Readlyn City Council

Nicole Barnes
Spouse; Nathan
239 West 3rd Street
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3026 Cell.319-290-0974
e-mail:Nicole Barnes
Barry Forsch
Spouse; Lori
421 East 4th Street
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3594 Cell.319-514-9029
e-mail:Barry Fortsch

Kent Kuhlmann
Spouse;
108 W. 5th Street
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3757
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Michael Hupfeld
Spouse; Linda
633 Malone Avenue
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3477 Cell. 319-239-0187
e-mail:Michael Hupfeld


Barry Wittenburg
Spouce; Lisa
312 Lobeck Avenue
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3456 Cell.319-269-4567
e-mail:Barry Wittenburg


City Council

City Council, April 14, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in special session on Monday, March 28,2016 at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Others in attendance: Jim Bisbee, Jeff Heil.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Council reviewed plans for the proposed splash pad project. Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve proceeding with the estimated $160,000 project as presented by Outdoor Recreation Products with $130,000 from city funds and $30,000 from various funds raised. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Jeff Heil, representing Northland Securities, reviewed with the council several options for revenues to pay for the WWTP Project debt. Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve a combination of debt service/GO and sewer improvement charges. The current sewer improvement monthly charge will be changed from $13.00 per household to $31.00 effective August 1, 2016 with ordinance change. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. AYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:35 PM.

Dan Wedemeier Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, March 14, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, March 14,2016 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the public hearing on the proposed FY16117 Budget followed by the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes. Absent: Kent Kuhlmann. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve minutes from the February 15,2016 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried,

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Treasurer's report for February. All said yes motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the budget, clerks and library reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the proposed FY16117 Budget. Notice had been published in the Waverly Newspapers on March 1, 2016. No written objection had been received. No oral objections were received. After all desiring to be heard, motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to introduce Resolution No. 769 entitled "A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30,2017". Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 769 duly adopted.

Discussion on the informational meeting held earlier this evening from 5 :30 PM to 6:30 PM for the public on the Lobeck Ave to 4th Street Project.

Public Hearing on the SRF Loan Application tabled until April 11, 2016 at 7 :00 PM.

Council received an update on the proposed WWTP Project.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve liquor license and Sunday sales renewal for MAM Enterprises, LLC dba Center Inn & Firehouse Bar & Grill pending reinspection and approval by Bremer County Building & Zoning. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve City Clerk, Lois Buhr to attend spring IMFOA Conference. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on proposed splash pad project at the ball diamond park.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve "Spring Leaf Burning" from April 1 to May 15,2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Barney Wiersma to attend CCR Report Workshop. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on changing street lights on Main Street with LED lights.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve additional sewer hookup for property located at SlOW 3rd Street at property owner's expense. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:01 PM.

Dan Wedemeier Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, Februrary 15, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, February 15,2016 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Sam Power, Rick Ertz.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve minutes from the January 11 and 18,2016 council meetings. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve Treasurer's reports for November and December. All said yes Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the budget, clerks and library reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfled and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Kwik Trip, Inc dba Kwik Star beer and Sunday Sales permit renewal. Roll call vote. A YES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Bames, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Brody Adair and a new member on the Readlyn First Responders. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Bames, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NA YS: None. Motion carried. Mayor Wedemeier thanked retiring First Responder, David C. Matthias for his many years of service to the Readlyn First Responders and Community.

Mayor Wedemeier thanked retiring firemen Jimmy Hyde and David C Matthias for their many years of loyal service to the Readlyn Fire Dept and Community.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Fortsch to set the date for the FY16117 Budget Public Hearing for Monday, March 14th at 7:00 PM. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve On Call Service Agreement renewal with Shive-Hattery. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve amendment #1 to engineering agreement with Fox Engineering. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Rick Ertz, representing the Vortex Company, discussed splash pads with the city council. All information received will be studied further.

Council received an update on the recent Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Board meeting from Barry Wittenburg and Barry Fortsch.

