Public hearings on agenda for council Monday night

Report on COVID-19 business loans to be presented

Four public hearings will lead off Monday night’s Webster City City Council meeting.

The public will be able to join the meeting at 6 p.m. by logging on to Zoom with the meeting ID 859 7876 8320. The meeting will also be broadcast on the city’s Facebook page.

The public hearings will address a proposal to enter into a water revenue improvement and refunding agreement. The second hearing will review proposals to enter into general obligation loan agreements, including an essential purpose loan agreement for park projects, a general purpose loan agreement #1 for a public works facility project for parking lot improvements, a general purpose loan agreement #2 for trail projects (trail improvements and extensions) and a general purpose loan agreement #3 for parking lot projects (municipal parking lots).

The council will also hold two hearings on proposed offers to buy city owned property. The parcels are located on Elm Street and Wall Street.

A report and update on the COVID-19 forgivable loans to area businesses will be presented by Lindsay Henderson, community vitality director.

There will also be a presentation from the Webster City Fiber Consortium by Doug Boone from Premier Communications of Spencer.

The council will also discuss Fuller Hall and COVID-19 and the possibility of easing restrictions at the recreation facility.

In other business, the council consider approval of the police department work agreement for 2021-2024.

A resolution authorizing the city to enter into a wastewater services agreement with NaturalShimp Inc. for its new facility at 401 Des Moines St.

Public hearing dates and times will be set on the rezoning of property located between Briggs Woods Road and Millard’s Lane, and for the purpose of considering the maximum tax dollars from certain levies for the city’s proposed fiscal year 2021-2022 budget.

The council is also expected to discuss a proposed March 4 work session and public meeting on the issue of dispatching.

The council members are scheduled to go into closed session to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered.


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