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New public notices published in the issue of Jan. 24, 2011
STATE OF MINNESOTACOUNTY OF WRIGHTTENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICTPROBATE DIVISIONDISTRICT COURT
In Re: Estate of
Dorothy F. Dalbec
Deceased
Court File No.:86-PR-11-212
NOTICE OF HEARING FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:
Notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of February, 2011, at 1:30 o’clock P.M., a hearing will be held in the above named Court at Buffalo, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the above named deceased, dated May 8, 1989 and separate writing dated June 2, 2001, and for the appointment of John A. Dalbec, whose address is 1565 Orono Oaks Drive, Orono, MN 55356, as a personal representative of the estate of the above named decedent in unsupervised administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court. That, if proper, and no objections are filed, a personal representative will be appointed to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate.
Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.
Dated: January, 20, 2011
/s/ Ann Isham,
deputy
/s/ Peggy Gentles,
Court Administrator
Richard Grinley
Attorney for Applicant
Attorney ID# 37898
Grinley & Tukua
PO Box 250
Delano, MN 55328
7639722926
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24 and 31, 2011.

MONTROSE CITY COUNCILPUBLIC NOTICETAX INCREMENT FINANCING SPENDING PLAN
LEGAL NOTICE
TAX INCREMENT FINANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT 2-1 SPENDING PLAN
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, February 14, 2011 at the Montrose Economic Development Authority meeting, which begins at 6:00 p.m., a public hearing will be held at the MONTROSE Community Center to consider a Spending Plan for TIF Pooling under Minnesota Session Laws (2010, Chapter 216).
The TIF Spending Plan, if approved, would include the following:
Assistance for site improvements and utilities for new commercial construction and/or assistance with the rehabilitation of the former Stock Lumber building. Up to: $22,000.00
Administration associated with TIF 2-1 (maximum 10%)Up to: $ 2,200.00
Total spending plan $24,200.00
All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing and be heard on this matter.
Barbara Swanson,
City Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

LEGAL NOTICE
Ordinances Amending City of Montrose City Code Ordinance and City of Montrose Zoning Ordinances
City Of Montrose
311 Buffalo Avenue South
Montrose, MN 55363
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, January 10, 2010 at the Montrose City Council meeting, an ordinance amendment was made to the Montrose City Code Ordinance as listed below. A copy of the amendment is on file at City Hall.
City Code Ordinance Amendment:
2011-01 - AN ORDINANCE SETTING VARIOUS DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE FEES
Barbara C. Thwing-Swanson
Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

LEGAL NOTICE
Ordinances Amending City of Montrose City Code Ordinance and City of Montrose Zoning Ordinances
City Of Montrose
311 Buffalo Avenue South
Montrose, MN 55363
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, December 13, 2010 at the Montrose City Council meeting, an ordinance amendment was made to the Montrose City Code Ordinance and the Montrose Zoning Ordinance as listed below. Copies of the amendments are on file at City Hall.
City Code Ordinance Amendment:
2010-05 Fees, Permits and Fines
Zoning Ordinance Amendments:
2010-07 Fencing/Screening/Landscaping
Barbara C. Thwing-Swanson
Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

CITY OF LORETTOHENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. (or as soon thereafter as time permits), at Loretto City Hall, 259 Medina St., Loretto, Minnesota, the City Council of Loretto will hold a public hearing to consider amending Section 420 of the Loretto City Code in order to add a definition, purpose, procedures, and requirements for Interim Use Permits; to add small recreational vehicle repair as an Interim Use in the General Commercial zoning district; and to establish a fee for Interim Use Permits.
You are invited to express your questions or concerns at this meeting. If you would like further information regarding the above described project, please call the City Planner, Carie Fuhrman, at 763-231-2555 in advance of the meeting.
Cindy Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 4, 20116:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 4, 2011 to order at 6:05 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member; Dan Vick, Council Member; Derek Schansberg, Council Member ; Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Review general practices and procedures (open meeting law, conflict of interest, etc).
Mark Johnson discussed an overview of legal issues for City Council.
B. Discuss meeting schedule and agenda process.
Kern discussed the meeting schedule and the agenda process stating regular council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Past practice of previous councils were to hold a standing special workshop the last Tuesday of the month.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 4, 2011 was adjourned at 6:45 PM.
Dale J. Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityMonday, December 20, 20106:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, December 20, 2010 to order at 6:10 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; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss City Administrators Review.
