CITY OF VAN HORNE
Regular Council Meeting
January 11, 2021
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.
|ALLIANT ENERGY||SEWER PLANT ELECTRIC||$ 5,563.91|
|ARNOLD MOTOR||FIRE DEPT PARTS||$ 8.78|
|BENTON COUNTY LANDFILL||TIPPING FEES||$ 935.50|
|CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT||LIBRARY BOOKS||$ 135.42|
|PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCOUNT||TITAN MACHIN REPAIR||$ 1,411.91|
|EFTPS1||FED/FICA TAXES||$ 3,452.22|
|EZ TRASH SOLUTIONS,LLC||GARBAGE CONTRACT||$ 3,112.50|
|GWORKS||TAX FORMS||$ 94.10|
|HAWKEYE ALARM||SIREN MONITORING||$ 51.00|
|HOMETOWN MARKETPLACE||NEWSLETTER||$ 19.40|
|INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES||LIBRARY BOOKS||$ 230.85|
|IOWA PUMP WORKS||SEWER PUMP||$ 2,844.13|
|IOWA PUMP WORKS||REPAIRED PUMP||$ 890.00|
|KEYSTONE COMMUNICATIONS||CLERK COMPUTER||$ 2,600.00|
|KEYSTONE LAB||WATER TESTING||$ 12.50|
|KLOPPING, LINDA||REIMBURSEMENT FOR USB TO||$ 72.74|
|KOCH BROTHERS||LIBRARY COPIER||$ 65.35|
|MOBOTREX||TRAFFIC LIGHT REPAIR PARTS||$ 3,194.00|
|MOBOTREX||STOP LIGHT REPAIR PARTS||$ 1,050.00|
|NEW CENTURY FARM SERVICE||CITY FUEL/LP||$ 768.32|
|PER MAR||CITY HALL MONITORING||$ 225.54|
|PER MAR||CC MONITORING||$ 225.64|
|PETERSEN MFG||SHIPPING TABLE||$ 239.00|
|DEVIN PICKERING BACKHOE||DUMP TRUCK RENTAL||$ 2,380.00|
|POSTMASTER||WATER POSTAGE||$ 116.00|
|POWESHIEK WATER||BULK WATER||$ 6,228.04|
|ST PAUL STAMP WORKS||PET TAGS/HOOKS/BOOK||$ 143.75|
|STOREY KENWORTHY||PAPER/FLASHDRIVE||$ 124.38|
|VAN HORNE TELEPHONE||CITY PHONE/FAX||$ 481.92|
|THYS||FIRE TRUCK REPAIR||$ 1,417.67|
|TREASURER-STATE OF IOWA||STATE TAXES||$ 649.00|
|VAN HORNE TREE OF LIGHTS||ANGEL DONATION||$ 250.00|
|US CELLULAR||CITY CELL PHONES||$ 129.66|
|V & K||1ST ST ENGINEERING CONSTR||$ 4,223.89|
|VINTON NEWSPAPERS||NOVEMBER MINUTES PUBLISHING||$ 112.08|
|WELLMARK||HEALTH INSURANCE||$ 1,283.13|
|Accounts Payable Total||$ 46,873.78|
|Payroll Checks||$ 9,202.90|
|***** REPORT TOTAL *****||$ 56,076.68|
|ROAD USE TAX||$ 8,999.53|
|EMPLOYEE BENEFITS||$ 1,325.36|
|1ST ST OVERLAY||$ 4,223.89|
|TOTAL FUNDS||$ 56,076.68|
|General||$ 123,038.32||$ 19,521.33|
|Road Use Tax||$ 22,360.20||$ 5,984.23|
|Employee Benefit||$ 4,002.09||$ 2,819.86|
|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