Untitled Document
 
 
Untitled Document
 

CURRENT CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NEVADA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

The City Council of the City of Nevada, Iowa, met for a meeting in the Council Chambers of Nevada City Hall located at 1209 6th Street, Nevada, Iowa. Mayor Brett Barker, convened the meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019, pursuant to the rules of the Council. The agenda was posted on the official bulletin board in compliance with the open meeting law.

2. ROLL CALL

The roll was called indicating the following named Council Members present and absent. Present: Barb Mittman, Luke Spence, Sandy Ehrig, Dane Nealson, Jason Sampson, Brian Hanson. Absent: None.

Staff Present: Erin Clanton, Matt Mardesen, Kerin Wright, Brandon Mickelson, Ric Martinez, Ray Reynolds, Tim Hansen, Rhonda Maier, Mike Neal and Shawn Ludwig.

Also in attendance were: Lynn Lathrop, Ros Dunblazier, Jan Gammon, Wade Presley, Theresa Presley, Al Kockler, John Hall, Patrick Sheets, Ryan Wessels, Marlys Barker and Marty Chitty.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Sandy Ehrig, to approve the agenda with the removal of Item 7D. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Ehrig, Hanson, Mittman, Sampson, Spence. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

4. PUBLIC HEARING(S)

A. Urban Renewal Amendment, NEDC Agreement

1. Public Hearing – Proposed Amendment to the Nevada Urban Renewal Area

At 6:02 p.m. Mayor Barker announced that this is the time and place set for a public hearing as advertised in the Nevada Journal on September 5, 2019. The public hearing is for the Urban Renewal Plan Amendment.

John Hall with Nevada Economic Development Corporation spoke before council to provide an update of the NEDC and the small change that was made in the new agreement.

With no further comments for or against the proposal, the Mayor declared the hearing terminated at 6:04 p.m.

2. Resolution No. 012 (2019/2020): A Resolution approving the Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Nevada Urban Renewal Area

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to adopt Resolution No. 012 (2019/2020). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Ehrig, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. Nevada Economic Development Agreement

1. Public Hearing – Proposed Development Agreement with Nevada Economic Development Corporation

At 6:05 p.m. Mayor Barker announced that this is the time and place set for a public hearing as advertised in the Nevada Journal on September 5, 2019. The public hearing is for the Proposed Development Agreement with Nevada Economic Development Corporation.

There were no written or oral objections to the aforementioned recommendation.

With no further comments for or against the proposal, the Mayor declared the hearing terminated at 6:05 p.m.

2. Resolution No. 013 (2019/2020): A Resolution approving Development Agreement with Nevada Economic Development Corporation, Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments and Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement

Motion by Sandy Ehrig, seconded by Barb Mittman, to adopt Resolution No. 013 (2019/2020). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Ehrig, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Hanson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

5. Approval of CONSENT AGENDA (Any item on the Consent Agenda may be removed for separate consideration.)

Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Jason Sampson, to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 9, 2019
B. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 72148-72246 and Electronic Numbers 676-679 (Inclusive) Totaling $4,334,414.90 (See attached list)
C. Approve Financial Reports for Month of August, 2019
D. Resolution No. 014 (2019/2020): A Resolution approving the Annual FY2018/2019 Street Finance Report and authorize submittal to the Iowa Department of Transportation
After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Sampson, Ehrig, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

6. PUBLIC FORUM

A. Mayor Barker read a Proclamation for the 19th Amendment Centennial Commemoration

B. Mayor Barker read a Proclamation for Manufacturing Day

C. Mayor Barker Proclaimed September 23rd, 2019 as Marlys Barker Day. He thanked her for her service to the city and the community.

7. OLD BUSINESS

A. Approve Bid for SCORE Fieldhouse RFP- Architectural Services for the Park and Recreation Department

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve Contract with RMH Architects to provide architectural services for the proposed Field House @ a cost of $233,600 plus reimbursables. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Ehrig, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. Ordinance No. 1005 (2019/2020): An Ordinance Amending Chapter 65 (Stop or Yield Required) and Chapter 69 (Parking Regulations) of the City Code to Make Necessary Additions for W Avenue, second reading

Motion by Jason Sampson, seconded by Barb Mittman, to approve Ordinance No. 1005 (2019/2020), second reading. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Sampson, Mittman, Nealson, Spence, Ehrig, Hanson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. Approve Pay Request No. 1 for the 2019 Sidewalk Project from Milam Concrete in the amount of $7,975.25

Motion by Sandy Ehrig, seconded by Luke Spence, to approve Pay Request No 1 for the 2019 Sidewalk Project from Milam Construction in the amount of $7,975.25. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Ehrig, Spence, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

D. Resolution No. 015 (2019/2020): A Resolution Approving the Second Amendment to the July 2007 Option for Purchase of Treated Water with Iowa Regional Utilities Association

Item was removed from agenda at time of approval of agenda.

