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AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL




  1. CALL TO ORDER 

  2. ROLL CALL 

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

  4. COMMUNICATIONS – CITIZENS 

    1. Presentation by Allied Waste to the City of Muscatine for its 2013 Successful Recycling Program
       
  5. CONSENT AGENDA

    The following items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda. 

    * Items 6A - Approval of City Council Minutes

    A. Regular City Council Minutes – April 3, 2014

    * Items 8A-F - Petitions and Communications

    A. First reading for a new Class “C” Liquor License for LIB International, 1919 Grandview Avenue – LIB International (pending inspections and insurance)

    B. Request for renewal of a Class “A” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Muscatine Lodge No. 388, 207 Lake Park Blvd. – Muscatine Lodge No. 388 (pending inspections)

    C. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Wine Permit, Class “C” Beer Permit, Class “E” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Wal-Mart Supercenter #559, 3003 North Highway 61 – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (pending inspections)

    D. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Sticks N’ Stones Bar and Billiards, 218 Walnut Street – Sticks N’ Stones Bar and Billiards LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

    E. Request for Taxicab License for Royal Taxi Cab Service LLC, 810 Park Avenue Suite 4 – Amanda Haney

    F. Request from Zion Lutheran Church for Use of City Property for a Neighborhood Block Party

    This request is for the closure of Sycamore Street from alley in front of Zion Lutheran Church to intersection at 6th Street and from 6th Street to the entrance to the church parking lot. The requested closure date is May 28th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the actual event taking place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    G. Request from Saints Mary Mathias Church for Use of City Property for Corpus Christi Feast Procession 

    This request is for the use of city property for the Corpus Christi Procession on Saturday, June 21, 2014, from approximately 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The procession will turn to the right out of St. Mary’s Church parking lot on 4th Street traveling down to Pine Street. The procession will turn left on Pine Street, cross 8th Street and up the hill to St. Mathias Church.

    * Item 9A – From the Mayor

    A. Appointment of Paul Carroll to the Historic Preservation Commission 

    * Items 12A-B - Communications Receive and File

    A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors – March 24, 2014

    B. City of Muscatine Financial Reports – March 2014 

    * Bills*

    * Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $2,240,297.91 is subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s). 

  6. MINUTES – APPROVAL 

  7. PUBLIC HEARING 

  8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS 

  9. FROM THE MAYOR 

  10. FROM THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 

  11. FROM THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR 

    1. Resolution Setting Date for Sale of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2014 and Authorizing Use of a Preliminary Official Statement in Connection Therewith

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution setting the date for the sale of General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2014, and authorizing the use of a Preliminary Official Statement in connection therewith. The city has previously taken action to approve the $2,575,000 bond issue to be dated June 2, 2014 to finance various capital projects that are either underway or will be completed in the upcoming year. The issue includes funding for the local share of the reconstruction projects for Colorado and Cedar streets, the local share for airport improvement projects, library elevator improvements, and the purchase of equipment for the city’s ambulances. Adoption of this resolution will provide for additional action for the issuance of the bonds including setting the date for the sale of the bonds for May 1, 2014 and approving the Preliminary Official Statement for this issue.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

  12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE 

  13. APPROVAL OF BILLS 

    It is recommended bills totaling $2,240,297.91 be approved and that the City Council authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to issue warrants for the same. It should be noted that this listing is subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s). 

  14. COMMUNICATIONS - COUNCIL MEMBERS 

  15. OTHER BUSINESS 

  16. ADJOURNMENT