June 17, 2019
The Tripoli City Council held a regular council meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Tripoli City Hall with Mayor Bernard presiding. Also present were Dan Banks, Angie Daniels, and Kesler Schulmeister.
Mayor Bernard called the meeting to order with roll call. All council persons were present except Nilges and Ladage.
Motion Eschweiler second Shonka to approve the agenda. AA MC.
Mayor Bernard asked for any public comments regarding items not on the agenda. Mayor Bernard noted the new banners have been put up on Main Street. He informed the Council that the grant for the pocket park was not funded thru the Bremer County Foundation. Discussion on the sump pump for the new house on Main Street. The next meeting of contractors, realtors, developers and the City will be July 10that 7:00 p.m. Ray Carlson updated the Council on the meeting he attended thru the Iowa League of Cities on housing. Many options are available thru the USDA. Discussion on promoting a “yard of the month” as Readlyn does.
Motion Shonka second Carlson to approve the consent agenda with the deletion of The Hub liquor license. Items approved were: minutes from work session and council meeting on June 3, 2019; minutes from council meeting on June 5, 2019; cigarette permit for Dollar General; claims for $224,681.27 and treasurer’s report for May. AA MC.
Dan Banks gave his monthly police report. Motion Carlson second Eschweiler to approve this report. AA MC.
Kesler Schulmeister gave his monthly street, water and wastewater report. Motion Eschweiler second Shonka to approve this report. AA MC.
Motion Carlson second Eschweiler to table the liquor license for Community Club. AA MC.
Motion Shonka second Eschweiler to table Ordinance 5-2019 so revisions can be made. AA MC.
Motion Shonka second Carlson to approve the 3rdreading of Ordinance 3-2019 Making Changes to the Building Code. RCV: Ayes – Eschweiler, Shonka, Carlson. Nays – none. Absent – Nilges, Ladage. MC.
Motion Eschweiler second Shonka to adopt Resolution 2019-4 Setting Fees for Building Permits. RCV: Ayes – Eschweiler, Shonka, Carlson. Nays – none. Absent – Nilges, Ladage. MC. Resolution is adopted.
Motion Eschweiler second Shonka to approve the 1streading of Ordinance 6-2019 Amending Provisions Pertaining to Open Burning. RCV: Ayes – Eschweiler, Shonka, Carlson. Nays – none. Absent – Nilges, Ladage. MC.
Motion Eschweiler second Carlson to approve the survey agreement with HRS Surveying for $1,500. AA MC.
Motion Carlson second Eschweiler to adjourn. AA MC.
Brendt Bernard – Mayor
De Ann Lahmann – City Clerk, CMC