The Bode City Council met in regular session December 6, 2021 at 5:30PM in the council chambers. All member were present, also present council elect Carol Miller & Glenn Hasfjord. Mayor Pro temp Douglas called the meeting to order; a motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried. A motion was made by Tepner, second by Fulwider to approve the minutes of the November 1st council minutes as published. A motion was made by Peterson, second by Fulwider to approve the minutes of the November 15th special meeting as published. All ayes, motion carried.
Todd McMahon, city maintenance reported that he had order weed killer and shoreklean for weeds at the lagoon, due to the price is expected to rise soon. Also, that Paul McMahon had picked up the last of the brush until next spring as the snow bucket is on and the grabble hooks have been removed from the city tractor.
Paul McMahons evaluation was discussed; it was decided to table this until the January 3rd council meeting.
The 28E agreement for Law Enforcement was reviewed; this agreement expires June 30, 2022. The city levies for these extra funds, to provide law enforcement within the city limits. We have seen a .50 cent increase every year per capita since 2017. After review of the agreement, a motion was made by Fulwider, second by Tepner to approve a continued agreement through the county with approval of the .50 cent per capita increases. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Tepner to disconnect the city maintenance telephone line, and to increase the data on internet usage. This will allow Wi-Fi to stay on in the community center when events are booked. All ayes, motion carried.
Solar stop signs were discussed. Todd McMahon was directed to get pricing on these signs and bring back to the council in January.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to set the next meeting as January 3. All ayes, motion carried.
Mayor Pro Tem Douglas, swore in Hasfjord, Fulwider, Tepner, Miller, and Peterson all taking the “Oath of Office” for the new terms beginning January 1st.
Council Peterson thanked Douglas for his service as a councilmember and also for stepping up as Mayor Pro Tem through the end of 2021.
The following bills were examined and approved for payment:
Monthly Gross Wages 12,160.11 IPERS 1405.82
Centurylink 427.54 Fed & FICA 1889.31
Iowa Rural Water dues 225.00 TEAM Lab chemicals 1689.50
Cardmember services PC Remote 59.25 O’Halloran garbage truck repair 7774.59
Central IA Distributing 157.00 Iowa One Call 19.80
Farmers Coop LP 405.00 Quill Corporation paper 46.57
Carquest Auto Parts 11.37 AgSource 13.50
City of Spencer 330.76 VS Enterprises LTD 420.00
Buscher Brothers 723.51 Brown Supply Company 72.00
NW Communications 31.48 Nationwide 130.00
Hawkins INC 131.66 Harry’s Heating 185.00
MidAmerican Energy 1243.92
Road Use Tax 782.00
The meeting adjourned @6PM
Becky Struthers, City Clerk