COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
June 22, 2015

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, June 22, 2015. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Stickel, Milks, Cantrell, Ryan
ABSENT: Malget, Weber
ALSO PRESENT: Letzring, Rigdon, VanVeldhuizen

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

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

1. Approval of the minutes of the June 8, 2015 regular meeting.
2. Claims Resolution in the amount of $1,828,645.04.
3. Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor and Sunday Sales renewal for Von Tuck’s Bier Haus dba Dave’s Place.
4. Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales renewal for the Dancing Lion.
5. Class ‘B’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Country Cottage Café.
6. 2015 Cigarette Permit Renewals

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

NSP A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to approve an agreement with MSA to provide administration and technical services to the City of Oelwein Neighborhood Stabilization Program in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

UERPC Lori Brockway, Housing Specialist from UERPC discussed housing projects
CDBG and Fayette for Oelwein.
Co. Local Hsg. Trust
Information was presented for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) Owner Occupied Housing Program to the City to determine if they wished to move forth with another grant application. Discussion and approval included:

1. The grant writing fee would be waived by UERPC.
2. Maintain the same Target Area as was approved for the 2015 grant application.
3. Match would include $10,000 from the Northeast Iowa Charitable Foundation, $500 per home up to $5,000 from the FCLHTF and $1,000 per home from the City of Oelwein.
4. Grant would assist 10 homeowners.

The FCLHTF presentation included:

1. Marketing ideas from the council which included contacting OCAD to put on social media, sending posters to local industries including the hospital, also send to the Council and they would assist with posters.
2. There were 59 projects completed since 2010 with $302,137.85 expended in SHTF, USDA Housing Preservation Grant dollars, Northeast Iowa Charitable and the City of Oelwein.
3. There will be an approximate 15% decline in State Housing Trust Fund dollars for the 2016 application.

A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Ryan to approve $15,000 city match for the 2016 State Housing Trust Application for Fayette County. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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Resolution #4835 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
CDBG Application No. 4835 Authorizing the Submission of a CDBG Application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the Expenditure of Funds to be Applied to Local Match for a CDBG General Application for Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program.
Ayes: Stickel, Milks, Cantrell, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Alliant Energy Craig Clefisch presented Alliant Energy’s 2015 Community Annual Partnership Assessment to Council.

Resolution #4836 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Ryan to adopt Resolution
Interfund Transfers No. 4836 on Interfund Transfer Fiscal Year 2014-15.
Ayes: Stickel, Milks, Cantrell, Ryan
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Seal Coat Proposals Two proposals were received for 2015 seal coating city streets.

Black Top Service Company $1.41 per square yard
Prairie Road Builders $1.31 per square yard

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to approve Street Superintendent’s recommendation and accept low proposal from Prairie Road Builders, Inc. at $1.31 per square yard. Estimated cost of $48,375.68 to be paid from 2015-16 Budget. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Appointment A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Ryan to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Anita Mars to the Library Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

League of Cities Mayor Sherrets encouraged council members to attend Iowa League of Cities 2015 conference in Cedar Rapids September 23 – 25.

Viaduct Project The viaduct project will bid in Fall of 2015 for construction in Spring 2016. The viaduct will be closed during construction. Meetings with all school, emergency services and affected industry will be coordinated and plenty of time will be given to manage alternate routes. Notice will be made public when more information is known and project start date is closer.

KCRG ‘Our Town’ KCRG TV filming for “Our Town” June 25 & 26.

Aquatics Center Aquatic Center schedule changes

Adult Lap (18 & over) 12:00 – 1:00
Open Swim (7 & over) 12:00 – 7:00
Flotation Hour 6:00 – 7:00

Party times

Saturday mornings 10:00 a.m. to noon
Most evenings 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Effective June 21.

Airport Board Stickel and Sherrets attended the Airport Board potluck June 11th. The Airport Board still has a vacancy. You do not need to know how to fly or own a plane to be on the board. Anyone interested contact City Hall or the Airport.

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Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Ryan to adjourn at 6:40 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 22, 2015 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register June 24, 2015.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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