June 26, 2017 Agenda

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5:30 P.M. Witte Vicious Animal Appeal

AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, June 26, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Matt Weber Darin Christensen
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the minutes of the June 12, 2017 regular Council Meeting
B. Claims Resolution
C. Consideration of a new Class E Liquor and Sunday Sales Permit for Sallo Corp d.b.a. Oelwein Mart
D. Consideration of a new Class E Liquor and Sunday Sales Permit for Kris Corp d.b.a. Super Mart
E. Consideration of a motion to set vicious animal appeal hearing for 5:30 P.M. July 10, 2017
F. Consideration of Cigarette Permit renewals

7. Public Hearing on the proposed Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost for Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End at the Oelwein Municipal Airport

8. Consideration of a motion to award to the lowest price, responsible, responsive bidder contingent upon receipt of FAA grant and concurrence in Award to said bidder by FAA re: Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End at the Oelwein Municipal Airport

9. Consideration of a motion to allow City Administrator to submit grant application to FAA based on bids received and execute contract with said bidder upon receipt of grant and concurrence in award from FAA

10. Consideration of a motion authorizing Mayor’s signature on Oelwein Municipal Airport FBO Lease

11. Consideration of a motion approving Oelwein Municipal Airport Hangar Rental Rules & Regulations and T-Hangar Lease Agreement as recommended by Oelwein Airport Board

12. Consideration of a Resolution on Interfund Transfers

13. Consideration of a Resolution Establishing Collective Bargaining and Nonunion Salaries for City Employees

14. Consideration of a Resolution approving an Easement with Interstate Power and Light Company

15. Consideration of a Resolution to fix a date of meeting at which it is proposed to hold hearing and approve Development Agreement with Performance Rehab

16. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing on proposed rezoning of Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa for July 10, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

17. Consideration of a motion to set Bid Opening for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements project for July 17, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

18. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing on Plans, Specification, Form of Contract and Estimated Total Cost for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements project for July 24, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

19. Report from Christensen on June Library Board Meeting

20. Report from Cantrell on June Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

21. Mayor’s Report

A. Appointment of Mike Hillman to Fire Chief effective July 1

22. City Attorney’s Report

23. City Administrator’s Report

24. Old Business

25. New business

26. Adjournment

After regularly scheduled Council meeting a Work Session reviewing single hauler bids

June 12, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
June 12, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, June 12, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt the Agenda as amended. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Larry Lauer Larry Lauer, 405 4th Street NE, next to Aquatics Center parking lot. Lauer stated cars drive too fast through the Aquatic Center parking lot and someone is going to get hurt. Can the city do something to slow down the cars? He has a hard time getting his large truck out of his garage with the parking spots so close and would like this reviewed. Mulfinger and Johnson to review and report back.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to approve the following Consent Agenda items:

A. Approval of the minutes of the May 22, 2017 regular Council Meeting.
B. Approval of the minutes of the May 30, 2017 special Council Meeting.
C. Class ‘C’ Liquor License renewal for Dave’s Place
D. Motion to set vicious animal appeal hearing for 5:30 P.M. June 26, 2017.
E. Approving repair to Wastetreatment Non-pot pump in the amount of $7,249.00.
F. Approve Change Order No. 2 to Summers’ Enterprise in the amount of
$-7,350.00 for 20th Street Lift Station

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Cemetery Mower Two bids were received

Bodensteiner Implement John Deere Z920M $8,800.00
Hub City PowerSports Gravely Pro-Turn 149 $7,080.75

Council compared and discussed the two quotes. Mulfinger stated staff recommends the John Deere Z920M. A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to purchase the John Deere Z920M from Bodensteiner Implement in the amount of $8,800.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ordinance No. 1152 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance No. 1152 re: Utility Rates on the third and final reading.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

1st Reading An Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section
Accessory Structures 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential died for lack of a motion. B. Weber had several questions and wants more time. A joint council work session with Planning and Zoning will be scheduled to discuss this.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, JUNE 12, 2017, PAGE 2

Resolution #4980 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
Housing Trust Fund No. 4980 Resolution of Support for Fayette County to Affiliate with the Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Program as a Participating County.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

A lengthy discussion took place regarding the division of funds when the two Housing Trusts are combined if the city would receive more or less dollars.

