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City Council on June 25, 2019

Agenda

North Liberty City Council
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, June 11, 2019
    2. Claims
    3. May Revenues
    4. May Treasurer Report
    5. Penn and Front Streets Project, Change Order Number 2, All American Concrete, $7,418.95
    6. Penn and Front Streets Project, Pay Application Number 3, All American Concrete, $477,881.77
    7. Sanitary Sewer Upgrades – Bid Package #3, Change Order Number 1, Maxwell Construction, $17,700.00
    8. Kansas Avenue Project, Pay Application Number 11, Streb Construction, $86,065.13
    9. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for J & A Tap
    10. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for LD Express
    11. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Liberty View Wine & Spirit
    12. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for The Station II LLC
    13. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Gasby’s
    14. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Casey’s General Store #2788, 595 N. Kansas Avenue
    15. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Casey’s General Store #2479, 625 W. Zeller Street
    16. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for The Depot North Liberty LLC
    17. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Fareway Stores, Inc. #993
    18. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Smokin’ Joe’s Tobacco & Liquor Outlet #12
    19. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Walgreens #11710
    20. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Johncy’s Liquor Store
    21. FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Kum & Go #507
    22. Liquor License Renewal, Casey’s General Store, 595 N. Kansas Ave.
    23. Liquor License Renewal, Tin Roost with expanded outdoor service
    24. Liquor License Renewal, Real Deals
    25. Liquor License Application, Red’s Alehouse Big Rove Event, June 29
    26. Liquor License Application, Red’s Alehouse Anniversary Event, July 6
  5. Public Comment
  6. City Planner Report
  7. City Engineer Report
  8. City Attorney Report
  9. City Administrator Report
  10. Mayor Report
  11. Access Center Update
    1. Presentation from Matt Miller
  12. Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. Rezoning
    1. Staff and Commission recommendations
    2. Applicant presentation
    3. Public hearing regarding proposed rezoning of property owned by Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C
    4. First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-14, An Ordinance amending Chapter 167 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending the use regulations on property owned by Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. located in North Liberty, Iowa to those set forth in the Municipal Code for the RS-6 Residential District
  13. FY 2020 Salary Resolution
    1. Resolution Number 2019-68, A Resolution authorizing salaries and hourly wages for City employees for the Fiscal Year of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020
  14. 2019A Bond Sale
    1. Resolution Number 2019-69, A Resolution setting the date for a Public Hearing on Proposal to enter into a General Obligation Corporate Purpose and Refunding Loan Agreement and to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $8,200,000
  15. School Card MOA
    1. Resolution Number 2019-70, A Resolution approving the Memorandum of Agreement between the Iowa City Public Library Board of Trustees, the Coralville Public Library Board of Trustees, the City of North Liberty, and the Iowa City Community School District for the provision of Student AIM cards to Iowa City Community School District students
  16. Assessment Resolution
    1. Resolution Number 2019-71, A Resolution assessing mowing and sidewalk repair fees owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes
  17. Building Code Ordinance Amendment
    1. Third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2019-08, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa, adopting the 2018 International Building Code and 2018 International Residence Code, as revised
  18. Fire Code Ordinance Amendment
    1. Third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2019-09, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa adopting the 2018 International Fire Code, as revised
  19. Water Rate Ordinance Amendment
    1. Second consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-10, 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
  20. Sewer Rate Ordinance Amendment
    1. Second consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-11, 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
  21. Backflow Prevention Ordinance Amendment
    1. Public Hearing regarding proposed Backflow Prevention Ordinance amendments
    2. First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-12, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa, clarifying backflow prevention assembly installation and testing responsibilities and procedures
  22. Grass and Weeds Ordinance Amendment
    1. Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the Grass and Weeds Ordinance
    2. First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-13, An Ordinance amending Chapter 52 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances
  23. Dog Park Vacation
    1. Public Hearing regarding proposed right-of-way vacation
    2. First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-14, An Ordinance vacating a portion of Right of Way in North Liberty, Iowa
  24. Old Business
  25. New Business
  26. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

Mayor Terry Donahue called the June 25, 2019 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. Councilors present: RaQuishia Harrington, Sarah Madsen, Brent Smith.  Absent: Chris Hoffman, Annie Pollock.

Others present: Ryan Heiar, Grant Lientz, Stacey House, Kevin Trom, Joel Miller and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

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

Consent Agenda

Harrington moved, Smith seconded to approve the consent agenda including the City Council Minutes, Regular Session, June 11, 2019; Claims; May Revenues; May Treasurer Report; Penn and Front Streets Project, Change Order Number 2, All American Concrete, $7,418.95; Penn and Front Streets Project, Pay Application Number 3, All American Concrete, $477,881.77; Sanitary Sewer Upgrades – Bid Package #3, Change Order Number 1, Maxwell Construction, $17,700.00; Kansas Avenue Project, Pay Application Number 11, Streb Construction, $86,065.13; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for J & A Tap; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for LD Express; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Liberty View Wine & Spirit; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for The Station II LLC; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Gasby’s; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Casey’s General Store #2788, 595 N. Kansas Avenue; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Casey’s General Store #2479, 625 W. Zeller Street; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/ Tobacco/ Nicotine/Vapor for The Depot North Liberty LLC ; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/ Tobacco/ Nicotine/Vapor for Fareway Stores, Inc. #993; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Smokin’ Joe’s Tobacco & Liquor Outlet #12; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Walgreens #11710; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Johncy’s Liquor Store; FY 2020 Retail Permit Application for Cigarette/Tobacco/Nicotine/Vapor for Kum & Go #507; Liquor License Renewal, Casey’s General Store, 595 N. Kansas Ave.; Liquor License Renewal, Tin Roost with expanded outdoor service; Liquor License Renewal, Real Deals; Liquor License Application, Red’s Alehouse Big Rove Event, June 29; and Liquor License Application, Red’s Alehouse Anniversary Event, July 6.  The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

Public Comment

No public comment was offered.

