Readlyn City Council

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

Kent Kuhlmann
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108 W. 5th Street
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
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Michael Hupfeld
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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, December, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, December 12,2016 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: Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Austin Matthias, Matt Mahoney.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the November 14,2016 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.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to approve treasurer/clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Fortsch to approve the budget 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 Barnes and seconded by Hupfled to approve agenda as printed. All said yes. Motion carried.

Butler County REC representative Matt Mahoney, reviewed wholesale rate increase being passed onto the City of Readlyn January 2017. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution NO.778 entitled "RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NEW ENERGY COST ADJUSTMENT". Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 778 duly adopted.

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

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

Discussion on replacing water meters and a backup generator for the water tower.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve a 25 cent per hour raise for Austin Matthias effective with the next payroll issued since he has obtained his CDL. Hourly rate would increase to $16.50. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

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

City Council, November, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, November 14, 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: Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Erv Mussman, Matt Mahoney, Craig Codner.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the October 10, 31 and November 5, 2016 council meetings. 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 Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to approve treasurer/clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

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

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

Butler County REC representatives Craig Codner and Matt Mahoney, reviewed wholesale rate increase being passed onto the City of Readlyn January 2017. Council will review rate increase at our December meeting.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve FY16 Urban Renewal Report, Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Erv Mussman, presenting Shive-Hattery, gave an update/status report for the wastewater project & SRF funding for water projects.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to authorize Shive-Hattery to prepare/submit application for possible funding under the opportunity for Urban Water Quality Initiative - Urban Conservation Projects. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NAYS: Barnes. Motion carried.

Discussion on potential funding opportunity and timeline under the STBG Program 80/20 cost share program for East 1 st Street roadway/drainage improvements. No action taken at this time.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve appointing Bernard Wiersma as Public Works Superintendent. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAY: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve hiring Austin Matthias as assistant public works employee for the City of Readlyn effective December 1, 2016 at a starting salary of $16.25 per hour with a 30 day probation period. Health insurance benefits will become effective on January 1, 2017. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. Abstain: Barnes. A YS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve sidewalk permit variance for property located at 311 Magill Ave, Readlyn, Iowa owned by Lynne Bellile. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

The Readlyn Wastewater Connection to Drainage District 5 City of ReadlynJBremer County Agreement was reviewed. Motion Kuhlmann and seconded by Wittenburg to direct the Mayor and City Clerk to sign agreement. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve the Mayor signing easement agreement for the City of Readlyn wastewater discharge with property owner Robert Deterding. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve Christmas Lite Promotion with rules to be posted as in the past. This year's promotion will be from November 28 to December 22,2016. Those participating will be given a string of LED Christmas Lights. Roll call vote. A YES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council received an update on the completion of the splash pad project. Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to approve final pay invoice to Outdoor Recreation Products. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve Nick West as a Readlyn Volunteer Fireman. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:34 PM.

City Council, November, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in special session on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:30 a.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: Barney Wiersma, John Kleitsch, Jason Franck, Joe Rundle, Nick Nordman, Jason Huebner, Austin Matthias.

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

The Council spent the meeting interviewing applicants for the assistant public works position.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 11: lOAM.

City Council, October, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in special session on Monday, October 31, 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: Ty Burke, Barney Wiersma.

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

Ty Burke with the Accel Group reviewed renewal options for employee health insurance. Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Wellmark Blue Access Plan W8Q/3F4 Plan effective December 1,2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Splash pad project completion update was given by the Mayor. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to table final payment until November 14th council meeting to allow time to review two items on final invoice concerning the electrical and cement work. A YES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council reviewed applications received for the assistant public works position.

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

City Council, October, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, October 10,2016 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: Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Absent: Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Elman Tatroe, Holly Carlson.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the September 12 and 22, 2016 council meetings. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to approve bills presented for payment. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve treasurer/clerk reports. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

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

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

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve Police Chief Steve Aiello to attend ILEA training in Des Moines. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on designated post office parking was discussed. No action taken.

Employee health insurance tabled until November council meeting.

Mayor Wedemeier reviewed and discussed the itemized invoices from Memhert Tiling for work completed on the Lobed: Ave Street Project. Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve payment to Memhert Tiling for work completed totaling $36,990.37. Roll call vote. A YES: Barnes, Kuhlmann, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Mayor Wedemeier brought the council up to date on the easement for wastewater discharge.

The Readlyn Wastewater Connection to Drainage District 5 City of ReadlynlBremer County Agreement is still being reviewed.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve clerk to attend budget workshop by the Iowa League of Cities. Roll call vote. A YES: Kuhlmann, F ortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

City clerk discussed the recent inspection by the Iowa Utilities Board for the electric utility. City will correct any findings. It was noted representatives from Butler County REC will be at our November council meeting to discuss whole sale power rate.

