Atkins City Council Agenda – July 19

City of Atkins Iowa –
City Council Meeting Agenda Regular Session
Monday, July 19 at 7:00 pm
Council Room, City Hall, 480 Third Avenue, Atkins Iowa, 52206
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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 July 6, 2021
    3.2.List of bills for Approval
    3.3.Engineer Report to be filed.
    3.4. Renew Alcohol Permit for Central City Family Pharmacy dba Atkins Family Pharmacy
    3.5.Resolution 880 Approving Minor Boundary Change lot 12 Stone Ridge First Addition
    3.6.Resolution 881 Approving Minor Boundary Change Lot 26 Stone Ridge First Addition
    3.7.Resolution 882 approving soccer field reservation for MYFA.
    3.8.Resolution 883 approving Watermelon Days parade route and resulting street closure for
    August 7, 2021.
  4. Law Enforcement Contract with Benton County Sheriff. Discussion and possible action.
  5. Benton County Development Group – Catalyst Grant 76 Main Ave. Presentation by BDG
  6. Stone Ridge 3rd Addition:
    6.1. Public hearing on Proposed Amendment to the Atkins Urban Renewal Area
    6.2. Resolution 877 to Approve Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for the Atkin Urban
    Renewal Area.
    6.3. First reading of Ordinance No. 224, An ordinance providing for the Division of Taxes
    Levied on Taxable Property in the Atkins Urban Renewal Area, Pursuant to Section
    403.19 of the Code of Iowa.
    6.4.Resolution 878 Setting a Date of Meeting at which it is Proposed to Approve a
    Development Agreement with Stone Ridge Developing, LLC, including Annual
    Appropriation Tax Increment Payments.
  7. Resolution 879 Approve Agreement for water meter reading technology and software.
  8. Resolution 884 Setting wages for employees of the City of Atkins.
  9. Resolution 885 Approving Pay Request No 8 to Garling Construction for Storm Damage
    Repairs $196,302.14.
  10. Resolution 886 Approving acceptance of IEDA Catalyst Grant 76 Main Ave project.
  11. Staffing update and possible action.
  12. Public Works Department Report.
  13. Public Input for items not on the agenda. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.
  14. Motion to adjourn to closed session as allowed by Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i). Performance
  15. Reconvene the meeting of the Council.
  16. Set next Regular Council Meeting to be held Monday, August 2, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., at City
    Hall Council Room, 480 3rd Avenue, Atkins, Iowa.
  17. 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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