Resolution #4981 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4981 authorizing temporary closure of public ways or grounds for Decades, Delish and the Faster Horse Mustang Group.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

A discussion took place whether closing the street increased foot traffic downtown or decreased foot traffic for the Saturday morning downtown businesses.

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Christensen to set Public Hearing
Airport Taxiway to for Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End at the Oelwein
Runway Municipal Airport for June 26, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Audit Services Three bids were received for the annual audit services:

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Anderson and Company, Humbolt $13,000 13,650 14,350
Kronlage and Olson, Charles City $22,000 22,900 23,700
Hacker Nelson, New Hampton $17,000 17,500 18,000

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to approve low bid from Anderson and Company in the amount of $13,000, $13,650, $14,350 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, 2018, 2019. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Armstrongs Add. A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to forward a request from Arlington Place to rezone Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrongs Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential to Planning and Zoning Commission for recommendation. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Planning, Finance, Cantrell shared Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development
Enterprise and meeting recommendations as follows:
Economic Devel.
A. Approve Oelwein Celebrations Hotel/Motel Funding in the amount of $3,500
B. Approve Williams Center for the Arts Hotel/Motel Funding in the amount of
$1,000
C. Not approve Strang Tire Demolition Funding for 206 and 208 South Frederick,
need more information, missing two bids
D Approve Paul Ganske Demolition Funding request for 114 5th Avenue NE,
dependent upon providing an additional bid.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, JUNE 12, 2017, PAGE 3

A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Christensen to approve A and B and not approve C. D was approved for half the amount of the low bid when a second bid is received. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Council Meeting Rules Sherrets stated when in session the gallery cannot ask questions as council discusses agenda items. They are to speak during citizen comments, or public hearings.

Demo Grant Requests Stickel received an inquiry requesting a previously denied Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development demolition request could be re-presented to Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development for approval. To receive grant proceeds the request must include two bids at a minimum and be requested prior to tearing down the building. The applicant did not follow the city’s permit process. There is no appeal process for the grants.

Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to adjourn at 6:30 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR
ATTEST:

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator in and for the City of Oelwein, Iowa do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true accounting of the Council Proceedings held June 12, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register June 14, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

June 12, 2017 Agenda

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5:15 P.M. – Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting
5:35 P.M. – Work Session on Fireworks

AGENDA

Oelwein City Council Monday, June 12, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Matt Weber Darin Christensen
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Memorial Poppy Proclamation

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the minutes of the May 22, 2017 regular Council Meeting
B. Approval of the minutes of the May 30, 2017 special Council Meeting
C. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor License renewal for Dave’s Place
D. Consideration of a motion to set vicious animal appeal hearing for 5:30 P.M. June 26, 2017
E. Consideration of a motion approving repair to Wastetreatment Non-pot pump in the amount of $7,249.00
F. Consideration of a motion approving Change Order No. 2 to Summers’ Enterprise for 20th Street Lift Station Improvements

8. Consideration of quotes received for purchase of mower for Woodlawn Cemetery

9. Consideration of an Ordinance re: utility rates – third and final reading

10. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential – first reading

11. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 23, Section 18-6 Exceptions, Fireworks

12. Consideration of a Resolution of Support for Fayette County to Affiliate with the Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Program as a Participating County

13. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing temporary closure of public ways or grounds for Decades, Delish and the Faster Horse Mustang Group

14. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End at the Oelwein Municipal Airport for June 26, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

15. Consideration of a motion authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement for Audit Services

16. Consideration of a motion to forward a request from Arlington Place to rezone lots 1 to 11 Blk 17 Armstrongs Add from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential.

