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New public notices published in the issue of May 14, 2012

Request for Quotes for Bread and Milk
Notice is hereby given that quotes will be received by the Delano Public Schools, Independent School District #879, for bread and milk products for the 2012-2013 school year. Quotes will be received at the Delano Public Schools District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota 55328 until 12:00 p.m., on Friday, June 1, 2012. Quotes will be acted upon at the regular board meeting, Monday, June 25, 2012. Quotes are to be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope, “QUOTE – DO NOT OPEN.” The agent shall not withdraw quotes for a period of 30 calendar days after opening of quotes.
Quote requirements and specifications are available for interested vendors at the Delano Public Schools District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota 55328, or by calling Mary Reeder at 763-972-3365 ext. 2118.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all quotes or parts of such quotes, accept quotes it deems to be in its best interest, to waive any informalities or irregularities in quotes submitted, and waive minor irregularities or discrepancies in quote procedure.
Delano Public Schools
Administration
700 Elm Avenue East
Delano, MN 55328
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, and 21, 2012.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPADVERTISEMENT FOR QUOTE PROPOSALS2012 SEAL COATING EXISTING PAVED ROADS
Notice is hereby given that Quote Proposals will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/Treasurer until 5:00 p.m. (CDT), Friday, June 1, 2012 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of Crack Seal & Seal Coating using CRS-2P Oil Seal Coat to be spread at .30 gallons per square yard with FA-2 Granite Chips (20 pounds per square yard) on various existing paved roads. Aggregate shall be spread with a self-propelled aggregate spreader (tail gate or spinner type spreaders will not be approved) hand spreading or brooming of seal coat aggregate will be required where non-uniform application of seal coat aggregate occurs. Must completely roll all sealed areas with pneumatic rollers. Must sweep and clean before application. Must sweep after with excess hauled to Franklin Township shed.
Work must be completed during the 2012 season and prior to October 19, 2012.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328. Appointments requested 763-972-3741.
Quote Proposals shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328. The Township Clerk/Treasurer must be in receipt of quote proposals on or before the due date and time set forth in this notice. All quote proposals will be publicly reviewed at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) on Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all quote proposals, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPADVERTISEMENT FOR QUOTE PROPOSALS2012 CRACK FILLING
Notice is hereby given that Quote Proposals will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/Treasurer until 5:00 p.m. (CDT), Friday, June 1, 2012 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of Crack Filling on various Township paved roads.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328. Appointments requested 763-972-3741.
Quote Proposals shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328. The Township Clerk/Treasurer must be in receipt of quote proposals on or before the due date and time set forth in this notice. All quote proposals will be publicly reviewed at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) on Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all quote proposals, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPASSESSMENT NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the Township of Franklin of Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at the Franklin Township Hall, 8735 County Road 16 SE at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, the 8th day of May, 2012 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said Township for the year 2012. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to appear at said meeting, and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Meeting recessed May 8, 2012 – to be reconvened at the Franklin Township Hall, 8735 County Road 16 SE at 6:00 o’clock p.m. on Thursday, the 17th day of May 2012.
Given under my hand this 8th day of May, 2012
Denise Olson
Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityWednesday, November 30, 20116:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, November 30, 2011 to order at 6:00 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor
Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Dan Vick, Council Member
Members Absent: Derek Schansberg, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
Brian Bloch, Finance Director
Vince Vander Top, City Engineer, Wenck Associates
Heather Libby, Wenck Associates
Dan Sjordal, Outworks Design
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Review Feasibility Study on Downtown Flood Wall project.
Council discussed options for flood protection while considering aesthetics and compatibility with recreational and downtown activities.
B. Discuss Street Inventory and Maintenance Standards.
The original study identified areas of anticipated poor utilities and lumped into total street reconstruction. Staff has gone through and ranked each street for inventory and maintenance categories. Staff will continue the developed maintenance schedule.
C. Review 2012 City Budget and Tax Levy.
The budget discussion focused on Delano Library, Delano Heritage/Community Center, Economic Development Authority, Motor Vehicle, Delano Wine and Spirits, and the Senior Center
D. Discuss proposed Art Policy.
Staff reviewed the proposed art policy.
E. Review Northwest Industrial Park Preliminary Agreements.
Kern outlined the two preliminary agreements for the development of the area, development preparation and marketing, bonding/construction of improvements and financing of the project.
