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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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AGENDA

The City Council of Raymond, Iowa will meet in regular session on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

 Meeting called to order followed by roll call

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Revise or approve agenda
  3. 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

A.     Approve August 18, 2014 regular meeting minutes and September 3, 2014 special meeting minutes.

B.      Resolution 1172 authorizing payment of bills and transfers.

C.     Accept and place on file the minutes and reports from the following Boards, Departments and Commissions (n/a=Not Available):  Clerk/Treasurer Report (July & August 2014), Receipts (August 19 – September 15), Sheriff’s Report (August 2014), Library (n/a).

  1. Inquiries from the Audience
  2. Presentation from Richard Kittelson with NE Iowa Recreation Conservation & Development
  3. Reports

A.     Fire Department Report

1.        Membership changes

2.        Approval of new members

3.        Monthly meeting minutes

B.      Building Permits/Inspections/Code Enforcement Report

C.     Street Department Report

1.        Snow Plowing Bids – review and award

D.     Parks Department Report

E.      Water & Sewer Report

F.      Engineering Report

  1. Old Business

A.  Discussion of the Wastewater Facility Plan Revision.

B. Discussion of Low Water Pressure North side of Raymond in Royal Ridge Development

C.     Discuss/Action of CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) LMI Survey.

D.     Discuss/Action Cigarette and Tobacco permit for New Star located at 101 Commercial St.

E.      Discuss/Action Resolution 1173 to pay City Clerk on a bi-monthly basis.

  1. New Business

A.     Discuss/Action Resolution 1171, A RESOLUTION APPROVE PARTICIPATION IN THE 2015 NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD TRAVEL SURVEY (NHTS); DESIGNATING THE MAYOR AS THE OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CITY, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO AFFIX HIS SIGNATURE TO SAID RESOLUTION AND PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSURANCES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SAME.

B.      Discussion/Action on Yard Waste Contract for FY15 with City of Evansdale

C.     Set Trick or Treat Hours

  1. Communication
  2. Adjournment

 

City Clerk

 

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 $6. 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.

September 17th:  A:  Apple Glazed Pork Patty, Masshed Potatoes, Seasoned Zucchini, Wheat Bread, Sugar Cookie, & Margarine.  B:  King Ranch Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Seasoned Zucchini, Wheat Bread, Sugar Cookie, & Margarine.  

September 24th:  A:  Mushroom Chicken, Whipped Potatoes, Spinach, Wheat Bread, Mandarin Oranges with Pineapple, & Margarine.  B.  Tuna Salad, Broccoli & Tomato Salad, Mediterranean Salad, Crackers, & Mandarine Oranges with Pineapple.

 

 

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.