COUNCIL: Van Horne January minutes

Van Horne City Hall

CITY OF VAN HORNE

Regular Council Meeting

January 11, 2021

6:30 P.M.

The meeting was called to order at Van Horne City Hall at 6:30 p.m. by Mayor Junge.

Council Present: Parmenter, Donald, Fisher, Knaack

Council Absent: Childs

Others Present: Jared, Ann Franzenburg, Mechelle Lambert, Jeremy Hlas

Motion by Parmenter to approve agenda. Seconded by Knaack, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Donald to approve the Minutes of the December 14, 2020 Council meeting. Seconded by Knaack, all ayes, motion carried.

Fourth quarter Sheriff report was presented to Council

Ann Franzenburg and Mechelle Lambert addressed Council with the Library yearend report and request for an increase in budget.

Jeremy Hlas addressed Council regarding the year end reports for the Fire Department and the First Responders.

Discussion was had regarding the February Council meeting date. Motion by Parmenter to change the February Council meeting to Monday February 15. Seconded by Fisher, all ayes, motion carried.

Resolution 2021-412 setting Public Hearing date of February 15, 2021 for the Maximum Property Tax Levy was presented to Council. Motion by Fisher to approve Resolution 2021-412. Seconded by Donald all ayes, motion carried.

Council discussed the upcoming Wastewater Facility plans. Motion by Knaack to approve V & K contract for Construction services. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried. RESOLUTION 2021-413 was presented setting February 15th as the date for a Public Hearing for proposal to enter into a GO WWTF Loan Agreement with Chelsea Bank and borrow money. Motion by Parmenter to approve Resolution 2021-413. Seconded by Fisher, all ayes, motion carried.

RESOLUTION 2021-414 to set February 15 as a Public Hearing on Urban Renewal Plan Amendment was presented. Motion by Parmenter to approve Resolution 2021-414. Seconded by Knaack, all ayes, motion carried.

Clerk was instructed to advertise old Dump Truck for sale by sealed bids for February 15 Council Meeting.

The following bills were presented to Council.

CLAIMS REPORT

VENDORINVOICE DESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
ALLIANT ENERGYSEWER PLANT ELECTRIC$ 5,563.91
ARNOLD MOTORFIRE DEPT PARTS$ 8.78
BENTON COUNTY LANDFILLTIPPING FEES$ 935.50
CENTER POINT LARGE PRINTLIBRARY BOOKS$ 135.42
PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCOUNTTITAN MACHIN REPAIR$ 1,411.91
EFTPS1FED/FICA TAXES$ 3,452.22
EZ TRASH SOLUTIONS,LLCGARBAGE CONTRACT$ 3,112.50
GWORKSTAX FORMS$ 94.10
HAWKEYE ALARMSIREN MONITORING$ 51.00
HOMETOWN MARKETPLACENEWSLETTER$ 19.40
INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICESLIBRARY BOOKS$ 230.85
IOWA PUMP WORKSSEWER PUMP$ 2,844.13
IOWA PUMP WORKSREPAIRED PUMP$ 890.00
IPERS$ 1,997.20
KEYSTONE COMMUNICATIONSCLERK COMPUTER$ 2,600.00
KEYSTONE LABWATER TESTING$ 12.50
KLOPPING, LINDAREIMBURSEMENT FOR USB TO$ 72.74
KOCH BROTHERSLIBRARY COPIER$ 65.35
LEAFCOPIER$ 134.25
MOBOTREXTRAFFIC LIGHT REPAIR PARTS$ 3,194.00
MOBOTREXSTOP LIGHT REPAIR PARTS$ 1,050.00
NEW CENTURY FARM SERVICECITY FUEL/LP$ 768.32
PER MARCITY HALL MONITORING$ 225.54
PER MARCC MONITORING$ 225.64
PETERSEN MFGSHIPPING TABLE$ 239.00
DEVIN PICKERING BACKHOEDUMP TRUCK RENTAL$ 2,380.00
POSTMASTERWATER POSTAGE$ 116.00
POWESHIEK WATERBULK WATER$ 6,228.04
ST PAUL STAMP WORKSPET TAGS/HOOKS/BOOK$ 143.75
STOREY KENWORTHYPAPER/FLASHDRIVE$ 124.38
VAN HORNE TELEPHONECITY PHONE/FAX$ 481.92
THYSFIRE TRUCK REPAIR$ 1,417.67
TREASURER-STATE OF IOWASTATE TAXES$ 649.00
VAN HORNE TREE OF LIGHTSANGEL DONATION$ 250.00
US CELLULARCITY CELL PHONES$ 129.66
V & K1ST ST ENGINEERING CONSTR$ 4,223.89
VINTON NEWSPAPERSNOVEMBER MINUTES PUBLISHING$ 112.08
WELLMARKHEALTH INSURANCE$ 1,283.13
Accounts Payable Total$ 46,873.78
Payroll Checks$ 9,202.90
***** REPORT TOTAL *****$ 56,076.68
GENERAL$ 20,127.19
ROAD USE TAX$ 8,999.53
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS$ 1,325.36
1ST ST OVERLAY$ 4,223.89
WATER$ 11,326.45
SEWER$ 10,074.26
TOTAL FUNDS$ 56,076.68

December 2020
RevenueExpenses
General$ 123,038.32$ 19,521.33
Road Use Tax$ 22,360.20$ 5,984.23
Employee Benefit$ 4,002.09$ 2,819.86
Emergency$ 414.50$
Lost$ 14,704.32$
TIF$ 6,571.18$
Debt Service$ 3,377.26$ 6,638.75
WasteWater plant updates$
1st St Overlay
$ 8,265.89
Water$ 8,639.38$ 10,303.79
Water Sinking
$ 813.75
Sewer$ 12,356.12$ 8,661.01
Sewer Sinking___________$ _ 1,146.25_________

$ 195,463.37$ 276,943.85

Motion by Parmenter to allow bills. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Fisher to approve November Clerk’s Report. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Donald to approve December Clerk’s Report. Seconded by Parmenter, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Knaack to adjourn at 7:09. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Martin Junge, Mayor

Linda Klopping, City Clerk

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