F. Discuss Delano Municipal Utilities (DMU) Transmission Agreement request.
Phil Kern stated the CAPX agreement was denied in a previous Council meeting. At that time of discussion, there was also a Delano Municipal Utilities Transmission Agreement request.
G. Discuss current sewer ordinance.
Staff has looked into the option of changing from a six month average to a four month average.
H. Discuss request from Kevin Lewis of Easyway System regarding sewer user fees.
Staff is proposing to allow Easyway Systems to use their own meter and factor in some level of control and proposing to set a lower amount than currently using. Staff would reanalyze in one year.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, November 30, 2011 was adjourned at 10:30 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 3, 20126:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012 to order at 6:00 p.m.
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 DMU Mission and Goal Statements.
Council reviewed the mission and goal statements and discussed having the City of Delano’s and Utility’s to be more consistent.
B. Review nominations for Employee of the Year.
Council reviewed the six nominations received.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012 was adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 3, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012 to order at 7:00 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. 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
Tammy Matthees, Housing Director
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-01) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the agenda for the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012 with the addition of 15A: Motion accepting application for “Pillars of Community” art project request and initiating process outlined in the City’s “Public Art Policy and Procedures”. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA:
A. Motion to approve Ice Dam Pros to complete the insulation project at the Crow River Villa.
Motion Number (M-12-02) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Ice Dam Pros to complete the insulation project at the Crow River Villa. Motion Carried.
City:
B. Motion to approve Resolution R-12-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tort liability.
C. Motion to approve the 2012 Maintenance Agreement with Wright County Department of Highways.
Motion Number (M-12-03) Motion by Betsy Stolfa seconded by Dan Vick to approve Consent items 5B and 5C as submitted. Motion Carried 4-0 by Roll Call Vote.
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 to approve 24 week lawn mowing contracts for ten specific neighborhood parks.
Motion Number (M-12-04) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve twenty-four week lawn mowing contracts for ten specific neighborhood parks within the City of Delano. Motion Carried.
B. Recommendation from the Park and Recreation Committee and update from Delano Athletic Club regarding Central Park Ballfield improvement project.
Motion Number (M-12-05) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve all four recommendations including signage, landscape options, knee wall signage options and fence locations. Motion Carried.
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, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that its high quality is consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Discuss Kings Pointe Zoning and Development Agreement.
Motion Number (M-12-06) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to authorize enforcement action in regards to a zoning complaint in the Kings Pointe Development. 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. Meeting notes from Delano Water, Light and Power meeting of November 21, 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. Motion accepting application for “Pillars of Community” art project request and initiating process outlined in the City’s “Public Art Policy and Procedures”.
Motion Number (M-12-07) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to accept the application for “Pillars of Community” art project request and initiate the review process as outlined in the City’s “Public Art Policy and Procedures”. Motion Carried.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-12-08) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the City Claims in the amount of $186,387.65 as submitted. Motion Carried.
Dan Vick asked to remove the approve motion as he was listed on the claims list and needs to abstain from voting.
Motion Number (M-12-09) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dale Graunke to approve the City claims in the amount of $186,387.65 as submitted. Motion Carried 3-0-1 with Dan Vick abstaining.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-12-10) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $20,298.31 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-11) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 3, 2012 was adjourned at 8:25 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 31, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 31 to order at 7:00 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
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Members of the Delano Athletic Association
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss Baseball Association fundraising.
Members of the Delano Athletic Association discussed the progress on the construction and updates of the main ballfield in Central Park.
B. Discuss Central Park Master Plan.
Kern discussed the Central Park Master Plan. Local community groups have met with staff in regards to the main restroom by the baseball stadium and the need for it to be remodeled and ADA accessible.
C. Discuss riverbank restoration program and grant application.
Phil Kern discussed the possibility of riverbank restoration between Highway 12 and the Bridge Avenue Bridge. Kern discussed the project stating the brush and invasive growth along the riverbank would be removed and replaced with plantings that would hold the bank down and reduce erosion.
D. Review concept drawing for sculpture walk.
Phil Kern reviewed the expanded drawing of the Riverway Park and discussed the concept drawing of a sculpture walk.
