Council to Hold Special Meeting and Work Session on Monday

DES MOINES, IOWA – Friday, July 9, 2021 – The Des Moines City Council will conduct a special meeting on Monday, July 12 to consider a proposed Fareway meat market at 2716 Beaver Avenue followed by a day-long informational work session on various issues. The in-person meeting will begin at 8 a.m. in council chambers.

The council action regarding Fareway will be broadcast on the City’s YouTube channel and DMTV-7 on Mediacom, however, work sessions are not broadcast or recorded. Work session presentation materials will be posted online following the meeting.

The work session will include these presentations:

  • Botanical Garden Site Master Plan
  • Electric Vehicles/Alternative Fuels
  • Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA) Update
  • Private Property Towing
  • COVID Response: Housing
  • New Resources for Neighborhoods
  • Council Board Updates

Work sessions provide the council informational briefings from City staff and community partners and do not include council action, public engagement or comments.

City Hall will be open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, members of the public will be required to pass through a security checkpoint before proceeding to council chambers. Public space is limited to 25 people, and there will be no overflow area because the session will occur during work hours in the Great Hall.

Al Setka
Chief Communications Officer, City Manager’s Office 
(515) 283-4057

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