City of Red Lake Falls
City Council Meeting
September 26, 2016
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Red Lake Falls, Red Lake County, Minnesota was duly held in the Council Chambers of said City on the 26th day of September, 2016.
Members Present: Kevin Harmoning, Allen Bertilrud, Neil Knaack, Kevin Brevik, Cheryl Matzke, Sara Kenfield
Members Absent: none
Others Present: Kathy Schmitz, Delray Sparby, Joel Paulsen, Carol Seeger, Deb Derouin, John Haaland
Mayor Kevin Harmoning called the meeting to order at 6:28 p.m.
Bertilrud moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve the Agenda as presented. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Brevik moved, seconded by Knaack, to approve the September 12, 2016 City Council Meeting minutes as submitted. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Harmoning moved, seconded by Knaack, to accept the lease agreement with ISD #630 with a 2.5% increase each year for three years plus a daily rate of $80 per day for use of the City Hall. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
At Large: (Bertilrud) none
Citizen’s Comments: none
Resolution #09-04-2016 – Mighty Ducks Grant for R22 Conversion for the Arena. This is a 50/50 grant used for the replacement of refrigeration equipment at the arena. R22 (current refrigerant) is being phased out by the year 2020. Discussion was held concerning the details of the grant application which is due by October 3, 2016.
Kenfield moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve Resolution #09-04-2016 – Arena R22 Conversion Mighty Ducks Grant Application as printed with Joel Paulsen to insert the actual dollar cost amount available on 9/28/16 with a minimum to be $100,000. For: Brevik, Knaack, Bertilrud, Kenfield, Matzke, and Harmoning. Absent: None. Against: None. (Knaack and Bertilrud voted “aye with reservations” realizing there is an option to opt out later.) MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
City of Red Lake Falls Minutes September 26, 2016
Kenfield moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve the first reading of the amended “Bow and Arrow” ordinance. Abstain: Brevik. MOTION CARRIED
Bertilrud moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve the 2017 Proposed Budget as presented and set the proposed levy at $737,590. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Bertilrud moved, seconded by Knaack, to approve the City buy back the property in the Kankel Addition from Kevin and Sherry Thompson for $1,675 with the city covering the transfer costs. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Bertilrud moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve the Bills and Finance Checks #039560 – #039575, Payroll Checks #005094 – #005095 + Payroll E Checks 1 – 15. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The council meeting adjourned at 7:51 p.m.
Kevin Harmoning, Mayor Kathleen Schmitz, City Administrator
City Council Meeting Minutes – September 26, 2016
City of Red Lake Falls