• Pleasantville City Council Mee...

Pleasantville City Council Meeting August 21, 2017 at 5:30pm Mayor Bill Moore opened the regular meeting with council members Pam Bull, Aaron Hurt, John Franey and Steve Marsh present. Jordan Van Ness via phone. Mayor Moore opened the public hearing on the proposed designation of the 2017 SpringView Urban Renewal Area. With no question or comments council member Hurt made a motion to close the hearing. Seconded by Franey, all voting in favor motion carried. Mayor Moore opened the public hearing on the proposed Development Agreement with Vermeer Development, Inc. With no questions or comments council member Hurt made a motion to close the hearing. Seconded by Franey, all voting in favor motion carried. Council member Franey asked Public Works Director, Shawn Breazeale, if he has the new meter for North Corp yet. Breazeale explained he hasnÕt replaced that yet as he wants the new public works employees trained before they replace it. Donna Van Haalen read a letter that she wrote to the mayor and council about the storm sewer issues on Monroe St. The council explained that the city is actively working on a storm water plan. Engineer, Nate Carhoff, explained that Monroe Street is in the CIP plan as a street project. Mrstik explained to the council that the Memorial Hall Committee met on the 18th and it was recommended to waive the $50 funeral fee for Veterans. Motion by Marsh, seconded by Hurt to approve the consent agenda as follows; approval of previous council meeting minutes, approval of July 2017 financial reports, approval of water consumption report for July 2017, approval of water shut off list, approval of employee comp time, approval of Police Report and approval of the following bills: All voting in favor, motion carried. VENDOR, REFERENCE AMOUNT AMERICAN WATER WORKS, CONFERENCE 130 BARCO MUNICIPAL PRODUCTS, ST. SIGNS 290.77 BENNETT WASTE&RECYCLING, GARBAGE/NEW DUMPSTER 711 STUYVESANT&BENTON, ATTORNEY 490 BROWN SANITATION, RECYCLING 810 CANON FINANCIAL SERVICES, COPY MACH 110.95 CAPITAL ONE BANK, REC SUPP/PD&CH SUPP 2,761.87 CARGILL, INC., SOFTNER SALT 3,229.37 CARUS CORPORATION, PHOSPHATE 473.5 CASEY'S GENERAL STORES INC., FUEL 795.11 CFI TIRE, TRACKS FOR SKIDLOADER 1,590.00 CJ COOPER&ASSOCIATES INC, SCREENING 35 COLLECTION SERVICES CTR, CHILD SUPPORT 120.67 COLONIAL LIFE, COLONIAL PRETAX 126.18 CRAIG FEAGINS, CELL STIPEND 20 DEARBORN NATIONAL, INS. 195.25 DEARBORN NATIONAL, EMP INS 234.3 DMACC, WA/WW CLASSES 2,850.00 DOUBLE D PEST CONTROL, PEST CONTROL 85.6 DOUBLE D PEST CONTROL, CONTRACT 37.45 EFTPS, FED/FICA TAX 3,571.27 EFTPS, FED/FICA TAX 3,433.92 EFTPS, FED/FICA TAX 11.48 EFTPS, FED/FICA TAX 3,649.81 FARM&HOME, WW/WA/PARK SUPPLIES 108.27 G&L CLOTHING, PW UNIFORM 267.73 PLEASANTVILLE GARDEN CLUB, LOST GRANT-BENCHES 3,000.00 GRAYBAR, LIGHT AT FIRE STATION 996.17 GRAYBAR, POLE LIGHTS 996.17 HARRINGTON TRUCKING LLC, HAUL HOUSE DEBRIS 1,968.75 HARVEY ELECTRIC, POLE TRUCK LABOR 132 HAWKINS INC, CHLORINE 482.51 HOUSE TO HOUSE, CLEANING POLICE/MUNI 225 PLEASANTVILLE HUMAN DEV, LOST GRANT 2,216.00 MARION CO HUMANE SOCIETY, CONTRACT 141 IA DEPT NATURAL RESOURCES, NPDES PERMIT 210 IAMU, WA CLASS 195 IMPACT-COMMUNITY ACTION, LOST GRANT 1,710.00 IOWA ONE CALL, LOCATE NOTICES 73.8 IPERS, IPERS 3,861.92 IVAN MCCORMICK, HOUSE DEMO 3,960.00 J.P. COOKE COMPANY, DOG TAGS 77.26 KARL EMERGENCY VEHICLES, INSTALL CAM EQUIP-PD CAR 75 KEYSTONE LABORATORIES INC, WW TESTING 578 KNOXVILLE HOSPITAL, PHYSICAL 35 LIONS CLUB, FLOWER/FLAG PROJECT 2,500.00 LL PELLING CO., SEAL COAT 32,026.90 MARION CO SHERIFFS OFFICE, CELLEBRIGHT LICENSE-PD 616.66 MARION COUNTY ABSTRACT, TITLE SEARCHES 650 MARION COUNTY RECORDER, RECORD EASEMENTS 285 MEDIACOM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS 416.67 MENARDS ALTOONA, SUPPLIES 53.77 MENARDS DES MOINES, SUPPLIES 53.98 METERING&TECHNOLOGY, READCENTER SOFTWARE 981.43 MID AMERICAN ENERGY, UTILITIES 4,783.58 MIDWEST OFFICE TECH, COPY MACH 51.71 MODERN MARKETING, FINGER PRINT CARDS-PD 492.05 JOE MRSTIK, REIMB. MI AND M&IE 411 MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT, SURVEY WA SYSTEM 500 MUNICIPAL SUPPLY INC, WA-CHECK VALVE 1,825.65 NANCY FORTNER BALL, WWTP EASEMENTS 30 NAPA AUTO PARTS, SHOP SUPPLIES 31.36 OSKALOOSA HERALD, PUBLICATIONS 259.11 TREASURER-STATE OF IA, STATE TAXES 1,103.00 PELLA