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City of Oskaloosa
City Council Meeting Regular Session
Council Chambers
City Hall, 220 S. Market Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Agenda
October 2, 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. September 18, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes
2. October 2, 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 September 2017.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
D.
Consider approval of a renewal application for a Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit and Class C Beer Permit (Carryout Beer) for Fareway Stores, Inc. dba Fareway Stores, Inc. #625, 311 3rd Avenue West.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
E.
Consider a motion to receive and file the Safety Committee report for the third quarter of 2017.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
F.
Consider a motion approving payment in the amount of $627.00 to Mahaska County for costs associated with the acquisition of 412 North H Street and a request to remove special assessments.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
G.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 5 in the amount of $112,279.65 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. 3 - Final in the amount of $30,650.78 To DC Concrete & Construction LLC for the South 7th Street Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
I.
Consider a resolution approving the 2017 Fiscal Year Urban Renewal Report.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
J.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing for November 6, 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
K.
Consider a resolution authorizing advancement of costs for Urban Renewal Project and certification of expenses incurred by the city for payment under Iowa Code Section 403.19.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
L.
Consider an ordinance amending the Oskaloosa Municipal Code Chapter 10.24 – “Stop and Yield Requirements” – 3rd reading.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
M.
------------------------ 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)
  • Board of Adjustment - One vacancy to fill upon appointment for an unexpired term that ends December 31, 2021.  This is a five member board that meets as needed. (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. (5 males and 1 female currently serve with 1 vacancy for an ex officio member)
  • 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 an ordinance amending the Oskaloosa Municipal Code Chapter 10.48 – “Parking Regulations Generally” and Chapter 10.52 – “Two Hour Central Business District Parking” – 2nd reading.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
B.
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
C.
Consider a resolution approving the 2017 Ash Tree Removal Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
D.
Consider a resolution approving Amendment No. 3 to the professional services agreement between the City of Oskaloosa and HR Green Inc. for the Brownfield Assessment Grant Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
E.
Consider a resolution authorizing a professional services agreement with HR Green Inc., in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00, in order to assist with the preparation of Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Program Grants.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
F.
Consider a resolution to approve the property sale application from the Union Pacific Railroad Company.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
G.
Consider approval of payment of $35,883.86 to TK Concrete Inc. for work completed on the 9th Avenue East Curb and Gutter Replacement Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
8.
Report on Items from City Staff.
a)     City Manager
i. Call to the public follow up.

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.
Quarterly City Council Information and Reports from Council Members Serving on Boards and Commissions
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 actvities, 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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