Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

December 11, 2006

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

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

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

Motion - Foust; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To deny direct payment from the City for the claim in the amount of $767.00 as submitted by Tracy Peterson for a sewer backup.

Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak, Carried - Unanimously; To allow the Maintenance Department to construct a small 6x8 or 8x8 shelter for the recycling compost site with the cost not to exceed $1,000.00 and it is to be stored within the fenced area of the site.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 49-06 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AND ADJUSTING THE TOTAL PROJECT COST ACCORDINGLY The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 49-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of December, 2006.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To accept the Easement from the McLeod County Regional Authority and to have it officially recorded.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 50-06 A RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT FOR INSPECTION SERVICES The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 50-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of December, 2006.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 48-06 A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE ANIMAL IMPOUND CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE AND THE LESTER PRAIRIE VETERINARY CLINIC The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 48-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of December, 2006.

Motion - Hoof, Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the Clerk to pay any and all 2006 claims that are submitted prior to December 31, 2006.

Motion - Mallak; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To accept, approve and adopt the 2007 Budget as submitted.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 46-06 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE 2007 LEVY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 46-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of December, 2006.

Motion - Hoof-, Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To grant an extension to Corey Schmidt and Clint Schmidt in regard to an Order of Repair. They are to apply for a demolition permit prior to December 31, 2006 and begin that process. Further, they are to provide a sketch plan to the Planning and Zoning Commission for their January 2, 2007 meeting and a development plan by February 6th, 2007.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to invest unspent funds in excess of $2,500.00 from the police, street and maintenance departments into certificates of deposit as suggested.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously, To authorize the purchase of a V-plow from Litzau Excavating for the skid loader with the cost of the equipment and any necessary change over items not to exceed $1,500.00.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to continue working on the Safe Route to Schools grant application and a presentation would be made to the City Council at their January meeting.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Nowak; Carried - Unanimously; To approve the concept of the proposed re-platting of property by David Segal of Enterprise Properties to create 10 twin home lots.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 47-06 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF PART-TME OFFICER The foregoing motion was duty seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 47-06 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of December, 2006.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To change the Areas of Responsibility effective in January for Councilmember Mallak to assume the area of responsibilities held by Councilmember Bruckschen. Any additional changes will take place at the January meeting.

Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; 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 form of the December 11, 2006 Minutes. The Minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Items not included in the above report are notices, communications, reports, complaints, resolutions in detail and discussions.

Published in the Herald Journal Dec. 18, 2006.


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