Regular Council Meeting        
City of Union
December 11, 2018
Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Rita Collins, Stephanie Carson and Candy Wait. Cheryl Halverson was absent. Also present were City Clerk Colleen Eagan, John Benson and one resident.
1. Wait moved and Carson seconded to approve the Agenda. 4 Ayes, 1 absent motion carried.
No Public Comments
2. Cox moved, second by Halverson, to approve the November regular meeting minutes. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
3. Wait moved, second by Cox, to approve Claims Paid. 4 Ayes, 1 absent motion carried.
Mayor Report: Speeding remains an issue through Union. Speed bumps were presented as a possible solution. Mayor will research and report to Council. Hardin County Solid Waste removed the additional fee for roll off.
The council will review whether to remove or keep the roll off at the January meeting. A hearing was scheduled to discuss nuisance abatement at 504 Davis Street on Tuesday December 18, 2018 at 2:00p.m. at the Union City Hall.
Maintenance Report:  John obtained another bid on tires for the dump truck. He advised waiting to replace the tires until a later date. Digging out the city waterway is being considered along with possible burn and planting of wild flowers. Inventory is a work in progress. Trees will be cleaned up Wednesday December 19th.
Fire Department Report and Sheriff Report included in packet. No water/wastewater was given.
Clerk Report:  Financials were shared with Council. Hardin County Solid Waste will raise the rate $.50 per capita for the next fiscal year. Clerk advised Council that rates for garbage and recycling will need to be raised to avoid a loss for the city.
Nuisance Report:  Dumpster at 402 1st Street was reported to be overflowing with trash. Property owner will be contacted.
4. Discussion and Action New Union Library Board Member: Wait moved, second by Collins, to approve Samantha Nelson as the new library board member.  4 Ayes, 1 absent motion carried.
5. Discussion: Ordinance 69.10 SNOW REMOVAL. When snow or ice or a combination of the two has accumulated to a level of two (2) inches or more, it is unlawful for any person to park, abandon or leave unoccupied or unattended any vehicle, except emergency vehicles and vehicles being operated by physicians on emergency calls, on any residential street in the City until the traveled portion of the street has been completely plowed. Routes have been established for snow removal for the City of Union.
6. Discussion: The City of Union has millings available for resident’s use. Millings were used on the unused street adjacent to 607 Center Street.
7. Action: 2nd Reading of AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND ADDING TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF UNION, IOWA, BY DELETING PORTION 91.05 FROM CHAPER 91 WATER METERS AND AMENDING RESPONSIBILITY FOR WATER METERS AND AMENDING 91.02, 91.04 AND 91.06
8. Discussion and Action: 1st Reading ORDINANCE 153 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF UNION, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS TO CHAPTER 156-PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL HOUSING CODE
9. Discussion: Overflow Construction Update. Project is still not adequately finished. Update will be presented at January Council meeting.
Carson made a motion to adjourn, second by Cox, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

Attest: Colleen Eagan, City Clerk

Income                                        
General 20743.50, Ambulance 4195.41 , Capital 3119.97, Fire Department 2.95, Garbage 902.00
Landfill 1322.50, Library 4161.86, Pool Operating 3119.95, Road Use Tax 3561.99, Employee Benefit 1509.47, Emergency Reserve Fund 581.37, LOST 6239.92, Sinking Water 2769.00, Water 4246.35, Sinking sewer 3895.00, Sewer 6669.73        
        
        
Expense                                        
General 11568.10, Ambulance 1493.28, Fire Department 354.40, Garbage 1007.50, Landfill 281.00,
Library 1680.12, Pool Operating 167.26, Road Use Tax 3536.00,                 
Employee Benefits 1075.16, LOST 3582.14, Emergency Fund 581.37, Water 2550.07, Sewer 2349.98

Ambulance Independent Account November
Aron Wanken, calls        70.00                Customized Billing, services        60.00
Junior Prusha, calls        10.00                George Wait, calls        68.00
Mike Thomas, calls        22.50                Aron Wanken, calls        60.00
Mike Thomas, calls        90.00                Andrew Clemons, calls        153.50
Mike Thomas, calls        36.00                Junior Prusha, Calls        34.00
Innovative Ag, fuel        80.28                Eric Sly, calls        22.50
Heart of Iowa, phone        6.50                Eldora Ambulance, 3 tiers        750.00
Darlene Bradley, paper work        100.00                        


Library Independent Account November
Alliant Energy, utilities        139.58                Pioneer Woman, subscription        18.00
Laura Newby, coffee table        35.00                VISA, books/dvds/USPS, supplies        1365.82
B&G HVAC, inc, thermostat, service        80.25                Linda McCann, POW book author        25.00
Heart of IA, phone/internet        16.47                        

General Checking November 14 through December 11, 2018
QuickBooks, Payroll        2055.96                Iowa One Call, emails        28.80
Roger Walker, deposit refund        10.00                John Benson, mowing        40.00
Kesha Stanley, deposit refund        50.00                Keystone, lab work        58.05
Alliant Energy, utilities        1909.45                Knights Sanitation, garbage        1067.50
QuickBooks, payroll        2042.70                Mid America Publishing, legals        97.61
Hardin Co Savings Bank, ach fee        5.00                Rhonda R Guy, water/wastewater        688.00
State Revolving Fund, tower loan interest        5595.00                Gingersnap, hardware        305.88
State Revolving Fund, sewer loan interest        8273.73                USIC, locates        159.12
Dennis Carson, monthly readings        625.10                VISA, toner, fees, office supplies        207.87
Colleen Eagan, mileage, fees        122.84                Williams Excavating, storm sewer        2250.00
Eagan’s P&H, parts/repair furnace        242.12                Wilson Law Firm, legal work        25.00
Eldora Hardware, maint supplies        122.31                Bolar & Gill, tree removal        1300.00
Hardin Co Engineer, sand and salt        385.00                Hardin Co Solid Waste, 4th Qtr        3077.00
Hardin Co Sheriff, monthly contract        785.73                Innovative Ag, FD fuel        104.40
Heart of IA, phone/internet        124.56                        

City of Union

Regular Council Meeting

November 13, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Rita Collins, Stephanie Carson, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Also present were City Clerk Colleen Eagan, Rhonda Guy, Genie Andrew, fire department representatives and 5 residents.

1. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve the Agenda. 5 Ayes, motion carried.

No Public Comments

2. Cox moved, second by Halverson, to approve the October 9 regular meeting minutes and the October 23 special meeting minutes. 5 Ayes, motion carried.

3. Cox moved, second by Halverson, to approve Claims Paid. 5 Ayes, motion carried.

Mayor reported on speeding concerns and records of a house fire. Clerk reported on financial reports and amending the budget. Loan payments and balances were presented. No nuisance report. Maintenance personnel notified council on the need for new truck tires and shared bids. Agenda Item number 6 for discussion and action on Snow Routes and public notice of snow removal policy. A committee was formed to create an official policy on snow removal that will be shared with the public. Fire Department Chief Troy Wilson reported that all but two physicals had been taken care of and that training would be ongoing during meeting. Eric Sly shared the need for NIMS disaster training for both the city council and fire department volunteers. The Hardin County Sheriff’s report was included in packet. Rhonda Guy presented the Water/Wastewater Management report. Water usage was down to a reasonable rate but input to the lagoon was excessive. Water flowing into the lagoon needs to be diverted by the contractors involved in the sewer rehab project.

4. GIS presentation by Genie Andrews. No action taken

5. Pay Application 7 discussion.  Cox moved, second by Carson, to table the issue. 5 Ayes, motion passed.

6. Snow routes and public notice moved up to Maintenance Discussion.

7. Discuss discontinuing the recycling roll off due to being used for garbage and additional fee from Hardin County Solid Waste. Collins moved, second by Wait, to remove the roll off. Roll Call vote: Cox Aye, Collins Aye, Carson Nay, Wait Aye, and Halverson Nay. Motion carried.

8. Discussion DNR restrictions on burn pile. No action taken.

9. Discussion of sidewalk Ordinance. Committee will look at the Ordinance.

10. Discussion and Action: Using Knight property for salt and sand and city snow removal equipment. No action taken.

11. Discussion only of tree removal at 201 Main Street.

12. Discussion only Gehrke bids to remove dilapidated houses.

13. Discussion and Action: 1st Reading of ORDINANCE 152-AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND ADDING TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF UNION, IOWA, BY DELETING PORTION 91.05 FROM CHAPER 91 WATER METERS AND AMENDING RESPONSIBILITY FOR WATER METERS AND AMENDING 91.02, 91.04 AND 91.06.

14. Discussion and Action: ORDINANCE 153-AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF UNION, BY AMENDING PROVISIONS TO CHAPTER 156-PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL HOUSING CODE. Wait moved to table first reading until the December council meeting. Second by Halverson. 5 Ayes, motion passed.

