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,-,- ANo ,, ,s ,aoowner00rec, oe00t,ogt00e,mprovemeo, 00tzt i ' -xens-on repo--rt Public notices on t00e00e*erm00. Ortonville, Minnesota that the request Upon roll cal vote the following voted by the Big Stone Lake Area Chamber of aye: Sellin, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003 7:00 PM COUNCIL CHAMBERS CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Dinnel called the regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll call was taken with the following being present: Lisa Berkner, Mel Reinke, Artie Arndt, Lenore Sellin, Mike Dorry with the following absent: Dan Oakes. City Staff Present: Char Grossman,Curtis Hormann. Media present: Ardith Eckardt. Others Present: Glenn Nelson, Paul Tinklenberg, Scott Hoeke, Jim Foster, Brad Schipper, Blair Johnson, Clyde Weros, Randy McEwen, Ken Archer, Sheila Thompson, Mark Thompson. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: The following agenda amendments were offered by Reinke and seconded by Berkner and the motion did pass unanimously to approve the following agenda additions: Unfinished Business: 12.a Rita Road Resolution New Business: 13.g Health Officer Appointment 13.h Set Public Hearing for Senior Housing 13.i Governor Pawlenty's visit 13. j City Office RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS: Ken Archer updated the council on the telephone system bids that have been reviewed by Barb Voecks and the Building Committee. The Idea-Corn bid in the amount of $85,443.00 is being recommended by the Health Care Board for approval by the Council. Dorry moved and Dinnel seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-O13 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR TELEPHONE SYSTEM WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for a telephone system for Ortonville Area Health Services, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, bids were received for the project as follows: Total Bid CommWorld ...................... $ 65,748.20 Idea-Com .......................... $ 85,443.00 Frontier ............................. $ 87,632.10 Marco ................................ $ 90,593.00 Northwestern Communications ............. $131,467.69 WHEREAS, upon the recommendation of the Health Care Board the bid of Idea-Com., in the amount of $85,443.00 has been determined by the Council to be the bid that meets the RFP as requested.. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Idea-Com is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administ#tor be and are hereby authorized to exbcute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said telephone system are included in the total expansion project funds. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-013 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Archer reported that the architects and the Building Committee have reviewed furniture bids. The Health Care Board is recommending the bid of Interstate Office Products in the amount of $171,515.50. Dinnel moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-014 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR FURNITURE WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for furniture for Ortonville Area Health Services, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, bids were received for the project as follows: % Bid Packages Canfield's Business Interiors ........ $162,963.76 .... 89% Pulse Products, Inc ................ $165,808.99 .... 81% Interstate Office Products ....... $171,515.50... 100% Cooks, Inc....$196,258.40... 100% Marco Business Products, Inc ................. $ 58,140.75 ..... 9% WHEREAS, the bid of Interstate Office Products, in the amount of $171,515.50 has been determined by the Council to be the bid that meets the RFP as requested with a 100% complete package. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Interstate Office Products is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administrator be and are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said furniture are included in the total expansion project funds. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-014 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Change Order #10 was discussed. Ken Archer explained the need for these changes for the completion of the project. Berkner moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03.015 RESOLUTION APPROVING HOSPITAL PROJECT CHANGE ORDERS BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonvilte that the Hospital Project change orders as recommended by the Health Care Board minutes of January 28, 2003 in the net change of $43,575.00 be and are hereby approved. