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SUMMARY MINUTES CITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, August 18, 2009
1. CALL TO ORDER
Council Member Brad Hotchkiss called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 18, 2009 to order at 5:35 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor (arrived at 5:45 PM); Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Luke Fischer, Assistant to the City Administrator; Wendy Biel, Recorder; Kirsty Smith, Great River Regional Library.
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss Great River Regional Library Restructuring Plan.
Phil Kern welcomed Kirsty Smith, representing Great River Regional Library (GRRL) and a member of the CMLE Committee. Council had requested her attendance to affirm their support for the Delano Public Library and for Carol Plocher, Branch Manager.
Ms. Smith noted that the GRRL Board Members will be meeting to discuss the Restructuring Plan on Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 7:00 PM at Great River Regional Library 1300 W. St. Germain, St. Cloud MN 56301.
B. Discuss City Council agendas.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 18, 2009 was adjourned at 6:40 PM.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Sept. 7, 2009.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, August 18, 20097:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Joe McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 18, 2009 to order at 7:08 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Mark Johnson, City Attorney; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Marlene Kittock, City Clerk / AV Technician; Wendy Biel, Recorder
Motion Number (M-09-201) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Agenda of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Motion carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 21, 2009.
Motion Number (M-09-202) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 21, 2009. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
Mayor McDonald introduced Tim Litfin, who described the Betsy Elsen Benefit scheduled for September 27, 2009. For a detail of events: www.betsyelsen.com.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
The items listed for consideration will be enacted by one motion unless the Mayor, a member of the Council, City Staff or a person in attendance requests an item be removed from the Agenda.
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1. Motion approving RESOLUTION (R-09-23) stating that the City of Delano’s Consent to Charter Communications Restructuring.
B. Motion to approve Rodger Erickson’s resignation from the Fire Department effective July 24, 2009.
C. Motion to approve upgrade on Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) equipment.
D. Motion to approve contracts with Ken Yager for the City’s Assessor for the 2010 assessment year.
E. Review the City of Delano Expenditure Report and the Liquor Store Income Statement for Quarter Ended June 30, 2009.
F. Motion to release retainage held on Sunblad Construction for the CSAH 30 culvert installation as part of the Eastside Stormwater Lift Station Project.
G. Motion authorizing use of City streets and facilities for Betsy Elsen Fundraising event provided City required insurance and traffic control is provided.
Motion Number (M-09-203) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Consent Items C, D, E, F and G as submitted. Brad Hotchkiss requested to further discuss 5A and Mayor McDonald requested to further discuss 5B. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-09-204) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Consent Items 5A and 5B as submitted. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Accept bids and consider award of contract for Bridge Avenue Improvements.
Vince Vander Top reviewed the bids received Friday, August 14, 2009 for the Bridge Avenue Improvement contract. Five general contractors bid this project and each provided prices in terms of a Total Base Bid, Bid Alternate 1, Bid Alternate 2 and Bid Alternate 3.
The Council discussed the bids and stated that due to the importance for all Council Members be present for this motion, it chose to table further deliberations until Tuesday, August 25, 2009 when all Council Members would be present for the Special Workshop.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
A. Consider ORDINANCE (O-09-06) establishing franchise agreement with Wright Hennepin Electric Cooperative.
Motion Number (M-09-205) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Ordinance (O-09-06) establishing franchise agreement with Wright Hennepin Electric Cooperative. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
B. Motion to approver a RESOLUTION (R-09-24) establishing the sale date for the $770,000 G.O. Street Reconstruction Bonds, Series 2009A.
Motion Number (M-09-206) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve Resolution (R-09-24) establishing the sale date for the $770,000.00 G.O. Street Reconstruction Bonds, Series 2009A. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0..
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department of August 13, 2009.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss ongoing litigation regarding Northwest Interceptor Project.
B. Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss eminent domain proceedings with Leland & Sons.
Motion Number (M-09-207) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to enter into closed session for both Items 13A and 13B. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
Motion Number (M-09-208) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to enter into open session for both Items 13A and 13B. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
Motion Number (M-09-209) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to remain with the current purchase agreement with Leland & Sons and proceed with all appropriate procedures for eminent domain. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims.
Motion Number (M-09-210) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve City Claims in the amount of $464,797.79. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-09-211) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 18, 2009 was adjourned at 9:10 PM.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Sept. 7, 2009.