15. Discussion on Digital Meters. No action taken.

16. Discussion of water bill at 802 Fourth Street. No action taken.

17. Discussion Quit Claim Deeds for abandoned alleys. City Attorney working on legal descriptions. No action taken.

18. Discussion of Rural Water Association Board Nominee. No action taken.

19. Discussion and Action on Building Permits. Fees will no longer be collected but permits are still required.

Carson moved to adjourn, second by Halverson; 5 Ayes, motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.

Income:  General 27324.61, Ambulance 561.66 , Capital 1791.07, Fire Department 3.05, Garbage 902.00

Landfill 1320.00, Library 1610.07, Playground 500.00, Pool Operating 1791.07. Streets 40000.00, Road Use Tax 2847.74 Employee Benefit 725.53, Emergency Reserve Fund 1883.47, LOST 3582.14, Sinking Water 429.00, Water 5226.27, Sinking sewer 6229.00, Sewer 4586.29

Expense:  General 5942.96, Ambulance 1447.74, Capital 40.000.00, Fire Department 62.00, Garbage 1007.50,

Library 2523.93, Streets 51,194.50, Pool Operating 422.23, Road Use Tax 2554.20, Employee Benefits 921.30, LOST 3582.14, Emergency Fund 1930.19, Water 1796.25, Sewer 3755.73

 

Claims Paid

Ambulance Independent Accounts

EMP, supplies

45.49

 

Junior Prusha, calls

88.00

United Health Care, overpayment

84.07

 

Eldora Ambulance, 1 tier

250.00

George Wait, calls

113.50

 

George Wait, calls

84.00

Andrew Clemons, calls

45.50

 

Andrew Clemons, calls

169.00

Innovative Ag, fuel

71.00

 

Lisa Thompson, calls

85.00

Heart of Iowa, phone

6.50

 

Lisa Thompson, reimburse supplies

38.78

Customized billing, services

75.00

 

Petty Cash, misc expense

60.00

 

Fire Department Independent Account              R COMM WIRELESS, batteries   62.00

Library Independent Account

VISA, books, dvds, supplies

2364.91

 

Eldora Training School, cookies

12.00

Alliant Energy, utilities

165.24

 

Laura Newby, mileage

20.00

City of Union, payroll reimbursement

1376.47

 

Kathy Wilson, author fee

100.00

 

General Account

Eldora Hardware, concrete, keys

44.99

 

Alliant Energy, utilities

1849.78

Dennis Carson, reading/screen clean

753.66

 

Terry Clemons, broken window

220.41

Colleen Eagan, mileage

103.55

 

Country Car Shop, truck repair

522.23

Darley Fire Equipment, 32 tags

334.40

 

Eagan P&H, sump pump/repair

948.65

Eldora Hardware, supplies

27.39

 

Hardin County Sheriff, contract

785.73

Hardin County Solid Waste, penalty

50.00

 

Heart of Iowa, phone/internet

122.40

Iowa One Call, locate emails

21.60

 

IA Parks & Rec, certification/manual

295.00

Iowa Rural Water Association, dues

225.00

 

John Benson, mileage/supplies

73.85

Innovative Ag, fuel

137.59

 

Keystone Laboratories, lab work

79.25

Knight’s Sanitation, routes, city hall

1248.50

 

Mid-America Publishing, legals

319.62

Napa Auto Parts, light bar, repair

279.44

 

Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater

688.00

Ronnie Edmondson, property clean-up

700.00

 

Schuling Hitch, sander maintenance

70.00

Union Leasing/Gingershap, paint brushes, paint, fuel, supplies

411.12

 

VISA, clerkbooks update, payroll fees, paper, toner, postage

503.41

Simmering Cory, final sewer project

2000.00

 

US Postmaster, box rent

56.00

USIC, locates

212.16

 

VISA, postage

3.45

Wilson Law Firm, legal work

200.00

 

Randy’s Mowers, replace side panel

170.00

HCSB, ach fee

5.00

 

HCSB, deposit books

98.91

State of Iowa, unclaimed checks

512.56

 

US Treasury, fed tax payments

1162.92

Quick Books, payroll

2117.23

 

Iowa Dept of Revenue, tax pymts

444.00

US Treasury, fed tax payments

1180.68

 

Quick Books, payroll

2135.13

United States Treasury, fed tax pmts

1180.68

 

IPERS, payroll contributions

851.98

Iowa Dept of Revenue

669.07

 

 

 

 

 

_____________________________________                                 _____________________________________

Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor                                                                Attest:  Colleen Eagan City Clerk

 

City of Union
Special Council Meeting
October 23, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the special council meeting to order at Union City Hall at 5:30p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Stephanie Carson was absent. Also present was Colleen Eagan, city clerk and Rita and Reggie Collins.
1. The Oath of Office was performed for Rita Collins. She then joined the council for the remainder of the meeting.
2. Halverson moved to approve the agenda, second by Cox, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
3. Discussion and Action on Bid for Concrete Work to be done in front of Dave’s Crane. Halverson moved to table item until a later date, second by Collins, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
4. Discussion and Action on storm sewer maintenance. Halverson moved to get an additional bid to cap the storm sewer drain after being jetted, if bid is $3500 or less, give the mayor authority to accept the bid from Williams Excavating; second by Cox, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
5. Discussion and Action: Review of Annual Financial Report sent to the State of Iowa. Wait moved that Clerk was to publish the Annual Financial Report and submit it to the State of Iowa by December 1, 2018; second by Halverson, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
6. Discussion: Update on clean-up at 402 2nd Street.
Halverson moved to adjourn at 6:25 pm., second by Cox, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion carried.
Meeting adjourned.



____________________________        ____________________________________
Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor                Colleen Eagan City Clerk

City of Union
Regular Council Meeting
October 9, 2018
Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Also present were City Clerk Colleen Eagan, Rhonda Guy, Mary Gale and Rita and Reggie Collins.
1. Halverson moved and Carson seconded to approve the Agenda. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
Public Comments: Mary Gale inquired about response to not having water for 8 days. Mayor Knight will look into the matter. Reggie Collins volunteered to donate a sump pump to the city to alleviate water in the basement of city hall.
2. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve the September 11th regular meeting minutes and the September 19th special meeting minutes. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
3. Halverson moved, second by Cox, to approve Claims Paid. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
Mayor’s Report: Sander is being readied for winter. Checking on motor. Patchwork on street locations related to council. Roads are done. Weed commissioner advised city to burn ditch to deal with weeds. Clean up on 801 3rd Street updated. Follow up audit information shared with council. Wait, Cox and clerk will review reporting. Council members assigned to work on water meter ordinances and rental inspections.
Nuisance Report: 657a discussed and list of addresses of homes that need to be looked at and possible action taken. Reports of dogs running loose and going after walkers and leashed pets. All dogs need to be restrained and under the owners’ control.
Fire Department:  Volunteers are getting physicals. The department went out on 2 calls, due to automobile accidents.
Sheriff’s report provided to council in meeting packet.
Clerk Report: Financials were presented to the Council. Budget will need to be amended. The Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation Pass-through Fund Grant for Seeds for Success presented a check for $500 for a Park Improvement Project made possible by Chuck and Donna Lawler fund.
Water/Wastewater Report: Rhonda Guy reported on excess runoff from continuing rains. Sewer discharged has been restarted. Sewer project was reviewed and possible solutions to stated problems covered. The road around the lagoon is causes water to be retained. Solutions to be reviewed by Mayor and Dennis Carson. An alarm went off again at the lift station. Straining basket still needs to be reworked.
4. Pay Application 7 Final for the sewer project was discussed. Cox moved, second by Wait, to table action until the November Council Meeting. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
5. Water leak at 607 Main Street discussed. Owner and renter requested adjustment to the sewer portion of the bill and approval of payments to be made. Carson moved, second by Halverson, to only charge average sewer usage cost and allow bill to be paid in 2 payments. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
6. Angela De La Riva, Director of Ackley Development Commission discussed common branding for communities in Hardin County.
7. Discussion on appointment to fill the empty council seat due to Miller resignation from council.
Halverson moved, second by Wait, to appoint Rita Collins to the open seat until the next election. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
8. Halverson moved, second by Carson, to set Tuesday October 30th from 5-7 pm as the date for Trick or Treating in the City of Union. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
9. Hardin County Solid Waste has notified the city of a $25 monthly assessment because garbage has been put in recycling roll-off container. Mayor will put a notice in the letter to the community.
10. Discussion of Iowa Code 657a as a means for cities to take title to abandoned or dilapidated residential property. A list of proposed properties was presented to council. 206 Perry, 707 4th Street, and 901 Main Street will be the first properties under consideration. Notices will be sent. Halverson moved, second by Wait, to deem properties uninhabitable and begin the process of Iowa Code 657a. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
11. Discussion of Ordinance 52.03 stating the home owner is responsible for mowing and weed maintenance of waterways on their property. The city will burn weeds on city property waterways.
12. Halverson moved, second by Wait, to offer the alleyway adjacent to 505 Maple and 802 4th Street to property owners and abandon alley as city property. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
13. Discussion of adjusted rates for filling pools and hot tubs. No action taken.
14. Halverson moved, second by Carson, to complete concrete work in front of Dave’s Crane north side of the sidewalk to street if bids came in under $25,000. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
15. Discussion of burning property at 506 Center Street. No action taken.
16. Discussion to have property cleaned up at 402 2nd Street due to non-response by owner. Halverson moved, second by Wait, to hire the property cleaned at a cost of up to $1000. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
17. Discussion of water in City Hall Basement. Sump pump and piping needs replacement. Wait moved, second by Halverson, to allow up to $3,000 to replace the sump pump, piping and repair any other issues with the system. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
18. Discuss and action: Building permit at 401 Chapin Street. Halverson moved, second by Wait, to approve permit. 3 Ayes, Carson abstained. Motion carried.
19. Discussion and Action: Community Catalyst Building Remediation Program. An application for monies can be made to rehabilitate a private business building in coordination with the city. Carson moved, second by Halverson to support a renovation project and have the mayor pursue an application to the program. 4 Ayes, motion carried.
Mayor called for a motion to adjourn. Halverson so moved, meeting adjourned at 8:10pm.


