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AGENDA

Oelwein City Council Monday, September 25, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber
Kevin Stickel Renee Cantrell

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving September 11, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Claims Resolution
C. Consideration of a new Class ‘C’ Liquor and Class ‘B’ Native Wine Permit for Valone’s Family Restaurant

7. Public Hearing on the Designation of the Oelwein Residential Revitalization Area and the Adoption of a Plan for Residential Property Tax Abatement

8. Consideration of Resolution stating the intentions of the Oelwein City Council with regard to the designation of the Oelwein Residential Revitalization Area and the Proposed Plan

9. Consideration of a motion to approve Change Order No. 6 in the amount of $-24,482.47 from CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan

10. Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Application No. 6 in the amount of $143,791.12 to CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan

11. Consideration of a motion to approve Pay Application No. 7 in the amount of $94,078.83 to CJ Moyna & Sons, Inc. for work completed on Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan

12. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Engineer’s Statement of Final Completion for Oelwein Industrial Park 3rd Addition Public Improvements Plan

13. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Fox Engineering Task Order No. 1022-17A for Old Road Paving Improvements

14. Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of Public Ways or Grounds for Oelwein Community Schools Homecoming Festivities

15. Consideration of a Resolution re: 2016-2017 City Street Financial Report

16. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing for 6:00 P.M. on October 9, 2017 on Proposed Sale of City Property Located at 1104 West Charles

17. Consideration of a motion to participate in the installation of upsized utilities for Oelwein Community Health Care Foundation at a cost not to exceed $35,000

18. Discussion and possible consideration of Economic Development Incentives for Oelwein Community Health Care Foundation

19. Report from Cantrell on September Park and Recreation Commission Meeting

20. Report from Christensen on September Library Board Meeting

21. Mayor’s Report

22. City Attorney’s Report

23. City Administrator’s Report

24. Old Business

25. New business

26. Executive Session Per Iowa 20.17(3) for Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Strategy Meetings of Public Employers

27. Adjournment

Work Session on Residential Tear Down
Single Hauler Update

September 11, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
September 11, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, September 11, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber, Cantrell
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Smith, Dillon

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

Single Hauler Bill Judd, 1212 1st Street NE spoke in opposition to the proposed single hauler
Comments stating it will adversely affect many people and asked the Council to consider the impact.

Ginger O’Connell, 303 3rd Street NE appreciated the phone call from Councilman Matt Weber following her letter to the editor. She feels the citizens deserve their voices to be heard and commented that limiting the room capacity to 40 sent up red flags.

Rod Eckhoff, 108 8th Avenue SE, an employee of Blackhawk Waste and speaking as a citizen was concerned residents were not told the proposal included hauling city garage at no charge. He was also concerned with the bond requirements.

LaVerne McLennan, 119 12th Avenue SE felt a single hauler takes away the choice of residents and hopes council realizes what side citizens are on.

Ron Garceau, 203 1st Avenue NE stated the city previously had a single hauler and it did not work out. He questioned what benefits the citizens would get.

Jeff Milks, 210 10th Street SW stated a single hauler would eliminate multiple trucks, reduce the carbon footprint and would have a beneficial environmental impact.

Mike Kerns, 1213 2nd Street SW stated it would get the garbage out of town and encouraged council to continue to work towards a single hauler.

Larry Lauer, 405 4th Street NE urged council to not move forward as many people are struggling on fixed incomes and felt the fee would be higher.

Blackhawk Waste employee Blain Beckhem, reported the company came to town 12 years ago with competitive pricing. He noted the cost of bonding and containers.

Jim Mendez, 219 8th Avenue NW, an employee of Waste Management but speaking as a resident asked the council to do what is right for the citizens.

Angela McCann, 110 5th Avenue SE is opposed to the proposal and is concerned about the impact on businesses involved. It is important citizens have the right to choose.

Ollie Fratzke, 616 8th Avenue SE is opposed to the proposal stating one truck will go twice as far.

Deb Welsh, 504 1st Avenue NE spoke in opposition.

