The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday December 5, 2022 at 5:30PM in the council chambers. All members were present. Mayor Peterson called the meeting to order, with a motion by Rongved second by Miller to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried. A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Miller to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. All ayes, motion carried.

City Maintenance, Todd McMahon informed the council that draw down was complete.

The council reviewed two bids to refinish the community center floor. Following review, a motion was made by Tepner, second by Rongved to approve the estimate from Midwest Protective Coating. This proposal is for a Full Flake Epoxy/ Polyaspartic Flooring System along with removal of existing flooring. The total cost is 19,284. All ayes, motion carried. The company has agreed to start this project the week of December 19th, the community center will be closed during this project, we are hoping to have it completed the first week of January.

The youth Ministry group has been utilizing the community center on Wednesdays, City Clerk directed to contact the leaders of this organization and invite them to the January Council meeting.

The council reviewed the options proposed by our city attorney for Nuisance abatement for 105 2nd Street. Following discussion, an attempt to contact the owner of the property was made.  

The following bills were examined and approved for payment:

Monthly Gross wages                                     8331.79                 Century Link                                       354.95

IPERS                                                                     1717.63                 Humboldt Newspaper                     68.08

Fed & FICA                                                          2358.70                 Norms General Store fuel             103.21

Orlys Maassen books on amazon                    18.43                Hawkins Inc azone 15                      177.40

Farmers Cooperative diesel                         2030.23                 J & A Outdoor Equipment               19.43

Brown Supply Curb Box and Curb Stop     748.00                 Northwest Communication           20.94

VS Enterprise internet fire department    420.00                 Bomgaars Supply flashlight            24.99

City of Spencer Landfill fee                            628.11                 Jess Tepner speakers for shop      42.79

MidAmerican Energy                                      1374.68                 Agsource Coop water sample       13.75   


                                General                                7745.51

                                Road Use Tax                     1617.76

                                Water                                   2742.18

                                Sewer                                   1693.75

                                Landfill/Garbage              1079.93


A motion was made by Miller, second by Tepner to set the next regular council meeting as Tuesday January 3rd @ 5:30PM


A motion was made by Rongved, second by Miller to adjourns @ 6:45PM


Becky Struthers, City Clerk