Council also received an update on the recent EBRRA meeting held in Sumner.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Jim Bisbee and Barney Wiersma to attend water conference at Manchester on March 2,2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:47 PM.

Dan Wedemeier Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, January 18, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in special session on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, BaITY Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

The meeting was spent in a budget workshop for the FY16/17 Budget Year.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:45 PM.

Dan Wedemeier Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, January 11, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, January 11,2016 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee, Matt Mahoney, Craig Codner, Anne Siemons, Sam Power, Sherry Sommerfeldt, Linda McCarty, Kent Kuhlmann, Randy Kleitsch.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve minutes from the December 14,2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Treasurer's report for November tabled until next meeting.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the library reports. Clerk report tabled until next meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfed and seconded by Fortsch to approve Police Chief, Steve Aiello to attend I.S.C.I.A. Conference. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Jim Bisbee and Barney Wiersma to attend Iowa One Call Meeting. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve City Clerk, Lois Buhr, to attend IAMU Conference. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Butler County REC representatives gave an update on Arc Flash Assessment and Clean Power Plan and how they will be affecting utilities.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Kent Kuhlmann to fill the open council seat due to the death of Tom Cozart. Notice of vacancy had been published in the Waverly Paper on December 31,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve Mayor's Proclamation for January as National Mentoring Month/Big Brothers-Big Sisters. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Mayor Wedemeier's appointment of Steve Aiello as Police Chief. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried,

Mayor Wedemeier appointed Barry Fortsch as Mayor Pro Tern.

Mayor Wedemeier appointed the following Council Committees to serve the next two years as follows:
Electric: *Hupfeld, Kuhlman, Barnes
Sanitation: *Fortsch, Wittenburg, Hupfeld
Street: *Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Hupfeld
Purchase: * Wittenburg, Barnes, Hupfeld
Water: *Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg
Finance: *Wittenburg, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann
Ordinance: *Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Barnes
Parks: *Barnes, Kuhlmann, Hupfeld
Public Safety: *Fortsch, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg
*First person will serve as chairperson.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to appoint Barry Fortsch and Barry Wittenburg to the Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Board for the next two years. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve council appointees for the next two years as follows:
City Clerk: Lois Buhr
City Attorney: Engelbrecht & Buchholz Law Office/Beau Buchholz
City Treasurer: Lois Buhr
City Superintendent: James Bisbee
Electric Utility Superintendent: Elmon Tatroe, dba Tatroe Electric
Water Superintendent: Bernard Wiersma
Sewer Superintendent: James Bisbee
Park Superintendent: Bernard Wiersma
Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and second by Wittenburg to approve Mayor Wedemeier and Barry Fortsch as Readlyn's representative on the EBBRA Board for the next two years. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve appointing Mayor Wedemeier as Readlyn's representative on the Waverly Area Development Board. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to set March 14,2016 at 7:00 PM as the date for the Public Hearing for the review application for the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

The remainder of the meeting was spent with city departments presenting proposed budgets for the FY16117 Budget Year. All were taken under advisement. City council will have a special meeting to work on the budget January 18,2016 at 6:30 PM.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:35 PM.

Dan Wedemeier Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, December 14, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting ,with a 7:00 PM Public Hearing. Mayor Pro Tern Fortsch in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg. Absent: Nicole Barnes. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve minutes from the November 9, 2015 council meeting with noted correction to the adjournment which should have read motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Treasurer's report for November. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Mayor Pro Tern Fortsch opened the public hearing on the proposal to sell the following described real estate to the following named persons: Frederic R. Bast and Sonja K. Bast Lot #7 Park View Second Addition, Readlyn, IA. A quorum was present. otice had been published in the Waverly ewspaper. The proposal was considered and taxpayers heard for and against proposal as follows: None. No written objections had been received. After all desiring to be heard motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 768 entitled "THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA DID BY RESOLUTION PROPOSE TO TRANSFER LOT 7 PARK VIEW ADDITION TO FREDERIC R. BAST AND SONJA K. BAST FOR THE SUM OF $22,000". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. AYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor Pro Tern declared Resolution No. 768 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Ordinance No. 351 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READL YN, IOWA, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER FOR MAINTAINING UNCULTIVATED VEGETATION". Roll call vote. A YES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor Pro Tern declared the third and final reading of Ordinance No. 351 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to reappoint Police Chief Steve Aiello to the Bremer County E911 Board and the Black Hawk County E911 Board. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Mayor Pro Tem Fortsch acknowledged with great sadness the passing of Council Member Tom Cozart. Gratitude was noted for the many years of service and time given to the City of Readlyn and Community. The city council will proceed with filling the position according to code.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:18 PM.

