City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe
CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
7:00 P.M.
Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Schrupp, Robeck, Alexander, Neid and Ziemer. Others present: City Administrator Mark Larson, City Attorney Jody Winters, Finance Director Trippel, Public Works Directors Schreifels and Voigt, Police Chief Raiter, Fire Chief Grack.
Motion by Member Ziemer second by Member Schrupp approving consent agenda as presented.
All members voted in favor.
A.  Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of February 6, 2017
B.  Approve the following building permits:
GRHS, 1805 Hennepin Ave; Remodel, Plumbing Permits
Hector Santos, 707 Ford Ave N; Plumbing, Mechanical, Re-roof, Re-side
Common Cup Thrift, 712 ½ 11th St E; Sign & Plumbing
James Eiden, 1416 Hennepin Ave N; Radon Control System
Julie Mielke, 205 9th St E; Window Replacement
Maria Alvarado, 1519 12th St E; Window Replacement
HC Revolutions Inc, 714 DeSoto Ave; Plumbing, Mechanical Permits
TC & W, 2925 12th St E; Fire Alarm System
Approve the following licenses:
Glencoe Country Club, Club On-Sale and Sunday Liquor License Renewal
Happy Hour Inn, On-Sale and Sunday Liquor License Renewal
Glencoe Softball Assoc., 3.2 On-Sale Liquor License Renewal
Carmelita’s Mexican Cocina, On-sale and Sunday Liquor license Renewal
Carmelita’s Mexican Cocina, Dance Permit
Due to a misunderstanding as to who was to publish the original hearing notice a new hearing date is needed for March 6, 2017.
A motion to re-set the public hearing for the Waste Water Facility Plan by Member Ziemer with the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. (2017-06)
CALLING HEARING WWTP FACILITY PLAN
WHEREAS, on July 18, 2016, the council approved an agreement for Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) to prepare a report, entitled “Wastewater Treatment Facilities Plan, Glencoe Wastewater Treatment Facility” dated February 2017, and
WHEREAS, the proposed wastewater treatment upgrades will consist of:
Improvements to the main wastewater lift station
New preliminary treatment building
Demolition of trickling filters and intermediate clarifiers
Improvements to activated sludge system
Addition of chemical phosphorus removal
Improvements to existing final clarifiers
New filters and UV disinfection
Improvements to solids handling process
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GLENCOE, MINNESOTA:
The council will consider the report and proposed upgrades at a public to be held on the 6th day of March, 2017, at the Glencoe City Center at 7:15 p.m. and the city administrator shall give mailed and published notice of such hearing and improvement as required by law.
Member Neid seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote all members voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
As the City of Glencoe is the Host City for Glencoe Regional Health Services, the City must hold a hearing regarding conduit financing be issued for GRHS by the City of Plato.  Due to the fact that the City of Glencoe was issuing its own bonds in 2017, it is not feasible for the City of Glencoe to act as a conduit this time.
Discussion led to Councilor Robeck introducing the following resolution to set the public hearing:
CITY OF GLENCOE, MINNESOTA
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-09
RESOLUTION CALLING A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING HOST APPROVAL FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE OBLIGATIONS BY THE CITY OF PLATO, MINNESOTA
Complete resolution on file in the office of the City Administrator.
.Councilor Neid seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote all members voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Paul Donna, RW Baird, informed the council that Baird was able to obtain final pricing for the City’s $1,516,000 General Obligation Capital Improvement Plan Refunding Bonds, Series 2017 on February 7, 2017. The proceeds of the bonds will advance refund the 2019 through 2031 maturities of the City’s Taxable General Obligation Capital Improvement Plan Bonds, Series 2010. True interest cost on the $1,516,000 is 2.60%, Total savings realized will be $69,777.
Councilor Neid then introduced the following resolution approving the sale of the bonds.
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-08
A RESOLUTION AWARDING THE SALE OF $1,516,000
GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN REFUNDING BONDS,
SERIES 2017A; FIXING THEIR FORM AND SPECIFICATIONS;
DIRECTING THEIR EXECUTION AND DELIVERY;
AND PROVIDING FOR THEIR PAYMENT
Complete resolution on file in office of the City Administrator.
Councilor Alexander seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote all members voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Joel Dresel, SEH, explained the need to purchase a strip of land adjacent to the Glencoe Airport. The boundary survey revealed that the 250 feet required by the FAA from the center of the runway was short. The primary service area must be 500 feet. Land to be purchased was appraised at $6100.00. The FAA will reimburse the City 90% of that cost and 5% will potentially be paid by the Minnesota Department of Transportation Aeronautics, leaving the City with 5% of the cost totaling $305.00.
Discussion led to Member Alexander motioning approval of the land purchase with Member Schrupp seconding. All members voted in favor.
Public Works Director Schreifels presented quotes to reconstruct five manholes along the south trunk sewer line south of Buffalo Creek. The low quote was received from Innovative Foundation Supportworks of Pine City, Minnesota for $22,515.00.
This is in the 2017 budget.
Councilor Schrupp motioned to accept the low bid in the amount of $22,515.00 and Councilor Alexander seconded. All members voted in favor.
Motion by Member Schrupp to approve the third reading of Ordinance No. 597 for Minor Subdivisions. Councilor Ziemer seconded. All members voted in favor. The ordinance will be in effect upon its publication.
Motion by Member Ziemer to approve the third reading of Ordinance No. 598 GRHS Annexation. Councilor Schrupp seconded. The long term lease with GRHS will need to be amended to include this property. This annexation ordinance will be sent on to the MN Boundary Adjustment division for approval and then it will be recorded.
All members voted in favor.
Motion by Member Neid to approve the third reading of Ordinance No. 599 concerning predatory offenders. Member Schrupp seconded. All members voted in favor. The ordinance will be in effect upon its publication.
The Transportation Alliance of Minnesota and the Southwest Corridor Coalition recommend the approval the resolution of support a State of Minnesota long-term transportation funding package.
Councilor Neid motioned support with the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. (2017-07)
RESOLUTION SUPPORTING A STATE OF MINNESOTA
LONG-TERM TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PACKAGE
Complete resolution on file in the office of the City Administrator.
Councilor Ziemer seconded. Upon a roll call vote all members voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Motion by Councilor Alexander and second by Councilor Schrupp to appoint Mike Drew to the Airport Commission as recommended. Members voting in favor, Schrupp, Neid, Alexander and Ziemer. Member Robeck voted no. Motion carried.
City Administrator Mark Larson presented the request of Jared Huepenbecker owner of
H Equipment LLC to find a temporary location to store his equipment. Mr. Huepenbecker is in the process of developing land east of Midwest Equipment on Hwy 212. A lot in the East Industrial Park by Midwest Porcine is available currently and no one has an interest in it at this time. A lease has been drafted as his current lease with Jungclaus Implement expires at the end of February. Payment of $350.00 per month is recommended by city staff. The lease is for a maximum of 6 months.
Discussion led to Councilor Neid authorizing the Mayor and City Administrator to execute the lease with the stated terms. Councilor Schrupp seconded. All members voted in favor.
Dave Meyer, Glencoe Light and Power, gave an extensive power point presentation on electric rates for residential and commercial customers. Overall, residents can expect a small decrease in costs for their electricity.
Public hearing will be held on February 22, 2017 at the Glencoe Light and Power Commission during their monthly scheduled meeting.
Motion by Councilor Ziemer to approve payment of city bills. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
Mayor Wilson called for adjournment at 8:10 p.m. Member Schrupp entered that motion. Second by Member Neid. All members voted in favor.