"The council now is discussing steering local-option sales tax money to
landlords. Flood Impacted Landlords have helped city staff develop the
guidelines," said Rick Smith of the Gazette, who is reporting with online Live
coverage of the Cedar Rapids City Council meeting.
- A discussion on what to do with the former Cedar Rapids Public Library building on First Street SE;
- Awarding a demolition contract for for the fire-damaged Sinclair site, formerly the Farmstead Foods meatpacking plant; and
- Having flood director Greg Eyerly report to the council rather than to city manager Jim Prosser.
Join the live coverage from The Gazette by following the link above, starting at 4:30 p.m.
In the coming weeks, the City Council will likely hear from City staff on proposed changes to Chapter 29 and Chapter 22 of the Municipal Code for the City of Cedar Rapids. These changes will impact property rights and costs associated with rental housing and affordable housing in the City of Cedar Rapids.