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
Tom Cozart
Spouse; Lorrie
135 Gooddell Avenue
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3722 Cell.319-231-4066
e-mail:Tom Cozart

Barry Forsch
Spouse; Lori
421 East 4th Street
Readlyn,Iowa 50668
319-279-3594 Cell.319-514-9029
e-mail:Barry Fortsch

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 13, 2014

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7:00 p.m. for the regular meeting. Mayor Pro Tern Fortsch in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg, Barry Fortsch. Absent: Nicole Barnes. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Ed Hood, Sylvia Casterton, Matt Mahoney, Kevin Toulouse.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the March 9, 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 Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve Treasurer's report for March. 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 Cozart 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 Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve request from MAM Enterprises, LLC dba Center Inn & Firehouse Bar & Grill to use the city park for a beer garden/outdoor service from June 12-14,2015 during Readlyn Grump Days. Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, HupfeJd. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve transfer of liquor license for MAM Enterprises, LLC dba Center Im1 & Firehouse Bar & Grill June 12-14,2015, during Readlyn Grump Days to the Readlyn City Park. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Sylvia Casterton, representing the parade committee for Readlyn Grump Days gave an update on route changes for this year's parade. Council had no problems with the changes.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to set the public hearing date for amending the FY14/15 Budget for 7:00 PM on May 11,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Matt Mahoney, representing Butler County REC discussed with the council OSHA requirements concerning arch flash assessment. City will proceed with the need work to be compliant with regulations.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to set "Spring Clean Up Days" for May 11, 12 & 13, 2015. The latest items can be placed at the curb for pick up is 8:00 AM on May 13th. Rules and fees will be posted at city hall. Items requiring a sticker must be paid for before they are picked up. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Cozart and seconded by Hupfeld to approve city insurance renewal with EMC Insurance as presented by Ed Hood/Hood & Phalen Insurance with a premium of $30,791.00. Insurance policy in effective 4/1/15 to 411116. Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve the highest bids for advertised city property as follows: post hole digger Rich Peine, $250.00; drag $200.00, Weeds on Fire; 1988 Ford Truck, Robert Schmidt $802.00. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Hufeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Barry Fortsch as Readlyn's Task Force Repesentative on Bremer County Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Roll call vote. A YES: ,Fortsch, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfled to adjourn. AJI said yes. Motion carried .. Meeting adjourned at 8:22 PM.

Barry Fortsch, Mayor Pro

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ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, March 9, 2014

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. for Finance Committee to review bills and at 7 :00 p.m. for the public hearing on the proposed FY 15116 Budget followed by the regular meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg, Nicole Barnes, Barry Fortsch. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Erv Mussman, Burton Thies, Wes Sauerbrei, Louie Hartman, Jill Krall, Sheila Rosengarten, Jessica Buck.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the February 9, 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 Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve Treasurer's report for February. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

Mayor Wedemeier opened the public hearing on the proposed FY15116 Budget. Notice had been published in the Waverly Paper on February 26,2015. No written objections had been received. No oral objections were received. After all desiring to be heard, motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Cozart to close the public hearing. Roll call vote. A YES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to introduce Resolution No. 752 entitled "A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30,2016". Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No. 752 duly adopted.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Readlyn Historical Society request for approval of plans for an addition to the current building with design to have a six foot walkway between the buildings. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by COZaIi to introduce Resolution No. 753 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF READLYN, IOWA, FOR APPROVAL TO SUBMIT A SRF PLANNING & DESIGN LOAN APPLICA nON FOR A NEW W ASTEW ATER TREATMENT FACILITY". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution 0.753 duly adopted.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve liquor license and Sunday sales renewal for MAM Enterprises, LLC dba Center Inn & Firehouse Bar & Grill. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. A YS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Wittenburg to approve "Spring Leaf Burning" from April 1 to May 15,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve city clerk to attend spring IMFOA conference. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Mayor Wedemeier gave a report on a recent meeting with representatives from Butler County REC and Tatroe Electric concerning changes needed for electrical services to the Readlyn Farmers Coop.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Wittenburg to approve taking sealed bids for the sale of city owned property as follows: 1988 Ford Truck, posthole digger, 3 point drag. Sealed bids will be taken until April 10th with opening at the April 13th council meeting. City reserves the right to reject any and all bids received. Details will be posted. Roll call vote. A YES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. NAYS: None. Motion carried,

