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City Council Agenda November 16, 2015

Regular City Council Meeting
November 16, 2015
5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. Approve November 2, 2015 Regular Council Meeting minutes (pages 1-2)

6. Approve Bill List (located at end of packet)

7. Approve Treasurer’s Report (pages 3-11)

8. Items for Consideration

A. Municipal Garbage Service Contract (page 12)

Summary: Fulton received proposals from Moring Disposal and Republic Services Inc. for municipal garbage service. Upon review, Finance Committee recommends renewing the contract with Moring Disposal.

Action: Approve garbage service contract

B. Administrative Fee for Municipal Garbage Service (page 13)

Summary: Finance Committee recommends adding a $0.80 monthly administrative fee to the municipal garbage rate. The fee allocates garbage billing costs to the garbage utility fund instead of the general fund. This will save the General Fund $15,642.00 a year.

Action: Approve administrative fee

C. Downtown Parking Limit Change

Summary: Recommendation to change the downtown parking time limit from 2-hours to 4-hours.

Action: Discussion only

D. Heritage Subdivision Residential Lots

Summary: The city has two available lots in Heritage subdivision on 5th Ave. between 9th and 10th Streets. The lots are listed as “surplus” so the city cannot sell them for less than 80% of their appraised value. Removing these two properties from surplus will allow the City to accept bids or list the property with a realtor which should expedite their sale.

Action: Discussion only

E. Robinson Property

Summary: Matthew and Betsy Robinson wish to sell back to the City the property they purchased in the Heritage subdivision in October 2013. According to the Cash Sale Contract, Fulton has the right to repurchase the property should the Robinson’s fail to build a residence within 42 months.

Action: Approve/Disapprove repurchase

F. Rezoning - Variance Request (page 14)

Summary: The Zoning Board of Appeals is presenting a recommendation to grant a rezoning request for the property located at 812 18th Avenue owned by Timken Drives. The Request: rezone said property from residential to industry.

Action: Approve/Disapprove

G. Street Closures for Annual Christmas Walk (pages 15-16 with map attachments)

Summary: Request for street closures during the annual Christmas Walk Festivities on Friday, December 4, 2015.

Action: Approve request

H. Authorize a lateral line connection to City Storm Sewer System

Summary: Authorization to connect a lateral line to City storm sewer system on 13th Street to replace the current illegal connection to the City sanitary system subject to terms to be negotiated between Warren Amman and the City Administrator.

Action: Approval Recommended

9. Old Business

10. Reports

Mayor - (page 17)
Administrator - (page 18)
Chief of Police – (page 19)
Public Works Director – (page 20 – with attachments)
Aldermen Reports

11. Adjourn