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CITY OF HAWARDEN APPROVED MINUTES REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

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									                     CITY OF HAWARDEN
       APPROVED MINUTES REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
        HAWARDEN CITY HALL - COUNCIL CHAMBERS ROOM
                Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 5:30 p.m.
The Council Meeting was called to order at 5:32 p.m.
Present: Mayor ProTem Borchers; Council Members Anderson, Bauder, Jacobs, Hedden.
Absent: Mayor Porter.
Staff Present: Gary W. Tucker, City Administrator/City Clerk; Jim Pickner, City Attorney; Mike
DeBruin, Chief of Police; Sharole Rens, Finance Director; Tom Kane, Public Works Director; Spencer
Haacke, Economic Development Director. Staff Absent: None.

                                      Standard Agenda Items
1a. Approval of June 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting Minutes. Moved by Anderson/Bauder to
approve the June 10, 2009 Regular Council Meeting Minutes. Motion carried 5-0.

1b. Approval of Claims for Payment. Moved by Hedden/Jacobs to approve the Schedule of Claims for
Payment. Motion carried 5-0.

1c. Open business from the Community (limited to a maximum of 5 min. per item). Dr. David
Helgevold was present to address the Council regarding his concerns of the use of fireworks in Hawarden,
which are illegal and questioned what the City might due about the matter.

2a. Mayor's Report. None

2b. Council Comments. Council Member Jacobs asked to have the problem of fireworks discussed and
the Council directed Staff to put notice on Channel 10 and in the Advertiser regarding the State Law
regarding fireworks.

2c. Staff Reports/Discussion. City Administrator Tucker reported the lease with the Jaycees has been
signed and we are waiting for proof of insurance from them with the City listed as an additional insured.
Public Works Director Kane introduced and welcomed new employee, Pam Wakeman, Administrative
Assistant for Public Works. He also reported that upgrades have been done at the Softball Complex, the
City had their annual Electric Inspection and Flood Control Project Inspection, and that Sioux County is
disposing of vacant lots and would like to give them to the City. Council directed him to proceed with
receiving the property. Economic Development Director Haacke reported that the Spec Building Open
House will be held July 9th. City Attorney Pickner reported progress on the South Pit/Airport property
exchange.

                                       Other Agenda Items
3. Second Reading of Ordinance No. 661 – Local Control of Demand Response. Moved by
Jacobs/Bauder to approve the Second Reading of Ordinance No. 661. Aye: Anderson, Bauder, Borchers,
Hedden, Jacobs. Nay: None. Motion carried 5-0. Copies of the ordinance are available at the City
Offices for public review.

4. First Reading of Ordinance No. 662 – An Ordinance Amending the Rates for Gas Service and
the Rate for Purchased Gas. Moved by Bauder/Hedden to approve the First Reading of Ordinance No.
662. Aye: Jacobs, Hedden, Borchers, Bauder, Anderson. Nay: None. Motion carried 5-0. Copies of the
ordinance are available at the City Offices for public review.

5. Resolution 2009-30 – A Resolution Authorizing Property Tax Rebate to NWREC and SEDC for
property at 1107 Oak Hill Drive and approving Development Grant Agreement. Moved by
Jacobs/Anderson to approve Resolution 2009-30. Aye: Bauder, Borchers, Anderson, Jacobs, Hedden.
Nay: None. Motion carried 5-0.

6. Approval of Cigarette/Tobacco Permit Applications for The Other Bar, Quick Corner, Inc.,
Fiesta Foods, Kum & Go, Flatlander’s, and Casey’s General Store. Moved by Bauder/Anderson to
approve the Cigarette/Tobacco Permit Applications. Motion carried 5-0.

7. Approval of Write-offs for FY 2008-2009 for Utilities, Telecommunications & Ambulance.
Moved by Anderson/Jacobs to approve the Write-off for FY 2008-2009. Motion carried 5-0.

8. Discussion Authorization to look into Fire Truck Replacement. City Administrator Tucker and
Fire Chief Strong presented information regarding the 1974 Pumper Truck and possible replacement
trucks. Moved by Anderson/Hedden to authorize purchase of the 2009 International Pumper Truck from
Fire Guard, Brandon, SD. Motion carried 5-0.

9. Request from Brian Engelman dba Sportsman’s Lanes for Liquor License Transfers to the
Hawarden Community Center for Saturday, July 4, 2009 and Saturday, July 11, 2009. Moved by
Anderson/Hedden to approve the Liquor License Transfer for Saturday, July 4, 2009 and Saturday, July
11, 2009. Motion carried 5-0.
10. Request from Hawarden Supermarket, Inc., dba Fiesta Foods for renewal of Class C Beer
Permit (BC) for off-premise sales of beer and wine with Sunday Sales. Moved by Jacobs/Anderson to
approve the Renewal of Class B Beer Permit for Fiesta Foods. Motion carried 5-0.

11. Request from Francisco Curiel dba Las Milpa’s at 607 9th Street, Hawarden, IA for a new Class
BW Special Liquor License for on-premise sales of beer, wine, and wine coolers with Sunday Sales.
Mr. Curiel was present to answer questions from the Council regarding the Liquor License Request.
Moved by Jacobs/Hedden to approve the Liquor License request for Las Milpa’s. Motion carried 5-0.

12. Resolution 2009-31 – A Resolution Approving subordination of the City’s Mortgagees on Lots
12 & 13, Block 6, Original Plat in the Incorporated City of Hawarden, Iowa (Dentist Building) to
People’s Bank Mortgage. City Attorney Pickner explained the resolution. Moved by Bauder/Hedden to
approve Resolution 2009-31. Aye: Anderson, Bauder, Borchers, Jacobs, Hedden. Nay: None. Motion
carried 5-0.

The next Regular City Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. Moved by
Jacobs/Hedden to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 5-0. Meeting adjourned at 6:55 p.m.


                                                             _____________________________
                                                             Robert Borchers, Mayor ProTem
ATTEST:


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Gary W. Tucker, City Administrator/City Clerk

								
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