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City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

7:00 P.M.

Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the city council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Neid, Schrupp, Robeck, Lemke. Member Alexander was absent. Also present: City Administrator Larson, City Attorney Ostlund, Finance Director Trippel, Assistant City Administrator Ehrke, PWDs Voigt and Schreifels and Police Chief Raiter.
Motion to approve consent agenda as presented entered by Councilor Neid and second by Councilor Schrupp. All members present voted in favor.
A. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of August 19, 2019.
B. Approve the following building permits:
Kwik Trip, 2600 11th St E; Underground Storage Tanks
Lazy Loon Brewing Co, 610 13th St E; Mechanical Permit
Mike Jannusch, 205 13th St E; Detached garage
918 Baxter Ave N; Windows and Doors
Fred Lipke, 1616 9th St E; Plumbing Permit
Mark Wagner, 101 Douglas Dr; Plumbing Permit
Ila Grams, 1628 16th St E; Front Steps
Julie Darland, 416 7th St E; Re-roof
Cynthia Ruiz, 720 Baxter Ave N; Demo Garage
Donald Petrick, 1407 Birch Ave N; Window Replacement
Steve Thayer, 1428 11th St E; Re-roof
Lonnie Roach, 1015 Ford Ave N; Re-roof
Bonnie Weltsch, 1312 14th St E; Re-roof
C. Approve the following licenses:
Lazy Loon Brewing Co., 610 13th St E; On Sale Brewer’s Taproom and Sunday and Brewer Off Sale Intoxicating Liquor Licenses.
Public Works Director Jamie Voigt presented the quote to replace the softball concession stand roof. The Park Board recommended approval of the quote in the amount of $8,350.00 from 4-Square Builders, Inc. with Myron Schuette Construction to do the installation.
The Softball Association has agreed to contribute $2,500.00 for the project. Work will be performed this winter.
Councilor Neid entered the motion to approve the quote in the amount of $8,350.00 from 4-Square Builders to replace the softball concession stand roof with the Softball Association contributing $2,500.00. Councilor Robeck seconded. All members present voted in favor.
Members would like two quotes presented for future projects.
City Administrator Mark Larson reviewed the resolution for the companion grant with MNDOT Aeronautics for the taxilane design for the Glencoe airport. The FAA share is 36,000, MNDOT share is $2,000 and local share is $2,000.
Councilor Lemke entered the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
It is resolved by the City of Glencoe as follows:
That the state of Minnesota Agreement No. 1035116, “Grant Agreement for Airport Improvement excluding Land Acquisition,” for State Project No. A4301-33 at the Glencoe Municipal Airport is accepted.
That the Mayor and City Administrator are authorized to execute this Agreement and any amendments on behalf of the City of Glencoe.
Councilor Schrupp seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote members voting in favor were Neid, Lemke and Schrupp. Robeck voted no. Where upon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Councilor Schrupp entered the motion to appoint John Winter to the Pioneer Land Library Board as recommended by the Library Board. Councilor Lemke seconded the motion. All members present voted in favor.
Police Chief Raiter presented the resolution for grant funding for additional patrols “Toward Zero Deaths”
Councilor Robeck entered the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
Be It Resolved by the City Council of the City of Glencoe that the Glencoe Police Department enter into a grant agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, for traffic safety projects during the period from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.
Office Fiebelkorn is hereby authorized to execute such agreements and amendments as necessary to implement the project on behalf of the Glencoe Police Department and to be the fiscal agent and administer the grant.
Councilor Schrupp seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote all members present voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Dan Ehrke, Assistant City Administrator along with Gabby Fountain and Mike Drew, representing the Beautification Subcommittee, presented the request for permission to host a community painting day on September 14th to paint the crosswalks at 11th and Greeley. This community service/beautification project will be funded with donations.
These improvements were recommended by the Downtown Action Plan.
Councilor Neid motioned approval of the request as stated with Councilor Lemke seconding the motion. All members present voted in favor.
Motion to approve payment of the city bills entered by Member Neid and seconded by Member Lemke. All members present voted in favor.
Mayor Wilson called for adjournment at 7:40 p.m. Member Robeck entered the motion with Member Neid seconding. All members present voted in favor.
The above minutes are the official actions taken by the city council. The complete minutes are on file and available for review in the office of the city administrator.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle September 25, 2019)