December 16, 2013 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
December 16, 2013

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, December 16, 2013. Mayor Murphy called the meeting to order at 6:03 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen, Manus, Cantrell

Two students of Oelwein High School Junior Class sang as a fundraiser for Junior/Senior Prom, donated as compliments of Mayor Murphy.

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

Employee of the Murphy presented the Employee of the Month award to Susie Ricchio,
Month Assistant Librarian.

20 Year Service Murphy presented a wall plaque to Police Chief Jeremy Logan for 20 years of service.

Citizens Darrel Meyer, 1608 West Main Street, Marshalltown, Iowa represented unidentified citizens of Oelwein, presented council with written and oral arguments of why Council should reject proposed Ordinance 3-71 of Oelwein Code.

Close Citizens A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ericson to close citizen input. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to approve the following consent agenda items:

A. Approval of the minutes of the December 2, 2013 regular meeting.
B. Ownership update and Class ‘B’ Native Wine renewal for
Oelwein Design & Gallery of Art.
C. Class ‘E’ Liquor, Class ‘B’ Wine and Class ‘C’ Beer renewal for
Oelwein Bottle and Can.

Approve “A” with correction of Resolution No. 4462, should be 4762. Also motion to read Ordinance 3-71 in three readings was corrected. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Oelwein Celebrations Cindy Wilharm from Oelwein Celebrations, Inc. presented a request to Council for 2014 Fireworks funding in the amount of $3,500.00.

A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Petersen to refer a request from Oelwein Celebrations, Inc. for 2013 funding to Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

2nd Reading A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to adopt the second reading of an ordinance Amending Section 22-113 to Add Stop Sign Intersections.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Wellness Center A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Weber to approve purchase and
Cameras installation of fifteen 24 hour security cameras at Williams Wellness Center in the amount of $29,889 from Security Equipment Inc., Des Moines. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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NSP Properties A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Petersen directing the City Attorney
Lease Agreement to draft Lease Purchase Agreement with NEICAC regarding city owned duplex at 215/217 1st Avenue NW for Council to review for approval at next meeting. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4763 A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution No. 4763 to Set Public Hearing to Consider 28E Agreement with Oelwein Community School District re: Maintenance of Tennis Courts on December 23, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4764 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Sherrets to adopt Resolution No. 4764 Authorizing Execution of Fitness Facility Services Agreement with American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc. on Behalf of the Williams Wellness Center.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4765 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution No. 4765 Authorizing Execution of License Agreement to Operate Cross Fit Program at the Williams Wellness Center.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

1st Reading A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Sherrets to adopt the first reading of an Ordinance Amending 3-71 Regarding Appointment of City Administrator.
Ayes: Sherrets, Ryan, Stickel, Ericson
Nays: Weber, Petersen
Motion Carried

Work Session A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ryan to set work session for January 6, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. on Park and Greenspace Evaluation. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Library Meeting Sherrets reported on December Library Board meeting. Reviewed landscaping plans and quotes for the outdoor reading area. The Library has incurred a huge expense in replacing failing ballasts. An evaluation of current light fixtures, cost and maintenance is being completed.

Regional Housing Ryan reported on UERPC Housing Authority Board meeting. Iowa Finance
Board Meeting Authority awarded $66,500 to Fayette County Local Housing Trust Fund to assist 10 low income households. There are several vacancies on the Housing Board.

Legislative Day January 10, 2014 is Legislative Day held at the Country Hills Golf Course in West Union at 9:00 A.M.

Plaza Board Meeting Ryan reported on December Plaza Board meeting. An electric oven and cabinet purchase is being considered and a window on the west wall of the mealsite was replaced.

Officer DeJong Murphy received very positive feedback regarding Police Officer DeJong running the Dare Program for students and the Operation Alice program for teachers.

Holiday Party Friday, December 20 at 12:00 noon is the City Holiday potluck party for employees, council and retirees.

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Prouty Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Jim Prouty will now be under the direct supervision of the Police Department.

Snow Removal Ericson issued a reminder to citizens to shovel sidewalks after snowfalls.

Executive Session A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ryan to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code 20.17 to discuss union negotiations.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Return to Regular A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Petersen to return to
Session regular session.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Ryan to adjourn at 7:232 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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LARRY MURPHY, MAYOR
ATTEST:

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Jamie Letzring, 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 December 16, 2013 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register December 19, 2013.

______________________________________
JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

December 23, 2013 Agenda

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PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING 5:00 P.M.

 

AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL                                                                                                                                          MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013

OELWEIN, IOWA                                                                                                                                                                          6:00 P.M.

