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AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL


  1. CALL TO ORDER 

  2. ROLL CALL 

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

  4. COMMUNICATIONS – CITIZENS 

  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 – June 19, 2014

    * Items 8A-F - Petitions and Communications

    A. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for The Pearl, 101 West Mississippi Drive – The Pearl LLC (pending inspections)

    B. First and second reading for a new Class “B” Beer Permit Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Great River Days, 101 Harbor Drive – Great River Days Inc. (pending inspections and insurance)

    C. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Native Wine Permit, Class “C” Beer Permit and Sunday Sales for Casey’s General Store #2906, 3509 Steamboat Way – Casey’s Marketing Company (pending inspections)

    D. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Beer Permit, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Yacky Shack, 163 Colorado Street – Yacky Shack LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

    E. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License for Port City Underground, 208 West 2nd Street – Lacey Henderson-Mueller (pending inspections and insurance)

    F. Cigarette/Tobacco Permits Effective July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015:
    • Bullpen Sports Bar, 1201 Grandview Avenue – Tracy A. Horton
    • Circle K #6600, 802 Cypress Street – Mac’s Convenience Stores LLC
    • Dollar General #7027, 2000 Cedar Plaza Drive – Dolgencorp, LLC
    • Missipi Brewing Company, 107 Iowa Avenue – David Armstrong

    G. Request to Approve Application for Revitalization Property Tax Abatement

    This request is for the approval of an application for a revitalization property tax abatement. Property owners are required to submit an application for City Council consideration and approval. Upon approval, applications are forwarded to the Muscatine County Assessor who makes the final determination of the assessed valuation of improvements to the property.

    H. Request to Move Missipi Brewing Company’s 4th of July Celebration and Outdoor Service Area for Liquor License 

    This request is to move the Missipi Brewing Company’s 4th of July Celebration and Outdoor Service Area for a Liquor License to Mississippi Drive due to flood closure of Mississippi Drive and the use of Iowa Avenue as a detour.


    * Item 9A – From the Mayor

    A. Appointment of Steven Bradford to the Airport Advisory Commission

    * Items 12A-G - Communications Receive and File

    A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors –June 16, 2014

    B. Zoning Board of Adjustment – June 3, 2014

    C. MP&W Board – May 27, 2014

    D. MP&W Communications Utility – May 2014

    E. MP&W Electric Utility – May 2014

    F. MP&W Water Utility – May 2014

    G. City of Muscatine Financial Reports – May 2014

    * Bills*

    * Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $5,750,113.80, including journal entries and receipt summaries for April and May 2014, 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. Request to Approve Change Order #1 for the Weed Park Maintenance Building Project 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve Change Order #1 for the Weed Park Maintenance Building Project. The contract for this project was awarded to Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors on November 7, 2013 in the amount of $398,500. This change order will result in a deduction of $19,453 for a total contract amount of $379,097.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

    2. Resolution Accepting Completed Work for the Weed Park Maintenance Building Project and Authorizing Final Payment 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution accepting completed work for the Weed Park Maintenance Building Project and authorizing final payment. The contract for this project was awarded to Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors on November 7, 2013. The contractor has satisfied the requirements of the contract, and it is staff’s recommendation City Council accept the completed work for the project and authorize final payment to the contractor.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    3. Request to Approve a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Agreement with the Louisa Regional Solid Waste Agency 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Agreement with the Louisa Regional Solid Waste Agency. The city has been providing this service to Louisa County residents since 2006. The three-year agreement will begin August 1, 2014 and end July 31, 2017. The Louisa County Regional Solid Waste Agency will be charged $35 per household for items brought to the Transfer Station for proper disposal.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

  12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE 

  13. APPROVAL OF BILLS 

    It is recommended bills totaling $5,750,113.80, including journal entries and receipt summaries for April and May 2014, 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