August 12, 2019 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
August 12, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, August 12, 2019 at
6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.

Roll Call Present: Derifield, Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber
Absent: Cantrell
Also Present: Mulfinger, Wedemeier, Dillon

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

Ron Winter Ron Winter, 914 4th Ave NE stated he seeded a gravel driveway for grass but still parks a utility trailer on the parking spot. He stated he was issued a warning for parking on the grass and wanted direction on the correct procedure he should follow. City Attorney Dillon referred him to contact code enforcement and the officer who issued the ticket.

Ron Winter stated he owns the duplex at 315 E Charles. He suggested to council that he would be willing to work on a possible tear down of the property next door to provide parking.

Ron Winter stated some of his properties are not passing inspection due to bedrooms not meeting code but is being taxed by the county as a bedroom. City Attorney Dillon stated taxation is with the County Accessor and to speak with them.

Brett Devore Brett Devore, 7 9th Ave SE questioned the council on the following:
1. How much money has the city lost running the Wellness Center?
2. Where is the Fee Schedule posted?
3. What is the bid process for the seal coat & stripping jobs on the agenda?
4. Was not aware of the work session on August 5, 2019
5. What is the City’s long term goals and plan for the cities water, sewer & roads?

Steve Koch Steve Koch, 904 W Charles questioned council on the status from the work session on August 5, 2019. He stated the smell occurred again Friday night and is concerned. Mayor Sherrets stated there is a meeting scheduled for August 13th. City Administrator Mulfinger stated test results have came back with nothing hazardous and within regulations.

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

A. Motion approving July 22, 2019 regular council minutes.
B. Class ‘B’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales renewal for Country Cottage Café.
C. Class ‘B’ Wine Permit and Sunday Sales renewal for Buds ‘n Blossoms.
D. Class ‘C’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for First Garden
E. Class ‘E’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for Super Mart
F. Class ‘E’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for Oelwein Mart.

Fisk questioned the expiration dates for insurance on consent items E & F.

Ayes: Derified, Christensen, Milks, Weber
Nays: Fisk
Motion Carried

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Speed Zones A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Weber to adopt the first reading of an Ordinance amending Section 22-70 to change speed zones on Eastline Road and 20th St SE.

Ayes: Derifield, Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber
Nays: None

Ordinance 1175 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Weber to adopt the third and final reading of an Ordinance amending Oelwein Municipal Code Sections 22-126 Snow Emergency Parking Ban; Section 14-93 Clearing Snow, Ice and Accumulations; and Section 23-28 Depositing Snow on City Streets and Sidewalks.

Ayes: Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber
Nays: Derifield
Motion Carried

Resolution 5107-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution 5107-
Snow and Ice Policy 2019 amending the snow and Ice Policy.

Discussion was held on some of the language in the resolution. Fisk suggested working with residents with no place to go with the accumulation of snow on properties. Derifield concerned with downtown parking and how many handicap parking spaces are available in the parking lots.

Ayes: Christensen, Milks, Weber
Nays: Derifield, Fisk
Motion Carried

Resolution 5108-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution 5108-
Wellness Center Lease 2019 approving a shared use and occupancy lease agreement with the Oelwein School District for the Oelwein Wellness Center.

Fisk requested to review options for the operations of the Wellness Center.

Ayes: Derified, Christensen, Milks, Weber
Nays: Fisk
Motion Carried

Resolution 5109-2019 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Fisk to adopt Resolution 5109-2019
Fes Schedule amending the Fee Schedule leaving the appeal fee at $100.

Discussion was held regarding reducing the appeal fee to $50. Mayor Sherrets requested leaving the fee at $100.

Ayes: Derifield, Fisk, Milks, Weber
Nays: Christensen
Motion Carried

Seal Coat Project A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Weber awarding bid to Blacktop Services Company, Humbolt for 2019 Seal Coat Improvements project in the amount of $169,047.78. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Road & Lot Painting A motion was made by Derifield, seconded by Milks approving Road and Lot
Painting with A-Line Stiping and Sweeping in the amount of $10,055.00 with the handicap parking spots painted blue. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

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Fill the Boot A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Milks a request from the Oelwein Fire Department to collect funds for MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Charles Street on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. and Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Cemetery Walk A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Fisk a request from the Oelwein Public Library to host “Strolling with the Spirits” cemetery walk at Oakdale Cemetery on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Wastewater Meeting Fisk questioned who is attending the meeting on August 13, 2019. Mulfinger stated himself, wastewater staff and the company representative.

Executive Session A motion was made by Derifield, seconded by Weber at 6:56 p.m. to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(c) to discuss strategy with Counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the City in that litigation.

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

Return to Regular A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Fisk to return to regular sessions at 7:15 P.M. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Derifield, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 7:16 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 August 12, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register August 14, 2019.

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Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

Work session with Fox Engineering on Old Road and Wings East Assessments followed the regular meeting at the Oelwein Public Meeting.

August 12, 2019 Agenda

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AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, August 12, 2019
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

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

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving July 22, 2019 regular council minutes
B. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales renewal for Country Cottage Café
C. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Wine Permit and Sunday Sales renewal for Buds ‘n Blossoms
D. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for First Garden
E. Consideration of a Class ‘E’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for Super Mart
F. Consideration of a Class ‘E’ Liquor License and Sunday Sales renewal for Oelwein Mart

7. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Section 22-70 to Change Speed Zones on Eastline Road and 20th Street SE

8. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Municipal Code Sections 22-126 Snow Emergency Parking Ban; Section 14-93 Clearing Snow, Ice and Accumulations; and Section 23-28 Depositing Snow on City Streets and Sidewalks – third and final reading

9. Consideration of a Resolution Amending the Oelwein Snow and Ice Policy

10. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Shared Use and Occupancy Lease Agreement with the Oelwein School District for the Oelwein Wellness Center

11. Consideration of a Resolution Amending Fee Schedule

12. Consideration of a motion awarding bid to Blacktop Services Company, Humboldt for 2019 Seal Coat Improvements project in the amount of $169,047.78

13. Consideration of a motion approving Road and Lot Painting Contract with A-Line Striping and Sweeping in the amount of $10,055.00

14. Consideration of a Request from the Oelwein Fire Department to collect funds for MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Charles Street on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 6:00 P.M – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

15. Consideration of a request from Oelwein Public Library to host “Strolling with the Spirits” cemetery walk at Oakdale Cemetery on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.

16. Mayor’s Report

17. City Attorney’s Report

18. City Administrator’s Report

19. Council Updates

20. Consideration of a motion to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(c) to discuss strategy with Counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the City in that litigation

21. Return to Regular Session

22. Adjournment

A Work Session with Fox Engineering on Old Road and Wings East Assessments will follow at
7:00 P.M. at the Public Library

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