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 8 th of July, 2019.
Members Present: Allen Bertilrud, Kevin Brevik, Neil Knaack, Justin Carriere, Cheryl Matzke
Members Absent: Briana Ingraham Others Present: Kathy Schmitz, Delray Sparby, Carol Seeger, Deb Derouin, Taylor Amiot
The meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m. Brevik moved, seconded by Carriere, to approve the Agenda with the addition of 6.09 – Joe DiMaggio’s Special Event Liquor Request. On vote being taken, the motion was unanimously passed.
Brevik moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve the Consent Agenda with the addition of ck#41579 to Community Co-op. Approval of the June 24, 2019 City Council Meeting Minutes Approval of the Bills and Disbursements On vote being taken, the motion was unanimously passed.
NEW BUSINESS Matzke moved, seconded by Brevik, to approve Resolution #07-01-2019 – Conveyance of Real Property (Lot 7, Block 3, C&E Kankel Additon to Tri-Valley Opportunity Council). For: Brevik, Knaack, Carriere, Matzke, and Bertilrud. Absent: Ingraham. Against: None. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Knaack moved, seconded by Carriere, to approve spending up to $5,000 towards the cost of arena flooring. For: Knaack, Carriere. Against: Brevik, Matzke. Absent: Ingraham. For: Bertilrud – to break the tie. Motion Carried.
MnDOT Aeronautics has notified the City that the “Hangar Site Prep & Taxilanes” project, as identified in Red Lake Falls’ 2020 capital improvement program (CIP), has been selected to receive a state airport improvement grant. The funds are available only during state fiscal year 2020 and they must be notified in writing by August 15, 2019 whether or not we wish to pursue this project. The council discussed this project and tabled a decision until the next council meeting so that Councilmember Brevik can go to the airport and look at the area the project pertains to and to take pictures.
Knaack moved, seconded by Matzke, to attempt to rent the Northern Propane office space out, but continue to rent space to Northern Propane through their lease terms of September, 2020. On vote being taken, the motion was unanimously passed.
Knaack moved, seconded by Carriere, to allow Joe DiMaggio’s to sell beer and liquor in the parking lot of the mall next to their restaurant during Summerfest 2019. On vote being taken, the motion was unanimously passed.
Carriere moved, seconded by Matzke, to accept Change Orders #1, #2 and #3 for the 2019 Infrastructure Project. On vote being taken, the motion was unanimously passed.
Engineer Paulsen went over the quotes received for Additional Concrete and the quotes for Additional Asphalt. He recommends we hold off on awarding the bids until the next council meeting so that he can contact the bidders and possibly negotiate between them. No Concrete or Asphalt bids were awarded.
he meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
__________________________________ ______________________________ Allen Bertilrud, Mayor Kathleen Schmitz, City Administrator