Anthon City Council
AUGUST 13, 2018
CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL: Mayor Pithan called the regular meeting of the Anthon City Council to order on August 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Council members present were Barbara Benson, Jerry Boggs, Lisa Petersen and Tammy Reimer. Allison Umbach was absent. Also present: Ed & Carol Davis, Michelle Bostinelos, Barry Thompson, Karen & Ron Newman, Polly Pithan, Amy Buck, Deputy Hertz, Craig Handke and Mike Kerns.
AGENDA: Motion by Reimer, seconded by Petersen, to approve the meeting agenda. Carried 4-0.
POLICE REPORT: Deputy Hertz was present with the monthly Police report that showed the Deputies patrolled 30 hours and 6 minutes, responded to 5 calls for service.
CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Boggs, seconded by Benson, to approve the consent agenda, which includes minutes from July 11, 2018 meeting, financial reports as filed, Annual Financial Report FYE 6-30-18, extended outdoor service for Aug. 17 & 18, 2018 for the Community Center, 5 day Class B Beer Permit for Aug 14 to 18, 2018 for the Community Center, building permit to Martin Davis for fence and 16’x 12’ deck at 207 Westgate Rd, building permit to Jessica Allen for garage addition at 408 W Bridge St, . water & sewer permits & building permit for Tom Luckel for a house at 301 W Randolph St, and authorize the Mayor to sign the Vendor Agreement for the Low-Income Home Energy Program. Passed with a record vote as follows: ayes – Benson, Boggs, Petersen and Reimer; nays — none.
PAYMENT OF CLAIMS: Motion by Boggs, seconded by Reimer, to approve the list of bills as presented. Carried 4-0.
SIMPCO: Micelle Bostinelos, Executive Director of SIMPCO, was present to explain the benefits of SIMPCO membership.
NORTH CAULEY AVE: Ed Davis was present to request Cauley Ave be extended past his drive-way. Motion by Reimer, seconded by Petersen, for the city crew to extend the street. Carried 4-0.
LEGAL: A Notice to Abate Nuisance was sent to Jackie/Jose Bautista on July 12, 2018 giving them 30 days to correct the violations at 207 S Cauley Ave, which has not happened and they have not contacted City Hall. Barry Thompson, attorney, recommended the city issued a citation. Motion by Benson, seconded by Reimer, to authorize the attorney to proceed with issuing a citation to Bautista.
RESOLUTION #2018-08-432: Motion by Reimer, seconded by Petersen, to adopt
Resolution #2018-08-432 entitled “A Resolution Approving Road Use Tax Report for the City of Anthon, Iowa for Year Ending June 30, 2018”.
On roll call the vote was: ayes – Benson, Boggs, Petersen and Reimer; nays — none.
REPORTS/COMMUNICATIONS: Benson stated the weeds are bad around the old Tottery building. The consensus of the council was to send Val Petersen a letter to abate the nuisance. Also discussed was repairing the picnic tables this winter and Handke reported on the NIPCO Energy Tour.
Receipts: General – $10797.57; RUT – $5388.28; LOST – $6849.42; Debt Service – $883.35; Water – $13829.33; Sewer – $6540.54; Electric – $49716.09. Total: $94004.58.
Expenses: General – $19656.61; RUT – $2784.34; Water – $8119.43; Sewer – $4034.53; Electric – $46683.88. Total: $81278.79.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Boggs, to adjourn. Carried 4-0. Mayor Pithan proclaimed the meeting adjourned at 6:21 p.m.
ANTHON MINI MART GAS $540.58
AFLAC AFLAC $31.50
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC. SUPPLIES $2.88
ANTHON SERVICE CENTER REPAIRS $16.00
COLLINS AGENCY INSURANCE $33.00
CENTURY LINK PHONE $59.23
NUTRIEN AG SOLUTIONS CHEMICALS $38.10
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EQ. SUPPLIES $52.46
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OMAHA CELL PHONE $53.49
FRANK’S ASPHALT STREET REPAIRS $13,550.00
IOWA ONE CALL LOCATES $24.30
LONG LINES PHONE $342.72
MENARDS SUPPLIES $8.00
OFFICE ELEMENTS SUPPLIES $66.71
POST MASTER POSTAGE PERMIT $600.00
SANITARY SERVICES TRASH COLLECTION $3,536.55
T&R ELECTRIC CO. SUBSTATION OIL TEST $255.00
WIMECA ENERGY $39,258.27
UTILITY FUND DEPOSIT REFUND $709.00
WELLS FARGO BANK DEBIT UPDATE $289.38
EBS ADMIN. FEE $77.25
SALES TAX SALES TAX $1,479.00
PETTY CASH POSTAGE $11.92
ANTHON UTILITIES UTILITIES $929.73
PAYROLL WH STATE TAX STATE TAX $805.00
EFTPS FED/FICA TAX $4,132.84
IPERS WH IPERS $2,756.18
IA DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES ANNUAL WA SUPPLY FEE $210.00
WELLMARK BLUE CROSS OF IA INSURANCE $3,503.20
IRBY SUPPLIES/WIRE $1,102.20
LINDBLOM SERVICES INC. TOILETS/KIDS DAY $460.00
WAYNE FUNDERMANN ELECT. LABOR/MDSE $58.75
THE RECORD PUBLISHING $161.94
CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT LIBRARY MATERIALS $86.88
DEMCO OFFICE SUPPLIES $236.12
BARNES & NOBLE INC. LIBRARY MATERIALS $204.14
AT&T MOBILITY PHONE $134.67
MID AMERICA BOOKS LIBRARY MATERIALS $437.74
BENSTAR PACKAGING & DIST. SUPPLIES $124.16
CURTIN MATTHEW CONTRACT $190.00
HEATH ANNIE JANITORIAL CONTRACT $150.00
RYAN PUBLISHING COMPANY PUBLISHING $51.00
DOSE DOLORES JANITOR $45.00
AGRIVISION EQUIPMENT GROUP WEED EATER. $98.95
QUAD CITY TESTING LAB INC. ELEC. INSPECTION $375.00
ANTHON GOLF CLUB, INC. ECON. DEV. $100.00
SCHRUNK KEITH DEPOSIT REFUND $120.00
PAYROLL CHECKS TOTAL PAYROLL CHECKS $13,162.32
CLAIMS TOTAL $90,671.16
Allan Pithan, Mayor
Ruth A. Groth, City Clerk, MMC
Published in The Record
Thursday, August 23, 2018