Anthon City Council
JUNE 14, 2021
CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL: Mayor Reimer called the regular meeting of the Anthon City Council to order on June 14, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Council members present were Barbara Benson, Lisa Petersen and Allan Pithan. Absent: Jerry Boggs. Also present: Allyson Dirksen, Karen Newman, Amy Buck, Tony McFarland, Deputy Fay, Polly Pithan and Tony Umbach.
AGENDA: Motion by Peterson, seconded by Pithan, to approve the meeting agenda. Carried 3-0.
POLICE REPORT: Deputy Fay presented the monthly Police report that showed the Deputies patrolled 55 hours and 25 minutes, responded to 3 calls for service and spent 9 hours and 50 minutes at the school.
CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Pithan, seconded by Petersen, to approve the consent agenda, which includes minutes from May 10, 2021 and May 25, 2021 meetings, financial reports as filed, renew the cigarette permit for E & S Enterprises LLC, dba Anthon Mini Mart, Resolution 2021-06-508 authorizing the transfer of funds, and approve the Class C Liquor License & Sunday Sales for Robert Farmer dba Fireside Steakhouse LLC. Passed with a record vote as follows: ayes – Benson, Petersen and Pithan; nays — none.
PAYMENT OF CLAIMS: Motion by Peterson, seconded by Benson, to approve the list of bills as presented. Carried 3-0.
LEGAL: Allyson Dirksen, attorney, stated the sale of real property located at 307 E. Randolph St is complete. She also informed Council of the sheriff sale of property at 315 E. Main St. is scheduled for July 27, 2021 and requested the clerk add it to July agenda as a closed session.
AMY MCFARLAND – ANTHON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION: Tony McFarland was present and requested the Council consider accepting the ACDC’s ideas for uses of the Keith Wright donated funds. Attorney Dirksen proposed a development agreement between the City and the ACDC be finalized at the July meeting and thus authorizing the transfer of funds for 2021-2022 usage.
CONTRACTS: Motion by Benson, seconded by Petersen, to approve the “Agreement for Services” between the City of Anthon and Annie Heath to provide cleaning/ janitorial services at City Hall for $15.00/hour from July 1, 2021 and to June 30, 2022. Carried 3-0. Motion by Petersen, seconded by Benson, to approve the “Agreement for Services” between the City of Anthon and Dolores Dose to provide cleaning/ janitorial services at Shelter House for $15.00/hour from July 1, 2021 and to June 30, 2022. Carried 3-0.
HOUSE MOVER’S PERMIT: Dale Hoefling dba DNC Movers LLC has applied for a house mover’s permit and provided the required $5000.00 bond issued by a surety company authorized to issue such bonds in the State of Iowa.
TOM LUCKEL: Tom Luckel was not present but submitted a written request for a water/sewer leak adjustment. Council discussed and no adjustment will be made per Ordinance 92.11.
MAIN STREET RAILINGS: A sketch of the proposed locations for the main street railings and other price options were discussed. Council has tabled the railings at this time.
PUBLIC WORKS SUPERINTENDENT: The council discussed Tony Umbach’s council meeting pay of $20.00 be added to his compensation package. Motion by Pithan, seconded by Petersen, to adopt Resolution #2021-06-509 entitled “A Resolution Setting Compensation” for Tony Umbach. On roll call the vote was: ayes – Benson, Petersen and Pithan; nays – none.
FIRE DEPARTMENT: The Council discussed options for the fire department filling pools and subsequent billing of city water rates. Motion by Pithan, seconded by Petersen, to approve the fire department use hydrant water and bill at rates according to residency. Carried 3-0.
REPORTS/COMMUNICATION Mayor Reimer informed Council that Councilman Hamman gave his resignation effective immediately just prior to the meeting and informed the Clerk to post the Council Vacancy Appointment for the next meeting. Public Works Superintendent Umbach reported the concern for energy conservation with the anticipated upcoming heat wave. Deputy Clerk Buck reported the Community Catalyst Grant’s old grocery store project final pay request is submitted with a final walk through scheduled for later this month and the FEMA Flood project is now complete and closed. Clerk was directed by Council to follow the direction of the fire chief in regards to the allowance of July 4th fireworks.
