Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council
February 9, 2010
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Hoof; Second; Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the January Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the January Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the 2009 Audit as prepared by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLC.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Clerk Pawelk to publish the portions of the audit as required.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 7-10 A RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND AUTHORIZING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 7-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of February, 2010.
General consensus was for Clerk Pawelk to prepare a new draft ordinance regarding vision obstructions on corner lots for the Planning & Zoning Commission’s review.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 5-10 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE BASIC PERSONNEL POLICY FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2010 The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 5-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of February, 2010.
General consensus of the City Council was for Dan Wroge to prepare a five year contract, for the March meeting, between PeopleService and the City.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To have Clerk Pawelk submit information for Worker’s Compensation renewal covering elected officials and deductible options of $250.00, $500.00 and $1,000.00 for consideration.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 6-10 A RESOLUTION REGARDING CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ARE EMPLOYEES FOR THE PURPOSES OF WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION INSURANCE COVERAGE The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 6-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of February, 2010.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the 2010 Pay Equity Report as prepared.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To set the date for Local Board of Appeal for Monday, April 19, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in city hall.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE RESOLUTION NO. 8-10 A RESOLUTION APPROVING QUIT CLAIM DEED TO LESTER PROPERTIES-MN, LLC The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 8-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of February, 2010.
Mayor Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 9-10 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 9-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of February, 2010.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to call directly to Angvall Hardware and Mercantile for a quote on 8’ folding polyethylene tables and bring the information back to the March meeting.
General consensus of the City Council was to see if the Lions Club members would be receptive to the City paying for the paint and exhaust fan and they do the labor. They would have to discuss the subject of waiving the rental fees for the Lions Breakfasts.
General consensus of the City Council was not to purchase an ad in the area guide book at the cost of $189.00 to $795.00 depending on page ad size.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a 2010 Kubota lawn mower from Arnold’s of Glencoe with the trade in of the 2007 unit, at the cost of $3,500.00 plus tax.
General consensus was for the issue of Betty Wroge’s appeal for her rental inspection be tabled until the March meeting and the Planning & Zoning Commission may want to review the process and provide a recommendation.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 8:55 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 15, 2010.



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