Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

July 11, 2005

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 11, 2005. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m..

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

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

General consensus of the City Council was to have the lawn mowed at 118 Juniper Street North and add it to the property tax roll and not pursue with Police Department action.

General consensus of the City Council was to set a special meeting for Thursday, August 25, 2005, to address the Comprehensive Plan.

General consensus of the City Council was for Mr. Thiesfeld & Ms. Havelka to present their plans to the Planning & Zoning Commission on August 2.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the Mayor and Clerk to act on the City’s behalf for any necessary negotiations with the City of Otsego for finalizing the purchase of the U. V. Disinfection System.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To enter into an Agreement with School District #424 for use of the park athletic fields and related facilities for the 2005-06 school year at the total rate of $2,495.00.

General consensus was to plan for a 5% increase in wages, $100.00 benefit increase, and a 10-12% budget increase. Budget meeting dates would be set for August 1 at 7:00 p.m. for overall budget review, August 8 as part of the regular monthly meeting, and August 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fire Hall for a meeting with the Fire Department and Townships to review the 2006 Fire Department Budget.

Council member Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 23-05 A RESOLUTION CONTRACTING WITH BOLTON & MENK, INC. FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW WATER WELL The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Council member Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 23-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of July, 2005.

Council member Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 24-05 A RESOLUTION DECLARING THE OFFICIAL INTENT OF THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE TO RECOVER CERTAIN EXPENDITURES FROM THE PROCEEDS OF THE BONDS TO BE ISSUED BY THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Council member Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 24-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of July, 2005

Council member Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 25-05 A RESOLUTION ORDERING THE PREPARATION OF REPORT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WATER WELL The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Council member Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 25-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of July, 2005.

The following resolution was introduced and moved for its adoption by Council member Hoof: RESOLUTION NO. 26-05 RESOLUTION RECEIVING REPORT FOR WELL CONSTRUCTION The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Council member Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 26-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of July, 2005.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Short Elliott Hendrickson office and inform them not to attend the meeting for the Prairie Ridge Development, phase 3 and request Bolton & Menk to attend that meeting. If Bolton & Menk is interested in serving as the City’s engineers for the development project, they should submit a proposal to the City for engineering services.

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

Pursuant to posted public notice, Mayor Angvall closed the public meeting at 8:55 p.m. The purpose of the closed meeting was to discuss strategy with legal council for pending litigation.

Mayor Angvall opened the meeting to the public at 9:25 p.m. Being no other business before the City Council, Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:26 p.m..

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

Note: The above is a summary of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes of July 11, 2005. 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, reports, complaints, and resolutions in the complete form.


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