Luana Council

By: KCTN News
May 4th, 2018

Luana City Council Minutes of May, 3, 2018

Meeting at the Luana City Hall

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, May, 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm. with Council Members Lonnie Baade, Brenda Boddicker, Paul Miller, Todd Olson and Jackie Radloff-Schneider present. Absent: none.

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

Minutes of April meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Miller, second by Baade, carried unanimously.

Boddicker motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $126,020.24, Olson second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $44,979.28. Baade motioned to pass Res. 5-18 T.O.F, Boddicker second, carried unanimously. Council reviewed reconciled reports.

The Mayor announced that this was the time and place for the public hearing and meeting on the matter of amending the 2018 Budget at 7:10 pm. The Mayor then asked the Administrator whether any written objections had been filed by any City resident or property owner to the proposal. The Administrator advised the Mayor and the Council that no written objections had been filed. The Mayor then called for oral objections to the proposal and none were made. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the time for receiving oral and written objections to be closed. Radloff-Schneider motioned to adopt amended 2017 Budget, Boddicker second, carried unanimously. Resolution 5.1-2018 signed.

The Mayor announced that this was the time and place for the public hearing Addition to the Urban Renewal Area Designation and Plan for the Luana Urban Renewal Area at 7:15 pm. The City Council investigated and found that notice of the intention of the Council to conduct a public hearing on the designation of an urban renewal area and on a proposed urban renewal plan amendment had been published according to law and as directed by the Council and that this is the time and place at which the Council shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of the City. All written objections, statements, and evidence heretofore filed were reported to the City Council, and all oral objections, statements, and all other exhibits presented were considered. The Administrator advised the Mayor and the Council that no written objections had been filed. The Mayor then called for oral objections to the proposal and none were made. There being no further objections, comments, or evidence offered, the Mayor announced the hearing closed. Olson moved the adoption of a Resolution 5.2-2018 entitled “Resolution to Declare Necessity and Establish an Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.4 of the Code of Iowa and Approve Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Luana Urban Renewal Area,” seconded by Baade. After due consideration, the Mayor put the question on the motion and the roll being called: Ayes5; Nays 0.

Boddicker introduced an ordinance entitled “Ordinance No. 2018-1. An Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the May, 2018 Addition to the Luana Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa.” It was moved by Council Member Miller and seconded by Council Member Radloff-Schneider that the ordinance be adopted. The Mayor put the question on the motion and the roll being called, the following named Council Members voted: Ayes: 5 Nays: 0. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the motion duly carried and declared that the ordinance had been given its initial consideration.

It was moved by Council Member Radloff-Schneider and seconded by Council Member Olson that the statutory rule requiring an ordinance to be considered and voted on for passage at two Council meetings prior to the meeting at which it is to be finally passed be suspended. The Mayor put the question on the motion and the roll being called, the following named Council Members voted: Ayes: 5 Nays: 0. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the motion duly carried. It was moved by Council Member Boddicker and seconded by Council Member Baade that the ordinance entitled “Ordinance No. 2018-1. An Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the May, 2018 Addition to the Luana Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa,” now be put upon its final consideration and adoption. The Mayor put the question on the final consideration and adoption of the ordinance and the roll being called, the following named Council Members voted: Ayes: 5 Nays: 0.Whereupon, the Mayor declared the motion duly carried and the ordinance duly adopted as follows:

ORDINANCE NO. 2018-1

An Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the May, 2018 Addition to the Luana Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Luana, Iowa (the “City”) previously enacted an ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Providing For The Division Of Taxes Levied On Taxable Property In The Luana Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa”; and WHEREAS, pursuant to that ordinance, certain taxable property within the Luana Urban Renewal Area in the City was designated a “tax increment district”; and WHEREAS, the City Council now desires to increase the size of the “tax increment district” by adding additional property; BE IT ENACTED by the Council of the City of Luana, Iowa: Section 1. Purpose. The purpose of this ordinance is to provide for the division of taxes levied on the taxable property in the May, 2018 Addition to the Luana Urban Renewal Area of the City of Luana, Iowa, each year by and for the benefit of the state, city, county, school districts or other taxing districts after the effective date of this ordinance in order to create a special fund to pay the principal of and interest on loans, moneys advanced to or indebtedness, including bonds proposed to be issued by the City of Luana to finance projects in such area. Section 2. Definitions. For use within this ordinance the following terms shall have the following meanings: “City” shall mean the City of Luana, Iowa. “County” shall mean Clayton County, Iowa. “2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition” shall mean the May, 2018 Addition to the Luana Urban Renewal Area of the City, the legal description of which is set out below, approved by the City Council by resolution adopted on the 3rd day of May, 2018:Certain real property situated in the City of Luana, Clayton County, State of Iowa more particularly described as: Lots 1-13 and Outlot A of Countryside Estates Second Addition. “Urban Renewal Area” shall mean the entirety of the Luana Urban Renewal Area as amended from time to time.

