Atkins City Council Agenda – June 7, 2021

City of Atkins Iowa
City Council Meeting Agenda Regular Session
Monday, June 7, 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.
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Meeting opens 15 minutes prior to the start time.
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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.
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  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 approve.
    3.1.Approve the Council minutes of May 17, 2021
    3.2.List of bills for Approval
    3.3.Engineer Report to be filed
    3.4.Renew Cigarette Permit for The Depot Express
  4. Re-construction of Fire Station:
    4.1.Resolution No. 862 Entering into agreement with architect to design the fire station.
    4.2.Resolution No. 869 approving Fire Station Planning Committee.
  5. Resolution No. 863 Approving Farmers Market to be held at the City Hall Lawn.
  6. Resolution No 864 Approving Crafts Connection to reserve City Council Room for a craft
  7. Ordinance No. 223 City Administrator
    7.1. 2
    nd Reading of Ordinance No. 223 an ordinance Adding a new Section City
    7.2.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
    7.3.Finally adopt after legal publication by law, Ordinance No. 223 an Ordinance Adding a
    New Section City Administrator
  8. Administrator Position:
    8.1.Motion to proceed with hiring Administrator/City Clerk Position
  9. Resolution No. 865 to hire Office of Auditor of State to preform the 2020 and 2021 Annual
  10. Resolution No. 866 to hire Office of Auditor of State to perform agreed upon procedures for
    the City of Atkins.
  11. Resolution No 867 to enter into agreement with Speer Financial as the City’s Municipal
    Advisor with respect to the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Water Storage Project.
  12. Resolution No 868 approving 2021 Street Maintenance Plan
  13. 13.Storm Disaster Recovery:
    13.1. Library – main location
    13.2. City Hall – main location
    13.3. City Hall Office Furniture – installed
    13.4. Tree and Branch Debris – FEMA/IaHMS requirements continue
    13.5. Old Water Tower Antenna has been removed
    13.6. Disaster recovery planning Fire Station – Architect recommended
    13.7. Gazebo
  14. Public Works Department Report
    15.Public input for items not on the Agenda. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.
    16.Set work session date to discuss hiring and positions.
    17.Set next Regular Council Meeting to be held Monday, June 21, 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.
  15. Adjournment.
    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

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