City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting

City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting

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AGENDA

City of International Falls – City Council Regular Meeting

5:30 P.M., Monday, October 19, 2020

Council Chamber, 600 Fourth Street

Mn Statute 13D.021 allows meetings to be conducted by telephone or other electronic means under the following conditions:

  1. The Mayor determined an in-person meeting or a meeting conducted under section 13D.02 is not practical because of a health pandemic.
  2. The Mayor and all Councilors participating in the meeting can hear one another and can hear all discussion.
  3. Attendance by the public is not feasible due to the health pandemic.
  4. At least one member of the City Council is physically present at the regular meeting, unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic.
  5. All votes are conducted by roll call so each members’ vote on each issue can be identified and recorded.

Remote access has been set up for this meeting.               Dial-in phone number: 1-646-876-9923

Meeting number (access code): 3604982796

Join in by computer:                                                              Joining by landline or mobile phone:

1. Go to the URL: https://zoom.us/j/36049827961. Dial in to the following number:
2. Follow on-screen instructions1.646.876.9923 2. When prompted, enter the following meeting ID:
Joining by Smart Phone app:3604982796
Install the Zoom app for Android or iPhone.Start the app.Enter the meeting ID: 36049827963. There is no participant ID, so just enter the # key.

When you join the conference, you will be automatically muted.

  • To un-mute yourself, press “*6” (star 6)
  • To mute yourself, press “*6” (star 6)

If you have any questions or need assistance, contact Todd Ojala at: 218-283-7987    toddo@ci.intemational-falls.mn.us

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVE AGENDA WITH ANY ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA (only by unanimous consent).

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

1. Minutes of the Monday, October 5, 2020 regular City Council meeting (Council action)

PAYMENT OF CLAIMS AND APPROVAL FOR PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

1. Adopt Resolution No. -20, Approving Transfers, Payment of Claims and Accounts Payable (Council action)

AUDIENCE — OPEN FORUM (The Open Forum is an opportunity for the audience to address the City Council on any matter not listed on the agenda. Please limit your comments to five minutes.)

PUBLIC HEARING

OPENNG BIDS (AND/OR OUOTES)

  1. Approve quote of $5,590 from Shannon’s for replacement of two heating units at the South Falls Fire

Station payable from Fire Dept. budget — Maintenance and Repair of Buildings (Council action)

  • Approve Software Purchase Agreement for Building Permit/lnspections module(s) and annual support from Civic Systems LLC for estimated cost of $42,637 payable from CARES Act funds and authorize signatures (Council action)

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Approve Holiday Station store Development Agreement and Site Plan (Council action)

CONSENT AGENDA The Consent Agenda allows the City Council to take action on routine matters by one motion that shall not be debated and shall be adopted by unanimous vote of those present. Any individual Council member may remove an item from the Consent Agenda for discussion on the regular agenda. (Council action)

  1. Approve 2021 license renewals, as presented

NEW BUSINESS

  • Request approval of Year 2021 license renewals that may include tobacco and/or liquor applications, as presented (Council action)
  • Notice of City Election and vote on ordinance to allow the keeping of chickens (Public information)
  • Adopt Halloween pamphlet with best practices for safety (Public information/Counci1 action)
  • Resolution No. -20 Authorizing the Write-off of Uncollectible Accounts Receivable for Water/Sewer and Grass and Blight (Council action)
  • Approve SchlennerWenner three-year audit engagement letter and authorize signatures (Council action)
  • Any other business. Friends Garbage Service.

REPORTS OF ALL BOARDS COMMITTEES AND DEPARTMENT HEADS

  1. Reports of the Administrator, Attorney, and Department Heads
  1. Blight Report – Verbal (Council information)
    1. Building Official/Zoning Administrator/Safety Coordinator 3rd Quarter Report (Council information)
    1. Police Monthly Report, September 2020 (Council information)
    1. Fire/Rescue/EMS Monthly Report, September 2020 (Council information)
  2. Reports of the Mayor, Council Committees, Boards and Commissions

AUDIENCE – OPEN FORUM

CORRESPONDENCE

• October 14, 2020 – International Falls Public Library Board of Trustees meeting packet

REMINDERS

1. Next regular City Council meeting is Monday, November 2, 2020 at 5:30 P.M.

ADJOURNMENT

Note: Matters inappropriate for consideration at the meeting or not in the order specified shall not be considered except 1) with the unanimous consent of the members of the City Council, or 2) scheduled public hearings or bid lettings, but not before the time stated in the notice.

The City of International Falls complies with the Americans with Disability Act. Individuals with disabilities requiring special aids should contact the City Administrator, 600 Fourth Street, International Falls, MN, 56649, 218-283-9484, at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting

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