City Council Meeting

                                                             December 18, 2018

                                                                5:30 P.M.   




Gothenburg City Council meetings are conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.  The Open Meetings Act is posted on the north wall of the Council Chambers for public reference.


1.)  Roll Call 

2.)  5:30 p.m. – Public Hearing – revision to zoning ordinance R-2 to I-1 – Block 5 Lots 7-12,                     

      Block 12 Lots 7-12, Block 13 Lots 7-12, & Block 16 Lots 7-12 West Lawn Addition


      5:30 p.m. - Public Hearing – Revision to zoning ordinance – 917 W 7th Street – AG to I-1


3.)  Approval of consent agenda:

            a.)  City Council minutes – November 20, 21, 27

            b.)  Police Report - November



4.)  Approval of City and Public Works Division claims & November 21, December 5 payroll

                    12-5-2018 City Claims    12-18-2018 City Claims        12-5-2018 PWD Claims        12-18-2018 PWD Claims


5.)  Community Comments


6.)  Discussions:



7.) Adjournment


8.)  Administer Oath of Office – Mayor Joyce Hudson, Council members Jay Richeson, Verlin



8.) Convene newly elected Council

            a.)  Roll Call

            b.)  Election of Council President


9.)  Discussions:

            a.)  Resolution: Regarding Sidewalk Maintenance Program
                    Resolution        Presentation from Council Retreat

            b.)  Update on Community Center Planning Grant

            c.)  Update on Substation Improvements at 20th and Ave J (“Hospital” Substation)
                    Presentation from Council Retreat

            d.)  Update on “Project 2020”
                    Presentation from Council Retreat

             e.)  Approve Drawdown #4 for OOR – 16-HO-33067 - $5,962.50 and payment to Miller &

                        Proposed Drawdown

             f.)  Cemetery Grave Digging Contract

             g.) Agreement with Miller and Associates regarding Lake Helen Bank Stabilization


The Council will review the above matters and take such action as they deem appropriate.

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