January 28, 2019 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
January 28, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.
Roll Call Present: Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell, Derifield, Fisk
Absent: None
Also Present: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Lein

Additions or A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt the agenda as
Deletions presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt the Consent Agenda as follows:

A. Motion approving January 14, 2019 regular council minutes
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $886,471.41
C. Motion authorizing wine tasting at the Oelwein Public Library’s Chocolate Fest on February 8, 2019
D. Class ‘B’ Native Wine Permit Renewal for Delish at Decades
E. Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $19,379.00- to Portzen Construction for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Community Devel/ A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Derifield to approve the
Housing Needs Community Development and Housing Needs Assessment. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Hrg. Set Vacate Alley A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to set a Public Hearing for 6:00 P.M. February 11, 2019 on the proposed vacation of the south 60’ of the alley running north and south in Block 9, Stickney’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Hrg. Set Sell Alley A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to set a Public Hearing for 6:00 P.M. February 11, 2019 on the proposed disposal by sale of the south 60’ of the alley running north and south in Block 9, Stickney’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Park & Rec Meeting Cantrell reported on the January Park and Recreation Commission meeting.

Housing Committee Fish reported on the January Housing Committee meeting.

Granberg to P & Z A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to approve the reappointment of Travis Granberg to the Planning and Zoning Commission. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Mayor’s Report Sherrets thanked Public Works for a great job on snow removal.

City Administrator Mulfinger stated the city did not have plans for closing based on weather conditions.

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Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 6:15 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 28, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 29, 2019.

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Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

A 5:30 P.M. work session with UERPC on the Housing Trust Fund preceded the regular council meeting and a budget work session followed.

January 28, 2019 Agenda

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5:30 P.M. Work Session with UERPC on Housing Trust Fund

AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, January 28, 2019
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Darin Christensen Renee Cantrell
Lou Ann Milks Matt Derifield
Matt Weber Warren Fisk

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving January 14, 2019 regular council minutes
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $886,471.41
C. Consideration of a motion authorizing wine tasting at the Oelwein Public Library’s Chocolate Fest on February 8, 2019
D. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Native Wine Permit Renewal for Delish at Decades
E. Consideration of Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $19,379.00 to Portzen Construction for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project

7. Consideration of a motion approving Community Development and Housing Needs Assessment

8. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for 6:00 P.M. February 11, 2019 on the proposed vacation of the south 60’ of the alley running north and south in Block 9, Stickney’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa

9. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for 6:00 P.M. February 11, 2019 on the proposed disposal by sale of the south 60’ of the alley running north and south in Block 9, Stickney’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa

10. Report from Cantrell on January Park and Recreation Commission meeting

11. Report from Fisk on January Housing Committee meeting

12. Mayor’s Report

A. Consideration of the reappointment of Travis Granberg to the Planning and Zoning Commission

13. City Attorney’s Report

14. City Administrator’s Report

15. Old Business

16. New business

17. Adjournment

A Budget Work Session will follow the regular meeting

January 14, 2019 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
January 14, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.
Roll Call Present: Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell, Derifield, Fisk
Absent: None
Also Present: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Lein

Additions or A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Fisk to adopt the agenda as
Deletions presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Albert Casey Albert Casey, 1137 1st Avenue SW informed council the $50.00 door tag was deceptive and he was protesting the city’s fee schedule. His solution was to create a charitable trust for those who cannot pay their utility bill.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Milks to adopt the Consent Agenda as follows:

A. Motion approving December 17, 2018 regular council minutes with a correction on “Towing of Vehicles” Chris Winter from Midwest Collision not Matt
B. Pay Estimate No. 1 to Heartland Asphalt, Inc. in the amount of $5,415.00 for work completed on Paving Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End
C. Pay Estimate No. 8 to Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $40,606.84 for work completed on Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project
D. Motion approving a Class ‘C’ Beer Permit ownership update for Dollar General Store #2328
E. Motion approving a Class ‘B’ Wine, Class ‘C’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Dollar General Store #2328

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

CDBG Grant A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Derifield to approve signatures
Application/ on CDBG Water/Sewer Grant Application and Environmental Assessment
Environmental Services Contract with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission
Assessment in an amount of $3,000.00. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Resolution 5071-2019 A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution
Fee Schedule No. 5071-2019 Establishing Fees.

Ayes: Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell, Derifield, Fisk
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution 5072-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
No. 5072-2019 Authorizing Temporary Closure of Public Ways or Grounds for Oelwein Odd Rods.

