West Union Council

By: KCTN News
May 25th, 2018

Council Chambers, City Hall, May 21, 2018, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met May 21, 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 Bentley, to approve the agenda

Agenda amending #5 to read 100 ½ E Elm. All Aye. Carried.

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

Minutes the May 7, 2018 regular meeting, with a correction on the City Hall parking lights from Gumm to Granger seconding the motion. All Aye. Carried.

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

License for Aphea’s for Aphea’s Pizza Parlor as presented. Curtis Reicks plans to open by June 1st.

Pizza Parlor, LLC All Aye. Carried.

Approve Resol. This is the time and place set for the Public Hearing on the FY18 budget

2018-53 Approving amendments. Motion to open the Public Hearing was made by Stansbery,

FY18 Budget seconded by Gumm. All Aye. Carried. Discussion was on spending early on

Amendments capital projects and making sure we have the cash reserves we need. Council

advised we have several projects going, and confirmed they are watching those

numbers. Stansbery made a motion to close the Public Hearing, Gumm

seconded. All Aye. Carried. Motion was then made by Stansbery, seconded

by Gumm, to approve FY18 Budget Amendments. All Aye. Carried.

Resolution 2018-54 Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Stansbery, to approve Transfers Approving Transfers for FY18 moving $20,538 from Emergency Fund to General Fund, moving

For FY18 $51,686.58 from General to close out Airport Apron Project, $66,342.23 from

Capital Improvement to Bridge Project to close that, and $1,055,000 Cash from Sewer and Capital Fee into Sewer Project. All Aye. Carried.

Adopt Ordinance McIntyre advised this is the revised fireworks ordinance allowing 2nd class

595 On Fireworks fireworks and novelties, and following Code of Iowa, Sec. 727.2. Motion was

made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve the 1st read of the

ordinance as presented. All Aye. Carried. Motion was then made by

Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings. All Aye.

Carried. Motion to Adopt was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery.

All Aye. Carried.

Adopt Ordinance Only change on the ordinance is to increase Sewer Capital Fee from $15 to

597-Amending $35 to prepare for the new sewer plant. Question was asked why we are not

Sewer Capital Fee adjusting rates instead, and it is due to the fluctuation in usage, which changes

the revenue. Motion to approve the 1st read was made by Stansbery, seconded

by Bentley. All Aye. Carried. Stansbery made a motion to waive the 2nd and

3rd readings, Bentley seconded. All Aye. Carried. Motion to Adopt

Ordinance 597 as presented was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm. All

Aye. Carried. The increase will come out on the water bill the end of June

which is due July 15, 2018.

Approve Resol. This is the time and place for the public hearing to enter into an agreement for

2018-55 for Loan a Sewer Revenue Loan and Disbursement agreement for $430,000. Granger

With SRF made a motion to open the Public Hearing, Stansbery seconded. All Aye.

Carried. Gumm asked if we were able to negotiate the Engineering, and

McIntyre advised they decreased from $817m to $770m. Stansbery made a

motion to close the Public Hearing, Gumm seconded. All Aye. Carried.

Motion was then made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to approve

Resolution 2018-55 as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Resol. This is the time and place for the public hearing to sell the easement west of

2018-56 to sell the Fayette County Sheriff’s office for $1, in exchange for the 1.3 acres to the

Easement for north to be sold for $1 to Main Street Community Development. Stansbery

Fay. Co. Sheriff made a motion to open the Public Hearing, Granger seconded. All Aye.

Carried. After no comments, Stansbery made a motion to close the Public

Hearing, Bentley seconded. All Aye. Carried. Motion was then made by

Stansbery, seconded by Gumm to approve Resolution 2018-56 as presented.

All Aye. Carried.

Discuss Contract McIntyre advised Council we get several requests to pay with a debit or

With PSN to Offer credit card. Payment Service Network can offer this with our software

Credit/Debit Card for an annual fee of $89, with other charges going to the customers using the

Payments service. After a few questions, motion to table until next meeting was made by

Stansbery, seconded by Gumm. All Aye. Carried.

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

Expenditures Expenditures totaling $318,934.11. Granger abstained. Rest Aye. Carried.

