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 June 28, 2022

The Tripoli City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 @ 5:00 PM at Tripoli City Hall with Mayor Bernard presiding.

Mayor Bernard called the meeting to order with roll call. Council members Ott, Carlson, and Boldt  were present.  Council member Christensen attended the meeting via phone.  Council member Ladage was absent.  Also present at the meeting was Kesler Schulmeister, Colton Gaede, and Terra Helmers.

Motion by Bolt and seconded by Ott to approve agenda as posted.  All approved and the motion carried. 

Council members discussed the counteroffer received by Tracy Buchholz on June 15, 2022 and June 20, 2022.  The June 15, 2022 counteroffer requested from the Council new sewer and water lines to Mr. Buchholz’s new construction on his home to be located at 1100th Block 3rd Street SE in Tripoli.  Mr. Buchholz’s counteroffer of June 20, 2022 requested a housing development wherein the City would provide sewer and water lines to the street for the development, the City would continue with the street project for the street extension and Mr. Buchholz would reimburse the City $5,000.00 for each of the three lots which did not have construction on after 5 years.  Following discussion of the Council, Council member Ott made a motion to reject both counteroffers received from Mr. Buchholz and direct the City Attorney to respond that the original development agreement proposed previously remains the City’s offer for development and will remain open for 14 days only from the date of this meeting.  Council member Carlson seconded the motion made by Council member Ott.  Following a roll call vote all Council members present voted in favor, and the motion carried. 

There was a motion by Christensen and seconded by Council member Carlson to adjourn the meeting.  All members present voted in favor of and the motion carried. 

Brendt Bernard – Mayor  

Ellen Kalkbrenner, City Clerk / Treasurer

 

 June 20, 2022

 

The Tripoli City Council held a regular council meeting on Monday, June 20, 2022 @ 7:00 PM at Tripoli City Hall with Mayor Bernard presiding. Kesler Schulmeister, Colton Gaede, Mike Morey, Kelly Ladage, and Scott Blasberg were present.

Mayor Bernard called the meeting to order with roll call. Christensen, Ott, Carlson, Boldt and Ladage were present.

Motion Christensen second Ott to approve agenda. AA MC

Motion Ott second Christensen to approve consent agenda. AA MC

            Minutes, June 6, 2022, Work Session

Minutes, June 6, 2022, Council Meeting

            Pending Claims $4,063.97

Motion Carlson second Ladage to increase water and sewer base rate $2 and 2% usage >13. AA MC  Rate is to cover expenses that continue to rise.

Motion Christensen second Ladage to approve post pool job openings. AA MC

Carlson motion to approve public works work report. AA MC

Roll call vote to open public hearing for Bremer County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

RCV:    Ayes:    Carlson, Ott, Ladage                 Nay:     Ø                     Abstain:           

                                    Christensen, Boldt,

No questions were received verbal or written.

Motion Carlson second Boldt to close public hearing.

RCV:    Ayes:    Carlson, Ott, Ladage                 Nay:     Ø                     Abstain:           

                                    Christensen, Boldt,

Motion Christensen second Ott to approve Resolution 2022-34 A Resolution of the City Council of Tripoli, Iowa, Adopting a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Bremer County.

RCV:    Ayes:    Carlson, Ott, Ladage                 Nay:     Ø                     Abstain:           

                                    Christensen, Boldt,

Public Comments:

Kelly Ladage asked where they should be parking on 7th Ave using construction especially for grocery unloading. Colton advised as long as they are using hazard lights to indicate parking is temporary, he is ok with parking on state roads.

Motion Boldt second Carlson to adjourn. AA MC

Brendt Bernard – Mayor  

Terra Helmers – Deputy Clerk

 

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