City of Pelican Rapids
CELEBRATING 130 YEARS 1883-2013
CITY OF PELICAN RAPIDS COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES-05-29-07
The City of Pelican Rapids City Council met in regular session at , Tuesday, 05-29-07, in Council Chambers, City Hall.Mayor Wayne Runningen, Council Members David Gottenborg, Ben Woessner, John E. Waller, III, and Richard Peterson were present.No one was absent.Administrator Don Solga, Clerk-Treasurer Glenys Ehlert and Street and Park Superintendent Brian Olson were also present.
Mayor Runningen called meeting to order.
There were no additions or deletions to the agenda.
Motion by Waller, seconded by Gottenborg to approve payment of the Accounts Payable Listing of 05-29-07, as presented.Motion passed unanimously.
Street and Park Superintendent Brian Olson reported on the swimming pool opening date of the week of June 11th and he said that Jessica Hibl is recommended to be hired as the Aquatics Director.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Gottenborg to hire Jessica Hibl as Aquatics Director at the scheduled rate of pay, $10.66 per hour.Motion passed unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Gottenborg to approve the agreement with the State of Minnesota for maintenance of Hwy. 59 and Hwy. 108, by introducing the following resolution, entitled CITY OF PELICAN RAPIDS RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO MN/DOT AGREEMENT NO. 90529.(A complete text of this resolution is part of permanent public record in the city clerk's office.)Motion passed unanimously.
Street and Park Superintendent Brian Olson reported that Sam Buck has a proposal to shingle the Peterson Park Shelter as an Eagle Scout Project.The Park Board is requesting information from Sam regarding costs.
Street and Park Superintendent Brian Olson requested authorization to hire Brittany Loewen as a temporary park employee at $6.33 per hour for 30 hours.Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to hire Brittany Loewen as requested.Motion passed unanimously.
Council reviewed the EDA actions.Motion by Waller, seconded by Peterson to approve the EDA actions approving the Fire Hall Demolition and Site Work Change Order No. 1 and approving the Accounts Payable Listing in the amount of $87,756.91.Motion passed unanimously.
Administrator Don Solga discussed the Planning Commission’s recommendations for revision of the Public Nuisance Ordinance.Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Peterson to accept the Planning Commission’s recommendation and introduce the following written resolution, entitled ORDINANCE NO. 07-03, AMENDMENT TO PUBLIC NUISANCES ORDINANCE SECTION NO. 801.03. (A complete text of this ordinance is part of permanent public record in the city clerk’s office.)Motion passed unanimously and ordinance is duly adopted and in full force and effect upon publication.
Administrator Don Solga discussed the Planning Commission’s recommendation to have the ordinance regarding annexed land remain the same.Council agreed with the PlanningCommission’s decision.
Administrator Don Solga said he did not receive an extension of the City Hall Lease Agreement from Lake Region Electric Cooperative.Motion by Waller, seconded by Gottenborg to extend the 04-30-07 lease extension through 05-31-07 for an additional month through 06-30-07.Motion passed unanimously.
Administrator Don Solga reviewed the information that State Bank and Trust has made an offer to purchase the LakeRegionProfessionalBuilding from Lake Region Electrical Services Cooperative.
Council discussed the requirements of the Small Cities Grant for residential property rehabilitation.Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to introduce the following resolution, entitled RESOLUTION FOR RESIDENTIAL ANTIDISPLACEMENT AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PLAN FOR THE CITY OF PELICAN RAPIDS.(A complete text of this resolution is part of permanent public record in the city clerk’s office.)Motion passed unanimously and resolution declared duly adopted.
Administrator Don Solga and Council Member Peterson discussed the Planning Commission’s consideration of regulating storage buildings even if they are smaller than 120 sq. ft.
Council Member Woessner notified the City Council that he paid the city’s charges for the pumper truck dispatched to his property to deal with storm water during recent rain storm.
Meeting adjourned at
Glenys Ehlert, CMC
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