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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 Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.


  1. Meeting called to order followed by roll call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Revise or approve agenda
  4. 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 April 7, 2014 regular meeting minutes.

B.     Resolution 1160 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 (March), Receipts (March 18, 2014 – April 21, 2014), Sheriff’s Report (March), Library (N/A)

  1. Inquiries from the Audience
  2. 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.       Discussion of speed limit signs on S. 3rd St.

D.     Parks Department Report

1.       Discussion of playground equipment.

E.      Water & Sewer Report

F.      Engineering Report

  1. Old Business

 A.  Discussion of the Wastewater Facility Plan Revision.

 B.  Discussion of possible development of Rolling Hills III–Review Preliminary Plat for Rolling Hills III–

     Tabled until Spring 2014

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

D.     Discussion of Review City Vendors

  1. New Business

A.     Discussion of CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) LMI Survey.

B.     Discussion of Lafayette Road Funding

C.     Set date for FY14 Budget Amendment Public Hearing.

D.     Resolution 1161 to replace yield sign with a stop sign on roadway exiting quarry located by railroad tracks on east Lafayette.

E.      Discussion of pre-emergent spraying at City parks, City Hall, and Raymond Fire & Rescue Building.

F.      Review City Projects for FY14/FY15

  1. Communication
  2. Adjournment


City Clerk



Raymond City Wide Garage Sales - May 2nd & 3rd from 9 AM to 5 PM.  If interest in advertising, please call Jane Goodin @ 235-1136.

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.

April 16:  A. Beef Chili, Broccoli, Tossed Salad, Cornbread, Chocolate Chip Cookie, and Margarine.  B.  Tuna Macaroni Salad, Mixed Bean Soup, Green Pea Salad, Wheat Bread, Chocolate  Chip Cookie, and Margarine.

April 23:  A.  Cranberry Dijon Chicken, Red Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Multi Grain Bread, Tropical Fruit, and Margarine.  B.  Spinach Salad, Orange Juice, No Salt Crackers, Tropical Fruit, and Salad Dressing.  

April 30: A.  Swiss Steak, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Country Corn, Multi Grain Bread, Fruited Gelatin, and Margarine.  B. Sliced Roast Beef, Swiss Cheese, Kidney Bean Salad, Country Tomatoes, Multi Grain Bread, Fruited Gelatin, and Mustard.

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.