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Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

The Lester Prairie City Council met on Monday, Jan. 12, 2004 with Mayor Eric Angvall calling the meeting to order at7:00 p.m.

Motion ­ Foust; Second ­ Bruckschen; Carried Unanimously; To accept and approve the December Minutes as submitted.

Motion ­ Bruckschen; Second ­ Anderson; Carried ­ Unanimously; To accept and approve the December Treasurer's Report as submitted.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Anderson; Carried ­ Unanimously; To authorize the league of MN Cities Insurance Trust to close the claim for Wallace Dibb and accept the expenses since the accident of December, 2001.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Foust; Carried ­ Unanimously; Clerk Pawelk is to send a letter to Fire Chief Jim Hoof regarding information received regarding use of public funds for refreshment purchases.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 1-04 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE BASIC PERSONNEL POLICY FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2004 The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Anderson and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Agvall declared Resolution No. 1-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2003.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Bruckschen; Carried ­ Unanimously; To approve the payment of the 2003 claims.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Foust; Carried ­ Unanimously; All new building construction shall be required to install remote read water meters.

Motion ­ Hoof; Second ­ Bruckschen; Carried ­ Unanimously; To accept the proposal from David Segal of Enterprise Properties regarding the re-appropriation of 55 sewer connections and the conditions so stipulated.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; to direct Clerk Pawelk to send a letter to MN Pollution Control Agency requesting re-appropriation of 55 sewer conection units from Prairie Ridge Development to be used for phase 2 of East Park Estates Development.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Anderson; Carried ­ Unanimously; To make the following appointments for 2004: Acting Mayor: Roland Bruckschen; Meeting Date, Time & Place: First Monday after the First Tuesday of every month at7:00 p.m. in city hall; Health Officer: Glencoe Regional Health Services; Assistant Weed Inspector & City Forester: Greg Mueller; Depositories for City Funds: First Community Bank of Lester Prairie, unlimited deposit authorized; Secrity Bank & Trust of Glencoe, $100,000.00 maximum deposit limit; MN Municipal Money Market Funds, unlimited deposit authorized; Schwab One Account, unlimited deposit authorized; Official Newspaper: Herald Journal; Park Board Members: ­ Troy Feltmann-term expires December 2004, Chris Schultz-term expires December 2004, Mark Schwartz-term expires December 2004, Jennifer Thiry-term expires December 2004; Planning Commission Members: LaJean Hoof-term expires December 2005, Kristi Carlson-term expires December 2005, Brian Duncan-term expires December 2004, Charlie Suedbeck-term expires December 2004;

Motion ­ Anderson; Second ­ Hoof; Carried ­ Unanimously; To approve the 2004 Fire Department Officers and Relief Association Officers as follows: Fire Chief ­ Jim Hoof, Assistant Fire Chief ­ Dave Horsman, Assistant Rescue Chief ­ Fred Pawelk, Fire Captain ­ Matt Tonn, Rescue Captain ­ Andy Heimerl, Fire Marshall ­ Jerry Pawelk, Treasurer ­ Don Hoof, Secretary ­ Maurice Tonn, Relief Association President ­ Scott Christenson, Vice President ­ Wade Schultz, Secretary ­ Jerry Christenson, Special Fund Treasurer ­ Doug Birkholz and Trustees ­ Dave Baumann, Dale Dietel and Dave Dressler.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 2-04 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES AT ANDY'S BODY SHOP. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon. a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 2-04 adopted by a majority vote this 12th day of January, 2004.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 3-04 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING PURCHASES AT ANGVALL HARDWARE & MERCANTILE, INC. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 3-04 adopted by a mojority vote this 12th day of January, 2004.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 4-04 A RESOLUTION APPROVING OF THE REPLACEMENT OF A WATER WELL The foregoing resolution was duly seconeded by Councilmember Anderson and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 4-04 adopted by a majority vote this 12th day of January, 2004.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Bruckshen; Carried ­ Unanimously; To authorize the Planning & Zoning Commission to work with Matt Johnson from the Mid MN Development Commission to update the City's Comprehensive Plan at the rate of $50.00 per hour.

Motion ­ Hoof; Second ­ Foust; Carried ­ Unanimously; To notify McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objections to the 2 lot subdivision of property sketch plan as submitted on behalf of Eugene Feltmann in Section 14 of Bergen Township.

Motion ­ Angvall; Second ­ Foust; Carried ­ Unanimously; To pay the 2004 claims as submitted.

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:55 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

Note: The above is a summary of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. The Minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours. Items not included in the above report include notices, communications, reports, complaints, general consensus action items, and the complete resolutions.


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