COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
January 9, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 9, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

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

Consent Agenda A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to approve the following Consent Agenda Items:

a. Minutes of the December 12, 2016 regular Council Meeting
b. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Renewal for Dollar General Store #2328
c. Motion approving request from Oelwein Odd Rods to close portions of Frederick Avenue for Friday night ‘Park N’ events and the use of City Park North Side July 1, 2017 for a Car Show
d. Payment to Alexis Fire Equipment Co. in the amount of $91,429.00 for International Chassis
e. Pay Request No. 5 to CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. in the amount of $158,506.73 for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan
f. Motion referring Gearhart Grove preliminary plat to Planning and Zoning Commission for review and recommendation

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Fayette Co. Sam Whitehead, Fayette County Economic Development Director took over
Econ. Development for Karla Organist. He partnered with NICC to offer two business development training classes funded by USDA’s Business Entrepreneur Grant. He assisted with two business startups in West Union. He also stated the Labor Shed should be updated for the county and region to also include Oelwein even though Oelwein has recently did their own. He works closely with Northeast Iowa Business Network which represents six counties and Iowa Economic Development Authority.

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

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

Ord. No. 1148 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Ordinance No. 1148 Amending Section 22-113 to add Stop Intersection.

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

B. Weber entered at 6:10 P.M.

Library Meeting Christensen reported on the December Library Board meeting. ID Connect Software which reads fingerprints is now being used at the library for a trail period to check out books. The gutter project did not get completed last fall. The Friends purchased a scanner to be used at their book sales and for library inventory.

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Airport Sherrets informed council she visited with Tommy Nation to be on the Airport Board. He was an airplane mechanic in the military and said he’d find that interesting. He would fill two years remaining of a four year term.

Mulfinger informed council the January 16 Health Care Foundation Monday meeting was cancelled. City Council will meet in a work session at 6:00 P.M. in City Hall instead of attending the health care meeting. A budget work session is also scheduled for Monday, January 23 following the regular council meeting at 6:00 P.M.

Executive Session A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3) to discuss union negotiations.

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

Return to Regular A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to return to
Session regular session.

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

Union Contracts A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve proposed settlement with Union Local 238 – Public Works and Union Local 238 – Police contingent upon ratification from both parties. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 6:27 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 January 9, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 10, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget followed the regular meeting.

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