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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 June 20, 2016 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 June 6, 2016 regular meeting minutes.
  • Resolution 1244 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 (April  2016 & May 2016), Receipts (May 17, 2016-June 20, 2016), Sheriff’s Report (May 2016), Library (N/A).
  • Inquiries from the Audience  
  • Reports
  • Fire Department Report
  • Membership changes
  • Approval of new members
  • Monthly meeting minutes
  • Building Permits/Inspections/Code Enforcement Report
  • Street Department Report
  • Parks Department Report
  • Discuss/Action on hourly rate for temporary part-time Public Works employee
  • Water & Sewer Report
  • Engineering Report
  • Discuss/Action on MSA Professional Services Agreement for the 2016 Wastewater Facility Plan
  •       Amendment 
  • Old Business
  • Discussion of the Wastewater Facility Plan Revision.
  • Discuss/Action on Williams Ag easement agreement
  • 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.
  • Discuss/Action on Planning & Zoning decision on size of Accessory Buildings
  • Discuss/Action on Raymond Capital Improvement Plan FY 2016-2026
  • Discuss/Action on investments.
  • New Business
  • Discuss/Action Liquor License for New Star Raymond located at 101 Commercial St.
  • Discuss/Action Liquor License for Tipsy’z Bar & Grill at 100 Washington St.
  • Discuss/Action on Lease Renewal for United States Postal Service at 111 Commercial St.
  • Discuss/Action on Resolution 1245 – A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Raymond, Iowa Cancelling or Rescheduling the First Monthly City Council Meeting in July due to 4th of July Holiday
  • Discuss/Action for fireworks permit for Gene Pint for July 4, 2016
  • Communications
  • Sheriff Tony Thompson’s Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, July 19th at 6:30 p.m.
  • MPO Bicycle Accommodation Plan
  • Iowa League of Cities Convention in Des Moines September 14-16, 2016
  • Adjournment

City Clerk






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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.  
June 22nd: A: Salisbury Beef w/Gravy, Whipped Ptoatoes, Glazed Carrots, Wheat Bread w/Margarine, Strawberry Applesauce.  B: Spinach & Turkey Chef Salad, Assorted Fruit Juice, Crackers w/Margarine, Strawberry Applesauce, Salad Dressing.  
June 29th:  A: Cranberry Dijon Chicken, Roasted Red Potatoes, Broccoli, Multi Grain Bread w/Margarine, Cinnamon Applesauce.  B: Sliced Roast Beef w/Swiss, Multi Grain Bread w/Mustard, Potato Salad, Green Pea Salad, Cinnamon Applesauce.






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.