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MinutesCity of DelanoCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 5, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 5, 2016 to order at 7:00pm.
2. Roll Call & Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Heather Libby, City Engineer; Tammy Matthees, Housing Director; Ashleigh Walter, Management Assistant; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the agenda of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016; with the added recommendations from Phil Kern. Motion carried.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the Consent Items 5A1, 5A2, 5A3, 5A4 as submitted. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
A. City:
1. Motion approving rate increase for city Attorney services with Gregerson, Rosow, Johnson, and Nilan.
2. Adopt Resolution R-16-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tort liability.
3. Motion approving additional services from Wenck for Litfin parcel remediation.
4. Adopt the Wright County Snowplowing Emergencies Incident Action Plan.
B. EDA:
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Consent Items 5B1 and 5B2 as submitted. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
1. Adopt Resolution EDA-16-01 approving the Civil Rights Certification Form HUD-50077-CR.
2. Motion to approve the contractors for submission to the Minnesota Housing Publicly Owned Housing Program (POHP).
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Feasibility Report.
1. Conduct Public Hearing
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into a public hearing for public comment on the proposed 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
2. Accept Feasibility Report and order plans and specifications.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to accept plans and specifications for the 2016 Street infrastructure project, minus Railroad Avenue from 4th Street to Tiger Drive. Motion carried.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Closed Session
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to enter into closed session for the purpose of land negotiation for 2016 Street Improvement Project and Employee of the Year nominations. Motion carried.
A. Discuss land negotiation for 2016 Street Improvement Project.
B. Discuss Employee of the Year nominations.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session.
19. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 5, was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 15, 2016.
MinutesCity of DelanoCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 19, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016, to order at 7:00pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Members Absent: Councilmember Betsy Stolfa
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Ashleigh Walter, Management Assistant; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda for the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016 with recommended additions. Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the minutes with recommended changes. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the Delano City Council and Water, Light and Power Commission special joint workshop of Tuesday, December 8, 2015.
B. Summary minutes of the Delano City Council and Water, Light and Power Commission special joint workshop of Tuesday, December 8, 2015 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the Delano City Council special workshop of Tuesday, December 15, 2015.
D. Summary minutes of the Delano City Council special workshop of Tuesday, December 15, 2015 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
E. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 15, 2015.
4. Speaker, Presentations and Awards
A. General Federated Women’s Club group update.
B. Motion accepting donation from the General Federated Women’s Club of Delano for Riverfront Improvement Project.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to accept donation from the General Federated Women’s Club for Delano for Riverfront Improvement Project. Motion carried.
5. Consent Items
A. City
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve Consent Items 5A1 and 5A2 as submitted. Motion carried.
1. Authorize Letter of Credit Reduction No. 1 to Backes Companies for $619,830.57 – Parkview Hills 5th Addition.
2. Appoint the Delano Herald Journal as the 2016 Official newspaper for the City of Delano.
3. Consider request for a solicitors permit from Joe Tackaberry, Edward Jones, and consider waiving fees associated with permit.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve request for solicitors permit for Joe Tackaberry, Edward Jones, and waive fees associated with the permit. Motion carried.
4. Motion authorizing Councilmember Jason Franzen to attend the National League of Cities Congressional Conference in Washington DC on March 5-9, 2016.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to authorize Councilmember Jason Franzen to attend the National League of Cities Congressional Conference in Washington DC on March 5-9, 2016. Motion carried.
B. EDA
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve Consent items 5B1 and 5B2 as submitted. Motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
1. Adopt Resolution EDA-16-02 to approve the Operating Budget for FYE 03/31/17 for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments to be submitted to HUD.
2. Quarterly Financial Report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the 3rd Quarter of fiscal year 2015-16.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Conduct a Public Hearing regarding a liquor violation for Coborn’s Inc., located at 1400 Babcock Boulevard.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded to Jason Franzen to table until the end of the meeting. Motion carried 3-1 with Holly Schrupp apposed.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the city’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Consider request from LBJ Properties (Industrial Louvers) for annexation and rezoning for property located along Babcock Boulevard.
1. Conduct Public Hearing
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen to open public hearing to consider request from LBJ Properties (Industrial Louvers) for annexation and rezoning for property located along Babcock Boulevard. Motion carried.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
2. Adopt Ordinance O-16-01 annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to adopt Ordinance O-16-01 annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano. Motion carried.