17. Report from Cantrell on Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting

A. Oelwein Celebrations Hotel/Motel Funding in the amount of $3,500
B. Williams Center for the Arts Hotel/Motel Funding in the amount of $1,000
C. Strang Tire Demolition Funding request for 206 and 208 South Frederick
D. Paul Ganske Demolition Funding Request for 114 5th Avenue NE

18. Mayor’s Report

19. City Attorney’s Report

20. City Administrator’s Report

21. Old Business

22. New business

23. Adjournment

May 30, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Special Meeting
May 30, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in special session Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 5:30 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Stickel to adopt the Agenda as presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to open the Public Hearing on the proposed Vacating Disposal by Sale of the Eastern Portion of Occo Drive.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received.

A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to close the hearing.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Statutory Rule Waived A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel that the statutory rule be waived requiring an ordinance to be considered and voted on for passage at two Council meetings prior to the meeting it is to be finally passed be suspended.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1151 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Ordinance No. 1151 Providing for the Vacation of the Public Right-of-Way Located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 21, Township 91, North, Range 9 West of the Fifth P.M., Fayette County, Iowa on the first and final reading.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Public Hearing on A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by M. Weber to open the Public Hearing on Development Agreement with Boulders Inn Oelwein, LLC, including the sale of city-owned property.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by B. Weber to close the hearing.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, MAY 30, 2017, PAGE 2

Resolution #4979 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4979 Approving Development Agreement with Boulders Inn Oelwein, LLC, Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments, Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement and Authorizing the Sale of Property Owned by the City.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

DOT Agreement Council discussed a proposed Preconstruction Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation regarding traffic signals located at Highway 150 and 20th Street SE in Oelwein. Council is opposed to changes in the traffic signals at that location.

A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to not authorize the Mayor to execute the proposed agreement. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 5:50 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR
ATTEST:

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator in and for the City of Oelwein, Iowa do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true accounting of the Council Proceedings held May 30, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register June 1, 2017.

___________________________________________________
DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

May 30, 2017 Agenda

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AGENDA

SPECIAL MEETING
Oelwein City Council Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 5:30 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Matt Weber Darin Christensen
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Public Hearing on the proposed Vacating and Disposal by Sale of the Eastern Portion of Occo Drive

7. Consideration of an Ordinance Providing for the Vacation of the Public Right-of-Way Located in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 21, Township 91, North, Range 9 West of the Fifth P.M., Fayette County, Iowa

8. Public Hearing On Development Agreement with Boulders Inn Oelwein, LLC, including the sale of city-owned real property

9. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Development Agreement with Boulders Inn Oelwein, LLC, Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments, Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement and Authorizing the Sale of Property Owned by the City

10. Consideration of a motion authorizing the Mayor to execute Iowa Department of Transportation Preconstruction Agreement for Changes to Traffic Signals at Iowa 150 and 20th Street

11. Adjournment

May 22, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
May 22, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, May 22, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen Stickel to adopt the Agenda as presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Proclamation Mayor Sherrets presented a proclamation to Miss Poppy Holly Rose Rubin and
Poppy Days Poppy Chair Mary Lou Kimball proclaiming May 25-27, 2017 as Poppy Days.

Jennifer Choate Jennifer Choate, 20 3rd Avenue NE requested a variance to an ordinance that would allow her wedding party (10 people) to ride in a pickup truck from Sacred Heart Church to Knights of Columbus on July 1, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. This request is listed on the Consent Agenda Item L.

Ryan DeHaven Ryan DeHaven, Hub City Power Sports requested bidding guidelines for city purchases from Park and Cemetery Departments so bids can be compared equally. His bid for a Pro Turn Mower cost is less than a competitors bid for a ZTrak, but his bid is not being approved. Council requests consent agenda item D not be approved tonight and relist the bids for next council meeting.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to approve the following Consent Agenda Items:

a. Minutes of the May 8, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Claims Resolution in the amount of $196,656.35
c. Motion approving purchase of Offset Flail Mower in the amount of $7,399 from Iowa Farm Equipment for Street Department
d. Motion approving the purchase of Treadmill in the amount of $5,520.00 from Push-Pedal-Pull for Williams Wellness Center
e. Motion authorizing Mayor to sign an agreement for electronic transactions between the City of Oelwein and USDA
f. Motion authorizing signatures on Certificate of Substantial Completion with CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. for Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan
g. Motion authorizing signatures on Certificate of Substantial Completion for Charles Street Water Main Improvements
h. Motion authorizing Pay Application 1 for Charles Street Water Main Improvements: $115,494.54
i. Request to reschedule Oelwein Food & Fitness Fun Run for Saturday, June 17, 2017
j. Motion acknowledging changes for Farm Lease
k. Motion allowing for variance of Oelwein Municipal Code Section 22-13, Clinging to Vehicles

