COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
June 8, 2015

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, June 8, 2015. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

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

Mark Steffes, Mark Steffes and Jeff Assink from Blacktop Service Co., Humboldt Iowa
Jeff Assink, introduced themselves and are Iowa DOT qualified asphalt, sealcoat and
Blacktop Service Co. paving business. They are interested in bidding on city project.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt the Consent Agenda as follows:
1. Approval of the minutes of the May 26, 2015 regular meeting.
All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1135 A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Milks to adopt Ordinance
Water Rate No. 1135 Amending Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Oelwein, Iowa Increasing Water Rates on the third and final reading.
Ayes: Stickel, Milks, Malget, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1136 A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance
Sewer Rate No. 1136 Amending Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Oelwein, Iowa Increasing Sewer Rates on the third and final reading.
Ayes: Stickel, Milks, Malget, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Aquatic Center Vic Kane, Utility Superintendent informed council it cost $660 per day to run the pool,plus wages for pool staff. Once school starts in the fall it is difficult to find enough guards to staff the pool, and stay open through Labor Day weekend. Discussion took place on incentives for pool employees, season open and close dates, changing daily open and close times, additional evening swim lesson, free day, and free Wi-Fi. Council consensus was that Kane, Pool Manager and Park and Rec Commission can make decisions on what they feel is best for pool operations related to those matters.

Donaldsons A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Milks to approve an estimate
Replace A/C received from Ken’s Electric in the amount of $30,126.86 for Donaldson’s Facility air conditioning replacement. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4834 A motion was made by Malget, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution #4834
Change Order Authorizing the Mayor to Execute Change Orders to Demolition Contracts.
Demo Contracts Ayes: Stickel, Milks, Malget, Cantrell, Weber, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Hotel/Motel Tax A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to approve Planning,
Funding Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee’s recommendation to fund a Oelwein Historical Museum request for Heritage Days Hotel/Motel Tax Funding. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to approve Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee’s recommendation to fund a Williams Center for the Arts request for Hotel/Motel Tax Funding. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Weber, seconded by Stickel to approve Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee’s recommendation to fund a Oelwein Area United Way request for Hotel/Motel Tax Funding. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Ryan to approve Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee’s recommendation to not fund a Italian/American Heritage request for Hotel/Motel Tax Funding. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Plaza Board Ryan reported on the June Plaza Board meeting.

May city-wide clean up brought in the following:

10,900 pounds scrap iron
7,380 pounds appliances
150 gallons motor oil
97 tires
5 dumpsters full

Airport Potluck Thursday, June 11 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. the Airport Board is hosting a potluck for their tenants, city employees and city council.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Malget to adjourn at 7:45 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 June 8, 2015 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register June 10, 2015.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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