Public Hearings Based Off Planning Commissioner Recommendations, Discussion Item To Be Addressed From Possible Stimulus Money

WAYNE – The regularly scheduled Wayne City Council meeting will continue to be held in the Community Room of the Wayne Community Activity Center.

The Tuesday, January 19 meeting will be called to order starting at 5:30 p.m.

City of Wayne department reports continue this week with Brian Kesting, Information Technology Specialist.

A trio of public hearings will also take place early in the meeting for council to consider planning commission recommendations.

One applicant, Layne Mann is seeking the request to separately parcel a house and outbuildings on a 2.5-acre lot and wants to rezone from A-1 (Agriculture) to A-2 (Agriculture Residential). Mann Acres, LLC is also seeking a final plat for “Beckman Farm Subdivision” which is the same area that will be rezoned in the first public hearing. The final public hearing will be in regard for a preliminary plat for “Greenwood Addition” with the applicant being the City of Wayne.

Councilmembers will also look to accept a proposal and approve an engineering agreement for the 4th Street, Thorman Street and Cityside Drive projects. City staff is anticipating possible stimulus money from the Feds in a President Biden administration and want to have some projects “ready to go” once this money becomes available.

More discussion is also on the agenda for a concerning possible shovel-ready project being 21st Street and Centennial Road.

Council will then review chapters 7-13 of the City of Wayne Employee Personnel Manual. A seven-member committee was established to review and make recommended changes to the manual. This is part two of three for reviewal.