Consent Agenda Item D to purchase a Ztrak Mower for the Cemetery was tabled and will be relisted on the next agenda.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Cantrell questioned if Item J, Oelwein Food and Fitness Fun Run had gotten their liability insurance coverage.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, MAY 22, 2017, PAGE 2

Public Hearing A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to open the Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Budget Amendment.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Christensen to close the hearing.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4976 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution
Budget Amendment No. 4976 Approving 2016-2017 Budget Amendment.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Utility Rate A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt the second
2nd Reading reading of an Ordinance re: Utility Rates.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4977 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
Fee Schedule No. 4977 Approving the Oelwein Fee Schedule.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Mulfinger stated the new fee schedule rates are effective May 23, 2017.

Resolution #4978 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
Set Hearing – Hotel No. 4978 to fix a date of meeting at which it is proposed to hold a hearing on
Property a Development Agreement with Boulders Inn Oelwein, LLC, including the sale of city-owned real property.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Set Hearing – Portion A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to Set a Public
Occo Drive Hearing for the Vacating and Disposal of the Eastern Portion of Occo Drive for 5:30 P.M. May 30, 2017. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Airport Meeting Stickel reported on the May Airport Board meeting. The Board is working on Hangar Rules and Regulations.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, MAY 22, 2017, PAGE 3

Park & Rec Mtg. Cantrell reported on the May Par & Recreation Commission meeting. The Tree Board discussed Emerald Ash Bore and are reviewing the list of approved trees for the city. United Way Day of Caring volunteers planted 40 trees, painted city park bathroom, and picked sticks and debris in parks, along trails and downtown. Fayette Appreciation Day volunteers painted playground equipment. Prairie planting at Redgate Park, flower planting at the Aquatics Center, Diamond 1 improvements city lake cleanup, and campground improvements are some of the many changes in Oelwein parks. Park events can be followed on City of Oelwein Facebook Page. You can volunteer by contacting Park Superintendent Josh Johnson at Oelwein City Hall.

Frisbee Golf sponsors are still needed to sponsor a hole with their name or advertisement.

Fireworks Mayor Sherrets requested a work session be scheduled discussing rules and regulations regarding fireworks within the city limits.

Council Recordings Mulfinger shared his ideas for new recording equipment for council meetings costing approximately $4,000. Council consensus was to move forward.

City wide spring cleanup was a success. A discussion regarding setting up rules to follow for the next cleanup should be reviewed.

Executive Session A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate professional competency of individuals whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to the individual’s reputation and at the request of said individual.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Return to Regular A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Christensen to return to
Session regular session.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Employment A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to provide a five percent
Agreement raise effective May 23, 2017 for the City Administrator based on performance review. Effective salary is $88,200.00. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Executive Session A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1)(c) to discuss strategy with Counsel in matters that are presently in litigation where disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the City in that litigation.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Return to Regular A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Stickel to return to
Session regular session.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried
COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, MAY 22, 2017, PAGE 4

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 7:15 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR
ATTEST:

___________________________________________________
DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator in and for the City of Oelwein, Iowa do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true accounting of the Council Proceedings held May 22, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register May 24, 2017.

___________________________________________________
DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Single Hauler followed the regular meeting.

