City Council to Meet on Nov. 24, 2020

Included in each City Council information packet is a memo from the City Administrator offering a summary and context of items appearing on the agenda. We will begin publishing these memos here in our news feed to make them more accessible. You can sign up to be notified of news items, agendas and more by email.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and safety concerns require City of North Liberty public meetings to be held electronically, so as to limit the spread of the virus. The public is invited to submit questions and comments in advance of the meeting for consideration submitting them to the City Clerk Tracey Mulcahey via email at [email protected].

This meeting may be accessed live by the public on the internet at

Meeting Note

Tuesday’s meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and live streamed at Watch Meetings Live as well as available on the website. Participants will log into the meeting in order to conduct business while the public will be able to watch the debate and decisions being made.

Consent Agenda

The following items are on the consent agenda and included in the packet:

  • City Council Minutes (11/10/20)
  • Claims
  • October Revenues
  • October Treasurer’s Report
  • Pay Application #3, Southwest Growth Utilities Project, Boomerang Corporation, $78,480.02
  • Change Order #2, Ranshaw House, Phase 2, Wolfe Contracting Inc., $4,532.21
  • Change Order #8, Police Station Project, Tricon General Construction Inc., ($276.46)
  • Change Order #1, Aquatic Center HVAC Project, Apex Construction Company, $6,576.00
  • Liquor License Renewals
    • J&A Tap
    • Fiesta

Neighborhood Ambassador Program

Community Engagement Coordinator Jillian Miller will be at Tuesday’s meeting to update the City Council on the Neighborhood Ambassador program. Interest in the program has been great, with 52 ambassador applications received. Included in the packet is a memo outlining what has taken place so far and next steps of the program.

The Preserve Rezoning Request, Third & Final Reading

Watts Development Group, Inc. is requesting a zoning map amendment to allow 7.87 acres – south of Denison Avenue and west of Oak Terrace Lane – to be developed with 26 single-family dwellings and related infrastructure. The development is proposed to be condominium owned.  The PAD is being requested to allow the flexibility of having multiple single-family residences on one lot, which is not permitted in the RS and RM Districts alone. The Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of the request at its October 2, 2020 meeting. Staff recommends approval as well.

The Preserve Part Five: Developer’s Agreement

The developer’s agreement for Part 5 of The Preserve subdivision is on the agenda and recommended for approval. This piece of the subdivision includes approximately 4.2 acres, 13 single family lots, and is adjacent to Denison Avenue. The agreement provides for payment of nearly $29k in development fees to the City for streets, water and sewer.

FY21 Annual Financial Report

The Annual Financial Report provides a recap of the final expenditures and revenues for last fiscal year (FY20). The report, which is included in the packet, will be submitted to the state after City Council review and approval.


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