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CITY OF DELANOCOUNTY OF WRIGHTSTATE OF MINNESOTAORDINANCE NO. O-10-03 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY’S ZONING ORDINANCETO ACCOMMODATE “DYNAMIC” SIGNS
Section 1. Section 51.01, Subd. B.2 of the Delano Zoning Ordinance (Definitions) is hereby amended to add the following sign-related definitions:
Animation. The rapid display of images used to create an illusion of movement, a special effect, or scene.
Strobing. A sudden and momentary emission of artificial light or color effect. Prohibited strobing signs shall include signs which are displayed as continuous solid messages for less time than required by this Ordinance.
Frame Effects. Visual transitions from one display or scene to another rather than a direct frame switch. Frame effects include fading or dissolving the frame, wiping one frame over another and flipping the frame.
Sign, Dynamic. A sign or portion thereof that displays movement or that appears to change, caused by any method other than physically removing and replacing the sign or its components, whether the apparent movement or change is in the display, the sign structure itself, or any other component of the sign. This includes a display that incorporates a technology or method allowing the sign face to change the image without having to physically or mechanically replace the sign face or its components. This also includes any rotating, revolving, moving, flashing, blinking, or animated display or structural element and any display that incorporates rotating panels, LED lights manipulated through digital input, “digital ink” or any other method of technology that allows the sign face to present a series of images or displays.
Video Display: A visual representation that changes its message or background in a manner or method of display characterized by motion or pictorial imagery, which may or may not include text and depicts action or a special effect to imitate movement, the presentation of pictorials or graphics displayed in a progression of frames that gives the illusion of motion, including, but not limited to, the illusion of moving objects, moving patterns or bands of light, or expanding or contracting shapes, not including electronic changeable copy signs. Video displays include projected images or messages with these characteristics onto buildings or other objects.
Section 2. Section 51.03. Subd. N.5.a.1 (R-A through R-3 Residential Districts Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to add the following:
b) Freestanding. Allowed only as an accessory to public or semi-public recreational buildings and neighborhood community centers, public and private educational institutions and religious institutions. Such signs shall not be illuminated between the hours of 11:00 pm and 6:00 am. Sign area may not exceed fifty (50) square feet with a maximum height of twenty (20) feet. Such signs shall be subject to the additional requirements of Subd. N.7.e of this Section.
Section 3. Section 51.03. Subd. N.5.a.2 (R-4 and R-5 Residential District Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to add the following:
b) Freestanding. Allowed only as an accessory to public or semi-public recreational buildings and neighborhood community centers, public and private educational institutions and religious institutions. Such signs shall not be illuminated between the hours of 11:00 pm and 6:00 am. Sign area may not exceed fifty (50) square feet with a maximum height of twenty (20) feet. Such signs shall be subject to the additional requirements of Subd. N.7.e of this Section.
Section 4. Section 51.03. Subd. N.5.a.3.b (R-B, Residential Business District Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to read as follows:
b) Business Sign. Except for home occupations, only one (1) sign as an accessory to a permitted or conditional use. Sign area may not exceed thirty-two (32) square feet with a maximum height of six (6) feet for freestanding signs. Freestanding dynamic business signs shall be subject to the additional requirements of Subd. N.7.e of this Section.
Section 5. Section 51.03. Subd. N.5.a.4.b (B-1 District Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to read as follows:
b) Single or Double Occupancy Business Signs. The total sign area for the subject property may not exceed fifteen (15) percent of the total front building façade except both front and side facades may be counted on a corner lot. Signs chosen to comprise the total sign area shall be consistent with the following provisions:
(1) Each lot will be allowed one (1) pylon, freestanding or monument sign and two (2) wall signs total.
(2) Freestanding. Sign area may not exceed fifty (50) square feet with a maximum height of twenty (20) feet. Freestanding dynamic signs shall be allowed in the B-1 District subject to the additional requirements of Subd. N.7.e of this Section.
(3) Wall, Canopy, or Marquee. Individual sign area may not exceed fifteen (15) percent of the total front building façade.
