City of Charles City
         City Council Agenda
                 Council Chambers, City Hall
          

1.

Meeting Date and Time

A.

February 5, 2024 6:00 p.m. City council, Mayor and city staff will be attending in person in the council chambers. The public can attend in person or they can attend the meeting via Zoom.com: Meeting ID 787 065 8066 Phone number to call to participate via telephone: 312-626-6799

2.

Call to Order

3.

Citizen/Public Comments (limited to 5 minutes per comment)

    An opportunity for citizens, groups or representatives or organizations to
    address the Governing Body on any issue which is not on the agenda
4.

Mayor's Welcome

5.

Consider Approval of the Agenda

    Discussion
    Motion
6.

Consider Approval of the Minutes


A.

Consider approval of the minutes of the January 16, 17, 24 and 29 meetings

Discussion

Motion

Documents:
  1. 20240131155618.pdf
7.

Consider Approval of the Consent Calendar

A.

Approve renewal of Dollar General liquor license

B.

Approve renewal of Columbus Club liquor license

C.

Approve the following liens: unpaid utility bills - $200.00Acct5033360001; $157.00 Acct5028310008; $87.00Acct5015690005; $66.00Acct5032750000; $285.00 Acct5017270003; $20.00Acct5011130010

D.

Approve sidewalk bond for Nolt’s Custom Concrete, LLC

E.

Payment of Claims

8.

Business of the Mayor

9.

Petitions, Public Hearings, Communications, Awards and Requests

A.

Public hearing on proposed amendment to Charles City Ordinance 1051

Open the hearing

Affidavit of publication – 1/23/24

Written comments

Oral comments

Close the hearing

Consider First reading of ordinance 1170 to Amend the Code of Ordinances, 

        City of Charles City, Iowa by Amending Provisions of Ordinance 1051 and

        Chapter 111 Of The Municipal Code Granting to MidAmerican Energy 

        Company, Its Successors and Assigns, The Right and Non-Exclusive 

        Franchise to Acquire, Construct, Erect, Maintain and Operate in the City of

        Charles City, Iowa, An Electric System and Communications Facilities and 

        to Furnish and Sell Electric Energy to the City and Its Inhabitants and 

        Authorizing the City to Collect Franchise Fees for a Period of 25 Years” 

Discussion

Motion

Consider waiving second and third readings of Ordinance 1170 and adopt and publish

Discussion

Motion

B.

Public hearing on proposed amendment to Charles City Ordinance No. 1052

Open the hearing

Affidavit of publication – 1/23/24

Written comments

Oral comments

Close the hearing

Consider First Reading of ordinance 1171 to Amend the Code of Ordinances, 

         City of Charles City, Iowa by Amending Provisions of Ordinance 1052 and

         Chapter 110 of the Municipal Code Granting to MidAmerican Energy 

         Company, Its Successors and Assigns, The Right and Non-Exclusive

         Franchise to Acquire, Construct, Erect, Maintain and Operate in the City of

         Charles City, Iowa, A Natural Gas System and to Furnish and Sell Natural

         Gas to the City and Its Inhabitants and Authorizing the City to Collect 

         Franchise Fees for a Period of 25 Years”

Discussion

Motion

Consider waiving second and third readings of Ordinance 1171 and adopt and publish

Discussion

Motion

10.

Ordinances and Resolutions

A.

Consider Resolution 11-24 approving agreement with JEO for pool renovations project, Charles City, Iowa

Discussion

Motion

B.

Consider Second Reading of Ordinance 1169 designating an area of Charles City, Iowa as the Charles City Urban Revitalization Area

Discussion

Motion

Consider motion to waive third reading and adopt and publish Ordinance 1169

Discussion

Motion

C.

Consider Resolution 12-24 approving preliminary plans and specifications and setting date for letting and public hearing for the 2024 Permeable Paving Project, Charles City, Iowa

Discussion

Motion

D.

Consider Resolution 13-24 approving agreements for easements for bicycle and pedestrian pathway

Discussion

Motion

E.

Consider Resolution 14-24 approving agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation for the 2024 11th Avenue Bike Trail

Discussion

Motion

F.

Consider Resolution 15-24 approving agreement for site monitoring and maintenance activities for Shaw Avenue with GHD Consultants

Discussion

Motion

G.

Consider First Reading of Ordinance 1172 amending the Charles City code of ordinances Chapter 63 – Speed regulations, section 63.05 – Special speed zones

Discussion

Motion

H.

Consider Resolution 16-24 approving contract for removal of building at 808 N. Main

Discussion

Motion

I.

*Consider Resolution 17-24 setting time and place for a public hearing for the purpose of considering the consolidated general fund tax levy for the city’s fiscal year 2024-2025 budget

J.

Consider motion to enter into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 20.17(3) to discuss negotiations with the collective bargaining units

Discussion

Motion

K.

Reconvene into open session

L.

Consider Resolution 18-24 approving a tentative collective bargaining agreement between teamsters local union 238 police dept employees and the city of Charles City, Iowa

Discussion

Motion

Documents:
  1. Res 18-24.doc
M.

Consider Resolution 19-24 approving a tentative collective bargaining agreement between teamsters local union 238 public works employees and the city of Charles City, Iowa

Discussion

Motion

Documents:
  1. Res 19-24.pdf
11.

Other Business

    A.  Miscellaneous Correspondence
    B.  Attorney's Report
    C.  City Clerk's Report
    D.  City Administrator's Report
    E.  Board, Commission or Committee Reports
12.

Adjournment