Motion Number (M-10-267) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded Holly Schrupp to increase the City Administrators monthly car allowance by $100 per month. Motion Carried.
B. Discuss general personnel issues.
Council discussed the employee of the year nominations.
Phil Kern discussed the current Personnel Policy stating the current policy has worked well but due to unforeseen and unusual circumstances Public Works Staff is having difficulty with their comp time balances. Staff is suggesting buying back up to forty of those hours for each Public Work Employee if so desired.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, December 20, 2010 was adjourned at 6:55 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

CITY OF DELANONOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Delano Public Safety Committee will hold a public meeting on Monday, January 24, 2011 at 7:00 at the Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss possible spring flooding.
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityMonday, December 20, 20107:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Monday, December 20, 2010 to order at 7:10 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Bob Van Lith, Fire Chief; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-268) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Agenda of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Monday, December 20, 2010 with the addition of 8C: Issuance of Revenue Bonds for Landscape Structures. 9A: Discuss overtime versus compensation allocation for Public Works Employees. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes from the Special Workshop of Tuesday, October 5, 2010.
B. Summary Minutes from the Special Workshop of Tuesday, October 5, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes from the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 4, 2010.
D. Summary Minutes from the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 4, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
Motion Number (M-10-269) Motion By Holly Schrupp, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Minutes 3A, B, C and D as submitted. Motion Carried with Betsy Stolfa abstaining from items 3A and B.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
City:
A. Motion to accept bids for the surplus equipment and supplies.
B. Motion to authorize the issuance of a solicitor license to American Exteriors of Minnesota.
C. Motion to approve Amendment No. 3 to Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant Agreement No. A94684.
D. Motion to approve hourly request rate for Legal Services.
E. Motion to approve the agreement with Highway 12 Communities regarding Economic Development Partnership.
F. Motion to approve 2011 Maintenance Agreement with Wright County.
G. Motion to approve Pay Request for the Delano Village Hall Reroof project.
H. Motion to approve Pay Request for Delano Village Hall Fire Suppression project.
I. Motion approving the agreement regarding fertilization of main ballfield.
EDA:
J. Motion to approve replacing carpet in apartment No. 302 at the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa.
Motion Number (M-10-270) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve Consent Items 5A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J as submitted. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Discuss the Park and Trails Grant from Wright County/Minnesota Vision Program.
Motion Number (M-10-271) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Park and Trails Grant from Wright County/Minnesota Vision Program. Motion Carried.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
A. Motion to approve Resolution R-10-31 implementing the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for 2011-2015 for the City of Delano.
Motion Number (M-10-271) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to adopt Resolution R-10-31 implementing the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for 2011-2015 for the City of Delano. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
B. Adopt Resolution R-10-32 adopting the Final 2010 Payable 2011 Tax Levy for the City of Delano.
Motion Number (M-10-272) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to adopt Resolution R-10-32 adopting the Final 2010 Payable 2011 Tax Levy for the City of Delano. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
C. Adopt Resolution R-10-33 adopting the 2011 Budget for the City of Delano.
Motion Number (M-10-273) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-10-33 adopting the 2011 Budget for the City of Delano. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
A. Review the Wright County’s policies on growth, annexation and transition areas.
B. Discuss Northwest Industrial Park and Ditch 34 discharge permit.
C. Adopt Resolution R-10-34 awarding the issuance and sale of the $3,420,000 Industrial Development Revenue Bonds for Landscape Structures, Inc.
Motion Number (M-10-274) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adopt Resolution R-10-34 awarding the issuance and sale of the $3,420,000 Industrial Development Revenue Bonds for Landscape Structures, Inc. Motion Carried 4-0-1 with Brad Hotchkiss abstaining.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Ensure a well-trained and productive workforce to meet the changes of the City.
A. Discuss overtime versus compensation allocation for Public Works Employees.
Motion Number (M-10-275) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to allow a onetime allocation to all Public Works Employees to receive up to forty hours of their banked comp time hours for the month of December. Motion Carried.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Increase accountability by measuring and evaluating service delivery.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Continue to improve the City’s downtown.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes from the Park and Recreation Committee meeting of July 28, 2010.