Attest:

Colleen Eagan                                        Dr. Cynthia Knight
City Clerk                                        Mayor


Income September                                         
General 1132.52, Ambulance 1950.46, Capital 1791.07, Fire Department 2.81, Garbage 891.00
Landfill 1200.00, Library 2473.99, Pool Operating 1791.07. Streets 542.46, Road Use Tax 4609.32,
Employee Benefit 60.66, Emergency Reserve Fund 23.36, LOST 3582.14, Sinking Water 429.00,
Water 5431.69, Sinking sewer 6190.00, Sewer 111,394.42                
Expense                                         
General 7566.16, Ambulance 30,059.20, Fire Department 2551.47, Garbage 1007.50, Landfill 6154,
Library 2269.17, Pool Operating 555.23, Road Use Tax 3084.92, Employee Benefits 786.01,
LOST 3582.14, Emergency Fund 23.36,Water 2492.58, Sewer 111,319.65        

Claims Paid
Ambulance        
Lisa Thompson, calls        68.00                Petty Cash, misc        60.00
Superior Welding, rent        120.00                Customized Billing, billing        45.00
Mike Thomas, calls        43.00                IAS, fuel        46.95
Heart of Iowa, phone        6.50                        

Fire Department: Union Leasing/DBA Gingersnap, supplies 51.47

General Checking
US Treasury, payroll tax        1612.86        Dave’s Crane, remove tree        600.00
IPERS, pension                866.87                Fareway Stores, supplies        7.97
HCSB, check return        77.35                Gehrke Quarries, rocks/street        1013.52
HCSB, return fee        3.00                Hardin County Sheriff, contract        787.73
Zoll Medical Corp, x Series defib        29,669.75                Heart of Iowa Ventures, posters        117.80
Quick Books, payroll                1906.64        Heart of Iowa, telephone, internet        97.08
Quick Books, payroll                422.81                Heartland Asphalt, street repair                51,194.50
IPERS, pension                        875.49                IAS, fuel                                240.43
Alliant Energy, utilities                1803.54        IA DNR, annual water permit                134.00
VISU Sewer inc, sewer rehab        109,070.97        Iowa Pumping Works, pump repair        362.50
VISA, supplies, payroll fees        293.55                Keystone Laboratories, lab tests                72.05
ACCO, high press pump                467.50                Knights Sanitation, garbage pickup        1052.50
Bolar & Gill, tree removal        1900                Larry’s Ag Repair, mower repair                 215.13
Dennis Carson, readings/screen clean        535.80                Kim Faris, haul rock                190.04
Mid-America Publishing, legals        124.00                USIC Locating Services, 15 locates        350.06
Greg Nyce, golf cart rent        50.00                VISA, notebook, cabinets, supplies        464.58
Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater        688.00                Williams Excavating, fill in cistern        2500.00
Union Auto, city truck repair        492.24                Wilson Law Firm, legal work                139.20
Union Leasing, maintenance supplies        570.63        Quick Books, payroll                        2059.31

Library
Alliant Energy, utilities        225.21                                Hardin County Library, dues        5.00
VISA, materials, supplies        1153.97                Heart of Iowa, phone/internet        91.09
Des Moines Register, subscription        585.05                Brooklyn Backoff, summer help        64.00
Blackstone Pro, books on CD        144.85                        

____________________________        ____________________________________
Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor                Colleen Eagan City Clerk

City of Union

Special Council Meeting

September 19, 2018

 

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the special council meeting to order at Union City Hall at 12:00p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Leeann Miller and Stephanie Carson was absent. Also present was Colleen Eagan, city clerk.

 

1. Halverson moved, second by Cox to approve the Agenda. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.

2. Cox moved, second by Wait to approve additional cost of street repair due to deterioration of Perry Street at an extra cost of $1956. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.

3.  Halverson moved to check with insurance company then approve the increased costs for tree removal due to additional trees damaged, at the additional cost of $3100. Second by Wait. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.

4. Discussed letter of resignation of Leeann Miller from the Union City Council. Halverson moved to accept the resignation and appoint an individual to fill the vacancy until the next city election. Second by Cox. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried. The public can petition for a special election to fill the vacancy. The petition must be filed within 14 days after the appointment is made or the notice is published, whichever is later, and contain a sufficient number of signatures of eligible electors of the city.

Cox moved to adjourn meeting at 12:15 p.m.

 

Attest:

 

 

Colleen Eagan                                         Dr. Cynthia Knight

City Clerk                                                Mayor

City of Union
Regular Council Meeting
September 11, 2018
Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:46 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, and Candy Wait.  Cheryl Halverson and Leeann Miller were absent. Also present were City Clerk Colleen Eagan, Rhonda Guy and 2 residents.
1. Wait moved and Cox seconded to approve the Agenda. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
2. Carson moved and Wait seconded to approve the August 7, 2018 meeting minutes. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
3. Cox moved, second by Carson to approve Claims Paid. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
4. No public comments
Mayor’s Report: Tar Heel days went well. Met with the pool, sidewalk and betterment committee. The pool will need at professional painting and drain fixed next year. Removing trees has begun and maple saplings at 201 Main Street will be available for removal by the public. New swings will be purchased from the park. Eldora EMT met with mayor and are interested in a team building exercise with the Union Ambulance group; possibility of exchange of equipment. Next Welcome Wagon event will be at the Union Public Library Saturday September 15.
Water meters were discussed and will be looked at in the future.
Clerk Report: Financials were presented to the Council. Discussion on the difference cash and accrual accounting and fund accounting. Clerk will attend Fund Training Thursday October 4th. Information on trees cut and bids to cut more.
Sheriff report given to council. No report from the fire department or nuisance committee.
Water Report: Rhonda Guy told council about service call on sewer pump and issues with the sewer project were discussed. Excess water potentially from field tile run off. Report to DNR about releasing lagoon overflow due to heavy rains. Sump pumps are not to be discharged into the city sanitary sewer system. Future inspections could be a possibility.
4. Steve Locke addressed the council on the progress of the sewer project. Cox moved, second by Carson to approve Change Order Number 7 Group A for a decrease of $51,692.30.  3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried. Carson moved, second by Cox to approve Pay Application 6 Group A for $109,070.97. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried. Carson moved to table Change Order Number 2 Approval until it was discussed with Rhonda Guy. Second by Wait. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
5. Wait moved to adopt Resolution 18-14 Approving the 2017-2018 Street Finance Report, Carson Second. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
6. Wait moved to table Discussion and Action: Iowa Code 657a. Iowa Code 657A.10A. Second by Cox. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
7. Discussion: Checking water access in the 805 3rd Street area. Action approved at prior meeting.
8. Wait moved, Carson second, to table Discussion and Action: Rental application and inspection progress. Revise Chapter 156. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
9. Discussion: Ordinance 52.03 CUTTING SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS OF PRACTICE and pertinence to water way mowing. Water ways on private property are the responsibility of the owner to the curb of the street Wait moved to table, second by Cox. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
10. Action: Carson moved, Wait second, to remove and fill the cistern at fire station. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
11. Action: Bids for street repairs and road work were compared. Wait moved, Cox second to accept bid from Heartland Asphalt for $49,238.50. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
12. Wait moved, Cox second, to table discussion and action on offering the alleyway adjacent to 505 Maple and 802 4th Street to the property owners and abandon it as a city alley. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.
13. Wait moved, Cox second to table discussion of hot tubs and pools concerning sewer fees. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion carried.

