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Fountain Fire Department presents quotes for equipment


Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The regular meeting of the Fountain City Council was called to order by Mayor Richard Kujath on May 5, 2010. Council persons present were: Dave Gudmundson, Jim Schott, Bryan Ostby, and Chad Wangen. Stan Speer, clerk; Sharon Speer, assistant clerk; Herman Freese, maintenance engineer; Tom Mosher, police chief; and Dave Morrill, contracted engineer from McGhie & Betts, Inc. were also present.

Minutes from the April meeting were approved as read, along with the city and fire department bills, which were also approved for payment unanimously.

The next item of business was the adoption of Resolution 159 in support of the Trail Days organization and its committee. Next, liquor license renewals for Bent-Wrench and Los Gables were also approved on a motion from Wangen and seconded by Ostby. Carried.

The city council approved the transfer of $30,000.00 from general savings to general checking on a motion by Gudmundson and seconded by Schott.

The fire department presented the council with two quotes for the following fire equipment: carbon cylinders, buddy breathers, buddy pouches, and voice AMP and module kits. Fire Safety USA came in with a quote of $30,216.00 and Sperian Fire submitted a quote for $37,322.00. The lower quote was accepted by the council on a motion from Gudmundson and seconded by Schott.

Next, the council reviewed an estimate from Morem Electric for electric work needed at the sewer plant. The council accepted their estimate of $2,274.00 that includes labor and materials to install six counters in the control panel and to install two GFI receptacles for the samplers.

Finally, Dave Morrill discussed with the council various items at the sewer mechanical plant. He reported to the council that the sludge tank has been cleaned and sand blasted, but not coated as of the May meeting; the site has been graded and leveled, but the site needs to be seeded; and the three new services would be connected in the week following the May meeting.

With no further business, the meeting adjourned.

May minutes will be approved at the June meeteing.

Peterson reports on Housing Grant to begin mid-June

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The regular meeting of the Peterson City Council met on May 4, 2010, with the following present: Jan Smaby, Chuck Eidenschink, Bill Grindland, Randy Benson, Tim Hallum, Lolly Melander and Rick Lee. There were eighteen guests present at this meeting. ..... 
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Canton contends with roaming cats

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The regular May meeting of the Canton City Council was called to order by Mayor Donivee Johnson. Those present were: Carl Ernst, Hank Selden, Cindy Shanks, Lolly Melander, and Jon Nordsving. Ross Duckett was absent. Guests at this meeting were Barb ..... 
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Community Center performance bond an issue at Rushford audit

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The Rushford City Council received its annual audit report from Tom Wente of Smith Schafer & Associates, Ltd. at the Monday, May 24th, meeting. While Wente indicated the city is in "pretty solid shape," he found two issues that needed attention.
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Progress toward zero deaths

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

Southeast Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) program co-chair, Captain Randy Slinger, and TZD Coordinator, Kristine Hernandez, presented an overview of the program efforts, progress, and goals to the Fillmore County Board on May 25. On May 20 there ..... 
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Spring Valley's City Council holds joint meeting with Planning and Zoning Commission

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

Spring Valley's City Council held a joint meeting with the city's Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday, May 24th, at City Hall.

A public hearing for the Planning and Zoning Commission was called to order at 5 p.m. to recommend to the c ..... 
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Ostrander's city wide clean-up

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The monthly meeting of the Ostrander City Council was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Mayor Linda Schwenn; Police Chief Tom Mosher was absent.

Motion by Thompson, seconded by Kunert and unanimously carried to accept the consent agenda.
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Housing Grant for Whalan

Fri, May 28th, 2010
Posted in Government

The regular meeting of the Whalan City Council met on May 3 with the following present: Larry Johnson, Margaret Chiglo, Everett Johnson, David Rahn and Lolly Melander. Johnny Halveson was absent. Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order. Minutes fr ..... 
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Lanesboro reviews audit report

Fri, May 21st, 2010
Posted in Government

The Lanesboro City Council had a special meeting on May 17 in order to hear the 2009 audit report from Smith, Schafer and Associates. Jason Boynton gave the council a presentation summarizing the findings.

Boynton went over the city's reven ..... 
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