Crosby City Council from Monday, June 15th includes ending Local Emergency, Approving American Rescue Plan funds

Crosby City Council from Monday, June 15th includes ending Local Emergency, Approving American Rescue Plan funds

June 17, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/17/21)

(Crosby, MN) — The City of Crosby considered their plans going forward with American Rescue Plan Act funding and rescinding the Mayor’s Declaration of a Local Emergency during their Monday night Council meeting from the Council Chambers.

The Board approved the 2AM License for Spalding House, the hiring of Stephanie Winegarner as the new Administrative Assistant at City Hall, the resignation of Sharon Beaman from the Library, the posting of the Library Aide position, the LinkedIn invoice for $2,500 for the library, and appointing Ken Johnson to the Library Board.

City Administrator Matthew Hill presented to the Council on the hiring of an additional part-time employee at the DMV.

The hiring was approved by unanimous vote from the Council. Mayor Jim Hunter mentioned to the Council the current policy of take home vehicles from the Crosby Police Department.

The City of Crosby will be forming a committee to dive more into the current policy and where potential changes could happen. Administrator Hill also spoke about the resolution to accept the Fund Established Under the American Rescue Plan Act.

The resolution was approved as well as rescinding a resolution from 2020 to end the period of a Mayor Declared Local Declared Emergency. Crosby Police Chief Andrew Rooney spoke about the hiring process and details of a new part-time officer.

The Crosby City Council will next meet on Monday, June 28th at 6pm from the City Hall Council Chambers.