Wait moved, Cox second to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 8:45.

Income                                        
General 5196.44, Ambulance 1110.89, Capital 1791.07, Fire Department 2.61, Garbage 891.00
Landfill 1205.00, Library 1658.40, Pool Operating 2494.82. Streets 5013.77, Road Use Tax 4803.77,
LOST 3582.14, Sinking Water 416.00, Water 6048.28, Sinking sewer 6299.00, Sewer 4883.43
Expense                                        
General 9072.22, Ambulance 1761.08, Fire Department 2155.07, Garbage 2015.00,
Library 2077.87, Monument 835.02, Pool Operating 4326.81, Road Use Tax 45490.28, Employee
Benefits 958.62, LOST 3582.14, Water 2709.61, Sewer 4917.18
        
Ambulance Independent Accounts
USPS, stamps        10.00                                George Wait, calls        137.00
EMP, supplies        111.19                                        Justin Miller, calls        35.00
Customized Billing, bills        60.00                Andrew Clemons, calls        98.00
Eldora Ambulance, 2 tiers        500.00                Innovative Ag, fuel        153.01
Eldora Ambulance, 2 tiers        500.00                Junior Prusha, calls        108.00
Andrew Clemons, parade candy        42.38                Heart of Iowa, phone        6.50

Fire Department Independent Accounts
Gingersnap, supplies        29.19

Library Independent Accounts
Alliant Energy, utilities        196.49                        Isaac Good, computer maintenance        60.00
Hardin Co Rec, pool passes        90.00                Handyman Magazine, subscription        19.98
EBSCO, subscriptions        518.18                        Eldora Newspaper, subscription        104.00
Heart of Iowa, phone internet     82.18        Visa, materials and supplies        787.50
Backstone Publishing, materials  135.74        State Library of Iowa, subscriptions        48.82
Our Iowa, subscription                    34.98        

                
General Checking
QuickBooks Payroll, payroll        3706.76                Dennis Carson, daily readings        771.52
US Treasury, taxes                1614.28                City of Eldora, sweep streets        420.00
IPERS, contributions                767.90                        Fareway, pool concessions        115.38
Visa, supplies and fees        217.89                        Gehrke Quarries, rocks        181.59
HCSB, NSF amount                86.51                        Diamond Vogel, paint for pool  49.22
HCSB, NSF fee                3.00                                Eldora Hardware, street paint          54.16
QuickBooks Payroll, payroll        3064.06                Hardin Co Sheriff, contract        785.73
Alliant Energy, utilities                2374.86                Hardin Co Treasurer, taxes        18.00
HCSB, ACH fees                5.00                        Heart of Iowa Ventures, posters        89.70
QuickBooks Payroll, payroll        2024.89                Heart of Iowa, phone/ internet        157.83
Blackhawk County  Health Department, pool inspection        288.00        

Hardin County Solid Waste, 2 quarters landfill fee        6154.00
IA State University, class        70.00                        R Comm Wireless, pagers        84.00
JEO Consulting, sewer project  862.50                Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater        688.00
John Benson, treated lumber        46.96                        Gingersnap, fuel, paint, hardware        129.94
Keystone Laboratories, labs        12.50                        USIC Locating, 2 locates        53.04
Knights Sanitation, garbage        1042.50                Visa, postage, software ,fees        127.64
Mid-America Publishing, legals        121.41                        



Attest:

Colleen Eagan
City Clerk


Dr. Cynthia Knight
Mayor

City of Union
Regular Council Meeting
August 7, 2018
Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Leeann Miller, Stephanie Carson, and Candy Wait.  Cheryl Halverson and Steve Cox were absent. Also present were Mayor Cynthia Knight, City Clerk Colleen Eagan and Julie Winter for the Iowa River Trail.
1. Carson moved and Wait seconded to approve the Agenda. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
2. Miller moved and Carson seconded to approve the July 10, 2018 meeting minutes. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
3. Wait moved, seconded by Miller to approve Claims Paid. 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed.
4. No public comments
Mayor’s Report: The mayor plans to have the council trained in fund accounting this fall. The goal is a clearer understanding of how a city funding works and how it impacts the budget. Tar Heel Days was a success. Comments on how clean the city looked. Several residents helped with the bridge painting, John Haursperger, Tim Savage, and Barb Harms family. Questioned where water in bathroom at swimming pool comes from. Will research answer. City is responsible for mowing the ditches of the water way. Stephanie Carson was appointed to act as Mayor Pro Tem while the mayor and the mayor pro tem are gone from August 9, 2018 to August 20th.
Clerk’s Report: Financials will be mailed out. An error could not be fixed before the council meeting. The need to amend the budget was discussed and the circumstances that impact the process. An amended budget was needed for 2018. Money was moved to Greenbelt Bank and Trust to abide by the parameters set in Resolution 18-06. Water service fees were reviewed. Dave’s Crane donated $400 to assist with installing the emergency siren.
Sheriff’s Report and the water/wastewater reports were provided in the meeting packet.
5. 2nd Reading of Ordinance 150—Adopting Chapter 147 Property Maintenance Code.
6. Carson moved to waive the third reading of Ordinance 150 and adopt Ordinance 150—Property Maintenance Code. A second by Wait. Roll Call Vote: Cox Absent, Miller Aye, Carson Aye, Wait Aye, Halverson absent. Motion passed.
7. 2nd Reading of Ordinance 151—Adopting Chapter 148 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings.
8. Carson moved to waive the third reading of 151 and to adopt Ordinance 151—Adopting Chapter 148 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings. A second by Miller. Roll Call Vote: Cox Absent, Miller Aye, Carson Aye, Wait Aye, Halverson absent. Motion passed.
9. Discussion on the Iowa River Trail and the City of Union. The Trail could connect with the Iowa River Access and run from Center Street to the Trestle Bridge. 75 unique plant species in that area and a bird blind could also be in place.  Action: The Iowa River Trail asked the City of Union to resolve to approve an application for a REAP grant from the DNR. Carson moved to Approve Resolution 18-13-To approve the Union REAP Application for the Iowa River Trail. Second by Wait, 3 Ayes, 2 absent, motion passed. An agreement has been worked out for the City of Union to provide equipment to mow the trail and be compensated. Prior mowing lacked council approval. Vehicle window broken during mowing and Iowa River Trail will be asked to pay for replacement. Wait moved to charge the Iowa River Trail $100 per mowing to pay John Benson $20 per hour for mowing the trail and use of city property. Second by Miller, 3 ayes, motion passed.
10. Yard of the month will start at September meeting. Three choices can be submitted to the Mayor and then evaluated at the council meeting. A tally will be made and the top 2 will be recognized.
11.  Nuisance abatements for 2018 were reviewed.
12. Discussion on Mowing Creek Ditches done at the time of the Mayor’s Report.
13. GIS information provided to council. Water and sewer information would be provided online. Further research will be done.

Wait moved to adjourn, second by Miller. Mayor Knight adjourned the meeting at 8:10.

____________________________                _________________________
Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor                        Attest: Colleen Eagan, City Clerk


Income July 2018
General 4861.69, Ambulance 30,341.18, Capital 1851.59, Fire Department 2.61, Garbage 980.08, Landfill 1480.00, Library 8122.53, Playground .51, Pool Operating 2935.40, Road Use Tax 3029.89, Employee Benefit 78.13, LOST 3703.18, Emergency Fund 33.95, Sinking Water 2667.17, Water 8862.74, Sinking Sewer 11098.19, Sewer 6591.13.
Expense July 2018
General 6744.18, Ambulance 963.20, Fire Department 1555.17, Garbage 1007.50, Library 2741.11, Pool Operating 5683.53, Road Use Tax 1049.52, Employee Benefit 773.77, LOST 3703.18, Emergency Fund 33.95, Sinking Water 373.06, Water 5474.14, Sewer 71,464.10.
Claims Paid July 11, 2018 through August 7, 2018
Ambulance Independent Accounts
Heart of Iowa, phone                6.50                Mike Thomas, calls        18.00
Innovative Ag, fuel                67.70                Junior Prusha, calls        78.00
R Comm Wireless, pager        458.00                Lisa Thompson, calls        78.00
Customized billing, billing        45.00                Mike Thompson, calls        40.00
George Wait, calls                132.00                Justin Miller, calls        40.00
Fire Department Independent Accounts
Blacksone Pro, grill parts        179.97                        Union Leasing, water/bulbs        46.98
General Checking
John Benson, flush valve        128.39                        Quick Books, payroll 7-10        3618.35
William Hoffman, inspections        435.00                        Quick Books, payroll 7-24        3618.49
HCSB, ach fee        5.00                                        General fund, billing         .09
Greenbelt Bank and Trust, transfer per Resolution 18-06        200,000.00                

