COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
October 5, 2015

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, October 5, 2015. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

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

Proclamation, Mayor Sherrets presented to Sandy Magsamen, Success Coach from
Manufacturing Day NICC/RAMS Center.

NICC Oelwein/RAMS Center will host open house 1-5:00 P.M. on October 20 celebrating Manufacturing Day in Oelwein.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to approve the following consent agenda items:
1. Approval of the minutes of the September 28, 2015 regular meeting.
2. Setting Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. for Door to Door Trick or Treating.
All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by B. Weber to open the Public
Proposed 2015 Hearing on proposed 2015 Amendment to Urban Renewal Plan for Industrial
Amendment to Park Urban Renewal Area.
Industrial Park Urban
Renewal Area Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received.

A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to close the Hearing.

Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4848 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4848 to Approve 2015 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for Oelwein Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area.
Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

First Reading A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adopt the first reading
Division of Taxes of an Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the 2015 Amendment to the Oelwein Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to section 403.19 of the Code of Iowa.

Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

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Public Hearing A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by B. Weber to open the Public
Development Hearing on Development Agreement with East Penn Manufacturing
Agreement Company and Authorization of Annual Appropriation Tax Increment
East Penn Payments.
Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No Comments were received.

A motion was made by Ryan, seconded by Stickel to close the Public Hearing.

Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4849 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution
Intent to Approve No. 4849 Expressing Intent to Approve Development Agreement with East Penn Manufacturing Company.

Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Suspend Rules A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Ryan to suspend rules.

Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1138 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Ordinance
Amend Section 3-33 No. 1138 Amending Section 3-33 re: Mayor Compensation on the second
Mayor Compensation and final reading.
Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Ryan, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

1980 Well Vic Kane, Utility Superintendent informed council the sandjacking
Sandjacking Project project has moved into the pump testing phase. The rest results will provide information regarding the need to continue sandjacking or discontinue.

Water Main UP Vic Kane, Utility Superintendent stated the water main located on Union
Railroad – 6th Street Pacific Railroad property associated with 6th Street SW reclamation project
SW Reclamation will need to be removed or replaced. Attorney VanVeldhuizen is review original easement documents from 1976. Kane would like to be prepared to move forward with this so the city is not accused of holding up the Union Pacific Railroad project.

Two estimates were received:

1 Bryan Construction $32,000.00

2 Scott Excavating $36,547.86

A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve low bid from Bryan Construction if it is determined the city is responsible for payment for the removal/relocation of the water main located on Union Pacific Railroad property associated with 6th Street SW reclamation project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Plaza Board Meeting Ryan reported on the October Plaza Board meeting. Once again a quorum was not present. The Mobile Food Truck will be at the Plaza on the second Wednesday of the month starting October 14. Northeast Iowa Food Bank delivers food to the area supplementing Oelwein residents.

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Oelwein Celebrations is having a Halloween meal and games fundraiser on Sunday, October 18 at the Plaza 12 – 3 P.M.

Mercy Hospital Day of Caring is Tuesday, October 13 and they will be painting the Plaza building a new color.

Sylvia Oelwein Sherrets has the opportunity to visit with Sylvia Oelwein at the Library during her book signing. She donated several copies of her latest book to the Oelwein Library.

Sherrets will be participating with Junior Achievement teaching 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th graders “What you would do if you were Mayor”.

Fire Department Annual spaghetti’s supper fundraiser is Wednesday, October 7, 4:30 – 7:00 P.M.

Fayette Community Foundation will teach a grant writing class on October 15, 2015 at Oelwein City Hall Council Room at 6:30 – 7:00 P.M. The Foundation has grants available for non-profits up to $10,000. The grant application deadline is November 30, 2015 with awards April, 2016.

Sherrets encouraged council members to participate in the Iowa League of Cities Municipal Leadership Academy courses.

Council will be scheduling dates for City goal setting and/or strategic planning once the election has passed.

Ryan reported children were playing in the old creamery building at 122 1st Street SW. Attorney VanVeldhuizen will contact owner to better secure the building and pick up loose brocks laying in the alley.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 6:43 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 October 5, 2015 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register October 7, 2015.

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JAMIE LETZRING, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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