E. Discuss Rivertown Commercial Building.
Council reviewed the current lease for Juke Box Restaurant. Council discussed the possibility of hiring a management company to oversee the management of the building.
F. Discuss Northwest Business Park.
Phil Kern reviewed the task list for work on the Northwest Business Park.
G. Consider proclamation for congenital heart disease week.
Mayor Graunke read the proposed proclamation and recommended approving at the next Council meeting.
H. Review Agenda for Boards and Commissions forum on February 2, 2012.
Council reviewed the agenda and stated they were excited to get everyone together to discuss goals within each group. No motion taken.
I. Consider Resolution authorizing grant application for DNR Community Forest Grants.
This item was removed from the agenda.
J. Consider step increase for Administrative Assistant I position.
Motion Number (M-12-20) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the step increase for Administrative Assistant I position. Motion Carried by Roll Call Vote 3-1 with Dan Vick opposed.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-21) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 31, 2012 was adjourned at 10:00 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTES CITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 17, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 17, 2012 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
Members Absent: Derek Schansberg, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
Vince Vander Top, City Engineer
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV Technician
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-13) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda for the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 17, 2012 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the Special Joint Workshop of Tuesday, September 13, 2011.
B. Summary minutes of the Special Joint Workshop of Tuesday, September 13, 2011 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, December 6, 2011.
D. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, December 20, 2011.
E. Summary minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, December 20, 2011 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
F. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority from Tuesday, December 20, 2011.
G. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority from Tuesday, January 3, 2012.
Motion Number (M-12-14) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Minutes 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 3F and 3G with the above corrections. Motion Carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining to items 3D, 3E, 3G and 3G. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Motion designating the Delano Herald Journal as the official newspaper for 2012.
B. Motion approving increase in rate for City Engineer services from Wenck and Associates.
C. Motion authorizing solicitation of bids for official depository of City funds.
D. Motion to approve requests from Delano Elementary School PIE for temporary on-sale liquor and a public facilities lease.
Motion Number (M-12-15) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Consent items 5A, 5B, 5C and 5D 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. Discuss Minnesota DNR Grant for tree diversification.
Motion Number (M-12-16) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to authorize staff to proceed with the Community Forest Bonding Grant applications. Motion Carried.
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, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that it’s high quality is consistent with the City’s comprehensive plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Consider agreement with Bremer Bank regarding unfinished items in Fox Meadows Development.
Motion Number (M-12-17) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agreement with Bremer Bank regarding unfinished items in Fox Meadows Development. Motion Carried.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Preview of the new City’s website.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employee and Commission Members.
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.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-12-18) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the City Claims in the amount of $2,563,712.84 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-19) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 17, 2012 was adjourned at 7:50 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCOMMISSION/COMMITTEE FORUMCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityThursday, February 2, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and welcomed the members of the various boards and commissions to the Commission and Committee Forum of Thursday, February 2, 2012.
2. ROLL CALL
Members of Council Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor
Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Dan Vick, Council Member
Derek Schansberg, Council Member
Historic Preservation Committee: Brad Bruhn Eli Sinkel, Jason Franzen Deborah Wiss,
Park and Recreation Committee Mary Ditty Tom Schaffer, Dan Menk Joe Schleper, Heather Motzko
Planning Commission: Sara Beamish Amy Johnson, Carmen Freeman Jon Krieg, Howard Glas Dick Rominski, Dale Jensen
Public Safety Commission: Kenneth Beamish David Brockway, Scott Bohler Allen Rasmussen,
Water, Light and Power commission: Larry Bartels Jonathon Ness, Randy Keranen Derek Schansberg, Harlan Lewis
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Wendy Biel, Recorder
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Alan Brixius, City Planner
Hal Becker, Utilities General Manager
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Brief Orientation/Overview of the City’s advisory boards and commissions.
Phil Kern presented a PowerPoint presenting an overview of the City’s advisory boards and commissions, what types, meeting dates and purposes. Discussion also included General Best Practices for members including the open meeting law, government data and conflict of interest.
B. A brief review of the “State of the City”.
Phil Kern discussed current projects and happenings within the City of Delano.
C. Presentation of the City’s 2011-2013 goals and objectives.
Phil Kern discussed the goals established by Council in February, 2011, while discussing the City of Delano’s mission, values, and long and short term goals.
