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Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

July 12, 2004

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 12, 2004. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; In light of the fact that the debris from the railroad won’t be removed until the latter part of September, Clerk Pawelk is to contact the mowing contractor and inform him the railroad area is not to be mowed until the area is deemed safe.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 25-04 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT RELIEF ASSOCIATION BYLAWS AND INCREASING THE YEARLY BASE SUM. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 25-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of July, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council was to meet in special session on Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. in the fire hall for the Fire Department annual budget meeting and the Clerk is directed to contact Bergen and Winsted Townships regarding that meeting.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk and Joe Miller to contact the cable company and set up an informational meeting.

General consensus of the City Council was to table discussion regarding Peddler Regulations to the August meeting.

General consensus of the City Council was for the City Clerk to work on and submit the 2005 funding request to the McLeod County Hazardous Waste and to include a security camera as a special funding request.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of 7 trees and 7 wreaths Christmas decorations from Wayne Manufacturing and to contact Neubarth Lawn Care and Landscaping regarding installation of the decorations.

General consensus of the City Council was to meet in special session on Monday, August 2, 2004, in city hall at 7:30 p.m. to work on and discuss the 2005 budget.

General consensus of the City Council was to allow rental of the swimming pool during the hour prior to the opening of the pool and the hour following the close of the pool. Councilmember Anderson and Clerk Pawelk will work on the rental agreement.

General consensus of the City Council was to advertise for volunteers to serve on a committee for the development of Sunrise Park. The committee will report to the Park Board with ideas, costs, etc. and the Park Board will forward their recommendations to the City Council.

General consensus of the City Council was to table further discussion regarding “cluster signs” to the August meeting.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objection to the final plat for a 2 lot subdivision in Section 14 of Bergen Township to be known as Prairie Land Second Addition as submitted on behalf of Eugene Feltmann.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objection to the Conditional Use permit request for an accessory structure over 2,000 square feet in Section 11 of Bergen Township as submitted on behalf of James & Betty Pennington.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City could not provide a favorable recommendation to the request of reducing the required setback of 2,640 feet to 2,020 feet for an industrial expansion to a permitted feedlot, at this time due to a lack of information and clarification, as submitted by BP Properties of LP, LLC.

Motion - Hoof; Second Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City has no objections to the conditional use permit as requested by Darren & Carolyn Thorson for a second farm dwelling for family care in Section 26 of Winsted Township.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to obtain the handheld package for radio read water meters at the rate of $11,500.00 from National Waterworks.

Motion - Foust; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize payment in the amount of $150.00 to Bergen Township for the City’s share of the maintenance on 175th Street.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:30 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

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 are notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions, claims.


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