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Arndt, Reinke, Dinnel, Berkner, Dorry and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-015 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Brad Schipper reported that four bids have been received for ceiling tiles at Northridge. The Health Care Board is recommending the bid of Dallas I. Hanson in the amount of $12,000.00. Reinke moved and Dinnel seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-016 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR CEILING TILE AT NORTHRIDGE WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for ceiling tile for Northridge Residence, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, upon the recommendation of the Health Care Board the bid of Dallas I. Hanson, in the amount of $12,000.00 has been determined by the Council to be the low bid, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Dallas I. Hanson is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administrator be and are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said ceiling tiles have been budgeted for in the 2003 Budget. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-016 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Jim Foster explained the request of the Heath Care Board to increase the capitalization limit from $500 to $5,000. Upon recommendation of the Health Care Board, a motion was made by Berkner and seconded by Dinnel and the motion passed unanimously to increase the capitalization limit from $500 to $5,000 (Medicare maximum). Ken Archer reported that due to the state budget deficit (that may have significant impact on the healthcare industry) the purchase of the CT scanner from Toshiba be put on hold. Upon recommendation of the Health Care Board, a motion was made by Dinnel and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to put a hold on the purchase of the CT scanner until the budget deficit impact on healthcare is determined. Archer reported that financing for short-term vs. Iong-termpurchases would be presented to the Council at a later date. The Maxfield report was included in the packet only for the council review. Clyde Wares and Randy McEwen, Moose Lodge members, were present to explain the need of obtaining a fire code variance from the City of Ortonvilte. Additional information was requested before any council action would be taken. CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by council member Reinke, and seconded by council member Berkner, to approve the Consent Agenda which included the following items: 9.a:Motion approving proposed council minutes of January 13, 2003. 13.a: Motion approving Hospital project pay request #19 $146,623.50. 13.b: Reinke moved and Berkner seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-017 RESOLUTION APPROVING BIG STONE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GAMBLING LICENSE SPRING LUBRICANT SAVINGS SCHOOL Check Out Our Wallet Special ( 35 '1r''' same shot) reg. price 50 You must have 35ram negative Enlargements: 8xlO s45 5x7 *2 75 D&L Photo Nassau Farmers Elevator 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank Across from Pizza Ranch 432-5222 Commerce for permit LG220 for gambling activities at the Sport & Leisure Show is hereby endorsed and supported and the City C}erk/ Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-017 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. 13.c: Reinke moved and Berkner seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-018 RESOLUTION APPROVING BIG STONE COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER GAMBLING LICENSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the request by the Big Stone County Pheasants Forever for permit LG220 for gambling activities at the Pheasants Forever Banquet is hereby endorsed and supported and the City Clerk/ Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-018 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. 13.d:Motion approving renewal of Dew Daw Entertainment, Inc. consumption & display permit at Sioux Historic Pavilion. 13.e: Motion rescheduling February 17th meeting to February 18th due to the Presidents' Day Holiday. 15. Motion approving payment of bills as presented. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMIT-FEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: The Golf Board is recommending that the City of Ortonville hire a Golf Course Superintendent. Blair Johnson has suggested that the part-time wages budgeted for 2003 be lowered to compensate for the hiring of a superintendent and keeping the other fulltime employee. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Arndt moved and Sellin seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the advertising for the position of Golf Course Superintendent. A letter has been received from Scott Hoelke requesting the Council transfer his lease for the operation of the Golf Clubhouse for 2003 to Mark & Sheila Thompson. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Dinnel moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the transfer of the Golf Clubhouse lease for the 2003 season to Mark & Sheila Thompson. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Dinnel moved and Berkner seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving advertising to receive bids for furnace installation in the clubhouse. The Senior Center Board has set the rental fees for the Senior Center as follows: $ 50.00 rent, plus $25.00 for damage/cleaning $100.00 rent, plus $25.00 for damage/cleaning on City Holidays -- That upon the recommendation of the Senior Center Board, Reinke moved and Sellin seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the 2003 rental fees for the Senior Center. