Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

The Lester Prairie City Council met on Monday, August 9, 2004. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the July Treasurer’s report as submitted.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 28-04 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR THE SMALL CITIES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM REGARDING RESIDENTIAL OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM, RENTAL HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM AND COMMERCIAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 28-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of August, 2004.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To allow the teen band “Silver” to hold a concert in the open park shelter from 9 p.m. until midnight on Friday, August 27, 2004.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried; Since the quotes are comparable and since the City has worked with Fritz Bobcat and Landscaping Service and there is 20 more feet in fencing, that the work be awarded to them.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To appoint the following to serve as election judges for the City of Lester Prairie during the 2004 Primary and General Elections: Elizabeth Bettcher, Geraldine Hoernemann, Gordon Houk, Doris Kletscher, Florence Mlynar. The City will once again provide the lunch and dinner for the judges and pay them the rate of $8.50 per hour. Clerk Marilyn L. Pawelk will serve as head judge.

Motion - Foust; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To hold the City’s election on Tuesday, November 2, 2004, at the same time as the General Election for the offices of Mayor (2 year term) and Two (4 yr terms) Councilmembers to be voted upon.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod Planning & Zoning that the City has no objections to Conditional Use Permit No. 04-26 being issued to Thomas Schmidt for an accessory structure to be used for golf course operations at Shadowbrooke Golf Course in Section 27 of Winsted Township.

Motion - Foust; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To hire Louis Dammann to replace the entrance pillars at the City’s Cemetery as quoted at the price of $ 5,382.00.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Hoof; Carried - To accept the resignation of Officer Paul Schermann effective August 18, 2004.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 27-04 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF FULL-TIME OFFICER AND PROMOTING A PART-TIME OFFICER TO FULL-TIME STATUS. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared resolution 27-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of August, 2004.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; The starting pay rate will be $15.25 per hour for Brenda Conzet with an employment review after 6 months of full-time employment and 1 year of employment. Possible pay increases following favorable employment reviews will range between $ .25 and $ .50 per hour following those reviews. She will not be eligible for the employee annual review and possible pay increases until January, 2006.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 26-04 POLICE P.E.R.A. DECLARATION. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared resolution 26-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of August, 2004.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To direct the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a storm sewer agreement with Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Craig Jackson for the installation of a storm sewer and related appurtenances at the cost of $6,150.00, the cost will be split 50/50 between the City and Jackson’s. Should any change orders become necessary, the agreement will state Jackson’s will also be responsible for one-half of the cost just as well as if there is any reduction in the cost they will benefit in one-half of any decrease. The City will hire the contractor, supervise the work and bill the Jackson’s upon completion of the work. The Jackson’s will have 10 days to pay the City the billed amount. Failure to pay the bill will result in the amount plus interest at the rate of 6% being added to their taxes as a special assessment.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 10:38 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, general consensus items, listing of individual claims and complete resolutions.


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