December 09, 2023


Gibson Memorial Library Board, regular meeting, 5:15 p.m. Monday, May 2, 200 W. Howard Street, Creston

Agenda: Adoption of agenda; public forum; approval of April 4 minutes, finance reports: a) bills b) finances; directors and circulation report; unfinished business, a) Capital Campaign - Walmart architectural survey b) access systems - Total IT care assessment and IT services for the library; new business a) board continuing education - chapter 12 problem solving and decision making. review next time: chapter 13

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Cromwell City Council, regular meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, May 2, Cromwell City Hall

Agenda: Agenda approval; minutes approval; bills; receipts; financial statements; reports: streets, park, clerk; old business: dog bite ordinance consideration; new business.

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Creston City Council, regular meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, City Hall/Restored Depot, Council Chambers

Agenda: Consideration of agenda; Consider adoption of the consent agenda – NOTE: These items are routine items and will be enacted by one motion without separate discussion unless a Council member requests an item be removed for separate consideration: Minutes: April 19, 2022 – regular meeting, claims: $190,828.08, liquor license renewals: Hy-Vee, Casey’s #2422; cigarette permit renewals: Walmart, Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh and Casey’s Stores #2422, #3223, #385; Public forum – the mayor and city council welcome comments from the public on any subject pertaining to City business, including items on this agenda. You are asked to state your name and address for the record and to limit your remarks to three minutes in order that others may be given the opportunity to speak. The order of business is at the discretion of the Chair. No action can be taken; New Business: Motion to establish third and final reading and adoption of ordinance No. 22 – 10 – An ordinance repealing Chapter 159 – solar energy systems and chapter 160 – small cell guidelines and adding section 168.13 – solar energy systems with amendments, and Section 168.14 – small cell guidelines; appointment with Bluebird Network regarding fiber optic project; Resolution to approve right-of-way permit for Bluebird Network; Resolution to approve memorandum of understanding for Creston rental housing proposal between Iowa Inspections, LLC and the City of Creston; Motion requesting permission of the IEDA to amend the line item amounts for our CDBG Housing Grant Project #20-HSG-020, without affect of the overall allocations of $417,000 grant; Resolution to approve subrecipient agreement with Southwest Iowa Planning Council (SWIPCO) for contract #20-HSG-018; Resolution to approve the purchase of a JD Z997R Diesel NA for $13,700 for the park and recreation department to be paid for from FY 2023 budget; Resolution to approve the purchase of a Prodigy skid steer plow for $5,009 for the street department to be paid for from FY 2023 budget; Resolution to set a public hearing 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, for the purpose of amending the current budget of the City of Creston for fiscal year ending June 30, 2022; Resolution to approve amendment to contract between Waste Management and the City of Creston; Resolution to set a public hearing 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, for the vacation of alley south of Mills Street between Palm and Ash streets and Montgomery Street between Palm and Ash streets (1100 E. Mills Street); Resolution to approve pay applications #21 and #22 $14,845.65 and $74,711.80 respectively, to Cornerstone Commercial Contractors, Inc. for work completed on the CDBG Uptown Creston Façade Rehabilitation Project; other; adjournment.