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Reinke moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-019 AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 03-09 APPROVING STREET IMPROVEMENTS ON RITA ROAD WHEREAS, that upon the recommendation of the Street Committee, a 32' road with curb & gutter be constructed, and WHEREAS, the assessment of the improvement will be based upon a copayment schedule where property owners will pay 30% of the engineer's estimates and the City will pay the balance of actual construction costs up o to 70'/o of the Engineer's estimate. All costs in excess of the estimate will be paid by Landowner. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the Rita Road improvement project construction begin in 2004, provided the City receives a Petition from all of the affected and the following voted nay: Berkner. Resolution 03-019 passed this 3id day of February 2003. NEW BUSINESS: Shawnda Johnson submitted quotes for equipment for the local access channel. Mayor Dinnel has reviewed and has recommended the purchase of the equipment from Alpha Video in the amount of $2,065.00. Dinnel moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-020 RESOLUTION AWARDING QUOTE FOR ACCESS CHANNEL EQUIPMENT WHEREAS, quotes have been received and reviewed by Shawnda Johnson and David Dinnel, and WHEREAS, quotes were received for the equipment as follows: Total Quote Curt Johnson .......................... $1,732.76 Alpha Video ............................. $2,065.00 WHEREAS, the quote of Alpha Video, in the amount of $2,065.00 has been determined by the Council to be the quote that will provide the equipment for the access channel, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that the quote of Alpha Video is hereby accepted pending Mayor Dinnel's conversation with Curt Johnson. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, and the following voted nay: Dorry. Resolution 03-20 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Dinnel moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the appointment of the Dr. Bryan Delage as the Health Officer. A motion was made by Dinnel and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to set a public hearing for the Senior Housing Project at the regular council meeting on March 3, 2003. Mayor Dinnel reminded the Council of Governor Pawlenty's visit to Montevideo tomorrow at 3:15. Arndt inquired as to the statues of the moving the City Offices. Grossman informed the Council that the future of the City Office would probably remain in the present location. The clinic building is now being considered as part of the health care complex. Quotes are being obtained on a heating/air conditioning system, carpet, new wall covering, new ceiling and lighting for the existing office. Mayor Dinnel thanked Chief Hormann and Vicki Oakes for their preparation of the police and EDA annual reports. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Dorry moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the February 3, 2003 regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council at 8:25. Charleen K. Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator SPECIAL SESSION FEBRUARY 13, 2003 12:00 NOON CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS Upon proper notice having been given the Ortonville City Council met in Special session and was called to order by Mayor Dave Dinnel at 12:00 Noon. Council Present: Mike Dorry, Lenore Seilin, Mel Reinke, Lisa Berkner, Dan Oakes, Artie Arndt. The purpose o1 the meeting was te reschedule the time and date of the public hearing for The Assisted Living Project. Reinke moved that the hearing date for the Assisted Living Project be set for 7:00 on March 17, 2003 at The Senior Citizens Center. Sellin seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Arndt moved that the special 12:00 Noon meeting be adjourned: Dorry seconded And the meeting was adjourned at 12:10 P.M. APPROVED: Judith Roberts Deputy City Clerk/Administrator ATTEST: Dave Dinnel, Mayor Amy R.B. Rager Regional Extension Educator, Environmental Science Yellow Medicine County Clarkfield, MN 56223 320/669-4471 OUTDOOR CORPS: A LEARNING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH As the population of Minnesota continues to grow, more demands are being placed on .... :! our local natural resources. In communities, many of the environmental stewardship needs associated with growth may go unmet due to the lack resources, funding, or agency personnel. The Outdoor Corps program was developed by the University of Minnesota Extension Service, to provide youth an opportunity to make a positive impact on their community, Their Outdoor Corps, assists high school students in establishing and operating a small business that provides environmental stewardship services to area land owners, lake associations, organizations and management agencies. The outdoor is organized into four divisions: Forest Resources, Wildlife Resources, Water Resources, and Environmental Interpretation Services. The services are provided to area land owners/managers on a contract basis. For example, students would contract with a local lake association to provide water testing services throughout the summer months. Students