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Council Priorities & Initiatives

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 December 4, 2018 the Mayor, City Council and Department Heads participated in the City’s most recent planning session.  City of Carroll, Iowa - Planning Session Report - 2018.  On December 18, 2018, 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:

  • Rec Center Improvements

  • Rental Housing Inspection

The action plan continues the following commitments/obligations from last year’s action plan:

  • Library/City Hall Construction

  • Council adoption of Financial Policies

  • Waste Water Treatment Plant improvements – comply with disinfection and nutrient reduction requirements

  • Continue street improvements

  • Implement Street Maintenance Building project

  • Continue Corridor of Commerce streetscapes on planned basis

    • Phases IX completion

    • Phases X

    • Phases X  

  • Implement Housing Study

  • Make a decision regarding Rental Housing and Code Enforcement, including staffing
  • Develop plan/strategy for Rec Center for long-term viability

    • Programming, membership, financing, operational and physical improvements

  • Develop Graham Park Athletic District, including parking

  • Trails expansion

  • Develop a plan for Pickleball Courts

  • All-Inclusive playground system at Northeast Park/Kellan's Kingdom

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.

Carroll County Housing Study Report

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