Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Westside Fire Station

Committee meetings will begin at 4:30 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.
Business by Mayor
Updates regarding Mayor's activities
E.
Appearances by the Public
1.
Mary Friedrichs to address Council regarding her experience with the Behring Senior Center
This is part of the Senior Center boards efforts for positive advocacy with regard to Senior  Center advocacy and education. Mary has asked us to speak to the council about her Senior Center experience.
Individual Requesting Item
Mary Friedericks
Expected Length of Discussion
5 minutes
F.
Consent Agenda (Roll Call Vote)
*   RESOLUTION GRANTING MISCELLANEOUS LICENSES
*  APPROVE CLAIMS AS PRESENTED ON CLAIMS LIST
G.
Board of Public Works (Koch)
1.
Resolution Approving Change order for the Westside Fire Station #1 Parking Lot Project
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Board of Public Works
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
2.
Resolution Authorizing expense and hiring a company to do soil borings and geotechnical exploration for city parking lot located at 8th Street and 16th Avenue
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
Board of Public Works
Expected Length of Discussion
5 min.
H.
Committee of the Whole (Stangel)
1.
PROPOSED MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING PROJECT AND TIF REQUEST FROM MSP REAL ESTATE
Discussion and possible action

Council should determine whether or not to proceed with this project
Individual Requesting Item
City Administrator
Expected Length of Discussion
15 min.
2.
Review and discuss quotes and options for landscaping at the former parking ramp site and possibly take action
(Roll Call Vote)
Individual Requesting Item
DPW
Expected Length of Discussion
20 min
3.
Request Approval to Proceed with Filling the Soon to be Vacant Assistant Administrator / Director of Community Development Position
Administrator Rath is requesting approval to fill the vacant position through a recruitment process.  Additionally, Rath is proposing to drop the "Assistant Administrator" aspect and fill the vacancy with a Director of Community Development.  The position will be vacant as of April 28, 2017.
Individual Requesting Item
Administrator Rath
Expected Length of Discussion
10 min.
Documents:
  1. 2017 DoCD.pdf
I.
Business presented by Alderpersons
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
J.
Business presented by Department Heads
May make brief informative statements or bring up items to be discussed at a future meeting
K.
Business presented by the Press
L.
Adjournment
This Council may take any action it considers appropriate related to any item on this agenda.

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