Atkins Council May 17 agenda

City of Atkins Iowa –
City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council in Regular Session
Monday, May 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Council Room, City Hall, 480 Third Avenue, Atkins Iowa, 52206
Due to Governors Declaration of Emergency – Meeting will be conducted via Teleconference – Limited public access is available.
Instructions to access the meeting using teleconference application Webex; – Video is not needed but may be available.
Meeting number is 182 213 6849, password UbJSWwhm692
Meeting opens 15 minutes prior to the start time.

Meeting Link

Without webex, Call the telephone number 1-510-338-4438
Enter access code # 182 213 6849 password 82579946#, you will have access to hear and speak. *6 will mute and unmute your device.
Meeting opens 15 minutes prior to the start time.
Contact the City Clerk at 319-446-7870 or email if you plan to speak before the Council. Optional – but preferred.
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING. The Mayor and Council welcome comments from the public
during the public hearing and public input time. You are required to state your name and address for the record and to limit the time used to present your remarks in order that others may be given an opportunity to speak. The order of business is at the discretion of the Chair. The audio portion of this meeting may be recorded.
Opening guidance to conduct the meeting using teleconference application Webex. Users are requested to mute the video during times they are listening to preserve bandwidth in the system. With audio only device (cell phone or landline), *6 will mute and unmute.


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call by Mayor Bruce Visser
  2. Approve the agenda.
  3. Council comments concerning the Consent Agenda items and motion to
    3.1. Approve the Council minutes of April 19 and May 3, 2021
    3.2. List of bills for Approval
    3.3. Engineer Report to be filed
  4. Project/Equipment Financing:
    4.1. Adopt Resolution 857 relating to the Financing of Proposed
    Projects/Equipment to be Undertaken by the City of Atkins, Iowa;
    Establishing Compliance with Reimbursement Bond Regulations Under
    the Internal Revenue Code.
  5. Resolution No.858 a Resolution approving the purchase of Extrication
    Equipment to Reliant Fire Apparatus in the amount of $34,236.
  6. Resolution No. 859 a Resolution entering into a purchase agreement with
    Reliant Fire Apparatus, Inc. for the purchase of a Pumper Truck the amount of
  7. Resolution No. 860 a Resolution Granting park Soccer Field Reservation to
    Central Lutheran School.
  8. Resolution No. 861 a Resolution approving Pay Request # 5 in the amount of
    $64,812.80 and Pay Request # 6 in the amount of $35,977.51 to Garling
    Construction, Inc for disaster improvements.
  9. Ordinance No. 222 Engine Brakes and Compression Brakes
    9.1. 2
    nd Reading of Ordinance No. 222 an Ordinance Adding a New
    Section Engine Brakes and Compression Brakes
    9.2. Waive the statutory rule requiring the ordinance to be considered
    and voted on for passage at two council meetings prior to the meeting at
    which it is to be finally passed be suspended.
    9.3. Finally adopt after legal publication by law, Ordinance No. 222 an
    Ordinance Adding a New Section Engine Brakes and Compression
    10.Ordinance No. 223 City Administrator
    10.1. 1
    st Reading of Ordinance No. 223 an ordinance Adding a new
    Section City Administrator.
    11.Storm Disaster Recovery:
    11.1. Library – main location
    11.2. City Hall – main location
    11.3. City Hall Office Furniture – installed
    11.4. Tree and Branch Debris – FEMA/IaHMS requirements continue
    11.5. Old Water Tower Antenna has been removed
    11.6. Disaster recovery planning Fire Station – 6 RFQs Received
    11.7. Gazebo
  10. Public Works Department Report
    13.Public input for items not on the Agenda. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.
    14.Set next Regular Council Meeting to be held Monday, June 7, 2021 at 7:00
    pm, at City Hall Council Room, 480 3rd Avenue, Atkins Iowa. Due to the
    Governors Declared State of Emergency the Council meeting may be
    conducted using teleconference. Meeting agenda will include instructions to
    access the meeting.
    This Notice is given at the direction of the Mayor pursuant to Chapter 21, Code of Iowa,
    and the local rules of the City of Atkins, Iowa. Filed in the City Clerk Office

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.