Council Meeting Minutes 12-17-18

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

December 17, 2018

     The City Council of the City of Fayette, Iowa, met Monday, December 17, 2018, at 6:00 pm in the Fayette City Hall pursuant to law and rules of said council, Mayor Wenthe presiding.

     Roll call: Present - Council members Larson, Nefzger, Tucker and Wulfekuhle.  Absent – Cowley.

     Moved Larson, seconded Tucker, to approve the consent agenda items consisting of the regular meeting minutes of 12/3/18 and the claims list of 12/4/18 – 12/17/18. Roll call, all ayes, motion carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Nefzger, to approve the agenda as presented. All ayes, carried.

     Upon Mayor Wenthe’s request, moved Nefzger, seconded Wulfekuhle, to appoint Hillaree Childs to the Fayette Recreation Board for three years.  All ayes, carried.

     Upon Mayor Wenthe’s request, moved Nefzger, seconded Tucker, to appoint the following people to the Fayette Tree Board: Tereasa Lenius for a three-year term, David Hanson for a two-year term, William Thom for a two-year term and David Runyon to a one-year term.  All ayes, carried.

     Upon Mayor Wenthe’s request, moved Larson, seconded Wulfekuhle, to appoint Delbert O’Dell to the CDBG Housing Committee.  All ayes, carried.

     Upon Mayor Wenthe’s request and the Fayette Fire Departments recommendation, moved Larson, seconded Wulfekuhle, to reappoint Jason Rohde as Fayette Fire Chief for 2019.  All ayes, carried.

     City Administrator/Clerk McGrane was not present at the meeting but provided a written report that informed the council that applications for the CDBG Owner-Occupied Housing Grant must be postmarked by 12/17/18.  As of 12/14 only 4 Fayette residents submitted applications that had been received by Upper Explorerland and we can fund up to 6 homes.  Tschiggfrie Excavating finished up the spot repairs on Wadena Road last week and Visu Sewer has started prep work for the CIPP lining.  City Hall will close at noon on 12/24/18 and the Fayette Community Library and City Hall will be closed on 12/25 and 12/26.  The Fayette Fire Department provided the number of Fire Responses from 5/30/18 through 12/4/18: 1-Building Fire, 1-Brush/Grass Fire, 5-Vehicle Accidents, 3-Alarms, 7-Dept. Meetings, 8-Practices, 2-County Meetings, 3-Hazardous Cond., 2-Misc.   

     Moved Nefzger, seconded Larson, to approve the Fayette Housing Committee meeting minutes from 11/9/18.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Wulfekuhle, to approve the Fayette Community Library Board of Trustees meeting minutes from 11/14/18.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Nefzger, to discuss having Visu Sewer perform additional CIPP lining to portions of Wadena Road and Union Street.  Moved Wulfekuhle, seconded Nefzger, to approve Visu Sewer to add CIPP lining to portions of Wadena Road and Union Street as part of the Sanitary Sewer Repair and CIPP Lining project at an approximate cost of $25,000.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Tucker, seconded Larson, to discuss a conditional approval of Partial Payment Estimate Number 3 to Tschiggfrie Excavating for project 16-137 Division 1 upon receipt of all necessary Davis-Bacon wage documentation by Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission (UERPC).  Moved Tucker, seconded Nefzger, to approve Partial Pay Estimate Number 3 to Tschiggfrie Excavating for the Sanitary Sewer Repair and CIPP Lining Improvements project 16-137 Division 1 contingent upon receipt of all necessary Davis-Bacon wage documentation by UERPC.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Nefzger, to discuss Resolution 2018-30.  Moved Nefzger, seconded Wulfekuhle, to approve Resolution 2018-30: Engagement Agreement and Scope of Engagement with Ahlers and Cooney, P.C. in its capacity as Bond Counsel in connection with the issuance of Sewer Revenue Capital Loan Notes.  Roll call, all ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Wulfekuhle, to discuss Resolution 2018-31.  Moved Tucker, seconded Larson, to approve Resolution 2018-31: Fixing date for a meeting on the proposition to authorize a Loan and Disbursement Agreement and the issuance of Notes to evidence the obligations of the City thereunder not to exceed $130,000 Sewer Revenue Capital Loan Notes.  Roll call, all ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Wulfekuhle, to discuss Resolution 2018-32.  Moved Nefzger, seconded Larson, to approve Resolution 2018-32: Adding Section XXXI. Immigration Policy and Procedure to the Fayette Police Departments Policy and Procedure Manual.  Roll call, all ayes, carried.

     Moved Larson, seconded Nefzger, to discuss accepting the Jones Boys LLC estimate of $6,930.  Moved Nefzger, seconded Wulfekuhle, to accept the Jones Boys LLC estimate of $6,930 for repairing the deck joint on the Main Street bridge.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Nefzger, seconded Larson, to discuss authorizing Deputy Clerk Nancy Creery to sign City checks and access the Safe Box.  Moved Nefzger, seconded Tucker, to authorize Fayette Deputy Clerk Nancy Creery to sign City of Fayette checks and to have access to the City of Fayette’s Safe Box at First State Bank in Fayette.  All ayes, carried.

     Moved Wulfekuhle, seconded Larson, to discuss having a pop can donation area in the City of Fayette.  No action was taken. 

     There being no further business, moved Nefzger, unanimous, to adjourn at 6:20 pm.

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