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

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Call to Order and Roll Call - January 4, 2021, 6:00 P.M.

1.

Invocation

2.

Pledge of Allegiance is temporarily suspended

3.

Roll Call

__________ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members:
__________ Burnett, __________ Caligiuri, __________ Drost, __________ Moore
__________ Ottosson, __________ Walling,  __________ Yates
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 speak before the Mayor and City Council and asked to keep statements brief. Time shall be limited to no more than three (3) minutes. 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.

For those wishing to provide comment during the meeting, the Mayor will call for public comment. To make a public comment please use the "Raise Your Hand" function for those joining virtually or dial star 9 (*9) from your phone. The moderator will open the lines one at a time. Please state your name and address before making your comments.
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.

Consider approval of Council Agenda and Minutes, subject to corrections (Consent Agenda)

Consider approval of Council Agenda and Minutes, subject to corrections.  (Consent Agenda)
     1.  January 4, 2021 City Council Agenda
     2.  December 21, 2020 City Council Regular Meeting Minutes
     
     
B.

Consider a motion to receive and file reports and communications from advisory and operating boards and commissions (Consent Agenda)



C.

Consider payment of claims for December 2020. (Consent Agenda)

Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
D.

Consider a motion appointing a representative to the Historic Preservation Commission (Consent Agenda)

Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
E.

Consider approval of appointment of Mayor Pro Tem and appointments to various boards and commissions (Consent Agenda)

Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
F.

-------------------- End of Consent Agenda --------------------

6.

Regular Agenda

The following agenda items require specific action by the City Council:
A.

Announcement of Vacancies

Applicants must reside in Oskaloosa and be 18 years of age unless specific specifications are stated.

  • Airport Commission: One vacancy for a term ending December 2021
  • Building Code Board of Appeals: Two vacancies - one for a regular member and one for an ex officio member
  • Civil Service Commission: One vacancy for a term ending March 2025
  • Historic Preservation Commission: Two vacancies - one for a term ending December 2021 and one for a term ending December 2023
  • Municipal Housing Agency: Two vacancies for terms ending February 2021
  • Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter: One vacancy for a term ending December 2021
B.

Consider a resolution amending and certifying the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Amendment. (PUBLIC HEARING)

Who is submitting this item.
City Clerk/Finance Department
C.

Consider an ordinance amending Chapter 15.12, "Electrical Code", of the Oskaloosa Municipal Code. (3rd Reading)

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
D.

Consider approval of Pay Application No. 13 in the amount of $10,590.40 to Dave Schmitt Construction Co. Inc. for D Street Reconstruction Project.

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
7.

Report on items from City staff

This item is reserved to receive reports from the following:
a) City Manager
b) City Clerk
c) City Attorney
8.

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 members of the Council to provide updates on activities, events, or items of note to the public. This is also the opportunity for the Council to request future agenda items, or request items to be sent to a study session meeting for review and discussion.
9.

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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