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Minutes – City of DelanoCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, March 17, 2020 – 7pm
Due to COVID-19, the meeting was conducted via Zoom telephone and video conference as allowed under Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021. All motions were approved by roll call vote.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to order at 7pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran (via conference call), Holly Schrupp, Jason Franzen and Jon Sutherland (via conference call)
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Scott Dornfeld, Building Official and Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the agenda as submitted; motion carried.
3. Minutes
A. February 18, 2020 – Regular meeting
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the February 18, 2020 minutes as submitted; motion carried.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the consent items as submitted; motion carried.
A. Approve Kenji Matsuda to full-time status
B. Approve the operating budget for FY beginning 04/01/2020 for the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments to be submitted to HUD
6. City Strategy No. 1: Provide comprehensive services to meet community needs.
A. Consider resolution establishing assistance for property owners impacted by sanitary sewer service lines.
This item was tabled.
8. City Strategy No. 3: Conscientious asset/infrastructure management
A. Consider resolutions restricting parking on State Aid Streets within the 2020 Reconstruction Project.
1. Adopt resolution (R-20-05) requiring a restriction in parking throughout the 2020 reconstruction project area for 2nd Street North, S.A.P. 247-102-001, within the City of Delano.
2. Adopt resolution (R-20-06) requiring a restriction in parking throughout the 2020 reconstruction project area for 3rd Street North, S.A.P. 247-103-001, within the City of Delano.
3. Adopt resolution (R-20-07) requiring a restriction in parking throughout the 2020 reconstruction project area for Maple Avenue East, S.A.P. 247-115-001, within the City of Delano.
4. Adopt resolution (R-20-14) requiring a restriction in parking throughout the 2020 reconstruction project area for Oak Avenue East, S.A.P. 247-129-001, within the City of Delano.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolutions R-20-05, R-20-06, R-20-07, and R-20-14 restricting parking throughout the 2020 reconstruction project areas for 2nd Street North (Elm Avenue to Park Avenue), 3rd Street North (Elm Avenue to Maple Avenue), Maple Avenue East (2nd Street to 3rd Street) and Oak Avenue East (River Street to 3rd Street); motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
B. Authorize the advancement of State Aid funds in the amount of $1,238,720
1. Adopt resolution (R-20-08) approving the advancement of Municipal State Aid Funds in the amount of $1,238,720
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-20-08 approving the advancement of Municipal State Aid Funds in the amount of $1,238,720; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
C. Authorize to bid the CSAH 30 Reconstruction Project
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Holly Schrupp to authorize the CSAH 30 Reconstruction Project be advertised for bids; motion carried.
D. Consider the facility plan update for the Wastewater Treatment Plant and order plans and specification for the WWTP plan updates.
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Holly Schrupp to order plans and specifications for the Waste Water Treatment plan updates; motion carried.
9. City Strategy No. 4: Manage sustainable and planned growth
A. Consider rezoning and CUP for an auto sales lot at 925 Babcock Boulevard East
1. An ordinance amendment to the Delano City Zoning Map related to rezoning of parcels within the City of Delano
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve ordinance O-20-02 amending the City of Delano Zoning Map related to rezoning of parcels within the City of Delano; motion carried.
2. Adopt resolution approving a zoning map amendment and conditional use permit for an automobile sales lot for Carvici, LLC to be located at 925 Babcock Boulevard East, within the City of Delano.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-20-09 approving a zoning map amendment and conditional use permit for an automobile sale lots for Carvici, LLD to be located at 925 Babcock Boulevard East, within the City of Delano; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
B. Consider a zoning text amendment regarding Rural Event Centers
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt ordinance O-20-03 authorizing a zoning text amendment regarding Rural Event Centers; motion carried.
C. Consider request for an Interim Use Permit for a Rural Commercial Event Center at 3527 US Highway 12 SE
1. Adopt resolution approving an Interim Use Permit for a Rural Event Center for Ventures West, LLC., to be located at 3527 East Highway 12, within the City of Delano
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-20-10 approving an Interim Use Permit for a Rural Event Center for Venture’s West, LLC., to be located at 3527 East Highway 12, within the City of Delano; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
D. Consider request for a final plat request for Neisen Ridge.
1. Resolution approving the final plat for Neisen Ridge located at the intersection of Franklin Avenue West and West 3rd Street, within the City of Delano, Minnesota.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-20-11 approving the final plat for Neisen Ridge located at the intersection of Franklin Avenue West and West 3rd Street, within the City of Delano, Minnesota; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
E. Conduct a site and building plan review for 791 Babcock Boulevard East – O’Reily Auto Parts
1. Adopt resolution approving the site and building plans for O’Reilly Auto Parts at 791 Babcock Boulevard East, within the City of Delano.