COOP ELECTRIC, ELECTRIC 1,084.56 PITNEY BOWES INC, POSTAGE 366.17 PLEASANTVILLE BETTERMENT, LOST GRANT 2,000.00 PLEASANTVILLE PROM, LOST GRANT 500 POSTMASTER, WA BILLS 176.8 PRODUCTIVITY PLUS ACCT, TRACTOR PART 71.14 QUILL CORPORATION, OFFICE SUPPLIES 56.92 QUILL CORPORATION, PRINTER CART. 493.93 RACHEL REED, REIMB MILEAGE 192.6 RAMAEKER ENTERPRISES,INC, SLOW PITCH JERSEY 154 ROLL-OFFS OF DES MOINES, CLEAN UP DAYS 708 SAFE BUILDING, INSPECTIONS/PERMITS 4,101.34 PVILLE SENIOR CENTER, LOST GRANT 200 SNYDER AND ASSOCIATES, ENGINEERING 41,800.73 SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA SWA, LANFILL FEES 591.8 SPAHN&ROSE LUMBER CO., TREATED BOARD 9.11 MARION CO SPECIAL OLYMPICS, LOST GRANT 600 STETSON BUILDING PRODUCTS, WATER SUPPLIES 187.25 TAMMY BINGHAM, EXERCISE CLASSES 2,976.00 TROY GILCHRIST, CELL STIPEND 20 UNITED RENTALS, STORM- LINDEN ST. 310.56 U S CELLULAR, CELL PHONES 239.9 U S CELLULAR, CELL PHONES 362.67 VERIZON, PD COMMUNICATIONS 40.01 DENNY VRBAN TRUCKING, HAUL SOFTNER SALT 623.01 WELLMARK BL CR/BL SH, INSURANCE 3,485.64 WELLMARK BL CR/BL SH, EMPLOYEE INS. 4,066.58 WEX BANK, PD FUEL 366.15 WEX BANK, PD FUEL 369.69 WOODRUFF CONSTRUCTION, PAY APP #2 WWTP 59,048.39 TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE 219,347.90 PAYROLL CHECKS 29,744.89 **** PAID TOTAL ***** 249,092.79 ***** REPORT TOTAL ***** 249,092.79 Revenue received during month of July 2017: General Fund $10,720.69; Memorial Hall $238.38; Recreation $5,581.16; Road Use Tax $21,993.83; Local Option Sales Tax $14,397.31; Debt Service $408.84; Water $30,524.60; Sewer $41,619.19; Construction WWTP $192,257.39 New Business: Breazeale explained to the council that the new home at 509 W. Pleasant St. is would like to have a curb cut for a driveway of more that 24ft. The city doesnÕt have an ordinance which would restrict the size of the curb cut. Carhoff explained that the council and follow the SUDAS rules and that wouldnÕt allow a curb cut of more than 24ft. The council discussed adopting SUDAS by ordinance at the next meeting. Without an ordinance in place the council donÕt feel they can restrict the curb cut. Carhoff explained the Planning and Zoning Committee met and approved the Preliminary Plat for SpringView Development contingent upon 3 review comments from the engineers being completed. Carhoff recommended the council approve the Preliminary Plat contingent upon the 3 review comments. In addition to those review comments the Planning and Zoning Committee recommended the council approve parking on Lily Lane and waive the lot size requirement. The council discussed the bike trail that will run in front of lots 19-24. Motion by Franey seconded by Bull to approve the Preliminary Plat for SpringView Development contingent upon the 3 review comments being completed, the trail/sidewalks for lots 19-24 to be 8ft wide, to allow parking on Lily Lane and waive the lot size requirement. Bull aye, Hurt aye, Franey aye, Van Ness aye and Marsh nay. Motion carried. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Bull to approve Resolution 17-19, to Declare Necessity and Establish an Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section 403.4 of the Code of Iowa and approve Urban Renewal Plan and Project for the 2017 SpringView Urban Renewal Area. All voting in favor motion carried. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Franey to approve the first reading of Ordinance No. 1708, providing for the division of taxes levied on taxable property in the 2017 SpringView Urban Renewal Area. All voting in favor motion carried. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Franey to waive the second and third readings of Ordinance No. 1708, providing for the division of taxes levied on taxable property in the 2017 SpringView Urban Renewal Area. All voting in favor motion carried. