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ACH for bill paying is now available.

All recyclable bins must be the large bin. STYRAFOAM IS NOT RECYCLABLE ITS GARBAGE

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THANK YOU TO THE BV COUNTY FOUNDATION FOR THE GRANT MONEY WHICH MADE THIS PROJECT POSSIBLE

 

City Minutes

THE REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD JANUARY 8, 2019 AT 6 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL

 

MAYOR POMRENKE CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: RUST, BRUNGARDT, LARSON AND IEHL. LEGAL D JENNETT P.C. WAS PRESENT ALONG WITH CITY EMPLOYEES K ROY DEPUTY CLERK AND L LAURSEN CITY SUPTERINDENT. GUEST PRESENT WAS K NEUROTH. THE RADIO AND NEWSMEDIA HAD BEEN NOTIFIED AND NOTICE POSTED. MAYOR LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS COUNCIL MEETING WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE WARRANTS AS WAS SENT WITH THE AGENDA WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

THE ELM STREET WATER / ICING CONCERNS WERE DISCUSSED. MAYOR POMRENKE TELLS THE COUNCIL THAT LAURSEN HAS BEEN WORKING ON THE ICE FREQUENTLY AND THAT SOME OF THE SUMP PUMPS HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO DRAIN INTO THE BACKYARD INSTEAD OF THE FRONT YARD AND INTO THE STREET. LAURSEN HAS WORKED WITH THE RESIDENTS IF THEY REQUESTED HIS HELP. THE LONGTERM FIXES THAT MAY ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEM WERE DISCUSSED. LAURSEN HAS TALKED WITH PEDERSEN ON WORKING IN THE FRONT PUTTING A TILE THAT HOMEOWNERS CAN HOOK INTO, SO WATER GOES TO STORM SEWERS INSTEAD OF SANITARY SEWER. MAYOR POMRENKE HAD TALKED TO SEILER AND HE SUGGESTED GOING THRU THE BACKYARDS SO IN THE FUTURE IF ANOTHER STREET WOULD DEVELOP, THEY COULD DUMP WATER INTO THE SAME PIPE. GOING THRU THE BACK WOULD INVOLVE GETTING EASEMENTS SIGNED BY EACH HOMEOWNER. TILE WOULD BE A 6 INCH. NO FIRM BIDS HAVE BEEN GOTTEN BUT PEDERSEN TALKED OF COST BEING AROUND $13,000.00 DOLLARS. NO ESTIMATE HAD BEEN TALKED OF WITH SEILER. COUNCIL WOULD LIKE BIDS GOTTEN FOR REVIEW.

 

COUNCIL TALKS OF THE NEW 19-20 BUDGET AND SOME TENTATIVE PLANS FOR LAKESIDE IMPROVEMENTS. REPLACING PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT (20,000), PAINT LAKESHORE DRIVE ROAD LINES (4000), A NEW AND UPDATED ORDINANCE BOOK AND STARTING ON ASH TREE REMOVAL (10,000). ALSO, COUNCIL IS INTERESTED IN CHECKING INTO WHAT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICPATE IN THE TREES FOREVER PROGRAM FOR REPLACING THE REMOVED TREES. ALSO, COUNCIL WONDERED IF RUST HAD ANY UPDATES ON THE BELAIR ACCESS RESTROOM PLANS. AT THIS TIME, HE HAS RECEIVED NO FURTHER INFORMATION.

 

CLERK REPLACEMENT WAS DISCUSSED AND LARSON HAS SAMPLE PAPERS AND JOB DUTIES FROM CURRENT CLERK AND A SAMPLE APPLICATION. HE’S GOING TO TRY TO PUT TOGETHER A JOB DESCRIPTION AND AD FOR COUNCIL REVIEW AND IMPUT. IF EVERYONE IS AGREEABLE AN AD COULD BE PLACED INTO THE PAPER COME FEBRUARY WITH INTERVIEWS TO FOLLOW.

 

MANHOLE COVER INFORMATION SENT BY T GRAFFT WAS REVIEWED. MANHOLE COVERS ARE 7/8 0F AN INCH INSTEAD OF 1.5 INCHES. LAURSEN STATES THEY SEEM TO BE WORKING WITHOUT PROBLEMS. AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR WARRENTY WAS ADDED.

 

THERE WERE NO STAFF OR COMMITTEE REPORTS.

THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 12, 19 AT 6 P.M. HERE IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:45 P.M.

 

 

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