are gather the water them to qualified labs for tests. After they receive from the laboratory, they contracting group and results. Opportunities the students to help and bird surveys, plant tree research, and in programs in local parks. participation in the are able to explore resources, apply math education in a real understand the basics of 0 operating a small a variety of communil meet basic needs that exist communities, and b informed users of resources. This program has in Crow Wing County years. Fifteen students, were female, sampled presented their results lake associations advisory boards and approximately for their services. The Outdoor Corps interested in expanding of the state. Each area unique environmental needs and the Outdoor can provide a interested areas. If agency is interested about the Outdoor Cot Amy Rager, an University of Minnesota Service in, Natural Environment, serving Central District that Stone County. 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Roll call was taken with the following being present: Lisa Berkner, Mel Reinke, Artie Arndt, Lenore Sellin, Mike Dorry with the following absent: Dan Oakes. City Staff Present: Char Grossman,Curtis Hormann. Media present: Ardith Eckardt. Others Present: Glenn Nelson, Paul Tinklenberg, Scott Hoeke, Jim Foster, Brad Schipper, Blair Johnson, Clyde Weros, Randy McEwen, Ken Archer, Sheila Thompson, Mark Thompson. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: The following agenda amendments were offered by Reinke and seconded by Berkner and the motion did pass unanimously to approve the following agenda additions: Unfinished Business: 12.a Rita Road Resolution New Business: 13.g Health Officer Appointment 13.h Set Public Hearing for Senior Housing 13.i Governor Pawlenty's visit 13. j City Office RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS: Ken Archer updated the council on the telephone system bids that have been reviewed by Barb Voecks and the Building Committee. The Idea-Corn bid in the amount of $85,443.00 is being recommended by the Health Care Board for approval by the Council. Dorry moved and Dinnel seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-O13 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR TELEPHONE SYSTEM WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for a telephone system for Ortonville Area Health Services, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, bids were received for the project as follows: Total Bid CommWorld ...................... $ 65,748.20 Idea-Com .......................... $ 85,443.00 Frontier ............................. $ 87,632.10 Marco ................................ $ 90,593.00 Northwestern Communications ............. $131,467.69 WHEREAS, upon the recommendation of the Health Care Board the bid of Idea-Com., in the amount of $85,443.00 has been determined by the Council to be the bid that meets the RFP as requested.. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Idea-Com is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administ#tor be and are hereby authorized to exbcute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said telephone system are included in the total expansion project funds. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-013 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Archer reported that the architects and the Building Committee have reviewed furniture bids. The Health Care Board is recommending the bid of Interstate Office Products in the amount of $171,515.50. Dinnel moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-014 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR FURNITURE WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for furniture for Ortonville Area Health Services, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, bids were received for the project as follows: % Bid Packages Canfield's Business Interiors ........ $162,963.76 .... 89% Pulse Products, Inc ................ $165,808.99 .... 81% Interstate Office Products ....... $171,515.50... 100% Cooks, Inc....$196,258.40... 100% Marco Business Products, Inc ................. $ 58,140.75 ..... 9% WHEREAS, the bid of Interstate Office Products, in the amount of $171,515.50 has been determined by the Council to be the bid that meets the RFP as requested with a 100% complete package. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Interstate Office Products is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administrator be and are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said furniture are included in the total expansion project funds. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-014 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Change Order #10 was discussed. Ken Archer explained the need for these changes for the completion of the project. Berkner moved and Reinke seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03.015 RESOLUTION APPROVING HOSPITAL PROJECT CHANGE ORDERS BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonvilte that the Hospital Project change orders as recommended by the Health Care Board minutes of January 28, 2003 in the net change of $43,575.00 be and are hereby approved. