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The City of Raymond welcomes you to our website designed to help residents and visitors find information about our town. Raymond is a great place to live and work. We have an elementary school, two churches, two parks, 300 homes, and several businesses.

We are located just one mile off Interstate 380 and 7 miles east of Waterloo. The 2010 census reported our population at 788.

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The City Council of Raymond, Iowa will meet in regular session on March 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Meeting called to order followed by roll call
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Revise or approve agenda
  • Approval of the Consent Agenda – All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion
  • Approve March 6, 2017 regular meeting minutes.
  • Resolution 1265 authorizing payment of bills and transfers.
  • Accept and place on file the minutes and reports from the following Boards, Departments and Commissions (N/A=Not Available): Clerk/Treasurer Report (February 2017), Receipts (February 21, 2017 – March 20, 2017), Sheriff’s Report (February 2017), Library (N/A).
  • Inquiries from the Audience  
  • Reports
  • Fire Department Report
  • Membership changes
  • Approval of new members
  • Monthly meeting minutes
  • Discuss/Action on Fire Department checking balance and Farmers State Bank
  • Building Permits/Inspections/Code Enforcement Report
  • Street Department Report
  • Open Public Hearing for the plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 3rd Street Rehabilitation Project.
  • Close Public Hearing
  • Motion to approve Resolution 1268 approving and confirming plans, specifications and forms of contract for the 3rd Street Rehabilitation Project.
  • Parks Department Report
  • Water & Sewer Report
  • Discuss/Action on purchasing a 2nd lifting magnet to remove manhole covers
  • Discuss/Action on 2-tier sewer billing system for compliant & non-compliant drainage of sump pump/floor drains/eaves spouts
  • Engineering Report
  • Old Business
  • Discussion of the Wastewater Facility Plan Revision
  • Discuss/Action on Royal Ridge Retention Pond - Discuss proposed detention pond plat for Royal Ridge Development and gift to City of detention pond and possible action to refer to P and Z for their comment and approval.
  • Discussion on Raymond Days 2017
  • Discuss/Action on rescheduling July 2017 Council Meetings - Motion to approve Resolution 1267 Approving Rescheduling The Monthly City Council Meetings in July 2017
  • Discuss/Action on E. Lafayette Ditch bid and S. 1st culvert bid.
  • Discuss/Action on a 2nd option for shoulder work on V49 (S. Raymond Rd.) installing a granular base (2’ wide x 4” deep) in the amount of $11,300 or 1st option installing hot mix asphalt base widening (2’ wide x 4” deep) in the amount of $21,500.00
  • Discussion on MPO meeting April 14th
  • New Business
  • Discuss/Action on Resolution 1266 – A Resolution Authorizing a 2% Cost of Living Adjustment for Part-Time Employees for FY18 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018).
  • Communications
  • Introduction to Planning & Zoning for Local Officials Workshop – April 18th at Waterloo Center for the Arts – 5:30 PM – 8:45 PM
  • Discuss Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors vote on renewing Sheriff services for Raymond.
  • Adjournment

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Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging meals are offered on a contribution basis for people over 60 years of age. Actual cost for the meal is $7.26. People under the age of 60 must pay the actual cost. Meals are offered on a contribution basis to those ages 60 and over. Meals are offered at the United Method Church in Raymond at noon on Wednesdays. For more information, to reserve a place or order a meal, call the Senior Center at 319-272-2086.  
March 22nd:  A:  Fajita Chicken, Mexican Rice, Mixed Beans, Flour Tortilla, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Taco Sauce.  B: Beef Taco, Mexian Rice, Mexican Rice, Mixed Beans, Flour Tortilla, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Taco Sauce.  
March 29th:  A:  Herbed Marinated Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, Stewed Tomatores, Multi Grain Bread, Margarine, Cinnamon Applesauce.  B:  Corn Chowder, Tuna Salad, Multi Grain Bread, Mixed Green Salad, Cinnamon Applesauce, Salad Dressing.






The City Council is looking for Raymond residents who are interested in serving on a committee to head up/serve on a Raymond Days Committee. If interested please contact City Hall at 232-6153.