The City Council of the
Mayor Runningen reconvened the meeting, continued from
Motion by Waller, seconded by Gottenborg to remove all statements and rescind motion regarding the Fire Truck made on
The Fire Service Agreement calls for a majority of the members to approve capital expenses.
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to approve purchase of a 2007 Fire Tanker Truck on a lease/purchase agreement from Daimler/Chrysler in the amount of $143,920.16, paid over a five year period by annual payments in the amount of $28,784.03, with an interest rate of 6.130%. This decision is based on return of approval forms, which have been received from cities and townships, of a majority of the members of service area, and subject to written confirmation from Daimler/Chrysler that there are no additional costs to the City beyond the five year lease as outlined. Motion passed unanimously.
Fire Chief Trevor Steeves reviewed the meeting held on
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Woessner to remove all statements and rescind motion made on
Ronald E. Dick of Design-7 P.C. was present to discuss a proposal to prepare biddable documents for a steel frame building for the Fire Hall. He usually works with Ulteig Engineers to prepare the mechanical and electrical portion of the building specifications. His concept is to find one contractor and that contractor will arrange the sub contractors.
Ronald Dick’s proposal will include a review of the bids and a written recommendation regarding the low bidder. Administrator
Ronald Dick described a project list he will provide for the project.
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to accept the recommendation of the Fire Hall Building Committee for construction of a steel frame building for the Fire Hall. Motion passed unanimously.
The City’s budget has economic development money set aside in the 2006 and 2007 budgets that could be used to pay these design costs until the project is financed.
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Woessner to enter into an agreement for biddable documents with Design-7 P.C. for construction of a steel frame building for a Fire Hall. Motion passed unanimously.
Ability to clear site and soil borings are two items to consider. The City may want to accept the property as a gift not necessarily tied to construction of a fire hall.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Waller that the City Attorney draw up an agreement between the
City Attorney Larson suggested that the City should enter into agreements on adjacent properties at the same time, contingent on the conveyance of the John Larson property donation.
Motion by Waller, seconded by Gottenborg to have the City Attorney draw up purchase agreements on Ell and Schleske property, subject to soil borings and contingent on the conveyance of the John Larson property. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Woessner to authorize soil borings on all properties at the City’s expense. Motion passed unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at
Glenys Ehlert, CMC