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Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

June 7, 2004

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 7, 2004. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Motion - Foust; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the May Minutes as submitted.

Motion - Anderson; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the May Treasurer’s Report as submitted.

General consensus of the City Council was that Clerk Pawelk was to send a letter to the lawn mowing contractor stating the City Council’s dissatisfaction of the park appearance and that no spraying should be done without City Council approval or a directive from the City. Furthermore, the contractor is to reseed the brown grass areas.

General consensus of the City Council was for the City Clerk to contact David Segal and inform him about the debris and construction materials that are accumulating in the development area and request it be cleaned up.

General consensus of the City Council was to not join with McLeod County in a Cooperative Purchasing Venture.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 20-04 (a resolution terminating a contract with Heartland Community Action Agency) The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Council member Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 20-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of June, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council directed Clerk Pawelk to send a letter to Heartland Community Action Agency, Inc. regarding their decision.

Council member Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 21-04 A RESOLUTION FOR GRANT ADMINISTRATION WITH SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA HOUSING PARTNERSHIP The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Council member Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 21-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of June, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council was that they would waive the ATV restrictions, for LongHorn Days committee members, as to where they may operate ATVs as well as the consumption of liquor on public property during the LongHorn Days event.

General consensus of the City Council was to put the local cable access channel back on the July 12 agenda and request once again that a representative from Mediacom be in attendance that could present options to the City for equipment as well as costs.

Council member Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 22-04 A RESOLUTION FOR SANITATION SERVICES WITH WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Council member Anderson and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared the resolution adopted by a majority vote this 7th day of June, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council was to inform Holt Motors of Cokato that the City is interested in the 1996 International Truck and the City would like the first option to purchase the vehicle when it becomes available.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 23-04 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CUTTING AND SALE OF ALFALFA OR MEADOW HAY IN SUNRISE PARK The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Council member Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 23-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of June, 2004.

General consensus was for Council members to look through the Christmas decoration book and determine what they would like to have ordered.

Council member Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 24-04 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR POSITION AND APPOINTING AN INDIVIDUAL TO FILL THAT POSITION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Council member Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Angvall declared Resolution No. 24-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of June, 2004.

General consensus was to obtain information regarding door to door sales for a future meeting and perhaps charge $100.00 for a permit to conduct such sales however, the City Council needs to be mindful of organizations that do door to door fundraisers.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Council member Anderson to employ additional pool staff if needed.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To notify McLeod County that the City does not have any objections to the Conditional Use Permit as requested by Joanie Anne Bull to place a second home on their property (located on Lot 1, Block 1 in Full House on the Prairie Addition in Section 4 of Bergen Township) for care of a family member.

General consensus of the City Council was that the City doesn’t have a preference as to the outcome of the sign and whether the Post Office wished to remove or replace the sign.

General consensus of the City Council was for Council member Anderson pursue obtaining information regarding floor covering replacement in city hall.

Motion - Anderson; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 10:25 p.m..

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

(Note: 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, and the complete resolutions).


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