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AGENDA
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 - 7:00 P.M.
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 – October 15, 2015

    * Items 8A-E – Petitions and Communications

    A. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Wine Permit, Special Class “C” Liquor License, Sunday Sales and Outdoor Sales for Salvatore’s, 313 East 2nd Street – Salvatore’s by Papa Reno (pending inspections)

    B. Request for renewal of a Class “A” Liquor License, Outdoor Sales and Sunday Sales for Geneva Golf & Country Club, 3100 Bidwell Road – Geneva Golf & Country Club (pending inspections and insurance)

    C. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Bull Pen Sports Bar, 1201 Grandview Avenue – Bull Pen Sports Inc. (pending inspections and insurance)

    D. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Hubble’s, 214 East 2nd Street – Hubbles Hyink, LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

    E. Cigarette Permit for Switch2Vapor, 227 East 2nd Street – California Style Jr., Matt McFadden

    * Items 12A-E – Receive and File

    A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors – September 28, 2015 & October 12 & 19, 2015

    B. Board of Water, Electric, and Communications Trustees – September 29, 2015

    C. MP&W Communications Utility – September 2015

    D. MP&W Electric Utility – September 2015

    E. MP&W Water Utility – September 2015

    * Bills*

    * Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $2,197,620.35, as well as receipt summaries and journal entries for July, August, and September 2015, 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 Settlement Agreements for Cigarette Permit Violations 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve settlement agreements for Cigarette Permit Violations for Muscatine Fast Break, Kum & Go #436 and #438, Hy-Vee Inc. d/b/a Hy-Vee Food Store, and A&E Convenience/A&E Travel Center

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

    2. Resolution Accepting Completed Work Performed Under the Colorado Street Reconstruction Project, Authorizing Final Payment, and Rescinding Previous Resolution No. 93170-0815 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution accepting completed work for the Colorado Street Reconstruction Project. Since the September 5, 2015 closeout of the project, it was discovered the contract quantities had an error. The original contract was awarded to Heuer Construction in the amount of $2,849,949.71. There were five change orders bringing the revised final contract amount to $3,044,183.24. It is staff’s recommendation City Council accept the completed work for the project and authorize final payment to the contractor. This is under the amount allowed for completion of the project.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    3. Resolution Setting Public Hearing on Electrical Upgrades at the Municipal Airport

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution setting a public hearing on electrical upgrades at the Municipal Airport. The city entered into a grant agreement in August 2015 for the completion of this project. Anderson-Bogert has successfully completed the design of the project but before moving forward with the bidding process, a public hearing is required. This hearing will take place on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    4. Resolutions Approving Three Internal Advances as follows:

      1. Resolution Authorizing Internal Advance to Tax Increment Revenue Fund for Administrative and Professional Support Costs

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted?

      2. Resolution Authorizing Internal Advance to Tax Increment Revenue Fund for Chamber Economic Development Program

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted?

      3. Resolution Authorizing Internal Advance to Tax Increment Revenue Fund for Small Business Forgivable Loan Program

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    5. Resolution Obligating Funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for Appropriation to Payment of Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Financed Obligations Coming Due in the Next Succeeding Fiscal Year for Wal-View Developments Limited Company/GSTC Logistics Inc. 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to payment of annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations coming due in the next succeeding fiscal year for Wal-View Developments Limited Company/GSTC Logistics Inc. At this time it is necessary for City Council to obligate for appropriation funds anticipated to be received in the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 in an amount not to exceed $665,000.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    6. Resolution Obligating Funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for Appropriation to Payment of Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Financed Obligations Coming Due in the Next Succeeding Fiscal Year for H.J. Heinz L.P. 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution obligating funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for appropriation to payment of annual appropriation tax increment financed obligations coming due in the next succeeding fiscal year for H.J. Heinz L.P. At this time it is necessary for City Council to obligate for appropriation funds anticipated to be received in the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 in an amount not to exceed $20,000.

      Is there a motion to adopt the resolution as submitted? 

    7. Resolution Approving Easement for HNI Corporation

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution approving an easement for HNI Corporation. HNI Corporation is requesting an easement to allow construction of a bridge over Oak Street in the 300 block in order to move products and people between buildings located on opposite sides of the street. A similar bridge already exists near the proposed location which is on the eastern edge of the right-of-way and not within the street. The right-of-way does not serve any public function and construction of bridge support structures will not endanger or otherwise impede motorized or non-motorized vehicles along Oak Street. 

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted?

    8. Request to Approve the Annual Urban Renewal Report for Fiscal Year 2014/2015 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the Annual Urban Renewal Report for fiscal year 2014/2015. The state requires local governments complete and submit an annual report showing all activity with each of their urban renewal areas during the preceding fiscal year. The report included with this agenda is the updated information for fiscal year 2014/2015.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

             
    9. Request to Approve Consulting Engineering Services Agreement for Replacement of Domestic Hot Water Heaters at the Clark House 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a consulting engineering services agreement for replacement of domestic hot water heaters at the Clark House. This is the final phase of replacing the boiler system at the Clark House. A&J Associates PC served as engineers and project managers for the first two phases of the boiler system replacement. A&J Associates will provide engineering and project management services at a cost of $5,600. These fees as well as the boiler replacement will be paid from the Capital Fund Program for the public housing programs.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

    10. Request to Approve REAP Grant Contract 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grant contract awarded by the Department of Natural Resources for the Boat Harbor and Trail Embankment Restoration Project in the amount of $125,000. There is $90,000 budgeted for this project and combined with the REAP grant will fund the $215,000 total project cost.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

    11. Request to Approve Professional Services Agreement for Struvite Removal Study for the High Strength Waste Receiving Station Project 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a professional services agreement for a Struvite Removal Study for the High Strength Waste Receiving Station Project. This study is necessary before proceeding with adding more material to the digesters. Struvite is a relatively new phenomenon in the wastewater industry and over time can completely obstruct pipes. Stanley Consultants Inc. has submitted a professional services agreement in the amount of $9,600 for this study.

      Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted? 

    12. Request to Approve Issuance of Purchase Order for Holiday Lights and Banners 

      Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order for holiday lights and banners. 

  12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE 

  13. APPROVAL OF BILLS 

    It is recommended bills totaling $2,197,620.35, as well as receipt summaries and journal entries for July, August, and September 2015, 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