COUNCIL: Norway, Jan. 11, 2021

CITY OF NORWAY

January 11, 2021

Norway Baseball Museum

A regular scheduled meeting of the Norway City Council was held January 11, 2021.   To help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, this meeting of the Norway City Council was available electronically for public participation by calling the Free Conference Call number provided in instructions on the posted agendas.

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Bruce Volz at 6:00 PM. Roll Call – Present: Darrell Schulte, Loras Schulte. Present electronically: Kevin Frese. Absent: None Jay Hahn, Curtis Mell.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to accept agenda, minutes and bills presented. Motion carried, 3-0.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by Mell to set a date of February 8, 2021 for the Budget Max Levy Public Hearing. Motion carried, 3-0. Discussion on levy amounts and budget items followed.

Motion D. Schulte seconded by L. Schulte to request 20 hours community service along with restitution for vandalism incident at the city park pavilion. Motion carried, 3-0.

Open burning discussion on burn times will be reviewed for more options to include spring and fall burning, weather permitting.

Abandoned and dangerous building are being worked on by the city attorney. Loras will explore options for demolition and/or renovation through ECICOG.

It was reported that FreeConferenceCall.com had been used for 17 meeting for a total of 393 minutes and 40 participants in the meetings. The company has a pay what you can policy to be able to offer the benefits of conference calling to non-pro-fits and schools. Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to pay $100 for the use of their services for the last year and into the extended future. Motion carried, 3-0.

Discussion was held on the removal of snow from sidewalks as well as removing snow from driveways and placing on city property. City code forbids the dumping of snow onto public streets or alleys.

Several concerns were heard on nuisance situations. Mayor will send letters to the properties in violation.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by Frese to release funds held for renovation of apartment building on Bickel St. upon direction from city attorney. Motion carried, 3-0.

Estimates are being sought for the repairs to the fire station. A generator is being looked at for the needs of the fire department during emergency situations.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by Frese to adjourn at 6:55 PM. Motion carried, 3-0.

_________________________________

Bruce Volz, Mayor

_________________________________

Attest: Wendy Erger, City Clerk













CLAIMS REPORT 1/11/21


VENDORREFERENCEAMOUNT
ALLIANT ENERGYGAS & ELECTRIC4,551.53
BAKER & TAYLORLIB BOOKS16.23
BALLARD TRUCKINGSAND – SNOW REMOVAL610.98
BC SOLID WASTE COMMISSIONGATE FEES 11/30 – 12/18411.00
CARD SERVICESTRUCK MAINT-IT SUPP-W2-1099398.77
CITY OF WORTHINGTONCHRISTMAS LIGHTS350.00
CONSOLIDATED ENERGY COMPANYWWTP GENERATOR FUEL205.00
DEPOT EXPRESSGAS/DIESEL404.52
EFTPSFED/FICA TAX1,679.44
ENGINEERED OPERATIONS & SERVICEOIL & GREASE – WWTP474.86
FUTURE LINE LLCTRUCK FLATBED ITEMS1,425.00
GRAINGERFD BATTERIES493.71
IMWCAWORK COMP #7790.00
IOWA DEPT. OF REVENUEWATER EXCISE TAX1,055.00
IOWA DEPT. OF REVENUESALES TAX601.00
IOWA FIREFIGHTERS ASSOC.ANNUAL DUES299.00
IPERSIPERS1,189.93
JOHNSON COUNTY REFUSETRASH/RECYCLE CONTRACT3,828.00
KOCH BROTHERS, INCCONTRACT INV6.55
MEDIAQUEST SIGNSFLAG POLE1,471.00
MENARDS CR SOUTHSHOP SUPPLIES166.64



MUNICIPAL SUPPLY, INCLOANER UNIT SHIPPING12.89
OLLINGER GARAGE DOORS INC2 FD DOORS1,790.00
POMP’S TIRE SERVICE, INCTRACTOR TIRES1,690.90
POWESHIEK WATER ASSOC.WATER PURCHASE3,799.60
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRSSCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR ITEMS670.37
SNYDER & ASSOCIATES, INCPRELIM ENG.REPORT PRES.VALVES4,744.50
SOUTH SLOPE COOPPHONE330.47
TREASURER, STATE OF IOWASTATE TAXES802.00
UNITED HEALTH CAREHEALTH INS3,426.95
US CELLULARCELL SERVICES214.39
USPSSTATEMENTS87.15
VINTON NEWSPAPERSPUBLISHING173.39
WELLMARK BC & BSDENTAL170.67
Payroll Checks6,398.87
***** REPORT TOTAL *****44,740.31



GENERAL20,013.98
ROAD USE TAX2,445.15
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS3,426.95
WATER11,973.56
SEWER6,880.67
TOTAL FUNDS44,740.31




Wages Paid 2020:


Ellen Czarnecki 1,732.79

Patricia Erger 1,336.65

Wendy Erger 40,863.84
Kevin Frese 200.00

Jay Hahn 300.00

Sydney Kaup 1,440.69
Curtis Mell 250.00

Michael Miller 39,774.66
Lee Schinker 16,333.20

Darrell Schulte 325.00

Loras Schulte 325.00

Martin Schulte 325.00
Bruce Volz 1,050.00

Total 104,256.83

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.