A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa was held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, with Mayor John Kostichek calling the meeting to order at 5:02 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. Schirman is designated legal counsel for the City.
Smith 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). Puck moved and Mengler seconded to go into a closed session at 5:05 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: Puck, Mengler, Koehler, and Smith. Motion carried. Koehler moved and Puck seconded to close the closed session and resume the special meeting at 5:17 p.m. Roll call ayes: Koehler, Puck, Mengler, and Smith. Motion carried.
Mengler moved and Smith seconded to adjourn at 5:17 p.m. Motion carried. All votes on motions were unanimous, unless noted.