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City Development Board Minutes - February 2019

State of Iowa
City Development Board
Meeting Minutes of February 13, 2019

Iowa Economic Development Authority
200 E. Grand Avenue, 2nd Floor Main Conference Room
Des Moines, Iowa

Call to order 1:27 p.m.

Dennis Plautz, Board Chairperson
Jim Halverson, Board Vice Chairperson
Barbara Brown
Chris McKee
Jay Howe

Others Present
Matt Rasmussen, Administrator, City Development Board
Betty Hessing, Administrative Assistant, City Development Board
Emily Willits, Iowa Department of Justice
Frank Smith, Attorney, Frank Smith Law Office
John Shaw, Community Development Director, City of Altoona
Chad Quick, Planner, City of Altoona
John & Joyce Meredith, Residents of Bondurant

Introduction by Chairperson, Dennis Plautz

Roll Call by Matt Rasmussen, Board Administrator
All Board Members were present.

Request for amendments to agenda

  • Motion by Barbara Brown
  • Motion: I move to approve the agenda as presented.
  • Second: Jim Halverson
  • Roll Call: All ayes. Motion approved.

Consideration of December 12, 2018 business meeting minutes

  • Motion by Jim Halverson
  • Motion: I move the minutes of December 12, 2018 be approved as printed and distributed.
  • Second: Barbara Brown
  • Roll Call: All ayes. Motion approved.

Elect Board Chair and Vice Chair for 2019

After brief discussion, the following motion was made.

  • Motion by Barbara Brown
  • Motion: I would move for the present slate.
  • Second: Jay Howe
  • Roll Call: All ayes. Motion approved.

New Business

Staff Reports
Matt Rasmussen reported we will probably have one 100% voluntary annexation for next month’s agenda. As of now, that’s the only thing on the agenda for March.

Emily Willits had no updates.

Future Meeting
March 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., City Development Board Business Meeting at IEDA, 200 E. Grand Ave., 2nd Floor Main Conference Room, Des Moines, Iowa.

Adjourn 1:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Betty Hessing, Administrative Assistant