Barry Fortsch, Mayor Pro Tem

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, November 9, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Nicole Barnes, Tom Cozart. Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the October 12, 2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Treasurer's report for October. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve police training for Police Chief, Steve Aiello. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on proposed projects by the Readlyn Garden Club. Mayor Wedemeier will discuss projects with them further.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to introduce Ordinance No. 351 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER FOR MAINTAINING UNCULTIVATED VEGETATION". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared the second reading of Ordinance No. 351 duly adopted.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve renewal of the Wellmark Blue Advantage Plan W8Q/3F4 -Blue Access which is the current employee health insurance plan. The renewal would be effective December 1, 2015. The renewal represents a decrease in premium cost of 0.93%. Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the FY15 Urban Renewal Report. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Resolution No. 767 entitled "NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO DISPOSE OF REAL ESTATE". Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 767 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded Cozart to approve City Clerk, Lois Buhr to attend budget workshop on November 19,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve signing contract with Keith Oltrogge, CPA, P.c. for the annual examination for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on the progress of the Readlyn Historical Society building project. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve final pay invoice per the original contract for the project. Roll call vote. A YES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Wittenburg, Hupfeld, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to pay Change Order #2 with the Mayor discussing invoice with Matt Construction to clarify final costs before payment. City will contribute $15,000.00 toward the construction costs of the Readlyn Historical Project Bldg. Project. Balance of project will need to be paid off before additional work is completed. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council received an update on the Wastewater Facility Project.

LMI Survey no action.

An update on the recent Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Board meeting by Councilman Wittenburg. It was noted the new garbage truck has been ordered and will be here in late summer 2016.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:14 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, October 12, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, October 12,2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Nicole Barnes, Tom Cozart. Absent: Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the September 14,2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried,

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to approve Treasurer's report for September. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Barnes to introduce Ordinance No. 351 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER FOR MAINTAINING UNCULTIVATED VEGETATION". Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Barnes. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared the first reading of Ordinance No. 351 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to direct the city clerk to organize the open house for the City of Readlyn in conjunction with Christmas on Main December 4, 2015. Roll call vote. A YES: Cozart, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve the