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution R-20-12 approving the site and building plans for O’Reilly Auto Parts at 791 Babcock Boulevard East, within the City of Delano; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
12. City Strategy No. 7: Manage a safe and healthy community
A. Consider actions related to community health emergency plan and personnel policy amendment
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt resolution R-20-13 declaring a community health emergency regarding COVID-19; motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt community health emergency plan; motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to adopt a community health emergency leave – amendment to Personnel Policy; motion carried.
16. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve City Claims as submitted; motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve EDA Claims as submitted; motion carried.
17. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, was adjourned.
Signed:
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, May 1, 2020.
City of Delano – MinutesCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, March 31, 2020 – 7pm
Due to COVID-19, the meeting was conducted via Zoom telephone and video conference as allowed under Minnesota Statutes, Sections 13D.021. All motions were approved by roll call vote.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, March 31, 2020, to order at 7pm.
2. Roll Call
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Holly Schrupp, Jason Franzen and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Mark Johnson, City Attorney; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
3. Special Order of Business
A. Discuss community health emergency
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Betsy Moran to approve a temporary $2/hour increase for City Staff working directly with the public during the Governor’s Stay-at-Home order; motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland to authorize retail and service businesses to apply for a Revolving Loan Fund at a maximum of $2,000 for those businesses effected by the Government Stay at Home Order; motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Jon Sutherland make the following changes to the City of Delano sewer fees for businesses during the Government Stay at Home Order: 1. Exclude the month of March for the winter average. 2. Eliminate late fees on sanitary sewer utility bill. 3. Eliminate Sewer Usage Fee. Motion carried.
B. Discuss potential Granite Works Redevelopment Project
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussing real estate negotiation for acquisition of the Granite Works property located at 265 River Street North; motion carried.
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to exit out of closed session; motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of Tuesday, March 31, 2020, was adjourned at 8:45pm.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, May 1, 2020.
Minutes – City of DelanoCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, April 7, 2020 – 7:00pm
Due to COVID-19, the meeting was conducted via Zoom telephone and video conference as allowed under Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021. All motions were approved by roll call vote.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 7, 2020, to order at 7pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmember Betsy Moran, Holly Schrupp, Jason Franzen and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Doug Green, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP
5. Consent Items
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve consent items as submitted; motion carried.
A. Authorize Pay Request No 1 to Veit & Company Inc. in the amount of $64,889.25, for the 125 Woodland Road demolition project
B. Motion authorizing a credit to 2020-2021 Liquor License fees for businesses not able to sell liquor in 2020 by government order
7. City Strategy No. 2: Maintain financial sustainability and fiscal stewardship
A. Consider a resolution adopting the 5-Year Street Reconstruction Plan and approving the issuance of General Obligation (G.O.) Street Reconstruction Bonds
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt resolution adopting the 5-Year Street Reconstruction Plan and approving the issuance of General Obligation (G.O.) Street Reconstruction Bond; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
12. City Strategy No. 7: Manage a safe and healthy community
A. Discuss the Community Health Emergency and City Services
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to increase the maximum request allowed for the Revolving Loan Fund from $2,000 to $5,000; motion carried.
15. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve City Claims as submitted; motion carried.
16. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 7, 2020, was adjourned.
Signed:
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Attest: Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, May 1, 2020.
CITY OF LORETTO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Official notice is hereby given that the Loretto City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon as the matter may be heard, to consider an application submitted by the City of Loretto for a variance from the required 30-foot side yard setback imposed in the P, Public Zoning District. Specifically, a 5-foot setback, resulting in a 25-foot encroachment into the required setback area, is proposed along both the north and south side of the Ponds Park property (PID# 06-118-23 34 0084) for the purpose of allowing the construction of a 14’ x 14’ park shelter. Materials related to this matter are available for review at Loretto City Hall.
This public hearing will be conducted by telephonic means during the May 12th regular city council meeting, as allowed by Minn. Statute 13D.021, subd. 1, for the reasons set forth in Mayoral Declaration 2020-01 and Council Resolution 2020-09.
The public may comment in the following ways:
• Provide your name, address and the means you will be using to join the remote meeting by noon on May 12th and you will be called upon to comment during the public hearing.
• Submit written comments, including your name and address, to Loretto City Hall, PO Box 207, Loretto, MN 55357 or by email to mschneider@ci.loretto.mn.us by noon on May 6th. Written comments will be read during the public hearing and will be included in the council packet.
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