COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
December 8, 2014

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, December 8, 2014. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

Additions or A motion was made by Petersen seconded by Weber to adopt the agenda as
Deletions amended. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

25 Year Service Administration employee Tammy Smith was recognized for her 25
Award years of service.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve the following
Consent Agenda items:
A. Minutes of the November 24, 2014 regular council meeting.
B. Class ‘E’ Liquor Renewal for Oelwein Bottle and Can, Inc..
All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Audit Fiscal Year A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Stickel to table the presentation
2013-2014 of Fiscal Year 2014-2014 Audit until Don Snitker was available to present. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

UERPC IRP Loan A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ryan to approve contract for services with Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission – Oelwein Revolving Loan Fund. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

UERPC CDBG A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Stickel to accept proposal
Housing from Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission re: Technical Services for CDBG Owner Occupied Rehabilitation Housing Project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Safety Mtg. Petersen reported on December 3rd Public Safety Committee meeting where discussion was held on parking in the 200 block of West Charles (in front of Oelwein Glass and Mirror). It was discussed that it is within the guidelines and vehicles are legally parked. It was also stated if there were no high incidents of accidents in this area.

Handicap parking in the downtown area was reviewed with consideration given to relocating several spaces. After discussion it was decided to leave existing spaces as is and recommend adding two additional handicap parking spaces to the new downtown parking lot (the former Hedgman property located at 115-119 South Frederick) in the northwest corner of the area.

Downtown Handicap A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Weber to approve Safety
Parking Committee recommendations not making any changes to the 200 block of West Charles intersection and to add two additional handicap parking spaces to
200 Block West the new downtown parking lot (former Hedgman property) in the northwest
Charles Intersection corner. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

First Reading A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Ryan to adopt the first reading of an Ordinance Amending Section 22-127 to add Two Handicap Parking Spaces to the Parking Lot at 115-119 South Frederick, Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa.
Ayes: Cantrell, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Malget
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Planning, Finance, Petersen reported on the December 3, 2014 Planning, Finance, Enterprise and
Enterprise & Econ. Economic Development Committee meeting. One Hotel/Motel application
Development was received in the amount of $2,000 from OCAD for Olde Tyme Christmas and was approved by the Committee.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Ryan to approve Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee recommendation for OCAD Olde Tyme Christmas in the amount of $2,000.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4818 A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Weber to adopt Resolution No.
Airport Hangar Fees 4818 Setting Airport Hangar Rental Fees.
Ayes: Cantrell, Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Petersen, Malget
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Park & Rec Board A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Weber to approve the Mayor’s
Appointment appointment of Cat Nolan to the Park and Recreation Commission. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Work Session Sherrets scheduled a work session on Thursday, December 18, 2014 to discuss hiring an IT person, Economic Development, nuisance abatement and Tech Spec building.

Airport Land Bid Anyone interested in leasing the Oelwein Airport land should submit a bid to
Opening Oelwein City Hall, 20 2nd Avenue SW by Friday 12:00 noon December 19, 2014.

Iowa Motor Bldg. Ryan inquired about the old Iowa Motor building.

Letzring presented her City Administrator’s report to the Council.

Plaza Meeting Ryan reported on the December Plaza meeting. New Board Members are Steve Sanders and Dorothy Gray. Two of the five air conditioning units have been installed.

Impound Vehicles Sherrets inquired why are the impound cars stored at the Street shop and should be in the fenced in impound area at the new Police facility. Letzring will inquire and report back to council.

Malget requested information on how OCAD works in relation to the city. Letzring will set up time to explain the working relationship, will coordinate with OCAD representative as well.

Adjourn A motion was made by Petersen, seconded by Weber to adjourn at 6:28 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, 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 December 8, 2014 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register December 10, 2014.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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