Members of the Readlyn Community ClublReadlyn Grump Days Committee discussed with the council the need to change this year's Grump Days to June 11 th to the 14th due to activities in Waverly the weekend it is normally held. Council members agreed to go along with Community Club's descision.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, Februrary 9, 2014

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, February 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: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Joan Greenlee.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve minutes from the January 12 and 26, 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 Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve Treasurer's report for January. 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 Fortsch and seconded by Hupfeld 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.

Joan Greenlee, representing the Bremer County Community Partners, gave a presentation on services provided to residents of Bremer County.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Resolution No 751 entitled "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF READL YN, IOWA AGREEING TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2015 INRCOG SAFETY PROGRAM". Roll call vote. AYES: Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No 751 duly adopted.

Motion by Fortsch and seconded by Barnes to approve beer license and Sunday sales renewal for Kwik Trip, dba Kwik Star #708. Roll call vote. AYES: Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Council received updates on recent Tripoli-Readlyn Sanitation Agency and EBRRA meetings.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Hupfeld to approve Jim Bisbee and Barney Wiersma to attend Region 1 Water Works Operators Meeting in Manchester on March 4,2015. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. A YS: one. lotion carried.

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

Discussion of the proposed FY15116 Budget. Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to set the date for the Public Hearing for the FY15116 Budget for March 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to adjourn. All said yes. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 8:08 PM.

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, January 26, 2014

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. for the special meeting. Mayor Wedemeier in the chair and the following named council members present: Tom Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Bames.

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

The meeting was spent in a work session for the proposed FY 15/ 16 city budget.

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

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois 1. Buhr, City Clerk

City Council, January 12, 2014

The Readlyn City Council met in open session on Monday, January 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: Torn Cozart, Mike Hupfeld, Barry Wittenburg, Barry Fortsch, Nicole Barnes. Others in attendance: Barney Wiersma, Jim Bisbee, Steve Aiello, Linda McCarty, Randy Kleitsch, AJ Behnke, Barb Sowers, Sam Power.

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Cozart to approve minutes from the December 8, 2014 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 Wittenburg and seconded by Fortsch to approve Treasurer's report for November and December. All said yes. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to approve the library report and budget and clerk reports for November and December. All said yes. Motion carried.

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

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

Motion by Wittenburg and seconded by Barnes to approve Police Chief, Steve Aiello to attend the IS CIA Conference 2116115 to 2119115. Roll call vote. AYES: Hupfeld, Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes. AYS: None. Motion carried.

Motion by Barnes and seconded by Wittenburg to introduce Resolution No 750 entitled "A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SUBDIVISION Daniel & Brenda Salisbury". Roll call vote. AYES: Cozart, Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld. NAYS: None. Whereupon the Mayor declared Resolution No 750 duly adopted.

Motion by Hupfeld and seconded by Fortsch to approve Nick Kuker and Chad Ott as members of the Readlyn Volunteer Fire Dept. Roll call vote. AYES: Wittenburg, Fortsch, Barnes, Hupfeld, Cozart. NAYS: None. Motion carried. Mayor Wedemeier thanked retiring fireman, Jeremy Franzen for his many years of service.

Mayor Wedemeier and Council person Barry F ortsch gave an update on the plans for EBRRA after the fire a few weeks ago.

The remainder of the meeting was spent receiving budget proposals from the different departments for the FY15116 Budget. All was taken under advisement. Council will meet in a special meeting on Monday, January 26th to work on the budget.

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

Dan Wedemeier, Mayor

ATTEST: Lois J. Buhr, City Clerk