Christmas Lite Promotion with rules to be posted as in the past. This year's promotion will be from December 1 to December 22, 2015. Those participating will be given energy efficient LED Christmas Lights. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on the progress of the Readlyn Historical Society building project. Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Change Order #1 for the project in the amount of$I,800.00. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 766 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF READL YN, IOWA, AGREEING TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 INRCOG SAFETY PROGRAM". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 766 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:34 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, September 14, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Barry Wittenburg. Absent: Nicole Barnes, Tom Cozart. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee, Jessica Buck.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve minutes from the August 10,2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Treasurer's report for August. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Jessica Buck, representing CLS discussed with the council plans for a 5K Color & Prayer Run on October 17,2015. Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve use of city streets with closing and marking streets as need for the event. Roll call vote. A YES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Readlyn Community Club representative Jessica Buck presented plans for "Christmas on Main" events on December 4 and 5, 2015. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve plans and to participate as needed. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to set Trick or Treating for this year for Sunday, October 25,2015 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to introduce Resolution No. 763 entitled "RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2015 STREET FINANCE REPORT'. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 763 dul y adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to use city funds for the Readlyn Historical Building Project with the Readlyn Historical Society to repay the city as fundraisers and project donations are received. A YES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on street repairs.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg set fall leaf burning from October 1 st to November 15th,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve city clerk to attend fall IMFOA conference. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Fortsch to introduce Resolution No. 764 entitled "RESOLUTION APPROVING GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES FOR NEW WASTEWATER FACILITY". Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 764 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve James Bisbee and Bernard Wiersma to attend fall wastewater conference in Manchester. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on grass ordinance. To be referred to city attorney.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Resolution No. 765 entitled "RESOLUTION ADOPTING A COMPREHENSIVE SOLID WASTE PLAN OF THE CITY OF READLYN". Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 765 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, August 10, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting with a 7:00 p.m. Public Hearing on a Special Permit request by Gerald Buhrow 303 Stumme Street, Readlyn, IA. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, icole Barnes, BalTY Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Jim Bisbee, Gerald Buhrow, Jeff Heil, Ed Traeger, Todd Fonkert, Isaac Happel, Burton Thies, Jason Franck, Dustin Platte, Randy McKenzie, Susan Neuhaus.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the July 13,2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Treasurer's report for July. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve police report. All said yes. Motion canied. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Bids were opened for the Readlyn Historical Building Project. Bids were received as follows: KLT Construction $38,900.00; JF Remodeling $45,020.96; Burton Thies Construction $42,862.00; Matt Construction $33, 878.00; Nick Willey $37,903.00. Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to accept the low bid of Matt Construction for $33,878.00. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Bremer County Engineeer, Todd Fonkert reviewed with the council the street repairs approved at the June 15,2015 special council meeting.

Jeff Heil, representing Northland Securities, presented a rate study for sewer rates in conjunction with the wastewater improvement project. Study was taken under advisement.

Mayor Wedemeier opened the Public Hearing the on Special Permit request by Gerald Buhrow, who wishes to construct a new concrete deck in front of the house. The proposed new deck will be placed 10' out from house towards front and will be 12' wide. Readlyn Restricted Residence Ordinance #202 (3)(a)(36) states: Yard: And open space on the same lot with a building or structure unoccupied and unobstructed by any portion of a structure from 30" above the general ground level of the graded lot upward; and (6)(c)(4) states Front yard: 25' any lot which abuts on 2 or more streets shall have a 15' side yard between each lot line abutting on said side street and any building. On lots of record the average setback of adjacent dwellings may be used. At the following location: 303 Stumme Street, Parcel #111332005 in the City of Readlyn, Bremer County, Iowa. A quorum was present. Notice of time and place had been published in the Waverly Newspaper on July 28,2015. No written objections were received. After all desiring to be heard motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve SPECIAL PERMIT NO. 2015 -01. The Special Permit will allow for a variance from the required minimum front yard setback distance. Readlyn's Restricted District Section VI (c)(4) would require 25' setback and currently this is the distance that Gerald Buhrow has to the front of his house. The height of the porch will exceed 30" above grade in height. In order to protect the residential character and the health, safety, and general welfare of the City of Readlyn, the following restrictions are placed on the special permit: None. Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. A YS: None. Motion carried.

Isaac Happel, property owner at 246 Briggs Ave, requested a variance in his sidewalk due to a tree in the way of replacing the sidewalk. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve request, with a notation that if the tree is removed the sidewalk must be replaced to sidewalk specs at owner's expense. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

8:13 PM council member Fortsch left meeting.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Ordinance No. 350 for its third and final reading entitled "AN ORDINANCE GRANTING BLACK HILLS/IOWA GAS UTILITY COMPANY, LLC d/b/a BLACK HILLS ENERGY, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, ITS LESSESS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE AND THE AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, AND EXTEND A NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION PLANT AND SYSTEM, AND GRANTING THE RIGHT TO USE THE STREETS, ALLEYS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN THE PRESENT OR FUTURE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA". Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: one. Whereupon the Mayor declared the third and final reading of Ordinance No 350 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to introduce Resolution No. 762 entitled "A RESOLUTION DISPENSING WITH THE SPECIAL ELECTION REQUIREMENT ON THE MATTER OF GRANTING A GAS FRANCHISE TO BLACK HILLS/IOWA GAS UTILITY COMPANY, LLC, D/B/A BLACK HILLS ENERGY". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 762 duly adopted.

