Luana Council

Luana City Council Minutes of June 3, 2021

Meeting at the Luana Fire Department. Location change due to COVID19 Social Distancing requirements.

The Luana City Council held their regular monthly meeting Wednesday June 3, 2021, at 7:00 pm. with Council Members Lonnie Baade, Brenda Boddicker, Todd Olson and Jackie Radloff-Schneider present. Absent: Luke Steege.

Mayor Jerry Schroeder called meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Minutes of May meeting were reviewed and approved upon a motion by Radloff-Schneider, second by Boddicker, carried unanimously.

Radloff-Schneider motioned to pay all monthly claims totaling $9,331.56, Olson second, carried unanimously. Receipts for the month totaled $22,502.84. Baademotioned to pass Res. 6-2021 T.O.F, Boddicker second, carried unanimously.

Olson motioned to approve 3rd reading of Ord. 2021-06 Discontinuing the use of water meters, flat rates for water and sewer. Baade second, carried unanimously. Vote was taken to adopt Ord. 2021-06,Roll call vote: AYES 4, NAYS 0. Whereupon, the Mayor declared the measure duly adopted.

SECTION 2. SECTION MODIFIED. Section 2.6.2.1of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Luana, Iowa 2015, is repealed and the following is adopted in lieu thereof:

2.6.2.1 Each household shall pay based on the following sewer rates:

a. 0-1 (zero to one) occupant $96.00 (ninety-six dollars and no/100) quarterly

b. 2-3 (two to three) occupants $110.00 (one hundred and ten dollars and no/100)

quarterly

c. 4 (four) plus occupants $130.00 (one hundred and thirty dollars and no/100)

quarterly

SECTION 6. SECTION MODIFIED. Section 2.9of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Luana, Iowa 2015, is repealed:

2.9.1 METERS REQUIRED. All water furnished customers shall be measured through meters furnished and installed by the city.

2.9.7 METER RENT. There shall be a quarterly rental fee charged by the City for each water meter of $3.50 (Three dollars and 50/100).

SECTION 7. SECTION MODIFIED. Section 2.10of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Luana, Iowa 2015, is repealed and the following is adopted in lieu thereof:

2.10.1 SERVICE CHARGES. Each customer shall pay for sewer and/or water service provided to him by the city. Each location, building, premises, or connection shall be considered a separate and distinct customer whether owned or controlled by the same person or not. Each customer will be billed the set charges for sewer and/or water.

2.10.2 RATES AND SERVICES. Water service shall be furnished at the following quarterly rates:

a. 0-1 (zero to one) occupant $96.00 (ninety-six dollars and no /100) quarterly

b. 2-3 (two to three) occupants $110.00 (one hundred and ten dollars and no/100)

quarterly

c. 4 (four) plus occupants $130.00 (one hundred and thirty dollars and no/100)

quarterly

New Ordinance 2021-06 Discontinuing the use of water meters, flat rates for water and sewer will reflect on billing received in October due to billing for previous quarter. Full copy of ordinance can be requested by calling City Hall at 563-539-2296.

Boddicker motioned to approve the renewal of the Cigarette/Tobacco and Liquor license for Luana Tavern, Baade second, carried unanimously. Olson abstained from voting.

Baade motioned to renew Proprietary CD for 9 months with Luana Savings Bank, Olson second, carried unanimously.

City wide appliance pickup is scheduled for June 26, 2021.

Water hydrants located at corner of Main Street and Church Street, corner of Main Street and Burgess Street and 112 X-16 will be replaced during June 2021.

Next regular Council meeting will be held July 1,2021 at 7:00 pm.

Mayor Schroeder adjourned the meeting at 7:15 pm.

Tammy Humble, City Administrator

Monthly Expenditures $9,331.56: Alliant Energy $1,519.13; Black Hills Energy $196.39; Deposit Return $200.00; Federal Taxes $933.60; IPERS $949.56; John Deere Financial $97.98(Weed killer); Keystone Lab $251.30(Sewer/water testing); NAPA $27.26(City supplies); NEIT $99.16; Postage $4.80; Wages $5,052.38.

Fire Department Expenditures $0; General Fund Expenditures $8,866.98; Propriety Expenditures $464.58; Road Use Tax Expenditures $0; TIF Expenditures $0.

Monthly Revenue $22,502.84: Franchise Tax (Black Hills) $79.24; Franklin Township $1,641.50; Garms Financial $129.00; Interest $86.43; Local Option $2,270.42; Property Tax $6,425.68; RUT $1,219.60; Utilities $10,650.97.

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