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Meetings & Minutes


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; minutes; Sept. 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.

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Green Hills AEA Teacher Quality Committee Meeting, 8 a.m. Wednesday, via electronic means.

Due to COVID-19 , the Green Hills AEA teacher quality committee meeting will be held electronically. Contact Linda Perdue at or call 844-366-0503, ext. 7202, for the Zoom login information.

The tentative agenda items include: approval of Aug. 3 minutes; TQ Committee membership; teacher quality budget for 20-21; 20-21 teacher quality proposals, considerations for 2020-21; recommendations/next meeting.

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Adair County Board of Supervisors, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Adair County Courthouse, via electronic means.

Electronic meeting pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.8, dial-in 1-605-313-6157, Access Code: 526272

Agenda includes: minutes; claims; township clerk wages; manure management plan; COVID-19 update and discussion; Kimberly Dickey/Bo McGee, Next Era Energy; Heartland Divide Phase II transmission lines update; Dominic Johnson, conservation director annual report, conservation updates/ plans; Nick Kauffman, county engineer, approve motor grader purchase; sign final vouchers — for W1 Summerset Bridge Project BROS-SWAP-C001(103) SE-01, EWP Repair Project Nos. 1 and 2, EWP Revetment Hauling Contract, FM-C001(108) 55-01, FM-C001(110)—55-01; accept bids and award contracts for N22 Jackson Bridge Project, L-LBRN22J X-01, L-LBRN11J—73-01; report of maintenance and activities.

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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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Mount Ayr Community Schools Board of Education, 6 p.m. Wednesday, board room.

Agenda includes: call to order by president; closed session 21.5(1(a) to review or discuss records which are authorized by law to be kept confidential.

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