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Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Monday, July 7, 2003.

The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Monday, July 7, 2003. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m..

Motion - Anderson; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the June Minutes as submitted.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the June Treasurer's Report as submitted.

Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 25-03 A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE FAIR HOUSING PLAN FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE

The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Anderson and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 25-03 adopted this 7th day of July, 2003.

Councilmember Anderson introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 26-03 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Bruckschen and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 26-03 adopted this 7th day of July, 2003.

Mayor Angvall introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 27-03 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A HEARING FOR THE PROPOSED VACATION OF AN ALLEY IN BLOCK 2 OF SAMMON'S FIRST ADDITION WITHIN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE

The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 27-03 adopted this 7th day of July, 2003.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To deny the request made by Stan Heldt to adjust his water sewer bill.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City does not have any objections to the final plat for a 1 lot Subdivision in Section 10 of Bergen Township to be known as Cable Acres Second Addition as submitted for Kendall Schultz.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously; To grant a variance to Laurie Boogaard for the construction of a 33 ' x 10' house addition and have lot coverage of greater than 30%.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City has no objections at this time to the sketch plan for a 1 lot subdivision on property owned by Carl Klaustermeier.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To inform McLeod County Planning & Zoning that the City has no objections to the final plat as submitted for a 2 lot subdivision of property, owned by Scott & Heidi Stutelberg, to be known as Full House on the Prairie.

Motion - Angvall; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To appoint Police

Chief Carlson as the Safety Officer for the City and authorize him to provide the necessary OSHA safety training.

General consensus of the City Council was to set a budget meeting work session for August 6th at 7 p.m. in city hall and to see if the Fire Department and Townships meeting can be held at the same time.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To grant a variance a variance to Gary and Barb Prehn for a garage addition with a rear yard setback of 17'.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 28-03 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RETENTION OF FORFEITED PROPERTY

The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Mayor Angvall and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 28-03 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of July, 2003

Motion - Angvall Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To approve the preliminary plat for East Park Estates as presented by Len Juncewski, reserving approval until the final plat for the highway access, railroad crossing and environmental impact information is received as well as favorable responses from the various agencies. A public hearing for the final plat is to be scheduled for August 11th at 7:30 p.m..

Motion - Hoof; Second - Bruckschen; Carried - Unanimously: To allow the Fire Department to close off Second Avenue South from approximately 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on July 15, 2003 for a picnic with the Township Officers and to display their equipment on the street.

Mayor Angvall recessed the meeting at 8:25 p.m.. Mayor Angvall reconvened the meeting at 8:30 p.m..

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; That at the present time, the issue of remodeling city hall to accommodate the Police Office as well as expand the storage for the Clerk's Office be dropped.

Councilmember Bruckschen introduced the following Ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 231 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE. THIS ORDINANCE: PROVIDES FOR THE APPLICATION, ADMINISTRATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE MINNESOTA STATE BUILDING CODE BY REGULATING THE ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, ENLARGEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, MOVING, REMOVAL, DEMOLITION, CONVERSION, OCCUPANCY, EQUIPMENT, USE, HEIGHT, AREA, AND MAINTENANCE OF ALL BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES IN THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE, PROVIDES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS, AND COLLECTION OF FEES THEREOF; PROVIDES PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF; REPEALS ALL ORDINANCES AND PARTS OF ORDINANCES THAT CONFLICT THEREWITH.

The foregoing ordinance was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 231 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of July, 2003.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To authorize Councilmember Hoof to have work done at the #2 well, once all quote are received, with the company of his discretion.

Councilmember Anderson introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 29-03 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CLERK TO EXECUTE A QUIT CLAIM DEED

The foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.

Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 29-03 adopted by a unanimous vote this 7th day of July, 2003.

Motion - Hoof; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To award the storm sewer line repair on Lincoln Avenue and Elm Street North to Litzau Excavating at the cost of $ 12,295.00.

Motion - Bruckschen; Second - Anderson; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.

Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:50 p.m..

Marilyn L. Pawelk

City Clerk-Treasurer

Note: The above report is a summary version of the Minutes. The Minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk's Office during normal business hours.


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