The work session begins
First up is a presentation and discussion about OpenGov, "a technology company that builds business intelligence and transparency software for governments," according to the city's presentation.
The software allows easy access to and sharing of financial information and could cost about
Also on the agenda is discussion about codes enforcement. The city contracts out the services, but that agreement is ending and staff is recommending that a joint fire marshal-codes enforcement position be created in-house.
The position would be under the fire department, but the staff member would also work closely with the planning department, according to city staff.
The city's procurement policy will also be discussed, including bid procedures. Council members recently voiced a desire to make it easier for small, local companies to bid on projects.
A closed session is planned to discuss pending contractual matters.
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