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CURRENT CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NEVADA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2018 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 located at City Hall, 1209 6th Street, Nevada, Iowa. Mayor Brett Barker, convened the meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2018, 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: Brian Hanson, Barb Mittman, Dane Nealson, Jason Sampson, Luke Spence, Jim Walker. Absent: None.

Staff Present: Matt Mardesen, Erin Clanton, Larry Stevens, Kerin Wright, Tim Hansen, Shawn Cole and Ray Reynolds.

Also in attendance were: John Hall, Linda Murken, Brenda Brink, Kristen Wall, John Monroe and Wendie Schneider.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Jim Walker, to approve the agenda. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Sampson, Spence. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

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

Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Jim Walker, to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on November 13, 2018
B. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 70386-70460 and Electronic Numbers 555-560 (Inclusive) Totaling $409,073.64 (See attached list)
C. Approve Financial Reports for Month of October, 2018
D. Approve the Cancellation of the second meeting in December, 2018
E. Approve 2019 Meeting Dates
F. Approve Purchase of CD’s for the following:
1) Water 2012C Fund - $731,202.50 from State Bank & Trust
2) Sewer Construction Fund - $500,000 from State Bank & Trust
3) Perpetual Care & Hattery Trust - $148,000 from State Bank & Trust
G. Approve Tax Abatement:
1. Permit #BP2018-0066, 1025 Cherokee
2. Permit #BP2018-0086, 915 G Avenue
3. Permit #BP2018-0100, 919 8th Street
After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

5. PUBLIC FORUM

Wendie Schneider spoke to the council about her concerns and the dangers regarding the proposed hog confinements that have been applied for within the 2-mile radius of Nevada City Limits.

6. OLD BUSINESS

A. Nevada Community School Baseball Field at SCORE, Koester Construction
1. Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $4,900.50

Motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Jim Walker, to approve Change Order No. 1 for the NCSD Baseball Field Project from Nevada Community Schools/Koester Construction in the amount of $4,900.50. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Sampson, Spence. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

2. Approve Pay Request No. 4 for the Nevada School Baseball Field Project (City Portion) in the amount of $44,223.45

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Jason Sampson, to approve Pay Request No. 4 for the NCSD Baseball Field Project from Nevada Community Schools/Koester Construction in the amount of $44,223.45. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Sampson, Spence, Walker, Mittman, Nealson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. 7th Street Curb & Gutter, Milam Concrete & Construction
1. Approve Pay Request No 1 in the amount of $21,297.10

Motion by Barb Mittman, seconded by Luke Spence, to approve Pay Request No. 1 for the 7th Street Curb and Gutter Project from Milam Concrete & Construction in the amount of $21,297.10. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Mittman, Spence, Walker Hanson, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

2. Resolution No. 020 (2018/2019): A Resolution accepting the 7th Street Curb and Gutter Project Substantial Complete, releasing retainage in 30 days

Motion by Jim Walker, seconded by Dane Nealson, to adopt Resolution No. 020 (2018/2019). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Walker, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Hanson, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. 2018 Sidewalk Project, Milam Concrete & Construction
1. Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $5,660

Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Barb Mittman, to approve Change Order No. 1 for the 2018 Sidewalk Project from Milam Concrete & Construction in the amount of $5,660. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson, Walker, Hanson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

2. Approve Pay Request No. 3 in the amount of $8,702

Motion by Jason Sampson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve Pay Request No. 3 for the 2018 Sidewalk Project from Milam Concrete & Construction in the amount of $8,702. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Sampson, Nealson, Spence, Walker, Hanson, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

3. Resolution No. 021 (2018/2019): A Resolution approving 2018 Sidewalk Project Substantially complete, releasing retainage in 30 days

Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Brian Hanson, to adopt Resolution No. 021 (2018/2019). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson, Walker. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

4. Resolution No. 022 (2018/2019): A Resolution adopting a Final Assessment Schedule for the 2018 Sidewalk Project and levying Assessments

Motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Jason Sampson, to adopt Resolution No. 022 (2018/2019). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Walker, Hanson, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

D. Approve Pay Request No. 2 for the 2018 Trail Repairs Project from Harrison Concrete Construction in the amount of $27,990.02

Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Jim Walker, to approve Pay Request No. 2 for the 2018 Trail Repairs Project from Harrison Concrete Construction in the amount of $27,990.02. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

7. NEW BUSINESS

A. Resolution No. 023 (2018/2019): 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 which include: (Almaco, $30,000); (NEDC-membership, $65,000); (Van Houweling, $76,000); (R Friedrich & Sons, $206,424)

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to adopt Resolution No. 023 (2018/2019). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Walker, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. Resolution No. 024 (2018/2019): A Resolution approving Tax Increment Financing (TIF) indebtedness certification and directing the certification to be filed no later than December 1, 2018

Motion by Jason Sampson, seconded by Luke Spence, to adopt Resolution No. 024 (2018/2019). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Sampson, Spence, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Nealson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. 2019 Wellness Program

Motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Jim Walker, to approve the 2019 Wellness Program. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Walker, Hanson, Mittman, Sampson, Spence. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

8. REPORTS:

City Administrator Mardesen reported:
• On November 15th he attended the Iowa DOT workshop for the Burke RISE grant which was approved.
• Burke groundbreaking was held on November 13th.
• IAMU training on Harassment and Winter Driving was held at Nevada with several staff members attending.
• The Ames Chamber of Commerce hosted an Economic Outlook Breakfast detailing the positive economic success happening in Story County.
• The Nevada High School Baseball project is wrapping up for the season.

Mayor Barker thanked Park and Rec for putting on the Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon. He also advised the annual Fill the Foyer will begin in January.

Council Member Nealson noted the next Community Coffee will be held on December 8th. Council Member Spence attended the Story County Opioid Community Conversation. He reported the Nevada Opioid Task Force is planning a forum for March 27th.

Planning and Zoning Supervisor Cole relayed the projects are finishing up. Council Member Mittman thanked Cole for following up on the alley issue from last meeting.

Park and Recreation Director Hansen relayed his appreciation for all those that helped serve and donated for the Senior’s Thanksgiving Luncheon.

Director of Fire/EMS Reynolds reported the cameras are being installed in vehicles. Staff has been training on driving risks when responding to calls to service. They are preparing to recertify for their EMS License. The firefighter/EMS personnel have physicals every other year. He noted there have been several staff that have caught issues during these physicals.

City Clerk Wright noted work is complete on the TIF Annual Appropriations and Certification. Budget worksheets are being completed.

City Engineer Stevens relayed they are continuing to work on the Central Business District Project. There will be a Facility Plan kickoff meeting soon. The Plan should take approximately two and a half months to complete. Staff will also be working on plans for the construction of D Avenue.

9. ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the meeting, motion by Dane Nealson, seconded by Luke Spence, to adjourn the meeting. Following voice vote, the Mayor declared the motion carried at 6:38 p.m. the meeting adjourned.


Brett Barker, Mayor
ATTEST:

Kerin Wright, City Clerk

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