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Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, July 14, 2016 B OFFICIAL PUBLICATION UNABRIDGED MINUTES OFTHE NORWALK COUNCIL MEETING ON 06-16-16 (Minutes to be approved at the June 30, 2016 meeting) CITY Mayor Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:03 p.m. Present at roll call: Erika Isley, Ed Kuhl, Jaki Livingston and Stephanie Rive. Absent: David Lester. (RC = roll call vote) Staff present included: Jodi Eddleman, City Clerk; Jean Fuder, Finance Director; Nancy Kuehl, Parks and Recreation Director; Greg Staples, Police Chief; Tim Hoskins, PublicWorks Director; Ryan Cobum, Fire Chief; Luke Parris, City Plan- ner and Jim Dougherty, City Attorney. 16-107 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Isley, to approve the agenda as amended to move item F from the consent to be heard directly after consent, passed unanimously by voice vote. Welcome of Guests and Public Comment With no one present wishing to speak, Mayor Phillips opened the business por- tion of the meeting. 16-108 Motion by Isley, seconded by Livingston, to approvethe minutes of the June 2nd regular council meeting passed unanimously by voice vote. Consent included Tax abatements; Resolution 0616-16-059 accepting infra- structure for Silverado Plat 2; Resolution 0616-16-060 accepting improvements for Estates on the Ridge Plat 2; Resolution 0616-16-061 accepting temporary constructions easements for the ground surrounding Holland Farms; Approval of contract with HGAC for cooperative purchasing; Resolution 0616-16-062 ap- proving LED proposal and agreement with Ultra Green Lighting; CIAC update on art and culture; Resolutions 0616-16-063,O616-16-064 and 0616-16-065 approving transfers and closing of funds; Block party applications for 1300 block of Hunter Dfr~ and 1000 Rolling Hills Court; monthly department re- ports and treasurers report and expenditures: ADVENTURE LIGHTING LIGHTING 460.66 AIRPORT SIGNS SIGN 140.00 AMERICAN PUBLIC MEMBERSHIP 184.00 ANKENY SANITATION TRASH SERVICE 52.50 BEDWELL GARDENS TREES 5,334.24 BEST PORTABLE TOILETS SPORTS COMPLEX 140.00 BLUE TARP FINANCIAL TREE WATER BAGS 269.85 BOBS CUSTOM SERVICE AWARDS 158.00 BOUND TREE MED SUPPLIES 4,936.89 CAPpEI'S HARDWARE FERTILIZER 95.08 CARPENTER UNIFORM UNIFORMS PARKER 813.83 CENTURYLINK MONTHLY SERVICE 546.00 CITY OF WDSM APRIL WESTCOM 51,561.72 CNM OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT 1,678.85 COMM INNOVATORS CHAMBERS REPAIR 323.58 CONFLUENCE MASTERPLAN 8,572.00 CONTRACT SPECIALTY WHITE CHALK 1,586.00 CONTRACTORS RENTAL TRAILER 105.00 CROSSROADS CHURCH REFUND 30.00 CUMMINS CENTRAL GENERATOR SVC 734.50 DES MOINES IRON CONVEYOR PARTS 583.90 DOWNEY TIRE JAC MOWER 203.91 EAGLE ENGRAVING INC ID TAGS 97.40 FAREWAY SUPPLIES 210.13 G & L CLOTHING UNIFORMS PARKER 813.85 GARLAND'S INC. SUPPLIES 578.98 GREATER DSM DC TRIP 9,000.00 GREGG YOUNG SERVICE 709.85 GRIMES ASPHALT MATERIAL 3,863.54 HARVEY'SBOAT TRAILER 1,820.31 HD SUPPLY PARTS 394.00 HENRY WHITE REFUND 29.00 HYDRAQUIP LTD PARTS 222.24 ILLINOIS FIRE STORE EQUIPMENT 1,769.93 INDOFF INC OFFICE SUPPLIES 422.02 INSIDE THE TAPE EDU/TRAINING 295.00 IOWA LIVING PUBLICATION 1,050.00 IOWA SIGNAL HWY 28 & MAIN 431.85 IOWA WINDOW BLDG 85.00 JOSH DEBOWER REFUND 30.00 LASER RESOURCES MAINT 707.41 LOGAN CONT CEMENT 75.00 MATHESON TRI-GAS EQUIPMENT 201.533 MCHS EMS SUPPLIES 10.00 MENARDS PARTS 142.17 MERCY COLLEGE CLASSES 147.00 METRO WASTE COMPOST 1,792.00 MIDWEST BREATH QUARTERLY AIR TEST 126.60 NADO NATL ASSN MEMBERSHIP 500.00 NICHOLS EQUIP ROLLER RENTAL 714.00 NWTC MINUTES 55.80 NORWALK HARD SUPPLIES 346.10 O'HALLORAN VEHICLE 1,017.92 OPTOMETRIC ASSOC VISION BENEFIT 249.00 PLUMB SUPPLY SUPPLIES 26.23 POLK COUNTY TREAS BLOOD DRAW 150.00 POOLTECH INC. POOL EQUIPMENT 181.56 RED WING UNIFORM 179.99 ROSE DICKINSON REFUND 29.00 S & P GLOBAL GO BONDS 14,000.00 SAM'S CLUB DARE FOOD 668.45 SANDSTONE ORCHARD VIEW 47,755.01 SARAH HANRAHAN REFUND 25.00 SENECA COMPANIES MAINT 1,411.50 SHRED IT SERVICES 50.24 STEVE BORMANN REFUND 25.00 TERMINIX BLDG 67.00 THE GRAPHIC EDGE POOL SHIRTS 