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					                          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
AGENDA                       unanimously.

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
                             unanimously.

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.
AND GARAGES
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 @
                           6:45 p.m.


                           Signed _________________________
                                  Dennis Fineran, Mayor

ATTEST:

____________________
Lisa Roggatz, City Clerk

				
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