B. Minutes from the Planning Commission meeting of Monday, November 8, 2010.
C. Minutes from the Park and Recreation Committee of November 17, 2010.
D. Minutes from the Historical Preservation Committee meeting of November 22, 2010.
E. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department Relief Association meeting of Thursday, December 9, 2010.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
14. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-276) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the City Claims in the amount of $248,581.19 as submitted. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, December 20, 2010 was adjourned at 8:29 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESJOINT WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityandDelano Water, Light and Power CommissionMonday, December 13, 20106:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority and Delano Water, Light and Power Commission to order at 6:00 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; Mark Johnson, City Attorney; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Delano Water, Light and Power Commission:
Members Present: Larry Bartels, Council Member/Chairman; Bob Hutter, Commissioner; Jonathon Ness, Commissioner; Randy Keranen, Commissioner; Joseph Johnson, Commissioner
Also Present: Hal Becker, Utilities General Manager; Mike Gavin, CMMPA Attorney; Steve Thompson, CEO CMMPA; Sarah Denison Reynolds, CMMPA Attorney (phone); Aimee Dreger, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-266) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the Agenda of the Special Joint Workshop of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority and Delano Water, Light and Power Commission of Monday, December 13, 2010 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss CAPX Brooking Transmission Line Project.
Mark Johnson provided an overview of the risks Delano would assume if it were to sign the Brookings-Twin Cities Transmission Project Agreement provided by the CMMPA. Members of the CMMPA reviewed their CAPX Brookings Transmission Line presentation. Discussion included the background of the project, members who have invested in the project and investment opportunities.
Council and the Commission discussed the incentives and risks involved in the project. Discussion also included the implications if Delano would want to sell the utility.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority and Delano Water, Light and Power Commission of Monday, December 13, 2010 was adjourned.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, December 7, 20107:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 7, 2010 to order at 7:03 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-257) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 7, 2010 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, October 19, 2010.
B. Minutes of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, November 4, 2010.
C. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
D. Summary minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 16, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
E. Minutes of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
F. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 30, 2010.
G. Summary minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, November 30, 2010 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
Motion Number (M-10-258) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve Minutes 5A, B, C, D, E, F and G as submitted. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATION AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA:
A. Motion to approve the Quarterly Financial Report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2010 – 2011.
City:
B. Motion to approve two new members on probationary status to the Delano Fire Department.
C. Review the City of Delano’s selected Financial Reports and the Liquor Store Income Statement for the quarter ended September 30, 2010.
D. Motion to approve Fund Allocation.
E. Motion to approve Joint Powers Agreement with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
F. Motion to approve the final pay request for Barb King Memorial Park.
G. Motion to approve pay request No. 1 for the Leland Demolition.
H. Motion to authorize membership with the Wright County Economic Development Partnership.
I. Motion to approve Master Partnership Contract No. 92596 regarding MnDOT and Emergency Services.
J. Motion to approve the contract with Veolia Water for the operation of the City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Motion Number (M-10-259) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Consent Items 5A, B, C, F, H, I and J as submitted. Motion Carried.
5D. Motion to approve Fund Reconciliation.
Motion Number (M-10-260) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the following: Motion to transfer remaining $138,461 from Rockford Avenue Construction Fund (fund 410) and $168,541 from G.O. Refunding Bonds of 2002B Fund (fund 551) to Tiger Drive (9th Street) Extension Construction Fund (fund 411) and thereby close said construction funds. Motion to transfer remaining $39,862 from G.O. Refunding Bonds of 2002B Fund (fund 551) to start a new General Debt Service Fund (fund 501) for future debt service needs. Motion to transfer $20,741 from the Elm Avenue Storm Water Diversion construction Fund (fund 416) to the East Side Storm Water Lift Station Construction Fund (fund 415) and the remaining $24,600 from the Elm Avenue Storm Water Diversion construction Fund (fund 416) to the Storm Drainage Special Revenue Fund (fund 604) and thereby close said construction funds. Motion to transfer remaining $466,253 from the 1975 Medical Clinic Special Revenue Fund (fund 201) and $493,941 from the Liquor Store Enterprise Fund (fund 609) to the Rivertown construction Fund (fund 408) and thereby close said special revenue fund and balance the interfund loan outstanding between the Rivertown Construction Fund and the Sanitary Sewer Fund with the value of the rivertown commercial building. Motion Carried.
5E. Motion to approve the Joint Powers Agreement with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Motion Number (M-10-261) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Joint Powers Agreement with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Motion Carried.
5G. Motion to approve Pay Request No. 1 for the Leland demolition.
Motion Number (M-10-262) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to authorize Pay Request No. 1 to Jay Johnson Construction in the amount of $27,303 for the Leland Demolition. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Discuss County Road 30 SE Crosswalks.
