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Summary MinutesSpecial WorkshopCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 26, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 26, 2016 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Bob Van Lith, Fire Chief; Members of the Delano Fire Relief Association; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A. Update from Parr McKnight Investments regarding the Delano Fire Relief Association.
Brian McKnight, Parr McKnight, discussed the market, current funding and history
B. Review 2015-16 Goals and Objectives.
Council reviewed the short term goals and what current projects fall under those goals.
C. Discuss creating position of school liaison for Delano Park and Recreation Commission.
Phil Kern briefly discussed the option of having a school liaison for the Park and Recreation Commission as this will give the School an opportunity to have a voice on projects throughout town.
D. Discuss Commission Applications.
Council advised Staff to continue to advertise and review the applications in February.
E. 2016 Street Reconstruction Project.
1. Discuss February 11, 2015 Neighborhood Meeting Agenda.
Staff is preparing the neighborhood meeting and items for discussion.
2. Discuss Street Right-of-Way Negotiations
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Jason Franzen to authorize up to $18,000 for right-of-way negotiation at 15 Franklin Avenue. Motion carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining and Dale Graunke opposed.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 26, 2016 was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 29, 2016.
MinutesCity of DelanoCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, February 2, 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, February 2, 2016, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jack Russek, Jason Franzen, and Holly Schrupp
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Phil Kern removed item 4A: MnDOT presentation from the agenda.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 2, 2016, with the changes recommended. Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
B. Minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 19, 2016.
5. Consent Items
A. City:
1. Consider request from James-Peter Wright for a pond hockey tournament on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14, 2016.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the lease agreement for the riverbank area only for the pond hockey tournament on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14, 2016. James-Peter Wright is responsible to receive County approval for use of River Street and Crow River. Motion carried.
2. Consider request from Lupine Brewing Company and soleMOTION for a 5k run on Saturday, May 28, 2016.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve request from Lupine Brewing Company and soleMOTION for a 5K run on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Motion carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Continue public hearing regarding a liquor violation for Coborn’s Inc., located at 1400 Babcock Boulevard.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to open public hearing for public comment on a liquor violation for Coborn’s Inc., located at 1400 Babcock Boulevard. Motion carried.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dale Graunke to reduce the penalty to $250.00 because of Coborn’s strong training program through Coborn’s Corporate. Motion carried 3-2 with Betsy Stolfa and Holly Schrupp opposed.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
B. Discuss liquor violation for Delano Lanes and Entertainment, located at 429 Babcock Boulevard.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to set a public hearing for Tuesday, February 16th to discuss the liquor violation for Delano Lanes and Entertainment. Motion carried.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficient operations of the City’s equipment, buildings, and infrastructure, energy and utility systems.
A. Discuss regarding Wastewater Treatment Facility and the NPDES Permit renewal.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to authorize Veolia Water to work with the MPCA for the ability to change the reporting requirements to quarterly or overall average in a year and for a soft standard while the City conducts a study of how to comply. 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 Water, Light and Power Commission special meeting of Monday, December 21, 2015.
B. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission regular meeting of Monday, December 21, 2015.
17. Claims
A. Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, February 2, 2016, was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 29, 2016.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF DELANO
2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project
Class of Work: Sanitary Sewer, Water Main, Storm Sewer, and Street Improvements
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed Bid Proposals for work indicated above will be received at the City of Delano Offices until 4:00 PM, March 24, 2016, after which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work, in accordance with drawings and technical specifications prepared by Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, P.O. Box 249, Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359, consists of all labor, materials, tools, permits, bonds, machinery, equipment, and services including utility and transportation services necessary for:
Street reconstruction, full depth reclamation, sanitary sewer replacement, watermain replacement, storm sewer replacement, curb and gutter, and sidewalk construction:
• 30,000 ton - Select Granular Borrow
• 22,500 ton - Class 5 Aggregate Base
• 8,500 ton - Wear & Base Course Mix
• 5,200 lf - PVC Sanitary Sewer Pipe
• 9,400 lf - PVC Watermain Pipe
• 3,500 lf - RC Storm Sewer Pipe
• 33,500 sf - Concrete Walk
• 20,000 lf - Concrete Curb & Gutter
• 30,000 cy - Common Excavation (onsite and offsite placement)
• Removals (pavement, curb & gutter, sidewalk, existing pipe, storm and sanitary structures, etc.)
• Streetscape items including trees, tree grates, street lamps
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 AM, March 17, 2016 at the City of Delano Offices: 234 2nd St. North, Delano, MN 55328.
Eligible Bidders for this project must meet the Minimum Criteria as defined in the Responsible Contractor Requirement in accordance with Minnesota Statutes § 16C.285, subdivision 3, and additional criteria required by the City of Delano.
or
A contractor responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the city a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. The term ‘responsible contractor’ as used in this solicitation document means a contractor as defined in Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Any prime contractor or subcontractor that does not meet the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3 or fails to verify that it meets those criteria is not a responsible contractor and is not eligible to be awarded the construction contract for the project or to perform work on the project. A false statement under oath verifying compliance with any of the minimum criteria shall render the prime contractor or subcontractor that makes the false statement ineligible to be awarded a construction contract on the project and may result in termination of a contract awarded to a prime contractor or subcontractor that submits a false statement. A prime contractor shall submit to the city upon request copies of the signed verifications of compliance from all subcontractors of any tier pursuant to Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3, clause 7. Refer to the contract documents for additional requirements associated with the Responsible Contractor Law.
Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished for that purpose. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes with the following clearly inscribed on the outside: “Bid Proposal for: 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project, City of Delano.” No bidder shall withdraw his bid, without the consent of the OWNER, for a period of ninety (90) days after the date for the opening thereof. The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to wave any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies. A work history detailing qualifications and past experience must be provided upon request.
The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN (www.questcdn.com). You may download the digital plan documents for $10.00 on the website’s project search page eBid Doc# 4279910. The Project Manual is also on file for inspection at City of Delano office, 234 2nd Street North, P.O. Box 108, Delano, Minnesota; and the office of Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, Maple Plain, Minnesota. The Project Manual is available with non-refundable deposit of $100.00 check per set payable to “Wenck Associates, Inc.” at:
Wenck Associates, Inc.
1800 Pioneer Creek Center
P.O. Box 249
Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359-0249
Telephone: (763) 479-4200
Facsimile: (763) 479-4242
Direct inquiries to Heather Libby (763) 479-4256 or Shawn Louwagie (763) 479-4274.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 29, and March 7, 2016.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIPNOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETINGAndELECTION OF OFFICERS
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Franklin Township, County of Wright, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Town Officers and Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. In case of inclement weather, the meeting and election may be postponed until March 15, 2016, the third Tuesday in March. The Board of Canvass will follow the election.
The Election Poll hours will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at which time the voters will elect:
ONE (1) SUPERVISOR FOR A THREE (3) YEAR TERM
The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:15 p.m. or shortly thereafter to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law.
The Annual Election and Meeting will be held at the following location:
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP HALL
8735 COUNTY ROAD 16 SE
DELANO, MN
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 22, and 29, 2016.