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Posted on: March 10, 2021

E-scooters, South End revitalization on Council agenda March 11

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will hear two reports during its Thursday (March 11, 2021) in-depth session including possible legislation that would be needed to allow e-scooters to be used in the City of Muscatine.

 

The Muscatine City Council will meet virtually for their regular session starting at 7 p.m. Thursday. Information on joining the session and how to make a comment during the meeting is listed below. The session will also be broadcast live on the City of Muscatine YouTube channel and on Muscatine Power & Water Cable Channel 2.

 

Assistant Community Development Director Andrew Fangman will discuss with Council possible legislations and other activities that would be needed to enable the use of e-scooters in the City of Muscatine. The discussion follows a presentation at the January 10, 2021, in-depth meeting by Kate Shoemaker, senior account executive for Global Expansion at Bird, Inc., on the potential for electronic scooters in Muscatine.

 

Community Development Director Jodi Royal-Goodwin will provide Council with an update on the initial steps that are being taken to develop strategies and goals for the revitalization effort of the south end. The two year program seeks to gain insight into the needs of the south end area of Muscatine and the development of plans to address those needs.

 

Click AGENDA to download the March 4, 2021, City Council agenda and/or attachments.

 

The best way for the public to participate is to dial in to the GoToMeeting session, mute your device, watch the session on YouTube or Cable Channel 2, and, at the appropriate time, unmute your device to ask a question or make a comment. The public can also use the “chat” feature on the GoToMeeting virtual meeting to pose a question to the Mayor, Council, or staff member.

 

How to attend, speak at virtual meeting – 

 

Meetings of the Muscatine City Council have been held virtually since Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds proclaimed a State of Public Health Disaster Emergency on March 19, 2020.

 

To join the conference call by computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone click on the following link

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/592281677Citizens can also listen to the meeting with their phone by dialing +1 (408650-3123 and use the access code 592-281-677.

 

Please mute your computer or phone while listening to the proceedings (press *6 when using phone or mute button on computer). A chat window is available when you use your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Those wishing to speak or to ask a question are asked to use the chat box to post a message that will be seen by the Mayor who will address the questions or call on the speaker in turn. Those using their phones must wait until the Mayor asks for additional comments. The Mayor will recognize you prior to you addressing the Council.

 

Muscatine City Council In Depth Session 
Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)

Please join my meeting from your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/592281677 

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (408) 650-3123  | Access Code: 592-281-677

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