Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

December 12, 2005

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, December 12, 2005. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

Motion – Brupalockschen; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the November Treasurer’s Report as submitted.

Motion – Foust; Second – Bruckschen; Motion – Failed; To amend the mileage reimbursement rate for 2006 and reduce it from $.45 per mile to $.445 per mile.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 48-05 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY APPLICATION WATER POLLUTION CONTROL REVOLVING FUND The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 48-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve an direct Clerk Pawelk to sign the Xcel Underground Service Forms.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To accept, approve and adopt the 2006 Budget as submitted.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 49.05 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE 2006 LEVY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 49-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 50-05 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE BASIC PERSONNEL POLICY FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2006 The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared resolution no. 50-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to pay all 2005 claims that are submitted prior to December 31, 2005.

Motion – Bruckschen; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve a transfer from the Water fund to the Water Debt Fund in the amount of $50,812.50 and from the General Fund to the Fire Truck Fund in the amount of $2,048.36.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Bruckschen; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to invest, prior to year end, up to $16,000.00 from unused monies from the Maintenance Department for the purchase of a new maintenance vehicle and up to $65,000.00 from unused monies from the Street Department for the purchase of a street sweeper.

Council Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 52-05 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A 2006 FORD F-350 SUPER CAB SHORT BOX 4X4 PICKUP The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 52-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a 91/2 foot Hiniker V-plow from Holt Motors of Cokato in the amount of $4,988.00.

Motion – Angvall; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Police Chief Carlson to spend up to $700 for the purchase of a digital camera and accessories.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To allow Kids for Hunger to use city hall on Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at no charge to package food.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION 53-05 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS’ FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 53-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 51-05 RESOLUTION ALLOWING A PREMISE PERMIT The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 51-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following Resolution nd moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 54-05 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A TRAFFIC SAFETY AWARD The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 54-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; The City Clerk is directed to send a letter to Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Juncewski, Juncewski Masonry, informing them the City accepts the East Park Estates and East Park Estates Second Additions as being complete based on the recommendation from the City’s Engineer, Eric Parrott of SEH.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 55-05 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE SERVICE RECOGNITION POLICY FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 55-05 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of December, 2005.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Bruckschen; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:45 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

The above is a summary report of the Minutes. The complete set of Minutes is available at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Items not included in this report include notices, communications, reports, complaints, resolutions and ordinance in detail.

Published in the Herald Journal Dec. 19, 2005.


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