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Arndt, Reinke, Dinnel, Berkner, Dorry and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-015 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Brad Schipper reported that four bids have been received for ceiling tiles at Northridge. The Health Care Board is recommending the bid of Dallas I. Hanson in the amount of $12,000.00. Reinke moved and Dinnel seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-016 RESOLUTION AWARDING BID FOR CEILING TILE AT NORTHRIDGE WHEREAS, the Health Care Board of the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for ceiling tile for Northridge Residence, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by the Health Care Board and the Council, and WHEREAS, upon the recommendation of the Health Care Board the bid of Dallas I. Hanson, in the amount of $12,000.00 has been determined by the Council to be the low bid, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that: 1. The bid of Dallas I. Hanson is hereby accepted. 2. That the Mayor and Clerk- Administrator be and are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents for said project. 3. Funds for said ceiling tiles have been budgeted for in the 2003 Budget. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Reinke, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, Dorry, Dinnel, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-016 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Jim Foster explained the request of the Heath Care Board to increase the capitalization limit from $500 to $5,000. Upon recommendation of the Health Care Board, a motion was made by Berkner and seconded by Dinnel and the motion passed unanimously to increase the capitalization limit from $500 to $5,000 (Medicare maximum). Ken Archer reported that due to the state budget deficit (that may have significant impact on the healthcare industry) the purchase of the CT scanner from Toshiba be put on hold. Upon recommendation of the Health Care Board, a motion was made by Dinnel and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to put a hold on the purchase of the CT scanner until the budget deficit impact on healthcare is determined. Archer reported that financing for short-term vs. Iong-termpurchases would be presented to the Council at a later date. The Maxfield report was included in the packet only for the council review. Clyde Wares and Randy McEwen, Moose Lodge members, were present to explain the need of obtaining a fire code variance from the City of Ortonvilte. Additional information was requested before any council action would be taken. CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by council member Reinke, and seconded by council member Berkner, to approve the Consent Agenda which included the following items: 9.a:Motion approving proposed council minutes of January 13, 2003. 13.a: Motion approving Hospital project pay request #19 $146,623.50. 13.b: Reinke moved and Berkner seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-017 RESOLUTION APPROVING BIG STONE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GAMBLING LICENSE SPRING LUBRICANT SAVINGS SCHOOL Check Out Our Wallet Special ( 35 '1r''' same shot) reg. price 50 You must have 35ram negative Enlargements: 8xlO s45 5x7 *2 75 D&L Photo Nassau Farmers Elevator 1-Hour Photo Processing Lab 307 Main St., Milbank Across from Pizza Ranch 432-5222 Commerce for permit LG220 for gambling activities at the Sport & Leisure Show is hereby endorsed and supported and the City C}erk/ Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-017 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. 13.c: Reinke moved and Berkner seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-018 RESOLUTION APPROVING BIG STONE COUNTY PHEASANTS FOREVER GAMBLING LICENSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the request by the Big Stone County Pheasants Forever for permit LG220 for gambling activities at the Pheasants Forever Banquet is hereby endorsed and supported and the City Clerk/ Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-018 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. 13.d:Motion approving renewal of Dew Daw Entertainment, Inc. consumption & display permit at Sioux Historic Pavilion. 13.e: Motion rescheduling February 17th meeting to February 18th due to the Presidents' Day Holiday. 15. Motion approving payment of bills as presented. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMIT-FEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: The Golf Board is recommending that the City of Ortonville hire a Golf Course Superintendent. Blair Johnson has suggested that the part-time wages budgeted for 2003 be lowered to compensate for the hiring of a superintendent and keeping the other fulltime employee. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Arndt moved and Sellin seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the advertising for the position of Golf Course Superintendent. A letter has been received from Scott Hoelke requesting the Council transfer his lease for the operation of the Golf Clubhouse for 2003 to Mark & Sheila Thompson. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Dinnel moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the transfer of the Golf Clubhouse lease for the 2003 season to Mark & Sheila Thompson. That upon the recommendation of the Golf Board, Dinnel moved and Berkner seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving advertising to receive bids for furnace installation in the clubhouse. The Senior Center Board has set the rental fees for the Senior Center as follows: $ 50.00 rent, plus $25.00 for damage/cleaning $100.00 rent, plus $25.00 for damage/cleaning on City Holidays -- That upon the recommendation of the Senior Center Board, Reinke moved and Sellin seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the 2003 rental fees for the Senior Center. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Reinke moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-019 AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 03-09 APPROVING STREET IMPROVEMENTS ON RITA ROAD WHEREAS, that upon the recommendation of the Street Committee, a 32' road with curb & gutter be constructed, and WHEREAS, the assessment of the improvement will be based upon a copayment schedule where property owners will pay 30% of the engineer's estimates and the City will pay the balance of actual construction costs up o to 70'/o of the Engineer's estimate. All costs in excess of the estimate will be paid by Landowner. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the Rita Road improvement project construction begin in 2004, provided the City receives a Petition from all of the affected and the following voted nay: Berkner. Resolution 03-019 passed this 3id day of February 2003. NEW BUSINESS: Shawnda Johnson submitted quotes for equipment for the local access channel. Mayor Dinnel has reviewed and has recommended the purchase of the equipment from Alpha Video in the amount of $2,065.00. Dinnel moved and Arndt seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-020 RESOLUTION AWARDING QUOTE FOR ACCESS CHANNEL EQUIPMENT WHEREAS, quotes have been received and reviewed by Shawnda Johnson and David Dinnel, and WHEREAS, quotes were received for the equipment as follows: Total Quote Curt Johnson .......................... $1,732.76 Alpha Video ............................. $2,065.00 WHEREAS, the quote of Alpha Video, in the amount of $2,065.00 has been determined by the Council to be the quote that will provide the equipment for the access channel, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that the quote of Alpha Video is hereby accepted pending Mayor Dinnel's conversation with Curt Johnson. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, and the following voted nay: Dorry. Resolution 03-20 passed this 3rd day of February 2003. Dinnel moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the appointment of the Dr. Bryan Delage as the Health Officer. A motion was made by Dinnel and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to set a public hearing for the Senior Housing Project at the regular council meeting on March 3, 2003. Mayor Dinnel reminded the Council of Governor Pawlenty's visit to Montevideo tomorrow at 3:15. Arndt inquired as to the statues of the moving the City Offices. Grossman informed the Council that the future of the City Office would probably remain in the present location. The clinic building is now being considered as part of the health care complex. Quotes are being obtained on a heating/air conditioning system, carpet, new wall covering, new ceiling and lighting for the existing office. Mayor Dinnel thanked Chief Hormann and Vicki Oakes for their preparation of the police and EDA annual reports. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Dorry moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the February 3, 2003 regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council at 8:25. Charleen K. Grossman, City Clerk-Administrator SPECIAL SESSION FEBRUARY 13, 2003 12:00 NOON CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS Upon proper notice having been given the Ortonville City Council met in Special session and was called to order by Mayor Dave Dinnel at 12:00 Noon. Council Present: Mike Dorry, Lenore Seilin, Mel Reinke, Lisa Berkner, Dan Oakes, Artie Arndt. The purpose o1 the meeting was te reschedule the time and date of the public hearing for The Assisted Living Project. Reinke moved that the hearing date for the Assisted Living Project be set for 7:00 on March 17, 2003 at The Senior Citizens Center. Sellin seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Arndt moved that the special 12:00 Noon meeting be adjourned: Dorry seconded And the meeting was adjourned at 12:10 P.M. APPROVED: Judith Roberts Deputy City Clerk/Administrator ATTEST: Dave Dinnel, Mayor Amy R.B. Rager Regional Extension Educator, Environmental Science Yellow Medicine County Clarkfield, MN 56223 320/669-4471 OUTDOOR CORPS: A LEARNING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUTH As the population of Minnesota continues to grow, more demands are being placed on .... :! our local natural resources. In communities, many of the environmental stewardship needs associated with growth may go unmet due to the lack resources, funding, or agency personnel. 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