A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa was held on Monday, August 10, 2015, with Mayor John Kostichek calling the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. Council members present were: Tim Koehler, Virgil Wayne Latimer, Lisa Mengler, Jackie Puck, and Jacob Puck. Absent: None.
Jackie Puck moved and Mengler seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Council reviewed the operations of the wastewater treatment plant with Randy Reimers, the City’s certified wastewater operator. Reimers left the meeting prior to the interviews.
Council separately interviewed two applicants for the Public Works Director position. Discussion was held on the applicants’ qualifications, wages, and benefits. Council consensus was to offer the Public Works Director position to applicant #1, explore increasing Reimers’ hours at the wastewater plant, and pursue a new certified water operator, by affidavit.
Jackie Puck moved and Koehler seconded to adjourn at 8:10 p.m. Motion carried.
All motions were unanimous.