June 3, 2024

Posted: June 5, 2024

Present: Bohr, Knutson, Langreck, Lienau. Absent: Holthaus
City employees present: Chad Bohr, Kyle Tieskoetter, Ashley Goltz
Also present: Kermit Oakland, Art Uhlenhake, Tara Hoffert

Following the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, Mayor Beckman called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

Tara Hoffert discussed the City’s property insurance renewal policy.

Council discussed millings in the yard waste site and stump removal.

Council reviewed the submitted police report for May.

Lienau made a motion approving the following consent items: May 6, 2024 council minutes, clerk’s reports, and the monthly bills; second by Langreck, carried.

Langreck made a motion approving the first reading of Ordinance 99, an ordinance amending the water rates; seconded by Bohr.
Whereupon the Mayor put the question on the motion and the following named Council Members voted:
Ayes: Langreck, Bohr, Knutson, Lienau. Nays: None. Absent: Holthaus.

Knutson made a motion approving a quote from Reilly Construction for the lot 100 E. Main Street; second by Lienau, carried.

The FY23 audit exam was reviewed. Lienau made a motion to award the FY24 audit contract to Rachelle Thompson, CPA; second by Langreck, carried.

Lienau made a motion approving an alcohol beverage permit for The Local pending dram shop; second by Knutson, carried.

Nuisance properties were discussed.

Lienau made a motion approving building permits for Seth Christopher, Mike & Gretchen Wenthold, and Mark & Annette Zweibohmer; second by Bohr, carried.

Council had general discussion regarding the swim bus, Odgen street project, Ossian Ambulance, alleys, copier lease, and yard waste site.

Lienau made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Langreck; carried. Meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

May 2024 Expenses
Acentek-network services 864.90
Alliant Energy-elect utilities 5799.58
Allied Benefit Systems-insurance 1344.00
Ashley Goltz-reimb 464.28
Badger Meter-services 47.19
Baker Taylor-libr books 575.06
Becker Hardware-supplies 1191.08
Black Hills Energy-utilities 376.93
Card Services-tech 1007.98
Casey’s General Store-fuel 417.10
Chad Bohr-reimb 100.00
Chuck’s Service-supplied 526.07
City Laundering Co.-services 238.90
City of Calmar-police services 17500.00
Custom Alarm-tech 76.50
Decorah Tech-tech 1880.25
Donna’s Painting-services 150.00
Drillings-supplies 43.29
Fayette Publishing-publication 879.97
Graham Goltz-repairs 130.00
Graphics-supplies 161.25
Hach Co.-supplies 66.85
Hawkins-chemicals 2575.19
Holiday Inn-mtg 237.44
IAMU-dues 457.00
ISU-mtg 200.00
Kyle Tieskoetter-reimb 59.96
Luana Savings Bank-HSA/fees 610.00
Macqueen Equip-supplies 293.98
Malcom-garbage 7029.38
Marco-technology 283.08
Microbac-lab fees 382.50
Mississippi Welders-services 244.90
Ossian Post Office-postage 441.83
Simmering-Cory-codification 829.00
Spee-dee Delivery-shipping 86.04
Treasurer State of Iowa-taxes 719.25
UMB Bank-bond fees 179866.88
Utility Equip Co.-supplies 99.11
Winneshiek Co. Engineer-supplies 1295.65
Zarnoth Brush Works-supplies 670.00
Total 230222.37


May 2024 Expenses by Fund
General 37785.71
Road Use 1295.65
Employee Benefits 1944.00
Debt Service 179866.88
Water 6272.02
Sewer 3058.11
Total 230222.37


May 2024 Receipts
General 65756.18
Road Use Tax 14820.24
Employee Benefits 2677.14
Emergency 617.66
Local Option Sales Tax 14885.74
Debt Service 140338.27
Capital Project 6669.18
Water 14119.21
Sewer 17834.68
Total 277718.30