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City Council Minutes 07-27-1971VILLAGE OF MONTICELLO Monticello, Minnesota 55362 July 27, 1071 Regular meeting of Village Council July 27, at 7:30 P. M. - Village Hall. Councilmen present: Ron Schleif, Richard Yartie, 'oilliam Sandberg, Walter Markling. James vaus on vacation. Also present: James Powers, Robert TAegtermann, Rill x'11 iott, Robert TXoss- ford, Dick Brooks. Meeting called. to order at 7:35 R, M. by 11ayor R. Schleif. Robert Nossford renorted on Lioizor Store audit citing grass sales of $158447.00 for first six months of 1Q710 with a net income of $18418.00. Audit comments noted inventory was high based on anticipated tax increase for July 1 and stocking for hol _dav weekend; bad checks to be held to minimum by accepting check for amount of purchase only and verifying identification. Council recommends Mossford's suggestions to Dick Hesley for implementation. Mrs. Robert Jameson appeared before council protesting the disposal of the old city jail along with other "junk" salvaged by Ed Klucas. Rill Sand,. berg to make effort to retrieve jail components. James Powers talked to council again regarding County Police System for Monticello. Present costs would run $1275.00 per annual hour;for 16 hour daily coverage cost would be $20,400.00. hilliam Sandberg request that sheriffs office present council with a contract for study and, action. Motion by R. Martie, seconded by ?halt Ilarkling to defer action on pre- vious minutes until next meeting. (Sandberg had not received his copies). Request by Gorha.ms Construction for water hook-up permit. Motion by W. Markling that clerk direct letter to contractor :and school board stating that permit will be held in abeyance until plans and specs showing water main and hydrant placement have been filed and approved. Seconded by Richard Martie. Carried -- all in favor. Action on selection of building inspector deferred. Clerk directed to set up meeting with renresertatives of other county villages that showed interest in cooperation on buil,r?ing inspector. Bill Hlliott presented nroposed plan on narking and: service lot ungrading and Davina for liquor store and municipal buildinz. Lot #1 -- Licuor Store lot navin7, walkwav and alley upgrading and paving estimate $8700.00 Lot #2 -- Service lot paving and curing estimate 12200.00. Action deferred for further study. Discussion on policies for selecting villa7e administrator candidates. Consensus to screen applications to determine most likely candidates for interview. Discussion on amending Nuisance Ordinance to give council more power to enforce ordinance. Clerk to confer with attorney to amend ordinance to include unsightly accumulation of junk and debris as nuisance and to provide procedure of control and penalty. Motion by W. Markling to have Pringle prepare amendments along above lines. Seconded by Dick Martie. Carried -- all in favor. Building permit requested for new home for Herman Carlson at River & Chestnut. Motion by Dick Martie, seconded by Walter Markling to approve contingent on meeting ordinance clearance reouirements. ?lotion by 14alter Markling, seconded by Richard Yartie that council rescind beer license approved at last meeting to J. C.'s for street dance at time of the carnival. dalter Mlarkling made motion that council authorize transfer of increments of 12000.00 and 118,000.00 from Liquor Fund to ren. Improvement Fund as set up by resolution in October 1970 with budget approval. Motion carried. All iri favor. Meeting set for 7:30 P M. August 4th, T´┐Żednesday to study revised street improvement program. Motion by Richard Martie, seconded by Walter Markling to adjourn at 11:15 P. M. Don Grinlund, Clerk 2