City Council, Meeting Agendas

September 5, 2019 – Agenda

Bloomfield City Council Meeting
Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 7:00pm
Meeting Room, Bloomfield Public Library


  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
    1. Proposed Updates to the Iowa Constitution – Rob Marko-Franks
  6. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve City Council minutes, 8-22-2019
  7. Old Business
    1. Consider Approval of Resolution Amending Master Agreement for Municipal Engineering Services for 2019-20 Asphalt Paving Improvements with HR Green in the Amount of $70,000
    2. Consider and Discuss Parking Changes Relevant to Bloomfield Code of Ordinances Chapter 69, Parking Regulations
    3. Consider Approval of Change Order No. 3 with Drish Construction, Inc. Resulting in a Savings of $60,903.99 for the Proposed Water Main & Wastewater Improvements, Division 2 – Sanitary Sewer
  8. New Business
    1. Consider and Discuss Assistance for Account No. 73010007
    2. Consider and Discuss Services Available from Hinson Consulting, LLC
    3. Consider Approval of a Resolution Amending Resolution No. 2019-25 by Changing the Project Name; Adding More Streets; and Modifying the Schedule
    4. Consider Approval of Pay Estimate No. 3 to Lawson Construction LLC for Proposed Water Main & Wastewater Improvements – Division 1 – Water Main in the Amount of $82,954.35
    5. Discuss with HR Green the Proposed IOOF Cemetery Entrance with an Opinion of Probable Cost of $50,000
    6. Discuss with HR Green the East Street Bridge/Culvert Project
    7. Consider and Discuss Requesting Sealed Bids for Demolition and Asbestos Removal and Disposal for Two Properties
    8. Consider Approval of Repairing City of Bloomfield/Township Fire Truck for the Amount of $8,215
    9. Consider Approval of Lift Station Pump Repairs estimated at $2,947.05 from Central Pump
    10. Consider approval of the 2019 Payment for the 3-year Annual Maintenance Contract with Central Pump and Motor LLC in the amount of $2,995.00
    11. Consider Approval of Invoice from Cody’s Tree Service in the Amount of $20,725 for Removal of 32 Trees and 34 Stumps
    12. Consider Approval of Invoice from HR Green in the Amount of $4,923.75 for the SRF Sponsored Project Application
    13. Consider and Approve Designating $10,000 for Monument Repair in IOOF Cemetery for Summer 2020
    14. Consider Approval of Job Description for General Operator
  9. Claims
    1. Approve Claims as Presented
  10. Public Comments
  11. Reports
    1. Deputy City Clerk
    2. Finance Manager
    3. Director of Public Works
    4. Council Updates
    5. 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. Return to Open Session
      2. Consider Decision on Closed Session Business
    2. 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. Return to Open Session
      2. Consider Decision on Closed Session Business
  13. Adjournment