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Public Notice December 17, 2018 City Council Minutes 4:30 P.M. A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of International Falls, Minnesota was held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building on the 17th day of December, 2018 at the hour of 4:30 P.M. MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Briggs, Droba, Krause, Jaksa, and Mayor Anderson. MEMBERS ABSENT: None MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the agenda with the following additions/deletions: Deletions: Approve Agreement Between the City of International Falls and the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Additions: Resolution No. __-18, Approve request of the Fire Relief Association to increase the pension amount per year of service from $3,300 to $3,600 Approve sending letter of support for appointment of Thomas Parish to the State Advisory Council on Mental Health, Cynthia Jaksa Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve minutes of the regular City Council meeting of December 3, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve minutes of the Truth in Taxation Public Hearing and Input meeting of December 3, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to adopt Resolution No. 81-18 approving transfers, payment of claims and accounts payable for the second monthly City Council meeting. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve Resolution No. 82-18, Resolution Approving the City of International Falls, MN, 2019 Budget and Property Tax Levy Collectible in 2019. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the Consent Agenda as presented: Approve Kerry Park Arena Lease for Jordan Walls Wedding Reception on July 27, 2019, and authorize signatures Approve Agreement Between the City of International Falls and the Citizens for Backus/AB, Inc. Approve Professional and Technical Services Contract Amendment #1 with State of Minnesota for the Chemical Assessment Team (CAT) and authorize signatures Resolution No. 83-18, Approve Designation of Polling Places for 2019 Approval of Year 2019 license renewal applications o Carter Kittleson snow plow license o Cine 5 restaurant license and theater license o Coffee Landing Caf restaurant license o Massage by Megan Boe massage individual license o Ohana Homes Property Management snowplow license o Sjoblom Landscape & Nursery Inc. snowplow license o Tops All Roofing LLC snowplow license Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve Year 2019 license renewals that may include tobacco and/or liquor applications, effective January 1, 2019: Barajas Mexican Grill - on sale liquor license, restaurant license, Sunday liquor license Chocolate Moose Restaurant Co - restaurant license and wine on sale license Hanson's Outpost Inc. - amusement games license, off sale liquor license, on sale liquor license, restaurant license, Sunday liquor license, pool table license, and juke box license Sammy's Pizza & Restaurant - on sale liquor license, restaurant license, and Sunday liquor license The Fisherman - 3.2 off sale license, cigarette license, gasoline pumps license, and restaurant license Voyageur Restaurant LLC - restaurant license and 3.2 on sale restaurant and bar Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve City support activities for the 15th Annual Arrowhead Ultra 135 scheduled for January 28, 2019. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. Motion by Councilor Jaksa to approve Memorandum of Understanding with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 49 (IUOE) to adjust employee contributions to Central Pension Fund effective January 1, 2019 and to authorize signatures. An additional $0.40 will be added in 2019 for a total of $1.95, and an additional $0.45 will be added in 2020 for a total of $2.40. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. Motion by Councilor Briggs to approve Memorandum of Understanding with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 49 (IUOE) to adjust contract terms to allow employee time off for Public Office meetings and to authorize signatures. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Krause to approve Resolution No. 84-18 approving Application to Conduct Off-Site Gambling for the International Falls Recreation Hockey Association to conduct a raffle at Kerry Park Arena on March 17, 2019. Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve unpaid leave of absence for Perryn Hedlund, Police Officer, during second term as Sheriff pursuant to M.S. 3.088. Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve Resolution No. 85-18, approving request of the Fire Relief Association to increase the pension amount per year of service from $3,300 to $3,600. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve sending letter of support for appointment of Thomas Parish to the State Advisory Council on Mental Health. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. Councilor Droba stated that he would like to attend the Legislative session on February 20 and 21, 2019 to speak about the Local Sales and Use Tax. He asked that it be added to the January 7, 2019 Council meeting for approval. Police Chief Mastin gave a brief report for November 2018. Fire Chief Mannausau gave a brief report for November 2018. Fire Chief Mannausau shared that the fire department has been awarded $10,000.00 from the Turnout Gear Washer/Extractor/Dryer Award program. Councilor Jaksa inquired about the EMS training conference in 2019. City Administrator Anderson stated that Fire Chief Mannausau spoke to him about the training and the Administrator indicated that he would not approve it due to the Ambulance Fund deficit. Councilor Droba thanked the Administration Department for the posting of the open positions on the Boards and Commissions. He also suggested training for the new Board Members including goals and aspirations for serving on the board. Council Jaksa stated she would like to provide input to the new HR Committee regarding the Mike Metro report. Mayor Anderson handed out a written Mayor's Report dated November 19, 2018. Mayor Anderson presented Certificate of Merit and Appreciation to Councilor Jaksa of the West Ward and Councilor Briggs of East Ward for their many years of service to the community as City Councilors. ADJOURNMENTMayor Anderson adjourned the meeting at 5:23 P.M. ATTEST: Robert W. Anderson, Mayor Kenneth R. Anderson, City Administrator The Journal January 12th, 2019

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