COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
September 26, 2016

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, September 26, 2016. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: B Weber, Christensen, Milks, M Weber, Cantrell
ABSENT: Stickel
ALSO PRESENT: Rigdon, Meyer, Dillon

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

30 yr Service Award Sherrets acknowledged 30 years of service for Dennis Paul in the Street Department. He was unable to attend.

Consent Agenda A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve the following Consent Agenda items:

A. Approval of the minutes of the September 12, 2016 regular Council Meeting
B. Claims Resolution in the amount of $1,067,240.91
C. Payment request to Iowa Northern Railway Co in the amount of $72,724.02 for work completed on West Charles Street Viaduct Project
D. Payment to Fox Engineering in the amount of $31,644.36 for services completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition – RISE Improvements Project
E. Payment to Fox Engineering in the amount of $5,000.00 for services completed on Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project
F. Payment to Fox Engineering in the amount of $13,235.80 for services completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Utility Improvements Project

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

20th St Lift Station A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to Set Bid Date for October
Improvements 17, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. for 20th Street Lift Station Improvements Project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

20th St Lift Station A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to Set Public Hearing on
Improvements October 24, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. to Consider Plans, Specifications, Contract Documents and Estimate of Cost for 20th Street Lift Station Improvements Project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Charles Street Water A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to Set Bid Date for
Main Improvements Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project for October 17, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Charles Street Water A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to Set Public Hearing on
Main Improvements October 24, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. to Consider Plans, Specifications, Contract Documents and Estimate of Cost for Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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Oelwein School A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to waive the Building Permit
Tech Spec Building Fee in the amount of $2,853.00 for Tech Spec Building Improvements.

Dan Diercks, Superintendent of Oelwein Community Schools reported contractor bids are approved and hoping to start construction in a few days with completion in mid-January, 2017. Project Lead the Way that is currently at the Rams Center will be moved to the Tech Spec Building. College courses would begin Fall 2017 with some ICN classes and night classes starting in Spring 2017. There will be $600,000 of equipment installed in the lab area. Updates will be on the school’s website.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Park/Rec Mtg Cantrell reported on the Park and Rec Commission Meeting. Todd Kastli talked to Josh about new covers for the dugouts. The school is removing some of the visitor bleachers at the stadium and possibly the aluminum seats could replace the wood benches. Renee shared a photo of the new “expressions” swing that is next to the railroad shelter at City Park. This is a joint swing for mommy and baby. The Commission is working on the Mission Statement.

Trick or Treat A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by B. Weber to set Trick or Treat hours for Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Mayors Report Mayor Sherrets stated she received word from the Fayette County Landfill that Mid-States Sanitation is banned from dumping at the Landfill. They have been dumping out of county. Peggy commended the Water Department for the long hours worked on sewer line repairs on 12th Avenue SE over the weekend.

City Attorney City Attorney Dillon reported he is working on four nuisance abatement properties and one commercial property.

Adjourn A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adjourn at 6:16 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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PEGGY SHERRETS, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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BARBARA RIGDON, DEPUTY CLERK

I, Barbara Rigdon, Deputy Clerk 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 September 26, 2016 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register September 29, 2016.

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BARBARA RIGDON, DEPUTY CLERK

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