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City of Oskaloosa
City Council Meeting Regular Session
Council Chambers
City Hall, 220 S. Market Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Agenda
July 6, 2017


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

1.
Invocation: Justin Scott, Director, Eastern Iowa Atheists

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. June 19, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes
2. July 6, 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 June 2017.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
D.
Consider a motion to receive and file the Safety Committee report for the second quarter of 2017.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
E.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 1 in the amount of $89,417.80 to DeLong Construction Inc. for the Sheriff Avenue Reconstruction Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
F.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 2 in the amount of $209,870.33 to Drish Construction Inc. for the 2017 Sanitary and Storm Sewer Improvements Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
G.
Consider a resolution approving the disposal of surplus city-owned equipment.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
H.
Consider a resolution approving Amendment No. 2 to the professional services agreement between the City of Oskaloosa and HR Green Inc. for the Brownfields Assessment Grant Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
I.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing for August 7, 2017 to consider levying a special assessment against private property for nuisance abatement in accordance with Iowa Code 384.60, and directing notice to the owners of the property to be assessed.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
J.
------------------------ 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)
  • Building Code Board of Appeals -Two ex officio members to represent the perspective of rental housing property owners and of rental housing tenants to the Building Code Board of Appeals to serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. This is a five member board with two ex officio members that meets as needed.
  • Historic Preservation Commission - One vacancy to fill upon appointment for an unexpired term that ends December 31, 2018, and one for an alternate member. This is a seven member board with two alternate members that meets as needed. (5 males and 2 females currently serve with one vacancy for an unexpired term and one alternate member)
  • Library Board - One vacancy to fill upon appointment for a term that ends June 30, 2023. This is a nine member board that typically meets the fourth Monday of the month. (4 males and 4 females currently serve with one vacancy)
  • Municipal Housing Agency – One vacancy to fill upon appointment for a term that ends February 28, 2019.  This is a five member board that meets quarterly.  (2 males and 2 females currently serve)
7.
Regular Agenda

A.
Consider a resolution levying a special assessment against private property owned by Larry Dewayne Clabaugh and the estate of Karen Mae Clabaugh at 1327 9th Avenue East in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for clean up to abate a nuisance. (PUBLIC HEARING)
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
B.
Consider a resolution approving the sponsorship and submittal of a business financial assistance application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority on behalf of Clow Valve Company.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
C.
Consider a resolution approving the North 3rd Street Sidewalk Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Director
D.
Consider a motion to Receive and File the 2017 Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis for Oskaloosa, Iowa.
Who is submitting this item.
Oskaloosa Housing Trust Fund Committee
8.
Report on Items from City Staff.
a)     City Manager
b)     City Clerk.

c)     City Attorney.

This item is reserved to receive reports from the City Manager, City Clerk, and/or the City Attorney.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
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.
Closed Sessions
A.
Consider holding a closed session under Iowa Code Section 21.5.1.c. to discuss strategy with counsel on a matter presently in litigation or in which litigation is imminent where disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the city’s position.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
11.
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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