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City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

GLENCOE CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 2, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Schrupp, Alexander, Robeck, Ziemer and Neid. Also present: City Administrator Mark Larson, City Attorney Mark Ostlund, Finance Director Trippel, PWDs Schreifels and Voigt, Chief Raiter, Captain Padilla, Fire Chief Grack.
A. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 19, 2018.
B. Approve the following building permits:
Miller Mfg.; Mechanical Permit
GRHS; Fire Alarm System
TC & W; Misc Repairs
Abel Guardado, 1328 Armstrong Ave; Re-roof
James Fischer, 407 14th St E; Re-roof
Mike Illg, 1611 Chandler Ave; Siding, Windows, Doors
Glencoe Coop; Re-roof storage shed
Approve the following licenses:
Super America, 2306 9th St E; 3.2 off-sale liquor license renewal
Glencoe Softball Assoc.; 3.2 off-sale liquor license renewal
The Public Works Director and staff recommend replacing the 27 year old Jetter. 90% to 95% of the usage of the Jetter is by the Waste Water Treatment staff. This was in the budget for 2018 purchase.
Councilor Ziemer motioned to purchase the Jetter from Flexible Sewer Equipment for $62,662.00. Councilor Schrupp seconded. Voting in favor were Ziemer and Schrupp. Alexander, Neid and Robeck entered a no vote. Motion failed.Repairs will be made to the 27 year old Jetter.
Public Works Director Voigt presented a revised tractor bid. To upgrade from a 2017 Case Puma 165 to a 2018 Puma CVT 165 price increase is $3,000. To upgrade transmission from power shift to CVT is $9,000 making the total cost to upgrade $12,000. The cost to use a tractor until the new one arrives in September/October is $25 per hour of use.
Motion to approve the purchase of the 2018 tractor with continuous variable transmission (CVT) for the upgrade cost of $12,000 by Councilor Alexander. Second by Councilor Schrupp. Members voting in favor were Ziemer, Schrupp, Alexander. Voting no Robeck and Neid. Motion carried.
John Rodeberg, SEH, presented the bids received for the Central Storm Sewer Project. The low bid was received from R & R Excavating in the amount of $5,297,614.21. The engineers estimate was $5,814,084.80.
Action will be taken on awarding the bid at the April 16th council meeting. Financing for the project will be presented at that meeting also.
Councilor Neid entered the motion approving the second reading of Ordinance No. 600 for annexation of Panther Heights property. Councilor Ziemer seconded. All members voted in favor.
Councilor Robeck entered the motion approving the seconding reading of Ordinance No. 601 for annexation of the Polifka Property. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
Councilor Ziemer motioned approval of the second reading of Ordinance No. 602 establishing specifications for cross connections and backflow prevention. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
The Planning Commission recommended revoking the special use permit request of 812 14th Street East for an owner occupied, multi-family residence at this address. Multiple issues have occurred with this property. It is not owner occupied and the owner did not appear before the Planning Commission at the hearing to revoke the permit.
Councilor Ziemer motioned to revoke the special use permit of 812 14th Street East. Councilor Robeck seconded. All members voted in favor.
The City has received the deed for the tax forfeited property at 1128 Hennepin Ave N. City staff will proceed to prepare for demolition of the property.
Councilor Neid entered the motion to approve payment of the city bills. Councilor Robeck seconded. All members voted in favor.
Mayor Wilson called for adjournment at 7:46 p.m. Councilor Robeck entered the motion, Councilor Neid 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 April 18, 2018)