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CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
COUNTY OF HENNEPIN
STATE OF MINNESOTA
ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03
AMENDING SECTION 510.05 OF THE INDEPENDENCE CITY CODE RELATING TO DEFINITIONS AND SECTION 530.01 AND 530.05 RELATING TO CONDITIONAL USES
THE CITY OF INDEPENDENCE DOES ORDAIN:
Section 1. Section 510.05 of the Independence City Code is hereby amended as follows:
520.21 Definitions. Subdivision 1. The following words and terms, and their derivations have the meanings given in this Zoning Code.
Subd. 2. “Accessory Dwelling Unit.” A secondary dwelling unit that is:
(a) Physically attached to or within a single family dwelling unit or within a detached accessory building that has a principal structure on the parcel; and
(b) Subordinate in size to the single family dwelling unit; and
(c) Fully separated from the single family dwelling unit by means of a wall or floor, with or without a door; and
(d) Architecturally compatible with the principal structure (using similar materials, finishes, style and colors similar to the principal structure); and
(e) The lesser of 33% of the above ground living area of the principal structure or 1,200 square feet, and no less than 400 square feet. The total square footage shall not include a designated mechanical room or unfinished basement below the accessory dwelling unit; and
(f) Not in excess of the maximum square footage for accessory structures as permitted in this code; and
(g) Has permanent provisions for cooking, living and sanitation; and
(h) Has no more than 2 bedrooms; and
(i) Limited to relatives of the homesteaded owner occupants or the homesteaded owners of the principal structure. The total number of individuals that reside in both the principal dwelling unit and accessory dwelling unit may not exceed the number that is allowed by the building code; and
(j) Uses the existing on-site septic system or an approved holding tank; and
(k) Respectful of the future subdivision of the property and the primary and secondary septic sites. The City may require a sketch of the proposed future subdivision of a property; and
(I) In compliance with the adopted building code relating to all aspects of the dwelling unit.
a On lots less than 2.5 acres, the accessory dwelling unit must be attached to the principal dwelling unit or located/constructed within an existing detached accessory structure that meets all criteria of this section.
b The existing on-site septic system will be required to be inspected by the City to ensure compliance with all applicable standards. Any system that does not meet all applicable standards shall be brought into compliance as a part of the approval of the accessory dwelling unit.
Sec. 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon the day of publication.
Adopted this 11th day of July, 2017.
/s/ Marvin D. Johnson, Mayor
ATTEST:
/s/ Mark Kaltsas, City Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 16, 2017, to order at 7:00 pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp, and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the agenda for the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, May 16, 2017, with the addition of: 8B: Discuss resident complaint regarding First Street in Delano. Other Business: Discuss Northwest Business Park (this portion of the meeting may be closed and audio-recorded due to real estate negotiations). Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, January 31, 2017. | Summary minutes
B. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
C. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, February 21, 2017. | Summary minutes
D. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
E. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, April, 25, 2017. | Summary minutes
F. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the consent items as submitted. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
A. City:
1. Motion authorizing hiring of Administrative Intern.
2. Pay Request No. 5 for the Levee Relocation Project.
B. EDA:
1. Adopt resolution approving changes to a Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Security and Apartment Key Policy that was dated May 5, 2009.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Hold a Public Hearing for proposed Tax Increment Financing (Economic Development) District No. 11 - Industrial Louvers Project.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to open a Public Hearing for the proposed Tax Increment Financing (Economic Development) District No. 11 - Industrial Louvers Project. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt resolution R-17-13 approving the Tax Increment Financing Plan for Tax Increment Financing (Economic Development) District No. 11 and modification of Development program for Municipal Development District No. 4. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
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 Delano Intermediate School drainage plan.
B. Discuss resident complaint regarding First Street in Delano.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to hold a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to discuss the sidewalk along 1st Street. Motion failed with Dale Graunke, Betsy Stolfa and Jon Sutherland opposed.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Updates from Commission/Committee Meetings
1. Delano Fire and Rescue
2. Park and Recreation Commission
3. Planning Commission
4. Public Safety Commission
5. Safe Schools
6. School Subcommittee
7. Senior Advisory Board
8. Water Light and Power Commission
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the city claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the EDA Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to enter into closed session to discuss real estate transactions within the Northwest Business Park. Motion carried.
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Jason Franzen to exit out of closed session. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 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 Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Special Workshop Meeting - Summary Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, May 30 @ 5:30 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 30, 2017, to order at 5:30 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp and Jon Sutherland.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Representatives from CliftonLarsonAllen; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A. Review 2016 Audit and Financial Statements
Representatives from CliftonLarsonAllen were present to address the Council on the budget audit of 2016. Council reviewed the 2016 revenues, expenditures, general fund, sewer fund, and liquor store sales and profits.
