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City Council Minutes

October 22, 2019

5:30 P.M.

 

PRESENT:      Jackson, Sloan, Gordon
ABSENT:        Ahrenholtz, Wetrich

Mayor Berry presided.

During open forum Phyllis Crowder asked the Council where they are at on the TNR program. Councilman Jackson explained talking to all involved, but no answers yet. Melinda Millard addressed the council with a concern of kids driving golf carts on streets and not enough stop signs in the Washington Park area.

On motion by Gordon, second by Sloan, the Council approved the following consent agenda October 8, 2019 Council Minutes, and adjustment to sewer bill of $234.69 at 402 East Clark Street.

AYE:   Jackson, Gordon, Sloan
NAY:   None

On motion by Gordon, second by Jackson, the Council approved of an engineering agreement with Bolton and Menk to develop a Waste Water facility plan. The proposed fee for the services is $48,500.00

AYE:   Gordon, Jackson, Sloan
NAY:   None

On motion by Gordon, second by Sloan, the Council approved of an engineering agreement with Bolton and Menk for the construction of approximately 1,450 LF of 6 inch water main along East Washington Street from Wilson Avenue to the alley just east of Chestnut Street, East Adams Street from Wilson to the alley just east of Chestnut Street and the alley from Chestnut Street to Adams Street. The amount for engineering services is $32,000.00.

AYE:   Sloan, Gordon, Jackson
NAY:   None                                                  

On motion by Gordon, second by Sloan, the Council approved of addendum to Bolton and Menk Greenewood and Central Avenue Trail Improvements engineering agreement to add Daubendiek Trail Improvements. The additional engineering fee would be $44,000.00.

AYE:    Gordon, Jackson, Sloan
NAY:   None

On motion by Gordon, second by Sloan, approved the purchase of two heating units for the wastewater treatment plant from Winger Mechanical in Fort Dodge for the amount of $10,522.00.

AYE:   Jackson, Sloan, Gordon
NAY:   None

                                                            RESOLUTION NO. 43-19

On motion by Gordon, second by Jackson, the Council approved Resolution No. 43-19, a resolution authorizing continuing participation in and support of the Main Street program.

AYE:   Sloan, Gordon, Jackson
NAY:   None

                                                            ORDINANCE NO. 591

On motion by Sloan, second by Gordon, the Council approved the third reading and final adoption of an ordinance amending The Code of Ordinance of the City of Jefferson, Iowa, 2017, by amending provision pertaining to water rates.

AYE:   Jackson, Gordon, Sloan
NAY:   None

                                                            ORDINANCE NO. 592

On motion by Jackson, second by Gordon, the Council approved the third reading and final adoption of an ordinance amending The Code of Ordinance of the City of Jefferson, Iowa, 2017, by amending provision pertaining to sewer user charges.

AYE:  Jackson, Gordon, Sloan
NAY:  None

At 6:00 p.m. Councilman Wetrich arrived at the meeting.

Don Orris gave an update on the Animal Shelter.

There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn.

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