West Union Council

Council Chambers, City Hall, January 4, 2021, 6:00 P.M.

West Union City Council met January 4, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. in Council Chambers. Mayor Adam Keller began with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Attendance Present –Smith, Stansbery, Gumm, Bentley, and Granger. Absent: None

Approval of the Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to approve the Agenda as

Agenda presented. All Aye. Carried.

Approval of Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve Minutes from the

Minutes December 21, 2020 regular meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Approve Liquor All paperwork is in place for liquor license renewal for All Stop. Motion was made

License for All Stop by Stansbery, seconded by Gumm, to approve as presented. All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-27 Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Bentley, to approve hiring Lisa Davis as

Hiring Lisa Davis the new Executive Director for the West Union Economic Development and

As Executive Marketing position at a salary of $36,000. She will begin on January 18, 2021.

Director All Aye. Carried.

Approve Officers West Union Fire Department has submitted their list of 25 members and the elected

for Fire Dept. officers for 2021. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Granger, to approve as presented. Gumm abstained, Rest All Aye. Carried.

Approve Fireworks Park & Rec will again host WinterFest on February 6, 2021, with wagon rides, cross

And 2021 Winter country skiing, ice skating, broomball, ice hockey, snow sculpture contest, bonfire,

Fest Activities food, and fireworks. Motion to approve the Fireworks permit was made by Gumm, seconded by Stansbery. All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-28 Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Granger, to approve PPE #11 to Gridor

Approve Gridor Construction for $309,274.40 for construction on the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

PPE #11 for WWTP All Aye. Carried.

Resol 2021-29 to Motion was made by Granger, seconded by Gumm, to approve PPE#2 to Donlon

Approve PPE#2 to Brothers for the South Industrial Parkway Utilities Project for $64,158.25, and change

Donlon Brothers order #1 for $1,403 due to changing water service pipe from 6” to 8”, per county

S. Industrial Pkwy engineer request. Project is on hold until hydrants arrive in the sprint. All Aye. Carried.

Set Letting Date Jon Biederman has plans ready to go out for bid. Motion was made by Gumm,

And Public Hearing seconded by Bentley, to approve setting the letting date for January 29, 2021 at

Jefferson St. Project 10:00 a.m., and setting the Public Hearing for February 1, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. on reconstruction of Jefferson Street. All Aye. Carried.

Resident Meetings Motion was made by Gumm, seconded by Granger to have residential meetings

For Jefferson Street Thursday, January 21, 2021at 6pm for Jefferson residents, and 7pm for Cook Street

And Cook Street residents to answer any questions they may have. Meetings will be at the West Union Library. All Aye. Carried.

Table Opto Chief Becthold was unable to connect to the council meeting to discuss location of

Traffic Contract speed cameras and speed tolerances. Motion was made by Granger, seconded by

With Changes Bentley, to table until next council meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Dangerous Building Granger advised Council that Steffens has been working on the inside of the building

129 N Vine Street and had a structural engineer in. He will continue work all winter. Motion was made by Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to discuss again at February 1, 2021 council meeting. All Aye. Carried.

Next Council Next regular council meeting will be Monday, January 18, 2021, starting at 6:00

Meeting pm in the Council Chambers.

Adjourn With no further business to bring before the Council, a motion was made by

Stansbery, seconded by Bentley, to adjourn. All Aye. Carried.

Meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.

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