COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
March 13, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, March 13, 2017. 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, Dillon

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

Big Brothers, Big Katie Orlando from Big Brothers and Big Sisters presented Mayor Sherrets
Sisters with a plaque to honor her as one of six community supporters with their mentor program.

Dave & Roxanne Lenz Dave & Roxanne Lenz, 10487 30th Street, Stanley, Iowa purchased land on 11th Street south of Arlington Place asked the city for a 15 year agreement not to require him to hook up to city sewer as he develops the lots with a septic system.

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

a. Minutes of the February 27, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Class ‘C’ Liquor, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales Renewal for Columbus Club
c. Motion approving serving of wine at Oelwein Public Library March 16, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:30 P.M. for Art & Wine Class
d. Class ‘E’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for L & M Beverage

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to open the
F.Y. 2017-18 Budget Public Hearing on Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget.

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

No comments were received. Mulfinger reviewed the budget for City Council.

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

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

Resolution #4955 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution
FY 2017-18 Budget No. 4955 adopting Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget.

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

Public Hearing A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to open the Public
Disposal of City Hearing on the proposed disposal of the following city owned property:
Property 223 4th Avenue SE; 302 7th Avenue SW; 520 4th Street SW; 409 Rock Island Road; and 119 5th Avenue NE.

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

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City Administrator Mulfinger explained 520 4th Street SW was big enough for a house and the neighbor is interested in both lots. Stickel would like stipulation so they can’t sell property and need to build with a specific timeframe.

223 4th Avenue SE, neighbor is interested in property; 302 7th Avenue SW, neighbor is interested in property; 119 5th Avenue NE, neighboring landlord is interested in property for garage expansion.

A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to close the public hearing.

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

Resolution #4956 A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution No. 4956 on the disposal of city owned property located at 223 4th Avenue SE, 302 7th Avenue SW, 520 4th Street SW; and 119 5th Avenue NE.

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

Resolution #4957 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Christensen to adopt Resolution
Hazard Mitigation No. 4957 authorizing Fayette County/Fayette County Emergency Management
Plan to act on behalf of Oelwein City Council in the Analysis and Development of a Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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 waive requirements and adopt an ordinance on the second and final reading. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1149 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to adopt
Amend Zoning Ordinance No. 1149 Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to Reclassify Real Estate at 22 1st Avenue NW from R-2 Residential to C-1 Commercial with a special exception for Apartments; 409 Rock Island Road from R-3 Residential to C-2 Commercial; 211 Occo Drive from R-1 Residential to C-2 Commercial; 415 Rock Island Road from I-2 Industrial to C-2 Commercial; 421 Rock Island road from I-2 Industrial to C-2 Commercial and 530 3rd Avenue SE from I-2 Industrial to R-1 Residential.

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

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Stickel to set Public Hearing on the proposed disposal by sale of city owned property located at 22 2nd Avenue NW for March 27, 2017 at 6:30 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4958 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Cantrell to adopt Resolution No. 4958 authorizing the Mayor to purchase a replacement Police Car.

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

PFEED Meeting Cantrell informed council the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee met at 5:15 prior to the regular council meeting and voted to award the following:

Hotel Motel Funding for Williams Center $1,000 for one quarter and to reapply for future funding.

Demolition grant for $4,200 to Hub City Powersports for the demolition of 2 16th Street.
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A preliminary review and discussion on 2017-2018 Salary Resolution took place. These are the committee recommendations.

Hotel/Motel A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve Planning,
Williams Center Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee recommendation to award $1,000 for one quarter to the Williams Center for the Arts. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Demo Funding A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Christen to approve Planning,
Hub City Powersports Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee recommendation to award $4,200 to Hub City Powersports for the demolition of 2 16th Street. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Tree Board Appt. A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by M. Weber to approve the Mayor appointment of Jeffrey Hughes, Jeff Milks and Kyle Scheel to the Tree Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

City Attorney City Attorney Dillon reported he is working on a commercial nuisance property on South Frederick. He has had conversations with several community members whose focus is to tear down dilapidated houses and make donations to help out.

City Administrator City Administrator Mulfinger thanked the community members for coming out last night attending the Council meeting. Mulfinger has information on the viaduct for the concerned citizen who was at the February 27th meeting.

John Hinze John Hinze, 120 2nd Avenue NW, shared three items with council. 1) It is too dark in town and would like more street lights to be installed. 2) Oelwein Police Department should stop harassing him. An officer stopped at his house at 7:15 A.M. informing him to take the cardboard boxes on his porch to recycling. A citation was not written. 3) City employees need a $100 holiday bonus and a gift box of fruit and nuts, the ladies in the front office and even the Police Department employees.

Adjourn A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adjourn at 6:38 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 March 13, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register March 15, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Single Hauler and Fee Schedule followed the regular meeting.

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