Sebastian to Host Workshop and City Council Meeting This Week

Vice Mayor Fred Jones
Vice Mayor Fred Jones

On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, there will be a workshop to discuss how to spend federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. followed by a regular Sebastian City Council meeting at 6:00 p.m. 

The workshop will feature a presentation by Ken Killgore, Administrative Services Director/CFO for the city. 

Some of the workshop topics include:

  • Reason for Workshops
  • Intent of Funding
  • Distribution of Funds
  • Period of Performance
  • Restrictions
  • Eligible Use Categories

Questions and comments are welcome by the public and from the City Council. 

City Council Meeting

There will be an update to the Sebastian Brewfest by Marc Gingras. Also, there will be an update about the Community Development Block Grant program.

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As far as city business, the Council will review the spending of approximately $100,000 for a John Deere mini excavator for the Stormwater Division and Sebastian’s Continued Pavement Management Services.

Council members will also appoint one additional member to the Citizen’s Budget Review Advisory Board. They will also consider the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce’s Public Mural Program.

Mayor Jim Hill will also open a discussion about golf carts.

Location and Zoom Info

The workshop and the meeting will take place on Wednesday inside the Council Chambers located at 1225 Main Street in Sebastian.

To login via computer with Zoom for City Council meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85420772572.

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