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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 - Tuesday, January 19, 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 19, 2021 City Council Agenda
     2.  January 4, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting Minutes
     
     
C.

Consider a motion to receive and file financial reports for December 2020. (Consent Agenda)

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

Consider a motion to receive and file the Safety Committee report for 2020

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

Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation Quarterly Report

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

Consider a resolution amending Resolution No. 20-11-154 approving CDBG policies and plans for the Downtown Façade Improvement Project Phase III. (CONSENT AGENDA)

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
G.

Consider a resolution approving an amendment to the Oskaloosa Employee Handbook. (Consent Agenda)

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

Consider a resolution authorizing the advertisement for bids for the Meadow Creek Pavement Improvements Project. (CONSENT AGENDA)

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
I.

Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing on vacation and sale of the 50 foot by 16.5 foot section of the north-south alley adjacent to 809 South C Street. (CONSENT AGENDA)

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
J.

Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing on vacation and sale of the 65 foot by 16.5 foot section of the north-south alley adjacent to 207 Rock Island Avenue. (CONSENT AGENDA)

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
K.

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

6.

Regular Agenda

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

Consider a resolution approving a site plan for a restaurant/brew pub at 206 N Market Street

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
B.

Consider a resolution approving an Agreement for Engineering Services with McClure Engineering Company for the A Avenue and Market Street Safety Improvements.

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

Consider an ordinance amending Oskaloosa Municipal Code, Chapter 13.08, Section 13.08.570(A). (First reading)

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

Consider approval of Pay Application No. 8 in the amount of $1,395,897.59 to Graphite Construction Group for the Early Childhood Education and Recreation Center.

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

Code Enforcement Quarterly Report

Who is submitting this item.
Fire Department
F.

Report and presentation on the status of contract operations for sanitary and storm sewer services provided by the Oskaloosa Municipal Water Department

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

City Council Information

This item is reserved to receive reports from the Mayor and City Council. This is an opportunity for the Mayor or Council to provide updates on activities, events, or items of note to the public. This is also the opportunity for the Mayor or Council to request future agenda items, or request items to be sent to Committee 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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