Luana Council

By: KCTN News
Apr 6th, 2018

Luana City Council Minutes of April 5, 2018

Meeting at the Luana City Hall

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm. with Council Members Lonnie Baade, Paul Miller, Todd Olson and Jackie Radloff-Schneider present. Absent: Brenda Boddicker.

Mayor Jerry Schroeder called meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Minutes of March meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Radloff-Schneider, second by Miller, carried unanimously.

Miller motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $27,230.19, Olson second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $77,231.22. Radloff-Schneider motioned to pass Res. 4-18 T.O.F, Baade second, carried unanimously. Council reviewed reconciled reports.

Olson motioned to approve building permits for Lots 5, 8, 9 and 19 within Countryside Estates, Miller second building permits, carried unanimously.

Council discussed purchasing a new city mower and prices obtained by PWS. Miller motioned to keep current mower for rougher mowing areas and to purchase new Ferris mower from Royal Products in the amount of $5399 for other mowing areas within the city Baade second, carried unanimously.

Council reviewed sealed bids obtained for new water/sewer infrastructure for new fire house. Olson motioned to accept bid from MB Construction in the amount of $5348.50, Miller second, carried unanimously.

Council reviewed proposal for contract renewal with Waste Management for an additional 5 years. Quoted rate will be guaranteed for the first 12 months. The remaining years will adjust according to CPI-Midwest. Baade motioned to extend contract with Waste Management for an additional 5 years Radloff-Schneider second, carried unanimously.

Mayor announced that an amendment to the boundaries of the Luana Urban Renewal Area had been prepared, along with an amendment to the urban renewal plan for the area, and that it was now necessary to set a date for a public hearing on the proposed amended area and proposed amendment to the urban renewal plan. Radloff-Schneider moved the adoption of “Resolution Setting Date for a Public Hearing on Designation of the Expanded Luana Urban Renewal Area and on Urban Renewal Plan Amendment,” seconded by Baade. Following due consideration, the Mayor put the question on the motion and the roll being called: Ayes: Baade, Miller, Olson and Radloff-Schneider. Nays: none. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the resolution duly adopted. Mayor signed service agreement for bonding attorney services.

Council reviewed prepared budget amendment. Hearing for FY2018 budget amendment set for May 3, 2018.

Council unanimously denied donation request received.

Council discussed Restrictive Covenant for Countryside Estates.

PWS will receive bids for tree removal located at 307 Truman Street.

Next regular Council meeting will be held May 3, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 8:10 pm.

Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $27,230.19: ACCO $308.20; Alliant Energy $1,464.01; Blackhills Energy $433.43; Certified Letters $93.80; Clayton Co. Fireman’s Assn. $200.00(Dues/Air Trailer); Federal Taxes $1,246.22;

IPERS $1,207.16; John Deere Financial $150.88(City/Fire Dept. supplies); Keystone Lab $12.50(Water testing); MFL Ambulance Service $65.99(Fireman Supplies); Mid-America Publishing $59.29; NAPA $167.28

(Plow truck); NEIT $180.62; Postage $3.75; Royal Products $5399(New mower); Ryan Glawe $100.25 (Reimbursement); Sales Tax $1,101.00; Sandry Fire $2,818.00(Fireman Supplies); Sautters Auto $414.51(Fire truck repairs); State Withholding $755.00;Three Rivers $1,009.28(Fuel); Wages $6,729.34;Waste Management $3,310.68.

Fire Department Expenditures $3,720.50; General Fund Expenditures $16,593.21; Propriety Expenditures $340.92; Road Use Tax Expenditures $1,176.56; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $77,231.22: Fire Dept. Donations $57,125.00; Franchise Tax (Black Hills) $158.43; Interest $157.14; Local Option $1,537.44; Property Taxes $1,918.49; RUT $1,065.93; Utilities $15,268.79.