The Perry City Council approved the creation of an American Legion building fund at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
The Board approved the American Legion Building Fund which will retain revenue and donations collected related to the property which will be used for things such as upkeep, upkeep, renovations as well as the cost of related programming to the use of the building.
In addition, Council approved the maximum amount of taxes from certain levies for the City of Perry’s proposed fiscal year 2023 budget, which is not to exceed $2,920,590. In addition, Council has approved several tax abatement applications for residential construction completed or to be completed in Perry in 2021.
Finally, Council approved the creation of a City of Perry Volunteer Compliance Program that will provide compliance assistance to people less able to act on their own and unable to pay or find help. by recruiting volunteers to meet the need.
Additionally, the Board approved a professional services agreement with Bolton and Menk for the Iowa Street Wetland Project not to exceed $110,730. The Board then approved a three-year service agreement with Mediacom Business for Violet Hill Cemetery Telephone Services which will provide a higher quality product at a lower cost.
Also, Council Member Curt Hite announced that the meeting would be his last as a Council Member for the Second Ward as he is resigning due to moving out of town. The next Board meeting will outline how the position will be filled in the future.