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City of Oskaloosa
City Council Meeting Regular Session
Council Chambers
City Hall, 220 S. Market Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Agenda
September 5, 2017


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

1.
Invocation: Reverend Jeremy Empie, Bethesda House

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.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
A.
Approval of Council Minutes and Actions, subject to corrections, as recommended by the City Clerk.
1. August 21, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes
2. September 5, 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. 
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
C.
Consider payment of claims for August 2017.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
D.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing for October 2, 2017 to consider levying a special assessment against private property for weed cutting by the city in accordance with section 8.20 of the city code of the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and directing notice to the owners of the property to be assessed.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
E.
Consider a resolution approving an agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the installation of safety improvements at the railroad-highway grade crossing on 6th Avenue West.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
F.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 3 – Final in the amount of $12,615.97 to TK Concrete Inc. for the North C Street Curb and Gutter Replacement Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
G.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 4 in the amount of $139,495.99 to Drish Construction Inc. for the 2017 Sanitary and Storm Sewer Improvements Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
H.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 2 in the amount of $43,826.38 To DC Concrete & Construction LLC for the South 7th Street Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
I.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 3 - Final in the amount of $128,477.69 to DeLong Construction Inc. for the Sheriff Avenue Reconstruction Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
J.
Consider a resolution accepting the substantial completion of the Sheriff Avenue Reconstruction Project by DeLong Construction Inc.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
K.
------------------------ 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 - One vacancy for an ex officio member 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 - 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 two vacancies for alternate members)
  • 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)
  • Planning and Zoning Commission - One vacancy to fill upon appointment for a term that ends April 30, 2019. This is a seven member commission that typically meets the second Tuesday of the month. (4 males and 2 females currently serve with 1 vacancy)
7.
Regular Agenda

A.
Consider a resolution levying a special assessment against private property for cutting and removal of weeds by the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa in accordance with Title 8, Chapter 8.20 of the City Code of the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa. (PUBLIC HEARING)
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
B.
Consider a resolution levying a special assessment against private property owned by Brian Holliday at 115 South M Street in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for clean up to abate a nuisance. (PUBLIC HEARING)
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
C.
Consider a resolution amending the Rental housing Inspection Program registration late fee.
Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
D.
Consider a resolution to approve, and direct the Mayor to execute, a professional services agreement with Garden and Associates, Ltd. for engineering services related to road improvements at the Lacey Recreation Complex in an amount not to exceed $85,865.00.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
E.
Consider a resolution accepting the completion of the North C Street Curb and Gutter Replacement Project by TK Concrete Inc. and approval of the retainage in the amount of $7,008.17.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
F.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 2 – Final in the amount of $17,665.30 to Popson Construction for work completed on the North 3rd Street Sidewalk Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
G.
Consider an ordinance amending the Oskaloosa Municipal Code Chapter 10.48 – “Parking Regulations Generally”, and Chapter 10.52 – “Two Hour Central Business District Parking” – 1st reading
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
H.
Consider an ordinance amending Oskaloosa Municipal Code Chapter 10.24 – “Stop and Yield Requirements” – 1st reading.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
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.
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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