Dennis Carson, daily readings, screen clean        753.66
Alliant Energy, utilities                2520.96                Clerk Books, software support        750.00
ACCO, chlorination solution        427.70                        Dave’s Crane, siren assistance        400.00
Eldora Hardware, bridge paint        76.55                Fareway Stores, pool candy        56.51
Hardin County Sheriff, contract        785.73                Hewett Wholesale, pool candy        74.72
HOLA Computer, new website        524.96                Innovative Ag, fuel/spraying        384.63
IA DNR, NPDES permit fee        210.00                        Iowa One Call, emails                6.30
JEO Consulting, sewer rehab        1340.00                Keystone Lab, testing                12.50
Knight’s Sanitation, garbage        1017.50                Kristen Bradley, CPR class FD        420.00
Mid-America Publishing, legals        111.55                OmniSite, wireless reporting        99.81
Randy’s Mowers, repair        160.80                        Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater        688.00
Union Leasing, fuel, supplies        141.74                        Visa, supplies/payroll fees        191.80
Visa, subscription, payroll fee        314.94                        Aron Wanken, grass rig repair FD        130.00
Wilson Law Firm, legal work        326.75                        Eldora Tire, tire repair                20.00
Heart of Iowa, phone/internet  166.35                Short Circuit Electric, siren install      1255.79
Union Auto, truck battery        139.95                        USIC, 14 locates        328.84

Library Independent Accounts
Alliant Energy, utilities                186.71                VISA, materials/supplies        804.96
Brooklyn Backoff, summer reading helper        48.00        

Center Point Large Print, Large Print Books        1121.76
Heart of Iowa, phone, internet        81.57                Isaac Good, computer support        120.00
Samantha Donald, supplies        26.50                        State Library, fee for eBooks        60.00
Overdrive, Neighbors eBooks Agency        291.61                        

Petty Cash, postage        9.97

Minutes
Regular Council Meeting
July 10, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Leeann Miller was absent. Also present were Mayor Cynthia Knight, City Clerk Colleen Eagan and four residents.
1. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve the agenda. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
2. Halverson moved and Carson seconded to approve the June Regular Council Meeting Minutes and the Special meeting minutes. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
3. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve Current Claims Paid. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
4. Resident Concerns: water bills.
5. Item Moved to proceed reports. Water has been shut off at 505 Commercial and late fees occurred by evicted resident. Property owner requested council to forgive late fees. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to remove late fees from bill to be paid by the landlord. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
Mayors Report: Good input continues at the Coffee with the Mayor. The pool was discussed and an effort will be made to increase patronage, payment plans, and fence repair. Mayor will man booth at Tar Heel Days and look for commitments from the community. Trees and Siren should be finished this week.
A possibility of youth leader could be pursued and activity at the park. Music at the park has been successful. An average attendance of 70 people. Website not up yet.
Clerk Report: Financials were given council and an explanation of the coming WET (Water Excise Tax)
Fiscal year was closed with assistance from Clerk Books. Thanks to Cheryl Halverson for helping with water bills. Eliminating small independent accounts and adding funds to General Fund was encouraged. Funds would not be absorbed just administered through the city.
No reports from nuisance committee, fire department or ambulance. Sheriff Report and Wastewater/Water details were in packet. Dennis Carson sprayed weeds. Heavy rains caused a high water alarm but was resolved. Water leak at 307 Commercial.
6. Halverson moved and Cox seconded to approve building permit for 605 Buckeye Street. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
7. Weekly and monthly duties for part-time maintenance were listed as well as miscellaneous items to be dealt with time is available.
8. Halverson moved and Cox seconded to approve Resolution 18-10 a RESOLUTION HIRING PART-TIME MAINTENANCE PERSON. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
9. Ordinance 149—Dangerous Buildings already in the City of Union Code of Ordinances so no action necessary.
10. First Reading of Ordinance 150--Adopting Chapter 147 Property Maintenance Code. Halverson moved and Carson seconded to proceed with adopting Ordinance 150.  4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
11. First Reading of Ordinance 151—Adopting Chapter 148—Uniform Code for Abatement of Dangerous Buildings. Halverson moved and Carson seconded to proceed with adopting Ordinance 150. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
12. Wait moved and Carson seconded to change the date of the next council meeting to Tuesday, August 7, 2018. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
13. Discussion of changing Fireworks Ordinance. No action taken. Discussion with residents will continue. Input is requested from the public
14. Discuss trees at 201 Main Street. Saplings may be dug up and removed. Remaining branches can be kept at home owner’s request. Ordinance 142 will be reviewed.
15. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to table discussion of nuisance abatements until the next meeting. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
16. Progress of rental properties reviewed.
Halverson moved and Wait seconded to adjourn meeting.
Meeting Adjourned at 7:48

Attest: Colleen Eagan, City Clerk

Claims paid Ambulance Independent Account
Heart of Iowa, phone                6.50                George Wait, calls        100.00
Eldora Ambulance, 1 tier        250.00                Andrew Clemons, calls        100.00
Andrew Clemons, call                40.00                Junior Prusha, calls        30.00
Darlene Bradley, May paperwork        50.00        Lisa Thompson, calls        40.00
Superior Welding, repair        67.43                Darlene Bradley, June paperwork        50.00
Quality Services, repair        499.60                Innovative Ag, fuel        76.00
Customized Billing, bill prep        30.00                Darlene Bradley, reimburse  battery        25.29
Eldora Ambulance, 1 tier        250.00                        
Whitten Fire Department, help with burn        375.00                Member, supplies        16.00
Claims paid General Checking
Visu Sewer, sewer project        55,883.25                Hardin Co Sheriff, monthly contract        785.73
Visu Sewer, sewer project        7064.00                Heart of IA Ventures, posters        46.90
Conrad Am Legion, flags        180.00                        

Heart of Iowa Comm, telephone internet        180.14
Alliant Energy, utilities                2415.16                Hewett Wholesale, pool concessions        97.98
ACCO, chemicals                1476.91                Innovative Ag, fire department fuel        143.72
Dennis Carson, readings/clean        735.80                Iowa DNR, 2019 water use fee        45.60
Colleen Eagan, lien filing fee                10.00                Iowa League of Cities, membership        414.00
Danko Emergency Equip, FD hoses        242.50        

J&T Plumbing & Htg, repair leaks at pool        182.68
JEO Consulting, sewer project                1417.50                

Mid-America Publishing, legals, ads        165.12
Keystone Laboratories, lab tests        160.00                NIRGA, annual dues                198.50
Knights Sanitation, garbage        1017.5                        

R Comm Wireless, pagers, chargers, cases        492.00
Leah Higgins, pool net        13.99                                Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater         688.00
Union Fire Department, training        450.00                IPERs, city employee contributions        565.39
Union Leasing, supplies        137.56                Iowa Dept of Revenue, withholding        346.00
USIC Locating Services, 10 locates        185.64                

Iowa Dept of Revenue, sales tax        1376.00
Wilson Law Firm, Legal work        188.60                        Quick books, payroll        2674.91
Randy’s Mowers, lawn mower repair        196.05                Quick Books, payroll        3130.03
NSF check, returned check        105.00                        IPERS, city employee contributions        798.10
NSF fee, returned check        3.00                        US Treasury, withholding        835.22
Library Independent Claims Paid                                
Isaac Good, computer maintenance        808.00                Angela Klaver, supplies        42.78
Alliant Energy, utilities        140.89                Backstone Publishing, materials         309.31
Heart of Iowa Comm, phone, internet        57.25                Books by the Bushel, books        150.00
Kids Refernce Co, supplies        137.68                VISA, books, office supplies, materials        583.61

                                
Income: General 2849.75, Ambulance 716.12, Capital 1851.59, Fire Department 5401.97, Garbage 25720.92, Landfill 1052.50, Library 1899.59, Playground 1.09, Operating Pool 4487.86, Other General 1285.14, Road Use Tax 3122.13, Employee Benefits 175.66, LOST 3703.19, Emergency 76.34, Sinking Water 9887.83, Water -27295.05, Sinking Sewer 6667.43, Sewer 37499.88.
Expense: General 4916.64, Ambulance 1614.82, Fire Department 1756.12, Garbage -194.00, Landfill 25,000, Library 1970.99, Playground 55.70, Pool Operating 2790.87, Streets -412.50, General Fund Other -372.77, Road Use Tax 43.82, Employee Benefits 881.32, LOST 3703.19, Emergency Fund 76.34, Sinking Water 17,720, Water -16328.78, Sinking Sewer 45914.80, Sewer -28,851.49

CITY OF UNION
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY JUNE 28 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the special council meeting to order at 6:30 pm at Union City Hall. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Leeann Miller, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Stephanie Carson was absent. Also present were Colleen Eagan, city clerk.
1. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve the agenda as read. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
2. Miller moved and Halverson seconded to approve Pay Application NO. 5 Group A to Visu Sewer in the amount of $55883.25. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
3. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to approve the bid from Bolar for $2000 to take down numerous trees in the City of Union. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
4. Wait moved and Cox seconded to approve the bid from Short Circuit Electric to wire the emergency siren upon proof of license and insurance for $1241.38. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
Halverson moved to adjourn, Cox seconded. Meeting adjourned at 7:15pm.

