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City Council Meeting


Notice to the Public: The Mayor and City Council welcome comments from the public during discussion on agenda items. If you wish to speak, please complete a card found on the podium near this agenda and hand it to the City Clerk before the meeting. When your name is called, please step to the podium, state your name and address for the record, and speak. The Mayor may limit each speaker to five minutes. If you wish to present written materials and/or a signed petition in addition to your oral presentation, those materials need to be delivered to the City Clerk by noon on the Wednesday prior to the meeting to be included in the Council packet. The normal process on any particular agenda item is that the motion is placed on the floor, input is received from the audience, the Council is given an opportunity to comment on the issue or respond to the audience concerns, and the vote is taken. On ordinances, there is time provided for public input when recognized by the Chair. In consideration of all, if you have a cell phone, please turn it off or put it on silent ring. The use of obscene and vulgar language, hate speech, racial slurs, slanderous comments, and any other disruptive behavior during the Council meeting will not be tolerated and the offender may be barred by the presiding officer from further comment before the Council during the meeting and/or removed from the meeting. The Council will be meeting in the Council Chambers, Zoom may be provided, so long as that option is available.
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Please call City Hall at 515-382-5466 or email by 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2024

1. Call the Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of the Agenda


A. Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Budget
1. Public Hearing
2. Resolution No. 067 (2023/2024): A Resolution Adopting the Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Annual Budget with FY2024/2025 Budget Transfers Worksheet

B. Capital Improvement Plan Fiscal Year 2024/2025
1. Public Hearing
2. Resolution No. 068 (2023/2024): A Resolution Adopting the Fiscal Year 2024/2025 Capital Improvements Program

C. Harrington Park (Project C), SRF Sponsored Project
1. Public Hearing
2. Resolution No. 069 (2023/2024): A Resolution finally approving and confirming plans including Addendum 1, specifications, forms of contract and estimate of cost for the Harrington Park (Project C), SRF Sponsored Project

5. Approval of CONSENT AGENDA (Any item on the Consent Agenda may be removed for separate consideration.)
A. Approve Minutes of the Proposed Property Tax Levy Public Hearing held on March 25, 2024 at 6:00 p.m.
B. Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 25, 2024 at 6:15 p.m.
C. Approve Payment of Cash Disbursements, including Check Numbers 83587-83646 and Electronic Numbers 1589-1598 (Inclusive) Totaling $278,124.85 (See attached list) and the First Interstate Card Purchases for the March 19, 2024 Statement, total $1,425.98
D. Approve Renewal of Class C Retail Alcohol License for Stohaker, LLC d/b/a/ Cubbies on Main, 1220 6th Street, Effective April 25, 2024
E. Probationary Firefighter Gabe Tedrow
F. Approve Tax Abatement: 211 7th Street, New roof/siding/gutters
G. Accept Easements for the 2024 Street Improvement Project, H & I Avenues

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.

A. Presentation by Chris deNeui and Emily Kruse regarding a study Central Elementary participated in.

B. Proclamation for National Library Week April 7-13

A. Ordinance No. 1053 (2023/2024): An Ordinance amending the zoning map of the City of Nevada, Iowa, by rezoning the property at 2000 5th Street from “AR” (Agricultural- Residential Dwelling) District, to a “R-2” (Single- and Two-Family Dwelling) District, second reading

B. WWTF Improvements-Phase 2, Contractor Williams Brothers Construction Inc. (WBCI)
1. Approve Pay Request No. 34 in the amount of $206,414.74
2. Approve Change Order No. 4 in the amount of $16,136.00

C. Approve Pay Request No. 23 for WWTF Improvements-Phase 3 from Boomerang Corp. in the amount of $299,731.34
D. Approve Change Order No. 2 for WWTF Improvement-Phase 4 from OnTrack Construction, LLC in the amount of $235,297.69

E. Approve 5 (five) Day Class C Retail Alcohol License for DOYOUBOWL2, LC d/b/a Sports Bowl, 1625 Fawcett Parkway, Effective May 8, 2024 through May 12, 2024 for Bags Tournament at Field House on May 10 & 11, 2024

F. Resolution No. 070 (2023/2024): A Resolution Approving Nevada Main Street Design Guidelines to Enhance Downtown District
G. Resolution No. 071 (2023/2024): A Resolution approving the Federal-aid Agreement for a City Highway Bridge Program Project, No. BROS-5405(613)—8J-85 with the Iowa Department of Transportation and the City of Nevada, Iowa
H. Resolution No. 072 (2023/2024): A Resolution Accepting Minor Subdivision for Sunsets on 5th, Nevada, Story County, Iowa

I. Approve Amendment to Master Agreement with HR Green, Inc., for Municipal Engineering Services for US 30/580th Avenue Well Water Main Relocation, Construction Phase Services not to exceed $140,000
J. Approve Change Order No. 3 for the Field House from HPC LLC in the amount of

A. Resolution No. 073 (2023/2024): A Resolution Amending and Approving the Fee Appendix to the City Code

B. Resolution No. 074 (2023/2024): A Resolution authorizing the Relocation of a Street Light on 6th Street due to poor positioning now that construction is complete
C. Resolution No. 075 (2023/2024): A Resolution Accepting Minor Subdivision for MARTIN’S 3RD ADDITION, Nevada, Story County, Iowa

D. Approve Well Field Cash Rent for Purposes to Bale Hay

E. Approve Upgrade in Software and Hardware for Body Worn Camera (BWC)

9. REPORTS – City Administrator/Mayor/Council/Staff

The agenda was posted on the official bulletin board on April 4, 2024, in compliance with the requirements of the open meetings law.

The event is finished.


Apr 08 2024


6:00 PM


City Hall

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