May 22, 2017 Oelwein City Council Agenda

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Oelwein City Council Monday, May 22, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Matt Weber Darin Christensen
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Memorial Poppy Proclamation

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the minutes of the May 10, 2017 regular Council Meeting
B. Claims Resolution
C. Consideration of a motion approving the purchase of Offset Flail Mower in the amount of $7,399 from Iowa Farm Equipment for Streets
D. Consideration of a motion approving the purchase of ZTrak Mower in the amount of $8,800 from Bodensteiner Implement for Cemetery
E. Consideration of a motion approving the purchase of Treadmill in the amount of $5,520.00 from Push-Pedal-Pull for Williams Wellness Center
F. Consideration of a motion authorizing Mayor to sign an agreement for electronic transactions between the City of Oelwein and USDA
G. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Certificate of Substantial Completion with CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. for Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan
H. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Certificate of Substantial Completion for Charles Street Water Main Improvements
I. Consideration of a motion authorizing Pay Application 1 for Charles Street Water Main Improvements: $115,494.54
J. Consideration of a request to reschedule Oelwein Food & Fitness Fun Run for Saturday, June 17, 2017
K. Consideration of a motion acknowledging changes to Farm Lease
L. Consideration of a motion allowing for variance of Oelwein Municipal Code Section 22-13, Clinging to Vehicles.

8. Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Budget Amendment

9. Consideration of a Resolution Approving 2016-2017 Budget Amendment

10. Consideration of an Ordinance re: utility rates – second reading

11. Consideration of a Resolution Approving the Oelwein Fee Schedule

12. Consideration of a Motion to Set Public Hearing On Development Agreement and on Proposal to Sell City-Owned Property for 5:30 P.M. May 30, 2017

13. Consideration of a Motion to Set Public Hearing for the Vacating and Disposal of the Eastern Portion of Occo Drive for 5:30 P.M. May 30, 2017

14. Report from Kevin Stickel on May Airport Board meeting

15. Report from Renee Cantrell on May Park & Recreation Commission Meeting

16. Mayor’s Report

A. Fireworks Ordinance

17. City Attorney’s Report

18. City Administrator’s Report

A. City Council recording

19. Old Business

20. New business

21. Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate professional competency of individuals whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to the individual’s reputation and at the request of said individual

22. Discussion and possible action on the employment agreement between City Administrator Dylan Mulfinger and the City of Oelwein

23. Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1)(c) to discuss strategy with Counsel in matters that are presently in litigation where disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the City in that litigation

24. Adjournment

A work session on Single Hauler will follow the regular meeting

May 8, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
May 8, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, May 8, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to adopt the Agenda as amended. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Proclamation Mayor Sherrets presented a proclamation to Scott Sieleman proclaiming May as GBS/CIDP Awareness Month.

Ginger O’Connell Ginger O’Connell, 303 3rd Street NE contacted seven neighboring communities and discovered something surprising and unique. None of them display the Presidents and Governors photo in their council room. Oelwein has always displayed both until the recent election when a photo of President Trump was never mailed to city hall. O’Connell presented a framed photo of President Trump to council to honor our unique practice.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to approve the following Consent Agenda Items:

a. Minutes of the April 24, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. New Class ‘B’ Beer and Outdoor Service for Oelwein Chamber and Area Development
c. Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor and Sunday Sales renewal for Leo’s Italian Restaurant
d. Motion to set Welch Vicious Animal Appeal Hearing for 5:30 P.M., May 22, 2017
e. Change Order No. 5 to CJ Moyna & Sons in the amount of $624.75 for Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to open the Public Hearing
Industrial Park on 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Industrial Park Urban
Urban Renewal Renewal Area.
Amendment
Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received from the public.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to close the hearing.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4970 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4970 to Approve 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Ordinance #1150 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Ordinance No.
Division of Taxes – 1150 Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the 2017
Industrial Park Amendment to the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section
Urban Renewal Plan 403.19 of the Code of Iowa.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Statutory Rule A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Christensen that the statutory rule
Waived requiring an ordinance to be considered and voted on for passage at two Council meetings prior to the meeting at which it is to be finally passed be suspended.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to open the Public
Central Urban Hearing on 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Central Urban
Renewal Plan Renewal Area.
Amendment
Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received from the public.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to close the hearing.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4971 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4971 to Approve 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Central Urban Renewal Area.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4972 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution No. 4972 on the proposed disposal by sale of city owned property commonly known as 301 5th Avenue SW.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

City Administrator Mulfinger explained the city received and accepted a $200,000 offer and additional equipment for property at 301 5th Avenue SW known as Donaldson’s building.