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

A. Motion approving August 28, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for American Legion Ross Reid Post #9
C. Special Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for First Garden
D. Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Class ‘E’ Liquor License Renewal for Fareway

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ord. No. 1156 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance No.
Accessory Structures 1156 Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential Zoning Districts on the third and final reading.

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

Single Hauler B. Weber commented on previous remarks made regarding the single hauler. He stated Oelwein is one of the few communities that doesn’t have a single hauler in this area. He further mentioned citizens pay for the city’s garbage either through taxes or as a condition of the proposed contract.

A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Christensen directing Staff to enter into negotiations for a Single Hauler Residential Garbage program with Black Hawk Waste Disposal.

Mayor Sherrets requested a roll call vote.

Ayes: B. Weber, Christensen, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: Stickel, Cantrell

Motion Carried

Wastewater VFD A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to approve the purchase of a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) in an amount not to exceed $30,000 from Automatic Systems for the Wastewater Treatment Plant. B. Weber questioned the number of VFD’s purchased in the last few years feeling it was unusually high and asked that the electrical system be looked into. He felt they should last for a number of years. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Planning, Finance, Cantrell reported on the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic
Enterprise and Econ. Development Committee meeting held prior to the regular council meeting.
Development.

Hotel/Motel Funding A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to approve Hotel/Motel
Williams Center Tax Funding in the amount of $1,000 for Williams Center for the Arts as recommended by the Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

605 4th Street SE A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to approve funding for demolition of 605 4th Street SE in an amount not to exceed 50% of the lowest cost provide a second estimate is obtained. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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2017 Junk House Mulfinger reported a $25,000 grant has been received from the Northeast Iowa
Removal Plan Charitable Foundation to assist in the demolition of residential properties. He also reviewed a list of properties for demolition and future use plans. It was noted one of the properties was occupied.

A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Christensen to approve moving forward on 1104 West Charles, 127 1st Avenue NW and 613 South Frederick. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Police Award The Oelwein Police Department was congratulated on recently being selected to receive the 2017 International Association of Chief of Police/Cisco Community Policing Leadership Award amongst all communities in the nation with a population under 20,000. Chief Logan credited his staff for engaging in the community.

Tree Board A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve the appointment of Ron Lenth to the Tree Board. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

City Attorney City Attorney Dillon reported he continues to work towards nuisance compliance.

Tree Assessment Mulfinger reported that half of the Street Tree Survey has been completed with the assistance of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Fall Clean Up Residents are reminded of the City Wide Fall Clean Up scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 8:00 A.M. to noon in the Log Cabin Parking Lot.

Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by B. Weber to adjourn at 6:46 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 September 11, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register September 13, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A Work Session with OCAD on Goals and Initiatives followed the regular meeting.

September 11, 2017 Agenda

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Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting 5:30 P.M.

AGENDA

Oelwein City Council Monday, September 11, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber
Kevin Stickel Renee Cantrell

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving August 28, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for American Legion Ross Reid Post #9
C. Consideration of a Special Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for First Garden
D. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Beer Permit and Class ‘E’ Liquor License Renewal for Fareway

7. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential Zoning Districts – Third and Final Reading

8. Consideration of a motion directing Staff to enter into negotiations for a Single Hauler Residential Garbage program

9. Consideration of a motion to approve purchase of VFD in an amount not to exceed $30,000 from Automatic Systems for Wastewater Treatment Plant

10. Report from Renee Cantrell on Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting

11. Consideration of a motion to approve Hotel/Motel Funding for Williams Center for the Arts

12. Consideration of a motion to approve demolition funding for 605 4th Street SE

13. Consideration of a motion approving 2017 Junk House Removal Plan

14. Mayor’s Report

A. Consideration of the appointment of Ron Lenth to the Tree Board

15. City Attorney’s Report

16. City Administrator’s Report

17. Old Business

18. New business

19. Adjournment

Work Session with OCAD on Goals and Initiatives will follow the regular meeting

August 28, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
August 28, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, August 28, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Wedemeier, Dillon

Adopt Agenda A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M Weberto adopt the Agenda as amended. All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Laverne McLennan Laverne McLennan, 119 12th Ave SE requested clarification on single hauler billing. Mayor Sherrets informed billing would be monthly on the utility bill and rates would be competitive.