8. NEW BUSINESS

A. Approve Bid for Storage Tank Cleaning for the Water Department

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve Bid for Storage Tank Cleaning for the Water Department from Midco Diving in the amount of $2,469.00. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Ehrig, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. Approve Bids for Plows and Liftgate for the Park and Recreation Department

Motion by Jason Sampson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve 1-Truck Plow, 1-UTV Plow and 1-Liftgate Purchases for Park and Recreation Department from Schuling Hitch for a total of $13,768.50. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Sampson, Nealson, Spence, Ehrig, Hanson, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. Accept Resignation of City Administrator Mardesen and Discussion and Appropriate Follow-up on Timeline for City Administrator Search

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Barb Mittman, to accept Resignation of City Administrator Mardesen. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Ehrig. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

9. REPORTS:

City Administrator Mardesen reported:
• ICS training was well attended with approximately 32 staff and a couple council members.
• November 16th attended the Rebranding Committee meeting.
• Also on November 16th met with our Health Insurance Representative to talk about our renewal rates.
• The State Auditors have completed their visit to city hall. The Mayor, Clerk and I attended an exit interview with the senior auditor. Overall, the initial report looks good.
• Mardesen discussed his goals for the next 60 days.
• Iowa DOT wants to discuss US30 and the intersection of S-14.

Mayor Brett Barker noted the Main Street walking tour will also qualify as the Live Healthy Iowa walk. He reminded council to note on the Administrator Search timeline the dates the council will need to be available. He attended the Exit Interview with the Auditor, the Rebranding Committee and the Economic Development meeting last Friday. There was also a meeting today with Lisa Heddens, Story County Supervisor, on how we can all work together.

Council Member Mittman reported on the Community Coffee last week.

Public Works Director Neal noted the clarifiers are out of service.

Water Supervisor Ludwig relayed staff is preparing to flush hydrants next month. The lagoons will be cleaned as soon as the fields are ready to take the waste.

Director of Fire/EMS Reynolds advised council the city has received a FEMA Grant for gloves and hoods.

City Clerk Wright reminded council the first meeting in November is Tuesday, November 12th because of the holiday. Also, the Budget timeline was passed out tonight and there is already a slight change for the Budget Workshop. It will be moved to a different day. Wright will be on vacation the week of September 30th.

City Engineer Brandon Mickelson updated the council on the downtown project and Lincoln Highway and W. 18th Street Intersection Project.


10. ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the meeting, motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Barb Mittman, to adjourn the meeting. Following voice vote, the Mayor declared the motion carried at 6:52 p.m. the meeting adjourned.


Brett Barker, Mayor
ATTEST:


Kerin Wright, City Clerk

Published:
Council Approved:







COUNCIL MINUTES ARCHIVES

DATE PDF FILE
2019-09-23 View PDF File
2019-09-09 View PDF File
2019-08-26 View PDF File
2019-07-22 View PDF File
2019-07-08 View PDF File
2019-06-24 View PDF File
2019-06-10 View PDF File
2019-05-28 View PDF File
2019-05-13 View PDF File
2019-04-22 View PDF File
2019-04-08 View PDF File
2019-02-25 View PDF File
2019-02-11 View PDF File
2019-01-28 View PDF File
2019-01-14 View PDF File

2018 ARCHIVES

2017 ARCHIVES

2016 ARCHIVES

2015 ARCHIVES

2014 ARCHIVES

2013 ARCHIVES

2012 ARCHIVES

2011 ARCHIVES

2010 ARCHIVES

2009 ARCHIVES

 
Untitled Document

City Meetings

Facebook

Contact Information
City of Nevada
1209 6th Street
Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 382-5466
cityhall@cityofnevadaiowa.org


   
     
 
THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE CITY OF NEVADA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS PUBLICATION OR OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THIS PUBLICATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CITY OF NEVADA BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS INFORMATION. THIS PUBLICATION COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN; THESE CHANGES WILL BE INCORPORATED IN NEW EDITIONS. THE CITY OF NEVADA MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE INFORMATION AND/OR THE DOCUMENT(S) DESCRIBED IN THIS PUBLICATION AT ANY TIME.

City of Nevada · 1209 6th Street · Nevada, IA 50201 · (515) 382-5466