Anthon City Council Minutes — May 25, 2021

Anthon City Council
MAY 25, 2021

CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL: Mayor Reimer called the special meeting of the Anthon City Council to order on May 25, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Council members present were Barbara Benson, Jerry Boggs, Corey Hamman, Lisa Petersen and Allan Pithan. Also present were Amy Buck, Jeffry Allen and Polly Pithan.

AGENDA: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Pithan, to approve the printed agenda as presented. Carried 5-0.

BUILDING PERMIT: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Hamman, to approve, a building permit for Jeff Hill at 312 N. 5th Ave for a shed. Carried 5-0.

SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AT 307 E RANDOLPH ST: Motioned by Hamman, seconded by Petersen, to open public hearing at 5:31 pm to accept an offer from Jeffry Allen and Thomas Luckel to purchase Lot Nine (9) Block Thirteen (13), Original Town of Anthon, City of Anthon, Woodbury County, Iowa. Carried 5-0. No oral or written comments were received on said real property sale. Motioned by Petersen, seconded by Boggs to close public hearing at 5:32 pm. Carried 5-0. Motioned by Pithan, seconded by Hamman to adopt
Resolution #2021-05-506 entitled “Resolution Approving Sale of Real Property”.
On roll call the vote was: ayes – Benson, Boggs, Hamman, Petersen and Pithan; nays – none.

MAIN STREET RAILINGS: The purchase and installation of the main street railings was tabled until the June meeting, when a sketch of the proposed locations can be presented and possible other price options be presented.

HIRE PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT: The council discussed the Public Works position and used pre- and post-evaluations completed by the hiring committee to score the resumes and applications received. After much discussion by the Council, Anthony Umbach was recommended for the position.

Motion by Pithan, seconded by Boggs to vote by paper ballot to hire Anthony Umbach. Carried 5-0. On reading the paper ballot by the city clerk vote was: ayes – two (2); nays- three (3).

Motion by Hamman, seconded by Boggs to re-interview the other applicants. On roll call the vote was: ayes – Boggs and Hamman; abstain – Benson, Petersen, and Pithan; nays – none. Motion failed. Further deliberation ensued on the applicants.

Motion by Boggs, seconded by Petersen to re-vote for Anthony Umbach. On roll call the vote was: ayes – Boggs, Petersen and Pithan; abstain – Benson and Hamman; nays – none.

Motion by Boggs, seconded by Petersen to offer Public Works Superintendent to Anthony Umbach. On roll call the vote was: ayes – Benson, Boggs, Petersen and Pithan; nays – Hamman. Councilman Hamman left the meeting at 6:38pm.

Motion by Petersen, seconded by Boggs to adopt
Resolution #2021-05-507 entitled “A Resolution Setting Compensation”.
On roll call the vote was: ayes – Benson, Boggs, Petersen and Pithan; nays – none; absent – Hamman. This resolution approved hiring Anthony Umbach for $23.00/hr.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Boggs, to adjourn. Carried 4-0. Mayor Reimer proclaimed the meeting adjourned at 6:43 p.m.

Tammy Reimer, Mayor

ATTEST:
Jenifer D. Umbach, City Clerk

Published in The Record
Thursday, June 3, 2021

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