Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

August 13, 2007

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 13, 2007. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk and Councilmember Hoof to work towards a water restriction solution and prepare the proper ordinance.

General consensus was for Clerk Pawelk to inquire what the premium would be for $5,000,000.00 versus a $4,000,000.00 value facility.

Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 27-07 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AND INCREASING THE TOTAL PROJECT COST ACCORDINGLY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Heimerl and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 27-07 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 32-07 A RESOLUTION APPROVING A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AND INCREASING THE TOTAL PROJECT COST ACCORDINGLY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 32-07 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 271 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SEWER RATES IN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Heimerl and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 271 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Heimerl introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 273 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 2.6 OF THE LESTER PRAIRIE MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM, AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS, USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS, PROHIBITIONS, PERMANENT APPLICATIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED HEREIN The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 273 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Heimerl introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 274 SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 273 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 2.6, OF THE LESTER PRAIRIE MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS, USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS, PROHIBITIONS, PERMANENT APPLICATIONS AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED HEREIN The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 274 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 30-07 A RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND ORDERING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 30-07 adopted by a majority vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 31-07 A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR THE ALLEY RECONSTRUCTION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 31-07 adopted by a majority vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Mallak introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 272 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE. THIS ORDINANCE PROVIDES FOR THE APPLICATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE BY REGULATING THE ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, ENLARGEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, MOVING, REMOVAL, DEMOLITION, CONVERSION, OCCUPANCY, EQUIPMENT, USE HEIGHT, AREA, AND MAINTENANCE OF ALL BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES IN THIS MUNICIPALITY; PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS AND COLLECTION OF FEES THEREOF; PROVIDES PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES THAT CONFLICT THEREWITH. THIS ORDINANCE SHALL PERPETUALLY INCLUDE THE MOST CURRENT EDITION OF THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OPTIONAL APPENDIX CHAPTERS. OPTIONAL APPENDIX CHAPTERS SHALL NOT APPLY UNLESS SPECIFICALLY ADOPTED. The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 272 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 33-07 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY THROUGH THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 33-07 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 34-07 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR A DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE FORESTRY GRANT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 34-07 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To grant a variance permit to Michael Lukes for the replacement of a fence with an 18” side yard setback off the alley property line.

General consensus of the City Council was that Clerk Pawelk is to attend the Regional Tourism Grant Update meeting to gather information.

Motion - Heimerl; Second - Hoof, Carried - Unanimously; The City Staff is to turn water off to property that has delinquent water, sewer, garbage bills the day after the due date.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 29-07 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING APPLICATION FOR TESORO FLEET CARDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 29-07 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007

Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION 28-07 A RESOLUTION TO PARTICIPATE IN MCLEOD COUNTY’S HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Heimerl and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 28-07 adopted by unanimous vote this 13th day of August, 2007.

General consensus of the City Council was to meet Tuesday, August 21 at 6:00 p.m. in city hall to begin work on the 2008 budget and at 7:00 p.m. meet with the Townships at the fire hall to discuss the Fire Department Budget.

General consensus of the City Council was that the agreement between the School and the City will be for a one year time period and there will be an overall 2% increase however, the increase amounts will be rounded to whole dollar amounts.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Councilmember Heimerl to purchase bike racks for the park.

General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk to call the company that did the bathhouse floors and have them look at the floors to determine the cause and solution to the black spots.

General consensus of the City Council would be to enter into an agreement with the City of Carver with the understanding that this would be for land application and the rate through 2007 would be $ .06/gallon and would increase to $ .07/gallon as of January 1, 2008.

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

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 10:05 p.m.

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

The above is a summary version of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes of August 2007. The Minutes in their entirety may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours. Items not included in the above report are notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions, resolutions and ordinances in detail.

Published in the Herald Journal Aug. 20, 2007.


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