Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

October 10, 2006

Pursuant to public notice of the date change, the Lester City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 10, 2006. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m..

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

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

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; Authorize Clerk Pawelk to purchase a new laser printer for the city office. No brand or price is stipulated for the purchase.

Motion - Hoof, Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To approve the expenses of $2,115.00 for grading the road to the brush site and $2,334.00 for storm sewer repairs.

General consensus was to table discussion regarding the rental housing ordinance amendments since information had not been received from the City’s Attorney. Also, discussion on the railroad easement will be tabled since follow-up information has not been received from the McLeod County Rail Authority.

Motion - Foust; Second - Hoof-, Carried - Unanimously; To order that the owners of record of the property at 100 Maple Street South, which has been deemed hazardous in accordance with Minnesota Statute §463.15 to §463.261, take the corrective action as ordered.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 35-06 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE SANITATION RATES The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 35-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of October, 2006.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To approve of the hiring of CTI (Northland Decorative Concrete) of Minnetonka at the cost of $9,081.00 to redo the flooring at the pool bathhouse.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the replacement of the bathroom stalls and urinal at the pool bathhouse.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 34-06 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A FORFEITED VEHICLE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 34-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of October, 2006.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second; To award the 2006-07 snow removal work to Litzau Excavating at the rates per their quote.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To hold a Special Assessment Public Hearing on Monday, November 13th, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was they would not enter into a 100 year agreement with Bergen Township regarding 175th Street and it would have to be negotiated should the road ever be tarred. Clerk Pawelk should prepare an agreement for review at the November meeting.

Motion - Hoof, Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the Infrastructure Valuations, effective as of October 10, 2006, as prepared by SEH Incorporated of Gaylord with an amendment to be prepared and included that will adjust/increase the value for storm sewer lines located in the County streets.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:30 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

The above is a summary version of the Minutes and does not include notices, communications, reports, complaints, and resolutions in their entirety. Minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.

Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 23, 2006.


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