B. Discuss emergency preparedness training.
This item was not discussed and will be reviewed at a later meeting.
C. Discuss Ron Clark redevelopment proposal.
This project will be reviewed at an upcoming Council meeting for a concept approval. Council discussed discussion at the open house and the potential of TIF Financing, parking, and traffic flow throughout the area.
D. Discuss Splashpad proposal.
Makenzie Krause briefly reviewed the proposed Splash Pad plans – including proposed location with Central Park and concession stand location. Soil borings have been completed with the full report coming within the week.This item will be further discussed at an upcoming meeting.
E. Discuss Railroad Avenue property acquisition (this portion of the meeting may be closed and audio-recorded due to real estate negotiations).
F. Discuss Northwest Business Park (this portion of the meeting may be closed and audio-recorded due to real estate negotiations).
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into closed session to discuss the Railroad Avenue property acquisition and Northwest Business Park. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of closed session. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to authorize the City Engineer to move forward with Railroad Avenue as discussed within closed session. Motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of Tuesday, May 30, 2017, was adjourned at 7:00 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, June 12, 2017 @ 5 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 12, 2017, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, and Jon Sutherland
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Councilmember
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the agenda of the regular City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, June 12, 2017, as submitted. Motion carried.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the consent items, as submitted. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
A. City
1. Authorize a temporary adjustment of hours for the Combination Inspector.
2. Motion authorizing City Administrator to attend 2017 ICMA Conference.
3. Authorize temporary outdoor sales permit for Mt. Olive Lutheran Church.
4. Adopt Resolution approving a gambling application exempt permit for the Church of St. Maximilian Kolbe on September 9 & 10, 2017.
5. Adopt Resolution approving gambling application exempt permit for the Delano Lion’s Club on August 2, 2017.
6. Adopt RESOLUTION approving MnDOT Master Partnership Agreement
7. Approve Pay Request No. 6 for the Levee Relocation Project.
8. Approve Pay Request No. 9 for the 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project.
9. Approve the Delano Community Calendar Policy.
B. EDA:
1. Adopt Resolution amending the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Tenant Rental Lease and Smoke Free Policy. Attachments: Revised Policy | HUD Final Rule Information
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Discuss Compost Facility.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the installation of a video monitoring system at the City of Delano’s Compost Site. Motion carried.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s continued sustainability and financial stability.
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.
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 Ron Clark Construction and Design and BBS Granite LLC for a PUD Zoning Concept Plan and Subdivision Sketch Plan.
1. Conduct Public Hearing
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to open the public hearing to consider request from Ron Clark Construction and Design and BBS Granite LLC for a PUD Zoning Concept Plan and Subdivision Sketch Plan. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
2. Adopt resolution approving the PUD Concept Plan and Subdivision Sketch Plan for the old Granite Works site redevelopment located at 265 River Street within the City of Delano, Minnesota.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-17-13A approving the PUD Concept Plan and Subdivision Sketch Plan for the old Granite Works site redevelopment located at 265 River Street, within the City of Delano, Minnesota. Motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
3. Adopt resolution to administer a Tax Increment Finance District for Granite Ridge.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-17-15 to administer a Tax Increment Finance District for Granite Ridge. Motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
4. Adopt resolution of City Support for Granite Ridge Apartments.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-17-14 of City Support for Granite Ridge Apartments. Motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
5. Adopt resolution of authorization to provide deferred loan for Granite Ridge Apartments.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt resolution R-17-16 for authorization to provide deferred loan for Granite Ridge Apartments. Motion carried 4-0 by roll call vote.
B. Motion to approve purchase of the splash pad and its multiple features.
16. Communications & Announcements
A. Cancel the regular City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 4, 2017.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the EDA Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
There being no further items to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 6:17 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Special Joint Workshop – Summary Minutes
City Council and Delano Municipal Utilities
June 27, 2017 6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
The special joint workshop was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on June 27, 2017.
2. Roll Call
Present: Phil Kern, Betsy Stolfa, Jon Sutherland, Chris Hart, Adam Steffl, Chris Kopel, Jonathan Ness, Randy Keranen, Larry Nelson, Dale Graunke, Paul Twite, Shawn Louwagie, Wendy Neu, Jason Franzen, Makenzie Krause
Also Present: Chris Kopel
3. DMU Updates
The group met in their quarterly meeting to update the Council and Commission on department updates and current and upcoming projects around the City of Delano.
Chris Kopel spoke about CMPAS and discussed its mission, what it does, and how it works. CMPAS manages the power supply in Delano and serves as a consultant in terms of strategy for different agencies.
