Clayton Council

Special Meeting City of Clayton, Iowa March 18, 2021

Minutes Council Chambers 6:00 P.M.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In order to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the meeting of the Clayton City Council was held electronically. Chapter 21.8 of the Iowa Code does permit an electronic meeting where all members participate remotely when an in-person meeting is impossible or impractical. On March 19, 2020, Governor Reynolds issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency which included a suspension of Iowa laws that would prevent the use of electronic meetings or the limitation on the number of people present at an in-person meeting site. The agenda was posted more than 24 hours in advance to give instructions on how to participate in the meeting.

Call to Order: Mayor Basemann called the meeting to order with roll call at 6:00PM.

Council Attendance via Zoom: Present –Grunder Council Attendance City Hall: Staake, Kuehl, Youngblut Others present at City Hall: Mick Frye, Toni Schultz

Motion by Staake, second by Kuehl to approve the agenda. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried.

Mayor reported that the special meeting was being held to fill the council vacancy. If the vacancy is not filled, the city would be required to hold a special election. Mick Frye has submitted a letter of intent prior to the March 1st deadline. When asked if he would be interested in the vacant council seat, Frye verbally rescinded his letter of intent. Tom Brandel submitted a letter of intent on 3/16/2021, but was not present. Toni Schultz verbally stated interest in fill the vacancy. Moton by Kuehl, second by Staake to appoint Toni Schultz to fill the council vacancy for the term that expires 12/31/2021. Roll call vote- Ayes: Kuehl, Staake Nays: Grunder, Youngblut. Motion fails. Motion by Kuehl to hold a special election. No second. Motion failed. Council decided to give Brandel time to attend the meeting. After 15 minutes, motion by Kuehl, second by Staake to appoint Toni Schultz to fill the council vacancy for the term that expires 12/31/2021. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried.

Toni Schultz completed the Oath of Office.

Meeting Adjournment: Motion to adjourn by Staake, second by Kuehl. All ayes; motion carried. Time: 6:25 P.M. Next regular meeting will be April 19, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

Regular Meeting City of Clayton, Iowa March 15, 2021

Minutes Council Chambers 6:00 P.M.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In order to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the meeting of the Clayton City Council was held electronically. Chapter 21.8 of the Iowa Code does permit an electronic meeting where all members participate remotely when an in-person meeting is impossible or impractical. The agenda was posted more than 24 hours in advance to give instructions on how to participate in the meeting.

Call to Order: Mayor Basemann called the meeting to order with roll call at 6:00PM. No Quorum present. At 6:15PM, roll call was taken again. Quorum present

Council Attendance via Zoom: Present –Grunder, Staake Council Attendance City Hall: Youngblut at 6:15PM Absent: Kuehl

The public hearing for FY21/22 Budget was opened. No public comments. Public hearing closed. Motion by Staake, second by Youngblut to approve Resolution 2021-05 to approve the FY2021/2022 Budget. Roll call vote. All ayes, motion carried.

Motion by Youngblut, second by Grunder to approve the consent agenda to include: Agenda, 2-15-21 minutes, February Treasurer's Report, Budget Report, Water Superintendents Activity reports, Clerk Activity report and Bills and Claims from 2/16/21 – 3/15/21. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried.

Revenues Expenditures General Fund $ 154.12 $ 1991.27Road Use Tax $ 271.60 $ 1530.00Local Options Tax $ Water $ 180.00 $ 1,433.14Total $ 604.72 $ 4,954.41



Bills and Claims from February 16 - March 15, 2021 Fund Amount

IPERS Iowa Retirement GW $170.43 Allamakee- Clayton Electric

Coop Electric GW $546.77 Alpine Communications Phone/Internet GW $86.64 Bob Creery 4 weeks x $50 = $200 gross W $172.12 Bonnie Basemann 15.25 hrs. x $14 = $213.50 gross + mileages,

supplies GW $248.16

Jon Russett 19.5 hrs x 20 =$390 gross + 44 miles,

supplies W $436.79

Carrot Top Industries 36 each Flag Poles/Brackets G $950.00 Chris Youngblut snowplowing 2/7,2/12,2/13 G $510.00

Hawkeye Sanitation Solid Waste Contract GW $497.40

Hawkins Chemicals W $184.92 Jon Russett Reimburse: Tool W $187.58 Keystone Laboratories Water Testing W $26.80 Kuempel Hardware Water Supplies W $11.16 Meuser Lumber Water Supplies W $45.99 Three Rivers FS Propane Water Tower & City Hall GW $341.72

Total Bills & Claims $4,416.48

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Youngblut left the meeting. No quorum present so the meeting ended.

Note: The Clayton Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday April 3rd at 1:00PM at the Schoolhouse playground. Time: 6:25 P.M. Next regular meeting will be April 19, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

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