The City Council of the City of
Mayor Runningen called meeting to order.
Item No. 12 – Wine and Strong Beer License Application was deleted from the agenda.
Motion by Waller, Peterson to approve the
Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Woessner to approve the
Council reviewed the police report included in the packet. Administrator Don Solga announced that part time police officer Travis Macleod has resigned to accept a full time position with the Wright County Sheriff’s Department.
Utilities Superintendent Brent E. Frazier presented his report. Well No. 12 was treated chemically and recovered pumping capacity. Northstar Drilling has drilled test wells for Well No. 15 and it will be about three weeks before the company will be back to drill the production well. During the 72 hour pump test, the water will be pumped into the street in the Industrial Park.
Superintendent Frazier said Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has submitted an amendment to the joint powers agreement which extends the agreement to August, 2009, agreement between the parties that the City agrees to pump Well No. 14 to full capacity and to arrange and pay for any repairs to keep the Well No. 14 operational if MPCA determines it is necessary. MPCA will reimburse the City for any repairs to Well No. 14. The amendment also increases the total cost to the MPCA to $50,000. Motion by Gottenborg, seconded by Waller to authorize the amendment to the joint powers agreement with the MPCA. Motion passed unanimously.
Street and Park Superintendent Brian Olson reported that dust guard was applied in June, prior to dry weather. He reported that an 18 in. storm drain runs from
Olson discussed storm drain retention and various park items.
Library Director Annie Wrigg reported on various library items.
Liquor Store Manage Bob Leslie reported on the Liquor Store. He said they were very busy the week of July 4th and had a very good June as well. Council Member Woessner congratulated Leslie for getting the inventory down to $91,000 in July. Mayor Runningen asked about transferring the remaining $10,000 to the City and Administrator
Clerk-Treasurer Glenys Ehlert reported on the
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Waller to certify an unpaid utility bill in the amount of $386.75 to parcel no. 76000990534000. Council Member Peterson questioned the City’s ability to require property owners to repair their shut-offs. City staff will check on the ordinance and procedure. Motion passed unanimously.
A retirement party will be held on Thursday,
Meeting adjourned at
Glenys Ehlert, CMC