COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
February 23, 2015

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, February 23, 2015. Mayor Pro Tem Weber called the meeting to order at 6:02 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Weber, Ryan, Milks, Malget Cantrell
ABSENT: Stickel, Sherrets (on Skype)
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to adopt the agenda as amended. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Malget to adopt the Consent Agenda as follows:

1. Approval of the minutes of the February 9, 2015 regular meeting.
2. Approval of the minutes of the February 11, 2015 special meeting.
3. Claims Resolution in the amount of $434,324.52.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing Weber opened the Public Hearing on proposed vacation and disposal by
Vacate Property Quit Claim Deed to adjacent property owner, of a 5 foot strip of land lying easterly of and adjacent to Part of Lots a1, 2 and 3, inclusive, in Block 9, Original Town of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa. No comments were received.

A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Milks to close the hearing.

Ayes: Weber, Ryan, Milks, Malget, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Suspend Rules A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Ryan to suspend the rules and adopt an ordinance on the first and final reading.
Ayes: Weber, Ryan, Milks, Malget, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1134 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to adopt Ordinance
Vacate Property No. 1134 Providing for the Vacation of a 5 Foot Strip of Land Lying Easterly of and Adjacent to Part of Lots 1, 2 and 3, Inclusive, in Block 9, Original Town of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa and Disposal of Said Parcel to Adjacent Property Owners.
Ayes: Weber, Ryan, Milks, Malget, Cantrell
Nays: None
Motion Carried

80 Well/42 Well A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Milks to approve estimate from Northway Well & Pump Co. in the amount of $7,630 to remove pumping equipment from Well #80 and reinstall in Well #42. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

80 Well Sand A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Ryan to approve estimate from
Development Northway Well & Pump Co. re: Sand Develop of Well #80 in the amount of $30,700.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

80 Well Sandjacking A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Milks to approve Northway Well & Pump Co. for a not to exceed amount of $300,000 for accumulated hours related to Sandjacking 1980 Well. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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Financing 80 Well Several options were discussed for financing the 1980 Well Sandjacking
Sandjacking project. A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to table the discussion. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Speer Financial will present financing options at a work session prior to the March 9, 2015 meeting.

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Milks to set Public Hearing for 6:00
15-16 Budget P.M. March 9, 2015 on Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Plaza Meeting Ryan presented minutes from the February Plaza Board meeting.

Park & Rec Meeting Cantrell shared the February Park and Recreation Commission meeting minutes. Someone is interested in running the concession stand during little league games. Six kayaks will be purchased this spring for rental at the campground.

Downtown Plantings Ryan shared a concern he received regarding the plantings in the downtown landscaping. Mulch that has washed away in the planters can create an uneven surface to step on. The city’s downtown landscape contractor will level the flower boxes as soon as weather permits.

Adjourn A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Malget to adjourn at 6:38 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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BEN WEBER, 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 February 23, 2015 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register February 26, 2015.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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