Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

City of Lester Prairie Minutes
April 10, 2018
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the March Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the March Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion – Messer; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To have wear mats installed under the playground equipment as proposed.
General consensus of the City Council was for the Park Board to draft a “Donation Policy” for review and consideration.
General consensus of the City Council was to not hire a person to organize and implement a disc golf league however, the City could help with the marketing of the program as the activity should be cost neutral to the City.
Councilman Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 14-18 A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR THE 2018 CIPP SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution 14-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of April, 2018.
Councilman Messer introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 13-18 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PLANS FOR THE MAPLE STREET SOUTH STORM SEWER PROJECT AND ORDERING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The motion was duly seconded by Councilman Foust and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 13-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of April, 2018.
Councilman Dahl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA RESOLUTION NO. 15-18 A RESOLUTION APPROVING POST-ISSUANCE COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE AND POLICY FOR TAX-EXEMPT GOVERNMENTAL BONDS The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 15-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of April, 2018.
Councilman Dahl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 16-18 A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE SALE OF A GENERAL OBLIGATION CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2018A, IN THE ORIGINAL AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $356,678; FIXING ITS FORM AND SPECIFICATIONS; DIRECTING ITS EXECUTION AND DELIVERY; AND PROVIDING FOR ITS PAYMENT Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 16-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of April, 2018.
Motion – Foust; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the City Clerk to sign the Purchase Order Acceptance form with Spartan Inc. for the purchase of the fire truck.
General consensus of the City Council was to reschedule the August meeting date for Thursday, August 16th due to the Primary Election being held on August 14th.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To enter into a 3 year agreement with Clarke Environmental for mosquito spraying per the program plan as quoted.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; The City will not allow private utilities in the Phase 3 of the Prairie Ridge Development.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize staff to enter into an agreement with the developer for a shared cost for soil borings.
General consensus of the City Council was to have the City’s engineers review the piping in the vicinity of Juniper Street and Second Avenue South to see what options may be feasible and cost effective to attempt to resolve Mr. Seefeldt’s water line problem.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To issue Mr. Seefeldt a credit in the amount of $ 70.00 on his water, sewer, garbage bill for running his water to prevent water line freezing since it was found to be a shallow line and issues began since the street project done in 2014.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the 3 month actual budget as presented.
Councilman Dahl introduced the following ordinance and moved for its adoption: ORDINANCE NO. 345 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY, SPECIFICALLY CHAPTER 5 The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Ordinance No. 345 adopted by a unanimous vote this 10th day of April, 2018.
Motion – Dhal; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the revised part-time wage scale as presented due to the increase in the minimum wage.
Motion – Messer; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the trade in of the 2016 zero turn mower at the purchase price in the amount of $ 4,500.00 to the City.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To agree to include medical services in the Fire Service Agreement with Bergen Township and have the Mayor and Clerk sign a revised agreement.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To not waive the statutory tort liability limits for the City’s liability insurance coverage.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; The City will hire two summer maintenance employees under the condition that their time will be managed and reports completed by the Maintenance Department Head.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To offer the summer maintenance positions to Alex Heimerl and Chase Engelke.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Foust; Carried –; To hire the following as summer pool staff: April Lee, Pool Manager; Lifeguards Evan Lee, Joey Mochinski, Trevor Schuette, Lydia Leverich and Cole Ehrke; Clara Leverich as a Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard.
General consensus was that staff would review the Assistant Clerk position and bring any recommendations for the job description, hours, etc. to the May meeting.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried; To accept the resignation of Christine Dammann effective April 26, 2018.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Dahl; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 8:50 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal April 20, 2018.

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