The Perry City Council will convene Monday evening in regular session.

In following the Governor’s emergency public health declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held electronically. The first items on the agenda are a National Crime Victims Rights Week proclamation, and an emergency proclamation for the City of Perry by Mayor John Andorf. The Council will then hold a public hearing regarding an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for water and sewer projects. That will be followed by an item to approve the grant application. Also in old business, the Council will consider a change order and pay request from Jensen Builders for the hangar project at Perry Municipal Airport.

In new business, they will consider a contract with Region XII Council of Governments to prepare and submit a CDBG application for a housing rehabilitation project, as well as a resolution to provide public notice of the intent to procure the grant. Next, the Council will consider a standard form of agreement with Ethos Design Group to be the architects for the Perry Public Library renovation and finishes project, and also the general conditions of the contract for construction. Other items on the agenda include: the addition of one member to the Perry Fire Department; the Fiscal Year 2019 annual audit report; an agreement to become a member of the Safety Group Central Iowa South; an agreement with Perry Economic Development authorizing tax increment finance payments to Hotel Pattee; a change order for the McCreary Community Building renovation project; and a resolution providing for minimum staffing and pay during the coronavirus pandemic.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, and the public can take part in the meeting through Zoom by clicking the link below, or over the phone by calling 1-312-626-6799 and entering meeting ID 735-222-622.