Meeting called to order by Mayor Runningen.
There were no additions or deletions to the agenda.
Motion by Waller, seconded by Gottenborg to approve the Accounts Payable Listing of
Library Director Annie Wrigg requested the City Council recommend a new Library Foundation representative to replace Tom Bruns who resigned.
Motion by Woessner, seconded by Gottenborg to introduce the following RESOLUTION FOR REGIONAL LIBRARY BASIC SYSTEM SUPPORT. (A complete text of this resolution is part of permanent public record in the city clerk's office.) Motion passed unanimously and resolution was declared duly adopted.
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to authorize the Economic Development Authority’s approval of payment to Svingen, Hagstrom, Karkela & Cline in the amount of $767.65, for legal expenses associated with site acquisition for the proposed Fire Hall and to Pelican Press for Fire Hall bids in the amount of $380.14, to acknowledge the apparent low bidder for construction of the Fire Hall as R.A. Bristlin & Son Construction with a base bid of $620,800 and the apparent low bidder for demolition of existing building and site preparation as JL Trucking, Excavating & Grading at $72,465 for the base bid and $7,400 for Alternate 1and to authorize the Economic Development Authority’s approval to proceed with purchasing the Roger and LuAnne Schleske property, Lot 9, Block 1 of Blyberg’s First Addition, setting the closing date for 3:00 p.m.,04-05-07. Motion passed unanimously.
Council Member Ben Woessner and Kindra Ferencak of the West Central Minnesota Housing presented information on housing from a meeting they recently attended. The
Pursuant to due call and published notice thereof, Mayor Runningen opened the Public Hearing on the TIF 7 “C-Store” Development Plan and Tax Increment Financing Plan at City Tax Increment Consultant
Mayor Runningen called for questions. Park Region Cooperative General Manager Galen Teichert was present to discuss the project. He said they are doing all the planning and preparation and as soon as the TIF is in place, they will start. Motion by Woessner, seconded by Waller to close the hearing. Motion passed unanimously.
Mayor Runningen opened the Public Hearing on the TIF 7 “C-Store” Business Subsidy Agreement. Hartman reviewed the agreement. Council and Teichert discussed the number of jobs that will be created. They discussed four full time or full time equivalents. The sport shop will be a part of the new project. Mayor Runningen called for questions. There were no additional questions. Motion by Waller, seconded by Woessner to close the hearing. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to introduce the following, written resolution, entitled, RESOLUTION FOR THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO PELICAN RAPIDS MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT NO. 2, ESTABLISH TAX INCREMENT DISTRICT NO. 7 “C-STORE” AND APPROVAL OF THE PROGRAMS AND FINANCE PLANS RELATING THERETO. (A complete text of the resolution is part of permanent public record in the city clerk’s office.) Motion passed unanimously and resolution declared duly adopted.
Motion by Woessner, seconded by Waller to enter into Business Subsidy Agreement with Park Region Cooperative and introduce the following written resolution, entitled, RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF PELICAN RAPIDS AND PARK REGION COOP (TIF-7 Project). (A complete text of the resolution is part of permanent public record in the city clerk’s office.) Motion passed unanimously and resolution declared duly adopted.
Council discussed the culverts in the
Derek Satter discussed his plans to reopen the restaurant and liquor on-sale operation at 10 S. Broadway, formerly called Bridges Bistro and Bar. Paul Evenson and Jeanne Hovland have requested that the City Council transfer their liquor license to Derek Satter doing business as Crossroads Corner. Motion by Waller, to approve the transfer of the liquor license subject to receipt of the liquor liability insurance and restaurant license. Motion passed unanimously.
Waylon Karsten and Randy Monson were present for the Public Hearing on Environmental Control Systems Business Subsidy Agreement. Pursuant to due call and published notice thereof, Mayor Runningen called the hearing to order at Waylon Karsten said they design and install dust control systems for facilities. They have purchased the former BTD building in the
Administrator Solga reviewed the development agreement with Waylon Karsten which calls for some capital investment of new equipment.
The start date is
Motion by Woessner, seconded by Waller to approve the Business Subsidy Agreement between the
Meeting adjourned at
Glenys Ehlert, CMC