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AKELEY CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
MAY 10, 2017
6:00 PM AKELEY CITY HALL

Call the Meeting to Order

  • Roll Call
  • Pledge of Allegiance  
  •  Consent Agenda
    • Minutes from April 12, 2017 Regular Meeting
    • Minutes from April 12, 2017 Wellhead Protection Public Hearing
    • Minutes from April 18, 2017 Local Board of Appeal & Equalization
    • Treasurer’s Reports for January-April
    • Administration Finance for January-April
    • April Permits Issued - 1
  • City Hall - Melody Boettcher
    • Security at City Hall
    • Authorize Payment to Park Rapids Ford and Transfer from Savings

 

  • Police Department - Jimmy Hansen
  • Liquor Store - Lacey Hitchcock
  • Parks - Billy Krotzer
    • Manager’s Contract
    • Update on Office
    • Beach Update
  • Water/Sewer/Maintenance Report – Kelly VandenEykel
    • Hulet Avenue Project
    • City-Wide Clean-Up
    • FYI, Posted 2016 Consumer Confidence Report
  • East Hubbard County Fire District  – Bobbie Wosika/Dan Riggs
    • April Minutes
  • Old Business
    • Charles & Shirly Dennis Property
    • Paul Bunyan Days Porta-Potties
  • New Business
    • SAFE Parks
  • Public Forum
  • Close Meeting – Misconduct of Employee Discussion
  • Misconduct of Employee Decision
  • Adjourn

MINUTES OF THE AKELEY CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
HELD AT AKELEY CITY HALL 6:00PM, April 12th, 2017

 

The Akeley City Council met in a regular meeting Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. Mayor Brian Hitchcock called the meeting to order at 6:00pm. 

Council members present: Mayor Brian Hitchcock, Dan Riggs, Bobbie Wosika, Billy Krotzer  & Margaret Bond-Vorel.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by the Council and attending audience.     

Consent Agenda:

    • Minutes from March  8th, 2017 Regular Meeting
  • Treasurer’s Report for March-Not Available
  • Administration Finance Report for March-Not Available
  • March Permits Issued – 0
  • Motion by Bobbie Wosika to approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Billy Krotzer, passed.

 

City Hall – Melody Boettcher

  • FYI-Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Akeley is April 18th 2017 at 1:00 pm at City Hall
  • Melody Reported on the Extension of Audit
  • Hubbard County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning Team Meeting update. Kelly, Melody and Spring will be getting together and putting the final touches on the city’s plan and sending in on for completion.

Police Department – Jimmy Hansen

  • Jimmy reported he has been busy and working with the State Patrol and the County on different things in the area.
  • Stated he has been going around town and giving people notices that have more than 3 vehicles in their yard.
  • Reported he has been ordering new/used equipment ready for his new vehicle and they are to be ready mid-May.

Liquor Store - Lacey Hitchcock

  • Discussion of Liquor Store remodel
  • Motion by Brian Hitchcock to approve A & J Glass for the door in the amount of $1,295.00 unless a bid comes in lower, seconded by Billy Krotzer, passed.
  • Motion by Billy Krotzer to use Bay Carpet, seconded by Dan Riggs, Passed.
  • Motion by Bobbie Wosika to spend up to $10,000.00 for plumbing with Northern Pines Plumbing and Heating, seconded by Margaret Bond-Vorel, passed.
  • Motion by Brian Hitchcock for the sinks in the amount of $1,476.01, seconded by Bobbie Wosika, passed.
  • Motion by Dan Riggs to use Hansen Electric in the amount of around $5,000.00, seconded by Bobbie Wosika, passed.
  • Motion by Brian Hitchcock to spend $4,450.00 for Vredenburg Construction, seconded by Billy Krotzer, passed.
  • Motion by Billy Krotzer for Jerry Eishens to do the cabinetry work in the amount of $1,521.00, seconded by Margaret Bond-Vorel, passed.
  • Motion by Bobbie Wosika for Total Tap in the amount of $5,696.00 to upgrade from a 6 tap beer cooler to a 8, seconded by Margaret Bond-Vorel, passed.
  • Motion by Billy Krotzer for Bayside Carpet to redo bathroom floor in the amount of $575.00, seconded by Margaret Bond-Vorel, passed.
  • Discussion of the Muni being open on Sunday’s starting in July

Parks - Billy Krotzer 

      • Possible cement pouring next week for the new office down at the campground
      • Discussion of the Sentence to Serve (STS) doing cleanup of the Campground
      • Motion by Dan Riggs to give $500 for STS, seconded by Bobbie Wosika, passed.
      • Discussion of the beach needing work and the swim dock also needing work.

Water/Sewer/Maintenance Report – Kelly VandenEykel       

  • Discussion of the Hulet Avenue Project and Kelly presented the bids he received
  • Motion by Dan Riggs to go with Bemidji Bituminous Inc. for the paving of Hulet Ave. in the amount of $39,210.00, seconded by Bobbie Wosika, passed.
  • Discussion of a City-Wide Clean-Up April 29th and 30th
  • Motion by Dan Riggs for $900.00 for 3 dumpsters for Clean-Up day, seconded by Billy Krotzer, passed.

East Hubbard County Fire District – Bobbie Wosika/Dan Riggs

  • March minutes
  • Discussion of EHCFD joint powers agreement
  • Motion by Dan Riggs to accept the Joint Powers Agreement dated 3/30/17, seconded by Bobbie Wosika, passed.

Old Business

  •  Melody reported the update on the Vacation of the City Streets and Alleys.

New Business

  • Akeley Chamber requested the city pay for the dumpsters for Paul Bunyan Days and will find out the amount by the May meeting.
  • Discussion of Charles and Shirly Dennis Property and them looking for an easement or permit to leave property as is due to the encroachment  issue
  • Motion by Dan Riggs to run this issue by the city attorney, seconded by Billy Krotzer, passed. Brian Hitchcock abstained.

Public Forum

  • Tom Haynes complained about Willow Street and his yard with all the dirt from the roads that were plowed over the winter. Also complaining about how fast the maintence man drives down his road.

Motion by Dan Riggs to adjourn at 7:25 pm, seconded by Margaret Bond-Vorel, passed.

Respectfully Submitted by,
Spring Bungert
Deputy Clerk


MINUTES OF THE AKELEY CITY COUNCIL
PUBLIC HEARING
HELD AT AKELEY CITY HALL 5:30PM, APRIL 12TH, 2017

 

The Akeley City Council met in a Public Hearing Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. Mayor Brian Hitchcock called the meeting to order at 5:30pm. 

Council members present:  Dan Riggs, Bobbie Wosika and Margaret Bond-Vorel

Council members absent: Billy Krotzer

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by the council and attending audience.

Discussion of the Well Head Protection Program for its drinking water supply wells

Motion by Bobbie Wosika to approve and send the Well Head Protection Program to the Department of Health, seconded by Dan Riggs, passed.

Motion by Brian Hitchcock to adjourn at 5:51, seconded by Dan Riggs, passed.

Respectfully submitted by:

Spring Bungert           

Deputy Clerk

 


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