Receipts: General-$11766.70; RUT-$5757.14; LOST-$7052.94; Debt Service-$1512.46; FEMA-$1959.72; Water-$15001.74; Sewer-$8387.77; Electric-$45395.87. Total: $96834.34. Expenses: General-$17508.75; RUT-$1636.90; Debt Service-$29850.00; Water-$12592.10; Water Capital Projects-$505.01; Sewer-$4132.37; Electric-$73931.35. Total: $140156.48.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Petersen, seconded by Benson, to adjourn. Carried 3-0. Mayor Reimer proclaimed the meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.
Tammy Reimer, Mayor
Jenifer D. Umbach, City Clerk
MAY 2021 CLAIMS REPORT
AGRIVISION EQUIPMENT GROUP MOWER $7,500.00
ANTHON COMMUNITY AMB SERV. PAYMENT $4,000.00
ANTHON FIRE DEPARTMENT PAYMENT $12,000.00
ANTHON MINI MART GAS $2,770.54
ANTHON UTILITIES UTILITIES $732.09
AT&T MOBILITY PHONE $225.71
BENSTAR PACKAGING & DIST. SUPPLIES $113.99
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC. MISC SUPPLIES $649.12
BOOK SYSTEMS, INC. LIBRARY TECH SUPPORT $795.00
FRIENDS OF CAMANCHE PUBLIC LIBRARY LIBRARY TECH SUPPORT $11.00
CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT LIBRARY MATERIALS..$133.62
CENTURY LINK PHONE $72.31
COREY COX METER DEPOSIT REFUND $26.95
MATTHEW CURTIN CONTRACT $226.00
DOLORES DOSE JANITORIAL CONTRACT $127.50
IRS FED/FICA TAX $1,750.59
IRS FED/FICA TAX $1,667.87
ENGLESON ABSTRACT CO. INC. ABSTRACT LOT ON RANDOLPH $650.00
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OMAHA ENVELOPES $1,106.31
FOUNDATION ANALYTICAL LAB ANALYSIS $60.75
FRANK’S ASPHALT STREET REPAIRS $11,200.00
CHAD HASSEBROEK DEPOSIT REFUND $253.87
HAWKINS MEMORIAL LIBRARY DVD $5.00
ANNIE HEATH JANITORIAL CONTRACT $150.00
JESSE HERRICK METER REFUND $350.00
I & S GROUP, INC. ENGINEERING $445.75
IOWA CODIFICATION INC. MAY SUPPLEMENT $182.00
IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY WATER PROJECT SRF LOAN INT. $10,381.28
IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES DUES $600.00
IPERS IPERS $2,469.51
LINDBLOM SERVICES INC. TOILETS $315.00
LONG LINES PHONE $381.59
VICKI NEWLON METER REFUND $130.00
OFFICE ELEMENTS SUPPLIES $168.10
OMG MIDWEST, INC. ROAD GRAVEL $750.75
TREASURER STATE OF IOWA STATE TAXES $746.00
PETTY CASH POSTAGE AND CALENDARS $20.78
QUILL OFFICE SUPPLIES.$50.74
BRIAN RICHMOND REBATE $25.00
TREASURER STATE OF IOWA SALES TAX $1,718.00
SANITARY SERVICES TRASH COLLECTION $3,739.35
SIMPCO DUES $393.50
SUANN STINES BOOKS $30.43
THE RECORD PUBLISH $354.29
UTILITY FUND DEPOSIT REFUNDS $123.05
WELLMARK BLUE CROSS/SHIELD IOWA INSURANCE $2,311.55
WESCO SUPPLIES $561.75
WIMECA C/O NIPCO ENERGY $27,556.51
WYOMING PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK $20.00
Accounts Payable Total $100,053.15
Payroll Checks $14,518.23
***** REPORT TOTAL ***** $114,571.38
Published in The Record
Thursday, June 24, 2021