Attest: Colleen Eagan                        Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor
        City Clerk

Minutes
Regular Council Meeting
June 12, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at Union City Hall 6:30 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited; followed by a prayer.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, Leeann Miller, and Cheryl Halverson. Candy Wait was absent. Also present were Mayor Cynthia Knight, City Clerk, Colleen Eagan, 5 residents, representative of Hardin County Sheriff Department, and B.J. Hoffman.
1. Halverson moved, second by Miller, to approve the agenda. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
2. Miller moved, second by Halverson, to approve the May 8 2018 and May 23 2018 Minutes. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
3. Cox moved, second by Carson, to approve the Claims Paid. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
4. Public Comments: Residents expressed concerns about a fire in the park, vandalism at night, street signs being bent over, junk and junk vehicles collecting on resident properties. Concern was also expressed nuisance abatements, height of grass unreasonable, and empty properties in Union.
Mayor Report: 4 new families have moved into Union. They will be invited to the Welcome Wagon meeting held at the Public Library at 6:00 pm Monday June 18, 2018. The Mayor’s Coffee discussed issues at the sewer lagoon and solutions to having access to public property and avoiding poor behavior.
BJ Hoffman provided a rental inspection update. 14 inspections have been completed with 2 left to complete. Hoffman commented on the positive nature of owners and commitment to provide acceptable rental housing. Jim Donaldson was commended for his assistance to the Mayor and Council.
Clerk Report:  City Financials provided to the council. Requested approval for Cigarette License for Union Leasing dba The Gingersnap, so approved. Sheriff and Water/Wastewater reports given to council. Fair Housing Policy was included in June Water bills. Clerk will attend Iowa League of City classes again in July.
5. Halverson moved, second by Miller to approve new Fire Department volunteers Matt Morris and Tony Keller, new library employee Dawn Brekke and renewal Samantha Donald; as well as new life guards, Mallory Vawter, Vanessa Drummer, and Payton Pekarek. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
6. Carson moved to approve Resolution 18-09 Hiring Ryan Swick as a back-up for the part-time maintenance person, second by Cox. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
8. Carson moved, second by Halverson to approve Resolution 18-10 naming authorized signers on depository accounts as the current Mayor, Mayor Pro-Tem, and City Clerk. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
9. Third Reading of Ordinance 146—amending provision pertaining to water rates. Access fee $13.00, service fee and first 1000 gallons $12.24, and $3.16 per 1,000 gallons over 1000 gallons. South Hardin Recreation golf course watering at a rate of $2.75 per gallon. Miller moved, second by Halverson, to adopt Ordinance 146. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
10.  Third Reading of Ordinance 147—amending provision pertaining to sewer rates. Access Fee $19.00, minimum service fee $19.38 for $1000 gallons or less, and $2.04 for each 1000 gallons over the first 1000. Halverson moved, second by Carson to adopt Ordinance 147. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
11.  Second Reading of Ordinance 148—An Ordinance amending provisions to parking regulations. Trucks licensed for three (3) tons or more, loaded or empty, shall not be parked on any city street, terrace or alley, except for loading and unloading.
12. Halverson moved, second by Miller, to waive 3rd reading of Ordinance 148 and to adopt Ordinance 148. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.
13. Cox moved, second by Miller, to approve demolition request to remove old sidewalk in the middle of current driveway at 602 Center Street. 4 Ayes, one absent, motion passed.
14.  Miller moved, second by Carson, to approve demolition of garage request at 607 Center Street. Miller, Carson, and Halverson Aye, Cox abstain, Wait absent. Motion passed.
15. Discussion on non-response to abatement at 406 1st Street.
16. Discussion of solutions sewer lagoon road problems.
17. Halverson moved, second by Miller, to approve demolition request and repair of sidewalk due to sewer repairs at 407 Center Street. 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.

Cox motioned to adjourn, second by Carson, meeting adjourned at 7:52pm.

Dr. Cynthia Knight, Mayor                        Attest: Colleen Eagan, City Clerk

Income
General 15,110.14, Ambulance 883.57, Capital 1851.60, Fire Department 1656.74, Garbage 790, Landfill 1285, Library 1751.81, Pool 1851.59, Road Use Tax 3816.12, Employee Benefit 923.41, LOST 3703.19, Emergency 401.22, Independent 406.18, Water-Sinking 2100, water 6455.81, Sewer-Sinking 2100, Sewer 87,154.05.
Expense
General 8391.94, Ambulance 998.83, Fire Department 1341.11, Garbage 1017.50, Landfill 258.44, Library 3213.46, Playground 19.15, Pool 1060.86, General Fund other 372.77, Road Use Tax 320.83, Employee Benefit 486.08, LOST 3703.19, Emergency 401.23, water 5328.69, sewer 85,799.92.

Claims Paid General Checking
US Treasury, fed taxes                870.18                Quick Books Payroll        1311.70
IPERS, contributions                523.22                IA Codification, ordinance update        494.00
Quick Books, Payroll                483.06                Iowa One Call, emails/locates        23.40
Visa, flowers for park        19.15                        JEO Consulting, contract fee        2782.50
Jacob Dudley, payroll        96.05                        John Benson White board        128.39
J&K Contracting, sewer rehab 9260.00        Keystone Laboratories, lab work        12.50
VISU-SEWER,  sewer rehab        64556.60        Knights Sanitation, garbage        1017.50
Hardin Co Savings Bank, ach fee  5.00        Mid-America Publishing, legals        93.80
Quick Books, payroll        1825.39                Municipal Supply, meters & pads        772.50
IA Finance Authority, tower loan        17720.00                

Midwest Fire Extinguisher, maintenance        87.97
IA Finance Authority, sewer loan        45914.80                

R Comm Wireless, pagers, chargers        925.00
Alliant Energy, utilities                  1868.69        Rhonda Guy, water/wastewater        688.00
Visa, weed eater, supplies        538.56                Simmering-Cory, sewer project        6000.00
Visa, envelopes, supplies        1653.20        Union Leasing/Gingersnap, supplies        101.49
ACCO Inc, pool supplies        1097.31

USIC Locating Services, annual fee, locates        2111.17
Central Motor Classic, repair exhaust        387.36                

Vaux Welding, repair snow plow        25.00
Cheryl Halverson, supplies        27.80                William Hoffman, rental inspections        200.00
Hardin Co Sheriff, contract        785.73                

Williams Excavating, repair water main        2185.42
Heart of Iowa, phone/internet        128.79                

Dennis Carson, daily reading, screen clean        753.66
Hewett Wholesale, concessions        194.48                Innovative Ag, fuel, supplies        320.19
IMWCA, insurance premium        2924.00                        
                                
Claims Paid Ambulance Independent Accounts
Eldora Ambulance, calls        500.00                Customized Billing, filing        30.00
George Wait, calls                40.00                Petty cash, misc expenses        60.00
Andrew Clemons, calls        40.00                Innovative Ag, fuel        47.55
Junior Prusha, calls        30.00                        Heart of Iowa, phone        6.50
Darlene Bradley, paper work        50.00                George Wait, calls        50.00
Lisa Thompson, calls        30.00                        Junior Prusha, calls        10.00
Mike Thomas, calls        10.00                        Nick Wanken, reimburse parts        63.78
Mike Thomas, calls        31.00                        
Claims Paid Fire Department Independent Account         

Deb Jeske, memorial 250.00
Claims Paid Library Independent Account
Alliant Energy, utilities                190.53                Heart of Iowa, phone        49.78
Visa, material & supplies        1272.12        Kathy Wilson, performance        95.00
Heckt & Jimenez, copier maintenance        511.00                

