January 20, 2022 Minutes

City of Walcott January 20, 2022

A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa, was held on Thursday, January 20, 2022, with Mayor John Kostichek calling the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Council members present were: Everett Bieri, Harry Knutsen, Kirk Koberg, Lisa Mengler, and Jacob Puck. City staff present: Paul Stagg and Lisa Rickertsen. Jeff Blake, Police Chief, and Korry Kraft, Fire Chief, were present for review of their department budgets only.

Mengler moved and Puck seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

FYE 2023 Budget Review and Discussion. Discussion was held on the proposed FYE 2023 budget, including a review of all departments in the general, general reserve, special revenue, and proprietary (water, sewer, and garbage) funds, property valuations, and the max levy rate. Rickertsen will make changes to the proposed budget as discussed. Further review will be held during the next regular meeting on February 7, 2022.

Set Budget Max Levy Hearing Date. Following discussion, Mengler moved and Bieri seconded to set the FYE 2023 budget max levy public hearing date for February 7, 2022, at City Hall at 6:00 p.m. 

Koberg moved and Knutsen seconded to adjourn at 7:03 p.m. Ayes: All. Motion carried.


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