The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday February 5, 2018 at 6PM in the council chambers. Council members Dale, Douglas, Peterson, and Rongved were present; absent Tepner.Mayor Miller called the meeting to order; a motion was made by Douglas, second by Dale to approve the agenda as posted. A motion was made by Dale, second by Rongved to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as published.

 

The council reviewed an e-mail correspondence from the property owner at 206 Christiana Ave; the city had sent out nuisance letters in October and this property was mowed by the city in November; A fee of $100 was billed to the property owner. The property owner had requested that the fee be removed, following review a motion was made by Rongved, second by Peterson to deny the request to remove this fee. All ayes, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Douglas, second by Dale to approve the proposal from Site Services in the amount of $1250 for Asbestos removal located at 107 Humboldt Ave. All ayes motion carried.

A motion was made by Douglas, second by Rongved to approve the proposal for demolition of the building located at 107 Humboldt Ave to Krug Construction in the amount of 8165, this fee includes demolition, removal, and dirt filled following the removal. All ayes, motion carried. The city is trying to gather cost to apply for funding through the Iowa DNR on demolition of commercial buildings.

 

The council reviewed changes pertaining to Solid Waste Collections and Control, a copy of the proposed Ordinance is available at the Bode City Hall.

A public Hearing will be set for March 5th @ 6:15 to review the changes:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BODE, IOWA BY AMENDING PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO SOLID WASTE CONTROL AND COLLECTION

 

A motion was made by Dale, second by Peterson to approve the funding request from Upper Des Moines Opportunities in the amount of 250. All ayes, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Douglas, second by Peterson to approve the proposed 2018-19 City Budget and set Public Hearing as March 5th @ 6:30PM. All ayes, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Dale, second by Douglas to approve a Class C Beer permit with Sunday Sales to Normís General Store. All ayes motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Douglas, second by Dale to approve a 5-day Liquor License including Sunday Sales to the Bode Fire Department for their fun night which will be held April 7th in the Bode Community Center. All ayes, motion carried.

 

The council reviewed a letter from the Bonnie Christianson family in regards to a 5 year forgivable loan for the CDBG Housing grant. Bonnie was awarded this program and had the all of the work completed in the fall of 2017. Bonnie had passed away in January. Due to the circumstance a motion was made by Rongved, second by Peterson to forgive the loan at 600 Humboldt Ave. All ayes motion carried. City Clerk will contact Midas Council of Government for a release of mortgage on this property.

 

The following bills were examined and approved for payment:

 

Monthly Gross Wages†††††††††††††††††††† 8991.07††††††††† ACCO Liquid Chlorine†††††† 139.30

IPERS††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1016.60††††††††† Arends & Lee Legal Fees†† 903.91

Fed & FICA†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1671.08††††††††† Blohm Inspection Asbestos 960.00

Century link phone†††††††††††††††††††††††† 315.60††††††††† City of Spencer landfill†††††† 455.45

Farmers Cooperative LP†††††††††††††††† 2088.65††††††††† Fastenal Co. nuts/bolts†††††† 57.54

Health Ed Center BLS Course††††† ††† 91.00††††††††† Humboldt Hospital supplies 237.01

Humboldt Co Auditor elections†††† 1116.32††††††††† IA Fire Control Extinguish 237.00

Iowa One Call notices†††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 7.20††††††††† Norms General Fuel††††††††††† 556.45

MidAmerican Energy††††††††††††††††††††† 1511.72††††††††† Northwest Comm internet99.95

Office Auditor of State†††††††††††††††††††† 900.00††††††††† Satern Service tire repair††† 236.45

VS Enterprise internet††††††††††††††††††† ††† 25.00††††††††† Humboldt Auditor 28E†††††††† 792.75

Orlys Maasses postage†††††††††††††††††† ††† 20.32††††††††† Quill Corp ink†††††††††††††††††††††† 118.97

Womans Day††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 160.66

 

General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10,051.40

Road Use††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 744.07

Water††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† 393.48

Landfill/Garbage††††† ††††††††††† †††† 606.51

 

The meeting adjourned @ 6:45PM

 

Becky Struthers, City Clerk†††††††††††