Council received an update on the completion of the splash pad project. It was noted we are still in need for donations to complete the project.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve James Bisbee and Bernard Wiersma to attend wastewater conference. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:07 PM.

City Council, September, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in special session on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 5:30 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: James Bisbee.

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

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Employment Release Contract between the City of Readlyn and employee James Bisbee, subject to review by employee's attorney. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Kuhlmann. NAYS: Hupfeld. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 5:55 PM.

City Council, September, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, September 12,2016 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, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Jim Bisbee, Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the August 8, 2016 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 tabled.

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

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

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

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to set Halloween Trick or Treating for Sunday, October 30,2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to set fall leaf burning from October 1 to November 15,2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. AYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 777 entitled "A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2016 STREET FINANCE REPORT" Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 777 duly adopted.

Discussion on drainage district agreement with Bremer County. No action taken.

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

Council discussed the progress of the splash pad fundraising. Individual and businesses have been very supportive of the project. We are still fund raising for the second phase of $22,000. Project is scheduled to start the week of September 19th.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve volunteer fire department members Kory Hesse and Zach Woodman. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NA YS: None. Motion carried.

Discussion on electric. 0 action taken.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve proposal from Keith Oltrogge, CPA to complete the annual exam for the City of Readlyn for the FY16. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Employee benefits tabled.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:47 PM.

City Council, August, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, August 8, 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, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Jim Bisbee, Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the July 11,2016 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 tabled.

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

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Readlyn Library Board appointment of Lauri Phelan to replace Jason Putney who resigned. Roll call vote. A YES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Kuhlmann to introduce Resolution No. 774 entitled "AN AMENDED RESOLUTION SETTING THE SALARIES FOR APPOINTED LIBRARY EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF READLYN FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 201612017". Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. AYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 774 duly adopted.

Sand volley ball courts to be studied further, no action taken.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to introduce Resolution No. 775 entitled "A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMISSIO OF A APPLICATIO FORA SRF WATER RESOURCE RESTORATION SPONSORED PROJECT GRANT". AYES: Fortsch, Bames, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 775 duly adopted.

Discussion on drainage district agreement with Bremer County. No action taken.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to purchase a 2013 Model Year Caterpillar 246C Skid Steer Loader (ID: S 12870) from Ziegler Cat for a purchase price of $21 ,500 with trade of current skid steer loader. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Barry Wittenburg and Barry Fortsch gave an update on the recent Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Agency board meeting. Council was updated on the new garbage truck which has been purchased and delivered.

Council discussed the progress of the splash pad fundraising. Individual and businesses have been very supportive of the project. We are still fund raising for the second phase of $22,000.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to introduce Resolution No. 776 entitled "RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TRANSFER OF SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THE READLYN MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY TO THE CITY OF READLYN". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 776 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:05 PM.

City Council, July, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, July 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, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Jim Bisbee, Barney Wiersma.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the June 13,2016 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 Kuhlmann to approve Treasurer's reports.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes 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 Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve agenda as printed with the following addition: alley behind post office. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve estimate #1416 received from Mehmert Tiling, Inc.lLobeck Ave Project. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: one. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to refer possible relocation of a sand volleyball court to the park committee for recommendation at the next city council meeting. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council discussed the progress of the splash pad fundraising. Individual and businesses have been very supportive of the project.

Barry Fortsch gave a report on the EBRRA meeting held in Sumner on Saturday, July 9th.

Council reviewed inspection report received from the IDNR concerning the city's wastewater treatment plant.

Discussion on electric repairs needing to be made. It was noted that power will be shut off for the entire city on Tuesday, July 12th beginning at 1 :00 PM for up to two hours for the repairs.

Discussion on agenda addition of the alley behind the post office.

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

City Council, June 13, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, June 13,2016 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, Nicole Barnes, Kent Kuhlmann. Absent: Barry Wittenburg. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Steve Aiello, Mike Tiedt, Jessica Buck, Erv Mussman, Bryan Benjamin.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the May 9, 2016 council meeting. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve Treasurer's reports.

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

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

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

Jessica Buck representing CLS/COLOR RUN gave details on this year's event. Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to approve CLS/COLOR RUN on October 15,2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council received an update on activities for Grump Days from Mike Tiedt along with the need for the possible need for more reserved parking for the car, bike and truck show.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve reimbursement to the Readlyn Community Club in the amount of $1,396.33 for half of their insurance. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Erv Mussman, representing Shive-Hattery, discussed with the council possible SRF Projects related to the water utility. Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Hupfeld to approve with further study to see if projects quality for application. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to introduce Ordinance No. 352 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, BY AMENDING PROVISIO SPERTAINING TO SEWER CHARGES" for its second reading. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared the third and final reading of Ordinance No. 352 duly adopted.