Section 6. Section 2. Section 51.03. Subd. N.5.a.5.b (B-2 through B-W, I-1 and I-2 District Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to read as follows:
b) Single or Double Occupancy Business Sign. The total sign area may not exceed fifteen (15) percent of the total front building façade. In calculating building façade, both front and side facades may be counted on a corner lot. Signs chosen to comprise the total sign area shall be consistent with the following provisions:
(1) Each lot will be allowed one (1) freestanding sign and two (2) wall signs total. An additional wall sign may be approved by the City Council in the B-4 District if a freestanding sign is not used.
(2) Freestanding. Sign structure may not exceed a maximum height of thirty (30) feet and maximum area of one hundred (100) square feet. Freestanding dynamic signs shall be allowed in B-2 and B-3 Districts and are subject to the additional requirements of Subd. N.7.e of this Section. Dynamic signs are expressly prohibited is the City’s B-4, B-W, I-1 and I-2 Districts
(3) Wall or Marquee. Individual sign area may not exceed fifteen (15) percent of the total front building façade.
Section 7. Section 2. Section 51.03. Subd. N.7 (Special Sign Regulations) is hereby amended to add the following:
e. Dynamic Signs. Based on studies related to the use of dynamic signs and driver distraction, the City finds that dynamic signs, as defined by this Ordinance, have a unique potential to create driver distraction. As a result, the City has adopted special regulations that relate to such signs. These regulations shall apply to all proposed dynamic signage in the City, whether new or existing, conforming or non-conforming at the time of adoption of this Ordinance.
1. Dynamic signs shall only be allowed as freestanding signs. Dynamic wall and window signs are expressly prohibited.
2. Freestanding dynamic signs shall be subject to the same area, height and setback requirements as other permitted freestanding business signs in the district except that no dynamic display sign shall be located within fifty (50) feet of a residential zoning district.
3. No more than one (1) dynamic sign shall be allowed per property.
4. The use of strobing components (signs), as defined by this Ordinance, is prohibited. Prohibited strobing signs shall include signs which are display messages for less time than required by this Section of the ordinance.
5. The use of animation and frame effects, as defined by this Ordinance, are permitted provided that change in message or display does not exceed the rate prescribed in this section of the ordinance.
6. No dynamic sign display within a Residential or B-1 District shall change more than one (1) time per three (3) second period. No dynamic sign display within a B-2 or B-3 District shall change more than one (1) time per one (1) second period.
7. All dynamic signs shall be equipped with automatic dimming devices. Light cast upon adjacent rights-of-way (as measured from the curb line) or residential zoning districts (as measured from the property line) shall not exceed three-tenths (0.3) footcandles (meter reading) above ambient light.
8. Dynamic displays shall be designed to freeze the display in the event of malfunction, and the owner shall discontinue the display immediately upon malfunction, or upon notice from the City that the display violates the City’s regulations.
9. Where access to the Minnesota Amber Alert technology is available, applicants for freestanding sign licenses employing electronic dynamic sign technology may display such messages as they are made available by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety or other responsible agency.
Section 8. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately following its passage and publication.
ADOPTED by the Mayor and City Council of Delano, Minnesota this 16th day of February, 2010.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
ATTEST:
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

CITY OF DELANOORDINANCE O-10-04
Ordinance amending City Code Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing), Section 406.01 (Animal Regulations and Licenses) by repealing Subdivision 15 (Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dogs), Subdivision 17 (Restrictions on Dog Ownership) and Subdivision 23 (Dog Enclosures).
WHEREAS, the City of Delano currently regulates dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs pursuant to City Code Chapter 4, Section 406.01, Subdivisions 15, 17 and 23;
WHEREAS, Wright County adopted that certain ordinance effective March 1, 2010 entitled “Wright County Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dog Ordinance”;
WHEREAS, the City of Delano is within the jurisdiction of the Wright County Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dog Ordinance and desires Wright County’s ordinance to control the regulation of dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs within the City of Delano;
WHEREAS, the City of Delano desires to appoint Wright County as its Animal Control Authority for all matters related to dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs and enforcement of the Wright County Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dog Ordinance within the City of Delano.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE DELANO CITY COUNCIL HEREBY ORDAINS:
Section 1. Subdivision 15, 17 and 23 of Delano City Code Section 406.01 are hereby repealed.
