Luana Council

By: KCTN News
Aug 4th, 2018

Luana City Council Minutes of August 2, 2018

Meeting at the Luana City Hall

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, August 2, 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 July meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Miller, second by Olson carried unanimously.

Boddicker motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $15,354.64, Baade second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $14,770.91.Baade motioned to pass Res. 8-18 T.O.F, Boddicker second, carried unanimously.  Council reviewed reconciled reports.

Miller motioned to approve Luana Tavern Street dance and outside liquor license for Luana Tavern, Radloff-Schneider second, carried unanimously. Olson abstained from voting.

Administrator Humble covered Street Financial Report prepared. Radloff-Schneider motioned to approve Street Financial Report completed Res. SFR2018, Boddicker second, carried unanimously.

Administrator Humble covered completed Outstanding Obligation Report submitted.

Administrator Humble covered completed GASB77 report.

Olson motioned to approve 1st reading of Ord. 2018-2 Amending Article 3.4.3 Fireworks.It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail or use or explode any fireworks.  However, this prohibition on the private, non-commercial use of fireworks, on privately owned property, with the property owners consent, shall be suspended from 12:01 A.M. till 11:59 P.M. on the calendar day of July 4th of each year”, Miller second, carried unanimously.

Baade motioned to approve building permit for Northeast Iowa Telephone building located at 114 X-16, Radloff-Schneider second building permit, carried unanimously.

Miller motioned to pass Res. 2018-8 Segregation of Duties, Olson second, carried unanimously. Roll call vote: AYES 5, NAYS 0. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the measure duly adopted.

Baade motioned to pass Res. 2018-8.1 Procurement Policy, Boddicker second, carried unanimously. Roll call vote: AYES 5, NAYS 0. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the measure duly adopted.

Boddicker motioned to support the MFL MarMac Athletic Booster Club in the amount of $100, Olson second, carried unanimously.

Council discussed billing West Union Trenching Company for water main break expenses.

Main Street will be blocked off in front of the Luana Tavern the evening of Aug. 24th to prepare for Luana Daze.

Next regular Council meeting will be held September 6, 2018 at 7:00pm.

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 7:45 pm.

                                                    Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $15,354.64: Blackhills Energy $135.78; Bodensteir Company $37.55(Mower repair); Brechler-Lendosky $357.00(Tractor pull insurance); Bruning Rock $137.18(Road rock); DNR $210.00(Sewer discharge permit);

Dorsey & Whitney $5,500.00(Bonding Attorney); Federal Taxes $948.18; HACH $204.02(Chemicals); IPERS $969.70;

Iowa One Call $29.70; John Deere Financial $171.73(Well supplies/weed spray/fire dept.); Kwik Trip $84.05; MFL Booster Club $100.00(Donation); Mid-America Publishing $49.30; Meyers Auto Service $187.86(Truck repairs); NEIT $111.77; Postage $3.75; Ryan Machinery $1,000.00(Ditch Mower); Wages $5,117.07.

Fire Department Expenditures $84.05; General Fund Expenditures $13,511.82; Propriety Expenditures $433.73; Road Use Tax Expenditures $1,325.04; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $14,770.91: Franchise Tax (Alliant) $520.73(Black Hills) $20.95; Interest $127.03; Local Option $2,188.56; Liquor License $390.00; Property Taxes $694.90; RUT $1,141.46; Utilities $9,687.28.

New Firehouse Expenses $9,228.13:  Bert Wolter's Plumbing $7,500.00; C.J. Moyna & Sons $134.99; Builders First Source $137.94; Rainy Day Gutters $1,455.20.

New Firehouse Income  $8,206.70: Bank Loan$8,000.00; Donations $206.70.