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The City of Raymond welcomes you to our website designed to help residents and visitors find information about our town. Raymond is a great place to live and work. We have an elementary school, two churches, two parks, 300 homes, and several businesses.

We are located just one mile off Interstate 380 and 7 miles east of Waterloo. The 2010 census reported our population at 788.

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The City Council of Raymond, Iowa will meet in regular session on June 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Meeting called to order followed by roll call
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Revise or approve agenda
  • Approval of the Consent Agenda – All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time Council votes on the motion
  • Approve June 5, 2017 regular meeting minutes.
  • Resolution 1279 authorizing payment of bills and transfers.
  • Accept and place on file the minutes and reports from the following Boards, Departments and Commissions (N/A=Not Available): Clerk/Treasurer Report (May 2017), Receipts (May 16, 2017 – June 19, 2017), Sheriff’s Report (May 2017), Library (N/A).
  • Inquiries from the Audience  
  • Motion to approve Resolution 1280 – Resolution Authorizing and Approving a Loan Agreement and Providing for the Issuance of a General Obligation Street Improvement Note
  • Reports
  • Fire Department Report
  • Membership changes
  • Approval of new members
  • Monthly meeting minutes
  • Building Permits/Inspections/Code Enforcement Report
  • Street Department Report
  • Parks Department Report
  • Discuss/Action on broken accessible fun hoop at H.E. Pint Park 
  • Water & Sewer Report
  • Discuss/Action on 2-tier sewer billing system for compliant & non-compliant drainage of sump pump/floor drains/eaves spouts
  • Discuss charges for water meter replacements.
  • Engineering Report
  • Old Business
  • Discussion of the Wastewater Facility Plan Revision
  • Discuss/Action on Royal Ridge Retention Pond - Discuss proposed detention pond plat for Royal Ridge Development and gift to City of detention pond and possible action to refer to P and Z for their comment and approval.
  • Discussion on Raymond Days 2017
  • Discuss/Action on load embargo roads in city limits.
  • Discuss/Action on sale of fireworks and amending Ordinance 45 Section 23.
  • Discuss/Action on Waste Management requesting to change Garbage Picked-up from Thursdays to Mondays effective June 26, 2017.
  • New Business
  • Motion to approve Liquor License for New Star Raymond Convenience Store
  • Motion to approve Cigarette & Tobacco Permit for New Star Raymond Convenience Store
  • Motion to approve Yard Waste Facility Contract for FY18 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) with City of Evansdale in the amount of $2,400.00
  • Motion to approve fireworks display permit to Josh Wittenburg – 145 Taylor Lane
  • Motion to approve fireworks display permit to Larry Thies – 6801 Lafayette Rd.
  • Motion to approve fireworks display permit to Richard Hernandez – 110 Hunter Ridge Dr.
  • Motion to approve fireworks display permit to Tim Gray – 245 Greenbush
  • Motion to approve fireworks display permit to Kathi Brandhorst - 580 W. Central
  • Discuss/Action on issuing fireworks permit.
  • Communications
  • Iowa League of Cities Conference in Davenport September 27-29.
  • Adjournment

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Hawkeye Valley Area Agency on Aging meals are offered on a contribution basis for people over 60 years of age. Actual cost for the meal is $7.26. People under the age of 60 must pay the actual cost. Meals are offered on a contribution basis to those ages 60 and over. Meals are offered at the United Method Church in Raymond at noon on Wednesdays. For more information, to reserve a place or order a meal, call the Senior Center at 319-272-2086.  
June 21st:  A:  Potato Crusted Fish, Macaroni & Cheess, Green Beans, Tropical Fruit, Margarine, Tartar Sauce.  B:  Beef Taco Salad, Carrott Raisin Salad, Tropical Fruit, Taco Sauce.
June 28th:  A:  Beef Lasagna Casserole, Green Beans, Mixed Green Salad, Garlic Toast, hot Spriced Fruit, Salad Dressing.  B:  Stuffed Potato Soup, Cranberry Chicken Salad, Crackers, Mixed Green Salad, Fruit Cocktail, Salad Dressing.
July 5th:  A:  Baked Chicken Breast w/Gravy, Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli, Multi-Grain Bread, Margarine, Fresh Seasonsal Fruit.  B:  LIver & Onions w/Gravy, Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli, Multi-Grain Bread, Margarine, Fresh Seasonal Fruit.






Raymond Days Committe Meeting will be held Sunday, June 11th at 6 PM at Tipsy'z Bar & Grill.  All are welcome to attend!