D. An opportunity for Commission to discuss and brainstorm goals and ideas for the upcoming year.
Each commission brainstormed within their group of goals and projects for the upcoming year.
E. A discuss of goals amongst all members and commissions.
Each commission had an opportunity to discuss their goals and upcoming projects with the other commissions.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further items to discuss the Commission/Committee Forum on Thursday, February 2, 2012, was adjourned.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, February 7, 20125:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 7, 2012 to order at 5:00 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
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-22) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda for the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 7, 2012 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
A. PROCLAMATION – Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week – February 7-14, 2012.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Motion to approve final pay request for demolition of 206 Babcock Boulevard West.
B. Motion to approve date for Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting.
Motion Number (M-12-23) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve consent items 5A, and 5B 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. Consider application for the “Pillar of the Community” Public Art Project.
Motion Number (M-12-24) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the “Pillar of the Community” art sculpture to be placed at site 11 according to the plan. Motion Failed 2-3.
Motion Number (M-12-25) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to place the “Pillar of the Community” art sculpture to be placed at site 6, and if that site is not viable to move to the north. Motion Carried 4-0-1 with Dan Vick abstaining.
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, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that its high quality is consistent with the City’s comprehensive plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
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 from the Delano Water, Light and Power commission meeting of December 13, 2011.
B. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of December 19, 2011.
C. Minutes from the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Thursday, January 12, 2012.
D. Minutes from the Delano Fire Department meeting of Thursday, January 12, 2012.
E. Minutes from the Park and Recreation Committee meeting of Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
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.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-26) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 7, 2012 was adjourned at 6:00 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, February 21, 20126:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 21, 2012 to order at 6:05 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor
Holly Schrupp, Council Member
Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Dan Vick, Council Member
Members Absent: Derek Schansberg, Council Member
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss City phone plans.
Staff is looking into the option of providing stipends to employees who use personal phones for City business. This would provide an option to use their personal cell phone for city business and be reimbursed up to a certain amount, depending on usage.
B. Discuss acquisition of property floodplain purposes.
Motion Number (M-12-27) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussion potential purchase price for acquisition of properties within the floodplain. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-12-28) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session. Motion Carried.
C. Review upcoming meetings and work plan.
Council discussed upcoming projects and discussed upcoming meeting schedule.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 21, 2012, was adjourned at 6:55 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, March 6, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012 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
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-36) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the agenda of the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012 with the deletion of item 15A: Discuss Kings Pointe Development Agreement default notice and next steps and replace with item 15A: Establishment and appointment process for membership to the Comprehensive Plan Ad Hoc Committee. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
B. Summary minutes of the Special Workshop of Tuesday, January 17, 2012 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
D. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, February 21, 2012.
Motion Number (M-12-37) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the minutes 3A, 3B, 3C, and 3D. Motion Carried with Derek Schansberg abstaining.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA
A. Motion to approve the Capital Fund Program Grant.
1. Adopt Resolution EDA-R-12-01 approving the acceptance of the Capital Fund Program Grant #MN46P06250112.
City
B. Motion approving amendments to City mobile phone policy and approving plan changes.
C. Motion approving temporary license with MnDOT for monitoring wells at Daily Grinde site.
Motion Number (M-12-38) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the consent items 5A and 5C as submitted. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
5B. Motion approving amendments to City Mobile Phone Policy and approving plan changes.
Motion Number (M-12-39) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve amendments to the City Mobile Phone Policy and approve plan changes. 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, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that its high quality is consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Authorize a “Spirit of Community” breakfast event on Wednesday, April 4, 7:15 AM – 8:30 AM.
Motion Number (M-12-40) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to authorize a “Spirit of Community” breakfast event on Wednesday, April 4 from 7:15 AM – 8:30 AM. Motion Carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employees and Commission Members.
A. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of January 18, 2012.
B. Minutes for the Historic Preservation Committee meeting of January 23, 2012.
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.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Discuss Kings Pointe Development Agreement Default Notice and next steps.
This item was removed from the Agenda.
B. Establishment and appointment process for membership to the Comprehensive Plan Ad Hoc Committee.
Motion Number (M-12-41) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to establish membership to the Comprehensive Plan Ad Hoc Committee. Motion Carried.
