October 28, 2019 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
October 28, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, October 28, 2019 at
6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.

Roll Call Present: Derifield, Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell
Absent: None
Also Present: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

Ron Winter Ron Winter, 914 4th Avenue NE said one year ago he told council code required carbon monoxide detectors and still has not amended the rental inspection to require these. Sherrets stated we are following the 2015 Code and that is in the 2018 Code and it is required for new construction, not existing properties.

Brett Devore Brett Devore, 7 9th Ave SE, said Oelwein’s main problem is infrastructure. He has not heard from the city re: plans and goals to improve infrastructure. Weber asked him how fast do you think we can put that together? He has been and still is discussing infrastructure issues. Sherrets told DeVore to stop taking up councils time coming in here every meeting to say the same things.

Lennora Steinbronn Lennora Steinbronn, 16271 50th Street stated talk in town is “all the landlords are bad landlords.” Weber questioned her who exactly is saying this? She did not answer. Weber stated he has publicly stated otherwise. She also talked about one landlord building a new rental property. Lee Buhr didn’t have enough time to get his other rental property in compliance.

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

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

A. Motion approving October 14, 2019 regular council minutes.
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $909,646.29.
C. Motion approving Change Order No. 5 from Flynn Company, Inc. on Old Road Paving Improvements project.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution 5118-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Derifield to adopt Resolution
Transfers No. 5118-2019 on Interfund Transfers.

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

Resolution 5119-2019 A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Derifield to adopt Resolution
Destruction of Records No. 5119-2019 Authorizing the Destruction of Records.

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

Resolution 5120-2019 A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Derifield to adopt Resolution
Davey’s Doin’s LLC No. 5120-2019 Acquiring 37 properties from Davey’s Doin’s LLC.

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

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Resolution 5121-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
TIF, Deans Honda & No. 5121-2019 Approving Assignment of Development Agreements.
Boulders Inn
Ayes: Derifield, Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Accept Land Parcel A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Cantrell accepting a parcel of
From Howard Strosahl land adjacent to and south of yard waste disposal site. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Wastewater A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Cantrell approving assessing
Monitoring Fees Wastewater Monitoring Fees. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

SCADA A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Fisk to approve updating the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) controls at Wastewater Treatment Plant from Automatic Systems in the amount of $41,370.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

SCADA A motion was made by Fisk, seconded by Milks to approve replacing the secondary control panel for the SCADA system from Automatic Systems in the amount of $11,095.00. Five voted aye, One (Christensen) voted nay.

Motion Carried

Airport Meeting Derifield reported on the October Airport Board meeting. There will be three hangars available to rent.

Library Board Mtg. Christensen reported on the October Library Board meeting. A program on Salem Witchcraft Trials will be October 29th at 6:30 P.M. Virtual Reality headsets are now available to check out. HVAC system passed inspection.

Park & Rec Meeting Cantrell reported on the October Park & Recreation Commission meeting. Tree Board planted 54 trees in the boulevard. The Tree Board will be receiving the Governor’s Volunteer Award at UNI on October 31st. Greg Bryan donated time and equipment to remove the old bridge at Wings Park to be refurbished and placed in a new location. Kluesner Construction sealed the east trail from Wings to Sports Complex. Friends of the Trails will be raising funds to complete the Oelwein Urban Municipal Trail. Woodlawn Cemetery sign is to be replaced.

Housing Meeting Fisk reported on the October Housing Committee meeting. They discussed what house/garage could be built on a 50 foot lot. Shekleton presented options for empty lots.

City Attorney Dillon reported Jill Dillon has taken a position with the county at 80% time.

City Administrator New on-line agenda process. Packets would be available online for the public to view.

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:

___________________________________________________
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 October 28, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register October 29, 2019.

___________________________________________________
Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

The meeting was preceded by a work session on Public Works and Davey Smith property and followed by discussion on Debt Service.

