Musco, Kent to make presentations to Council Thursday

[City of Muscatine]

Three presentations are on the Muscatine City Council agenda for their February in-depth meeting, including one of proposed updates to the building code regulations. The City Council will meet at 6 p.m. this evening in the Council Chambers of Muscatine City Hall.

The public is welcomed to attend the meeting in person. Citizens who do not want to attend the in-person meeting can watch and/or participate through the GoToMeeting virtual meeting portal. Information on joining the virtual session and how to make a comment during the meeting is listed below.

The in-depth session will also be broadcast live on the City of Muscatine YouTube channel and on Civic-TV (Muscatine Power & Water Cable Channel 2).

The Council has nearly completed a series of special meetings on the FY 2023-2024 proposed budget. Wednesday night the Council listened to Finance Director Nancy Lueck and City Administrator Carol Webb review Capital, Debt, and Road Use Tax funds along with a review of the Local Option Sales Tax.

Another special session will be held immediately after the Council’s in-depth session with Lueck and Webb reviewing TIF, Special Revenue, and Other funds.

Musco Lighting will be making a presentation to the Muscatine City Council as they seek Tax Increment Financing Assistance for their expansion of production space at their facility on Stewart Road. Kent Corporation will also be making a presentation seeking Tax Increment Financing Assistance for business expansion.

Information on the presentations and other agenda items can be found by clicking AGENDA to download a PDF version of the City Council agenda and/or attachments.

On-Line Participation

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Muscatine City Council Meeting | Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (CDT)

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