Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
July 14, 2009
The meeting of the Lester Prairie City Council on July 14, 2009, was recorded due to the absence of Clerk Pawelk. The following is a rendition of the meeting as recorded.
Mayor Heimerl called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion - Hoof; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the June Minutes as submitted.
Motion - Foust; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the June Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus was to table further discussion until the August meeting and have Councilmember Foust contact the local insurance agent and see if he has any more information regarding the City’s Claim.
Motion - Foust; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To enter into a 5 year agreement with Waste Management per their proposal.
Motion - Messer; Second - Foust; Carried - Unanimously; To have the Park Fund pay 50% of the cost for the additional curbing on Central Avenue, allow the completion date for the project to be extended 30 days, and authorize the installation of a sprinkler system with the cost to not exceed $5,000.00.
Motion - Messer; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; Lester Prairie Parks be designated as Tobacco Free Zones.
General consensus of the City Council was for either Clerk Pawelk or Greg Mueller or both to attend the meeting regarding yard waste.
Motion - Heimerl; Second - Mallak; Carried - Unanimously; To approve the display of fireworks/pyrotechnic special effects for Prairie Days at the park.
General consensus of the City Council was to inform McLeod County there were no objections to the Conditional Use Permit as requested by Gregory & Debra Meyer for a scrap booking retreat facility nor to the variance request submitted by Doug & Shirley Minnick for a front yard setback reduction.
Regarding 2010 Budget Work Dates, it was suggested to meet with the Townships to discuss the Fire Department Budget on August 3 at 8:30 p.m. at the Fire Hall and to meet on August 19th at 7 p.m.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Hoof; Carried - Unanimously; To adjourn.
Published in the Herald Journal July 27, 2009.