Norway Council met May 10, 2021

Norway Iowa

CITY OF NORWAY

May 10, 2021

Regular meeting of the Norway City Council was called to order by Mayor Bruce Volz at 5:00 PM. Roll Call – Present: Ben Tarvin, Jay Hahn, Kevin Frese, Darrell Schulte, Loras Schulte. Absent: None.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to accept agenda, minutes and bills presented. Motion carried, 5-0.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to authorize the mayor to sign the contract for building inspection services with V & K after presentation. Motion carried, 5-0.

Motion Hahn seconded by Frese to move forward the purchase of an electronic sign with lowest quote from TV Liquidator Motion carried, 5-0. Placement will be discussed at a future meeting.

Consideration request for a zoning change will be sent to the zoning commission for their recommendation.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by Tarvin to approve garden seating for Prairie Creek Saloon. Motion carried, 5-0.

Street repair and construction work for summer of 2021 was discussed. Resolution of agreement for South St will be discussed with the city attorney. Rock will be put down on Sweetbriar/Apache connection. Most work will consist of reseal work. Curb and Gutter discussion will take place at future meeting.

Ordinance 326 Amending Garbage Rates was introduced by L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte. Roll call: Ayes: Tarvin, Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 326 passes the 2nd reading.

Motion D. Schulte seconded by L. Schulte to waive the 3rd reading and pass ordinance 326 on the 2nd reading. Ayes: Tarvin, Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 326 passes.

Ordinance 327 Amending Sewer Rates was introduced by L. Schulte, seconded by Frese. Roll call: Ayes: Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 327 passes the 2nd reading.

Motion D. Schulte seconded by L. Schulte to waive the 3rd reading and pass ordinance 327 on the 2nd reading. Ayes: Tarvin, Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 327 passes.

Ordinance 328 Amending Recreational Vehicle Parking was introduced by D. Schulte seconded by L. Schulte. Roll call: Ayes: Tarvin, Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 328 passes the 2nd reading.

Motion D. Schulte seconded by L. Schulte to waive the 3rd reading and pass ordinance 328 on the 2nd reading. Ayes: Tarvin, Hahn, D. Schulte, Frese, L. Schulte. Nays: None. Absent: None. Ordinance 328 passes.

Nuisance properties and Property Clean up were discussed. Property owner at 304 E Railroad St., having asked for recommendations, will be asked to take out the existing foundation and to fence the area that will be under construction to keep it safe. Parking in South St. was discussed.

Properties in need of mowing will be done at owner’s expense if not in compliance with city code. One courtesy notice will be sent. Several properties in need of clean up and vehicles parked on lawns.

Bob Holland was present to discuss a tree in need of removal. Mayor will look at the location.

A valve for the water tower will be replaced at approximate cost of $2700.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to advertise the sale of the old dump truck with a starting bid of $5000. Motion carried, 5-0.

Motion L. Schulte seconded by D. Schulte to adjourn at 6:50 PM. Motion carried, 4-0.

Next meeting is scheduled for June 14th at 5:00 PM.

Bruce Volz, Mayor

Attest: Wendy Erger, City Clerk

CLAIMS REPORT 5/10/21

VENDORREFERENCEAMOUNT
ADEN MAECANDLE PAYMENT FUNDRAISER-LIB1,117.50
AFLACSUPPLEMENTAL272.26
ALLIANT ENERGYGAS & ELECTRIC3,929.26
BAKER & TAYLORLIB BOOKS359.48
BC SOLID WASTE COMMISSIONGATE FEES 3/26 – 4/16546.50
CRAWFORD QUARRY CO.2′ ROCK565.48
DEPOT EXPRESSGAS/DIESEL CITY-486.02 FD-336.36822.38
EFTPSFED/FICA TAXES1,830.02
Mc2 an ELECTRIC PUMP COSENSOR ASSEMBLY267.75
GORDON FLESCH COMPANYAVANTE SUPPORT433.00
HOME APPLIANCE CENTERFD WASHING MACHINE889.00
IPERSIPERS1,225.11
JOHNSON COUNTY REFUSECONTRACT3,828.00
K & B AG SUPPLYBUCANEER PLUS345.40
KIRKWOOD COMM. COLLEGEEMT CLASS – NELSON2,065.00
KLUESNER CONSTRUCTION INCSTREET SWEEPING1,322.50
L.L. PELLINGPREMIX808.68
MATHESON TRI-GAS INCOXYGEN153.46
MEARDON, SUEPPEL & DOWNERLEGAL2,690.00
POWESHIEK WATER ASSOC.WATER PURCHASE3,056.20
ROGGENTIEN ELECTRICGENERATOR REPAIR221.39
SOUTH SLOPE COOPPHONE307.23
USPSFD BOX RENT-POSTAGE DUE-PKG58.18
USPSBILLING STATEMENTS92.88
VANDER HAAG’S, INC10WH113 PLOW/DUMP TRUCK35,575.00
VINTON NEWSPAPERSPUBLISHING155.20
UNITED HEALTH CAREINSURANCE3,426.95
Payroll Checks3,066.04
***** REPORT TOTAL *****69,429.85



GENERAL32,061.36
ROAD USE TAX13,287.45
WATER12,491.73
SEWER11,589.31
TOTAL FUNDS69,429.85

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