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City Council meeting for November 12, 2019

Agenda

Regular Session, 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle

  1. Swearing in of newly elected Councilor, Brian Wayson
  2. Call to order
  3. Roll call
  4. Approval of the Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. City Council Minutes, Regular Session, October 22, 2019
    2. Claims
    3. Police Department Construction, Pay Application Number 4, Tricon General Construction, $572,622.81
    4. Well Number 5 Recasing, Pay Application Number 2, Northway Well & Pump Company, $179,074.05
    5. Well Number 5 Recasing, Change Order Number 2, Northway Well & Pump Company, $41,060.00
  6. Public Comment
  7. City Planner Report
  8. City Engineer Report
  9. City Attorney Report
  10. Assistant City Administrator Report
  11. City Administrator Report
  12. Mayor Report
    1. National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Proclamation
    2. Food Rescue Awareness Week Proclamation
  13. Junge Ford Site Plan
    1. Staff and Commission recommendations
    2. Applicant presentation
    3. Resolution Number 2019-117, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for the East Lot – Lot 26, Liberty’s Gate Part Two, North Liberty, Iowa
  14. B.T. Gin Eatery Site Plan
    1. Staff and Commission recommendations
    2. Applicant presentation
    3. Resolution Number 2019-118, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for the B. T. Gin Eatery, North Liberty, Iowa
  15. Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
    1. Resolution Number 2019-119, A Resolution approving the Master Services Agreement and Statement of Work between Procircular and the City of North Liberty
  16. FY 19 Annual Urban Renewal Report
    1. Discussion and possible action on the FY 19 Urban Renewal Report
  17. FY 19 Annual Financial Report
    1. Resolution Number 2019-120, A Resolution approving the Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019 for the City of North Liberty, Iowa
  18. Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project
    1. Public hearing regarding the project and proposed acquisition for the project
    2. Resolution Number 2019-121, A Resolution issuing approval to proceed with a public improvement, the Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project
  19. Resolution Number 2019-122, A Resolution establishing fair market value and just compensation for the acquisition of certain properties for the Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project
  20. Andrews Drive Project
    1. Resolution Number 2019-123, A Resolution approving the Acquisition of Right-of-Way and Utility Easements from Robert James Ten Eick for the St. Andrews Drive Project
  21. Assessment Resolution
    1. Resolution Number 2019-124, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes
  22. Securities Law Training
    1. Discussion regarding securities law
  23. Old Business
  24. New Business
  25. Adjournment

Minutes

Swearing in of newly elected Councilor, Brian Wayson

Brian Wayson was sworn in as the newly elected City Councilor.

Call to order 

Mayor Donahue called the November 12, 2019 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:30 p.m.  Councilors present: RaQuishia Harrington, Chris Hoffman (by phone), Annie Pollock (by phone), Brian Wayson; absent: Sarah Madsen.

Others present: Ryan Heiar, Grant Lientz, Tracey Mulcahey, Dean Wheatley, Joel Miller, Brent Smith, Arianna Aron, T’Shailyn Harrington, Anne Langebartels, Gary Junge, Bill Bryce and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve the agenda with the Disclosure Law Training being removed and reports moved to the end of the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

Consent Agenda

Wayson moved, Harrington seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including City Council Minutes from the Regular Session on October 22, 2019; the attached list of Claims; Police Department Construction, Pay Application Number 4, Tricon General Construction, $572,622.81; Well Number 5 Recasing, Pay Application Number 2, Northway Well & Pump Company, $179,074.05; and Well Number 5 Recasing, Change Order Number 2, Northway Well & Pump Company, $41,060.00. The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

Public Comment

No public comment was offered.

Mayor Report

Mayor Donahue proclaimed National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and Food Rescue Awareness Week Proclamation.  Arianna Aron, United Action for Youth and part of Local Homeless Coordinating board spoke regarding the proclamation. T’Shailyn Harrington from Shelter House spoke regarding upcoming events for the Homelessness Awareness Week.  Anne Langebartels, Table to Table spoke regarding the proclamation for Food Rescue Awareness week.

Junge Ford Site Plan

Wheatley reported that staff and Commission recommended approval of the application with no conditions.

Gary Junge was present on behalf of the applicant and offered to answer questions.

Harrington moved, Pollock seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-117, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for the East Lot – Lot 26, Liberty’s Gate Part Two, North Liberty, Iowa. The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Wayson, Pollock, Harrington; nays – none. Motion carried.

B.T. Gin Eatery Site Plan

Wheatley reported that staff and Commission recommended approval of the application with no conditions.

Bill Bryce, co-owner, was present on behalf of the applicant presented additional information on the application and offered to answer questions.  Council discussed the application with the owner.

Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-118, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for the B. T. Gin Eatery, North Liberty, Iowa. The vote was: ayes – Harrington, Pollock, Wayson, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

Heiar presented information on the Risk Assessment. Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-119, A Resolution approving the Master Services Agreement and Statement of Work between Procircular and the City of North Liberty. The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Harrington, Hoffman, Wayson; nays – none. Motion carried.

FY 19 Annual Urban Renewal Report

Mulcahey summarized the FY 19 Urban Renewal Report.  Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve the report. The vote was all ayes. Report approved.

FY 19 Annual Financial Report

Mulcahey summarized the Annual Financial Report. She requested the approval include the amendment to remove reference to short term debt. Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-120, A Resolution approving the Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019 for the City of North Liberty, Iowa. The vote was: ayes – Harrington, Wayson, Hoffman, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project 

At 6:55 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the public hearing regarding the project and proposed acquisition for the project.  No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed at 6:56 p.m.

Wayson moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-121, A Resolution issuing approval to proceed with a public improvement, the Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project. The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Wayson, Hoffman, Harrington; nays – none. Motion carried.

Council discussed the action with Lientz. Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-122, A Resolution establishing fair market value and just compensation for the acquisition of certain properties for the Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project.  The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Harrington, Wayson, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

St. Andrews Drive Project

Heiar presented information on the St. Andrews Drive Project. Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-123, A Resolution approving the Acquisition of Right-of-Way and Utility Easements from Robert James Ten Eick for the St. Andrews Drive Project.  The vote was: ayes – Wayson, Hoffman, Pollock, Harrington; nays – none. Motion carried.

Assessment Resolution

Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-124, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Wayson, Harrington, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

City Planner Report

City Planner Dean Wheatley reported that there was a map of city undertaken public improvement projects in the past nine years in the Council packet.

City Attorney Report

City Attorney Grant Lientz had no report.

Assistant City Administrator Report

Assistant City Administrator Tracey Mulcahey had no report.

City Administrator Report

City Administrator Ryan Heiar reported that the North Liberty Transportation Assistance Program is kicking off.  Applications will be accepted in various locations throughout the community. The November 26 City Council meeting will include the budget goal setting session.  Heiar is recommending a 6 p.m. start time to allow for extra time for the budget work.  Heiar reported that the Dectron unit at the indoor pool is limping along and will need to be replaced.  Staff is working with Shive-Hattery to evaluate options.  Dean Wheatley is retiring at the end of January.  Advertisement is complete.  Four candidates will be interviewed next week.

Mayor Report

Mayor Donahue reported that the MPOJC meeting is tomorrow evening.  He provided Council the Mobile Home report today.

Old/New Business

Councilor Hoffman thanked all for accommodating the phone call tonight.

Adjournment

At 7:08 p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

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