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Lanesboro City Council

Regular Meeting

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Regular Meeting 6:00 p.m.

City Council Chambers

Present:  Jason Resseman, Autumn Johnson, Bridget Harvey, Tom Smith, and Chase Bakke

Absent:   None

Visitors:  Bretta Grabau, Erik Wrede, Mike Wombacher, Steve Sobieniak, Vicki McKinney, Jeff Boland, Julie and Jeff Norby, Bill Tuohy, Stacey Schultz, Jared Schultz, Jamie Manley, Hannah Wingert, Jereme Suckow, Matt Schnebly, Melissa Gilbertson, Wendy Miller, William Tuohy.

Regular Meeting:

Mayor Resseman called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

A.      Agenda:  Member Harvey motioned to approve the agenda with the additions of Gambling Application, Cooperative Agreement, and LMC Training to Miscellaneous.  Member Johnson seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

B.      Approval of Minutes:

  1. Minutes of the Regular Meeting, March 4th, 2019

Member Johnson motioned to approve as submitted.  Member Bakke seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

 C.      Consent Agenda:

  1. Accounts Payable
  2. Coffee Street Closure May 11 and Sept 21, 2019 8 am – 4 pm, Parkway Ave N to Root River Saloon for Girls Day Out Events
  3. Temporary Liquor License – Chamber of Commerce, BBD Beer and Brat Tent
  4. Temporary Liquor License – Chamber of Commerce, BBD Sip and Savor
  5. Temporary Liquor License – Lanesboro Firefighters Relief Association, BBD Dance
  6. Letter of support – H.F. no 494
  7. Sanitary Sewer Maintenance Policy
  8. Trace Wire Specification Policy
  9. Resolution 2019-13 Authorization for Lawful Gambling

 Member Johnson motioned to approve the consent agenda items as submitted.  Member Bakke seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

 Committee Reports:

A.      Economic Development Authority:  Member Smith noted that the EDA is currently working on a housing study for an independent facility.  Elaine Edwards was elected President, while Phil Dybing was elected vice-president.  There is currently a $10,000 fund balance.

B.      Library:  Member Harvey noted the Library is working on the summer reading program, as well Director Johnson will be attending a conference for small rural libraries.  The Friends of the Library are working on creating a fundraising letter.

C.      Ambulance:  Member Johnson motioned to remove Jeff Sanders and Joseph Goetzke from the Ambulance Department.  Mayor Resseman seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

D.      HPC:  Mayor Resseman noted further discussions about the 150th celebration was had, and they plan to continue meeting each month through June.  A Facebook group was created to help with the planning. A design for T-shirts and buttons is being created.  Events will be centered around July 6th and 7th.

Regular Business:

A.      Lot Split for Parcel 19.0084.000 & 19.0085.000:  Member Johnson motioned to approve the lot split application and resolution 2019-14.  Member Bakke seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

B.      Comprehensive Plan RFP:  Member Johnson motioned to approve the RFP for publishing.  Member Harvey seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

C.      Community Center Rental Contract:  Member Johnson motioned to approve the new rental agreement and application for the Community Center.  Member Bakke seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

D.      Arts Campus Initiative:  Member Johnson shared that Lanesboro is to be mentioned several times in a letter from the National Governors Association.  This letter will be distributed to all Governor’s in the nation.  This is due to the City Council collaborating with Lanesboro Arts to make Lanesboro an Arts Campus.  The Council has passed two resolutions, one in 2014 and one in 2017, both stating support of the Arts Campus initiative.

E.       Miscellaneous:

1.       Annual Staff Reviews:  Council would like to participate in staff reviews again this year.  Administrator Peterson will coordinate schedules.

2.       Gambling Permit:  Mayor Resseman motioned to approve Resolution 2019-13 authorizing the Lanesboro Fire Department Relief Association for Lawful Gambling at 109 Parkway Avenue S.  Member Harvey seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

3.       Cooperative Agreement DNR:  Member Harvey motioned to approve Resolution 2019-15, approving the cooperative agreement between the State of Minnesota and the City of Lanesboro for the Root River Public Shore Fishing Site Reconstruction.  Member Bakke seconded the motion.  Motion carried all in favor.

4.       League of MN Cities Training:  Council members discussed the annual meeting in June to be held in Duluth this year.  Members will notify Administrator Peterson by the end of April if they would like to attend.

Next Meeting:  Monday, May 6th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

ADJOURN: Member Johnson moved to adjourn at 6:24 p.m. Motion seconded by Mayor Resseman.  Motion Carried all in favor.

Respectfully Submitted,

Michele Peterson

City Administrator/Clerk

 

 

 
 
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