Raymond Village Board met at 7 p.m. on Monday night, Nov. 2. Those in attendance were Mayor Denny Held, trustees Robert Pennock, Bruce Poggenpohl, Greg Bernhardt, Dan Hough and Bill Krager, Treasurer Sally Broaddus, Street and Alley Superintendent Mike Masten, Water Superintendent Rick Broaddus, Golf Course worker Chris Roach and Wayne Angle.
Following the approval of the last meeting’s minutes and October payroll, the board discussed the need to purchase new tires for both city trucks before winter weather conditions hit. The Christmas lights are being worked on and will be ready to put up soon.
In water and sewer, the board learned that the walls and roof of the old well house are now gone. The floor will be completed soon and corner posts for the new building are expected to be done by the end of the week.
In golf, the top of the big tree behind the range dropped and the entire tree is decomposing. Board members discussed how to get the tree down.
Discussion turned towards the accumulation of abandoned cars within the village. The board members also discussed the property near the railroad tracks, which is now inhabited and amassing items outdoors.
A motion was made to go into executive session. The board came out of executive session and adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.