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City Council on June 12, 2018

Agenda

Updated June 11, 2018

North Liberty City Council
June 12, 2018
Regular Session
6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers
1 Quail Creek Circle

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of the Agenda
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. City Council Minutes, Regular Session, May 22, 2018
    2. Claims
    3. Liquor License Application, Mosley’s
    4. Liquor License Renewal, Smokin’ Joe’s
    5. Liquor License Renewal, Kum N Go
    6. Liquor License Application, Iowa Craft Beer, Blues and BBQ, July 14
    7. Front Street Improvements Project, Pay Application Number 3, Dave Schmitt Construction, $386,225.31
    8. Trail Improvements Project, Change Order Number 1, All American Concrete, Inc., $4,620.09
    9. Trail Improvements Project, Pay Application Number 2, All American Concrete, Inc., $214,244.09
    10. Phase 1 Water System Improvements Division 1 – Water Treatment Plant, Change Order Number 12, Portzen Construction, Inc., $37,759.00
    11. Phase 1 Water System Improvements Division 1 – Water Treatment Plant, Pay Application Number 20, Portzen Construction, Inc., $462,145.05
    12. Highway 965, Phase 3, Change Order Number 1, Streb Construction Co., Inc., $2,195.10
    13. Highway 965, Phase 3, Pay Application Number 2, Streb Construction Co., Inc., $628,694.72
  5. Public Comment
  6. City Planner Report
  7. City Engineer Report
  8. City Attorney Report
  9. Assistant City Administrator Report
  10. City Administrator Report
  11. Mayor Report
  12. Highway 965, Phase Two Project
    1. Resolution Number 2018-95, A Resolution approving the Agreement between Horsfield Construction, Inc. and the City of North Liberty regarding the Highway 965, Phase Two Project
    2. Change Order Number 4, Horsfield Construction, Inc., $100,768.66
    3. Pay Application Number 10, Horsfield Construction, Inc., $356,181.39
  13. I-380 Industrial Park, Lot 11 Site Plan
    1. Staff and Commission recommendations
    2. Applicant Presentation
    3. Resolution Number 2018-88, A Resolution approving the development site plan for Lot 11, I-380 Industrial Park, North Liberty, Iowa
  14. Board and Commission Appointments
    1. Discussion and possible action regarding Mayoral board and commission appointments effective July 1, 2018
  15. Dog Park
    1. Discussion and possible action on land purchase
  16. Recreation Center Fees
    1. Resolution Number 2018-90, A Resolution approving the Recreation Fee Structure
  17. Compensation System
    1. Resolution Number 2018-91, A Resolution approving the Compensation Program
  18. Addendum to Agreement (Harold Cameron)
    1. Resolution Number 2018-92, A Resolution approving the First Addendum to Memorandum of Agreement between Harold W. Cameron and the City of North Liberty
  19. Wood River Energy
    1. Resolution Number 2018-93, A Resolution approving the Natural Gas Sales Agreement between WoodRiver Energy, LLC and the City of North Liberty, Iowa regarding the City’s natural gas purchases for certain facilities
  20. Parking Update – Vandello Circle
    1. Resolution Number 2018-94, A Resolution approving Parking Control Devices in the City of North Liberty, Iowa
  21. Solid Waste Ordinance
    1. Third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-04, An Ordinance amending Chapters 105 and 106 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending Chapters related to Solid Waste Control and Collection
  22. Water Rates
    1. Second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-05, An Ordinance amending Chapter 92.02 entitled “Rates for Service” of the Municipal Code of North Liberty by adopting a new Section 92.02 to increase the charges for water used
  23. Sewer Rates
    1. Second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-06, An Ordinance amending Chapter 99.02 entitled “Rate,” of the Municipal Code of North Liberty by adopting a new section 99.02 to increase the charges for sanitary sewer services
  24. Old Business
  25. New Business
  26. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

At 6:30 p.m., Mayor Terry Donahue called the June 12, 2018 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order.  Councilors present: Jennifer Goings, Chris Hoffman, Annie Pollock and Jim Sayre; absent:  Sarah Madsen.

