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September 17, 2020 – Agenda

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm

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AGENDA

  1. Call to Order and Welcome Guests
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda
  4. Public Comments
  5. Public Hearing 
    1. A Public Hearing to Approve the Annual Financial Report for FY Ending June 30, 2020
      1. Approve Resolution to “Approve and Accept the City of Bloomfield Annual Financial Report for FY Ending June 30, 2020”
    2. A Public Hearing to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 165 in Regard to Zoning Regulations – Swimming Pools
      1. Approve First Reading of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 165 in Regard to Zoning Regulations – Swimming Pools 
      2. Waive the Second and Third Readings of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 165 in Regard to Zoning Regulations – Swimming Pools
    3. A Public Hearing to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Adding to Chapter 75, All-Terrain Vehicles and Snowmobiles
      1. Approve First Reading of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 75 Regarding Authorizing and Regulating All Terrain Vehicles (ATV), Off-Road Utility Vehicles (ORV) and Golf Carts
      2. Waive the Second and Third Readings of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 75 Regarding Authorizing and Regulating All Terrain Vehicles (ATV), Off-Road Utility Vehicles (ORV) and Golf Carts
    4. A Public Hearing to Amend the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 62.11(3), Engine/Compression Brakes “Jake Brakes” to Include Revised Penalties
      1. Approve First Reading of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 62.11 by Amending Subsection 3 to Include Revised Penalties
      2. Waive the Second and Third Readings of an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Bloomfield, Iowa by Amending Chapter 62.11 by Amending Subsection 3 to Include Revised Penalties
  6. Updates
    1. Police Chief
    2. Fire Chief
    3. Recreation Director
    4. Main Street
    5. DC Development Corporation
  7. Old Business
    1. Discuss and Approve Quote for Creating a Dashboard for the City’s Website
  8. New Business
    1. Approve Resolution Approving Street Finance Report
    2. Approve Resolution Re-Appointing Russ Mikels and Roger Wuthrich to the Library Board of Trustees
    3. Approve Resolution Appointing Interim City Administrator
    4. Approve Resolution Designating Signatory Authorities
    5. Discuss and Approve Requesting Bids for the Following Projects
      1. Replace 25 Electric Poles
      2. Replace Gas Pipes Crossing Hwy 63 to Troy Elevator
      3. Clean Out Basins for Water Department
      4. Seal Coat Streets
    6. Discuss and Approve Taking Bids for Concrete for Basketball Court
    7. Approve Payment of the Following HRGreen Invoices
      1. Invoice #137475; $12,638.50 for the Asphalt Paving Project
      2. Invoice #137473; $868.50 for the CDBG Sanitary Sewer Project
      3. Invoice #137474; $14,831.75 for the North Street Paving Project
      4. Invoice #136921; $8,920.00 for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
    8. Discuss Snow Removal Policy
    9. Discuss and Approve Take Home Vehicle Policy for Police Department
    10. Discuss and Set Trick-or-Treat Night
    11. Approve Renewal of Brothers Market Liquor License
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. Director of Public Works
    2. Community and Economic Development Director
    3. Council Updates
    4. Mayor Comments
  12. Closed Session
    1. Topic:  Potential Litigation
      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. Make Decision on Closed Session Item
  13. Adjournment