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City Council on September 25, 2018

Agenda

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, September 11, 2018
    2. Claims
    3. August Revenues
    4. August Treasurer Report
    5. Liquor License Application, Schminke Family Event, South Slope, September 29, 2018
    6. Phase II WWTP Improvements, Change Order Number 16, Tricon Construction Group, $103,217.86
    7. Phase II WWTP Improvements, Pay Application Number 32, Tricon Construction Group, $150,585.98
    8. Trail Improvements Project, Pay Application Number 4, All American Concrete, Inc., $15,938.35
  5. Public Comment
  6. City Planner Report
  7. City Engineer Report
  8. Assistant City Administrator Report
  9. City Administrator Report
  10. Mayor Report
    1. Playvolution Proclamation
  11. 2018A Bond Sale
    1. Resolution Number 2018-125, A Resolution authorizing and approving a Loan Agreement, providing for the sale and issuance of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2018A, and providing for the levy of taxes to pay the same
  12. North Liberty Road Vacation
    1. Second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-10, An Ordinance vacating a portion of right of way in North Liberty, Iowa
    2. Possible action to waive the requirement of three separate readings on three separate dates
    3. Third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-10, An Ordinance vacating a portion of right of way in North Liberty, Iowa
    4. Public Hearing regarding disposal of property as part of the North Liberty Road Vacation
    5. Resolution Number 2018-130, A Resolution disposing of certain real estate and approving issuance of a deed
  13. Mowing Assessment
    1. Resolution Number 2018-131, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty to individual property taxes
  14. Design Standards
    1. Discussion and possible action regarding design standards
  15. Old Business
  16. New Business
  17. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

Mayor Terry Donahue called the September 25, 2018 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:30 p.m.  Councilors present:  Jennifer Goings, Chris Hoffman, Sarah Madsen, Annie Pollock, Jim Sayre.

Others present: Tracey Mulcahey, Kevin Trom, Dean Wheatley, Derek Blackman, Deb Dunkhase, Tionna Pooler and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

Madsen moved, Pollock seconded to approve the agenda with removal of the City Administrator report.  The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

Consent Agenda

Pollock moved, Goings seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including the City Council Minutes from the Regular Session on September 11, 2018; the attached list of Claims; August Revenues; August Treasurer Report; the Liquor License Application for the Schminke Family Event at South Slope on September 29, 2018; Change Order Number 16 for the Phase II WWTP Improvements Project to Tricon Construction Group in the amount of $103,217.86;  Pay Application Number 32 for the Phase II WWTP Improvements Project to Tricon Construction Group in the amount of $150,585.98; and Pay Application Number 4 for the Trail Improvements Project to All American Concrete, Inc. in the amount of $15,938.35. After discussion, the vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

Public Comment

No public comment was offered.

City Planner Report

City Planner Dean Wheatley reported on the upcoming dog park annexation.

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Kevin Trom reported that the IDOT Forevergreen Road Project letting has been moved to November with the same construction timeline.  The Highway 965, Phase 3 paving is complete.  Accessory work on sidewalks, seeding, trails and lighting continues. The Kansas Avenue RISE Project subgrade is all complete. Paving will continue.  The preliminary review of the Main Street Improvements Project occurred. The neighborhood informational meeting will be held on October 25.  Council discussed the report with Trom.

Assistant City Administrator Report

Assistant City Administrator Tracey Mulcahey reported on GEICO grand opening on October 8, the start pf the FY 2020 budget, working on seeking proposals for financial software, and the bond sale today.

Mayor Report

Mayor Terry Donahue proclaimed Playvolution in North Liberty September ­10 to September 30, 2018.  Deb Dunkhase from The Children’s Museum spoke regarding the Playvolution.   Mayor Donahue reported on the MPOJC meeting and reminded Council that – rail and trail study underway.  90 – 120 days until it comes back.  First meeting in October, the Johnson County Access Center will be present to discuss the plan.

2018A Bond Sale

Tionna Pooler, Independent Public Advisors, presented the outcome of today’s bond sale.  Council discussed the sale with Pooler.  Madsen moved, Sayre seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-129, A Resolution authorizing and approving a Loan Agreement, providing for the sale and issuance of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2018A, and providing for the levy of taxes to pay the same.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Hoffman, Goings, Sayre, Madsen; nays – none. Motion carried.

North Liberty Road Vacation

Hoffman moved, Goings seconded to approve the second consideration of Ordinance Number 2018-10, An Ordinance vacating a portion of right of way in North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Goings, Hoffman, Sayre, Pollock, Madsen; nays – none. Motion carried.

Madsen moved, Sayre seconded to waive the requirement of three separate readings on three separate dates.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Goings, Pollock, Madsen, Sayre; nays – none. Motion carried.

Goings moved, Sayre seconded to approve the third consideration and adoption of Ordinance Number 2018-10, An Ordinance vacating a portion of right of way in North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Madsen, Goings, Hoffman, Sayre; nays – none. Motion carried.

At 6:52 p.m., Mayor Donahue opened the Public Hearing regarding disposal of property as part of the North Liberty Road Vacation.  No oral or written comments were received. The public hearing was closed.

Wheatley presented information regarding the right of way adjustments.  Pollock moved, Madsen seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-130, A Resolution disposing of certain real estate and approving issuance of deeds.  The vote was: ayes – Hoffman, Madsen, Goings, Pollock, Sayre; nays – none. Motion carried.

Mowing Assessment

Hoffman moved, Madsen seconded to approve Resolution Number 2018-131, A Resolution assessing delinquent amounts owed to the City of North Liberty to individual property taxes.  After discussion, the vote was: ayes – Sayre, Madsen, Hoffman, Pollock, Goings; nays – none. Motion carried.

Design Standards

Wheatley led the discussion regarding design standards with the City Council.

Old Business

No old business was presented.

New Business

Councilor Goings reported that today is Voter Registration Day.  Councilor Hoffman reported that Cyclo-cross is back in town this weekend.  Councilor Madsen reported that the Liberty High Homecoming Parade with Family night is tomorrow night.

Adjournment

At 8:12 p.m., Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting.

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