323.52 TORREY HOLST REFUND 30.00 TRUCK EQUIP LIFTTRUCK OIL 85.33 ULTRA GREEN LIBRARY 33,559.24 USA BLUE BOOK FLAGS 424.89 VAN WALL GROUP GROMMET 9.10 VK ORCHARD VIEW 112.00 WADE WAGONER REIMBURSEMENT 99.90 16-109 Motion by Riva, seconded by Livingston, to approve the consent agenda passed unanimously, RC. Consent Item F Isley stated sewer trunk line was put in two years ago when Bedwell noticed well wasn't filling. A plug solution was completed and the well is still not filling. Then asked city staff what the proposed improvements will do? Hoskins responded that the well was primarily fed from surface water, now be- cause of the work in the area the well isn't filling as much. Mayor added that he doesn't believe the city is responsible; but in an effort to be a good neighbor, the city should pay 25% of the cost for Bedwell to hook up to rural water. The cost is $6500-$7000 opposed to the other option of drilling a new well for approximately $15,000. 16-110 Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Isley, to adopt Resolution 0616-16-066 approving allocation of up to $2,500 to assist with well improvements at Bedwell Gardens passed unanimously, RC. Estates at the Ridge 16-111 Motion by Isley, seconded by Livingston, to adopt Resolution 0616-16- 067 approving the Estates at the Ridge, Plat 2 - Final Plat passed unanimously, RC. LOSST update Finance Director Furler reported that effective July I the city will begin collecting a 1% local option sales and service tax; which is approximately $700,000, based on receipts from last year. Monthly distribution will start in August. The unincor- porated areas would like to take the option back to voters for FY 17/18 lowering the anticipated amount to be received. Per ballot 25% of revenue is earmarked for property tax relief and will go into the debt service fund. Furler provided a list of potential LOSST projects for FY 16-17 through 19-20. Rive would like to wait for the bids from the Beardsley facility to come in to have a better idea of what it will cost. Isley would like to use the money for critical needs. Furler indicated the list was for discussion purposes and an attempt to get the conversation started regarding how to best utilize the LOSST funds. Welcome Sign Tim Hoskins indicated the sign project is scheduled to be bid July 21. Isley re- quested Parker Signs, Indianola, be sent the specification information. 16-112 Motion by Rive, seconded by Livingston, to adopt Resolution 0616-16- 068 ordering construction of certain public improvements, approving prelimi- nary plans, and fixing July 21 as public hearing date, and taking of bids therefor for improvements known as the Gateway Sign project passed unanimously, RC. Development Agreement Addendum Loffredo Holdings This addendum extends the agreement until December 31,2017 while parties actively seek a place to move the dirt. 16-113 Motion by Rive, seconded by Isley, to adopt Resolution 0616-16-069 approving the development agreement addendum to the development agree- ment with Loffredo Holdings LLC dated 12/27/2013 passed unanimously, RC. Norwalk Dog Park Update Jason Olerich presented the council with a budget and plans to develop a dog park, located behind Windflower Park. The group is discussing key fobs with electronic reader or badges for identifying those dogs. Mayor asked who would monitor and Olerich answered that it would be self- monitored. Kuehl stated Park and Rec would monitor the software for fob regis- tration. Staff Updates Mayor announced that the 2017 Home Show Expo will be at the Estates at The Ridge Plat 2. Rive asked why Public Works staff is getting hepatitis shots and Hoskins re- sponded that it is required by law because they are involved with sewer. She added that the Central Iowa Code Consortium (CICC) wants all cities to be con- sistent with Iowa codes after hearings are complete. CICC will come to council once data is collected. Furler stated a new Utility Billing Clerk has been hired. Undsey Offenburger will start on June 27. She comes from the City of Indianola with 10 years utility billing, payroll