Winsted City Council Minutes


MAY 2, 2000


6 P.M.

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

Staff: Aaron Reeves, Betty Zachmann

Closed meeting held, as posted, for purpose of discussing litigation of city hall. Meeting concluded at 7:00 PM


7:00 PM

Present: Assessor Dave Easland and Assistant Cindy Bock

Mayor called for opening Board of Review Hearing.

Parcel No. 21-050-0330 requested the value be lowered by $5,000. After discussion, Lenz motioned to establish the value for the American Legion Club to $50,500. Kegler seconded, unanimously carried.

Parcel No. 21-003-0640 questioned the land value, which was explained. Assessor Easland then stated there would be a deduct of $3,000 due to removal of a fireplace.

Parcel No. 21-075-0140 questioned the value increase, no change was made.

Wiemiller motioned to close the Board of Review, Kegler seconded, unanimously carried.


7:30 PM

Mayor called the meeting to order.

Kegler motioned to approve the minutes as written, Albers seconded, unanimously carried.

Architect Bob Rusek presented to the council two options for modifying a building on 6th St. So., for use as a city hall and library. No action was taken.

Lenz motioned to appoint Kevin Kubasch to the Airport Commission. Wiemiller seconded, unanimously carried.

A request from the Commission to approve a grant to do a update of the land use plan and seal coat the taxiway at the airport was discussed. After discussion, Albers motioned to adopt Resolution No. 336-05-02-00, Authorizing to Execute Mn. Dept. of Transportation Grant Agreement for the Airport Improvement, City's share being $14,800.00. Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

Cost for a security system at the wastewater facility and brush site was reviewed. No action will be taken, as more information is requested.

Reeves spoke with the Dept. of Transportation, Aeronautics Division regarding the placement of the Luce Line trial on the north property line of the Municipal Airport. It was a recommendation from the State to not give permission to use the Airport property, as it could jeopardize future State and Federal funding for the Airport. Reeves was to contact DeJaeger with the information.

Albers motioned to prepay the City's share of 6th St No. to McLeod County Highway Dept. in the amount of $84,700 for improvements to County Rd #1 North to County Line. Kegler seconded, unanimously carried.

After review and discussion, Lenz motioned to approve the By Laws as presented by the Fire Dept.. Wiemiller seconded, unanimously carried.

Wiemiller motioned to pay the following bills:

General 1467-1509 and

10313-10319 $69,514.50

Payroll 3424-3432 $9,780.25

Fire Dept. 3343-3345 $1,314.73

Kegler motioned to transfer $25,216.67 from the 1978 Bond Fund and $24,783.33 from the 1989 Bond Fund to the General Fund, as per 2000 Budget. Lenz seconded, unanimously carried.

A request for the Baseball club to remove the cabinetry from the old city hall for use in the baseball concession stand was denied.

Albers motioned to adjourn the meeting, Wiemiller seconded, unanimously carried.

Betty Zachmann

City Clerk-Treasurer

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