A special meeting of the City Council of the City of Walcott, Iowa was held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, with Mayor Couper calling the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Council members present were: Tim Koehler, John Kostichek, Lisa Mengler, Jackie Puck, and Jacob Puck. Others present: City Clerk Lisa Rickertsen, Architects Perry Gere and Richard Gallens, and residents Verlyn Dietz and Kevin Cole.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and review the architect's plans for the proposed building renovation at 1113 N. Main Street.
Following discussion, the architect was asked to prepare two possible options with a vestibule located internally and externally. It was also requested he prepare a model with dimensions of all offices/areas and provide an updated cost estimate.
Estimates will be obtained for an environmental/asbestos inspection and remediation of findings at the property.
Verlyn Dietz questioned if the library could be located in the basement of the building. It was reported that the basement was not large enough to accommodate the requested space for the library.
Koehler moved and Mengler seconded to adjourn at 7:00 p.m. Ayes: All. Motion carried.