Moville City Council Minutes — May 5, 2021

Moville City Council
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Mayor Jim Fisher called the meeting to order at around 5:30 pm. Roll Call: Tom Conolly, Nate Bauer, Paul Malm, John Parks, and Joel Robinson are present. Malm motioned to approve the agenda, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Malm motioned to approve minutes from the last meeting, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Bauer motioned to approve the Utility Billing trial balance for April, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed a fence permit from Kyle Grieme for his property at 410 Elm Street. Robinson motions to approve, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries. Council reviewed the Urban Revitalization Application from Moville Garage, LLC for garage condos at 722 Sunnybrook Dr. for 10 year partial abatement. Bauer motions to approved, seconded by Conolly. Ayes, motion carries. No speakers during

Open Forum. Guests include Chad Thompson, Dawn Thomas, Gene Groetken, Blake Stubbs, Joe Barnes, Jerry Sailer and Chris Howrey.

Chief Jerry Sailer gave a Fire Department update. No Police Department update was given. Council reviewed the list of property owners who have not responded to the second Vacant and Abandoned Building letter requesting registration. The next step is to issue Municipal Infractions for non-compliance. Clerk Peterson will prepare the list of owners and send to Attorney Thompson to prepare the Municipal Infractions. Council considered installing an epoxy-like covering of the shower walls at Haskell Pool at a cost of around $2,000. Malm motions to approve the project, seconded by Parks. Ayes, motion carries. Clerk Peterson discussed staffing of the Haskell Pool and let the council know that there have been no applicants for guard or manager at this point. Council discussed options and Malm motions to reimburse employees half of guard certification class fee at the end of the season for any employee that works through the end of the season, seconded by Robinson. Ayes, motion carries. Council considers renewal of the 5 year Iowa DOT agreement for primary roads. Bauer motions to approve the agreement, seconded by Malm. Ayes, motion carries.

Mayor and Council comments and concerns were discussed. Robinson asked if the council was interested in further examination of the details of the current Golf Cart/ ATV/UTV Ordinances. There was interest so Clerk Peterson asked council to send their suggestions for changes to Attorney

Thompson so he can draft possible changes and the Ordinance will be added to the next agenda for review.

With no further business Malm motioned to adjourn at around 6:11 pm and Bauer seconded. All ayes, motion carries-meeting closed.

Jodi Peterson, City Clerk
Jim Fisher, Mayor

Published in The Record
Thursday, May 20, 2021

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