Section 3. Provisions for Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition. After the effective date of this ordinance, the taxes levied on the taxable property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition each year by and for the benefit of the State of Iowa, the City, the County and any school district or other taxing district in which the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition is located, shall be divided as follows:(a) that portion of the taxes which would be produced by the rate at which the tax is levied each year by or for each of the taxing districts upon the total sum of the assessed value of the taxable property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition, as shown on the assessment roll as of January 1 of the calendar year preceding the first calendar year in which the City certifies to the County Auditor the amount of loans, advances, indebtedness, or bonds payable from the special fund referred to in paragraph (b) below, shall be allocated to and when collected be paid into the fund for the respective taxing district as taxes by or for said taxing district into which all other property taxes are paid. For the purpose of allocating taxes levied by or for any taxing district which did not include the territory in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition on the effective date of this ordinance, but to which the territory has been annexed or otherwise included after the effective date, the assessment roll applicable to property in the annexed territory as of January 1 of the calendar year preceding the effective date of the ordinance which amends the plan for the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition to include the annexed area, shall be used in determining the assessed valuation of the taxable property in the annexed area.(b)that portion of the taxes each year in excess of such amounts shall be allocated to and when collected be paid into a special fund of the City to pay the principal of and interest on loans, moneys advanced to or indebtedness, whether funded, refunded, assumed or otherwise, including bonds issued under the authority of Section 403.9(1), of the Code of Iowa, incurred by the City to finance or refinance, in whole or in part, projects in the Urban Renewal Area, and to provide assistance for low and moderate-income family housing as provided in Section 403.22, except that taxes for the regular and voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy of a school district imposed pursuant to Section 298.2 of the Code of Iowa, taxes for the instructional support program levy of a school district imposed pursuant to Section 257.19 of the Code of Iowa and taxes for the payment of bonds and interest of each taxing district shall be collected against all taxable property within the taxing district without limitation by the provisions of this ordinance. Unless and until the total assessed valuation of the taxable property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition exceeds the total assessed value of the taxable property in such area as shown by the assessment roll referred to in subsection (a) of this section, all of the taxes levied and collected upon the taxable property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition shall be paid into the funds for the respective taxing districts as taxes by or for said taxing districts in the same manner as all other property taxes. When such loans, advances, indebtedness, and bonds, if any, and interest thereon, have been paid, all money thereafter received from taxes upon the taxable property in the 2018 Urban Renewal Area Addition shall be paid into the funds for the respective taxing districts in the same manner as taxes on all other property.(c)the portion of taxes mentioned in subsection (b) of this section and the special fund into which that portion shall be paid may be irrevocably pledged by the City for the payment of the principal and interest on loans, advances, bonds issued under the authority of Section 403.9(1) of the Code of Iowa, or indebtedness incurred by the City to finance or refinance in whole or in part projects in the Urban Renewal Area.(d) as used in this section, the word “taxes” includes, but is not limited to, all levies on an ad valorem basis upon land or real property. Section 4. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed. Section 5.Saving Clause. If any section, provision, or part of this ordinance shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. Section 6. Effective Date. This ordinance shall be effective after its final passage, approval and publication as provided by law.

Council Member Olson introduced the resolution next hereinafter set out and moved its adoption, seconded by Council Member Boddicker; and after due consideration thereof by the Council, the Mayor put the question upon the adoption of said resolution, and the roll being called, the following named Council Members voted: Ayes: 5 Nays 0.Whereupon, the Mayor declared said resolution duly adopted RESOLUTION NO. 5.3-2018. Resolution Setting a Date of Meeting at Which it is Proposed to Approve a Development Agreement with Dave Schultz, Including Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments.

Miller motioned to approve to be place into second position for Mortgage Document #2013R2416, second by Baade, carried unanimously.

Boddicker motioned to approve Mortgage Document #2013R00590 released on April 5, 2018, second by Radloff-Schneider, carried unanimously.

PWS informed council of leaking fire hydrant located at corner of Church and Main Street and cost estimate to replace will be $4090. Miller motioned to replace said hydrant, second by Olson, carried unanimously.

Bids were received to remove two trees located within the boulevard on Truman Street. Olson motioned to approve bid from Hangartner Tree Service in the amount of $1550, Radloff-Schneider second, carried unanimously.

Administrator Humble was informed to investigate into obtaining a 28E agreement with the county giving the city a two mile radius jurisdiction zone outside of the city limits.

Old School Rec requested possible approval from the city to obtain an outdoor liquor license for upcoming ball tournament. Consensus of council to approve license if requested.

Cities ball diamond improvements were discussed. Community Club will meet to discuss opportunities and improvements.

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

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 8:05 pm.

Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $126,020.24: Alliant Energy $1,469.62; Bert Wolter Plumbing $10,750.00(New Firehouse); Blackhills Energy $350.68; Brenton Buildings $80,000.00(Truss/Steel New Firehouse); Eilers Electric $20,000.00

(New Firehouse); Federal Taxes $957.04; Garms Financial $2,060.00(Firehouse Insurance); Intuit $219.95(Payroll software); IPERS $925.91; Keith Lee $174.75(Lagoon Chemicals); Keystone Lab $757.90(Water Testing); MB Construction $1,093.50(New Firehouse); Mid-America Publishing $268.62; NAPA $5.38(Supplies); NEIT $107.81;

Postage $54.50; Wages $5,169.24; Waste Management $1,655.34.

Fire Department Expenditures $112,810; General Fund Expenditures $12,217.71; Propriety Expenditures $987.15; Road Use Tax Expenditures $5.38; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $44,979.28: Farm to Market $4,674.38; Fire Dept. Donations $5,215.00; Fire Dept. Loan $2250;

Franchise Tax (Alliant) $691.24(Black Hills)$134.40; Garms Financial Services $241.00; Income Offset $91.00;Interest $132.83; Local Option $1,537.46; Property Taxes $17,915.35; RUT $582.09; State Grant $1,409.00; Utilities$10,105.53.



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