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MINUTESRegular Meeting of the Board of EducationIndependent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, September 26, 2011, at the Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:01 PM with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Milano, Baker, Durick, Seguin and Brasket. Absent: Frake
REPORTS AND INFORMATION FROM SCHOOL SOURCES
Schools for Equity in Education
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 8-22-11, the current budget status with year to date adjustments, investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements; and donations.PERSONNEL (approved unanimously, A Johnson abstained)
Board approved resignations DMS Paraprofessional, JV Gymnastics Coach, JV Softball Coach; hiring DES part-time Paraprofessional, HS/MS Part-time Cafeteria Computer Operator, DES Full-time Paraprofessional, DMS Full-time Paraprofessional, DES Speech/Language Pathologist, DMS Grade 6 Teacher; Contract/Assignment Changes/Approvals for HS/MS Dishwasher, Head Softball Coach, 2011-13 Food Service Staff, 2011-13 Food Service Director, 2011-013 Volunteer Coordinators, Youth Development Coordinator, Computer Coordinator, Substitute Caller.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Supt. Sweet reported energy savings. MS Prin R Klinkner reported on FY11 Continuous Improvement Plan. HS Prin M Schoen reported Chinese visitors; ES Prin D Schuler reported FY11 Continuous Improvement Plan; Bus Mgr reported that audit is in progress and absentee ballot applications are available; and CE Dir reported on FY11 Continuous Improvement Plan.
Board heard reports from bd members regarding MAWSECO, Wright Technical Ctr, Community Educ Advisory Council, Curriculum Advisory Council, Schools for Equity in Educ., Delano Area Sports Arena, Safe Schools, Staff Dev., and City/School Task Group.
OLD BUSINESS
1. Review Operating Levy Information
NEW BUSINESS
1. Approve Annual Report on Curriculum, Instruction and Student Achievement (removed from agenda)
2. Approve Proposed Tax Levy Certification and set date when budget will be discussed
3. Resolution appointing additional election judges
4. Resolution appointing Absentee Ballot Board
5. Declare surplus property: one grand piano, one stereo receiver and computer speakers
6. Set special meeting to canvass votes for the election (between November 11 and 18)
The meeting adjourned at 9:22 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school districts website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano,
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityCentral ParkWednesday, September 7, 20115:30 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Wednesday, September 7, 2011 to order at 5:30 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
Scott Dornfeld, Building Official
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Joe Schleper, Parks and Recreation Commission; Jim Janzen, Delano Athletic Association; Jeff Janzen, Delano Athletic Association; Adam Jaunich, Delano Athletic Association; Steve Eilen, Delano Athletic Association; Jack Lynch, Delano Athletic Association
4. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Central Park walkthrough to discuss proposed improvements.
Council and members of the Delano Athletic Association met at Central Park to discuss the proposed improvements to the Central Park and municipal ball field.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority was adjourned at 6:50 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, August 16, 2011, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, August 16, 2011 to order at 7:00 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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
Alan Brixius, City Planner
Vince Vander Top, City Engineer
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV Technician
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-11-182) Motion by Holly Schrupp seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the Agenda with the additions recommended. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, April 5, 2011.
B. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
Motion Number (M-11-183) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the Minutes 3A, 3B and 3C with changes as noted. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA:
A. Adopt Resolution (EDA-11-03) to approve the acceptance of the Capital Fund Program Grant No. MN46P0625011.
B. Motion to approve the 1st Quarter Financial Report for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa.
C. Motion to approve step increase for Housing Director.
City:
D. Motion to approve hiring part-time staff at Delano Wine and Spirits.
E. Motion approving agreement with Franklin Township regarding improvements to shared roadways.
F. Motion to approve the purchase of Class 5 Gravel.
Motion Number (M-11-184) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to approve Consent Items 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D and 5E as submitted.
5F. Motion to approve the purchase of Class 5 Gravel.
