Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
November 10, 2008
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, November 10, 2008. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the October Minutes as submitted.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the October Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To notify the Southwest Initiative Foundation that the City did not appropriate any money in the 2009 budget for them.
General consensus was for Clerk Pawelk to send the quote for the city hall roof replacement to the Allied Adjuster agent for review.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 279 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 4, SECTION 4.4 OF THE LESTER PRAIRIE MUNICIPAL CODE WITH REGARD TO PARKING REGULATIONS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Ordinance No. 279 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 41-08 A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING A-1 ELECTRIC OF WACONIA AS THE ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR FOR A DOWNTOWN PARK PROJECT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 41-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 42-08 A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING JACKELS & ROSS CONCRETE, INC. OF LESTER PRAIRIE AS THE CONTRACTOR FOR PLACEMENT AND INSTALLATION OF CONCRETE FOR A DOWNTOWN PARK PROJECT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 42-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 43-08 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A 28 FOOT OCTAGON GAZEBO/SHELTER FOR THE DOWNTOWN PARK PROJECT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 43-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
At 7:30 p.m., Mayor Heimerl opened the public hearing for proposed special assessments for unpaid water, sewer, garbage and lawn mowing bills. One property owner was in attendance to voice his concerns. There being no other comments or public input, Mayor Heimerl closed the public hearing at 8:00 p.m.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 33-08 RESOLUTION ADOPTING ASSESSMENT FOR UNPAID BILLS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 33-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Motion - Foust; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To put a moratorium on exterior biofuel burners within the City of Lester Prairie until the City has something in place or one years time.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; The Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to enter into an agreement with the City of Carver at the rate of $ .08 per gallon received.
Motion - Foust; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize and direct the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a 2008 Sidewalk and Trail Improvements Temporary Construction Easement between the City of Lester Prairie and McLeod County.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize and direct the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Assessment Agreement with McLeod County for the year 2009 in the amount of $7,970.00.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 40-08 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A 2009 POLICE INCEPTOR VEHICLE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 40-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 38-08 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LEGAL SERVICES The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 38-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 34-08 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR THE LESTER PRAIRIE POLICE DEPARTMENT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 34-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 35-08 POLICY FOR ACCEPTABLE USE OF CITY OWNED COMPUTERS AND INTERNET The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 35-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 36-08 A RESOLUTION REVISING AN OFFENSIVE BEHAVIOR POLICY The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 36-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 37-08 A RESOLUTION REGARDING WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONIC MESSAGING The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 37-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE RESOLUTION NO. 39-08 RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE MCLEOD COUNTY ALL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 39-08 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of November, 2008.
Motion - Messer; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a funbrella from Aqua Logic in Waconia at the cost of $2,450.00.
Motion - Messer; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize the removal and replacement of a 4’6” x 2 1’ x 6” thick area of the pool deck by Birkholz Concrete Inc. of Lester Prairie at the cost of $1,316.00 with the work to be done in the spring of 2009.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 9:18 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes of November 10, 2008. 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, discussions, communications, reports, complaints, detailed resolutions, detailed ordinance, and the claims listing.
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 24, 2008.


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