AGENDA FOR April 12, 2021 Marion City Council Meeting
Marion City Hall at 5:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER

1. ROLL CALL

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS/AUDIENCE TO VISITORS (Subject to Ordinance No. 3128 as amended by Ordinance No. 3134)

4. CONSENT AGENDA

A. HUB RECREATION CENTER

1) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Daelin Loyd as part-time Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour, Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour, and Camp Counselor $11.00/hour.

2) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Madison Hood as part-time Childwatch Attendant $11.00/hour, and Camp Counselor $11.00/hour.

3) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Candy Ticer as part-time Group Exercise Instructor $15.00/hour.

4) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Angel Jones as part-time Childwatch Attendant $11.00/hour, Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour, and Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour.

5) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Austin Gracie as part-time Front Desk Attendant $11.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $11.00/hour.

6) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Alexis Basi as part-time Childwatch Attendant $11.00/hour, and Camp Counselor $11.00/hour.

B. INVOICES

1) Approve annual maintenance agreement with Blue Valley Public Safety for tornado sirens.

C. GOVERNMENTAL CONSULTING SOLUTIONS, INC.

1) Discuss/Approve Invoice 5540 dated 4/1/2021 for Consulting Services for May 2021.

D. MINUTES

1) Discuss/Approve minutes from the March 22, 2021 council meeting.

NEW BUSINESS

5. STREET DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve the hire of Matthew Medina to the full-time, non exempt position of Laborer, filling the position vacated by Tomas Ortega’s resignation effective April 13,2021.

6. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/approve the recommendation of the Superintendent to hire Logan Halstead as an operator/laborer at the wastewater plant.

B. Discuss/approve the purchase of watermain pipe for upcoming budgeted projects.

7. POLICE DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve the Merit Board’s recommendation to hire Codey Strong to the position of Patrol Officer at $25.93 per hour filling the vacancy created by Mary Kathleen Griffith’s retirement effective May 2, 2021.

B. Discuss/Approve the recommendation of the Chief to hire Alek Jiminez as part-time School Security Officer beginning April 13, 2021.

C. Discuss/Approve the transfer of Jeffrey Jones from the Hub to the open part-time Animal Control position at the same rate of pay.

8. FIRE DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3718 Increasing Fire Department Nonresident Fees for Department Services.

B. Discuss/Approve upgrades to the training facility not to exceed dedicated grant amount of $37,800.

C. Discuss/Approve order to purchase a new ladder apparatus expected Fall 2022.

9. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MUNICIPAL PLANNING

A. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3719 accepting a subdivision platted as Van Carr Subdivision.

B. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3720 a Hub TIF redevelopment agreement with Picker’s Paradise.

10. PUBLIC AFFAIRS

A. Discuss/Approve Resolution 2021-11 pledging necessary capital to book and promote shows at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center and The Pavilion.

B. Discuss/Approve Resolution 2021-12 supporting the City’s application for Community Project Funding through Congressman Mike Bost’s office.

11. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

12. MISCELLANEOUS

13. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NEEDED) LITIGATION, PROPERTY, PERSONNEL.

14. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT