City Council, Meeting Agendas

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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December 5, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, December 5, 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. Approve “A Resolution of Support and Financial Commitment for the Main Street Program in Bloomfield, Iowa”
    2. Approve Mayor’s (Mayor Pro Tem’s) Appointment of 1 Voting Position and 2 Alternates to the E911 Board
    3. Approve Pay Application 3 from Drish Construction in the Amount of $105,816.43
    4. Approve Pay Application 4 from Drish Construction in the Amount of $88,928.70
    5. Approve Pay Voucher from Bloomfield Bridge & Culvert in the Amount of $53,728.28
    6. Approve Payment of Invoice from Utiliuse in the Amount of $45,605.83
    7. Approve Payment of Invoice from Simpleray LLC in the Amount of $20,788.78
    8. Approve Renewal of Employee Health and Dental Insurance for January 1, 2020
    9. Approve Gas Department’s Request to Purchase Gas Meter Riser Valves from Mueller in the Amount of $3,424.98
    10. Approve Gas Department’s Request to Purchase Gas Distribution Supplies from Groebner in the Amount of $16,175.78
    11. Approve Purchase of OmniSite Dialer System for Lift Station #2 from Electric Pump in the Amount of $4,328.00
    12. Approve Advertising for the Community Development Director Position
    13. Approve Request for $1,500 Utility Assistance from DC Historical Society for FY2020
    14. Approve Request for $1,800 Utility Assistance from the Senior Center for FY2020
    15. Approve Request for $2,000 Financial Assistance from DC Tourism for FY2020
    16. Approve Request by Main Street for 1 – $50 Utility Credit Prize for the Business Christmas Lighting Contest
    17. Approve Request by Main Street for 4 – $50 Utility Credit Prizes for the Residential Christmas Lighting Contest
    18. Approve Renewal of Class B Beer and Wine Cooler Permit with Sunday Sales for DC Lanes
    19. Approve Renewal of Class B Liquor License with Sunday Sales for Southfork Motel and Grill
  7. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  8. Public Comments
  9. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Council Updates
    3. Mayor Comments
  10. Closed Session 
    1. Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.5(1)(i): To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, peformance, 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
    2. 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
      1. Motion to Appoint Union Negotiation Committee
  11. Adjournment
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November 21, 2019 – Agenda

Regular Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, November 21, 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. Approve Route for the Ugly Sweater 5K Scheduled for Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 – 11:00am
    2. Approve Contract with Area 15 RPC to Administer the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan
    3. Approve Pay Voucher 11-21-2019 from Bloomfield Bridge and Culvert for Work Completed on the East Street Bridge Culvert in the Amount of $84,548.06
    4. Approve Change Order No. 1 From Bloomfield Bridge and Culvert for Work on the East Street Bridge Project in the Amount of $12,455.21
    5. Approve Payment to Tim Skinner Trucking & Excavation LLC in the Amount of $11,260 for Demolition of 207 W Franklin
    6. Consider and Discuss Nuisance Properties
      1. 607 W Walnut St
      2. 708 W Franklin St
      3. 209 N East St
    7. Approve Resolution of the City of Bloomfield for Rejection of Bid for 2020 Asphalt Project
    8. Approve Purchase of OmniSite Alarms for all Liftstations from Electric Pump in the Amount of 6,843.00
    9. Discuss and Approve Payment to Simpleray LLC for $20,788.78
    10. Approve A Resolution of the City of Bloomfield Establishing a 15% Pay Increase for Deputy Clerk to Compensate for Additional Duties Assigned Due to Staffing Shortages
    11. Approve DPW Job Description
    12. Approve Financial Manager Job Description
    13. Discuss and Take Action on Interim DPW Position
    14. Approve Communication Policy
    15. Approve Demolition Inspection Form
  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. Adjournment
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November 14, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, November 14, 2019 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. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve City Council Minutes, October 3, 2019 – Regular Meeting
    2. Approve City Council Minutes, October 10, 2019 – Special Meeting
    3. Approve City Council Minutes, October 17, 2019 – Regular Meeting
    4. Approve City Council Minutes, October 17, 2019 – Special Meeting
    5. Approve City Council Minutes, October 24, 2019 – Special Meeting
  6.  New Business
    1. Approve Certificate of Occupancy for 612 Goode Street and Payment of Building Incentive of $15,000
    2. Approve Annual Finance Report (AFR) and Publication of Same
    3. Approve FY2019 Urban Renewal Report
    4. Approve Transfer of Employee to Electric Department and Posting of Job to Union
    5. Approve Payment of $8,767 to Sandry Fire Supply for Equipment for Fire Department
    6. Discuss and Make a Decision on Development Agreement with Essential Massage and Spa
    7. Update on Asphalt Project
    8. Discuss Sidewalks
    9. Discuss DPW Job Description
    10. Discuss IOOF Cemetery Road
    11. Discuss Leasing/Purchasing Public Works Trucks – Streets and Water
    12. Discuss Housing Inspection Process
    13. Discuss Babe Ruth Ballfield
  7. Adjournment
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November 7, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, November 7, 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. IAMU Energy Award Presentation – Keith’s Foods
  5. Public Hearing on the Status of Funded Activities for the Bloomfield Water and Sewer Systems Improvements Project
  6. Public Comments
  7. New Business
    1. Approve Pay Estimate No. 5 to Lawson Construction LLC for Proposed Water Main and Wastewater Improvements – Division 1 Water Mains in the Amount of $66,633.79
    2. Approve Pay Estimate No. 1 to Bloomfield Bridge and Culvert, Inc for Work Completed on the East Street Bridge Project in the Amount of $67,640.00
    3. Approve October – December 2019 Funding for Bloomfield Main Street in the Amount of $12,500.00
    4. Approve July – December 2019 Funding for Davis County Development Corporation in the Amount of $7,500.00
    5. Approve Payment of $11,500.00 to McKees Construction and Abatement LLC for Demolition and Cleanup of 206 West Walnut Street
  8. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  9. Public Comments
  10. Adjournment
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October 24, 2019 – Agenda

Special Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, October 24, 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. Public Hearing on the Proposed Plans and Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost for the Proposed 2019-20 Asphalt Paving Project
    1. Adopt Resolution Approving Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract and Estimate of Cost for the Proposed 2019-20 Asphalt Paving Project
    2. Adopt Resolution Awarding Contract for the Proposed 2019-20 Asphalt Paving Project
  5. Old Business
    1. Decision on Quotes for Replacing Intake at Jefferson/Hwy 63
    2. Discuss Updating ATV Ordinance
    3. Discuss and Make Decision on Housing Inspections
    4. Discuss Long-Term Plan for Fleet Management
  6. Public Comments
  7. Council Worksession for Discussion on Babe Ruth Field
  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 sidered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session
      1. Return to Open Session
      2. Decision on Closed Session Business
  9. Adjournment
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