Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

January 9, 2006

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 9, 2006. Mayor Eric Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the December minutes as submitted.

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

Motion – Angvall; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; Employees Greg Mueller and Adam Birkhholz, holders of Commercial Drivers Licenses, are to be scheduled for a physical and drug screening as soon as possible.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the payment of the 2005 claims.

Motion – Mallak; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Braun Intertech to do soil borings on each bank of the South Fork of the Crow River.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 4-06 A RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO A LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF LANDS AND MINERALS. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 4-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 258 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SECTION 5.4.2, SPECIFICALLY THE BUILDING CODE FEE SCHEDULE, AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 258 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Motion – Angvall; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To make the following appointments for 2006: Acting Mayor - Larry Hoof; 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, Christopher Schultz, Troy Feltmann, Julie Teubert; Planning & Zoning Commission - Brian Duncan, Charles Suedbeck, Kristi Carlson, LaJean Hoof.

General consensus of the City Council was to schedule a special meeting for Tuesday, February 7, 2005, at 7:15 p.m. in order to meet and take part in the public hearing regarding the comprehensive plan.

Motion – Foust; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize membership to the Sensible Land use Coalition at the fee of $75.00 and have Ed Mlynar continue to attend those meetings he determines as beneficial to the City.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 1-06 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING PURCHASES AT ANGVALL HARDWARE & MERCANTILE, INC. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 1-06 adopted by a majority vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 2-06 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES AT ANDY’S BODY SHOP The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 2-06 adopted by a majority vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Motion – Angvall; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the application form as presented for Fire Department Membership and the officers for the year 2006 for the Lester Prairie Fire Department and Relief Association as follows:

Fire Department: Fire 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 – Andrew Heimerl, Vice President – Wade Schultz, Secretary – Jerry Christenson, Treasurer – Doug Birkholz, Trustees – Dave Dressler and Steve Klobe. Charitable Gambling Officers: C.E.O. – Andrew Heimerl and Manager – Steve Dietel.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 5-06 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE HIRING OF A POLICE RESERVE OFFICER The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 5-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 3.-06 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 No. 3-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 6-06 A RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH MCLEOD COUNTY REGARDING A VOTING EQUIPMENT PLAN The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 6-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of January, 2006.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize and pay for interested City employees to take Adult Spanish Classes through Community Education.

Motion – Mallak; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a heater for the old maintenance shop with the cost not to exceed $1,500.00.

Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a multimedia alarm management system with remote site wireless lift station analyzer equipment/monitor from Electric Pump, Inc. at the cost of $1,880.00 plus tax.

Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; to pay the claims as submitted.

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9;25 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

The above is a summary of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes of January 9, 2006. Items not included in this summary are notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions, resolutions and ordinances in their entirety. The complete minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.

Published in the Herald Journal Jan. 16, 2006.


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