B. Consider Resolution R-10-29 adopting the Special Assessment Policy.
Motion Number (M-10-263) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-10-29 adopting the Special Assessment Policy. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
A. Public Hearing regarding 2010 Tax Levy and City of Delano Budget.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Ensure a well-trained and productive workforce to meet the changes of the City.
A. Delano Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) update.
B. Discuss two new programs: Take Heart Minnesota and Heart Safe Communities.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Increase accountability by measuring and evaluating service delivery.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Continue to improve the City’s downtown.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of September 20, 2010.
B. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of September 25, 2010.
C. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of October 18, 2010.
D. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission joint meeting of October 25, 2010.
E. Minutes from the Historic Preservation Committee meeting of October 25, 2010.
F. Minute of the Delano Fire Department Relief Association meeting of November 11, 2010.
G. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of November 11, 2010.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
14. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-264) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the City Claims in the amount of $347,072.56 as submitted. Motion Carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-10-265) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $14,288.16 as submitted. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 7, 2010 was adjourned at 8:57 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityMonday, October 24, 20105:30 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Pro-tem, Holly Schrupp, called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Monday, October 24, 2010 to order at 5:35 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; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Delano Water, Light and Power Commission: Members Present: Larry Bartels, Council Member/Commissioner; Bob Hutter, Commissioner; Jonathan Ness, Commissioner; Randy Keranen, Commissioner; Joseph Johnson, Commissioner
Also Present: Hal Becker, Utilities General Manager; Aimee Dreger, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss 2011 Budget and Tax Levy.
Bloch and Council discussed items of proposed budget adjustments. .
B. Discuss Veolia Waste Water Treatment Plant Contract.
C. Joint discussion with Delano Municipal Utilities regarding Electric Enterprises.
Motion Number (M-10-237) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Holly Schrupp to recommend the Utility Commission meet with Xcel Energy and Wright/Hennepin Electric and to pay $6,750 towards the first part of the LLS evaluation proposal. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, October 24, 2010 was adjourned at 8:50 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL MEETINGCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, September 28, 2010 6:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called to order the Special Meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 6:00 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; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Bob Van Lith, Fire Chief; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss Street Assessment Policy.
Kern summarized past discussions regarding the Street Assessment Policy discussing suggestions and concerns from Staff, Council and residents. Council recommended staff to look into different percentage rates and bring back at a later date.
B. Discuss Street Access Fee.
Council briefly discussed using a street access fee. No motion taken.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-10-210) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the special meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, September 28, 2010. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the Special Meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, September 28, 2010 was adjourned at 8:15 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 4, 20117:00 PM
1. Oath of Office
A. Mayor – Dale Graunke
B. Council Member – Dan Vick
C. Council Member – Derek Schansberg
2. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor, Dale Graunke, called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2011 to order at 7:05 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member; Dan Vick, Council Member; Derek Schansberg, Council Member; Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV Technician; Ernie Eden, Public Works Director; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-11-01) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 4, 2011 as submitted. Motion Carried.
4. ELECTIONS OF OFFICERS
A. City Council
1. Mayor Pro-Tem
Motion Number (M-11-02) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to appoint Holly Schrupp as Mayor Pro-Tem. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-03) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to appoint Betsy Stolfa as Mayor Pro-Tem in Ms. Schrupp’s absence. Motion Carried.
B. Economic Development Authority
1. President – past Mayor Joe McDonald
2. Vice President – past Council Member Holly Schrupp
3. Treasurer – past Council Member Brad Hotchkiss
4. Assistant Treasurer – past Brian Bloch
5. Secretary – past Phil Kern
Motion Number (M-11-04) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to appoint Dale Graunke to President, Holly Schrupp as Vice President, Dan Vick as Treasurer, Brian Bloch as Assistant Treasurer and Phil Kern as Secretary of the Economic Development Authority. Motion Carried.
5. Minutes
6. Speakers, Presentations and Awards
7. Consent Items
EDA:
A. Motion to adopt Resolution EDA-11-01 revising the visitor rules segment for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa.
