City Council on September 24, 2019
Regular Session, 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle
- Call to order
- Roll call
- Approval of the Agenda
- Consent Agenda
- City Council Minutes, Regular Session, September 10, 2019
- August Revenues
- August Treasurer’s Report
- Sanitary Sewer Upgrades, Bid Package #3, Maxwell Construction, Inc., $183,350.00
- Penn & Front Corridor Improvements , Pay Application #6, All American Concrete, Inc., $331,297.00
- Penn & Front Corridor Improvements, Change Order #5, All American Concrete, Inc., ($887.75)
- Public Comment
- City Planner Report
- City Engineer Report
- City Attorney Report
- City Administrator Report
- Mayor Report
- DVIP Proclamation
- United Way Proclamation
- PLAYvolution Proclamation
- Utility Franchise Fees
- Discussion regarding proposed franchise fees
- Transportation Services Contract
- Resolution Number 2019-106, A Resolution approving the Transportation Services Agreement between Yellow Cab and the City of North Liberty
- Old Business
- New Business
Call to order
Mayor Donahue called the September 24, 2019 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. Councilors present: Chris Hoffman, Sarah Madsen, Brent Smith, RaQuishia Harrington and Annie Pollock.
Others present: Ryan Heiar, Grant Lientz, Dean Wheatley, Mary Byers, Lucia McNeal, Mara McConnell, Tim and Sarah Krum, Katie Knight, Carol Rowland, Brian Wayson, Shelly Simpson, and other interested parties.
Approval of the Agenda
Pollock moved, seconded by Madsen to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.
Pollock moved, seconded by Madsen, to approve the Consent Agenda including City Council Minutes, Regular Session, September 10, 2019; Claims; August Revenues; August Treasurer’s Report; Sanitary Sewer Upgrades, Bid Package #3, Maxwell Construction, Inc., $183,350.00; Penn & Front Corridor Improvements , Pay Application #6, All American Concrete, Inc., $331,297.00; Penn & Front Corridor Improvements, Change Order #5, All American Concrete, Inc., ($887.75). The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.
No public comment was offered.
City Planner Report
City Planner reported that noise and grass complaints are up this year.
City Attorney Report
City Attorney Grant Lientz had nothing to report but was available for questions.
City Administrator Report
City Administrator Ryan Heiar wanted to draw the Council’s attention to the Senior Programs Report in the packet from Angela McConville. If the Council has other ideas on programing for the seniors let him know. Two items that will be coming before the Council in the future are contracts for cyber-attacks protection and new financial software.
Mayor Donahue read a Proclamation Declaring the Month of October 2019 to be Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Mayor Donahue read a Proclamation Declaring October 1, 2019 to be United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties Day in celebration of their 100th Year of Service.
Mayor Donahue read a proclamation declaring September 10th thru 29th, 2019 a PLAYvolution.
Utility Franchise Fees
There was discussion regarding potentially implementing a franchise fee for the purpose of park and recreation capital projects. It was the consensus of the Council that they would consider the potential in the future possibly in conjunction with annual budgeting.
Transportation Services Contract
After concerns expressed by Madison regarding the contract provisions, Smith moved, seconded by Madison to table this item until those concerns are addressed. After discussion, the vote was: ayes—Hoffman, Madsen, Smith, Harrington, Pollock; nays—none. Motion carried.
Hoffman and Pollock reported that Bob Welch was recognized by the Johnson County Board of Supervisors’ for his service.
Madison reported that North Liberty Food Pantry is collecting coats and can drop them off at the panty.
Smith thanked Alphagraphics for their work for the NLFD Golf Outing.
League Conf starts tomorrow.
Madison, moved, seconded by Hoffman, to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m. All ayes. Meeting adjourned.