REGULAR CALLED CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 – 5:00 P.M.
Council Chambers – Denison, Iowa
The second regular City Council Meeting of the City of Denison, Iowa was held pursuant to law
on the above date and hour; Mayor Fineran called the meeting to order with the following
members present: AHART, BLUM, HEIDEN, HOUGH Absent: RODRIGUEZ
MOTION TO APPROVE Motion Blum/Ahart to approve the agenda Motion carried
MOTION TO APPROVE Motion Ahart/Heiden to approve the following items on the
CONSENT AGENDA consent agenda: a) approve and waive the reading of the minutes
for 9/7/10; b) approve the bills as presented; c) approve the
budget & cash activity reports for August, 2010 d) approve hiring
Vicki Schraeder as contract labor @ $10.00/hr to clean city hall
and the fire station e)approve liquor licenses for Lucky Lanes,
Fareway & Providence Inn f) approve payment to Dewey Reis for
watershed dam construction of $1,000.00. Removed items g)
approve residential purchase agreement between Roberto &
Carina Valle and City of Denison for property at 1415 1st Ave
South and h) approve East Boyer Project Cost-share agreement
(was listed twice) from the consent agenda. Motion carried
PUBLIC HEARING ON Public Hearing was held at 5:05 p.m. on proposed amendments to
AMENDMENTS TO ZONING zoning ordinance. There were no written or oral objections.
ORDINANCE Mayor Fineran declared the public hearing closed.
PUBLIC HEARING ON Public Hearing was held at 5:10 p.m. on proposed adoption of
ADOPTION OF REVISED revised zoning ordinance. There were no written or oral
ZONING ORDINANCE objections. Mayor Fineran declared the public hearing closed.
PRESENTATION TO SWIHMB PRESENTATION was made congratulating the 2010 Southwest
Iowa Honor Marching Band.
ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE (first reading) AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE
ZONING ORDINANCE FOR TO CHANGE THE SIDE LOT REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESSORY
SIDE LOT REQUIREMENTS BUILDINGS AND GARAGES. Motion Blum/Hough to approve the
FOR ACCESSORY BUILDINGS first reading of the ordinance. Motion carried unanimously.
ORDINANCE #1388 ORDINANCE #1388 (first reading) WAS INTRODUCED AMENDING
AMENDING ZONING MAP THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF DENISON, IOWA.
Motion Heiden/Ahart to waive the first and second readings.
Motion carried unanimously. Motion Hough/Heiden that
ordinance #1388 is adopted. Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION #2010-43 RESOLUTION #2010-43 WAS INTRODUCED AUTHORIZING
AUTHORIZING G.O. BONDS ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES
& LEVY OF TAXES 2010, AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES TO PAY THE
SAME. Motion Hough/Blum that the resolution is adopted.
Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION #2010-44 RESOLUTION #2010-44 WAS INTRODUCED ACCEPTING WORK ON
ACCEPTING WORK ON THE NORTH 16TH STREET PAVING PROJECT, NO. STP-U-1920(619)-
NORTH 16TH STREET 70-24. Motion Heiden/Hough that the resolution is adopted.
PAVING PROJECT Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION #2010-45 RESOLUTION #2010-45 WAS INTRODUCED SETTING A PUBLIC
SETTING PUBLIC HEARING HEARING FOR REZONING FOR ROB ZENK AT 7:05 P.M. ON
FOR REZONING ZENK PROP. OCTOBER 5, 2010. Motion Blum/Heiden that the resolution is
adopted. Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION #2010-46 RESOLUTION #2010-46 WAS INTRODUCED ADOPTING A POLICY
ADOPTING CREDIT CARD REGARDING USE OF CITY CREDIT CARDS. Motion Ahart/Hough
POLICY that the resolution be adopted. Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING RESOLUTION WAS INTRODUCED ESTABLISHING RESIDENCY
RESIDENCY POLICY TABLED POLICY FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF DENISON, IOWA. The
INDEFINITELY resolution was tabled indefinitely.
DISCUSSION ON CITY CELL Discussed cell phones for city employees. Consensus of the
PHONES FOR EMPLOYEES council members was to instruct city manager to look at the
different plans we currently have and see if we can combine or
eliminate services to reduce the costs.
DISCUSSION ON CURRENT Discussed our current waste collection resolution. City Manager
WASTE COLLECTION asked about waiving the waste collection fees, except for landfill
RESOLUTION charges, in certain circumstances. Council asked to have a policy
prepared for their consideration.
PRESENTATION OF Representatives from Wal-Mart gave an update on their progress
WAL-MART UPDATE on construction of the new store in Denison.
CITY MANAGER REPORT No City Manager report presented.
ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned @
Dennis Fineran, Mayor
Lisa Roggatz, City Clerk