Joint New London City Meeting

Written by Theresa Rose on June 5, 2017

AGENDA FOR NEW LONDON CITY COUNCIL & UTILITY TRUSTEES
JOINT MEETING – JUNE 6, 2017 – TUESDAY – 6:00 P.M. – CITY OFFICE
1. CALL TO ORDER JOINT MEETING: Mayor Ron Sadler
2. ROLL CALL: Council: Greg Malott, Frank Staley, Tom Davis, Kirk Miller and Dan Berner
Trustees: Jerry Wilhelm, Jodi Jackson, Steve Rotter, Cris Julian and Sid Schmitt
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Council: Approve an RFP for the annual audit for fiscal years 2017, 2018 & 2019 (1-4)
b. Trustees: Approve an RFP for the annual audit for fiscal years 2017, 2018 & 2019 (1-4)
c. Council: Discuss and take action on Iowa State Code 476.22-476.26 regarding IUB territory boundary conflicts (5-11)
d. Trustees: Discuss and take action on Iowa State Code 476.22-476.26 regarding IUB territory boundary conflicts (5-11)
e. Council: Discuss and take action on a maintenance agreement with Itron for meter reading software (12-21)
f. Trustees : Discuss and take action on a maintenance agreement with Itron for meter reading software (12-21)
g. Trustees & Council: Discuss utility services for Dollar General (22)
h. Trustees & Council: Discuss 100% renewable energy goal for New London
i. Trustees & Council: Discuss a solar energy study for 25% of New London’s energy needs
5. ADJOURNMENT OF JOINT MEETING
RECESS
6. CALL TO ORDER REGULAR MEETING: Mayor Ron Sadler
7. ROLL CALL: Kirk Miller, Tom Davis, Dan Berner, Greg Malott and Frank Staley
8. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
9. INVOCATION: Kirk Miller
10. REPORTS:
a. Police Dept. (23-24)
b. Fire Dept. (Handout)
c. Public Works (25-26)
d. Parks & Recreation
e. Utilities (27-31)
f. Child Care (32-40)
11. OPEN FORUM:
Rich McName – Presentation on the proposed jail
12. CONSENT AGENDA:
a. Approve minutes of previous meetings (41-48)
b. Accept Clerk’s Financial Reports (49-51)
c. Approve Payment of Claims (Handout)
d. Approve cigarette permits for: Casey’s, Jet Stop, Dollar General (52-55)
e. Zoning Permit: Chad Sovern Contracting, 106 Dover Circle, new house and garage (56-59)
f. Tax Abatement: Lavita Hibbs, 207 E. Linder St. changed salon into living quarters (60)
13. OLD BUSINESS:
a. Discuss sale of the Adams Street properties
b. Approve resolution #232 the final plat for the Adams Street Subdivision (61-63)
c. Discuss and approve a bid for the shelter house improvements (64-65)
d. Discuss layout for the subdivision on S. Pine St. (66-67)
e. Discuss continuation of the yard waste containers at 101 W. Adams St. (68)
f. Discuss and take action on repaving Elm/Cleveland St.
g. Discuss replacing the storm sewer from the school’s football field to Elm St.
h. Discuss construction of a sidewalk on S. Pine St. from W. Adams St. to the Dollar General
14. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Approve resolution #226 adopting employee annual and hourly wages for the fiscal year 2017-2018 and authorizing implementation (69)
b. Approve advertising expenses for Movies in the Park
c. Discuss and take action on allowing SEIBUS to park at 101 W. Adams St., June through September, for the Child Care Center’s summer programs
d. Discuss and take action on new State fireworks law (70-81)
e. Discuss and take action on New London Police Department Ride Along Policy (82-87)
f. Discuss and take action on purchasing body cameras for the police department (88-95)
g. Discuss purchasing security cameras for the police department
h. Discuss “Open Forum” guidelines and Mayor’s responsibilities in conducting City Council meetings
i. Discuss drainage at 102 S. Cottonwood St.
j. Discuss and take action on jetting a culvert for Blair Lehman
k. Discuss and take action on completing building inspections
15. PUBLIC HEARING:
a. Citizens questions and comments on resolution #227 authorizing the sale of City property
b. Approve resolution #227 authorizing the sale of City property, Lot 1 of the Adams Street Subdivision, to Dave Weigert (96-97)
c. Citizens questions and comments on resolution #228 authorizing the sale of City property
d. Approve resolution #228 authorizing the sale of City property, Lot 2 of the Adams Street Subdivision, to Jeremy Dudley (98-99)
e. Citizens questions and comments on resolution #229 authorizing the sale of City property
f. Approve resolution #229 authorizing the sale of City property, Lot 3 of the Adams Street Subdivision, to Mira Dingman (100-101)
g. Citizens questions and comments on resolution #230 authorizing the sale of City property
h. Approve resolution #230 authorizing the sale of City property, Lot 4 of the Adams Street Subdivision, to Raeann Lee Herrick (102-103)
i. Citizens questions and comments on resolution #231 authorizing the sale of City property
j. Approve resolution #231 authorizing the sale of City property, Lot 5 of the Adams Street Subdivision, to Rod Myers (104-105)
16. MEETINGS:
a. Joint City Council & Utility Trustees Meeting, July _______, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., City Office
17. ADJOURNMENT
NEW LONDON CITY COUNCIL – OPEN FORUM NOTICE
The Open Forum portion of the New London City Council meeting is a time where the public is allowed to speak. This is a courtesy that is extended to you. During this portion of the meeting the following guideline will be in effect:
1. Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please stand if possible, and state you name and address for the record.
2. Unless you are a scheduled, approved organization making a presentation, you will have 3 minutes to respectfully express your thoughts. Guest organizations will be under the discretion and management of the Mayor as the presiding officer.
3. Understand that no formal motions or actions will be taken on items during this time. Your concerns may be forwarded to the appropriate committee for further considerations and/or discussion.
4. All comments and discussion will remain respectful in nature to all parties.
5. Similar topics will be acknowledged, and forwarded to the appropriate department. However, repetition of topics will be limited.
6. Any deviation from these guidelines will end you allotted time and you will be asked to be seated. Failure to abide by these guidelines may lead to removal from the meeting at the order of the Mayor and possibly charges of disorderly conduct if so warranted.
7. Your involvement on agenda items will be limited to the presentation of factual material as determined by the Mayor. This the Council’s time for dealing with matters and will not include public opinions or question and answer time; this is done during Public Hearings.