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


 
Call to Order and Roll Call - Monday, April 4, 2022, 6:00 P.M. 


1.

Invocation: Bethesda House

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Roll Call

___ Mayor David Krutzfeldt, Council Members:

___ Almond, ___Burnett, ___Caligiuri, ___ Comfort, ___Drost, ___ Hermsen, ___Ossian

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. 
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.  April 4, 2022 City Council Agenda

     2.  March 21, 2022 City Council Regular Meeting Minutes

     3.  March 28, 2022 City Council Special 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 March 2022. (Consent Agenda)

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

Consider approval of a liquor license application. (Consent Agenda)

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

Consider approval of payments of $1,960.00 to Curtis Architecture & Design and $48,733.98 to Christner Contracting, Inc. (CCI), totaling $50,693.98, for work completed on the Façade Improvement Project Phase III. (Consent Agenda)

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
F.

Consider a resolution setting a public hearing for the sale of a portion of city owned property located adjacent to 433 North 6th Street. (Consent Agenda)

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
G.

Consider a resolution scheduling a public hearing on vacation and sale of the 120 foot by 16.5 foot section of the east-west alley adjacent to 207 South 3rd Street. (CONSENT AGENDA)

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
H.

Consider a resolution amending Resolution No. 93-7-75 and approving public purpose for certain expenditures of public funds. (Consent Agenda)

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

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

6.

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 2027
  • Board of Adjustment: One vacancy for a term ending December 2026
  • Building Code Board of Appeals: One vacancy for a regular member and one for an ex officio member
  • Civic Service Commission: One vacancy for a term ending May 2026
  • Historic Preservation Commission: One vacancy, one for a term ending December 2023
  • Municipal Housing Agency: Two vacancies for terms ending February 2023
  • Planning and Zoning Commission: One vacancy for a term beginning May 2022
  • Water Board: Two vacancies for terms beginning July 2022
Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
7.

Regular Agenda

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

Discuss the status of funded activities for the Oskaloosa Façade Improvements Project Phase 3. (Public Hearing)

Who is submitting this item.
Development Services Department
B.

Consider a resolution approving the final plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimated cost for the Downtown Resurfacing Project (PUBLIC HEARING)

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
D.

Consider a resolution approving and directing the city attorney to initiate condemnation proceedings for a property located within the City of Oskaloosa.

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
E.

Consider a resolution awarding the contract or rejecting the bids for the 2022 Sanitary Sewer Project.

Who is submitting this item.
Public Works Department
8.

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

9.

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.
10.

CLOSED SESSION Litigation: Consider holding a closed session under Iowa Code Section 21.5.1.c. to discuss strategy with legal counsel on a matter presently in litigation or in which litigation is imminent, where disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the city’s position.

Acting pursuant to the requirements of the Iowa Public Information Board, I, Mayor David Krutzfeldt, would state and indicate that the closed session to follow is to discuss strategy in a pending matter with David D. Dixon, the city attorney and legal counsel for the city of Oskaloosa, Iowa, acting pursuant to the contract existing between the parties.

Open session action may follow this item.

11.

OPEN SESSION Action: Consider a motion to take action on any item discussed in Closed Session after the Closed Session.

This item is reserved for the City Council to take possible action regarding discussion related to contract matters for the Early Childhood Education and Recreation Center project.

12.

CLOSED SESSION Employment: Consider holding a closed session under Iowa Code Section 21.5.1.i. to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

Discuss city manager candidates.

Who is submitting this item.
City Manager's Office
13.

Adjournment


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