July 18, 2016 – 6:30
Members Present – Emile Gallant, Blaine
Heble, Betty Nelson, Rick Martin, Becky Anderson, Kelley Menke, Corey Peterson &
Absent – David Higbee
Others Present – Greg DuMars, Jerry
Lovett-Sperling, Tim Berggren, Gary Shogren, Kate Elliott, Tim Dunn, Holly
Lofton, Bill Gusenius, Larry Lindgren, Dan Carr, Angela Oestmann, Alexandria
Meyer & Ryan Luppo
meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Public Input – None
Amendment to the
– Add the introduction of the new Public Safety Administrative Assistant.
Mayor’s Report – None
Consent Agenda – Betty Nelson moved
to approve the consent agenda that includes the minutes of the July 05, 2016
regular meeting, Purchase Order Ordinance 4998 and Payroll Ordinances 4996. Motion seconded by Emile Gallant and passed
unanimously by roll call vote. Betty
Nelson moved to approve the appointment of Alexandria Meyer to the Emergency
Medical Service. Motion seconded by
Kelley Menke and passed. Public Safety
Director, Tim Berggren, introduced Angela Oestmann as the new administrative
assistant to the Public Safety Department.
Planning & Zoning – none
Old Business – none
New Business – ORDINANCE 4997 –
INSURANCE PROCEEDS – Emile Gallant moved to adopt Ordinance 4997
which amends the code to include all perils for damage to structures. Motion seconded by Rick Martin and passed
unanimously by roll call vote.
O SUNDSTROM CLEANING CONTRACT – Rick Martin moved to approve the contract with
JMH Cleaning Service in the amount of $100 per week for the remainder of 2016. Motion seconded by Betty Nelson and passed
unanimously by roll call vote.
LIFT STATION PUMP REBUILD – Rick
Martin moved to approve $3,780 for Johnson Electric to rebuild the Emerald Lake
lift station pumps. Motion seconded by Emile
Gallant and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
STORMWATER UTILITY- Betty Nelson moved
to approve the proposal from Wilson & Co. for engineering services to
explore the development of a stormwater utility feasibility study in the amount
of $68,873.00. Motion seconded by Becky
Anderson and passed unanimously by roll call vote.
Executive Session - none
Reports – COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT/PARKS – Gary Shogren gave an update on the AuBurn Pharmacy project;
240 Cole – no new development at this time; Prairie Fire Development was
unsuccessful with tax credits but will apply again; housing starts are adding
to our valuation base; Parks will be adding more mulch to play area and
ventilation for the Riverside Park restrooms.
– Director Kate Elliott gave an update on the pool slide situation and the
report on the recent Camp Dala Days. The
slide will be addressed after the pool closes for the season and the camp
continues to grow and expand activities.
– City Administrator, Greg DuMars, updated council on the GO Refund and
Improvement Bond and the financial statement analysis through June of 2016.
Other – Mayor Taylor
expressed thanks to Becky Anderson for her 15 years of service to the City and
citizens of Lindsborg. She is moving out
of the ward that she represents.
Adjournment – Betty Nelson moved
to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded
by Rick Martin and passed. Meeting
adjourned at 7:25 p.m.