City Council Meeting Agenda 5/13/2020

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Granger City Council Agenda

May 13, 2020 – 7 p.m.

City Hall, 1906 Main Street


On March 17, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, which among other matters, ordered the prohibition of community gatherings of ten or more people at all locations.  The Governor’s supplemental Proclamation of April 2, 2020, extended the restrictions to April 30, 2020.  Therefore, an in-person meeting of the City Council is impossible or impractical as contemplated by Iowa Code Section 21.4(1)(b).  As permitted by Iowa Code Section 21.8 the City Council meeting will be conducted by electronic means.  The public is encouraged to access the meeting electronically in the manner specified below.


The meeting will be conducted by Zoom at the following Internet link or telephone numbers:


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The meeting will originate in the City Hall office at 1906 Main Street (which will not be open to the public) at 7:00 p.m. 



PUBLIC HEARING – on Amendment to FY 2019-2020 Granger City Budget


  1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda—Approval of Agenda; Approve April 8 and April 22, 2020, Minutes; Library Report; Treasurer Report; Approve Bud’s Pub Liquor License Renewal (pending dram shop insurance), Approve Casey’s Cigarette Renewal Application
  3. Public Forum
  4. Landing at Oxley Creek West PUD
    1. Action to set Public Hearing on changing the zoning classification of Parcel C and Parcel B (Except Windcrest Plats 1,2, and 3) as shown on a Plat of Survey recorded in Book 2002 Page 767 from A-1 (Agricultural District) to create P.U.D. Landing at Oxley Creek West Planned Unit Development for 7:00 pm on May 28, 2020
  5. Ironwood Estates Conservancy PUD Amendment
    1. Action to set Public Hearing on Amendment of Ironwood Estates Conservancy PUD to allow Lots 1 through 4 to be developed as four single family residential lots or as six townhomes for 7:00 pm on May 28, 2020
  6. City Engineer Report
    1. Review and Discussion on Municipal Water System – Corrosion Control Alternatives
    2. Review and Discussion on Additional Water Treatment Plant Filters – Preliminary Financial Assessment
    3. Review and Discussion on Municipal Water System – Possible Rate Increase
    4. Reports on any other projects and matters
  7. Police Report
    1. Discussion on combining Woodward and Granger Police Departments
  8. Fire Department Report
  9. Ambulance Report
    1. Action to approve the hiring of Jayden Dorenkamp with an hourly rate of $12.00 until testing sites reopen, and then upon satisfactory completion of NREMT test, an hourly rate of $14.00 not to exceed 4 months from May 13th
    2. Action to approve the hiring of Brooks Vander Kopsa with an hourly rate of $12.00
    3. Action to approve the hiring of Nicholas DeVries with an hourly rate of $17.50
    4. Action to approve the hiring of Robyn Derner with an hourly rate of $17.00
    5. Action to approve email account set-up
    6. Action to approve purchase of air pack equipment from Sandry Fire Supply LLC in the amount of $16,372.00
    7. Action to approve purchase of new department clothing from either Graphic Edge in the amount of $6,210.60 or Broken Arrow in the amount of $5,837.75
  10. Public Works Report
  11. Parks and Recreation Report
    1. Action to approve purchase of floor machine for Community Center in the amount of $4,003.74
    2. Action to approve purchase of electrostatic sprayer for the Community Center, City Hall, and Library in the amount of $1,708.60
    3. Action to approve applying for the Build with Bags Grant in the amount of $1,777.00
    4. Discussion and possible action to approve Scratch Cupcake Truck for July 8, 2020
  12. Discussion on sidewalk letters that were sent certified for one resident residing in Twin Eagles Point Plat 1 and one resident residing in Carefree Estates Plat 1 that were required to construct a sidewalk on the vacant lot that they owned by June 30, 2020 and possible action to extend deadline
  13. Action to approve Mosquito Control of Iowa contract for period June 1, 2020 through September 1, 2020 in the amount of $4,030.00
  14. Action on Resolution 2020-11 – supporting Central Iowa Waste Management Association Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan Update
  15. Action to approve the change in IT support contract with Access Systems to add ISE/Advanced Cybersecurity Protection in the amount of $80 a month
  16. Action on Resolution 2020-12 – adopting Amendment to 2019-2020 Granger City Budget
  17. Report – Finance Committee – Saak and Brandt
  18. Approval of Bills for Payment
  19. Mayor’s Report
    1. Discussion on Granger Days
    2. COVID-19 Protocols
    3. Discussion on Reopening City Hall and Parks & Recreation
    4. Discussion on Comp Time
  20. Correspondence
  21. Adjournment

Kristy Trzeciak, City Clerk