The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday October 4, 2021 at 5:30PM in the council chambers. All members were present, absent Mayor Miller. Mayor Pro Temp Douglas called the meeting to order, a motion was made by Tepner second by Peterson to approve the agenda with the correction of item # 2, approve minutes to the 7th and 21st of September; all ayes motion carried.
A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Tepner to approve the minutes of the previous meeting; all ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Fulwider to approve council member Peterson to assist with maintenance department during Todd McMahon absence at minimum wage. The city is currently advertising for snow removal during the 2021-2022 snow removal season; the council will review all bids submitted for this contract work; if the bids are not received/approved the council will revert to Plan B which will approve DL Peterson to assist with snow removal Friday-Sunday and James Warnke Monday-Thursday. All ayes, motion carried. City Clerk directed to have Jeff Wheeler make extra keys to the maintenance shed for Peterson and Warnke if needed.
A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to approve a building permit to Andy Zinnel at 208 Humboldt Ave for a 72x60 chain link fence. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to approve a building permit to Kenny Metzger at 603 7th street for the moving of garage (west side of the house). All ayes motion carried.
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to approve a building permit to Craig Flood at 505 Rossing Ave for a 16x8 front entrance deck. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Tepner to approve a Recycling Contract to Bennett Recycling for services Nov 1st, 2021-October 31, 2022 in the amount of $400 per month. All ayes, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peterson, second by Tepner to allow the “Youth Ministry Group” directed by Julie Johnson and Jen Hasfjord to utilize the Community Center on Wednesday from 2-4:30PM at no charge. All ayes, motion carried.
The following bills were examined and approved for payment:
Century link 422.59 Agsource Coop Services 13.50
City of Spencer landfill fees 609.44 Arends & Lee 87.50
Humboldt Newspaper 141.90 Iowa DNR-Water Use Fee 95.00
Community Lumber 74.99 HiWay Truck Equipment 500.00
Short-Elliot Hendrickson 750.00 Northwest Communications 33.58
Monthly Gross Wages 9326.26 Ohalloran International 9613.01
IPERS 1331.04 Fed & FICA 1829.28
MidAmerican Energy 1313.18 Bennett Recycling 1200.00
Road Use Tax 780.23
The next meeting is set for November 1st at 5:30PM
A motion was made by Tepner, second by Peterson to adjourn @ 6:35PM
Becky Struthers, City Clerk