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City of Oskaloosa
City Council Meeting Regular Session
Council Chambers
City Hall, 220 S. Market Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Agenda
January 3, 2017



Call to Order and Roll Call - 6:00 P.M.

1.
Invocation: Pastor Paul Hoekstra, First Christian Reformed Church

2.
Pledge of Allegiance.
I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
3.
Roll Call
_____ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members:

_____ Burnett, _____ Caligiuri, _____ Jimenez, _____ Moore, _____ Ver Steeg,

_____ Walling, _____ Yates
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4.
Community Comments.
This item is reserved to receive comments from the community for concerns whether or not they are included in the current agenda. The community is encouraged to come and speak before the Mayor and City Council and asked to keep statements brief. Any questions are to be asked of the City Staff, Council Members, or the Mayor prior to speaking to the full Council so concerns may be properly researched and answered away from the meeting. Comments are to be directed to the Mayor and City Council only.
5.
Consider Adoption of Consent Agenda as Presented or Amended.
All items appearing on the Consent Agenda are considered routine by the City Council and shall be enacted by one motion.  If discussion is desired, that item shall be removed, discussed separately and approved by a separate motion of the City Council.
A.
Approval of Council Minutes and Actions, subject to corrections, as recommended by the City Clerk.
1. December 19, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes
2. January 3, 2017 Agenda


B.
Receive and file minutes of Boards and Commissions
Any recommendations contained in minutes become effective only upon separate Council action.

The minutes of various city boards and commissions are contained in the agenda packet to receive and file. 
C.
Consider payment of claims for December 2016.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
D.
Consider approval of a renewal application for a Class E Liquor License with Carryout Beer and Wine Permit and Sunday Sales from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. dba Wal-Mart Supercenter #1393, 2203 A Avenue West.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
E.
Consider a motion to receive and file the 2016 Edmundson Golf Course Annual Report from Jeff Smith, Director of Golf Edmundson & Harvest Point Golf Courses.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
F.
Consider a motion to receive and file the Safety Committee report for the fourth quarter of 2016.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
G.
Consider approval of payment of $26,733.47 to Van Maanen Inc. for work completed on the Northeast Wastewater Plant Generator Replacement Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
H.
Consider appointments to the Historic Preservation Commission.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
I.
Consider appointment to the Municipal Housing Agency.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
J.
Consider appointment to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
K.
Consider a resolution authorizing a contract amendment for the Downtown Façade Improvement Project Community Development Block Grant (CDGB)
Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
L.
Consider a resolution accepting the completion of the Sidewalk Improvement Project by DeLong Construction, Inc.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
M.
Consider a resolution adopting the city of Oskaloosa revised position descriptions.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
N.
Consider a resolution approving an agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation for the funding of the D Street Reconstruction Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
O.
------------------------ END OF CONSENT AGENDA ------------------------
6.
Announcement of Vacancies

This item is reserved to provide the most current information about existing or upcoming vacancies for Boards, Committees, or Commissions filled by appointment of the Mayor, or the City Council.  Appointment to fill vacancies requires a separate action or confirmation by the City Council.

  • Airport Commission – One vacancy to fill upon appointment for an unexpired term that ends December 31, 2021. This is a five member board that typically meets the first Monday of the month. (4 males and 0 females currently serve with 1 vacancy)
  • Civil Service Commission – One vacancy for a four year term that begins April 1, 2017 and ends March 31, 2021.  This is a three member board that meets as needed. (3 males and 0 females currently serve)
  • Historic Preservation Commission - Two vacancies for alternate members. This is a seven member board with two alternate members that meets as needed. (5 males and 2 females currently serve with 2 vacancies for alternate members)
  • Municipal Housing Agency – One vacancy for a two year term that begins March 1, 2017 and ends February 28, 2019.  This is a five member board that meets quarterly.  (2 males and 3 females currently serve)

7.
Regular Agenda

A.
Consider a resolution levying a special assessment against property owned by Melody Ann Cochrane and Brian Holliday at 115 South M Street in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for clean up to abate a nuisance existing pursuant to the order of the Mahaska County District Court. (PUBLIC HEARING)
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
B.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing on the vacation of an unused section of street right-of-way lying between 815 and 901 South F Street and referring this request to the Planning & Zoning Commission.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
C.
Consider an ordinance amending Oskaloosa Municipal Code, Chapter 13.08, Section 13.08.570(A) - User charge, for the purpose of providing necessary funding associated with the operation and maintenance of the city’s wastewater treatment works. (1st reading)
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
D.
Consider a resolution approving a multi-year mowing and trimming agreement between the city and 4 Seasons Yard Care.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
E.
Discussion and possible action on work associated with the repeal and replacement of sidewalk ordinance 17.08.120 – Required Public Sidewalk.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
F.
Consider an ordinance amending the Oskaloosa Municipal Code section 15.04.035 International Building Code, International Mechanical Code and International Residential Code—Amendments. (FIRST READING)
Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
8.
Report on Items from City Staff.
a)     City Manager i. Update on the demolition of 603 A Avenue East
ii. Update on the demolition of 703 A Avenue East
iii. Update on the demolition of 115 5th Avenue West

b)     City Clerk.

c)     City Attorney.

This item is reserved to receive reports from the City Manager, City Clerk, and/or the City Attorney.
9.
City Council Information
This item is reserved to receive reports from the Mayor and City Council. This is an opportunity for the members of the City Council to provide updates on activities, events, or items of note to the public. This is also the opportunity for the City Council to request future agenda items, or request items to be sent to Committee for review and discussion.
10.
Adjournment

THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ORDINANCE BE READ THREE (3) TIMES BEFORE PASSAGE MAY BE WAIVED BY COUNCIL UPON AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF SIX (6) OF THE SEVEN (7) COUNCIL MEMBERS.  THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO TAKE NOTE OF THIS PROCESS AND BE PREPARED TO SPEAK EITHER FOR OR AGAINST ANY ORDINANCE AT THE TIME OF FIRST READING.

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