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Public Notice August 21, 2017 City Council Minutes 4:30 P.M. A regular meeting of the City Council of International Falls, Minnesota was held in the Council Chambers of th Muncipal Building on the 21st day of August, 2017 at the hour of 4:30 P.M. MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Briggs, Pearson and Mayor Anderson. MEMBERS ABSENT: Councilors Droba and Jaksa. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the agenda with the following deletion: Deletion of #8 under New Business: Approve Human Resources Committee recommendation to appoint Solutions Insurance Agencies, Cyndi Heibel as agent of record for LMCIT property/casualty/workers compensation insurance programs effective immediately Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve minutes of the regular City Council meeting of August 7, 2017. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to adopt Resolution No. 44-17 approving transfers, payment of claims and accounts payable for the second monthly City Council meeting. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve Consent Agenda as presented: 1. Approve/allow necessary expenses for two (2) administrative staff to attend the Civic Systems, 17th Annual Symposium, September 14-15, 2017 in Wisconsin Dells, WI 2. Approve/allow necessary expenses for the Street/Water Commissioner to attend the MWOA Sanitary Sewer Collection System Workshop, September 30, 2017 in Duluth, MN 3. Approve/allow necessary expenses for the Street/Water Commissioner to attend the Advanced Management & Supervisory Leadership Training Program, October 2-4, 2017 in Eden Prairie, MN Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve request by Jennifer Gustafson, Cater for You, and Mickey Belanger, Oh 4 Sweet Catering to use Smokey Bear Park during the annual mill outage scheduled October 7-15, 2017. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to authorize budget of up to $2,000 for the Community Wide Cleanup Day and schedule event for 8:00 A.M. to Noon on September 23, 2017. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to adopt Resolution No. 45-17 authorizing execution of MnDOT "Airport Maintenance and Operation Grant Contract". Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Pearson to adopt Resolution No. 46-17 approving application for exempt permit for the Borderland Alano Club to conduct a raffle, with the drawing to be held on Saturday, December 7, 2017. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve request to purchase a McGrath video laryngoscope package for $2,814.25 from Physio-Control for Ambulance Dept. use payable from General Supplies. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to accept the resignation of John Sloan. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to appoint Stacy MacIntyre as a paid on-call Firefighter effective September 1, 2017. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to accept the 120-day Notice Form for intent to negotiate contracts with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, Woodworkers Local Lodge No. W33 for the Police Dept. and Firefighter Engineers and Paramedic contracts. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. Administrator Anderson informed the Council that he recently toured the newly renovated Minnesota State Capitol. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to schedule a Special City Council meeting for 8:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to approve the acquisition or lease of mobile and portable radios from Motorola Solutions, Inc. for use by the Fire/Rescue/EMS and/or Public Works Departments. Motion seconded by Councilor Pearson and carried unanimously. Mayor Anderson reminded everyone that beginning August 22, 2017, traffic will be impacted on Highway 53 from 19th to 17th Streets, due to necessary water valve improvements. Administrator Anderson also indicated those traveling on Highway 11 will encounter temporary lane closures between Pelland and International Falls beginning Tuesday, September 5 and continuing into October due to road paving improvements. Mayor Anderson reminded everyone there is a Special City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 8:00 A.M., followed by a Budget & Finance Committee meeting. The next regular City Council meeting is set for Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 4:30 P.M. He adjourned the meeting at 5:07 P.M. ATTEST: Robert W. Anderson, Mayor Kenneth R. Anderson, City Administrator The Journal September 9th, 2017

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