Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

October 12, 2004

Pursuant to posted public notice of the date change, the Lester Prairie City Council met on Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m..

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

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

Motion - Angvall; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to work with the owner of Holt Motors regarding the financing for the purchase of the 1997 International Dump Truck, Model 4900, as well as the purchase of rear tires, tax and license and to finalize the agreement as soon as possible.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of local access cable channel equipment from EPA Audio Visual Inc. as quoted with the cost not to exceed $8,000.00. The issue of the computer and digital camera will be put on hold at this time.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and award the snow removal quote for the 2004-2005 snow season to Litzau Excavating as quoted.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 242 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS, SPECIFICALLY SECTION 5.1.10.6 OF THE LESTER PRAIRIE MUNICIPAL CODE IN REGARDS TO FEES IN LIEU OF DEDICATION OF PUBLIC LAND. The foregoing ordinance was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 242 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council was that the Park Board should begin work on the comprehensive plan for Sunrise Park as well as a wish list for the improvement.

General consensus of the City Council was to not purchase a skid street loader at this time but rather rent the equipment as needed, however, when renting the equipment, a full day’s use of the equipment must be utilized.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 33-04 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF FORFEITED PROPERTY. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared resolution No. 33-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2004.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 34-04 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING QUOTES FOR A 2005 POLICE VEHICLE. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 34-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2004.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 35-04 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR THE LESTER PRAIRIE POLICE DEPARTMENT. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 35-04 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2004.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; The City Clerk is hereby directed and authorized to invest the remaining funds in the police operating budget as of the end of December, 2004, as well as grant funds received for the police vehicle light bar, be placed in a certificate for the funds to be used towards a 2005 police vehicle, equipment and changeover costs.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; The City Clerk is directed to send a flower memorial for the Jerome Strunic funeral.

General consensus of the City Council was to request a representative from all organizations attend a special City Council meeting on Monday, December 6 at 7 p.m. to discuss usage of city hall and fees.

Motion - Foust; Second - Bruckschen; Carried; The City will charge the CAPP Committee $45.00 for usage of city hall to show old movies for their first date on October 29, 2004.

General consensus of the City Council was to meet in special session on Wednesday, November 3, 2004, at 6:30 p.m. as canvassing board for the City election.

General consensus of the City Council directed Clerk Pawelk to contact the realtors and inform them that if the bills are not paid, the outstanding bill will be added to the real estate property taxes of the property.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 10:34 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 are notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions, complete resolutions and ordinance.


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