COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
January 27, 2014

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 27, 2014. Mayor Manus called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, VanVeldhuizen

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

Employee of Month Councilman Weber presented the January Employee of the Month Award to Tim Weber, a 12 year veteran of the Utility Department.

Citizens Deb Kunkle, 803 6th Street NE complimented the Street Department on snow removal during the last storm.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Sherrets, seconded by Weber to approve the following consent agenda items:

A. Approval of the minutes of the January 13, 2014 regular meeting.
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $780,767.72.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

3rd Avenue SE A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to approve Change Order
Water Main No. 1 from Bryan Construction for work completed on the 3rd Avenue SE Water Main project. $2,400 has been submitted by Bryan Construction for spring seeding. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Sherrets to approve Pay Request No. 3 (Final) in the amount of $4,968.90 to Bryan Construction for work completed on the 3rd Avenue SE Water Main project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Sherrets to authorize signatures on Engineers Statement of Completion for the 3rd Avenue SE Water Main project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4772 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution No.
3rd Ave SE Water Main 4772 Accepting Work on 3rd Avenue SE Water Main project.
Ayes: Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Asbestos Removal Two bids were reviewed for the removal of asbestos at NSP property located
440 1st Ave SE at 440 1st Avenue SE as follows:

Active Thermal Concepts, Hiawatha $6,850.00
Advanced Environmental, Waterloo $9,200.00

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to accept the low bid of $6,850.00 from Active Thermal Concepts, Hiawatha. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

8th Avenue SE A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Weber to approve Change
Water Main Order No. 2 from Eastern Iowa Excavating for work completed on 8th Avenue SE Water Main project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Petersen to approve Pay Request No. 3 in the amount of $6,422.00 to Eastern Iowa Excavating for work completed on the 8th Avenue SE Water Main project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to approve Pay Request No. 4 (Final) in the amount of $11,829.84 to Eastern Iowa Excavating for work completed on 8th Avenue SE Water Main project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Cantrell authorizing signatures on Engineers Statement of Completion for the 8th Avenue SE Water Main Project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution No. 4773 A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Petersen to adopt Resolution No.
8th Ave SE Water 4773 Accepting Work on 8th Avenue SE Water Main project.
Main Ayes: Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Wellness Center Prior to the regular meeting the Council met at the Wellness Center to view
Security Renovation the proposed security renovation project.

Jessica Burkhart, Wellness Facilitator is in favor of closing in an area for security purposes allowing for 24/7 access to the facility.

Discussion was held on alternate options in an effort to save money on the renovations. Petersen stated he was in favor of 24 hour access but believed there were more cost effective options available.

A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Sherrets to table the discussion allowing time to explore other options. 5 voted aye, 1 (Stickel) abstained.
Motion Carried

Appt. to Plaza Board A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Weber to approve the Mayor’s
appointment of Ken Magsamen to the Community Plaza Board of Governors. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Council Committees A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Stickel to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Council to the following Committees:

Planning, Finance, Enterprise & Economic Development
Chairman Petersen, Sherrets, Weber, Cantrell
Public Safety
Chairman Petersen, Weber, Stickel
Wellness Center, Community Wellness & Recreation
Chairman Cantrell, Weber, Stickel
Wellness Center Steering
Sherrets, Cantrell
Capital Improvement Program Committee
Chairman Petersen, Weber, Sherrets
Ordinance Review Committee
Chairman Petersen, Cantrell, Ryan
Fayette County Conference Board
Ryan
OCAD Liaison
Sherrets, Ryan Alternate
Fayette County E911
Logan
Fayette Co. Solid Waste Commission
Sherrets, Letzring Alternate
Airport Liaison
Stickel

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Library Liaison
Sherrets
Community Plaza Board Liaison
Ryan
Upper Explorerland Board
Manus, Ryan
Park and Recreation Liaison
Cantrell
Northeast Iowa Regional League
Ryan

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Noise Ordinance Ryan reported he had been contacted by a resident questioning plowing driveways in residential areas between 12:00 A.M. and 6:00 A.M.

Police Dept. Letzring updated Council on the Police Department construction progress.

Work Sessions Council was reminded of the Budget Work Sessions scheduled for January 30 and February 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Adjourn A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 7:50 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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JASON MANUS, 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 27, 2014 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 29, 2014.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

Prior to the regular meeting the Council met at the Wellness Center to tour the facility followed by a Work Session on the F.Y. 2014-2015 Budget.

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