COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
January 23, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, January 23, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

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

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

Proclamation Mayor Sherrets presented a National Mentoring Month Proclamation to Abby Bouska Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa, Steve Bradley and Devin
.

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

a. Minutes of the January 9, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Claims Resolution in the amount of $667,337.90
c. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit, Native Wine and Sunday Sales Renewal for Casey’s General Store #2682
d. Liquor License refund to Luigi’s Restaurant

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to set Public Hearing for
Sale of Land Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of a portion of city owned
(Hotel Site) near property legally described as Lots 10 to 14 Wings 3rd Add & all that part of the
Police Dept. NE NW lying NE of CGW RY & W of 3rd Ave SE except Wings 3rd Add (RONCO) SW SW W of 3rd St SE E of CRI&P RY, S50’ St & N of Sec 21. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to set Public Hearing for
Sale of Land Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. on sale of city owned property
(Donaldson’s Bldg) described as a parcel of land Com at SW Cor Lot 7, Blk 2, Miles Add th N 595’ Ely to E Ln of 4th Ave SW th N 795’ Ely 38’ th SWLY & SELY Parallel with center of sewer ln to S Ln of 1/4 1/4 Sec, th S to SE Cor Lot 12, Blk 1, Miles Add th W to POB in NW SW & SW SW. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4945 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
215/217 1st Ave NW No. 4945 authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation (NEICAC) addressing ownership of 215/217 1st Avenue NW.

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

Resolution #4946 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution
ITC Midwest No. 4946 approving an easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for power lines in the
Easement Ind Park Oelwein Industrial Park.

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

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Resolution #4947 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution
ITC Midwest No. 4947 approving easement with ITC Midwest, LLC for the guys and
Easement Ind Park anchors in the Oelwein Industrial Park.

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

Airport Meeting Stickel reported on the January Airport Board meeting. Hangar Rules and Regulations will be reviewed at the next meeting along with FAA rules. General Fund budget shortfall may cause some items to be put on hold.

Park & Rec Comm. Cantrell reported on the January Park and Recreation Commission meeting.
Meeting Anthony Ricchio requested the Commissions assistance to develop and promote the soccer league program in Oelwein. A Memorial Bench Policy is being drafted. Benches could be purchased and installed within the parks in honor of a loved one. The lower half of Redgate Park 2.25 acres will be planted with natural prairie plantings, create a turn around by bocce ball court, and extend the trail with grant funding.

Airport Appointment A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to approve the Mayor’s appointment of Tommy Nations to the Airport Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Dilapidated Houses City Attorney Dillon stated they are using city code procedures to enforce dilapidated or unsafe houses using the Housing Appeals Board as a mechanism to assign financial responsibility to homeowners and if they don’t the city can get a judgement against them.

Fayette Co. Emer. B. Weber reported on the Fayette County Emergency Management meeting
Mgt. Meeting he attended. The cost for their services will increase slightly.

Fayette Co. B. Weber also attended the Fayette Co. Assessors Meeting. The Assessor’s
Assessor’s Mtg. office received two grants totaling $25,000 for GIS services. Their largest expense of $150,000 is the second payment towards the reassessing of the county properties. He also brought back comparables of Fayette County to other counties in the State for salaries and tax base. Salary increases were set for 2.5%.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Christensen to adjourn at 6:25 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 23, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register January 25, 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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