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Buckeye Council has short agenda for Tuesday

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The Buckeye City Council's regular meeting could go very quickly Tuesday. 

There are no hearing or action items on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting, set for 6 p.m. at Buckeye City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave. A modest-length consent agenda is one of the final items listed.

The consent agenda includes a $600,000 system water meter purcchase, a a $500,000 engineering contract and $69,500 in local nonprofit grants. 

The Engineering Department requesed the $500,000 contract with Michael Baker International, Inc., for civil plan review services in the second quarter of 2023.  The firm  will assist with civil plan reviews and other project-related
services.

The grants will be awarded to All Faith Community Services, which will recieve $25,000; the Buckeye Police Foundation ($11,000), the Homeless Youth Connection ($5,000), the Meals of Joy program ($5,000), Sounds of Autism ($5,000), the Southwest Lending Closet ($6,000), the West-MEC Alliance ($2,500), and Youth4Youth ($10,000). 

Some of the nonprofits received less in a committee recommendation to Counci than the total they initially requested.  Two organizations are set to receive zero of the dollars they sought.

The council will meet in executive session at 2 p..m. to review applicants for the vacant city attorney position.

Tuesday, there will also be a 4 p.m. workshop. There will be a presentation and discussion by city staff and the Olsson Studio regarding the Buckeye Downtown Specific Area Plan.

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