City:
B. Motion to approve the hiring of warming house attendants.
C. Motion to approve appointment of Delano Herald Journal as the official newspaper for 2011.
D. Motion appointing Phil Kern and Marlene E. Kittock to serve as City Representatives to the SWC4 Cable Commission.
E. Motion to approve the official depository for the City of Delano.
F. Motion to approve City Council goal setting and team building retreat; authorize staff to make arrangements.
Motion Number (M-11-05) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve Consent Items 7A, B, C, D, E and F as submitted. Motion Carried 4-0 by Roll Call Vote.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Ensure a well-trained and productive workforce to meet the changes of the City.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Increase accountability by measuring and evaluating service delivery.
13. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Continue to improve the City’s downtown.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Discuss appointments to Commissions and Committees.
Motion Number (M-11-06) Motion by Betsy Stolfa seconded by Derek Schansberg to set a special workshop on Monday, January 10, 2011 to interview all applicants. Motion Carried.
B. Discuss Council liaison/appointments to Commissions and Committees.
C. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission Special Meeting of November 15, 2010.
D. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting on November 22, 2010.
E. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of December 9, 2010.
15 COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCMENTS
16. CITY CLAIMS
A. City Claims
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-11-07) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the City Claims in the amount of $203,680.65 and the EDA Claims in the amount of $30,085.02. Motion Carried.
17. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss Eminent Domain proceedings regarding 208 Babcock Boulevard West.
Motion Number (M-11-08) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to enter into Executive Session to discuss eminent domain proceedings regarding 208 Babcock Boulevard West. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-09) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-11-10) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 4, 2011. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 4, 2011 was adjourned at 9:35 PM.
Dale J. Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityMonday, January 10, 20115:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, January 10, 2011 to order at 5:00 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member; Dan Vick, Council Member; Derek Schansberg, Council Member; Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Conduct interviews for appointment for Commissions and Committees.
Motion Number (M-11-11) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded Holly Schrupp to appoint Ed Briesmeister, Peter Johnson and Chad Kestner to the Delano Historic Preservation Committee. Due to their experience and expertise re-appoint Joe Schleper and Mary Ditty to the Park and Recreation Committee and Jon Krieg to the Delano Planning Commission. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-12) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to appoint Sara Hippert to the Delano Planning Commission. Motion failed by voice vote.
Motion Number (M-11-13) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to appoint Sara Hippert to the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission. No voice vote was called.
Motion Number (M-11-14) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to table Motion Number M-11-13. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-15) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to appoint Derek Schansberg to the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission. Motion Carried.
Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to appoint Ken Beamish and Ryan Punt to the Delano Public Safety Committee. Motion withdrawn.
Motion Number (M-11-16) Motion by Holly Schrupp seconded by Betsy Stolfa to re-appoint Larry Bartels to the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission. Motion Carried 3-2 by Roll Call Vote. Dan Vick and Derek Schansberg opposed.
Motion Number (M-11-17) Motion by Holly Schrupp, to appoint Ken Beamish to the Delano Planning Commission and Sara Hippert and Ryan Punt to the Public Safety Committee. Motion failed due to lack of second.
Motion Number (M-11-18) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to appoint Sara Hippert to the Delano Planning Commission and Ken Beamish and Ryan Punt to the Public Safety Committee. Motion Carried.
B. Consider appointment and Council liaisons for Commissions and Committees.
Motion Number (M-11-19) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to appoint Council Liaisons to the following: Planning Commission – Dale Graunke; Water, Light and Power – Derek Schansberg; Park and Recreation Committee – Dan Vick; Delano Fire Relief Associations – Holly Schrupp; Public Safety Commission – Dan Vick; Historic Preservation Committee – Betsy Stolfa; Senior Advisory Board – Holly Schrupp; School Subcommittee – Dale Graunke and Derek Schansberg; DMU Subcommittee – Derek Schansberg and Betsy Stolfa. Motion Carried.
C. Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss eminent domain procedures regarding 208 Babcock Boulevard.
Motion Number (M-11-20) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to continue the Special Workshop of Monday, January 10, 2011 to Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 4:00 PM. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-21) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to reconvene the Special Workshop of Monday, January 10, 2011. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-22) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, 2nd Holly Schrupp to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing eminent domain procedures regarding 208 Babcock Boulevard. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-23) Motion by Betsy Stolfa 2nd Dan Vick to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-24) Motion by Dale Graunke, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to contact the remaining four candidates for the open position on the Public Safety Committee. Motion Carried.
4. ADJOURNEMENT
Motion Number (M-11-25) Motion by Derek Schansberg 2nd Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, January 10, 2011.
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Monday, January 10, 2011 was adjourned on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 4:40 PM.
Dale J. Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 24, 2011.