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:

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

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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.

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