At 6 p.m. the Board of Public Works and Safety meets. Their agenda includes opening bids for the 2019 Community Crossings Grant Street and Sidewalk projects. City Attorney Sean Surrisi will also present Findings of Facts and Conclusion of Law on 400 East Jefferson Street, the former Clark Station; and an executive order to close Flora Street along with discussing the small cell facilities that Clerk Treasurer Jeanine Xaver discussed her concern with at the last city meeting.
In Other Business…Rebecca Palmer will update the Board of Works on the Caring Cupboards mini food pantries at the Plymouth Fire and Police Departments.
The Common Council meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 with a big agenda. The will considers on 2nd and 3rd readings an amendment to the 2019 Salary Ordinance adding a part-time position at the airport. Also up for consideration on 2nd and 3rd reading is the ordinance setting salaries for elected city officials for 2019. The ordinance calls for a 2.8% increase next year, just like increase city employees will receive.
Under New Business is an appointment to the Marshall County Unsafe Housing Committee, approval of agreement for the City of Plymouth’s 2019 GAAP-complaint GASB 34 Capital Asset Report along with the approval of employee and retiree rates for 2020 insurance.
The Council will also hear on first reading an ordinance amending the fuel pricing policy for the airport and consider a resolution to transfer monies from the General Fund to the Rainy Day Fund.
County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer will address the City Council on the possibility of a joint project using federal funds to extend Veterans Parkway from Michigan Road to Pioneer Drive and the council will also consider approval of the financing for Winona Building Products.
The City meetings are open to the public although comments and questions are limited to agenda items only. Those attending should enter through the Garro Street door and head up to the second floor for the meeting.