City Council Agenda February 1, 2021

AGENDA

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, February 1, 2021

6:00 p.m.  Fayette Community Library in Community Room (104 W. State Street, backdoor) or by Conference Call/Online Meeting due to COVID-19 (per Iowa Code 21.8)

Due to COVID-19 cases in Fayette County, the Mayor, Council Members, City Staff and the public may attend in-person or access the meeting one of these two ways:

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1. ROLL CALL

2. CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

     A. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes 1/19/21

     B. Approval of Claims List 1/16/21 - 1/29/21

     C. Receiving of December 2020 Financial Reports

3. RECEIVING & FILING OF ANY COMMUNICATIONS, PETITIONS OR PLEAS OF PROTEST

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA AS PRESENTED

5. RECEIVING & FILING WRITTEN REPORTS OF OFFICERS

     A. Mayor's Report

          1. Appoint Jordan Franken to the Fayette Recreation Board for a 2-year term, expiring 2/1/23

     B. City Administrator/Clerk's Report

     C. Police Chief’s Report

6. OLD BUSINESS

     A. Public Hearing on the Proposed Property Tax Levy for Fiscal Year July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

     B. Resolution 2021-4 – Adopting the Proposed Property Tax Levy for FY 2022.

7. WRITTEN REPORTS & LETTERS FROM COMMITTEES & BOARDS

     A. Fayette Finance Committee Meeting Minutes from 1/21/21

8. NEW BUSINESS

     A. Discussion and consideration in granting officer Nicole Ball an unpaid leave of absence.

     B. Discussion and consideration in moving forward with a Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance plan for city employees

     C. Resolution 2021-5 Opening a Separate Checking Account for City of Fayette Employees Health Insurance.

     D. Resolution 2021-6 – Appointing Paying Agent, Note Registrar, and Transfer Agent, Approving the Paying Agent and Note Registrar and Transfer Agent Agreement and Authorizing the Execution of the Agreement in reference to the $500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2021

     E. Resolution 2021-7 – Approving and authorizing a form of Loan Agreement and authorizing and providing for the issuance, and levying a tax to pay the Notes; Approval of the Tax Exemption Certificate in reference to the $500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2021

     F. Resolution 2021-8 – Approving public areas and restricted areas for all city buildings and facilities

     G. Discussion and consideration in starting the process in applying for a Homes for Iowa House

     H. Discussion and consideration in setting the letting and holding a public hearing for March 1, 2021 for the West Water Street Reconstruction Project

9. ADJOURN

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