McLennan questioned the ordinance regarding accessory structures and if hers would be ok. Christensen stated the structure at her property has a foundation therefore it would be acceptable.

Matt Deerfield Matt Deerfield, 320 2nd Ave NE questioned council if there is an ordinance for low hanging tree limbs in the boulevard. City Administrator Mulfinger advised the city will be working on a plan to clean up the trees in the boulevard to the required height.

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

A. Motion approving August 14, 2017 regular council minutes.
B. Claims resolution

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

42 Well Improvement A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber authorizing signatures on contract documents for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project.

Mulfinger informed council contractor will begin removing the old building in 2 or 3 weeks. The well will be drilled and construct a new building by winter.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Accessory Structures A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to adopt the second
Ord. No. 971 Sec. 202 reading amending Oelwein Municipal Code, Ordinance No. 8971 to amend
& Sec. 203 Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 residential zoning districts.

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

Resolution #4994 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber adopting Resolution #4994 approving an amended easement with Alliant Energy.

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

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Oelwein School A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Milks to waive the building
Building permit fee permit fee for the Oelwein Community School District

All voted Aye.
Motion Carried

Fall City Wide Cleanup A motion was made by Cantrell, seconded by B. Weber to set the Fall Clean Up
Day for September 23, 2017.

All voted Aye.
Motion Carried

City Administrator Mulfinger informed council extra staff will be available and asking for names and addresses of those bringing in materials. There will be two lines to keep the flow moving along. Mulfinger stated the County Landfill will be open that day and any excessive materials will be directed to the landfill.

Wastewater Treatment A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell authorizing pump
Raw Pump #2 repairs in the amount of $14,528.13 for Wastewater Treatment Raw Pump #2 from Iowa Pump Works.

B Weber questioned Utility Superintendent Kane if this pump is a backup. Kane stated there are 3 pumps and pump #1 was repaired last year.

Tree Trimming A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Christensen authorizing tree trimming services from Maurer Tree Service in the amount of $20,000.
All voted Aye.
Motion Carried

Mayor Sherrets questioned Kane if $20,000 will cover the cost.

Utility Superintendent informed council Mauer Tree Service estimated $1,000/day and hoping will have funds available for extra services needed.

Gravel purchase A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by M. Weber authorizing gravel purchase from Zupke Sand and Gravel in the amount of $26,835.60.
All voted Aye.
Motion Carried

Utility Superintendent Kane informed council the gravel will be used along South Frederick pavement edging.

Airport Report Stickel reported the Airport board would like to install credit card readers for the gas pumps. Board members are considering raising the price to cover the costs. Mayor Sherrets questioned how much the readers would cost. Stickel stated Greg Bryan is working on having the information at the next meeting.

Park & Rec Report Cantrell reported Parks Superintendent attended the regional soccer club meeting.
Due to recent break-ins at the Aquatic Center locks will be rekeyed.
Tree board is currently working on developing a tree policy for the city.

City Attorney Report City Attorney Dillon reported currently pursuing 18 Ordinance prosecutions this week.

City Administrator City Administrator Mulfinger informed council of working with the DNR on a tree inventory. Residents may call into City Hall this year to schedule their brush clean up. The Free Little Library has been installed at the Oelwein City Park Campground.

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Mayor Report Mayor Sherrets reported the Fayette County Community Foundation Grant will be available by the end of September. Anyone interested should contact her for information

Adjourn A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to adjourn at 6:25P.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 August 28, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register August 31, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

August 28, 2017 Agenda

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AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, August 28, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving August 14, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Claims Resolution

7. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Contract Documents for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project

8. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential Zoning Districts – Second Reading

9. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Amended Easement with Alliant Energy

10. Consideration of a motion to waive building permit fees for Oelwein Community School District

11. Consideration of a motion to set Fall Clean Up day for Saturday, September 23, 2017

12. Consideration of a motion authorizing pump repairs in the amount of $14,528.13 for Wastewater Treatment Raw Pump #2 from Iowa Pump Works

