Granger City Council Meeting Agenda 7/11/2018

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Granger City Council Agenda

July 11, 2018 – 7 p.m.

City Hall, 1906 Main Street


PUBLIC HEARING – on the matter of the adoption of plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of costs for the construction of the 2018 Sidewalk Improvement Program


PUBLIC HEARING – on the proposed Amendment No. 4 to the Granger Urban Renewal Plan


PUBLIC HEARING – on the proposal to enter into an Amendment No. 2 to the Development Agreement with Eagle One Development, LLC


  1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda—Approval of Agenda; Approve June 13, 2018, Minutes; Library Report; Treasurer Report; Clerk Report, 5-day Liquor License for City of Granger for Granger Days pending dram shop insurance; Liquor License renewal for Bud’s Pub pending dram shop insurance
  3. Public Forum
  4. Police Report
  5. Fire Department Report
  6. EMS Department Report
  7. Action to approve listing of members and pay rates for part-time staffing positions
  8. Action on Resolution 2018-23 – recognizing Patty Tiernan’s service as Ambulance Department Chief
  9. Public Works Report
  10. Parks and Recreation Report
    1. Action to accept resignation of Angela Sebastian as a Board Member (term ending December 31, 2020)
  11. Sally Worley of Practical Farmers of America – drainage issues from the new development from the north and the east
  12. Jennifer Welch and John Swanson (Polk Soil and Water Conservation District) – Beaver Creek WMA and stormwater ordinances
  13. Ed Harney and Julie Spenla – water ponding in ditch
  14. Tabitha Berning – Birch Street flooding
  15. Amendment No. 4 to the Urban Renewal Area (Ironwood)
    1. Mayor’s report on consultation meeting with affected taxing authorities
    2. Action on Resolution 2018-22 – determining an area of the City to be an economic development area, and that the rehabilitation, conservation, redevelopment, development or a combination thereof, of such area is necessary in the interest of the public health, safety or welfare of the residents of the City; designating such area as appropriate for urban renewal projects; and adopting Amendment No. 4 to the Granger Urban Renewal Plan.
  16. Development Agreement between the City and Granger Land Company LLC and Pags & Sons LLC
    1. Engineer’s Report
    2. Action on Resolution 2018-24 – fixing date for a public hearing on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement with Granger Land Company LLC and Pags & Sons LLC
  17. 2015 Urban Water Quality Initiative
    1. Engineer’s Report on communications with contractor and bonding company
    2. Possible action to terminate contract dated October 12, 2016
  18. The 2018 Sidewalk Improvement Program
  19. Engineer’s Report and consideration of construction bids
  20. Action on Resolution 2018-25 – adopting plans, specifications, form of contract, and estimate of costs
  21. Action on Resolution 2018-26 – making award of construction contract
  22. Action on Resolution 2018-27 – approving construction contract and bond (subject to the approval of the City Attorney)
  23. The Sidewalk Improvement Program – 2017 – Engineer’s Report
  24. Development Agreement with Eagle One Development, L.L.C. (Lift Station)
  25. Action on Resolution 2018-18 – approving and authorizing execution of an Amendment No. 2 to the Development Agreement by and between the City and Eagle One Development, LLC
  26. Bridge Inspections – action to authorize Veenstra & Kimm to undertake state-required bridge inspections in the City
  27. Oxley Creek Improvements – lawsuit filed by subcontractor against contractor and City
    1. Report on the filing of the City’s Answer to lawsuit
    2. Action to authorize City Clerk to issue check to Dallas County Clerk of Court in the amount of $21,798.50, if and when directed by the District Court
  28. City Engineer – Reports on any other projects and matters
  29. Action to authorize Iowa Codification to prepare amending ordinances resulting from new state laws
  30. Action on appointment of Granger representative to Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority
  31. Action on Resolution 2018-28 – authorizing a fund transfer from the Emergency Fund to the General Fund for FY 2018
  32. Action on Resolution 2018-29 – authorizing the City Clerk to make the appropriate interfund transfer of sums in the appropriate manner for FY 2018
  33. Action on Resolution 2018-30 – authorizing the City Clerk to make the appropriate interfund transfer of sums in the appropriate manner for FY 2018 to close out Projects
  34. Granger Trails Committee – action to approve Mayor’s appointment of the following people to the Committee: Tony James, Phil Kinney, Steve Klocke, Brandon Sweeney, Jessica Shillington, Tim Nowatzki, Mike Musich, Anita Meiners, Sarah Taylor-Watts, Alice Wicker, Jennifer Harned, Kristy Trzeciak, Jeri Wendzel, Mike Backous, Briley Bermel, Jodi Bermel, Adam Ferdrick and Chris Fitzsimmons
  35. Appointments by Mayor to Library Board subject to Council approval
    1. Deanna Blagg, reappointment for term ending June 30, 2024
    2. Melissa Mann, reappointment for term ending June 30, 2024
  36. Action to authorize Bud’s Pub to close street from State Street to edge of Bob Gross’ building on Main Street for Granger Days starting at Noon on Friday, August 24th through Noon on Sunday, August 26th for band performances
  37. Action to approve closing Rose Street from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 25th and parade route for Granger Days
  38. Review employee compensation adjustments effective July 1, 2018, and action thereon
  39. Report – Finance Committee – Bice and Schutt
  40. Approval of Bills for Payment
  41. Mayor’s Report
  42. Correspondence
  43. Adjournment

Kristy Trzeciak, City Clerk