Council received a report on the recent Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Board meeting from Barry Wittenburg.

Mayor Dan Wedemeier gave a report to the council on the recent EBRRA meeting.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, July 13, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, July 13,2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Brian Schoon, Keith Fettkether, Jim Collins, Steve Phelan, Barb Sowers, Scott La Rue, Burton Thies, Ron Leistikow, Wes Sauerbrei.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the June 8 &15,2015 council meetings. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve Treasurer's report for June. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Keith Fettkether representing Main Street Beautification, Inc. discussed with the council the need for improvements on Main Street. Brian Schoon, representing INRCOG, gave an overview of Downtown Revitalization Fund Program Overview Iowa Economic Development Authority CIEDA) 2016 Program. All information was taken under consideration for future study.

Discussion on the Readlyn Historical Society building project. Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to publicize for bids to be opened at the August 10, 2015 council meeting. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 760 entitled "A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A LIBRARY FUND AND 2015 WWTP PROJECT FUND". Roll call vote. A \'ES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 760 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to introduce Ordinance No. 350 for its second reading entitled "AN ORDINANCE GRANTING BLACK HILLS/IOWA GAS UTILITY COMPANY, LLC d/b/a BLACK HILLS ENERGY, ADELA WARE CORPORATION, ITS LESSESS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE AND THE AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, AND EXTEND A NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION PLANT AND SYSTEM, AND GRANTING THE RIGHT TO USE THE STREETS, ALLEYS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN THE PRESE T OR FUTURE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA". Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared the second reading of Ordinance No 350 duly adopted.

$325,000 Sewer Revene Capital Loan otes Anticipation Project Note, Series 2015. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to introduce Resolution No. 761 entitled "A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING A FORM OF INTERIM LOAN AND DISBURSEMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, AND THE lOW FINANCE AUTHORITY, AND AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE AND SECURING THE PAYMENT OF $325,000 SEWERREVENUTE CAPITAL LOAN NOTES ANTICIPATION PROJECT NOTE, SERIES 2015, OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE CODE OF IOWA, AND PROVIDING FOR A METHOD OF PAYMENT OF SAID NOTES". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 761 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Native Wine Permit for Kim Brown dba Inspired. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve purchase of computer software from Data Technologies, Inc. Roll call vote. A YES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on upcoming street repairs.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:36 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, June 15, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, June 15,2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the special meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Barry Wittenburg (arrived 7:05 PM). Others in attendance: Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Todd Fonkert, Duane Hildebrandt, Jason Franck.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Fortsch to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Bremer County Engineer, Todd Fonkert and Bremer County Supervisor, Duane Hildebrandt discussed with the council the upcoming road repairs to Quarter Ave coming into Readlyn and proposed work to Lobeck Ave. Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to proceed with the proposal as presented by Bremer County. Driveways that are involved will be fixed by the City as necessary. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, June 8, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting with a 7:00 PM Public Hearing on the proposed adoption of an ordinance granting Black Hills Energy Corporation a 25-year non- exclusive natural gas franchise followed by a Public Hearing on the authorization of a loan and disbursement agreement and the issuance of notes to evidence the obligation of the City thereunder. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Sandy Koenig, Miles Matthias, Erv Mussman, Steve VanDyke.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the May 11,2015 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve Treasurer's report for May. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Cozart to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the proposed adoption of an ordinance granting Black Hills Energy Corporation a 2S-Year Non-Exclusive Natural Gas Franchise. A quorum was present. Notice of time and place had been published in the Waverly Paper on May 26, 2015. The proposed adoption of the ordinance was considered and taxpayers heard for and against said amendment as follows: None. No written objections were filed. After all desiring to be heard motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to introduce Ordinance No. 350 for its first reading entitled "AN ORDINANCE GRANTING BLACK HILLS/IOWA GAS UTILITY COMPANY, LLC d/b/a BLACK HILLS ENERGY, A DELA WARE CORPORATIO ,ITS LESSESS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE AND THE AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, AND EXTEND A NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION PLANT AND SYSTEM, AND GRANTING THE RIGHT TO USE THE STREETS, ALLEYS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN THE PRESENT OR FUTURE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NA YS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared the first reading of Ordinance No 350 duly adopted.

