Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
April 13, 2010
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the March Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the March Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 12-10 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SOLICITATION OF QUOTES FOR SEAL COATING The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion, a vote thereon was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 12-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of April, 2010.
Councilman Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 13-10 A RESOLUTION AWARDING SEAL COATING WORK FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 13-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 13th day of April, 2010.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To have Aqua Logic of Waconia repair pool tile and pump piping with the cost not to exceed $3,900.00.
Motion – Foust; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize an additional $1,000.00, if needed, for the office computer replacement/upgrade.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To accept the quote from the League of MN Cities for Worker’s Compensation Insurance at the deductible of $250.00 and premium of $15,800.00.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement on behalf of the City of Lester Prairie with Litzau Excavating for the disposal of industrial waste from Midwest Machinery Inc.
Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To keep the compost site hours the same as 2009 which were from 4-8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To re-hire Clifford Gueningsman and Larry Burandt to monitor the compost site at the same rate of compensation as 2009.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Foust; Carried – To have the City’s sign reinstalled at the estimated cost of $125.00 for materials.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To not pursue obtaining reimbursement from FEMA for the snow melt/flood issue for 2010.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To issue a corporate license with the expiration date of December 31, 2010, to Cents Pizza for seven coin device machines.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To inform McLeod County there are no objections to the variance request submitted by Andrew Birkholz to increase the size of a directional sign.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the 3 month actual budget as submitted.
Motion – Messer; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To enter into an agreement with Kahnke Brothers Inc. of Victoria for the spring opening and fall closing of the sprinkler/irrigation system at the downtown park.
Motion – Messer; Second – Heimerl; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize Gail Nobel to construct a 20’ x 20’ wild flower garden at the East end of Central Park as part of her Master Naturalist certification.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the placement of a 4’6” x 9’4” concrete apron for the chlorine cabinet at the swimming pool.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 9:20 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary report of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes from April 13, 2010. Items not included in the above report include notices, communications, reports, complaints, discussions regarding rental dwelling appeal process, computer upgrade, and a preliminary report of street improvements. The minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
Published in the Herald Journal April 19, 2010.


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