Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Local News

December 14, 2012

Knoxville City Council agenda

Knoxville — The Knoxville City Council will meet in regular session on Monday, Dec. 17, at 6:15 p.m. The full agenda for the meeting is pasted below. 

 

CITY OF KNOXVILLE                                             MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
CITY COUNCIL MEETING                                     6:15 P.M.
MUNICIPAL BUILDING                                         COUNCIL CHAMBERS
 
AGENDA
 
CALL TO ORDER - MEMBERS PRESENT:
Mayor Don Zoutte Sr. ____, Council Member Elsie Kemp ____, Council Member Dave Roozeboom ____, Council Member April Verwers ____, Council Member Tim Pitt____, Council Member Carolyn Formanek ____
 
I.          CITIZEN/PUBLIC COMMENTS
                                                                               
             Discussion _________________________________________________________
 
CONSENT AGENDA
1. Approve City Council Minutes of December 3, 2012
2. Accept Senior Board Minutes of September 11, 2012
3. Accept Recreation Commission Minutes of November 12, 2012
4. Accept Senior Board Minutes of November 13, 2012
5. Accept Planning and Zoning Minutes of November 13, 2012
6. Accept Water Works Board of Trustees Minutes of December 11, 2012
7. Accept Financial Accounting and 2012 Update of Brooks Garden
8. Approve Financial Statements-November 2012
      Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
 Vote _____________________________________________
 
II.  ITEM AGENDA      
 
 
1. Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Auditor Review 
Discussion ________________________________________ 
      Motion _________________ Second ___________________
Vote _____________________________________________  
 
2. Discussion Regarding Knoxville Dog Park Location
Discussion ________________________________________ 
      Motion _________________ Second ___________________
Vote _____________________________________________  
 
3. Request for Qualifications Contract Negotiations for the Recreation Center 
Discussion ________________________________________ 
      Motion _________________ Second ___________________
Vote _____________________________________________     
 
 
 
 
4. Discussion Regarding Vacant and Nuisance Properties 
Discussion ________________________________________ 
      Motion _________________ Second ___________________
Vote _____________________________________________ 
 
 
5. Approve Proposed Update of Graceland Cemetery Rules & Regulations for Decorations
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
6. Approve Resolution for Additional 2012 TIF Certification for Five Star, Inc.
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
7. Approve Resolution Proposing Disposal of an Interest in Real Property
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
8. Resolution Setting Salary Increase for City Manager  
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
9. Website Update  
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
10. Discussion Regarding Date of First Council Meeting in January 
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
11. Approve Appointment of Harold Stewart as the City of Knoxville’s Primary Representative for the Central Iowa Regional Transportation Planning Alliance’s 2012 Technical and Policy Committees and Appoint Dylan Feik as the City’s Alternate Representative.
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
12. Consider Approval of Payment of Claims
 Discussion ________________________________________ 
 Motion _________________ Second ___________________
                 Vote _____________________________________________
 
 
 III.           REPORTS:
A. Mayor’s Report
B. City Manager’s Report
 
 
 IV.      ADJOURN
              Motion__________________ Second_____________________
              Vote _______________________ Time ___________________
 
 
 
 
Dated the 14th day of December 2012
 
                                                            _______________________
Heather Ussery, City Clerk
 

1
Text Only
Local News
  • Knoxville Project Bill Passes House & Senate

    Expansion plans being considered are for a four-story building to be located on the southeast corner of the track

    April 24, 2014

  • Jacobs photo Mark Jacobs running for U.S. Senate Prior to a sitting down for coffee with a group at Pizza Ranch in Pella Monday afternoon, Republican US Senate candidate Mark Jacobs opened up about his ambitions for the office, and why he believes he is the best choice over his competitors. Jacobs

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Council-accident pic 1 City agrees to cover some costs Following a closed session Monday night, the Knoxville City Council voted to cover a local family's insurance deductible, and a portion of any rental car fees incurred, after a City-owned traffic light fell on the family's vehicle on March 27. The fa

    April 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Kimpston-Burkgren pic Knoxville officer completes training The Knoxville Police Department is currently staffed, as Officer Joel Kimpston-Burkgren graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy late last week. Kimpston-Burkgren, 23, is originally from Perry. He was hired by the KPD in November 2013, prior t

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Flaws pic Flaws takes over Pleasantville Rec The City of Pleasantville's new recreation director, Jordan Flaws, realized early on that cubicles were "not (his) thing," and chose to pursue a career that includes his athletic roots. Flaws officially took over the position a few weeks ago. He fill

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • SOAR photo Helping birds on a wing and a prayer Protective gloves aren't uncommon when dealing with a sick patient, though they're not usually heavy, leather welder's gloves. But, then, the patient usually doesn't have toenails designed to puncture flesh. Or a sharp beak. Diane Massick stepped out

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Raceway rebate passed in Senate The Iowa Senate has approved the Knoxville Raceway rebate, 39-10.

    April 23, 2014

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Senate Committee advances Raceway Rebate

    The Iowa Senate Ways and Means Committee advanced HF2464, a bill intended to rebate up to $2 million in sales tax back to the Knoxville Raceway, this afternoon. 

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Street guys.jpg Video: Bank treats workers to lunch

    City workers and streetscape contractors were treated to a free lunch on Tuesday, courtesy of Iowa State Savings Bank. 

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • Megan Suhr.jpg Suhr to host campaign kick off event
    Megan Suhr, Candidate for Iowa House District 28 will hold a Campaign Kick-Off event on Sunday, April 27, from 2-4 p.m. The event will be held at Red Ribbon Bakery, 112 N 2nd Street, in Knoxville. This is a free event, and is open to the public.  
     

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo