February 24, 2014 Agenda

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AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
OELWEIN, IOWA 6:00 P.M.

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. CALL TO ORDER

3. ROLL CALL
JASON MANUS
BEN WEBER JIM PETERSEN
PAUL RYAN PEGGY SHERRETS
KEVIN STICKEL RENEE CANTRELL

4. ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

5. PRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

6. CITIZENS

7. CONSENT AGENDA

A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 10, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
B. CLAIMS RESOLUTION
C. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FROM OELWEIN WRESTLING CLUB FOR 3RD ANNUAL 5K RUN/1 MILE WALK ROUTE
D. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FROM OELWEIN CELEBRATIONS, INC. FOR 4RD ANNUAL YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT
ON SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014
E. CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘C’ LIQUOR, OUTDOOR AND SUNDAY SALES RENEWAL FOR CLETE AND CONNIES
F. APPROVAL OF CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S ATTENDANCE TO IMMI CONFERENCE IN IOWA CITY MARCH 19-21, 2014

8. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO AWARD CONTRACTS FOR DEMOLITION OF NUISANCE STRUCTURES PURSUANT TO PUBLIC BID RE: 330 1ST AVENUE SE, 613 EAST CHARLES; 613 2ND AVENUE SW; 517 8TH STREET SW; AND 312 1ST AVENUE NW; ALL IN OELWEIN, FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA

9. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTUION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF FIFTH AMENDMENT TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION PROGRAM CONTRACT WITH IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

10. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO APPROVE RAGBRAI ROUTE REQUEST

11. DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO AUTHORIZE FROZEN WATER MAIN AND WATER SERVICE REPAIRS

12. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS RECEIVED FOR THE PURCHASE OF A DUMP BOX FOR UTILITY DEPARTMENT 2014 FORD PICKUP TRUCK

13. CONSIDERATION OF PAY REQUEST NO. 4 TO SKYLINE CONSTRUCTION, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,892.93 FOR WORK COMPLETED ON 10TH STREET SE PROJECT

14. DISCUSSION ON HIRING FREEZE

15. REPORT FROM PEGGY SHERRETS ON FEBRUARY LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

16. REPORT FROM PAUL RYAN ON UERPC HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

17. MAYOR’S REPORT

A. CONSIDERATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF JOSH GANN TO THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION; STEVE SIMS TO THE
TREE BOARD; AND ELMER PEARSON TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
B. CONSIDERATION OF THE REAPPOINTMENT OF MARIO PIRILLO TO THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND TOM STEWART
TO THE TREE BOARD

18. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

19. CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

20. OLD BUSINESS

21. NEW BUSINESS

22. EXECUTIVE SESSION ON UNION NEGOTIATIONS PER IOWA CODE 20.17(3) AND PENDING LITIGATION PER IOWA CODE 21.5(1)(C)

23. ADJOURNMENT

February 10, 2014 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
February 10, 2014

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, February 10, 2014. Mayor Manus called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Cantrell
ABSENT: Sherrets
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen

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

Citizens Rockie Williams, 322 9th Avenue SW, 28 year retired City employee spoke to City Council about accepting change and moving forward for the good of Oelwein.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Petersen to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. Approval of the minutes of the January 27, 2014 regular meeting.
B. Class ‘C’ Beer, Wine and Sunday Sales renewal for Dollar General.
All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to set Public Hearing for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget on March 10, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

WWTP Vic Kane, Utility Superintendent reported to Council estimates received for replacement of Geothermal Air Unit for Wastewater Treatment Plant lab.
Johnson Comfort System, Lime Springs $24,042.00
Ken’s Electric, Oelwein $ 6,690.19
($9,090.19 with $2,400 Alliant Rebate)
A motion as made by Petersen, seconded by Stickel to accept low bid from Ken’s Electric in the amount of $6,690.19 which includes Alliant Energy $2,400.00 rebate. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Wellness Center City Administrator Jamie Letzring explained that with some minor changes at the Wellness Center front office area, we could hold off on renovating to see what kind of response the 24 hour access generates.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to spend approximately $5,000 to secure the Wellness Center office and purchase locking cabinets and laptop. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Sherrets Arrived Sherrets entered the meeting at 7:13 P.M.