Motion Number (M-11-185) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the purchase of Class 5 Gravel from Combined Aggregate. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: To provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: To ensure the City’s continued sustainability and financial stability.
A. Review and approve Audit Report for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for Fiscal Year ending in March 31, 2011.
Motion Number (M-11-186) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the Audit Report for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for Fiscal Year ending in March 31, 2011. Motion Carried.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: To plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficiency of the City’s equipment buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Consider request from Angela Kalthoff for AKP, LLC, dba Angela Kalthoff Photography Studio for the property located at 1262 Crossings Drive for a Site and Building Plan Review, Variance to the front yard and for a Preliminary and Final Plat of Outlot A of Delano Crossings 3rd Addition.
1. Adopt Resolution R-11-23 for a Preliminary and Final Plat and Site and Building Plan Review for AKP, LLC d.b.a Angela Kalthoff Photography Studio in a B-2 Zoning District for a site legally described as Lot 1, Block 1, Delano West Crossing Third Addition within the City of Delano, Minnesota.
Motion Number (M-11-187) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adopt Resolution R-11-23 for a Preliminary and Final Plat and Site and building Plan Review for AKP, LLC d/b/a Angela Kalthoff Photography Studio in a B-2 Zoning District for a site legally described as Lot 1, Block 1, Delano West Crossing Third Addition within the City of Delano, Minnesota. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
B. Conduct a Public Hearing to consider vacation request from Angela Kalthoff, for AKP, LLC d/b/a Angela Kalthoff Photography Studio of a drainage and utility easement in Delano West Crossing, Outlot A.
Motion Number (M-11-188) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to open Public Hearing to consider vacation request from Angela Kalthoff, for AKP, LLC d/b/a Angela Kalthoff Photography Studio of a drainage and utility easement in Delano West Crossing, Outlot A. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-189) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to close the Public Hearing. Motion Carried.
1. Adopt Resolution R-11-24 for a drainage and utility easement for property located within Delano West Crossing Addition.
Motion Number (M-11-190) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to adopt Resolution R-11-24 for a drainage and utility easement for property located within Delano West Crossing Addition. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
C. Review the Preliminary Flood Insurance Study, FEMA Map and preliminary summary of map action with cover letter.
D. Consider approval of improvements to the Main Baseball Field in accordance with the lease agreement previously approved with the Delano Athletic Club.
Motion Number (M-11-191) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the concept plan for the proposed improvements to the Main Baseball Field as presented with an addendum to finalize the location of the concession stand, storage shed and fence. Motion Carried.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Jim Dorn, Jim Dorn Auto Sales, to present to the Council/EDA with a request to purchase EDA/City Owned property.
B. Amy Johnson, 626 Railroad Avenue, to present the Council with a request to pave Railroad Avenue.
C. Discuss comment on utility commission.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of Thursday, June 9, 2011.
B. Minutes from the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, June 13, 2011.
C. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of June 21, 2011.
D. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission joint meeting of June 21, 2011.
E. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of Wednesday, July 13, 2011.
F. Minutes from the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Thursday, July 14, 2011.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: To ensure the City has a well trained, productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
13. CITY STRATEGY No. 8: To ensure the publics safety from crime and manmade or natural disasters.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: To ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. Discuss meeting dates for a joint meeting with the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission.
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-11-192) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the City Claims in the amount of $1,184,334.85 as submitted. Motion Carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-11-193) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $13,157.07 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-11-194) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 16, 2011.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 16, 2011 was adjourned at 9:05 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, March 22, 2011, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 22, 2011 to order at 7:00 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
Mark Johnson, City Attorney
Nancy Drumsta, Municipal Liquor Store Manager
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss CAPX/CMMPA Agreement.
Motion Number (M-11-087) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to authorize the CAPX Project and calling for a formal Resolution. Motion Failed by Roll Call Vote. Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick and Derek Schansberg Opposed.
B. Discuss Liquor Store expansion possibilities.
Nancy Drumsta discussed the proposed Liquor Store expansion stating since Snap Fitness has moved out the Landlord has offered the space and outlined a proposal.
