COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
June 27, 2016

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, June 27, 2016. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt the agenda as presented. All voted aye.
Motion Carried
Paul Ganske Paul Ganske, 116 Eastline Road requested council to review the installation of street lights in his five block area on Outer Road.

Jeff Hughes Jeff Hughes, 15 6th Avenue NE questioned when the viaduct would reopen. Sherrets stated the project is on schedule with the viaduct reopening mid July.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Kevin, seconded by M. Weber to approve the following Consent Agenda items.

A. Minutes of the June 13, 2016 regular council meeting.
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $1,721,785.97.
C. 2016 Cigarette Permit renewals
D. Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales renewal for The Dancing Lion
E. Class ‘C’ Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales renewal for Von Tuck’s Bier Haus dba Dave’s Place
F. Payment to Fox Engineering in the amount of $13,194.00 for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition – RISE Improvements
G. Request from Oelwein Area United Way to close Plaza Park and surrounding areas on August 20, 2016 for a Street Dance
H. Pay Request No. 1 from JF Brennan Co., Inc. in the amount of $394,102.75 for work completed on West Charles Street Bridge 351.31 Span Rehabilitation Project

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hrg, Plans & A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to open the Public
Specs, Ind. Park 3rd Hearing on Engineering Plans and Specifications and Opinion of Probable
Addition Construction Costs for the Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan.
Ayes: M. Weber, Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks
Nays: None
Motion Carried

John Gade, Fox Engineering stated this project will extend SE 14th Street approximately one-half mile, extend 12” water line 3400 ft., extend sanitary sewer, provide storm water retention and it will raise the trail.

Milks questioned since the water lines were no longer being looped around the Industrial Park 3rd Addition area, how will the northeast corner with the higher elevation get water for development. Gade replied you will need to create another pressure zone for the elevation changes.

No other comments were received.

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

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

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Resolution #4902 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution No. 4902 Approving Bidding Requirements, Contract Documents, and Estimate of Cost for Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements.

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

Engineer John Gade, FOX Engineering stated the engineers estimate of $2.5 million
Recommendation includes a 10% contingency. Two bids were received:
Bid Award
C.J. Moyna & Sons, Elkader, Iowa $1,874,488.65
Peterson Contractors Inc., Reinbeck, Iowa $2,013,661.50

Gade recommended award the bid to the lowest bidder C.J. Moyna & Sons.

Resolution #4903 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4903 Awarding Contract for Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements, Authorizing Execution of Contract, and Authorizing Execution of Notice to Proceed. Bid to C.J. Moyna.

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

Resolution #4904 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4904 Approving Application for Voluntary Annexation of Territory to the City of Oelwein, Iowa.

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

Resolution #4904 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4905 Approving the Application of Transco Railway Products Company for the Purpose of Receiving Benefits under 2013 Iowa Code Sections 15.326-15.336 the High Quality Jobs Program and Approving Certain Property Tax Exemptions for Value Added to Real Property by Transco Railway Products Company and to Receive Direct Financial Assistance from the Iowa Economic Development Authority.

Stickel confirmed the city didn’t do anything wrong and followed proper procedure regarding the 100% Voluntary Annexation request from Transco. Two letters were received from Fayette County Board of Supervisors, the first supporting the voluntary annexation and the second thanking Oelwein City Council for allowing them to voice their concerns over the proposed voluntary annexation of Transco last council meeting.

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

Planning & Finance The Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee met June 13, 2016. Three applications were received:
1. Williams Performing Arts Center
2. Oelwein Area United Way
3. Hub City Heritage Corporation
The Committee was made aware that funding levels in the Hotel Motel Tax were insufficient to provide funding for the grants presented. The committee recommended denying the applications and not accepting applications until December.

It was councils consensus to follow the committee recommendation denying funding at this time.

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Seal Coating Streets One proposal was received for sealcoating approximately 58,000 square yards of streets, park and cemetery roads from Prairie Road Builders, Hazleton, Iowa in the amount of $1.31 per square yard for fiscal year 2016-2017.

No council action was taken at this time.

Resolution #4907 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to adopt Resolution No. 4907 on Interfund Transfers.

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

Resolution #4908 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4908 Establishing Salaries for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

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

Library Meeting Christensen presented the June Library Board meeting minutes. Mike Kerns informed the Library Board he will not be reappointed when his term expires in July.

Adjourn A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 6:30 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 June 27, 2016 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register June 29, 2016.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

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