Lester Prairie City Council Minutes

Lester Prairie City Council
October 9, 2018
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Mayor Angvall called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Foust; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Minutes as submitted.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Dahl; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the September Treasurer’s Report as submitted.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Dahl; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the $ 500.00 cash donation made for each the Fire Department and Police Department from Northern Tier Construction and Building Maintenance.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To purchase a Pro-Tech 14’6” Loader Fusion Model SG14L Sno Pusher with the standard bucket attachment from Crysteel Truck Equipment at the cost of $ 7,907.45 and to trade in the SnoGo MP3D snow blower with the value of $8,500.00.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To have the 2017 International truck box lined at the cost of $ 2,655.60 and use the remaining credit balance of approximately $600.00 towards that cost.
General consensus of the City Council was to hold a public hearing, for any unpaid bills that would be special assessments, at the November meeting.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Hoof; Carried – Unanimously; To adopt a Snow Removal Maintenance Policy for streets, parking lots and walking surfaces.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Foust; Carried – Unanimously; To award the snow removal work for the 2018-19 season to Litzau Excavating as quoted.
Councilman Messer introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 29-18 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING RESIGNATION OF FULLTIME EMPLOYEE The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 29-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of October, 2018.
General consensus of the City Council was to meet in special session on October 22 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss an administrator position, and any other business staff determines necessary.
Motion – Angvall; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To request the City’s engineers to obtain quotes for tank mixer and installation and table further action until the November meeting.
General consensus of the City Council was to table further discussion and action regarding the Enterprise Properties subdivision and Planned Unit Development until the special meeting on October 22, 2018.
Councilman Dahl introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION 30-18 A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE PRELIMINARY PLAT REVIEW AND PLANS FOR PRAIRIE RIDGE 3RD ADDITION The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Messer and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 30-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of October, 2018.
Councilman Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 31-18 A RESOLUTION REGARDING A GRANT FROM THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Hoof and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution no. 31-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of October, 2018.
Councilman Hoof introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 32-18 A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE FORESTRY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Dahl and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 33-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of October, 2018.
Councilman Foust introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 28-18 A RESOLUTION FILLING A FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER VACANCY The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Dahl and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Angvall declared Resolution No. 28-18 adopted by a unanimous vote this 9th day of October, 2018.
General consensus of the City Council was to meet as Canvassing Board on November 13 at 7 p.m. with the regular City Council meeting to follow and to set the Truth in Taxation hearing for December 11th, at 6:45 p.m. with the regular meeting to follow.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To have City staff work with MARCO to switch City emails from Go Daddy at the cost of $2,800.00 and for the Microsoft Office 365 email service at the monthly cost of $44.00.
Motion – Dahl; Second – Messer; Carried – Unanimously; To hire Hydro Engineering to inspect the number 4 well and do the work as necessary per their quoted prices.
Motion – Hoof; Second – Dahl; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the claims as submitted.
Mayor Angvall adjourned the meeting at 9:04 p.m.
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the October 9, 2018 Lester Prairie City Council Minutes. Items not includes are notices, communications, detailed resolutions and claims. The Minutes may be viewed at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 19, 2018.

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