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Public Notice December 3, 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 3rd day of December, 2018 at the hour of 4:30 P.M. MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Briggs, Droba, Jaksa, Krause, and Mayor Anderson. MEMBERS ABSENT: None. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve the agenda with addition as presented: #1 under Payment of Claims: Approve amending effective date of Independent Contractor Agreement with Donald P. Kosek from November 19, 2018 to October 15, 2018 (Council action-motion) Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve minutes of the Special City Council meeting of November 19, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Krause to approve minutes of the regular City Council meeting of November 19, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve amending the effective date of the Independent Contractor Agreement with Donald P. Kosek from November 19, 2018 to October 15, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to adopt Resolution No. 76-18 approving transfers, payment of claims and accounts payable for the first monthly City Council meeting. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve the Second Reading and adopt Ordinance No. 29, Fifth Series, An Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 3, Section 3-5 (b) and (h) to Establish a Requirement for Water and Sewer Bills to be in the Property Owner's Name. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve the Consent Agenda as presented: 1. Approval of Year 2019 license renewal applications, as presented: Koerter's Inc. cigarette license and gasoline pumps license 2. Approve travel expenses for Councilor Droba to attend the Blandin Broadband Communities (BBC) Kick-Off Gathering on December 5, 2018 in Grand Rapids, MN 3. Approve travel and training expenses for Paramedic Nathan Myers to attend the Minnesota Ambulance Association Teaching and Learning Conference on April 25-26, 2019 in Bloomington, MN 4. Approve travel and training expenses for Building Official to attend the 63rd Annual Institute for Building Officials from January 14-18, 2019, Brooklyn Center, MN 5. Approve travel and training expenses for Office Clerk to attend the 63rd Annual Institute for Building Officials (Permit Technicians) on January 14 and 15, 2019, Brooklyn Center, MN 6. Approve 2019 City Council regular and Committee-of-the-Whole meeting schedule Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve Year 2019 license renewals that may include tobacco and/or liquor applications, effective January 1, 2019: 1. Border Bar & Pizza House Inc. 3.2 off sale license, pool table license, off sale liquor license, on sale liquor license, restaurant license, Sunday liquor license, juke box license, amusement games license 2. Rose Garden 3.2 on sale restaurant and bar and restaurant license 3. Viking Lounge, LLC off sale liquor license, on sale liquor license, restaurant license, juke box license, pool table license, Sunday liquor license Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to adopt Resolution No. 77-18 approving application for Exempt Permit for the Ranier Recreation Club to conduct tipboard games on December 14-16, 2018 at the Elks Lodge, 215 Third Street, International Falls, MN 56649. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Krause to approve Resolution 78-18 application for exempt permit for Paws and Claws Koochiching County to conduct a raffle, with the drawing to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Border Alano Club, 410 5th Avenue, International Falls, MN 56649. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to adopt Resolution No. 79-18, approving Employee Return to Work with Conditions. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba. Mayor Anderson asked for clarification on the line which reads "NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED... subject to waiving any liability or obligation of the City to pay for costs if the diagnosed injury is aggravated or worsened as a result of employee performing said light duty office/clerical work...". City Attorney Shermoen clarified that the statement means that the employee will not seek compensation from the City of International Falls if they are further injured by returning to light-duty work. Motion carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to adopt Resolution No. 80-18, Authorize Agreement for Disposition of Surplus 1982 Fire Dept. Ladder Truck. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve the recommendation from the Public Works Department to hire Daniel Sweeney and Calvin Turban as Maintenance Worker I employees per Local 49 labor agreement effective on or about December 19, 2018, with a starting wage of 80% of the current Maintenance Worker I rate of pay. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. The positions are open due to employee retirements. City Administrator Anderson provided Council and the public with an informational flyer for the Northland Foundation Business Finance Program which provides up to $100,000 per loan at 2-4% interest. He also reminded everyone of the City of International Falls' commercial loan program that provides loans up to $24,999 at 3% interest. MOTION by Councilor Droba to refer the topic of hazardous building removal to the Land Use and Legislation Committee, including the Building Official and Housing Inspector. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. Councilor Briggs welcomed the Councilors-elect to come to the Land Use and Legislation Committee. Councilor Jaksa indicated that she will be calling a Human Resources meeting after the Phase Two Report from Mike Metro is released on December 12, 2018. Mayor Anderson handed out a written Mayor's Report dated December 3, 2018. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to advertise the Koochiching County Housing Collaborative meeting to be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. at Backus Community Center, 900 5th Street, International Falls, MN 56649. Motion seconded by Councilor Krause and carried unanimously. Councilor Jaksa explained she is the only member currently on the Cable Commission and currently their main task is to field consumer complaints. Mayor Anderson reminded everyone that the next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 17, 2018 at 4:30 P.M and adjourned the meeting at 5:20 P.M. ATTEST: Robert W. Anderson, Mayor Kenneth R. Anderson, City Administrator The Journal December 22nd, 2018

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