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MUSCATINE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019  – 7:00 P.M.
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

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.

* Item 6 A Approval of City Council Minutes

A. City Council Meeting Minutes – November 7, 2019

* Items 8 A-D Petitions and Communications

A. Request for renewal of Class “C” Beer Permit and Sunday Sales for Pizza Hut, 2512 Park Avenue – Summit Pizza Inc. (pending inspections)
B. Request for renewal of Special “C” Liquor License and Sunday Sale for GeoJohnz, 203 East 2nd Street (pending inspections and insurance)
C. Request from Hometown Plumbing and Heating to close Washington Street to repair a collapsed sewer at 1515 Washington St.  The closure would take place from Nov. 25- Dec 3.
D. Cigarette/Tobacco Permit - GM Mini Mart, 2307 Lucas Street - Malka 13, Inc

* Items 9 From the Mayor

* Items 12A-E Receive and File

A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes 10-28-2019
B. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes 11-4-2019
C. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes 11-13-2019
D. Muscatine Power & Water Financial Statements – September 2019
E. Muscatine County Abstract of Votes – November 2019

* Bills*

* Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $2,090,126.06, subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s).

6. MINUTES – APPROVAL

7. PUBLIC HEARING

A. Rezoning of Property Located in Muscatine Iowa for Loves Truck Stop

This Public Hearing concerns the rezoning of 32.78 acres of land located at the southeast corner of the U.S. Bypass & Mittman Road intersection from Agriculture Development to M-1 Light Industrial. This zoning change would allow for the development of a Love’s Travel Stop & Country Store at this location.

Now is the time for the public to comment.

B. Development Agreement with Musco Sports Lighting

This Public Hearing concerns the approval of a Development Agreement with Musco Sports Lighting. This agreement provides for Musco to invest approximately $7 million in upgrades to their existing facilities in Muscatine and add 40 new high-quality jobs over the next three years. The agreement provides for a 10-year 50% TIF rebate to Musco in an amount not to exceed $515,000.

Now is the time for the public to comment.

C. 2nd Street Reconstruction Project

This Public Hearing concerns the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract and cost estimate, for the 2nd Street Reconstruction Project.

Now is the time for the public to comment.

8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

9. FROM THE MAYOR

10. FROM THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

11. FROM THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A. Ordinance Amending the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Muscatine, Iowa

Presented for City Council’s consideration is the first reading of an Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Muscatine, Iowa, to rezone 32.78 acres of land located at the southeast corner of the U.S. Bypass & Mittman Road intersection from Agriculture Development to M-1 Light Industrial. This zoning change would allow for the development of a Love’s Travel Stop & Country Store at this location. (Public Hearing A)

Is there a motion to approve the first reading of this ordinance as submitted?

B. Resolution Approving Development Agreement with Musco Sports Lighting

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a Resolution to approve a development agreement with Musco Sports Lighting and to authorize annual appropriating tax increment payments and pledging certain tax Increment revenues to the payment of the agreement. (Public Hearing B)

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

C. Resolution Approving the Final Plat of Ripley Addition Part One

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a Resolution approving the final plat of Ripley Addition Part One to the City of Muscatine, Iowa. Said plat has been approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City and has been examined by the City Council of the City of Muscatine, Iowa.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

D. Request to Approve Amendment #1 to the Lease Agreement with USCOC for rooftop space at the Clark House

Presented for City Council’s consideration is request to approve amendment #1 to the lease agreement with USCOC for rooftop space at the Clark House. This amendment only changes the equipment used and the layout of the equipment. No financial changes are being made.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

E. Request to Approve the Issuance of a Purchase Order for Rear Load Refuse Truck and to Declare Existing Truck Surplus

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order to Elliott Equipment in the amount of $157,850.00 for the purchase of a 2020 Freightliner truck with a 20-yard New Way Cobra packer body. Eight bids were received with Elliott Equipment being the lowest bid. There is $140,000.00 in the Solid Waste/Refuse budget to replace this truck. The truck being replaced will be sold at auction or traded to dealer for $17,000 if a favorable auction price is not met.

Is there a motion to authorize the issuance of a purchase order to Elliott Equipment Company for $157,850.00?

Is there a motion to declare the refuse collection truck being replaced as surplus and proceed to sell or trade in this vehicle?

F. Request to Approve a Professional Services Agreement for Lift Station Safety Improvements

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a Request to approve the Professional Services Agreement with Stanley Consultants in the amount of $15,700.00, for a study of and recommendations of improvements to the platforms at the Papoose and Isett lift stations.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

G. Request to Proceed with Server Virtualization Project

This request was included on the agenda for the November In-Depth meeting that was cancelled due to the lack of a quorum. The City IT Department would like to request approval to proceed with soliciting bids from qualified vendors for the computer hardware (servers and SAN) for the Server Virtualization Project. While this is not a budgeted project this equipment can be funded from unused budgeted capital outlay funds from other purchases and funds from the Computer Replacement Fund.

Is there a motion to approve the request as submitted?


12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE

13. APPROVAL OF BILLS

It is recommended bills totaling $2,090,126.06, 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