SEPTEMBER 2, 2010 6:00 P.M.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, Mayor Rich Bauer called the Zumbrota City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. PRESENT: Mayor Rich Bauer; Council members
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion Hinderaker, second Nygaard to adopt the agenda with the addition of item 8e. Sheriff Posse Request to Cross the Covered Bridge. Approved 3-0-0.
Motion Hinderaker, second Nygaard, to approve the regular meeting minutes of
August 19, 2010. Approved 3-0-0.
Motion Nygaard, second Hinderaker to approve the accounts payable of $33,052.91.
7-a. Resolution 2010-16 Approving 2011 Proposed Budget and Levy
The State has mandated the library maintenance of effort be raised by $12,341. Mayor Bauer stated this was difficult to do because all other departments were cutting. He would like to schedule a meeting with the Library Board to discuss this. Although the State can mandate the increase, the Library Board can decide not to accept it. Bauer suggested the levy be approved with the possibility of reducing it by $12,341. Motion Nygaard, second Hinderaker to approve Resolution 2010-16 Approving 2011 Proposed Budget and Levy:
PARK $ 42,850
SWIM POOL $ 53,847
STORM WTR $ 4,000
06B GO ST $ 95,000
10 GO REF $ 93,835
Golf C. Abate $ 55,000
G Auto Abate $ 17,000
Total Levy $1,375,969
8-A. Highway 58 Bridge Proclamation
The projected opening of the new Highway 58 Bridge is scheduled for September 17th with a ribbon cutting and a symbolic walk of the area veterans across the bridge. Motion Hinderaker, second Nygaard to approve the following proclamation:
PROCLAMATION NUMBER 2010-01
A PROCLAMATION DEDICATING MN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (MNDOT)
8-B. Storm Water Repairs
Public Works Director
8-C. Crack Sealing Approval
Public Works Director Lohmann asked for approval to apply approximately 7,000 pounds of crack seal at a cost of $1.41 per pound for the yearly round of crack sealing. Motion Hinderaker, second Nygaard to approve the crack sealing of approximately 7,000 pounds of crack seal at a cost of $1.41 per pound. Approved 3-0-0.
8-D. Conduit Debt Issuance Policy Approval
8-E. Sheriff Posse Request to
Cal Fulton of the Goodhue County Sheriffs’ Posse was present to ask for permission for the Sheriffs’ Youth Wagon Train to cross the Covered Bridge during the weekend of September 9-11. Since the Highway 58 Bridge is out this is the only crossing which does not take them miles out of the way. Council member Nygaard requested that all horse manure be cleaned up off the trail and bridge. Motion Hinderaker, second Nygaard to allow the Goodhue County Sheriffs’ Posse to cross the Covered Bridge on the weekend of September 9-11. Approved 3-0-0.
Reported the anticipated opening date for the Highway 58 Bridge is September 17th.
Public Works Director Rich Lohmann;
Reported the digester at the WWTP had been cleaned out. The interior bolts have rusted and there are repairs needed as well as new piping. He will look into options for repairs and present them at a later date. He also reported on the
Community Development Director Dan King;
Reminded the Council the ribbon cutting at the New McDonald’s will be tomorrow.
Mayor Rich Bauer;
Reported he, Jensen and Borgschatz had an initial meeting with the police union.
Council Member Sara Nygaard;
Commented she had been to the new McDonald’s and it looked to be a nice facility.
Meeting adjourned 6:37 p.m.