Backbone Publishing, materials        56.85

City of Union
Special Council Meeting
May 23, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the special council meeting to order at 6:30 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Leeann Miller, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson.
Stephanie Carson was absent. Also present were Colleen Eagan, city clerk and one resident.
1. Halverson moved, Wait seconded to approve the agenda; 4 ayes, Carson absent, motion passed.
2. The Second Reading of Ordinance 146-Amending Provisions pertaining the water rates and fees to be raised 2% was read by Mayor Cynthia Knight.
3. The Second Reading of Ordinance 147-Amending Provisions pertaining to sewer fees and rates to be raised 2% was read by Mayor Cynthia Knight.
4. 2018 City Hand Book was reviewed by council. Hand Book to be read and signed by all employees and council members.
5. 1st Reading of Change of Ordinance 148—An Ordinance amending the code of Ordinances of the City of Union by amending provisions to Chapter 69 Parking Regulations. Section 69.09 Truck Parking Limited. Trucks that are licensed for three (3) tons or more, loaded or empty, shall not be parked, except for loading or unloading on any city street, terrace, or alley within the corporate limits of the City of Union was read by Mayor Cynthia Knight.
6. Halverson moved and Wait seconded to accept Ordinance 148 as presented. Roll Call Vote Cox Aye, Miller Aye, Wait Aye, Halverson Aye, Carson absent, motion carried.
7. Bids on 3rd Street repair were reviewed. Halverson moved to approve the bid from Boulder Construction for $43,200, Miller seconded, 4 ayes, motion carried.
Halverson moved to adjourn, Cox seconded. Meeting adjourned at 7:03 pm.
Attested______________________Colleen Eagan, City Clerk

CITY OF UNION
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
May 8, 2018


Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The pledge of allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, Leeann Miller, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson.  Also present were Mayor Cynthia Knight, City Clerk, Colleen Eagan, Rhonda Guy, 4 residents, members of the fire and Sheriff Departments, and Steve Locke from JEO.
1. Halverson moved to approve the agenda, second by Carson, 5 ayes, motion passed.
2. Miller moved to approve April Minutes, second by Halverson, 5 ayes, motion passed.
3. Wait moved to approve Claims Paid, second by Miller, 5 ayes, motion passed.
4. Public Comments: Nathan Bernard provided addresses and photos of public nuisances found the Town of Union. Council will follow up on issues cited.
Mayor Report: Mayor reminded citizens of Chapter 75 concerning the operation of golf carts on city streets: A valid Iowa Operators license, slow moving vehicle sign and a bicycle safety flag are all necessary. A curfew for minors is in existence; It is unlawful for any minor to be or remain upon any of the alleys, streets or public places or to be in places of business and amusement in the City between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. of the following day on days commencing on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. The city will check on trees the city side of the streets. Speed limit signs need to be consistent on each side of streets going in and out of town. Mayor also expressed appreciation for increased presence in the city of Union by the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department.
Fire Department Report: Captain Troy Wilson reported on a controlled burn, repairs on fire equipment, and discussed need for a new truck. Discussion was also held on the requirements required by the city’s insurance policy.
Clerk’s Report included city financials and sheriff’s report
Water/Wastewater report; Rhonda Guy reported that water usage was high. Meters to record seasonal water usage at the golf course to be reattached. Alarm system timing has been changed and contact list updated. The lagoon is filling up and will be discharged in June. Lack of water pressure on Maple Street was discussed.
5. Steve Locke reported on the sewer repair project progress. Halverson moved to approve change order #6 Group A, second by Wait, 5 ayes, motion passed. Carson moved to approve Pay Application 6 Group B, second by Cox, 5 ayes, motion passed. Carson moved to Change Order #6, Cox seconded, 5 ayes, motion passed.
6. Halverson moved to have a one-time transfer of $25,000 from the landfill fund to the garbage fund. Second by Cox, 5 ayes, motion passed.
7. Carson moved to adopt Resolution 18-04 Setting the Monthly Fee for disposal of solid waste to $5.50 a month beginning July 1, 2018. Second by Miller, 5 ayes, motion carried.
8. Halverson moved to adopt Resolution 18-06 Naming Depositories: Hardin County Savings Bank and Green Belt Bank and Establish Maximum Deposit Amounts of $500,000 and $200,000 respectively.
Second by Carson, 5 ayes, motion passed.
9. Cox moved and Wait seconded to proceed with the First Reading of Ordinance 146—Amending Provisions pertaining to Water Rates; second by Wait, 5 ayes, motion carried. Ordinance 146 was read by Mayor Cynthia Knight.
10. Halverson moved, Miller seconded, to proceed with the First Reading of Ordinance 147—Amending Provisions pertaining to Sewer Rates, 5 ayes, motion passed. Ordinance 147 was read by Mayor Cynthia Knight.
11. Discussion of City Wide Garage Sale May 19, 2018 from 8am to 1pm. Call Mayor Cynthia Knight to have your name included on listing.
12. Discuss and Consider Resolution 18-07 A RESOLUTION HIRING TEMPORARY MAINTENANCE MAN. Carson moved to pass Resolution 18-07 hiring a John Benson as a temporary maintenance man at a rate of $13.00 through June 30, 2018. Second by Wait, 5 ayes, motion passed.
13. Discuss and Consider Resolution 18-08 A RESOLUTION HIRING A PART-TIME MAINTENANCE PERSON. Cox moved to pass Resolution 18-08 hiring John Benson as a part-time maintenance person at a salary of $21,000 annually beginning July 1, 2018. Second by Halverson, 5 ayes, motion passed.
14. Discussion of digging up water main at 804 3rd St.
15. Discussion of IMWCA Insurance response
16. Discussion of rental inspection progress.

Carson moved to adjourn. Second by Cox. Mayor adjourned meeting at 8:35pm.

____________________________                ______________________________
Mayor: Dr. Cynthia Knight                        Attest: City Clerk Colleen Eagan
Claims Paid
Ambulance Independent Accounts
Customized Billing, billings        75.00                USPS, box rent        42.00
Minuteman, Inc, supplies        103.38                Heart of Iowa, phone        6.50
Library Independent                                 
Julie Schuler, graphics                22.60                VISA, books, supplies        1975.56
Alliant Energy, utilities                207.68                Laura Newby, mileage        41.30
Heart of Iowa, phone, internet  67.21        B&G HVAC, service        160.50
General                                
US Treasury, payroll tax        863.42                

Ferneau Repair, fire truck maintenance/repair        530.33
Ipers, payroll March 2018        540.18                Hardin County Sheriff, calls        785.73
IA Dept of Revenue, state tax        287.00                Hardin Co Solid Waste, cleanup        258.44
Quick Books, payroll                1409.65        Hardin County Treasurer, fees        112.00
IA Dept of Revenue, sales tax        812.00                Heart of Iowa, phone/internet        132.43
Sentry Siren, emergency siren        7115.98                

Innovative Ag, fuel        476.66
Jacob Dudley, payroll        267.12                        Integrity Computer, back-up        60.00
Alliant Energy, utilities  2108.87                JEO, sewer project        1097.50
Resident, NSF check        110.00                        Keystone Laboratories, labs        57.50
NSF return fee        3.00                                Mid-American Publishing, legals        200.70
Hardin County Savings Bank, ach        5.00        New Providence Services, maint        130.00
Quick Books, payroll        1197.33                Rhonda Guy, contract        688.00
Carson, Dennis, daily readings  535.80        Gingersnap, supplies        46.31
Country Car Shop, fire truck repair        360.78                USIC locating, calls        283.25
Dave’s Crane & Wrecker, tow        200.00                Williams Excavating, water leak        2963.90
Eldora Hardware, mortar mix        6.98                Wilson Law Firm, legal assist.        227.26
VISA, fees, phone, signs        73.65                        

Income
General 23501.19, Ambulance 255.92, Capital 1432.50, Fire Department 251.69, Garbage 780, Landfill 1162.50, Library 1464.50, Pool Operating 1432.50, Road Use Tax 1545.11, Employee Benefits 1514.48, LOST 2865, Emergency 658.05, Sinking Water 2100, Water 6502.53, Sinking Sewer 2100, Sewer 7990.19.
Expense
General 13,264.93, Ambulance 226.88, Fire Department 155.82, Garbage 1017.50, Library 4500.75, Road Use Tax 2434.22, Employee Benefit 427.86, LOST 2865, Emergency 658.05, Independent 207.68, Water 4486.04, Sewer 4953.97.


CITY OF UNION

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

February 13, 2018

Mayor Cynthia Knight called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The pledge of allegiance was recited.  Roll call was answered by Steve Cox, Stephanie Carson, Candy Wait and Cheryl Halverson. Leeann Miller was absent. Also present were Mayor Cynthia Knight, City Clerk, Colleen Eagan, Rhonda Guy, 2 residents, County Supervisor B.J. Hoffman and 2 representatives for JEO.

Halverson moved to approve the agenda, second by Wait, 4 ayes, motion passed.

Public Comment: Citizen reported on taking down a tree on his property and asked if the city wanted company to also remove a tree on a property across the street. BJ Hoffman informed Council on Hardin County budget numbers and funds will be available for the Fire Department Association, the EMS Association for training and funding for county libraries. Also information on supporting agricultural industry in Hardin County.

Hoffman also volunteered to do a hog roast for a community. Time and details will be decided at a later date.

Consent Agenda: Halverson moved, seconded by Carson to accept the consent agenda, 4 ayes, 1 absent. Motion passed.

Mayor Report:  Coffee with the Mayor was attended by 9 residents this morning. Discussed city maintenance, EMT personnel and training, street maintenance. Supper Club building has been purchased for future cafe and bakery. Need for housing for two families also discussed. Possible properties will be researched.

