"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Online Edition
Friday, March 27th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
 
<< | < | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | > | >>

Ropes visits Fountain council


Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Government

Present: Mayor, Richard Kujath, Council Persons: Dave Gudmundson, Jim Schott, Bryan Ostby and Chad Wangen. Clerk: Stan Speer, Asst. Clerk: Sharon Speer. Police Chief: Tom Mosher. City Maintenance: Herman Freese. City Contracted Engineer: Dave Morrill, McGhie and Betts, Inc., of Rochester. State Senator: Sharon Erickson Ropes.

Absent: None

Mayor, Kujath, called the regular monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m., at the Fountain City Office.

Senator Ropes discussed various items with the council: cuts in local government aid to cities in 2010, possible cuts of 2-3 percent for all cities in Minnesota regardless of their population. Other discussion was held about the health care reform act, the bonding bill, the jobs bill and the high cost of health insurance premiums for families.

Engineer, Dave Morrill, gave the council an update on the start up progress at the new wastewater mechanical plant.

Motions from Schott/Gudmundson to sign a contract with Tri-County Electric Cooperative, for peak alert/interruptible account at the wastewater mechanical treatment plant. Motion carried unanimously.

City bills motioned for payment by motions from Wangen/Schott. Motion carried unanimously.

Minutes of the March meeting approved by motions from Gudmundson/Ostby. Carried unanimously.

Police Chief, Tom Mosher, presented his March police report.

Motions from Gudmundson/Schott to forgive the Small Cities Development Commercial Rehabilitation Interest Free Loan in the amount of $4,067.50, from the Fillmore County History Center-Museum. Motion carried unanimously.

Motions to close the SCDP savings account and the balance transferred to the general account. Motions from Schott/Wangen carried unanimously.

Council person, Dave Gudmundson, will be attending the safety and loss workshop in Rochester on April 22nd.

Mark Eickoff will be coaching and conducting the summer recreation program for Fountain.

The city of Fountain's brush site is now open on Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m., and Saturdays 8 a.m. - noon. The site is located at the former drainfield site, west, on County Road 11. This site is for the use of Fountain residents only.

Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

These minutes will not be approved until the May 6th council meeting.

Preston approves lease for temporary National Trout Learning Center

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Government

At the April 5 Preston City Council meeting an EDA request to sign a two-year lease agreement for the old Buying Time building at 120 St. Anthony Street was approved. The building will provide a temporary site for the National Trout Learning Center. ..... 
[Read the Rest]

National County Government month

Fri, Apr 9th, 2010
Posted in Government

Karen Brown, Fillmore County Coordinator, announces that Fillmore County will participate in activities to promote April as National County Government Month. The theme this year is "Healthy Counties." There will be a series of articles related to He ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Wykoff's downtown tree replacement plan

Fri, Apr 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

The Wykoff City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 8, 2010, at 6:30 pm in the Municipal Building with the following members present: Tim Grabau, Mike Holzer, Michele Hitchcock, Betty Niemeyer, Jeremy Comstock, Cheryl Davis, Al ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Rushford holds public hearing for new library

Fri, Apr 2nd, 2010
Posted in Government

In a special public hearing, Monday, March 29th, the council unanimously voted to pass a resolution that gives preliminary approval for USDA loan authorization in regards to a new, shared library and city hall facility. While the measure does not ob ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Library Board Chairman Dan Munson response speech for new library

Thu, Apr 1st, 2010
Posted in Government

Thank you, Councilors and Mr. Mayor. We've addressed this council before, with lots of fie charts and graphs and pages full of numbers. When Susan Hart and I spoke earlier about what we should talk about today, I thought it might be a good idea to ta ..... 
[Read the Rest]

AMVETS HONORS MINNESOTA CONGRESSMAN TIM WALZ

Wed, Mar 31st, 2010
Posted in Government

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2010-AMVETS will presented its prestigious Congressional Silver Helmet Award to Minnesota Congressman Tim Walz during a special in-district ceremony this morning at AMVETS Post No. 47 in Albert Lea, Minn. AMVETS honored Walz, a ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Chatfield reviews audit report

Fri, Mar 26th, 2010
Posted in Government

At the Chatfield City Council's March 22 meeting the annual audit report conducted by Smith Schafer and Associates, LTD, was presented by Jason Boynton and accepted by the council. Boynton said it was their opinion that the city's financial statemen ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Ban on large assemblies recommended

Fri, Mar 26th, 2010
Posted in Government

The board room was overflowing with about a dozen more people standing out in the hallway at the March 25 meeting of Fillmore County Planning and Zoning. The agenda for the night was packed with public hearings on a variety of issues that kept the b ..... 
[Read the Rest]
<< | < | 134 | 135 | 136 | 137 | 138 | > | >>