The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday June 4, 2018 at 6 PM in the council chambers. Council members Peterson, Tepner, Rongved and Douglas were present; absent Dale. Mayor Miller called the meeting to order; the minutes of the previous meeting were read with a motion by Rongved, second by Peterson to approve the previous minutes as published. A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried.
Todd McMahon. City Maintenance reported that the City Tractor will be going in for repairs, the tractor is not shifting at this time. He also mentioned that the old blade (Rhino 1400 10’ scraper blade) that was replaced will be advertised on Craigslist for sale with a minimum bid of $500. Also, due to the hail storm that hit Bode on May 1st the cities insurance companies have assessed the damages to all city owned buildings along with the Community Center building; Todd will contact contractors for damages received from this storm.
The council was made aware of the Community Center A/C unit, Harry’s Plumbing & Cooling will be contacted in regards to the repair/replace of this unit.
Councilman Douglas presented information on a generator that would power the warning siren in Bode when an electrical outage during a storm occurs. The estimate cost for this would be 14,331, the city will look into funding for this project.
City Clerk directed to run an ad in the Humboldt Reminder pertaining to Fireworks within the city limits: ***NOTICE***
THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF
BODE, IOWA, PROVISIONS PERTAINING
TO THE USE OF FIREWORKS
It is unlawful for any person to use
or explode consumer firework
within the City limits.
Any questions call the
Bode City Hall at 515-379-1486
The following bills were examined and approved for payment:
Abens Marty Curran Ins CC Renewal 944.00 Alex Air Apparatus Camera 6042.00
ACCO Unlimited Liquid Chlorine 184.46 Algona Publishing 1 year sub 59.00
Arends & Lee Legal Fees 877.71 Bennett Recycling clean-up 1685.73
Century link phone 320.39 MidAmerican Energy 1124.93
City of Spencer landfill fees 303.82 Good Housekeeping 16.97
Humboldt Newspaper publishing 123.97 Mangold Environmental 126.00
Norms General Fuel 328.08 Northwest Communications 99.95
Taste of Home Renewal 19.98 VS Enterprise internet 60.00
Monthly Gross Wages 7349.97 Fed & FICA 1480.12
IPERS 1013.56 All Hands Fire Dept 206.98
Fire Safety USA, INC nozzle, adapter 570.00
Road Use Tax 743.24
The meeting adjourned @ 6:55PM
Becky Struthers, City Clerk