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City Council on January 12, 2020

Agenda

Regular Session, 6:30 p.m., via Zoom

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and safety concerns require City of North Liberty public meetings to be held electronically, so as to limit the spread of the virus. The public is invited to submit questions and comments in advance of the meeting for consideration submitting them to the City Clerk Tracey Mulcahey via email at [email protected]
This meeting may be accessed live by the public on the internet at northlibertyiowa.org/live, on Facebook at facebook.com/northliberty or on YouTube at www.youtube.com/channel/UCrCw6ipAPjJnd-olpRgPJcg. You can also attend by phone; call 1 (312) 626 6799 with a touch-tone phone and to enter the meeting ID 858 6674 6248 and nine-digit meeting password 366852872. Meetings are rebroadcast on cable and available on-demand on northlibertyiowa.org.

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll call
  3. Approval of the Agenda
  4. Consent Agenda
    1. City Council Minutes, Regular Session, December 22, 2020
    2. Claims
    3. Liquor License Renewal, Urban Fuel
    4. SW Growth Area Water and Sewer Extensions Project, Pay Application Number 4, Boomerang Corporation, $697,888.29
  5. City Engineer Report
  6. City Administrator Report
  7. Mayor Report
    1. MLK Proclamation
  8. Speedy Mike’s Site Plan
    1. Planning Commission and Staff recommendations
    2. Applicant Presentation
    3. Resolution Number 2021-01, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for 930 Liberty Way (Speedy Mike’s Car Wash), North Liberty, Iowa
  9. Purchasing Policy
    1. Resolution Number 2021-02, A Resolution approving the Purchasing Policy for the City of North Liberty, Iowa
  10. Siren Grant
    1. Resolution Number 2021-03, A Resolution authorizing the Local Match for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for an Emergency Storm Siren
  11. Ranshaw Way, Phase 5 Project
    1. Resolution Number 2021-04, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement between Silver Oak Development Inc. and the City of North
      Liberty
    2. Resolution Number2021-05, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Gary W. Metz and Vicki A. Metz and the City of North Liberty
    3. Resolution Number 2021-06, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement (Landscape and Temporary Construction Easements) between Fareway Stores, Inc. and the City of North Liberty
    4. Resolution Number 2021-07, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Lilienthal Properties, LLC and the City of North Liberty
    5. Resolution Number 2021-08, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Steve D. and Darcy L. Cooley and the City of North Liberty
    6. Resolution Number 2021-09, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement between Fairview II Condo Owners Association and the City of North Liberty
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Adjournment

Minutes

Call to order 

Mayor Terry Donahue called the January 12, 2021 Regular Session of the North Liberty City Council to order at 6:30 p.m. Councilors present: RaQuishia Harrington, Chris Hoffman, Brent Smith, and Brian Wayson; absent: Annie Pollock.

Others present: Ryan Heiar, Tracey Mulcahey, Grant Lientz, Ryan Rusnak, Kevin Trom, Mike Flynn, Dennis Gallitano, Nick Bettis and other interested parties.

Approval of the Agenda

Councilor Pollock arrived at 6:31 p.m.  Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve the agenda. The vote was all ayes. Agenda approved.

Consent Agenda

Harrington moved, Pollock seconded to approve the Consent Agenda including the City Council Minutes, Regular Session, December 22, 2020; the attached list of Claims; the Liquor License Renewal for Urban Fuel and the SW Growth Area Water and Sewer Extensions Project, Pay Application Number 4, Boomerang Corporation, $697,888.29. The vote was all ayes. Consent Agenda approved.

City Engineer Report

City Engineer Trom reported that the Dubuque Street final staff review meeting was held with completed plans.  Staff is proceeding with the acquisition process for easements. The Ranshaw House Project floors are almost complete. Meetings are resuming soon after the holidays.

City Administrator Report

City Administrator Heiar reported that the Budget Worksession is scheduled for next Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m.   Relating to COVID, staff is currently in split teams.  Staff is meeting on Wednesday to determine the next steps.  The Civic Campus design proposal will be on the January 26 agenda. The Gazette did an article on the current and proposed City Hall Project. Heiar reported that the Library received a Lighthouse Grant to hold town hall style meetings. The hope is that it will start an input session process City wide.

Mayor Report

Mayor Donahue proclaimed January 18, 2021 as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in North Liberty.

Speedy Mike’s Site Plan

Rusnak presented the Planning Commission and Staff recommendations. Both recommend approval.

Mike Flynn, Dennis Gallitano, and Nick Bettis were present on behalf of the applicant and presented information on the application. They discussed the application with the City Council.

Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-01, A Resolution approving the Development Site Plan for 930 Liberty Way (Speedy Mike’s Car Wash), North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Wayson, Smith, Harrington, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

Purchasing Policy

Mulcahey presented information on the update of the Purchasing Policy. Pollock moved, Harrington seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-02, A Resolution approving the Purchasing Policy for the City of North Liberty, Iowa.  The vote was: ayes – Smith, Wayson, Hoffman, Pollock, Harrington; nays – none. Motion carried.

Siren Grant

Heiar presented information on the siren grant. Council discussed the item.  Wayson moved, Smith seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-03, A Resolution authorizing the Local Match for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for an Emergency Storm Siren.  The vote was: ayes – Wayson, Hoffman, Harrington, Pollock, Smith; nays – none. Motion carried.

Ranshaw Way, Phase 5 Project

Pollock moved, Hoffman seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-04, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement between Silver Oak Development Inc. and the City of North Liberty.  The vote was: ayes- Harrington, Wayson, Pollock, Smith, Hoffman; nays – none. Motion carried.

Harrington moved, Smith seconded to approve Resolution Number2021-05, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Gary W. Metz and Vicki A. Metz and the City of North Liberty.  The vote was: ayes – Wayson, Smith, Harrington, Hoffman, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

Harrington moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-06, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement (Landscape and Temporary Construction Easements) between Fareway Stores, Inc. and the City of North Liberty.  The vote was: ayes – Smith, Hoffman, Harrington, Pollock, Wayson; nays – none. Motion carried.

Pollock moved, Wayson seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-07, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Lilienthal Properties, LLC and the City of North Liberty.  The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Hoffman, Wayson, Harrington, Smith; nays – none. Motion carried.

Hoffman moved, Smith seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-08, A Resolution approving the Temporary Construction Easement Agreement between Steve D. and Darcy L. Cooley and the City of North Liberty. The vote was: ayes -Harrington, Hoffman, Wayson, Smith, Pollock; nays – none. Motion carried.

Harrington moved, Pollock seconded to approve Resolution Number 2021-09, A Resolution approving the Public Easement Agreement between Fairview II Condo Owners Association and the City of North Liberty. The vote was: ayes – Pollock, Harrington, Hoffman, Wayson, Smith; nays – none. Motion carried.

Old Business

No old business was presented.

New Business

Councilor Pollock reported on planned Beat the Bitter Activities.  Councilor Smith offered thanks to Rusnak as he is hearing good comments on how staff are working with owners in the community.

Adjournment

Mayor Donahue adjourned the meeting at 7:09 p.m.

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