Multiple Absences Result in Amended Storm Lake City Council Agenda

Due to multiple absences, the Storm Lake City Council voted to amend their agenda at their meeting today(Tues) and a few of the items were delayed.

Affected items included the second reading of a proposed text amendment to the Storm Lake Zoning Ordinance to make changes to the Gateway Overlay District. The second reading will now be held at the council’s next meeting on January 3rd. The council was also expected to hold a Capital Improvement Plan work session for Fiscal Years 2024-2028, but that will now be held at their next meeting as well.

The council did have enough members on hand for a quorum, as Kevin McKinney and Maggie Martinez were at the meeting in person, and Tyson Rice joined the meeting via the phone. However, Mayor Mike Porsch felt that the entire council should be on hand to proceed with those agenda items.

Another agenda item that was pushed to the upcoming year was the consideration to change the language of what defines a family as far as a season pass to the King’s Pointe Water Park. Mayor Porsch said the item isn’t time sensitive.

A tax increment financing revenue update was also delayed due to the absence of City Finance Director Brian Oakleaf.


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