A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 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, and Jackie Puck. Absent: Jacob Puck. City employees present were: Lisa Rickertsen and Tom Schirman. Audience: Joe Brammeier.
Mengler moved and Jackie Puck seconded to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on the proposal from Joe Brammeier regarding his interest in utilizing the city-owned building at 1113 N. Main Street as a fitness center. Details were discussed with Brammeier regarding a potential lease agreement. Mr. Brammeier is requesting utilization of the building by June 9th. City Council expressed their interest in pursuing a lease agreement and discussed the necessity of obtaining the status on the air conditioning system. In addition, the removal of the old restaurant equipment in the building would be required. Council directed Rickertsen to contact Tri City Equipment regarding the restaurant equipment and Mayor Kostichek will contact the Public Works Director regarding the urgency of the air conditioning system status.
Jackie Puck moved and Latimer seconded to adjourn at 6:10 p.m. Ayes: All. Motion carried.