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Franey to approve Resolution 17-20, approving Development Agreement with Vermeer Development, Inc., Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments and Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the payment of the Agreement. All voting in favor motion carried. The council discussed the sewer charges at 307 E Monroe St. After the customer received their water bill they called the city and stated that their outside water was turned on and left on. Breazeale explained that he wasnÕt informed of this until after billing therefore he was not able to check into the situation. The council discussed setting a policy restricting individuals from being allowed sewer forgiveness more than once in a certain time frame. Benton explained the council doesnÕt need a policy that they can review these on a case by case bases. No action was taken. Craig Kauffman approached the council on behalf of the Pleasantville Golf&Country Club. He explained to the council the repairs that are needed to the pool and pool house. He would like to come back to the council in Feb. to discuss the cost of these repairs. They are asking for $5784 this year for $3000 in water charges and $2784 to help with cost of Insurance and cost of Lifeguards. Motion by Franey, seconded by Bull to approve $5784 from the Local Option Sales Tax Fund for the Pleasantville Golf and Country Club to help with the cost of water, insurance and lifeguards. Bull aye, Hurt aye, Franey aye and Marsh nay. Motion carried. Breazeale explained to the council that Deb McCaughey contacted him when her water line broke and flooded her basement. Breazeale went to her property and confirmed that this was what happened. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Franey to forgive $695.21 in sewer charges for Deb McCaughey. All voting in favor motion carried. Motion by Bull, seconded by Marsh to approve the street closure on Washington St. in front of Peoples Bank on Sept. 21st for the homecoming parade. Bull aye, Hurt aye, Franey abstained and Marsh aye. Motion carried. The council discussed the issues at the recycle bins. There has been an issue with people putting garbage in them which causes them to fill up quick. The council discussed options to resolve the issue. They discussed curb side recycling and possibly meeting with the local contractors to consider options. Motion by Franey, seconded by Hurt to approve Shull&Co. to complete the FY 2017 audit for the city. All voting in favor motion carried. Carhoff explained that a soil analysis is required for the Shadle Park landscaping project. Motion by Franey, seconded by Marsh to approve $2590 for a soil analysis for the Shadle Park landscaping project. All voting in favor motion carried. Carhoff informed the council that the water main is in and the SBR Basin floors are poured for the new WWTF. Motion by Bull, seconded by Franey to approve Woodruff Construction pay application #3 in the amount of $290,027.91. All voting in favor motion carried. Mrstik explained to the council the housing buyout program. He informed them that there are currently 6 properties that the city council potentially acquire and this program is a good guide for a process of selling the lots. Motion by Franey, seconded by Bull to approve up to $1400 for painting city hall and the council chambers. All voting in favor motion carried. Mrstik explained that we have $10,000 to build the park pavilion and he is currently waiting for the bids to be turned in for the project. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Franey to approve up to $10,000 for the pavilion. All voting in favor motion carried. Old Business: The council discussed funding for the Trojan Fitness center. Mrstik provided the council with the number of citizens that have members to the fitness center. After further discussion, no action was taken. Motion by Hurt, seconded by Marsh to approve the purchase of 2 speed bumps for the park for $801.12. All voting in favor motion carried. Carhoff gave the council a brief update on the drainage study. Mrstik informed the council that he put a message on social media about the storm siren being an outdoor warning siren. The council would like a test done to see how far the siren can be heard. Mrstik explained to the council that he met with the grant writer and she informed him about several grants that are available to apply for. He would like a committee to help determine which grants to apply for. Carhoff informed the council that the preliminary plan for the SRF funded project is about completed. Motion by Marsh, seconded by Hurt to adjourn the meeting. All voting in favor motion carried. Mayor, Bill Moore Attest: Rachel Reed, City Clerk
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PostedSeptember 14, 2017