West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Jan 27th, 2018

Council Chambers, City Hall, January 22, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met January 22, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. in Council Chambers. Mayor Adam Keller began with citing the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

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

Agenda amending the list of Council Committees as presented. All Aye. Carried.

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

Minutes the January 2, 2018 regular meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Approve All Stop Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve liquor license

Liquor License renewal BC0027896 for All Stop. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Committee Keller presented council committee appointments for 2018. Motion was made

Appointments for by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve as presented. All Aye. Carried.

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Approve December Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to approve December

Financials financials as presented. All Aye. Carried.

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

Expenditures Expenditures totaling $172,616.76. All Aye. Carried.

Resolution 2018-26 Andy Larson, Water Superintendent, advised Council with the rain today,

Approving Payment they pumped into the new Equalization Bin. Motion was made by Granger,

To Ray’s Excavating seconded by Stansbery, to approve the $62,700 payment as presented.

All Aye. Carried.

Resolution 2018-27 Police Chief Paul Becthold advised Council he has approval from all officers

Approving Changing to change from hourly to salary effective July 1, 2018. Overtime would only

Police Officers to be paid where grant programs require. Motion was made by Gumm, seconded

Salary by Stansbery, to approve as presented.

Resolution 2018-28 This is in conjunction with developing Commercial Court Street to eliminate

Setting Public the easement put in place previously for a potential street. With the entrance

Hearing to Vacate coming right off the highway, a frontage street will not be needed. Motion was

Street Easement in made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to set the Public Hearing for

Industrial Park February 5, 2018 at 6pm. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Demolition Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Gumm, to approve the low bid of

Bid for House at $6,925 submitted by Leslie R. Lauer & Sons for demolition of the house at

235 S Walnut Street 235 S. Walnut Street acquired through the nuisance abatement process. There

will be additional expense to the City to remove asbestos; then the City will fill

the hole, seed down the lot , and sell the lot. All Aye. Carried.

Budget Review Proposed Budget has Expenses exceeding Revenues by $107,445. Council

Reviewed each budget to see where changes could be made. Discussion will

continue at February 5, 2018 meeting.

CLAIMS LIST:

Advanced Systems – Copiers $ 362.52

Advanced Systems-Texas – Copier 102.58

Aflac – Insurance 126.12

All Stop – Fuel 327.55

Allamakee-Clayton Elec – Electric 2,718.49

Amazon – Books 534.40

American Red Cross – Facility Fee 300.00

Appliance Plus – Phone 84.90

Bank 1st – GO Bond Payment 6,668.64

Better Homes & Gardens – Subscription 11.98

Black Hawk Waste – Garbage 171.00

Black Hills – Gas 2,560.24

Bodensteiner – Filters 86.24

CenturyLink – Phone 1,043.68

Child’s World – Books 424.85

City Laundry – Uniforms 329.14

Cline’s – Tree 2,000.00

College Subscription – Magazine 107.42

Culver’s – Paver Replacement 1,725.00

Dale Bilden – Janitorial 150.00

Dan Ruroden – Sidewalk 836.35

Data Tech – Forms 100.60

E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes 13,293.14

Elwood – Legal Fees 272.00

Fay. Co Auditor – Geo Electric 161.64

Fay. Co. EMA – Fees 3,977.60

Fay. Co. Recycling – Fees 7,625.81

Fay. Co Union – Publications 276.80

Fayette Electronics – Repair 19.95

FCSWM – Landfill Fees 20,728.61

Fehr Graham – Engineering 17,030.63

Gage & Gage – Parts, Furnace 3,067.66

Gale – Books 95.21

Hawkeye InterConnect – Internet 111.67

Hawkins – Cylinders 20.00

Iowa Library Assoc – Dues 80.00

Iowa One Call – Locates 24.40

Iowa Park & Rec – Workshop 145.00

Iowa Surveillance – Cameras 1,894.96

IPERS - 8,371.12

John Deere Credit Union – Supplies 335.64

John Michael – Coaching 50.00

Keystone Lab – Tests 965.40

KS State Bank – Motorola Radios 472.93

Lee Barness – Dental/Vision 624.80

LeRoy Soppe – Airport 635.00

Marco – Copier 162.93

Mark Schroyer – Coaching 50.00

Martin Brothers – Water 79.60

Mediacom – Internet 100.52

Midwest Cleaning - Parts 1,245.13

Miguel Fregoso – Training 170.00

Mike Bemiss – Coaching 50.00

Mike Heins – Locks 75.00

MPH – Remote 312.53

NAPA – Parts 934.49

Palmer Lutheran – Physical 290.17

Petty Cash – Postage 35.27

Reiser Imp – Filters 459.24

Rite Price – Supplies 144.70

Sierra Fox – K-9 Allowance 520.00

Sims – DVD Copies 40.00

Solutions – Repairs 28.75

Spahn & Rose – Supplies 48.28

Speer Financial – Fees 3,825.00

State Hygenic Lab – Testing 58.50

Strahm Hardware – Supplies 91.85

T&W Grinding – Grind Brush 3,900.00

Teamsters – Union Dues 102.48

Tech Soup – Supplies 634.00

TestAmerica – Testing 392.07

Titan Machinery – Tubes/Hoses 811.00

Tom Luhman –Firemen Compensation 280.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa –State WH 4,254.60

Treat America – Academy Meals 3,016.80

Trevor Schroyer – Coaching 50.00

Truck Country – Supplies 183.83

US Postmaster – Postage 393.76

USA BlueBook – Supplies 147.61

VISA – Training $ 405.77

Ward Collision – Repairs 9,512.91

West Union District Energy – Geo 155.00

West Union Hardware – Supplies 67.52

WU Motor Supply – Parts 156.87

Total Payroll 38,390.32

TOTAL CLAIMS $ 172,616.76

RECAP OF DECEMBER RECEIPTS

General $ 32,311.68

Util Billing 74,466.83

TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 106,778.51

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, February 5, 2018, 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 Gumm, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 7:53 p.m.



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