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Public Notice June 6, 2016 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 6th day of June, 2016 at the hour of 4:30 P.M. MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Briggs, Droba, Jaksa, Kalar, and Mayor Anderson. MEMBERS ABSENT: None. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve the agenda with the following additions under New Business: #1 - Mayoral Proclamation in observance of the Salvation Army International Falls, 90th Anniversary #6 - Approve Order in the Matter of a Hazardous House located at 705 8th Street #8 - Approve Agreement between Boise White Paper LLC and the City to approve annexation subject to waiving road improvement costs for portion of Parcel 22-036-31000 if the Moonlight Rock Road is improved in the future. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Kalar to approve minutes of the regular City Council meeting of May 16, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve minutes of the special City Council meeting of May 31, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Kalar to adopt Resolution No. 33-16 approving payment of claims and accounts payable this 6th day of June, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. Tim "Chopper" McBride spoke to Council members in regards to the action of the closed session last week. He made a prediction prior to the closed session on what the outcome would be and said he was correct. Mr. McBride said a horrific crime has been committed, that there was enough proof of the allegations, and thought it was a tragedy that no action was taken against the NKASD Board Member. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to pass the Second and Final reading of Ordinance No. 15, Fifth Series, to amend the Code of Ordinances, Section 5.3, Limitation on Ownership, to allow the issuance of on sale liquor license(s) to the same person(s) for multiple sites in the City of International Falls as recommended by the Legislation and Land Use Committee. Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. The Ordinance is effective after publication on June 11, 2016. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to accept low quote of $7,560.00 from Adam McIntyre Painting, LLC to prep and paint the Bandshell located at Smokey Bear Park, per the attached quote payable from General Government Buildings, 101-40910-2230. Motion seconded by Councilor Kalar and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve the Consent Agenda as presented: 1. Approve automatic extension of Joint Powers Agreement for HOME Program Assistance 2. Authorize Paramedic Zachary Scofield to attend class for certification as a PALS instructor, approve acquisition of training books, and approve purchase of Simulaid Pediatric ALS training mannequin for low quote amount of $780.45; and furthermore, to authorize total expenditures not-to-exceed $1,300 from the Ambulance Department training line item 201-42010-3310 plus travel and hourly pay. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Kalar to adopt Mayoral Proclamation in observance of the Salvation Army International Falls, 90th Anniversary. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to adopt Resolution No. 34-16 approving application for Exempt Permit for I.A.M.A.W. Local W33 to conduct a raffle on September 16, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilor Jaksa and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve appointment of Jared Baldwin to Firefighter Engineer with wages and benefits in accordance with the Woodworkers Local W33 Union Agreement, with an effective date of June 15, 2016. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to request the Fire Civil Service Commission to conduct testing for the roster of firefighter apparatus driver. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve contract with Premier Pyrotechnics, Inc., and expenditure of $2,000 for 2017 IceBox Days Fireworks show to be held on January 21, 2017 payable from the 2017 Fire Department General Supplies line item 101-41200-2100. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba. Mayor Anderson requested that one can be used to start the Arrowhead 135 Race at Kerry Park at 7:00 A.M. on Monday, January 30, 2017. Motion carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve Order in the Matter of a Hazardous House located at 105 12th Street West. Motion seconded by Councilor Kalar and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve Order in the Matter of a Hazardous House located at 705 8th Street. Motion seconded by Councilor Kalar. Councilor Droba questioned whether or not the owners of this property were aware that this item was on the agenda. City Attorney Shermoen stated that they received a copy of the order and if the proper repairs were not completed that this would be the next step. He also clarified that even with the passing of this order, they will still be allowed time to make the necessary repairs if they choose. Motion carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve revised Minnesota Vacant Land Purchase Agreement between City of International Falls and James and Kathryn Miggins. Motion seconded by Councilor Kalar. City Attorney Shermoen advised the Council members that James and Kathryn have already signed the agreement and recommended that the Council approve the revised purchase agreement that removes a contingency related to the number of wetland credits. Motion carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Jaksa to approve Agreement between Boise White Paper LLC and the City to approve annexation subject to waiving road improvement costs for portion of Parcel 22-036-31000 if the Moonlight Rock Road is improved in the future. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. City Administrator Anderson had nothing to report, but noted that there will be some Economic Development Authority items on the June 20, 2016 City Council meeting agenda related to the Great Northern Transmission Line. City Attorney Shermoen shared details of some hazardous home projects he has been working on along with Building Official Meyers and Fire Chief Mannausau. Police Chief Musich gave a brief report for May 2016 and informed the Council that he has started working on motor vehicle blight issues. Mayor Anderson stated that he appreciated the great work that was done by the officers this past weekend. Councilor Droba asked how the emergency call system works and gave thanks for how quickly the public was notified this past weekend to let them know of fugitives in the area. Councilor Kalar stated that they use the Everbridge call system where community members can sign up to receive emergency notifications. He also commended the Police Officers, Sheriff Deputies, and jail staff on how well they worked together to handle the situation. Fire Chief Mannausau gave a brief report for May 2016. Councilor Kalar expanded on the need for crisis beds in the area for mental health issues. Due to lack of crisis beds, people are being put in jail instead of receiving the proper mental health services. Councilor Jaksa stated that she would like to schedule an IFEDA Advisory Board meeting on June 21st to meet with Bruce Carmen to discuss his development plans for the Aquaponic/Mariner Farms project. She also stated that June 25th is the first collection date for the City wide clean-up effort for the East Ward only. Mayor Anderson said that the Infrastructure Committee met and will be recommending a number of items at the next Council meeting. One of those recommendations is a request to have an 8th Street rink caretaker for the 2016-2017 winter months and he requested this be taken to the Recreation Commission. Councilor Jaksa stated that she would like to see something in writing and the usage of the rink directly from an Infrastructure Committee member. Mayor Anderson reminded everyone that the next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 20, 2016 at 4:30 P.M. and adjourned the meeting at 5:22 P.M. Robert W. Anderson, Mayor ATTEST: Kenneth R. Anderson, City Administrator The Journal July 2nd, 2016

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