The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday May 3, 2021 at 5:30PM in the Council Chambers. Council members Dale, Douglas, Peterson, and Tepner were present; absent Fulwider. Mayor Miller called the meeting to order, with a motion by Douglas, second by Peterson to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried.

A motion was made by Dale, second by Douglas to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. All ayes, motion carried.

City Maintenance, Todd McMahon, reported that clean-up days went well; he stated that this year was slower than usual, the city may change the two-day clean-up schedule to one day in the future. Todd also reported he has all of the supplies required to repair the damaged intake in front of the library.

A motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to approve the building permit at 101 4th Street to install a 6í foot wooden privacy fence. All ayes, motion carried.

A motion was made by Dale, second by Tepner to approve a Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor permit to Normís General Store. All ayes, motion carried.

Nuisance Properties were discussed, Mayor Miller and councilmember Peterson will assess properties that are not in compliance with the City of Bodeís Ordinances.

A motion was made by Tepner, second by Dale to submit payment for the fire departments radios/pagers in the amount of 21,625.30 to Electronic Engineering and 34,391.60 to Motorola Solutions. A grant to purchase these radios/pagers was completed; the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors submitted payment of 32,549.80 towards this purchase and the USDA will reimburse the City 27,800 when all paperwork has been received. All ayes, motion carried.

A motion was made by Peterson, second by Douglas to approve the 2020-2021 City Budget Amendment and set public hearing as May 24th at 5:30PM in the Council Chambers. All ayes, motion carried.

A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to set the next regular council meeting as June 7th. All ayes, motion carried.

The following bills were examined and approved for payment:

Monthly Gross Wages†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7454.01 AgSource samples†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 75.25

Farmers Coop LP/Diesel††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1065.16 Central IA Distributing †† ††††††††††††††† 670.75††

IPERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1198.15 Century Link†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 424.19

Fed & FICA††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1702.44 City of Spencer landfill fees†††††††† 309.35

Electronic Engineering radios††††† †††††††††† 21,625.30††††††††††††††††† Humboldt Newspaper†††††††††††††††††† 65.39

Motorola Solutions ††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††34,391.60††††††††††††††††† Iowa Fire Control brackets†††††††††† 173.40

Orlys Maassen books from amazon†††††††† ††† 25.80†††††††††††††††† Martin Marietta rock††††††††††††††††††††† 424.20

Northwest Communications internet†††† ††30.58†††††††††††††††† Satern Service tire repair††††††††††††† ††† 5.00

SEH Engineering facility plan††††††††††††††††††††††† 4500.00 Bomgaars †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††90.88

Taste of Home magazine††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 19.98†††††††††††††††† Wastezero bode bags††† ††††††††††† 1566.50

Abens, Marty, Curran Insurance†††††††††† 24,138.00†††††††††††††††† Normís General Store fuel†††††††††† 182.12

Comm Lumber Supply floor @ library††† 2,773.98


General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 80,953.34

Road Use Tax†††††††††††††††††††† ††††† 424.20

Water†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† 87.67

Sewer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6,370.25

Landfill/Garbage††††††††††††† 4,721.97


The meeting adjourned at 5:47PM


Becky Struthers, City Clerk