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GARBAGE COLLECTION: WILL ALWAYS BE ON THURSDAY, THE ONLY TIME IT WOULD CHANGE IS IF CHRISTMAS FELL ON A THURSDAY THEN PICKUP WOULD BE FRIDAYT
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CITY OF MINGO REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 12th, 2021 – 6:30 pm – VIA ZOOM DUE TO COVID-19
Mayor Bartels called meeting to order at 6:34 pm with motion by Crozier & 2nd by Perry to approve agenda. AIF MC 4-0. Council members present was: Crozier, Perry, Milligan & Goaley-Pleggenkuhle. Absent was Phelps. Visitors via ZOOM, Allen Nichol, Scotty Hoskins, Jeff Davidson, Jerry Ratliff.
Mayor Bartels asked for approval of previous council meeting minutes. Motion by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle & 2nd by Milligan. AIF MC 4-0.
Public Works – Nichol updated council on what has been going on. Iowa Department of Natural Resources did their water system review today. Discussion on updating our water rates & tapping fees. Nichol informed council that he would be off work for a few weeks but should be covered with snow removal.
Hoskins updated the council on MEDCO. Hoskins informed council that Jerry Ratliff is a new member of MEDCO. No new updates on ongoing projects.
Library – Report is available
Community Center – Milligan gave report. One rental for December. Milligan inquired if she could remain open as long as COVID regulations were in place. Yes the community center may remain open
Parks & Recreation – Perry stated that at some point a single committee would be set that would encompass both park & recreation & hometown pride. Council will decide how to move forward with the renovation of the city ball field from damages sustained during the derecho.
Fire Department – Ratliff gave report. Calls have been minimal this past month. Plumbing has been hooked up in the fire station to allow water monitoring. Rookie handbook has been put together by member Deery to help all members. Discussed the pancake breakfast. Different options were discussed, will discuss again. Ratliff asked council to consider options in setting up some sort of fund – for the purpose of having an access for matching funds when applying for grants that require matching funds. Council will discuss at upcoming budget meetings.
Hometown Pride – Crozier gave update. The last meeting was on the 4th to discuss plans for 2021. Hopes are in February muralist will have options to complete mural after damaged during derecho, working on plans for planting trees.
Resolution 21-13 Resolution setting policies and procedures for 2021. Motion by Crozier & 2nd by Goaley-Pleggenkuhle to approve said resolution. Roll call: Milligan – Aye, Perry – Aye, Goaley-Pleggenkuhle – Aye, Crozier – Aye, Phelps – Absent. Resolution passes 4-0.
Resolution 21-14 Resolution setting time & place for a public hearing for the purpose of considering the maximum tax dollars from certain levies for proposed fiscal year 2022 Budget. Motion by Perry & 2nd by Milligan to approve said resolution. Roll call: Milligan – Aye, Crozier – Aye, Perry – Aye, Phelps – Absent, Goaley-Pleggenkuhle – Aye. Resolution passes 4-0.
Resolution 21-15 – Resolution setting parameters for providing financial assistance in the form of TIF agreements if the City of Mingo is approved for the Community Catalyst Grant Program. Resolution was tabled until February meeting.
Motion by Perry & 2nd by Milligan to approve bills and financials. AIF MC 4-0.
Motion by Crozier and 2nd by Perry to adjourn regular council meeting, Mayor Bartels adjourns meeting at 7:15 pm.
AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2020, THE REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD THE 2ND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, BEGINNING AT 6:30 PM. THEY HAVE ALWAYS BEEN HELD ON THE 2ND MONDAY AT 6:00 PM IN THE PAST.
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