Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council
March 20, 2012
Pursuant to public notice of a date change, the Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the February Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Angvall; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the February Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Councilman Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 12-12 A RESOLUTION FILLING PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION VACANCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution 12-12 adopted by a unanimous vote this 20th day of March, 2012.
Councilman Mallak introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 11-12 A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR THE MADISON AVENUE SANITARY SEWER CIPP REHABILITATION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 11-12 adopted by a unanimous vote this 20th day of March, 2012.
General consensus of the City Council was to plan construction during 2013 for the Turnback Project and to hold an open house informational meeting on Tuesday, April 17 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at city hall.
Councilman Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 13-12 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING DONATION OF A STORAGE SHED FOR THE PARK The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 13-12 adopted by a unanimous vote this 20th day of March, 2012.
General consensus of the City Council was to table the issue of charging for security for Prairie Days until the April meeting.
General consensus of the City Council that since Mr. Schwantes is using the truck route to access his property and there is not currently anything that prohibits him from using the alley, no further action or discussion is needed and he can continue to park his rig on his property.
General consensus of the City Council was for Mayor Heimerl to send Joy Blum a letter stating she is required to comply with egress windows for her rental property.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To hire B & L Utility Maintenance LLC from Annandale, MN to refurbish the business district street light poles at the cost of $5,094.96, with the funds to be taken from the Economic Development Fund.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To re-designate the Park Capital Outlay Certificate as funds to be used for the Park Field Lighting Project.
General consensus was to not approve the installation of an additional batting tunnel at this time.
Councilman Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 9-12 RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY THROUGH THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 9-12 adopted by a majority vote this 20th day of March, 2012 and he abstained from vote as he is a member of the Fire Department.
Councilman Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 10-12 A RESOLUTION FOR REESTABLISHING UNCHANGED PRECINCTS AND POLLING PLACES The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution 10-12 adopted by a unanimous vote this 20thday of March, 2012.
General consensus of the City Council was for Clerk Pawelk to contact Waste Management to establish an appliance recycling date, preferably between April and the May 5th, with the understanding Councilmembers will need to assist with the process.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the expenditure for additional electrical lines and controller for the sprinkler system at Central Park.
Motion – Angvall; 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 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, and detailed resolutions.
Published in the Herald Journal March 26, 2012.


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