 

Others present: Ryan Heiar, Tracey Mulcahey, Scott Peterson, Kevin Trom, Dean Wheatley, Evan Runkle, Deb Hilton, Guy Goldsmith, Shelly Simpson and other interested parties.

 

Approval of the Agenda

Pollock moved, Goings seconded to approve the agenda with removal of the Addendum to Agreement (Harold Cameron). The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

 

Consent Agenda

Hoffman moved, Sayre seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including City Council Minutes from the Regular Session on May 22, 2018; the attached list of Claims; the Liquor License Application for Mosley’s; the Liquor License Renewal for Smokin’ Joe’s; the Liquor License Renewal for Kum N Go; the Liquor License Application for Iowa Craft Beer for Blues and BBQ on July 14; Pay Application Number 3 for the Front Street Improvements Project to Dave Schmitt Construction in the amount of $386,225.31; Change Order Number 1 for the Trail Improvements Project to All American Concrete, Inc. in the amount of $4,620.09; Pay Application Number 2 for the Trail Improvements Project to All American Concrete, Inc. in the amount of $214,244.09; Change Order Number 12 for the Phase 1 Water System Improvements Division 1 – Water Treatment Plant to Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $37,759.00; Pay Application Number 20 for the Phase 1 Water System Improvements Division 1 – Water Treatment Plant to Portzen Construction, Inc. in the amount of $462,145.05; Change Order Number 1 for the Highway 965, Phase 3 Project to Streb Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $2,195.10; and Pay Application Number 2 for the Highway 965, Phase 3 Project to Streb Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $628,694.72.  The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

 

Public Comment

A resident on North Main Street shared concerns about traffic on North Main between Cherry and Dubuque including speeding, parking and streetlights.

 

City Planner Report

City Planner Dean Wheatley reported that transit numbers were included in the Council packet.  Council discussed the report with him.

 

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Trom reported that the water system projects are all substantially complete.  The Highway 965, Phase 3 eastside portion is almost complete. The project is on schedule. The Trail network project is substantially complete.  The Front Street Project is on schedule.  The Kansas Avenue RISE Project is underway.  The contractor on the sewer upgrades project is on schedule. The plan, tentatively, is to reopen Cherry Street on Monday. Council discussed the report with Trom.

 

City Attorney Report

City Attorney Peterson reported on the Council training tomorrow night.

 

Assistant City Administrator Report

Assistant City Administrator Mulcahey reported on Water Excise Tax, Summer Lunch and Fun Program, and Trash/Recycle transition. Council discussed the report with Mulcahey.

 

City Administrator Report

City Administrator Heiar reported on the trash and recycling transition. The Water Treatment Plant Community Open House is Wednesday, June 20 from 4 – 6 p.m. Centennial playground installation is underway. Creekside Park playground is being moved for the high pressure gas main project.

 

Mayor Report

Mayor Donahue reported that he received information regarding the rail traffic study.

 

Highway 965, Phase Two Project

Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-95, A Resolution approving the Agreement between Horsfield Construction, Inc. and the City of North Liberty regarding the Highway 965, Phase Two Project.  The vote was: ayes – Sayre, Pollock, Goings, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Hoffman moved, Sayre seconded to approve Change Order Number 4 for Horsfield Construction, Inc. in the amount of $100,768.66. The vote was all ayes. Change order approved.

 

Pollock moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Pay Application Number 10 for Horsfield Construction, Inc. in the amount of $356,181.39. After discussion, the vote was all ayes. Pay application approved.

 

I-380 Industrial Park, Lot 11 Site Plan

Wheatley reported that staff and the Planning Commission recommend approval of the site plan application with no conditions. Council discussed the application with Wheatley.

 

Ben Mitchell, MMS Consultants, was present on behalf of the applicant and offered to answer questions.

 

Sayre moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-88, A Resolution approving the development site plan for Lot 11, I-380 Industrial Park, North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Hoffman, Goings, Sayre; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Board and Commission Appointments

Mayor Donahue presented his board and commission appointments effective July 1, 2018.

