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Granger City Council Meeting Agenda 9/11/2019

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Granger City Council Agenda

September 11, 2019 – 7 p.m.

City Hall, 1906 Main Street


PUBLIC HEARING – on changing the zoning classification of the West Half of the lot east of 1814 Main Street from C-3 to C-4.


  1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda—Approval of Agenda; Approve August 14, 2019 Meeting Minutes; Library Report; Treasurer Report; Clerk Report.
  3. Public Forum
  4. Donna Manning – requesting to put up a memorial flag over by Casey’s
  5. Debra Edeker – request for reconsideration of Council’s denial of August request for reimbursement of 75% of sewer charged for June and July due to watering sod at 2303 Windcrest Drive
  6. Cecelia Smith – request for reimbursement of water for July/August usage to water tree replaced by City
  7. Shon Bruellman – Big Red Food Truck – request to waive time restriction on transient merchant license (Code Section 122.10 limits license to between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.) to allow service until 9 p.m. through December 31, 2019
  8. Eric Cannon of Snyder & Associates – discuss initial concept plan for the next phase of the Landing at Oxley Creek
  9. Plan and Zoning Commission
    1. Report on September 11th meeting
    2. Action on Ordinance No. 383 – amending zoning of West Half of the lot east of 1814 Main Street from C-3 to C-4 to match zoning on east half of said lot, first reading
  10. Action on Ordinance No. 381 – amending the official zoning map and Chapter 167 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Granger, Iowa, as amended, by adding Section 167.16 – Ironwood Estates Conservancy Planned Unit Development, second reading
  11. 2017 and 2018 Sidewalk Status Update – City Engineer
  12. Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project
    1. Discussion on items remaining to be completed on the maintenance bond
  13. 2015 Urban Water Quality Initiative
    1. Report from City Engineer on evaluation of remaining items of work and the coast associated and possibility of dispute resolution
  14. City Engineer – Reports on any other projects and matters
  15. Public Works Report
    1. Discussion on price quotation for additional Water Treatment filters and financial condition of water utility.
    2. Request of hourly pay rate increase of $1.00 per hour for Brandon Burns for passing Water Treatment Grade 1 certification beginning with August 26, 2019 pay period.
  16. Police Report
  17. Fire Department Report
  18. EMS Department Report
    1. Action to approve EMS Department vote of Bethany Stanger as EMS Chief effective immediately
  19. Parks and Recreation Report
  20. Granger Days Report
  21. Granger Trails Committee
    1. Action to approve hiring Genus Landscape to create design and cost estimates to allow for bidding of Phase 2 of the project for $900.00
  22. Action to appoint Jennifer Harned as City Clerk Pro Temp for the October 9th City Council Meeting
  23. Action on Resolution 2019-21 – approving Street Financial Report (Road Use Tax)
  24. Action on Ordinance No. 384 – amending Section 5.07 of the Code of Ordinances incorporation 2019 legislative changes including increasing the cumulative purchase limit from $2,500 to $6,000, first reading
  25. Action on Ordinance No. 385 – amending Section 7.05 of the Code of Ordinances incorporating 2019 legislative changes pertaining to operating budget preparation
  26. Report – Finance Committee –Schutt and Saak
  27. Approval of Bills for Payment
  28. Mayor’s Report
  29. Correspondence
  30. Adjournment

Kristy Trzeciak, City Clerk