The Bode City Council met in regular session November 2, 2020 at 5:30Pm in the Community Center. All members were present. Mayor Miller called the meeting to order, a motion was made by Dale, second by Douglas to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried. A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as published. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Dale to continue to keep the community center closed for any events due to the rising number of covid-19 cases in Humboldt County through at least the end of the year, the council will revisit this towards the end of the year. All ayes, motion carried.
The council had a request to place an extra street light across from 703 Rossing Ave due to the rising numbers of break-ins; following discussion a motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to request the homeowner to place outdoor lighting on their property. This issue may be reevaluated if needed. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peterson, second by Fulwider to order 5 new dumpsters at a total cost of $2345 from waste equipment. All ayes, motion carried.
The Council has already approved ordering a double walled fuel barrel, they want to ensure that the city has access to fuel at all times. Also approved by the council is to have the City maintenance order guards to protect the barrel with the $3500-limit set.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Dale to approve the ordering of a broom/skid sweeper with an attachment that would allow it to fit on the city tractor. This broom would be used to sweep streets the cost of the attachment is 2499, and the broom is 3999 with 299 shipping; for a total cost of $6797. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Douglas, second by Peterson to approve the 2020 City Financial Report. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to set the next council meeting as December 7th; all ayes, motion carried.
The following bills were examined and approved for payment:
Monthly Gross Wages 9416.78 Brown Supply Company 182.22
IPERS 1226.87 Carquest Auto Parts 91.84
Fed & FICA 1657.32 Centurylink 363.23
Certified Fire Extinguishers 95.00 CNH Capital fuel filters 75.50
Continental Research Corp gloves 71.67 Hach Company free/total vials 124.00
G Works financial accounting program 1465.86 Hiway Truck Equipment 160.32
Humboldt Newspaper minutes 55.33 Mangold Environmental 81.00
MidAmerican Energy 1239.02 Northwest Communications 19.97
Quill Corporation toner 256.56 Bomgaars Supply LED light 25.99
Site Services aspestos removal 1500.00
Road Use Tax 769.46
The meeting adjourned @ 6:24PM
Becky Struthers, City Clerk