April 22, 2021


Gibson Memorial Library Board, 5:15 p.m. March 1, Gibson Memorial Library genealogy room, 200 W. Howard St.

Agenda: public forum; approval Feb. 1 minutes; finance report: bills, finances; director’s report; unfinished business: library ordinance, Phase II reopening, internet pricing; new business: changing library operating hours, recording and acknowledgement of gifts policy No. 28, new trustee handbook/board CE, ballot verbage for November 2021; adjourn. Next meeting: 5:15 p.m. April 5.

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City of Mount Ayr, 6 p.m. March 1, 200 S. Taylor St., Mount Ayr.

Agenda: public forum (public comments if any); 6 p.m. public hearing — CDBG sewer mains and plant improvements, approve application for CDBG sewer mains and plant improvements, considerations: employee wages for FY22, appointing lead for city crew, human resource recommendations, bid opening for 306 W. Monroe St., consider pool manager for Judge Lewis pool for summer 2021, rabbit permit at 207 S. Webster St., donation to Kate Zimmerman’s fundraiser for Liberty Lake, approving liquor license transfer for Hy-Vee, approving Steve Trullinger to serve on the Low Rent Housing Board, new water leak policy, city attorney options, Administrator Wise matters — Dustin Wiley update, CGI water update, siren update, approve claims, adjourn.

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Creston Community School District Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m. March 1, Board Room, 801 N. Elm St.

Agenda: working session budget workshop. New business: Travis Squires, Piper Sandler — budget work-session; adjourn.

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Union County Conservation Board, 5 p.m. March 2, UC Conservation Board office.

In an effort to comply with COVID-19 and all other guidelines, the board is asking for any public comments to be made in writing. Please email any comments to unioncountycon@windstream.net.

Agenda: vehicle bid opening, routine county business.

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Creston City Council, 6 p.m. March 2, via Zoom.

To join Zoom meeting visit https://bit.ly/3b2wnd1, meeting ID: 893 1275 5558, passcode: 377971, dial-in 1-312-626-6799, meeting ID: 893 1275 5558, passcode: 377971

Agenda: minutes of last meeting, claims: $174,234.28; Board appointments: Ross Rinehart – Library Board of Trustees w/term expiring 07/01/2022; Wally Miller – Historic Preservation Commission w/term expiring 03/03/2024; public forum (public comments if any), new business: resolutions — approve fund transfers of $8,607.73, set public hearing 6 p.m. March 16 on proposed ordinance repealing current electric franchise, granting a new franchise to Interstate Power and Light Company and impose a franchise fee, proposed ordinance repealing current natural gas franchise, granting a new franchise to Interstate Power and light Company and imposing a franchise fee; appointment with Wayne Pantini – Parklet Program, procedures and permitting, possible action, adopt budget for FY22, appointments — FEH to review/discuss proposed future public works building, Jane Briley, Chair, Historic Preservation Commission, to give update on annual report, discuss plans and duties of Creston Historic Preservation Commission for the upcoming year, resolutions — pay application No. 12 to Cornerstone Commercial Contractors for $9,601.51 for work completed on the CDBG Uptown Creston façade project, approve payment of $36,426.86 to The Franks Design Group, PC, for professional services provided above and beyond the initial agreement for the Downtown Revitalization, façade rehabilitation project, drawdown No. 15 of $36,800.00 for the CDBG Uptown Creston Façade, MPAC making application for Iowa Department of Natural Resources grant to develop outdoor recreational facilities–McKinley Park Aquatic Center Phase I, approve and ratify tentative agreement with chauffers, teamsters and helpers Local 238, fire, approve and ratify tentative agreement with chauffers, teamsters and helpers Local 238, police, other, adjourn.

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Union County Conference Board, 5:30 p.m. March 4, UC Courthouse, 300 N. Pine St., Board of Supervisors meeting room.

Agenda: public hearing re: FY2021-22 assessor’s budget, assessor’s FY2021-22 salary, deputy assessor’s (currently assessor clerk) FY2021-22 salary, assistant assessor’s FY2021-22 salary, mileage reimbursement/allowance, resolution to adopt FY2021-22 assessor’s budget, IPERS and FICA transfer resolutions for FY2021-22, adjourn.