13. Consideration of a motion authorizing tree trimming services from Maurer Tree Service in the amount of $20,000

14. Consideration of a motion authorizing gravel purchase from Zupke Sand and Gravel in the amount of $26,835.60

15. Report from Kevin Stickel on August Airport Board meeting

16. Report from Renee Cantrell on August Park and Recreation Commission meeting

17. Mayor’s Report

18. City Attorney’s Report

19. City Administrator’s Report

20. Old Business

21. New business

22. Adjournment

A Work Session on Single Hauler will follow the Regular Meeting

August 14, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
August 14, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, August 14, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Wedemeier, Dillon

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

Paul Ganske Paul Ganske, 116 Eastline Road on behalf of the Oelwein Odd Rods thanked the council for granting a rain date due to canceling events. Ganske would like extend the event for 2 more weeks. Council agreed to allow the event to be held the next two weeks. Mulfinger advised Ganske to include information in his request next year

Tasha Johnson Tasha Johnson, 113 4th Ave NE requested the council reinstate a curfew due to the recent vandalism in the neighborhood. Attorney Dillon stated he is reviewing options for reinstating an ordinance at this time.

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

A. Motion approving July 24, 2017 regular council minutes.
B. Class ‘B’ Native Wine and Sunday Sales Permit for Buds ‘n Blossoms.
C. Blass ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for Las Flores
D. Liquor License transfer for Clete and Connies August 19, 2017 for United Way Dance

5 voted aye, (Stickel abstained).
Motion Carried

Waterball A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Cantrell to close a portion of 1st Avenue SW on August 19, 2017 for a request from Oelwein Fire Dept for Waterball competition.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Fill the Boot A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Stickel to approve the request from Oelwein Fire Department to accept donations for “Fill the Boot” campaign at the intersection of First Avenue and East Charles Street August 25 and August 26.

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

Ordinance #1154 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by M. Weber to adopt Ordinance #1154 amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to reclassify real estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential Zoning

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

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Accessory Structures Cantrell submitted a letter received from Jean Davidson and David Boies
Ord. No. 971 Sec. 202 opposing amending the ordinance for Accessory Structures.
& Sec. 203 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt the first reading amending Oelwein Municipal Code, Ordinance No. 8971 to amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 residential zoning districts.

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

Resolution # 4992 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution #4992
Temporary Closure authorizing temporary closure of public ways or grounds for Party in the Park.

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

Resolution #4993 A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt
Property Tax Resolution #4993 setting a hearing on September 25th, 2017 on proposed Abatement revitalization plan for residential tax abatement.

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

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

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

Ordinance #1155 A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt Ordinance
Residential No.1155 designating the Oelwein Residential Revitalization Area

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

Airport Taxiway Project A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Cantrell to approve and authorize signatures on the Disadvantaged Business Program for the Oelwein Municipal Airport Taxiway Project. All voted aye.
Motion carried

Library Report Christensen reported the security cameras have been installed at the Library although not before someone had vandalized the front window. Christensen informed council Fayette County Supervisors terminated the Fayette County Library Services Contract and the library could lose $18,000 if it is not reinstated.

Mayor Report Mayor Sherrets reported she has been working diligently with the Police Chief and City Administrator regarding the recent vandalism in the City.

City Attorney Report City Attorney Dillon stated 13 cases of abatement are currently being pursued.

City Administrators City Administrator Mulfinger stated the Alliant Energy Operation Releaf program has begun. Applications are being accepted at City Hall.

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Adjourn A motion was made by Stickel, seconded by Milks to adjourn at 6:20 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 August 14, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register August 16, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

August 14, 2017 Agenda

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AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, August 14, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Citizens

6. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving July 24, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Native Wine and Sunday Sales Permit Renewal for Buds ‘n Blossoms
C. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales Renewal for Las Flores
D. Consideration of a Liquor License Transfer for Clete and Connies August 19, 2017 for United Way Dance

7. Consideration of a request from Oelwein Fire Dept. to close a portion of 1st Avenue SW on August 19, 2017 for Waterball competition

8. Consideration a request from Oelwein Fire Department to accept donations for “Fill the Boot” campaign at the intersection of First Avenue and East Charles Street August 25 and August 26

9. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to Reclassify Real Estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential – Third and Final Reading

10. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance No. 971 to Amend Section 202 and 203 Accessory Structures in R1 and R2 Residential Zoning Districts – First Reading

11. Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing Temporary Closure of Public Ways or Grounds for Party in the Park

12. Consideration of a Resolution declaring necessity and providing for notice of hearing on proposed revitalization plan for residential property tax abatement

13. Consideration of a motion to suspend rules and adopt an ordinance on the first and final reading (roll call)

14. Consideration of an Ordinance Designating the Oelwein Residential Revitalization Area

15. Report from Darin Christensen on August Library Board meeting

16. Mayor’s Report

17. City Attorney’s Report

18. City Administrator’s Report

19. Old Business

20. New business

21. Adjournment

A work session on Single Hauler and Road User Tax Expenses will follow the regular meeting

July 24, 2017 Agenda

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5:15 P.M. Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting
5:30 P.M. Public Safety Committee Meeting

AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, July 24, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Boy Scout Proclamation

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving July 10, 2017 regular council minutes
B. Claims Resolution
C. Consideration of new Cigarette Permit Applications for Super Mart, 701 South Frederick and Oelwein Mart, 801 East Charles
D. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales renewal for Viper Lanes
E. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Wine, Class ‘C’ Beer and Sunday Sales Renewal for Shopko
F. Consideration of a motion approving Street Light Installation Plan on 14th Street SE
G. Consideration of a motion approving a settlement for Larson v. City of Oelwein

8. Public Hearing on Plans, Specification, Form of Contract and Estimated Total Cost for Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project

9. Consideration of a motion to award contract re: Disinfection and 42 Well Improvements Project

10. Public Hearing on proposed sale of the South 50 Feet of Lots 8 and 9, Block 6, Martin’s Third Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa commonly known as 312 1st Avenue NW

11. Consideration of a Resolution directing the sale of the City’s interest in 312 1st Avenue NW in Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa

12. Consideration of a Resolution directing the Sale of the City’s Interest in 608 South Frederick in Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa

13. Consideration of a Resolution Approving and Adopting the Oelwein Purchasing Policy

14. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Change to City Hall Hours Effective August 1, 2017

15. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing street closure August 19, 2017 for United Way Street Dance

16. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to Reclassify Real Estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential – Second Reading

17. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 23, Fireworks – Third and Final Reading

18. Consideration of a motion approving Change Order No. 1 to Summers’ Enterprise in the amount of $416.00 for Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project

19. Consideration of a motion accepting Engineer’s Statement of Final Completion for Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project

20. Consideration of Pay Request No. 2 (final) to Summers’ Enterprise in the amount of $7691.46 for Charles Street Water Main Improvements Project

21. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Construction Related Services (CRS) Agreement with AECOM for Grading Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End project

22. Consideration of a request from Fayette County Conservation Club to place a sign near the south entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery

23. Report from Cantrell on Planning, Finance, Enterprise and Economic Development Committee Meeting

24. Consideration of a motion to approve funding to Strang Tire Co. for the demolition of 206 and 208 South Frederick

25. Report from B. Weber on Public Safety Committee meeting

26. Report from Christiansen on July Library Board meeting

27. Report from Cantrell on July Park and Recreation Commission meeting

28. Report from Kevin Stickel on July Airport Board Meeting

29. Mayor’s Report

30. City Attorney’s Report

31. City Administrator’s Report

32. Old Business

33. New business

34. Adjournment

A work session with Planning and Zoning Commission will follow the regular meeting regarding accessory structures

July 10, 2017 Council Minutes

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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
July 10, 2017

The Oelwein City Council met in regular session Monday, July 10, 2017. Mayor Sherrets called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.

Roll Call PRESENT: Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
ABSENT: None
ALSO PRESENT: Mulfinger, Rigdon, Dillon

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

Alliant Energy Craig Clefisch from Alliant Energy presented council the 2016 Community
Annual Assessment Partnership Assessment report. They provided $2,850 in community support through OCAD Membership, donations to events and Trees Forever. Fayette County Economic Development received $1,500. Energy efficiency through 360 rebates, 1,309,164 KWH saved and $44,010 total therm impact. These are direct results from the Hometown Rewards Program implemented a couple years ago. Electrical and gas infrastructure totaled $478,251 attributed to the expansion for the East Penn facility.

