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COUNCIL MEETING
April 13, 2021
5:30 P.M.

PRESENT:   Ahrenholtz, Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
ABSENT:     None

Mayor Gordon Presided.

No citizens spoke during the Open Forum.

On motion by Sloan, second by Zmolek, the Council approved the following consent agenda: March 23, 2021 Council Minutes, April 6, 2021 Special Council Minutes, Hire Dale Morlan as part time seasonal help at Public Works for $15 per hour and Payment of monthly bills from City funds.

AYE:    Ahrenholtz, Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
NAY:    None

This was the time and place for the Public Hearing on Proposed FY 2021-2022 Maximum Property Tax Dollars. Mayor Gordon asked for oral or written comments and there were none. On motion by Sloan, and second by Wetrich, the Council closed the Public Hearing.

AYE:    Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

RESOLUTION NO. 25-21

On motion by Ahrenhotlz, and second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 25-21, a resolution for the approval of Fiscal Year 2022 Maximum Property Tax Dollars.

AYE:    Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek, Ahrenholtz, Jackson
NAY:   None

RESOLUTION NO. 26-21

On motion by Wetrich, second by Jackson, the Council approved Resolution No. 26-21, a resolution setting time and place for a Public Hearing concerning the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 for the City of Jefferson, Iowa. The Public Hearing is set for April 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

AYE:    Wetrich, Zmolek, Jackson, Ahrenholtz, Sloan
NAY:   None

On motion by Jackson, second by Zmolek, the Council approved to authorize the Jefferson Fire Department to conduct a controlled burn on structure located at 703 N Wilson Ave.

AYE:    Sloan, Zmolek, Wetrich, Jackson, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan, the Council approved a plat of survey at 1005 E Lincoln Way. Midland Power has two parcels. Midland will retain possession of the West lot and Greene County will take possession of the East lot.

AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
NAY:  None

RESOLTUION NO. 27-21

On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Sloan, the Council approved Resolution No. 27-21, a resolution Awarding Contract and Approving Contract and Bond for the 2021 Alley Improvement Project to TK Concrete, Inc. from Pella, Iowa with a bid of $142,079.00.

AYE:   Zmolek, Wetrich, Sloan, Jackson, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

On motion by Sloan, second by Jackson, the Council approved the addendum to Professional Services Agreement with Bolton and Menk, Inc., for engineering services for the 2021 Alley reconstruction project for addition of $16,500.00 to the total fee provided in the original contract. Revised total fee for the project is estimated at $33,000.00.

AYE:   Wetrich, Sloan, Jackson, Ahrenholtz, Zmolek
NAY:   None

On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved pay estimate #7 to Caliber Concrete LLC in the amount of $74,027.14 for Jefferson Shared Use Path Improvements Project.

AYE:   Jackson, Sloan, Zmolek, Wetrich, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

RESOLTUION NO. 28-21

On motion by Jackson, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 28-21, a resolution proposing agreement for sale and redevelopment of property at 100 E State St. and setting Public Hearing for April 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

AYE:   Jackson, Sloan, Zmolek, Wetrich, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

RESOLUTION NO. 29-21

On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan, the Council approved Resolution No. 29-21, a resolution proposing agreement for sale and redevelopment of property at 206 North Wilson Avenue and Setting Public Hearing for April 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Zmolek, Jackson, Wetrich, Sloan
NAY:   None

RESOLTUION NO. 30-21

On motion by Sloan, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 30-21, a resolution proposing sale of property located at 305 East Vest Street and setting Public Hearing for April 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

AYE:   Zmolek, Wetrich, Sloan, Jackson, Ahrenholtz
NAY:   None

RESOLUTION NO. 31-21

On motion by Jackson, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 31-21, a resolution proposing sale of property located at 502 West State Street and setting Public Hearing for April 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

AYE:   Jackson, Ahrenholtz, Zmolek, Wetrich, Sloan
NAY:   None

RESOLTUION NO. 32-21

On motion by Jackson, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 32-21, a resolution approving Loan Agreement and Authorizing Issuance of General Obligation Corporate Purpose and Refunding Bonds, Series 2021A and providing for the levy of taxes.

AYE:   Ahrenholtz, Jackson, Sloan, Wetrich, Zmolek
NAY:   None

RESOLUTION NO. 33-21

On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan, the Council approved Resolution No. 33-21, a resolution approving Loan Agreement and Authorizing Issuance of Taxable General Obligation Urban Renewal Bonds, Series 2021B and providing for the tax levy of taxes.

AYE:   Zmolek, Wetrich, Jackson, Ahrenholtz, Sloan
NAY:   None

There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn at 5:58 p.m.

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