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CITY OF DUBUQUE, IOWA CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS REGULAR SESSION The Dubuque City Council met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. on July 6, 2021 in the second-floor Council Chambers of the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. 6 th Street. Present: Mayor Buol; Council Members Cavanagh, Farber, Jones, Resnick, Roussell, Sprank; City Manager Van Milligen, City Attorney Brumwell. Mayor Buol read the call and stated this is a regular session of the City Council called for the purpose of conducting such business that may properly come before the City Council. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE PROCLAMATION(S) 1. Summer Learning Week Proclamation (July 12-16, 2021) was accepted by Danielle Willis on behalf of St. Mark Youth Enrichment. CONSENT ITEMS Motion by Resnick to receive and file the documents, adopt the resolutions, and dispose of as indicated. Seconded by Jones. Motion carried 7-0. 1. Minutes and Reports Submitted: City Council Proceedings of 6/21 and 6/23; Housing Commission of 6/22; Library Board of Trustees Update of 6/24; Proof of Publication for City Council Proceedings of 6/7; Proof of Publication for List of Claims and Summary of Revenues for Month Ended 5/31. Upon motion the documents were received and filed. 2. Notice of Claims and Suits: Dustin McGonigle – Section 1983; J.B. Priest for property damage; Douglas Spyrison for property damage; Jane Thorne and Michael Thorne for vehicle damage; Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release of All Claims between HACAP / Operation New View and Gary Stelpflug/2G2, LLC. Upon motion the documents were received, filed, and referred to the City Attorney. 3. Disposition of Claims: City Attorney advised that the following claims have been referred to Public Entity Risk Services of Iowa, the agent for the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool: J.B. Priest for property damage, Douglas Spyrison for property damage. Upon motion the documents were received, filed, and concurred. 4. Approval of City Expenditures: City Manager recommended City Council approval for payment of City expenditures. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 222-21 Authorizing the Director of Finance and Budget/City Treasurer to make certain payments of bills that must be paid and approved for payment in accordance with City procedures was adopted. 5. Pre-Annexation Agreement – Sally A. Hoerner: City Manager recommended approval of a Pre-Annexation Agreement with Sally Hoerner for property located at 9653 Monticello Drive in Dubuque County, in conjunction with her request to connect to City water. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 223-21 Approving a Pre-Annexation Agreement between the City of Dubuque, Iowa and Sally A. Hoerner was adopted. 6. First Amendment to Grant Agreement Between the City of Dubuque and 84 Main, LLC for the Creation of Rental Units at 84 Main Street: City Manager recommended approval of the First Amendment to Grant Agreement between the City of Dubuque and 84 Main, LLC for its creation of rental units at 84 Main Street. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 224-21 Approving the First Amendment to Grant Agreement between the City of Dubuque, Iowa and 84 Main, LLC was adopted. 7. Childcare Grant Opportunity Through Care Constellation Open Call: City Manager recommended support of a grant application to the Care Constellation on the issue of childcare submitted on behalf of a local childcare coalition. Upon motion the documents were received, filed and approved. 8. Support for Dubuque Initiatives Rehabilitation Project at 1739-1763 Central Avenue: City Manager recommended support for the Dubuque Initiatives grant application to the Iowa Finance Authority for the use of National Housing Trust Fund grant dollars to complete a rehabilitation project at 1739-1763 Central Avenue by Chris Richard. Upon motion the documents were received, filed and approved. 9. Intent to Apply to City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Partners in Learning: City Manager recommended City Council approval to apply for City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Partners in Learning grant in the amount of $203,760. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 225-21 Authorizing the Mayor to execute an application for the City of Dubuque Americorps Program: Partners in Learning and authorizing the Leisure Services Manager and the City Manager to approve the application was adopted. 10. Intent to Apply for City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Creating Opportunities: City Manager recommended approval to apply for City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Creating Opportunities grant in the amount of $110,000. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 226-21 Authorizing the Mayor to execute an application for the City of Dubuque Americorps Program: Creating Opportunities and Authorizing the Leisure Services Manager and the City Manager to approve the application was adopted. 11. Intent to apply for Lowes 100 Hometowns: City Manager recommended approval to apply for Lowes 100 Hometowns grant in the amount of $115,000. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 227-21 Authorizing the Mayor to execute an application for the Lowes 100 Hometowns and authorizing the Leisure Services Manager and the City Manager to approve the application was adopted. 12. Purchase of three (3) Gillig 29′ Low Floor Buses: City Manager recommended City Council authorization to purchase three new 29′ Gillig Low Floor Buses. Upon motion the documents were received, filed and approved. 13. Purina Drive Flood Wall Replacement Project: CIP 3502480 and 7202480: City Manager recommended that the award for the Purina Drive Flood Wall Replacement Project be officially recorded in the minutes of the City Council. Upon motion the documents were received, filed and made a Matter of Record. 14. Signed Contract(s): Boys and Girls Club Facility Use Agreement; Drew Cook & Sons Excavating Co. Inc. for the Dillon Street Drain Tile Project 2021; Agreement with Nicholas J. Edwards, MD to act as the Medical Director for the City’s Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Division; Tschiggfrie Excavating Co. for the 2021 Asphalt Overlay Ramp Project Four. Upon motion the documents were received and filed. 15. Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Response to COVID 19: City Manager transmitted a summary of the response and activities of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to COVID-19, providing a snapshot of the mechanics, accomplishments, and future recommendations for operation of the EOC in response to COVID-19. Upon motion the documents were received and filed. 16. Fireworks Permit for Mark Molo: City Manager recommended consideration to issue a permit to Mark Molo for a fireworks display on July 17, 2021. Upon motion the documents were received, filed and approved. 17. Liquor License Renewals: City Manager recommending approval of annual beer, liquor and wine licenses as submitted. Upon motion the documents were received and filed, and Resolution No. 228-21 Approving applications for beer, liquor, and/or wine permits, as required by City of Dubuque Code of Ordinances Title 4 Business and License Regulations, Chapter 2 Liquor Control, Article B Liquor, Beer and Wine Licenses and Permits was adopted. BOARDS/COMMISSIONS 1. Boards and Commission Applicant Review: City Clerk Breitfelder stated that the Historic Preservation Commission applicant review was pulled from the meeting due to a discrepancy in the vacancy of the term on the commission. Applications were reviewed for the following Boards and Commissions. Applicants were invited to address the City Council regarding their desire to serve on the following Boards/ Commissions. i. Community Development Advisory Commission: One, 3-Year term through February 15, 2024 (Vacant term of Wainwright). Applicant: Danita Grant, 2479 LaVista Ct. ii. Mayoral Appointment: Library Board of Trustees: One, 4-Year term through July 1, 2025 (Expiring term of Gorton) Applicant: Greg Gorton, 1295 Prairie St. This commission is subject to the State of Iowa Gender Balance Law. 7 Commissioners total; currently 2 males/4 females/1 openings. 2. Boards and Commission Appointments: Appointments were made to the following boards/ commissions. i. Housing Appeals and Mediation Board: One, 3-Year term through January 1, 2024 (Initial term on this board. Board was created on December 7, 2020 as a result of…



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