June 9, 2008
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, June 11, 2008.
Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried; To correct the Minutes from May relating to an abstention vote by Councilmember Foust on the Conditional Use Permit in Bergen Township as requested by Daryl Adickes and to approve the Minutes as corrected.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion - Foust; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To have Councilmember Messer follow-up and have the 3’x 8’ storage boxes removed from the park as they could pose a safety hazard.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To award the water hydrant work to Litzau Excavating at the quoted price of $18.207.00.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - To approve of the issuance of a Temporary On-Sale Liquor License to Long Horn Days Inc. for June 20 and June 21 for their Prairie Days event and to allow the closing of the swimming pool at 5 p.m. on June 21.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Messer; Carried - To direct Clerk Pawelk to respond to Lloyd Wortz, Trustee for Bethel Lutheran Church, that compliance must be made by July 15, 2008, for the window replacement in the parsonage, to the satisfaction of the rental dwelling inspector.
Motion - Messer; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize class 5 gravel to be placed in the Sunrise Park parking lot as well as the purchase of posts, boundary and interpretive signs at the cost of $4,000.00. Clerk Pawelk is to contact the City’s engineers to obtain an estimate for the surveying of the property, particularly the East side to determine boundary lines.
General consensus of the City Council was to have Pam Fleischacker from Waste Management provide a proposal to the City for appliance, electronic and household disposal and perhaps hold a city wide clean-up day the last Saturday of September.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To enter into an agreement with McLeod County for the design and surveys for the proposed sidewalks as part of the Safe Routes to School Grant.
General consensus of the City Council was to set the October, 2008 meeting date for October 6, the Truth in Taxation hearing for December 1, and not make any changes to the City Council’s regular meeting dates or times.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 20-08 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF A PARK BOARD POSITION AND PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION POSITION, DECLARING A VACANCY AND APPOINTING A REPLACEMENT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution 20-08 adopted by a majority vote this 9th day of June, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 21-08 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE RESIGNATION OF A COUNCILMEMBER AS LIAISON MEMBER OF THE PARK BOARD The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution 21-08 adopted by a majority vote this 9th day of June, 2008.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact the McLeod County Highway Department and inform them the City is still working on obtaining information regarding the City’s infrastructure in county roads.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 8:58 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
Published in the Herald Journal June 23, 2008.