Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

January 10, 2005

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 10, 2005. Mayor Eric Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To approve the following officers for the year 2005 for the Lester Prairie Fire Department and Relief Association Officers as follows: Chief - James Hoof, Assistant Chief - Fred Pawelk, Assistant Chief - Dave Horsman, Captain - Andrew Heimerl, Captain - Matt Tonn, Fire Marshall - Jerry Pawelk, Secretary - Maurice Tonn, Treasurer - Donald Hoof; Relief Association Officers: President - Scott Christenson, Vice President - Wade Schultz, Secretary - Jerry Christenson, Treasurer - Doug Birkholz, Trustees - Dave Baumann and Dave Dressler.

Motion - Foust; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To allow the Lions Club to sponsor a circus in July on railroad property with the issue of the water supply to be worked out at a later date.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To approve following 2004 claims as paid.

At this time, the old business had been completed. Mayor Angvall thanked outgoing Councilmember Anderson for her service and commended for the quality and quantity of work that was accomplished for the City while she served on the City Council.

Acting Mayor Bruckschen administered the Oath of Office to Eric Angvall as Mayor. Mayor Angvall in turned administered the Oath of Office to Ron Foust and Arthur Mallak as Councilmembers.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 244 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS IN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE AND PROVIDING FOR THE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 244 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of January, 2005.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 1-05 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING PURCHASES AT ANGVALL HARDWARE & MERCANTILE, INC. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution 1-05 adopted by a majority vote this 10th day of January, 2005.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 2-05 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES AT ANDY’S BODY SHOP. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 2-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of January, 2005.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 3-05 AN AGREEMENT FOR A CONTRACT EMPLOYEE. The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 3-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of January, 2005.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 4-05 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR THE LESTER PRAIRIE POLICE DEPARTMENT. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution 4-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of January, 2005.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To allow the use of the park and facilities for the planned LongHorn Days events as presented.

General consensus of the City Council was to table the issue of residency requirements for liquor establishment owners until the February meeting.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To make the allowing appointments for 2005:

Acting Mayor: Roland Bruckschen

Meeting Date, Time & Place: 1st Monday after the 1st Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in City hall

Assistant Weed Inspector & City Forester: Greg Mueller

Emergency Management Director: Stephen Berg

Official Newspaper: Herald Journal

Health Officer: Glencoe Regional Health Services

Park Board Members : Larry Roth (term expires December, 2006); Christopher Schultz (term expires December, 2006); Troy Feltmann (term expires December, 2005)

Planning & Zoning Commission: Brian Duncan (term expires December, 2006); Charles Suedbeck (term expires December, 2006); Kristi Carlson (term expires December, 2005); LaJean Hoof (term expires December, 2005)

Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To have Clerk Pawelk prepare an amendment to Section 4.2 of the Municipal Code, subsection 4.2.8 (h) by removing the word ATVs.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the 2004 Summary Budget Date information as presented and authorize its publication.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:23 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer


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