Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

City of Lester Prairie Minutes
May 8, 2012
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the April Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Angvall; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the April Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus of the City Council was to keep the sidewalk in the plans as proposed and the homeowners are to be responsible for maintenance and snow removal.
General consensus of the City Council was to keep the storm sewer line extensions in the scope of the turnback project as a bid alternative.
General consensus of the City Council was pool hours would be from 1-7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 1-7 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Motion – Heimerl Second – Angvall; Carried – Unanimously; To allow up to $4,200.00 to be spent on overhead doors for the bathhouse, however, another quote should be obtained for comparison.
Councilman Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 16-12 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A USED AMANA REFRIGERATOR The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Heimerl declared Resolution No. 16-12 adopted by a majority vote this 8th day of May, 2012.
General consensus of the City Council was for Councilman Messer and Clerk Pawelk continue working on information for city hall upgrades. They also felt the flooring should be tested to determine whether it is asbestos tile or not before a decision is made as to what will be done with flooring.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the change of the Franchise Bond from the Hartford Fire Insurance Company to the Hanover Insurance Company.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Messer; Carried – To authorize the Mayor to contact Clark and request mosquito control for 2012.
Motion – Heimerl Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize crack sealing in the amount of $ 1,693.00 and work around water valves and manholes, in the Prairie Ridge Addition at the cost of $3,260.00, as quoted by Bargen Inc. from Mountain Lake.
Motion – Mallak; Second – Angvall; Carried – Unanimously; To appoint the following to serve as election judges: Liz Bettcher, Shirley Dibb, Gordon Houk, Audrey Litzau, Shirley Weisenburger and Marilyn Pawelk.
Motion – Heimerl; Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize flag pole repair work and painting on the pole in the cemetery at the cost of approximately $250.00.
Motion – Heimerl Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To not accept the recommendation of the Planning & Zoning Commission to conduct a public hearing for a conditional use permit for Rollie Radtke.
General consensus of the City Council was for the Maintenance Department to keep however many concrete barricades they feel is needed and to order no parking signs to be placed at the East end of the park.
Motion – Heimerl Second – Mallak; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the recommendations as made by the Park Board regarding the School Athletic Field Agreement for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the claims as submitted.
Mayor Heimerl adjourned the meeting at 8:55 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the May 8th, 2012. 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 regarding a Girl Scout Service Project Day, “Lester Soil”, and the detailed resolution .
Published in the Herald Journal May 21, 2012.


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