City of Red Lake Falls
City Council Meeting
March 9, 2015
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 9th day of March, 2015.
Members Present: Kevin Harmoning, Kevin Brevik, Neil Knaack, Allen Bertilrud, Sara Kenfield,
Members Absent: none.
Others Present: Kathleen Schmitz, Delray Sparby, Alan Cassavant, Carol Seeger, Mitch
Bernstein, Deb Derouin.
Mayor Kevin Harmoning called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Matzke moved, seconded by Bertilrud, to approve the Agenda with the switching of the order
of 7.2 and 7.3. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Knaack moved, seconded by Brevik, to approve the February 23, 2015 City Council Meeting
Minutes as submitted. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Adm. Schmitz has been unable to find any grant for a handicap door for the library. She also
has been unable to find any record of the city receiving grant money for a handicap door in
the records of the last few years. The current bid for a handicap accessible door for the
library is $2,860.
Matzke moved, seconded by Brevik, to go ahead and put the handicap door in the Library for
$2,860. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
Citizen’s Comments: none.
Matzke moved, seconded by Brevik, to go into closed session to discuss the pending
detachment petition and the strategy in dealing with it. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting went into closed session at 7:56 p.m.
Brevik moved, seconded by Knaack, to adjourn the closed session. MOTION CARRIED
The meeting went into open session at 8:19 p.m.
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The meeting acknowledged discussion of the Vatthauer Detachment and the council formed a
consensus on action. Attorney Sparby will take care of this at this time.
There was no Miscellaneous for business item 7.4.
Mayor Harmoning verified approval of Finance Checks #038364-#038381, voided checks
#38365-#38366 and Payroll E Checks 1-7 and Wire Transfer MNPFA Interest $1,540 from the
last council meeting.
Bertilrud moved, seconded by Matzke, to approve Finance Checks #038382-#038416, Payroll
Checks #004947 – #004949 and Payroll E Checks 1-12. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.
Kevin Harmoning, Mayor
Kathleen Schmitz, City Administrator
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City of Red Lake Falls