C. Review Village Hall façade proposals.
Motion Number (M-11-088) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to extend the bidding period for one more week due to only receiving one qualifying bid. Motion Carried.
D. Review proposal for Central Park Master Plan.
Motion Number (M-11-089) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to proceed with Dan Sjordal for proposal for Central Park Master Plan and further discuss with Paul Jaunich. Motion Carried.
E. Discuss potential flooding and hiring of part-time temporary Public Works employees.
Motion Number (M-11-090) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approving the hiring of three part-time employees for the Public Works Department. Motion Carried.
F. Review 2011-2012 Goals and Objectives.
Kern gave Council the 2011-2012 Goals and Objectives to review and discuss at a later date.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-11-091) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 22, 2011.
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 22, 2011 was adjourned at 8:50 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, April 26, 2011, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 26, 2011 to order at 7:00 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
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss 2011-12 Goals and Objectives, Action Plans.
Phil Kern reviewed the short term goals and objectives for 2011-2012. Staff is looking for feedback on these goals.
B. Discuss street condition assessment process.
Council discussed the current street condition of City Streets and discussed how to develop a policy to access the condition, develop goals and standards and how to fix the problems.
C. Discuss solar power lights for Central Park.
Dan Vick stated this item was discussed in a Public Safety meeting where they talked about cameras and lighting in due to recent vandalism.
D. Discuss Rivertown Project.
Phil Kern discussed the project and stating the row homes have been sold and reviewed the commercial property tenants updating them on their current status of their lease.
E. Discuss Northwest Industrial Park Project.
Phil Kern gave Council the background on the Northwest Industrial Park Project.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 26, 2011 was adjourned at 9:50 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthoritySpecial WorkshopTuesday, May 31, 2011, 7:00 AM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 31, 2011 to order at 7:00 AM.
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
Mike Lindquist, Park and Recreation Committee
Debbie DeBeer, Historical Preservation Committee
Bob Holt, Juke Box Restaurant Owner
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
Mayor Graunke requested the items be discussed in an alternative order as originally published.
A. Discuss Dog Licensing.
Staff recommended changing policy to a dog registration versus dog licensing stating the registration would be a lifetime registration and applicants can apply for dog registration at no charge.
B. Discuss Rivertown Commercial building leases.
Bob Holt, Juke Box Restaurant, approached Council to discuss his business and give financial information for previous months.
C. Review park mowing contracts
Council discussed the mowing throughout town discussing which parks are contracted and which parks the public works mow.
D. Discuss Green Step Cities Program.
Phil Kern recapped the Green Step Cities Program stating the City of Delano does most of the requirements to become one.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 31, 2011 was adjourned at 8:30 AM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.
MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityWednesday, September 7, 2011, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, September 7, 2011 to order at 7:00 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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
Brian Bloch, Finance Director
Scott Dornfeld, Building Official
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Siira Gunderson, City Attorney
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-11-195) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Agenda for the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, September 7, 2011 with recommendations. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
Motion Number (M-11-196) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Minutes of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, June 7, 2011 as submitted. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Consider contract with Ken Yager for the City Assessor for the 2012 assessment year.
B. Authorize road closures for the first annual Cub Scout four wheel gravity powered car downhill race on Saturday, September 24, 2011.
C. Authorize road closures for the annual Fall Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
D. Execution of a Notice of Termination of Development Agreement for the property located at 705 7th Street South; Lot 1, Block 1 – Delano Industrial Park Sell Addition.
E. Motion approving lease agreement with Combined Aggregate, LLC and B. Slaypen Properties, LLC, for temporary use of City parkland.
Motion Number (M-11-197) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Consent Items 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D and 5E as submitted. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: To provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Motion approving agreement with the City of Water with respect to Building Official Services.
Motion Number (M-11-198) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve agreement with the City of Watertown with respect to Building Official services. Motion Carried.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: To ensure the City’s continued sustainability and financial stability.