 

1.             PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.             CALL TO ORDER

 

3.             ROLL CALL

                                                                      LARRY MURPHY

                                                PEGGY SHERRETS                                                                  KEVIN STICKEL

                                                BEN WEBER                                                                            JIM PETERSEN

PAUL RYAN                                                                             REX ERICSON

 

4.             ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

 

5.             CITIZENS

 

6.             CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO CLOSE CITIZEN INPUT

 

7.             CONSENT AGENDA

 

A.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 16, 2013 REGULAR MEETING

B.  CLAIMS RESOLUTION

     

8.             PUBLIC HEARING ON GENERAL OBLIGATION LOAN AGREEMENT

 

9.             CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING INTENT TO ENTER INTO A GENERAL OBLIGATION LOAN AGREEMENT IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,000,000

 

10.           PUBLIC HEARING ON DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

 

11.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH MOTORCYCLES MIDWEST, INC./DEAN’S HONDA, AUTHORIZING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PAYMENTS AND PLEDGING CERTAIN TAX INCREMENT REVENUES TO THE PAYMENT OF THE AGREEMENT

 

12.           PUBLIC HEARING ON 2013 AMENDMENT TO URBAN RENEWAL PLAN FOR INDUSTRIAL PARK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

 

13.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE 2013 URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR THE INDUSTRIAL PARK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

 

14.           CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE DIVISION OF TAXES LEVIED ON TAXABLE PROPERTY IN THE 2013 AMENDMENT TO THE INDUSTRIAL PARK URBAN RENEWAL AREA, PURSUANT TO SECTION 403.19 OF THE CODE OF IOWA – FIRST AND FINAL READING

 

15.           PUBLIC HEARING ON 28E AGREEMENT WITH OELWEIN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE: TENNIS COURTS

 

16.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE 28E AGREEMENT WITH OELWEIN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE TENNIS COURTS

 

17.           CONSIDERATION OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 5 TO SUMMERS’ ENTERPRISE FOR 1ST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

18.           CONSIDERATION OF PAY REQUEST NO. 11 TO SUMMERS’ ENTERPRISE IN THE AMOUNT OF $104,206.92 FOR WORK COMPLETED ON 1ST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

19.           CONSIDERATION OF PAY REQUEST NO. 12 TO SUMMERS’ ENTERPRISE IN THE AMOUNT OF $54,242.28 FOR WORK COMPLETED ON 1ST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

20.           CONSIDERATION OF PAY REQUEST NO. 13 TO SUMMERS’ ENTERPRISE IN THE AMOUNT OF $58,400.68 FOR WORK COMPLETED ON 1ST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

21.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WITH SUMMERS’ ENTERPRISE, INC. PERTAINING TO FIRST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

22.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING WORK ON 1ST AVENUE LIFT STATION IMPROVEMENTS

23.           CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 22-113 TO ADD STOP INTERSECTIONS – THIRD AND FINAL READING

 

24.           CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 3-71 REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF CITY ADMINISTRATOR – SECOND READING

 

25.           DISCUSSION REGARDING SALE OF 102 6TH AVENUE SW

 

26.           REPORT FROM BEN WEBER ON DECEMBER PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING

 

27.           MAYOR’S REPORT

 

A.   CONSIDERATION OF THE REAPPOINTMENT OF PAUL RYAN TO THE UERPC REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD              

 

28.           CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

29.           CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

 

30.           OLD BUSINESS

 

31.           NEW BUSINESS

 

32.           EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PENDING LITIGATION PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.5(1)(C) AND TO DISCUSS UNION NEGOTIATIONS PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 20.17

 

33.           ADJOURNMENT

 

 

December 16, 2013 Agenda

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AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL                                                                                                                                          MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013

OELWEIN, IOWA                                                                                                                                                                          6:00 P.M.

 

1.             PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

2.             CALL TO ORDER

 

3.             ROLL CALL

                                                                      LARRY MURPHY

                                                PEGGY SHERRETS                                                                  KEVIN STICKEL

                                                BEN WEBER                                                                            JIM PETERSEN

PAUL RYAN                                                                             REX ERICSON

 

4.             ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

 

5.             PRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AWARD

 

6.             PRESENTATION OF 20 YEAR SERVICE AWARD TO POLICE CHIEF JEREMY LOGAN

 

7.             CITIZENS

 

8.             CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO CLOSE CITIZEN INPUT

 

9.             CONSENT AGENDA

 

A.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 2, 2013 REGULAR MEETING

B.  CONSIDERATION OF OWNERSHIP UPDATE AND CLASS ‘B’ NATIVE WINE RENEWAL FOR OELWEIN DESIGN & GALLERY OF ART

C.  CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘E’ LIQUOR, CLASS ‘B’ WINE AND CLASS ‘C’ BEER RENEWAL FOR OELWEIN BOTTLE AND CAN

