Posted: October 1, 2021 | Updated: August 29, 2023
NOTICE AND CALL OF PUBLIC MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: THE CITY COUNCIL OF CRESCO, IOWA
DATE OF MEETING: OCTOBER 4, 2021
TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING: APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M. (Immediately following regular council meeting)
PLACE OF MEETING: CITY HALL, 130 N PARK PLACE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE MENTIONED
GOVERNMENTAL BODY WILL MEET AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SET OUT ABOVE. THE TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR SAID MEETING IS AS FOLLOWS:
ROLL CALL: BRENNO, McCONNELL, FORTUNE, BOUSKA, CARMAN
BUSINESS: There may be action taken on each of the items listed below.
- Dscuss Airport Grant and Future Runway Repairs
- Discuss Capital Improvement Plan
THIS NOTICE IS GIVEN AT THE DIRECTION OF THE MAYOR PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 21, CODE OF IOWA AND THE LOCAL RULES OF SAID GOVERNMENTAL BODY. POSTED OCTOBER 1, 2021.
Mayor Pro-Tem Bouska called the special Cresco City Council CIP worksession to order on October 4, 2021, at 6:50 pm. Council Members Brenno, McConnell, Fortune, Bouska, and Carman were present. No council members were absent.
McConnell presented a report on the revenues brought into the co-ops and communities in and around Howard County by airplane pilots spraying and seeding crops. Airport Commission Member Gerald Ferrie explained the incentives that many farmers are receiving to plant cover crops to prevent erosion. The seeding is done mainly by airplanes. This is a growing industry and some aerial applicators are considering making a home-based operation in Cresco. Council appreciated getting some hard facts on the usage of the airport and the impact on the community. Council agreed that the resolution to approve the Iowa DOT grant for the airport runway drainage project should be voted on at the next Council meeting on October 18, 2021.
Capital projects were reviewed with an updated breakdown for City expense and potential funding sources. There was much discussion regarding the proposed projects listed in the Fitness Center HVAC Study. Amy will get clarification from the engineers.
No formal action was taken.
McConnell moved to adjourn the CIP Worksession at 8:06 pm. Carman seconded and it passed all ayes. The next regular Cresco City Council meeting will be October 18, 2021, at 5:30 pm at Cresco City Hall.
Mayor Pro-Tem Amy Bouska
City Clerk Michelle Elton