Barbara Griffiths Vicious Dog Hearing preceded Council meeting.

COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
April 25, 2016

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, April 25, 2016. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

Sherrets introduced Dylan Mulfinger as the new City Administrator.

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

Mayor and Council send their sympathy to the families of two city employees who passed away this past weekend. Mike Adams, recently hired part time parks employee and Al Crandall, long time cemetery employee and cemetery sexton.

Mayor Sherrets signed a Proclamation declaring May 1 – 7, 2016 as Water Awareness Week.

Oelwein Middle School 6th Grade students Malayna Kiel, Abigail Patrick, Molly Trumbly gave a short presentation on water awareness and would like to raise $2,500 to build a well in South Sudan.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to approve Consent Agenda items.

A. Minutes of the April 11, 2016 regular council meeting.
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $501,023.04.
C. Class ‘B’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Pizza Hut #4340.
D. Class ‘B’ Beer and Outdoor Service License for OCAD.
E. New Class ‘C’ Liquor, Catering, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales License for Mona’s Firepit Pub and Grill.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Sherrets opened the Public Hearing on Proposed Disposal by Sale of the City’s Interest in Lot 2, Block 6, Kint & Boyack Addition, City of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa (216 5th Avenue NE).

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

One bid was received from Steve and Sheri Cockerham in the amount of $2,125.50 to purchase and rehab property at 216 5th Avenue NE. No comments were received from the public.

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

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

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Resolution #4886 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution #4886 Directing the Sale of the City’s Interest in Lot 2, Block 6, Kint and Boyack Addition, City of Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa (216 5th Avenue NE) in the amount of $2,125.50 to Steve and Sheri Cockerham.

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

Public Hearing A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to open the Public Hearing on a proposed Ordinance Amending the Oelwein Zoning Ordinance, Section 208.1 to allow for Manufacturing, Warehousing, Assembly and Distribution of Batteries and Related Battery Parts and Accessories as a Permitted Principal Use and Structure in the I-1 Industrial Park District.

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

No comments were received.

A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to close the hearing.

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

Suspend Rules A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Christensen to suspend the rules and adopt an Ordinance on the first and final reading.

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

Ordinance #1144 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance No. 1144 Amending the Oelwein Zoning Ordinance, to add Section 208.1(11) to Allow for Manufacturing, Warehousing, Assembly and Distribution of Batteries and Related Battery Parts and Accessories as a Permitted Principal Use and Structure in the I-1 Industrial Park District.

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

Suspend Rules A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to suspend the rules and adopt an Ordinance on the first and final reading.

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

Ordinance #1145 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance #1145 Amending Section 22-127 to Add a Handicap Parking Space in the 10 Block of First Avenue SW (Adjacent to Viper Lanes – Immediately south of the front door entrance on 1st Avenue SW) on the first and final reading.

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

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Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4888 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution
Water Rev. Loan No. 4888 Setting Date for Hearing on Water Revenue Loan Agreement in
$400,000 an Amount not to Exceed $400,000 Related to Improvements to Municipal Waterworks System for 6:00 P.M. on May 9, 2016.

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

Resolution #4889 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution
GO Loan No. 4889 Setting Date for Hearing on General Obligation Loan Agreement in an Amount not to Exceed $750,000 Related to Street, Water and Sewer Projects for 6:00 P.M. on May 9, 2016.

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

Resolution #4890 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution
RISE Grant No. 4890 to Authorize Execution of RISE Funding Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for 14th Street SE Exterior Project.

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

Resolution #4891 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution
Oelwein School No. 4891 Authorizing Annual City Contribution of $35,000 for a
Ind. Manuf. Ed Maximum of 10 Years, to the Oelwein Community School District
Program – Tech for Industrial Manufacturing Education Program.
Spec Bldg.
Ayes: Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel
Nays: None
Motion Carried

Resolution #4892 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adopt
Land Lease Resolution No. 4892 Authorizing Lease of 6 Acre Parcel in the North Half of
Sports Complex the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 91 North, Range 9 West of the 5th P.M., Fayette County, Iowa to Scott Howard for $1,200 annual rent. One year lease.

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

Airport Meeting Stickel presented minutes from the April Airport Board meeting. The cornfield was not harvested in a timely manner and herds of deer were grazing causing a dangerous situation on the runway. The next land lease should include wording that the crops are harvested prior to December 1.

Appointments – A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to approve the
Park & Rec Comm., reappointment of Chet Reagan and Cat Nolan to the Park and Recreation
Mechanical Board, Commission effective June 1, 2016 and the appointment of Tom Stammeyer to
Plumbing Board the Electrical Board, Tim Jones to the Mechanical Board and Tim Mortenson to the Plumbing Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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Community Garden VanVeldhuizen stated he assisted the Community Garden Group in acquiring a Habitat for Humanity 1st Street NW property for their first community garden location.

East Penn Progress Deb Howard informed council OCAD has completed purchase of Parcel M and N in the Industrial Park and the next step is to trade the road right-of-way to the City in exchange for Outlet A in the 3rd Addition of Industrial Park. Any undeveloped ground will be leased back for Forsyth.

At the next OCAD Board meeting, we will ask for consent to East Penn’s subdivision of Lot 2 to facilitate construction of the electric utility transformer station by Alliant Energy.

Ground Breaking East Penn ground breaking ceremony is planned for the last week in June.
Ceremony The specific date and time is yet to be determined. Three phases are planned. Governor will have a private tour at the existing manufacturing location, the ground breaking ceremony at new location followed by a community reception with the Governor.

City Attorney City Attorney candidates will be interviewed at a special meeting Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

Open Burning Cantrell expressed concern regarding open burning in the 4th Ward. M. Weber stated there are guidelines of what is allowed to be burnt during open burning.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 6:45 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

I, Dylan Mulfinger, 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 April 25, 2016 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register April 26, 2016.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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