May 28, 2014 Agenda

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May 222014

AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
OELWEIN, IOWA 6:00 P.M.

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. CALL TO ORDER

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

4. ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

5. PRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

6. CITIZENS

7. CONSENT AGENDA

A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE MAY 12, 2014 COUNCIL MEETING
B. CLAIMS RESOLUTION
C. CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘C’ LIQUOR, AND SUNDAY SALES RENEWAL FOR THE DANCING LION
D. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FROM OCAD TO CLOSE SELECTED STREETS AND THE USE OF BARRICADES AND PICNIC TABLES FOR “SUMMER SERIES, PARTY IN THE PARK”
E. CONSIDERATION OF A NEW CLASS ‘B’ BEER PERMIT AND OUTDOOR SERVICE FOR OCAD
F. CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘C’ LIQUOR, OUTDOOR SERVICE AND SUNDAY SALES RENEWAL FOR LEO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
G. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION AUTHORIZING SIGNATURES ON MEDIACOM PHONE/INTERNET CONTRACTS

8. PUBLIC HEARING ON 2013-2014 BUDGET AMENDMENT

9. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AMENDING 2013-2014 BUDGET

10. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION AUTHORIZING SIGNATURES ON AGREEMENT WITH UERPC FOR RAIL REVOLVING LOAN AND GRANT APPLICATION

11. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS RECEIVED FOR PURCHASE OF STREET DEPARTMENT DUMP TRUCK

12. CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 22-115 AND SECTION 22-113 TO DELETE YIELD SIGNS AND ADD STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 6TH STREET NE AND 2ND AVENUE NE – THIRD AND FINAL READING

13. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO SET PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED VACATION OF THE ALLEY RUNNING NORTH AND SOUTH IN BLOCK 2 BETWEEN LOTS 1-6 AND 7-12; AND BLOCK 3 BETWEEN LOTS 1-6 AND 7-12, KINT AND BOYACK’S ADDITION TO OELWEIN, FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA

14. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION TO SET PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED DISPOSAL BY SALE OF THE CITY’S INTEREST IN THE ALLEY RUNNING NORTH AND SOUTH IN BLOCK 2 BETWEEN LOTS 1-6 AND 7-12; AND BLOCK 3 BETWEEN LOTS 1-6 AND 7-12, KINT AND BOYACK’S ADDITION TO OELWEIN, FAYETTE COUNTY, IOWA

15. CONSIDERATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO ENRICHMENT CENTER SHARED USE AGREEMENT RE: CUSTODIAL SERVICES

16. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION RE: DEMOLITION OF 216 5TH AVENUE NE

17. REPORT FROM KEVIN STICKEL ON MAY AIRPORT BOARD MEETING

18. REPORT FROM PEGGY SHERRETS ON MAY LIBRARY BOARD MEETING

19. REPORT FROM RENEE CANTRELL ON MAY PARK AND RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

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

21. MAYOR’S REPORT

A. PRIDE DAY

22. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

23. CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

24. OLD BUSINESS

25. NEW BUSINESS

26. ADJOURNMENT

May 12, 2014 Council Minutes

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May 152014

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
May 12, 2014

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, May 12, 2014. Mayor Manus called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

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

Citizen Mike Kerns, 1213 2nd Street NW, complimented Council of the great city wide
Mike Kerns cleanup project on Saturday. He referenced three dilapidated properties Council needs to review: 440 1st Avenue SE
206 4th Avenue NW
210 4th Avenue NW

Citizens Steve Cockerham, 509 4th Avenue NE, and Tami Canfield, 501 4th Avenue NE
Steve Cockerham updated Council regarding abatement issue at 503 4th Avenue NE.
Tami Canfield Attorney VanVeldhuizen stated Jim Prouty, Code Enforcement Officer met with property owners. Step 1 – exterior clean up has been met and passed inspection. Step 2 – condition of the house needs work so it’s not a health and safety hazard to potential resident and neighbors. Benchmarks have been set with completion by July 1, 2014, with follow-up inspection.