CLAIMS LIST:

Advanced Systems – Copiers $ 254.62

Advanced Systems-Texas – Copier 103.77

Aflac – Insurance 175.08

All Stop – Fuel 1,084.95

Allamakee-Clayton – Loan 3,000.00

Allamakee-Clayton Elec – Electric 3,648.51

Alliant –Electric 9,487.92

Amazon – Books 261.93

Baker Ent. – Adams St. 10,562.10

Black Hills – Gas 1,508.72

Blue Cross – Insurance 33,262.50

BP – Fuel 448.04

Bryan Heavy Equip – Air Cleaner 16,310.25

California Contractors – Cable Ties 149.50

Centurion Tech – SmartShield 96.00

CenturyLink – Phone 940.90

City Laundry – Uniforms 442.85

Cline’s – Water Main 1,950.00

Croell – Barriers 1,050.00

Curtis Reicks – RLF 27,000.00

Dale Bilden – Janitorial 150.00

DEMCO – Supplies 133.07

Detroit Indus. Tool – Supplies 113.88

Dorsey & Whitney – Legal 7,225.50

E.F.T.P.S- Payroll Taxes 11,668.43

Easton’s – Softener Salt 1,247.50

Elwood – Legal Fees 460.00

ERA – Testing 285.46

Fauser – Fuel 1,587.16

Fay. Co. Auditor – Geo Elec 296.40

FCED – Fees 1,431.76

Fay. Co Union – Publications 716.32

Fehr Graham – Engineering 3,658.75

Gage & Gage – Repairs 3,275.97

Gale – Books 115.95

Galls – Holsters 175.00

Gundersen – Physicals 209.83

Hach – Chemicals 116.98

Hawkeye Fire & Safety – Inspections 210.70

Hawkeye InterConnect – Internet 111.67

Hawkins – Cylinders 30.00

HI-Viz – Liners 180.00

Hometown Pest – Pest Control 20.00

Ingram – Books 1,001.33

Iowa Soccer Assoc – Fees 448.00

IPERS - 7,974.86

JEO – Engineering 590.02

Jill Clark – Mileage 10.00

John Deere Credit Union – Supplies 131.16

Keystone Lab – Tests 233.20

LeRoy Soppe – Airport 635.00

Marco – Copier 169.75

Martin Brothers – Suppliese 350.54

Martin’s Flag Company – Flags 141.27

McJ’s – Soccer Jerseys 1,692.00

Midwest Breathing – Air Tests 823.04

NAPA – Parts 235.41

NEIA Task Force – Fees 550.00

Nick McIntyre – Mileage 286.00

Northern Lights – Concessions 70.38

Office of Auditor – Audit 13,303.36

Paul Becthold – Dental Claim 713.21

Quillin’s – Supplies 19.77

Reliable Imaging – Toner 278.96

Rite Price – Office Supplies 431.99

Rory Starks – Dental Claim 932.90

Roys Remodelling – Contracting 1,573.71

Sandry Fire – SCBA Tests 911.00

Shelly Kingsley – Downtown Maint. 625.00

Signs by Design – Signs 90.00

Sims TV – UPS 120.95

Spahn & Rose – Stain 98.75

State Hygenic Lab – Testing 117.50

Superior Lamp – Lights 245.32

TestAmerica – Testing 421.26

TIFCO – Bins 159.98

Tom Luhman –Firemen Compensation 572.00

Treasurer, State of Iowa –State WH, Sales Tax 4,146.28

Truck Country – Repairs 2,733.84

US Cellular – Cell Phones 382.80

US Postmaster – Postage 357.70

USA BlueBook – Supplies 539.28

Utility Equip – Parts 333.74

Verizon – Phones 184.49

VISA – Supplies 474.82

VWR – Supplies 71.72

Ward Collision – Splash Guard 109.58

West Union District Energy – Geo 155.00

West Union Motor Supply – Parts 526.52

West Union Motors – Ball Joint 297.78

Wex Bank – Fuel 1,486.15

Woodard Insurance – Insurance 88,100.00

Zarnoth – Nozzles 184.50

Total Payroll 37,659.80

TOTAL CLAIMS $ 318,934.11

RECAP OF APRIL RECEIPTS

General $ 670,345.71

Util Billing 68,643.28

TOTAL RECEIPTS $ 738,988.99

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, June 4, 2018, at 6:00 pm

Meeting in Council Chambers.

Adjourn With no further business to bring before the Council, a motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.



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