Clerk Report:  Financial report presented. Asked council to consider closing independent accounts for the playground and monument fund and putting them in the general fund because of low balances and infrequent activity. Monies would remain for the existing accounts but go through the city’s general fund. Quit Claim deed has been received for WOODS ADD-BLOCK 2 E1/3 LOT 8. Request to forgive late fee for resident. Halverson moved to forgive the fee, Carson seconded, 4 ayes one absent, motion passed. Sheriff and Water/Waste water reports included in Clerk Report. Clerk to eliminate the second phone in City Hall.

Nuisance: Court date moved for ongoing case to March. Notify lawyer to speak on case to Mayor. 901 Main Street was reported as nuisance and hazard.

Fire Department Report:  Mayor reported on discussion held with fire chief on replacing the emergency siren. Money has been raised to repair siren. Discussion was held to discuss benefits of repair or purchase of a new siren. Mayor has applied for grants to help with the cost. Council requested Mayor to discuss options with Fire Department.

REGULAR AGENDA

Old Business

1. Update on Sewer project by Steve Locke of JEO. Additional work approved at prior meeting and Approval for Change Order #5 was requested. Halverson moved to approve Change Order #5, Carson seconded, 4 Ayes, 1 absent. Motion Carried. Alarm at lagoon keeps going off. POM will be contacted to check the alarm. Fire Hydrant replacement was discussed. No action taken. Additional work needed for project discussed. Signed Change Order to be scanned and sent to JEO.

2. Rental Ordinance Chapter 156 reviewed and discussed as Ordinance 18-01 to add Chapter 156 to City of Union Code of Ordinances. Halverson moved to accept first reading of Ordinance 18-01 to include Chapter 156 in City of Union Ordinances.   Seconded by Carson. Roll Call vote, Cox Aye, Carson Aye, Wait Aye, Halverson Aye, Miller absent. Motion passed. Full copy of Chapter 156 available at Union City Hall.

3. Consider Maintenance Man duty list and part-time maintenance position. Input from several entities received. Lists will be combined and given to council members at a later date. Details of position discussed. Halverson moved to table discussion to next meeting, Wait seconded, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.

4. Update on street repair. Discussion of additional projects needed. Halverson moved to table discussion, Wait seconded, 4 Ayes, 1 absent, motion passed.

5. Consider resolution 18-01, Setting Salary for City Clerk. Halverson moved to raise pay to $17.00 an hour effective immediately and a raise to $20 beginning July 1st. Second by Carson, 4 Ayes, 1 Absent, motion carried.

6. Appointment of Mayor Pro-Tem and Committee members. Mayor Knight listed the new committee and commission assignments. Mayor Pro-Tem: Steve Cox, Finance Committee: Steve Cox, Leeann Miller and Dr. Cynthia Knight, Water and Sewer: Leeann Miller, Cheryl Halverson, Dr. Cynthia Knight and Dennis Conrad, Human Resources: Carson, Wait and Knight, Maintenance, Buildings, and Grounds: Stephanie Carson, Dr. Cynthia Knight, Jim Donaldson and Jim Teske, Fire Department:  Cheryl Halverson , Candy Wait, Dr.  Cynthia Knight, Nuisance, and Abatement, Capital Improvements: Stephanie Carson, Leeann Miller, Dr. Cynthia Knight, City Beautification/Park and Rec/Tree/Streets/Bridges/Sidewalks:  Jonathan Schuler, Lynette Groepper, Nathan Bernard, Nydia Teckenburg, John Benson, Candy Wait, and Dr.  Cynthia Knight, Hardin County Solid Waste: Steve Cox, Region 6 Planning and Zoning: Steve Cox, Hardin County Emergency Management Committee: Steve Cox, Dr. Cynthia Knight, Rails to Trails: Kevin and Marie Fiscus and Dr. Cynthia Knight.

7. Review FY 19 Budget. Updated Forms Completed and given to Council.

New Business

1. Review IMWCA Recommendations and Response. Representative went through town and noticed issues and discussed with Mayor. Mayor provided response to IMWCA and shared with City Council.

2. Discuss additional street repairs. No action taken.

3. Discuss “Welcome Wagon”. Perhaps include Betterment Committee. No action taken.

4. Hardin County Sheriff will be at “Coffee with the Mayor” on from 8-10am March 6, 2018. Topics to include Neighbor Hood Watch and safety issues.

5. Baptist Church plans to have concerts in the Union City Park this summer. Dates will be given at a later time for approval.

6. Consider Resolution 18-02 A Resolution Authorizing Mayor to apply for credit card. Carson moved to obtain a credit card for the City of Union; Individuals authorized to use card are the Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem and the City Clerk and to eliminate the current debit card. Halverson seconded. Roll call vote, Cox Aye, Carson Aye, Wait Aye, Halverson Aye, Miller absent. Motion carried.

Mayor Knight called for a motion to adjourn. Wait so moved. Meeting adjourned at 9:00pm.

Fire Department Independent Account

Iowa Firefighter Association, dues

331.00

Ambulance Independent Account

Justin Miller, calls

10.00

Heart of Iowa, phone

6.50

George Wait, calls

142.50

Mike Thomas, calls

48.00

Justin Miller, calls

116.00

Mike Thomas, calls

24.00

Andrew Clemons, calls

67.50

Customized Billing, billing

105.00

Junior Prusha, calls

100.00

George Wait, calls

37.50

Lisa Thompson, calls

107.50

Justin Miller, calls

90.00

Minuteman Inc, supplies

30.17

Junior Prusha, calls

77.50

Innovative Ag, fuel

50.07

Eldora Ambulance, 7 tiers

250.00

Mike Thomas, calls

35.00

Library Independent Account

Alliant Energy, utilities

178.76

City of Union, payroll

3258.08

Boy Scouts, wreath

16.00

Magnolia Journal, subscription

30.00

VISA, supplies

1409.10

Grundy Register, subscription

50.00

Heart of Iowa, phone, internet

70.31

General Checking

Quick Books, payroll

1231.05

Intuit Quick Books fee

30.00

US Treasury, payroll taxes

1474.40

Margaret Ellison, refund

22.01

Jacob Dudley, paycheck

368.18

IA League of cities, training

60.00

IPERS, contributions

709.21

Hardin Co Saving Bank, SD Box

30.00

Iowa Dept. of Revenue, quarterly tax

309.00

Quick Books, payroll

1282.72

Iowa Dept. of Revenue, sales tax

933.25

Jacob Dudley, payroll

330.15

Intuit, payroll fee

30.00

Alliant Energy, utilities

2534.52

Tax 1099, file and mail 1099s

8.80

Hardin Co Savings Bank, ACH fee

5.00

QuickBooks, payroll

1251.45

Hardin Co Engineer, sand and salt

412.50

Jacob Dudley

192.08

Hardin Co Sheriff, Feb contract

785.73

IPERS, contribution

185.52

Heart of Iowa, phone, internet

139.87

IPERS, contribution

278.44

 IMFOA, dues

50.00

US Treasury, payroll taxes

806.02

Innovative Ag Services, fuel

330.67

ACCO Inc., chlorinating liquid

307.80

Iowa One Call, emails

10.80

Dennis Carson, daily readings/clean

553.66

Kaplan and Freese LLP, legal fees

75.46

Colleen Eagan, tax forms

55.98

Keystone Lab, coliform test

12.50

Gehrke Quarries, rock for lagoon

317.60

Knight’s Sanitation, garbage routes

1017.50

Hardin Co Auditor, election cost

519.57

Larry’s Ag Repair

686.84

Lawler Trucking, haul rock

127.04

Mid-America Publishing, legals

156.26

Office of Auditor of State, exam fee

1200.00

Personal Concepts, labor law poster

5.95

Rhonda R Guy, water/wastewater

688.00

Scott & Mary Fink, Quit Claim Deed

1.00

Union Auto, truck repair

1520.93

Union Leasing/Gingersnap, supplies

34.43

Vaux Welding, snow plow repair

214.44

Income January 2018

General 2269.40, Ambulance 103.67, Capital 1691.67, Fire Department 2.08, Garbage 785.00, Landfill 1262.50, Library 5.78, Pool Operating 1691.68, Road Use Tax 2650.40, Employee Benefit 143.08, LOST 3383.35, Emergency 64.33, Sinking Water 2100, Water 6636.23, Sinking Sewer 5,000, Sewer 7996.90, Independent Accounts 3721.80.

Expense January 2018

General 3123.31, Ambulance 1437.24, Fire Department 439.42, Garbage 1017.50, Library 4869.62, Streets 412.50, Road Use 3402.18, Employee Benefits 454.63, LOST 3383.35, Emergency 64.33, water 3951.51, Sewer 6432.73.