COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
Regular Meeting
August 26, 2019

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, August 26, 2019 at
6:00 P.M. Mayor Sherrets presided.

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

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

Brett Devore Brett Devore, 7 9th Ave SE, addressed the council regarding the smell on the NW & SW section questioning if anything has been done regarding it and if the public was notified.

Steve Koch Steve Koch, 904 W Charles questioned council if the dumping has stopped and how it is being monitored. Koch stated he has smelled the odor since the last meeting. Koch stated it is a health concern and would like his questions answered.

Major Sherrets suggested to set up a meeting with Utility Superintendent Kane to have his questions answered.

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

A. Motion approving August 12, 2019 regular council minutes.
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $337,069.15.
C. Class ‘C’ Liquor License renewal for American Legion Ross Reid Post #9.
D. Change Order No. 1 from JB Holland in the amount of $6,272.00 for Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End.
E. Pay Request No. 2 from JB Holland in the amount of $22,778.15 for work completed on Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End.
F. Pay Request No. 2 from JB Holland in the amount of $48,217.25 for work completed on Paving Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 Endex3e.

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

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

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

Motion Carried

Rezone Industrial A motion was made by Christensen, seconded by Derifield to rezone Lot 1, Industrial Park 2nd Addition and Lot 2, Block 1, Industrial Park 1st Addition from I-1 to C-2 Commercial. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

East Side Trail Sealing A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Derifield to accept proposal from Kluesner Construction, Inc. in the amount of $10,062.00 for east side trail sealing. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, August 12, 2019, PAGE 2

Library Report Christensen reported the Oelwein Public Library will be hosting “Strolling with the Spirits” cemetery walk at Oakdale Cemetery on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.

Airport Report Derified reported the Airport board discussed the capital plan at the last meeting. Discussion was held regarding burning at the airport and advised the FBO to remind patrons that burning is not allowed.

Mayor Sherrets reported the youth fly event was successful this past weekend. Mulfinger stated they had 117 kids fly for free during the event.

Park & Rec report Cantrell reported a new park assistant has been hired. The dog park has opened, and members of the community would like to plant more trees in the area. Cantrell stated more free libraries have been installed.

Housing Committee Fisk stated he has volunteered to canvass the area that has been awarded the CDBG grant to inform the homeowners of the opportunity. The committee is working on a plan for city owned empty lots. Fisk reported the committee would like to see 3 bids for any demo applications.

Boards & Commissions Mayor Sherrets stated there are still several openings on Boards and Commissions and if anyone has anyone that would interested please let her know.

City Attorney report City Attorney Dillon reported receiving notice of 4 additional abandoned properties he is working on.

Dillon stated he is reviewing the vacant property list and mailing notices to those owners.

City Administrator City Administrator Mulfinger requested council set a date for the Wings East Addition meeting.

Council updates Fisk requested council and staff be more proactive in researching the situation regarding the issue with the smell on the NW and SW sections of the city.

Derifield stated he would like to see the recycling dumpsters removed from the city due to the consistent issue with garbage being dumped at the site. Christensen suggested moving the dumpsters to County property. Sherrets stated she would contact the county for any suggestions.

Adjourn A motion was made by Derifield, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 6:40 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 26, 2019 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register August 28, 2019.

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Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator

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