COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
March 27, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, March 27, 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

Laverne McLennan Laverne McLennan, 119 12th Avenue SE expressed her concern regarding past president, current president and Governor of Iowa photos on the wall in the council room. Mulfinger said updated photos are mailed to the cities from the State and we have not received them yet.

Ginger O’Connell Ginger O’Connell, 303 3rd Street NE supported McLennan’s comments.

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

a. Minutes of the March 13, 2017 regular Council Meeting
b. Claims Resolution
c. Motion authorizing concrete improvements at the Water Department building in the amount of $8,395 from Miller’s Construction Inc.
d. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Renewal for Kwik Trip #665
e. Request for the use of the northern portion of Wings Park April 8, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. for a USA Volleyball fundraiser
f. Motion authorizing concrete street repairs in the amount of $8,057.50
g. Motion authorizing signatures on Task Order No. 2003-17A with Fox Engineering re: East Penn Anti-degradation Alternative Analysis in the amount of $5,000

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Public Hearing A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to open the
Public Hearing the proposed disposal by sale of city owned property located at 22 1st Avenue NW

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

Ginger O’Connell, 303 3rd Street NE inquired what is the sale amount of the old Library property. Mulfinger stated that has not been determined yet.

A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by M. Weber to close the hearing.

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

Justin Horkheimer Justin Horkheimer, South Frederick, presented his proposal to create 5-8 lofts with shared live/work areas and a lounge for occupants and guests. It would involve historical preservation, LED lighting, shared roof terrace, garden area and solar power. This mixed use property would be a destination for start up free lancers to share their craft. Mr. Horkheimer has over 12 years’ experience in real estate, construction, artist designer, development projects, master carpenter with a degree in business and communications. He has moved back to Oelwein after 17 years away and sees tremendous growth potential in Oelwein.

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Resolution #4959 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution No. 4959 Directing the Sale of the City’s interest in 22 1st Avenue NW, Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa.

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

301 5th Avenue SW A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to table a Resolution on the proposed disposal by sale of property commonly known as 301 5th Avenue SW until May 8, 2017 council meeting. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

This will allow ample time for the interested parties to present written proposals to city council.

Resolution #4960 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution
Sports Complex No. 4960 authorizing the Mayor to Execute Lease for rent of 6 acre parcel in the
6 Acres North Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 91 North, Range 9 West of the Fifth P.M., Fayette County, Iowa to Troy Rourke in the amount of $1,400.00.

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

Urban Renewal A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber authorizing
Support Agreement signatures on Urban Renewal Support Agreement with Fayette County.
For Fayette Co. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4961 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Resolution
Gearhart Grove No. 4961 with correction of Exempt (from except) Sidewalk Requirements in
Addition Gearhart Grove Addition to Oelwein.

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

Accept Plat Tabled A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by Milks to table a Resolution Accepting and Approving the Plan and Plat known as Gearhart Grove until April 10, 2017. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Items from Article III Section 301.+ were missing from the application process.

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to set Public Hearing on
116 3rd Avenue NE, the proposed disposal by sale of city owned property located at 116 3rd Ave NE
608 S Frederick and 608 South Frederick for April 10, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Resolution #4962 A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to adopt Resolution
Lease 421 Rock No. 4962 Authorizing Signatures on a Lease with Boulders, Inc. for
Island Road property located at 421 Rock Island Road.

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

B. Weber questioned what if the sale doesn’t go through? Attorney Dillon stated there are provisions in the lease covering this.

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Library Meeting Christensen reported on the March Library Board meeting. The opening reception for the WWII is April 3rd at 6:30 P.M. The Children’s Librarian submitted her resignation. The Library has been approved as a passport acceptance facility.

Park & Rec Mtg. Cantrell reported on the March Park and Rec meeting. A sponsorship program for Rec Programs, Disc golf, and park shelters was created. Contact City Hall if you are interested in being a sponsor for a small fee and receive advertising in return. Adjustments to the fee schedule were approved by the committee. A campground host, pool manager and assistant manager are in place with several lifeguard applications being reviewed. Discussion on what to put in the old mini golf area at the aquatic center took place.

Airport Board Mtg. Stickel reported on the March Airport Board meeting. Hangar Rules and Regulations were discussed with several proposed changes. The Board is continuing to work towards the purchase of a security system. Fly-In Breakfast is planned for 2018.

City Attorney stated he is working on a couple development agreements.

Adjourn A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 6:50 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 27, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register March 29, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A work session on Single Hauler followed the regular meeting.

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