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Glencoe City Council Meeting Minutes

City of Glencoe

GLENCOE CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 3, 2017
7:00 P.M.
Mayor Wilson called to the regular meeting of the city council to order at 7:00 p.m.
Members present: Dan Perschau, Kevin Dietz, John Schrupp, Gary Ziemer and Al Robeck. Also present: City Attorney Jody Winters, City Administrator Mark Larson, Finance Director Trippel, Chief Raiter, PWD’s Schreifels and Voigt. Council members elect Alexander and Neid.
Motion to approve consent agenda for 2016 business as presented by member Robeck and second by member Schrupp. All members voted in favor.
A. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of December 19, 2016.
B. City Liquor Store Bills for 2016
Mayor Wilson thanked Kevin and Dan for serving in the best interest of the City.
Motion to adjourn by Councilor Perschau and second by Councilor Dietz. All members voted in favor.
2017 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AGENDA
JANUARY 3, 2017     
City Attorney Jody Winters administered oaths of office to the newly elected council members.
Randy Wilson, Mayor
Milan Alexander, Precinct One
Cory Neid, Precinct Four
Motion by Councilor Robeck to elect Milan Alexander as Vice President of Council. Councilor Neid seconded.  Discussion concerned Alexander is new to the council and some experience for this position would be beneficial. Members voting in favor Schrupp, Robeck, Neid, Alexander. Councilor Ziemer voted no. Motion carried.
Motion by Member Ziemer, second by Member Alexander to designate Security Bank & Trust Co. for depository of city funds. All members voted in favor.
First and Third Mondays at 7:00 p.m. Except for Holidays on Following Tuesday.
Motion by Councilor Schrupp and second by Councilor Neid to designate regular meeting nights as stated. All members voted in favor.
SET PRICES FOR 2017 RENTAL EQUIPMENT AND PART-TIME LABOR     
Member Robeck questioned airport hangar rent not being listed.
Councilor Ziemer motioned with Councilor Schrupp seconding to set 2017 rental equipment and part time labor prices as presented. All members voted in favor.
First Motion: Councilor Schrupp motioned to approve appointments made by the CityCouncil as recommended by Mayor Wilson as stated. Councilor Ziemer seconded the motion. Schrupp and Ziemer voted in favor. Alexander, Neid and Robeck voted no. Motion did not carry.
Second Motion: Councilor Robeck motioned to approve all stated appointments with exception of Kevin Dietz to not be appointed to the Planning Commission. Councilor Neid seconded. Milan voted in favor. Robeck, Neid, Ziemer and Schrupp voted no.  Motion did not carry.
Third Motion: Motion to table appointments by Councilor Alexander. No second given. Motion failed.

Mayor Wilson then decided to vote for each appointment individually.
a. Cemetery Commission – Re-appoint Marlene Robeck
Motion by Member Alexander and second by Member Neid. All voted in favor.
b. Airport Commission – Re-appoint Ken Polifka
Motion by Member Ziemer, second by Member Alexander. All  voted in favor.
c. Light & Power Commission – Appoint Tom Hueser
Motion by Member Alexander and second by Member Schrupp. All members voted in favor.    
d. Library Board – Re-appoint Mark Schmidt
Motion by Member Robeck, second by Member Neid. All voted in favor.
e. Park Board – Re-appoint Mary Stoltenberg
Motion by Member Neid, second by Member Alexander. All voted in favor.    
f. Planning & Industrial Commission – Reappoint Lynn Exsted and appoint
Kevin Dietz to open position
Motion by Schrupp, second Ziemer. Members voting in favor were Schrupp, Ziemer, Alexander and Neid. Robeck voted no. Motion carried.
a. PERSONNEL & LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m.; Councilor Alexander, Councilor Robeck, Councilor Neid
Councilor Schrupp motioned to set the Personnel & Legislative Committee with meeting date to be 2nd Monday of each month and with the council members as stated above. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
b. FINANCE & STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE meets the 4th  Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.; Mayor Wilson, Councilor Ziemer, Councilor Schrupp
Councilor Robeck motioned to set the Finance & Strategic Planning Committee on date and time and with members as stated above. Councilor Alexander seconded the motion. Members voting in favor were Schrupp, Ziemer, Alexander and Neid. Member Robeck voted no. Motion carried.
Councilor Alexander motioned to approve liasions as stated. Councilor Schrupp seconded. All members voted in favor.
a. Park Board – Cory Neid
b. Library – Allen Robeck
c. Light & Power Commission - John Schrupp (Full Appt)
d. Planning & Industrial Commission – Gary Ziemer
e. Cemetery Commission – Gary Ziemer (Full Appt)
f. Airport Commission – Milan Alexander
g. Fire Department - Randy Wilson
h. Liquor Store - Randy Wilson
i. Police Department - Randy Wilson
j. Administration – Randy Wilson
k. Economic Development Committee – Allen Robeck
l. City Center Board – Gary Ziemer (Full Appt)
m. Senior Citizens – Allen Robeck
Councilor Ziemer motioned to approve the consent agenda as presented. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
Approve the following building permits:
Ryan Voss Construction, 1015 12th St E; Demolition Permit
Midwest Research Swine, 3413 11th St E; Remodel
Elda Guerrero, 1212 15th St E; Mechanical Permit
Joe Krieger, 1714 Fir Ave N; Mechanical Permit
ADM, 1011 Elliott Ave N; Demolition Permit
The bid from the McLeod Chronical was reviewed. Proposed is $7.00 per column inch for legal printing for the City of Glencoe and $5.00 per column inch for camera ready.
Motion by Councilor Alexander and second by Councilor Neid to accept bid as proposed. All members voting in favor.
Councilor Neid introduced the following resolution accepting Judd Avenue Property:
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-01
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING JUDD AVENUE PROPERTY FROM MCLEOD COUNTY
WHEREAS, the County of McLeod, a municipal corporation and a polictical subdivision of the State of Minnesota owned property legally described as:
that part of vacated Judd Avenue as originally dedicated on TOWN OF GLENCOE, according to the recorded plat thereof, McLeod County, Minnesota, lying southerly of the easterly extension of the north line of Lot 8, Block 29 of said plat, and lying northerly of the easterly extension of the south line of Lot 1, Block 29 of said plat
WHEREAS, the County of McLeod has signed a Quit Claim Deed to transfer said property to the City of Glencoe, a municipal corporation and a polictical subdivision of the State of  Minnesota,
WHEREAS, the City of Glencoe through its City Council is willing to accept said property,  
WHEREAS, gifts to municipalities must be accepted by resolution pursuant to Minn. Stat. 465.03.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the City Council for the City of Glencoe as follows:
The City of Glencoe hereby accepts the above described property and will record the Quit Claim Deed forthwith.
Councilor Alexander seconded. Upon a roll call vote all members voted in favor. Whereupon said resolution was adopted and approved.
Councilor Ziemer motioned to approve payment of the city bills. Councilor Neid seconded. All members voted in favor.
Motion to adjourn by Councilor Alexander and second by Councilor Robeck. 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 on February 8, 2017)