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City Council on May 22, 2018

Agenda

Work Session
6:00 p.m.
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. Work Session – Development Planning for Ranshaw Way and Penn Street corridors
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. City Council Minutes, Regular Session, May 8, 2018
    2. City Council Minutes, Special Session, May 18, 2018
    3. Claims
    4. April Revenues
    5. April Treasurer’s Report
    6. Liquor License Renewal, Casey’s General Store #2479
    7. Liquor License Renewal, Sushiya
    8. Liquor License Application, Special Event Permit – Johncy’s Liquor Store, Inc. (June 2, 2018)
    9. Ranshaw House Project, Pay Application Number 1, Wolfe Contracting, Inc., $82,275.50
    10. Front Street Improvements Project, Change Order Number 1, Dave Schmitt Construction, ($148.90)
    11. Phase I Water System Improvements Div. III – Well Construction and Rehabilitation, Change Order Number 3, Gingerich Well & Pump Service, LLC, $14,892.51
    12. Phase I Water System Improvements Div. III – Well Construction and Rehabilitation, Pay Application Number 13, Gingerich Well & Pump Service, LLC, $6,557.09
    13. Highway 965, Phase 2, Pay Application Number 9, Horsfield Construction, Inc., $91,465.01
  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
  13. Grand Rail Site Plan
    1. Remove from the table
    2. Staff and Commission recommendations
    3. Application presentation
    4. Resolution Number 2018-64, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for Lot 2, Inter-City Industrial Park – Part Four, North Liberty, Iowa
  14. Hodge Construction Company Rezoning Request
    1. Third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-03, An Ordinance amending Chapter 167 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending the use regulations on property owned by Hodge Construction Company located in North Liberty, Iowa to those set forth in the Municipal Code for the RS-6 Single Family Residential Zoning District
  15. Solid Waste Ordinance
    1. Second consideration 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
  16. Water Rates
    1. Public hearing regarding proposed water rate amendment
    2. First 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
  17. Sewer Rates
    1. Public hearing regarding proposed sewer rate amendment
    2. First 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
  18. FY 18 Budget Amendment
    1. Public Hearing regarding proposed budget amendment for FY 18
    2. Resolution Number 2018-87, City Budget Amendment and Certification Resolution – FY 2018 – Amendment #1
  19. Old Business
  20. New Business
  21. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

Mayor Terry Donahue called the May 22, 2018 Work and Regular Session to order at 6:01 p.m.  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, Jake Evans, Mike Evans, Monica Nieves, Josh Schamberger and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

Goings moved, Pollock seconded to approve the agenda.  The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

 

Work Session – Development Planning for Ranshaw Way and Penn Street corridors

Wheatley presented the process for development approval in the City.

 

Councilor Madsen arrived at 6:03 p.m.

 

Council discussed the presentation and process with Wheatley.  There was consensus on having discussion with the Planning Commission and staff to discuss design standards for the major thoroughfares.

 

Council recessed at 6:45 p.m.

 

The meeting reconvened and moved to the regular session at 6:50 p.m.

 

Consent Agenda

Sayre moved, Hoffman seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including City Council Minutes from the Regular Session on May 8, 2018; City Council Minutes from the Special Session on May 18, 2018; the attached list of Claims; April Revenues; April Treasurer’s Report; the Liquor License Renewal for Casey’s General Store #2479; the Liquor License Renewal for Sushiya; the Liquor License Application for the Special Event Permit at Johncy’s Liquor Store, Inc. on June 2, 2018; Pay Application Number 1 for the Ranshaw House Project to Wolfe Contracting, Inc. in the amount of  $82,275.50; Change Order Number 1 for the Front Street Improvements Project to Dave Schmitt Construction in a deduct amount of $148.90; Change Order Number 3 for the Phase I Water System Improvements Div. III – Well Construction and Rehabilitation Project to Gingerich Well & Pump Service, LLC in the amount of  $14,892.51; Pay Application Number 13 for the Phase I Water System Improvements Div. III – Well Construction and Rehabilitation Project to Gingerich Well & Pump Service, LLC in the amount of $6,557.09; Pay Application Number 9 for the Highway 965, Phase 2 Project to Horsfield Construction, Inc. in the amount of $91,465.01.  The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

 

Public Comment

Josh Schamberger and Monica Nieves from the ICCVB thanked the City for the help and staffing for the Run CRANDIC event.  They presented a plaque of gratitude.

 

City Planner Report

City Planner Dean Wheatley had no report.

 

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Kevin Trom reported that the start up of the plant began last week.  The new plant will be putting water into system by June.  The Highway 965, Phase 3 project is moving along. Cherry Street will be reopened by the end of the week for a short period. The last piece of the trail on the Trail Network Updates Project was done today.  The Front Street Project is moving along well.  The contractor on the Kansas Avenue Project has begun mobilizing.  The sewer upgrades project will begin after Memorial Day.  Cherry Street will close for 12 days for this project.  At the ACEC awards banquet, Shive-Hattery received achievement awards for North Liberty Road/Dubuque Street Project and Centennial SRF Project. Council discussed the report with Trom.

 

City Attorney Report

City Attorney Scott Peterson reported change in court process for magistrate court.  Council discussed the report with Peterson.

 

Assistant City Administrator Report

Assistant City Administrator Tracey Mulcahey reported on her attendance at the GFOA Conference, May 6 -9 in St. Louis with a scholarship, storm drain art project committee and Summer Lunch Program kick off.  Council discussed the report with Mulcahey.

 

City Administrator Report

City Administrator Ryan Heiar reported June 13 at 6 p.m. is the scheduled Council training.  He requested responses on Housing Needs Assessment.  The June 12 Agenda will have compensation program updates and possibly the dog park property.  Heiar is meeting with Dog Park PAC tomorrow.

 

Mayor Report

Mayor Terry Donahue reported on the groundbreaking for Grant School.  He met with Mercy Administration.  The MPOJC meeting is next week.  He is meeting with UI Healthcare staff on Thursday.

 

Grand Rail Site Plan

Sayre moved, Madsen seconded to remove from the table.  The vote was all ayes.  Motion carried.

 

Wheatley reported that staff and Commission recommend approval with no conditions.

 

Jake Evans was present on behalf of the applicant and offered to answer questions on the site plan.  Council discussed the plan with Evans.

 

Goings moved, Madsen seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-64, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for Lot 2, Inter-City Industrial Park – Part Four, North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Pollock, Sayre, Goings, Madsen; nays –  none. Motion carried.

 

Hodge Construction Company Rezoning Request

Hoffman moved, Madsen seconded to approve the third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-03, An Ordinance amending Chapter 167 of the North Liberty Code of Ordinances by amending the use regulations on property owned by Hodge Construction Company located in North Liberty, Iowa to those set forth in the Municipal Code for the RS-6 Single Family Residential Zoning District.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Sayre, Madsen, Hoffman, Goings; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Solid Waste Ordinance

Madsen moved, Hoffman seconded to approve the second consideration 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 – Hoffman, Pollock, Goings, Madsen, Sayre; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Water Rates

At 7:17 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the public hearing regarding proposed water rate amendment.  Heiar reported on an email he received today. The public hearing was closed.

 

Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve the first 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 – Pollock, Goings, Hoffman, Sayre, Madsen; nays – none.  Motion carried.

 

Sewer Rates

At 7:20 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the public hearing regarding proposed sewer rate amendment.  No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

 

Hoffman moved, Pollock seconded to approve the first 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.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Sayre, Madsen, Hoffman, Goings, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

FY 18 Budget Amendment

Mayor Donahue opened the public hearing regarding proposed budget amendment for FY 18 at 7:22 p.m. No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

 

Hoffman moved, Madsen seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-87, City Budget Amendment and Certification Resolution – FY 2018 – Amendment #1.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Goings, Madsen, Sayre, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

 

Old Business

Councilor Pollock thanked Mayor for the groundbreaking.   Councilor Sayre requested an update on the Police Department design.  Heiar reported he is expecting an update soon.

New Business

Councilor Hoffman reported that Solarize Johnson County is holding a meeting at the North Liberty Library at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow.  He attended the groundbreaking for Iowa Arena last week.  Hoffman reported on the ICCVB activities and statistics. Council Pollock reported that a community dialogue regarding Johnson County Livable Communities is scheduled for May 31.   Councilor Goings reported that the First Friday Coffee will be on June 1 at UICCU.  Councilor Madsen reported that the Corridor Dental open house is June 8 at 4 p.m.  Wheatley reported that three new outdoor eating permits have been issued.  The Mayor thanked council for keeping the public informed on social media.

 

Adjournment

At 7:28 p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

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2018-05-22-00-complete-City-Council-packet.pdf
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