Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
September 8, 2009
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Acting Mayor Hoof called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
On behalf of the City of Lester Prairie and the Lester Prairie Police Department, Police Chief Carlson presented a Commendation Plaque Award to Officer Mark Thiry to publicly acknowledge him for actions taken during a call to a domestic incident on August 5, 2009, which resulted in life threatening actions for the individual, as well as, himself. He was able to handle the situation without using deadly force and the subject was taken to the hospital and survived.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the August Minutes with two minor word changes.
Motion - Mallak; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To accept and approve the August Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
General consensus was to hold a public hearing on December 8th at 6:30 p.m. regarding the 2010 final levy and budget adoption.
Motion - Foust; Second - Mallak; Carried - To not pursue anything in regards to a water treatment facility at this time however, it should be reconsidered next year once the water tower bond is paid off.
General consensus of the City Council was to table the issue of a street dance until the October meeting.
General consensus of the City Council was to change the September compost site hours to 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. The Saturday hours will remain the same for September. In October, the hours shall be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and the Saturday hours shall be extended to 4 p.m.
Councilmember Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 19-09 A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT TO SECURE STATE BONDING TO FURTHER DEVELOP THE LUCE LINE TRAIL The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Mallak and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Acting Mayor Hoof declared Resolution No. 19-09 adopted by a unanimous vote this 8th day of September, 2009.
General consensus was to table action on the American Red Cross Authorized Provider Agreement until the October meeting.
Motion - Messer; Second - Mallak; Carried; To accept the quote from NBW, LLC as quoted for fencing at the cost of $8,038.75 and have the work completed this fall using funds that have been set aside in a certificate for fencing.
Councilmember Mallak introduced the following Resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 18-09 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROPOSED 2010 LEVY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilmember Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Acting Mayor Hoof declared Resolution No. 18-09 adopted by a unanimous vote this 8th day of September, 2009.
Motion- Mallak; Second - Messer; Carried - Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Acting Mayor Hoof adjourned the meeting at 8:52 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the September 8, 2009, Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. The Minutes may be viewed at the City Office during normal business hours. Items not included in the above report are notices, communications, complaints, reports, discussions, and detailed resolutions.
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 21, 2009.