Miles Matthias discussed with the council his request not to put the sidewalk that he removed at 138 E Ridge Ave., Readlyn, Iowa back in. Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to allow property owner, Miles Matthias not to have to put sidewalk back in that was removed. Roll call vote. A YES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: Hupfeld. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Resolution o. 755 entitled a "RESOLUTION RATIFYING, CONFIRMING AND APPROVING PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $325,000 SEWER REVENUE CAPITAL LOAN NOTES". Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Bames, Hupfeld, Cozart. NA YS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 755 duly adopted.

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the authorization of a Loan and Disbursement Agreement and the issuance of Notes to evidence the obligation of the City thereunder. Notice had been published in the Waverly Paper on May 28, 2015. No written or oral comments were received. After all desiring to be heard, motion by Bames and seconded by Wittenburg to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to introduce Resolution No 756 entitled a "A RESOLUTION INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS TO TAKE ADDITIONAL ACTION FOR THE AUTHORIZATION OF A LOAN AND. DISBURSEMENT AGREEMENT AND THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $325,000 SEWER REVENUE CAPITAL LOAN NOTES". Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Whereupon the mayor declared Resolution o. 756 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve signing a Municipal Advisor Service Agreement with Northland Securities. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Bames. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council received an update on the proposed wastewater treatment facility improvement project. Motion by Barnes and seconded by Cozart to introduce Resolution No. 757 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, TO APPROVE A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEME T WITH FOX E GINEERING ASSOCIATES, INe. FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND CONVEYANCE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Bames, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 757 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Kwik Trip, Inc. dba Kwik Star cigarette permit. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried,

Road repair project to be studied further.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by F ortsch to approve hiring Alli Matthias for the summer swim bus chaperone position at a salary of$10.00 per hour. Swim bus will run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for five weeks beginning June 30th. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 758 entitled "BUDGET APPROPRIATION TRANSFER". Roll call vote. AYES: Bames, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. AYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No 758 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approving reimbursing the Readlyn Community Club for half of their yearly insurance premium. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: one. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and Barnes to introduce Resolution No. 759 entitled "RESOLUTION SETTING SALARIES FOR APPOINTED AND EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF READLYN FOR THE FY 2015/2016". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No 759 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, May 11, 2015

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, May11, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting with a 7:00 PM Public Hearing to amend the FY14115 Budget.. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, , Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes. Absent: Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Linda McCarty, Chad Garber..

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the April 13,2015 council meetings. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Barnes to approve Treasurer's report for April. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the library, budget and clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Fortsch to approve police report. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to approve agenda as printed with the addition of welcome sign/bike trail. All said yes. Motion carried.

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the FY14115 Budget Amendment. A quorum was present. Notice of time and place had been published in the Waverly Paper on April 30,2015. The amendment was considered and taxpayers heard for and against said amendment as follows: None. No written objections were filed. After all desiring to be heard motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 754 entitled "A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE CURRENT BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 754 duly adopted.

Chad Garber, representing the Wapsie Valley Schools gave a presentation to the city council.

Discussion on the Readlyn Historical Building Project.

Council reviewed the annual examination report for the FY14 completed by Keith Oltrogge, CPA. Recommendations were taken under consideration.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to set June 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM as the time and date for the public hearing on the Black Hills Natural Gas Franchise renewal. Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve payment of water and wasterwater license for city employees James Bisbee and Bernard Wiersma. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Barry Fortsch gave an update on the recent EBRRA and Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Board meetings.

Discussion on the bike trail welcome sign.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:25 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk