West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Sep 11th, 2020

Council Chambers, City Hall, September 8, 2020, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met September 8, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. at Council Chambers.

Mayor Pro Tem Kennon Gumm began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Approval of the Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to approve the Agenda with

Agenda an amendment to correct item 12 to Resolution 2021-13. All Aye. Carried.

Approval of Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to approve Minutes from the

Minutes August 17, 2020 regular meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Resol. 2021-08 Aero Mod and larger equipment are starting to come in. Gridor has started the lab

Partial Pay #7 area and pipes for the grit room. Motion made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to

to Gridor for approve payment #7 for $859,666.40 to Gridor Construction as presented.

WWTP Phase 2 All Aye. Carried.

Resol. 2021-09 Motion was made by Bentley, seconded by Stansbery, to approve pay estimate #1

PPE #1 for N. Vine for $42,570.74 for the North Vine Utility Repair Project 20-462. All Aye. Carried.

Util Repairs

Resol 2021-10 This is a change order totaling $5,963.30 for additional curb and gutter the City

Change Order #1 requested and for laying the subbase. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by

On N. Vine Repairs Bentley, to approve the change order as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-11 The project took under a month to complete. Fehr Graham engineer, Jon Biederman,

PPE #2 and Final recommends approval. Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to

Acceptance of approve PPE #2 for $2,240.56 and final acceptance of the project. All Aye. Carried.

N. Vine Util Proj. They will be back in the fall to seal coat.

SRF Sponsored The State Revolving Sponsored projects are up to10% of the WWTP loan through the

Projects State for water quality improvement projects. The plans have been submitted to install pavers on Cook Street, install pavers in northeast corner of City Hall parking lot, and repair the storm sewer outlet on W. Jefferson Street by Palmer Apartments. Once approval is received, we can proceed.

Resol 2021-12 Baker Enterprises of Waverly won the bid to do three street patch repairs, which they

PPE#1 to Baker’s started the end of August on W. Plum Street. Motion was made by Stansbery,

For Street Patching seconded by Bentley, to approve PPE #1 for $5,263 as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Project 20-604

Approve Engineering Biederman presented the proposal for design and construction engineering for

For Jefferson St, Jefferson Street totaling $127,000 and for N. Vine and W. Elm Projects totaling

W. Elm & N. Vine $62,000. Bidding will take place in February with work in the 2021 construction

Projects season. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to approve as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-13 This is for the County Shop project. Plans and Specs are ready to go out to

Setting Letting Contractors. Bids will be opened at City Hall on October 1st with project completed

Date & Public by June 4th, 2021. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to approve

Notice for setting the letting date of October 1, 2020 at 11am at City Hall and Public Hearing

S. Industrial Parkway on October 5, 2020 at 6pm as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Additional Fehr Graham has reviewed the engineering for the WWTP Shop, and are requesting

Engineering on an additional $16,070 due to splitting off the shop from the plant, and creating two

WWTP Shop quoting packages for steel and wood options. Motion was made by Smith, seconded by Granger, to approve as requested. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Addendum This is a change to upgrade the water and sewer infrastructure size to accommodate

#1 of the 28E with future development in the Industrial Park. The City will contract for design and

County for Shop construction of the water and sewer lines. The County will reimburse the City for design and construction with exception of costs necessary to upgrade the lines. The City will also cover $7,130 water main update, and $10,160 Sewer upgrade. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to approve the Addendum #1 as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Police Chief Becthold has a couple requests from NFV students to job shadow due to

To Allow Job interest in the field as a career. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by

Shadow Granger, to approve the request. All Aye. Carried. McIntyre will check insurance.

Approve Liquor Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to approve the liquor license

License Renewal renewal submitted by Casey’s General Store #3452, LE0002649. All Aye.

Casey’s General Carried.

Store

Update on City McIntyre advised they have received 27 applications, and will be interviewing

Administrator 5 of those candidates this week.

Hiring

Update on Solar Some locations are now up and running. Need to bore Vine Street lights yet to

Project connect them and that will provide for the street lights and additional the Library needed. Otter Street lift station is waiting for inspection, and the well at the Fairgrounds will get connected when they do the Fair Solar panels also. Planning to have all in operation by end of September.

August Financials Motion was made by Bentley, seconded by Stansbery, to approve August Financials

As presented. All Aye. Carried.

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, September 21, 2020, 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 Granger, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.



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