A. Establish 2012 Preliminary Levy and public meeting dates for the 2012 budget.
1. Adopt RESOLUTION R-11-25 adopting the 2011 Preliminary Tax Levy collectible in 2012, for the City of Delano, County of Wright, State of Minnesota.
Motion Number (M-11-199) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-11-25 adopting the 2011 Preliminary Tax Levy collectible in 2012, for the City of Delano, County of Wright, State of Minnesota; having Staff reflect any contribution from Delano Municipal Utilities and/or $50,000 reduction from the City of Watertown. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: To plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficiency of the City’s equipment, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s comprehensive plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Discuss proposed baseball field improvements.
Motion Number (M-11-200) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the proposed improvements for the Central Park Baseball Field contingent upon further review of the placement of the fence near the concession stand. Motion Carried.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employees and Commission Members.
A. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department Relief Association special meeting of Thursday, August 11, 2011.
B. Minutes of the Delano Fire Relief Association regular meeting of Thursday, August 11, 2011.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: To ensure the City has a well trained, productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
13. CITY STRATEGY No. 8: To ensure the public’s safety from crime and manmade or natural disasters.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: To ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
A. Consider agreement with North Fork Tree Farm to relocate evergreen trees from their current location to specific sites throughout Delano.
Motion Number (M-11-202) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve agreement with North Fork Tree Farm to relocate evergreen trees from their current location to specific sites throughout Delano. Motion Carried.
C. Review request from Community Education for the use of City streets for a youth triathlon.
Motion Number (M-11-203) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve request from Community Education for the use of City streets for a youth triathlon on Saturday, September 17, 2011. Motion Carried.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss potential litigation regarding property along Railroad Avenue.
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-11-204) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the City Claims in the amount of $233,123.97 as submitted. Motion Carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-11-205) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $14,766.75 as submitted. Motion Carried.
Attorney/Client Privilege: Discuss potential litigation regarding property along Railroad Avenue.
Motion Number (M-11-206) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing potential litigation regarding property along Railroad Avenue. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-11-207) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-11-208) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Wednesday, September 7, 2011 was adjourned at 9:10 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, August 30, 2011, 7:00 AM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, August 30, 2011 to order at 7:00 AM.
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
Brian Bloch, Finance Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss 2012 Preliminary Levy and Budget.
Brian Bloch stated the budget estimates a preliminary levy for the General Fund of $2,484,134. This levy would be an increase of $381,186 or 18.13% over last years levy of $2,102,948.
Council will further discuss the 2012 Preliminary Levy and Budget at the next regularly scheduled Council Meeting.
B. Discuss extraterritorial utility extension.
Phil Kern briefly refreshed the City Council regarding the 2008 City of Independence request to extend utilities into Independence for the big box proposed project. The consensus of the council was to meet and discuss any proposal with Independence but without a firm understanding of what the proposed development no commitments or approval could be made as to Delano’s until the project had been identified.
D. Discuss request to amend ordinance to allow chickens in residential areas.
Staff indicated that item “D” was scheduled to be discussed at 8:00 per the Nathan Grave Request.
Nathan Graves of 381 - 4th St. SW, Delano, presented his narrative regarding a proposed amendment to the City’s Zoning Ordinance that would allow for the keeping of chickens in some fashion within the City Limits. The consensus of the Council was to explore the request and directed staff to research the pro and cons experienced by other communities.
C. Discuss Northwest Industrial Park
Phil Kern briefed the council regarding the draft agreements regarding the Northwest Industrial Park with Murphy and Moonen.
D. Discuss Railroad Avenue issues.
Phil Kern briefed the City Council on the issues related to that portion of Railroad Avenue that extends beyond the intersection of 4th St. N. Dan Vick requested further discussion regarding this item since within the City’s Comprehensive Plan plans for the possibility of being extended to Tiger Dr. Phil Kern also explained that with an upgrade to this road could be funded in part by using the state aids for highways that we now receive.
