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					ARNOLDS PARK, IA
REGULAR SESSION
MARCH 14, 2012 6:00 P.M.

COUNCIL PRESENT: Koppert, Christensen, Watters, Adams. Mayor Pro-tem Watters
presided.
COUNCIL ABSENT: Jensen, Mayor Mitchell.

OTHERS PRESENT: Tracey Olsen, Sean Enfield, Katie Reekers, Haley Lloyd, Hannah
Wiedemeier.

Motion approving the consent agenda consisting of minutes, claims, Clerk’s and
Treasurer’s reports. Christensen/Adams. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen absent.

Motion approving the liquor license renewals for Arnolds Park Roof Garden/Pavilion,
Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum, Touché of Okoboji Inc., Boji Nites, The Wine Bar
& Art Gallery, Yesterday’s Restaurant and Lounge, Miles Inn Boji Bay.
Adams/Christensen. Ayes; four. Nays; None. Jensen absent. Motion approving the new
liquor license for Home-ology. Christensen/Adams. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen
absent.

PROPOSED BUDGET FYR 2013: Mayor Pro-tem Watters opened the public hearing at
6:09 P.M. No comments written or verbal were received. Mayor Mitchell closed the
hearing at 6:10 P.M. RESOLUTION NO. 09-12 APPROVING THE BUDGET FYR
2013. Introduced by Koppert. Seconded by Christensen. The roll was called and the vote
was: AYES: Koppert, Christensen, Watters, Adams. NAYS: None. Jensen absent.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE CITY OF ARNOLDS PARK URBAN
RENEWAL PLAN: Mayor Pro-tem Watters opened the public hearing at 6:11 P.M. No
comments written or verbal were received. Mayor Pro-tem Watters closed the hearing at
6:12 P.M. RESOLUTION NO. 10-12 RESOLUTION DETERMINING AN AREA OF
THE CITY TO BE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AREA, AND THAT THE
REHABILITATION, CONSERVATION, REDEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT OR
A CONBINATION THEREOF, OF SUCH AREA IS NECESSARY IN THE
INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY OR WELFARE OF THE
RESIDENTS OF THE CITY; DESIGNATING SUCH AREA AS APPROPRIATE FOR
URBAN RENEWAL PROJECTS; AND ADOPTING THE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO
THE CITY OF ARNOLDS PARK URBAN RENEWAL PLAN. Introduced by Adams.
Seconded by Christensen. The roll was called and the vote was: AYES: Adams,
Christensen, Watters, Koppert. NAYS: None. Jensen absent.

$3,515,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION URBAN RENEWAL REFUNDING BONDS,
SERIES 2012: RESOLUTION NO. 11-12 APPOINTING PAYING AGENT, BOND
REGISTRAR, AND TRANSFER AGENT AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE
EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT. Introduced by Christensen. Seconded by
Koppert. The roll was called and the vote was: AYES: Christensen, Koppert, Adams,
Watters. NAYS: None. Jensen absent. Motion approving the Tax Exemption Certificate.
Koppert/Adams. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen absent. Motion approving the
Continuing Disclosure Certificate. Christensen//Adams. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen
absent. RESOLUTION NO. 12-12 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING A FORM OF
LOAN AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE
ISSUANCE OF BONDS AND LEVYING A TAX TO PAY THE BONDS. Introduced
by Adams. Seconded by Koppert. The roll was called and the vote was: AYES: Adams,
Koppert, Watters, Christensen. NAYS: None. Jensen absent.

DICKINSON COUNTY TRAILS: RESOLUTION NO. 13-12 APPROVING OF
TRAIL PLANS FROM HIGHWAY 71 TO HENDERSON WOODS. Introduced by
Koppert. Seconded by Adams. The roll was called and the vote was: AYES: Koppert,
Adams, Watters, Christensen. NAYS: None. Jensen absent.

2009 WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, WATER TREATMENT PLANT: Motion
approving the SRF Payment Request No. 25 in the amount of $175,896.50 for the 2009
Water System Improvements, Water Treatment Plant per the recommendation by
McClure Engineering. Christensen/Koppert. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen absent.

CITY ENTRANCE SIGNS: RESOLUTION NO. 14-12 APPROVING COST AND
ESTIMATED TIMELINE FOR CONSTRUCTION REGARDING THE CITY
ENTRANCE SIGNS. Introduced by Watters. Seconded by Adams. The roll was called
the vote was: AYES: Watters, Adams, Koppert. NAYS: One (Christensen). Jensen
absent.

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION: Motion approving the appointment of Suzie
Clausen to the Planning and Zoning Commission. Watters/Christensen. Ayes: four. Nays;
none. Jensen absent.

PARK BOARD: Christensen informed the Council that the Park Board has decided to
keep the City Park open for the week of July 4, 2012. Rates will double for that period
and Police will patrol the campground. The board will review in late August or
September, what decision to make in the future regarding camping at the City Park. It
was the consensus of the Council to replace the garage doors at Sawmill Park Shelter
House.

Sean Enfield would like the City to require vehicle inspections; Chief Krueger will take it
under advisement.

Motion to adjourn. Adams/Christensen. Ayes; four. Nays; none. Jensen absent. Mayor
Pro-tem Watters declared the meeting adjourned at 6:49 P.M.

                                             ____________________________________
                                             Mayor Pro-tem
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