Special Carlisle City Council Minutes, 31 July 2017



Monday, 31 July, 2017; 6:30 P.M.

Carlisle City Hall Council Chamber

195 North First Street, Carlisle, Iowa

Elected Officials present were Mayor Ruth Randleman and Council Members, Drew Merrifield, Dan McCulloch, Doug Hammerand, Eric Goodhue and Rob Van Ryswyk constituting a quorum. Also present were City Administrator Andy Lent, City Clerk Martha Becker and Public Works Director, Steve O’Braza.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 



Motion by Goodhue, Seconded by Van Ryswyk to approve the Friends of the Poor (St. Vincent De Paul Society)Walk/Run Special Event on Carlisle Nature Trail, 30th September 2017. Motion carried unanimously on roll call vote.

Motion by Goodhue, Seconded by Merrifield to approve the swimming pool permit for 630 South 5th Street.  Motion carried unanimously on roll call vote.

The Council conducted interviews with Snyder and Associates and McClure Engineering Company for the 2018 School Street Project. After interviews, Mayor took public comments. Jerry Uhlman of 720 Cole Street expressed concerns about past sewer issues on School Street. O’Braza commented that the proposals include televising. Ralph Summers of 425 S. 8th Street pointed out that there was a significant difference between Snyder and McClure on completion of the project noting that according to Snyder’s time frame they will complete the job sooner.

Motion by McCulloch, seconded by Goodhue to hire Snyder and Associates as the engineering firm for the 2018 School Street Project. Ayes:  McCulloch, Goodhue, Merrifield. Nays: VanRyswyk, Hammerand.  Motion carried.

Lucas Casey and Ross Harris from Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) presented a power point presentation on the Annexation Study to Council. Casey noted that they spent around 6-8 weeks preparing the study phase and schedule. According to Harris there will be seven phases to the program however only phases one through three were discussed. Harris proposed putting together a list of around 30 residents to canvas and begin to outreach for the program. There was further discussion from Council and the consensus was to move forward with the outreach program outlined in phase three.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion McCulloch, second by Goodhue to adjourn at 9:53 P.M. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.


Ruth Randleman, Mayor

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Martha Becker, City Clerk