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City Council on November 26, 2019

Agenda

6:00 p.m. Work & Regular Session
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, November 12, 2019
    2. Claims
    3. October Revenues
    4. October Treasurer Report
    5. Liquor License Renewal, The Depot
    6. Police Department Project, Change Order Number 4, Tricon General Construction, Inc., $13,371.17
    7. Penn & Front Corridor Improvements, Pay Application Number 7, All American Concrete, Inc., $165,261.69
    8. Penn & Front Corridor Improvements, Change Order Number 6, All American Concrete, Inc., $4,370.04
    9. North Bend Drive Improvements, Final Pay Application Number 2, Peterson Contractors, Inc., $7,965.98 and final completion
  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
    1. Small Business Saturday Proclamation
  12. FY 2021 Budget Goal Setting
    1. Discussion regarding goal setting for FY 2021 Budget
  13. Andrews Drive Project
    1. Resolution Number 2019-125, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement between Watts Group Development, Inc. and the City of North Liberty
  14. Annual Appropriations Resolutions
    1. Resolution Number 2019-126, A Resolution obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next succeeding fiscal year (Spotix, Inc.)
    2. Resolution Number 2019-127, A Resolution obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next succeeding fiscal year (A & M Development)
    3. Resolution Number 2019-128. A Resolution obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next succeeding fiscal year (Corridor Media Properties, LLC)
  15. FY 21 Urban Renewal Draw
    1. Discussion and possible action on the Annual Urban Renewal funds request for FY 21
  16. Greenbelt Trail Developer’s Agreement
    1. Resolution Number 2019-129, A Resolution approving the Development Agreement between the City of North Liberty and Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. that establishes the terms and conditions under which Greenbelt Trail Subdivision, Part One will be developed in the City of North Liberty, Iowa
  17. Assessment Resolution
    1. Resolution Number 2019-130, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes
  18. Uniti Fiber – Authority to Operate in ROW
    1. Resolution Number 2019-131, A Resolution approving the Agreement between Uniti Fiber, LLC and the City of North Liberty
  19. Securities Law Training
    1. Discussion regarding securities law
  20. Old Business
  21. New Business
  22. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order
Mayor Terry Donahue called the November 26, 2019 Work & Regular Session of the North Liberty
City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. Councilors present: RaQuishia Harrington, Chris Hoffman, Sarah
Madsen, Annie Pollock, and Brian Wayson.
Others present: Ryan Heiar, Grant Lientz, Tracey Mulcahey, Kevin Trom, Dean Wheatley, Joel Miller,
Brent Smith and other interested parties.
Approval of the Agenda
Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda
approved.
Consent Agenda
Madsen moved, Hoffman seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including City Council Minutes
from the Regular Session on November 12, 2019; the attached list of Claims; October Revenues;
October Treasurer Report; the Liquor License Renewal for The Depot; Police Department Project,
Change Order Number 4, Tricon General Construction, Inc., $13,371.17; Penn & Front Corridor
Improvements, Pay Application Number 7, All American Concrete, Inc., $165,261.69; Penn & Front
Corridor Improvements, Change Order Number 6, All American Concrete, Inc., $4,370.04; and North
Bend Drive Improvements, Final Pay Application Number 2, Peterson Contractors, Inc., $7,965.98
and final completion. The vote was all ayes. Consent agenda approved.
Public Comment
No public comments were offered.
City Planner Report
City Planner Dean Wheatley reported that there will be no Planning Commission meeting in
December.
City Engineer Report
City Engineer Kevin Trom reported St. Andrews Drive design work is almost complete. The project
will be bid in January.
City of North Liberty – 2019
Page: 2
City Attorney Report
City Attorney Grant Lientz had no report.
Assistant City Administrator Report
Assistant City Administrator Tracey Mulcahey reported that the oath of office for those reelected
and newly elected will be held on December 10.
City Administrator Report
City Administrator Ryan Heiar reported on the success to date for the NLTAP program. Forty-seven
cards have been issued to date. He attended a progress report on the Police Department project.
The building is on schedule. Site work is behind schedule. There will be more to report in January.
There will be no second meeting in December due to the holidays. There will be a resolution on the
December 10 agenda authorizing bill payment. Interviews for the Planning Director position are
complete. An offer has been made. When it is completed, Heiar will update the Council.
Mayor Report
Mayor Donahue proclaimed November 30, 2019 as Small Business Saturday. He reported that the
Municipal Leadership Academy will be held in Iowa City on Saturday, December 7.
FY 2021 Budget Goal Setting
Heiar presented budget information. Mulcahey spoke regarding SF 634. Council discussed current
projects and planned projects for the next fiscal year.
Council recessed at 7:22 p.m. Council reconvened at 7:30 p.m.

