Lester Prairie City Council
September 8, 2008
Pursuant to public notice of a time change, the Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, September 8th, 2008. Acting Mayor Hoof called the meeting to order at 6:40 p.m.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the August Minutes as submitted.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the August Treasurer’s Report.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the bill in the amount of $7,600.00 to Jerry’s Transmission for work done on the gamma goat. $3,900.08 is to be taken from the Fire Equipment Fund.
General consensus of the City Council was to use the fee schedule, as presented, for the September 27th fall clean-up day with a change in appliance non-refrigeration fee being rounded to whole dollars. They also requested City Maintenance Personnel work so the skid loader would be available and suggested that one of the compost recycling monitors might also be willing to work. The time has already been established to be from 8 a.m. until noon at the pool parking lot.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To allow use of the city hall restrooms for garage sale day.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To send a current letter to First Community Bank allowing use of city hall on a short term basis in the event of a natural disaster. The letter is to include that the City will allow the usage if the building is available, it should be scheduled through the City Clerk’s Office, they would be charged the normal daily rate and no special accommodations would be made.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 27-08 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROPOSED 2009 LEVY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Acting Mayor Hoof declared Resolution No. 27-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 8th day of September, 2008.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
At 7:48 p.m., Acting Mayor Hoof recessed the meeting until Thursday, September 11th at 7:00 p.m. in city hall.
On Thursday, September 11, 2008, Mayor Heimerl reconvened the meeting.
General consensus was that bids should be reviewed by the Park Board prior to submission to the City Council.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 28-08 A RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF RAILROAD PROPERTY BY CREATING A DOWNTOWN PARK, ACCEPTING PLANS AND ADVERTISING FOR BIDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 28-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of September, 2008.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 7:55 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk City Clerk - Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the Lester Prairie City Council 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, discussions, the detailed resolutions and listing of claims.
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 22, 2008.