Regular Council Meeting
September 14, 2020 – 6:00 P.M.
Community Media Center
Mayor Brian Wolken called the meeting to order. Council present: Dave Goedken, Brenda Hanken, Candy Langerman, Chris Lux and Tom Yeoman. Also present were City Administrator Doug Herman, City Clerk Sally Hinrichsen, Public Works Director Nick Kahler and Police Chief Britt Smith.
Yeoman moved to approve the agenda, Langerman seconded, roll call unanimous.
Yeoman moved to approve scheduling Trick or Treat night for October 31st from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, with a disclosure that due to the ongoing COVID pandemic the City of Monticello is not promoting the event and recommends residents follow CDC and Jones County Public Health information and guidelines related to COVID-19. Residents are asked to turn on their outside light if they wish to participate in the Trick or Treat night and Trick or Treaters are asked to only visit homes with their outside lights on, Langerman seconded, roll call was unanimous, except Goedken who voted nay.
Herman explained that the State allocated a portion of the Federal CARES Act funding received by the State to Cities and Counties across the State for expenses related to the COVID-19 response. Langerman moved to approve Resolution #2020-96 Requesting Reimbursement from the Iowa COVID-19 Government Relief Fund, Goedken seconded, roll call unanimous.
The remainder of the evening Council and staff drove around town inspecting various potential street /curb and gutter repairs and patches, no decisions were made and no action was taken.
Lux moved to adjourn at 7:10 P.M.
Brian Wolken, Mayor
Sally Hinrichsen, City Clerk