Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
October 6, 2008
Pursuant to posted public notice of the date change, due to the observance of Columbus Day, the Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, October 6, 2008. Acting Mayor Hoof called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Mayor Heimerl arrived at 7:15 p.m. and presided over the meeting at that time.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Minutes as submitted.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to make a follow-up telephone call to the owner of the mobile home park to determine the status of a home reportedly to have a possible gas leak and that the unit is not lived in until verification is made that it is fit to be lived in.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To adjust the sewer portion of the utility billing for Gary Nass to a usage of 2,000 due to the fact that someone turned on his water, attempted to conceal their action, and the water did not go down the sewer system.
General consensus of the City Council was to send a letter to the adjoining property owners informing them of the parking situation and invite them to the November meeting to discuss what affect year round “no parking” would have on them or if they have any other suggestions.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To approve a variance for Dean Aldrich at 42 Oak Street North for the construction of a garage addition with zero property line setbacks.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 29-08 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION OF ALCOHOL AND GAMBLING The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 29-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 6th day of October, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 30-08 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF PART-TIME OFFICER The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 30-08 adopted this 6th day of October, 2008.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To hire Aqua Logic to replace the wading pool drain, with MN Dept. of Health approved drains as quoted, at the cost of $7,700.00. Work should be done yet this fall if possible and the cost will be taken from the Schwichtenberg donation.
General consensus of the City Council was to not take any action at this time implementing biofuel burner regulations.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To award the 2008-09 snow removal work to Litzau Excavating.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 31-08 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RESIDENTIAL CHECK ENDORSEMENT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 31-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 6th day of October, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 32-08 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A RED FLAG RULE COMPLIANCE IN RELATION TO IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 32-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 6th day of October, 2008.
General consensus was to table further discussion on the issue of work to the 42 Water Well until the November meeting.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 8:08 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk City Clerk-Treasurer
Items not included in the above report are notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions and the resolutions in their complete detail. The Minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s office during normal business hours.
Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 13, 2008.


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