Resolution #4973 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4973 establishing collective bargaining and nonunion salaries for city employees as recommended by Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Utility Rates A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Christensen to adopt the first
First Reading reading of an Ordinance re: Utility Rates.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Farmers Market Mary Davis, Hazleton, Farmers Market Member requested to move the Farmers Market location from the lot west of the Library to the Log Cabin Parking Lot. She stated it is cooler with shade trees and safer since the elderly don’t like pulling out on to Highway 150 four lane. B. Weber questioned why there was “No Semi’s” painted on the pavement. Mulfinger will inquire on this and also determine a new location for semi-parking. Farmers Market starts Friday, May 12 thru October 20. Hours are Monday 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. and Fridays 8:00 – 11:00 A.M.

A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christen to approve the request to move to Log Cabin Parking lot. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Planning, Finance, Cantrell stated two demolition funding applications were received.
Enterprise & Econ.
Development Comm. Jacklyn Smith for 303 11th Avenue SW
Dan Nading for 420 5th Avenue NE

Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee recommended to not fund 303 11th Avenue SW because the policies in place were not met and it didn’t meet the criteria. The Committee recommended to fund 50% of the lowest bid ($3,000) for the demolition of 420 5th Avenue NE.

A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to approve the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee’s recommendation. 5 voted aye, 1 (Stickel) abstained.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4974 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4974 authorizing temporary closure of public ways or grounds for Oelwein Celebration.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution No. 4975 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4975 authorizing the Mayor to enter into an easement with ITC Midwest LLC for power lines in the Oelwein Industrial Park.

Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber to set
2016-17 FY Budget Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Budget Amendment for May 22, 2017
Amendment at 6:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Regional Tech Complex building is at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 12.

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Mayor Sherrets informed council Deb Howard and her attended the Iowa Smart Conference May 4 in Des Moines on Economic Development.

Mulfinger stated the Housing Tax Abatement process will take longer than originally planned but should be completed and passed in a couple months. We’ll need to hold a public hearing and notices mailed to property owners.

Storm Damage Stickel pointed out some contractors are not following Code for roofing
Homeowner Repairs repairs and should be stopped. This practice is not fair to the local contractors who by following Iowa Code are losing jobs to out of town contractors.

For example if you have a two foot overhang you need to have two rows of winterguard.

Mulfinger to address issue with Building Inspector and Police Chief.

Adjourn A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 6:30 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR
ATTEST:

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator in and for the City of Oelwein, Iowa do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true accounting of the Council Proceedings held May 8, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register May 10, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Single Hauler followed the regular meeting.

May 8th, 2017 Agenda

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5:30 Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting
AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, May 8, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Call to Order
3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Matt Weber Darin Christensen
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
4. Additions or Deletions
5. Guillain-Barre Proclamation
6. Citizens
7. Consent Agenda
A. Approval of the minutes of the April 24, 2017 regular Council Meeting
B. Consideration of a new Class ‘B’ Beer and Outdoor Service for Oelwein Chamber and Area Development
C. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor and Sunday Sales Renewal for Leo’s Italian Restaurant
D. Consideration of a motion to set Welch Vicious Animal Appeal Hearing for 5:30 P.M. May 22, 2017
E. Consideration of Change Order No. 5 to CJ Moyna & Sons in the amount of $624.75 for Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements
8. Public Hearing on 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area
9. Consideration of a Resolution to approve 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area
10. Consideration of an Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the 2017 Amendment to the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa
11. Public Hearing on 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Central Urban Renewal Area
12. Consideration of a Resolution to approve 2017 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Central Urban Renewal Area
13. Consideration of a Resolution on the proposed disposal by sale of city owned property commonly known as 301 5th Avenue SW
14. Consideration of a Resolution establishing collective bargaining and nonunion salaries for city employees
15. Consideration of an Ordinance re: utility rates – first reading
16. Consideration of a request from Oelwein Farmers Market to move to Log Cabin Parking Lot
17. Consideration of a recommendation from Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development re: Demolition funding applications for 303 11th Avenue SW and 420 5th Avenue NE
18. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing temporary closure of public ways or grounds for Oelwein Celebration
19. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an easement with ITC Midwest LLC for power lines in the Oelwein Industrial Park
20. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Budget Amendment for May 22, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.
21. Mayor’s Report
22. City Attorney’s Report
23. City Administrator’s Report
24. Old Business
25. New business
26. Adjournment
A work session on Single Hauler will follow the regular meeting
6:45 Waste Management
7:25 Black Hawk Waste
8:05 Republic Services

