Moville City Council Minutes, Revenues & Claims — February 20, 2019

Moville City Council
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Mayor Jim Fisher called the meeting to order at around 6:00 pm. Roll Call: Nate Bauer, Bruce Schmidt, Tom Conolly, Paul Malm, and Mike Ofert are present. Ofert motioned to approve the agenda, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries. Malm motioned to approve minutes from the last meeting, seconded by Bauer. Ayes, motion carries.

Bauer motioned to approve the bills for the month, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries. Malm motioned to approve the Treasurer’s report for January, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. No permits to review. Guests include Chad Thompson, Kent Baker, Jereme Muller, Dave Christensen, and Jonathan Keselring.

During Open Forum, Jonathan Keselring posed questions about Vacant & Abandoned appeals and how various properties owned by Dianne and Larry Everhart would be affected.

Mike Weaver was not present to give a Public Works update as he was moving snow all last night. Chief Muller gave a Police Department update. Council reviewed the Chapter 58 – Vacant/ Abandoned building appeal for 107 Main from Rob Everhart who purchased the property on January 8, 2019. Per Attorney Thompson this property was deemed vacant at the January 2, 2019 appeal hearing and therefore registration is required by the new owner. Council discussed Muller academy repayment contract and reviewed it for inaccuracies. Peterson will rewrite, Thompson will review and will put the contract back to the council for review and possible signing.

Council discussed recent purchase of Motel 20 at 631 Frontage and possible options for the future.

At around 6:40 pm Malm motioned to open the public hearing for changing Appendix B for (R-1) Low Density Residential in the City of Moville Zoning Ordinance, changing the number of feet of setback required on a side yard from 10’ to 7’, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries. No one was present with comments and no written comments had been received by City Hall. At around 6:41 pm Malm motioned to close the public hearing, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. Attorney Thompson introduced and read
Ordinance 2019-1, an Ordinance changing Appendix B for (R-1) Low Density Residential in the City of Moville Zoning Ordinance, changing the number of feet of setback required on a side yard from 10’ to 7’.
Malm motioned to approve the first reading, seconded by Bauer. Ayes, motion carries. Bauer motioned to waive the second and third readings, seconded by Malm. Bauer motions to adopt Ordinance 2019-1, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries.

Council discussed Dangerous Buildings Chapter 145 of proposed new code. It is Inspector Dave Christensen’s recommendation to adopt the International Code Council’s International Existing Building Code of 2012 instead of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings 1997 Edition. Council agrees to the replacement in draft of new code. Council also discussed adding the International Property Maintenance Code into the new code draft. It’s currently adopted as a Rental code, but council wishes to use it for all properties. Clerk Peterson will add to code draft.

Regarding 212 S. Pearl Street, the Bush Estate has gotten bank approval to sell the property with tentative closing date March 1, 2019. The new owner, a local contractor, plans to fix up the property, has taken responsibility for remediating the red-tag issues and has been given a March 1, 2020 to do so. On February 2, a group of American Legion Auxiliary members volunteered several hours each to deep clean and organize the kitchen at the Community Center. Schmidt expressed the council’s gratitude for this community service and would like to thank the group for the effort. Clerk Peterson will reach out to the group to thank them and determine what needs the group may have at this time. Malm motions to purchase an item or items for a total of around $100 to aid the group, seconded by Ofert. Ayes, motion carries.

Council reviewed the township fire contracts for Arlington, Wolf Creek and Rutland. Ofert motioned to accept the contracts for fire service, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries. Council discussed moving the July 3, 2019 council meeting to Tuesday July 2nd. Malm motioned to do so, seconded by Ofert. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed the application from 4-Way Stop and Shop to add carryout native wine to their liquor license. Bauer motioned to approve this application, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries.

With no further business Malm motioned to adjourn at around 7:10 pm and Conolly seconded. All ayes, motion carries — meeting closed.

