Union Councile Meetings June 15

Updated: Jun 18, 2021


NOTE: Due to a family emergency the night of the council meeting we did not record any of our own. The City clerk provided us with the minute notes.


AGENDA

UNION CITY COUNCIL

POSTPONED REGULAR MEETING CITY HALL UNION, IOWA

6:30pm Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call: Tom Bays, Alan Donaldson, Nathan Bernard, Cindy Clemons, Candy Wait.

Public Comments

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Consent Agenda: May Regular Meeting Minutes and Claims Paid.

Reports

Discuss and Action:

  1. Agenda Request concerning angle parking and ditch clean out

  2. Second Reading Ordinance 164 an ordinance amending the code of ordinance of the City of Union IA by provisions pertaining to sewer service, usage and access fees.

  3. Waive 3rd reading of Ordinance 164 and Adopt Ordinance 164.

  4. Second Reading of Ordinance 165 an ordinance amending the code of ordinance of the City of Union, Iowa, by amending provisions pertaining to water rates and fees.

  5. Waive 3rd Reading of Ordinance 165 and consider adoption.

  6. 1st Reading Ordinance 166 Amending provisions to angle parking. Waive 2 and 3 readings. Adopt Ordinance 166.

  7. Approve Resolution 21-08 Stop sign placement

  8. Approve Gingersnap Cigarette license

  9. Approve Pool Manager to take CPO training

  10. Update Ditch/storm drain on Commercial Street

  11. Park Committee

  12. Well pit bid



MINUTES UNION CITY COUNCIL

POSTPONED REGULAR MEETING CITY HALL UNION, IOWA

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Mayor Stephanie Carson called the meeting to order at 6:30pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Roll Call: Tom Bays Absent, Alan Donaldson Here, Nathan Bernard Here, Cindy Clemons Here, and Candy Wait Absent. Also attending were 6 citizens; Lacy Hansen, pool manager, and Colleen Eagan, City Clerk.

Public Comments: Resident complained of street lights out/missing, weeds growing on city easement and fill dirt for city easements. Thanks was given for opening the pool this year.

Bernard moved to approve the agenda, second by Donaldson, Bays Absent, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent. Motion carried.

Bernard moved to approve the Consent Agenda, second by Donaldson, Bays Absent, C Clemons Aye, C Wait absent. Motion carried.

Clerk presented financials to council and details on loan payments. Pool manager reported daily attendance and number of season passes sold.

Discuss and Action:

  1. Agenda Request concerning angle parking and ditch clean out. Resident did not appear and no action taken.

  2. Second Reading Ordinance 164 an ordinance amending the code of ordinance of the City of Union, IA, by provisions pertaining to sewer service, usage and access fees. Second Reading of Ordinance 164 read. Bays Absent, Donaldson Aye, Bernard Aye, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent

  3. Waive 3rd reading of Ordinance 164 and Adopt Ordinance 164. No action taken.

  4. Second Reading of Ordinance 165 an ordinance amending the code of ordinance of the City of Union, Iowa, by amending provisions pertaining to water rates and fees. Second Reading of Ordinance 165 read. Bays Absent, Donaldson Aye, Bernard Aye, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent

  5. Waive 3rd Reading of Ordinance 165 and consider adoption. No action taken.

  6. 1st Reading Ordinance 166 Amending provisions to angle parking. Waive 2 and 3 readings. Adopt Ordinance 166. First Reading of Ordinance 166 read. Bernard moved to approve angle parking, second by Donaldson, Bays Absent, C Clemons No, C Wait Absent. No action taken to waive 2 and 3 readings.

  7. Approve Resolution 21-08 No Parking sign placement. Bernard moved to table, second by Donaldson, Bays Absent, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent.

  8. Approve Gingersnap Cigarette license. C Clemons moved to approve, second by Bernard. Bays Absent, Donaldson Aye, C Wait Absent.

  9. Approve Pool Manager to take CPO training. Bernard moved to approve CPO training for pool manager, second by Donaldson, Bays Absent, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent.

