REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEVADA CITY COUNCIL
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2023 – 6:00 P.M.
NEVADA CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS – 1209 6TH STREET
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1. Call the Meeting to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of CONSENT AGENDA (Any item on the Consent Agenda may be removed for separate consideration.)
A. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on November 13, 2023
B. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 82841-82914 and Electronic Numbers 1479-1498 (Inclusive) Totaling $2,913,525.79 (See attached list)
C. Accept and File Annual Urban Renewal Report for FY22/23
5. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS
A. Historic Preservation Commission – Nate Ramirez
6. PUBLIC FORUM: Time set aside for comments from the public on topics of City business other than those listed on the agenda – no action may be taken. (Please keep your comments to five minutes or less.) This is an opportunity for members of the audience to bring to the Council’s attention any item not listed on the agenda. Comments are limited to five (5) minutes per citizen, and the City will notify citizens when their time has expired. Speakers may not yield their times to others, and as a general rule this is not a time for exchange of questions. The Mayor has the authority to reduce the time allowed for comment in accordance with the number of persons present and signed up to speak.
7. OLD BUSINESS
A. Ordinance No. 1047 (2023/2024): An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances of the city of Nevada, IA, 2006, by Amending Provisions Pertaining to Sewer User Charges (Chapter 99), third and final reading
B. Resolution No. 027 (2023/2024): A Resolution Approving the Amended Local Planning and Administrative Contract Between Region XII COG, Inc and the City of Nevada for the Award of Community Development Block Grant #20-CVN-068
C. Approve Change Order No. 7 for 2022 Street Improvements from Manatt’s, Inc. in the amount of $7,572.50
8. NEW BUSINESS
A. Ordinance No. 1049 (2023/2024): An Ordinance Amending Chapter 63 (Speed Regulations) of the City Code to make Necessary Changes on South G Avenue, first reading
B. Approve FY2024 Human Services Request, Round No. 2, Nevada Foundation
C. Resolution No. 028 (2023/2024): A Resolution Authorizing Service Support for the Main Street Nevada Program
D. Resolution No. 029 (2023/2024): A Resolution Authorizing and Approving a Loan and Disbursement Agreement and Providing for the Issuance and Securing the Payment of $16,120,000.00 Taxable Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2023
E. Resolution No. 030 (2023/2024): A Resolution Supporting the Application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority for a Community Catalyst Building Remediation Grant Application for 1119 6th Street Property/Project
F. Resolution No. 031 (2023/2024): A Resolution Obligating Funds from the Urban Renewal Tax Revenue Fund for Appropriation to the Payment of Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Financed Obligations which shall come due in the Next Succeeding Fiscal Year FY25
G. Resolution No. 032 (2023/2024): A Resolution Approving Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Indebtedness Certification and Directing the Certification to be Filed no Later than December 1, 2023
H. Resolution No. 033 (2023/2024): A Resolution Opposing Alliant Entergy’s Electric Rate Increase
I. Resolution No. 034 (2023/2024): A Resolution Approving Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Nevada, IA and Clean Energy Districts of Iowa
9. REPORTS – City Administrator/Mayor/Council/Staff
The agenda was posted on the official bulletin board on November 22, 2023, in compliance with the requirements of the open meetings law.