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CURRENT CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

NEVADA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017 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 Lynn Lathrop, convened the meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017, 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: Brett Barker, Brian Hanson, Andrew Kelly, Barb Mittman, Ray Schwichtenberg, Jim Walker. Absent: None.

Staff Present: Matt Mardesen, Erin Clanton, Larry Stevens, Kerin Wright, Ric Martinez, Tim Hansen, Ryan Sills, Ray Reynolds and Mike Neal.

Also in attendance were: Marlys Barker, Melissa Johnson, Jim Sills, Linda Sills, Spencer Frederick and Jon Augustus.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Ray Schwichtenberg, seconded by Brett Barker, to approve the agenda. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Schwichtenberg, Barker, Hanson, Kelly, Mittman, Walker. 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 Jim Walker, seconded by Andrew Kelly, to approve the following consent agenda items:
A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on July 10, 2017
B. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 67323-67423 and Electronic Numbers 389-393 (Inclusive) Totaling $1,133,790.42 (See attached list)
C. Approve Financial Reports for Month of June, 2017
D. Approve Renewal of Class “C” Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Privileges, Good And Quick Co, 519 Lincoln Ave, Nevada, IA, Effective August 11, 2017
E. Approve Renewal of Class “BB” Beer (Includes Wine Coolers) Permit (Outdoor), Nevada Jaycees, 220 H Avenue, Nevada, IA, Effective August 25, 2017
F. Resolution No. 002 (2017/2018): A Resolution engaging UMB Bank, Chip Schultz to provide estimates to advance refund the City’s Series 2013 General Obligation Bonds
G. Resolution No. 003 (2017/2018): A Resolution appointing Matt Mardesen as Representative and Shawn Cole, Alternate, for the City on the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority (CIRHA)
After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Walker, Kelly, Mittman, Schwichtenberg, Hanson, Barker. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

5. PUBLIC FORUM

Mayor Lathrop swore in Police Officer Ryan Sills.

6. OLD BUSINESS

A. Approve Change Order No. 9 for the 2017 CIP Street Improvements Project from ConStruct in the amount of $15,364.78

Motion by Brian Hanson, seconded by Ray Schwichtenberg, to approve Change Order No. 9 for the 2017 CIP Street Improvements Project from Con-Struct in the amount of $15,364.78. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Hanson, Schwichtenberg, Walker, Barker, Kelly, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

7. NEW BUSINESS

A. Resolution No. 004 (2017/2018): A Resolution Approving Master Agreement for Municipal Engineering Services with HR Green Company

Motion by Barb Mittman, seconded by Ray Schwichtenberg, to adopt Resolution No. 004 (2017/2018). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Mittman, Schwichtenberg, Walker, Barker, Hanson, Kelly. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

B. Approve Sump Pump Reimbursement for 1027 S J Avenue, $601.29

Motion by Jim Walker, seconded by Brett Barker, to approve the Sump Pump Reimbursement for 1027 S J Avenue in the amount of $601.29. After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Walker, Barker, Hanson, Mittman, Schwichtenberg. Nay: None. Abstain: Kelly. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

C. Discussion and Appropriate Follow-up on 28E Mutual Aid with Colo
1. Resolution No. 005 (2017/2018): A Resolution approving a 28E Agreement with the City of Colo for Mutual Aid for working Structure Fires

Motion by Ray Schwichtenberg, seconded by Jim Walker, to adopt Resolution No. 005 (2017/2018). After due consideration and discussion the roll was called. Aye: Schwichtenberg, Walker, Barker, Hanson, Kelly, Mittman. Nay: None. The Mayor declared the motion carried.

8. REPORTS:

City Administrator Mardesen:
• Met with the NPSD management team where discussion was held regarding scenarios if the city were to lose any key department heads.
• Attended the Chamber Board/Cooperative meeting.
• The City/School 2020 Capstone meeting was held on July 19th to review the plan. The next meeting will be August 24th.
• The City will be sponsoring the Leadership Nevada Class on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
• Firework survey will be mailed with the August utility bills. It will also be available online this week. Results will be reviewed at the last meeting in August.

Mayor Lathrop attended the Chamber Board/Cooperative Meeting and the Story County Emergency Management meeting.

Director of Fire/EMS Reynolds reported he has been working with the city engineer to spec the concrete work for the fire station. An action form will be presented to council soon. They will be testing corn stover on August 7th at the ISU Research farm.

Park and Rec Director Hansen noted the concrete work at the cemetery is almost complete. They hope to begin the asphalt work sometime next week.

Public Works Director Neal relayed they are preparing to cross the creek with the new main.

Public Safety Director Martinez advised he has one more officer to hire for the academy in September. He hopes to have the position filled in the next couple weeks.

City Clerk Wright will be attending the Clerk’s Academy at the end of the week. One of the workshops will cover the new GASB 77 ruling. This is a new TIF Report. She is also working on the year end reports.

City Engineer Stevens reported staff has been working with the fire department for the concrete work. He updated the council on the project status. They are still waiting on an estimate to do asphalt work on Westwood Drive. Lincoln Highway/Airport Road Project has been submitted to SHIPO for approval. Because this is a federal project there are regulations that have to be followed. There are also some environmental issues that need to be reviewed. It is hoped to be ready for letting in March.

9. ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the meeting, motion by Andrew Kelly, seconded by Jim Walker, to adjourn the meeting. Following voice vote, the Mayor declared the motion carried at 6:35 p.m. the meeting adjourned.


Lynn Lathrop, Mayor
ATTEST:

Kerin Wright, City Clerk

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