West Union Council

By: KCTN News
Apr 6th, 2018

Council Chambers, City Hall, April 2, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met April 2, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. at Council Chambers with Mayor Adam Keller presiding, and began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Approval of the Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Gumm, to approve the agenda with an

Agenda amendment to add items 11a and 11b. All Aye. Carried.

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

Minutes the March 19, 2018 regular meeting as presented. All Aye. Carried.

NFV Parliamentary Students from the NFV FFA chapter demonstrated their Parliamentary Procedures

Procedures for Council in preparation for state competition. Council thanked them and wished

them luck as they compete.

Approve Bad Debt Discussed the list and procedures taken to collect. Deputy Clerk Amie Johansen

List explained most on the list are from prior to collecting social security numbers which

allows us to turn into the State for the Tax Offset program. The debt still stays on

our system, but moves from the accounting side. Motion was made by Stansbery,

seconded by Bentley, to approve moving the $3,604.39 to bad debt on the system.

All Aye. Carried.

Resolution 2018-43 Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Bentley, to approve setting the letting

Setting Letting Date date for the CIIP Sanitary Sewer Repair Project for April 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. and

& Public Hearing Public Hearing on April 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall. All Aye. Carried.

For CIIP Lining

Resolution 2018-44 Motion was made by Smith, seconded by Stansbery, to approve Resolution

Establishing Tobacco/ 2018-44, establishing any City-owned or operated park, trail, facility, restroom, and

Nicotine Free aquatic center as tobacco and nicotine free per section 142D.5 of the Code of Iowa.

Parks and Aquatic All Aye. Carried.

Approve Hiring Chief Becthold would like to add 2 reserves to his staff to assist in staff coverage Reserve Officers and training. He currently has 4 that have expressed interest. Motion was made by

Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve as requested. All Aye. Carried.

Discuss Parking Lot McIntyre has been working with Walvatne Electric on options for lighting the City

Lighting at City Hall Hall parking lot. They have proposed 3 light poles for $11,787, could add a fourth

pole and landscaping lights also. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by

Gumm, to table until next meeting and bring more options to choose from.

All Aye. Carried.

Approve March Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve March, 2018

Financials financials as presented. All Aye. Carried.

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

Licenses renewal for Antiques and Gifts on Vine, and new license for new owner, Nick

Polfer for the Top Hat. All Aye. Carried.

Re-Apply for McIntyre explained the Iowa Great Place designation needs to be reapplied for

Iowa Great Place every 5 years to keep the status and be eligible for their grant funding. Motion was

Designation made by Bentley, seconded by Granger, to approve as requested. All Aye. Carried.

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in

Meeting council chambers.

Adjourn Motion made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 6:45 P.M.



back