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COUNCIL MEETING
June 23, 2020
5:30 P.M.

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

Mayor Gordon presided.

Peter Bardole and Chuck Wenthold asking for council support for Hot August Nights Thursday evening on August 13, 2020.

On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan,the Council approved the following consent agenda: June 9, 2020 Council Minutes. Fireworks permit for Terry Semke at 1202 S Grimmell Rd for July 3 and July 4, 2020,  Fireworks permit for Roger Nielson at 102/104 West McKinley Street for June 29 and July 3, 2020, approval of Hy-Vee Market Café, Class C Liquor License (Commercial), approval of Hy-Vee Fast and Fresh Express, Class E Liquor License, and Appointment of Matt Wetrich to Bell Tower Foundation.

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

On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Wetrich, the Council approved of the Local Planning and Administrative Assistance Contract TA2010 with Region XII Council of Governments for the Environmental Review for Housing Application for Upper Story Housing Conversion.

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

On motion by Wetrich, second by Jackson, the Council approved setting a public hearing for July 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. for CDBG Upper Story Housing Conversion Application.

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

On motion by Jackson, second by Sloan, the Council approved setting a public hearing for July 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. on proposed zoning amendment to allow dwelling units on upper levels of buildings in the Central Business Commercial District as a permitted use.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 33-20

On motion by Sloan, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 33-20, a resolution approving Rice Plat of Survey to combine the vacant lot of Parcel A of Lot 9 of Block 6  in Jefferson Land and Loan Company’s Second Addition in the City of Jefferson and located at approximately 702 West Lincoln Way.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 34-20

On motion by Jackson, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 34-20, a resolution approving Gower Plat of Survey  to convey parcel A of Lot 2 of the Subdivision of Lot B of Lot 14 of the Northwest Quarter of Section 17, Township 83 North, Range 30 West of the 5th P.M., in the City of Jefferson, Greene County, Iowa; located at approximately 109 Harding Road.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 35-20

On motion by Sloan, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Resolution No. 35-20, a resolution approving thirteenth amendment to City Administrator Employment Agreement extending the term of the Employment Agreement through June 30, 2021 and adjusting City Administrators salary to $104,841.00/yr effective July 1, 2020.

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

Mary Weaver and John Turpin gave an update on Thomas Jefferson Gardens.

There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn.

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