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

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Fortsch to introduce Resolution No. 772 entitled "RESOLUTION SETTING SALARIES FOR APPOINTED AND EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF READLYN FOR THE FY2016/2017". Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 772 duly adopted. Motion carried.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Barnes to approve McKenna and Lakin Joerger as chaperones for the summer swim bus at a salary of $1 0.00 per hour. Swim bus will run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for four weeks beginning July 5th. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Fortsch,

Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Kuhlmann to introduce Resolution No. 773 entitled "BUDGET APPROPRIATIO TRANSFER". Roll call vote. A YES: Kuhlmann, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NA YS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 773 duly adopted.

Motion by Kuhlmann and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, May 9, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, May 9, 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 FY15/16 Budget Ammendment 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, Kent Kuhlmann. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Gary Lee Thurm, Mike Tiedt, Mary Chapin, Tim Downs.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the April 11, 2016 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 April tabled.

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

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

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

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the FY15116 Budget Amendment. A quorum was present. Notice of time and place had been published in the Waverly Newspapers on April 29, 2016. No written objection had been received. No oral objections or comments were received. After all desiring to be heard, motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. JA YS: one. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to introduce Resolution No. 771 entitled "A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE CURRENT BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30,2016". Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 771 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve Library B

oard Appointments of Jason Putney and Janet Ladage for a six year term. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

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ouncil received an update on the splash pad project.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to introduce Ordinance No. 352 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, BY AMENDING PROVISIONSPERTAINING TO SEWER CHARGES" for its second reading. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor Mayor declared the second reading of Ordinance No. 352 duly adopted.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve Dunkerton Coop to apply dust control from city limits to the west edge of the wastewater plant driveway with two applications of entire width of the road. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

After discussion of the Garden Club's "grump statue" placement referred to park committee for consideration.

Barry Fortsch gave an update on the recent EBRRA meeting to the council.

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

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve offer from Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to extend 2016 renewal rates and locking in current plan through December 31, 2017. Roll call vote. A YES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Dust control was discussed and tabled until the May council meeting.

Motion by Wittenburg 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

City Council, April 11, 2016

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, April 11,2016 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the public hearing on the proposed SRF Loan Application followed by the regular meeting. Mayor Pro-Tern Fortsch 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, Nick Kuker, Mike Tiedt, Kevin Toulouse, Ed Hood.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve minutes from the March 14 and 28, 2016 council meetings. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

Treasurer's report for March tabled ..

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

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

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

Mayor Pro Tern Fortsch opened the public hearing to review an application for a State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) loan and to make available to the public the contents of an environmental information document and the City's Facility Plan. These documents include design and environmental information related to the proposed improvements to the City's wastewater treatment system. The proposed project involves the replacement of the existing mechanical plant at the existing site. Notice had been published in the Waverly Newspapers on March 8, 2016. No written objection had been received. No oral objections or comments were received. After all desiring to be heard, motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Mike Tiedt and Nick Kuker, representing the Readlyn Community Club gave an update on this year's Grump Days activities.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve request from Kevin Toulouse to us the city park for a beer garden for Grump Days. Roll call vote. A YES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Kuhlmann to approve transfer of liquor license for MAM Enterprises, LLC dba Center Inn & Firehouse Bar & Grill to the city park for Grump Days June 17-19, 2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Barnes to introduce Resolution # 770 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA AGREEING TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2017 INRCOG SAFETY PROGRAM". Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to introduce Ordinance 0.352 entitled "AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, BY AMENDING PROVISIONSPERTAINING TO SEWER CHARGES" for its first reading. Roll call vote. AYES: Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor Pro Tern declared the first reading of Ordinance No. 352 duly adopted.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Kuhlmann to set the public hearing date for amending the FY 15116 Budget for 7:00 PM on May 9, 2016. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Kuhlmann to set "Spring Clean Up Days" for May 9, 10 & 11, 2016. The latest items can be placed at the curb for pick up is 8:00 AM on May 111h. Rules and fees will be posted at city hall. Items requiring a sticker must be paid for before items will be picked up. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve city insurance with EMC Insurance presented by Ed Hood of Hood & Phalen Insurance with a premium of $32,482.00. Insurance policy effective 4/1/16 to 411117. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Kuhlmann, Wittenburg, Fortsch. Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Dust control was discussed and tabled until the May council meeting.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Hupfeld to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 PM.

Barry Fortsch, Mayor Pro Tern

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, , 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