January 23, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
January 23, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 23, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Stickel, Milks, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen
ABSENT: M. Weber
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

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

Proclamation Mayor Sherrets presented a National Mentoring Month Proclamation to Abby Bouska Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa, Steve Bradley and Devin
.

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

a. Minutes of the January 9, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Claims Resolution in the amount of $667,337.90
c. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit, Native Wine and Sunday Sales Renewal for Casey’s General Store #2682
d. Liquor License refund to Luigi’s Restaurant

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to set Public Hearing for
Sale of Land Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of a portion of city owned
(Hotel Site) near property legally described as Lots 10 to 14 Wings 3rd Add & all that part of the
Police Dept. NE NW lying NE of CGW RY & W of 3rd Ave SE except Wings 3rd Add (RONCO) SW SW W of 3rd St SE E of CRI&P RY, S50’ St & N of Sec 21. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to set Public Hearing for
Sale of Land Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of city owned property
(Donaldson’s Bldg) described as a parcel of land Com at SW Cor Lot 7, Blk 2, Miles Add th N 595’ Ely to E Ln of 4th Ave SW th N 795’ Ely 38’ th SWLY & SELY Parallel with center of sewer ln to S Ln of 1/4 1/4 Sec, th S to SE Cor Lot 12, Blk 1, Miles Add th W to POB in NW SW & SW SW. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4945 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
215/217 1st Ave NW No. 4945 authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) addressing ownership of 215/217 1st Avenue NW.

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

Resolution #4946 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution
ITC Midwest No. 4946 approving an easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for power lines in the
Easement Ind Park Oelwein Industrial Park.

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

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Resolution #4947 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
ITC Midwest No. 4947 approving easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for the guys and
Easement Ind Park anchors in the Oelwein Industrial Park.

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

Airport Meeting Stickel reported on the January Airport Board meeting. Hangar Rules and Regulations will be reviewed at the next meeting along with FAA rules. General Fund budget shortfall may cause some items to be put on hold.

Park & Rec Comm. Cantrell reported on the January Park and Recreation Commission meeting.
Meeting Anthony Ricchio requested the Commissions assistance to develop and promote the soccer league program in Oelwein. A Memorial Bench Policy is being drafted. Benches could be purchased and installed within the parks in honor of a loved one. The lower half of Redgate Park 2.25 acres will be planted with natural prairie plantings, create a turn around by bocce ball court, and extend the trail with grant funding.

Airport Appointment A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Tommy Nations to the Airport Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Dilapidated Houses City Attorney Dillon stated they are using city code procedures to enforce dilapidated or unsafe houses using the Housing Appeals Board as a mechanism to assign financial responsibility to homeowners and if they don’t the city can get a judgement against them.

Fayette Co. Emer. B. Weber reported on the Fayette County Emergency Management meeting
Mgt. Meeting he attended. The cost for their services will increase slightly.

Fayette Co. B. Weber also attended the Fayette Co. Assessors Meeting. The Assessor’s
Assessor’s Mtg. office received two grants totaling $25,000 for GIS services. Their largest expense of $150,000 is the second payment towards the reassessing of the county properties. He also brought back comparables of Fayette County to other counties in the State for salaries and tax base. Salary increases were set for 2.5%.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Christensen to adjourn at 6:25 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 January 23, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 25, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget followed the regular meeting.

January 23, 2017 Agenda

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AGENDA

Oelwein City Council Monday, January 23, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

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

4. Additions or Deletions

5. National Mentoring Month Proclamation

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the minutes of the January 9, 2017 regular Council Meeting
B. Claims Resolution
C. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Beer Permit, Native Wine and Sunday Sales Renewal for Casey’s General Store #2682
D. Consideration of a Liquor License refund to Luigi’s Restaurant
E. Consideration of a motion to refer a request from Donald Kane to re-plat Lots 8-15 & S 1/2 Lot 16, Block 3 Jamison’s Addition and Adjacent Alley to Planning and Zoning Commission for review and recommendation

8. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of a portion of city owned property legally described as Lots 10 to 14 Wings 3rd Add & all that part of the NE NW lying NE of CGW RY & W of 3rd Ave SE except Wings 3rd Add (RONCO) SW SW W of 3rd St SE E of CRI&P RY,S50’ St & N of Sec 21

9. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of city owned property described as a parcel of land Com at SW Cor Lot 7, Blk 2, Miles Add th N 595’ Ely to E Ln of 4th Ave SW th N 795’ Ely 38’ th SWLY & SELY Parallel with center of sewer ln to S Ln of 1/4 1/4 Sec, th S to SE Cor Lot 12, Blk 1, Miles Add th W to POB in NW SW & SW SW

10. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) addressing ownership of 215/217 1st Avenue NW

11. Consideration of a Resolution approving an easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for power lines in the Oelwein Industrial Park

12. Consideration of a Resolution approving easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for the guys and anchors in the Oelwein Industrial Park

13. Report from Kevin Stickel on January Airport Board meeting

14. Report from Renee Cantrell on January Park and Recreation Commission Meeting

15. Mayor’s Report

A. Consideration of the appointment of Tommy Nations to the Airport Board

16. City Attorney’s Report

17. City Administrator’s Report

A. Administrator’s Memo

18. Old Business

19. New business

20. Adjournment

A work session on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget will follow the regular meeting

January 9, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
January 9, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 9, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Stickel, Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, Christensen
ABSENT: B. Weber
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

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

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

a. Minutes of the December 12, 2016 regular Council Meeting
b. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Renewal for Dollar General Store #2328
c. Motion approving request from Oelwein Odd Rods to close portions of Frederick Avenue for Friday night ‘Park N’ events and the use of City Park North Side July 1, 2017 for a Car Show
d. Payment to Alexis Fire Equipment Co. in the amount of $91,429.00 for International Chassis
e. Pay Request No. 5 to CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. in the amount of $158,506.73 for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan
f. Motion referring Gearhart Grove preliminary plat to Planning and Zoning Commission for review and recommendation

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Fayette Co. Sam Whitehead, Fayette County Economic Development Director took over
Econ. Development for Karla Organist. He partnered with NICC to offer two business development training classes funded by USDA’s Business Entrepreneur Grant. He assisted with two business startups in West Union. He also stated the Labor Shed should be updated for the county and region to also include Oelwein even though Oelwein has recently did their own. He works closely with Northeast Iowa Business Network which represents six counties and Iowa Economic Development Authority.

Suspend Rules A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Christensen to suspend rules and adopt an ordinance on the first and final reading.

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

Ord. No. 1148 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Ordinance No. 1148 Amending Section 22-113 to add Stop Intersection.

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

B. Weber entered at 6:10 P.M.

Library Meeting Christensen reported on the December Library Board meeting. ID Connect Software which reads fingerprints is now being used at the library for a trail period to check out books. The gutter project did not get completed last fall. The Friends purchased a scanner to be used at their book sales and for library inventory.

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Airport Sherrets informed council she visited with Tommy Nation to be on the Airport Board. He was an airplane mechanic in the military and said he’d find that interesting. He would fill two years remaining of a four year term.

Mulfinger informed council the January 16 Health Care Foundation Monday meeting was cancelled. City Council will meet in a work session at 6:00 P.M. in City Hall instead of attending the health care meeting. A budget work session is also scheduled for Monday, January 23 following the regular council meeting at 6:00 P.M.

Executive Session A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3) to discuss union negotiations.

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

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

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

Union Contracts A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve proposed settlement with Union Local 238 – Public Works and Union Local 238 – Police contingent upon ratification from both parties. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 6:27 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 January 9, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 10, 2017.

___________________________________________________
DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget followed the regular meeting.

January 9, 2017 Agenda

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AGENDA

Oelwein City Council Monday, January 9, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

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

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of the minutes of the December 12, 2016 regular Council Meeting
B. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Renewal for Dollar General Store #2328
C. Consideration of a motion approving request from Oelwein Odd Rods to close portions of Frederick Avenue for Friday night ‘Park N’ events and the use of City Park North Side July 1, 2017 for a Car Show
D. Consideration of payment to Alexis Fire Equipment Co. in the amount of $91,429.00 for International Chassis
E. Consideration of Pay Request No. 5 to CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. in the amount of $158,506.73 for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan
F. Consideration of a motion referring Gearhart Grove preliminary plat to Planning and Zoning Commission for review and recommendation

7. Sam Whitehead, Fayette County Economic Development

8. Consideration of Motion to Suspend Rules and Adopt an Ordinance on the First and Final Reading

9. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Code – Stop Sign

10. Report from Darin Christensen on December Library Board Meeting

11. Mayor’s Report

12. City Attorney’s Report

13. City Administrator’s Report

A. Administrator’s Memo

14. Old Business

15. New business

16. Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3) to discuss union negotiations

17. Return to Regular Session

18. Consideration of a motion to approve proposed settlement with Union Local 238 – Public Works and Union Local 238 – Police contingent upon ratification from both union parties

19. Adjournment

A work session on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget will follow the regular meeting

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