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July 05, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Minutes

 

Members Present – David Higbee, Emile Gallant, Blaine Heble, Betty Nelson, Rick Martin, Becky Anderson, Kelley Menke & Bill Taylor

Absent – Corey Peterson

Others Present – Greg DuMars, Jerry Lovett-Sperling, Tim Berggren, Gary Shogren, Kate Elliott, Tim Dunn, Holly Lofton, Bill Gusenius, Larry Lindgren, Amy Habiger, Dan Carr, Sue Schlagel, Maleta Forsberg, Duane Fredrickson, Christy Mai, Cooper Mai, Danielle Hollingshead & David Carlson 

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. Invocation was given by Pastor David Carlson.

 

Public Input – Sue Schlagle, representing Prairie Trails Scenic Byways, gave an update on the group’s progress.

 

Amendment to the Agenda – No amendments

 

Mayor’s Report – Mayor Taylor reminded council to contact the City Administrator if you plan to attend the National League of Cities Conference by July 15.  Council decided on July 11 as the date for a 2017 budget work session.  Please note the other July meetings in the packet.  Mayor Taylor offered congratulations to the planners and volunteers for a great Independence Day Celebration!

 

Consent Agenda – Rick Martin moved to approve the consent agenda that includes the minutes of the June 20, 2016 regular meeting, Purchase Order Ordinance 4994 and Payroll Ordinances 4993.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed unanimously by roll call vote.  

 

Planning & Zoning – ORDINANCE 4995 – C-2 CHANGE WITH SPECIAL USE PERMIT – Becky Anderson moved to adopt Ordinance 4995 which allows child care facilities in the C-2 Business District with a Special Use Permit.  Motion seconded by Kelley Menke and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Old Business – none

 

New Business - 2015 City of Lindsborg Audit – Danielle Hollingshead, of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, presented an overview of the 2015 Audit.  There were no significant findings in the audit.  Betty Nelson moved to approve the 2015 City of Lindsborg Audit as presented.  Motion seconded by David Higbee and passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

DS&O MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT - Betty Nelson moved to approve the Mutual Aid Agreement with DS&O Electric Cooperative.  Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed.

 

Executive Session – There was no executive session.

 

Department Head Reports – CVB – Holly Lofton updated council on JOS Conference Center bookings and events for the year to date and a look ahead to 2017.  She also updated members on tour activities for the year.

 

Public Safety – Chief Berggren updated council on the status of the Public Safety building and some repair that will be required.  Additionally, the Fire Department is looking at putting the air hoses overhead in the bay area rather than on the floor.

 

Public Works – Tim Dunn informed council of needed maintenance on the water tower at Main & Swensson.  There are other options available and he asked if council was interested in his investigating alternatives.   They indicated he should pursue additional information.

 

Other – The weeds and assorted yard items at 121 N Pine were brought to the attention of code enforcement.

 

Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved to adjourn the meeting.  Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed.  Meeting adjourned at 7:37 p.m.                    .

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Jerry Lovett-Sperling, MMC

City Clerk

 

 


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