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Kevin Trom reported on the Kansas Avenue RISE Project and the Penn and Front Corridor work. The Main Street Project has entered the second phase.  The Trail Network Project should begin mid-July. The North Bend Drive Project is complete and open to traffic.  He updated the Council on the Sanitary Sewer Upgrade Project, the Southwest Growth Utilities Project, and the Saint Andrews Drive Project.

Councilor Annie Pollock arrived at 6:37pm.

City Attorney Report

City Attorney Grant Lientz had nothing to report.

City Administrator Report

City Administrator Ryan Heiar reported on the Police Department Construction Project.  He updated council on the FY 20 projects.  Council is reminded to register for the Iowa League of Cities Conference.

Mayor Report

Mayor Terry Donahue reported today was the first meeting of the Johnson County Mobile Home Task Force.

Access Center Update

Matt Miller made a presentation on the access center.

Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. Rezoning

Heiar reported that Staff and the Commission recommended approval with no conditions.

At 7:27 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the public hearing regarding proposed rezoning of property owned by Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C.  No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

Smith moved, Madsen seconded to approve the first consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-14, An Ordinance amending Chapter 167 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending the use regulations on property owned by Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. located in North Liberty, Iowa to those set forth in the Municipal Code for the RS-6 Residential District. After discussion the vote was: Ayes-Harrington, Pollock, Smith, Madsen: Nays-none. Motion carried.

FY 2020 Salary Resolution

Smith moved, Pollock seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-68, A Resolution authorizing salaries and hourly wages for City employees for the Fiscal Year of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. After discussion the vote was: Ayes- Smith, Madsen, Harrington, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion carried.

2019A Bond Sale

Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-69, A Resolution setting the date for a Public Hearing on Proposal to enter into a General Obligation Corporate Purpose and Refunding Loan Agreement and to borrow money thereunder in a principal amount not to exceed $8,200,000. After discussion the vote was: Ayes-Harrington, Madsen, Smith, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion carried.

School Card MOA

Madsen moved, Pollock seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-70, A Resolution approving the Memorandum of Agreement between the Iowa City Public Library Board of Trustees, the Coralville Public Library Board of Trustees, the City of North Liberty, and the Iowa City Community School District for the provision of Student AIM cards to Iowa City Community School District students. After discussion the vote was: Ayes-Pollock, Madsen, Smith, Harrington: Nays-none. Motion carried.

Assessment Resolution

Madsen moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-71, A Resolution assessing mowing and sidewalk repair fees owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes. After discussion the vote was: Ayes-Smith, Madsen, Harrington, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Building Code Ordinance Amendment

Smith moved, Pollock seconded to approve the third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2019-08, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa, adopting the 2018 International Building Code and 2018 International Residence Code, as revised. After discussion the vote was: Ayes- Smith, Harrington, Pollock, Madsen: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Fire Code Ordinance Amendment

Harrington moved, Madsen seconded to approve the third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2019-09, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa adopting the 2018 International Fire Code, as revised. After discussion the vote was: Ayes-Madsen, Harrington, Smith, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Water Rate Ordinance Amendment

Harrington moved, Pollock seconded to approve the second consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-10, 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- Madsen, Harrington, Smith, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Sewer Rate Ordinance Amendment

Smith moved, Madsen seconded to approve the second consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-11, 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. After discussion the vote was: Ayes- Pollock, Madsen, Harrington, Smith: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Backflow Prevention Ordinance Amendment

At 7:53 p.m. Mayor Donahue opened the Public Hearing regarding proposed Backflow Prevention Ordinance amendments. No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

Harrington moved, Smith seconded to approve First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-12, An Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of North Liberty, Iowa, clarifying backflow prevention assembly installation and testing responsibilities and procedures. After discussion the vote was: Ayes- Smith, Madsen, Harrington, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Grass and Weeds Ordinance Amendment

At 7:57 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the Public Hearing regarding proposed amendments to the Grass and Weeds Ordinance. No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

Harrington moved, Pollock seconded to approve First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-13, An Ordinance amending Chapter 52 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances. After discussion the vote was: Ayes: Pollock, Harrington, Smith, Madsen: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Dog Park Vacation

At 7:59 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the Public Hearing regarding proposed right-of-way vacation. No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

Pollock moved, Madsen seconded to approve First consideration of Ordinance Number 2019-14, An Ordinance vacating a portion of Right of Way in North Liberty, Iowa. After discussion the vote was: Ayes: Madsen, Smith, Harrington, Pollock: Nays-none. Motion was carried.

Old Business

No old business was presented.

New Business

Councilor Pollock stated that free tickets for the Kernels game are available through the Recreation Center. There are still opportunities for volunteers for Blues & BBQ.  Councilor Smith stated that Porch Fest has returned on 8/10/2019 from 3pm-8pm. Councilor Mayor Donahue spoke on the pre Ragbrai ride, Saturday the 29th.

Adjournment

At 8:02 p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

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