The Bode City Council met in regular session Monday May 1st at 5:30PM in the council chambers. All members were present. Mayor Peterson called the meeting to order; a motion was made by Miller, second by Rongved to approve the agenda as posted. All ayes, motion carried. A motion was made by Miller, second by Tepner to approve the minutes of the previous meeting as published. All ayes, motion carried.

Tom Madden, the Engineer for our Sanitary Sewer Facility Plan joined VIA TEAM meeting. Phase 1 Sewer System & Improvements with an estimated cost of 1,340,495 was examined. This phase would have a Lining on our existing sewer lines, sludge removal, and rehabilitate manholes. following discussion, a motion was made by Tepner, second by Rongved to approve the facility plan. Mayor Peterson, Todd McMahon, and Becky Struthers attended a meeting with the DNR, engineer, and a team with Environmental services, this meeting was a Project Initiation. A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Tepner to approve moving forward with the Design Loan Program, the State Revolving Loan planning program, and the State Revolving Loan Intended Use Plan. Included in this is an application for disadvantage communities. All ayes, motion carried.

City Maintenance, Todd McMahon informed the council that draw down has begun at the lagoon, he has been in contact with McPeak trenching to install a hydrant at the Water Tower as well as a few curb stops in town being repaired.

A motion was made by Rongved, second by Miller to approve Normís General Store Tobacco/Cigarette. All ayes, motion carried.

A motion was made by Fulwider, second by Miller to approve the 2022-2023 City Budget Amendment and set public hearing as May 22nd at 5:30PM in the Council Chambers. All ayes, motion carried.

The City Insurance Policy was discussed, the City has seen an increase in the statement of values on city owned property. City Clerk has reached out to our agent, he has been in contact with the underwriters and will view the properties affected by the increase in price due to the values.

The council will reach out to the non-profit organizations in regards to the use of the community center.

A motion was made by Miller, second by Rongved to set the next regular meeting as June 5th. All ayes, motion carried.

The following bills were examined and approved for payment:

Monthly Gross Wages††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8257.90†††††††††††††† AgSource Coop††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 72.75

IPERS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1327.94†††††††††††††† Bomgaars††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10.99

Continental Research††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2307.95†††††††††††††† Humboldt Newspaper††††††††††††††††††† 57.27

Farmers Cooperative†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 963.00††††††††††††††† Hawkins Inc††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 203.70

Northwest Communications††††††††††††††††††††††† ††† 31.48††††††††††††††† Quill Corp††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††† †††††††784.99

Abens,Marty, Curran††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 36,334.00†††††††††††††† The Pavement doctor†††††††††††††† 4440.00

J&A Outdoor††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 106.13

 

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General†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 30,233.32

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Road Use†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6,747.95

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Water††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5,733.20

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sewer††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2,341.25

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Landfill/garbage 1,933.00

 

A motion was made by Tepner, second by Rongved to adjourn @ 6:40PM

 

Becky Struthers, City Clerk