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


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

1.
Invocation: Pastor Rodney DeRonde, Fellowship Bible 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. October 16, 2017 Regular City Council Meeting Minutes
2. November 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 October 2017.
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, Wine and Sunday Sales for Kabal Chauchan dba Cork & Bottle, 309 A Avenue West.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
E.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 6 in the amount of $157,206.40 to Drish Construction Inc. for the 2017 Sanitary and Storm Sewer Improvements Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
F.
Consider approval of payment of $6,235.60 to Breman & Sons Tree Service for work completed on the 2017 Ash Tree Removal Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
G.
Consider approval of Pay Application No. 1 - Final in the amount of $92,698.02 to Norris Asphalt Paving Co. for the South 7th Street Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
H.
Consider approval of payment of $3,348.75 to Van Maanen Inc. for work completed on the Northeast Wastewater Plant Generator Replacement Project.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
I.
Consider appointment to the Library Board.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
J.
Consider appointment to the Historic Preservation Commission.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
K.
Consider appointment to the Board of Adjustment.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager Department
L.
Consider a motion affirming an equipment purchase as submitted by the Wastewater Department, via the Oskaloosa Municipal Water Department.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
M.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing on December 4, 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.
Fire Department
N.
Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing for December 4, 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
O.
Consider a resolution approving the 2017 Fiscal Year Financial Report.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
P.
Consider a resolution re-approving the final plat of the World Food Park Subdivision.
Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
Q.
Consider a motion approving and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Treatment Agreement between the city and Oskaloosa Food Productions Corporation.
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
R.
------------------------ 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; and one vacancy for a six year term that begins January 1, 2018 and ends December 31, 2023.  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. (5 males and 1 female currently serve with 1 vacancy for an ex officio member)
  • Historic Preservation Commission - Two vacancies for three year terms that begin January 1, 2018 and end December 31, 2020; and one vacancy 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 alternate member)
  • Housing Trust Fund Committee – One vacancy for a three year term that begins February 1, 2018 and ends January 31, 2021.  There are five at-large members on the Housing Trust Fund Committee that meets as needed.  (3 males and 2 females currently serve.)
  • Mahaska County Solid Waste Management Commission – Five vacancies for one year terms that begin January 1, 2018 and end December 31, 2018.  The city is allowed five representatives on the commission, but currently there are only four representatives with one vacancy.  Two members serve on the Recycling Committee.  The commission meets once a month. (3 males and 1 female currently serve with 1 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 with 1 vacancy).
  • Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter Commission – One vacancy for a city representative for a two year term that begins January 1, 2018 and ends December 31, 2019. (1 female currently serves)

7.
Regular Agenda

A.
Consider a motion to receive and file the audit report and authorize payment of $9,200 to Martens & Company, CPA, LLP and $625 to the Auditor of State.
Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance 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 accepting the completion of the South 7th Street Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation Project by Norris Asphalt Paving Co. and approval of the retainage in the amount of $4,878.84.
Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
D.
Consider a resolution accepting the completion of the Northeast Wastewater Plant Generator Replacement Project by Van Maanen Inc. and approval of the retainage in the amount of $12,346.50.
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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