Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

July 10, 2006

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 10, 2006. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously, To accept and approve the June Minutes as submitted.

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

General consensus of the City Council was to not make a donation in the amount of $1,250.00 to the Southwest Initiative Foundation.

General consensus of the City Council was to table discussion and action regarding the re-zoning request and variances requested by Leo & Bill Meloche until the purchase of property has been completed from LB Real Properties.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following Ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 261 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LESTER PRAIRIE MUNICIPAL CODE SPECIFICALLY SECTIONS 2.4 PERTAINING TO WATERWORKS AND PROVIDING FOR EMERGENCY WATER REGULATION

Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 261 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of July, 2006.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 28-06 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A PROPOSAL FOR THE VALUATION OF THE CITY’S EXISTING WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY, SANITARY SEWER INFRASTRUCTURE, STREETS, WATERMAIN AND STORM SEWER AND ISSUING A NOTICE TO PROCEED Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 28-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of July, 2006.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To issue an On Sale Liquor License, Sunday Liquor License, Entertainment License and Coin Device License as well as approve of the issuance of an Off Sale License to Midnight Partners Co., dba: Scooters and to pro-rate the fees for a 5 month period covering through December 31, 2006.

Motion - Hoof-, Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; Clerk Pawelk is to contact the building inspector’s office and inform them to proceed with the necessary action to get all rental dwellings in compliance and licensed as soon as possible. Should further action be necessary by the City’s attorney, she is so directed to contact him and have him pursue with legal action.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To enter into a 1 year Athletic Field Agreement with School District #424 at the total fee of $2,626.00 and changes as recommended.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: Minnesota Public Facilities Authority Phosphorus Reduction Grant Application Resolution RESOLUTION NO. 27-06 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE TO SUBMIT A PHOSPHORUS REDUCTION GRANT APPLICATION TO THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY (PFA) AND TO AUTHORIZE CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE A GRANT AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE FOR THE PHOSPHORUS REDUCTION GRANT. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 27-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of July, 2006.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To appoint the following to serve as election judges for the City of Lester Prairie during the 2006 elections: Elizabeth Bettcher, Geraldine Hoernemann, Gordon Houk, Florence Mlynar and Head Judge, Marilyn L. Pawelk. The City will pay the judges $8.50 per hour as well as for training, mileage and meals as in previous years.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To allow the Lions Club to host a circus in July at the bandstand location should they choose to do so.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION 25-06 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AUTOMARK IN PRECINCT Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 25-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of July, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact the Department of Natural Resources as well as the County Environmentalist to determine what steps the City needs to take to dig out the ditch.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 26-06 ACCEPTING THE OFFER OF THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE A $5,055,200 GENERAL OBLIGATION SEWER REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2006, PROVIDING FOR ITS ISSUANCE, AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A PROJECT LOAN AGREEMENT Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 26-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of July, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to work with the City attorney to prepare a letter for residents regarding obstructions within the boulevards.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; The Clerk is to obtain the closing documents from Midwest Wireless for the lease of property for a communications tower and have those documents reviewed by the City attorney.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objections to a variance request as submitted by Rite Way Mechanical for a building addition and to reduce the rear yard setback from 40’ to 20’.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To hire Clifford Gueningsman to work as a site monitor for the compost site at the rate of $8.25 per hour.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:00 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

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

Published in the Herald Journal July 17, 2006.


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