COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS September 24, 2018
The City Council of La Porte City, Iowa met in regular session on September 24, 2018. Mayor Dave Neil called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with Council Members Jasmine Gaston, Mike Johnson, Brent Sadler and Tim Smith present. Absent was Council member Kristi Harrill.
Unless otherwise noted, all actions passed by affirmative and unanimous vote of the council members present.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Johnson to approve the agenda.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Smith to approve the consent agenda including Minutes of September 10, 2018, disbursements totaling $89,463.21 and Clerk’s Report for August 2018.
Mayor Neil announced that the date and time had arrived for the PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUEST TO CHANGE THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM R1 “RESIDENTIAL” to C-2 “COMMERCIAL”. The properties for the proposed rezoning are Black Hawk County parcels 8712-25-431-015, 8712-25-431-003 and 8712-25-431-016. Parcels 8712-25-431-003 and 8712-25-431-016 are owned by the City of La Porte City. Moved by Gaston, seconded by Johnson to OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING. Moved by Sadler, seconded by Smith to RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE PROOF OF PUBLICATION. Mayor Neil asked if any written comments were received and there were none. Mayor Neil asked if there were any comments from those in attendance and there were none. Moved by Smith, seconded by Gaston to CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING.
Moved by Sadler, seconded by Gaston to approve the FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE 541 TO CHANGE THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM R1 “RESIDENTIAL” to C-2 “COMMERCIAL”. The properties for the proposed rezoning are Black Hawk County parcels 8712-25-431-015, 8712-25-431-003 and 8712-25-431-016. Parcels 8712-25-431-003 and 8712-25-431-016 are owned by the City of La Porte City. The second reading will take place on October 8th, 2018
Moved by Smith, seconded by Gaston to adopt RESOLUTION 18-63 APPROVING FY18 STREET FINANCIAL REPORT. The report, which is submitted annually to the Iowa Department of Transportation details how the City spends Road Use Tax and other street monies.
Moved by Johnson, seconded Gaston to adopt RESOLUTION 18-64 SETTING DATE FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON ADOPTION OF CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES. The public hearing will take place on October 8, 2018.
Moved by Johnson, seconded by Smith to APPROVE PROPOSAL FOR ASBESTOS ABATEMENT. The proposal from Advanced Environmental to abate asbestos in the structure at 411 7th Street is for $987.00.
Moved by Smith, seconded by Johnson to adjourn at 7:06 PM.
Jane Whittlesey, City Clerk David Neil, Mayor
City of La Porte City
Claims for 9/24/2018
General Fund
Adv Syst, Contract 118.61
Advantage Co, Microfilming-TPR 290.00
BH Waste, Contract 15,283.26
CECHFP, Fuel 63.88
Center Point Large Print, Books 46.14
The Courier, 1 Yr Subscription 471.50
Digital-Ally, Wi-Fi Pkg 160.00
Dubuque Co Sheriff, Legal Notice 30.00
EFTPS, PR Taxes 4,780.91
Farmers State Bank, VISA 800.00
Gall’s Inc, 2 Jackets 121.95
Golden West Ind, LED Flares 348.37
Guth Labs, Mouth Pieces 44.15
IPERS, Pension 1,563.04
Kronschnabel J, Reimb 9.31
LPC Telephone, Cpmm 732.08
LPC Utilities, Electic Utilities 4,123.40
LPC Motor Supply, Oil Absorbent 45.27
Monkeytown, Office Chair 405.69
Sams Club, Conc 33.79
Schumacher Elevator, Maint 273.78
Teamsters, Union Dues 107.32
Thriftway, Supplies 77.66
US Cellular, Cell Service 150.63
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins 13,981.79
Wertjes, Mace Holder- 32.95
Total General 44,095.48
Economic Development Fund
Farmers State Bank, VISA 175.00
INRCOG, Urban Revitalization 240.00
Total Economic Development 415.00
Road Use Tax Fund
Aspro Inc, Cold Mix 960.40
Barco, Traffic Cones & Broom 894.15
CECHFP, Fuel 1,021.98
Coots Materials, Materials 1,772.18
EFTPS, PR Taxes 943.62
Powerplan, O-Ring 61.58
Star Equip, Rent Equipment 3,310.00
Tifco Ind, Cordless Worklight 119.90
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins 22.30
Total Road Use Tax 9,106.11
Sewer Fund
CECHFP, Fuel 191.62
Central Iowa Dist, Supplies 267.00
EFTPS, PR Taxes 592.70
IADNR., NPDES Permit-Sweet 175.00
LPC Telephone, Comm 93.37
LPC Utilities, Electic Utilities 3,100.44
Teamsters, Union Dues 3.68
US Cellular, Cell Service 37.69
USA Bluebook, Safety Shirts 52.44
Utility Equipment, Case Rd Pvc 346.00
Van Meter, Heater Element 155.84
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins 1,278.27
Total Sewer 14,865.79
Ambulance Fund
Covenant, Supplies 116.21
EFTPS, PR Taxes 77.17
Farmers State Bank, VISA 9.52
Hutton J, IA Trauma Conference 123.20
LPC Telephone, Comm 119.71 LPC Utilities, Electic Utilities 113.42
US Cellular, Cell Service 59.37
Wellmark Of Iowa, Health Ins 324.74
Total Ambulance 943.34
Total Accounts Payable 69,425.72
Total Payroll 20,037.49
Report Total 89,463.21
Fund Recap
General 59,388.86
Economic Development 415.00
Road Use Tax 11,620.65
Sewer 16,815.96
Ambulance 1,222.74
Grand Total 89,463.21
August 2018 Receipts
General 41,778.27
Equipment Replacement 15,856.56
Economic Development 8,154.83
Road Use Tax 34,549.68
Capital Projects 1,000.00
Permanent Funds 1,474.31
Sewer 30,028.11
Ambulance 9,700.29
August 2018 Receipts 142,542.05