March 11, 2019 Minutes

City of Walcott March 11, 2019

A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa was held on Monday, March 11, 2019, with Mayor John Kostichek calling the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.  Council members present were: Tim Koehler, Lisa Mengler, Jacob Puck, and Larry Smith.  Absent:  John Brockmann. City employees present:  Lisa Rickertsen, Tom Schirman, and Paul Stagg. Attorney Mike Walker was also present.  Schirman and Walker are both designated legal counsel for the City.

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

Attorney Schirman stated he felt it would be appropriate to go into closed session under Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (c).  Koehler moved and Smith seconded to go into a closed session at 5:33 p.m. under Iowa Code Chapter 21.5 (1) (C) to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation.  Roll call ayes:  Koehler, Smith, Mengler, and Jacob Puck.  Motion carried.  Smith moved and Koehler seconded to close the closed session and resume the special meeting at 6:19 p.m.  Roll call ayes:  Smith, Koehler, Mengler, and Jacob Puck.  Motion carried.

Mengler moved and Smith seconded to adjourn at 6:20 p.m.  Motion carried. All votes on motions were unanimous, unless noted.

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