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City Council on February 11, 2020

Agenda

Work and Regular Sessions
6:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers
1 Quail Creek Circle, North Liberty, Iowa

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of the Agenda
  4. Work Session- Community Identity and Visioning Project
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. City Council Minutes, Regular and Work Sessions, January 28, 2020
    2. Claims
    3. Police Station Project, Pay Application Number 7, Tricon Construction Group, $403,912.42
  6. Public Comment
  7. City Engineer Report
  8. City Administrator Report
  9. Mayor Report
  10. Mobile Home Task Force Report
    1. Presentation of the report by Sara Barron
  11. Junge Ford Body Shop Site Plan
    1. Staff and Commission recommendations
    2. Applicant presentation
    3. Resolution Number 2020-13, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for Lot 29, Liberty’s Gate Part Seven (Junge Body Shop), North Liberty, Iowa
  12. Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project
    1. Resolution Number 2020-14, A Resolution approving Easements from MLDC, Inc. for the Southwest Growth Area Utility Project
  13. FY 19 General Fund Balance Allocation
    1. Resolution Number 2020-15, A Resolution approving allocation of excess funds from the FY 2019 General Fund Balance according to the Fund Balance Policy
  14. Assessment Resolution
    1. Resolution Number 2020-16, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes
  15. Old Business
  16. New Business
  17. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

Mayor Terry Donahue called the February 11, 2020 Work and Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:00 p.m.  Councilors present:  RaQuishia Harrington, Chris Hoffman, Brent Smith and Brian Wayson; absent:  Annie Pollock.

Others present:  Tracey Mulcahey, Grant Lientz, Ryan Rusnak, Kevin Trom, Joel Miller, Nick Bergus, Jill Mast, Craig Erickson, Duane Miller, Myra Clark, Sara Barron and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

Smith moved, Hoffman seconded to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

Work Session- Community Identity and Visioning Project

Nick Bergus introduced the project.  Jill Mast, de Novo, and Craig Erickson, Shive-Hattery, presented the final report for the project.  Council discussed the presentation with Bergus, Mast and Erickson.

At 6:35 p.m., Council moved into the Regular Session.

Consent Agenda

Hoffman moved, Harrington seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including the City Council Minutes from the  Regular and Work Sessions on January 28, 2020; the attached list of Claims; Police Station Project, Pay Application Number 7, Tricon Construction Group, $403,912.42; and 2019 Trail Project, Pay Application Number 2 & Retainage, Midwest Concrete, Inc., $18,430.85. The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

Public Comment

Duane Miller spoke regarding pickleball in North Liberty.  Pickleball Johnson County plans to contribute $3,500 for nets and equipment when the city redoes the tennis courts into pickleball courts.  Myra Clark, Coralville, gives free pickleball lessons and averages 3 – 4 new players per week.      Miller and Clark demonstrated pickleball for the City Council.  Andrew  Brown asked about the trail payment on the agenda.

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Kevin Trom had no report.

Mayor Report

Mayor Terry Donahue attended ribbon cutting for Moxie Solar Verv Auto and the Eagle Scout ceremony for Dominick Shover.

Mobile Home Task Force Report

Sara Barron, Executive Director of Johnson County Affordable Housing Coalition, presented the Mobile Home Task Force Report. Council discussed the report with Barron.

Junge Ford Body Shop Site Plan

Rusnak reported that staff and the Planning Commission recommend approval of the application with no conditions.

Gary Junge and Brian Vogel were present on behalf of the applicant and offered to answer questions.  Council discussed the application with them.

Hoffman moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2020-13, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for Lot 29, Liberty’s Gate Part Seven (Junge Body Shop), North Liberty, Iowa. After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Wayson, Harrington, Smith, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

Southwest Growth Area Utility Improvement Project

Lientz presented information on the request. Harrington moved, Smith seconded to approve Resolution Number 2020-14, A Resolution approving Easements from MLDC, Inc. for the Southwest Growth Area Utility Project.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Harrington, Wayson, Hoffman, Smith; nays – none. Motion carried.

FY 19 General Fund Balance Allocation

Council discussed the fund balance allocation. Hoffman moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2020-15, A Resolution approving allocation of excess funds from the FY 2019 General Fund Balance according to the Fund Balance Policy.  The vote was: ayes – Smith, Hoffman, Harrington, Wayson; nays – none. Motion carried.

Assessment Resolution

Hoffman moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2020-16, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes. The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Harrington, Wayson, Smith; nays – none. Motion carried.

Old Business

No old business was presented.

New Business

Councilor Wayson offered thoughts to the Riverdale fire department on the loss of a firefighter.

Adjournment

Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting at 7:31 p.m.

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