Minutes: June 2021

City of Luxemburg

Council Meeting Minutes

June 7, 2021

 

Mayor Roger J. Oberbroeckling opened the meeting at 6:00pm in the Luxemburg City Hall. Present were: Dave Rueber, Helen Deutmeyer, and Mike Ungs. Absent-Matt Ramler, Rick Steffen.

Deutmeyer made the motion to approve the agenda for June 7, 2021, seconded by Rueber. Ayes-all.

               Rueber made the motion to approve the minutes from May 2021, Seconded by Ungs.

Ungs made the motion to approve the financial report, bills, and receipts as reported, second by Deutmeyer.

Attorney Douglas Herman From the law firm of Dallas Lynch in Cedar Rapids was present to meet and address the council on the services they offer and to answer any questions the council may have. Ungs made the motion to have the firm Dallas Lynch and the attorney Douglas Herman take over as the City of Luxemburg attorney to start July 1, 2021, second by Rueber. Ayes- Rueber, Ungs, Deutmeyer.

Liquor License for Holy Trinity parish events was approved on a motion from Deutmeyer, second by Rueber, ayes- Ungs, Deutmeyer, and Abstain Ungs as he is on the committee.

RESOLUTION #2021-14 SETTING CITY EMPLOYEE SALARIES FOR THE NEW FISCAL YEAR was approved on a motion from Rueber, second by Ungs, ayes-all.

Resolution #2021-15 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING YEAR END TRANSFERS was approved on a motion from Ungs, second by Rueber. Ayes-Ungs, Rueber, Deutmeyer.

 The first reading of the Ordinance #02-2021 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAPTER 15 FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND REPLACING IT WITH A NEW CHAPTER 15 ENTITLED “FLOOD PLAIN MANAGEMENT” was approved on a motion from Rueber, second by Deutmeyer. Ayes-Ungs, Rueber, Deutmeyer. Motion from Deutmeyer to waive the second and third reading s of Ordinance #02-2021 and adopt, second by Ungs. Ayes- Ungs, Deutmeyer, Rueber.

The Mayor stated he had received a complaint on the grading and drainage the city had done in the new phase of the subdivision. The resident had questions on flooding issues that may happen due to this work. The Mayor and the contractor who did this work looked over the area in question.

Progressive Structures is getting ready to pour concrete, the water and sewer are all in place. The new building will be coming soon.

Building permits for Andy Ludovissy to extend his concrete driveway to property line was approved on a motion from Rueber, second by Ungs. Permit for Mary Ernzen to repair her sidewalk was approved on a motion from Rueber, second by Deutmeyer.

The Mayor and council discussed the Hwy 136 project and the American Rescue Plan.

There being no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned on a motion from Ungs, second by Deutmeyer at 6:50pm. Submitted by: Angie Oberbroeckling, City Clerk.