To help guide City actions for the year, annually, the Carroll City Council completes an action plan that outlines the Council’s commitments and initiatives for the upcoming year.
On November 7, 2016 the Mayor, City Council and Department Heads participated in the City’s most recent planning session. City of Carroll, Iowa - Planning Session Report - 2016. On November 14, 2016, the City Council adopted the current year’s action plan that came out of the planning session.
The action plan added the following items to the action plan as new initiatives:
Start Rec Center improvement projects
Implement Housing Study
Rental Housing Inspection
The action plan continues the following commitments/obligations from last year’s action plan:
Develop Library/City Hall concept/implementation/financing plan
Council adoption of Financial Policies
Waste Water Treatment Plant improvements – comply with disinfection and nutrient reduction requirements
Continue street improvements
Continue Corridor of Commerce streetscapes on planned basis
Phases VIII and IX
Develop plan/strategy for Rec Center for long-term viability
Programming, membership, financing, operational and physical improvements
Grant Rd/Hwy 30 improvements
Street maintenance building – develop financing plan
Learn more about and provide information about the Community Endowment Fund
Review Graham Park Athletic district/ISU plan when developed
Investigate Graham Park parking concept
City signs at entryways to city
Develop sidewalk repair program
Staff is now working to develop a work plan that includes, for each item; a timeline, the responsible party, and if needed a targeted date for a future work session on the item. Watch for more details to be present to the City Council by December 12th.