City Council, Meeting Agendas

February 27, 2020 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 6:00pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Comments
  5. New Business
    1. Discuss Gas Rates and Possible Ordinance Change
    2. Discuss Advertising for Police Officer
    3. Discuss Liaison for Code Enforcement and Police Department
  6. Budget Workshop
    1. Presentation by Cindy Kendall, Consultant
  7. Public Comments
  8. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Make Decision on Closed Session Item
    2. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Make Decision on Closed Session Item
  9. Adjournment
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February 20, 2020 – Agenda

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  5. Public Comments
  6. Presentation by Heather Simplot – Discussion of Open and Closed Session Protocol
  7. Old Business
    1. Discuss and Approve Financial Support for Davis County Day Care
  8. New Business
    1. Approve “Resolution to Provide for a Notice of Hearing on Proposed Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost for the North Street Paving Project and the Taking of Bids”
    2. Approve “Resolution to Provide for a Notice of Hearing on Proposed Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost for the 2020 Asphalt Paving Improvements Project and the Taking of Bids”
    3. Approve Change Order No. 6 from Drish Construction in the Amount of $244,657.87 for the 2019 Proposed Water Main & Wastewater Improvements, Division 2 – Sanitary Sewer
    4. Consider and Approve Sidewalk Restoration at 110-111 South Madison Street
    5. Approve Housing Incentive Application for Parcel No. 01010120
    6. Approve Housing Incentive Application for Parcel No. 01110003
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Community and Economic Development Director
    3. Council Updates
    4. Mayor Comments
  12. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(c): To discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation. Topic: Update on Litigation
  13. Adjournment
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February 13, 2020 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Bloomfield Fire Station

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Comments
  5. New Business
    1. Pass and Adopt AFSCME Tentative Contract July 1, 2020 thru June 30, 2025
    2. Discuss and Approve Housing Incentive Program
    3. Discuss and Make Decision on Basketball Court  Project
  6. Budget Worksession
  7. Public Comments
  8. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.
    1. Consider Motion and Decision on Closed Session Issue
  9. Adjournment
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February 6, 2020

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Hearing to Approve the Proposed Drawings, Project Manual, Proposed Form of Contract and Opinion of Probable Cost for the Construction of the Proposed Wastewater Treatment System Improvements
    1. Adopt A Resolution Approving the Proposed Drawings, Project Manual, Proposed Form of Contract and Opinion of Probable Cost for the Construction of the Proposed Wastewater Treatment System Improvements 
  5. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve City Council Minutes, 12/19/2019
  7. Old Business
    1. Approve Contract with City Administrator Andrew Morris
    2. Discuss and Approve Payment of SimpleRay Invoice – Tyler Anderson
  8. New Business
    1. Approve Resolution Adopting the Named Policies as a Requirement to Receive CDBG
      1. Equal Opportunity
      2. Fair Housing
      3. Code of Conduct
      4. Procurement Policy
      5. Citizen Participation
    2. Approve Payment of Retainage Monies in the Amount of $10,837.70 to Bloomfield Bridge & Culvert for Work on the East Street Bridge Project
    3. Approve January-March 2020 Funding for DCDC in the Amount of $3,750
    4. Discuss and Approve Financial Support for DC Day Care
    5. Accept Quote from Floor to Ceiling in Ottumwa for Replacement Flooring at the Fire Station in the Amount of $15,709.67
    6. Approving Hiring Gas Techs per Recommendation of Hiring Committee
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Community and Economic Development Director
    3. Council Updates
    4. Mayor Comments
  12. Adjournment
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January 30, 2020 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Bloomfield Fire Station, 501 S West Street

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Comments
  5. Budget Worksession
  6. New Business
    1. Discuss with HR Green and Make Decision on Sponsored Project Options
    2. Discuss Babe Ruth Ballfield
    3. Approve Appointment of Committee to Discuss Agreement with SIEC to Provide Assistance
    4. Discuss and Make Decision to Hire Gas Tech
    5. Discuss and Amend Employment Contract with Interim City Administrator
  7. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.
      1. Motion and Decision to Hire DPW
  8. Adjournment
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January 16, 2020 – Agenda

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  5. Public Comments
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve City Council minutes from 1/2/2020
    2. Approve City Council minutes from 1/9/2020
    3. Approve City Council minutes from 11/7/2019
  7. Old Business
    1. Update from Utiliuse
    2. Discuss Finance Manager Position
  8. New Business
    1. Update on the Wastewater Project by Matt Wildman, HR Green
    2. Approve Electric Infrastructure Improvements to Build a Line from the Solar Field to the Substation
    3. Approve Mayor’s Appointment of a Housing Committee
    4. Approve Hiring a Director of Public Works
    5. Approve Payment of the Following Invoices to HR Green:
      1. Invoice 132005 for Sponsored Project in the Amount of $637.51
      2. Invoice 132094 for WasteWater Treatment System Improvements in the Amount of $1,250.00
      3. Invoice 132118 for General Engineering Services in the Amount of $212.00
      4. Invoice 132119 for CDBG Sanitary Sewer Improvements in the Amount of $7,017.00
      5. Invoice 132120 for 2019 North St Paving in the Amount of $10,000.00
    6. Approve Request from Main Street for January – June 2020 funding in the Amount of $25,000
    7. Approve Fire Chief’s Request for New Equipment in the Amount of $33,348.00
    8. Discuss and Approve Tree/Limb Removal
    9. Approve Renewal of Class C Beer Permit with Sunday Sales for Dollar General
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Director of Public Works
    3. Council Updates
    4. Mayor Comments
  12. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Make a decision on closed session issue
  13. Budget Work Session
  14. Adjournment
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January 2, 2020 – Agenda

