Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council
October 12, 2010
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Messer; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 22-10 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PREPARATION OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR A WATER TREATMENT FACILITY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 22-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2010.
Councilmember Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 23-10 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PREPARATION OF PLANS & SPECIFICATIONS FOR A TRUNK WATERMAIN ALONG COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY 9 (C.S.A.H.) Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 23-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2010.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 21-10 A RESOLUTION AWARDING CATCH BASIN REPAIR IN THE PRAIRIE RIDGE DEVELOPMENT Mayor Heimerl declares Resolution No. 21-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 112th day of October, 2010.
General consensus of the City Council was to have Juul Contract do exploratory digging regarding storm sewer lines related to the Central Avenue project, at the cost of approximately $2,360.00
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To enter into a one year agreement with Clarke Environmental from Clearwater, MN for 8 ULV truck treatments and 4 larval 30 day briquette treatments at the cost of $5,712.00 plus tax.
General consensus of the City Council was to meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, as Election Canvassing Board to certify the results of the City’s November 2 election.
Motion – Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To approve of the issuance of an Off Sale Liquor License to Prairie Liquor Cabinet LLC, Doug and Sheila Jilek.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Messer; Carried – To allow Litzau Excavating to bring additional industrial waste to the City’s wastewater treatment facility at the current rate of $ .35 per gallon through December, 2010.
General consensus was for Councilman Hoof to re-examine the vision obstruction issue and that portion in the ordinance to see if modification as to distance should be made, as well as, to clarify where the triangular clearance area should be measured from so it is consistent for all property owners.
General consensus of the City Council was they would not rescind the motion and the ordinance amendment will go through as discussed in July regarding sidewalk obstructions and storage of explosives.
General consensus of the City Council was to provide the information from Kahnke Brothers, regarding the irrigation system, to the Park Board for input. The City Council also directed Greg Mueller to check with Kahnke Brothers for service of the irrigation system at city hall.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Litzau Excavating for a quote regarding 2010-2011 snow removal season rather than publishing a notice for quotes.
General consensus of the City Council was to schedule a Special Assessments Public Hearing date for November 9, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Mr. Brunkhorst, at the McLeod County Highway Department, to see if an agreement for snow season services on county streets can be reached in the near future.
Mayor Heimerl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 24-10 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A 2010 TWINS FIELDS FOR KIDS MATCHING GRANT FOR DUGOUT REPLACEMENT AT THE BASEBALL FIELD Mayor Heimerl declares Resolution No. 24-10 adopted by a unanimous vote this 12th day of October, 2010.
General consensus of the City Council was for Mr. Feltmann to take the information back to the lighting committee and Park Board for review and discussion.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 9:40 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the October 12, 2010, Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. Items not covered in the above report are notices, communications, reports, complaints, complete detailed resolutions and discussions. The Minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 18, 2010.


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