Section 2. Wright County is hereby appointed to serve as the City of Delano Animal Control Authority for all matters related to potentially dangerous and dangerous dogs and enforcement of the Wright County Dangerous and Potentially Dangerous Dog Ordinance within the City of Delano.
Section 3. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and publication.
ADOPTED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF DELANO MINNESOTA THIS 2ND DAY OF MARCH, 2010.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
ATTEST:
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityThursday, February 4, 20107:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Thursday, February 4, 2010 to order at 7:02 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV Technician; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-028) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Thursday, February 4, 2010 with the addition of 14B Discuss DASA City Representative to discuss ice rink expansion. Correct 8B: Discuss Northwest Industrial Park analysis. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes from the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010.
Motion Number (M-10-029) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the minutes from the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010 with corrections. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
A. Discuss DASA City Representative to discuss ice rink expansion
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA:
A. Motion to approve the quarterly financial report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the third quarter of fiscal year 2009-2010.
City:
B. Motion to approve the purchase of two computers for the Fire Department/Delano Fire Relief Association.
C. Approve Resolution R-10-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tort liability.
Motion Number (M-10-030) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve Consent items 5A and 5B as submitted. Motion Carried.
5C. Approve Resolution R-10-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tort liability.
Motion Number (M-10-01) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to adopt Resolution R-10-01 accepting the Liability Coverage Limits from the League of Minnesota Insurance Trust and not waiving the tort liability. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Consider architectural concept plans for the Delano Heritage Center; authorize preparation of re-roofing and fire suppression plans and specifications.
B. Consider request from Delano Jaycees for reallocation of Community Meeting Room funds to Park Improvement Funds.
Motion Number (M-10-032) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to table the request from the Delano Jaycees to reallocate funds dedicated to the Delano Village Hall elevator to the Park Improvement Fund as Council requested a more thorough list of improvements with estimated cost for the improvements in Central Park. Motion Carried.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
A. Discuss the adoption of a Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS) Ordinance.
Motion Number (M-10-033) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Ordinance O-10-02 amending section 51.01 (Definitions) and adding subdivision O to section 51.03 (General Provisions) of the Zoning Ordinance relating to Wind Energy Conversion Systems (WECS) with the addition of Shadow Flicker regulations, and add electromagnetic interference to include ‘other electronic devices’. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 4-0-1 with Brad Hotchkiss abstaining.
B. Discuss the Northwest Industrial Park Feasibility Analysis.
Motion Number (M-10-034) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the feasibility analysis on the proposed Northwest Industrial Park. Motion Carried.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes from the Planning Commission meeting of December 14, 2009.
B. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of December 17, 2009.
C. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of January 14, 2010.
Motion Number (M-10-035) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to accept 12A, 12B and 12C as submitted. Motion Carried.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Attorney/Client Privilege: discussion regarding eminent domain at 206 Babcock Boulevard West.
B. Attorney/Client Privilege: discussion regarding Northwest Interceptor litigation.
C. Consider purchase agreement for sale of 156 2nd Street North.
Motion Number (M-10-036) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing eminent domain at 206 Babcock Boulevard West and Northwest Interceptor litigation. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-037) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-038) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the settlement terms reached in the January 25, 2010 mediation session with SJ Louis and Wenck and Associates. Motion Carried.
14. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. Community Announcement from Lynn Bartels and Relay for Life fundraising events.
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-039) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the City of Delano Claims in the amount of $1,151,455.37 as submitted. Motion Carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-10-040) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $30,485.80 as submitted. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-10-041) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Thursday, February 4, 2010. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Thursday, February 4, 2010 was adjourned at 10:45 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, February 16, 20107:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 7:02 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Members Absent: Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Chuck Keyes, Waste Water Treatment, Viola Water; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-044) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, February 16, 2010, with the addition of 13A: Consider purchase agreement for 160 2nd Street North. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 26, 2010.
