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City Development Board - December 9, 2020


Location: Telephonic - Dial 1.515.348.6300; Conference ID Number 830 861 613#
Date: December 9 | 1:00 p.m.


Board Members Mari Bunney, West Des Moines; Mackenzie O’Hair, Osceola; Chris McKee, Gilmore City
Board Chair Dennis Plautz, Fort Dodge
Board Vice Chair James Halverson, Cedar Rapids
Staff Matt Rasmussen, Board Administrator; Betty Hessing, Administrative Assistant; Emily Willits, Department of Justice


  1. Roll Call | Call to order 1:00 p.m. 

  2. Approve Agenda

  3. Consideration of November 12, 2020, Business Meeting Minutes

  4. New Business

    UA20-28 Alleman

    S/UA20-29 Johnston

    UA20-30 Cambridge

    UA20-31 Adel

  5. Staff Reports

    Matt Rasmussen, Emily Willits
  6. Pending Mount Union Litigation (D17-01)

    John Marek et al. v. Dan Johnson et al., Henry County Case No. CVEQ006115 John Marek et al. v. the City Development Board, Henry County Case No. CVEQ006111

    The Board may hold a closed session to discuss litigation strategy with counsel pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(c).

  7. Public Hearing Scheduled for December 9, 2020 | 1:30 p.m.

    NC20-26/Johnston via Teleconference/Teams ONLY Dial 1.515.348.6300; Conf. ID Number is 830861613#

  8. Future City Development Board Meeting: January 13, 2021 1:00 p.m. CDB Business Meeting via Telephonic/Teams

  9. Adjourn

Pursuant to Iowa Code §21.8, this meeting will be held telephonically. Because of the limited agenda items and to ensure the most efficient use of state resources, conducting the meeting in person is impractical. *The meeting will be accessible to City Development Board and members of the public ONLY through TEAMS/Teleconference due to COVID-19 virus. To participate in meeting via teleconference, dial 1-515.348.6300; when prompted, enter conference ID number 830 861 613 followed by #. You should then be connected to the meeting.
NOTE: Board agendas may be amended any time up to 24 hours before the meetings. Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair for each meeting. Meetings will not convene earlier than stated above but may begin later. If you require accommodations to participate in this public meeting, call 515.348.6197 or TTY at (toll free) 800.735.2942 to make your request at least 48 hours in advance.