West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Apr 20th, 2017

Council Chambers, City Hall, April 17, 2017, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met April 17, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. in Council Chambers with Mayor Kent Halverson presiding. The meeting began with citing the Pledge of Allegiance.

Attendance Roll call: Present – Council members Stansbery, Granger, Gumm, Smith

and Keller Absent: None

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

Agenda amending to remove item 6. All Aye. Carried.

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

Minutes the April 3, 2017 regular meeting as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Update on Lucas Elsbernd of Fehr Graham updated Council on the Equalization Bin

Equalization Bin for the Sewer Plant. The Equalization Bin will hold 2mm gallons, will be

12’ deep, and has a synthetic liner with about a 20-year life. There are some

areas that need to be cut, and some that require fill, leaving about a 6” topsoil

leftover. Once complete, a seed mix will be planted around the bin to limit the amount of mowing needed. The schedule is for DNR to do an Environmental

Review, then a Public Hearing on May 15th, DNR will then issue a permit, and

Construction can begin.

Approve March Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Gumm, to approve March

Financials Financials as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve April Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve April

Expenditures Expenditures totaling $492,390.16. All Aye. Carried.

CLAIMS LIST:

Advanced Systems – Copiers $ 421.91

Advanced Systems – Texas – Copier 90.11

Aflac – Insurance 189.18

AgVantage – LP 678.40

Allamakee-Clayton Elec. – Electric Service 3,150.98

Amazon – Books 750.13

American Legion – Flag 25.00

Andy Larson – Dental 55.80

Appliance Plus – Tablet 124.89

Benjamin Hill – Maps Subscription 228.00

Big River Specialty – Bookend 22.97

Black Hawk County Health – Permit 67.50

Black Hills – Gas 1,697.32

Blue Cross & Blue Shield – Insurance 12,280.85

Bodensteiner – Air Filter 32.39

CenturyLink – Phone 942.00

Chapman Electric – Electric 538.39

Cintas – Supplies 59.82

City Laundry – Shop Towels & Uniforms 444.01

City of Fayette – Garnishment 199.00

Cline’s – Snow Removal 45.00

Compass Minerals – Salt & Sand 1,942.19

Croell – Hwy 18 Repair 117.00

Dale Bilden – Janitorial 125.00

David Oakland – Light Bulbs 105.00

Decker – BB/SB Supplies 183.80

Decorah Mobile Glass – Showcase 612.35

Don’s – Bushings 123.77

E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes 12,815.25

Earl’s Locksmith – Repair Lock 89.35

Elec Engineering – Police Radio Program 135.00

Emblem Ent. – Patches 306.50

Fayette Co. Union – Publication Fees 442.01

Fayette Co. Recycling – Qtrly Fee 7,458.00

Fayette Leader – Subscription 39.00

FCSWM – Qtrly Fees 20,260.91

Fehr Graham – Engineering 9,781.83

Gage & Gage – Pipe $ 41.35

Gale – Books 114.35

Galls – Supplies 297.10

Hach – Chemicals 258.64

HW Wilson – Books 390.50

Iowa DNR – Construction Permit 100.00

Iowa DOT – Tire Chain 110.94

Ingram – Books 1,171.57

IPERS - 11,956.35

JEO Consulting – Airport Engr 7,343.96

John Deere Credit Union – Supplies 337.76

Kathleen Guyer – Lifeguard Manuals 672.09

LeRoy Soppe – Mgmt Fees 509.23

Leslie Lauer – Haul Snow 877.50

Marco – Copier 168.59

Mastercard – Supplies 676.78

Mediacom – Internet 137.70

Mid-America Research – Descaler 115.44

Moss Service Center – Repairs 649.67

NAPA – Parts 525.28

ND Child Support – Garnishment 938.78

Nick McIntyre – Mileage, Dental 270.17

NEIA RC&D – Grant Writing 500.00

Old Mill Floral – Flowers 58.85

Penworthy – Books 225.31

Perma-Bound – Books 442.00

Petty Cash – Postage 133.63

Pierce Mfg – FireTruck 217,151.00

Progressive MicroTech – EV Track System 3,680.00

Rite Price – Office Supplies 111.63

Roys Remodeling – Repairs 870.00

Scholastic – Books 1,430.00

Spahn & Rose – Supplies 268.91

Speer – GO Bond Fees 4,350.00

Staples – Supplies 64.80

Star Equip – Breaker – Air 795.00

State Hygienic Lab – Tests 57.00

Streicher’s – Uniforms 935.95

Superior Welding – Oxygen 145.02

Systems Services – Security Camera 6,417.00

Teamsters – Union Dues 146.48

TEI Audio – Books 76.25

TestAmerica – Testing 326.76

Tom Luhman –Firemen Compensation 536.00

Trans Iowa Equip – Sweeper Repair 2,696.31

Treasurer, State of Iowa – Sales Tax, State WH 5,059.15

TYR Tactical – Kit 4,993.60

US Cell – Cell Phone 512.75

U.S. Postal –Util Billing 342.38

Util Equip – Manhole Project 2,993.57

Verizon – Alarms, Internet 368.50

West Union Chamber – Balance of Contribution 2,958.00

West Union District Energy – Geothermal 165.00

WU Hdwe – Supplies 16.27

WU Motor Supply – Supplies 162.89

Wex Bank – Fuel 1,130.66

Woodard Insurance – Insurance 89,267.00

Zarnoth – Broom 248.00

Total Payroll 38,510.13

TOTAL CLAIMS $ 492,390.16

RECAP OF MARCH RECEIPTS

General $ 113,632.75

Util Billing 64,882.06

TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 178,514.81

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, May 1, 2017 at

Meeting 6:00 pm at the 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 6:37 P.M.



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