Citizen Dan Nading, 413 4th Avenue NE, also commenting on property at 503 4th
Dan Nading Avenue NE, asking to address abatement issues.

Citizen Dr. Anthony Leo, 116 8th Avenue NE, discussed the University of Iowa
Dr. Leo Health Alliance. He believes there will be no changes in the local hospital. He shared three handouts with Council.

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

A. Minutes of the April 28, 2014 regular meeting.
B. Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor and Sunday Sales renewal for Luigi’s
Restaurant.
C. Request from Dean Schlitter to add an additional driveway to the
south at 2645 South Frederick.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Transco Enterprise Sally Falb, Oelwein’s Economic Development Director informed Council of a business expansion project at Transco Railway Products, Inc. in Oelwein. The project will be planned in phases and include another tank car wash facility, interior and exterior sandblast and paint facility and repair shop for tank cars. These projects plan to add up to fifty jobs in Oelwein. She encouraged the City Council to act in favor of the application for state financing for Enterprise Zone Benefits and Direct Assistance from the Iowa Economic Development Authority. No local dollars are being pledged for these applications. Fayette County Enterprise Committee has previously approved the applications as well.

Resolution #4785 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4785 Approving Transco Railway Products, Inc. Application for Enterprise Zone Benefits.
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Resolution #4786 A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution No. 4786 Authorizing Mayor to Sign Application to Iowa Economic Development Authority.
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Airport Roof A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Sherrets to accept bid from Moss Roofing & Insulation, Inc. for the metal roof restoration on maintenance building at the Airport in the amount of $9,890.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4787 A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Petersen to adopt Resolution No. 4787 Iowa Department of Transportation All Town Sign Replacement Program.
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Road Repairs Utility Superintendent Vic Kane reported two bids were received for road repairs re: Water Department Leak Repairs:

Miller Construction, Inc. $11,606
Bryan Construction, Inc. $13,000

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Stickel to approve low bid from Miller Construction, Inc. for the road repairs re: Water Department Leaks in the amount of $11,606.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Fox Engineering A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Weber authorizing signatures on
Task Order 4.1 Task Order 4.1 with Fox Engineering re: water and sewer evaluation for the Transco and Abraxis areas in the amount of $6,900.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Police Dept. A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Stickel approving the purchase
In-Car Computers of Police Department In-Car Computers from Data 911 in the amount of $18,559.00. 5 voted aye, 1 (Petersen) voted nay.
Motion Carried

Ordinance – 2nd A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Cantrell to adopt second reading
Reading of an ordinance Amending Section 22-115 and Section 22-113 to Delete Yield Signs and Add Stop Signs at the Intersection of 6th Street NE and 2nd Avenue NE.
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Union Contract A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Ryan to approve three year ratified
Public Works contract with Chauffeurs, Teamsters and Helpers Local Union No. 238 – Public Works. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Vicious Dog Mayor Manus inquired about the Siegel vicious dog status. Attorney VanVeldhuizen explained one of three options must be met and they have complied with everything except proof of insurance.

Spring Clean Up Mayor Manus would like to have more days like the May 10 Spring Cleanup.

Police Facility Attorney VanVeldhuizen updated Council re: Police Facility Financing.

Wellness Center Letzring presented her City Administrator report to Council. Wellness Center 24 hour access had 37 members with keyless entry access with 6 new members since beginning first part of May. Marketing efforts have begun. Next focus is to update equipment.

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Spring Clean Up Sherrets reported on the 29th City wide clean up day. The 450 PC monitors and towers will go to Goodwill to be recycled by Dell Products. Approximately 400 TV’s will be stripped, sold and recycled for free. Approximately 600 tires go to Green Man Technology for a minimal fee. Approximately 25 ton of miscellaneous furniture, and junk etc. will go to the landfill.

Petersen requested Council temporarily close West Charles by Woodlawn Cemetery during the American Legion presentation on Memorial Day.

