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Meetings & Minutes


Corning City Council, 5 p.m. today, 601 6th St, Corning.

Agenda includes: call meeting; adopt agenda; consent agenda — minutes of Aug. 24, claims and fund transfers, claims $308,885.44, financial reports (balance sheet, treasurer’s report, budget report, revenue report, city’s investments), waste water/streets monthly reports, excavation permit (Communication Data Link), Park and Rec. Sept. 8 minutes, ABD (Dollar General), building permit (Cormack), trick-or-treat; clerk’s report; citizens forum; new business — CHI health/Senior Health Solutions Suicide Prevention and Awareness month proclamation, Main Street Corning (Primrose), Snyder and Assoc. update (Dave Sturm), concrete bids (15th street), WWTP piping modifications, WWTP SCADA computer upgrade, Respolution 33-20 approving street finance report, update HVAC system; attorney report; unfinished business — city-wide cleanup, 729 Davis, nuisance update, tree update.

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Library Board of
, 5:15 p.m., today, Gibson Memorial Library.

Agenda includes: call to order, roll call, agenda; public forum; approval of Aug. 3 minutes; finance report — bills, finances; director’s report; unfinished business; new business — BNSF Railway Foundation letter, library ordinance, library by-laws, appoint Library Board Secretary, murals in children’s area, COVID-19 policy, meetings and gatherings within the library, survey results.

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Mount Ayr Community Schools Board of
, 5:30 p.m. today, board room.

Agenda includes: call to order, approve previous minutes; correspondence — citizens or organizations in attendance, board members; administrative reports — activity fund, buildings and grounds, transportation, lunch, technology, principals; new business-approvals – employee handbook, annual board policies, new board policy 106, board goals, delegate assembly representative, fundraising requests, lane changes, allowable growth and supplemental aid for negative Special Ed balance, additional professional development/early outs, personnel; considerations — bills to be paid, secretaries/treasurer financial report; miscellaneous; superintendent’s report — Iowa High School Athletic Association, recognition.

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Creston City Council, 6 p.m., Tuesday, City Hall/Restored Depot, via electronic means.

Due to COVID-19, only City staff are allowed in building. Meeting will be held electronically via The following provides information about how to attend the Zoom meeting from your electronic device, smartphone, or via landline. Instructions listed below:

Join Zoom meeting at, Meeting ID: 832 4590 6587 Passcode: 913456 Dial-in 1-312-626-6799

Agenda includes: calls/consider agenda; minutesSept. 1; claims: $346,320.20; liquor license renewals: Chuong Garden; Mario’s Sports Bar & Grill; Casey’s Nos. 3223 and 3852; public forum; new business; resolutions — fund transfers, $15,661.00, annual city street financial report, agreement with Murphy Heavy Contracting for tear out/replace shoring Cedar Street Underpass $44,570, pay application No. 6 to Cornerstone Commercial Contractors, $62,661.59 for work completed on the CDBG Uptown Creston façade project, drawdown No. 9 of $38,886.00 for the CDBG Uptown Creston façade, agreement with Steve King, architect with RDG, to research costs, prepare conceptual designs and analyze the feasibility of adding historically accurate awnings to the Creston Restored Depot, applications for tax abatement under the Urban Revitalization Plan for properties owned by Bartlett Properties L.L.C, located at 1107 E. Howard St., 425 New York Ave. and 705 Hickory St., proposal from Calhoun-Burns and Associates to conduct bridge structure, change order No. 17 for scum pump additions for the wastewater treatment plant improvements project for $1,391.00, approve hire of certified police officer and authorize use of city’s Certified Police Officer Bonus Program, contingent upon successful completion of the MFPRSI physical and MMPI based on the recommendation of the Chief of Police, set public hearing for Oct. 6 regarding Creston Area Food Pantry request to vacate and sell a portion of Division St. adjacent to 417 Wyoming Ave., approve requesting reimbursement from the Iowa COVID-19 Government Relief Fund; motion to approve fireworks permit application request from Creston Shooters Pyrotechnics Association for Oct. 2 for the homecoming football game; discuss extension of waste management contract, recommendation from finance committee; action; presentation with FEH Design in regards to future public works building.

SIRHA Executive Committee, 10 a.m. Wednesday, via conference call.

At 10 a.m. call 1-855-332-4181 enter Access Code 7828585.

Agenda includes: roll call, Aug. 19, 2019, minutes, approval of agenda; financial reports — review of project accounts, budget control, annual financial statement, communications, reports, project status; Section 8 reports — utilization report, Section 8 waiting list, family self-sufficiency utilization/narrative, inspection report; public housing reports — maintenance update, public housing utilization; North Taylor Court apartments; Autumn House, project status - activities; RAC report, Aug. 3 meeting; report on SIRHA, Inc. from Murphy Management Service — financial reports, utilization report; staff meeting report, (no staff meeting); approve PHA 5-year and annual plan, resolution 20-07; public comments; unfinished business; new business; appoint personnel committee.

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Creston Historic
Preservation Commission
, 6 p.m. Sept. 21, via electronic means.

A public meeting will be held as a Zoom meeting on Monday, Sept. 21, 6 p.m. Mr. Carlson of University of Iowa, architectural historian, will explain more information about the survey, some of the reasons for completing a survey such as this in Creston, and what the expectations of the survey will lead to. This meeting is not the only scheduled meeting with Carlson. 

Public Information Meeting, Topic: Historic Preservation Commission

Time: Sept. 21, 6 p.m. CST.

Join Zoom Meeting,, Meeting ID: 865 7721 8479, Passcode: 576030, dial-in 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 865 7721 8479, Passcode: 576030, Find your local number:

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