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NO FALL CLEANUP  FOR THIS YEAR 2018 WILL REASSESS IN THE SPRING

City Minutes

THE REGULAR CITY OF LAKESIDE COUNCIL MEETING WAS HELD SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE LAKESIDE CITY HALL

 

MAYOR POMRENKE LED WITH THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: RUST, BRUNGARDT, IEHL, AND BRASHEARS. ALSO, PRESENT WAS CITY ATTORNEY D. JENNETT P.C., DEPUTY CLERK K ROY, DEANNE & KEVIN NEUROTH AND SCOTT SIEVERS.

 

THERE WERE NO PUBLIC COMMENTS.

 

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

 

THE WARRANTS SENT WITH THE AGENDA PACKET WERE APPROVED BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

RESOLUTION #081418 WAS REVIEWED WITH THE CHANGES REQUESTED BY COUNCIL ON SHOOTING OFF THE FIREWORKS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY ONLY OR WITH THE OWNERS PERMISSION AND A CLAUSE THAT KEEPS MINORS FROM SHOOTING OFF FIREWORKS. COUNCIL APPROVES OF THE CHANGES AND A MOTION TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING WAS MADE SETTING UP THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR OCTOBER 9, 19 AT 7:00 P.M. BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

MARINA ENTRANCE WAS CHECKED BY SEVERAL COUNCIL MEMBERS AND THEY FELT VISIBILITY WAS GOOD. THEY DIDN’T NOTICE ANY ISSUES AS LONG AS TRAFFIC STOPPED BEFORE PULLING OUT ONTO THE ROADWAY. STOP SIGN ORDINANCE IS ALREADY IN PLACE AT THE MARINA STATES JENNETT THE CITY ATTORNEY. STOP SIGN SHOULD BE IN PLACE FROM THE TIME THE SPEED LIMIT SIGNS CHANGE IN THE SPRING TILL THEY ARE CHANGED BACK IN THE FALL.

 

FREEDOM ROCK DONATION REQUEST WAS DISCUSSED. MAYOR AND CITY SUPT TOOK THE ROCK FOR THE CITY TO ALBERT CITY SEPT 4 OR 5TH. AFTER DISCUSSION A MOTION MADE BY RUST FOR $250.00 WAS RECINDED AND HE MOTIONED TO DONATE $100.00 TO THE ENDOWMENT FUND, SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

WATER ORDINANCE #091118-1 WAS REVIEWED AND LEGAL HAD MADE REQUESTED CHANGES AND MADE THE ORDINANCE UNDERSTANDABLE AND EASIER TO READ. IN THE CHANGES WERE UPDATES TO THE BILLING CHANGING WATER DELINQUENT SHUT OFF RULES (TIME FRAME FOR SHUT OFF’S, 30 DAYS INSTEAD OF 60) AND ALSO INCLUDED RATE CHANGES FROM STORM LAKE. A MOTION TO APPROVE THE WATER ORDINANCE UPDATE WAS MADE BY BRUNGARDT AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

SEWER RATE INCREASES ORDINANCE # 091118-2 WAS REVIEWED AND WAS APPROVED BY MOTION OF BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C. TOTAL RATE INCREASES ON WATER AND SEWER ON A MINIMUM BILL ARE $2.42.   ORDINANCE EFFECTIVE AFTER PUBLICATION.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE HAD TALKED WITH RASMUSSENS ON A BOX FOR THE KEY FOR THE TORNADO SHELTER AS A BACKUP PLAN. THE BOX IS INEXPENSIVE BUT THE KEYS ARE EXPENSIVE. A MOTION AFTER DISCUSSION TO GIVE DAVIS’S A KEY TO THE TORNADO SHELTER FROM THE TIME THE CAMPGROUND OPENS TO THE CLOSING AT THE END OF THE SEASON WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C. DAVIS’S ARE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE KEY AND ARE TO TURN IT BACK IN TO THE CITY AFTER CAMPGROUND CLOSES EACH FALL. THERE IS SOMEONE COMING TO CHECK THE FRONT DOOR TO SEE WHY IT IS NOT WORKING AS IT SHOULD.

 

MAYOR POMRENKE HAD TALKED TO THE EMPLOYEES OF SEILERS ON THE ELM STREET SEWER ISSUE, THEY TOLD OF THEIR FINDINGS. THE LETTER TO FRIESEN STANDS AND HOMEOWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING TO CONNECT TO THE CITY SEWER AS PER ORDINANCE. A MOTION TO PAY SEILER IN FULL WITH HOMEOWNER BEING RESPONSIBLE TO THE CITY FOR $2700.27 OF THE BILL WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRUNGARDT. AYES: ALL. M/C.  CLERK WILL SEND A LETTER TO FRIESEN OF THE COUNCILS DECISION.

 

A TREE WAS TAKEN DOWN IN THE CITY THAT APPEARED TO HAVE ASH BORE DISEASE. BEAVER TOOK THE TREE DOWN FOR $625.00 BUT LEFT A LARGE PART OF THE TRUNK TO SEE IF THE COUNCIL WANTED TO DO A CARVING. COUNCIL PREFERS TO HAVE THE REST OF THE TRUNK REMOVED. MIDAMERICAN ENERGY TREE PROGRAM INFORMATION WAS SHARED AND A GRANT CAN BE APPLIED FOR ONCE COUNCIL HAS A PLAN IN PLACE AND KNOW WHAT TREES THEY WANT PLANTED. COUNCIL DISCUSSED HAVING MIKES LAWN DO A FLOOR PLAN FOR TREE REMOVAL AND REPLANTING, AT WHICH TIME THEY CAN MAKE APPLICATION TO TREES FOREVER. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN EARLY SEPTEMBER EACH YEAR.

 

RUST MOTIONED AND BRUNGARDT SECONDED APPROVAL OF THE CHANGE ORDER FOR THE SIGN SHED. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

COUNCIL DISCUSSED FALL CLEAN UP AND THE CITY SUPT HAD SAID HE DIDN’T SEE THAT IT WAS NEEDED THIS FALL. COUNCIL THINKS THE CITY SHOULD REVISIT CLEANUP IN JAN OR FEB FOR SPRING.

 

RESOLUTION # 09112018 STREET FINANCE REPORT WAS REVIEWED ON MONEY TAKEN IN AND SPENT. A MOTION TO APPROVE THE REPORT AS PRESENTED WAS MADE BY RUST AND SECONDED BY BRASHEARS. AYES: ALL. M/C.

 

NO COMMITTEE REPORTS.

 

COUNCIL HAD QUESTIONS ON SURVEYING LOTS ON THE ACCESS AREAS. COST AND REASON WHY DONE. LEGAL ALSO EXPALINED DNR’S INVOLVEMENT IN THE SEVENTIES WITH DOCKS ETC. SURVEY WAS DONE ON THE ACCESS AREAS FOR BUILDING PURPOSES ONLY. THEY ALSO QUESTIONED POLICY ON BILL PAYING.

 

THE NEXT COUNCIL MEETING IS OCTOBER 9, 18.

 

WITH NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO DISCUSS A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY BRASHEARS AND SECONDED BY RUST. AYES: ALL. M/C. MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:16 P.M.

 

 

 

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