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MUSCATINE CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2020  – 7:00 P.M.

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AGENDA 
THURSDAY AUGUST 6,  2020 
7:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER (Meeting will be chaired by Mayor Pro Tem Brackett)

2. ROLL CALL

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.COMMUNICATIONS – CITIZENS

A.  Reading of Proclamation – Water & Waste Water Workers of Iowa Week (Jon Koch)

5. CONSENT AGENDA

The following items are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

* Items 6A  Approval of City Council Minutes

A. Regular Council Meeting Minutes– July 16, 2020

* Item 8A-H Petitions and Communications

A. Request on second reading for a new Class “C” Liquor License, Catering Privilege, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Overlook Ballroom, 101 West Mississippi Drive – Bridgeside Pub, LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

B. Request for renewal of a Class “B” Beer Permit and Sunday Sales for China Garden, 2016 Cedar Plaza Drive – China Garden at Cedar (pending inspections and insurance)

C. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License and Sunday Sales for Diamond Dave’s, 1903 Park Avenue – K & E Restaurants, Inc. (pending inspections and insurance)

D. Request for renewal of a Class B Native Wine Permit, Class “C” Liquor License, Catering Privilege and Sunday Sales for Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant, 101 West Mississippi Drive – Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant LLC (pending inspections and insurance)

E. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Buffalo Wild Wings, 2608 Second Avenue – Blazin Wings, Inc. (pending inspections and insurance)

F. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for American Legion Club, 110 So Houser Street – Edward H Bitzer Post No 27 (pending inspections and insurance)

G. Request for renewal of a Class “C” Liquor License, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for VFW, 1415 Grandview Avenue – Veterans of Foreign Wars (pending inspections and insurance)

H. Request to Approve Interim City Administrator Termination of Contract

* Item 9A From the Mayor

A. Life Saving Awards - Corporal Matt Fowler & Officer Mark Schollmeyer
B. Request to Approve New Appointment Peggy Heither to the Administrative Review Panel

* Items 12A-C - Receive and File

A. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – July 13, 2020
B. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – July 20, 2020
C. Muscatine County Board of Supervisors Minutes – July 27, 2020

* Bills*

* Approval of attached Bills for Approval totaling $1,589,578.89, subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s).

6. MINUTES – APPROVAL

7. PUBLIC HEARING

8. PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

9. FROM THE MAYOR

Presentation of Life Saving Awards to Corporal Matt Fowler & Officer Mark Schollmeyer

10. FROM THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

11. FROM THE CITY ADMINISTRATOR

A. Resolution Awarding Contract for the Demolition of a Structure at 104 Clinton Street

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a resolution awarding the Contract for the demolition of the structure at 104 Clinton Street, to Sulzco LLC, for the amount of $14,500.00. Sulzco LLC was the lowest of the two bids received.

Is there a motion to adopt this resolution as submitted?

B. Request to Approve STA Fiscal Year 2021 Funding

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to enter into a contract with the Iowa Department of Transportation to receive State Transit Operating Assistance in the amount of $256,239.00.  City Council approved the application for this funding on April 16, 2020. 

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

C. Request to Approve Memorandum of Understanding for Justice Assistance Grant

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Justice for the award of a Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $15,763.00. This grant will be split between the Drug Task Force, the Muscatine County Sheriff’s Department and the Muscatine Police Department.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

D. Request to Approve Muscatine Landfill Regulatory Assistance Services Proposal

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the Muscatine Landfill Regulatory Assistance Services Proposal from Barker Lemar Engineering Consultants. This proposal is for t $15,000.00 per year for fiscal years 2021-2023. $15,000.00 has been budgeted for this expense in the FY2021 Landfill Budget.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

E. Request to Approve the Muscatine Landfill Annual Services Proposal

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the Muscatine Landfill Annual Services Agreement with Barker Lemar Engineering Consultants.This agreement is  for the amount of $29,615.00 for FY 2021, $28,550.00 for FY 2022 and $29,430.00 for FY 2023. Funds for this service are budgeted into the FY 2021 Landfill Budget.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

F. Request to Approve the Issuance of a Purchase Order for Grapple Replacement

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order in the amount of $10,275.04, to Builtrite Handlers and Attachments, for the purchase of a replacement grapple bucket for the Transfer Station. There is $10,000 budgeted for this purchase in the FY 2021 Transfer Station Operating Budget.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

G. Request to Approve the Issuance of a Purchase order for 95 Gallon Refuse Containers

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order in the amount of $6825.60, to Rehrig Pacific Company, for the purchase of 112 new 95-gallon containers with lids. Rehrig Pacific was the only quote requested in order to keep all containers owned by the City the same make and model. There is $6,000 budgeted for this purchase in the FY 2021 Refuse Collection Capital Equipment Budget.

Is there a motion to approve this Request as submitted?

H. Request to Award Contract for former DOT Site Master Planning

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to award the contract for the former DOT site master planning to Legat Architects of Moline in an amount not to exceed $63,475.00. Request for proposals were sent out in February and four firms were interviewed in June. Legat Architects was the unanimous decision. Funds are available for this project in the “Former IDOT Facility Acquisition and Improvement Project” account.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

I. Request to Approve the Declaration of Property as Surplus

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the declaration of the Police Range Building located on MPW Property off of Dick Drake Way as Surplus so bids can be received for its removal. Due to multiple years of flooding the building can no longer be used. Once this building is demolished a new building will be built on higher ground.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

J. Request to Approve the Issuance of a Purchase Order for WRRF Air Compressor

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order in the amount of $14,995.00, to Star Equipment, Ltd. For the purchase of an air compressor to replace the 1965 portable air compressor that has failed. Four quotes were received with Star Equipment being the lowest. There is $15,000.00 budgeted for this purchase.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

K. Request to Approve the Issuance of a Purchase Order for Harbor Dredging Geo Bags

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the issuance of a purchase order in the amount of $28,490.00, to Geo Synthetics, Inc. for the purchase of ten 150’ by 45’ geo-synthetic bags. Two quotes were received with the low quote coming from Geo Synthetics. There is $30,000.00 budgeted for this purchase.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

L. Request to Approve Mini-Pitch Project Concept

Presented for City Council’s consideration is a request to approve the Mini-Pitch Project Concept Plan and cost estimate subject to outside funding for the addition of a MUSCO Mini-Pitch to be added to the Muscatine Skate Park site. MUSCO will provide the mini-pitch materials and installation valued at roughly $70,000.00 at no cost to the City. MUSCO will also help identify funding sources for the remaining roughly $20,000.00 needed to fund the acrylic surface. The City would be responsible for any fence removal needed.

Is there a motion to approve this request as submitted?

M. Discussion with Possible Action – City Property Improvement Approval & Support

N. Discussion Regarding City Council Meetings Resuming in City Council Chambers



12. COMMUNICATIONS - RECEIVE AND FILE

13. APPROVAL OF BILLS

It is recommended bills totaling $1,589,578.89, be approved and that the City Council authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to issue warrants for the same. It should be noted that this listing is subject to the approval of any related agenda item(s).

14. COMMUNICATIONS - COUNCIL MEMBERS

15. OTHER BUSINESS

16. ADJOURNMENT