The Council approved a fireworks permit for Hairball’s performance during the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) makes its overnight stop in Jefferson on July 23rd. The Council also approved a hotel/motel grant application for the Jefferson RAGBRAI Committee of up to $10,000 in expenses. The Council directed City staff to determine what qualified items would be allowed to utilize grant funds.
Finally, the Council approved a $81,900 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a $90,000 design project to relocate a county road for a runway extension project. The grant is a 90/10 match with 10-percent coming from the airport commission.