Van Horne Council – October 10, 2022

CITY OF VAN HORNE

Regular Council Meeting

October 10, 2022

6:30 P.M.

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

Council Present: Parmenter, Knaack, Fisher, Donald, Childs

Others Present: Jared, Matt Parmenter.

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

Motion by Fisher to approve the Minutes of the September 12, 2022 Council Meeting. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Council discussed “parking over sidewalk.” Council feels ordinance should not be changed. Parking ticket to be issued for first offense, and graduate to nuisance violations.

Request from Mark Meyer at 204 2nd Ave. for city to designate handicap parking spot in front of residence. Council feels this is an issue for landlord to solve and does not feel a handicap spot is needed. Motion dies for lack of motion.

Ordinance 2023-01 Dangerous Properties was presented. Motion by Parmenter to approve 1st Reading of Dangerous Properties Ordinance. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Ordinance 2023-02 Property Maintenance was presented. Motion by Knaack to approve 1st Reading of Property Maintenance Ordinance. Seconded by Fisher, all ayes, motion carried.

Ordinance 2023-03 Junk vehicle changes was presented. Motion by Donald to approve 1st Reading of the changes to the Junk Vehicle Ordinance. Seconded by Childs, all ayes, motion carried.

Request from Crooked Antler for yearly Liquor License. Motion by Donald to approve License. Seconded by Parmenter, all ayes, motion carried.

Request from Cornerstone Apothecary for yearly Liquor License. Motion by Knaack to approve License. Seconded by Childs, all ayes, motion carried.

Benton County Sheriff’s third quarter report was presented.

The following bills were presented:

VENDORINVOICE DESCRIPTIONAMOUNT
AEROMODFRIEGHT ON$ 18.57
ALLIANT ENERGYSEWER PLANT ELECTRIC$ 6,009.50
ATKINS LUMBERPARK UPDATES$ 693.92
BENTON COUNTY LANDFILLTIPPING FEES$ 770.50
BENTON COUNTY TREASURERREPAYMENT OF TIF OVERAGE$ 261,336.01
CARD MEMBER SERVICESREC FLAGS$ 38.37
CEDAR VALLEY HUMANE SOCIYSTRAY CAT AND SHELTER CARE$ 205.00
CENTER POINT LARGE PRINTLIBRARY BOOKS$ 142.62
DOORS INCPARK RR DOORS$ 3,830.00
EAST CENTRAL IOWA COUNCIL GOVCODE UPDATES$ 750.00
EFTPS1FED/FICA TAXES$ 5,424.10
BENTON COUNTY EXTENSIONJARED MOSQUITO TRAINING$ 35.00
EZ TRASH SOLUTIONS,LLCREC DUMPSTERS$ 2,623.40
FAREWAYREC CONCESSION$ 24.64
FAREWAYREC CONCESSION$ 9.17
HAWKEYE ALARMSIREN MONITORING$ 75.00
INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICESLIBRARY BOOKS$ 170.66
IPERSIPERS$ 2,417.09
IPISTREET SIGNS$ 142.10
JOHN DEERE FINANCIALREC FLAGS AND POSTS$ 79.80
KEYSTONE COMMUNICATIONSSET UP LAPTOP TO HOME$ 150.00
KEYSTONE COMMUNICATIONSANTIVIRUS$ 200.00
MICROBAC LABSEWER TESTING$ 131.25
KOCH BROTHERSLIBRARY COPIER$ 75.73
LEAFCOPIER MAINTENANCE$ 134.25
LRS PORTABLES OF IOWAREC PORTAPOTTY$ 145.20
MATHESON-TRIGASFIRST RESPONDER OXYGEN$ 188.44
NEW CENTURY FARM SERVICECITY FUEL$ 1,632.00
NEW CENTURY FARM SERVICEFIRE FUEL$ 252.43
NEW CENTURY FARM SERVICEFIRST RESPONDER FUEL$ 86.43
NUTRIEN AGCHEMICALS$ 466.38
P & KMOWER PARTS$ 26.64
PER MARCITY HALL MONITORING$ 268.32
PER MARCC MONITORING$ 236.82
POSTMASTERWATER BILL POSTAGE$ 125.00
POWESHIEK WATERBULK WATER$ 7,212.25
SAMSREC CONCESSIONS$ 361.70
VAN HORNE TELEPHONECITY HALL PHONE AND FAX$ 456.62
TITAN MACHINERYCASE 570NEP TRACTOR LOADER$ 61,200.00
TOWN AND COUNTRYREC CONCESSION$ 464.90
TOWN AND COUNTRYREC CONCESSIONS$ 135.41
TOWN AND COUNTRYREC CONCESSIONS$ 447.58
TREASURER-STATE OF IOWASTATE TAXES$ 983.00
US CELLULARCITY CELL PHONES$ 172.28
VINTON NEWSPAPERSAUGUST MINUTES$ 117.72
WELLMARKHEALTH INSURANCE$ 1,457.41
Accounts Payable Total$ 361,923.21
Payroll Checks$ 11,683.43
***** REPORT TOTAL *****$ 373,606.64
GENERAL$ 286,460.16
ROAD USE TAX$ 66,074.74
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS$ 1,457.41
WATER$ 11,776.92
SEWER$ 7,837.41
TOTAL FUNDS$ 373,606.64

Sept 2022 RevenueSept 2022 Expenses
General$ 99,351.90$ 298,676.88
Road Use Tax$ 12,189.22$ 127,469.94
Employee benefit$ 4,624.14$ 3,236.67
Emergency$ 667.01$
LOST$ 6,153.00$
TIF$ 5,398.51$
Debt Service$ 9,205.59$
WW Plant updates

1st St overlay

Water$ 9,201.15$ 13,608.34
Water Sinking

Sewer$ 13,297.39$ 20,716.37
Sewer Sinking


$ 160,087.91$ 463,708.20

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

Motion by Knaack to approve September 2022 Clerks Report. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Fisher to adjourn at 7:10. Seconded by Donald, all ayes, motion carried.

Pat Gorkow, Mayor

Linda Klopping, City Clerk

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