Waterloo City Council approves solicitation request
The Waterloo City Council met Aug. 1 to approve a solicitation request from the Knights of Columbus Council.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the council:
MINUTES OF THE
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
AUGUST 01, 2016
1. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Tom Smith.
2. The following Aldermen were present: Notheisen, Thomas, Hopkins, Trantham, Darter,
Koerber and Heller. Alderman Frederick was absent.
3. Pledge of Allegiance led by Alderman Heller’s granddaughter Sophia.
4. Correction or Withdrawal of Agenda Items by Sponsor.
5. Approval of Minutes as Written or Amended.
Motion made by Alderman Darter and seconded by Alderman Koerber to approve July 18,
2016 7:30 p.m. City Council Meeting Minutes. Motion passed unanimously with Aldermen
Darter, Koerber, Heller, Notheisen, Thomas, Hopkins and Trantham voting yea.
6. Petitions by Citizens on Non-Agenda Items.
7. Reports and Communications from the Mayor and other City Officers.
A. Report of Collector.
B. Report of Treasurer.
C. Report of Subdivision & Zoning Administrator.
D. Report of Director of Public Works.
Director Birk reported 1) Asphalt overlay will begin Aug 4, 2016 in the Sunset Acres
subdivision, 2) Pre-construction meeting August 10, 2016 with IDOT regarding the
Hamacher, Osterhage and Bradford project, 3) The following streets will be closed
Wednesday evening to paint paws: Hamacher, Rogers, First and Bulldog Blvd.
E. Report of Chief of Police.
F. Report of City Attorney.
G. Report and Communication by Mayor.
1. Commendation presented to Randy’s Double R Bar for 25 Years of Service.
8. Report of Standing Committees.
9. Report of Special Committees.
Shawn Kennedy announced events taking place Saturday, August 6 for the Bicentennial
Palooza. The Purple Heart ceremony will take place August 7 at 1 p.m.
10. Presentation of Communications, Petitions, Resolutions, Orders and Ordinances by Aldermen.
11. Unfinished Business.
August 01, 2016 – CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
12. Miscellaneous Business.
A. Consideration and Action on Warrant No. 544.
Motion made by Alderman Koerber and seconded by Alderman Hopkins to approve
Warrant No. 544. Motion passed unanimously with Aldermen Koerber, Heller,
Notheisen Thomas, Hopkins, Trantham and Darter voting yea.
B. Consideration and Action on Waiving of Building Permit Fee in the Amount of
$496.00 for the Waterloo Park District for a New Pavilion to be Located at Zimmer
Motion made by Alderman Koerber and seconded by Alderman Notheisen to approve
waiving of building permit fee in the amount of $496.00 for the Waterloo Park District
for a new pavilion to be located at Zimmer Park. Motion passed unanimously with
Aldermen Koerber, Heller, Notheisen, Thomas, Hopkins, Trantham and Darter voting
C. Consideration and Action on Solicitation Request from the Knights of Columbus
Council #1334 for the Intersections of Hamacher & Rogers, and Mill & Main for
September 16 and 17, 2016 from 6 a.m. to noon for their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive.
Motion made by Alderman Heller and seconded by Alderman Darter to approve a
Solicitation Request from the Knights of Columbus Council #1334 for the
intersections of Hamacher & Rogers, and Mill & Main, for September 16 and 17, 2016
from 6 a.m. to noon for their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive. Motion passed unanimously
with Aldermen Heller, Notheisen, Thomas, Hopkins, Trantham, Darter and Koerber
13. Discussion of Matters by Council Members Arising After Agenda Deadline.
Alderman Thomas reported participation with the FFA at the Monroe County Fair was a lot
Alderman Darter thanked the Waterloo Police officers for all their work in the heat on and
off the fairgrounds during the Fair.
Alderman Koerber reported she was contacted by Dwight Boehm regarding the two vicious
dogs which attacked a woman’s dog. The dogs are still impounded. The Ordinance Committee
will meet Thursday morning.
Alderman Heller stated Tom and Shawn have been working with him on the Sister Cities
banquet for October 11 at the Hopskeller and those attending need to let Clyde know ASAP.
Mayor Smith announced Russ Row, who has served 8 years as Building Inspector/Code
Administrator, will be retiring September 30, 2016. Mayor Smith thanked everyone who
participated and helped with the officials and their families for the photo at City Hall at 7 p.m.
14. Motion to Adjourn. Motion made by Alderman Notheisen and seconded by Alderman
Hopkins to adjourn. Motion passed by unanimous voice vote. Mayor Smith adjourned the
meeting at 8:05 p.m.
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