Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

LESTER PRAIRIE CITY COUNCIL March 13, 2006
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, March 13, 2006. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the February Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the February Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus of the City Council was the water supply is to be turned off to homes that have not responded or made arrangements to pay their water, sewer, garbage bills.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to send a bill to Juncewski Masonry (Len & Linda Juncewski) for the dialer at the lift station in East Park Estates, as they agreed to pay for the system when the time came for one to be installed.
General consensus of the City Council was to set a fee at $15.00 per color copy for the Comprehensive Plan should individuals be interested in obtaining a copy.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Becky Felling at McLeod County Public Health and inform her that at this point, the City has several major projects they are working on and the issue of assisted living housing will have to be addressed at a later date.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to inform Midwest Wireless that no construction could begin prior to June 19th, 2006.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 14-06 A RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE AND INTENT REGARDING BIDDING THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT EXPANSION. The foregoing motion was seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 14-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of March, 2006.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 15-06 A RESOLUTION CONTRACTING WITH SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE BIDDING PROCESS AND CONSTRUCTION OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY EXPANSION PROJECT. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution 15-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of March, 2006.
General consensus of the City Council was that no changes would be made to the 2 year rental dwelling schedule nor the rate of $50.00 per unit charge.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO 16-06 A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR THE CROW RIVER WATERMAIN CROSSING The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 16-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of March, 2006.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 17-06 A RESOLUTION CONTRACTING WITH BOLTON & MENK, INC. FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WATERMAIN CROSSING AT THE SOUTH FORK OF THE CROW RIVER The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution 17-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of March, 2006.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; Clerk Pawelk is to notify McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objections to the Conditional Use Permit No. 06-04 for Wm Mueller & Sons to mine gravel within the E 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of Section 12 in Bergen Township.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the Final Plat as submitted by Glencoe Regional Health Services for the Glencoe Regional Health Services Addition, containing one block and one lot and to rezone the property as a Highway Commercial District.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to advertise for a part-time summer grounds keeper position. The duties will be primarily mowing city property and park maintenance. The rate of pay will be between $7.00 and $8.50 per hour, depending on qualifications, and the work week will be approximately 30-40 hours with work taking place on weekends should the need arise for mowing purposes. The Park Board will do the interviews and Greg Mueller will be the direct supervisor.
General consensus of the City Council was to approve the plans for Prairie Days to be held June 16th and 17th.
General consensus was to approve of Lee Ortloff looking at the water tower to determine what he would be able to do regarding the rust spots, as well as, the pitting at the base and stand and do the work as he saw necessary.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to put the issue of purchasing a sweeper on the April agenda.
Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 10:15 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary report of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes of March 13, 2006. The above report does not include notices, communications, reports, complaints, resolutions in their entirety. The complete Minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
Published in the Herald Journal March 20, 2006.


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