  10. Update Ditch/storm drain on Commercial Street. Donaldson waiting on a second quote. No action taken.

  11. Park Committee. Park Committee did not show up. No action taken.

  12. Well pit bid. Donaldson moved to table, second by Bernard. Bays Absent, C Clemons Aye, C Wait Absent.


Donaldson moved to adjourn. Second by Bernard, meeting adjourned at 7:05pm.


Income 36268.02

General 3476.49, Ambulance 0.62, Capital 1878.39, Fire Department 920.71, Garbage 924.00, Landfill 1338.25, Library 1854.38, Pool-Operating 1878.39, Road Use Tax 3237.30, Employee Benefit 227.37, LOST 3756.78, Emergency 91.60, Water Sinking 2657.50, Water 4462.53, Sewer Sinking 4397.00, Sewer 5166.71.

Expense 45907.15

General 6020.94, Ambulance 550.89, Capital 1665.25, Fire Department 564.70, Garbage 1007.50, Landfill 126.50, Library 7347.51, Playground 658.44, Pool Improvement 214.57, Pool Operating 983.69, Streets 375.54, Road Use Tax 1041.99, Employee Benefit 868.63, LOST 3756.78, Emergency Fund 91.60, FEMA 9126.60, Water 5727.96, and Sewer 5778.06.


Independent Claims Paid: Ambulance; Lisa Thompson, calls 59.50, Customized billing, billing services 105.00, Superior Welding, repair 30.61, Innovative Ag, fuel 79.55, Heart of Iowa, phone 6.75, Lisa Thompson, calls 60.50.

Library; Alliant Energy, utilities 151.41, Heart of Iowa phone 48.07, Center Point Large Print, LP books 55.42, Jane Goodlaxen, refreshments 13.98, American Express, books, launch pads, programs, DVDs, subscriptions 1635.75, Laura Newby, programming 5.00, Hecht & Jimenez, yearly contract 271.06, Isaac Good, laptop, ceiling projector set up 140.00, Micro Marketing, DVDs 398.74, Speck Electric, equipment 2325.00.


General Claims Paid: Kaplan & Freese LLP, legal expense- City of Union vs Rittgers 330.31, State Revolving Fund, water tower loan payment 18125.00, State Revolving Fund, sewer rehab loan 49150.00, Hardin Co Solid waste, Ash from Derecho to land fill 26397.25, Alliant Energy, May 2021 1794.64, Acco Inc, chemicals 1350.43, DMK Enterprises LLC, misc. supplies 51.90, Eagans Plumbing and Heating, LLC, fix toilet and leaks at pool 164.96, Eldora Hardware, paint and paint supplies 297.45, Hand Nutrient Management LLC, haul ash from Derecho damage to landfill 7850.00, Hardin Co Sheriff Office, monthly Contract 2021 May 785.73, Hardin Co Solid Waste, 4th Qtr FY21 3126.50, Heart of Iowa Communications, telephone/internet 139.25, IMWCA, premium FY22 2856.00, Innovative Ag Services, fuel 212.20, Keystone Laboratories, INC, lab testing 41.70, Knights Sanitation, City routes and dumpster service 1084.50, Mid-American Publishing Corp, legals 25.02, Midwest Fire Extinguisher, annual check 224.93, Napa Auto Parts-Eldora, fix flat tires 30.47, Rhonda R Guy DBA Professional Operators, water/wastewater May 21 723.00, Schrage Tree Service, Grind 9 stumps at park 250.00, South Fork Land Management, sewer repair 2790.00, Union Auto, replace battery and starter in city truck 339.23, USIC Locating Services, LLC, locates and annual fee 2260.56, Utility Equipment Company, 8” CH40 DWV CAP 66.38, Hardin County Savings Bank, ACH fees 5.00, VISA, pay VISA charges for May in June 1720.89, QuickBooks Payroll Service, created by Payroll Service 05/11/2021 2350.94, QuickBooks Payroll Service, created payroll service on 05/11/2021 2003.01, United States Treasury, 42-6005292 1417.66, IPERS, contributions 1066.85, QuickBooks Payroll Service, created by Payroll Service on 05/25/2021 2434.24, IPERS, contributions 1376.71, QuickBooks Payroll Service, created by Payroll Service on 06/03/2021 636.30, United State Treasury 42-6005292 1855.08.


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