Jodi Peterson, City Clerk
Jim Fisher, Mayor

REVENUES
GENERAL TOTAL    29,642.92
ROAD USE TAX TOTAL    17,653.53
LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX TOTAL    18,114.14
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING TOTAL    390.24
TIF LMI TOTAL    0.00
DEBT SERVICE TOTAL    2,641.81
WATER TOTAL    17,402.54
SEWER TOTAL    19,071.51
LIFT STATION UPGRADE TOTAL    0.00
STORM WATER TOTAL    1,386.52
TOTAL REVENUE BY FUND    106,303.20

1/23/2019 THRU 2/25/2019 CLAIMS REPORT
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLAIMS
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SNOWCAP  SNOW ALERT    400.50
4-WAY STOP SHOP  FUEL    148.51
AHLERS & COONEY, PC  BONDING ATTORNEY    2,377.00
AMAZON  PHONE CASE AND PROTECTOR – PAT    47.90
BOMGAARS  SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS    708.94
CASEY’S GENERAL STORE  VEHICLE FUEL    6.30
CENTRAL IOWA DISTRIBUTING  SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS    161.00
MOVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  ANNUAL CHAMBER DUES    230.00
COLLECTION SERVICES CENTER CHILD SUPPORT    276.00
CHN GARBAGE SERVICE INC.  MONTHLY GARBAGE HAULING    5,639.80
CITY OF MOVILLE – CAFETERIA  CAFETERIA    760.42
CITY OF MOVILLE – WATER  WATER BILL    290.00
CLARK’S HARDWARE  SUPPLIES AND MATERIALS    6.99
CONTINENTAL RESEARCH CORP.  WW CHEMICALS    900.00
ECHO GROUP INC.  SHOP LIGHTS    5,017.74
GILL HAULING INC.  GARBAGE TONAGE    1,911.96
GRAINGER  BUILDING MAINTENANCE    525.49
HAWKINS INC.  WATER CHEMICALS    642.03
HSA – MIKE WEAVER  HSA    600.00
HUNZELMAN, PUTZIER & CO.  ACCOUNTING SERVICES    545.07
I & S GROUP  CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN UPDATE    1,470.00
IOWA ASSOC. OF MUNICIPAL UTILITIES  ANNUAL DUES    680.00
IMFOA  ANNUAL FEES    100.00
IOWA ONE CALL  CALL BEFORE YOU DIG    22.60
IPERS  IPERS    3,902.69
IRS  FED/FICA TAX    5,143.00
MOVILLE J & J MOTOR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE    286.77
JACK’S UNIFORMS  EDGAR – CLOTHING ALLOWANCE    377.90
JAMES FISHER MILEAGE    17.40
LGS GROUP  EQUIPMENT    373.99
LUMBER PROS  SHELTER HOUSE LUMBER    471.76
MANGOLD ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES  W/W TESTING    472.00
MATHESON TRI-GAS DBA LINDWELD  CO2 FOR KEG AT COMM. CTR.    44.60
MENARDS  SUPPLIES    673.02
METCALF & BEARDSHEAR  PURCHASE MOTEL 20..142,747.00
MID-AMERICAN ENERGY  ELECTRIC    7,100.96
MOSQUITO CONTROL OF IOWA, INC.  MOSQUITO CONTROL 2018    5,950.00
PETTY CASH  REIMBURSE PETTY CASH    110.94
POSTMASTER  POSTAGE    181.72
WOODBURY COUNTY REC  ELECTRIC    1,882.80
MOVILLE RECORD  PUBLICATION    437.40
SAM’S CLUB  SUPPLIES    61.19
SECURITY NATIONAL BANK  BOND INTEREST – FIRE TRUCK    1,446.19
SHERWIN WILLIAMS  PAINT SUPPLIES    327.52
TREASURER, STATE OF IOWA  STATE PAYROLL TAX – FIX    570.69
STUBBS CONSTRUCTION  CITY HALL SHED – ELECTRIC    1,605.00
TIME MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS  TIME CLOCK SOFTWARE    36.00
UNITY POINT CLINIC  MUCCA DUES    40.00
THE UPS STORE 4018  SHIPPING SAMPLES    83.68
VERIZON WIRELESS  WIRELESS PHONES    262.96
WEBSITES TO IMPRESS, LLC  WEBSITE    240.00
WELLMARK BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD  WELLMARK BCBS    632.20
WEX BANK  FUEL    2,227.86
WIATEL  PHONE & INTERNET    1,218.39
WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE  FIRE TRAINING    84.00
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TOTAL    156,730.86
TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE    156,730.86
PAYROLL CHECKS    16,789.82
**** PAID TOTAL *****    173,520.68
**** SCHED TOTAL *****   45,747.02
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***** REPORT TOTAL *****    219,267.70
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1/23/2019 THRU 2/25/2019 CLAIMS FUND SUMMARY
FUND/FUND NAME    TOTAL
001 GENERAL    195,252.97
110 ROAD USE TAX    6,064.62
200 DEBT SERVICE    1,446.19
600 WATER    8,574.48
610 SEWER    7,929.44

Published in The Record
Thursday, February 28, 2019

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