West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Jul 23rd, 2020

Council Chambers, City Hall, July 20, 2020, 6:00 P.M.
West Union City Council met July 20, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at Council Chambers
with Mayor Adam Keller presiding, and began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

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

Approval of Minutes Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to approve Minutes from the
July 7, 2020 regular meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-03 Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Granger, to approve Resolution 2021-03
Authorizing Issuance authorizing the issuance of $2,475,000 in General Obligation Corporate Purpose and
of GO Bonds Refunding Bonds. This will pay off the Streetscape GO bonds, allow us to do three street projects, and purchase the golf course. All Aye. Carried.

Resol. 2021-04 Heying Mfg. issued change order #2 for an increase in base material, a decrease in
Change Order for cost of equipment, and $13,000 decrease for concrete foundation defects totaling a
WWTP Shop net decrease of $9,808.77. Motion to approve was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm. All Aye. Carried.

Resol. 2021-05 Lucas from Fehr Graham has advised the final walkthrough on the WWTP Shop is
Accepting Payment complete, and he recommends approval and final pay #7 for the retainage totaling
#7 and Completion $27,755.21. Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve as
Of WWTP Shop presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Liquor Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to approve liquor license
Licenses renewal for Gus & Tony's Townhouse and Lilac Lanes. All Aye. Carried.

Street Patch Project Jon Biederman, Fehr Graham, along with Rory Starks and Nick McIntyre identified
six streets that could be improved by patching areas and not having to do the whole
street. Bids were opened today, and Baker Enterprises of Waverly was the only bid submitted. Each street was bid separately to allow to fit into the road use budget.
After some discussion, motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to proceed with Carpenter Street, Pine Street, and Wells Street/Plum Street for a total of $80,130. All Aye. Carried.

Update on Echo McIntyre has been in planning meetings with regards to the upcoming trail project.
Valley Trail Concept We will be applying for an Iowa Great Places grant of which the pre-application is due in August. McIntyre is working to put together fees to continue golf the rest of this season to create some revenue to offset the mowing labor. Council discussed both options of continuing as City owned and also discussed finding a third-party. McIntyre would like to see a committee put together to work on this project.

COVID-19 Update McIntyre received a lot of calls today from public health regarding the fair and the City's connection to it. McIntyre advised it is not our event and not our grounds. Our only connection is that our Police Department is assisting as needed by the Fairboard. The mitigation plan submitted by the Fairboard is being reviewed by the Attorney General to decide if they can proceed as public health has now denied approval.

Approve July Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to approve July, 2020
Expenditures expenditures totaling $715,620.97 as presented. All Aye. Carried.

