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Peterson supports National Veteran's Cemetery


Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

Present: Chuck Eidenschink, Jan Smaby, Bill Grindland, Tim Hallum, Randy Benson, Rick Lee and Lolly Melander. Visitor: Randy Dahl.

1) Meeting was called to order at 6:00 pm by Mayor Chuck Eidenschink

2) Resolution supporting donated land for Veteran Memorial - Randy Dahl:

WHEREAS, the City of Peterson strongly supports the donation of Fillmore County owned land for a National Cemetery. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Peterson strongly urges the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners to take all actions necessary to ensure that a National Veterans Cemetery project is approved by the State of MN and the Federal Veterans Administration to include the donation of land (the farm) for the purpose of creating the cemetery. Signed on behalf of the City of Peterson: Chuck Eidenschink (Mayor). Motion made by Jan Smaby, second by Bill Grindland to approve Resolution. Motion carried.

3) Minutes from previous month: Motion made by Jan Smaby, second by Randy Benson to approve minutes. Motion carried.

4) Treasurer's Report/Bills Due: Lolly Melander (hand out given) Motion made by Randy Benson, second by Tim Hallum to approve bills and treasurer's report. Motion carried.

5) Public Works Director: Rick Lee - Concerns / Updates

A) Old Sewer Plant Building - What should we do with it? It was decided to have the construction crew take it down during demolition.

6) Visitor Comments: Nothing to comment

Old Business

A) 2009 Audit Report from Pam Ristau (Hand out given last month) Motion made by Tim Hallum, second by Jan Smaby to approve Audit Report. Motion carried.

New Business

A) Family Reimbursement for Summer Rec and Swimming ($20.00 per child per event). Motion made by Tim Hallum, second by Jan Smaby to approve summer rec reimbursement for 2010 summer season. Motion carried.

B) Sell City Property -

• Park next to American Legion - Dale Schwanke talked with Chuck Eidenschink regarding City Park; he would be interested in buying it. Council stated they would table and talk about it again after some research has been done. Tabled until next month.

• Tim Hallum suggested construction of 10 more camp ground sites - Lolly and Rick to talk with Jeff about estimate of cost to bring water and sewer lines across to make 10 more sites available for camping. Tabled until next month.

• Creamery Building - Rick explained to council t .....
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Chatfield outdoor smoking ordinance approved

Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

At the June 28 meeting of the Chatfield City Council, an ordinance limiting smoking in certain public areas was approved with very little public resistance. City Attorney Fred Suhler remarked he drafted an ordinance making smoking in restricted outd ..... 
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Fillmore County one step closer to being site of State Veteran's Cemetery

Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

Fillmore County Commissioner Chuck Amunrud appeared before the Spring Valley City Council on Monday night seeking support from the city in the establishment of a Veteran's Cemetery in Fillmore County that could be as large as 513 acres. Amunrud said ..... 
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Huge challenges for Rushford council

Fri, Jul 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

The Monday, June 28th, meeting was laid out in a lengthy agenda of nearly 20 scheduled items of general business, plus the additions of at least five items. The added topics included discussion of the hot-button issues of the community center, the n ..... 
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Preston issues two resolutions

Fri, Jun 25th, 2010
Posted in Government

Fourth District Commissioner Duane Bakke updated the Preston City Council on the process that may lead to a National Veterans Cemetery on the county land south of Preston at the council's June 21 meeting. The council will provide letters of support ..... 
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Agreement reached with MN Dept. of Corrections

Fri, Jun 25th, 2010
Posted in Government

Sheriff Daryl Jensen explained an agreement at the board's June 22 meeting between the county and the state whereby selected state prisoners could be housed at the county jail solely for the purpose of working on the Sentence to Serve (STS) crew. He ..... 
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City of Rushford Village regular council meeting

Fri, Jun 25th, 2010
Posted in Government

The June 1, 2010 Regular Meeting was called to order by Mayor Gordon Johnson at 7:00 p.m. Council members present: Dennis Overland, Roger Ekern, Elizabeth Atkinson, Dale Schwanke. Also present: Zoning Administrator Howard Otis, Attorney Thomas Manio ..... 
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Lanesboro discusses banking options and Veteran's Cemetery

Fri, Jun 25th, 2010
Posted in Government

On June 21, the Lanesboro City Council and the Public Utilities Commission had a joint meeting. Mike Bubany of David Drown Associates was there to talk to them about upcoming capital improvements and their effect on taxes and utility rates.

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Wykoff approves sewer rate increase

Fri, Jun 25th, 2010
Posted in Government

The Wykoff City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building with the following members present: Tim Grabau, Betty Niemeyer, Jeremy Comstock, Cheryl Davis. Absent: Mike Holzer, Al Williams and ..... 
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