Ayes: Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell, Derifield, Fisk
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Refer to P & Z A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to refer to Planning and Zoning Commission for recommendation a request from Darlene Mitchell to vacate and sell a portion of an alley running north and south adjacent to her property in the 800 block between 1st Avenue SW and South Frederick. All voted aye.

Motion Carried
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Library Board Meeting Christensen presented January Library Board minutes. Paint class is scheduled for January 24th at 6:00 P.M. Fayette Co. Library Association will meet with County Supervisors about County funding January 28th. Chocolate Fest will be February 8th.

Safety Committee Weber presented the December 17, 2018 Safety Committee meeting minutes. Nine items were discussed and recommended for approval to council as follows:

Speciality Signs
Vic presented on the option of removing all child at play signs as they do not provide any traffic calming. The committee was receptive and wanted to see a policy for the entire council to vote on.

No parking on the north end on north Frederick near Veteran’s Memorial to allow for two lanes.
Mulfinger stated that painting the turning lanes will restrict parking so that designating no parking will not be needed. The committee agreed on the painting of a stop bar and a divider.

Alternative storm water grates for the downtown so that handicap patrons do not fall.
Mulfinger stated that the drains are in place because they allow for adequate water flow for storm water. No changes will be made, and those having issues can use alternative parking spots.

Painting of the handicap spaces in the downtown.
The committee wanted to see blue lines painted for the handicap spots.

Traffic flow in the alley be ACE and Veridian to West Charles.
No changes will be made at this time, but the committee wanted to hear a follow up in a year.

8th Avenue SE request to end the road parking on the east side from 2nd Street to East Charles.
The committee had no changes at the recommendation of the City Administrator, Police Chief, and Utilities Superintendent. The city had reached out to the school’s transportation director, and he reported no issues with the bus routes.

7th Street & 2nd Avenue SE request to change the yield to a stop on 2nd.
The committee agreed to no changes with a follow up from staff in a year. The Police Chief and Utilities Superintendent reported no issues.

South Frederick cross walk light removals.
The committee saw no issues with removing the lights. The speed changes signs will also be changed in code as the school does not have active students near South Frederick.

Parkside and surrounding area.
The Committee wanted the stop sign to stay as a traffic calming device.

A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Cantrell to approve the Safety Committee recommendations. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Appointment and A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Weber to approve the Mayor’s
Reappointment appointment of Dean Benter and Steve Cockerham to the International Code Council Board of Appeals and Ginger O’Connell to the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the reappointment of Kevin Minton to the Electrical Board, Brian Irvine to the Mechanical Board and Randy Irvine to the Plumbing Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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City Attorney Dillon stated he’s been working on an annexation issue with Transco, speed limit issue, and a 1986 employee pension issue.

Adjourn A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 6:23 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 14, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 15, 2019.

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Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

A 5:30 P.M. work session on debt service preceded the regular council meeting and a budget work session followed.

January 14, 2019 Agenda

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5:30 P.M. Work Session on Debt Service

AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, January 14, 2019
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Darin Christensen Renee Cantrell
Lou Ann Milks Matt Derifield
Matt Weber Warren Fisk

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving December 17, 2018 regular council minutes
B. Consideration of Pay Estimate No. 1 to Heartland Asphalt, Inc. in the amount of $5,415.00 for work completed on Paving Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End
C. Consideration of Pay Estimate No. 8 to Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $40,606.84 for work completed on Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project
D. Consideration of a motion approving a Class ‘C’ Beer Permit ownership update for Dollar General Store #2328
E. Consideration of a motion approving a Class ‘B’ Wine, Class ‘C’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Dollar General Store #2328

7. Consideration of a motion approving signatures on CDBG water/sewer grant application and environmental assessment services contract with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission in an amount of $3,000.00

8. Consideration of a Resolution Establishing Fees

9. Consideration of Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of Public Ways or Grounds for Oelwein Odd Rods

10. Consideration of a motion to refer to Planning and Zoning Commission for recommendation a request from Darlene Mitchell to vacate and sell a portion of an alley running north and south adjacent to her property in the 800 block between 1st Avenue SW and South Frederick

11. Report from Christensen on January Library Board meeting

12. Report from Matt Weber on Safety Committee meeting

13. Mayor’s Report

A. Consideration of the appointment of Dean Benter and Steve Cockerham to the International Code Council Board of Appeals and Ginger O’Connell to Zoning Board of Adjustment and the reappointment of Kevin Minton to the Electrical Board, Brian Irvine to the Mechanical Board and Randy Irvine to the Plumbing Board

14. City Attorney’s Report

15. City Administrator’s Report

16. Old Business

17. New business

18. Adjournment

A Budget Work Session will follow the regular meeting

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