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
  • Soccer wins vs. Carlisle, Grinnell There was no time to rest for the Knoxville Panther soccer team once the season opened. The Panthers opened with their first three contests at home. Monday, April 7, they hosted the Carlisle Wildcats in historic Ken Locke Stadium. The Panthers whitew

    April 17, 2014

  • raceway concept drawing.jpg Raceway Rebate passes the House

    Rep. Greg Heartsill reports that the bill to provide up to $2 million in sales tax rebates to the Knoxville Raceway has passed out of the Iowa House of Representatives, 78-15. 

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Construction Trades pic 1 Marion County building permits on the rise

    It's expected to be a busy construction season around Marion County. According to County Zoning Administrator Missy Poffenbarger, her office has issued 17 building permits since March 18. 

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Troy Rider.jpg State responds to gag order request

    Marion County Attorney Ed Bull has filed a resistance, on behalf of the State of Iowa, to a motion made by Troy Neil Rider's defense attorney to restrict law enforcement's ability to comment on the pending case. 

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • PHS FFA 10-73.jpg Pleasantville Greenhouse Plant Sales Begin Soon

    The Pleasantville High School Greenhouse will begin its annual greenhouse sales Saturday, April 19, and will continue through Saturday, May 24.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burn ban to be lifted at 11 a.m.

    Marion County's burn ban will be lifted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14. 

    April 14, 2014

  • Reeds.jpg Bussey pair facing several charges

    Two Bussey residents are charged in a pair of thefts in Otley and Pella on April 5 and April 11. 

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Loebsack and Mitchell.jpg Video: Loebsack tours Knoxville Fire Department

    Knoxville Fire Chief Jim Mitchell welcomed Congressman Dave Loebsack and wife, Terry, to the fire station Saturday afternoon, April 12. 

    April 12, 2014 2 Photos 1 Video

  • work on Young field.jpg Video: Young's Park field seeing improvements

    City of Knoxville crews have been busy working on the baseball field at Young's Park, with plans to renovate a forgotten field behind the Kiwanis Miracle Playground. 

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo 1 Video

  • Robinson work 1.jpg Rock Island to be closed

    Rock Island, between Highway 14 and Grant, will be closed for approximately three days for sanitary sewer and street repairs. 

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

Features
Facebook
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Which service of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce do you believe is most beneficial for its membership?

Events
Legislative lobbying
Promotional material publication
Educational programs for the community
Other
     View Results