Laverne McLennan Laverne McLennan, 119 12th Avenue SE expressed her concerns regarding the noise from fireworks within the city limits or nearby. She has a grandson with PTSD. She understands the police officers were very busy trying to address all the incoming calls.

Mayor Sherrets addressed her concerns and stated the city ordinance only allows sparklers, caps and snakes in Oelwein. The new ordinance will allow the sale of fireworks in the city limits during specific dates and only specific events may apply for a permit through the Police Department to shoot off fireworks.

John VanBrocklin John VanBrocklin, 705 2nd Street SE inquired what were the rules regarding driving a golf cart within the city limits.

Larry Brown Larry Brown, 538 5th Avenue SE is also interested in driving a golf cart within city limits.

Chief Logan will address the guidelines with these two individuals and what the Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Enforcement requires to get a license for their cart.

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

A. Motion approving correction to the June 12, 2017 Council Minutes adding the following:

1st Reading A motion was made by B Weber, seconded by Cantrell to approve the
Fireworks first reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 23, Section 23-44
Fireworks – Possession, Sale and Discharge Prohibited.

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

B. Approval of the minutes of the June 26, 2017 regular Council Meeting
C. Class ‘B’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Country Cottage Cafe
D. Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales renewal for The Dancing Lion
E. Motion authorizing signatures on Environmental Covenant for FMR Petro N Provisions, 956 S. Frederick, Oelwein, Iowa

All voted aye.
Motion Carried

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Public Hearing A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by B. Weber to open the Public
TIF Development Hearing on Development Agreement with Performance Rehab.
Agreement
Performance Rehab Ayes: Cantrell, B. Weber, Christensen, Stickel, Milks, M. Weber
Nays: None
Motion Carried

No comments were received.

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

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

Resolution #4986 A motion was made by Milks, seconded by B. Weber to adopt Resolution
Development No. 4986 Approving Development Agreement with Performance Rehab,
Agreement Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments and Pledging
Performance Rehab Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement with
TIX Performance Rehab.

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

Armstrong Add. A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded by Christensen to open
Reclassify Real Estate the Public Hearing on proposed Reclassification of Real Estate at
Lots 1 to 11, Blk 17 Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa from R-1 Residential to R-1 Residential.

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

No comments were received.

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

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

1st Reading A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by Stickel to adopt the first reading of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to Reclassify Real Estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential.

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

Public Safety Mtg. B. Weber reported on the 5:00 P.M. Public Safety meeting. Letters were mailed to semi owners informing them there is no semi parking in the south lot and the city intends to enforce this.

Aquatic Center parking lot will stay as is with no changes to the parking spots or traffic flow.

Oelwein Elementary School street parking where children have to cross the street to be picked up by parents was discussed by the committee but was tabled for further review.
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1st Reading Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Section 22-117 Parking Prohibitive – Areas Designated regarding 8th Avenue NE failed for lack of a motion.

2nd Reading A motion was made by Milks, seconded by Christensen to approve
Amend Ch. 23 the second reading of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 23, Fireworks –
Fireworks second reading.

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

Bids – City Park Bids received for Campground and Cemetery roof repairs are:
Campground Shelter
And Woodlawn City Park Campground Shelter
Cemetery Bldgs Miller Shingles $3,231.56
Miller Ag Steel $3,091.96
Steve Cockerham Ag Steel $2,546.00
Woodlawn Cemetery
Miller Shingles Office $5,072.91
Lawnmower storage $2,687.83
Maintenance Build. $2,889.15
$10,649.89

Miller Ag Steel Office $4,913.77 Lawnmower storage $2,513.75 Maintenance Build. $2,748.92
$10,176.44

Steve Cockerham Decra Office
Lawnmower storage Maintenance Build. $13,307.00

A motion was made by B. Weber seconded by Stickel to approve staff recommendation to award bid to Steven Cockerham in the amount of $2,546 to replace City Park Campground Shelter roof and award bid to Andrew Miller in the amount of $10,649.89 to replace three roofs at Woodlawn Cemetery. Four voted aye, 2 (M. Weber, Christensen) voted nay.
Motion Carried

These roofs received hail and wind damage and repairs are covered by insurance. These are unbudgeted expenses.