B. Discuss Central Business District Accessory Residential Rooms.
C. Consider request from Jeff Vanderlinde for rezoning property located at 120 2nd Street North.
D. Consider agreements related to Sil-Pro, LLC, MIF Loan Approval.
1. Consider grant agreement with the State of Minnesota.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the grant agreement with the State of Minnesota related to Sil-Pro, LLC, MIF loan. Motion carried.
2. Consider agreements with Sil-Pro, LLC, for MIF Loan.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the Loan Agreement, Promissory Note (contingent on approval from Mark Johnson), Security Agreement, and Corporate Guaranty with Sil-Pro, LLC for MIF Loan. Motion carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting of Monday, December 14, 2015.
15. Other Business
A. Update on Wright County Area Transportation (WCAT).
B. Summarize the employee review for the City Administrator which was held in closed session in December.
16. Communications & Announcements
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the date of Thursday, February 11, 2016, to host neighborhood meeting in regards to the 2016 Street Improvement Project.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the EDA Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
Conduct a Public Hearing regarding a liquor violation for Coborn’s Inc., located at 1400 Babcock Boulevard.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen to table the Public Hearing until Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Motion carried with Holly Schrupp opposed.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 19, 2016, was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb 15, 2016.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS2016 DUST CONTROL
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/ Treasurer until 4:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 7, 2016 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of applying an 18 or 24 foot wide (as directed by township) application of dust control materials to approximately 60 miles (more or less) of gravel/granite roads in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minnesota.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested 763--972--3741.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328 securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2016 DUST CONTROL.” Clerk must be in receipt of bid on or before the due date & time set forth in this notice. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) at the Township Hall, 8735 Wright County Road 16, Delano, Minnesota 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 8, and 15, 2016.
Public Notice
The City of Montrose, Minnesota is requesting proposals for Residential Refuse and Recycling Collection Services beginning June 1, 2016. Copies of the Request for Proposal are available at City Hall, 311 Buffalo Avenue South or online at www.montrose-mn.com. The City is accepting proposals until March 18, 2016. Questions can be directed to Margaret McCallum at 763-575-7425 or mmccallum@montrose-mn.com.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 15, and 22, 2016.
MINUTESRegular Meeting of the Board of EducationIndependent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, January 25, 2016, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:47 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Black, Baker, Seguin, Larson, Durick. Absent: Milano.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
WORK SESSION
Board reviewed discussion items: Project Oversight Committee Update, 7-12 Configuration Process, Finance Committee Update, Bond Sale Update.
PROGRAM REVIEW: Activities - Mike Lindquist, Activities Administrator
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 12-14-15 and the special meeting minutes of 1-4-16 and 1-6-16, the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements.
RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS (approved unanimously)
PERSONNEL (approved unanimously)
Board approved retirements/resignations/terminations, recommendations of employment and contract changes which include: Retirements/resignations/terminations include: TKC Lead, ECFE Classroom Assistant, CE Paraprofessional, ES Lunchroom Custodian, CE Youth Development Coordinator. Recommendations of Employment include: CE/ME Pool Lifeguard, TAC Adult Supervisor, MS Wrestling Coach, Assistant Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, 9th Grade Baseball Coach, 7th Grade Baseball Coach, CE Classroom Assistant, Long-Term Substitute Food Service. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: None. Leaves of Absence: HS Special Education Teacher, Food Service Cooks Helper.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen reported on Core Committee meetings and future bus tours, POC Committee discussion of details pertaining to future building projects, and special school board meeting on January 26 to accept bid to sell bonds. Mr. Voight reported on Site Base Committee goals, Targeted Services Program, professional development and technology, student discipline, Butterbraid fundraiser. Dr. Heil reported on 2016-2017 registration and CIS informational meetings, staff survey regarding 7-12 configuration. Mr. Schuler reported on parent/teacher conferences, professional development, FAST testing, Tiger Way program. M. Reeder reported on lawn mowing bids. D. Johnson reported on grants received, Youth Development Coordinator position, Reading Corps, Tiger Kids Club, winter programs, YAR, Destination ImagiNation. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center and Professional Development.
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Approved second read of NEW Policy 750-Post Issuance Debt Compliance Policy for Tax-exempt and Tax-advantanged Governmental Bonds, First and only read of policies due to non-substantive and/or legal reference changes, Repeal of Policy 612-Parental Involvement in Education, Chapter I LEA Programs, approved Resolution Limiting Open Enrollment and Adopting Standards for Accepting and Rejecting Open Enrollment Applications, approved List of Surplus Items, approved 2016 Pay Equity Report.
The meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes are on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school district’s website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, February 22, 2016, at 5:45 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 15, 2016.