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City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

GLENCOE CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 2, 2019
7:00 P.M.

Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the city council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Neid, Robeck Alexander, Schrupp and Lemke. Also present: City Administrator Larson, City Attorney Ostlund, Finance Director Trippel, Public Works Directors Voigt and Schreifels and Police Chief Raiter.
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented entered by Councilor Robeck, seconded by Councilor Neid. All members voted in favor.
A. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 18, 2019.
B. Approve the following building permits:
1. Miller Manufacturing; Addition
2. Jamie Besch, 507 7th St E; Enclose Cellar Door
3. RDV Construction, 1522 Elsie Dr; New Home
4. Bernadine Pettis, 1403 Birch Ave N; Window Replacement
5. Sabas Rangel, 1705 Newton Ave N; Window Replacement
C. Approve the following licenses:
1. Main Street Sports Bar; Tobacco, music machine, video machine license renewal
2. Kwik Trip; Tobacco license renewal
3. Glencoe VFW; Gaming and music machine license renewal
4. Coborn’s Inc; Tobacco License renewal
Mayor Wilson opened the public hearing.
City Administrator Mark Larson reviewed the proposed levy, general fund budget and debt services and special levies. The General Fund/Ad Valorem levy is proposed to be $1,563,000, Street Overlay $300,000 and Seal Coat, $37,000 with debt service and special levy total $873,435.00 for a total of $2,773,145.00. This reflects an overall increase from 2019 of 3.8%. No public input was given. Councilor Lemke motioned to close the hearing. Councilor Robeck seconded. All members voted in favor.
Further discussion on the budget including the funding for the comprehensive plan for $35,000 and Fire Relief Association request of an increase of $5,000 will be held at the next council workshop.
Mike Long, Chairman of the Park Board presented the Board recommendation to fill the vacancy of the board. He requested that you allow the board to do the job they were appointed to do. He asked that they please reconsider Kevin Dietz as he meets all the qualifications and serving on multiple boards should not be an issue as it is not in the criteria to serve.
Councilor Alexander motion by resolution for residents to serve on one board or commission. Councilor Robeck seconded. Discussion was in regard to complying with existing ordinance language concerning appointments to board and language changes need to be by ordinance. City Attorney Ostlund recommended compliance with the law.
Mayor Wilson called for a roll call vote with members Neid, Alexander and Robeck voting in favor. Schrupp and Lemke entered a no vote. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Councilor Neid entered the motion to appoint James Eiden to the open position. Councilor Robeck seconded. The motion passed in a 3-2 vote with Schrupp and Lemke voting noThe City Assessment Agreement Between Local Unit and County was presented. It was recommended to authorize the Mayor and City Administrator to execute the agreement for services with McLeod County for 2020 at $7.50 per parcel for 2422 parcels for a total of $18,165.00. The rate is the same as 2019.
Councilor Alexander entered that motion with Councilor Neid seconding. All members voted in favor.
City Attorney Ostlund presented the ordinance revisions to the sump pump ordinance language. This ordinance amendment addresses enforcement of the existing ordinance. Residents will have 60 days to be compliant or face a monthly surcharge on their water/sewer billing.
Discussion concerned the need to further address the issue of some residents discharging into the sanitary sewer by permit during the winter months. This discharging has been permitted as there is a hazard concerning the residents discharge.
Motion to approve the payment of the city bills entered by Councilor Alexander, second by Councilor Neid. All members voted in favor.
Mayor Wilson called for adjournment at 7:52 p.m. Councilor Lemke entered that motion. Councilor Robeck seconded. All members 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 December 25, 2019)