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Posted on: January 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Council to hear three presentations during Thursday's (Jan. 14) virtual meeting

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear three presentations at their in-depth meeting Thursday (Jan. 14, 2021) including presentations on Parks & Recreation programs, a unique transportation opportunity, and a review of the city’s risk management program.


The Muscatine City Council will meet in virtual session starting at 7 p.m. Thursday. Information on joining the virtual session and how to make a comment during the meeting is listed below. 


The session will also be broadcast live on the City of Muscatine YouTube channel and will also be shown live on Muscatine Power & Water Cable Channel 2.


Kelsie Stafford, program supervisor for the Parks & Recreation Department, will lead a presentation to the City Council on the innovations made to recreational programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.


A unique transportation opportunity will be presented by Kate Shoemaker, Senior Account Executive, Global Expansion, for Bird, on the potential for using shared electric scooters in Muscatine. Bird is a reliable last mile electric scooter rental service whose mission is to make cities more livable by reducing car usage, traffic, and congestion.


Stephanie Romagnoli, Human Resource Director for the City of Muscatine, will round out the evening of presentations with a discussion on Risk Management Programs utilized by the City.


Click AGENDA to download the January 7, 2021, City Council agenda and/or attachments.


The best way for the public to participate is to dial in to the GoToMeeting session, mute your device, watch the session on YouTube or Cable Channel 2, and, at the appropriate time, unmute your device to ask a question or make a comment. The public can also use the “chat” feature on the GoToMeeting virtual meeting to pose a question to the Mayor, Council, or staff member.


How to attend, speak at virtual meeting – 


Meetings of the Muscatine City Council have been held by conference call since Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds proclaimed a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency on March 19, 2020.


To join the conference call by computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone click on the following link can also listen to the meeting with their phone by dialing +1 (646749-3122 and use the access code 474-943-269.


Please mute your computer or phone while listening to the proceedings (press *6 when using phone or mute button on computer). A chat window is available when you use your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Those wishing to speak or to ask a question are asked to use the chat box to post a message that will be seen by the Mayor who will address the questions or call on the speaker in turn. Those using their phones must wait until the Mayor asks for additional comments. The Mayor will recognize you prior to you addressing the Council.




Muscatine City Council In Depth Meeting
Thu, Jan 14, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3112

Access Code: 474-943-269

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