Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Westside Fire Station

Committee meetings will begin at 6:55 pm before this full Council meeting. City Council members frequently attend the committee meetings to gather information.  A majority of the Council members may be present at these committee meetings. 

CITY OF MONROE
COMMON COUNCIL
AGENDA

A.
Call to Order & Roll Call
B.
Correction of Minutes
C.
Presentation of Petitions and Communications
D.
Introduction of New Police Officers (ceremonial swearing in)
Individual Requesting Item
Police Chief
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
E.
RESOLUTION AWARDING THE SALE OF $5,185,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION STREET IMPROVEMENT BONDS, SERIES 2017A
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Common Council
Expected Length of Discussion
10 min.
F.
Business by Mayor
Updates regarding Mayor's activities
1.
PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE, ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER, COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
City Attorney Bartholf to present information along with questions and discussion from the Council
Individual Requesting Item
Mayor Armstrong
Expected Length of Discussion
15 minutes
G.
Appearances by the Public
H.
Consent Agenda (Roll Call Vote)
*   RESOLUTION GRANTING MISCELLANEOUS LICENSES
*  APPROVE CLAIMS AS PRESENTED ON CLAIMS LIST
I.
Comments/questions on Treasurer's Report (2nd regular meeting of each month)
J.
Judiciary and Ordinance Review Committee (Beer)
1.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING ANIMALS IN PUBLIC PLACES IN 9-2-13 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE
(Hold Public Hearing) (Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING TAXICAB DEFINITION IN 3-8-2 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE
(Hold Public Hearing) (Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
3.
ORDINANCE REPEALING AND RECREATING VARIOUS PORTIONS OF TITLE 2, CHAPTERS 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, AND 12 OF THE MONROE CITY CODE: COMPOSITION OF BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS, FINANCE AND TAXATION, PUBLIC SAFETY, JUDICIARY AND ORDINANCE, LICENSE, AND SALARY AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEES
(Hold Public Hearing) (Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Judiciary & Ordinance Review Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
K.
Finance and Taxation Committee (Stangel)
1.
RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH RESOURCE X FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PRIORITY BASED BUDGETING
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Phil Rath
Expected Length of Discussion
10 min.
L.
Public Safety Committee (Beer)
1.
RESOLUTION APPROVING SPECIAL EVENTS
Individual Requesting Item
Public Safety Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
M.
License Committee (Thoman)
1.
RESOLUTION DENYING PERMIT FOR POSSESSION OF LIVE CHICKENS AT 2724 3RD AVE
Recommended by License Committee to deny this permit application
Individual Requesting Item
License Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
RESOLUTION GRANTING TEMPORARY AMENDMENT TO LICENSED PREMISES FOR SUISSE HAUS INC. TO ADD AN OUTDOOR BEER GARDEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PUB CRAWL TO BE HELD ON MARCH 11, 2017
Individual Requesting Item
License Committee
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min
N.
Board of Public Works (Koch)
1.
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES PRINCIPAL FORGIVENESS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Utilities Suprv. Kennison
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
O.
Council as a Whole (Stangel)
1.
RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH EHLERS FOR POSSIBLE CREATION OF TID #9
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Phil Rath
Expected Length of Discussion
10 min.
2.
RESOLUTION GIVING FINAL APPROVAL FOR DOG PARK
(Roll Call Vote)

to give final approval for dog park to be located in Monroe (North) Business & Industry Park and authorizing expense for labor and maintenance and authorizing Monroe Board of Parks & Recreations Commissioners to establish rules and regulations for the use of the park.  

(concept was previously approved by Council)
Individual Requesting Item
City Clerk/DOGG
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
3.
RESOLUTION COMBINING WARDS FOR 2017 SPRING ELECTION AND ESTABLISHING POLLING PLACE LOCATION
Individual Requesting Item
City Clerk/DOGG
Expected Length of Discussion
5 MIN.
P.
Business presented by Alderpersons
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
Q.
Business presented by Department Heads
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
R.
Business presented by the Press
S.
Adjournment
This Council may take any action it considers appropriate related to any item on this agenda.

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