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Minutes—November 8, 2019

Minutes of the Roland City Council

Special Session

Friday, November 8, 2019

The Roland City Council met in special session on Friday, November 8, 2019. The meeting was held at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center with Mayor Andy Webb presiding. Council members present at roll call: Jerry Balmer, Aaron Burres, Riley Larson, Doug Sargent, and Kailah Schmitz. Absent: none. Also present were City Clerk Jodi Meredith, Public Works Director Nathan Hovick, Public Works Assistant Director Dalton Johnston, and Public Works Operator/Laborer Kevin Brown.

It was moved by Balmer and seconded by Burres to approve the Agenda. All were in favor, motion carried.

Public Input: There was no input.

At 6:02 pm Mayor Webb moved the meeting into closed session as requested by the Public Works Operator/Laborer per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(c) To evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.

The meeting was reopened to the public at 6:11 pm.

A motion was made by Balmer and seconded by Sargent to approve the Public Works Director’s recommendation of terminating the Public Works Operator/Laborer’s employment with the City of Roland effective immediately. Aye: Balmer, Sargent, Schmitz. Nay: Burres, Larson. Motion carried. CM Larson noted that his no vote was due to not having enough information provided to make this decision.

Public Input: There was no input.

With no further business at this time, Sargent moved for adjournment of the meeting at 6:12 pm seconded by Balmer. All were in favor, motion carried. The next regular scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Roland Community Center.

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Andy Webb, Mayor                                                    Jodi Meredith, City Clerk