and accounting experience. Kuehl gave update on pool and said letters are going out to people that have purchased passes explaining refund options for June. Jazz in July will be held on July 10. Sealine said summer read program is in full swing with over 1000 community members signed up. Caddy shacks fundraiser for adults only will be Friday, July 1. It is mini golf in the library and the cost is $20 for t~cket. Staples reported that the drug task overtime grant was approved for about $3600. Lunch in the park was Friday, June 10. Coburn stated the fire department is over 80 calls in call volume from where they were last year at this time. The storm siren at Hwy 28 and Beardsley will be relocated about 200 yards to the west. Livingston said Judge Gamble has ordered all personnel to move out of the Warren County Courthouse. 16-114 Motion by Rive, seconded by Livingston, to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. passed unanimously by voice vote. Tom Phillips, Mayor Attest: Jodi Eddleman, City Clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION UNABRIDGED MINUTES OF THE NORWALK CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON 06-30-16 (Minutes to be approved at the July 7th, 2016 meeting) Mayor Phillips called the City Council meeting to order at 6:03 p.m. Present at roll call: Erika lsley, Ed Kuhl, Jaki Livingston, Stephanie Riva and David Lester. Absent: (RC = roll call vote) Staff present included: Jodi Eddleman, City Clerk; Jean Furler, Finance Director; Nancy Kuehl, Parks and Recreation Director; Greg Staples, Police Chief; Tim Hoskins, Public Works Director; Ryan Coburn, Fire Chief; Holly Sealine, Library Director and Jim Dougherty, City Attorney. 16-115 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Isley, to approve the agenda as amended to move item 8 before item 7passed unanimously, RC. Welcome of Guests and Public Comment With no one present wishing to speak, Mayor Phillips opened the business por- tion of the meeting. The consent agenda included a street closure application for Hakes Drive, a special event application for Party Before the Works and a block party applica- tion for 1900 block of E 19th & Swan Court and expenditures: ALL INCLUSIVE REC FIBAR TOP OFF 5,482.00 ALL IOWA POOL QUICK SHOCK 733.26 AMANDA PELZER SWIM LESSON REFUND 25.00 AMANDA WAGONER SWIM LESSON REFUND 30.00 ANGLE ROSS POOL PASS REFUND 37.10 ANGLE VANDERMARK SWIM LESSON REFUND 30.00 ANIMAL RESCUE LEAG LIVE INTAKE 125.00 ASHLEY SHEPPARD POOL PASS REFUND 18.55 BOUND TREE MED SUPPLIES 13.56 CARPENTER OPERATING SUP 1,176.00 CIS ATHLETIC PITCHING MOUND 662.50 CRESCENT ELEC BRINDLE RING 37.42 DARCY VOOG SWIM LESSON REFUND 34.50 DAVIS EQUIP REPAIRS 1,336.36 DES MOINES REG SUBSCRIPTION 35.00 DMW LAB ANALYSIS 290.00 DOUGHTERY SERVICES 14,350.50 DREW SCHMIDT SWIM LESSON REFUND 55.00 DUSTIN KRALIK TENNIS REFUND 69.00 ERICK DANIELSEN POOL PASS REFUND 37.10 FIRE SERVICE CONF FEE 50.00 GARY GOINGS RENTAL REFUND 200.00 GOPHER' SUPPLIES 502.63 GRAINGER " OPERATING SUPPLIES 81.31 GREENWOODS SEWER REPAIRS 291.50 GRETCHEN WINFREY POOL PASS REFUND 37.10 HD ON GO PAYMENT SERVICE 1,250.00 HD SUPPLY PARTS 6,839.50 ILLINOIS FIRE RED VANTAGE 119.95 INDOFF SUPPLIES 315.28 IA ENVIRONMENTAL : BRIDGE SAMPLINT 400.00 IA LAW ENFORCEMENT BRYANT 90.00 IA LEAGUE CITIES ANNUAL DUES 3,590.00 IA METHODIST BRYANT 3,197.70 IA ONE CALL LOCATES 954.80 JAMES OIL FUEL 6,710.84 JAMIE PURVIANCE POOL PASS REFUND 21.38 JEAN STANSBERY SWIM LESSON REFUND 30.00 JENNIFER WUBBEN SWIM LESSON REFUND 30.00 JESSICA LEEPER SWIM LESSON REFUND 25.00 JILL HILL SWIM LESSON REFUND 90.00 JOHSON CONST HYDRANT RENTAL 842.37 KABEL HRA CKS 1,451.44 KATIE MCINTYRE POOL PASS REFUND 18.55 KATIE TICE SWIM LESSON REFUND 90.00 KRISTI FULLER POOL PASS REFUND 19.37 LAURA KIMBALL SWIM LESSON REFUND 60.00 LINDSEY ATHERTON POOL PASS REFUND 18.55 LINDSEY EAGLE POOL PASS REFUND 18.55 LIZEL BRAGGS TENNIS REFUND 34.50 LOGAN MATERIALS 207.60 IACP NET SERVICES 275.00 MARY JANE SHARP FITNESS CLASS 2,023.70 MATHSON TRI OXYGEN 200.99 MEDIACOM INTERNET 157.40 MELISSA CHINGWAY SWIM LESSON REFUND 25.00 MERCY