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Granger City Council Agenda

February 12, 2020 – 7 p.m.

City Hall, 1906 Main Street


PUBLIC HEARING – on FY 2020-2021 City Budget maximum property tax dollars to certify for levy


  1. Roll Call
  2. Consent Agenda—Approval of Agenda; Approve January 6, January 8 and January 15, 2020, Minutes; Approve liquor license for Mojitos Mexican Restaurant (pending dram shop insurance), Library Report; Treasurer Report;
  3. Public Forum
  4. Travis Squires of Piper Sandler & Co., Granger financial advisor, to discuss city finances and debt limit/capabilities
  5. The 2018 Sidewalk Improvement Program
    1. Engineer’s Report
    2. Action on Resolution 2020-02 – accepting the 2018 Sidewalk Program
    3. Action authorizing the Mayor to sign the Certificate of Completion
    4. Action authorizing the Clerk to pay the retainage after 30 days ($7,139.25)
    5. Discussion of interest rate and period of assessment
  6. Oxley Creek PUD
    1. Engineer Report
    2. Action to refer to Plan and Zoning Commission the rezoning of the Oxley Creek PUD area located between Oxley Creek and Sycamore Street.
  7. City Engineer – Reports on any other projects and matters
  8. Discussion of possible Real Estate Purchase
    1. Possible action to go into closed session by two-thirds vote of Council members present pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1.)(j.) to discuss the purchase of particular real estate where premature disclosure could be reasonable expected to increase the price the governmental body would have to pay for the property.
    2. Possible Closed Session
    3. Possible action to rise from Closed Session
  9. Police Report
  10. Fire Department Report
    1. Review, and action to approve proposed amendments to Fire/Ambulance Constitution
    2. Review, and action to approve proposed amendments to Fire/Ambulance ByLaws
  11. Ambulance Report
  12. Public Works Report
  13. Parks and Recreation Report
  14. Granger Trails Report
    1. Action to approve route for bike fund raising event scheduled for Saturday, May 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  15. Clerk Report
    1. Resolution 2020-03 to adopt revised City of Granger DOT and Drug Free Workplace Employee Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy
  16. Action to approve Resolution 2020-04 appointing a representative and alternate representative to Dallas County Emergency Management Commission
  17. Action to approve Resolution 2020-05 – approving the maximum property tax dollars for FY 2020-2021 for the affected levy total
  18. Action setting Public Hearing on FY 2020-2021 City Budget for 7:00 pm on March 11, 2020
  19. Report – Finance Committee – Saak and Brandt
  20. Approval of Bills for Payment
  21. Mayor’s Report
    1. Further review of City of Granger Personnel Policy & Procedures Manual revisions
    2. Discussion of possible new business incentives
  22. Correspondence
  23. Adjournment

Kristy Trzeciak, City Clerk