Set Public Hearing A motion was made by B. Weber, seconded by M. Weber to set Public Hearing
Sale of Lots 8 & 9, on proposed sale of the South 50 Feet of Lots 8 and 9, Block 6, Martin’s Third
Blk 6, Martin’s 3rd Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa, commonly known as 312 1st Avenue NW for July 24, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

Garbage Single Hauler community meeting will be held Tuesday, July 11 at 6:00 P.M. at Oelwein Public Library and Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 P.M. City Hall.

CDBG Grant The City received $245,250 in Community Development Block Grant to help renovate six homes in Oelwein.

Cantrell wanted to clarify Park and Recreation meeting minutes and information in the newspaper regarding discussion on what to do with the golf course. She is referring to the mini-golf course at the pool and it is not Edgewater Golf Course which is now lots for sale.

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Vicious Dog B. Weber requested city staff review the current vicious dog process to find other alternatives to the appeal process.

Adjourn A motion was made by M. Weber, seconded Stickel to adjourn at 6:30 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 July 10, 2017 and copy of said proceedings was furnished to the Register July 12, 2017.

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DYLAN MULFINGER, CITY ADMINISTRATOR

Kearns vicious animal appeal preceded the meeting.

Public Safety Committee met preceding the meeting.

July 10, 2017 Agenda

City Council Agenda Comments Off on July 10, 2017 Agenda
Jul 072017

5:00 P.M. Public Safety Meeting
Semi-Truck Parking
Aquatics Center Parking
Wings Park Elementary School Parking

5:30 P.M. Kearns Vicious Animal Appeal

AGENDA
Oelwein City Council Monday, July 10, 2017
Oelwein, Iowa 6:00 P.M.

1. Pledge of Allegiance

2. Call to Order

3. Roll Call
Peggy Sherrets
Renee Cantrell Kevin Stickel
Ben Weber Lou Ann Milks
Darin Christensen Matt Weber

4. Additions or Deletions

5. Annual Assessment report by Craig Clefisch, Alliant Energy

6. Citizens

7. Consent Agenda

A. Motion approving correction to the June 12, 2017 Council Minutes
B. Approval of the minutes of the June 26, 2017 regular Council Meeting
C. Consideration of a Class ‘B’ Beer and Sunday Sales renewal for Country Cottage Cafe
D. Consideration of a Class ‘C’ Liquor and Sunday Sales renewal for The Dancing Lion
E. Consideration of a motion authorizing signatures on Environmental Covenant for FMR Petro N Provisions, 956 S. Frederick, Oelwein, Iowa

8. Public Hearing on Development Agreement with Performance Rehab

9. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Development Agreement with Performance Rehab, Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments and Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement with Performance Rehab

10. Public Hearing on proposed Reclassification of Real Estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential

11. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Oelwein Zoning Ordinance to Reclassify Real Estate at Lots 1 to 11, Block 17, Armstrong’s Addition from R-1 Residential to R-2 Residential – First Reading

12. Report from Ben Weber on Public Safety Committee Meeting

13. Consideration of an Ordinance re: Parking – First Reading

14. Consideration of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 23, Fireworks – Second Reading

15. Consideration of a motion to approve roof repairs for City Park Campground Shelter and Woodlawn Cemetery Buildings

16. Consideration of a motion to set Public Hearing on proposed sale of the South 50 Feet of Lots 8 and 9, Block 6, Martin’s Third Addition to Oelwein, Fayette County, Iowa commonly known as 312 1st Avenue NW

17. Mayor’s Report

18. City Attorney’s Report

19. City Administrator’s Report

20. Old Business

21. New business

22. Adjournment

A work session on Purchasing Policy, City Hall Hours and City Owned Property will follow the regular meeting

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