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May 3, 2013

Upcoming meeting agendas

Centerville City Council

The Centerville City Council will meet Monday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

Items on the agenda include approval of minutes of April 15 meeting, approval of minutes of Airport Commission meeting on March 11, approval of minutes of Historic Preservation Commission meeting on March 21, approval of minutes of Employee Safety meeting on April 23, approval of liquor/beer license renewal LC0037651 Gordie’s Bar & Grill, approval of liquor/beer license renewal LE0001917 Quick Shop Foods, approval of bills, departmental reports from Public Safety, Police, Fire, Code Compliance and Animal Control, accept resignation of Shaun Houser from the Police Department, approve hiring of two police officers, approve hiring of swimming pool manager(s), Joyce Bieber, Chamber of Commerce — Tourism Annual Report; Wine Festival and rotation of benches on the Square, authorize the Mayor to sign the Project Development Certification for the Safe Routes to School Project, approve the CVTPA Regional Enhancement Program grant application for the Safe Routes to School Project, consider request from town of Mystic to use city’s street sweeper, consider L.O.S.S.T. Committee’s recommendation for disbursing unspent/returned railroad funds, Res. No.2013-3192 transferring funds from general to storm sewer reserve, Res. No. 2013-3193 transferring funds from emergency levy to general fund, second reading of Ord. No. 1301 deleting Title 18 of the Centerville Municipal Code and replacing it with a new Subdivision Ordinance, Mayor’s presentation of the Citizen of the Month and Council response to invitation to ECIC meeting in Chariton on May 15 and mayor’s update on search for city administrator.

Mystic City Council

The Mystic City Council will meet Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at Mystic City Hall.

Items on the agenda include approving minutes, approving expenses, approving Street, Water, Sewer, First Responders, Fire Department, Treasurer and Cemetery reports, discussion of city stopping from repairs on private property, discussion of center use for Kathy Hudson fundraiser, public comments and correspondence.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

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