinson Construction for $48,371 for cement and 

Contract for foundation, and from Rough Country Construction for the Salt/Sand shed for 

Maintenance Shop $21,500.  All Aye. Carried.


Approve August Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Bentley, to approve August Expenditures 

Expenditures totaling $627,590.51.  All Aye. Carried.


CLAIMS LIST:

A-1 Vacuum – Supplies $       49.95

Advanced Systems – Copiers $       30.00

Advanced Systems – Texas – Copiers       394.72

Aflac – Insurance       103.56

AgVantage – Bullzeye       277.50

All Stop – Fuel       580.32

Allamakee-Clayton – Loan     3,000.00

Allamakee-Clayton Elec – Electric     3,865.89

Alliant – Electric service   13,657.41

Amazon – Books       263.56

Amie Johansen – Dental     1,589.00

Anden Starkweather – Ref         50.00

Andre Fuentes – Ref         50.00

Andy Larson – Dental       485.60

Appliance Plus – Supplies         67.92

Axon Enterprises – Tasers     2,290.00

Baker Enterprises – Adams St.     7,128.80

Becthold Plumbing – Parts       533.63

Beth Starkweather – Coaching         50.00

Black Hawk County Health – Pool Inspect       418.00

Black Hills – Gas     1,034.19

Blue Cross – Insurance   18,112.80

Bodensteiner – Filters       440.47

BP Express – Fuel       221.02

Brad or Lisa Heins – Sidewalk       462.80

Brown Supply – Paint       102.00

Carrico Aquatic Resource – Cover, Controller       514.42

Casey White – Coaching         50.00

CenturyLink – Phone       981.34

City Laundry – Uniforms, Towels       438.57

College Subscription – Subscription         12.00

Consolidated Energy – Fuel     2,596.36

Croell – Concrete     5,227.75

Dale Bilden – Janitorial       150.00

Darwin Schrage – Sidewalk     1,046.40

Decker – Rec Supplies     1,699.40

Decorah Newspapers – Advertise, Subscription       161.50

Derek Heins – Coaching         50.00

Detroit Industrial – Supplies       203.71

Diamond Vogel – Kit       351.00

Dylan Schupbach – Ref         50.00

E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes   21,335.50

Easton’s – Supplies         40.00

Elgin Echo – Subscription         42.99

Elwood Law – Legal Fees       350.00

Fay. Co Auditor – Geo Elec       435.54

Fay Co Recorder – Fees         86.00

Fay. Co Union – Publications       842.23

Fayette Co. Fair – Midway     5,000.00

Fayette Electronics – Repair       121.00

Fehr Graham – Engineering   48,080.75

Gage & Gage – Parts       811.74

Galls – Shirts         47.01

Granger Construction – Tree Removal     4,250.00

Hach – Chemicals       594.50

Hawkeye Interconnect – Internet         70.00

Hawkins – Chlorine     2,840.32

Heather Becthold – Coaching         50.00

Heying Mfg – WWTP Shop 251,275.00

Ignacio Fuentes – Coaching       400.00

Ingram – Books     1,291.84

Iowa One Call – Locates         44.00

Iowa Park & Rec – Workshop       335.00

Iowa Soccer Assoc – Fees     1,317.50

IPERS -                 8,583.66

Isabella Fuentes – Ref         30.00

Isaiah Stansbery – Ref         50.00

Jay’s Automotive – Repairs       927.01

Jess Dean – Coaching         50.00

John Deere Credit Union – Supplies       971.07

Julie Frieden – Coaching, Ref       110.00

Kaelyn Elsbernd – Ref         25.00

Kaleb White – Ref         25.00

Kaleidoscope Kids – FY2020 Contribution     5,000.00

Kris McGrane – Coaching         50.00

Kristen Halverson – Program         75.00

Kristina Thyer – Coaching         75.00

Kyella Frieden – Ref         40.00

Kyler White – Ref         20.00

Lane Johansen – Dental       801.25

Leif White – Coaching         75.00

LeRoy Soppe – Airport           635.00

Leslie Lauer & Sons – Commercial Court Drive   28,234.04

Lincoln Investment – 457b     5,825.00

Lynch Dallas, PC – Legal Fees   14,250.16

Marco – Copier       177.59

McJ’s – Shirts         23.00

Micah Gearhart – Coaching       100.00

Mick Gage – Restrooms       120.00

Moss Roofing – Donahue Roof   28,260.80

Municipal Supply – Locator     3,134.62

Myers-Cox – Concessions       297.33

NAPA – Parts       719.20

Next Level Landscaping – City Hall     3,339.30

Nolan Hoey – Ref         50.00

North Central Lab – BOD Seed       164.83

Northern Lights – Concessions       521.68

Oelwein Register – Subscription       155.99

Office of Auditor of State – FY18 Audit   13,785.82

OverDrive – FY20 Bridges E-Book       611.90

Patrick Ritter – Pool Pass       100.00

Paul Niemann – Rock       281.82

Petty Cash – Postage       255.22

Pro Earth – Mulch       367.50

Pro-Vision – Body Camera         22.30

Quillin’s – Supplies       437.76

Riverland Expressions – Tees       456.85

Robert McLaughlin – Downtown Maint.       950.00

Roman Yasinovskyy – Coaching         50.00

Ryan Zurbriggen – Coaching         75.00

Schwan’s – Concessions       178.38

Shelly Kingsley – Downtown Maint.       625.00

State Hygenic Lab – Testing       197.00

State Library of Iowa – Fees       235.16

Storey Kenworthy – Office Supplies       491.83

Suzanne Rowe – Reimburse         77.00

TEI Landmark – Lease       990.00

TestAmerica – Testing       397.32

The Week – Subscription         75.00

Tom Luhman – Firemen Compensation       520.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa –State WH, Sales Tax     4,760.37

Trey Frieden – Ref         50.00

Truck Country – Filter         34.88

UnionLand – Lime         83.90

Unum – Life & Disab       364.12

UERPC – RLF Fees         44.87

US Cellular – Cell Phones       459.70

US Postmaster – Postage       467.70

USA BlueBook – Supplies       241.49

UsGaard & Smith – Cable         73.50

Util Equip Co – Parts       164.05

Verizon – Phones       185.26

Visa – Supplies       607.63

Walvatne Elec. – Repairs       148.78

Washington National – Insurance         83.90

WU District Energy – Geo Tonnage       267.00

WU Hardware – Supplies       212.04

WU Motors – Repairs         34.50

WU Vet Clinic – Boarding         89.00

Wex Bank – Fuel     1,799.97

World Fuel – Airport Fuel   10,155.79

Zeke Stansbery – Ref         50.00

Total Payroll   74,642.38

TOTAL CLAIMS       $ 627,590.51

  

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 6:00 pm

Meeting in Council Chambers.

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

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

Meeting adjourned at 6:12 p.m. 



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