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Public Notice May 21, 2018 City Council Minutes 6:30 P.M. A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of International Falls, Minnesota was to be held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building on the 21st day of May, 2018 at the hour of 4:30 P.M. Due to the lack of quorum, the City Council meeting was postponed and convened at 6:30 P.M. MEMBERS PRESENT: Councilors Briggs, Droba, and Mayor Anderson MEMBERS ABSENT: Councilors Jaksa and Pearson MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the agenda with the following addition/deletion: Addition of #3 under New Business: The Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Committee requests that the City also provide 12 picnic tables, 3 to 4 porta-potties, garbage cans, and 4 barricades for their Dragon Boat races and Tug-of-War events on June 30, 2018. Deletion of #12 under New Business: Consider the Fire Chief's request to contract for professional services from Mike Metro to analyze Ambulance Service operations for a fee not to exceed $10,000 and authorize signatures (Council action) Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve minutes of the regular City Council meeting of May 7, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to adopt Resolution No. 22-18 approving transfers, payment of claims and accounts payable for the second monthly City Council meeting. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. Douglas Judson of Fort Frances was in attendance to publicize the observance of Pride Week and answer questions from the Council. MOTION by Councilor Droba approving the Mayoral Proclamation observing Pride Week, July 9, 2018 to July 15, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to co-sponsor the Koochiching Labor Assembly, Labor Day picnic on Monday, September 3, 2018 and approve closure of 3rd Street and use of Smokey Bear Park. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to co-sponsor the Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Committee's use of the Pat Roche Landing and dock at the Jack Murray Sea Plane Base, provide 12 picnic tables, 3 to 4 porta-potties, garbage cans, and 4 barricades for the Dragon Boat races and Tug-of-War events from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. on June 30, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve license application of JC's House of Fine Foods and Spirits, LLC, dba JC's House, 1500 Hwy 71, International Falls, MN for juke box, on-sale liquor, restaurant, and Sunday liquor with an effective date of June 1, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the application and permit for a 1 day to 4 day temporary on-sale liquor license for Rotary Club of International Falls at Smokey Bear Park on July 3 - 4, 2018. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve Xpress Bill Pay Gateway & Administrative Service Agreement to process electronic payments and authorize signatures. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve the Roadway Easement between the City of International Falls and Chase Jones and authorize signatures. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to approve the Mayor's appointment of JoAnn Dornhecker to the vacant term on the Convention and Visitors Bureau expiring March 31, 2020. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve Mayor's appointments to the Safety Committee which is comprised of Kelly Meyers, Safety Coordinator -Building/Safety/Zoning, Lisa Riggs - Administration, Gary Skallman - Engineering, Adam Mannausau Fire & Ambulance, Nathan Meyers Fire & Ambulance, Tom Lynch - Police, Ryan Hilfer Street/Water, Ted Brokaw Street/Water, Harold Scholler Water Filtration Plant, and Cyndy Strand North Koochiching Area Sanitary District employee (Optional). Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Droba to conduct public meeting on June 18th at 4:15 pm to adopt Ordinance No. __, 5th Series, An Ordinance of the City of International Falls Amending the City Charter. First reading to follow during the Council Meeting. Motion seconded by Councilor Briggs and carried unanimously. MOTION by Councilor Briggs to approve the change in the East Ward polling place effective immediately from Kootasca Community Action to the Evangelical Covenant Church Gym, 1631 1st Ave. East. Motion seconded by Councilor Droba and carried unanimously. City Administrator Ken Anderson shared with everyone that the U.S. Treasury approved Minnesota Opportunity Zones. One of the zones submitted from the Koochiching County area was amongst the approvals and is a census tract within the City of International Falls. A Visual Quality project meeting is scheduled for 5/22/18, the 6th grade class painted stencils around storm drains around the community to promote "Dump No Waste, Drains to River" on 5/21/18, and CPR training is scheduled for 5/22/18-5/23/18. Ken will also be meeting with the Local 49ers this week, with contract voting scheduled for May 30, 2018. City Attorney Steve Shermoen shared that he had a discussion with Matt Donahue. They have a general understanding and Matt will contact Steve when he gets back this week. Steve expects to have updates at the next Council meeting. Reports of Mayor and Council CommitteesMayor Anderson stated that a meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. to discuss inflow and infiltration. The City Beach Committee met and lifeguards will begin June 4th per Bill Mason. Mayor Anderson reminded everyone that the next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 4, 2018 at 4:30 P.M. and adjourned the meeting at 7:22 P.M. ATTEST: Robert W. Anderson, Mayor Kenneth R. Anderson, City Administrator The Journal June 9th, 2018

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