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Public notices PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL Library Media Center 412 2nd Street NW, Ortonville, MN Monday, February 7, 2011 7:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor David Dinnel called the Regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll Call was taken with the following present: Mayor Dinnel, Reinke, Thomas, Dorry, Meyer. Absent: Doren, Berkner. Staff Present: Susan Lundell, Jason Mark, Travis Strasser, Sarah Karels. Media present: Mike Swenson (Independent). Also Present: Scott Simonitch, Diane Wolff, Dara Gibson, Meg Scholberg, David Scholberg, Roman Taffe, Norm Davis. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: Move: 10.h. Budget to 13. 10.h. KDIO Radio 11.h. Chamber Resolution Regarding LGA A motion was made by Meyer and seconded by Reinke and passed unanimously to approve the Agenda as amended. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND CORRESPONDENCE: None. CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Meyer and passed unanimously to approve the below listed Consent Agenda items as presented: 6.a. Minutes of City Regular Meeting 01-18-11 10.a. Adopt Post Board&apos;s Policy- Procession of Property Seized for Administrative Forfeiture Pursuant to M. S. 609.531 10.b. Gambling Permit-Big Stone Co Pheasants Forever-Sioux Historic- Raffle-03-26-11 10.c. Joint Powers Agreement-MN Department of Public Safety-Ortonville Police Department-Evidential Breath Tester Instrument Agreement PUBLIC HEARINGS: a. Public Hearing-Rezoning Anothen Building Mayor Dinnel recessed the regular meeting and called a Public Hearing to order at 7:05 P. M. This hearing was called to allow for public input regarding rezoning the Anothen Building located on Lot A & SW 10' of Lot B of Outlot 137, City of Ortonville from R-2 to B-1. City resident Meg Scholberg expressed concern regarding parking, signage and the repair or replacement of an existing fence. Roman Taffe of Big Stone Therapies stated that the space would be used for offices and would not generate a lot of traffic in the area. He stated the fence would be repaired or removed and appropriate signage would be installed. There being no further testimony offered, Mayor Dinnel closed the hearing at 7:14 P. M. Mayor Dinnel Procession of Property Seized for Administrative Forfeiture Pursuant to MS. 609.531 b. *Gambling Permit-Big Stone Co Pheasants Forever-Sioux Historic- Raffle-03-26-11 c. *Joint Powers Agreement-MN Department of Public Safety-Ortonville Police Department-Evidential Breath Tester Instrument Agreement d. Acknowledge Receipt of Petition for Annexation of EDA Property A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Meyer and passed unanimously to acknowledge receipt of petition for annexation of EDA property. e. Call for Public Hearing-Annexation of EDA Property-March 21 Dorry moved and Reinke seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 11-007 RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A PUBLIC HEARING TO ANNEX ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PROPERTY Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Thomas, Reinke. Nay: None. Resolution 11-007 passed this 7th day of February 2011. f. Appoint Council Member to Pioneerland Library Board Council Member Meyer offered to remain on the Pioneerland Library Board g. Resolution Appointing William Watson as Special City Attorney- $100.00/Hr Reinke moved and Thomas seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 11-008 RESOLUTION APPROVING APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL CITY ATTORNEY-$100.O0 PER HOUR Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Thomas, Reinke. Nay: None. Resolution 11-008 passed this 7th day of February 2011. h. KDIO Radio Spot Mayor Dinnel reported that he does a KDIO radio spot twice per month regarding City Council actions and asked the Council Members to participate also. There were no volunteers. i. Approve Meeting Date Change to Wednesday, February 23 A motion was made by Thomas and seconded by Dorry and passed unanimously to change the next regular Council Meeting date to Wednesday, February 23rd due to President's Day on the 21st and conflicts on the 22nd. j. Consider Donation of 2-18 Hole Rounds of Golf to Koosman Benefit- Public Purpose? Promote Golf Course? A motion was made by Dorry and seconded by Reinke and passed unanimously to donate 2 - 18 hole rounds of golf to the Koosman Benefit. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: a. Approve 2nd Reading of Ordinance No. 11-04 An Ordinance to Amend Ortonville City Code by Revising Chapter 96 by Assigning Tree Board Duties to the Park and Recreation Board. b. Approve Resolution Adopting reopened the Regular Meeting. 1. Approve First Reading Ordinance 11-01 Rezoning Property from R-2 to B- 1 A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Thomas and passed unanimously to approve the first reading of Ordinance 11-01 Rezoning Property from R-2 to B-1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT BOARD/COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MINUTES AND WHERE NECESSARY, APPROVAL AND/OR ACTION ON RECOMMENDATIONS: a. Safety Committee Meeting Minutes-01-14-11 Mayor Dihnel expressed concern that the Safety Committee was not meeting separately from the safety training sessions and asked Travis Strasser to get clarification from the Safety Committee regarding the composition of their meetings. A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Meyer and passed unanimously to approve the Safety Committee meeting minutes of the 01- 14-11. b. EDA Minutes 01-19-11 & 02-02-11 1. Approve EDA Recommendation to Appoint Ran Thomas to the EDA Board A motion was made by Reinke and seconded by Dorry and passed to appoint Ran Thomas to the EDA Board. Thomas abstained. Thomas was asked to report back to the Council regarding the EDA's plan for disposing of EDA owned property as the City has temporarily deferred snow removal and mowing bills until a plan is received. A motion was made by Meyer and seconded by Reinke and passed unanimously to approve the EDA minutes of the 01-19-11 and the 02-02- 11 meetings. c. Ortonville Community Center Board Meeting 01-12-11 1. Consider Installation of Railing on Retaining Wall at Sidewalk Above the Alley of the Center. Council Member Meyer will contact 1st English Lutheran Church officials to get permission to install a railing. A motion was made by Dorry and seconded by Meyer and passed unanimously to approve the Community Center Board Meeting Minutes of 01-12- 11 and to approve the following changes to the Community Center Rental Policy: $50.00 damage deposit for the use of the card room and kitchen and $100 damage deposit for the use of the entire building. The damage deposit is returned in full upon inspection of the premises and it has been left in a clean and tidy condition. STAFF REPORTS: Golf Superintendent Travis Strasser reported that bids for the rental of the Club House have been received and need to be reviewed. Mayor Dinnel set a committee meeting for February 8th at 10:00 A. M. in the city meeting room in the Armory building. Dinnel asked that Council Member Thomas and Golf Superintendent Travis Strasser meet Metal Buildings (Both heated and cold storage) Window Replacement Roofing Replacement (Asphalt Shingles & Metal Roofing) Maintenance-Free Siding Replacement New Decks (Wood and Composite) New Cabinets (www.woodlandcabinetry.com) <L\