A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Stickel to refer request to restrict parking within a specified distance of intersections to Public Safety Committee. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Plaza Board Ryan reported on February Plaza Board meeting. A new oven and cabinet are being purchased for the kitchenette for public use on the rental side of the building. The Plaza received a $2,500 gift donation. Fireman Nathan Westendorf is scheduled to do a defibrillator training for Plaza/Mealsite employees.

City Code Chapter 3 Mayor Manus opened the discussion on City Code Chapter 3 stating there was confusion on roles of Council, Mayor and City Administrator.

Attorney VanVeldhuizen presented and explained specific roles and responsibilities of each participant within the City of Oelwein to the Council, Mayor and City Administrator as stated in City Code and Iowa law.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, FEBRUARY 10, 2014, PAGE 2

Throughout the discussion it was noted that the City Administrator is directly responsible to the City Council, all departmental activity requiring Council attention shall be brought by the City Administrator to the Council and all Council involvement in administration must be coordinated through the City Administrator.

Weber summarized and Council affirmed, the stated roles of the Mayor, Council and City Administrator should continue as they have in the past.

Grants Mayor Manus shared several grant sources with Council from Upper Explorerland, the city’s Council of Government. E-mails with grant opportunities are sent regularly. UERPC serves a five county area. Oelwein currently utilizes many of those grants with several applications currently in the approval process.

Work Session An Economic Development educational session for OCAD Board of Directors, Council and Mayor to learn about collaborative efforts in Oelwein, key concepts regarding economic development and relationship between City/Economic Development group. The meeting will be led by Institute for Decision Making from UNI to be held Wednesday, February 19, 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Public Library.

Work Session Budget Work Session was scheduled for Wednesday, February 12 at 5:30 P.M.

Petersen requested Council implement a hiring freeze. Discussion to be listed on February 24, 2014 Agenda.

City Hall Conference Renovation of the conference room and joint Mayor’s office has been completed.

Ragbrai Ragbrai has asked the City of Oelwein if they would like to be a pass through town on July 25 as bikers travel from Waverly to Independence. To be listed for discussion on the February 24 agenda.

Adjourn A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 8:07 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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JASON MANUS, 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 February 10, 2014 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register February 17, 2014.

______________________________________
JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

Prior to the regular meeting the Council met in a Work Session on the F.Y. 2014-2015 Budget.

February 10, 2014 Agenda

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BUDGET WORK SESSION 5:00 P.M.

AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
OELWEIN, IOWA 7:00 P.M.

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. CALL TO ORDER

3. ROLL CALL
JASON MANUS
BEN WEBER JIM PETERSEN
PAUL RYAN PEGGY SHERRETS
KEVIN STICKEL RENEE CANTRELL

4. ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

5. CITIZENS

6. CONSENT AGENDA

A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 27, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
B. CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘C’ BEER/WINE AND SUNDAY SALES PERMIT RENEWAL FOR DOLLAR GENERAL STORE #2328

7. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO SET PUBLIC HEARING ON MARCH 10, 2014 FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015 BUDGET

8. CONSIDERATION OF ESTIMATES RECEIVED FOR REPLACEMENT OF GEOTHERMAL AIR UNIT FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT LAB

9. DISCUSSION ON WILLIAMS WELLNESS CENTER 24 HOUR SECURITY RENOVATION

10. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST TO RESTRICT PARKING WITHIN A SPECIFIED DISTANCE OF INTERSECTIONS

11. REPORT FROM PAUL RYAN ON FEBRUARY PLAZA BOARD MEETING

12. DISCUSSION ON CITY OF OELWEIN CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 3

13. MAYOR’S REPORT

A. DISCUSSION ON DEPARTMENTAL REPORT REQUIREMENTS

14. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

15. CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

16. OLD BUSINESS

17. NEW BUSINESS

18. ADJOURNMENT

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