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CURRENT CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NEVADA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 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, November 25, 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. Absent: Brian Hanson.

Staff Present: Erin Clanton, Kerin Wright, Larry Stevens, Ric Martinez, Tim Hansen, Shawn Cole and Jeremy Rydl.

Also in attendance were: Katie Mauch, Karen Selby, Nicole Parham, John Hall, Jean Watts, Kim Stephens, Stephanie Spence, Maryann Ryan, Burton Heginger and Marty Chitty.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Sandy Ehrig, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve the agenda after removing Item 7D. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Ehrig, Nealson, Sampson, Spence, Mittman. 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 Dane Nealson, seconded by Barb Mittman, to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on November 12, 2019
B. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 72557-72631 and Electronic Numbers 699-704 (Inclusive) Totaling $656,362.24 (See attached list)
C. Approve Financial Reports for Month of October, 2019
D. Approve the Cancellation the second meeting of December, 2019
E. Approve 2020 Meeting Dates
F. Schedule Public Hearing for December 9, 2019 to adopt an Ordinance change to Chapter 69, Parking Regulations (Enforcement)
G. Approve Tax Abatement:
1. Permit #BP2018-0126, 1007 South I Avenue (single family dwelling)
After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Nealson, Mittman, Sampson, Spence, Ehrig. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

5. PUBLIC FORUM

A. Nicole Parham, Jean Watts and Kim Stephens addressed the council on school corridor traffic and the need for signage at intersections.

6. OLD BUSINESS

A. Discussion and Appropriate Follow-up of Patel Ria Hospitality, Utility Bill

Motion by Barb Mittman, seconded by Luke Spence, to approve doing nothing at this time, providing no credit for customer. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Mittman, Spence, Ehrig, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

7. NEW BUSINESS

A. Resolution No. 020 (2019/2020): A Resolution approving 28E Agreement with Story County, Iowa for the Collection and Enforcement of Delinquent Parking Tickets

Motion by Jason Sampson, seconded by Dane Nealson, to approve Resolution No. 020 (2019/2020). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Sampson, Nealson, Spence, Ehrig, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. 2020 Wellness Program

Motion by Barb Mittman, seconded by Luke Spence, to approve the 2020 Wellness Program. Motion by Barb Mittman, seconded by Luke Spence to rescind the previous motion. Motion by Luke Spence, seconded by Sandy Ehrig, to refer the 2020 Wellness Program back to Committee for review of incentives. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Spence, Ehrig, Mittman, Nealson, Sampson. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. Oath of Office for terms that begin January 2, 2020

Mayor Barker swore in Council Members Barb Mittman, Sandra Ehrig and Jason Sampson, effective January 1, 2020.

D. Resolution No. 021 (2019/2020): A Resolution Approving the City Administrator Employment Agreement

9. REPORTS:

Interim City Administrator Wright reported:
• League of Cities Budget workshop is scheduled for Thursday, December 5th in Johnston.
• Council Budget Committee will meet December 9th at 5:00 p.m., before the next regular council meeting.
• November 15th held a phone conference with John Danos regarding the Burke Agreement. Danos will be making revisions and send to Burke for approval.

Mayor Barker thanked everyone for their involvement with the City Administrator search. He attended a meeting in the Governor’s office where they discussed the topics for the upcoming session. Property taxes and TIF revisions are being talked about. Last week he attended the Historical Society’s meeting to request an easement on their property for an electrical box for the CBD Project. They have given preliminary approval for it.
Council Member Nealson solicited Council Member Sampson to join him for the next upcoming Community Coffee on December 14th.

Assistant PWD/Street Supervisor Rydl advised staff put the Christmas lights up and the snow plows are on and ready for the season. Council Member Spence thanked Rydl for his work on the snow fence on 1st Street.

Park and Recreation Director Hansen reminded council of the Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon on Tuesday, November 26th at Gates Hall. They were invited to help serve.

Public Safety Director Martinez noted that Andrew Swanson has signed an offer of employment. He will be sworn in on December 9th and his first day will be December 16th. He will begin his Academy training on January 2nd. Graduation for Jonathan Soubayi and Matthew Celentano from the Academy is scheduled for December 13th.

City Engineer Larry Stevens reported plans are almost complete for the Central Business District Project. The Steering committee will meet December 3rd and the final Public Meeting will be held on December 11th. He also noted that they could present the plans in greater detail at a future council meeting.

10. 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 6:39 p.m. the meeting adjourned.


Brett Barker, Mayor
ATTEST:


Kerin Wright, City Clerk

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