October 28, 2019 Agenda

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Agenda
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
6:00 PM
October 28, 2019
Oelwein, Iowa

Mayor: Peggy Sherrets
Mayor Pro Tem: Matt Weber
Council Members: Renee Cantrell, Darin Christensen, Matt Derifield, Lou Ann Milks, Warren Fisk

Pledge of Allegiance
Call to Order
Roll Call
Citizens Public Comments – See Guidelines for Public Comments Below
Consent Agenda
1. Consideration of a motion approving October 14, 2019 Council Minutes
2. Claims Resolution in the amount of $909,646.29
3. Consideration of a motion approving Change Order No. 5 from Flynn Company, Inc. on Old Road Paving Improvements project
Resolutions
4. Consideration of a Resolution on Interfund Transfers
5. Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Destruction of Records
6. Consideration of a Resolution acquiring 37 properties from Davey’s Doin’s LLC
7. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Assignment of Development Agreements
Motions
8. Consideration of a motion accepting a parcel of land adjacent to and south of yard waste disposal site
9. Consideration of a motion assessing Wastewater Monitoring Fees
10. Consideration of a motion updating the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) controls at Wastewater Treatment Plant from Automatic Systems in the amount of $31,370.00
11. Consideration of a motion replacing the secondary control panel for the SCADA system from Automatic Systems in the amount of $11,095.00
Committee Reports
12. Report from Derifield on October Airport Board meeting
13. Report from Christensen on October 8, 2019 Library Board meeting
14. Report from Cantrell on October Park and Recreation Commission meeting
15. Report from Fisk on October Housing Committee Meeting
City Attorney’s Report
Mayor’s Report
City Attorney’s Report
City Administrator’s Report
Adjournment

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October 14, 2019 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
October 14, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, October 14, 2019 at
6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.

Roll Call Present: Derifield, Fisk, Christensen, Milks, Weber, Cantrell
Absent: None
Also Present: Mulfinger, Smith, Dillon

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

Manufacturing Day Mayor Sherrets presented a Proclamation to Sandy Magsamen and
Proclamation Dorothy Wehling proclaiming October 17, 2019 as Manufacturing Day in Oelwein.

Ron Winter Ron Winter, 914 4th Avenue NE asked why the town has not allowed utility vehicles (side-by-sides, 4-wheelers, etc.) on city streets. Mayor Sherrets replied no one has ever requested it. Winter also questioned when the fee on the Rental Housing second failed inspection was implemented. Mulfinger stated it was implemented during the last fee update.

Brett Devore Brett Devore, 7 9th Ave SE, asked what the long term plan is for the city’s infrastructure saying the roads are horrific and he has experienced a water main break on his street every year. Mulfinger stated the city has applied for a CDBG Grant to assist in infrastructure needs.

Paul Ganske Paul Ganske, 116 Eastline Road stated he drives a school bus and requested a designated walk lane on 7th Street SE and 8th Avenue SE where there are no sidewalks. Mulfinger stated the city is working on a Transportation Connectivity Plan to link sidewalks within the city.

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

A. Motion approving September 23, 2019 regular council minutes.
B. Consideration of a motion authorizing the purchase of Operator Interface Upgrades from Automatic Systems in the amount of $10,695.00 for 1st Avenue and 20th Street Lift Stations.
C. Consideration of Change Order No. 2 from Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $5,072.00 for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project.
D. Consideration of a motion to reschedule November 11, 2019 Council meeting to Tuesday, November 12, 2019 due t Veteran’s Day.
E. Consideration of a Class ‘E’ Liquor, Class ‘B’ Wine and Class ‘C’ Beer Permit renewal for Fareway Stores, Inc. #412.
F. Consideration of an Ownership Update for Oelwein Chamber and Area Development Class ‘B’ Beer Permit.
G. Consideration of a motion authorizing payment to Racom Corporation in the amount of $269,288.02 for Police Department Radio Communication Equipment Upgrades.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution 5116-2019 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No.
IRP 5116-2019 re: Intermediary Relending Program Loan of the Board of Directors and authorizing signatures on related documents.

