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City Minutes

THE LAKESIDE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD JANUARY 9, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL

THE REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR POMRENKE AND THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT: BRUNGARDT, IEHL, AND LARSON. ALSO, PRESENT WAS DEPUTY CLERK: ROY, CITY SUPT: LARSEN, LEGAL: JENNETT P.C., ISG REPRESENTATIVE GRAFFT, DEANNE AND KEVIN NEUROTH, AND ULRICH FROM SIGN SHED GRAPHICS. THE RADIO AND NEWSMEDIA HAD BEEN NOTIFIED AND NOTICE POSTED.

MAYOR POMRENKE LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLIEGENCE.

THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

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

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

ON THE BALLFIELD UPDATE THE FINISHING WORK WAS NOT COMPLETED AND A MOTION TO HOLD BACK $500.00 FROM THE BILL WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C. THE $500.00 IS TO BE PAID UPON WORK COMPLETION.

ASH ST. WATER DRAINAGE WORK WAS COMPLETED BY R PEDERSEN FOR $4000.00. MAYOR EXPLAINED THE TILE REPAIR THAT WAS DONE. THE 2ND PUMP AT THE LIFT STATION HAS DECREASED ITS RUNNING TIME AND EVERYONE APPEARS TO BE HAPPY. LAURSEN CITY SUPT STATES THIS WILL WORK.

LEGAL REVIEWED WITH COUNCIL THE RESOLUTION ON THE FIREWORKS. ORIGINALY COUNCIL WANTED FIREWORKS RESOLUTION TO BE SIMILAR OR THE SAME AS STORM LAKES TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT. COUNCIL MEMBERS LARSON AND BRUNGARDT REQUESTED FIREWORKS RESOLUTION BE TABLED AND PUT ON NEXT MONTHS AGENDA FOR INPUT FROM THE REST OF THE COUNCIL.

TAX ABATEMENT WAS DISCUSSED AND INFORMATION REVIEWED. AREA FOR ABATEMENT HAS TO BE DESIGNATED AND AMOUNT OF EXEMPTION AND TIME FRAME SET BY COUNCIL. TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM SIMILAR TO STORM LAKES WAS DISCUSSED. A MOTION TO HAVE LEGAL DRAW UP FOR COUNCIL REVIEW A RESOLUTION FOR TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.  DISCUSSED WAS FIRST $75,000 FOR FIVE YEARS. TAX ABATEMENT TO BE ON NEXT MONTHS AGENDA.

FENCING, SHED AND CEMENT PAD RESOLUTION 18-1-9 WAS REVIEWED AND DISCUSSED. SUPT LAURSEN

ALSO REVIEWED FENCING ISSUES THAT OCCURRED AND HIS CONCERNS AS A HOMEOWNER IN THE LAKESIDE COMMUNITY. HE WOULD LIKE AMENDMENT TO BE CLEAR AND PRECISE. A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION AND TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING FEBRUARY 13, 18 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY LARSON. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

ROAD SIGN BIDS FROM ROLING SIGNS, COMMERCIAL SIGN AND DESIGN AND THE SIGN SHED HAD BEEN RECIEVED. B ULERICH FROM THE SIGN SHED WAS PRESENT TO EXPLAIN AND MAKE RECCOMENDATIONS ON SIGNS. HE REVEIWED LETTERING, SIZE, POLE COVERS AND HOW THE SYSTEM IS RUN FROM INSIDE THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL. HE HAD TWO CHOICES ON LETTERING AND SHOWED THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 10.6 AND 16 MM. POLE COVERS HAD TWO CHOICES ALSO AND CAN BE MATCHED TO CITY HALL BUILDING COLORS. 100% PARTS MFG WARRENTY IS INCLUDED, NOTHING ON LABOR WRITTEN. BIDS ARE GOOD FOR 30 DAYS. LARSON ASKS FOR A REVISED BID WITH COUNCIL CHOICES FOR THE NEXT MEETING. ITEM TO BE ON NEXT MONTHS AGENDA.

 

GRAFFT REVIEWED PAYMENT REQUEST #6 WITH COUNCIL. THE REQUEST IS FOR $74,788.63. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE A $10,000 REQUEST FOR ROCK. SUBSTANTIAL DATES WERE REVIEWED ALONG WITH PUNCH LIST STATUS. O&M GENERATOR MANUELS ARE STILL NEEDED. LAURSEN HAS A LIST OF EXPENSES FOR LABOR AND SUPPLIES THAT THE CITY FURNISHED. THESE ITEMS WERE SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN CARE OF BY THE CONTRACTOR. RETAINAGE IS STILL WITH THE CITY AND HASN’T BEEN REQUESTED YET. A MOTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF $74,788.63 WAS MADE BY LARSON AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C. A MEETING IS TO BE SET UP WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY, RUST AND LAURSEN TO REVIEW LIST OF CITY EXPENSES ON THE NEW LIFT STATION.

 

UDM REQUESTED $600 IN THE NEXT FISCAL BUDGET. BRUNGARDT MOTIONED TO APPROVE THE REQUEST AND IT WAS SECONDED BY IEHL. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

BV COUNTY SOLID WASTE COMMISSION LETTER WAS REVIEWED AND THEY NOTED THE FOLLOWING CHANGES: RATES ARE REDUCING BY $2.00 PER CAPITA, AND THE $10.00 PER ITEM DISPOSAL FEE FOR FURNITURE IS BEING ELIMINATED BUT WEIGHT CHARGE WILL STILL BE IN EFFECT. THE CHANGES BEGIN JULY 1, 18.

 

THE CITY PICKUP HAS BEEN DISCUSSED FOR REPLACEMENT AND AT THIS TIME CLERK IS TO PUT $40,000 INTO THE BUDGET FOR THE PICKUP.

 

THERE ARE NO STAFF OR COMMITTEE REPORTS. THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS FEBRUARY 13, 18.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY IEHL. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:17 P.M.

 

 

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