COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
August 11, 2014

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, August 11, 2014. Mayor Pro Tem Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan, Stickel
ABSENT: Mayor Manus
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Wedemeier

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

Citizen John Walker, a resident of Oelwein, expressed his concern for the community.
John Walker Walker requested the resignation of Mayor Manus or the City Council to impose Iowa law 66.29 and called for a special election for a new mayor.

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

A. Approval of the minutes of the July 28, 2014 regular council meeting
B. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday sales renewal for Las Flores
C. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday sales renewal for First Garden
D. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Beer and Sunday sales renewal for Oelwein Mart East
E. Consideration of a request from Oelwein Fire Department for MDA ‘Fill the Boot’ at 1st Avenue and East Charles August 22–August 23.
F. Consideration of a motion to approve serving of alcoholic beverages in Library Community Room October 9,2014 for ‘Vino Van Gogh’
G. Consideration of motion allowing alcohol license transfer of Clete & Connie’s to South Municipal Parking lot on August 16, 2014 fro 24 hours.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4801 A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Petersen to abopt Resolution No.
Federal Aviation Grant 4801 to accept Federal Aviation Grant to rehabilitate Runway Lighting at the Oelwein Municipal Airport .
Ayes: Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Audit Proposal A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to accept the two year audit proposal in the amount of $7,300 with Ridahalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Co., P.C. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

10 7th Ave NE A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Petersen to approve the
Demolition reimbursement of $1,721 for the demolition of 10 7th Ave NE. All voted aye.

Motion Carried

Resolution #4802 A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4802
Transco Railway approving the application for Transco Railway Products Company for the purpose of receiving benefits under 2013 Iowa Code Sections 15.326-15.336 and approving certain property tax exemptions for value added to real property and to receive direct financial assistance from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.
Ayes: Petersen, Sherrets, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS, AUGUST 11, 2014, PAGE 2

Hotel/Motel Tax A discussion was held in regard to the disbursement of funds when a hotel/motel application is approved. Consensus was to release funds upon Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee and council approval, requiring receipts upon completion and return of any unused funds.

Mosquito Spraying Stickel reported that he has received calls regarding mosquito spraying this summer. Letzring stated she would inquire with Park Superintendent Steggall.

Adjourn A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 6:17 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR PRO TEM

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 August 11, 2014 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register August 15, 2014.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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