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  5. Public Comments
  6. Old Business
    1. Discussion and Decision Regarding Babe Ruth Baseball Field
  7. New Business
    1. Approve Pay Estimate #6 to Lawson Construction for Work Completed on the Proposed Water Main and Wastewater Improvements – Division 1, CDBG Project 18-WS-026 in the Amount of $48,406.92
    2. Approve Payment of the Following Invoices from HR Green:
      1. General Engineering Services thru 11-20-2019 in the Amount of $1,484.00
      2. Services for CDBG Sanitary Sewer, East St. Box Culvert in the Amount of $16,412.50
      3. Services for North St Paving Project in the Amount of $10,000
      4. Services for the Asphalt Project in the Amount of $10,000
    3. Approve Council Appointments for the Following
      City Attorney | Chief of Police
      Mayor Pro Tem | Fire Chief
      Official Newspaper | City Clerk/Treasurer
    4. Discuss and Appoint Board Liaisons
      Library Board | Historic Preservation Commission
      Parks & Rec Board | Mutchler Center Commission
      Airport Commission | Main Street Board of Directors
      DCDC Board | DC Public Safety Commission
      DC E911 Board | Area 15 Regional Planning Commission
      DC Regional Service Agency | DCDC Revolving Loan Committee
    5. Discuss and Appoint Department Liaisons
      Water | Waste Water
      Electric | Gas
      Streets | Fire
      Police
    6. Discuss and Appoint Liaisons for Internal Committees
      Audit Committee | Safety Committee
      Union Committee | EL Distribution Apprenticeship Committee
      Hiring Committee | EL Generation and Distribution Committee
    7. Discuss Future of Lake Fisher
  8. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  9. Public Comments
  10. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Council Updates
    3. Mayor Comments
  11. Adjournment
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December 27, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Friday, December 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

Amended AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. New Business
    1. Appoint Hiring Committee for all Future Positions
  5. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(c): to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation
      1. Take Action on Closed Session Discussion Item
    2. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code 20.17(3): Negotiating sessions, strategy meetings of public employers or employee organizations, mediation and the deliberative process of arbitrators shall be exempt from the provisions of chapter 21
  6. Adjournment
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December 19, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Bloomfield Public Library Community Room

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  5. Public Comments
  6. New Business
    1. Presentation of Credit from SIEC
    2. Review Sanitary Sewer Action with HR Green
    3. Review Integrated Plan with HR Green
    4. Approval of Integrated Plan for Submission to IDNR and EPA
    5. Discuss  Expanded Asphalt Street Overlay Program with HR Green
    6. Approve Payment of Invoices to HR Green
      1. Pavement Management Study, August 23, 2019 – $5,000.00
      2. SRF Sponsored Project Application, September 20, 2019 – $3,521.76
      3. Asphalt Paving Project, October 18, 2019 – $50,000.00
      4. Intake at Jefferson & Hwy 63 / Downtown Sidewalk Improvements – $3,498.00
      5. CDBG Sanitary Sewer CPW – $11,109.00
      6. SRF Sponsored Project Application, November 15, 2019 – $55.50
    7. Approve Bloomfield Bridge & Culvert Change Order for the East Street Bridge Project in the Amount of -$3,130.50
    8. Approve Final Pay Voucher from Bloomfield Bridge & Culvert
    9. Approve Payment to Drish Construction, Inc. for Work Completed on the Intake at the Corner of Jefferson and Hwy 63, in the Amount of $25,676.90
    10. Approve Appointment of Interim City Administrator as Liaison to the Complete Count Committee
    11. Approve Community/Economic Development Director Job Description
    12. Approve Liquor License Renewal for Southern Iowa Beef Supply Market
    13. Approve Certificate of Occupancy and Building Incentive Payment for 725 N West St
    14. Approve a 3-Year Pump Maintenance Agreement with Central Pump and Motor for Lift Stations, in the Amount of $2,995.00 per Year 
  7. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  8. Public Comments
  9. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Director of Public Works
    3. Council Updates
    4. Mayor Comments
  10. Closed Session
    1. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(c): to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation
      1. Take Action on Closed Session Discussion Item
    2. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Take Action on Closed Session Discussion Item
    3. Closed Session Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Take Action on Closed Session Discussion Item
  11. Swearing In Ceremony
  12. Adjournment
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