St. Andrews Drive Project
Madsen moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-125, A Resolution
approving the Public Easement Agreement between Watts Group Development, Inc. and the City of
North Liberty. The vote was: ayes – Madsen, Pollock, Wayson, Hoffman, Harrington; nays – none.
Annual Appropriations Resolutions
Madsen moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-126, A Resolution
obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of
annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next
succeeding fiscal year (Spotix, Inc.). The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Madsen, Harrington, Wayson;
nays – none; abstain – Hoffman for financial reasons. Motion carried.
Hoffman moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-127, A Resolution
obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of
annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next
succeeding fiscal year (A & M Development). The vote was: ayes – Harrington, Wayson, Hoffman,
Pollock, Madsen; nays – none. Motion carried.
Madsen moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-128. A Resolution
obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of
annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations which shall come due in the next
succeeding fiscal year (Corridor Media Properties, LLC). The vote was: ayes –Harrington, Wayson,
Pollock, Madsen; nays – none; abstain – Hoffman for financial reasons. Motion carried.
FY 21 Urban Renewal Draw
City of North Liberty – 2019
Page: 3
Mulcahey presented information on the urban renewal draw. Hoffman moved, Madsen seconded to
approve the Annual Urban Renewal funds request for FY 21. The vote was all ayes. Motion
approved.
Greenbelt Trail Developer’s Agreement
Lientz provided information on the Developer’s Agreement. Hoffman moved, Wayson seconded to
approve Resolution Number 2019-129, A Resolution approving the Development Agreement
between the City of North Liberty and Greenbelt Trail, L.L.C. that establishes the terms and
conditions under which Greenbelt Trail Subdivision, Part One will be developed in the City of North
Liberty, Iowa. The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Madsen, Pollock, Wayson, Harrington; nays – none.
Motion carried.
Assessment Resolution
Hoffman moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2019-130, A Resolution
assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty, Iowa to individual property taxes.
After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Pollock, Hoffman, Harrington, Madsen, Wayson; nays – none.
Motion carried.
Uniti Fiber – Authority to Operate in ROW
Lientz provided information on the agreement. Hoffman moved, Wayson seconded to approve
Resolution Number 2019-131, A Resolution approving the Agreement between Uniti Fiber, LLC and
the City of North Liberty. The vote was: ayes – Harrington, Madsen, Wayson, Pollock, Hoffman; nays
– none. Motion carried.
Securities Law Training
Mulcahey presented information regarding securities law training and requirements.
Old Business
Councilor Hoffman reported on the JECC Policy Board budget session. The Convention and Visitor’s
Bureau Annual Meeting is December 11. December 20 is a joint event with the Convention and
Visitor’s Bureau, the Iowa City Chamber and ICAD will be hosting United Way Giving Day at The
Graduate. February 15 – 24 is Restaurant Week. The Arena coming along nicely. Is it projected to
be open in June of next year.
New Business
Councilor Madsen reported that the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is Giving Tuesday. Councilor
Wayson reported that the trail along Forevergreen Road is open most of the way except on the
University property. The Fire Department report shows that response times have dramatically
improved.
Adjournment
At 7:46 p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

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