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CITY CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-12-41) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the City Claims in the amount of $187,005.47 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-42) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012, was adjourned at 7:26 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, March 20, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 20, 2012 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
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Mark Johnson, City Attorney
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-43) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the agenda of the regular Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, March 20, 2012 as submitted. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
Motion Number (M-12-44) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 6, 2012 as submitted. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Motion to approve the Fun in the Sun program for 2012.
B. Motion to approve the purchase of a 2012 “zero radius” mower for the Public Works Department.
C. Motion to approve hiring seasonal help for the Public Works Department.
D. Motion to solicit bids for televising and pipe lining.
E. Motion to approve inclusion of City Buffalo Wild Marsh proposal in the City’s wellness and benefits plan.
F. Adopt Resolution R-12-05 re-establishing Precincts and Polling Place.
Motion Number (M-12-45) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve items 5A, 5C and 5F as submitted. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
5B. Motion to approve the purchase of a 2012 “zero radius” mower for the Public Works Department.
5D. Motion to solicit bids for televising and pipe lining.
5E. Motion to approve inclusion of City of Buffalo Wild Marsh proposal in the City’s wellness and benefits plan.
Motion Number (M-12-46) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve Consent Items 5B, 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.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: To ensure the City’s continued sustainability and financial stability.
A. Discuss the Outdoor Recreation Grant application to be submitted on projects within Central Park.
1. Hold Public Hearing to discuss picnic shelter and restroom improvements.
Motion Number (M-12-47) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to open the public hearing to discuss the picnic shelter and restroom improvements. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-12-48) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to close the public hearing.
2. Consider Resolution R-12-06 supporting the City of Delano’s application for the MN DNR Outdoor Recreation Grant Program.
Motion Number (M-12-49) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-12-06 supporting the City of Delano’s application for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Recreation Grant Program. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
B. Discuss Sustainability Initiative Task Force.
Motion Number (M-12-50) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to authorize publication and seek interested parties for the Sustainability Task Force. 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 be high quality and consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: To encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Dream Team II to present a report on the group’s goals, progress and accomplishments.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: To ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, Staff, Employees and Commission Members.
A. Minutes from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of January 18, 2012.
B. Minutes from the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, February 13, 2012.
C. Minutes from the Delano Historic Preservation Committee meeting of Monday, February 27, 2012.
D. Minutes from the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
E. Minutes of the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Thursday, March 8, 2012.
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 man-made or natural disasters.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: To ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Discuss Kings Pointe Development Agreement (This item may result in an attorney/client privilege session.)
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CITY CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-12-51) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the City Claims in the amount of $352,345.10 as submitted. Motion Carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion Number (M-12-52) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the EDA Claims in the amount of $49,612.50 as submitted. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-12-53) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing the anticipated litigation for Kings Pointe Development and current litigation for Railroad Avenue. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-12-54) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to exit out of Executive Session. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-55) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 20, 2012 was adjourned at 8:30 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, April 3, 20127:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 3, 2012 to order at 7:00 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. 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
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-12-56) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the agenda of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 3, 2012 with the addition of 15A: Discuss sale of unused skate park equipment. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes from the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
Motion Number (M-12-57) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, March 20, 2012 as submitted. Motion Carried.
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. Approve facility lease agreement and various licenses between the City of Delano and the Delano 4th of July Committee.
B. Approve various licenses for St. Peter Catholic Church for their June 1, 2012 event.
C. Approve facility lease agreement and various requests from Delano Area Chamber of Commerce for separate events in August, 2012.
Motion Number (M-12-58) Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Consent items 5B and 5C as submitted. Motion Carried.
5A. Approve the facility lease agreement and various licenses between the City of Delano and Delano 4th of July Committee.
Motion Number (M-12-59) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the facility lease agreement and various licenses between the City of Delano and the Delano 4th of July Committee. 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, buildings, infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: To manage the City’s growth so that it’s high quality is consistent with the City’s comprehensive plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
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 from the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of February 23, 2012.
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 disaster.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: to ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Discuss the sale of unused skate park equipment.
Motion Number (M-12-60) Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the sale of unused skate park equipment to the City of Two Harbors, Minnesota. Motion Carried.
16. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-12-61) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the City Claims in the amount of $128,582.14 as submitted. Motion Carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-62) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 3, 2012 as adjourned at 7:26 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 14, 2012.