CLAIMS LIST:
Aflac – Insurance $ 103.56
AgVantage – LP 92.50
All Stop – Fuel 1,111.94
Allamakee – Clayton – Loan 3,000.00
Allamakee-Clayton Elec – Electric 8,431.51
Alliant Energy – Electric 11,529.29
Amazon – Books 412.69
Ascent Avia – Fuel 4,239.40
Awe Acquisition – Library Supplies 3,272.00
Baumler Impl – Airport Mower 12,415.62
Becthold Plumbing – Pool Pump 2,339.16
Black Hawk Waste – Garbage 296.00
Black Hills – Gas 1,388.78
Blue Cross – Health Insurance 19,489.80
BMC Aggregates – Rock 218.38
BP Express - Fuel 164.37
Bradley & Riley PC – Legal Fees 650.00
Brian Gibson – Solar Easement 400.00
Brown Supply – Flags 154.93
Carrico Aquatic – Chemicals, Filter Replacement 16,687.60
Cengage – Books 109.55
Center for Education – Law Book 254.95
CenturyLink – Phones 955.26
City Laundry – Uniforms, Towels 447.27
College Subscription – Subscriptions 12.00
Continental Research – Cleaner 298.03
Danko – Pump Test 1,050.00
Decker Sporting Goods – BB/SB Equipment 479.05
Dessel-Roach – Flooring 3,800.00
Dorsey Whitney – Legal Services 5,750.00
Doug Harris – Phone, Dental 171.48
E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes 21,413.86
Elwood Law – Legal Fees 610.00
Fay. Co Auditor –Geothermal 300.22
FCED – FY21 Annual Fees 2,863.52
Fay Co Emergency – FY21 Fees 4,077.04
Fay Co Recorder – Fees 86.00
Fay Co Recycling – Fees 7,625.81
Fay Co Sheriff – FY21 Dispatch 8,701.00
Fay. Co Union – Publications 259.81
FCSWM – Landfill 20,714.61
Fehr Graham – Engineering 14,062.25
Gage & Gage – Supplies 2,111.56
Galls – Uniforms 27.50
Gordon Flesch Co. – Copier 292.15
Greg Novak – Phone 150.00
Gridor – WWTP Phase 2 340,832.45
Hawkeye Alarm – Repairs 534.00
Hawkeye Communication – Alarms 416.00
Hawkeye Interconnect – Internet 70.00
Hawkins – Chemicals 5,225.84
Helping Services – Donation 100.00
IA D.O.T. – Signs/Posts 1,089.76
IA DNR – Fees 293.05
IMWCA – Work Comp 3,254.00
Ingram – Books 42.19
IA Dept of Public Safety – Billing 300.00
IA League – Annual Dues 1,603.00
Iowa One Call – Locates 123.30
Iowa Park & Rec – Membership 170.00
IA Prison – Signs 2,043.45
IPERS - 10,025.31
Jacob Moore – Refund Water 73.00
Jeff Miller – Sidewalk 529.31
John Deere Credit Union – Supplies 395.49
Kaleidoscope Kids – FY21 Contribution 5,000.00
Law Enforcement Systems – Receipts 78.00
Lee Barness – Dental 285.00
LeRoy Soppe – Airport 385.00
Library Journal – Books 99.00
Lincoln Investment – 457b 7,421.47
LL Pelling – Asphalt 1,503.00
Lynch Dallas – Legal Fees 5,103.00
Marco – Copier 186.60
Martin Brothers – Supplies 268.42
McJ's – tees 1,560.00
Mick Gage – Restrooms 85.00
NEIA Comm College – Life Support Class 28.00
NEIA Mechanical – Battery 93.19
NEIA Task Force – Dues 550.00
NEICAC – FY21 Support 1,000.00
Northern Lights – Concessions 391.40
Petty Cash – Postage 24.29
Prairie Road Builders – 2020 Seal Coat 37,639.20
Quillin's – Supplies 114.47
Richard Menne – Solar Easement 600.00
Risk Placement Services – Cemetery Insurance 1,830.71
Robert McLaughlin – Downtown Maint 540.00
Scholastic – Books 412.28
Secretary of State – Notary 30.00
Shelly Kingsley – Downtown Maint 800.00
Shield Tech – Shieldware 1,162.50
Sims – UPS, Supplies 205.06
Spahn & Rose – Supplies 102.19
State Hygenic Lab – Fees 58.50
Storey Kenworthy – Supplies 292.63
TestAmerica – Testing 220.50
Tom Luhman – Firemen Compensation 728.00
Treasurer, State of Iowa –State WH, Sales Tax 4,851.51
Turkey River Watershed – Contribution 250.00
UMB Bank – GO Bond Fees 500.00
United Tactical – Rescue Equip 999.95
Unum – Life Insurance 1,245.51
Upper Explorerland –CDBG, RLF 878.91
US Cellular – Phones 608.93
US Postmaster – Postage 352.45
USA BlueBook – Supplies 339.35
Verizon – Phones 922.60
Visa – Supplies 423.83
Walvatne Elec – Repairs 4,479.25
Washington National – Insurance 83.90
WU Hardware – Supplies 196.37
WU Motor Supply – Parts 39.88
WEX Bank – Fuel 2,082.58
Wilbur Ford – Parts 657.33
Winn Energy District – Geo & Energy Assessment 6,661.74
Total Payroll 70,858.87
TOTAL CLAIMS $ 715,620.97

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, August 3, 2020, at 6:00 pm
Meeting in Council Chambers.

Adjourn With no further business to bring before the Council, a motion was made by
Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:38 p.m.



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