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

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Resolution 5117-2019 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution No.
GO Bonds 5117-2019 authorizing the use of a preliminary official statement in connection with the issuance of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019 and setting October 28, 2019 as the date for the sale of the Bonds.

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

Hotel/Motel Funding A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to approve Hotel/Motel funding in the amount of $3,105.00 to the Junior Husky Basketball Club as recommended by the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to approve Hotel/Motel funding in the amount of $1,500.00 to the Williams Center for the Arts as recommended by the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Demolition Assistance A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to approve demolition funding assistance in the amount of $4,300.00 for demolition of 16 3rd Street NE. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Appt. to Zoning Board A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Derifield to approve the appointment of Gary Crawford to the Zoning Board of Adjustment. All voted aye.
Motion Carried.

City Attorney City Attorney Pat Dillon informed council implementation of the Vacant Property Ordinance is coming along.

Executive Session A motion as made by Weber, seconded by Derifield to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(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 of Oelwein in that litigation. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Cantrell excused herself from the meeting at 7:19 P.M.

Return to Regular A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Derifield to return
Session to regular session. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Executive Session A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Derifield to table an Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(j) to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the City of Oelwein would have to pay for the property or reduce the price the City of Oelwein would receive for that property. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Derifield, seconded by Weber to adjourn at 7:40 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, OCTOBER 14, 2019, PAGE 3

___________________________________
Peggy Sherrets, Mayor
ATTEST:

___________________________________________________
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 October 14, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register October 15, 2019.

___________________________________________________
Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

A vicious animal hearing and a meeting of the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee preceded the regular council meeting.

October 14, 2019 Agenda

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5:15 P.M. Public Safety Committee Vicious Animal Hearing
5:30 P.M. Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting

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

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

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

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Manufacturing Day Proclamation

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving September 23, 2019 regular council minutes
B. Consideration of a motion authorizing the purchase of Operator Interface Upgrades from Automatic Systems in the amount of $10,695.00 for 1st Avenue and 20th Street Lift Stations
C. Consideration of Change Order No. 2 from Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $5,072.00 for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project
D. Consideration of a motion to reschedule November 11, 2019 Council Meeting to Tuesday, November 12, 2019 due to Veteran’s Day
E. Consideration of a Class ‘E’ Liquor, Class ‘B’ Wine and Class ‘C’ Beer Permit renewal for Fareway Stores, Inc. #412
F. Consideration of an Ownership Update for Oelwein Chamber and Area Development Class ‘B’ Beer Permit
G. Consideration of a motion authorizing payment to Racom Corporation in the amount of $269,288.02 for Police Department Radio Communication Equipment Upgrades

8. Consideration of a Resolution re: Intermediary Relending Program Loan of the Board of Directors and authorizing signatures on related documents

9. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing the use of a preliminary official statement in connection with the issuance of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019 and setting October 28, 2019 as the date for the sale of the Bonds

10. Consideration of a recommendation from Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee re:
A. Hotel/Motel Funding Application from Junior Husky Basketball Club in the amount of $4,405.00
B. Hotel/Motel Funding Application from Williams Center for the Arts in the amount of $1,500.00
C. Demolition Assistance Application for 16 3rd Street NE

11. Mayor’s Report

A. Consideration of the appointment of Gary Crawford to the Zoning Board of Adjustment

12. City Attorney’s Report

13. City Administrator’s Report

14. Council Updates

15. Consideration of a motion to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (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 of Oelwein in that litigation.

16. Return to Regular Session

17. Consideration of a motion to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(j) to discuss the purchase or sale of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the City of Oelwein would have to pay for that property or reduce the price the City of Oelwein would receive for that property.

18. Return to Regular Session

19. Adjournment

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