B. Summary minutes from the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 26, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of the Thursday, February 4, 2010.
D. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, February 9, 2010.
E. Summary minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, February 9, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
Motion Number (M-10-045) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Minutes A, B, C, D and E as submitted. Motion Carried with Betsy Stolfa abstaining from items 3D and 3E.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Motion to approve the hiring of a Street/Parks maintenance employee for the Public Works Department.
Motion Number (M-10-046) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to authorize advertisement of a Street/Parks Maintenance position within the Public Works Department; and change the starting wage to $16.50. Motion Carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Update on Davidson Avenue/72nd Avenue Railroad Improvement Project.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
A. Consider Ordinance O-10-03 amending Section 51.01 Subd. B2 “Definition” by adding definitions for “Dynamic” Signs, Section 51.03 Subd. N by adding and amending the city performance standards, and regulations for installation and operation of “Dynamic” signs.
1. Adopt Ordinance O-10-03 amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance to accommodate “Dynamic” signs.
Motion Number (M-10-047) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to adopt Ordinance O-10-03 amending the City’s Zoning Ordinance to accommodate “Dynamic” signs. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communications and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, January 11, 2010.
B. Minutes of the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee meeting of Monday, February 1, 2010.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Consider purchase agreement for 160 2nd Street North.
Motion Number (M-10-048) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into Closed Session for the purpose of discussing the purchase agreement for 160 2nd Street North. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-049) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of Closed Session. Motion Carried.
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-050) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the City Claims in the amount of $338,404.62. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 16, 2010 was adjourned at 8:12 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 19, 20107:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010 to order at 7:02 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Ernie Eden, Public Works Director; Tammy Matthees, Housing Director.
Motion Number (M-10-015) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 5, 2010.
B. Summary Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 5, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2010.
Motion Number (M-10-016) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve Minutes 3A, 3B and 3C as submitted. Motion Carried.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA:
A. Motion to approve the Operating Budget for FYE March 31, 2011 for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments to be submitted on January 31, 2010.
CITY:
B. Motion to approve Change Order No. 1 to the construction for the East Side Stormwater Lift Station.
Motion Number (M-10-017) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa 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. Consider improvements to the City of Delano’s Off-site Backup/ Disaster Site Server; Onsite Backup/Failover Server; Application Server and/or System Documentation and Testing.
Motion Number (M-10-018) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Off-site Backup/Disaster Site Server; Onsite Backup/Failover Server and Application Server. Motion Carried.
B. Motion to approve the replacement of the gas stoves with electric stoves in the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa.
Motion Number (M-10-019) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to reconsider the January 5, 2010 Motion Number (M-10-007) authorizing acceptance of bids and approval of a contract with Hayes Electric. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-020) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to reject bids presented at the January 5, 2010 meeting – on the grounds that the bids were not comparable and did not meet contract specifications. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-021) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to accept bids submitted January 19, 2010 and approve the low bid from Fobbe Electric for the electrical contract for the replacement of gas stoves in the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa. Motion Carried.
C. Update on Bridge Avenue Construction.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
A. Discuss application for improvement to Ditch 34.
Motion Number (M-10-022) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to extent the County’s review time on Ditch 34 until May 1, 2010. Motion Carried.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Ensure a well-trained and productive workforce to meet the changes of the City.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Increase accountability by measuring and evaluating service delivery.
A. Update on Citizen Survey.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes of the Park and Recreation Committee from Wednesday, December 9, 2009.
14. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. Reschedule City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting from Tuesday, February 2, 2010 due to the State Precinct Caucuses.
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-023) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the City Claims in the amount of $1,195,567.07 as submitted. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-10-24) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2010 was adjourned at 8:14 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityMonday, February 1, 201011:30 AM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Pro-tem, Holly Schrupp, called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority to order at 11:32 AM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Holly Schrupp, Mayor Protem; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Members Absent: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Jeff Vanderlinde, Remax Realtor; Paula Bauman, Recorder.
