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COUNCIL MEETING
November 10, 2020
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 Wetrich, the Council approved the following consent agenda: October 27, 2020 Council Minutes, approval of pay request #2 for $10,756.85 to Concrete Technologies Inc. for Runway 14/32 Extension and Payment of monthly bills from City funds.

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

Ken Paxton, GCDC Director updated the Council on Greene County Development Corp activity. On motion by Wetrich, second by Jackson, the Council approved the quarterly payment of $12,500.00 to GCDC.

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

On motion by Sloan, second by Jackson, the Council approved Phase II Façade Rehabilitation grant of $8,667.28 for improvements to Companion Vet Clinic at 210 S. Wilson Avenue.

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

On motion by Wetrich, and second by Ahrenholtz, the Council approved of hiring Jamie Brenner for Patrol Officer at a salary of 43,618/yr. effective November 13, 2020.

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

On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved the first reading of an ordinance providing for commercial cardboard collection fees.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 59-20

On motion by Ahrenhotlz, second by Sloan, the Council approved Resolution No. 59-20, a resolution amending request for Reimbursement of Eligible Costs related to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency from the Iowa Covid-19 Government Relief Fund.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 60-20

On motion by Jackson, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 60-20, a resolution approving COG Administrative Contract for CDBG Upper Story Conversion Grant.

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

On motion by Jackson, second by Wetrich, the Council approved Change Order #1 in the amount of  $-3,265.20 for reconciliation of contract quantities and amounts to final constructed levels for Arch Alley Improvements.

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

On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved final pay estimate #2 to Caliber Concrete LLC in the amount of $24,884.24 for Arch Alley Improvements.

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

On motion by Sloan, second by Jackson, the Council approved Certificate of Substantial Completion for Arch Alley Improvements.

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

On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Change Order #1 for Jefferson Shared Use Path Improvements of $1,350.90.

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

On motion by Zmolek, second by Sloan, the Council approved pay estimate #4 to Caliber Concrete LLC in the amount of $86,759.64 for Jefferson Shared Use Path Improvements.

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

On motion by Wetrich, second by Sloan, the Council approve Change Order #1 in the amount of $13,420.02 for reconciliation of contract quantities and amounts to final as constructed levels for Chestnut & Adams Street Watermain Improvements.

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

On motion by Jackson, second by Zmolek, the Council approved final pay estimate #4 to Keller Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $7,600.00 for Chestnut & Adams Street Watermain Improvements.

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

On motion by Zmolek, second by Wetrich , the Council approved Certificate of Substantial Completion for Chestnut & Adams Street Watermain Improvements.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 61-20

On motion by Sloan, second by Ahrenholtz, the Council approved Resolution No. 61-20, a resolution approving obligating funds from Mark Bauer Subfund of the City of Jefferson Urban Renewal Tax Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment obligations scheduled to be in the next succeeding fiscal year, not to exceed $27,000.00.

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

RESOLTUION NO. 62-20

On motion by Zmolek, second by Jackson, the Council approved Resolution No. 62-20, a resolution approving obligating funds from the Tri-County Cash Lumber Mart Subfund of the City of Jefferson Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment obligations scheduled to be paid in the next succeeding fiscal year, not to exceed $3,000.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 63-20

On motion by Wetrich, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 63-20, a resolution approving obligating funds from the Jefferson Hotel Group Subfund of the City of Jefferson Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment obligations scheduled to be paid in the next succeeding fiscal year, not to exceed $101,200.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 64-20

On motion by Ahrenholtz, second by Zmolek, the Council approved Resolution No. 64-20, a resolution approving obligating funds from the Goodyear Tire Subfund of the City of Jefferson Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment obligations scheduled to be pain in the next succeeding fiscal year, not to exceed $19,000.00.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 65 -20

On motion by Zmolek, second by Sloan, the Council approved Resolution No. 65-20, a resolution approving obligating funds from the Clinic Subfund of the City of Jefferson Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to the payment of annual appropriation tax increment obligations scheduled to be paid in the next succeeding fiscal year, not to exceed $14,600.00.

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

There being no further business the Council agreed to adjourn.

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