Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

September 11, 2006

The Lester Prairie City Council met on Monday, September 11, 2006. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

Motion - Hoof-, Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; The Maintenance Department should do additional trimming of the shrubs along County Road 1 and Lincoln Avenue as there still appears to be some vision obstruction.

Motion - Foust; Second - Hoof, Carried - Unanimously; Information from the vacant hazardous building inspection should be provided to the City Attorney for further legal action against the property owners as the building is a health and safety issue.

Discussion took place and consensus was to table further discussion until the October meeting regarding animal licensing.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to prepare the proper Ordinance for amendments to the rental housing ordinance for the October meeting.

General consensus was that the Park Board has yet to review the agreement or develop any plans for the railroad property and that the issue should be tabled to the October meeting for discussion before the easement is agreed to on behalf of the City.

Motion - Hoof, Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To increase the 2007 Police Department by $1,500.00 for part-time wages.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 31-06 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROPOSED 2007 LEVY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 31-06 by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2006.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 262 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SECTION 5.1.16.67, SPECIFICALLY ZONING MAP EXHIBIT “A”, LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPERTY DESIGNATING THE SAME IN THE PARTICULAR DISTRICTS OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 262 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2006.

Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 30-06 A RESOLUTION GRANTING VARIANCES AND REZONING OF PROPERTY OWNED BY MELOCHE ENTERPRISES, LLC The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 30-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Xcel Energy regarding additional street lighting along Central Avenue to County Road 9.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To have Councilmembers Hoof and Bruckschen proceed with having repairs done to the compost access road with the cost not to exceed $5,000.00.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 33-06 A RESOLUTION DECLARING A PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION VACANCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 33-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2006.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 32-06 A RESOLUTION PROMOTING A RESERVE POLICE OFFICER TO PART-TIME STATUS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 32-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was that the City would plow it’s 1/2 of 175th street and that Dan Wroge would do the mowing of the City’s side of the ditch and bill the cost back to David Segal.

General consensus of the City Council was that they were not opposed to the concept of a reader board however, an easement for the railroad property has not yet been agreed to nor has the Park Board presented a plan for the area, the building inspector’s office needs to be contacted to determine if a permit is needed for the sign and then a determination can be made.

Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - For the Park Board to determine which flooring system will better serve the City and have the flooring work done yet this fall at the swimming pool bathhouse.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof, Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Mayor Angvall to sign the acknowledgement to PeopleService regarding the monthly compensation increase effective September 1, 2006.

General consensus of the City Council was to table further discussion regarding the city hall remodeling project until the October meeting.

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

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

The above is a summary report of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. It does not include notices, communications, reports, complaints and the detailed resolutions and ordinance. The Minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.

Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 2, 2006.


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