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss purchase option for Rivertown Rowhome Unit 156.
Motion Number (M-10-027) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to accept offer on Rivertown Rowhome Unit 156 for $170,000. Motion Carried.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, February 1, 2010 was adjourned at 11:40 AM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, February 9, 20106:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 9, 2010 to order at 6:05 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member
Members Absent: Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Joe Nilan, Attorney - Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson & Nilan; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss personnel policy.
Phil Kern stated the last update to the personnel policy was done in 2003. Kern discussed the proposed updates which included changes to vacation leave, funeral leave and maternity leave. Without objections the amendments were authorized by Council – no motion taken.
B. Attorney/Client discussion regarding 206 Babcock Boulevard West.
Motion Number (M-10-042) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing 206 Babcock Boulevard West. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-043) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 9, 2010 was adjourned at 8:00 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 26, 20106:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 26, 2010 to order at 6:02 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Carol Plocher, Librarian; Jeff Vanderlinde, Remax Realtor; Paula Bauman, Recorder.
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss Rivertown Rowhomes.
Jeff Vanderlinde discussed the Rivertown Rowhomes and the real estate market in Delano. Discussion included current listings of townhomes within Delano, new listings and closed listings, average sales price and internet search results for Vanderlinde’s internet site showing homes listed. Council discussed the Rowhomes listed for sale and discussed current list price.
B. Discuss Delano Library.
Motion Number (M-10-025) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the expansion of the Delano Public Library without funding from the City of Delano. Motion Carried.
The following items were discussed out of order as posted on the original Agenda. Items are listed in order of discussion.
E. Discuss 2011 Street Improvement Plan.
Vince Vander Top discussed the proposed street improvement plan; stating a street reconstruction project will be completed every three years with the first project starting in 2011. Staff is recommending doing a draft feasibility study for the 2011 project area this spring.
D. Discuss Street Improvement Assessment Policy.
Kern stated the purpose of the Assessment Policy is to establish a fair and equitable manner of assessing the increased in market value (special benefit) associated with public improvements. The procedures used by the City for levying special assessments are those specified by Minnesota Statues which provides that all or a part of the costs of improvements may be assessed against benefit properties. Three criteria must be satisfied before a particular parcel can be assessed and are as follows: 1) The land must have received special benefit from the improvement. 2) The amount o f the assessment must not exceed the special benefit. 3) The assessment must be uniform in relation to the same class of property within the assessment area. Kern gave a sample breakdown of assessable properties.
C. Discuss Northwest Industrial Park project.
Kern stated in recent weeks several entities interested in land for industrial development has contacted the City of Delano. Coinciding with the Council’s goal to create additional jobs and develop a new industrial park, staff has outlined a work plan for the Northwest Industrial Park project. The goal would be to coordinate improvements to the available land, with the land carrying the related costs, and providing land opportunities to private developers at marketable costs. Kern discussed the steps the City needed to make to accomplish this goal which included the implementation of a feasibility study. This feasibility study would include an engineering assessment, planning assessment, financing plan and marketing.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-10-026) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 26, 2010 was adjourned at 7:30 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8, 2010.

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statues Chapter 333
The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Delano Dental
2. State the address of the principal place of business. 707 Elm Ave., Delano, MN 55328
3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name or if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. Delano Family Dental Clinic LLC, 707 Elm Ave., Delano, MN 55328
4. I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath.
Date: 2-12-2010
/s/ Mark Madden, DDS, Owner
Phone: 763-972-2800
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8 and 15, 2010.

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statues Chapter 333
The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: delanodental.com
2. State the address of the principal place of business. 707 Elm Ave., Delano, MN 55328
3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name or if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. Delano Family Dental Clinic LLC, 707 Elm Ave., Delano, MN 55328
4. I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath.
Date: 2-12-2010
/s/ Mark Madden, DDS, Owner
Phone: 763-972-2800
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 8 and 15, 2010.