Crosby City Council meeting from May 10th

Crosby City Council meeting from May 10th

May 12, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/12/21)

(Crosby, MN) — The Crosby City Council held discussion on upcoming changes with loosening COVId-19 restrictions and reviewed new hires during their first May meeting from the City Council Chambers Monday night.

The Council did approve hirings of a Campground Host for Summer of 2021, A summer intern for the Public Library, and Courtney Brittingham as the Hallett Center intern with funding provided by Sourcewell. 

After approving the planting of a tree in memory of Seth Flor in Crosby Memorial Park, City Administrator Matthew Hill presented a resolution of additional pay for Utility Billing Clerk and Deputy Clerk for filling in as Administrative Assistant. 

Approval was given to promote Andrew Kayfes to Water and Sewer Operator and the posting of the Public Works Driver position. Administrator Hill also spoke on the proposed purchase of a bucket truck, to which Mayor Jim Hunter voiced his concerns.

Approval was given for the purchase as well as replacement of the fire alarm panel at the Hallett Center of Crosby from Midwest Security & Fire for a total $9,132.26. The Council also did approve a letter of support for Cuyuna Iron Range Riders ATV Club for their planned safer route from the Miller Black Beartrail to the edge of Ironton.

Crosby Police Chief Andrew Rooney provided the Council an update on the search for a new part-time police officer.

Ivan Bartha from the Hallett Community Center spoke about the lessening COVID-19 restrictions from last week’s announcement from Governor Tim Walz and how that changes day-to-day operations.

The Crosby City Council is next scheduled to meet on Monday, May 24th at 6pm from the City Hall Council Chambers.