E. Discuss Building Official proposal with the City of Watertown.
This item was discussed as part of the budget discussion under item labeled “A”.
Phil Kern reviewed the joint service agreement between Watertown and Delano for zoning and building permits and zoning enforcement action. Delano Building Official will be shared between the two cities
F. Discuss Central Park Improvements and Master Plan.
The consensus of the Council was to have a brief walk thru meeting with the Park and Recreation and local Athletic Associations at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at the Central Park ballpark area in order to get a hands on feel for the proposed park improvements.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special meeting of the Delano City Council Economic Development Authority of Tuesday August 30th was adjourned at 8:43 am.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, June 7, 2011, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 7, 2011 to order at 7:00 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
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
Vince Vander Top, City Engineer
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-11-142) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Agenda of the Delano City Council/Economic Development meeting of Tuesday, June 7, 2011 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Motion Number (M-11-143) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
A. Presentation by Allina awarding the City of Delano a Heart Safe Community.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
CITY:
A. Accept resignation of Pete Johnson of the Historic Preservation Committee.
B. Authorize final payment to Dan Bauer Building LLC for the Delano Village Hall Bridge Avenue Façade Rehabilitation Project.
C. Approve requests from the Delano Chamber of Commerce for events and public lease agreement.
D. Approve temporary easement terms and conditions with 220 Babcock Boulevard.
E. Review the City of Delano’s selected Financial Reports and the Liquor Store Income Statement for the Quarter ending March 31, 2011.
F. Approve permit request and purchase of solar powered pedestrian crosswalk flashing beacon.
G. Approve two signs requested by the Public Safety Committee.
H. Approve “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign” kickoff on July 26, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.
I. Approve license renewals for businesses within the City of Delano.
J. Motion authorizing satisfaction of mortgage for CJB Properties, Inc.
Motion Number (M-11-144) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Consent Items 5B, 5C, 5D, 5G, 5I and 5J as submitted. Motion Carried.
5A. Accept the resignation of Pete Johnson of the Historic Preservation Committee.
Motion Number (M-11-145) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to accept the resignation of Pete Johnson of the Historic Preservation Committee. Motion Carried.
5E. Review the City of Delano’s selected Financial Reports and the Liquor Store Income Statement for the quarter ending March 31, 2011.
Motion Number (M-11-146) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the City of Delano’s selected Financial Reports and the Liquor Store Income Statement for the quarter ending March 31, 2011. Motion Carried.
5F. Approve permit request and purchase of a solar powered pedestrian crosswalk flashing beacon.
Motion Number (M-11-147) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Staff submitting permit to request Crosswalk Flashing Beacon along with the purchase of Solar Powered Pedestrian Crosswalk Flashing Beacon. Motion Carried.
5H. Approve “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign” kickoff on July 26, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers.
Motion Number (M-11-148) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign” kickoff on July 26, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: To provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: To ensure the City’s continued sustainability and financial stability.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: To plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficiency of the City’s equipment, building, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s comprehensive plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Discuss Clover Springs 4th Addition Development Agreement.
B. Discuss Ditch 34 Access Permit decision by Wright County.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employees and Commission Members.
A. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of Monday, April 18, 2011.
B. Minutes of the Park and Recreation Committee meeting of Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
C. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department regular meeting of Thursday, May 12, 2011.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: To ensure the City has a well trained, productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
13. CITY STRATEGY No. 8: To ensure the public’s safety from crime and manmade or natural disasters.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: To ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
A. Approve the Park and Recreation Committee recommendation for City of Delano Parks and Trail Map Kiosks.
Motion Number (M-11-149) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the purchase of a series of trail kiosks from Delano Herald Journal Publishing. Motion Carried.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-11-150) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the City Claims in the amount of $214,098.17 as submitted. Motion Carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-11-151) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $18,336.58 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-11-152) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 7, 2011 was adjourned at 8:45 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 3, 2011.