Luana Council

By: KCTN News
Oct 4th, 2019

Luana City Council Minutes of October 3, 2019

Meeting at the Luana City Hall

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm. with Council Members Lonnie Baade, Brenda Boddicker, Paul Miller, Todd Olson and Jackie Radloff-Schneider present. Absent: none.

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

Minutes of September meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Radloff-Schneider, second by Boddicker, carried unanimously.

Radloff-Schneider motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $14,634.54, Miller second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $22,282.66. Baade motioned to pass Res. 10-19 T.O.F, Olson second, carried unanimously. Council reviewed reconciled reports.

Council reviewed Annual Financial Report.

Miller motioned to approve FY 2019 Annual Urban Renewal Report, Res. 10-2019, Baade second, carried unanimously.

As requested, Administrator Humble informed council of history of Luana Cemetery. Cemetery was created in 1867 by William Scott. Ownership of cemetery was transferred in July of 1928 to the Luana Cemetery Association.

Baade motioned to approve needed repairs to city dump/plow truck in the amount of $1,800.00, Miller second, carried unanimously.

Humble informed council of complaint received regarding smoke from the Chase Mfg. Council discussed nuisance at length.

Olson motioned to support MFL MarMac After Prom Party in the amount of $200.00, Baade second, carried unanimously.

Humble gave an update on upcoming 2020 Census.

Resident on Church Street requested a Children at Play sign be added due to traffic driving at excessive speeds on said street. Council discussed that a sign is already on this street and that a speed bump has been used in the past and will be used again.

Next regular Council meeting will be held November 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 7:50 pm.

Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $14,634.54: Alliant Energy $1,508.38; Blackhills Energy $130.49; Certified Letters $109.60; Electric Motor Shop $577.39(Wiring for warning siren/lift station repair); Federal Taxes $874.20; Hall Roberts $1,410.00

(Ice/Snow Removal); Iowa One Call $23.50; IPERS $892.58; Jeff Kleinow $30.00(Training reimbursement); John Deere Financial $78.96 (City supplies); Keystone Lab $397.20(Water analysis) ; MFL After Prom Party $200.00(Donation); NAPA $169.97(Lift Station battery); NEIT $120.06; Postage $4.39; State Withholding $621.00; State Sales Tax $33.00;

State W.E.T. Tax $1,004.00; Wages $4,728.68; Waste Management $1,721.14.

Fire Department Expenditures $0; General Fund Expenditures $12,499.21; Propriety Expenditures $689.55; Road Use Tax Expenditures $1445.78; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $22,282.66: Franchise Tax (Black Hills)$25.84; Garms Financial $117.00; Interest $224.54; Local Option $2,004.45; Luana Community Club $357.00; Property Taxes $1,059.18;RUT $1,719.69; Utilities $16,774.96.