  • Planning and Zoning:  Kylie Pentecost; Patrick Staber (Both Incumbents)
  • Board of Adjustment: Lance Murphy and Robert Strickland
  • Communications Advisory Board.: D. Ryan Bevins and Thomas Wells (Both Incumbents)
  • Cemetery Board: Kate Karacay  (Incumbent)
  • Tree/Stormwater:  Ben Curtis
  • Parks and Recreation Commission:  Megan Lehman (Incumbent); Amalia Gedney-Lose; Jerry Schimmel

Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve the appointments. After discussion, the vote was all ayes. Appointments approved.

 

Dog Park

Heiar presented information regarding on land purchase for dog park.  He requested considering reallocating funding in FY 18 budget from trail lighting to park land purchase.  Hoffman moved, Pollock seconded to take the actions necessary for land purchase for the dog park.  The vote was all ayes. Motion carried.  Jake Villhauer presented a $50,000 donation from the Johnson County Dog PAC.

 

Recreation Center Fees

Heiar and Simpson presented information regarding fees. Council discussed the proposal with staff.  Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-90, A Resolution approving the Recreation Fee Structure.  Hoffman moved, Pollock seconded to amend the resolution with free track usage for next year for North Liberty residents.  Hoffman retracted his amendment.  Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to amend the resolution with a free option with staff identifying the process for free usage.  The vote was: ayes – Goings, Hoffman; nays – Sayre, Pollock. Amendment failed.  Pollock moved to amend the resolution to include track usage is free for North Liberty residents.  Sayre seconded.  The vote was: ayes- Sayre, Pollock; nays – Goings, Hoffman.  Amendment failed. After discussion, the vote was on Resolution Number 2018-90 was: ayes – none; nays – Hoffman, Sayre, Goings, Pollock. Motion failed.

 

Compensation System

Heiar and Hilton presented information regarding the updated compensation program. Council discussed the program.  Goings moved, Sayre seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-91, A Resolution approving the Compensation Program.  The vote was: ayes – Goings, Hoffman, Sayre, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Wood River Energy

Heiar presented information regarding the agreement. Pollock moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-93, A Resolution approving the Natural Gas Sales Agreement between WoodRiver Energy, LLC and the City of North Liberty, Iowa regarding the City’s natural gas purchases for certain facilities.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Goings, Sayre, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Parking Update – Vandello Circle

Wheatley presented information regarding the proposed parking update. Goings moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-94, A Resolution approving Parking Control Devices in the City of North Liberty, Iowa.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes- Hoffman, Pollock, Sayre, Goings; nays – none. Motion carried.

Solid Waste Ordinance

Pollock moved, Hoffman seconded to approve the third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-04, An Ordinance amending Chapters 105 and 106 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending Chapters related to Solid Waste Control and Collection. The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Goings, Sayre, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Water Rates

Hoffman moved, Sayre seconded to approve the second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-05, An Ordinance amending Chapter 92.02 entitled “Rates for Service” of the Municipal Code of North Liberty by adopting a new Section 92.02 to increase the charges for water used.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Sayre, Pollock, Goings; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Sewer Rates

Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve the second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-06, An Ordinance amending Chapter 99.02 entitled “Rate,” of the Municipal Code of North Liberty by adopting a new section 99.02 to increase the charges for sanitary sewer services.  The vote was: ayes – Goings, Sayre, Pollock, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Old Business

Heiar reported on the number of employees at the top of the range.

 

New Business

Councilor Pollock encouraged applications for CLP. Wheatley offered that a rezoning will be on the next agenda. The applicant will be here to make a presentation about development generally. He encouraged Council to bring their questions.

 

Adjournment

At  7:56p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

 

CITY OF NORTH LIBERTY

 

By:  ____________________________________________

Terry L. Donahue, Mayor                                              Attest:

 

 

___________________________________________

Tracey Mulcahey, City Clerk

 

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