     

10.           CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FROM OELWEIN CELEBRATIONS, INC. FOR 2014 FUNDING

 

11.           PRESENTATION OF 2012-2013 AUDIT BY DON SNITKER, RIDIHALGH, FUELLING, SNITKER, WEBER & CO.

 

12.           CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 22-113 TO ADD STOP INTERSECTIONS – SECOND READING

 

13.           CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO APPROVE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF 24 HOUR SECURITY CAMERAS AT WILLIAMS WELLNESS CENTER

 

14.           CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO APPROVE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH NEICAC

 

15.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO SET PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER 28E AGREEMENT WITH OELWEIN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT REGARDING MAINTENANCE OF TENNIS COURTS

 

16.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF FITNESS FACILITY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN SPECIALITY HEALTH FITNESS, INC. ON BEHALF OF THE WILLIAMS WELLNESS CENTER

 

17.           CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF LICENSE AGREEMENT TO OPERATE CROSS FIT PROGRAM AT THE WILLIAMS WELLNESS CENTER

 

18.           CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 3-71 REGARDING APPOINTMENT OF CITY ADMINISTRATOR – FIRST READING

 

19.           CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO SET WORK SESSION FOR JANUARY 6, 2014 ON PARK AND GREENSPACE EVALUATION

 

20.           REPORT FROM PEGGY SHERRETS ON DECEMBER LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

 

21.           REPORT FROM PAUL RYAN ON UPPER EXPLORERLAND REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD

 

22.           REPORT FROM PAUL RYAN ON DECEMBER PLAZA BOARD MEETING

 

23.           MAYOR’S REPORT

 

24.           CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

25.           CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

 

26.           OLD BUSINESS

 

27.           NEW BUSINESS

 

28.           EXECUTIVE SESSION ON UNION NEGOTIATIONS

 

29.           ADJOURNMENT

December 2, 2013 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
December 2, 2013

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, December 2, 2013. Mayor Murphy called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen, Manus, Cantrell

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Petersen to adopt the agenda as is. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to approve the following consent agenda items:

A. Minutes of the November 18, 2013 regular meeting.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4757 A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution No. 4757 Establishing Additional Incentives for the Construction of New Owner Occupied Single Family Residential Dwellings and/or Condominiums in the City of Oelwein, Iowa.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Public Safety Mtg. Weber reported on the November Public Safety Committee meeting. Parking on 8th Avenue SE was discussed and recommended the parking should remain as is.

Ryan introduced Mrs. Walker, 22 8th Avenue SE, in the audience who originally requested no parking on either side of 8th Avenue SE. She pleaded to the Council to review 8th Avenue SE parking again. To restrict parking during school hours for safety of the children and school buses.

A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Stickel to refer 8th Avenue SE parking back to Public Safety Committee. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

1st Reading A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Sherrets to adopt the first reading of an ordinance Amending Section 22-113 to Add Stop Sign Intersections.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4758 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution No. 4758 To fix a date of meeting at which it is proposed to hold a public hearing on a Development Agreement with Dean’s Honda, including annual appropriation tax increment payments in an amount not to exceed $130,000 on December 23, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4759 A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ericson to adopt Resolution No. 4759 Setting date for public hearing on 2013 amendment to urban renewal plan for Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area on December 23, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Resolution #4760 A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4760 relating to financing of projects to be undertaken by the City of Oelwein, Iowa; establishing compliance with reimbursement bond regulations under the Internal Revenue Code.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4761 A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Sherrets to adopt Resolution No. 4761 to fix a date for a public hearing on a general obligation corporate purpose loan agreement in a principal amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for December 23, 2013 at 6:00 P.M.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

December Council A motion was made by Paul, seconded by Petersen to schedule a city council
Meeting meeting on December 23, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Executive Session A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ericson to go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussion employee performance and contracts per Iowa Code Section 21.5 and 21.9.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Return to Regular A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to return to
Session regular session.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4462 A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution No. 4462 Appointing Jamie Letzring and Authorizing Execution of Employment Contract.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson
Nays: None
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ericson to direct city attorney to draft ordinance language for City Administrator’s contract which would require five council votes instead of a four vote margin.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Ericson
Nays: Petersen
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Petersen to adjust key department head contracts to reflect annual review date change to June 15, addition of indemnification clause which includes attorney fees paid by successful party in the event of wrongful termination.
Ayes: Sherrets, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Ericson, Petersen
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Adjourn A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ericson to adjourn at 7:22 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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LARRY MURPHY, MAYOR
ATTEST:

______________________________________
JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Jamie Letzring, 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 December 2, 2013 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register December 9, 2013.

______________________________________
JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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