Winsted City Council Minutes

Regular Meeting

Feb. 16, 1999

City Hall

7:00 PM

Present: Floyd Sneer, Bob Kegler, Jeff Albers, Tom Wiemiller, Gary Lenz

Staff: Attorney Eggert, Aaron Reeves, Betty Zachmann

Mayor called the meeting to order.

Kegler motioned to accept the minutes of Feb. 2 meeting as written, Albers seconded, unanimously carried.

Upon final review by the Council, Kegler motioned to adopt the City Council Handbook, Wiemiller seconded, unanimously carried.

With a small change in time, Wiemiller motioned to adopt Ordinance No. 99-03, Amending the Snowmobile Ordinance Ordn. No. 69-01 and 70-01, empowering the Mayor and Clerk to sign, Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

Jeff Goetzmann, RCM Engr was present to discuss seal coating of streets. Estimates and study results were reviewed. Financing will be the issue for Council, no action was taken.

RCM I and I, surge protection was tabled until next meeting.

The donation of a weight machine was discussed at length. Insurance information, liability, claims, policy, risks, recommendations and options from the LMC agent were taken into consideration. Sneer motioned to reject the request for the use of any weight equipment as part of the City, due to risks and liability, Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

Council has had several weeks to review the job descriptions for the Administrator, City Clerk-Treas., Secretary, Payroll and Utility Clerk's. Lenz motioned to adopt the descriptions as presented, Albers seconded, unanimously carried.

Library lease was tabled, due to review of City Attorney, and terms.

DNR request for a letter of support, and commitment of land use control for the city was discussed. Attorney Eggert suggested the DNR provide a map to Council. No action taken.

Wiemiller motioned to grant the credit card use by the Administrator and City Clerk, using the established purchase policy, Kegler seconded, unanimously carried.

It was the contention of the Council that all employees continue to do monthly reports, but submitted to the Administrator for review.

Lenz motioned to hold the Board of Review on Tuesday, April 20, at 6 p.m., City Hall, Kegler seconded, unanimously carried.

Kegler motioned to pay the following bills:

General, Nos., 9035-9081 $20,355.05

Payroll, Nos. 2919-2931 $ 9,671.43

Fire Dept., Nos. 3105-3114 $1,173.13

Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

Kegler motioned to approve a On Sale Liquor, Off Sale Liquor, 3.2 Non-Intoxicating Liquor, Sunday Liquor and tobacco license to Jeff Fuerstenberg, (dba/Bailey's, J.F. Berger's Inc.) effective Feb. 22, 1999, Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

A dance permit was also approved for March 20, 1999 from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. through the same motion.

Lenz motioned to adjourn, Albers seconded, unanimously carried.

Betty Zachmann, City Clerk-Treasurer


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