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MUSCATINE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019 – 7:00 P.M.
CITY HALL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

AGENDA


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4. COMMUNICATIONS – CITIZENS

Presentation on Riverfront Thursday Night Events – Keep Muscatine Beautiful

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 Council Meeting Minutes – April 4, 2019
B. In-Depth Council Meeting Minutes – April 11, 2019


* Items 8A- Petitions and Communications

A. Request on second reading for a new Class “B” Native Wine Permit, Class “B” Wine Permit, Class “C” Beer Permit, Class “E” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Lazy River Beverage and More, 2116 Park Avenue – D & R Endeavors LLC (pending inspections)

B. Request on second reading for a new Class “B” Wine Permit, Class “C” Beer Permit, Class “E” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Super Savor Liquor of Muscatine, 1510 A Isett Avenue – Taranjeet Singh, LLC (pending inspections

C. Request for an Outdoor Service for Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits, 522 Mulberry Avenue from May 1, 2019 through May 3, 2019 – Hy-Vee, Inc. (pending inspections)

D. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Wine Permit, Class “C” Beer Permit and Sunday Sales for Dollar General Store #18711, 3614 Grandview Avenue – Dolgencorp, LLC (pending inspections)

E. 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 (pending inspections)

F. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Catering Privilege, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Pete’s Tap, 1820 Angle Street – Oscars LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

G. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Missterssippi’s, 2108 Grandview Avenue – Missterssippi’s, LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

H. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Mike’s Hilltop Tap, 929 Lucas Street – Mike’s Hilltop Tap Inc. (pending inspections and insurance)

I. Request for use of City Property from Keep Muscatine Beautiful for Thursday Night River Front family music events to be held the 4th Thursday of June-September. (subject to ordinance change)

* Item 9A – From the Mayor

A. Proclamation declaring may 2, 2019 as National Day of Prayer.

* Items 12A-B – Receive and File

A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – March 25, 2019
B. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – April 1-2019
C. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – April 8, 2019

* Bills*

* Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $3,495,759.22, which includes receipt summaries and journal entries for March 2019, subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s).

6. MINUTES – APPROVAL

7. PUBLIC HEARING

A. Public Hearing on Proposed Urban Renewal Plan Amendments for the Consolidated Muscatine Urban Renewal Area.

Now is the time for the public to comment.

B. Public Hearing on High Strength Waste Receiving Station Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, and Cost Estimates 

Now is the time for the public to comment

C. Public Hearing regarding the plans, specifications, form of contract, and cost estimates for the proposed 2019 PCC Full Depth Patch Construction Project.

Now is the time for the public to comment.

8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

9. FROM THE MAYOR

Reading and Presentation of Proclamation Declaring May 2, 2019, as National Day of Prayer.

10. FROM THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

11. FROM THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A. Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance Amending Title 2, Boards and Commissions, to Include Chapter 14 Public Art Advisory Commission

Presented for City Council’s consideration is the second and final reading of an ordinance amending Title 2, Boards and Commissions to include Chapter 14, Public Art Advisory Commission. Staff is requesting that City Council waive the 3rd reading and approve the ordinance on second and final reading.

Is there a motion to waive the statutory rule requiring said ordinance to be considered and voted on for passage at two Council meetings prior to the meeting at which it is to finally pass?

Is there a motion to adopt this ordinance on second and final reading and to direct for its publication as required by law?

B. Resolution to Approve the April 2019 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Consolidated Muscatine Urban Renewal Area (Public Hearing A)

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a Resolution to approve the April 2019 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Consolidated Muscatine Urban Renewal Area.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

C. Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the Consolidated Muscatine Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.10 of the Code of Iowa.

Presented for City Council’s consideration is the first reading of an Ordinance Providing for the Division of Taxes Levied on Taxable Property in the Consolidated Muscatine Urban Renewal Area. This ordinance will establish the TIF district for the property located at 216 Sycamore Street, owned by Hershey Property, LLC.

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

D. Ordinance to Approve Residential Refuse Collection Rates Effective July 1, 2019

Presented for City Council’s consideration is the first reading of an ordinance establishing refuse collection rate fees. The recently adopted City Budget for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 includes anincrease in the monthly rates for residential refuse collection services. The new rates will increase from $20.50 to $21.00 for regular residential customers and from $15.50 to $16.00 for senior customers.

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

E. Resolution to Approve the Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, Cost Estimations and Establishing a Bid opening date for the High Strength Waste Receiving Station. (Public Hearing B)

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution approving the plans, specifications, form of contract, cost estimates and establishing a bid opening date of May 10, 2019, for the High Strength Waste Receiving Station.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

F. Resolution Approving Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, Cost Estimates and Setting Date for Receipt of Bids for the 2019 PCC Full Depth Patch Construction Project. (Public Hearing C)

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution approving the plans, specs, form of contracts and setting date for receipt of bids for May 9, 2019.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

G. Resolution Setting a Date for a Public Hearing on May 2, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. and for Consideration of approval of a Development Agreement with Hershey Property, LLC and Bush Development, LLC, Including Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments.

Presented for City Council's consideration is a resolution setting a date for a public hearing on May 2, 2019, and for consideration of approval of a Development Agreement with Hershey Property, LLC and Bush Development, LLC including Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments.  The City proposes to enter into an agreement with Bush Development, LLC and Hershey Property, LLC in connection with the redevelopment of the former Hershey Building into a mixed-use building, including multi residential units and commercial/retail space.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

H. Resolution to Approve Non-Union Pay Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution to adopt the non-union pay plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. This pay plan includes change of pay grades for Police Supervisors and to reflect the budgeted 2.25% cost of living adjustments.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

I. Resolution to Approve Seasonal Pay Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution to adopt the Seasonal pay plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Added to this pay plan is a column labeled “increase with administrative approval, not to exceed non-union COLO”. This request is to allow for pay adjustment as warranted for long term, key seasonal personnel.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

J. Request to Approve Issuance of a Purchase Order to Brad Deery Maquoketa Ford for purchase of Truck Chassis

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order to Brad Deery Maquoketa Ford, in the amount of $29,104.24, for the purchase of a new truck chasis. Four bids were received  and the low bid was from Brad Deery Maquoketa Ford. The budgeted amount for this item is $33,000.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

K. Request to Proceed with the Airport Hangar Project and to Approve Addendum #1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Bolton & Menk

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to proceed with the airport hangar project and approve addendum #1 to the professional services agreement with Bolton & Menk for design, bidding and construction services for new hangars at the airport. The local share of the project costs are proposed to be included in the May 2020 bond issue.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

L. Request to approve proposal from Seda Consulting regarding the performance review process for the City Administrator.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

M. Request to approve Supplement #8 for the High Strength Waste Receiving Project

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a supplemental agreement, in the amount of $6,500.00 from Stanley Consultants to reduce the scope of the High Strength Waste Receiving Project and to proceed with the rebidding process.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

N. Resolution Opposing HF773(formerly HF165) and SSB1260 Property Tax Reform Bills Under Consideration in the Iowa Legislature

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?


12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE

13. APPROVAL OF BILLS

It is recommended bills totaling $3,495,759.22, which included receipt summaries and journal entries for March 2019, 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