April 24, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
April 24, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, April 24, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt the Agenda as presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Lauren Allbriton Lauren Allbriton, Food Corps Service Member at Oelwein Schools introduced herself regarding the Oelwein Food & Fitness Club request to use City Park for a Fun Run.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to approve the following Consent Agenda Items:

a. Minutes of the April 10, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Claims Resolution in the amount of $669,648.83
c. Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor and Sunday Sales renewal for Mona’s Firepit
d. Class ‘B’ and Sunday Sales renewal for Pizza Hut #4340
e. Request from Oelwein Wrestling Club for use of Sports Complex Soccer fields Saturday, June 24, 2017 for a Knockerball Tournament
f. Request from Oelwein Food & Fitness Club for use of City Park Saturday, May 27, 2017 for a Fun Run
g. Wastetreatment Plant Pump repairs in the amount of $7,240 from Cahoy

Items E & F are pending proof of insurance coverage

All voted aye. (B. Weber and Cantrell abstained from item A.)
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to open the
Public Hearing on the proposed disposal by sale of the city owned property located at 956 South Frederick, Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa.

Ayes: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Travis Bushaw, Oelwein Wrestling Club, Inc. informed Council the existing building at the old P & P would be torn down and a new 6,000 square foot facility built to hold wrestling practice, gymnastic classes, indoor batting cages and bow target practice.

No comments were received from the public.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to close the Public Hearing.

Ayes: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4968 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4968 Directing the Sale of the City’s Interest in 956 South Frederick, Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa to Oelwein Wrestling Club, Inc.

Ayes: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4969 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to adopt Resolution
Accept Gearhart Grove No. 4969 Accepting and Approving the Plan and Plat Known as Gearhart Grove Addition to the City of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa.

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Mulfinger stated all the requirements have been met for Council to move forward.

Ayes: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Library Meeting Christensen presented the April Library Board minutes. Carroll Endicott was hired as the Children’s Librarian. Staff salaries will increase 3%. The attic insulation bid from B & B Construction for $6,385.68 was approved. Book and Bake Sale is scheduled for April 27-29.

Park & Rec Meeting Cantrell presented the April Park & Rec meeting minutes. Perry Comeau spoke about Friends of the Park development. There is still availability in the sponsorship program for disc golf signs and shelters. Tree Board met to discuss Emerald Ash Borer. Three infected trees were removed. City Park Campground was open for Easter weekend. K-6 soccer program started. Umpires are still needed for Little League. Discussion on hosting a 24 hour softball tournament at Wings Park took place. Aquatics Center is in need of an AED and a new backboard.

Airport Meeting Stickel presented the April Airport Board meeting minutes.

Rumor Has It Sherrets stated the “Rumor Has It” event at the Library was a full house. A second event is being scheduled for later this year.

Spring Cleanup Saturday, May 13 is Oelwein’s “Spring Clean Up” from 8:00 – 12:00 at the South Parking Lot.

Solid Waste Sherrets attended the April Solid Waste Management meeting. Fayette Co.
Management Mtg. Landfill will soon stop recycling plastic bags, possibly this summer.

NICC Class NICC is offering a Candidate class April 27 at 5:30 – 7:00 at the Wilder Center. Anyone interested in running for an elected office is invited to attend. RSVP to Kristina at 563-382-3990.

Civil Service A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to approve the Mayor’s
Commission appointment of Tim Gilson to the Civil Service Commission. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 6:18 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR
ATTEST:

___________________________________________________
DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator in and for the City of Oelwein, Iowa do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true accounting of the Council Proceedings held April 10, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register April 12, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Donaldson’s followed the regular meeting.

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