4. City update
5. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned at 7:04 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director
Attest: Makenzie Krause, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 20, 2017, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call & Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Nancy Drumsta, Delano Wine and Spirits Manager; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the agenda for the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, June 20, 2017, with the additions of 6A: Authorize the purchase of POS Computer Software at the Municipal Liquor Store. 9B1: Consider development agreement for Highland Ridge 5th Addition. 9D: Consider Resolution vacating select Drainage and Utility Easements with the ISD879 School Campus. Motion carried.
4. Speaker, Presentations & Awards
A. Delano 4th of July Committee
5. Consent Items
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the consent items as submitted. Motion carried.
A. City:
1. Consider a reduction of security for Backes Companies, Parkview Hills 6th Addition.
2. Motion to authorize purchase of a new master diesel mower for Public Works.
3. Approve appointment of two probationary members to the Delano Fire Department and approve the resignation of one Fire Department member.
4. Approve miscellaneous annual licenses for businesses within the City of Delano.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide and proactively facilitate the delivery of quality public and community services in a planned, fiscally responsible manner.
A. Authorize the purchase of POS Computer Software at the Municipal Liquor Store.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to authorize the purchase of Point of Sale Computer Software for the Municipal Liquor Store and accept bid from Total Register Systems. Motion carried.
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 El Molcajete for an amendment to a conditional use permit to allow an outdoor dining expansion at 45 Babcock Boulevard.
1. Adopt Resolution approving a Conditional Use Permit for outdoor dining associated with El Molcajete Restaurant at 45 Babcock Boulevard in Delano, Minnesota.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Resolution R-17-19 approving a Conditional Use Permit for outdoor dining associated with El Molcajete Restaurant at 45 Babcock Boulevard in Delano, Minnesota. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
B. Consider request from Lennar Homes for final plat approval for HIghland Ridge 5th Addition.
1. Adopt Resolution approving the final plat for Highland Ridge 5th Addition within the City of Delano.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt Resolution R-17-20 approving the final plat for Highland Ridge 5th Addition within the City of Delano. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
2. Consider development agreement for Highland Ridge 5th Addition.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the development agreement for Highland Ridge 5th Addition. Motion carried.
C. Consider petition for annexation by ordinance from Organix Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Randy’s Environmental Services, for property located along Highway 12.
1. Hold Public Hearing
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to open public hearing to consider petition for annexation by ordinance from Organix Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Randy’s Environmental Services, for property located along Highway 12. Motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
2. Adopt Ordinance annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt Ordinance O-17- annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano. Motion carried.
D. Consider Resolution vacating select Drainage and Utility Easements with the ISD 879 School Campus.
1. Hold Public Hearing
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to open the public hearing to consider vacating select Drainage and Utility Easements with the ISD 879 School Campus. Motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to close the public hearing. Motion carried.
2. Adopt Resolution approving the vacation of a select drainage and utility easement with the ISD 879 School Campus within the City of Delano.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt Resolution R-17-22 approving the vacation of a select drainage and utility easement with the ISD 879 School Campus within the City of Delano. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. Adjournment
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Motion carried.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Delano City Council Special Workshop Minutes
Tuesday, June 27 - 7:00 p.m.
1. Called to order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop meeting of Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to order at 7:07 p.m.
2. Roll call
Members present:
Dale Graunke
Jon Sutherland
Betsy Stolfa
Jason Franzen
Holly Schrupp
Also present:
Phil Kern, City Administrator
Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer
Makenzie Krause, Recorder
3 .Special order of business
A. Discuss County Road 30 reconstruction and the County proposed striping plan.
Council reviewed striping options for County Road 30 due to the recent reconstruction of the road. The City Engineer and Planner will continue to review options to find a safe option for pedestrians and vehicle traffic.
B. Splashpad
Councilmember Stolfa made a motion to approve the new location and was seconded by Councilmember Franzen; motion carried.
C. Discuss items regarding the Delano Public Library
1. Consider library parking lots as part of downtown parking lot reconstruction project.
Councilmember Stolfa made a motion to approve making improvements to the lot, and Councilmember Franzen seconded; motion carried.
2. Consider replacement of lease agreement with Great River Regional Library.
Councilmember Sutherland made a motion to approve it and Councilmember Stolfa seconded; motion carried.
D. Discuss diversity task force
Councilmember Sutherland stated he would like the City to explore the establishment of a Human Rights Commission. The Council discussed a potential commission, its objectives, and directed staff to conduct research and bring back options to a future meeting. The Council also encouraged more organizational development focused on the topic of social equity.
E. Adjournment
Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Makenzie Krause, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 18, 2017, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp, and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Recorder; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern
City Administrator, Phil Kern, recommended adding Item 6A: Approve Pay Request No. 10 for the 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the agenda of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 18, 2017, with the addition of 6A: Approve Pay Request No. 10 for the 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project. Motion carried.
3. Minutes
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council and Delano Water, Light and Power Commission of Tuesday, June 27, 2017.
