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The City Council Meeting Rundown is prepared by the City Manager and is intended to be used as an informal summary of meeting highlights. For complete details on all agenda items, official meeting minutes, or to watch a video of the meeting, click Watch City Meetings.
Bond Refinancing: The City Council approved the sale of refunding bonds, saving the City approximately $163,000 in interest costs over the term of the debt. The City of Carver was also able to have its “AA” bond rating affirmed by S&P Global as a part of the refunding process.
Harvey’s Bar & Grill: The City Council approved a liquor license for Tiffany Grochowski, the new owner of Harvey’s Bar & Grill.
The Preserve (Housing Development): A preliminary plat was approved for The Preserve, a new housing development located directly west of Meridian Fields housing on Monroe Drive. The 66 lot single family housing project will feature homes by Brandl Anderson, a new builder in the City of Carver. Plans include 66 residential units, a wetland trail and sidewalk system, and extensions of City infrastructure including an extension of Monroe Drive.
American Rescue Plan Act Fund: The City Council adopted a resolution accepting American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The ARPA, in part, provides aid to cities as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The City is expecting to receive $533,952 in ARPA funding in two installments in 2021 and 2022. Over the course of several months, staff reviewed eligible uses of ARPA funds in connection with the City’s Long-Term Financial Plan. Connected with the funding, the City Council adopted an intended use budget for ARPA funds for a variety of utility projects (water, sanitary sewer, etc.). In addition, ARPA funds are intended to be used for pagers and radios for the Fire Department.