March 13, 2019
The La Porte City Utilities Board of Trustees met for the regular board meeting on March 13, 2019 at 4:30pm. Present were Jon Barz, Shawn Mehlert, Tami Keune, Bill Matthes, and Robyn Oberhauser.
Mehlert made a motion to adopt the agenda, seconded by Keune. Motion passed 3-0.
February 13, 2019, minutes approved, motion made by Keune to accept, seconded by Mehlert. Passed 3-0.
February 27, 2019, special meeting minutes approved, motion made by Mehlert to accept, seconded by Keune. Passed 3-0.
Discussion was held on employee cell phone reimbursement. Currently the employees are not getting any compensation for the use of cell phones during working hours. Bill requested that the employees get some compensation for the use of cell phone. Board denied the request.
Moved by Mehlert, seconded by Keune to approve PURCHASE OF SDS BINDERWORKS. SDS Binderworks is a subscription service that would assist in the maintenance of Safety Data Sheets, which are required to be kept for every hazardous substance that is stored or used. The Utilities will purchase the subscription with City of La Porte City and split the cost of the three-year subscription of $4,507.75.
Financial reports and disbursements were reviewed and approved.
Motion to adjourn by Keune, seconded by Mehlert. Passed 3-0
Meeting adjourned at 5:00 p.m.
Robyn Oberhauser, Recording Secretary
Robyn Oberhauser Office Manger Jon Barz, President of Board
FEBRUARY 2019 DISBURSEMENTS Operation Threshold refund
energy assistance $520.00
Vinton Trophy plaque $27.39
ABC portable
transmission line storage $767.50
Acco unlimited
water chemicals $2,309.20
Acme Elec Well # 4 Controls $331.80
Advanced System $74.62
Advantage Admin Plan Fund $2,293.14
Answer Plus answering service $117.83
Border States Elec
Street Light $6,544.59
CVB&T taxes,fee,state $17,134.49
City Laundry laundry service $718.14
City of La Porte
Payback/amanda’s hours $12,296.30
Consolidated energy
Gen gas $20,199.50
Dearborn Life/Disablilty $118.50
Delta Dental dental ins $517.14
East Central Co-op gas expense $184.90
Fidelity Security Vision $78.61
G & L Clothing Safety Clothing $363.75
GIS Benegits life ins $133.97
IA Assn of Municipal
Elec and water dues $4,766.00
IA Dept Rev & Fin
Jan 2019 sales tax $3,936.99
IA Utilitiy fy 2019 2nd quarter $470.00
Iowa Rural water
2019 system membership $275.00
IPERS IPERS $6,846.02
Keystone water testing $25.00
La Porte City Motor Supply
Hydraulic $85.25
Latham and Associates Inc
rate study $9,467.46
LPC Connect phone serv $423.44
LPC Post Office
stamps/customer billing $473.69
LPC Printing & Design
Meeting Mins $200.62
LPC Utilities – interdept well #5 $2,594.64
MSA Professional
water main design $1,068.75
Orkin pest control $48.12
RPGI purchased power $88,413.02
St Clair Power Plant $1,259.02
Bulletin Board $62.35
Thriftway cleaning supplies $8.54
Urbs Hardware supplies $187.23
Wellmark health ins $7,158.60
Electric / payroll $192,501.11
Water $27,004.49
GRAND TOTAL $219,505.60
FEBRUARY 2019 Revenue Electric $167,377.42
Electric Res $19,200.00
Water $46,675.46
Water res $165.73
Interest $31.60
GRAND TOTAL $233,450.21