B. Summary minutes of the special joint workshop of the Delano City Council and Delano Municipal Utilities of Tuesday, June 27, 2017, for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the special meeting of Tuesday, June 27, 2017.
D. Summary minutes of the special meeting of Tuesday, June 27, 2017, for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
4. Speaker, Presentations and Awards
A. Presentation from Tim Litfin regarding Tour de Tonka bike event on Saturday, August 5, 2017.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve Consent items as submitted. Motion carried.
A. City
1. Motion authorizing the execution of Estoppel Certificate and SNDA with HJ Development, owner of Delano Crossings Shopping Center.
2. Approve request from the Delano Area Chamber of Commerce for their annual Taste of Delano event on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
3. Approve lease agreement with Martin Bauman, Delano Jaycees, for use of the Central Park Gazebo on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Approve Pay Request No. 10 to William Mueller and Sons, Inc.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the Pay Request No. 10 to WM Mueller and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $454,179.81. Motion carried.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining.
18. Closed Session
A. Discuss and consider agreements related to right-of-way acquisition on Railroad Avenue.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to enter into closed session to discuss and consider agreements related to right-of-way acquisition on Railroad Avenue. Motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp seconded by Jon Sutherland to exit out of closed session. Motion carried.
19. Adjournment
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 7:55 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent 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, July 24, 2017, 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, Seguin, Larson, Black, Milano, Depa and Briesemeister.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
The agenda was approved after two items, the superintendent’s contract and a memorandum of agreement, were removed from the personnel consent agenda for discussion and separate votes.
WORK SESSION
Board reviewed discussion items: Community Ed. Facilities fee proposal, bond refinancing, superintendent’s contract and MOA, transportation contract, an update from the projects oversight committee, and Policy 533-Wellness.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 6-26-17 and the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, construction bond 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, including:
Retirements/Resignations/Terminations: (2) TAC Supervisor, 7th Grade Volleyball Coach, TKC Classroom Lead, DES PE/DAPE Teacher. Recommendations of Employment: (3) Student Lifeguard, ESY Paraprofessional, (3) Tiger Strength Coach, Superintendent’s Asst./School Board Asst./Communications Coordinator, DHS Social Studies Teacher, JV Soccer Coach, DES Assistant Principal, DMS SLD Teacher, 9th Grade Football Coach, DMS Nurse. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: Transportation.
PERSONNEL (approved 5-2)
Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: Superintendent Contract 2018-21, Superintendent MOA
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen shared a construction project update. M. Reeder reported details regarding expected savings from a bond refunding. D. Johnson reported on the concerts in the park series, program registration, Wee Tiger Preschool, Tiger Kids Club, and youth sports and activities. Board heard reports from: Wright Technical Center.
NEW BUSINESS
Approved 2017-18 Community Ed. Facility Usage Fees by a vote of 5-2. Unanimously approved a resolution calling for a Bond Sale and Presale Report. Unanimously approved a first read of Policy 533-Wellness.
The meeting adjourned at 7:24 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 are 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, Aug. 28, 2017, at 5:45 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
– Carolyn Milano, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.

City of Delano
Special Workshop Summary Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, July 25 @ 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 25, 2017, to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp and Jon Sutherland.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Block, Finance Director; Scott Dornfeld, Building Official; Bob VanLith, Fire Chief; Makenzie Krause, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
Items were not discussed in order printed on the agenda.
A. Consider pension increase for the Delano Fire Relief Association.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the Fire Relief Pension increase to $3,200, effective January, 2018. Motion carried.
B. Consider policy regarding pension increase for Delano Fire Association.
Staff has worked on a formal policy but needs time to have the fire relief review. Staff’s recommendation is to review the policy and bring back at a later date.
C. Discuss emergency preparedness training.
Council recommended Staff look into doing a table top exercise once per year with costs and a proposal from Wenck. Would like to see in house versus Wenck’s costs for the project.
D. Discuss the Wright County Sheriff’s contract with the City of Delano.
Sheriff Hagerty, along with other members of the Wright County Sheriff’s Department attended the workshop to discuss the current City of Delano’s contract.
E. Discuss current fee schedule for the Building Department.
Scott Dornfeld, Building Official, discussed the current fee schedule for the City of Delano. Fees have not been increased since 2009 and 2010.
F. Discuss updated tax rate analysis.
Phil Kern and Brian Bloch briefly reviewed the updated tax rate analysis. This is just an overview of the tax rate to review the tax rate change.
G. Discuss stormwater drainage complaint.
Greg Glaven, 1402 Woods Creek Drive, approached Council regarding flooding within his backyard. The City Engineer, Shawn Louwagie, will be contacted and he will look at the property.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, July 25, 2017, was adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Aug. 4, 2017.