Ryan presented May’s Plaza Board minutes. The plaza received $6,500 from United Way. Lynch Roofing was hired to do roof repairs. Dieter Erdelt donated day lilies for the Plaza planters.

Police Facility Cooking up Cash for Cops will be held on Thursday, May 15 at Baptist
Fundraiser Church beginning at 4:30 P.M.

Pool Pool is scheduled to open May 24th. Waiting on pool amenity pump to be delivered within two weeks.

Executive Session A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Stickel to go into Executive Session to Discuss Strategy with Counsel in Matters that are Presently in Litigation or where Litigation is Imminent when its Disclosure would be likely to Prejudice or Disadvantage the Position of the Government Body in that Litigation Pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(c).
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Letzring, Manus, Cantrell and VanVeldhuizen were excused from the Executive Session Discussion. Only five Councilmembers remained.

A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Weber to go into Executive Session to Discuss Purchase of Particular Real Estate Where Premature Disclosure Could be Reasonably Expected to Increase the Price the City would have to Pay for that Property Pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(J).
Ayes: Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Stickel to adjourn. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

_____________________________
JASON MANUS, 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 May 12, 2014 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register May 15, 2014.

______________________________________
JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

May 12, 2014 Agenda

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May 082014

AGENDA

OELWEIN CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
OELWEIN, IOWA 6:00 P.M.

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2. CALL TO ORDER

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

4. ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS

5. CITIZENS

6. CONSENT AGENDA

A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE APRIL 28, 2014 REGULAR MEETING
B. CONSIDERATION OF A CLASS ‘C’ LIQUOR, OUTDOOR SERVICE AND SUNDAY SALES RENEWAL FOR LUIGI’S RESTAURANT
C. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST FROM DEAN SCHLITTER TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL DRIVEWAY TO THE SOUTH AT 2645 SOUTH FREDERICK

7. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING TRANSCO RAILWAY PRODUCTS INC. APPLICATION FOR ENTERPRISE ZONE BENEFITS

8. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MAYOR TO SIGN APPLICATION TO IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

9. CONSIDERATION OF PROPOSAL RECEIVED FOR OELWEIN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ROOF RESTORATION

10. CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION RE: IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ALL TOWN SIGN REPLACEMENT PROGRAM

11. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS RECEIVED FOR ROAD REPAIRS RE: WATER DEPARTMENT LEAK REPAIRS

12. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION AUTHORIZING SIGNATURES ON TASK ORDER NO 4.1 WITH FOX ENGINEERING RE: WATER AND SEWER EVALUATION

13. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION APPROVING PURCHASE OF POLICE DEPARTMENT IN-CAR COMPUTERS

14. CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 22-115 AND SECTION 22-113 TO DELETE YIELD SIGNS AND ADD STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 6TH STREET NE AND 2ND AVENUE NE – SECOND READING

15. CONSIDERATION OF A MOTION TO APPROVE THREE YEAR RATIFIED CONTRACT WITH CHAUFFEURS, TEAMSTERS AND HELPERS LOCAL UNION NO. 238 – PUBLIC WORKS

16. MAYOR’S REPORT

17. CITY ATTORNEY’S REPORT

A. UPDATE ON 503 4TH AVENUE NE

18. CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

A. UPDATE ON WILLIAMS WELLNESS CENTER AND 24 HOUR ACCESS

19. OLD BUSINESS

20. NEW BUSINESS

21. EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS STRATEGY WITH COUNSEL IN MATTERS THAT ARE PRESENTLY IN LITIGATION OR WHERE LITIGATION IS IMMINENT WHEN ITS DISCLOSURE WOULD BE LIKELY TO PREJUDICE OR DISADVANTAGE THE POSITION OF THE GOVERNMENT BODY IN THAT LITIGATION PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.5(1)(C)

22. EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PURCHASE OF PARTICULAR REAL ESTATE WHERE PREMATURE DISCLOSURE COULD BE REASONABLY EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE PRICE THE CITY WOULD HAVE TO PAY FOR THAT PROPERTY PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 21.5(1)(J)

23. ADJOURNMENT

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