Meeting Agendas

April 4, 2019 – Agenda

Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:00pm
Meeting Room – Bloomfield Public Library


  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Hearings
    1. A Public Hearing to Consider the Proposed Drawings, Specifications, Form of Contract, Estimated Cost, and Award of Bid for the Construction of Said ProposedWater Main & Wastewater Improvements – CDBG No.18-WS-026 – Bloomfield, Iowa – 2019
      1. Review Recommendations by French-Reneker-Associates
      2. Consider Approval of “Resolution Adopting Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, Estimate of Cost and Award of Bid for Water Main & Wastewater Improvements – CDBG No. 18-WS-026, Bloomfield, Iowa – 2019”
    2. A Public Hearing to Amend an Ordinance of the Bloomfield Code of Ordinances, Relating to Pools, Fences, and Accessory Buildings
      1. Consider First Reading of an Ordinance, Amending the Bloomfield Code of Ordinances, Bloomfield, Iowa, by Changing §165.02 Definitions, §165.15 Fences, Walls and Vision Clearance, §165.17 Accessory Structure Restrictions Section, and §165.31 Fee Schedule
  5. Public Comments
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/7/2019 – Regular Meeting
    2. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/14/2019 – Special Meeting
    3. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/20/2019 – Special Meeting
    4. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/21/2019 – Regular Meeting
    5. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/21/2019 – Special Meeting
    6. Approve City Council Minutes, 2/28/2019 – Special Meeting
    7. Approve City Council Minutes, 3/7/2019 – Regular Meeting
    8. Approve City Council Minutes, 3/14/2019 – Special Meeting
    9. Approve City Council Minutes, 3/21/2019 – Regular Meeting
    10. Approve City Council Minutes, 3/28/2019 – Special Meeting
  7. Old Business
    1. Update from Utiliuse Regarding Progress on Meter Switch-out Project
    2. Consider Setting Start Date for East Street Culvert Project
  8. New Business
    1. IAMU Services Update by Troy DeJoode
    2. Consider Approval of IAMU Membership Dues in the Amount of $7,773.00
    3. Discuss Issues with gWorks Software (Data Technologies, Summit)
    4. Consider Awarding Bid for Mowing IOOF Cemetery
    5. Discuss Proposed Changes in Fire Department Fees
    6. Discuss Inspections
    7. Discuss Housing Incentives
    8. Consider and Discuss Electrical Lead Position
    9. Discuss and Give Approval for first section of Employee Handbook
    10. Consider Approval of Annual Funding for Welcome Center
    11. Consider Approval of  Funding for Main Street
    12. Consider Approval of Funding for DCDC
    13. Consider Approval of Class C Liquor License Renewal with outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Bloomfield Country Club
    14. Consider and Discuss Summer Employment
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. City Administrator
    2. Director of Public Works
    3. Community Development Director
    4. Police Chief
    5. Fire Chief
    6. Recreation Director
    7. Main Street Update
    8. Council Updates
    9. Mayor Comments
  12. Closed Session

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.