COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

                                                                                                       January 21, 2013                                                 

                                    The Oelwein City Council met in special session Monday, January 21, 2013.  Mayor Murphy called the meeting to order at 5:07 P.M.

 

Roll Call                      PRESENT:  Sherrets, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson

                                    ABSENT:    None

                                    ALSO PRESENT:  Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen

 

Bearinger Plaque          Mayor Murphy presented a plaque to Bruce Bearinger for his service on the City Council.

 

Resolution #4728        A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution

Appt. to Landfill          No. 4728 Making Appointment of Peggy Sherrets to Fayette County Landfill Commission

                                    Ayes:  Sherrets, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson

                                    Nays:  None

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

Police Facility              Melissa Springer, Samuels Group (speaker phone) updated the Council

Financing                     on financing of the new Police Department facility.

 

                                    Samuels Group will prepare the Request for Proposals (RFP) for financing of the Police facility.  City Council acts as a Financial Advisory Committee during this process.

 

                                    Ryan stated he prefers local contractors.  Springer agreed.

 

                                    Murphy would like a lease cost calculation for 2013 and 2014 interest and principal payment for budgeting purposes.  Also an option to buy down principal at five and ten years.

 

                                    Springer stated the Samuels Group will waive their development fee and they receive no financial gain/proceeds from the financing of the project. 

 

                                    We are awaiting contract for Development Services with Samuels Group to be approved at the January 28, 2013 Council meeting.

 

                                    Finalized Requests for Proposals/Qualifications will be submitted to Council for approval at the January 28th meeting, advertising for submissions until February 11th.  A presentation to the Council will be set for special session February 14, 2013 at 5:00 P.M.

 

                                    A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ericson Authorizing City Administrator Letzring, City Attorney VanVeldhuizen, Police Chief Logan and Melissa Springer from Samuels Group to work with Bonding Attorney Bob Jostens on proposed Lease Back Financing package.  All voted aye.

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

                                    A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to approve the appointment of Oelwein City Council members to the Financial Advisory Committee regarding the Police Facility.  All voted aye.

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

Executive Session        A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ericson to go into

                                    Executive Session per Iowa Code 21.5(j) to discuss real estate.

                                    Ayes:  Sherrets, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson

                                    Nays:  None

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

 

 

 

 

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Return to Regular         A motion was made by Ericson, seconded by Stickel to return to

Session                        Regular Session.

                                    Ayes:  Sherrets, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Ericson

                                    Nays:  None

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

Adjourn                       A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ericson to adjourn at 5:47 P.M.  All voted aye.

                                                                                                Motion Carried

 

 

                                                                                               

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                                                                                      LARRY MURPHY, MAYOR

 

                                    ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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                                    JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

 

                                    I, Jamie Letzring, 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 21, 2013 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 23, 2013.

 

 

 

 

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                                    JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR          

 

 

 

 

                                    Following the Special Meeting the Council met in a Budget Work Session.

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