Meeting Minutes of the Richmond City Council

Thursday, October 30, 2014

City Council Meeting & Workshop

 

Item #1: Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

 

Mayor Mathiasen called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m. at Richmond City Hall.

 

Council Members noted as being present: Pat Evens, Jeff Mackedanz, Mike Mathiasen, Tim Paczkowski, Jim Hemmesch

 

Also present were: Martin Bode, Administrator; Chuck Merten, Fire Department Chief;   

 

Item #2: Approval of Agenda

 

Mayor Mathiasen asked if there were any additions or changes to the Agenda.  

           

            Mayor Mathiasen asked for the Approval of Agenda.

                               

Motion made by Councilor Mackedanz to Approve Agenda, seconded by Councilor Paczkowski.  Motion passed unanimously.

Mayor Mathiasen recessed the regular meeting in order for the Council to discuss the following workshop discussion items:

(6:35 p.m. Temporary recess to the Council Workshop)

 

Workshop Agenda

A.     2015 Budget – Administrator Bode reviewed the proposed 2015 Budget.  Council discussed this proposed budget.

 

B.     Other Matters of Concern and Related Items

a)      Relief Association Gambling License

b)      Richmond Lanes sewer line issues related to the 2013 Main St project

c)      SEH – City Engineer changing from Randy Jenniges to Dave Blommel

 

(7:18 PM Reconvene Council Meeting)

 

Council Meeting Agenda Continued (7:18 pm)

 

Item #3: Council Action

a)      Additional Purchase Requests, allocations & Transfers – none

 

b)      Resolution 184-14 RoCoRi Phase II Project Agreement

Motion made by Councilor Paczkowski to Approve for Resolution 184-14 RoCoRi Phase II Project Agreement, seconded by Councilor Evens. Motion passed.

 

c)      Resolution 185-14 2013 Main Street Project- Stearns County Pay Request No. 7

Motion made by Councilor Hemmesch to Approve for Resolution 185-14 2013 Main Street Project- Stearns County Pay Request No. 7, seconded by Councilor Evens.  Motion passed.

 

d)      Resolution 186-14 Amending Future Land use Map

Motion made by Councilor Mackedanz to Approve for Resolution 186-14 Amending Future Land use Map, seconded by Councilor Hemmesch. Motion passed.

 

e)      Resolution 187-14 Amending Zoning Map

Motion made by Councilor Mackedanz to Approve for Resolution 187-14 Amending Zoning Map, seconded by Councilor Evens. Motion passed.

 

f)       Resolution 188-14 LG MN Lawful Gambling Permit Application, Midwest Outdoors Unlimited

Motion made by Councilor Evens to Approve for Resolution 188-14 LG MN Lawful Gambling Permit Application for January 27, 2015 , Midwest Outdoors Unlimited, seconded by Councilor Mackedanz. Motion passed.

 

 

Item #4: Other Matters of Concern and Related Items-

 

a)      Public Hearing Mandatory Water Service – November 12, 2014 (6:30 pm)

b)      Public Forum – Mandatory Sewer Hook-up – November 12, 2014 (6:30 pm)

c)      Canvass 2014 Election Results – November 12, 2014

d)     Other

Dec 4 5-8 pm “Tree----mendous Night in Richmond” – Council will be grilling Hot Dogs, free for the public.

Fire Department Trick or Treat – October 31st, 2014

Chief Merten reported that Pumper No. 1 and No. 2 had 2 valves replaced on each unit.

 

Item #5: Adjournment

           

Mayor Mathiasen asked for a motion to adjourn. 

Councilor Evens made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Councilor Mackedanz.  Motion passed

Mayor Mathiasen declared the meeting adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

Martin M. Bode

City Administrator