COLLEGE TRAINING 100.00 MEREDITY SWIM LESSON REFUND 15.00 MICHELE RICO POOL PASS REFUND 37.10 MUNI SUPPLY MXU 7,713.60 NANCY KUEHL ART PARK 120.29 NFPA MEMBERSHIP 175.00 NWTC PUBLICATION 212.35 NORWALK COMM SCHOOL SHARED SERVICES 25,257.00 OREILLY SUPPLIES 38.12 PEEK SALES REPAIRS 22.05 PFM GO BNODS 14,000.00 PITNEY BOWES POSTAGE MACHINE 735.00 PLAYPOWER EQUIPMENT 2,358.05 POLK CO TREAS PAYMENT SERVICE 1,888.72 POOL TECH CHEMICALS 642.00 QUALITY TRAFFIC SUPPLIES 150.00 RDG GATEWAY SIGNS 8,745.07 REGISTER MEDIA PUBLIC NOTICE 52.75 RENEE MESSAMAKER REFUND 79.00 ROBERT JOSS POOL PASS REFUND 37.10 SANDY SPARKS POOL PASS REFUND 30.00 SARA ROUTH JAZZ JULY 187.50 STANARD ASSOC TEST 128.00 STANDRIDGE SUPPLIES 1,587.00 STEPHANIE HUDSON SWIM LESSON REFUND 60.00 STIVERS FORD REPAIRS 367.00 STRATEGIC AMERICA WEB HOST 540.00 SWANK MOTION REC 375.00 TAMMI BETTS WATER REFUND 56.00 THE CUT EDGE AERIFY FIELDS 6,000.00 TERESA WHITEFALL PARK SHELTER 40.00 TIM HOSKINS REIMBURSEMENT 6.50 TRACY SILZER SWIM LESSON REFUND 30.00 TRAVIS BENTZ. SWIM LESSON REFUND 55.00 TYLER TECH SUPPORT 1,512.53 VERIZON CELL PHONES 1,563.52 ZIEGLER PARTS 155.81 16-116 Motion by Uvingston, seconded by Rive to approve the consent agenda passed unanimously RC. Public Hearing Beardsley Regional Detention1 Project Mayor Phillips opened the public hearing on the Beardsley Regional Detention1 phase 2 grading and drainage at 6:05 p.m., Eddleman reported receiving no comments, Phillips closed the public hearing at 6:05 p.m. 16-117 Motion by Riva, seconded by Isley to approve Resolution No 0630-16- 070 adopting plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of costs for the Beardsley Regional Stormwater Detention Facility Phase 2 grading and drain- age passed unanimously, RC. Tony Bellizzi of Veenstra & Kimm addressed the council on the project. Tony stated that there are a few things that need to come into place before construc- tion can begin a Corp of Engineers permit, the flood plain permit and the tempo- rary easement from United Properties. Council has concern about what would happen if the easement wasn't granted, Bellizi responded that if it wasn't granted that a steeper transition grade would have to be done, modifications would need to be made so that it wouldn't impact the property. The entire project will not be able to be completed until the ease- ment is received. Any additional modifications to the project would be brought back to the council as a change order. Jean Furler gave the council a couple of different scenarios on how the city could fund the project. The Local Option Sales and Service Tax (LOSST) could be utilized for the first two to three years depending on the available increment. If development does not occur, the LOSST may be a long term solution to pay the debt. If the development occurs as anticipated then the payback could range from three to ten years. The total estimated revenues from developers/busi- nesses that connect to the detention pond is projected to be $217,000 that could also be utilized to offset the debt. The project total costs as of June 30 are $3 million not including any additional requests that may be made by developers. In addition, other improvements will be made to the area as development occurs. 16-118 Motion by Riva, seconded by Livingston to table awarding the construc- tion contract for the Beardsley Regional Storm water Detention Facility Phase 2 grading and drainage passed 4-1 with Lester abstaining. 16-119 Motion by Kuhl, seconded by Lester to enter into closed session pursu- ant to Iowa Code Chapter 21.5 (1) (i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being con- sidered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that indi- viduals reputation ant that individual requests a closed session to discuss final- ists for the City Manager position, passed unanimously RC. 16-120 Motion by Riva, second by Lester to go back into open session, passed unanimously RC. 16-121 Motion by Livingston, seconded by Riva to adjourn at *8:02 p.m., passed unanimously RC. 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