The City Council of the City of New Hampton met in regular session in the Council Chambers on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Larsen at 7:00 p.m. Council members present were Kuhn, McDonald, Perkins, Carey, Denner and Diiro. Zachary Nosbisch, Jr Mai, Tammy Robinson, Mike & Shirley Troyna, Al & Joan Morris, Bobby Schwickerath, Gary King and City Attorney Kevin Kennedy were also present.
Moved by Perkins, seconded by Carey; The agenda be approved as presented. Ayes-Six. Nays-None. Motion carried.
Moved by Diiro, seconded by McDonald; That the minutes of the August 5, 2019 regular Council meeting minutes be approved. Ayes-Six. Nays-None. Motion carried.
Moved by Perkins, seconded by McDonald; That claims in the amount of $138,058.30 be approved. Ayes-Six. Nays-None. Motion carried.
7:00 PM PUBLIC HEARING: Mayor Larsen announced now is the time and place fixed for the public hearing to receive public comment with regard to the amendment to the zoning ordinance regarding the rezoning from C-2 to R-3 the following described property:
- Lot 6 (except the East 12 and except the North 120 feet) and Parcel NN in Lot 7, all in the irregular survey of the SE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 7, Township 95 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M. in New Hampton, Iowa
The Council investigated and found that the time and the place of the hearing had in accordance with the law as directed by the Council been published in the New Hampton Tribune on the 6th day of August, 2019 in New Hampton in the County of Chickasaw. Mayor Larsen asked for oral comments. There were none. Mayor Larsen asked for written comments. There were none. Mayor Larsen declared the hearing closed.
Moved by McDonald, seconded by Kuhn; That Ordinance #871 entitled ‘AN ORDINANCE REZONING PROPERTY FROM C-2 TO R-3 REAL ESTATE OF MICHAEL AND SHIRLEY TROYNA, receive its third and final consideration. Ayes – Kuhn, McDonald, Perkins, Carey, Denner, Diiro. Nays-None. Mayor Larsen ordered Ordinance #871 duly adopted.
The New Hampton Fire Department met with the Finance Committee on August 5, 2019 to discuss the pumper truck bids and possible purchase. The Finance committee approved the purchase of a pumper truck from Reliant Fire Apparatus, Inc. The final cost is $288,366.00 which will be paid by New Hampton Township, Dayton Township and the City of New Hampton. The breakdown is as follows:
- New Hampton Township – 28% – $80,742.48
- Dayton Township – 17% – $49,022.22
- City of New Hampton – 55% – $158,601.30
Councilman Perkins explained that the Fire department will use their Capital Projects funds totaling $131,797.79, plus $20,000 in capital project transfers for FY2019/2020. The remaining balance of $6,803.51 will be reimbursed by the New Hampton Firefighters Association. Moved by Perkins, seconded by Diiro; That Resolution No 6405 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE BID FROM RELIANT FIRE APPARATUS, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $288,366.00 FOR A PIERCE DRY SIDE 3,000 GALLON TANKER MOUNTED ON A FREIGHTLINER M2-106 CHASSIS, be approved. Ayes – Kuhn, McDonald, Perkins, Carey, Denner, Diiro. Nays-None. Resolution passed.
Moved by Carey, seconded by Kuhn; That Resolution No. 6406 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2018/2019 CITY STREET FINANCIAL REPORT. Ayes – Kuhn, McDonald, Perkins, Carey, Denner and Diiro. Nays – None. Resolution passed.
Moved by Carey, seconded by McDonald, To grant the request to waive the requirement to install a sidewalk for Al and Joan Morris at 106 West Cleveland, be approved. Ayes – Six. Nays – None. Motion Carried.
Moved by Perkins, seconded by Denner; That the liquor license for Fareway Stores, LLC #922, be approved. Ayes – Six. Nays – None. Motion Carried.
Moved by Carey, seconded by Diiro; Approving the application of Rick and Donna Throndson for Tax Exemption under the City-wide Urban Revitalization Plant for New Hampton and authorizing the Mayor to sign the application and forward to the County Assessor, be approved. Ayes-Six. Nays-None. Motion carried.
|ROAD USE TAX||$36,862.50||$31,395.33|
|SPECIAL REV/EMPLOYEE BEN||$1,860.19||$20,312.86|
|LOCAL OPTION TAX||$31,659.56||$0.00|
|HOTEL/ MOTEL TAX||$0.00||$11,125.82|
|TIF- INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL||$3,055.12||$0.00|
|LIBRARY SPECIAL PROJECTS||$226.00||$0.00|
|SWIMMING POOL RENOVATION||$0.00||$5,000.00|
|TRUST & AGENCY||$120.00||$0.00|
Moved by Kuhn, seconded by Perkins; That the Finance Reports for July 2019, be approved. Ayes – Six. Nays – None. Motion carried.
Moved by Kuhn, seconded by Perkins; That the following be accepted and placed on file:
- Fire Department Minutes of August 5, 2019
- Finance Committee Minutes of August 5, 2019
- Library Minutes of August 6, 2019
- Department Head Minutes of August 6, 2019
- Tree Board Minutes of August 9, 2019
- Airport Commission Minutes of July 8, 2019
- Park & Recreation Minutes of August 7, 2019
Ayes – Six. Nays – None. Motion carried.
Moved by Perkins, seconded by Diiro; That the meeting adjourn at 7:18 p.m. Ayes-Six. Nays-None. Motion carried.