Lester Prairie City Council
June 14, 2011
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion Foust; Second Messer; Carried Unanimously; To accept and approve the May Minutes as submitted.
Motion Mallak; Second Angvall; Carried Unanimously; To accept and approve the May Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus of the City Council was to give some thought as to a safe routes school trail coming from the Prairie Ridge Development however, across the river is the ideal location. Also, it would be favorable for preliminary work to begin so when and if funding becomes available in the future, the City would be able to update the information and submit an application in a timely manner.
General consensus of the City Council was to have the City Attorney and Engineer review the information.
Motion Angvall; Second Heimerl; Carried Unanimously; To authorize Mayor Heimerl to sign the Community Acknowledgement Form from FEMA regarding the Craig Heimerl property once approval is received from the City’s Attorney and Engineer.
Belinda Wilson from Center Point Energy was in attendance to present a Community Partnership Grant in the amount of $ 900.00 to the City for the Fire Department. Dave Horsman was present to accept the grant on behalf of the Fire Department. The funds will be used to purchase high level extraction equipment such as harnesses, ropes, etc.
Motion Messer; Second Angvall; Carried Unanimously; To allow the purchase of seven Frisbee golf baskets and proceed with the project.
Motion Angvall; Second Foust; Carried Unanimously; To accept the cleaning that has been done at the gazebo and not have any additional work completed regarding the paint stain.
General consensus of the City Council was for Mayor Heimerl to contact the mosquito control company and request Third Avenue Drive also be covered when spraying.
Councilman Messer introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 27-11 ACCEPTING THE OFFER OF THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE A $1,864,817 GENERAL OBLIGATION WATER REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2011, PROVIDING FOR ITS ISSUANCE, AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A PROJECT LOAN AGREEMENT The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 27-11 adopted by a unanimous vote this 14th day of June, 2011.
Motion Mallak; Second Messer; Carried Unanimously; To authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign any and all necessary documents for the Minnesota Public Facility Authority loan.
Motion Angvall; Second Foust; Carried Unanimously; The City will not participate in the Performance Measurement Program at this time. It is understood the City will not be eligible for the $ .14 per capita aid, which is calculated to be $242.20.
Motion Foust; Second Angvall; Carried Unanimously; Clerk Pawelk is to send the property owner a letter informing him it was the City’s understanding the agreement was dirt from the ditch would be leveled on the property and is not in a position to spend another $935.00 to have it removed.
General consensus of the City Council was to authorize a flight mixer to be rebuilt rather than purchase a new one.
Motion Heimerl Second Angvall; Carried Unanimously; To purchase a directional sign from Herald-Journal as quoted along with a pedestal base.
Motion Angvall; Second Mallak; Carried Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
/s/ Marilyn L. Pawelk
The above is a summary version of the Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. 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, communications, reports, complaints, discussions and the detailed resolution.
Published in the Herald Journal June 20, 2011