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Lakeside residents please help monitor park areas for vandalism. There has been problems with Port-a-Pot damage and flower destruction. Please call the Sheriff (Sheriff’s Non- Emergent Phone Number 712-749-2530) or City Hall (City Hall’s phone number 712-732-6601) if you see anything suspicious. Or call 911 if immediate or urgent attention is needed.

Dog licenses are available and are mandatory per city ordinance.

CITY MONTHLY FINANCES ARE AVAILAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

ACH for bill paying is now available.

All recyclable bins must be the large bin.

 

City Minutes

THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD MARCH 13, 18 AT THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL FOLLOWING THE THREE PUBLIC HEARINGS STARTING AT 7:00 P.M.

MAYOR PROTEM RUST OPENED THE MEETING WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: IEHL, LARSON AND BRASHEARS. ALSO, PRESENT WAS DEPUTY CLERK ROY, SUPT LARSEN, K&D NEUROTH, P MCKENNA, AND D DOXTAD (ISG). LEGAL WAS NOT PRESENT. THE RADIO AND NEWSMEDIA HAD BEEN NOTIFIED AND NOTICE POSTED.

 

MAYOR PROTEM RUST OPENED THE FIREWORKS RESOLUTION # 18-2-13 AT 7:00 P.M. THERE WAS NO ORAL OR WRITTEN RESPONSES TO THE RESOLUTION. NO FURTHER DISCUSSION NEEDED. A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED AT 7:08 P.M.

 

MAYOR PROTEM RUST OPENED THE 2ND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE TAX ABATEMENT RESOLUTION # 18-2-14 AT 7:10 P.M. THERE WAS NO WRITTEN OR ORAL RESPONSE, OTHER THAN AN INTERESTED BUILDER IS WAITING FOR TAX ABATEMENT OUTCOME BEFORE APPLYING FOR A BUILDING PERMIT. A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.  PUBLIC HEARING WAS CLOSED AT 7:16 P.M.

 

MAYOR PROTEM RUST OPENED THE 3RD PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED 18-19 FY BUDGET RESOLUTION # 18-3-13 AT 7:20 P.M. COUNCIL QUESTIONED TO MAKE SURE MONEY WAS PUT IN FOR A DIFFERENT CITY PICKUP IF ONE CAN BE FOUND. NO OTHER WRITTEN OR ORAL RESPONSES. A MOTION TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C. PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED AT 7:25 P.M.

 

THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WAS OPENED BY RUST IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE PUBLIC HEARINGS. THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

THE COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES FROM LAST MONTH WERE APPROVED BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSEN. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

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

 

THE FIREWORKS RESOLUTION #18-2-13 WAS READ AND APPROVED BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS WITH THE 2ND AND 3RD READINGS WAIVED. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

THE ABATEMENT RESOLUTION #18-2-14 WAS READ AND APPROVED AND THE 2ND AND 3RD READINGS WAIVED AND A MOTION FOR APPROVAL WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY IEHL.  AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

A MOTION TO APPROVE THE FY BUDGET RESOLUTION #18-3-13 FOR 18-19 WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BREASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C. TAX ASKING REMAINS UNCHANGED.

 

THE FENCING RESOLUTION #18-1-9 THIRD READIND WAS APPROVED AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

ROAD SIGN DISCUSSION WAS CONTINUED WITH THE NEW BIDS RECEIVED WITH THE CHANGES IN STYLE AND WORK REQUESTED DONE. THE SIGNS CONTINUE TO RUN OVER TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS. COUNCIL WOULD STILL LIKE TO RECEIVE SOME ASSISTANCE WITH COST AND WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION BE PUT IN TO THE B.V. COUNTY FOUNDATION GRANT PROGRAM. A MOTION TO HAVE THE CLERK MAKE APPLICATION FOR GRANT ASSISTANCE WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY LARSON WITH THE SIGN SHED BEING THE LOWEST BID. AYES: ALL. M/C. LARSON EXPLAINED THE PROGRAM, WHERE TO GET THE APPLICATION AND GAVE SUGGESTIONS ON WHO MAY BE ABLE TO ASSIST IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS.

 

HULSTEIN EXCAVATING CHANGE ORDER #3 WAS REVIEWED AND APPROVED FOR THE CITY TO KEEP $25,000 IN LIQUIDATED DAMAGES FROM THE RETAINAGE AND THE BALANCE OWED TO HULSTEIN EXCAVATING IS $8354.54 WHICH IS PAYMENT REQUEST # 7. THIS WAS MOTIONED BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C. THE FINAL PAYMENT IS TO BE HELD FOR 31 DAYS.

 

A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE NOTICE OF ACCEPTABILITY OF WORK AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR DECEMBER 7,17 WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL M/C. FINAL COMPLETION IS DONE AND WARRANTY IN EFFECT TILL DECEMBER 13, 18. THERE IS SOME MANHOLE /STREET PROBLEMS THAT WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF YET AND IF NOT COMPLETED THE CITY IS TO CALL THE BOND AGENT.

 

NO STAFF AND COMMITTEE REPORTS.

 

INFORMATION FROM ICAP WAS INCLUDED IN THE PACKETS WITH SUMMARY QUOTE AND INVOICE.

 

THE NEXT REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 10, 18.

 

COUNCIL CHECKED WITH LARSEN ON THE BALL FIELD STATUS AND WOULD LIKE HIM TO SEE ABOUT GETTING THE SHAKOPEE ROCK, HOMEPLATE AND BASES IN PLACE FOR SPRING.

 

RUST CHECKED WITH THE COUNCIL TO SEE IF ANY INFORMATION HAD BECOME AVAILABE FROM THE DNR ON THE RESTROOM FACILITY FOR BELAIR BEACH, NONE HAD SO HE WILL CHECK WITH DNR BEFORE THE NEXT MEETING.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY IEHL. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:45 P.M.

 

 

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